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An example of work by Vincent Antonio Pinto
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|This biography from the Archives of AskART:|
|The following was submitted in February 2005 and updated in May of 2006 by the artist:|
city in various guises occurs often in my collected work. What I want
my art to do is intensify my experiences of the city, and then
intensify the viewer's recognition of this experience."
Pinto began painting in New York in 1975 after studying in
Philadelphia. In 1978 he was an important part of the Artists Project,
an endeavor funded by New York City that included the following
artists: Herman Cherry, Joe Delaney, Cynthia Mailman, and Myron Heise.
art critic John Perrault was an early admirer of his paintings, some of
which can be found in the collections of First Boston Corporation,
Lloyd's Bank International, Bank of New York, as well as private
collectors in New York and elsewhere.
Pinto's work has been
seen in several New York galleries over the years, including Barbara
Gladstone, Forum, Bernaducci, and Paul McCarron Fine Prints and
He attended Pratt Institute and the Philadelphia
College of Art, where Biagio Pinto (no relation) was his first art
teacher. Pinto is a member vice-president of The Federation of Modern
Painters and Sculptors.
Small Works Annual, New York University 29th competitive exhibition, 2006
Crossing Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Borough Hall, November-December, 2005
Close to Home, ArtBack Gallery, Shakespeare's Sister, 270 Court St., Brooklyn, 2005 A Toast to City Lights, Art in Tribeca, The Lafayette Gallery, 54 Franklin St, N.Y., 2005
Still Life, Past and Present, Synagogue for the Arts, 49 White Street, New York, 2005 The Lower East Side, The Educational Alliance, New York, November, 2004-5. Crossing Brooklyn Bridge, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, N.Y., 2004 Crossings, Object Image Gallery, Brooklyn, September, 2004.
Prints & Photos Invitational, Atlantic Gallery, New York, June , 2004.
Rivers and Bridges, Gallery of Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York. Group
show by members of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors.
Holiday Invitational, Broome Street Gallery, Soho, New York, December, 2002.
The Creative Mind, Office of the Mahattan Boro President, Municipal Building, December 2002.
Summer Salon, Broome Street Gallery, Soho, New York, Summer, 2002 .
Salon Show, O.I.A., 578 Broadway, New York, 1994
Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, 1990)
Collective for Living Cinema, 41 White Street, New York, 1989
Connoisseur Gallery, Rhinebeck, New York, 1987
Neo Persona Gallery, 51 Hudson Street, New York, 1986
Artist Views the City, Dayton, Ohio, 1986
BACA Downtown Gallery, Brooklyn, 1984
Henry Hicks Gallery, Brooklyn, 1982
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, 1981
80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYU, 2006 (Visage of a Man, lino print, 1973)
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors
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