Bio

Joseph Salerno is a painter who lives and works in Johnson, Vermont. His work is represented by the Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne, VT, Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts in Brattleboro, VT, the Ober Gallery in Kent, CT and The Vermont Metro Gallery at Burlington City Arts Center. He has been on the faculty at Johnson State College since 1991.

Solo exhibitions:
2017
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
Vermont Studio Center Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, VT
2016
Gallery II Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2015
Back to Nature, Vermont Metro Gallery at BCA Center, Burlington, VT
2014
Julie Heller East, Provincetown, MA
2013
Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
2007
Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2006
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
Cooler Gallery, White River Jct. VT
2005
Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1999
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
1997
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1994
The Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT
Visual Arts Center Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1992
IDX Corporation, Burlington, VT, 1992
Fidelity Investment Corporation, Burlington, VT
1991
Union Station Gallery, Burlington, VT
1988
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1987
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT
The Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH
1985
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
1983
Gallery II, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Group exhibitions:
2018
National Juried Exhibition, Betty Cunningham, juror, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY
2017
ArtsConnect at Catamount Arts, Catamount Arts Center, St Johnsbury, VT
26th Annual National Competition, Kyle Staver, juror, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY
Connection: The Art of Coming Together, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
Ninth National Juried Exhibition, Stuart Shils, juror, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
Winter Group, Mitchell Giddings Fine Art, Brattleboro, VT
2016
Being Present, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2015
Vermont Metro Gallery, Burlington, VT
Strange Paradise, juried and curated by Steven Harvey, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2014
National Juried Exhibition, Jed Perl, juror, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
2013
Stormy Weather, The S.P.A.C.E Gallery, Burlington, VT
2012
In Our Nature, Erikson Fine Art, Comfort Farm, Stowe, VT
Outside Art: Plein Air+, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA
25th Annual Art at the Coach Barn, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne VT
2011
A Certain Light, Julie Heller East, Provincetown, MA
2010
Reflections on Basin Harbor, Basin Harbor Club, Panton, VT
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2009
Landscapes, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Small Works, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
Spring Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
Winter Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
2008
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2007
Gallery Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
Twenty Years of Art at the Coach Barn, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT
New Vistas, Bryan Memorial Gallery, Jeffersonville, VT
Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
2006
Particular Places, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Intimate Spaces, The Painted Caravan Gallery, Johnson VT
Winter Woods, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2005
Summer ‘05, Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
2004
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
2003
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
Reflections on Basin Harbor, Basin Harbor Club, Panton, VT, 2003
2002
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
2000
Winter Goodwill Games Gallery, Olympic Museum, Lake Placid, NY
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1999
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1998
Emerging Artists, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
1997
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 1997
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1996
Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
Contemporary Realism, Gallery Alexy, Philadelphia, PA
1995
A Vermont Sampler of Painters, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT
1994
As We See It, Work by Four Vt Artists, T W Wood Art Gallery, VT College Art Center, Montpelier, VT
Art Faculty Exhibition, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
1993
Eight Artists From Vermont, Galerie Horace, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Clarke Gallery, Stowe, VT
Three Painters, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, JSC, Johnson, VT
Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT
Festival of Fine Art, Burlington, VT
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1992
The Third Season, Furchgott & Sourdiffe Gallery, Shelburne, VT
Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT
1991
Art in the Round Barn, Green Mountain Cultural Center, Waitsfield, VT
Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT
Reflections on Basin Harbor, Basin Harbor Club, Basin Harbor, VT
Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton Mountain, VT
Festival of Fine Art, Burlington, VT
1990
Passepartout Gallery, Winooski, VT
Art Show ‘90, Wood Art Gallery, VT College Arts Center, Montpelier, VT, “Honorable Mention”
Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT
1989
Art Faculty Exhibition, SUNY Plattsburgh Art Museum, Plattsburgh, NY
John Young Arts Festival, Youngstown, OH
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Black, Salerno, Selker and Raresheid, Avante Gallery, Cleveland, OH
1988
Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art , Youngstown, OH
Three Person Exhibition, The Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH
52nd National Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
John Young Arts Festival, Youngstown, OH
1987
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
125th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
The Giannetti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
John Young Arts Festival, Youngstown, OH
1986
Art Faculty Exhibition, Twain Tippetts Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT
50th National Midyear Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
42nd Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition, The Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN
John Young Arts Festival, Youngstown, OH
1985
Area Artists Annual, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, “Best in Show”
Aspects of Realism, Chateau de La Napoule, La Napoule, France

Education:
Indiana University, MFA Painting, 1985
Kent State University, BFA Painting, 1983

Teaching experience:
Johnson State College, Adjunct Professor of Art, 1991-present
Western Connecticut State University, Visiting Critic, 2015
Vermont Studio Center, VVAW Visiting Critic, 1993
Community College of Vermont, Instructor, 1993, 1989
State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Lecturer, 1989
Utah State University, Visiting Instructor, 1986-87
Indiana University, Associate Instructor, 1984-85

Workshops, seminars, grants and awards:
Avigdor Arikha Memorial International Residency Scholarship, JSS in Civita Castellana, Italy, 2017
Faculty Development Grant, Johnson State College, 2017, 2006, 1997, 1994
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 2006
Stonington Painters Workshop, Stonington, Maine, 1997
Drawing Intensive Workshop, Vermont Studio Center, 1994
Vermont Studio Program, Vermont Studio Center, 1987, 88-9
La Napoule Art Foundation, Workshops and Symposium “Aspects of Realism”, France, 1985
Indiana University Summer Study Program in Florence, Italy, 1984, 1985