James Michael Pustorino      74 W46th St  Bayonne, NJ 07002     201 823-9393               jpustorino@yahoo.com      
www.jamespustorino.com                                                                                                  www.drawingrooms.org

BFA 1983 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa-


One and two-person exhibitions

2012         Cosmic Strips, Todd James Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2011         Universechild, Chambers 916 Gallery, Portland OR         
2010         Bridge to the Future, mural with High School students at Jersey City Museum, Jersey City NJ
2009         Cosmic Strips, Chambers 916 gallery, Portland OR
2008         You Must be Dreaming, Windows on Columbus, Jersey City, NJ
2007         James Pustorino: The Space We’re In, John Meagher Rotunda Gallery, City Hall Jersey City, NJ
2005         James Pustorino: Recent Paintings, Learning Spirit Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
1999         Everything Must Conform to the Rainbow, First St. Community Gallery,  Jersey City NJ
1994         James Pustorino, Jill Scipione, Cloud Cliff Art Space, Santa Fe, NM
1993         James Pustorino, Jill Scipione, Roberta Kuhn Gallery, Columbus Ohio
               In the Summer Weeds, Botany Hall/Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA
1992         James Pustorino, Jill Scipione: The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
               Night/Day, Waldo’s on High, Columbus, OH


Selected Group Exhibitions

9/16         Pin it Up, (solo room) Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City NJ
6/16         AIR Gallery Postcard Show, Brooklyn NY
2/16         Contemporary Hudson County, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ
9/15         Mostly Drawing, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City NJ
10/14       Spatial Intelligence, Odetta Gallery Brooklyn, NY
2/14         Just Looking: Art and the Act of Seeing, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
7/13         Multiplicities, Victory Hall DRAWING ROOMS, Jersey City, NJ
12/12       Connections,  Chambers 916 Gallery, Portland OR        
10/10       Jersey City Art Fair, the Beacon, Jersey City NJ
10/10       A Splendid Energy, Jersey City Museum Jersey City NJ
9/09         Jersey City Art Fair, the Beacon, Jersey City NJ
9/09         Reflections of a Tiger, Henry Snyder H.S., Jersey City NJ
7-8/09      Dreams on a Midsummer Night- Victory Hall @SEAPORT, NYC
10/08       Lifecycles, The Beacon, Jersey City, NJ
10/98       Dynamic Structure –Banners at 70 Green, Jersey City
9/07         Fire and Ash - William Patterson University Gallery, Patterson, NJ
5/06         Cathedral Arts Festival, Grace Church, Jersey City, NJ
3/06         Monumental- Artist’s monuments to New Jersey, Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City NJ
10/05       With Apparent Ease - Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City NJ
10/05       Jersey City Public Library, NJ
10/05       Municipal Exhibit 140 Bay St Space , Jersey City, NJ
8/04         Living a Culture of Peace – Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City NJ
7/04-5      San Diego Comic Con- San Diego CA
10/03       0730too- Jersey City Museum Satellite space Grove St. Jersey City, NJ
10/03       Built to Form- Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ
6/03         Epic  - Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ
6/03         New Kid on the Block – Rotunda Gallery, City Hall , Jersey City NJ
11/02        IPCNY Benefit, Sothebys, NYC, NY
7/02          Wonderworlds- Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ
6/02          Beauty of Big- Victory Hall Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ
3/01          Language and Landscape- United Water Art Space, Jersey City, NJ
1/01          New Prints 2001-The International Print Center, NYC, NY
6/00          Czestachowa Hall, Jersey City NJ
4/00          St. Lucy’s Church, Jersey City, NJ
3/97          Beyond Burchfield: An Enduring Legacy- The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
5/93          Doesil Drawings – Laroche College, Pittsburgh, PA
2/93          Experiences: Art from the Inner World- The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
7/92          L’Assoluto Naturale- Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
6/91          Violence and Visual Pleasure- Birmingham Lofts, Pittsburgh,
4/91          Art Beyond- Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
7/90          Hartwell Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Bibliography
2006        APPLEBOME, PETER-   A Monument to New Jersey?  Imaginations Are Born to Run, NY Times March 15, 2006-
              GENOCCHIO, BENJAMIN - That's Not a Landfill, It's a Monument


Public Art Projects

7-12/06      Art Park –Installation of 2 – 60ft murals at Erie &10th Jersey City, NJ
2011-13     Windows of Inspiration- 8 window-permanent Public Art Project. MLK HUB Jersey City, NJ
10/08          Building Cities/Dynamic Structure Banners at 77 Hudson/70 Greene, Jersey City, NJ         
                 Produced Public Art project of 50 banners of 25 artist’s works around new building site
  

Curatorial

6/14 –Present –The Art Project, Hamilton House/Gallery 109 Columbus/The Art House/
                 The Oakman, Jersey City, NJ. 36 Solo-artist lobby installations, ongoing.
5/14           Automatic/Systematic, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, N
3/14           Pictures of Everything:Abstract Painting Now, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, N
1/14           Just Looking: Art and the Act of Seeing, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
12/13         Big Small Painting Show, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
10/12         Multiplicities, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
5/13           Night and Day, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
10/12         The Subjective Objective, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
10/11         Pin-it-Up, Mana Fine Arts, Jersey City, NJ
10/11         Shack Fragments and Gnome Banners, Mana Fine Arts, Jersey City, NJ  
7-9/11       Subject No Object: The Abstract Picture- Warburg Exhibit Space, 100 Hudson St NY, NY
5-7/11       In a Small Manner, Warburg Exhibit Space, 100 Hudson St NY, NY         
10/10        Jersey City Art Fair@ the Beacon 2010, Jersey City NJ- Organized/curated City-wide 50            
                person exhibit in 4,000 sq. ft space
9/10          Made from Earth at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ –
6/10          Sea, Sky and Shore at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ
4/10           Inner Visions/Outer Space at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ         
9/09           Jersey City Art Fair, the Beacon, Jersey City NJ - Organized/curated City-wide 50 person
                exhibit in multiple condominiums  
9/09           Reflections of a Tiger, Henry Snyder H.S., Jersey City NJ- Organized/curated an area art         
                 exhibition at an inner-city arts high school            
9/09           Constructions in the Sunken Garden, Mack-Cali Atrium, Jersey City- Curated Large-scale multi- artist sculpture
                 exhibit in public atrium
10/07          Fish Out of Land- Mack-Cali Atrium, Jersey City, NJ (with Graham McNamarra)
7-8/09        Dreams on a Midsummer Night- Victory Hall @SEAPORT, NYC
                 Manual for Overfishing- Victory Hall @SEAPORT, NYC
9/09            Magic Window- at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ (with Anne Trauben)
7/09            Seeing in Color- at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ
4/09            Building Cities- at 545 Washington Ave. Jersey City, NJ
10/08          Lifecycles- 3D at the Beacon, Jersey City NJ
10/08          Lifecycles 2D at 545 Washington Ave., Jersey City, NJ
10/08          Lifecycles Banners at Jersey City Parks- NJ       
2/08            Love is for Lovely People- 77 Hudson Sales Center, JC, NJ
4/08             It's Only Natural- 77 Hudson Sales Center, JC, NJ
10/07           Face to Face – VAP Brunswick St , Jersey City
4/07             99 cents-with Jersey City Museum (Co-curator with Rocio Arranda Alvarado)
10/06           American Diaspora (Co-curator)
5/ 06            The Victory Hall Annual - Painting 2006 (Co-curator)
3/06             Monumental- with Jersey City Museum (Co-curator with Rocio Arranda Alvarado)
12/05           Art Auction Gala
10/05           With Apparent Ease (Co-curator)
6/05             The Victory Hall Annual- Printmaking:Hand-Pulled
4/05             Skyway- with Jersey City Museum
12/04           Black, White and Red Art Auction Gala
10/04           Kaleidoscope
9/04             Living a Culture of Peace
3/04             Metaphors, Muses, Mysteries (Co-curator)
10/03           Built to Form (Co-curator)
6/03             Epic  - (Co-curator)
7/02             Wonderworlds- (Curator)
6/02             Beauty of Big- (Co-curator)

2000-1        Curated the Sanctuary space in Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Jersey City, NJ (co-curator)
1998-2001  Community Arts exhibits for Spring on Sussex Street Fair, Jersey City, New Jersey (co-curator)
2/93             Experiences: Art from the Inner World- The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1/93             In the Summer Weeds, Botany Hall, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA (co-curator)
5/92             The Group Aviary Show- Pittsburgh Aviary, Pittsburgh, PA             (co-curator)
7/90             Hartwell Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
7/92             L’Assoluto Naturale- Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA (co-curator)
7/90             Hartwell Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Publications/Books/Catalogues written, designed

Victory Hall Press

2015             Maria Pavlovska:REACTION-Drawing Cucles, 2005-15
                   Jill Scipione: Psalms and Prophets
2014             Ian Scott: The Shape of the Being
                  Cheryl Gross: Drrom the Z Factor
                   Pictures of Everything:Abstract Painting Now (catalogue)
2012             Elizabeth Onorato: Some Days in March
                   Ross Bonn: 100 People
                   Ibou Ndoye: Taraou Adda
                   Ibou Ndoye: Forms of Faces
2011             Hector Romero: The Last Coast
                   Carl Vierow: Detective at Red Castle Pier and Other Drawings
                    James Pustorino: Universechild
                    Jill Scipione: Skullnotebook

4/08   Its Only Natural- (catalogue)
2/08   Love is for Lovely People (catalogue)
4/07   99 cents (catalogue)