ANGELO FILOMENO - Bio

Angelo Filomeno

Born 1963, Ostuni, Italy


Lives and works in New York, New York



SOLO EXHIBITIONS




2011

“Venice Biennale In The World,” Italian Cultural Institute of New York, New York

Galeria Massimo Audiello Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico



2010

“The marquis and a bearded dominatrix with a cake in the oven,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York



2009

“Because the World Is Cruel,” Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

“Mortality’s Alchemist,” Savannah College of Art and Design, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, Georgia. Traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia



2008

“Betrayed Witches,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Eros and Thanatos,” Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee



2007

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France



2006

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York



2004

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France



2003

Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, 

Italy

Massimo Audiello, New York, New York



2001

Massimo Audiello, New York, New York



2000

“Hurqualia,” Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy. Traveled to Art Resources Transfer, New York, New York



1999

Art Resources Transfer, Project Room, New York, New York



1998

QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Bayside, New York



GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2011 

“A New Hook: Re-thinking Needlework,” Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland



2010 

“Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005–2010,” Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, New York

“The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Il Trucco e le Maschere,” Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy

“185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art,” National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, New York



2009

“Artifici contemporanei e difformità barocche,” ARCOS Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento, Italy

“Thread Baring: A Portrayal of Masculinity One Stitch at a Time,” Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

“In Stitches,” curated by Beth Rudin deWoody, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, New York

“Flower Power,” Villa Giulia, Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Verbania, Italy

“Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass,” KAdE Kunsthal in Amersfoort, The Netherlands

“The Garden at 4 AM,” Gana Art, New York

“Pretty Is As Pretty Does,” Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“En Découdre,” Fondation d’Entreprise Espace Ecureuil, Toulouse, France



2008

“Black,” G Fine Art, Washington D.C.

“Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion,” Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Texas. Traveled to Grey Art Gallery at New York University, New York; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

“Collection II: shell-shelter,” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Expanded Painting,” Space Other, Boston, Massachusetts

“A Year in Drawing,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York 



2007

“M*A*S*H Miami: The Expanded Painting Show,” Miami Design District, Miami, Florida

“Pricked: Extreme Embroidery,” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

“Shattering Glass: New Perspectives,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York

“Senso Unico,” P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York

“4aXY: 10 Years of Gallery 4A,” Gallery 4A – Asia Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia

“I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art,” Cheim & Read, New York, New York

“2ème Ete Culturel: Dialogues Mediterraneens,” Citadelle de Saint-Tropez, Saint-Tropez, France

“Shadow,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Subtil Textile,” Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

“Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense,” 52nd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy



2006

“The Way of All Flesh,” BravinLee Programs, New York, New York

“Arcadia,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York

“Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory,” Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, Washington 

“ARS 06,” Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland



2005

“Alternative Paradise” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Hanging by a Thread” The Moore Space, Miami, Florida

“Neo-Baroque!” Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy 

“It’s Not About Sex!” Luxe Gallery, New York, New York

“New Tapestries,” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, New York

“Mystery,” Grace Li Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

“Surface,” Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, New York

“Chronos,” Il Filatoio, Caraglio, Italy

“Filoluce,” Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy



2004 

“100% Acid free,” White Columns, New York, New York

“Angelo Filomeno, Simon Periton, Philip Taaffe, Francesco Vezzoli,” Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, New York



2003

“Stop & Stor,” Luxe Gallery, New York, New York

“Game,” Salvatore Ferragamo, New York, New York

“Makeover,” Massimo Audiello, New York, New York

“Il Racconto del Filo,” Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rovereto, Italy 

“City Mouse, Country Mouse,” Space 101, New York, New York

“Fashion, Italian Style,” The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York



2002

“Proper Villains,” Untitled (space) Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut 

“Sew Fine,” Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York



2002

“Officina America,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy



2001

“Guardaroba,” Ex Monastero Santa Scolastica, Bari, Italy 



2000

“Le Jardin,” Villa Medici, Academie de France à Rome, Rome, Italy 

“Re:Duchamp,” Kulturbahnhof, Bremen, Germany. Traveled to The Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland; Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

“Inantartico,” Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy



1999

“Whichkraft?” Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, New York

“Surface Structure,” Nikolai Fine Art, New York, New York

“25 Years of Photography,” CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York 

“Paradise 8,” Exit Art, New York, New York



1998

“Artist of the week,” Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York

“No England-No Amsterdam III,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

“Biennial Works on Paper,” Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Bayside, New York

New York State Biennial, New York State Museum, Albany, New York



1997

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York 

Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York



1996 

Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, New York





PUBLIC COLLECTIONS



21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky 

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

The Lever House Art Collection, New York, New York

Mezzanin Stiftung Fur Kunst, Schaan, Liechtenstein

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland

Museum of Glass / International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, Washington

Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence, Italy
 

 

Angelo Filomeno


Born 1963, Ostuni, Italy

Lives and works in New York, New York



SOLO EXHIBITIONS




2011

“Venice Biennale In The World,” Italian Cultural Institute of New York, New York

Galeria Massimo Audiello Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico



2010

“The marquis and a bearded dominatrix with a cake in the oven,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York



2009

“Because the World Is Cruel,” Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

“Mortality’s Alchemist,” Savannah College of Art and Design, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah, Georgia. Traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design, Trois Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia



2008

“Betrayed Witches,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Eros and Thanatos,” Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee



2007

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France



2006

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York



2004

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France



2003

Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, 

Italy

Massimo Audiello, New York, New York



2001

Massimo Audiello, New York, New York



2000

“Hurqualia,” Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy. Traveled to Art Resources Transfer, New York, New York



1999

Art Resources Transfer, Project Room, New York, New York



1998

QCC Art Gallery, Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Bayside, New York



GROUP EXHIBITIONS



2011 

“A New Hook: Re-thinking Needlework,” Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland



2010 

“Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005–2010,” Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, New York

“The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Il Trucco e le Maschere,” Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy

“185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art,” National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, New York



2009

“Artifici contemporanei e difformità barocche,” ARCOS Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento, Italy

“Thread Baring: A Portrayal of Masculinity One Stitch at a Time,” Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

“In Stitches,” curated by Beth Rudin deWoody, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York, New York

“Flower Power,” Villa Giulia, Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Verbania, Italy

“Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass,” KAdE Kunsthal in Amersfoort, The Netherlands

“The Garden at 4 AM,” Gana Art, New York

“Pretty Is As Pretty Does,” Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“En Découdre,” Fondation d’Entreprise Espace Ecureuil, Toulouse, France



2008

“Black,” G Fine Art, Washington D.C.

“Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion,” Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Texas. Traveled to Grey Art Gallery at New York University, New York; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

“Collection II: shell-shelter,” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Expanded Painting,” Space Other, Boston, Massachusetts

“A Year in Drawing,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York 



2007

“M*A*S*H Miami: The Expanded Painting Show,” Miami Design District, Miami, Florida

“Pricked: Extreme Embroidery,” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

“Shattering Glass: New Perspectives,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York

“Senso Unico,” P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York

“4aXY: 10 Years of Gallery 4A,” Gallery 4A – Asia Australia Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia

“I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art,” Cheim & Read, New York, New York

“2ème Ete Culturel: Dialogues Mediterraneens,” Citadelle de Saint-Tropez, Saint-Tropez, France

“Shadow,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York

“Subtil Textile,” Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France

“Think with the Senses – Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense,” 52nd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy



2006

“The Way of All Flesh,” BravinLee Programs, New York, New York

“Arcadia,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York

“Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory,” Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, Washington 

“ARS 06,” Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland



2005

“Alternative Paradise” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Hanging by a Thread” The Moore Space, Miami, Florida

“Neo-Baroque!” Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy 

“It’s Not About Sex!” Luxe Gallery, New York, New York

“New Tapestries,” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, New York

“Mystery,” Grace Li Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland

“Surface,” Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, New York

“Chronos,” Il Filatoio, Caraglio, Italy

“Filoluce,” Museo della Permanente, Milan, Italy



2004 

“100% Acid free,” White Columns, New York, New York

“Angelo Filomeno, Simon Periton, Philip Taaffe, Francesco Vezzoli,” Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, New York



2003

“Stop & Stor,” Luxe Gallery, New York, New York

“Game,” Salvatore Ferragamo, New York, New York

“Makeover,” Massimo Audiello, New York, New York

“Il Racconto del Filo,” Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rovereto, Italy 

“City Mouse, Country Mouse,” Space 101, New York, New York

“Fashion, Italian Style,” The Museum at FIT, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York



2002

“Proper Villains,” Untitled (space) Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut 

“Sew Fine,” Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York



2002

“Officina America,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy



2001

“Guardaroba,” Ex Monastero Santa Scolastica, Bari, Italy 



2000

“Le Jardin,” Villa Medici, Academie de France à Rome, Rome, Italy 

“Re:Duchamp,” Kulturbahnhof, Bremen, Germany. Traveled to The Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland; Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

“Inantartico,” Omphalos Arte Contemporanea, Bari, Italy



1999

“Whichkraft?” Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, New York

“Surface Structure,” Nikolai Fine Art, New York, New York

“25 Years of Photography,” CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York 

“Paradise 8,” Exit Art, New York, New York



1998

“Artist of the week,” Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York

“No England-No Amsterdam III,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

“Biennial Works on Paper,” Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Bayside, New York

New York State Biennial, New York State Museum, Albany, New York



1997

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York 

Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York



1996 

Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, New York





PUBLIC COLLECTIONS



21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky 

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

The Lever House Art Collection, New York, New York

Mezzanin Stiftung Fur Kunst, Schaan, Liechtenstein

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland

Museum of Glass / International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, Washington

Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence, Italy