LEAH MONTALTO

WORKS

ARTIST BIO

STATEMENT

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1979, Boston, Massachusetts

 

EDUCATION

2004                MFA                Rhode Island School of Design

2002                BFA                Cleveland Institute of Art 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2008             Weapons of Mass Construction, Solo Exhibition at Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

2008             183rd Annual: An Invitational of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum of Fine Art, New York, NY

2007             Juried Group Exhibition at Juvenal Reis Gallery, New York, NY

2006             3rd Gongju International Exhibition, Limlip Museum, Seoul, Korea, (held during the Korea Biennial)

2006             New World Orders, juried group exhibition at Juvenal Reis Gallery, New York, NY

2006             Endless Forms: Engaging Evolution, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2006             Solo Exhibition at E Gordon Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2004             Graduate Thesis Exhibition, juried exhibition at The RISD Museum, Providence, RI

2003             Women in Charge, juried exhibition at Sol Koffler Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

2003             Leah Montalto: New Works, Solo Exhibition at Art Bias Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2002             BFA Thesis Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

2001             Microchaotic, Solo Exhibition at Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, OH

 

AWARDS

2008                National Academy Museum of Fine Art’s Hallgarten Prize

2006                United University Professions Individual Development Grant

2004                RISD and Brown University Award for Excellence in Teaching

2003                Rhode Island School of Design Award of Excellence in Painting

2002                Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Fellowship

2002                Rhode Island School of Design Teaching Assistantship

2002                Albert Murray Educational Fund Grant

2001                Frances Wise Lang Painting Scholarship

2000                Mary Seymour Brooks Award for Excellence In Painting

1997                Cleveland Institute of Art Portfolio Scholarship Grant

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Rosenberg, Karen, “Where Have All the Paintings Gone?” The New York Times, May 30, 2008.

Lim, Lip. Gongju International Art Festival 2006.  Museum Press, 2006. (Catalog)

More, Rebecca S, “Awards Ceremony 2004,” The Teaching Exchange, volume 9, number 1, September 2004.

Van Siclen, Bill, “Less Politics, More Playfulness in RISD Graduate Student Show,” The Providence Journal, May 27, 2004.

Barman, Timothy C, "One Last Fling At RISD," The Providence Journal, June 6, 2004.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2006 - 2010           Faculty in Visual Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville NY

2005  - 2006          Assistant Professor of Art & Design, State University of New York, Purchase NY

2005                        Adjunct Professor of 2D Art, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2004 - 2005           Adjunct Professor of Art & Art History, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2004                        Instructor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY