Linus Coraggio Resume

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  • Education

    • 1987Skowhegan School of Painting and SculptureSummer Scholarship
    • 1986Whitney Museum Studio ProgramOne-Year Scholarship
    • 1980
      State University of New York at PurchaseBFA Sculpture
    • 1977
      High School of Music and ArtNew York City
  • Solo Exhibitions

    • 05/18Howl GalleryNYC
    • 07/17Art on A GalleryNYC
    • 05/15Elena Ab GalleryNYC
    • 11/13La Maison d’ArtNYC
    • 09/1273 See GalleryMontclair, NJ
    • 08/12Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 07/12Albany Alternative AtelierAlbany
    • 12/11Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 06/11Cliff Mansion SpaceMilton, NY
    • 10/09Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 03/08Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 04/07The Gershwin HotelNYC
    • 02/07Michael Steinberg GalleryNYC
    • 02/06Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 02/04Coraggio Home SpaceNYC
    • 10/02Aprilia ShowroomNYC
    • 10/01Deepdale GalleryNYC
    • 10/00Deepdale GalleryNYC
    • 10/00Bruce EstateMiddletown, CT
    • 01/00414 West Broadway SpaceNYC
    • 12/98414 West Broadway SpaceNYC
    • 11/97Landiar GalleryNYC
    • 07/96Vanhann GalleriaHelsinki
    • 01/96Paul Stuart StoreChicago
    • 09/95Space 2BNYC
    • 04/95Liquid Sky StoreNYC
    • 07/93Alleycat GalleryNYC
    • 09/90Polish American Arts CenterNYC
    • 05/90A GalleryNYC
  • Grants and Awards

    • 2010Burning Man Art Festival, Nevada, Art Car Grant
    • 1995Organization of Independent Artists, Warren F. Tanner Sculptor’s Grant
    • 1995Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Art Center: Funded Project
    • 1992Sapporo Company, Hokkaido, Japan: Commission
    • 1991Estonia Artists Group, American Center; Finland: Travel Grant
    • 1990Helsinki Peace Conference; Helsinki, Finland: Travel Grant (with Ken Hiratsuka)
  • Work in Collections

    • Knight Landesman (editor, Art Forum Magazine)
    • Jeanne & Bob Geldof
    • CoSM (Chapel of Sacred Mirrors)
    • Ringo Starr
    • Enrico Baj
    • Bob Guccione
    • The John W. Hechinger Collection (National Museum of Building) Washington D.C.
    • Santa Barbara Museum; Santa Barbara, California
    • University of Massachusetts; Amherst, Mass.
    • Stetson University, Florida
    • Hankyu-5 Department Stores; Osaka, Japan
    • Seibu Department Store; Tokyo, Japan
    • Nagoya College of Art, Nagoya, Japan
    • University of Helsinki, Finland
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art, Artist Book Collection; New York City
    • Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
    • Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
  • Selected Exhibitions

    • 2017
    • 2016
    • 2015
    • 2014
    • 2013
      • 12/13 Elena Ab Gallery
        New York City
        Group Show
      • 11/13 Scratch DJ Academy
        New York City
        “Soul and Vibe” Group Show
      • 05/13 Z’s Motorcycle Garage
        Motorcycle Group Show
    • 2012
      • 10/12 Flux Art
        “Moody Hues” (with Al Johnson & Juan Luna)
      • 10/12 3rd Eye(sol)lation Gallery
        “Assemblage” Group Show
      • 08/12 Fort Tryon Park
        New York City
        Collaboration with Maja Garcia performance
      • 08/12 73 See Gallery
        Montclair, NJ
        2-Person Show With Al Johnson
      • 08/12 Don’s Backyard Gallery
        Group Show
    • 2011
    • 2010
      • 12/10 Exit Art
        New York City
        “Fracking” Postcard Show
      • 10/10 Exit Art
        New York City
        “Alternative Histories”
      • 08/10 Burning Man Festival
        Black Rock, NV
        Art Car (commission)
      • 08/10 Out East Gallery
        Andy Kessler Memorial Benifit
      • 07/10 Short Wave Gallery
        Stone Harbor, NJ
        Group Show
      • 05/10 Tribes Gallery
        New York City
        Tribes Benifit
      • 05/10 Lower Broadway
        New York City
        3rd Annual New York City Dance Parade Art Car (commission)
      • 05/10 M.B. Art Studios
        Miami, FL
        Street Art Show
      • 03/10 Broadway Gallery
        New York City
        Relief Show, curated by Laura Zito
      • 03/10 Coraggio Home Space
        New York City
        2-Person Show with Hubert Kretzschmar
      • 02/10 Webster Hall
        New York City
        Quarterly Art Soiree “Art for Haiti”
    • 2009
      • 11/09 Open Space Gallery
        Frenchtown, NJ
        Art of the (Motor) Bike
      • 10/09 26th Street Armory
        New York City
        Book Art Fair
      • 09/09 Governors Island
        New York City
        Art Fair
      • 08/09 Chashama Gallery
        New York City
        “Metal, Heavy, Twisted,” (curated)
      • 04/09 Space 45
        New York City
        New York Street Art: Early Masters of the ’80s
    • 2008
      • 10/08 Orensanz Foundation
        New York City
        ABC No Rio Benifit
      • 10/08 Supreme Trading
        Metropolis, Apocalypse
      • 09/08 Varga Gallery
        Woodstock, NY
      • 05/08 Bruce Foundation
        Bruceennial ’08, “Doing It Again”
    • 2007
      • 11/07 Islip Art Museum
        Islip, NY
        “Wit On Wry”
      • 10/07 13th Annual NY Harvest Fest
        Hancock, NY
        Freedom Fair & Political Rally
      • 08/07 Gallery OneTwentyEight
        New York City
        “Make Art Not Work”
      • 07/07 West Hampton Airport
        Wainscott, NY
        Scope Hamptons
      • 02/07 Black & White Gallery
        Furniture Installation with Goodbye Blue Monday Productions
    • 2006
      • 11/06 Enderlin Gallery
        Roxbury, NY
        Group Show
      • 11/06 SUNY Purchase
        Purchase, NY
        Benefit Art Auction
      • 11/06 Varga Gallery
        Woodstock, NY
        Group Show
      • 09/06 69th Regiment Armory
        New York City
        Art (212) Contemporary Art Fair
      • 07/06 East Hampton Airport
        Wainscott, NY
        Scope Hamptons
      • 02/06 Art Society of Kingston
        Kingston, NY
        “Effigy Show”
      • 01/06 Orlando Museum of Art
        Orlando, FL
        Motorcycle Sculpture Installation—Guggenheim Traveling MC Show
    • 2005
      • 12/05 Mosaic Building
        Miami/BASEL, “Design 05”
      • 11/05 West Woodstock Exhibition Space
        Willow, NY
        Outdoor Sculpture Installation
      • 10/05 Dietch Projects
        New York City
        ABC NO RIO 25th Anniversary Retrospective
      • 08/05 Dinosaur BBQ Restaurant
        New York City
        Motorcycle Sculpture Installation
      • 07/05 Town of Kismet
        Fire Island, NY
        Second Annual Art Show
      • 04/05 Built, Design & Art Space
        New York City
        Group Design & Art Show
      • 01/05 Theater for the New City
        New York City
        “HOWL!” East Village Artist’s Festival
    • 2004
      • 09/04 Dollhaus Gallery
        “Dolls in the Dollhaus”
      • 05/04 World Financial Center Winter Garden
        New York City
        Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Benefit Auction
    • 2003
      • 06/03 Town of Andes
        Andes, NY
        Outdoor Sculpture Show
      • 06/03 Copacabana Club
        New York City
        Charity AIDS Art Auction
      • 06/03 Altman Building
        New York City
        RUB-U-LAD Art Party
      • 06/03 Tom Guerra Design Studio
        South Salem, NY
        Group Show
      • 05/03 New York Harley Davidson
        New York City
        Motorcycle Sculpture Display
      • 03/03 Javits Convention Center
        New York City
        2003 Motorcycle Expo
    • 2002
      • 11/02 Doghaus Loft
        “Hyperbole II”
      • 10/02 Finckel’s Antique Store
        Bennington, VT
        Roadside Chair Display
      • 08/02 New Kingston Fairgrounds
        New Kingston, NY
        Outdoor Group Sculpture
      • 02/02 Allentown Art Center
        Allentown, PA
        “9/11 Show”
    • 2001
    • 2000
      • 12/00 Deepdale Gallery
        New York City
        “Dating Game”
      • 10/00 Anthology Film Archives
        New York City
        Documentary film on Space 2B
      • 09/00 Gallery 113
        New York City
        “Nerve Center”
      • 05/00 Keil Art Museum
        Keil, W. Germany
        “American Street Art”
      • 01/00 Deepdale Gallery
        New York City
        “Portrait Show”
  • Selected Publications

    • 06/14The New York Times, photos of five works depicted in article about the new Buddy Warren shop
    • 10/12Suburban Essex Magazine, photo for solo exhibition mention
    • 10/12Montclair Times, photo for solo exhibition mention
    • 09/12Montclair Times, photo for solo exhibition mention
    • 11/, photos of 240 East 5th Street sculptural fence
    • 10/11Contemporary Art Blog by Micci Cohan (, “The New Museum Bowery Artists Tribute,”
    • 04/ (art blog), review and photos of Skylight Gallery show
    • 01/11Time Out New York Magazine, “A Max Fish Timeline, 1989-2011” by Chris Schoenberger
    • 11/, “New CoSM Art Furniture – Linus Coraggio”
    • 09/10Trespass (street art book), Taschen Publishing
    • 06/, M.B. Art Studio street art show review by James Cubby
    • 05/10Miami Beach Magazine, M.B. Art Studio street art show mention
    • 05/10Miami Times “Digital Addition” M.B. Art Studio street art show review”
    • 01/10Martha Stewart Living (magazine), photo of “Tractor” Chair
    • 11/09Everybody’s Scene, book about the Anthrax Gallery/Club in CT
    • 11/, “Gossip” by Rosetta Stone
    • 02/, photo mention of motorcycle sculpture installation in Dinosaur BBQ, NYC
    • 01/09Artillery Magazine, “Private Eye” by Robyn Perry
    • 11/08Washington Post, “Bushwick Art Scene” by Andrea Sachs
    • 10/08Financial Times, Bushwick Studio Mention
    • 07/08Art Info Magazine, “Scope Hamptons” by Robert Ayers
    • 03/, review of Gershwin Hotel solo show
    • 02/08New York Newsday photo of “Hammer and Sickle” Chair
    • 02/08New York Newsday review of Islip Museum Show by Arriella Redick
    • 01/08Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program : 40 Years (book)
    • 08/07Village Voice, letter to the editor RE: R.C. Baker review
    • 08/07Village Voice, “Best In Show”, review by R.C. Baker
    • 08/07New York Arts Magazine (online edition), review by Chris Chambers
    • 07/, photos of Kuchov Window Gate commission
    • 05/06Five Flights Up, by Toni Schlesinger (book), USA
    • 02/05Village Voice, “Shelter” column, interview by Toni Schlesinger
    • 01/05Captured, a Film and Video History of the Lower East Side, by Clayton Patterson
    • 01/02Marc Kostabi and The East Village Scene, 1983-87 by Baird Jones
    • 05/01Outlaw Biker (motorcycle magazine), centerfold
    • 08/, “The East Village Revisited” by Calvin Reid
    • 12/99Street Art (book), Italy
    • 03/99Elle Décor, photo essay with “Hammer & Sickle” Chair
    • 09/96Time Out NY Magazine, “Meet Your Makers”
    • 12/95Time Out NY Magazine, “Top NY Furniture Designers”
    • 10/95Time Out NY Magazine, photo essay on Space 2B closing
    • 10/95ArtNews, News section, photo essay on Space 2B closing
    • 09/95Russian TV, Space 2B closing Interview
    • 09/95Japanese Fuji TV, Space 2B closing Interview
    • 09/95 The New York Times, City section, Space 2B closing by Monte Williams
    • 12/94New York Newsday, article on recycling
    • 07/94The New York Times, photo mention, Fashion section
    • 06/94Villager, Volume 64, #7, “Mountain of Metal”
    • 06/93Magazine of the Lower East Side, “Garden of Junk,” essay on 2B Studio
    • 06/93Meets, Regional Issue #4, Japanese Magazine
    • 05/93Streets (magazine), photo essay on 2B Studio
    • 05/93Wood Possibility (Japanese magazine), Issue #6, “Active Gallery”
    • 09/92NY Press, “Best Sculpture Garden”
    • 05/92American Photo (magazine), “Top 10 Best Photo Locations”
    • 04/92Italian MTV, studio interview by Claire Van Matz
    • 10/91Japanese News TV, (Spain), studio interview
    • 07/91Channel 2, interview on NYC recycling
    • 05/91Art News, PS 1 installation review
    • 05/91Hype Magazine, Issue #5, Linus Coraggio by Linus Coraggio, photo essay & text
    • 03/91Depeche Mode, French fashion magazine, sculpture with fashion models
    • 11/90MTV, Information Society video, Robot Car Design
    • 11/90The New York Times, Metropolitan section, photo mention of Space 2B fence
    • 10/90Max Magazine, Italian edition, photo essay on 2B Studio
    • 07/90Helsinki Sanomat, Culture page, interview
    • 06/90Japanese Art Book, “22 New York City Artists Interviews” by Hiroko Tanka
    • 03/90Self Magazine, Choice Seats Buying Guide by Elaine Louie
    • 02/90New York Newsday, Design section, “New York for the ’90s”
  • Lectures/Panel Discussions

    • 08/13New Museum’s XFR STN Education Series, NYC, lecture and video screening presentation on “Rivington School”
    • 03/09Wilmer Jennings Gallery, NYC, Reconvening the Downtown Scene, panel discussion
    • 07/04The New School, NYC, slide presentation for Summer Orientation Program for International Students
    • 10/98School of Visual Arts, NYC, undergrad design class, studio visit
    • 08/94School of Visual Arts, NYC, panel presentation on “Recycling and Safety in the Arts”, undergrad program
    • 02/94School of Visual Arts, NYC, Japanese design class visits 2B Studio
    • 06/93NYU Graduate School, Visual Art Department
    • 04/93Parsons School of Design, sophomore class visits
    • 04/91School of Visual Arts, NYC
    • 02/91Parsons School of Design, NYC
    • 03/90University of Massachusetts, Amherst