France Garrido

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Education

Ramapo College of New Jersey Art Students League
Studied with: Calley O’Neill Mahwah, NJ NY, NY Dr. H.D. Raymond

Affiliations

Society For Art of Imagination (AOI), London, England & The America’s
Director, hob’art co-operative gallery, Hoboken, NJ/NY Artists Circle, NY, NY
The Collage/Assemblage Society, NY, NY-Founder & Past Co-Director
Public Works:

Publications

2012
‘VISIONARIES’, QCC Catalogue, NY
‘Featured Artist’, Art Europas, Germany/Italy, Mia de Schur

2010 ‘Visionary Art Yearbook’ ‘2010-2011’, Otto Rapp

2009
‘Lexikon der Phantastischen Künstler’, a compilation of International Artists from 60 countries.
Fantastic,Surreal,Visionary,&Symbolic, www.lexikon-surreal.com Author/Curator Gerhard Habarta

2007 TRAPPINGS~Two Girls Working~Interviews w/Empowered Women.

2005-2008 “Mosaic Art 2008” – A collective portfolio of contemporary mosaic art on CD-Rom

2001 ‘Creative Insight’, “Pick-Up Palette”, Ellen Peckham. Publication of Fine Arts & Poetry
Private Grant: Awarded by Calley O’Neill – Study of Mexican Mural Masterpieces: Cuernavaca, Mexico City & Taxco

Public Works

2006 -2008 Public Works~Mosaics, Commissioned by the City of Yonkers, NY.

1979-80 ‘That’s the Way of the World-History of Agriculture in the US’, 7,000 sq.ft. Mural, West Milford,
NJ

 

Solo Exhibits

2005 ‘Visionary Imaginings’, Teahouse Gallery, New York, NY, Curator Maria Rodriguez

2002 Natural Healing Chiropractic Center, Dr. Peter Gratale, Teaneck, NJ

1997 ‘Inner Visions’, Archetypus Gallery, Edgewater, NJ, Curator Warren Sonberg

1990 ‘Mandalas’, William Carlos Williams Center, Rutherford, NJ, Curator Adele Scott

Group Exhibitions

2012
‘Visionaries’, International Invitational Exhibition, QCC Art Gallery, NY
‘A Celebratory Exhibition & International Conference on the Future of Fantastic and Visionary Art’
Phantasten Museum, Wein (Museum of Fantastic Art, Vienna)
’Celebration’, hob’art co-operative gallery, Hoboken, NJ

2011
‘Gleanings’, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, Curator Dorrie Papademetriou
‘shequality’, s.h.e. Gallery, Boonton, NJ, Supporting Human Equality, Curator Kim Saunders

2010 ‘5 Decades of the Fantastic’, Murphy Hill Gallery, Chicago, IL, Director Bill Hill

2009
‘Essential Music and Art’, Chelsea, NY, NY, Curator Ellie Colon
‘Top 10 Women in the Arts’, ARTROM Gallery, Rome Italy, Curator Donna Balma

2006 ‘Mid Summer Dream’, L.I.T.M., Jersey City, NJ Curator Ellie Colon

2004
‘Piece by Piece’, Port of Call Gallery’, Warwick, NY, Curator Laura Breitman
ISO Tower Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, Spirit in Art Curators Hellstrom/Zirnis

2003-2004 Pfizer Gallery, New York, NY, Artist as Alchemist, Curator Ingrid Fox

2003
‘Brave Destiny’, Williamsburg Museum, Brooklyn, NY, Curator Terrance Lindall
‘Collage Insights’, 928 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, Curator Lisa Collado

2002-2003
POLi Gallery, Provincetown, MA, Nicoletta Poli, Director
Pleiades Gallery,’8th Friends of the Pleiades Invitational’, NYC, NY

2002
‘Mirrored Echoes~Self-Portraiture’, Traveling Exhibit, NAWA, NY, NY
‘Art Newport’, Pro-Arts, Jersey City, NJ
‘The Banana Factory ‘113th Annual Exhibition’, NAWA, Bethlehem, PA
‘Millennium Collection’, Women’s History Month. UNIFEM, United Nations, NY
‘Freyberger Gallery’, PennState, Reading PA

2001
Pleiades Gallery, NY, NY ‘7th, Friends of Pleiades Invitational’
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY, NY, ‘small things considered’
Viridian Artists, Inc., NY, NY, ‘TEN’
Artbuilders Gallery, JC, NJ ‘Exploring the Qualities & Potentialities of Paper Works’, Hsaio-Ning Tu

2000-2001 Denise Bibro Gallery, NY, NY, ‘Group Exhibit’

2000
Wilmer Jennings Gallery/Kenkeleba Gallery, NY, NY ‘In The Hands Of An Artist’,
An Artists Showcase of Material Diversity, Juror Howardena Pindell 3rd Place Award
Feminist Expo, NAWA, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
ISE ART FOUNDATION, NYC, NY, ‘fragments’ , Collage & Assemblage Curated by Nessa Grainger, Takayo Noda & Madeleine Segall-Marx

1997-1998 La Mama La Galleria, NY, NY, Director Lowry Smith

1995-1996
THE WORLD’S WOMEN ON-LINE! INTERNET INSTALLATION.
World Wide Web http://www.asu.edu/wwol Index of over 800 images by women artists globally.
THE WORLD’S WOMEN ON-LINE!, VIDEO/INTERNET GALLERY INSTALLATION,
Incorporating images by women artist globally in tandem with 3-D computer animation.
*Computing Commons Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
World’s Women On-Line!, United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China (touring version)
*ADA:WOMEN AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

Curatorial

2013 ‘Alchemy’, Clifton Art Center, Clifton, NJ
2012 ‘Visionaries’, Queensboro Community College Gallery, CUNY, Bayside, NY Co-Curator
2011 ‘Simply Small’, Conveyor Arts, Hoboken, NJ
2009 ‘Art of Vision’, Seed Gallery/Society for Art of Imagination, Newark, NJ Co-Curator: Miguel Tio, Olga Spiegel, France Garrido
2008 ‘The Nature of Duality’, Curator, Slide presentation, JC Museum, Jersey City, NJ

2007‘The Nature of Duality’, HCOCHA, 3rd Annual NJ State Wide Arts Annual, Jersey City, NJ Co-Curator with Kathryn Klanderman, Guest Juror, Jeffrey Wechsler, Senior Curator, Jane
Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ.

2006. ‘IDENTITY’, Curator, Slide Presentation, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
‘IDENTITY’, HCOCHA, 2nd NJ Statewide Arts Annual, Jersey City, NJ Co-Curator with
Kathryn Klanderman.
Moderator/Curator-Artistic Diversity in Hudson County, Presentation & Discussion
of 3 Hudson County Artists, JCC, Bayonne, NJ

2003-2008 Curator-Jersey City Museum Artists Slide Night Series, Pro Arts Members,
‘Spirit in Art’/’Inner Vision’/’Mystical’/Board of Pro Arts/”LIGHT”.

Other

2006-12 ~ Artist’s Archives, el MUSEO del barrio, NY, NY

2005 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ ~ http://www.jerseycitymuseum.org
Scholars Interpret: Works from the Permanent Collection,” featuring personal
reflections on a print by, Reginald Marsh.

2004 Panelist, The Imaginary Voyage (Le Voyage Imaginaire), Roundtable discussion on collage,
Poughkeepsie Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY. Moderator: Jonathan Talbot

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