Curriculum Vitæ - Francis Palazzolo

Education
2000 M.A. New York University, Gallatin School of Independent Study.
     Philosophy and Fine Art
     Thesis: Clues for Showing Theories in Combination.
     Advisor: Bruce Ferguson, Dean of Arts Columbia University.
1985 B.F.A. School of Visual Arts. Painting and Sculpture.


Awards
2016 New York Foundation for the Arts: Fiscal Sponsor.
1999 Sift Performance Award: New York University.
1998 Deans Fellowship Award: New York University.
1997 Deans Fellowship Award: New York University.
1996 Award winner: "Art & Consciousness, Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference II," Tucson Arizona.
1995 Award winner: "Liquid Art" contest sponsored by Pernod. 66 Crosby Street Gallery, NY NY.
All artist-in-residence grant awards are cited with the projects listed below


Artist-In-Residence
2016 to present BronxWorks Safe Havens & Drop-In Homeless Shelters, Bronx NY. NYCDHS Enhancement Grant (Re-grant by BronxWorks).
    SelfOthering Transitions Project
       Intimate conversations, collaborative art & work skills to increase visibility and agency during transitional housing experience.
2012-2016 HAI Studio & Gallery, Queens, NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Healing Arts Initiative).
    2012-2016 Organized quarterly exhibits of participatory art, see Curator.
    2015-2016 Socialization as Art: Arranged weekly drawing and dialogic workshops rooted in community & interpersonal experience.
    2014-2015 CollectiveView: a socialy engaged art project where participants used photography, Photoshop and printing techniques to document their personal relationships.
    2012-2014 Justice Project: participants met weekly to discuss, document, role-play and advocate for current civil and political rights.
2006-2016 Living Room Drop-in Homeless Shelter, Bronx NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant additional funding by BronxWorks (Re-grant by Healing Arts Initiative).
    2014-2016 Facilitated weekly drawing and dialogic workshop on civil & political rights.
    2011-2013 Socialization as Art: Arranged weekly drawing and dialogic workshop for incrasing agency.
    2009-2010 Organized weekly critical review and role playing activities based on Black Film screenings.
     2006-2008 Arranged weekly collective painting & drawing activities.
1996-2013 Bronx Real PROS Center, Bronx NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant, additional funding by JBFCS (Re-grant by Healing Arts Initiative).
    2010-2013 Real Rights project: Arranged weekly collaborative and individual spoken word activities.
    2005-2013 Community Kinship project: Arranged weekly role-playing, collaborative drawing, and photography activities.
    2001-2004 Socialization as Art: Facilitated weekly drawing workshop and organized dialogic art with clients.
    1998-2000 The Real Us project: Organized weekly mural painting projects to beautify Real PROS Center.
    1996-1998 Arranged weekly painting & drawing activities.
1994-2012 HAI Art Studio & Gallery, NY NY. NEA Challenge America Grant & NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    2012-2016 Organized quarterly exhibits of participatory art, see Curator.
    2008-2012 Taught beginner & advanced photography and Photoshop techniques.
    2007-2011 Signs of Friendship: Arranged weekly dialogic and collaborative art workshop based on the importance of companionship.
    2002-2006 Social Formations: Organized weekly drawing workshop: human figure’s relation to others, signs and things.
    1998-2001 Arranged weekly collective drawing & painting activities.
    1994-1997 Organized weekly experimental video projects.
2006 Fort Washington Homeless Shelter, NY NY. NYCDHS Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly drawing & spoken word activities.
2005 NYC Public School Arts Mentoring Program, PS 222 Brooklyn NY. NYCDOE Public School Arts Mentoring Grant.
    Integrated artwork into 5th grade curriculum.
1994 Coney Island Hospital Out-Patient Clinic, Brooklyn NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Organized weekly mural painting projects.
1991-1993 Frederick Fleming Supportive Housing, NY NY. NYCDHS Access to the Arts Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly painting activities.
1990-1993 Catholic Charities of Rockaway, Queens NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly drawing & painting activities.
1990 NYC Teir II Family Homeless Shelter, Bronx NY. NYCDHS Access to the Arts Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly mural painting projects.
1989-1992 Rockaway Manor for Adults, Queens NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly drawing & painting activities.
1988-1990 Surfside Manor for Adults, Queens NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly painting activities.
1987-1990 Leben Home for Adults, Queens NY. NYCDOHMH Art Workshops Grant (Re-grant by Hospital Audiences Inc).
    Arranged weekly drawing activities.


Founder
2016-2018 Being Neighborly: Art events for adults from socially oppressed NYC communities. Supported by MoMA, NYFA, BSRWC & Open Source Galley.
2012-2016 HAI Studio & Gallery for adults from socially oppressed NYC communities at the Healing Arts Initiative, Queens NY. Supported by NYCDOHMH, MoMA, and other private resources.
1994-2012 HAI Studio & Gallery for adults from socially oppressed NYC communities at Hospital Audiences Inc. NY NY. Supported by the NEA, NYCDOHMH, and other private resources.


Solo Art Shows
2005 The Proposition Gallery, NY NY.
1999 Barney Sculpture Gallery, New York University, NY NY.
1993 Anti-Gallery, NY NY.
1987 Tunnel Club, NY NY.
1986 Julian Pretto Gallery, NY NY.
1984 SVA Student Gallery, School of Visual Arts, NY NY.


Group Art Shows
2016 "Sole Exchange" Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2016 "New Poetry" Leonia Library, Leonia NJ.
2015 "Arts To End Violence 5" Ron Taylor Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2014 "Love Hate Back" Paddle 8, NY NY.
2014 "Love Hate Back" ADC Gallery, NY NY.
2014 "Arts To End Violence 4" Ron Taylor Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2010 "NEW" Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington DE.
2008 "Building" Orensanz Foundation, NY NY.
2006 "The Studio Visit" Exit Art, NY NY.
2005 "ABC No Rio" Deitch Projects, NY NY.
2005 "Above the Trendy the Down and Out" The Proposition Gallery, NY NY.
2004 "The Presidency" Exit Art, NY NY.
2003 "VisualAids" Galerie Lelong, NY NY.
2002 "Art in Mind: New Acquisitions" Institute of Neuroscience at Northern Westchester Hospital Center, Mt Kisco NY.
2002 "Reactions" Exit Art, NY NY.
2000 "Neo-New Approaches to Artmaking" Exit Art, NY NY.
1996 "Consciousness and Art" University of Arizona Galleria, Tucson Arizona.
1995 "Pernod Liquid Art Exhibit" 66 Crosby Street Gallery, NY NY.
1994 "Alchemy Lost and Found" Thicket Gallery, NY NY.
1992 "Engendered Stories" 494 Gallery, NY NY.
1991 "Question Mark" curated by Bronwyn Keenan, Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1991 "NYC AWOL" Art In General, NY NY.
1991 "Storm the Bastille" 291 Church Street Gallery, NY NY.
1990 "Ecology Show" Red Square Gallery, NY NY.
1990 "100 Painters In Politics" Wetherholt Gallery, Washington DC.
1990 "Ten years, Seven Days" Kunstlerhaus, Hanover Germany.
1990 "Lower Eastside Anti-Helms Variety Show" ABC No Rio, NY NY.
1990 "Political Unrest" Cave'canem Gallery, NY NY.
1990 "First Amendment Exhibit" El Centro Cultural De Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY.
1990 "The Wall, an exhibit of German and American Artists" Foster Goldstrom Gallery, NY NY.
1989 "Lower Eastside Artists" Emerging Collector Gallery, NY NY.
1988 "Inaugural Exhibition" Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1987 "Dada, 100 Year Anniversary of Kurt Schwitters" Freiram Gallery, Hanover Germany.
1987 "Micro Show" Now Gallery, NY NY.
1986 "Young Turks" Limelight Club, Chicago IL.
1986 "Young Turks" Ukrainian National Gallery, Philadelphia PA.
1986 "Young Turks" Park Theatre Gallery, Union NJ.
1985 "Political to Personal" Torn Awning Gallery, NY NY.
1984 "X-Art" Gallery X, NY NY.


Filmography
2015 "Turning the Tables on the Carpetbagger" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2013 “XFR STN”: “Palazzolo 1987-1992 artist performance videos” color & bw, 4 hrs, Beta & U-Matic. New Museum, NY NY.
2011 "Artistic Drive” Color, 5.5 min. Blu-ray. School of Visual Arts Theatre, NY NY.
2009 "Bullshit Artist: King of Plop" Color, 6.5 min. Exit Art, NY NY.
2005 "Celebrity Meta-Psychology" Color, 12.5 min. Exit Art, NY NY.
2005 "Intermediate Exercise" Color, 24 min. Proposition Gallery, NY NY.
2004 "Capital Shit & the White Shit House" color, 9 min. Exit Art, NY NY.
1993 "Capital Shit & the White Shit House" color, 9 min. Max Fish Gallery Bar, NY NY.
1992 "There Is No Garlic In the East, Evil Spirits Are Free" B.W. 7 min. Anti-Gallery, NY NY.
1992 "Capital Shit & the White Shit House" color, 9 min. Anti-Gallery, NY NY.
1992 "Psycho-Flesh" color, 9 min. Anti-Gallery, NY NY.
1990 "White Shit House" color, 5 min. "First Amendment Exhibit" El Centro Cultural De Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY.


Authored Articles
2003 “Beyond Raw Nerves And Cheap Metaphors.” Captured: a film/video history of the lower east side, ed. C. Patterson, FEVA New York, p. 397-400.
1993 "Insttutional Gold." Palazzolo interviews artist James Lee Byars & Whitney Museum Director David Ross, HYPE NYC Vol. 8, p. 7.
1992 “The Art of Curiosity.” interview with artist Izhar Patkin Hype NYC, no. 4, p. 8-9, Fall.
1992 “Edge of Sculpture.” interview with artist Dennis Oppenheim HYPE Vol. 2, pp. 5-7. Hype NYC, no. 2, p. 7-9, Spring.
1992 “Nonsense.” interview with artist Lucio Pozzi, Humanshit version of Alias News, p. 7-9.


Lectures
2016 "Of Sole Exchanging" Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2013 "Increasing Diversity at Cultural Institutions" at Art Inclusive World Symposium, Queens Museum, Queens NY.
2013 "Pink Elephant Remedies: Approaches to Art History & Art Therapy" SVA Art Therapy Community Lecture Series, NY NY.
2012 "Signs of Friendship Symposium" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2011 "Artistic Drive" Art Therapy Conference, SVA Theatre, NY NY.
2011 "Inside The HAI Outsider Art Collection" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
1999 "Clues for Theories in Combination" Nat’l Conference on Liberal Arts and Ed. of Artists, Algonquin Hotel, NY NY.


Curator
2018 "Being Neighborly" co-curator: MoMA's Cullman Education Gallery, NYC.
2016 "Bring da Beach ta' da Hood" Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2016 "Live Art Studio" Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2016 "Sole Exchange" Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn NY.
2016 "Passionate Voices and Spiritual Universes: HAI Collection" Outsider Art Fair, NY NY.
2015 "Inventive Engine pt.2" SVA Art Therapy Gallery, NY NY.
2015 "Inventive Engine pt.1" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2015 "Carpetbagger Liquidation Sale" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2015 "HAI Collection" Outsider Art Fair, NY NY.
2014 "And I Still Rise" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2014 "HAI Collection" Outsider Art Fair, NY NY.
2013 "Winter Woods Witches Walls & Windows" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2013 "Dream Walls" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2013 "art Speaks Volumes" HAI Gallery, Queens NY.
2013 "HAI Collection" Outsider Art Fair, NY NY.
2012 "Signs of Friendship" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2012 "HAI Collection" Outsider Art Fair, NY NY.
2012 "Faces of New York" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2011 "Off the Wall!" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2011 "Face to Face: Bustamante & Phillips" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2010 "HAI TECH" Art@TechServe Gallery, NY NY.
2010 "Melvin Way & Ray Hamilton Ballpoint Drawings" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2008 "HAI Outsider Art Survey" GAGA Arts Festival, Garnerville NY.
2008 "Inner Landscapes" HAI Gallery, NY.
2008 "Phillips, Maruki, Jamison, Gonzalez" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2008 "Outsider Art Survey" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2007 "Drawings & Other Discoveries" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2006 "Laura Anne Walker" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2005 "Summer in the City" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2005 "Art & Text" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2004 "Art Holiday" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2004 "Outside the Outsider Art Fair" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2003 "7th annual HAI to the MAX" Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
2003 "Nourishing the Spirit" Leslie University, Marran Gallery, MA.
2003 "Nourishing the Spirit" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2002 "Bigger and Closer" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
2002 "6th annual HAI to the MAX" Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
2001 "HAI Fresh" Fresh Art Gallery, NY NY.
2000 "5th annual HAI to the MAX" The Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
2000 "Morningside Westside Outsider Art Silent Auction" Gershwyn Hotel, NY NY.
1999 "4th annual HAI to the MAX" The Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1999 "Krazy Komix" HAI Gallery, NY NY.
1998 "Inner & Outer Struggle of HAI Artists" The Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1998 "Outsider Artists of HAI" The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville NJ.
1997 "HAI Art Store" The Art Store Gallery, NY NY.
1997 "HAI Artist's Lawrence Joyner & Nelia Gibbs" The Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1993 "Outsider Artists of HAI featuring Lady Shalamar" Margret Bodell Gallery LTD, NY NY.
1992 "Portraits" The Max Fish Gallery, NY NY.
1991 "William Gonzalez" First Street Cafe, NY NY.
1991 "Outsider Artists of HAI" Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville NJ.
1991 "New Outsider Artists of HAI" Max Fish Gallery Bar, NY NY.
1990 "HAI Art" First Street Cafe, NY NY.
1989 "Art on Ads" 10 on 8 Windows, NY NY.


Media Appearances
2015 Alice Bloom. "HAI Curators" Town & Village, Westchester Cable channel 77 LMCTV
2014 Matt McClure. "Queens Group Recognized for Providing Art-Filled Access" NY1, 9 Dec., 2 min.
2002 "Outsider Art" Nosolomusica, Ch. 5 Spain, Oct.
1996 "Pernod Awards" Ch.16, Gallery Beat, Jan.
1995 Kevin Frech, Dir. "Just Like In The Movies" Logical Chaos Prod., 82 min.


Reviews of Art
2017 Roma, Lisa and Coleman, Reginald True. “Expressing Emotion and Experience,” City Voices Vol. 20 No. 2 Summer pp. 9 & 13.
2017 Walker, Laura Anne. “Making Art After the Fall of HAI,” City Voices Vol. 20 No. 2 Summer pp. 9 & 13.
2016 Susan Harris (Editor), Mary Anne Staniszewski (Editor, Foreword), Papo Colo (Preface), Holland Cotter (Foreword), Rachel Gugelberger (Foreword) “ Exit Art: Unfinished Memories: 30 Years of Exit Art,” Steidl: Palazzolo pp. 292, 315, 325.
2016 Barkho, G. "At Open Source, Community Forms Through Accessible Art," Brooklyn Magazine, The Arts/Art, 18 Apr.
2014 “Paddle 8: Love Hate Back” The ShanShan Wei Daily, 2 Oct.
2013 tofg38. "Francis Michael Palazzolo's Bi-Polar Disorder Live" Webstorm/World Revolution, 27 Feb.
2012 Friedman, M. “Art Helps People Live With Mental Illness” The Huffington Post, Healthy Living, 23 June.
2006 Sarkissian, R. "Yoko Ono, F. Palazzolo, S. Tashjian, ABC at Deitch Projects" Armenian Intn’l, 24 Dec p8.
2006 Woodson, C. "Clarity from Chaos" New York City Voices, Volume XII, Number 1, Spring, p.19.
2006 Haber, John. "Visiting Hours, Winter-Spring" haberarts.com.
2006 Ferguson, S. "Tribes Gather at Exit Art" The Villager, vol. 75, no. 38, 8-14 Feb p18.
2006 Gordon, A.L. "Out & About" The New York Sun, 9 Jan p. 24.
2005 "At Exit Art" Artnetnews 28 Feb.
2005 "The Studio Visit" Newsgrist Dec.
2005 George. "True elf false" NY Graffiti & Street Art, cityrag.com. May 21.
2005 Feuer, Alan. "Above the Trendy the Down and Out" NY Times, Metro Sect., 7 April B1-13.
2005 Reed, John. “New York Critics' Picks” Art Forum Online, March-April.
2005 Widdacombe, Ben. "Harzardous to their Elf" Gatecrasher, Daily News, 19 March p.20.
2005 "Art Reviews of N. Y. Galleries and Museums" Timeout, March.
2005 Fallon, Mark B. Elf/infringement, New Line Cinema, Facsimile, 5 March.
2004 Johnson, Ken. "The Presidency" New York Times, Art In Review, 22 Oct E39.
2004 Vincent, Steven. "Virtriolic Hate Through Paint" National Review Online, 16 Nov.
2004 Ogle, Sandra. The Meaning of "The Presidency" Recount: A Magazine of Contemporary Politics, 20 Oct.
2004 "The Presidency" The Village Voice, ShortList, 27 Oct - 2 Nov p. 49.
2004 Vincent, Steven. "Virtriolic Hate Through Paint" National Review Online, 16 Nov.
2004 Ogle, Sandra. The Meaning of "The Presidency" Recount: A Magazine of Contemporary Politics, 20 Oct.
2004 "The Presidency" The Village Voice, ShortList, 27 Oct - 2 Nov p. 49.
2002 "Institute Neurosciences, N. West. Hosp. Launches Art Gallery" Sub. St. Health, 30 May.
2002 "Dedication of Operative Suite and Launch Of Art Gallery" WestchesterWire.com, 29 May.
2002 Fish, Judith Naomi. "Northern Westchester Hospital" Westchester Jewish Chronicle, April.
2002 Roessler, Lynn. "Mount Kisco-Proud and Independent" Women's News, vol. 20 No.8, April.
2002 Faces & Places, photo by Vechiollo, John. Westchester County Business Journal, 25 March.
2002 Across Our Towns, The Journal News, 18 March.
2002 "Northern Westchester Hospital Dedicates Art Gallery" Record Review, 8 March.
2002 Kelly, Amy. "Hospital Launches Neurosciences Institute" The Patent Trader, Health, 7 March, H1.
2001 Levy, Larry. "My Helpful Day Program" New York Voices, vol. 1 no. 1 sect. B , January-March, B29.
2000 Johnson, Ken. "Neo" New York Times, Art In Review, 28 July, B29.
2000 "Neo" The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, Galleries-Downtown, 3 July, p. 15.
1994 "Best of Guide" PAPER, March, p38.
1990 Goldman, L. "Vigilant Views" Streets Magazine, May, p. 24-7.
1987 FK. "Wo Der Geferierte Sellst Lag" Hanoversche Allgeneine, June, p. 12-4.


Published Art
2013 @tofg38. “Bi-Polar Disorder Live, Palazzolo's Photos” Webstorm/World Revolution, Wed. Feb. 27.
2006 Ferguson, S. "Tribes Gather at Exit Art" photo C. Patterson, The Villager, vol. 75, no. 38, Feb. 8-14, p18.
2005 Feuer, Alan. "Above Trendy the Down and Out" photos K. Meyer, N.Y. Times, Metro Sect., April 7, B1-13.
2006 "Studio Visit" AP photo, Voguegirl, No. 48, February, p.48.
2006 "At Exit Art" photos by C. Patterson, Tribes Magazine, Jan.
2003 "Beyond Raw Nerves And Cheap Metaphors" b.w. film still cinematographer O. Henke, photo p. 399.
2002 "Reflective Mind & Mind Dependent On Others" The Westchester Wag, photo by Vechiollo, John, April.
1997 "Simultaneous State of Affairs" The Minetta Review, New York University, b.w. image, Fall, p. 33.
1992 "Insttutional Gold" Palazzolo photo of Byars performaance sniffing seven cultural institutions, HYPE NYC Vol. 8, pp. 7.
1991 "God Fucking Moby Dick" The Plaster Saint version of Alias News, b.w. image, vol. 1 no. 1, front page.
1990 Goldman, L. "Vigilant Views" photos by C. Holt, Streets Magazine, May, p. 24-7.
1990 "White House Implosion" Kinder & Gentler version of Alias News, b.w. image, vol. 5 no. 1, front page.
1989 "Eating Eagle" Byki-Shit version of Alias News, b.w. image, vol. 4 no. 3, front page.
1988 "Crack-ola" American Forum, b.w. image, vol.11 no.3, front page.
1987 "Artificial Insemination, Abortion, & The Church" Humanshit version of Alias News b.w. images, p 8, 9.
1986 "China BSWM" Bullshit version of Alias News b.w. images, front page.


Art Editor & co-Founder
1991-93 HYPE NYC
    Quarterly cultural publication, circulation 10000k.
    Responsibilities
    Interviewer of visual artists
    Advertising salesman


Art Editor & co-Founder
1986-91 Alias News NYC
    Quarterly publication began as black & white copy handout in the Lower Eastside and East Village, NYC, and concluded with circulation of 10000k and distribution in U.S. & Europe. Each Alias News issue had distinctive name and style, at times size and paper differed.
    Responsibilities
    Cartoonist
    Interviewer of visual artists
    Layout design
    Advertising salesman








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