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BIOGRAPHY

Zoe Lavatelli was born in Dallas, TX, and was immersed in art from a young age as she grew up in a family of artists in Buffalo, NY. She currently resides in Trenton, New Jersey, and uses oil paint, watercolor, and mixed media on canvas and paper. Lavatelli obtained a BFA from The Cooper Union, and has both 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 informs both the content 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

2022  Mercer County Artist's Exhibition, The Gallery at MCCC, Trenton, NJ
2021   10 x 10 Red Dot Exhibit, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

2021   Member’s Show, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

2021   Memento Mori, Juried Exhibit, Hemlock Art Space and Gallery, Easton, PA
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    Scottsville, NY

 

CONTACT

716 218 8345

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