Jimenez - Colon Collection
Angelina Gualdoni
Gualdoni, Angelina
Angelina Gualdoni

Born in 1975 in San Francisco, California. Lives and works in Brooklyn.

Solo Exhibitions

Asya Geisberg Gallery, Shadows Slipping, Chelsea, NY, 2010
Kavi Gupta Gallery, Proposals for Remnants, Chicago, IL, 2009
St. Louis Art Museum, Currents 100: Angelina Gualdoni, St. Louis, MO, 2007
Dogenhaus Galerie, In the Shadows of the Radiant Half-life, Leipzig, Germany, 2007
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 12x12: Angelina Gualdoni, catalog, 2005
Kavi Gupta Gallery, It is Happening Again, Chicago, IL, 2004
Finesilver Gallery, Fringe City, San Antonio, TX, 2004
Kavi Gupta Gallery, Demo, Chicago, IL , 2002

Selected Group Exhibitions


Susan Inglett Gallery, In Side Out, curated by Eli Ping, Chelsea, NY

Musuem of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Selected work from the MCA Collection: Focus on UBS 12x12, Chicago, IL

Orlando Museum of Art, Without a Trace?, Orlando, FL
Mixed Greens, Gimme Shelter, Chelsea, NY

Art1010, X.x., curated by Jay Pluck, Brooklyn, NY

Champion Contemporary, Interrupted Landscape, Austin, TX


Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Constellations, curated by Julie Rodrigues-Wildholm, Chicago, IL

International Studio and Curatorial Program, Ridges, Troughs and Limbs, curated by Maggie Liu-Clinton, Brooklyn NY

Dogenhaus Gallery, Summer Group Show, Leipzig, Germany


Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Curated by Jessica Hough and Monica-Ramirez Montagut, Ridgefield, CT, catalog.
Neuberger Museum of Art, Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Curated by Dede Young,
Purchase, NY.
Galeria dell’Arco, Stalker Effect, Palermo, Italy and Shanghai, China


Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Salon Nouveau, curated by Jasper Sharp, Vienna, Austria
Nerman Museum, American Soil, curated by Bruce Hartman, Kansas City, MO
Galerie Michael Strasser, Blood Meridian, curated by David Hunt, Berlin, Germany
Howard House, Neonoir, curated by Cameron Martin, Seattle, WA
Ulrich Museum, Poets on Painters, curated by Katie Geha and Travis Nichols, Wichita, KS


Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Trace of a Trace of a Trace, New York, NY
Fa Projects, Apres Moi, Le Deluge, London, UK
Cherry and Martin, El Dorado, Los Angeles, CA


Museum De Paviljoens, The Painter of Modern Life, Almere, The Netherlands
Paragraph Gallery, Built Against Site, curated by Hesse McGraw, Kansas City, KS
Evanston Art Center, Things Fall From the Sky, Evanston, IL, Curated by Ken Fandell and Ciara Ennis, catalog.


Momentum Gallery, Artadia at Momentum, Berlin, Germany


Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Strange Days, Chicago, IL, Curated by Dominic Molon.
Vedanta Gallery, Rough Topography, Chicago, IL
Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY


Chicago Cultural Center, Here and Now, Chicago, IL, Curated by Gregory Knight, Lanny Silverman, Marianne Richter, and James Rondeau, catalog.


Galeria Senda, Realidades Imaginadas, Barcelona, Spain
Lombard Fried, Breathless, New York, NY


Vedanta Gallery, Landscape My Ass, Chicago, IL
Locus Gallery, Arcadia Redesigned, 2 person show, St. Louis, MO
Gallery 400, ., Chicago, IL


Regina Rex, Hand's Tide, co-curated with Lauren Portada and Max Warsh, Ridgewood, Queens, September 2010, ArtForum Critic's Pick.

Grants, Awards, Residencies

Artadia in Residence at ISCP, Inaugural Resident, 2009

New York Foundation for the Arts, Grant Recipient, 2008

Chateau La Nouple, Resident, 2008

Pollock-Krasner Grant, Recipient, 2007

Freund Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2006-2007

MacDowell Colony Fellow, 2005

Artist Pension Trust, Participant, New York

The Art Council Inc. (Artadia), Grant to Emerging Artists, 2001

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Matching Scholarship, 2000

Union League Visual Arts Competition Finalist, Chicago, IL, 2000

Selected Reviews and Publications


Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint and Huffington Post, "In Favor of Improvisation: Angelina Gualdoni at Asya Geisberg", October 21, 2010


Genocchio, Benjamin, New York Times, “In the Spirit of Modernist Ideals”, April 8, 2008
Genocchio, Benjamin, New York Times, "Today's Landscapes, Tomorrow's Dystopia", June 1, 2008
Lee, Jessica, New American Paintings, “Spotlight”, Dec-Jan 2008


Thorson, Alice, Kansas City Star, “American Soil Paints Bold Statements”, November 17, 2007
Muller, Dominikus, Artnet.de, “My Head in Spinning”, September 17, 2007
Bradley, Kimberly, Artnet.de, "Digest", October 17, 2007
Hackett, Regina, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, “Neonoir Explores Our Impact”, August 23, 2007
Bonetti, David, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Review”, April 1, 2007
Friswold, Paul, Riverfront Times, “A Very Strong Current”, March 29, 2007


McSweeney’s Quarterly, Issue 20


Museum of Contemporary Art, “Universal Experience: Art Life and the Tourist's Eye,” catalogue
McGraw, Hesse, Tank, “Suite Dreams: Artists Re-imagine American Architecture”, Aug 2005
Hawkins, Margaret, Chicago Sun-Times, “Nature still reigns in Gualdoni's Abstract-realism mix”, Jan 14, 2005


Ferrara, Annette, Ten by Ten, Visual Perimeter, Dec 2004
Goddu, Jenn, Chicago Tribune, “Gualdoni’s View to Ambiguity”, Dec. 31, 2004
Jankauskas, Jennifer, San Antonio Review, "Erik Benson: Perfect Memory + Angelina Gualdoni: Fringe City", Winter 2004


Snodgrass, Susan, Art in America, “Angelina Gualdoni at Vedanta Gallery”, June 2003
Yood, James, tema celeste, “Angelina Gualdoni at Vedanta Gallery”, May/June 2003
Brunetti, John, Chicago Artists' News, "Reclamation: Themes in the Work of Three Emerging Artists", Oct. 2003
Camper, Fred, Chicago Reader, “Monumental Works,” January 24, 2003


Hawkins, Margaret, Chicago Sun-Times, “Artists Reach for Heightened Reality,” December 27, 2002
New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition in Print, Curated by Bill Arning, MIT List Center
Sherman, Mary, Boston Sunday Herald, “Publication Takes on Midwestern Style”, Sept 8, 2002


Smith, Roberta, New York Times, “As Chelsea Expands a Host of Visions Rush In”, June 1, 2001
Molon, Dominic, New Art Examiner, “Life, Representational Painting, and Me”, Sept-Oct, 2001


Daniel, Jeff, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Reviews”, Arts & Entertainment, December 24, 2000

Professional Experience

School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, Regular Faculty, (2009-present)

Oxbow, Saugatuck, MI (2011)
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Freund Fellow, (2006 – 2007)
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Adjunct Faculty, (2003- 2005)
Columbia College, Chicago, IL, Adjunct Faculty, (2001-2005)
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Adjunct Faculty (Spring 2004)
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Visiting Artist (Spring 2003)
Gallery 37 Summer Program, Chicago, IL, Assistant Artist (Summer 1998 & 1999)

Classes Taught include:
Basic Drawing, Intermediate Drawing, and Advanced Independent Drawing
Basic Design and Color Theory
Painting I, II, III, and Independent Studio
Graduate Seminar


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 2000

University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art and Design, Chicago, IL
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, 2000

Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting and Installation , 1997

Washington University, School of Art, St. Louis, MO, 1993-95