Biography

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Laurie Riccadonna earned her Master of Fine Arts in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University School of Art (1997) and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting/Drawing from the Pennsylvania State University (1995).

Ms Riccadonna’s work has been featured in a variety of solo exhibitions at the Van Vleck House and Gardens (Montclair, NJ), Space B Gallery (NYC), Hamilton Square (Jersey City, NJ), Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brooklyn, NY) and in a variety of group exhibitions most recently at Center for the Arts at Casa Columbo (Jersey City, NJ), Techningsmuseet, The Museum of Drawing (Laholm, Sweden), Senaspace Gallery (NYC). Laurie’s work is included in a variety of collections such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth Collection (Middleton, NJ), Hudson County Community College Permanent Art Collection (Jersey City, NJ) and a variety of private collections nationally.

Ms Riccadonna has been the recipient of awards such as: residencies at the Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain (2003), the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2004), Vermont Studio Center, (2002) and the Women’s Studio Workshop (2002).  She was a recipient of the NJ State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship (2011, 2002), and Yale University’s Ely Harwood Schless Prize.  Currently Program Coordinator/Professor of Fine Art at Hudson County Community College, Ms Riccadonna resides in Jersey City with her husband and two children.