“…the work is very strong, much of it crafted with site-specificity. One such piece, dangling from tree limbs, sways lightly in a way that brings to mind graceful cursive handwriting, some invisible script left behind by the wind.” Paul D’Agostino - The L Magazine

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GROUP SHOWS

2018 * Project 59, Governor’s Island, NYC – Island Universe, Site-Responsive Environment

and Sound Collaboration w/ composer Beau Kenyon

2017 * Felician University, Rutherford, NJ - Outside In, Site-Responsive Sculpture

        * VanGo! Museum on Wheels, Susquehanna Art Museum, PA - Light Sculpture

2016  * East 4th Garden, Brooklyn, NY - Field Work, Site-Responsive Outdoor Sculpture

          * Williamburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY – Light, Form, and Symbol, Light Sculptures

2015 * Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY - Space Available, Site-Responsive Sculpture (Organized by Paul Corio and Rob de Oude)

         * Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY – Luminaries, Light Sculpture

2014-2015  * Spiva Art Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, MO – wandersense, 2-person show - Site-Responsive Installation

2013 * Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY - The Psychic Triangle - Cabinet of Studio Works (curated by Jessica Cannon)

         * OK Harris Gallery, New York,NY. Illuminators - Sculpture

         * Unsmoke Systems ArtSpace, Braddock, PA. Possible – Sculpture (Curated by Staci Offutt & Natalie Grandinetti)

         * Sweetwater Center for the Arts – Small Shrines – Cabinet of Studio Works

2012 * Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY - One Hundred Dollars ­– Collage (curated by Andy Smenos & Sergio Barrale)

         * Big & Small Casual, Long Island City, NY – Small Sculptures (by Big People) – (curated by: Kate Teale)

         * Onderdonk House, Ridgewood, NY – Sculpture Garden – Site-Responsive Sculpture (curated by: Lesley Heller)

         * The Headkeeper, Greensburg, PA – Flying Machines – Site-Responsive Proposal (curated by Staci Offutt & Natalie Conti)

        * Parsons the New School for Design – Alumni Show – Photo of Winter’s Core

2011 * Dershowitz Center, Brooklyn, NY – Colored Cactus - Site-Responsive Sculpture

         * Samson Projects, Boston, MA – Chain Mail - Collage

2010-2011 * Islip Art Museum: Carriage House, Islip, NY – Treemendous – Site-Responsive Environment

2009 * One Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY  - spctclr vws – Sculpture

         * 1027 Grand, Brooklyn, NY - Splinters & Logs – Sculpture & Drawing

2007 * Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY –Fantasy Worlds - Sculpture (curated by: Aimee Burg)

         * Atlantic Ave Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY – Outdoor Sculpture (curated by: Jim Osman)

2005 * Niagara, New York, NY - Femmevolution – Sculpture & Installation

         * Project Spaceman & A.W.O.L. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - Square Foot Show

           Wall Sculpture & Drawings

         * M.F.A. Show, Parsons School of Design, NY – Primed – Sculpture & Installation

         * Heide Cho Gallery, New York, NY – This Time Next Year - Sculptures

2004 * Artists Space, New York, NY - Night of 1000 Drawings – Drawings

         * A.W.O.L. Gallery, Toronto, ON - Square Foot Show - Relief Sculpture

         * A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY - Wish You Were Here – Collage

         * A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY - Generations ‘04 – Sculptures

         * Graduate Faculty Building, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

 

SOLO SHOWS

2018   * KAM, Kingsborough Art Museum, KCC, CUNY, NY – wonder*sense @ KAM,

Site-Responsive Installation and Sound Collaboration w/ composer Beau Kenyon

2011 * The Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ – Little Systems: Taxonomy of a Cosmos, Sculpture, Installation, 2D Work

 

PUBLIC WORK

2017 * “surround)a(round,” Semi-Permanent, Site-Responsive Outdoor Sculpture -  Felician Univ, Rutherford, NJ

2009 * “Bio{luminescent}Sphere,” Site-Responsive, Built Environment, Performance by artist Ari Tabei. Chashama Window Space, NYC

2008 * 2009 - “Luminous Accumulation” Public Work, Site-Specific Environment - Art Lot, Brooklyn, NY

2004   * “Redefining Space” Temporary Outdoor Installation - Waltham, MA

2002 * “Redefining Space - Shade” Temporary Outdoor Installation - Waltham, MA

         * “Light Web” Temporary Outdoor Installation - Johnson, VT

 

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2017  Northern Lights Research, Northern Scandinavia – 3 week, self-made residency

2011-2014 Industry City, Brooklyn, NY - Incubator Studio Program for Emerging Artists

2008 Brooklyn Arts Council, NY - Grant recipient for outdoor, public installation

2004 Festival of the Arts Brandeis University - Grant recipient for outdoor sculpture

2002 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT - one month residency; scholarship

2002 Truchas, New Mexico - two month residency; scholarship

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS @ the ART LOT Brooklyn

2018 * inForming, Anette Millington, Caleb Nussear, and Adrienne Reynolds

2017  *Past Myth Future Form, Laura Bernstein & Anna Tsouhlarakis

          * in balance / imbalance, CUNY @ the Art Lot – MFA Students

2016  * Play Frame – Debbi Kenote, James Mulvaney

2015 * Fluid Means – Ken Millington, Richard Zimmerman, Carlos Vela-Prado, Al Freeman

        * Stamping Ground – Junior Sculpture Class from Hartford Art School in Connecticut

2014 * Memory Field – Fritz Horstman & Aberaham McNally

          * Peaks<Valleys – Patrick Cadenhead, Sara Mejia Krediler, Alex Phillips

2013  * Structural Odes – Derek Haffar & Reade Bryan

          * Curious Remains – Laura Marsh, Staci Offutt, Lizzy Sise, Maggie Sullivan

         * Ruminate/Reflect SVA @ the Art Lot – MFA Students

2012 * POP Paradigms - Marin Abell, Kyla Chevier, Lorraine Dauw, Nate Heiges, Catherine Telford-Keogh,

2011 * All Jokes Aside – Aimee Burg, Erin Burke, Jessica Cannon, Phillip Stearns, Aricoco

 

COMMISSIONS

2007 * “Learning Skills Program” Designed & built sets and props for experimental performance piece by Johanna Linsley. - Ontological Hysteric Theater; New York, NY

2006 * “Encompassing” Multi-Media Installation/Environment – Brooklyn, NY - FishBird a Brooklyn Arts Council sponsored project by Katrina Toshiko

2003 * “Canopy” Installation – Brandeis University, MA - Women’s Studies Department 25th Anniversary Celebration

 

EDUCATION

* M.F.A.  Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

* Post-Baccalaureate Fine Arts - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

* B.A. Anthropology and Art History - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA - Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Tapping into a sense of wonder: An Interview with Artist Natalia Zubko” -Online Arts Journal: Anit-Heroin Chic, 9/6/2017 http://heroinchic.weebly.com/blog/tapping-into-a-sense-of-wonder-an-interview-with-artist-natalia-zubko

“Bushwick Open Studios Crawl-Must See Show: Space Available”-Sharon Butler’s blog:Two Coats of Paint, 6/9/2015

“Concise Guide to 2015 Bushwick Open Studios” Space Available Show.  Hyperallergic, Benjamin Sutton. 6/1/ 2016

“Your Guide to the Bushwick-ocalype: Open Studios” – Space Available Show.  ArtF City, June 3, 2015

“24 Hours in Brooklyn” Space Available Show. BMoreArt.com – Baltimore Arts and Culture Blog, Cara Ober, 6/5/2015

“Wandersense Exhibit at Spiva Gallery.” The Chart, MSSU. Review, Kjersti McDonald, 1/30/2015

“The Psychic Triangle” Exhibition Catalogue - Nurture Art. Essay by Jessica Cannon. Images pp 12-13

"One Hundred Dollars Reworked," Huffington Post, July 13, 2012 - Article of Group Show - Image of my work included

D’Agostino, Paul, “Boarder Disputes, Art, Drinks,” The L Magazine, May 8, 2012 – Article of Group Show – My work mentioned

 

TEACHING

2008-Present    * Part-Time Assistant Faculty – New York, NY Parsons The New School for Design: Foundations/First Year Student Faculty – Space/Material, 3D Studio I, 3D Studio II: Body & Place, Body & Form

2013- Present    * Adjunct Lecturer – New York, NY - City Collage New York: CUNY – 3D Design for Art & Non-Art Majors, Intro to Sculpt, Graduate Critique & Seminar

2013       *Visiting  Artist – New York, NY - School of Visual Arts, MFA program – Discuss Public Art and conduct critics and studio visits

2009-2011      * Faculty – Springfield, MO (summer) @ MSU - Missouri Fine Arts Academy Faculty – 2 Core classes: Team-TaughtInterdisciplinary Class with Musician & Dancer, and 3D Principles of Design, Developed  Sculpture-Based classes: Mapping Time, To Grasp : To Expand : To  Modulate, The Space Between, Bridges/Tunnels/Forts

2008-Present   * Part-Time Assistant Faculty – New York, NY (summer) Parsons HEOP (Higher Education Opportunity Program) Instructor – Intro to 3D Design. 

2006- 2008     * On-Call Substitute Instructor – New York, NY - Long-term and short-term teaching for 3D Studio - Parsons’ Foundations Department. 

2007 – 2008 * Head-Shop Technician - Parsons, New York, NY – Foundations

2006-Present   * Guest Lecturer – New York, NY - Facilitate workshop on concepts of linear materials and use of line in art and design projects for first-year students in Parsons’ Foundations Department.

2006-2011     * Guest Lecturer – New York, NY - Facilitate workshop on concepts of light, lighting materials, and use of light in art and design projects for first-year students in Parsons’ Foundations Department.

2005-2007     * Instructor – New York, NY - Parsons’ Pre-Academy Summer intensive program – Drawing

2005               * Guest Instructor – New York, NY - Conduct individual studio visits for Junior Sculpture students at Parsons in their Fine Arts Department.

2004-2005     * Teaching Assistant - New York, NY - Parsons’ Fine Arts Department  - BFA Junior Sculpture

2002-2003      * Teaching Assistant – Brandeis University, Waltham, MA - Fall: 3-D Design/ Spring: Beginning Sculpture

2002-2001      * Fall – Spring: 3-D Design - Emphasis on Visual Thinking - Aid in a Beginning Sculpture and two, 3-D Design courses. Work with diverse, liberal arts students with a wide range of art experience.

 

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS/ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005-present   * Artist Assistant/Studio Manager – New York, NY – Sculptor: Heide Fasnacht

2014-2017  * Art Committee Member – Art@Renaissance – through St Nicks Alliance, Brooklyn, NY– Develop programing for newly built space, write grants, establish community bonds through the  Arts.

2016-present   * Faculty Mentor - Parsons, New York, NY – Mentor new faculty to the First-Year Program.

2015         * First Year Summer Facilitator – Parsons, New York, NY- Coordinate summer session faculty.

2011           * Admissions - Parsons, New York, NY - Review and make decisions on incoming applications.  3D Foundations representative  available to students during Accepted Students events in the Spring

2005-2007      * Assistant  Volleyball Coach – New York, NY - Assistant Coach for The City College of New York, CUNY, Women’s Volleyball Team.

2002              *  Committee Member - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA - Appointed as a student representative to plan and implement a new Office of the Creative Arts.