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Teaching Experience

Visiting Lecturer in the Visual Arts in the Visual and Environmental Studies Department
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
08/01/2009 – 12/31/2009
09/01/2007 – 06/30/2008
Created and taught Drawing: Materials and Methods and Watercolor Painting to art and non-art major students. Responsibilities included: the research, construction and presentation of course materials; the use of computer software/technology to design lectures, ordering and instructing the use of course materials, demonstrations, facilitating class discussions and individual and group critiques.

Adjunct Professor – School of Visual Arts
New York, New York
09/2001 – present
Created and teach Pastel Techniques to second year illustration students. Responsibilities include research and presentation of course materials. The use of computer technology to design lectures, demonstrations, individual and group critiques. Mentoring individual students and writing recommendation letters for them.
Created and teach Senior Series: Contemporary Figuration, a lecture class designed to inform students about contemporary art and encourage them to visit galleries and museums in order to further their understanding of the art context in which they are living and working. This course provides an historical and theoretical context for the work that is sited. Responsibilities include researching individual artists and their images from various sources, studying critical theory, and facilitating class discussions. 

Visiting Artist Lecturer - University of Hawai’i
Honolulu, Hawai’i
Gave a lecture on my work and individual critiques to graduate students

Visiting Artist Lecturer - Empire State College
New York, New York
Gave a lecture on my work and individual critiques to graduate students

Visiting Artist Lecturer – American Academy
Rome, Italy
Gave a lecture on my work and made studio visits to the Visual Arts Fellows

Visiting Artist Lecturer – Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Gave a lecture on my work and made individual critiques of the students’ work
Visiting Lecturer Artist Lecturer – Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vermont
Gave a lecture on my work, taught a three hour life drawing class and gave individual critiques of undergraduate students

Visiting Artist Lecturer – School of Visual Arts
New York, NY
Gave a lecture on my work

Visiting Artist Lecturer – University of Hartford
Hartford Art School
Hartford, Connecticut
Gave a lecture to the foundation theory class and individual critiques of fourth year students

List of Exhibitions, Selected Bibliography & Public Collections

Solo Exhibitions

2007 Armory Arte, Perugia, Italy
2006 Esso Gallery, New York, NY
2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Queens College
2003 Liz O’Brien Gallery, New York, NY
Enderlin Gallery, Roxbury, NY
2000- Associated American Artists, New York, NY
1998 Guy McIntyre Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1995 Associazione Culturale Ciocca Raffaelli, Milano, Italy
1994 Gagosian Gallery/ 65 Thompson, New York, NY
1993 Paolo Majorana Gallery, Brescia, Italy
Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1992 Cordula von Keller, Cologne, Germany
1991 Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
1990 Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy
1988 Massimo Audiello, New York, NY
1987 Hoffman Borman, Santa Monica
1986 John Good, New York, NY
1984 PPOW, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 Plus One, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
PooL Art Fair New York 2010, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY
2009 Visiting VES Faculty Exhibition, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Art/40/Basel/10-14/09, Thomas Ammann Fine Arts AG
2008 Art of Healing, Bayfront Health Foundation, St. Petersburg, Florida
Visiting VES Faculty Exhibition, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2007 Drawing, selections from the USB collection at the Tate Modern, London
Liscio e Ruvido, Irtus Galleria, Sutri, Italy
2006 Seeing….Blue, Buck House Gallery, curated by Charles Schieps, New
York, NY
Commemoration of the Fifth Anniversary of the Creation of Orphans
International Worldwide, United Nations, silent auction, 17 November
2000 Drawings & Photographs, An Exhibition to benefit the Foundation for
Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc., Matthew Marks Gallery,
York, NY
Art in America: 2000, American Embassy in the Slovak Republic
1999 Review/Preview, Associated American Artists, New York, NY
1996 Romantico Contemporaneo, curated by Alice Rubini, Castello di
Bentivoglio, Bentivoglio, Italy
Chair Event, to benefit Friends Indeed, New York, NY
1993 La Montagna Dipinta, Raffaelli Studio d’Arte, Trento, Italy
Drawing the Line Against AIDS, under the aegis of the 45th Venice
Biennale, Peggy Guggenhiem Collectio, Venice, Italy
Grande Lubro, curated by Achille Bonita Oliva, Erice, Sicily, Italy
The Return of the Exquisite Corpse, The Drawing Center, New York
1991 Anni Novanta, curated by Renato Barilli, Galeria Communale d’Arte
Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1990 Colector’s Annual: Contemporary Art, Norton Museum of Art, Boca Raton,
New York: A New Generation, San Fransisco of Modern Art, San
San Francisco, CA
1989 The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,
The Silent Baroque, curated by Christian Leigh, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac,
Salzburg, Austria
The Observatory, Tom Soloman’s Garage, Los Angeles, CA
1988 The Inside and The Outside, curated by Christian Leigh, Rhona Hoffman
Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987 In Black and White, curated by John Caldwell, The Carnegie Museum
of Art, Pittsburg, PA
1986 The Benefit for the Poetry Project, St. Marks Church, New York, NY
The Potent Image, The Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ
Hyperspaces, Art City, New York, NY
Stimulations, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
Fictions, Kent and Curt Marcus Galleries, New York, NY
Memorabilia, Emilio Mazzoli Gallery, Modena, Italy
1985 57th Between A&D, Holly Soloman Gallery, New York, NY
Precious: A Cottage Industry, Grey Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography

2008 Harper’s Magazine, Jimmy Hoffa Bar, illustration. p.25
2007 Michael J. Amy, Ph.D, review, Art in America, February, p.150
Deanna Petherbridge, review, Perspectives on Art, telegraph.co.uk, 
November 26
Kate Moss, review, Perspectives on Art, telegraph.co.uk, November 26
Mimmo Coletti, review, Michele Zalopany e la solitutide di Coney Island, 
La Nazione Umbria, 25 novembre
Dan. Bo., review, Il luogo simbolo dell’immaginario Americano E’la Coney
Island nelle tele della Zalopany, La Voce di Perugia, 22 novembre
Review, Il luna park di Brooklyn e sbarcato a Perugia, Il Messaggero
Umbria, 12 dicembre
R.P., review, I lini ed I pastelli di Michele Zalopany, Sette Giorni Umbria,
7 dicembre

2006 Letizia Rittatore Vonwiller, Diritti Neri, AMICA, September 2006,
Pgs. 366-371
James Wagner, review, jameswagoner.com, October 4
Edward Hamilton, Michele Zalopany’s disIntegration, Living with
Legends: Hotel Chelsea Blog, September 26
James Morris, review, diggingpitt.blogspot.com,
HomeTeam, Disintegration in Pastel, wenited.com
Sam, review, worldart.com.au, September
2004 Walter Robinson, “Miami Heat,” Artnet, December 2004, online
Glenn O’Brien, editor, “Bald Ego #3,” 2004,
2003 Daniela Morera, “Chelsea Hotel, se non hai vissuto qui non sei
Nessuno,” AMICA, April 2003, p.150
2002 Carl Mellor, “In the Ball Park,” Syracuse New Times Net,
February 13, 2002, online
David Rimanelli, “Also of Note,” ArtForum, March 2003, p.130
2000 Kelly Grinsteinner, “Governor Perpich Memorial,”The Daily Tribune,
August 2000, p.150
1999 Review of Michele Zalopany solo exhibition, New Yorker, December 6
2000, p.30
Robert Mahoney, “Art Reviews,” Time Out New York, December 1999, 
Hora Rapit Deum, p.110
Michael Rips, text, “Eidetic Vestiges,” exhibition catalog,
December 1999
1998 Grace Glueck, “Art Reviews”, The New York Times, June 5 1998
Lynn Crawford, “Art Reviews,” zingmagazine, 1998
1996 “Romantico Contemporaneo Castello Bentivoglio,” curated by Alice
Rubini, illustrated exhibition catalog, January 1996, pp. 76-77
“Special Project,” Juliet, December 1995-January 1996, pp. 30-31
Gabriele Peretta,“La Montagna Dipinta,”, illus. exhibition catalog, 1996,
Giovanna Nicoletti, “Dipingere la Montagna Speechio della Vita,”
Venerdi, pp.28-29
“Michele Zalopany,” Juliet, no. 63, illus: Montagna Vietnamita,
June, 1996, p.52
1993 Marsha Miro, “Detroit-born Artist’s Drawings Reinterpret the Beauty
Of The Past,” The Detroit Free Press, June, 1993, p.6E
Joy Hakanson Colby, “Review Michele Zalopany,” The Detroit News,
June 25 1993, p. 2D
1992 Ellen Daspin, “Lives of the Artists,” W, Oct./Nov. 1992, pp.18-19
Robert Mahoney, “Unlearning at …,” Arts Magazine, March 1992,
1991 “Review Michele Zalopany,” Trova Roma, illus:
Stone Elephant, June 29 1991, p.25
Massimo Carboni, “Michele Zalopany at Alessandra Bonomo,” Flash
Art, October-November 1991, p. 148

Brooklyn Review, cover illustration, “Untitled,” 
“The Library,” curated by Douglas Blau, illustrated exhibition catalog,
Josh Baer Gallery, New York
“Michele Zalopany”, book, Art Random Publishers, Kyoto Shoin, Japan
1990 Ben Brantly, “Bohemian Grooves,” Vanity Fair, January 1990,
pp. 100-104
KK Kozik, “Calvary of the Ideal,” Cover, September 1990
Nancy Jones, “Pools,” catalog for exhibitions in Moscow and Zurich,
March – June 1990
John Caldwell, “New Work: A New Generation,” The San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art, exhibition catalog, illus. The Bedroom, 1990
Collector’s Annual Contemporary Art, Norton Museum of Contemporary
Art, exhibition catalog, 1990
Gary Schwan, review of exhibition, The Palm Beach Post, illus: Garden,
March 2, 1990
1989 Nancy Jones, “Michele Zalopany,” New York Woman, vol. 4, May 1989,
Illus: Forum, p.40
Robert Mahoney, “Barking for Art,” New York Press, illus: Bequest,
May 19, 1989, pp.12-13
Robert Mahoney, “New York in Review,” Arts Magazine, illus: Untitled
(Men at Sea), p. 101
Amei Wallach, “76 Artists as Capitalists,” New York Press,
illus: Bequest, May 1989, pp.12-13
Richard Marshall, “1989 Whitney Biennial Exhibition,” exhibition
Catalog, May 1989
Christopher Knight, “A Photo Observatory,” Los Angeles Herald
Examiner, June 16, 1989
David Trinidad, Paris Review, frontispiece illus: Untitled (Hotel)
February 1989
Tema Celeste, illus: Black and White
Douglas Blau, “The Observatory,” exhibition catalog, Tom Soloman’s
Garage, 1989
1988 Claudia Hart, “Michele Zalopany,” Artscribe, January/February 1988
Roberta Smith, “Group Show Survey: Downtown Galleries,” The
New York Times, June 10 1988
Phyllis Floyd with Kevin Arnfield, “Art of the Eighties: Artists from
the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection,” catalog, 1988
1987 Patty Harris, “Stimulation,” 108 Magazine, September/October 1987
Michael Laurence, “Michele Zalopany,” Flash Art International, illus:
King Pleasure, October 1987
John Yau, “Black and White,” ArtForum International, illus: The First, 
Without Them, November 1987, p. 114-115
John Caldwell, “In Black and White,” The Carnegie Institute of Art,
exhibition catalog, January-February, 1987
Ruggero Prazio, “Los Angeles, review of solo exhibition at Hoffman-
Borman,” Juliet, no. 33, October-November 1987, p.47
Douglas Blau, “Fictions,” exhibition catalog, Kent Fine Art & Curt Marcus
Galleries, November 1987, fig. 95
1986 Tom Cugliani, “AMORE, DOLORE, SACRUM,” exhibition catalog,
John Good Gallery, May 1986
Gary Indiana, “Insomnia,” Village Voice, illus: At Home in the World, May
Judy Stevens, “Michele Zalopany,” 108 Magazine, September-October 1
Robert Ferguson, “The Potent Image,” exhibition catalog, The Morris
Museum, September 1986, p.4
1985 Sarah Cecil, “Michele Zalopany,” Artnews, illus: Vertical Sufferings,
February 1985, p. 118
Charles Hagen, “Michele Zalopany,” ArtForum, February 1985, p.120
Ron Warren, “57th Between A & D/ Allen Ginsburg,” Arts Magazine,
April 1985, p.64
Michael Brenson, “The Chi-Chi Show,” The New York Times, April 1985,
Jane Warrick, images, BOMB, Fall/Winter, 1985, pp. 86-87
Demetria Daniele, “John Good Opens Gallery with Dan Asher and
Michele Zalopany,” Soho Arts Weekly, October 1985
Frederick Ted Castle, “Michele Zalopany at PPOW,” Art in America,
illus: The Palace of Janus, December 1985
Roland Hagenberg, “East Village 1985: A Guide Book,” 1985
Thomas Sokolowaski, “Precious: An American Cottage Industry
of the Eighties,” Grey Art Gallery, NYU, March 1985, p.6
“Out of Context,” exhibition catalog, Piccadilly Gallery, London, England,
June 1985
1984 Walter Robinson and Carlo McCormick, “Promising Debuts,
East Village Eye, illus: Apollonia, November 1984, p.24
Vivian Raynor, “Michele Zalopany,” The New York Times,
November 1985 3C
Tetsu Fukaya, “Neo-T Chromosome,” Brutus, November 1985, p.29
Gini Alhadeff, “Neo-Galleristi,” L’Oumo Vogue, December 1984, p.123
Valerie Smith, “Selections,” Artists Space, November 1985
John Caldwell, “Exhibition Announcement, “ PPOW Gallery,
November 1984
Carlo McCormick, supplement to the Neo-New York catalog, p.10
Phyllis Pious, “Neo-New York: Report on a Phenomenom,”
University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA, November 1984, p.9/51

Public Collections

Bayer Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
Eli Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Carnegie Museum of American Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Chemical Bank, New York, NY
S.I. Newhouse, New York, NY
Yokohama Museum of Modern Art, Yokohama, Japan
Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL
USB Collection, Germany
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Thomas Ammann, Zurich, Switzerland
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Nestle Company, New York, NY
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Matthew Bronfman, New York, NY
Emily Fisher Landau, Long Island City, NY
University of Washington, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
New York Public Library, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Royal College of Art, London, England
Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenberg, Germany
Iron World, Chisholm, Minnesota