Bio

Marisa Tesauro

www.marisatesauro.com

info@marisatesauro.com

Born 1976, currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Education

2001

Rhode Island School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Providence, RI

Selected Exhibitions

2016

Queens Museum of Art, Chance Ecologies, Group Exhibition, Queens, NY

Dickinson Roundell, Scent, Group Exhibition, NY, NY

Radiator Gallery, Chance Ecologies, Group Exhibition, Queens, NY

2015

Hunter’s Point South, Construction Burial Sites, Site-specific Installation and walk as part of Chance Ecologies, Queens, NY

Bay Ridge SAW, Inclinations, Site-specific Installation, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Museum, La Specola, Miti Oggi Ruderi Domani, Solo Exhibition, University of Florence, Italy

ARTECHO, A Remix of Abundance:Constructing Sustainability, Group Exhibition, NY, NY

Galapagos Art Space, Talented Brooklyn, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

2013

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute at Queens College CUNY, Lo Studio dei

Nipoti:4 Artists, NY, NY

Bronx Museum of the Arts, BRONX CALLING:THE SECOND AIM BIENNIAL, Bronx, NY

AS Studios at 526 West 26th Street, Real Time, NY, NY

2012

NARS Foundation, NARS Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

Newton Art Center, Out of the Ruins: Reimagining the Romantic Tradition,

Group Exhibition, Newton, MA

Hillyer Art Space, Lo Studio dei Nipoti, Group Exhibition, Washington D.C.

Catoio Add’u Padizzu, Via Roma 2, Site-specific Installation, Monasterace, Italy

Galapagos Art Space, Talented Brooklyn, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

No Longer Empty at The Andrew Freedman Home, This Side of Paradise, Bronx, NY

2011

NARS Foundation, Sunset Rising, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

NARS Foundation, Bridges, Trees, Skulls, Pies and Other Treasure Trails,

Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

ARTBLOGARTBLOG, ¨If you like it take it home.¨, Group Exhibition, NY, NY

Samson Projects, Chain Letter, Group Exhibition, Boston, MA

Galapagos Art Space, Talented Brooklyn, Group Exhibition Brooklyn, NY

2010

Milk Studios, MEMPHIS, Site-specific Installation, NY, NY

Partners & Spade, Lawn Project, NY, NY

One Story Press, Silent Auction, Brooklyn, NY

2009

Eyebeam Gallery, Crystalarium, Site-specific Installation, NY, NY

Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Specchi, Solo Exhibition, NY, NY

2008

Casaborne Gallery, Born III, Group Exhibition, Antequera, Spain

2007

Patio de la Hospedería de Monasterio de San Benito, Bienal de Escultura, Valladolid, Spain

2006

La Escocesa, “Deja Tú Marca Aquí”, Site-specific Installation/Performance, Barcelona, Spain

2004

Staygold Gallery, Threads, Associations and Implications, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

Topic Magazine, 100 Pounds of Dick Cheney, Performance for,Table 50, NY, NY

Old American Can Factory, Field, Site-specific Installation, Brooklyn, NY

2003

4th ave., Pulpo de las Calles, Public Intervention, Brooklyn, NY

2001

Woods Gerry Hall (RISD), Pod, Providence, RI

Benson Hall (RISD), Façade, Providence, RI

2000

Apt. 3 Gallery, 6 Artists/6 Rooms, Site-specific Installation, Providence, RI

Related Projects

2016

Artist Book, Relics in the Construction of Place. In Conjunction with Chance Ecologies at Queens Museum of Art, NY

2014

Artist talk at the Museum La Specola in conjunction with the archeology conference, La

Romanizzazione Della Citta’ dei Centri e Dei Territori Dell’Italia Ionica, Florence, Italy

2012

Artist Book, Strutture, published by Content Series, Brooklyn, NY

2011

Sculpture Edition Project, Ruminations, commissioned by Worthwhisland, Brooklyn, NY

Residencies/Awards

2016

Queens Museum Studio in the Park Residency, Chance Ecologies, Queens, NY

2015

Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant

Site-specific installation project, Aieta, Calabria, Italy

Bay Ridge SAW, selected artist, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

2013

Artist Pension Trust, Participating Artist

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Curate NYC, Guest Curator Picks, Betti-Sue Hertz, Director of

Visual Arts, San Francisco, CA

Montclair Art Museum, Curate NYC, Guest Curator Picks, Alexandra Schwartz, Curator of

Contemporary Art,, Montclair, NJ

2012

Bronx Museum of the Arts, Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, Bronx, NY

AS Artists, Artist Registry curated by Jill Conner, NY, NY

Monasterace Artist in Residence, Monasterace, Italy

2011

Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship Award, Johnson, VT

2008

XO Projects, Artist in Residence, Brooklyn, NY

2003

XO Projects, Artist in Residence, Brooklyn, NY

2001

Yvonne Force Award

Rhode Island School of Design, Award of Excellence Scholarship 1997-2001, Providence, RI

Selected Bibliography

2016

Alvarez Fernandez, Maximino, Hunters Point, January 26

2015

D’Agostino, Paul, L Rex: Art, The L Magazine, June 6

Malone, Başak, The New Collectors Book 2015

2013

Briscese, Rosangela, Italics, The Italian American Television, John D. Calandra Institute,

September

Sciorra, Joseph, Il Bollettino, In Piazza, Vol. 6, Issue 1

2012

Raco, Vincenzo, Artisti a Monasterace, Il Quotidiano della Calabria, May, 5

2010

Cano, Jorge and Orozco, Marta, Textos Elásticos, Visualización Dínamica de Textos, La Imagen

es un Texto, Centro de Arte y Creación Industríal Laboral de Gijón, February

2009

Mankin, Jen, “The Cut”, New York Magazine, February 16

2008

Robles, Ana, Se Ruega No Tocar,“La Ciudad Ideal de Marisa Tesauro”, La Fresa

Contemporary Art Magazine