NANCY AGATI                                                      

www.nancyagati.com      nancyagati@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts    The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Fine Arts    Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY   

International Study   Camberwell School of Art, London, England


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    Sewn Line - The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

2015   Continuum - The Marlin Gallery, Rutgers, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ

2014   Portico  - International Art & Artists, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

2013   Laccio Drawing - Solo Series - Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

2010   Stratum - Inliquid at The Crane, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA

2004   Drawn To Scale - Pentimenti Gallery, Project Room, Philadelphia, PA

2003   Helix Series - Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA

2002   Pools & Paragraphs - Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

2001   Terra Toma - ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

2000   Terra Toma - Allens Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Constructing Organics- Park Towne Place and Inliquid, Philadelphia PA 2016

None Works on Paper - Main & Station, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia and Griffintown, Montreal, CA  2016

FLUID - Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY 2015

Lumen Festival - Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NYJuly 2015 

Open Spaces - The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia PA2015

Within the Foreground - Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA 2014

Open Channels - Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia PA   2014

Art in the Open III - Schuylkill Banks Park, Philadelphia PA   2014

FROST - The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia PA   2014

Four Artists - Calandra Italian American Institute, New York, NY   2013

Art of the State - The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA   2013

Library of Life - Art in City Hall, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA   2013

Lo Studio dei Nipoti - International Art & Artists, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC &  Monasterace, Calabria, Italy   2012

Art in the Open I &II - Schuylkill Banks Park, Painted Bride Art Center & Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA   2010 & 2011

The Sketchbook Project - National Traveling Exhibition, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY   2011

Virtual Public Art Project I & II - Breadboard/Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA   2010 & 2011

Ephemerality - The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia PA   2009-10

6-III* - NCECA Conference, site-specific ceramic installation, Haverford, PA   2010

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2000-2009

Re.action - Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park, Solomons, Maryland 

10 Year Retrospective - Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA

MFA Thesis Exhibition - The University of the Arts, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery & The Milk Depot, Phila, PA 

President’s Exhibition - The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

Nature-Mystics - Arts Scene, West Chester, PA

Atmosphere in Flux - Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY

Crises - The Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

OutsideIn - The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia. PA 

Elemental - Wired Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 

The Nature of Language - The Land/ an art site, Albuquerque, NM  

Landscape Revisited - Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

International Exhibit - Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

Generations 04 Invitational - A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

50/50 (Installation) - Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM  

New Works in Paint - Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

Modular Multiples - Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

Artist as Teacher as…  - The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Art on Paper - Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD

 

GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

Main & Station Artist Residency 2017 - Parrsboro, Nova Scotia 

Creative Paper Construction Award 2016- Main & Station, Nonesuch Paper Awards, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Tending Space Fellowship 2014/15 -The Hemera Foundation, Boulder CO

Visiting Artist/Lecturer 2012 - Marywood University, Scranton, PA

Residency ArtistJune, 2012 - Lo Studio dei Nipoti, Monasterace, Calabria. Italy

Associate Member 2012-present - Bottega delle Mani, Avellino, Campania, Italy     

MFA Faculty Award  2007 - The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA     

MFA Merit Scholarship 2005-2007 - The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Artist Residency  2004 - Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico                           

Painting Award  2004 - Abington Art Center, Jenkintown. PA

Phillips Art Association 2001 - Award for Painting, New Hope, PA                                        

Window of Opportunity Award  2000 - The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

 

COLLECTIONS

The Pennsylvania Convention Center 

AIMCO Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA

The Hemera Foundation, Boulder CO

                                                      

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Carse, Kathryn      “9 Things You Shouldn’t Miss at Snug ‘Harbor in Bloom’”, SILive, May 2015

Agati, Nancy        Essay ‘Noticing Water”, Cleaver Magazine, September 2014

Jenkins, Mark - "DC Galleries, Portico", The Washington Post, February 2014

Grillo, Lucia - ITALICS, CUNY TV, "Four Artists, Lo Studio dei Nipoti" Calandra Institute September 2013

Nixon, Bruce - "Four Artists, Lo Studio dei Nipoti" Calandra Institute Exhibition Catalogue September 2013

Jenkins, Mark - "Lo Studio dei Nipoti", The Washington Post, September 2012

Lewis, Susan - Creatively Speaking, WRTI, radio interview Art in the Open, june 2010

Friedman, Sally - “Festival Takes Art into the Open”, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 2010

Newhall, Edith -  “Galleries: Art In the Open”, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 2010

Gadamus, Cari - “We Need More Art in the Open”, THE ARTBLOG, June 2010

Richards, Ryan - “Ceramic Art in Conjunction with the National Conference”, Main Line Times, April, 2010

Brady, Shaun - “You Can’t Take It with You” Philadelphia City Paper, Jan. 2009 #1235

Kirsh, Andrea  - “Philadelphia Introductions: Nancy Agati” INLIQUID.com Jan. 2007

Donohue, Victoria - “Out of Bucks, A Thrilling Feast”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2007                              

Strauss, R.B. - “A Most Revealing and Revelatory Exhibition” CHADDS FORD POST, 2007

Falzone, Paul  - “Crises”, NEWSLINK, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania, 2007

Newhall, Edith - “Art Alliance shakes it up”, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2006

Caldwell, Melissa - OutsideIN, Exhibition Catalogue, 2006

Strauss, R.B. - “Visions Merge at Pentimenti”, THE UNIVERSITY CITY REVIEW, Philadelphia, 2004

Rosof, Libby - “Shout Out for OutsideIN” THE ARTBLOG, 2006                                  

Fallon, Roberta - “Friday Sampler-Pentimenti” THE ARTBLOG, 2004

Keefer, Robert - “Small”, THE REGISTER-GUARD, Coburg, OR 2002

Strauss, R.B. - “An Elemental Exhibition”, THE DAILY LOCAL, West Chester, PA, 2002

Beyer, Rita - “Frame Up” THE CHESTNUTHILL LOCAL, Philadelphia, PA 2000