127 S Sixteenth Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
215-665-8138

Giovanni Casadei

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Gross McCleaf Art Gallery

Giovanni Casadei

General History

1956 Born in Rome, Italy
1983-Present Resident in Philadelphia
1997-Present U.S. citizen
Education

1975Graduated high school — Rome, Italy. Specialized in chemistry
1978-80 Scuola Libera del Nudo (free School for Drawing) — Rome, Italy
1980-81 Academy of Fine Arts — Rome, Italy
1981-83 Scuola Libera del Nudo — Rome, Italy
1986-87 Fleisher Art Memorial (painting) — Philadelphia, PA
1988-92 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts — Philadelphia, PA. Certificate in Painting
Solo Exhibitions

2007 Recent Works, Gross McCleaf Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
2006-07Figure and Still Life, Fleisher Art Memorial — Philadelphia, PA
2006 Tuscany, Oregon, Still Lifes: Whitney Gallery — Laguna Beach, CA
2005 Recent Works: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
2004 Recent Paintings: Gallery 71 — New York, NY
2003 Recent Oils: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
2002 A Trip to Tuscany: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
2001 Recent Paintings: Bennett Street Gallery — Atlanta, GA
2000 Recent Works: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
Recent Paintings: Whitney Gallery — Laguna Beach, CA
1999 Drawings & Watercolors: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
Recent Paintings: Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery — San Francisco, CA
1997 Recent Paintings: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
Italian Journey: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
1996 Paintings of Landscapes & Interiors: Design Arts Gallery, Drexel University
Still Lifes & Landscapes: Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Still Lifes & Landscape Paintings: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
1994 Alla Prima Paintings: Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery — San Francisco, CA
Visions of Rome: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
Art Sales & Rental Gallery — Philadelphia Museum of Art
1988 Brera Restaurant — Philadelphia, PA
Two Person Shows

1994 The Artist’s Eye: The Studio of Ben Solowey — Bedminster, PA
1993 American Artist.Gallery — Wayne, PA
Artist’s House — Philadelphia, PA
Group Exhibitions

2002 Still Life GroupShow: Mangel Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
Virtual Sky: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
Small Paintings: Whitney Gallery — Laguna Beach, CA
1999 The Art of the State: 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition of the Greater Harrisburg Art Council — State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
1998 Works on Paper, Hahn Gallery— Philadelphia, PA
Through the Heart of the City — Philadelphia Art Alliance
1997 The Unbroken Line: PAFA Centennial Exhibition — Philadelphia, PA
132nd Annual Small Paintings: Sketch Club — Philadelphia, PA
Merry Mart Juried Show: Haverford School — Haverford, PA
1996 Quartet: Small Paintings: Carspecken-Scott Gallery — Wilmington, DE
56th Annual Exhibition: Woodmere Museum — Philadelphia, PA
Penn Charter School Juried Show — Philadelphia, PA
1995 American Painters in Pans: Lippincott Gallery — Paris, France
Pertaining to Philadelphia: Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery — San Francisco, CA
Soft Sounds: Antes Gallery — State College, PA
1994 1Ox1O, Artists Visions: Mulligan-Shanoski Galleiy— San Francisco, CA
American Landscapes: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
1993 Fellowship of PAFA Show — Woodmere Art Museum
Four Painters, Group Show: Hahn Gallery — Philadelphia, PA
Art in City Hall, Self Portrait — Philadelphia, PA
130th Annual Small Paintings: Sketch Club — Philadelphia, PA
53rd Annual Exhibition: Woodmere Museum — Philadelphia, PA
Penn Charter School Juried Show — Philadelphia, PA
Main Line Center of the Arts: Artists Chose Artists — Philadelphia, PA
Main Line Center of the Arts: Juried Show — Philadelphia, PA
1992 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Student Exhibition — Philadelphia, PA
Art at the Armory — Philadelphia, PA
129th Annual Small Paintings: Sketch Club — Philadelphia, PA
Penn Charter School Juried Show — Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship of PAFA Show: Woodmere Art Museum — Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Student Exhibition — Philadelphia, PA
First Annual Art Student Competition: Sketch Club — Philadelphia, PA
1990 28th Annual Small Paintings: Sketch Club — Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship of PAFA Show: Doylestown Art Museum — Doylestown, PA
Art at the Armory — Philadelphia, PA
1988 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Student Exhibition — Philadelphia, PA
1986 Art in City Hall: The Self Portrait — Philadelphia, PA
1984 Fleisher Art Memorial Student Show — Philadelphia, PA
Grants

1998 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation — Montreal, Canada

Prizes
2006 Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2006. Honorable Mention for Paintings
2006 109th Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art: Berthe M. Goldberg Award
1992 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts:
The Philadelphia Mayor’s Award
Morris Blackburn Landscape Prize, Special notice
Philadelphia Watercolor Club Award 1991 Lucille Sorgenti Scholarship
The Thouron Prize
The Charles Tappan Prize
The Morris Blackburn Landscape Prize
The Henry Scheidt Memorial Travel Scholarship
1990 Mabel Wilson Woodrow Memorial Award
The Edna Pennypacker Stausfer Memorial Prize
1988 The Frances D. Bergman Memorial: Special notice for outstanding achievement at PAFA
Experience
2005-PresentPainting Instructor — Fleischer Art Memorial
1999-PresentPainting Instructor — Wayne Art Center
1997-2000 Painting Instructor — Main Line Art Center
1997-2000 Landscape Painting Instructor — Manayunk Art Center
1994 SlideShow & Talk — Narberth Art Group
1985 Assistant mural painter with Dennis Aufiery — Philadelphia Zoo