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   Resume: Anthony Almeida

                         E-mail-aalmeida747@gmail.com Phone—917-804-2131

                                  www.AnthonyAlmeidaPhotographer.com

        Present: Chairman of Photography Initiatives, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY.

                        Oct. 20, 2011-Present-Member of Art Committee, Salmagundi Club, NYC

        Photographer/Exhibitor/Presenter/Juror and teacher of Photography

                             Teacher of English, Photography and Media studies at Prospect Heights       

                                    High School, Crown Heights, Brooklyn

    EDUCATION:

                           M.S. Degree—Richmond College

                           Studied Photography under Lisette Model

                    B.A. in English/Education/Art, Pace College, New York

 

RECENT DISTINCTIONS/PUBLICATIONS/EXHIBITIONS, SHOWS:

2016

Aug 1, 2016-Co-Juror Salmagundi Club, NY Members Photography Show

June 26--Juror, "Ocean County Artists Guild," Juried Photography Show

June 20-July 14-Nautical Theme Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, Photo"Mermaid's Buffet"

May 23-June 16th--Award, "Noble Nocturnes" exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York."Innocent  Slumber"

May 23-June 3rd--"Urban Romance" exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York, "The Kiss"

April 25-May 19--Award--Philip Isenberg Memorial Award,"Annual Members Exhibition,"  Salmagundi  Club, New  York, "Study in Early Light"

March-Monmouth Museum Invitational Art Talk/Auction..."The Creation of Woman."

March 7--March 18--Cover Photo for SCNY Monotype Exhibition, "Night Watch"

Feb.8-March 25-- 2nd Place, Award, "Landscape Exhibition" Salmagundi Club, New York, "Gateway to    Eden."

Jan. 18-Feb. 19--First Place Award, Philip Eisenberg Memorial Award, "Historical Black and White  Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York. "Hallway Interlude."

 

2015

Nov.22--Jan. 3--Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, "Transportation Show," "Next Stop Union  Street"

Nov. 23-Jan 1--Award.."Thumb Box" Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, " Three Hollers Yonder,"
Oct. 5--Oct 23--Fall Auctions, Salmagundi Club, New York, "Young Man Reading"

Aug. 10-Aug 28--Award, "Summer Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, 

July 27-Aug. 7--Juror, "Annual Juried Photography and Graphics Non Members Exhibition, Salmagundi  Club, New York.

Fine Art Connoisseur, Photo Published, on "Monotype Printing"

July 13-July 26--"Nautical Show," Salmagundi Club, New York, "Neptune's Conundrum," 

June 25-July 18-First Street Gallery, Chelsea, NY, "Strange Paradise" Exhibition, "Neptune's Conundrum."

June-Philip Isenberg Memorial Award, "Annual Exhibition of Photography and Graphics," Salmagundi  Club, New York, "Meandering Mermaids."

Feb. 9-Feb. 26-"Landscape Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, "Endless Sky at Anhinga Pond"

Jan.19-Feb.5-Harry Ballinger Memorial Award, "Historical Black and White Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York,"Sojourn of Light and Line," 

 

2014

Oct.8 Winner of First Vice Presidents Award, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC for "Conjurer in the Mist"

Sept. Award winner, Salmagundi Club, NYC, Summer Exhibition. "Pride is Catching"

Sept. Rockaway Art Alliance, "Art Splash Show""Shades of Marilyn" and "Butoh, the Dance of Life"

Aug. 29-Award,"Annual Non Juried Members Summer Exhibition", Salmagundi Club, New York. "Pride is Catching"

July 18-Award,"Nobel Nocturne Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, Egret on Tree 
 Stump.

June 12-Awarded 2nd Prize, "Out My Window, Members Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York,  "Poker Faces."

April 8-Award-Alphaeus P.Cole Memorial Award, "130 Annual Members Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York. "No Frigate Like a Book."

March 6-Awarded S. Allyn Schaeffer Memorial Award, Spring Auction Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New  York, "Fisher Boys" 

Jan. 30-Award "Historic Black and White Exhibition" Salmagundi Club, New York, "Blessed are the  Healers."

Jan. 18-March 9--Monmouth Museum, "35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition"  Photo:"Butoh, The Dance of Life."
 

2013

  April 5-Museum of the City of New York-South Street Seaport Museum, "Street Shots" show, 

                            photo: "Of Youth and Age"

 

  Feb. 25-March 28-Fourth Annual Sylvia Maria Glassman Floral Exhibition, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC 

 

  Feb. 13- Awarded Martin Hannon Memorial Award, for photo,"Of Youth and Age," Salmagundi Club Auction, NYC.

 

  Jan 21-Feb. 8-  Awarded Harry Ballinger Memorial Award for photo "Shades of Marilyn-I Hope You'll Dance!"

                           The Historic Black and White Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

   Jan 21-Feb. 8-The Noble Nocturne Exhibition, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC

 

   Jan. 19-March 3- Monmouth Museum, NJ, 34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition-Photo  "Neptune's Conundrum" 

 

    Dec.10-April 5-Museum of the City of New York-South Street Seaport Museum Show, photo "Of Youth and Age"

 

     Dec.3-Jan. 1-Salmagundi Art Club, "Winter and the Holidays" show, photo: "Against all Odds"

 

     Nov. 24-Dec.21-"The Best of McKay Imaging Gallery, Photo: "Victory Kiss, Times Square, Nov. 8, 2008" 

 

     Nov.15-Nov.30-Awarded the Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial Award, photo, "Moment of Meditation-Zuccotti Park"

                  Annual Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.

     

     Oct. 22-Nov. 2- Awarded Certificate of Merit, "Woe of the Enslaved", Mood Indigo Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

     Sept. 17-Oct.5- Honorable Mention, photo: "Lone Star Pine and Brambles", Sunrise, Sunset Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

             

    Aug. 14-Photo "Clarion Call" wins Presidents Award- "Summer Potpourri" show, Salmagundi Art Club       NYC

    

     June 22-Juror, New Jersey Astra Awards-NJ Communications, Advertising, Marketig Association  

 

 

     Jan 27-Guest juror, "Eclectic" a group show, Gallery 364, Brooklyn, NY

 

    Jan 25-Museum of the City of New York-"Occupy Wall Street" Exhibition at South Street Seaport  Museum.

 

    Jan 14-Feb 26-Monmouth Museum-33rd National Annual Art Exhibition-Occupy Wall Street photos:

             "Moment of Meditation" and "Reparation" win Jurors award at Monmouth Museum Show

               Island Weiss, Juror

 

     

     Jan. 3-Historic Black and White Exhibition-Salmagundi Club, NYC

           Awarded "Harry Ballinger Memorial Award" 

 

     2011

 

    Nov. 18, 2011-Occupy Wall Street photo "Reparation" wins Philip Isenberg Memorial Award,      

       Salmagundi Club, NYC

    Oct. 20, 2011-Present-Member of Art Committee, Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

    May 15-July 3- Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, Solo Show "The Everglades,                      

        Vanishing Splendor-An Awakening"

 

    June 24, 2011, Lecture/Musical Presentation at Monmouth Museum, with Carolyn Antonucci Almeida, soprano soloist, "An Encounter in an Everglades Swamp and the          

             Metamorphosis of Everyman"

    2010

    

    Nov. 22, Received Alphaeus P. Cole Award, Photography-Salmagundi 1 27th Members Exhibition  

           

    Nov. 4-30, 2010, Solo Show, Central Park Arsenal Gallery, NYC, "The Everglades, Vanishing Splendor-            An Awakening"

 

    Nov. 3-30, 2010, Solo Show, Arsenal Gallery, New York, “The Everglades,Vanishing      

       Splendor”

    Nov. 2, 2010, Profiled for Channel 12, in Conjunction with “Empowerment Calendar”

   

    Oct., 2010  Placed on Jury of Awards, Salmagundi Club, NYC

   

    Oct., 2010, Published i n Calendar for Empowerment of Women, Gallery 364

    

    Sept. 2010,  “In the News” show, Salmagundi Club, Award

 

    June, 2010, Award, Gallery 364 “Empowerment” Exhibition

    

   June, 2010, Image, “Victory Kiss,” accepted into Brooklyn Museum

      Permanent Collection    

 

    May, 2010,  “Summer Potpourri” Show, Salmagundi Club-Honorable Mention

  

    May, 2010, Juror for Gallery 364, “Love” Exhibition

    

    April 2010, Award, Gallery 364, Brooklyn, New York

 

   April, 2010, Honorable Mention –In The News Exhibit, Salmagundi Club,                

       NYC

    April 7, 2010,  Finalist in Society of Publication Designers Awards-Photo                           

          Feature-News Reportage-Single Sp read, for the best Media Photo  

            of 2009.

    Feb. 2010, Accepted into Salmagundi Art Club, NYC-Resident Artist

   Jan. 11, 2010, Courrier Japon, Tokyo Monthly news magazine-

      Introductory Photograph  For story on Barack and Michelle                              

                    Obama, ”The First Marriage.”

 2009

 

   Nov. 1, 2009,   New York Times Magazine-Opening photograph for feature

      story on Barack and Michelle Obama, The First Marriage

           

  Nov. 1, 2009,   International Herald Tribune, Front page photo for story on

                      Barack and Michelle Obama 

 

     Additional—Arsenal, Publications, daily plant, gallery 364 juror

 

Oct, 2009, Focus Fine Art Photo. Magazine, Issue #18 pp. 174-177

Aug. 2009, B&W Magazine,Special Issue 2009, Portfolio Contest Awards, Issue #68, pp.74-75

Sept. 25, 2008, Tri City News, “Everglades Splendor, Before it’s Gone”

Sept. 25, 2008, The Hub, “The Everglades,  Vanishing Splendor”,

July 17, 2008, The Hub, “ Celebrating Independence”

May 14, 2008, Brooklyn Eagle, “Howe’s Brooklyn”, “Poker Faces”

July 12, 2007, The Hub,  “Mean Streets to Rustic Villages”

June, 1994,  Newsday, “Art in the Boroughs”

 

 RELATED EXPERIENCE, PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS:

    2009             June—“Recycling, Rescued and Retrieved” Gallery 364,

                             Brooklyn, New York

                         June – “Faces”, Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank New Jersey  

May--  Juror for “Recycling Show,” Monmouth Art Alliance, Red   

                                  Bank, New Jersey    

May  – Solo Exhibition- “Precipitation Possibilities” Monmouth Art 

              Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey   

 May – “Brooklyn Neighborhoods”, Gallery 364- Brooklyn, NY..,

                Exhibition/Competition. Awarded "Honorable Mention"

  April-   “The Year in Pictures”“ Victory Kiss at Times Square” photo, 

                 Featured on  Danziger Projects site , NYC

  April-   “Water Show” Gallery 364, Brooklyn, NY

                  Exhibition/Competition,

                 Awarded “Best in Show”

  March – Exhibited at Soho  Photo Gallery, Annual  Juried Show

                         

  Feb.      “The African American Experience”

                at the Central Park Arsenal Gallery, NY. “Victory Kiss, Times Square “, photograph used as cover                for  “ Ebony Society” publication, “ The Light of the World”   

               “Hydrant Song” photo used on New York Department of

                    Parks” web site, “ The African American Experience”

    Dec “Small Works Show,” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition,     

                                                       Brooklyn, New York.

   

  2008-             

      

      Dec.“ Red Bank Centennial Exhibition” –

                 McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New   Jersey

       Nov.      – Exhibited at “Pace University Alumni Show”,

                                         Pace University, New York City

       Sept. –      Solo Show, “The Everglades, Vanishing Splendor, --An

                                         Awakening”

                                         McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New Jersey.

         May        “Brooklyn Back in the Day”

                           Henry Gregg Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York

                      

   2007             

         Nov. “Twenty First Annual State-Wide Juried Exhibition”

                    Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey

                    Awarded “ Best in Show”

          June.. Solo Show, “ Circles of the Heart:” Retrospective Exhibition                                                                                 McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New Jersey

    2006-            

            Nov.“20th Annual State Wide Juried Exhibition

                              Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey

                                                    Awarded Honorable Mention-

           Sept.  Solo Exhibition- “Guardians of the Light”

            Perspectives in Light, Gallery School, Brooklyn, New York

 

          June ..           Exhibited  Group Show, “Diversity”

                              Saint Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

                                                 

         April ..     Exhibited Group Show at Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts,

                                                    Brooklyn, NY

                                  

          March ..       Solo Photo Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition, NYC

                                Awarded Honorable Mention                                

      2009              

          Dec.“Small Works Show,” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition,     

                                                       Brooklyn, NY

          June Anniversary Spring Art “, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition,

                                                        Brooklyn, NY

          May...   Solo Show, “ Through Portals of Molten Light”,

                        Dept. of Parks-A Documentary Photo Essay and Musical

                        Presentation on Central Park During “Gates “Exhibit.

 

         2004         Nov.     Soho Photo Gallery-Juried Exhibition/Competition, , NYC

                             Award Winner, (Bob Shamis, Curator, Museum of The 
                             City of New York           

                            Nov.  Solo Exhibitor/Lecturer, “ The Mouth of the Amazon-From  

                             Brooklyn, NY to Belem, Para, Brazil. (Digitally projected/

                             operatically accompanied photography presentation.

                            July...Group Show, “ Water Show” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s

                            Coalition, Brooklyn, NY.

                             June/ Oct. Spring and Fall Shows, Brooklyn Narrows Botanical Art

                                             Show, Brooklyn, NY

 

                              April-Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

 

     2003              Dec. Presenter/Lecturer “ Crown Heights-Circles of the Heart”

                           Park West Camera Club at Soho Photo Gallery, NYC

 

                             June/Oct. Group Show, Brooklyn Narrows Botanical Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

                             

                              April-Soho Photo Gallery, Juried Exhibition/Competition, NYC,

                                Award Winner

 

                              March-   Solo Show, “ Circles of the Heart”, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC.

                                             Extensive Photo Essay on the Multi-cultural Diversity of Crown Heights

 

        2002                

                                Exhibited at  Various Group Shows at Soho Photo Gallery, NYC,

                                 throughout the year

                                April-     Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, New York

 

        2001               

                                June/Oct. Exhibited-Brooklyn  Narrows Botanical Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

                                 

                                April -    Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

 

       1999              Jan.-- Solo Show, Esperanza Gallery, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

       1995             May-Exhibited “Portraits of the Community”, Crown Heights Public Library,

                               Brooklyn, New York

 

       1994                      Jan.- Profiled by Barbara Wood for NY Cable 1, TV, “ An Extended  

                              Photographic Journey Through Crown Heights”

   

                               Jan- Invited by Brooklyn Borough President to Exhibit in “Long Exposures in

                                      Crown Heights” at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

 

   1993           June-Exhibited  at Salmagundi Club                   

 

                                May - Presidential Art Award-Kingsborough Community College-Photograph

                                                 In Permanent Collection

 

                                 Feb.-  Solo Show “Blessed are the Peace Makers”, Crown Heights Youth

                                                Collective

                                 Feb.- Solo Show, Confluencia del Artes, Exhibition, Niteroi, Brazil

 

       1990                                 June- Solo Show, Prospect Gallery Museum, in conjunction with BACA,

                                     Brooklyn, NY

 

       1973                       June-Exhibited full selection of Work at Nassau Coliseum, International   

                                       Photography Show. Lectured on “ Using Photography to Turn othe  

                                      ‘Bored’ of Education”

 


SELECTED COLLECTIONS: 

Brooklyn Museum, "Victory Kiss, Times Square, Nov 4, 2008

James Danziger, Gallerist, Collector, New York City. 

Salmagundi Club, New York, "Night Watch"

Robert Pillsbury, Pres. Salmagundi Club, New York, Portrait, "Robert Pillsbury, at the Press"

Tim Newton, Art Collector, CEO, Salmagundi Club, New York

Barbara Kopellman, Editor, Curator, Photographer, Collector 

Mayor David Dinkins

Richard Green-Crown Heights Youth Collective

Joan Tash Goldberg, Educator, Collector, Curator, Artist

Professor Janice Mehlman, Teacher, Artist, collector

Robert McKay, Gallerist-Collector, photographer

Andre Martinez, Gallerist, Artist, Collector

Various private collections, U.S., Europe and South America.

Kingsborough College Permanent Collection

Prospect Heights Gallery, Permanent Collection

Jennifer Lantzas, Curator, collector

Sy Schleimer, Essayist, Poet, Collector