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Curriculum vitae

*1958 in Queens, United States
lives and works in New York (United States) and Vienna (Austria)
www.alexanderviscio.com

Education

1983 CalArts (California Institute of the Arts), Valencia, Ca. 1983 MFA, John Baldessari, Mentor.
1981 Kansas City Art Institute, Mo. (United States), BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts

Teaching

1989-93 Jersey City State College, N.J. (United States), 3D-Design

Awards and Commissions

2014, O2S14, Public Sculpture commissioned by the Federal Chancellery of Österreich, Austria
2009 Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City, New York, United States
2007 Federal Assistance Grant, US Embassy, Vienna, Austria
2002 Franklin Furnace, New York City, New York, United States
2000 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York City, New York, United States
1995 Artist Fellowship, New Jersey Council on the Arts, Jersey City, New York, United States

Residencies

2012 Artist in Residence, International Atelier Ismet Mujezinović, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011 Artist in Residence, Lazareti, Dubrovnik, Croatia
1999 Artist in Residence, Austrian Chancellery, Vienna, Austria

Curatorial Projects

Currently R-Town Extended, a weekly column on the work of international artists at www.thenewyorkoptimist.com
2007 Through the Night Softly, Nestroyhof, Vienna, Austria
1994-1999 R-Town(s), Brooklyn, New York, United States

Solo Exhibitions

2014 4am Los Angeles, Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
2013 Hardplace Rock/Occupy A.I.R., Galerie Michaela Stock/NEXT DOOR galerie michaela stock, Vienna, Austria
2012 Occupy Inside, International Atelier Ismet Mujezinović, director: Dzenan Jusufovic, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2010 Hang Gliding with a LazyBoy, Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
2008 Floor Plans for Dirty Words, Arch-Art Gallery, Linz, Austria
2005 Die demolierte Literatur, Antonio Ferrara Galerie, Vienna, Austria
2003 Fussabstreifer, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, curator: Andreas Kristof, Vienna, Austria
2002 A COCKTAIL BEFORE DINNER, Palais Epstein, curator: Norbert Brunner, Vienna, Austria
2000 EASY KILLERS and other SOFTWEAR, Edberg Gallery, Family Bernsteiner, Vienna, Austria
1999 JOHNNIE WALKER'S SOBRIETY TEST, Semper Depot, Academy of Fine Arts, curator: Franz Graf, Vienna, Austria
1984 POSITIVE RE-INFORCEMENT, Randolph Street Gallery, curator: Randy Alexander, Chicago, Illinois, United States
1982 LA SPECTTECOLO, Kemper Gallery, curator: Sheri Lacy, Kansas City, United States

Selected shows and events

2017 As far as I can go – radical movements, Michaela Stock Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Six ways from Sunday makes for a full week, Augarten, Vienna, Austria
2016 luminous perception, Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
DOPUST Days of open performance Vienna, Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
2015 ART OF APPROPRIATION, INTERPICTORIALITY, PERFORMANCE Week, Part one, Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
2014 O2S14, outsourcing, Centennial, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2013 The Coffee Cosmos, Permanent Installation MQ/Kantine, Vienna, Austria
Gifs for the Pocket", Katugalleria, Curator, Matias Kukka, Finland
2012 Occupy AIR, AC Mercador, curator: Edina Seleskovic, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011 The Space between two Dirty Words, Art Radionica Lazareti, curator: Slaven Tolj, Dubrovnik, Croatia
sensitiv EXTRA, MSU Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Extreme, Kunstraum Niederösterreich, curator: Michael Goldgruber, Vienna, Austria
2010 THE WEIGHT OF THE WORDS, www.stuffinablank.com, Curated Platform, Pedro Torres
2009 A Book About Death, Queens Museum, curator: Louise Weinberg, Queens, New York, United States
2006 SAL, Satellites, Outposts and a Ridiculous Leap of Faith, LUME Mediakeskus, curator: Mauri Ylä-Kotola, Helsinki (Finland) and MAK Museum of Applied Arts, curator: Andreas Kristof, Vienna, Austria
2005 Die demolierte Literatur, Galerie Antonio Ferrara, Vienna, Austria
2004 Vienna Coffee Table, Galerie Bernhard Knaus, curator: Herbert Hinteregger, Mannheim, Germany
2003 Fussabstreifer, MAK Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Fussabstreifer, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna, Austria
2002 Day Tripping to the South Fork, SOHO in Ottakring, curator: Claudia-Maria Luenig, Vienna, Austria
2001 VAL - Vehicles for Another Landscape, ORF television, KunstStücke, Vienna, Austria
A COCKTAIL BEFORE DINNER, Palais Epstein, Vienna, Austria
2000 EASY KILLERS and other SOFTWEAR, Edberg Gallery, Family Bernsteiner, Vienna, Austria
Kampfzone (A Sobriety Test), curator: KunstBüro, Vienna, Austria
JIFFY, Commerce Street Gallery, curator: Ramzy Telly, Houston, Texas, United States
1999 JOHNNIE WALKER'S SOBRIETY TEST, Semper Depot, Academy of Fine Arts, curator: Franz Graf, Vienna, Austria
1998 Hell Raiser Afflictions of the Central Nervous System, The Kitchen, curator: Anne Bonney, New York City, United States
1996 Works from the Permanent Collection, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York, United States
Can We Talk, Basilico Fine Arts, curators: Bloodgood/Friedman, New York City, United States
ATE-BALL, The Kitchen, curator: Katherine Greene, New York City, United States
The LIMON TWINS, Noyes Museum, curator: Stacy Smith, Oceanville, New York City, United States
1995 BENCH-WARMER, The Kitchen, curator: Katherine Greene, New York City, United States
LIMB to LIMB, The Kitchen, curator: Katherine Greene, New York City, United States
1994 The Definitive Decade, Aljira Gallery, Centre of Contemporary Art Newark, curator: Victor Davson, New York City, United States
Hell-Raiser, Mostra d' Arte Contemporanea, curator: Stefano Jermini, Monte Carrasso, Switzerland
A WARM SPOT, Islip Art Museum, curator: Catherine Valenza, Islip, New York City, United States
1993 Twisted State, curator: Primary Projects, New York City, New York City, United States
Ebb Tide Shell Gathering, CCA, curator: Stefano Jermini, Martigny, Switzerland
Zoo Extract, Islip Art Museum, curator: Primary Projects, Islip, New York City, United States
FERTILE GROUND, Rushmore Outdoor Sculpture Festival, curator: Bill Arning, Upstate, United States
PRIME CUT, David Zwirner Gallery, water-bar, curator: Erik Oppenheim, New York City, United States
Metro Show, City Without Walls, curator: PPOW NYC, Newark, United States
1992 Essential Structures, Aljira Gallery, Centre of Contemporary Art Newark, curator: Karl Hazelwood, Newark, United States
VIEWER MALE, BlumHelman Warehouse, water-bar, curator: Erik Oppenheim, New York City, United States
THE LIFE OF THE PARTY, Dooley le Cappellaine Gallery, curator: Dooley le Cappellaine, New York City, United States
Under Thirty, Metropol Gallery, curator: Erik Oppenheim, Vienna, Austria
1986 MR WINTER'S MEAT MARKET WINDOW DISPLAY, Kansas City, United States
1985 ARTIST AT YOUR SERVICE, Oak Street Beach, Chicago, United States
1983 THE HEAT'S ON, CalArts - California Inst. of the Arts, Valencia, United States
MY POSITION WITH RESPECT TO MY AUDIENCE, CalArts - California Inst. of the Arts, Valencia, United States
1981 RECENT FETISHES, Kemper Gallery, curator: Sheri Lacy, Kansas City, United States

Collections

N.Y. (United States) Dr. James P.D. Lynch, Islip Art Museum, Katrin Ridder/SRI International, Oliver Stebich/Crozier Fine Arts,
Vienna (Austria) Bank Austria, Family Bernsteiner, Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria, Freunde der Bildenden Kunst, Georg Kargl Gallery, Gunter Brodar, Sabine Kofler,
Others Gregory S. Smith/Issacs Fine Art, NJ (United States); Myra Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Mo. (United States)

Bibliography

2014 Hardplace Rock, Texts by Ilse Lafer (Generali Foundation) & Synne Genzmer, exhibition catalogue, ed. by Galerie Michaela Stock, Vienna, Austria
2011 sensitiv EXTRA, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (exhibition catalogue), ed. by Galerie Michaela Stock, Zagreb, Croatia
Extreme, Kunstraum Niederösterreich (exhibition catalogue), curator: Michael Goldgruber, Vienna, Austria
2010 Die Presse Magazine, SCHAUPLÄTZE, by Johanna Hofleiter, p. 56, 26th June 2010
2007 Through the Night Softly, FALTER, p. 14, Sept. 20th, Vienna, Austria
2004 Superkünstler, MAK NITE, Museum of Applied Arts (exhibition catalogue), curator: Andreas Kristof, Vienna, Austria
2003 PROFIL, Art Section, p. 129, 14th January, Vienna, Austria
2000 Sobriety Test, DER STANDARD, Section 2, p.2, 30th May, Austria
1995 A Cocktail with Your Reading, NEW YORK TIMES, Section C, 24th December, United States
1994 The Definitive Decade, NEW YORK TIMES, Section C, p.12, 13th November, United States
A Warm Spot, NEW YORK TIMES, Section 13, p.16, 24th July, United States
Three Wise Men, NEW YORK TIMES, Section 13, p.12, 5th June, United States
1993 Do the Twist by Barry Schwabsky, Twisted State (exhibition catalogue), New York City, United States
Zoo Extracts, ART IN AMERICA, Section 13, p.12. 8th May, United States
1992 By Proxy, THE NEW YORKER, p.10. Column 3, 20th July, United States
Essential Structures, NEW YORK TIMES, Section13, p.16, 25th May, United States
Small Works, NEW YORK TIMES, Section C, p.16, 19th January, United States
1985 Pop Art, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Artist at Your Service, front page, 14th July, United States
1983 HIGH PERFORMANCE magazine, Issue #22, p.128, United States
1982 HIGH PERFORMANCE magazine, Issue #17, p.166, United States
1981 HIGH PERFORMANCE magazine, Issue #14, p.85, United States
1980 KANSAS CITY STAR, Plaza Perform., front page, 4th October, United States

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