Tullio Francesco DeSantis

Biographical Info

 

Education

MFA - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
BA - Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA


Teaching

2004-Present - Adjunct Professor, Art - Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA
2004 Adjunct Professor, University of Saint Francis, Joliet, Il.
1995-1997 MFA Program Professor, Vermont College of Norwich University,
Montpelier, VT
1994 Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Saint Francis, Joliet, IL
1985-1987 Associate Professor of Art Alvernia University, Reading, PA


Selected Exhibitions

2014 - Collaborative Performance with Dee Shapiro - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
2003 - 2009 Open Studio Exhibition – Shoemakersville, PA
1998 - 2003 ARTelevision.com (1500 performances)
1995 - 2004 "The Project", Permanent Studio Installation, Reading, PA
1994 "The Secret of Life", Open Studio Installation, Reading, PA
1993 "The Missing Link", New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
1992 "ACROSS THE YOU-NIVERSE", Freedman Gallery,
Albright College, Reading, PA
1990 - 1991 Studio Installation; Temple, PA
1987 - "New Worlds", Tradition 3000, New York, NY
1984 - "I Am You", AVANT Contemporary Art, Reading, PA
1983 - "ACTS OF LOVE", Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
1980 - Wyomissing Institute of Fine Arts, Wyomissing, PA
1979 - "DeSantis: Works on Paper/ Paintings, ADI Gallery,
San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan
1976 - Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA


Selected Group Shows

2014 - Long Island Biennial, Collaborative piece with Dee Shapiro, Heckscher Museum, NY
2012 - Neuro Bureau Brain Art Exhibition - "Brain and Mind" digital image

2012 - Art on Armitage, Chicago IL
2010 - International E-mail Audio Art Project - Internet Archive
2010 - The Facebook Show - Detroit Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI
2006 - 2015 Annual New Arts Program Small Works Invitational, Kutztown, PA
2007 - 2008 New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA; Annual Exhibition of Small Works
2007 – 2008 Irish Museum of Modern Art
1999 CYBERARTS99, International Festival of Digital Media;
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation; Linz, Austria
1996 "Family Values", Norwich University, Montpelier, VT
1995 - 2003 "The Project", Permanent Studio Installation, Reading, PA
1994 - "The Secret of Life", Open Studio Installation, Reading, PA
1993 - "The Missing Link", New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
1992 - "ACROSS THE YOU-NIVERSE", Freedman Gallery,
Albright College, Reading, PA
1990 Reading Museum, Reading, PA
1987 "New Worlds", Tradition 3000, New York, NY
1985 Pennsylvania State University, Reading, PA
1984 "I Am You", AVANT Contemporary Art, Reading, PA
1983 "ACTS OF LOVE", Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
1982 "Paper Pieces", Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
1982 "Mushroom Magic", Reading Museum, Reading, PA; curator, artist
1981 "Local Color", Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
1980 Wyomissing Institute of Fine Arts, Wyomissing, PA
1980 "Maps", Museum of Modern Art, Art Lending Services, New York
1980 ADI Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1979 Getler Pall, New York, NY
1978 "Paper as Medium", Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition,
Washington, D.C.
1977 - ADI Gallery, San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan
1976 - Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA


Selected Bibliography


2016 - Journal of Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging - Cover Illustration
2015 - The Symbolist Roots of Modern Art, Michelle Facos, ed., Ashgate pub. ltd., p. 92.
2011 - Tang Dynasty Times, tangdynastytimes.com
1999 - “CYBERARTS99: Compendium of Exhibition of Digital Media”; SpringerWein, NY
1996 - "Family Values", (catalog), Vermont College, Norwich University., Montepelier, VT
1980 - Present Reading Eagle Company newspapers, Reading, PA
1978 - "Paper as Medium", catalog of the exhibition, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Washington, D.C.
1976 - Arthur Bloomfield; San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, CA,, 6/10/76

Selected Writing
2012 - Present - Artist Blog: www.tulliodesantis.net
2006-2012 - ARTology Blog: Reading Eagle, www.readingeagle.com
1999-Nothing Dies - nothingdies.com
1998-1999 The Terminal Journal - First four chapters of novel-in-progress
1989 Dreamstreets, Harper and Row, 1989
1984 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship in Visual Arts Criticism,
(collaboration with Keith Haring)
1982 - 1991 Art - Critical writing for New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL


Selected Multimedia

2012 - Collaborative Music Videos with Perry Burge, youtube.com, vimeo.com
2007-Present YouTube videos – interviewed by Ron Schira
2007-Present ARTologyPOD Podcast: Reading Eagle Online Edition, WEEU Radio, iTiunes.com
1998 – Present ARTelevision.com, approx. 1500 web-based shows
1998 – 2002 Producer/Artist – Internet Radio
1990 – 1998 Series of video projects with Dr. Jeffrey Benton,
Springfield Educational Television, Delaware County, PA
1980-1984 ART ZONE, Berks Cable Television, Reading, PA


Selected Gallery Representation

Point B. Gallery, Sixes OR, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Art Options, Getler Pall, TRADITION 3000: New York; Marian Locks Gallery: Philadelphia; Van Straaten Gallery: Chicago; ADI Gallery: San Francisco and Tokyo, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA

Selected Collections

Bank of America; Drexel Burnham and Co.; First California Bank; Skidmore, Owings, and Merril; Poulton and Associates; San Francisco, CA.; Hueblein Corp.; Hartford, CT.; U.S.Epperson Corp.; Boca Raton, FL.; South East Banking Corp.; Miami, FL.; Illinois Bell; Chicago, IL.; E. F. Hutton & Company, Inc.; The Myers Canning Company; Reading, PA.; Pennsylvania Governor's Mansion, Harrisburg, PA.; Estate of Keith Haring; Estate of Allen Ginsberg; private collections.