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Andrea Gianchiglia - Animal Portraiture
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EDUCATION
University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, West Hartford. CT
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration
Minor in Art History
Awarded in 2005
Cum Laude Honors
ARTISTIC SKILLS Oil
Graphite/Charcoal
Scratchboard
Pen & Ink
Pastel
Photography
Acrylic
Watercolor
Digital
TEACHING

Center for Contemporary Art @ Bedminster , Bedminster, NJ 07921
July 2005- Present
Art Teacher
Responsibilities: Develops and instructs courses for adults that revolve around different mediums; emphasizing knowledge in various two-dimensional mediums such as oil, charcoal, graphite, pastel , watercolor and others.

 

Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ 07901
February 2006- Present
Art Teacher
Responsibilities: Develops and instructs courses for most age groups (6 to adult) that include drawing/painting, animal portraiture, and drawing; also teaches workshops.

 

Private Art Lessons AGillustration Studio, Bedminster, NJ 07921
May 2005- Present
Art Teacher
Responsibilities: Teaches all mediums, and all subject matter to all age groups. Conducts sessions both small groups as well as private lessons.

 

Hunterdon Arts Museum, Clinton, NJ 08809
April 2006- Present
Art Teacher
Responsibilities: Teaches Adult classes and workshops in oils, pastels, watercolor and other special subjects.

 

StagestruckArts Center, New Providence, NJ  07974
June 2006- 2008
Art Teacher
Responsibilities: Developed, instructed and organized art classes ranging in all subject matter for children 6 to 18. Conducted art workshops about various art relevant subjects.

 

Bedminster Recreation Camp, Bedminster, NJ 07921
June 2002- August 2004
Assistant Art Director
Responsibilities: Planned and executed daily lesson plans for ages 5 to 12, exposing them to numerous mediums and artistic ideas.

PROFESSIONAL

Andrea Gianchiglia Illustration, Bedminster, NJ 07921
Position: Illustrator/Freelance Artist
www.AGillustration.com
May 2005- Present
Responsibilities: Works with clients requesting either commercial illustration based work, or private commissions with focus on animal portraiture.

REPRESENTATION

J & W Gallery
www.jwgallery.com
19 Church Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530
(609) 483-2069

MEMBERSHIPS

Society of Animal Artists     *Associate Member
Salmagundi Club  *Scholarship Member
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club *Full Member

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2012  “Andrea Gianchiglia ” Starbucks , Bedminster, NJ
2010  “Works by Andrea Gianchiglia ” Four Sisters Winery , Belvidere,NJ
2010  “Paws and Claws” Springfield Public Library, Springfield ,NJ
2009  “Animal Portraiture ” Clarence Dillion Public Library, Bedminster ,NJ
2009  “Art by Andrea Gianchiglia ” Madison Public Library, Madison ,NJ
2009  “Animal Art ” Chester Library, Chester ,NJ
2009  “Animal Portraiture” Morris County Library, Morristown ,NJ
2009  “Animal Portraiture” Albrook School, Basking Ridge ,NJ
2008  “Recent Works” Cafe Verde, Phillipsburg, NJ
2008  "Faeries”, “Carmine Scarpa Galleries” www.carminescarpa.com     
2008  “Animal Portraiture by Andrea Gianchiglia” Visual Art Center of NJ, Summit, NJ
2008  “Paws & Claws”  Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville, NJ
2007  “Paws & Claws”  New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence, NJ

GROUP/JURIED EXHIBITIONS   

 

 

2013    “Things that go bump in the night"” Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2013    “Highlands Art Festival Juried Show ” Waterloo, NJ *Second Place
2013    “24th Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ
2013    “33rd Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2013    “115th Open Annual Exhibition" Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
2013    “Hope after Sandy ” Basking RIdge, NJ *Best in Show and Kid's Choice Award
2013    “HIllsborough Fine art and Photography exhibit. ”Hillsborough, NJ *Judge's Choice Award
2013    “Reigning Cats and Dogs ” Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pa
2012    “23rd Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *Second
                  Place in the Animals Category.

2012    “Member's Non Juried show ” The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
2012    “32nd Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2012    “Faculty Art Show " The Center for Contemporary Art , Bedminster, NJ
2012    “Summer Art Instructors at Visual Art Center of NJ " Paper Mill Playhouse , MIllburn, NJ
2012    “2012 Annual Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members show " Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
2012    “Art for Paws ” Somerset County Administration Building , Somerville, NJ
2011    “22nd Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *Third
                  Place in the Animals Category.

2011    “The Art of Nature” Somerset County Park Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge,  NJ
2011    “115th Open Annual Exhibition" Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY  
2011    “10th Annual Juried Art Exhibit” Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville,  NJ
2011    “Art for Paws ” Manville Library, Manville, NJ 
2011    “First Annual Ink Drawing Exhibition ”, “Little Strokes Gallery ” www.littlestrokesgallery.com   
2011    “A Whole lot of Fredo " Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA
2011    “Salmagundi Spring Auctions " Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
2011    “Junior and Scholorship Members Show " Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
2010    “10th Anniversary Art Exhibit” Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville,  NJ 
2010    “Art for Paws ” Somerset County Administration Building , Somerville, NJ
2010    “30th Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2010    “21st Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *Second
                  Place in the Animals Category.

2010    “Art for Paws ” Somerset County Administration Building , Somerville, NJ
2010    “Salmagundi Fall Auctions " Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
2010    “114th Open Annual Exhibition" Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
2010    “Members Non-Juried Show” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2010    “Tenth Annual National Juried Exhibition of N.J.E.A.A Art of the Horse ” Somerset Art Association,
                 
Bedminster, NJ
2009    “Art for Paws ” Somerset County Administration Building , Somerville, NJ
2009    “29th Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2009    “20th Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ
2009    “3rd Annual Society of Animal Artists "Small Works – Big Impressions"  The Wildlife Experience Museum,
                
 Parker, CO
2009    “113th Open Annual Exhibition" Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
2009    “1st International Animal Art Contest ” "Guests Gallery" www.guestsgallery.com *Honorable Mention
2009    “Members Non-Juried Show” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2009    “Water, Water Everywhere”, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ
2009    “Bigger is Better ”, “A Singular Creation” www.asingularcreation.com *Honorable Mention    
2009    “The Green Barn Artists ” The Abbey, Morristown, NJ 
2009    “Group Faculty Show ” Visual Arts Center of NJ , Summit, NJ 
2009    “9th Annual Juried Art Exhibit” Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville,  NJ 
2009    “The Art of Nature” Somerset County Park Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge,  NJ 
2009    “3rd Annual Art and Photography Competition” “A Singular Creation” www.asingularcreation.com
                  *Honorable Mention

2009    “Straube Center Winter Fine Art Show ” Straube Center, Pennington, NJ
2008    “19th Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *Third
                  Place and Honorable Mention in the Animals Category and Favorite Artist Award
.
2008    “Ninth Annual National Juried Exhibition of N.J.E.A.A Art of the Horse ” Somerset Art Association,
                 
Bedminster, NJ
2008    “Members Non-Juried Show” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2008    “8th Annual Juried Art Exhibit” Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville,  NJ  *Community
                  Favorite Award

2008    “The Greatest Show on Earth” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2008    “Life Lines and Life Extensions” Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ
2008    “Artists who Teach!” ‘Art Upstairs Gallery,’ Community Theatre, Morristown, NJ
2007    “28th Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2007    “18th Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *Fourth
                  Place in the Animals Category

2007    “Animal Planet”, “A Singular Creation” www.asingularcreation.com *Best in  Show        
2007    “Members Non-Juried Show” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2007    “Members’ and Students’ Show and Sale” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey,  Summit, NJ
2007    “7th Annual Juried Art Exhibit” Bernardsville Public Library, Bernardsville,  NJ  *Community
                  Favorite Award

2007    “Members Juried Art Exhibit” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2007    “Myth” 21st Century Art, ‘Gallery Without Walls’ www.21stcenturyart.net  *Merit Award
2007     “Hartford Art School Alumni Small Works Show” Joseloff Gallery,   University of Hartford,
                    West Hartford, CT
2006     “Members Non-Juried Show” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2006     “Members’ and Students’ Show and Sale” Visual Arts Center of New Jersey,  Summit, NJ
2006      “Members Juried Art Exhibit” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ
2005      “Greetings From…”, BFA Illustration exhibit, Silpe Gallery Hartford Art    School, West Hartford, CT
2005      “The Faces of SAA: Past, Present, and Future” Somerset Art Association,
                    Bedminster, NJ                                           
2005      “Manchester Community College Art Exhibition” Manchester Comm. College,
                     Manchester, CT                                                    
2005     “17th Annual Alexander A. Goldfarb Exhibition” Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford,
                     West Hartford, CT
2005     “Members Juried Art Exhibit” Somerset Art Association, Bedminster, NJ           

ACCOMPLISHMENTS  
 

Private Commissions, 2005-present
Various portraits and other subject matter, mostly focusing on animal portraiture.
Cover art for "The Journal Of the American Veterinary Medical Association", 2012 "Up close of St. Bernard", pastel chosen for cover of August issue.
Cover art for "The Connections" magazine, 2011
Oil painting Alpaca" chosen for cover art of local widespread magazine, "The Connection", February 2011 issue
Scholarship Member of the Salmagundi Club, 2010
Accepted as a scholarship member to the national art club based in NYC.
Featured Artist on an Artist website, 2009
Featured artist on art website, www.artistsilove.com
Judge at art show in Hunterdon County, 2009
One of three judges chosen to judge the Hunterdon County Senior Art Show.
Member of Society of Animal Artists, 2009
Accepted as an associate member to the national animal artists group based in NYC.
Shared a one page spread in the New American Paintings art publication
Prize for honorable mention in an online juried competition.
Featured Artist on an Artist Community website, 2008
"Winged Beauty", featured faery painting, as the 'Art of the Moment" on http://foundmyself.com/
Featured Artist on an Artist Community website, 2008
Website featured on home page of www.asingularcreation.com
National Park Service Illustrations, 2008
Illustrated 23 designs used for identification of crabs and other sea creatures.
Yoga T-Shirt Designs, 2008
Designed several yoga related designs for a client to use for t-shirts.
Animal Portrait Featured in Mansion in May, 2008
Portrait of Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Retriever hung in a prominent fundraising event.
Memorial Images for Monument, 2007
Designed and created three black and white images for a family memorial.
Artwork for Fine Art Modeling Flyer, 2006
Black and white diptych of the human back used for recruiting fine arts models.
Cover Illustration for a song in sheet music, 2006
Black and white cover illustration for a song along with its sheet music and lyrics.
Third Grade Lanuguage Arts Workbook, 2006
52 B/W illustrations for a 3rd grade language arts workbook created by REA inc.
Million Dollar Babies Logo, 2006  
Designed a B/W logo used on a website, and other merchandising products.
Book Illustration for a collection of short stories, 2006
One page black and white illustration for a self published collection of short stories.
Stephen’s Pizzeria Outdoor Sign, 2005
Outdoor wooden advertisement for a pizza shop, double sided, and weatherproofed.
Habitat for Humanity Poster, 2003
Distributed throughout Hartford, CT advertising the organization’s purpose and recruiting volunteers in the area.
University of Hartford Summerterm Illustration, 2005
Designed and painted one out of four Summerterm Catalog back cover images.
Spot Illustrations for a Musical Cookbook, 2003
Designed and created several spot illustrations with pen and ink for a cookbook based on a musical theme.