EDUCATION

MFA   New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey 

BFA    Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016     Cotillion- Beauregard Fine Art Gallery, Rumson, New Jersey, curator: Kathleen Karlen Donnelly

2015     The Painted Banquet- Oyster Point Gallery Space, Red Bank, New Jersey, curator: Gerda Liebmann 

             Chamber Pieces- Victory Hall Project Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey curator: Anne Trauben 

2014     Family Jewels- Crary Art Gallery, Warren, Pennsylvania, curator: Thomas Paquette 

            #BaroqueTechStyle- Visual Arts Center of New Jersey,  Summit, New Jersey,  curator: Mary Birmingham 

2012      Windows on Columbus: Paintings & Prints by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern - Pro-Arts Jersey City Project at Harborside Financial

              Center Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Kerry Kolenut

              objex.desire - Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey, curator: Edward Stein

2010      Little Masters- MFA Exhibition, Harold Lemmerman Gallery, New Jersey City University, curator: Midori Yoshimoto 

2008     Vanitas Contemporarius- Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey 

2006     Covering/Uncovering - Mitchell Sanborn Gallery, Keyport, New Jersey, curator: Nora Sanborn 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2017    

 Self Reimagined - Harold Lemmerman Gallery, New Jersey City University, curator: Midori Yoshimoto

 2016    

 Reinventing Ourselves from Another Point of View- 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago ILL, curators: Didi Menendez and Sergio                Gomez

 The Thing of it is- Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT, curator: Eric Aho

 5th Annual Juried Show - Bowery Gallery, New York, New York, curator: Martica Sawin

 New Jersey Arts Annual- Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton University, Oceanville, New Jersey, curators: Joan Bacharach and                      Stacy Smith

 Precision and Pattern Redux- Maloney Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, New Jersey, curator: Dr. Virginia Butera 

 2015      

 Technology Becomes Them- Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, New Jersey, curator: Mary Gagler 

 FABULOUS - Shirin Gallery, New York, New York, curator: Jasmine Wahi 

 The Portrait Show-  Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, curator: Laura Alexandria 

 Precision and Pattern-  City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, New Jersey curator: Christine Soccio

 2014      

 The Big Small Show-  Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Anne Trauben 

 Five Artists/Five Visions - Goldsmith Gallery at ACONDOS, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Ann Aptaker

 Little Wonders- LITM Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Andrea Morin   

 Emerald City: The Gateway Project- 2 Gateway Center Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, curators: Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca 

 Jampol

 15@15- Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey, curator: Lawrence Cappiello

 Art Connections  10 - George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, curator: Marilyn Symmes

 2013

 The Big Small Painting Show - Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Anne Trauben

 Small Works Show - Artist’s House Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, curator: Lorraine Reisenbach

 New Faces 2013 - Artist’s House Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, curator: Lorraine Reisenbach,

 Presence, Pro-Arts Jersey City Juried Exhibit - Tenmarc Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey curator: Denise Carvalho

 2012

 Feast for the Eyes: The Art of Food - Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey, curator: Dorrie Papademetriou 

 Disconnected - Gallery at 14 Maple, Arts Council of Morris, Morristown, New Jersey, curator: Jonathan Greene 

 Curators Choice Exhibition - Shore Institute for Contemporary Art,  Asbury Park, New Jersey, curator: Mary Birmingham

 Newark Open Doors Exhibition - Sumei Multidisciplinary Art Center, Newark, New Jersey, curator: Yoland Skeete 

 See How We Are - Pro-Arts Jersey City Exhibition, curator: Margaret O’Reilly, and The Artist at Work: Self-Portrait Exhibition- Tenmarc  Gallery, Jersey City,  New Jersey, curator: Joe Velez 

 2011

 19th Annual Juried Show - Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey, curator: Mary Birmingham

 Pro-Arts Jersey City Juried Members Exhibition - Parlay Studios, Jersey City, New Jersey, curator: Meredith Lippman

 Exquisite Corpse 3rd Annual Juried Exhibit - Mana Fine Arts Annex, Jersey City, New Jersey curator: Tina Maneca

 7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition - 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, curator: Sergio Gomez

 Manhattan Graphics First Annual Juried Show, New York, New York

 Concealment and Disclosure -  Atlantic Gallery, New York, New York, curator: Irene Christensen

 WetPaint 2011, National Juried Exhibition - Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois curator: Sergio Gomez

 College Art Association Juried MFA Exhibition - Hunter College Gallery, New York curator: Martin Kruck 

 <196 - Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey, curator: Douglas Ferrari

 2010

 Nexus New Jersey 2010 Statewide Juried Show -  Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey curator: Lawrence Cappiello

 18th Annual Juried Show - Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey, curator: Donna Gustafson,

 Exquisite Corpse and Members Exhibit -Pro Arts Jersey City Artists Studio Tour

 Water - Atlantic Gallery, New York, New York, curator: Pamela Talese

 7th Annual Fresh Meat/Young Blood: New Jersey’s New Masters - Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey, curator: Douglas  Ferrari

 BabyDoll 2 - The Broadway Gallery, New York, New York, curator: Lawrence Cappiello

 WetPaint 2010, National Juried Exhibition - Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, curator: Sergio Gomez

 Emerging Patterns - Gallery at 14 Maple, Arts Council of Morris, Morristown, New Jersey, curator: Midori Yoshimoto

 BabyDoll - Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey, curator: Lawrence Cappiello

 We Can Do It- Women Artists of Monmouth - Manalapan Library Gallery, New Jersey, curator: Amy Puccio, 

 New Prints 2010 - International Print Center, New York, New Yorkcurator: Ann Coffin

 2009

 Moolah - Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey, curator: Lawrence Cappiello

 NeoRococo - Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey, curator: Douglas Ferrari

 Circles of Influence - Brookdale Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Lincroft, New Jersey curator: Marie Maber

 5th Annual Jersey Shore Juried Art Show -The Boatworks Gallery, Belmar, New Jersey

 2008

 5th Annual Juried Show -Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey curator: Douglas Ferrari

 Human History - Brennan Courthouse Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey curator: Meredith Lippman

 Trading Places: Pro-Arts Jersey City, Canco Lofts Exhibiton Space, Jersey City, New Jersey curator: Hugo Bastidas

 Currents: Studio Montclair, - Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

 Making Marks - Brookdale Center for Visual Arts, Lincroft, New Jersey curator: Sidney Godwin 

 RESIDENCIES

 2016      Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation (ESKFF), MANA Contemporary Fine Art, Jersey City, NJ

 2014      Chairs of Inclusion, JSDD Wae Center, West Orange, NJ

 2006 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 AWARDS/GRANTS/HONORS

 2016     19th Annual Outstanding Adjunct Instructor Award, Brookdale Community College

 2015     18th Annual Outstanding Adjunct Instructor Award, Brookdale Community College

 2013     Artist of the Month: June 2013, Juried Competition, Arts Guild New Jersey Blog

 2012     Featured Artist: Monmouth County Arts Council Blog

 2011      Honorable Mention –19th Annual Juried Show, Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey

 2010     Honorable Mention –18th Annual Juried Show, Guild of Creative Art, Shrewsbury, New Jersey

 2009    Best in Show –Work on Paper – SICA – Annual Juried Exhibition, Long Branch, New Jersey

 2007    Award: Art Alliance 21st Annual Statewide Exhibition, Red Bank, New Jersey

 2006    Geraldine Dodge Grant 

 PUBLICATIONS

 2016    Poets and Artists #75: Reinventing Ourselves from Another Point of View, p. 32.

             FreshPaint Magazine, Issue 12, p. 48.

 2014    Mazur, Janet. “Family Jewels: Paintings by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern,” UCDA Designer Magazine, Vol.39, No.3, pp. 18-23.

 2013    Nair, Supriya M., Pathologies of Paradise: Caribbean Detours. University of Virginia Press, 2013, Cover Image.

 2011     7th Annual Self-Portrait Exhibition, Zhou. B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, curated by Sergio Gomez, pg. 83.

             National Wet Paint Exhibition, Zhou. B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, curated by Sergio Gomez, pg. 37.

 2010    Studio Visit Magazine, Vol. 10, Open Studios Press, pg. 58.

             National Wet Paint Exhibition, Zhou. B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, curated by Sergio Gomez, pg. 40.

 COLLECTIONS

 Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation

 Brookdale Community College

 New Jersey City University

 

Full Bibliography Available upon Request