JACKIE SACCOCCIO
Born 1963 in Providence, RI; lives and works in New York and Connecticut
 
EDUCATION
 
1988 Master of Fine Arts in Painting, School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
Chicago, IL
1985 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence,
RI
 
GRANTS/AWARDS
 
2016 Brooke and Hap Stein Prize, MOCA Jacksonville
2015 Arcadia NADA Award, New York
2004–05 Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
2004 Artist Residency, Claude Monet Foundation/Art Production Fund, Giverny,
France
2000–01 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Grant
1990–91 Fulbright-Hays Foundation Grant/Miguel Vinciguerra Award, Italy
 
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2015 Degree of Tilt, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Degree of Tilt, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY
Echo, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
Eleven Rivington, Solo booth, Art Brussels, Belgium
 
2014 Jackie Saccoccio, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Portraits, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Portrait Gallery, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Villa Croce, Genova, Italy,
curated by Ilaria Bonacossa
 
2013 Portraits, Corbett v. Dempsey, Chicago, IL project
Polychrome Fiction: Joanne Greenbaum and Jackie Saccoccio, Nerman Museum of
Contemporary Art, Kansas City, KS
 
2012 Portraits, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Paintings: Jackie Saccoccio, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO
 
2010 One to One, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
The Shades: Jeffrey Gibson / Jackie Saccoccio, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
 
2008 Interrupted Grid, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Wall Intervention, Beatrice Room, RISD Gallery, Rome, Italy
 
2006 In Transparency, Black & White Gallery, New York, NY
 
2003 Portage, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany
Bowery Poetry Club, curated by Elizabeth Murray, New York, NY
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2016 Thinking Small, curated by Jim Schmidt, Philip Slein Gallery, St Louis, MO
So I Turned Myself to Face Myself, group exhibition at Marlborough Contemporary, London
What Are We Gonna Paint?, group exhibition curated by Paola Clerico, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Confronting the Canvas: Women of Abstraction curated by Jaime DeSimone, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
 
2015 Abstraction: A visual language, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler, curated by Katy Siegel, Rose
Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
 
2014 Now-ism, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
This One’s Optimistic: Pincushion, curated by Cary Smith, New Britain Museum,
New Britain, CT
Moira Dryer Project, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Tom McGrath, Santi Moix, Jackie Saccoccio, Lucien Terras Inc., New York, NY
2013 Let’s Get Physical, Verdana 244, Brooklyn, NY
The Idea of Realism, curated by Christian Caliandro and Carl D'Alvia, American
Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Pour, curated by Elisabeth Condon and Carol Prusa, Schmidt Gallery at Florida
Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
 
2012 Hue & Cry, curated by Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, Sotheby's S2, New York, NY
Rockslide Sky, curated by Carleen Sheehan, Fordham University at Lincoln
Center Gallery, New York, NY
Dedicated To You But You Weren’t Listening, Corbett v Dempsey, Chicago Art
Expo, Chicago, IL
Open Windows (with Keltie Ferris, Jackie Saccoccio, Billy Sullivan, and Alexi
Worth), curated by Carroll Dunham, Addison Museum of Art, Andover, MA
Permanent Collection, curated by Edward del Rosario and Jordan Isip, Nancy
Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
 
2011 Keltie Ferris, Andrew Gbur, Jackie Saccoccio, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
L’AUR’AMARA, curated by Bustos Domenech, Generale en Manufacture, Paris,
France; Centro Ricerche Accademia di Brera ex Chisea, Milan, Italy
A Painting Show, curated by Laura Raicovich, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New
York, NY
Snowclones, curated by Benjamin King and Rob Nadeau, ArtBlog, New
York, NY
Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
 
2010 L’AUR’AMARA, curated by Bustos Domenech, Gallery MC, New York, NY
Girls Just Want to Have Funds, benefit exhibition organized by Rema Hort Mann
Foundation, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
Collision, organized by Jackie Saccoccio, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Lush Life, curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, various LES
galleries, New York, NY
zonaMACO, curated by Nicole Cherubini for Samson Projects, Mexico City,
 
2009 New Prints, curated by Polly Apfelbaum, ICPNY, New York, NY
Hand in Hand, curated by Michael Zahn, Non-Objectif Sud (NOS), La
Barralière, Tulette, France
 
2008 Blue Balls, in collaboration with Art Production Fund APF Lab, New York, NY
It’s Gouache and Gouache Only, curated by Geoffrey Young, Jeff Bailey Gallery
and Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
ART L.A., Eleven Rivington, Santa Monica Convention Center, Santa Monica,
CA
 
2007 Genesis I’m Sorry, Josh Smith segment, Greene Naftali, New York, NY
NADA Fair, Eleven Rivington, Ice Palace Studios, Miami, FL
 
2006 The Sanctuary and The Scrum, curated by David Hunt, Black & White Gallery,
New York, NY
Palpable Painting, Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ
Painting Faculty: Past and Present, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of
Design, Providence, RI
 
2005 Open, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Spazi Aperti, Romanian Academy, Rome, Italy
Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence, Italy
Biennial Faculty Exhibition, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
 
2004 Colored Pencil, KSArt, New York, NY
 
2003 Hands Up Baby, Hands Up, Oldenberger Kunstverein, Oldenberg, Germany
 
2000 00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery New York, NY
Funny Girls: Sara Kane, Jackie Saccoccio and Rachel Urkowitz, Galerie Michael
Neff, Frankfurt, Germany
Painting: Sara Kane, Jackie Saccoccio, Rachel Urkowitz, Thomas Erben Gallery
New York, NY
 
1999 Immediacies of the Hand: Abstract Painting in New York, Hunter College, New
York, NY
 
1998 Inaugural Exhibition, Tate, New York, NY
 
1996 Can We Talk? / Mind the Gap, curated by Laura Stein and Dike Blair, Basilico
Fine Arts, New York, NY
The Baseball Show, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
 
1994 S.I.B.: Swelling Itching Brain, curated by Michael Bevilaqua, Satellite, New York,
NY
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
2015
Saltz, Jerry.  “10 Best Art Shows of 2015”, New York Magazine,  December 9
Smith, Roberta. “Jackie Saccoccio: Degree of Tilt” Museum and Gallery Listings, October 15
Saltz, Jerry “Jackie Saccoccio: Degree of Tilt”, New York Magazine, September 23
Micchelli, Thomas. The Skin She Lives In: Jackie Saccoccio Paints Big, Hyperallergenic September 19
Steadman, Ryan. “The Must-Be Scene: 10 Art Shows To Catch This Fall”, Observer, September9
Kerr, Dylan, “Painter Jackie Saccoccio on Her Endlessly Regenerating Abstract
Portraits,” Artspace, August 14
Smith, Roberta, “Review: ‘Pretty Raw’ Recounts Helen Frankenthaler’s
Influence On The Art World,” The New York Times, June 3
“Jackie Saccoccio named winner of Artadia NADA Award,” Happening, May 18
Ghorashi, Hanna, “Jackie Saccoccio wins 2015 Artadia NADA New York
Award,” ARTnews, May15
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May 15
Goldstein, Andrew M., “Jackie Saccoccio, Painter of Intoxicating Abstractions,
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Times, May 1
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16
2014
Ehsan, Pari, “Jackie Saccoccio Could See Her Colorful Creations Flitting Down
the Runway,” Elle.com, September 3
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Warner, Emily, “Eleven Rivington Focuses on the Late Moira Dryer,” The
Village Voice, February 19
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Croce,” February 1
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Dryer,” New York Magazine, January 30
Bush, Bettina, “Galleria di ritratti senza volto,” La Repubblica, January 24
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January 16
Miller, Chris, “Review: John Sparagana, Arturo Herrera and Jackie Saccoccio /
Corbett vs. Dempsey,” Newcity Art, January 7
“Moira Dryer Project,” The New Yorker, February 3, p. 8
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Museo d’Arti Contemporanea, Villa Croce
deCruz, Gemma, “Abstract America,” exh. cat. essay, Saatchi Gallery, London,
UK
2013
Sullivan, Maureen, “BEST OF NADA 2013,” Whitewall Magazine, December 9
Rhodes, David, “Polychrome Fiction: Joanne Greenbaum/Jackie Saccoccio,”
exh. cat. essay, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Thorson, Alice, “Abstraction with Attitude,” The Kansas City Star, August 11,
pp. D1–2
Caliandro, Christian, L’Idea del Realismo, exh. cat., Maretti Editore
Caliandro, Christian, “Un’idea di realism all’Accademia Usa,” Corriere della
Sera, January 28, p. 12
Pedersen, Alex, “Johnson County’s hidden gem and its latest exhibit,”
Examiner, July 8
Ridley, Howard, “On Painting and Rome: Interview with Jackie Saccoccio,”
Burnaway and Huffington Post, May 8
2012
Saltz, Jerry, “The Year in Culture,” New York Magazine, December 10
Vogel, Carol, “The Art World Blurred,” The New York Times, October 26, p. C1
Baran, Jessica, “In the Galleries – Jackie Saccoccio and Arthur Osver: A
Centennial Celebration at Philip Slein,” Riverfront Times, May 31
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End World, May 22
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Coates, Jennifer, “Review: Portraits,” Time Out New York, April 2
Kazakina, Katya, “Saccoccio’s Color Mazes…,” Bloomberg, March 29
McQuaid, Cate, “Circular Take on Modernism,” The Boston Globe, March 6
Wallach, Amei, “Carroll Dunham Opens Window For New Talent,” Art in
America, March 12
Worth, Alexi, “Let’s Stay Lost,” in Portraits, exh. cat., Eleven Rivington
2011 Shultz, Charles, “Andrew Gbur, Keltie Ferris, Jackie Saccoccio,” The Brooklyn
Rail, October 4
“Jackie Saccoccio: Abstraccion Sensorial,” Ambientes, Issue 80, p. 46
Starger, Steven, “Collision,” Art New England, May/June
Cook, Greg, “‘Collision’ showcases scatter art at the RISD Museum,” The
Providence Phoenix, January 25
Van Siclen, Bill, “‘Collision’ at RISD Museum celebrates the ephemeral and
experimental,” The Providence Journal, January 20
2010
McQuaid, Cate, “The year’s top 10,” and “A year for promising signs,” The
Boston Globe, December 29, pp. G3–4
Garza, Evan, “Jackie Saccoccio + Jeffrey Gibson,” The Art Papers, November/
December
McQuaid, Cate, “In Show, Controlled Chaos,” The Boston Globe, November 14,
p. N6
McQuaid, Cate, “Wall-to-Wall Abstraction,” The Boston Globe, September 17, p.
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Esplund, Lance, “Beyond Laissez-Faire Summer Fare: Lush Life,” The Wall
Street Journal, July 24
“I sogni son desideri,” Mondo: Vernissage Magazine, July/August
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2008
Vogel, Carol, “Inside Art: Watching Visions Unfold,” The New York Times,
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Maine, Stephen, “Mapping New Territory,” Art in America, March, pp. 69–71
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2007
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Genesis I’m Sorry,” The New York Times,
August 3
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Village Voice, January 4, p. 43
2006
Cameron, Kristi, “A Fellowship in Rome,” Metropolis Magazine, June, p. 130
2005
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pp. 101–106
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Index, exh. cat., American Academy in Rome
2003
Jungwirth, Nikolaus, “Im Bretterwald: Jackie Saccoccio fordert Gedankenarbeit
bei Neff,” Frankfurter Rundschau, August 9
2000
Dailey, Meghan, “Painting: Sara Kane, Jackie Saccoccio, Rachel Urkowitz,”
Time Out New York, November 30, p. 92
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August 5
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August 3
1999
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York,” The New York Times, April 9, p. E40
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1996
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SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Dakis Joannou Collection, Greece
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, KS
Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
 
 
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