William Contino CV


1988 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, M.F.A.

1986 Alfred University, Alfred, New York, B.F.A.

Selected Exhibitions:

2018 100% Synthetic, DVD release, collaboration with Matthew Underwood Estuary Ltd. Machines with Magnets, Pawtucket, RI

2018 Keepers of the Chroma, The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, New Jersey

2016 1st International Printmaking Alliance Invitational Exhibition, The Working People’s Cultural Palace

(The Imperial Ancestral Temple), The Forbidden City, Beijing China,

2016 Alfred Print Media  Tsing Hua University in Beijing

2016 Open Studio Artist Proof, Toronto, Canada

2016 New American Cinema Group Screening of “Memories Unwoven”, William Contino with You Qi, New York, New York

2016 Chronodrift, Alfred Print Media Print Alumni Exhibition, lumber room, Portland, Oregon

2015 Variantology The Work by Faculty and Staff from The Division of Expanded Media, Fosdick-Nelson Alfred University

2014 Cattaraugus County Arts Council’s Jurors' Choice Exhibition

2014 Cattaraugus County Arts Council’s 2014 Member Show

2014 A Benefit for Peace by Pseudo Empire, Brooklyn Fireproof, New York

2014 Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center 2014 Members Exhibition, Buffalo, NY

2013 “Global Fold: 43° Latitude”, Jilin University, Changchun, China

2013 Sheriff Im/ At the Zollamt, Bad Radkersburg, Austria

2013 Exploding Boundaries: Faculty and Staff Explorations in Drawing, Alfred, NY

2012 European Cultural Capital of 2012, Maribor Slovenia

2012 Passing Through: Landgasthauss Schreiner Pöllau, Austria

2012 Traveling East: Gallery Grazy, Graz Austria

2012 Liberation 45 Stadt Museum, Graz, Austria

2012 Faculty Work: William Contino, Diane Cox, Nick Kuder, Alfred, New York

2011 Present Tense: LAFA Gallery, Dalian China

2011 Werkstadt Graz Selection of International Artists. Graz, Austria

2011 SGC I Print Conference, 40 years of Alfred Printmaking, New Orleans, LA

2011 “Chicken” A short film by William Contino, Loop Festival: Barcelona, Spain

2010 The Logic of Paper- American Works on Paper, He Xiangning Art Museum

2010 Obsession: Australian and US Printmakers: Sydney, Australia

2010 Hoopoes and Camels, William Contino and Gerar Edizel: Random Room Gallery, Alfred, New York

2010 Loop Festival: Barcelona, Spain

2010 Group show: Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, New York

2010 Concurrence: Philagraphica/SGC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2010 Patent Pending: Philagraphica/SGC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 White Elephant , Chicago, Illinois/ Jackson, Mississippi

2009 Members Exhibition CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York

2008 Prints by William Contino, Ceramic Forms by Harriet Ross, Scarborough, New York

2008 6x6: Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York

2008 Pixels: Artworks Gallery, Kenosha, Wisconsin

2007 Material Matters: GE World Headquarters, Fairfield Connecticut

2007 Insatiable Streams: Beijing Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China

2007 Snap to Grid: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California

2007 Tadu Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2006 Think Ink: Prints from the Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, New York

2006 Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California

2005 Main Redux: Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York 700

2005 Annual Members' Exhibition: CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York

2003 Iterations Revisited, Work from the Institute of Electronic Arts: Fosdick Nelson Gallery, Alfred, New York

2002 Signals from the Electronic Cloud, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York

2001 Open Source: Central Academy of Fine Art Beijing, China

2001 Museum of Art, Luxun Academy of Fine Art, Shenyang, China

2001 New Digital Prints: Millsaps College, Jackson Mississippi

1999 Prints from the Institute for Electronic Arts: the Design Center, Aspen, Colorado

1996 New Visions: Interlochen, Michigan

1993 Identities: Maureen Napi, Tomas J. Gloya /Stork and William Contino;Adams Art Gallery

1991 In Western New York 1991: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1991 Fire and Ice: Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1990 Visual Aids: Museum for Contemporary Art, Baltimore, Maryland

1988 Resolutions: Harriet Ross and William Contino; Hudson River Gallery, Ossining, NY

1986 41st Western New York Exhibition; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Solo Exhibitions

2009 New Print Work by William Contino Artist Inn Residence, Washington, DC

2008 Twitter: Alfred State College Alfred, New York

2008 Waking Dreams: Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi

2002 Drawings by William Contino: The Arch Gallery, London, England

1992 New Works on Paper: Goldman, and Carolyn Greenfield Art Gallery at Damen College, Buffalo, New York

1991 Recent Work of William Contino; Villa Maria College Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1991 William Contino: Paintings and Drawings; Ashland Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1990 New Work by William Contino; Ashland Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Awards, Publications and Reviews and Residencies

2018 “100% Synthetic”, DVD Published by Estuary Ltd.

2016 “Memories Unwoven”, William Contino with You Qi, DVD Published by New American Cinema Group

2016 “1st International Printmaking Alliance Invitational”, China Forestry Publishing House

2015 Signal Culture, A collaboration residency with You Qi

2013 “Liberation in Progress” Published by Herausgeber, Graz Austria

2013 “Global Fold: 43° Latitude”, Published by Jilin University, Changchun, China

2010 The Logic of Paper- American Works on Paper, Published by He Xiangning Art Museum

2007 Insatiable Streams Catalog, Beijing Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China

2002 Buffalo News, “Science meets Art” Review by Richard Huntington

2002 Artvoice “Signals From the Electronic Cloud”

2000 Open Source, Institute for Electronic Arts and the Central Academy of Fine Art: New York and Beijing,

Published by, China Light Industry Press

1996 Print Magazine: Digital Illustration Award, August, 1996

1992 The Roycroft Review, Volume 2

1991 Buffalo News, “No Shaman;” Review by Richard Huntington

1991 Vox Magazine, Featured Artist: Paintings and Drawings by William Contino