Cristina de Gennaro
Cristina de Gennaro has worked in a variety of media and formats, including performance, painting, drawing, and installation. She has exhibited her work in museums and galleries across the country, including the Glyndor Gallery at Wave Hill in the Bronx; Nexus Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta; the Portland Art Museum in Oregon; Dallas Museum of Art; San Antonio Museum of Art; The Women’s Building in Los Angeles; and the Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle.She has received grants from national and state institutions, including the National Endowment for the Arts. Professor de Gennaro has been the recipient of artist residency fellowships at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, the Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain, the Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts and the Jentel Foundation, and she was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. Her work has been reviewed in national journals and newspapers including The New York Times, the Dallas Times Herald, The Oregonian, the Seattle Post Intelligencer, Artweek, and High Performance.Professor de Gennaro teaches all levels of undergraduate painting, drawing, and figure drawing, as well as the freshman art colloquium. She also teaches, with Professor Margie Neuhaus, a course called Integrated Media that introduces students to a variety of formats, including site-specific installation, environmental art, audio and video, and more.
Art and Science Parallels, taught with Professor Lynn Petrullo of the Biology Department, introduces juniors and seniors to interdisciplinary thinking through comparing and contrasting the methodologies and skills from the two disciplines.
Her work can be found at cristinadegennaro.com.