Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

2016
GRACIE GARDENS Pop-Up Gallery, New York, NY North & South: Paintings from Rome Italy and Co Kerry, Ireland.
2013
GEORGE BILLIS GALLERY, New York, NY Sweets in the City
2012
350 BLEECKER LOBBY GALLERY, New York, NY Sugar & Fat
2009
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY Rust Never Sleeps ~ Corrosion and Renewal in Maritime/Industrial New York
THE CENTURY ASSOCIATION, New York, NY From Where I’m Standing – Plein-air Painting in New York City
2007
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY Working Waterfront: Paintings of the Brooklyn Navy Yard
2005
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY A Short Season in the Navy Yard
2003
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY 718: Changing Neighborhoods in Brooklyn & Queens
1997
CASA ITALIANA / ZIRILLI –MARIMO, NYU New York, NY Small Works

Selected Group Exhibitions – since 2003

2017
THE LODGE GALLERY, New York, NY  The Outer Boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens & the Bronx
THE ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME,  Bronx, NY  State Property: A Three-Venue Exhibition on the Effects of Mass Incarceration
2016
VILLAGE WEST GALLERY, Jersey City, NJ Under The Influence
ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE, Brooklyn, NY Mystique (four woman show)
VILLAGE WEST GALLERY, Jersey City, NJ Vanishing World
THE JOHN NOBLE MARITIME COLLECTION, Staten Island, NY (Catalogue Cover image The Barbican of the Kill Van Kull by Pamela Talese) Robbins Reef Lighthouse—A Home In The Harbor
2015
THE NOBEL MARITIME COLLECTION, Staten Island NY Robbins Reef Lighthouse, a Home in the Harbor
VILLAGE WEST GALLERY, Jersey City, NJ Bread and Circuses
2014
ST. JOSEPHS COLLEGE, Brooklyn, NY / DISTILLERY GALLERY, Jersey City, NJ Freedom Fighters (traveling)
2013
ORRIDOR GALLERY, RUSH PHILANTHROPIC, Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn NY Justice Blind
2010
UCROSS FOUNDATION: Ucross Fellows Retrospective
NICOLAYSEN ART MUSEUM, Caspar, Wyoming, Catalogue cross: Twenty-Seven Years of Visual Arts Residencies
2007
THE CENTURY ASSOCIATION, New York NY New Work
GEORGE BILLIS GALLERY, New York, NY Good Night Sun
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, WASHINGTON DC Portraits of Sandra Day O’Connor
DFN GALLERY New York, NY New York At Night
2005
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY Small Miracles
THE CENTURY ASSOCIATION, New York, NY New Members Exhibition
2004
FN GALLERY, New York, NY NYC [paintings of New York City]
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY Winter Exhibition
ATLANTIC GALLERY, New York, NY Flora (curator)

Reviews & Publications – selected

FINE ARTS CONNOISSEUR Sites Specific by David Masello, March/April 2017
OMEN ARTS MAGAZINE #13 Interview with Jorge Sorcarras, March 15, 2015
FINE ARTS CONNOISSEUR Pamela Talese: Painting Civilization by David Masello, July 1, 2013
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, Artist Finds Safe Harbor in Brooklyn by Ralph Gardner, September 25, 2012
ARTNEWS, Reviews: New York, Rust Never Sleeps by Steve Barnes, January 2010
CITY ARTS, ‘Rust Never Sleeps’ review by John Goodrich, October 21, 2009
THE BROOKLYN EAGLE, INBrooklyn “Before They’re Gone…” Profile by Caitlin McNamara, October 9, 2009
THE NEW YORK TIMES Art in Review by Roberta Smith, October 12, 2007
NEW YORK PRESS Vol.18 #37 “The Highbrow” by Jonathan Leaf,September 2005
ART & ANTIQUES “Borough Girl” by David Masello, December 2003
OGGI “La Mostra di Talese” by Stephano Albertini, November 1997

Residences | Fellowships

Fall 2017 CILL RIALAIG ARTS FOUNDATION, print workshop, Ballinskelligs Co. Kerry, Ireland
Summer 2015 CILL RIALAIG ARTS FOUNDATION, print workshop, Ballinskelligs Co. Kerry, Ireland
Autumn 2014 CILL RIALAIG ARTS FOUNDATION, Ballinskelligs Co. Kerry, Ireland
Spring 2014 AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist
Spring 2013 AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME, Visiting Artist
Spring 2012 AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME, Visiting Artist
Spring 2011 THE JOSEF & ANNI ALBERS FOUNDATION Bethany, CT
Spring 2003 UCROSS FOUNDATION, Clearmont, WY

Film Credits

July 2010 – THE MIRACULOUS YEAR/ HBO Pilot, Director: Kathryn Bigelow
August 2009 – JULIE & JULIA, Director: Nora Ephron
February 2009 – CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, Director: P.J. Hogan
April 2007 – PORTRAITS OF A LADY /HBO Documentary, Director: Neil Leifer

Awards

THE PETER S. REED FOUNDATION GRANT [PAINTING], New York, NY

Currated Exhibitions

2010
ATLANTIC GALLERY, EAT/ART A Visual Feast (Benefit exhibition for JustFood.org)
ATLANTIC GALLERY, WATER Panel Discussion: On the Water Front
2009
ATLANTIC GALLERY, TRANSIT SIC GLORIA The End of the Road – Panel Discussion: Reinventing the Wheel
2008
ATLANTIC GALLERY, CATASTROPHE Panel Discussion: Four Panelists of the Apocalypse
2007
ATLANTIC GALLERY, PLAYING FOR KEEPS, Toys and the Side Effects
2006
ATLANTIC GALLERY, TRASH: What We Value and What We Throw Away. Panel discussion: Talking Trash.
2005
ATLANTIC GALLERY, TAKE IT ON FAITH, an Artistic Review of Devotion
ATLANTIC GALLERY, A FINE ROMANCE, the Darker Side of Valentines Day
2004
ATLANTIC GALLERY, FLORA (A Benefit Exhibition for Trees New York)

Education

ART STUDENTS LEAGUE, New York, NY 1989-1994
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ART, Todi, Italy 1989
SMITH COLLEGE Northampton, MA 1982-1986 Bachelor of Arts in English & Studio Art

Collections – Public

NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture , New York, NY

Collections – Private

US & EU / list upon request

Education

ART STUDENTS LEAGUE, New York, NY 1989–1994
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF ART, Todi, Italy 1989
SMITH COLLEGE, Northampton, MA 1982–1986, Bachelor of Arts in English & Studio Art

Film Credits

July 2010,THE MIRACULOUS YEAR (HBO Pilot), Director: Kathryn Bigelow
August 2009, JULIE & JULIA, Director: Nora Ephron
February 2009 , CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, Director: P.J. Hogan
April 2007, PORTRAITS OF A LADY (HBO Documentary), Director: Neil Leifer

Photography by John Bartelstone