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Paul Rinaldi
Fugue Grouping
Encaustic on panel
8 x 8 inches each
2012
Paul Rinaldi
Fugue Grouping Detail
Encaustic on panel
8 x 8 inches each
2012
Paul Rinaldi
Through a Glass Darkly II
Encaustic on 6 panel
20 x 51 inches
2012
Paul Rinaldi
Six Thresholds
Encaustic on panel
19 inches x 10 feet
2012
Paul Rinaldi
Through a Glass Darkly IV
Encaustic on 8 panels
36 x 76 inches
2012
Paul Rinaldi 
Through a Glass Darkly (no. 3)
Encaustic on 8 panels
21 x 34 inches
2012

Selected Exhibitions

2011 Solo Exhibition, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

Summer Group Exhibition, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis (upcoming)

2010 Encaustic: Hot Art, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

Summer Group Exhibition, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Art Chicago, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

Brainstorm, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, IL

Fused Chicago II, Gallery 537, Chicago, IL

2009: Winter Show, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Fused! Art & Wax in Chicago, Gallery 537, Chicago, IL

2008: The Drawing Show, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

Regional Faculty Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, IL

2007: Summer Show, Shimmery Gallery Munster, IN

2006: Group Exhibition, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL

Intersections, Shimmery Gallery, Munster, IN (solo exhibition)

Group Exhibit, EXP Gallery, Chicago, IL

10th Anniversary Show, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, IL

2005: New in Chicago, Gwenda Jay Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

3 x 5, CRN Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

Emergence, Traveling group show: EXP Gallery (Chicago), Lincoln Land College, (Jacksonville),
Governors State University, IL, Prairie State College, IL

In House III, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, IL

2004: Halleluiah, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2004 Regional Exhibition, Governors State University, IL

2003: Islands in a Stream Juried Exhibit, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2003 Resident Exhibition, Union Street Gallery, IL

In House II, Christopher Gallery, Prairie State College, IL

2002: Hidden Memories (solo exhibition), Dorothea Thiel Gallery,
South Suburban College, South Holland, IL

2002 Regional Exhibition, Governors State University, IL

Remembering the People of September 11th, Purdue North Central University, IN

Reflections: September 11th and Beyond, Christopher Gallery, PSC, IL

2001: Passage (solo exhibition), Tall Grass Art Gallery, Park Forest, IL

2000: Ten American Artists, (traveling exhibit)
Venues: ▪ Case Museum, Jersey City, NJ ▪ Harkov, Ukraine
▪ Odessa Fine Arts Museum, Odessa ▪ Simpheropol Museum, Crimea
▪ Russian Museum of Decorative and Fine Arts, Moscow

2000 Regional Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, IL
1999: Annual Winter Exhibition, The Painting Center, Greene St., New York City

1998: The Seventh Seal (solo), Ragab Gallery, Giza, Egypt

1997: Nida Invitational Exhibit, Hanager Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

Rinaldi/Coash: New Works, Ewart Art Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

Sacred Spaces, Group Exhibition, Ragab Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

1996: New Paintings & Photographs (solo), O’Connor Gallery, Rosary College, River Forest, IL

Cairo Tapestry: An Installation of Drawings, Photographs and Video (solo),
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995: New Paintings (solo), Lukacs Art Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Works from the Collection of the American University in Cairo, Ewart Art Gallery,
The American University in Cairo, Egypt

1994: Paul Rinaldi (solo), The Egyptian Center for International Cultural Cooperation, Cairo, Egypt
1993: Paul Rinaldi, Paintings and Photographs (solo), Center for the Arts,
Akhnaton Gallery IV, Cairo, Egypt

Group Exhibition, Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

1992: Recent Paintings & Photographs (solo), Ewart Art Gallery, AUC, Egypt

1990: New Paintings (solo), Tompkins Square Gallery, New York City

1989: Summer Group Exhibition, The Penson Gallery, New York City

1988: Paul Rinaldi New Works (solo), The Penson Gallery, New York City

New Paintings (solo), Merril Hall Gallery, New York University, New York City

M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

Art of the Northeast USA, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT
Juror: Lowery Stokes Sims, Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Barnum Juried Exhibition, Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Bridgeport, CT

Sheffield Art League Juried Exhibition, Sheffield, MA

Oak Room Juried Exhibition, Fairfield, CT

1987: Recent Paintings (solo), Merril Hall Gallery, New York University, New York City

Annual Juried '87, The Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Grümbacher Emerging Artist's Exhibition, Gregg Galleries, Gramercy Park, NYC

1986: Art of the Northeast USA, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT

Springfield Art League Juried Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

1985: Solo Exhibition, Tower Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Oak Room Juried Exhibition, Fairfield, CT

Art Against Apartheid, Student Union Gallery, University of MA, Amherst

Mural Projects

2006: Garfield School, Chicago Hts., IL
2004/2005: Prairie State College, Chicago Hts., IL (30 murals)
2003: SouthStar Enterprises, Chicago Hts., IL (17 murals)

Awards/Residencies

2004-05: Resident Artist, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2003: Honorable Mention, Islands in a Stream, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
(Juried by Ruth Crnkovich, Director, Vietnam Veterans Museum of Art, Chicago, IL)

1999: Resident Artist, Potash Artists Colony, Cummington, MA

1997/98 Grant for Photographic Research in Egypt, American University in Cairo

1994: Research Grant, American University in Cairo

1992: Resident Artist, Shona Artists Colony, Alexandria, Egypt

1988: Individual Artist Grant, Artists Space, New York City

1987/88: Graduate Fellowships, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

1986: Silvermine Guild Award (First-Prize in Painting), Art of the Northeast USA
(Juried by Linda Shearer, Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NYC)

Education

1986-1988: City University of New York, Brooklyn College
M.F.A., Painting and Drawing, 1988
Studied with Lee Bontecou, Philip Pearlstein, & Allan D'Arcangelo

1984-1986: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Graduate Studies in Art History and Painting

1980-1983: Fairfield University, B.A., 1983

Post-Graduate Studies in Art, 1983--Urbino, Italy

Teaching and Related Experience

2000-present: Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
Professor/Coordinator of Fine Arts
Chair, Department of Fine and Applied Arts (2003)

1999-2000: New York Institute of Technology, NY, NY, Adjunct Associate Professor of Art

1999-2000: Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, Museum Registrar/Preparator

1991-1998: The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Assistant Professor of Art, Department of Performing & Visual Arts


1989-90: Dowling College, Oakdale, NY, Adjunct Professor of Art

1987-88: Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Teaching Assistant: Drawing & Design, Printmaking

1985-86: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Teaching Assistant

1983-84: Peace Corps Volunteer, Fiji, Teacher

Service to the Profession

2005: Visiting Artist, Artist in Action, Greenbriar School, Chicago Hts., IL

Juror, 50th Annual Park Forest Art Fair

2003/04: Juror, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce Art Fair, Homewood, IL

1998: Selection Committee Member, The Bi-national Fulbright Commission in Egypt

1996: External Referee, The Bi-national Fulbright Commission in Egypt