Edelweiss Calcagno

Website: www.edelweisscalcagno.com
Address: 9502 Hale Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Cell: 240.701.9100

EDUCATION
2016 to Present, Towson University, Towson, MD
Working on Masters in Fine Art.
2014 to 2017, University of Maryland College Park, MD
06/07/2016 BA HONORS CUM LAUDE in Fine Art. GPA 3.867.
05/31/2017 BA in Art History. GPA 3.850
Italian Bachelors (3 classes left.)
Dean’s list: Honor Spring and Fall Semesters, 2014, 2015. Spring 2016.
2010 to 2016, Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD
08/01/2016 AA HONORS CUM LAUDE in Fine Art.
2001 to 2003, Italian Institute for Art and Restoring Art, Rome, Italy
High Distinction in Restoring Paintings on Canvas and Wood.

HONOR SOCIETY
Member of Gamma Kappa Alpha National Italian Honor Society, from Spring 2016. (University of Maryland)
Member of Phi Theta Kappa. (Montgomery College)

JURIED SELECTIONS AND EXHIBITIONS
Juried selection Studio Montclair 20th Annual “ViewPoints 2017” at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ’s arts district from June 1 to 30, 2017.
Juried selection Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MFA Circle Gallery, May 4 – May 26 2017, Juror: Robert Yi, Director Gorge Washington University’s Corcoran Arts Program.
Juried selection Maryland Federation of Art, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD. exhibition from March 29 to April 29. Juror Susan Calloway of Susan Calloway Fine Arts.
Juried selection in New York, Art Takes Manhattan, Caelum Gallery, Feb. 28 – March 6. Exhibition curated by Drorit Gur Arie, Holly Hager, John Seed.
Juried selection, exhibition at Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM), MD, Feb. 23 – April 9, 2017. Juror Rebekah Pineda, Development Manager of Hamiltonian Artists, through Maryland Federation of Art.
Represent of Towson University at Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington DC District of Columbia, Feb. 1st-Feb. 25, 2017, pieces selected for flyers too.
Exhibition with the New York Art Week Show at Artmatters in Manhattan, Dec. 12-Dec. 19, 2016.
Juried selection at Maryland Federation of Art’s Lowe House Exhibition. Juror Matthew Moore, Jan. 16-Apr. 13, 2017 at MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis. Juror Matthew Moore, Assistant Professor of Photography and Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.
Juried selection at the Miami artweek, represented by The ArtBox Gallery, Switzerland. Dec. 2016 and certificate of excellence for all artwork entered.
Colorado University, MFA Exchange exhibition. Representing Towson University, Towson MD. Oct. 2016.
University of Maryland annual exhibition, June 1st, 2015, August 31st, 2016.
Agora Gallery, New York City, USA, Nov. 2014, collective exhibition.
Maryland Sligo Journal Exhibition, at MC, March - May 2014. (Book awarded: the Florida
Montgomery College Annual Exhibition linocut and etching in June – Sept. 2013.
Montgomery College Annual Exhibition sculptures and paintings in June-Sept. 2012.
Strathmore Collective Exhibition for donations to art programs, Apr. 2013.
Area 405, Baltimore, collective exhibition Mar. - Apr. 2013.
Juried selection in the National College Sculpture Competition at Gallery Area 405, Baltimore, Feb-Mar. 2013.
Over 60 exhibitions in Europe between 1994 to 2002: London, Paris, Lille, Lille, Liege,
Antwerpen, Brussels, Monte Carlo, Rome, Porto Venere, Florence, Luxembourg.

AWARDS
GSA Research Award 2016, Towson University.
Research Scholarships in Fine Art – Cesarina Horing Award – Italian Cultural Society, 2016.
4th place, Juried competition, Competition on Colors, Contemporary Art Gallery Online. October 2015.
Recipient of 2012 and 2013 Dr. Harry Harden Jr. Student Academic Excellence Award.
Dean’s List: Honor Spring and Fall Semesters:2011, 2012, 2013.
Juried selection in the National College Sculpture Competition, Baltimore, 2013.
High Distinction in Restoring Paintings on Canvas and Wood, 2003.
Prize Golden Mercury for Art, Porto Venere, for “High quality demonstrated in her artistic work,” Italy, Nov. 2002.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
Online Gallery, Saachi Art: http://www.saachiart.com
ArtChamber, Holland, representation from Feb. 2015 to Feb. 2016
Galleria 360, Florence, Italy, representation from Sept. 2015 to Sept. 2016
Agora Gallery, New York City, USA, Nov. 2014, representation from Apr. 2014 to Nov. 2015

PUBLICATIONS
Magazine Publ New York: http://artisspectrum.com/magazine/33/#97, in 2015.
Magazine Publ London: Aesthetica, The Art and Culture Magazine, April/May 2015 issue 64, pg.154 and June/July 2015 issue 65, pg.152
Maryland Sligo Journal Exhibition, at Montgomery College, March - May 2014. Book Festival Award for Compilations/Anthologies, given by JM Northern Media)

COLLECTIONS
Collection in the Tonhua Art Ink Collection of 2016, at Shenzhen TongHua Education Management co., LTD, Shenzhen, China, Dec. 2016.

DONATIONS
Strathmore Exhibition Donation proceeds for fine art programs, Apr. 2013.


Portfolio:

Screen Printing, Etching, Lythography and Paintings

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2 Cellos “2 Cellos”

There is always someone bigger than you, you can easily call that person God, it's as a philosophy, but for sure there is always someone bigger than you. Screen Printing piece, unique. $2,300.00

Reve d'Orient “Reve d'Orient”

This is a mixed media Charcoal and Pastels on paper. $3,500.00

Illusion “Illusion”

Etching, have fun figuring out where the seated person is. There are only 10 pieces like this. $1,800.00

Apollo's Lyre - Version 2 “Apollo's Lyre - Version 2”

This is a Screen printing done with layers and layers of colors. $1,700.00

Black Rose “Black Rose”

Screen Printing, there are 12 prints of this rose. Is it a black or a white rose? $600.00

City Crime “City Crime”

Mixed media, Etching and Screen Printing over it. The building represent the city and the Knife over it represents the crime. $1,850.00

The Guardians “The Guardians”

This is an etching, they guard the entrance of their home. $800.00

What Is Time “What Is Time”

Etching done with wood on Chinese paper with 3 colors. There are only 5 of these. $ 1,850.00

Cloudy Rocks “Cloudy Rocks”

etching, 11 x 15 inches, 400$.