Vincent Cianni
10 Galloway Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550

MFA Photography. State University of New York, The College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.
The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.
BS Community Development. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Fovea Exhibitions, Beacon, NY

Verve Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

Robert V.Fullerton Museum, California State University, San Bernadino
The Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Drham, NC
7th Internationale Fotoage, Mannheim/Ludwigshafen, Germany è

Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN
The Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA

University of the Arts, Philadelphia
Fotofiesta, Medellin, Colombia

Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Colombia

Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

Histoire de Voir 98. Musee Pierre Noel, Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France. Featured solo exhibit at the Sixth Annual Mois de la Photographie et de l’Image, Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France.
The Southside: A Brooklyn Community. La Lune en Parachute, Epinal, France. In conjunction with commissioned project to document one of the city’s neighborhoods.

The Southside Portraits. Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
The Southside Portraits. Sam Houston University, Huntsville, TX
The Southside Portraits. Il Teatro/Galleria Manny Maldonado, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The Southside Portraits. Focal Point Gallery, City Island, NY

And the Wall Came Down: Photographs from Berlin. Keystone College, LaPlume, PA

Portraits from the Other Side. White Pines College, Chester, NH

Wedding Photographs. , The Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Photographs from a Wedding. Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

Wedding Rituals. Midtown Y Photography Gallery, New York, NY
Wedding Rituals. Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Wedding Rituals. Dillinger Center, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Photographs from a Wedding. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

Wedding Rituals. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Providence House Men’s Shelter. Rondout Photography Gallery, Kingston, NY

South Charles Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD

The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, George Eastman House
Beauty, Humor, Social Justice: Gifts from Joan Morgenstern, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
30: A Brooklyn Salon Exhibition. BRIC Rotunda Gallery

New York 400: Streetscapes from the Permanent Collections, Museum of the City of NY
Beyond Beauty: Photographs from the Duke University Special Collections Library, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC

Divas, Robert V. Fullerton Museum, San Bernardino, CA

Long Exposures: Contemporary Photo-Essays, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Summer Vacation: Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
The Past Made Present: Contemporary Art and Memory, Museum of Fine Art, Huston, TX
No Sleep ’til Brooklyn: A powerhouse HipHop Retrospective, powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY

New to View: resent Acquisitions in Photography, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Open House: A Survey of Brooklyn Artists, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Discoveries of the Meeting Place, Fotofest, Houston, TX
The Human Experience, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

“Experience & Exchange: Documentary as the Art of Collaboration”, Kent State Univ, OH
“Locating Intimacy: The Space Between” , San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
“Boys Of Summer: Photographs Of And About Men”, ClampArt, NYC
“La Virgen Morena”, Union Gallery, University of Texas at El Paso

Moments of Clarity, Sotheby’s
Recent Acquisitions, Promised Gifts, and Selected Loans, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Photo Forum 2000, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
New York Now 2000. Museum of the City of New York
Urban Images from the Permanent Collection. Southeast Museum of Photography
SNAPSHOT,Contemporary Museum (Balto.), Aldrich Museum (CT.) 2001

Future Present: Photographs of Children from the Reader’s Digest Collection. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut.
Remembrance: The Eternal Present. Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Social Work: Vincent Cianni and Jim Tynan. Tower Fine Arts Gallery, Brockport, NY
Misanthrope. Curated by Alfredo Martinez and Chris Kelley. New York, NY
Returning the Gaze: Street Photography in the 90s. The Clement Gallery, University of Toledo, OH
Artists Look at Gender. Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
Gender (Con)sumption/Assumption of Gender. Stony Brook Union Art Gallery, NY

New Masculinities. Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
Social Comment in New York City. Saint Mark’s Church-in-the Bowery, New York
Car Culture: The Automobile in 20th C Photography. Howard Greenberg Gallery,NYC
Brooklyn! New York! U.S.A.!. Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
The Heart Doesn’t Break, It Stretches. Sarah Morthland Gallery/Blind Spot, New York
Wedding Days. G.Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Photo Soho. Benefit Auction for Soho Partnership, NYC.
Photowork ’97, The Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY (Rick Wester, curator)
The Lightbox. Williamsburg Arts and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Dance Photographs. Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, NYC
Delirium, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, NYC
Spirit in the Flesh, Stuart Levy Gallery, NYC
Wedding Days: Images of Matrimony in Photography. International traveling exhibition organized by G.Ray Hawkins Gallery (Marla Hamburg-Kennedy, curator)
Small Works V. Parsons School of Design, NYC
The Unplugged Bottle: Themes, Facts and Findings from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL

The Summer Show. Wessel O’Connor Gallery, NYC

Unfamiliar Exposures: Ten Photographic Visions. Wessel O’Connor Gallery, NYC
Eros and Identity. Stuart Levy Gallery, NYC
Diamonds, Gold and Myrrh. Leslie Lohman Gallery, NYC

The Magic Silver Show. Murray State University and University of Louisville,
Giving Shelter. BAUhouse, Baltimore, MD.

Artists in Residence Exhibition. Millersville University, Millersville, PA
The Magic Silver Show. Murray State University/University of Northern Iowa
2nd Annual New Images Exhibition. James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Illuminance ’91. Lubbock Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

Photo Metro Awards Exhibition. Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Third Atlanta Photo Salon. Nexus Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA. (Chris Enos, curator)

Awards Exhibition. The Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
North American Invitational,1985. Florida Institute of Technology, Jensen Beach, FL
Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition. The College Art Gallery, SUNY College at NewPaltz, NY
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA. (Van Deren Coke)
Light Sensitive VI. Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL (Duane Michals)
Evidence of Myself. University Gallery, University of North Florida, Jacksonville,

Photography 18. Kern Gallery, Penn State University, PA.. (merit award)
The Road Show: Documents and Metaphors. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Gender Constructions. Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Camera Movements. Moore Art College, Philadelphia, PA (Nathan Lyons, curator)

Foto Vision ’81. Foto Gallery, New York, NY.
The 1980 Maryland Biennial. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Photography 14. Kern Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA

Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Library, Duke University; The Kinsey Institute for Sexual Research; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; George Eastman House; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Museum of the City of New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Brooklyn Museum of Art; The International Collection, Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin; The Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida; Museet fur Fotokunst, Sweden; Biblioteque National de France, Paris; The Buhl Collection, NYC; Reader’s Digest Collection, Pleasantville, NY; Brooklyn Union Gas, Brooklyn, NY; The Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY; Musee Pierre Noel, Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France; James Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA (Portrait of Michener); The Midtown Y Photography Gallery Collection, New York, NY; The State University of New York at New Paltz, NY; Univeristy of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Faculty Research Fund Award, Parsons the New School for Design: Gays in the Military: How America Thanked Me
Palm Center Research Fund Award: Gays in the Military: How America Thanked Me

Palm Center Research Fund Award
For Gays in the Military: How America Thanked Me

American Association of University Presses, Best book Design for Trade Publication
No Strings Foundation – nomination

Jerome Foundation Grant (with NYU Press for publication of We Skate Hardcore)
Brooklyn Comunity Access Television Artist Resisdency Award
Nomination for First Santa Fe Prize in Photography

Santa Fe Vision Award

Ruttenberg Arts Foundation Award, The Friends of Photography (Arthur Ollman, juror)
Finalist, European Photography Book Award
Faculty Leave Award, Parsons School of Design

LightWork Residency, Syracuse

Nomination for Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for the Fall 1999 Double Take feature, The Southside

F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship Award, Waverly, PA
Agfa Corporation Project Support Grant

New York State Council on the Arts Exhibition Grant, NY
Artist’s Space Exhibition Grant, New York, NY

Center for Photo Photographer’s Fund Award, Woodstock, NY

Photo Metro Award, Photo Metro, San Francisco, CA

Merit Award, Photography 18, Penn State University, Duane Michals, juror

New Jersey State Arts Council Fellowship Award

“History/Effects of the Ban on Homosexuality in the Military” panel discussion with LTC Victor Fehrenbach, LT Don Bramer (jg), Chuck Maxwell and Mary Barber. Fovea Exhibitions, Beacon, NY.

“Gays in the Military: How America Thanked Me”, powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
“Super Hero…Not Super Human”: artists working for change in the real world, School of Visual Arts in conjunction with Live Out Loud, NYC

“We Skate Hardcore”. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (2006, 2004. 2005)

The Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC

The George Eastman House, The Griffin Museum, Minnesota Center of Photography
“We Skate Hardcore”, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY

“We Skate Hardcore”, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

“We Skate Hardcore”, Alfred University, Alfred, NY (Documentary writing and photography)

“The Southside”, MS 51, Brooklyn, NY. Professional Photographers Series

“Creating Community” Panel Discussion, Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Tuscon, Arizona. Moderator: Jean Caslin, Director, Houston Center for Photography
“The Southside”, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT. In Conjunction with the exhibition, “Future-Present: Photographs of Children from the Reader¹s Digest Collection

“Photographs from the Southside”, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY; State University of New York, Brockport, NY; Honeoye Falls-Lima, NY. Lectures in conjunction with the exhibition, “Social Work”

“The Southside Portraits”. Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
“New Masculinities: Cultural Representations” Panel Discussion. Houston Center for Photography.
“Truth, Memory and Representation in Photography”. Columbia Teachers College, NYC.
“The Southside Portraits”. Port Washington Camera Club, Port Washington, NY

“Berlin: A Changing Political Climate”. Metropolitan Studies Program. New York University.

“Berlin: And the Wall Came Down”. Art Department. Keystone College, LaPlume, PA.

“Issues in Contemporary Photography”. Art History Department, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
“Street Photography: 1950-1970.” Photo Department. Millersville University, Millersville, PA

“Photographic Language/Vision”. Art Department, Keystone Junior College, LaPlume, PA.

“Wedding Ritual Series”. Vassar College,, NY/Keystone Junior College, PA.

Parsons School of Design. Adjunct Professor, Art, Media and Technology/Photography (1995 – present): Documentary Strategies; Storytelling and Photography; Photojournalism; Style, Theory and Analysis; Senior Seminar, Junior Seminar; Sophomore Seminar; Curator and Designer for the BFA Senior Show, 1996 – 2000 Supervised the design and production of the first Senior Catalog to coincide with the Senior Show and Auction, 1997. Developed and organized Portfolio Review Day

Adjunct Instructor: International Center for Photography (ICP): The Photo Essay (2010 – present)

Chief Evaluator: Archive Consulting and Management Services and Penelope Dixon and Associates. (2003 – present) Evaluate photographic collections for appraisal, New York Times Picture Archive, Cornell Capa Collection and Robert Capa Collection at ICP, Black Star Photo Agency, SovFoto Picture Agency

Visiting Artist/Instructor: Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Colombia (2001)
L’Ecole de L’Image, La Lune en Parachute/Ministry of Culture, Epinal, France (1998)

Contributing Picture Editor: Fotophile Journal, Long Island City, New York.

Juror: St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery (Visual Arts Program)1998 National Photography Competition

Workshop Instructor: Musica Against Drugs, Brooklyn, NY. (1998-1999): Photography on a Shoestring. Taught workshops to recovering addicts, young adults and schoolchildren in the community

Associate: Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York. December 1996 – present.

Private Dealer: Contemporary and Vintage 20th Century Photography. (1994-present) Specializing in 1930s, 40s and 50s vintage photography and emerging contemporary photographers.

Associate Director: Gallery 292, NYC. August 1992 – July 1994.

Artist-in-Residence: Millersville University, Millersville, PA (1991).

Artist-in-Residence: Keystone Junior College, LaPlume, PA (1990).

Printer: for Danny Lyon (1988 – 1990). Printed exhibition prints from recent and vintage negatives for the retrospective organized by the Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon, AZ.

Chairman, Photography Department: White Pines College, Chester, NH (1988-1990).

Workshop Instructor: Horizons, The New England Crafts School, Amherst, MA (1989, 2000-2002).

Exhibition Curator: The Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, NY: “A Survey of Wedding Photographs from 1990 to the Present” (1987)

Assistant Director: Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY (1985 – 1988).

Graduate Assistant: SUNY, The College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY. College Art Gallery (1984-1985). Photography Department (1983-1984). Introduction to Photography