Leigh Tarentino
leightarentino@gmail.com
 
Solo Exhibitions
2014
Artist in Residence Two: Leigh Tarentino, Art and History Museums – Maitland, FL
The Night Hours, Windows Project, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
Memory of Snow, Falk Gallery, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
2012
Reflections and Translations, Adam Gallery, London, England
Picture Window, Space Inno Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2010
Long Exposure, Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
New Work 2010, Hillel Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
2006
Slip Road, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Anti-Oasis, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY

Two and Three-Person Exhibitions
2017
From Here to There, two-person exhibition with Nancy Friedman-Sanchez, Darger HQ, Omaha, NE
2014
Temporal Vistas: Leigh Tarentino and Ben Clarkson, Darger HQ, Lincoln, NE
Illusory Landscapes: Leigh Tarentino and Martina Lindqvist, Muriel Guépin Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Leigh Tarentino/Duane Slick, Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI
2009
Artificial Realities, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY (Three-person)
Leigh Tarentino/Martha Groome, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
Faculty Triennial Exhibition, Bell Gallery, Brown University
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery Benefit Postcard Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Inaugural Exhibition, Darger HQ, Lincoln, NE
Love Art Fair, Darger HQ Gallery, Toronto, Canada, May 8-11, 2014
2013
City of Tiny Lights, Salisbury University Art Galleries, Salisbury, MD
London Art Fair, Adam Gallery, London, England, January 16-20, 2013
2012
To be Considered, Benefit Art Auction, Muriel Guépin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
12XTwelve, Saatchi Online
2011
September Group Exhibition, Adam Gallery, London, England
2010
Faculty Triennial, Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
The Big Light Show, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
2008
RISD NYC Biennial 2008, curated by Glenn Ligon and Lisa Sigal, The Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence, RI
2006
The Sheltering Sky, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Young American Artists, Stas Namin Centre, Moscow, Russia
Third Annual Summer Group Show, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles
2004
 First Happiness, University Art Museum, State University of New York at Albany
A Slow Read, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
Bibliography
2014
L. Kent Wolgamott, “Subtle Winter Paintings at Darger HQ”, Lincoln Journal Star, November 23, 2014 LINK
Richard Reep, "Cicero Greathouse and Leigh Tarentino at Maitland Art Center
Two artists-in-residence display the fruits of their labor", Orlando Weekly, October 29, 2014 LINK
Donnia Ghezlane-Lala, "Snow Painting Series", Fubiz.net, June 19, 2014 LINK
Ed., “Texture, Turf, and Landscape at Mixed Greens”, Cultivating Culture, May 6, 2014 LINK
Allison Geller, “Howard Fonda, Leigh Tarentino and Susan Graham: Inside and Out at Mixed Greens”, M Daily, March 26, 2014 LINK
2013
Greg Cook, “Midnight Winter Wonderlands”, The Providence Phoenix, December 4, 2013 LINK
Sharon Butler, "Providence Report: Leigh Tarentino and Duane Slick", Two Coats of Paint Blog, November 20, 2013 LINK
Suzanne Vollmer, "Dual Individuality: Duane Slick and Leigh Tarentino", Artscope, November/December 2013 issue LINK
2012
Philip A. Hartigan, “A View From the Easel”, Hyperallergic, August 16, 2012 LINK
2009
Art Listings, New York Magazine, March, 2009
2006
Benjamin Genocchio, “From Moscow to the Bergen Mall”, New York Times, January 29, 2006 LINK
2004
Amanda von Poggensee, “Where Art Thou? In Williamsburg, Brooklyn… with all the other bohemian hipsters”, Zink Magazine, June 2004
Stephen Maine, “Dateline Brooklyn”, Artnet.com, April 4, 2004 LINK
Gallery Watch, Art & Antiques Magazine, April 2004
Art Listings, New York Magazine, April 5, 2004
FlavorpillNYC, Issue 197, March 16-22, 2004
Stephen Maine, “Dateline Brooklyn”, Artnet.com, February 12, 2004 LINK
 
Grants and Awards
2015
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2014
Artist-in-Residence, Maitland Art and History Museums
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2013
Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale Foundation
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2012
Salomon Research Award, Brown University
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2011
Creative Arts Council Course Development Award
Creative Arts Council Departmental Award
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2010
Artist-In-Residence Fellowship, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
Artist-In-Residence Fellowship, Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
Undergraduate Teaching and Research Award, Brown University
Salomon Grant Curricular Development Award, Brown University
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2009
Humanities Research Award, Brown University
2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2007
Gottlieb Foundation Grant
Artists’ Fellowship Grant
2004
Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Hall Farm Center for Arts, Townshend, VT
 
Professional Appointments
2015-present
Associate Professor, Department of Visual Art, Brown University
2008 - 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Art, Brown University
2007 - 2008
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Visual Art, Brown University
1999
Independent Study MFA Instructor, Graduate Studies Program, Maine College of Art
1998
Adjunct Lecturer, 2D Design, Department of Art, Rhode Island College
1997 - 1999
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing I, Drawing II, Painting I, Department of Art and Design, Endicott College
1997 - 1998
Instructor, Drawing, Art History Survey, Pre-College Summer Studies Program, RISD
1997
Adjunct Lecturer, Foundation Design, Drawing I, Department of Visual Art, Brown University
1997
Adjunct Lecturer, Drawing, Department of Art and Music, Assumption College
 
Selected Visiting Artist/Critic/Juror
2016
Artist talk, Darger HQ Gallery, for From Here to There exhibition, Omaha, NE
Artist Talk at the Bell Gallery, Brown University in conjunction with the Faculty Triennial Exhibition
Juror, Black & White Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT
2015
Panelist for the Delaware Division of the Arts, 2016 Individual Artist Fellowships for Works on Paper
2014
Juror, Little Compton Art Exhibition, Little Compton, RI
Visiting Artist/Critic and Student Exhibition Juror, Christopher Newport University
Artist Talk, Art and History Museums – Maitland, FL
2013
Visiting Critic, Junior Painting Reviews, RISD
Visiting Critic, Graduate Printmaking Reviews, RISD
2012
Visiting Artist/Critic, Hongik University, Sejong City, South Korea
Visiting Artist/Critic, Hanseo University, Seosan, South Korea
Visiting Critic, Graduate Printmaking Department, RISD
Visiting Artist/Critic, Connecticut College
2011
Visiting Critic, Graduate Printmaking Department, RISD
Visiting Critic, Junior Painting Reviews, RISD
Juror, Senior Show, Connecticut College
2010
Juror, Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition, North Easton, MA
Visiting Critic, Graduate Printmaking Department, RISD
Visiting Artist/Critic, Bowdoin College
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Rochester
 
Education
1995
Master of Fine Arts, with Honors, Rhode Island School of Design
1990
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kansas City Art Institute
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