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BIOGRAPHY

Zoe Lavatelli, born in Dallas, TX, was immersed in art from a young age, growing up in a family of artists in Buffalo, NY. She currently resides in Trenton, New Jersey, and uses primarily oil paint, watercolor, and mixed media on canvas and paper. Lavatelli obtained a BFA from The Cooper Union, and has both formally and informally studied various disciplines outside the art field, which continue to enrich and inform her work. The study and practice of Buddhism has been particularly influential, with its focus on existential questions, and the impermanent nature of reality forming the basis for both the content she engages and the painting process itself. Her studio work has explored figuration and abstraction over the years, but has a new found energy and velocity with the current emergent theme of animal skulls merging with abstraction.  

 

RESUMÉ

Education and Experience

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2007,  New York, NY 

Studied with and assisted artist Mathew Cusick;  Mentored by artist Willie Richardson; 

Assisted artist Christy Rupp 

Volunteered for Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo NY,  and Artworks in Trenton, NJ


Exhibitions

2021  Annual Member’s Show, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center   Buffalo, NY

2021  34th Juried Exhibition, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ

2020   Deanna Evans Projects flat file, https://www.deannaevansprojects.com/flat-file Brooklyn, NY

2020   Re-Birth, Juried Exhibit The Gallery at Paragon   Phoenixville, PA

2020   10 x 10 Red Dot Exhibit, Artworks   Trenton, NJ

2020   Member’s Show, Arts Council of Princeton   Princeton, NJ

2020   Annual Member’s Show, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center   Buffalo, NY 

2020   Twilight Year: A National Juried Exhibition on Dark Surrealism, WomensWork.art  Poukeepsie, NY    

2019   10 x 10 Red Dot Exhibit, Artworks   Trenton, NJ

2019   Member’s Show, Arts Council of Princeton   Princeton, NJ

COLLECTIONS  Private collections:

Seattle, Washington    Trenton, New Jersey    Buffalo, New York

 

CONTACT

716 218 8345

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