William Villalongo |  Bridgeton, NJ 1975

 

 

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William Villalongo ha conseguito il BFA presso The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art e il suo MFA presso la Tyler School of Art alla Temple University; ha frequentato la residenza della Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture.

La produzione creativa di Villalongo include lo studio, la scrittura, progetti curatoriali. I suoi dipinti figurativi e le opere su carta esplorano l'immaginario come metafora della presenza "nera" nell'arte e nella società. Progetti curatoriali acclamati dalla critica come American Beauty presso Susan Inglett Gallery nel 2013 e Black Pulp!, touring nazionale tra il 2016-2018, esplorano le intersezioni tra politica, storia e arte. È il vincitore del Louis Comfort Tiffany Award e del Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. Il suo lavoro è presente in diverse importanti collezioni pubbliche, tra cui lo Studio Museum di Harlem, il Princeton University Art Museum, la Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts e il Whitney Museum of American Art.

William Villalongo attualmente vive e lavora a Brooklyn, New York ed è professore assistente presso la Cooper Union School of Art.

A New York il suo lavoro è rappresentato da Susan Inglett Gallery.

 

 

William Villalongo received his BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and his MFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University and attended Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture residency.

Villalongo's creative output involves studio practice, writing and curatorial projects. His episodic figurative paintings and works on paper explore the mythical as a metaphor for the black presence in art and society. Critically acclaimed curatorial projects such as American Beauty at Susan Inglett Gallery in 2013 and Black Pulp! touring nationally between 2016-2018 explore the intersections of politics, history and art. He is the recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. His work resides in several notable public collections including The Studio Museum In Harlem, Princeton University Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and The Whitney Museum of American Art. William Villalongo currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and is an Assistant Professor at The Cooper Union School of Art. In New York his work is represented by Susan Inglett Gallery.

 

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