GENE WISNIEWSKI

20 48TH STREET #4F, WEEHAWKEN, NJ 07086

Mobile: (917) 566-8390

Email: gene@genewisniewski.com

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Featured in Time Out New York/CourseHorse Top Instructor


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

92nd Street Y, New York, NY

92nd Street Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ

Caveat, New York, NY

Creative Center for People With Cancer, New York, NY

Elective, New York, NY

Gypsy Yogis, Weehawken, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Hunter College, New York, NY

IvyConnect.com, New York, NY

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY

John Jay College, New York, NY

Julia Hough Yoga Studio, Weehawken, NJ

Lehman College, Bronx, NY

National Council of Jewish Women, NY

New York University, NY

Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends, Princeton, NJ

Private

Queens College, Queens, NY

Riverdale Y, Riverdale, NY

Soho House, New York, NY

SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Symposia Books, Hoboken, NJ

Westfield Art Association, Westfield, NJ

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

Goddard Riverside Community Center, New York, NY 1999-present

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

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

Educational Alliance 2017-2018

Private 2005-present

*Studio Classes in Drawing and Painting/Senior

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY 2009-present

S.T.A.R. Senior Center, New York, NY 2015-2018

*Studio Classes in Drawing and Painting/Teens

JCC Manhattan, New York, NY 2015-2017

PUBLISHED WORKS:

The Art of Looking at Art, being released by Rowman & Littlefield publishers May 2020

Short stories in Exquisite Corpse, the literary magazine of Louisiana State University, Satellite magazine, and other publications

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

REFERENCES:

Naomi Skop Richter

National Council of Jewish Women

646.884.9461

nskoprichter@ncjwny.org

Rachel Cloyd

92nd Street Y

212.415.5500

RCloyd@92y.org


Alaina Neuhring

JCC Manhattan

646.505.5713

aneuhring@jccmanhattan.org

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

“Post-Postcards"

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

“Symbologic”

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”

COLLECTORS:

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

PUBLICATIONS:

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