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Gene Wisniewski

20 48th Street #4F, Weehawken, NJ  07086



Mobile:  (917) 566-8390 

Email:  gene@genewisniewski.com



Teaching Experience:


*Studio Classes in Drawing and Painting/Senior


Goddard Riverside Community Center, New York, NY 2000-present

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY 2009-present

National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY 2014-present

S.T.A.R Senior Center, New York, NY 2015-present


*Studio Classes in Drawing and Painting/Teens


JCC Manhattan, New York, NY 2015-present


*Studio Classes in Drawing and Painting/All Ages, All Levels


Picasso Art School, New York, New York, NY 2008-2009

Private 2005-present


*“The Six-Hour Art Major” (2011-present) art education seminar


Julia Hough Yoga Studio, Weehawken, NJ

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY

92nd Street Y, New York, NY

92nd Street Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Creative Center for People With Cancer, New York, NY

SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Hunter College, New York, NY

Queens College, Queens, NY

Lehman College, Bronx, NY

Westfield Art Association, Westfield, NJ

Soho House, New York, NY

Riverdale Y, Riverdale, NY

Symposia Books, Hoboken, NJ

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends, Princeton, NJ

Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ

IvyConnect.com, New York, NY


Education Background:


B.A., Rutgers University.  Skipped to advanced-level courses on recommendation of faculty member Leon Golub


Additional studies at the National Academy of Design, The New York Academy of Art, L’Ecole Albert Defois in Vihiers, France, and The New School




Christine Wheeler

Goddard Riverside Community Center




Christine Chen

92nd Street Y




Miriam Leviton

JCC Manhattan




Selected Exhibitions:


2014:  Tower Gallery, Weehawken, NJ

            "Dollar Store Dioramas" solo exhibition


2011:  Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI

            "Richeson 75" (awarded “Meritorious Entry”)


2011:  Cover and featured artist, "Fix It Broken" magazine

             Volume 1, Issue 2 (includes interview)


2010:  33 Collective Gallery, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

            "Sixth Annual Self-Portrait Competition"


2009:  Grace Van Vorst Gallery, Jersey City, NJ     

            "20th Annual Cathedral Arts Fair"


2009: Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

            "Benefit for Nicole Gagne"             


2008: Hoboken Artists’ Studio Tour, Hoboken, NJ


2008:  Art House Production Space, Jersey City, NJ

            “Art SLAM”


2007:  City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

            “Metro 25” Traveling exhibition independently juried by Heather Darcy (MIxed Greens Gallery), Erin Donnelly (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council), and Carlo McCormick (Paper Magazine)


2007:  Artists Space, New York, NY

            “Night of 1000 Drawings”


2007:  James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

            “Postcards From the Edge” Benefit Exhibition/Auction for AIDS Research


2006:  Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA



2006:  Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, New York, NY

            “Postcards From the Edge” Benefit Exhibition/Auction for AIDS Research


2005:  The Tate Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

            “First Year Anniversary Exhibition”


2005:    CBGB 313 Gallery, New York, NY



2005:  Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

            “Postcards From the Edge” Benefit Exhibition/Auction for AIDS Research


2004:  Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

            “Nohu II Artists Slide Show”


2002:    The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

            “Juried Exhibition, Audobon Artists, Inc.”


1994:  The Drawing Center, New York, NY

            “The Return of the Exquisite Corpse”




Douglas Carter Beane, New York, NY

Beeban Kidron, London, England

Sur Rodney (Sur), New York, NY

Gregory Montreuil/Yves Musard, New York, NY

Nancy Tompkins/Larry Heinemann, Jersey City, NJ

Alice Eisenberg, New York, NY

Eric Rasmussen, New York, NY

Kathena Bryant/Tim Champion, New York, NY

Robert David, Jersey City, NJ

Skye Henley, Seattle, WA


Career-related Experience:


Volunteer, first and second “Rainbow Day” Events, art therapy program at children’s psychiatric ward of St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY


Volunteer, mural painter in New York City public schools, New York Cares


La Ola (www.laola.org), Hudson County artist’s organization, member


Commercial illustrator/Graphic Designer




Weehawken Reporter, “If there’s Soho, why can’t there be Nohu in North Hudson?”, Jim Hague, Sunday, Oct.4, 2004


Jersey Journal, “Nohu arts scene on the rise”, Jeff Theodore, Saturday, Oct, 30, 2004


Weehawken Reporter, “From Acting to Real Estate to Art”, Jim Hague, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004


Weehawken Reporter, “Painting a Stairway to Paradise”, Jim Hague, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007


Jersey Journal, “Art Party Promises to be Slammin’!””, Jeff Theodore, Friday, March 7, 2008


RE: ‘SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR”: Weehawken Reporter, “Art School Condensed”, Gennarosa Pope, Sunday, May 20, 2012


RE: ‘SIX-HOUR ART MAJOR”: Time Out New York, featured in “Continuing Education 2012”, August 2, 2012


Publications (non-featured):


The New York Times, “A Show of Small Works, and a Group Sampler”, Benjamin Genocchio, Dec. 9, 2007


Hudson  Reporter, “Causing a Splash”, Nicolas Millan, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008