MARIA CALANDRA


Born London, England 1976
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education
MFA 2006, Painting, Cornell University
BFA 1999, Painting, Ohio University

Solo Exhibitions
2015
Maria Calandra - New Drawings, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY 
2014
SPACES, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV 
2013
Pencil in the Studio, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Enough to Know No Knowing, Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2005
The House, drawing installation, Ithaca, NY
“Leg,” Performance in Corporealities, Schwartz Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004
Figuratively Speaking, Garfield Artworks, Pittsburgh, PA
2003
Recent Paintings, Frank L Melaga Museum, Brownsville, PA
2000
4 Sections, Moffit Cancer Center, Contemporary Art Museum of The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Select Group Exhibitions
2017
Wythe Collection, Wythe Hotel, Brooklny, NY
Salami Salon, ROE Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Woman Artists for Women's Rights, Safe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Oasis, Gitler &_____, New York, NY 
Summer Flats, Shrine, New York, NY
Super Sketchy, Alleyoop Projects, New York, NY
Inaugural Exhibition, Romeo, New York, NY
World Made by Hand, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
2015
Your Bad Self, Arts and Leisure, New York, NY 
HOUSE, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA 
Salon Society Edition 2, curated by Fabiola Alondra, Brooklyn, NY 
#FFFF2 (Fifteen Fragments For Feature), White Columns, New York
I am What I am Not Yet, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY
Mercury Rising, Mulherin New York, New York, NY
Wagers, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
2014
Key Party, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
Moore College of Art Design, Philadelphia, PA
By Invitation Only, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
SPRING/BREAK, Old School, New York, New York
HKJB: Genesis Forward Battery, Underdonk, Broooklyn, NY
2013 
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Auction, The Lodge, NY, NY
Cat Camp, Helper, Brooklyn, NY
Portraits of Fern, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Giacometti and Contemporary Drawing, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Thank You, curated by Adam Parker Smith, Lu Magnus Gallery, NY, NY
2012
Peaces on Earth, Daily Operation/Sardine, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Group Show, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Can't Stop Rock Lobster, Shoot The Lobster/Martos gallery, New York, NY
WAVERS, curated by EJ Hauser and Rob Nadeau, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Haywire, STOREFRONT, Brooklyn, NY
Temporary Antumbra Zone, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
New Year, New Work, New Faces, STOREFRONT, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Painting Comes Alive, ArtJail, New York, NY
World’s Greatest, Daily Operation, Brooklyn, NY
Time Bandits 111, POI, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Buskwick Open Studios, 114 Forest, Brooklyn, NY
2007
Past, Present, and Future, Frank L Melega Museum, Brownsville, PA
2005
Group Graduate Exhibition, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY
2004
Emerging Artist of Pittsburgh, Modern Formations Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2003
Off the Walls, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Burg(h), Boogaloo, Brooklyn, NY
Flux, painting installation, Allentown, Pittsburgh, PA

Guest Lecture
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
SVA, New York, New York
New School, New York, New York
Fordham University, New York, NY
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxvillle, NY
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Hunter College, New York, New York
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
Cuddleworks, Reno, NV

Publications
2015: Fukt Magazine for Contemporary Drawing 

Collection
Florida Gulf Coast Museum, Largo, FL

Awards and Residencies
2016, Nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant
2016, Wythe Hotel Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2015, 2013 DNA Summer Residency, Provincetown, MA
2004-2006 Art Fellowship, Cornell University
1996-1998 The Francis M. Paulson Scholarship, Ohio University