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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.

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
Pastel Society of America      *Associate Member

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 
 

2014   “NJ Artist Series ” Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters New Brunswick, NJ
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   

 

 

2015    “Members show " Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
2015    “Faculty Exhibition ” Hunterdon Art Musuem, Clinton, NJ
2015    “HIllsborough Fine art and Photography exhibit. ”Hillsborough, NJ
2014    “16th Annual National Juried Exhibition of N.J.E.A.A Art of the Horse ” Farmstead Arts, Basking Ridge, NJ
2014    “25th Annual Art Show and Sale” Tewksbury Historical Society, Oldwick, NJ *2nd place in Animal Cateory
2014    “34th Annual Mountain Art Show” St. John on the Mountain Church, Bernardsville, NJ
2014    “Curbing for Hunger ” St Mark's Episcopal Church, Basking RIdge, NJ
2013    “Faculty Exhibition ” Hunterdon Art Musuem, Clinton, NJ
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  
 

Featured artist for various covers of publications including:
 -The Connection
 -The Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association
 -Ann Kullbrg’s Colored Pencil Magazine

Chosen artist for:
-Multiple demos for various art groups throughout NJ
-Workshops in oil, pastel, colored pencils, watercolor, and more,
-Judge for several art shows and exhibitions

Collaborated with major companies to create custom artwork for projects including:
 -National Park Service
 -REA inc
 -Million Dollar Babies
 -Habitat for Humanity
 -Miscellaneous smaller businesses as well.