JEFFREY ISAAC

Casa Sorci

06044 Castel Ritaldi (PG)

ITALY

email: casasorci@tiscali.it

www.jeffreyisaac.com

Born 1956 in New York, childhood in Switzerland. Studied at Rhode Island School of Design (B.F.A., 1977), and Camberwell School of Art (London). Began exhibiting in 1976, in Switzerland, USA and Italy. In 1977 moved to NYC where activities included publishing an artists’ periodical, running an alternative art gallery and participation in art-rock bands and performance art. Since 1986 lives and works in Umbria, Italy. Recent work ranges from digital media to oil on canvas, including monumental panoramas and dioramic cabinets.

Press:

http://magazine.saatchionline.com/magazine-articles/artnews/behind-the-canvas-saatchi-online-interview-with-jeffrey-isaac

http://flavorwire.com/11845/dispatches-from-the-field-the-electronic-life-of-an-expat

http://artandperception.com/2007/11/dialogue-with-artist-jeffrey-isaac.html

 

One Person Shows

"102 Hands" Museo della Chirurgia, Preci, Italy, 2016

"Earthly Delights" Performing Santa Caterina, Foligno, Italy, 2016

"IL TEATRINO DELLE BELLE FIGURE" Biblioteca comunale - Rocca Albornoziana, Spoleto, Italy, 2011-12

"Manifest Destinies" Détournement Venise, Venice Biennale, Italy, 2009

"...Where Angels Fear to Tread" Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Spoleto, Italy, 2009

"I diavoli di Jeffrey Isaac" Villa Fabri o Boemi, Trevi, Italy, 2008

"Dogs, Devils & Disasters" Kunstverein Schwetzingen, Germany, 2007

"Videosanti" c.a.l.m.a., Perugia, Italy, 2007

"Profane & Sacred" Auditorium della Stella, Spoleto, Italy, 2006

"10 Dog’s Tales" Festival dei Presidi, Orbetello, Italy, 1999

"Umbrian Walk " Castello di Poreta, Spoleto, Italy, 1998

"Magic Show" Galerie Commercio, Zurich, Switzerland, 1998

"Passage of Birds" Monti Associazione Culturale, Rome, Italy, 1997

"Subway to Caserta" Mediarte, Caserta, Italy, 1996

"Animal Portraits" Planita, Rome; Palazzo Comunale, Spoleto, Italy,1995

Per mari e monti, Macerata, Italy, 1995

"Bestiario" Studio Cristofori, Bologna, Italy, 1994

"Kleine Retrospektive" Galerie Commercio, Zurich, Switzerland, 1994

"Subway to Italy" Salvatore Ala, NYC, 1994

"Panorama di Bazzano Superiore" Planita, Rome, Italy, 1994

Dina Carola, Naples, Italy 1993

"93 Olives" Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy, 1993

Madonna del Pozzo, Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy, 1991

Galerie Feusisberg, Feusisberg, Switzerland, 1990

"Panorama di Bazzano Superiore" Spoletosfera, Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, 1990

Neue Galerie a16, Zurich, Switzerland, 1990

Galerie Nada Relic, Zurich, Switzerland, 1990

Palazzo Rosari Spada, Spoleto, Italy, 1989

Galerie Nada Relic, Zurich, Switzerland, 1988

Galerie Murbach, Horgen, Switzerland, 1987

Edison Hall Gallery, Edison, NJ, 1985

Phenix City Art Gallery, NYC, 1985

Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland, 1984

ZONA, Florence, Italy, 1982

Galerie 38, Zurich, Switzerland, 1979, 1977, 1976

 

Selected Group Shows

2015: "Spoleto Contemporanea" Museo Carandente, Spoleto, Italy

"Ovest" Palazzo Leonetti-Luparini, Spoleto, Italy

"CLOSE UP" Museo Carandente, Spoleto, Italy

2014: "Baculus" Museo Carandente etc., Spoleto, Italy

"Ricognizione 2014 - Arte Contemporanea in Umbria" CIAC, Foligno, Italy

2012: "+50" Museo Carandente, Spoleto, Italy

2010: "Porträt" Kunstraum T27, Berlin, Germany

"Walking the Dog" Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck, Germany

"Mediamorfosi 2.0" Sublab, Portici, Italy

"OSTRALE´010" Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden, Germany

"Natur - Mensch 2010" Nationalpark Harz, Sankt Andreasberg, Germany

"Horizonte" Altes Museum Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

"LUST" 1. Bazonnale, Weimar, Germany

"Druckfigur" Galerie Südliches Friesland, Zetel, Germany

"Nordart" Büdelsdorf, Germany

2009: "1+1" Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy

"Libero Libro d'Artista Libero" Catania, Modena, Italy

"MAnATURE" Alte Post, Berlin, Germany

2008: "l'Arca" Galleria Bonomo, Bari, Italy

"Dalla città proibita alla città eterna" Galleria Marino, Rome, Italy

2007: "Terra di Maestri" Villa Fidelia, Spello, Italy

"Videofusion" Studio.ra, Rome, Italy

2006: "arte: espressione di solidarietà" Palazzo dei Sette, Orvieto, Italy

"Le Stanze delle Fiabe" Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Spoleto, Italy

"Libero Libro d'Artista Libero" Museo Archeologico Statale, Spoleto, Italy

2005: "Umbria del Cuore" Chiesa-Museo di San Francesco, Corciano, Italy

2004: "Giostra della Quintana" Palazzo del Teatro Piermarini, Foligno, Italy

"In Chartis Mevaniae" Palazzo dei Consoli, Bevagna, Italy

"Designart" Loreti Arredamenti, Perugia, Italy

"Linea Umbra_02" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"Media.comm(unity)/comm.medium" Museo d’Arte Contemporanea MASEDU, Sassari, Italy

2003: Dedalo, Trevi, Italy

"Selections from the LeWitt Collection" New Britain Museum of American Art, CT

"Phanta/sia" Spoleto, Italy

"VerSantiSibillini" Museo Civico Palazzo Santi, Cascia, Italy

2002: "Acquiring Taste" Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

"The Body Revealed" New Britain Museum of American Art, CT

2001: "Artisti Suonati" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"Fra Cielo e Terra" Pio Monti, Rome, Italy

"Extra Vergine" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

2000: "Finchè c’e morte c’è speranza" Pio Monti, Rome, Italy

"Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia" Spoleto, Italy

"Identità" Xylon-Museum, Schwetzingen, Germany; Spoleto, Italy; Olevano Romano, Italy

"Officine Senza Nome " Terracina, Italy

1999: "Choice 99" Exit Art, New York

"Here’s Looking at You " Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

"I’ Te Vurria Vasa’" Pio Monti, Rome, Italy

"Kuhkunst" Galerie Commercio, Zurich, Switzerland

"Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia" Trevi, Italy

"Drawn from Artists’ collections" The Drawing center, New York; Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles

"Spore" University degli Studi di Cassino, Italy

"Felici Coincidenze" Arena Puglia, Bari, Italy

1998: "piano piano" Per Mari e Monti, Macerata, Italy

"L’Arte Murata" Casa di Reclusione di Maiano, Spoleto, Italy

"Lady D" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"Five Senses" Per mari e monti, Macerata, Italy

"Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia" Trevi - Spoleto, Italy

"Luoghi senza Geografia" Loggia dei Lanari, Perugia, Italy

1997: "Opera 128" Per mari e monti, Macerata, Italy

"CRASH!" Galleria studio legale, Caserta, Italy

1996: "Arte e Natura" Cancelli, Italy

"Progettolego" Palazzo Comunale, Spoleto; Galleria Larga, Florence, Italy

"Spolia" Studio '87, Spoleto, Italy

1995: "Nel segno dell'Angelo" Bianca Pilat, Milan, Italy

"Planita 1985 1995" Planita, Rome, Italy

"I nutrimenti dell'arte" La Salerniana, Erice, Italy

"Furor Populi, Forum Populi" Monti, Rome, Italy

1994: "Art Discovery '94" Cooperstown Art Association, New York

"Ritratto Autoritratto" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"Cosi Lontano, Cosi Vicino" Pinacoteca Provinciale, Bari, Italy

"ARS LUX" Made in BO, travelling show Rome, etc., Italy

"LeWitt, Steir, Isaac" Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy

"Al Fuoco all'Acqua" Studio '87, Spoleto, Italy

1993: "L'Arca di Noe" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"De Nativitate" Chiesa S. Eufemia, Spoleto, Italy

"Medialismo" Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy

"San Francesco in Umbria" Archdiocese of Assisi, Assisi, Italy

"Questions of Monumentality" Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

"Maximal Minimalism" Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA; Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

"In Corso d'Opera" Palazzo Perugini, Spoleto, Italy

"AAARRRGH Splatterpunk! Noir Bloody Noir" Planita, Rome, Italy

1992: "Carteumbre" Palazzo Racani Arroni, Spoleto, Italy

"Dislocazioni dell'Arte" Termoli, Italy

"Re:Framing Cartoons" Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

"Agri-Culture" Klutznick Museum, Washington, DC

"Medialismi" Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy

1991: "Presenze" Rocca Paolina, Perugia, Italy

"Open Mind: The LeWitt Collection" Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1990: Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy

1989: Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy

Terrazza Collicola, Spoleto, Italy

1988: "Naturae" Palazzo Rosari Spada, Spoleto, Italy

1987: Galerie P'ART, Freienbach, Switzerland

1986: Soho Center for Visual Artists, NYC

White Columns, NYC

"Summer Gallery Group" Schreiber/Cutler Gallery, NYC

1985: "The Gracie Mansion Gallery Group" Brentwood Gallery, St.Louis, MO

"Thought Objects" Cash/Newhouse Gallery, NYC

"Photo-synthesis" One Penn Plaza, NYC

"Getting Off" Civilian Warfare Gallery, NYC

"Sizzlin' Summer Nationals" Phenix City Art Gallery, NYC

"Elsewhere" Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC

"Summer Pleasures" Collegiate School, NYC

"Draw Your Own Conclusions" Joyce Goldman Gallery, Montreal

"East Village at the/au Centre" Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal

"Knock Knock Who's There..." Gracie Mansion Gallery, NYC

"New York/New Art" Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco

"1985" Jus de Pomme Gallery, NYC

1984: "The Good the Bad & the Ugly" Phenix City Art Gallery, NYC

"Icons" Phenix City Art Gallery, NYC

"H 20" curated by MOMA, NYC

"Visions of Childhood" Whitney Downtown, NYC

"Artists Call" Judson Church, NYC

Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

1983: A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

Danceteria, NYC

"Exhibition in a Maze" P.I.P. Gallery, NYC

1982: "Benefit for Planned Parenthood" Semaphore Gallery, NYC

"100 Works 100 Artists 100 Sq. In. $100 or less" PIP Gallery, NYC

1981: Keith Haring, curator, Mudd Club Gallery, NYC

P.I.P. Gallery, NY