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Biagio (Gino) Civale, 311 Lee Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705    Fax (914)965-5703

e-mail:StudioCivale@msn.com    or   gcivale@gmail.com    

Website:  www.Civale.org      Tel: 914 965 5703 or 914 320 8316  or  914 376 6037

Education

Art Teacher diploma from Fine Arts Academy of Rome, Italy, 1958;  Art School attendance at Cagliari Liceo Artistico, Sardinia, Italy, 1957;  Art School attendance  at Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France, 1952-53;  School of Nude at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy, 1975;  Intaglio & Surface Color printmaking at New York City University, NYC, 1983-84;  Intaglio & Collagraph printmaking workshop at SUNY Purchase, N.Y., 1984;  Diploma of Poster Creator from ENALC, Florence, 1972.

Presence in Internet
www.Civale.org , www.biagio-civale.artistwebsites.com , biagio-civale.fineartamerica.com ,
www.ArtVitae.com , www.LeonARTo.com , www.ROGALLERY.com , www.123soho.com , www.ABSOLUTEARTS.com , www.PICASSOMIO.com , www.wooloo.org , www.avisen-avk.com , www.westarts.com, www.newartcollectors.com, www.artist.de , www.artmajeur.com , www.afonline.artistsspace.org , www.artecomunicarte.com , www.artbreak.com , www.artreview.com , www.facebook.com , www.espectro.com , www.myartspace.com ; www.FineArtAmerica.com , www.ProudArtists.com , www.itsartnotstuff.com  , www.mygoart.com , www.sell-arts.com , www.spraygraphics.com , www.seesle.com, Saatchi Online community
and over eighty international websites showing work from various periods and covering various techniques.

Exhibitions (Paintings, printmaking, graphics, mixed media, sculpture)

Over seventy (70) one-man shows, starting with Galerie Chardin, Rue de Seine, Paris, France, 1954.  During the last thirty years, a 40 years retrospective at Palazzo Ranghiasci, Gubbio(Perugia), Italy, in 1990; other important shows at INAGE Gallery, Chiba, Japan, in 1991; at SAN BAN KAN Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan, in 1992 and at Yokohama, Japan, in 1992; at ZHEJIANG Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China, in 1993 and at GINREISHA Gallery, Chiba, Japan; at Raffaelli Gallery in Rimini, Italy, in 1993; at Circolo Culturale Artistico, Padova, Italy; at Taipei County Culture Center, Taiwan; at Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; at the LOBBY Gallery, 52nd St., New York, in 1994; at IL PUNTO in Bologna, Italy, in 1996; at SARAH LAWRENCE College in Bronxville, in 1998; at Galleria Artemisia, in Udine, Italy; at Interchurch Center in New York and at Chung Cheng Gallery, National Taiwan Art Education Institute, Taiwan.   During 2002 at Upper View Gallery in Peekskill, NY and Coffey Gallery in Kingston, NY.   During 2003 at John Allan's in NYC; at Molloy College Art Gallery in Rockville Centre, L.I., N.Y. and at Expressiones, Lex. Ave., NYC.   During 2004 and 2005 at GR Art Gallery in Mamaroneck, NY.  During 2008 at Irvington NY Public Library, at The Claude Gallery, Eastchester NY,  at The Loft, in Yonkers, at Art on Main Street Art Gallery, in Yonkers, at the Riverfront Library, in Yonkers, NY, at Samnium Fluxus in Pietrabbondante Isernia, Italy and at Int’l. Art & Culture Festival  at Rodby, Denmark.  In 2009 at Blue Door Art Gallery, Yonkers,  in Matters of the Heart at Greenburgh Town Hall, Greenburgh, in Inspired by Heritage at Mt.Vernon Public Library, in Pin-up Pandemonium at Claude Gallery, Eastchester, in a 60 years retrospective at the art galleries of The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls, NY, in The Christmas Show 2009 at Noel Fine Art, in Bronxville, NY and in Horns and Halos at Claude Gallery in Eastchester, NY.  In 2010 Civale’s artwork is participating in Matters of the Heart at Greenburgh Town Hall, Greenburgh, NY and at Andrus-on-Hudson, Hastings, NY, as well as at Fordham University’s Westchester Campus; in Love Group Show at Claude Gallery in Eastchester and in the Second Yearly Yonkers Artists Exhibition at the Riverfront Library in Yonkers, NY. Continued showing in group exhibitions throughout NY state during 2011 until 2016. Civale’s work was exhibited in over (200) two hundred group shows, in Italy, France, Switzerland, Venezuela, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, China, USA, Brazil, Denmark  and Germany.

Ongoing presences in physical Art Galleries

STUCIV, Yonkers, NY;  B.L.Gallery, Leghorn, Italy;  Artemisia Gallery, Udine,Italy;  SOHO SOUTH  in Massapequa, NY;  ROGallery, Long Island City, NY. Urban Studio + Unbound, Younkers, NY, Blue Door Art Center, Younkers,NY.

References in Publications

Lawrence Prints; Who’s Who in American Art (16th edition) (18th edition) (19th edition) (2003-2004)(2005-2006)(2007-2008)(2009); Paintings (The Open Studio Press); Artists/USA (1974-75) (1977-78) (Seventh Edition) (1979-80) (Bicentennial Issue); The New York Art Review; Smith’s Print World Directory of Contemporary prints and prices (2000)(2001)(2008); Who’s Who in the 21st Century (England)(2000); Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Dealer’s Choice Books (2001); The Artists Bluebook (North American artists to March 2005)

Teaching

History of Art, from Egypt to Picasso, at Roosevelt H. S., Yonkers, NY, 1979-80.

Jewelry Design

Jewelry creations for Aurea of Arezzo, Italy, 1974/75.

Printmaking

Created 1,400 serigraphs at SERIARTE (Ancona) Italy; 1,600 serigraphs at NOVASERI (Florence) Italy; 500 serigraphs at ARTE NUOVA OGGI (Jesi) Italy; 250 serigraphs at Original Print Collectors Group (Reader’s Digest) New York; 150 serigraphs at CASTILLON Fine Arts, N.Y.; 150 serigraphs at KNOEDLER Publishing (New York). 
Created 140 images in woodcuts and linocuts (limited editions of 33). 
Created 37 images in intaglio and etching (no editions at this time). 

Commissions

Painted large wall decorative scenes in Italy, Dicomano, Florence, cloister ; at various Italian Air Force bases); in France (NATO headquarters in Chateauroux) and in a number of  buildings in Yonkers, NY.  Portrayed many persons in various countries.   Painted landscapes of sentimental value for clients.   Decorated walls for children rooms and restaurants (Europe and USA).  Decorated Operations Centers for various Electronics and Technical corporations in USA. Large murals in the YOHO building of the Carpet Mill Arts District in Yonkers, NY.

Public  Collections

World Bank (Washington,DC);  Castello Sforzesco (Milano);  Ronald Lauder (New York City); Pinacoteca  (Montecatini Terme);  Molloy College (Rockville Centre, NY); Westchester County Building (White Plains, NY);  Regione Toscana (Firenze);  MonteDomini HQS. (Florence);  New York State Senate, Albany, NY; Musee Argenton-sur-Creuse, France;  City Controller Office, Rye, NY; Greenburgh Public Library, Elmsford, NY; The Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, NY;  Westhab Hqs. Yonkers, NY.; The Schoolhouse Theater, Croton Falls, NY. Library Lofts, Younkers, NY.City Hall buildings, Younkers,NY. Medical Center, Greenburgh, NY.

Private and Public Collections

In excess of (1,000) one thousand artworks are in private and public collections in four continents, from Russia to Western Europe, North and South America, Asia, Canada and Australia.

Publications about Biagio Civale artwork

Bookstand Publishing
Biagio Civale, A Human Universe, 2011
Biagio Civale, A World of Images Revisited, 2010
Biagio Civale, Abstract as Feelings, 2011
Biagio Civale, Graphics as Thoughts, 2011

iBookstore of Apple.com
Civale's Intaglios, 2012
The windmill and the wanderer, 2013

Amazon.com
Notes and sketches by Biagio Civale (paperback – Jan. 1, 2007)
The multifaceted Biagio Civale’s artwork (paperback – Jan 1, 2007)
Biagio Civale, Woodcuts & Linocuts (paperback, Edition Heliodor – Jan. 1, 1990)
Woodcuts, linocuts and rubbings by Biagio Civale (paperback – Jan.1, 2007)
A world of images by Biagio Civale (paperback – Jan.1, 2007)
Lulu.com
Four paperback publications dated Jan.1, 2007
Grafica Etruria – Cortona, Italy
Biagio Civale at Palazzo Ranghiasci, Gubbio – Aug. 1990
Stamperia Parretti Florence, Italy
Biagio Civale – Esperienze Artistiche fra i continenti - 1981
Snapfish
Biagio Civale – Intaglios
Shutterfly.com
Biagio Civale
Abstract
Corriere Poeti e Pittori, Florence, Italy
Biagio Civale – February 1976
Bugatti Editore Universitas Europea – Ancona, Italy
Biagio Civale e la sua pittura – 1970
Biagio Civale – opera grafica – 1970
Biagio Civale - 1974

 

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