PAUL MELESCHNIG

EDUCATION

BFA Rhode Island School of Design 1988

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015: Circumambulate the City, Ain't Bad Magazine, (online artist profile)

2012: Spar: Photographs from Cuba,  Steven Kasher Gallery, New York

2009: Portraits, Verlaine, New York

2005: Dangerous Beauty, Holly Hunt, Miami

2004: RISD WORKS, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; Black & White, SOHO House, New York

2003: Dado, Briggs Robinson Gallery, New York

2002: Habana y Nueva York, William Floyd Fine Art, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015: Heads Up, The RISD Museum, Providence Rhode Island

2011: Living Arrangements, Spring Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2010: Golpeando La Pared, Havana, Cuba

2004: Summertime, Robin Rice Fine Art, New York

2003: AIPAD (William Floyd Fine Art) New York; Group Show, Robin Rice Fine Art, New York; The Boys of Summer (Nan Goldin, Jack Pierson, George Platt Lynes, Duane Michaels, Arthur Tress), ClampArt, New York

2002: Contents (Alberto di Fabio, McDermott & McGough) Briggs Robinson Gallery, New York; The Armory Photography Show (through William Floyd Fine Art), New York

2001: Revival, Bridgewater, Lustberg, Blumenfeld Gallery, New York; Elizabeth Fiore Contemporary Art, New York; Group show, ClampArt Gallery, New York

2000: 10,000 Reflections (Mapplethorpe, Nevelson) curators Sabine Walli & Daniela Lobeira, Miami; Dealers Choice, Bridgewater Lustberg Blumenfeld Gallery, New York

LECTURES / TALKS

2013: ICP ; The Narrative Portrait - Amy Arbus

2010: American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, There & Here, New York

2009: International Center for Photography; The Narrative Portrait – Amy Arbus

1997–2008: Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba; gallery speaking engagements

2003: University of Havana / NYU Havana program; Isolation/Innovation; International Center for Photography; The Narrative Portrait

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

2012:  The New Yorker, Goings on about Town: Art Paul Meleschnig / George Platt Lynes, by Vince Aletti;  La Lettre de la Photographie.

2004: The Brown Daily Herald, ‘Photographer captures images of Cuba’ Stephen Narain; Sugarzine, ‘Boys of Summer’ Melissa Brown; The Village Voice, ‘Dado’, Voice Choices, Vince Aletti

2003: Art on Paper, ‘Dado’ Mariana Mogilevich; The Advocate, ‘Where the Boys are’ Laurance Ferber The Village Voice, Boys of Summer’, Vince Aletti

AWARDS 

2012 July :  JGS Quarterly Photography Contest - Runner up 

PUBLICATIONS

Interview Magazine, Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Chicago Tribune, Art Basel/Miami Beach, Time Out NY, AIPAD catalogue, SOHO House, Out Magazine and Art on Paper, The New Yorker, The Paris Review ; February 2014

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, The William LaRouche Foundation, Edward R. Bazinet

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 - Present, Black and White on White ( Photographic printing Lab under the direction of Sergio Purtell ) - working on Silver and Alternative process printing.

2001 - 1996 : Photographic assistant to artists McDermott & McGough

1992 - 1996 : Studio assistant to artist Julian Schnabel

1990 - 1993 : Photographic assistant to photographer Bill Jacobson