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Vivien Schmidt
Fine Art Photography

www.vivienschmidt.com

Born in New York City
Lives and works between Boston and

Education:

BA Bryn Mawr College (Studio art with Fritz Janschka, member of the “Vienna School of Fantastic Realism” of the late 1940s and 1950s)

MA, PhD University of Chicago in Political Science

Sciences Po, Paris (on Fulbright-Hays fellowship)

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 ‘Retrospective Mini-Exhibit’ Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University (Dec)

2015-17 ‘Landscapes of History Art Gallery of the Italian Consulate, Boston (Oct – Sept)

2014-15 ‘Landscapes of History Art Gallery of the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge (Oct- Sept)

2011 ‘Peaks and Valleys’ NY Center of Photography and the Moving Image, New York, NY (April-May)

2010 ‘Imagined Landscapes.’ (Paesaggi Figurativi). Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy (Show extended in semi-permanent exhibit at the Residence Porta al Prato.)

2009 ‘Tracing Landscapes.’ New Art Center, New York, NY (May)

2007 ‘Romantic Landscapes.’ (Paesaggi Romantici) Museum of Viniculture “I Lecci”, Montespertoli, Tuscany (June-July)

1996 ‘Facets of France.’ French Library, Boston MA

1996 ‘Untitled.’ York Chamber of Commerce, York Maine

1995 ‘From Here and Away.’ York Chamber of Commerce, York Maine

Group Exhibitions:

2016 ‘Valori di Continuità’ 15th Annual Edition Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy (Dec-Jan)

2015Firenze Incontra Roma’ Tornatora Art Galley, Rome (September)

2014 ‘Little Treasures’ Trevisan International Art—Galleria de Marchi, Bologna, (April)

2014 Innsbruck Fair, Innsbruck, Austria (March)

2012 ‘Il Calore del Colore.’ Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy (June)

2011 ‘Il Calore del Colore.’ Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy (July)

2011 ‘Pandemonium’ NY Center of Photography and the Moving Image, New York, NY (February-March) http://www.nycpmi.org/currentexhibitions.html

2011 ‘Wild Nature.’ Galleria Primopiano, Lecce, Italy (February-March)

2011 ‘Time Passages,’ Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada (January)

2010 Valori di Continuità’ 40th Anniversary Show, Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy (December)

2010 ‘Inside-Outside: The Invisibility of the Landscape Visible.’ Galleria Primopiano, Lecce, Italy (December)

2009 ‘New York Fashion District Festival.’ New Art Center, New York NY

2008 ‘En Plein View 2.’ New Art Center, New York, NY

1997-98 Canterbury Gallery of Photographic Arts, Canterbury New Hampshire

1996 Ogunquit Arts Center, Ogunquit Maine

Book covers/Calendars/Art Book Inclusions:

2017 Schmidt, Vivien Europe’s Crisis of Democracy Oxford University Press (book cover)

2013 Schmidt, Vivien and Thatcher, Mark Resilient Liberalism in Europe’s Political Economy Cambridge University Press (book cover)

2012 Yearly Art Calendar Galleria Mentana

2011 International Dictionary of Art

2011 40th Anniversary Calendar Galleria Mentana

2011 Cerami, Alfio, Permanent Emergency Welfare Regimes in Sub Saharan Africa   Palgrave Macmillan (book cover)

2006 Schmidt, Vivien Democracy in Europe Oxford University Press (book cover)

Awards: 1991 2nd  prize, York Art Association 40th Annual Show Awards, York Maine

Reviews:  “Portrait of Creators: Vivien Schmidt, Photographer of the Imagination,” Andrée Muller, Online Art Magazine, Les Ludiques, (November 2014) : http://les-ludiques.com/portraits-de-createurs/vivien-schmidt-photographe-de-l-imaginaire/

Gallery and Online Internet representation:

Galleria Mentana (2010 to present)
New Art Center (2009-2012)