Michelle Gagliano

  • Selected Works

    Cloudburst
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 60 inches x 48 inches
    $8000

    Ecotone
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 24 inches x 72 inches
    $21,000 – Set of Three

    Shadowtackle
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 72 inches x 48 inches
    $12,000

    Mackerel Sky I
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 24 inches x 24 inches
    $2800

    Mackerel Sky II
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 24 inches x 24 inches
    $2800

    Mackerel Sky III
    Oil and mixed media on panel, 24 inches x 24 inches
    $2800

    Mackerel Study
    Oil on mixed media, on panel 48 inches x 48 inches
    $8000

    Gold Sphere
    Oil on panel, 48 inches x 48 inches
    $7000 

  • Biography
  • Bibliography

    Education 

    Currently Candidate for MFA, American University, Washington D.C. 

    1990 BFA, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH 

    Exhibitions 

    Upcoming in 2017 

    Solo Exhibition, Purgatorio della Strada, Ruffin Gallery at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 

    Solo Exhibition, Language of Place, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    Solo Exhibition, the Back Room at Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

    Group Show, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

    10 Year Celebration, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Vanguard Anniversary Exhibition, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    2017 Annual Silent Auction, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    First Years’ Show, Katzen Art Museum, Washington, D.C. 

    Amazing Women Art Auction with Girls’ Night Out, Les Yuex du Monde, Charlottesville, VA 

    Rooted Down and Rising Up, Elisa Contemporary Art, New York City, NY 

    Meet the Artist, Elisa Contemporary Art at Affordable Art Fair, New York City, NY 

    Solo Exhibition, Landscape Lexicons, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond VA, 

    Gallery Artist Show, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Group Show, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    Group Show, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    2016 

    Houston Art Fair, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    Conversation with Color: Contemporary Abstract Artists by Erickson, Gagliano, Patterson, Barnes, and Tamanian, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Florescence: Jennifer Cox, Michelle Gagliano, and Rachel Rotenburg, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    Solo Exhibition, The Deconstructed Landscape, Focus Contemporary Art, Scottsville, VA 

    Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX 

    Reimagined Kaleidoscopes, SCAN Art Center, Scottsville, VA 

    Interior Set Design for Hunter Gathers, Live Arts, Charlottesville, VA 

    Solo Exhibition, Dante’s Inferno: When Poetry and Art Collide, SCAN Art, Scottsville, VA 

    Momentum, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    2015 

    New Work by Paul Tamanian, Michelle Gagliano and Richard Currier, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Seeing Double, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    Gallery Artist Show, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    Meet the Artist, Elisa Contemporary Art at Affordable Art Fair, New York City, NY 

    New Work, Elisa Contemporary, Riverdale, NY 

    Gallery Artist Exhibition, Focus Contemporary Art, Scottsville, VA 

    2014 

    Moult, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville VA 

    One, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    Changing Appalachia, Custom to Cutting Edge, Portsmouth Cultural Art Center, Portsmouth, VA 

    New Work, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Summer Group Show, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    Solo Exhibition, Suspended in Paradise, Charlottesville, VA 

    2013 

    Gratitude, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    Enlighten, Featuring, Michelle Gagliano, Steven Deluz, and Pauline Ziegen, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    Solo Exhibition, New Works, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    High Art, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    See, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Dallas, TX 

    The Love Show, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    Houston Fine Art Fair, Laura Rathe Fine Arts, Houston, TX 

    New Works, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    2012 

    Solo Exhibition, Primo Pensieri, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Painting The Piedmont, Traveling Exhibition of 10 Acclaimed Virginian Artists, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA, James Madison’s Montpelier, Montpelier, VA, The National Sporting Library Founders Lounge, Middleburg, VA. Sponsored by The Piedmont Environmental Council. 

    Solo Exhibition, Foresta Vergine, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    Artists Among Us II, Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo N.Y. 

    Ginkgo Dreams, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    New Work, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    13th Anniversary 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center For the Arts, Austin Museum of Fine Art, Austin, TX 

    2011 

    Group Show, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston TX 

    12th Annual 5 x 7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX, and Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas TX (Traveling Exhibition) 

    New Works, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    New Works, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    2010 

    Solo Exhibition, Luminous Notes, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Artist Members Show, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

    Artists for Haiti, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    11th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Whitely Gallery, Austin, TX 

    Fresh Paint: New Works by Gallery Artists, Donna Seager Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

    New Works, Ode to Art Contemporary, Singapore 

    New Works, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    2009 

    Strictly Painting 7, a juried exhibition, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean VA 

    Solo Exhibition, Alchemy of Light, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    10th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX 

    New Works, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA 

    New Works, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    2008 

    Solo Exhibition, Art for Art’s Sake, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    Summer Exhibition, Artizen Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX 

    2007 

    Metaphors of Nature, Artizen Fine Art Gallery, Dallas, TX 

    Grand Re-Opening, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    Lines, Vines and Surfaces, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Art Expo New York, Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston, TX 

    8th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX and Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX (traveling exhibition) 

    2006 

    Lines, Vines and Surfaces, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA 

    The Painted Violin, Santa Fe Symphony Fundraiser, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    Summer Showcase Artist, Hanson Gallery, Carmel, CA 

    7th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX 

    Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    Hanson/King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    2005 

    Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    Showcased Gallery Artist, Hanson King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    6th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX and Dunn & Brown Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX (traveling exhibition) 

    2004 

    Hanson Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    Hanson Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    5th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX 

    Summer Heat Show, Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, TX 

    2003 

    Holiday Group Exhibition, Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, TX 

    Solo Exhibition, Shadowed Leaves, Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, TX 

    Solo Exhibition, Shadowed Leaves, Martha Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

    4th Annual 5×7 Exhibition, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX 

    2002 

    Summer Heat, Betz Gallery, Houston, TX 

    2000 

    PDA 2000, a juried exhibition, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

    1999 

    7th Annual Juried Exhibit, Ava Gallery, Lebanon, NH 

    Small Works, a juried exhibition, Mill Pond Center for the Arts, Durham, NH 

    Karl Dreup Fine Arts Gallery, Plymouth, NH 

    Residencies 

    2014 Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA 

    Chautauqua School of Fine Arts, Chautauqua, NY 

    1987 Chautauqua School of Fine Arts, Chautauqua, NY 

    Awards and Honors 

    2017 VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowship 

    2007 The Painted Violin. Original Musical Composition inspired by the “Painted Violin” artwork by Michelle Gagliano. Composition performed by the Sante Fe Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe, NM 

    2002 Best of Show, Artfest Juried Show, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX 

    2001 Cow Parade Houston, Sponsor Houstonian Hotel, Houston, TX 

    Selected Corporate Collections 

    Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo, NY 

    Jauregui Architects, Austin, TX 

    Lockton Insurance, Dallas, TX 

    Jeff Bagwell, Houston Astros, Houston, TX 

    Founders Bank, Sugarland, TX 

    Texas Medical Center, Houston , TX 

    Raymond James Collections, Tampa Bay, FL 

    J.W. Marriot Spa and Resort, San Antonio, TX 

    Murray Enterprises, Charlottesville, VA 

    Tribune Televison, New Orleans, LA 

    Truth Chemicals, The Woodlands, TX 

    Wady Patroleum, Houston, TX 

    Art Plus Artisans, Austin, TX 

    Equus Total Return, Inc., Houston, TX 

    Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, Dallas/Houston, TX 

    Founders Bank, Sugarland, TX 

    Fox and Brantley Internal Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 

    Frost Insurance, Austin, TX, 

    Fish Richardson, Austin, TX 

    Fish Richardson, Washington, D.C. 

    Gallagher Healthcare, Houston, TX 

    North Houston Bank, Houston, TX 

    The Orthopedic Surgery Center, The Woodlands, TX 

    Raymond James Brokerage, Houston, Dallas TX, and Washington D.C. 

    Texas Petrochemicals, Houston, TX 

    Tribune Television, New Orleans, LA 

    Truth Chemical, The Woodlands, TX 

    Wady Petroleum, Houston, TX 

    Wells Fargo Corporation, Houston, TX 

    Selected private collections internationally. 

    Gallery Representation 

    Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

    Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, VA 

    Elisa Contemporary Art, Riverdale, NY 

    Focus Contemporary Art, Scottsville, VA 

    Laura Rathe Fine Art, Houston and Dallas, TX 

    Professional Experience 

    2015—Present Statewide Educator, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA 

    2015—2016 President, Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature, Scottsville, VA 

    Professional Affiliations 

    2009—Present Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA 

    2009—Present Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC 

    2001—Present Art House, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX 

    2006-2011 McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, VA 

    References – Available Upon Request 

  • Articles & Reviews

    “Rooted Down and Rising Up’ at Elisa Contemporary Art, New York.” Blouin Artinfo, 15 June 2017. http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/2272240/rooted-down-and-rising-up-at-elisa-contemporary-art-new-york 

    “Rooted Down and Rising Up.” Wall Street International, 13 June 2017. http://wsimag.com/art/26797-rooted-down-and-rising-up 

    Madison Burfeind. “Sew Sharp.” Virginia Living Magazine, 17 January 2017. http://www.virginialiving.com/the-daily-post/sew-sharp 

    Washington County News. Carolyn Wilson, “When Canvas and Fabric Collide.” 4 January 2017. 

    Ambassador Magazine for the National Italian American Institute. December 2016. 

    HuffPost Arts & Culture. Stuart Gunter, “Reimagined Kaleidoscopes: The Art and Fashion of Michelle Gagliano and Kari Bare.” 15 May 2016. 

    HuffPost Arts & Culture. Stuart Gunter, “Artist Michelle Gagliano Paints Dante’s Inferno.” 15 March 2016. 

    Heather Harris. “New Gallery Seen a Cultural Hub.” Rural Virginian, 2015. 

    “New Work by Paul Tamanian, Michelle Gagliano and Richard Currier.” The Best of New Orleans, 2015. 

    “The Art and Alchemy of Michelle Gagliano.” Dear Velvet. November 24, 2013. www.dearvelvet.com 

    Bonnie Gangelhoff. “Where Are They Now.” Southwest Art Magazine, October 2013. 

    “Volume Twenty-Four Participants.” Studio Visit Magazine, 2013. 

    Zainab Al-Sayegh. “The Gender Gap in the Art World.” The Daily Progress, August 4, 2013

    Kathy Christie. “Painters of the Piedmont.” The Piedmont Virginian. Autumn, 2012. 

    Steven Biller. “Where the Art Is.” Guest Life Houston, 2009. 

    Renée Peck. “Art is Icing on the Space.” The Times-Picayune, October 25, 2008. 

    Malcolm Genet. “Michelle Gagliano: Art for Arts’ Sake.” New Orleans: Angela King Gallery, October 2008 (brochure). 

    Linda Barth. “The Art’s the Star.” Houston House and Home (January 2008): 36-43. 

    Ruth Latter. “Art World Review.” The Daily Progress, November 2006. 

    Under the Ash Tree. Cover Image. Explore the Journal of Science and Healing, March 2006. 

    Julie Osterman. “Artist to Watch.” Southwest Art Magazine 34, no. 5 (October 2004): 34. 

    “Neo-Naturalist of Texas.” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art Online, September 2003. 

    “Timeless Italian.” Houstonian House and Home 2, no 2 (June 2002). 

    Cow Parade Houston. New York: Workman Publishing, 2001 (78-79, back cover).