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Jody Pinto

 (born 1942)
Jody Pinto is active/lives in New York.  Jody Pinto is known for painting, sculpture-environmental.

Jody Pinto

Biography from the Archives of askART

Environmental sculptor and landscape designer Jody Pinto, born in 1942, currently lives in New York City. Pinto's outdoor work features such elements as pedestrian bridges and walkways, terraces, floral plantings and play areas for children. Her "Papago Park/City Boundary," was constructed in 1990-1992 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Her awards include the American Society of Landscape Architects, 1992; American Institute of Architects, 1988; and grants from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, 1982; Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1981; National Endowment for the Arts, 1979; and a Cresson European Fellowship in 1967 while studying at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. Pinto completed her studies with a B.F.A. degree in 1973 from the Philadelphia College of Art.

Pinto's one-person shows include, in 1988, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut; 1978-1981, 1983, 1985 and 1987, at the Hal Bromm Gallery, New York City; 1980 and 1987, the Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and 1979, the DeMarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Pinto's group exhibitions include, in 1992, International Public Art Fair, Yokohama, Japan; 1984 in two Danish Museums, Randers Kunstmuseum and Nordyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg; three exhibitions in 1980, in Israel, and at the Venice Biennale, Italy, and the Banco Gallery, Brescia, Italy; in1990, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, a traveling exhibition; 1981, Whitney Museum of American Art; and 1978, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.

Some collections include two Pennsylvania venues, the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Art, and the Hunt Manufacturing Company; three New York City locations, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Guggenheim Museum, and Chemical Bank; as well as the State University of New York at Purchase.

Writings about Pinto include "Jody Pinto Talks with Paul Cummings", in the 1987 publication, Drawing; Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art, by Arlene Raven in the May 10, 1988 issue of the 'Village Voice'; "Documenting FINGERSPAN", by Shaw Smith in the April 1989 issue of 'New Art Examiner'; and "Breaking Ground: Art in the Environment", by Jude Schwendenwein in the September-October 1991 issue of Sculpture.

Jules and Nancy Heller, "North American Women Artists of the 20th Century"

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About  Jody Pinto

Born:  1942
Known for:  painting, sculpture-environmental