Corey Postiglione

    • Baroque Tango 3
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 40" x 80"
    • Baroque Tango 2 (diptych)
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 5' x 11'
    • Lines of Flight #4
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 28" x 22"
    • Tango Primary Grey
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 40" x 40"
    • Lines of Flight #6
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 30" x 30"
    • Lines of Flight White 1
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 20" x 20"
    • Tango Spectrum #IV
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 48" x 56"
    • Lines of Flight White 3
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 20" x 20"
    • Lines of Flight 19
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Lines of Flight 22
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Tango Primary White
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 40" x 40"
    • Lines of Flight 20
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Tango Eclipse #2
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 36" x 60"
    • Lines of Flight 18
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Lines of Flight White 2
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 20" x 20"
    • Lines of Flight 17
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Tango Primary Black
    • Oil on Canvas
    • 40" x 40"
    • Tango Drawing Triptych # 4 5 6
    • Charcoal on Paper
    • 30" x 22" (Each)
    • Tango Drawing Triptych # 7 8 9
    • Charcoal on Paper
    • 30" x 22" (Each)
    • Tango Intervalo #I
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 48" x 56"
    • Tango Spectrum #X
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 24" x 24"
    • Tango Spectrum #XII
    • Acrylic on Canvas
    • 30" x 30"
    • Tango Suite #11
    • Acrylic on Gesso Board

Artist Bio

In addition to his career as a practicing artist, Postiglione’s critical writing has been published in Artforum, The New Art Examiner, Dialogue, and C-Magazine (Toronto).  He has curated numerous exhibitions and contributed essays to many exhibition catalogues.   He was a founding member of the Chicago Art Critics Association.  He has taught at the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Evanston Art Center.  He is currently a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at Columbia College Chicago, where he teaches Art History and Critical Theory as well as studio arts.

Currently the artist is represented by the following galleries:  Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; and Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado.  More of his work can be seen on these gallery websites or at coreypostiglione.com.

Selected Exhibitions

Education:

MA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
20th century Art History, Theory, and Criticism
(studied with Judith Kirshner, Craig Owens, and Richard Shiff)

BA University of Illinois at Chicago
Painting/Sculpture/Printmaking

Selected One-person Exhibitions:

2018
“Kindred Spirits: Recent Work by Kathie Shaw and Corey Postiglione, (two Person Show) at the Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton community College, Des Plaines, IL, May 10 to June 21

2017
Featuring Corey Postiglione, Westbrook Modern Gallery, Carmel, CA (ongoing)

2016
“Population #5,” Experimental Sound Studio Gallery, Installation & Wall Painting, Chicago IL (Nov 5-Dec 18)
“Fusion: Tango Abstraction,” new work by Corey Postiglione, Gallery 116, St. Charles, IL (Aug 7 – Oct 3)

2013
“Tango Celebration: New work by Corey Postiglione,” Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago,IL (Nov./ Dec.)

2011
“The Tango Series: New work by Corey Postiglione,” Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago,IL (Nov./ Dec.)

2010
“Corey Postiglione: Retrospective of Paintings 1972-2010,” William A. Koehnline Museum, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

2009
“Synecdoche: Corey Postiglione New Work,”  Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
“Works on Paper 1972-2007,” Retrospective, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2004-05
“Labyrinth,” River East Art Center Gallery, Chicago,IL. Nov-Jan

2004
“Population,”  Open Studio Project at the corner of State and Lake, A site-specific installation, sponsered by the office of Cultural Afairs, June 26-July 13

2002
“Exponential Series,” (Sept.) Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998
“Passages,” William A. Koehnline Gallery, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

1997-98
“Labyrinths 1991-97,” Mid-career survey, Columbia College Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997, ‘85, ‘83,
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017
“White,” Space Gallery, Denver, CO, Curated by Mary Jo Marks Aardsma, Nov 9 – Dec 9

2016
“Chromatic Space,” Shirley Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, AAA exhibition, Curated by Jonathan Lippincott, Sept 14 – Nov 7
“Onward of Art,” Gallery 1285, American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition, curated by Karen Wilkin, NY, Jan. 18-Mar 25 (Catalogue)
“Visible Histories,” AAA exhibition, curated by Max Weintraub, Abrons Art Center, NY, Jan. 27-Feb. 21

2015
“Pattern+Geometric+Organic,” Space Gallery Denver, May1-June 13
“Obsession: Once Is Not Enough,”  Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, curated by Susan Sensman Jan. 9-Feb. 20 (Images of my work used for announcement)
“The 12 Inches of Christmas Holiday Extravaganza,” Space Gallery, Denver, CO,  Dec.2-Jan. 24 (Images of my work used for announcement)

2014-15
“Sensory Impact,” Morgan Stanley Global, Purchase, NY

2014
“To Leo a Tribute from the American abstract Artists, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, June 14-July 13
“Collaborations II: Collaborative works by 14 artistic couples,” Printworks Gallery, Chicago, Jan. 10-Feb. 15

2013
“Thomas Masters Gallery 20th Anniversary,” Thomas Masters Gallery, Chicago,IL Mar. 15-31
“Streamlines: ephemeral presence in contemporary,” Vaishali, India

2012-13
“Portrait Projects Artists,” for Sic Transit Gloria, Industry of the Ordinary at the Chicago Cultural Center, Aug. 17-Feb 17

2012
“The Other Primaries: White Gray and Black,”  Space Gallery. Denver, CO, Curated by Mary Jo Marks Aardsma, Sept.

2011
AAA 75th Anniversary, Crane Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pa (Nov.)
American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary, OK Harris, NY  May 25- July 15

2007
“Abstract Generations,” Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa FL, Nov. 25-Jan. 20

2005
“Optical Simulations,” American Abstract Artists, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburg, New York, Sept. 10-Nov. 12

2003
“Visions of Passage,” Brad Cooper Gallery, Ybor City, Tampa, FL, Jan. 25-March 8

2002
“Abstract Dilemmas: The American Abstract Artists,” Martin Art Gallery, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, June 14-August 4

2000
“Out of Line, drawings by Illinois Artists, Chicago Cultural Center, April 29-August 20

2000
“Synthesis,” an exhibit of Collage and mixed media works Sonnenscheim Gallery, Durand Art Institute, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

2000
“Blink: Interventions in the Salon,” an exhibiton of installations by 13 Chicago artists (catalogue) at NIU Gallery, Chicago

1999
“Site/Insight: Four Artists ,” Julia Fish, Martin Hurtig, Judy Ledgerwood, Corey Postiglione, Suburban Fine Art Center, Highland Park, IL

1998-96
Evanston & Vicinity Exhibition (juried) (Merit Award)

1994
“Exquisite Corpse,” Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

1986
“Chicago Draws,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (curated by Michael Lash)

1979
“Chicago/Karlsruhe,” Karlsruhe and Munich, West Germany (Invitational)