Charles Zigmund
Phone (914) 720-8374
Email chaszigmund@gmail.com

Resumé

Juried Group Exhibition, 'Shadow,'  Front Street Gallery, Patterson, NY, Feb. 13 - March 24, 2016

Juried Group Exhibition, 'Small Works, 2D, 3D, 4D,' Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY,  Dec. 14, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Solo exhibition, August 1 - 30, 2014, Marina Gallery, Cold Spring, NY


Solo Exhibition, July 1 - 30, 2012, Terra Cognito Gallery, Beacon, NY

Juried Group Exhibition, ‘WAH Center Spring Fling,’ April 21 - May 27, 2012, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibition  'Small Works 2012',  January 5 -29, 2012, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY: 2 works

Solo exhibition, August 1 - 30, 2011, Marina Gallery, Cold Spring, NY

Group Exhibition  'Dimensions', January 6 - 30, 2011, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY: 4 works

Solo Exhibition, August 1 - November 12, 2010, Partners International, New York, NY

Solo Exhibition, July 1 - 28, 2010, Gallery 475, Beacon, NY 

Juried Group Exhibition - Projekt30 November 2009 Online Exhibition, juried by the artist-members of the site: http://www.projekt30.com/final_display.php?show_id=77 (click on first thumbnail at left on next-to-last line)

Group Exhibition, Putnam Arts Council, 2010

Katonah Museum Art Association Exhibition, Katonah, NY, November 2009

Juried Group Exhibition - "New Directions '08", Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, October - November 2008. Juried by Asher Miller, Curator of 19th Century, Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Juried Group Exhibition - “Structure”, Rockaway Artists’ Alliance, Fort Tilden, NY, March - April 2008. 

Invitational Group Exhibition - “Night.” Artdoxa Online Artists’ Community, http://www.artdoxa.com - 2008. At invitation of curator Jochen Hein.

Group Exhibition - “New York Landscape” - Shuresky Gallery, Sysosset, NY, 1996. 2 works included. 

Group Exhibition - "Spring" - Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, NY - 1990

Solo Exhibition, Paintings and Drawings  - Synechia Arts Center, Middletown, NY  - 1983

Group Exhibition, Touchstone Gallery, New York, NY, 1978


Education

Cooper Union Art School  - Certificate of Completion
San Francisco Art Institute - BFA, Painting
Hunter College - MA, Fine Art


Biography

Charles Zigmund was born and raised in the west Bronx. He grew up in an area of decorative Bronx apartment buildings with their Art Deco Egyptian-style lobbies, surrounded by trees, parks and hills and overlooking the Harlem River which separates the Bronx and Manhattan. Up the block and across the street was the drum-and-dome of the Hall of Fame which provided a strong expeof neoclassical architecture. He says this overall childhood experience contributed to his becoming a landscape painter. He attended Cooper Union, majoring in painting, and also spent many hours painting outdoors on sites in his neighborhood overlooking the river. At Cooper Union, he studied with Wolf Kahn and Nicholas Marsicano. He continued at the San Francisco Art Institute where he studied with Richard Diebenkorn and Elmer Bischoff, and at Hunter College where he studied with sculptor Tony Smith.

Charles has participated in many exhibitions in the northeast, and his works are in a number of private collections. Twelve years ago, he started making his paintings more three-dimensional, first as bas-relief and more recently as fully in-the-round sculptures which are still mounted on the wall. This move into sculpture was not specifically dictated by the desire to make sculpture, but by the desire to eliminate the twin restraints of the rectangular border and the flat picture plane from painting. He believes this concept can reinvigorate representational painting, as it provides the artist with new problems, and that problems, as opposed to solutions, are the vital factor in moving art forward.

    




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