GENE WISNIEWSKI

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


www.genewisniewski.com

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

Please see below for a list of venues.


*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 2009-2020

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


*Drawing for Absolute Beginners (online course)

National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY 2020


*Finesse Your Drawing: A Focus on Facial Features (online course)

National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY 2020

Private 2020


PUBLISHED WORKS:


Short stories in Exquisite Corpse, Satellite magazine, and other publications


The Art of Looking at Art https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538133729/The-Art-of-Looking-at-Art, released by Rowman & Littlefield publishers September 2020


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:


Alicia Kubes

New York University

212.998.7033

alicia.kubes@nyu.edu


Naomi Skop Richter

National Council of Jewish Women

646.884.9461

nskoprichter@ncjwny.org


Mary Chiarella

Brookdale Community College

mchiarella@brookdalecc.edu


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:


2021: Fun-A-Day LA, Los Angeles, CA


2020: Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy

“CAM Pandemic Art”


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

LIST OF VENUES:


92nd Street Y, New York, NY

92nd Street Y Tribeca, New York, NY

Art Center of the Bluegrass, Danville, KY

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ

Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ

Bernardsville Library, Bernardsville, NJ

Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ

Caveat, New York, NY

Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

Chatham Public Library, Chatham, NJ

Creative Center for People With Cancer, New York, NY

Dedham Public Library, Dedham, MA

Dorot, New York, NY

Elective, New York, NY

Gypsy Yogis, Weehawken, NJ

Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ

Hudson Park Library, New York, NY

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

Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio

Montclair Public Library, Montclair, NJ

National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY

New York University, New York, NY

Oradell Free Public Library, Oradell, NJ

Patchogue Arts Council, Patchogue, NY

Princeton Area Newcomers and Friends, Princeton, NJ

Private

Queens College, Queens, NY

Queens Public Library, Queens, NY

Riverdale Y, Riverdale, NY

Soho House, New York, NY

Springfield Museums, Springfield, MA

SUNY Broome Community College, Dickinson, NY

SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY

Symposia Books, Hoboken, NJ

Troy Public Library, Troy, MI

University Settlement House, New York, NY

Washington-Centerville Public Library, Centerville, OH

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY

Westfield Art Association, Westfield, NJ

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood