Biography

Wayne Montecalvo is a multi-disciplinary artist who holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He currently lives and maintains his studio in Rosendale, New York.

Wayne’s awards and honors include the 2016 Awagami Artist-in-Residence Program in Japan; Two Full Fellowship Awards from the Vermont Studio Center; Two Residencies at the Frans Masereel Zentrum voor Grafiek, Kasterlee, Belgium and the John Michael Kohler Foundation Arts/Industry Artist-in-Residence, Sheboygan, WI. From 1998-2013 Wayne taught in the Art Department at the State University of New York, New Paltz campus. Additional teaching and related experience include R&F Handmade Paints, Pilchuck Glass School, the Printmaking Center at the College of Santa Fe, and Bard College.

He has exhibited with Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY; A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX; Awagami Factory, Tokushima, Japan; TSL Warehouse, Hudson, NY; Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA; Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA; Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA; The Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Awa Yamakawa, Tokushima, Japan; Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY; Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Truro, MA; A1 Arts Lab, Knoxville, TN; Elisa Pritzker Gallery, Highland, NY; Snyder Estate, Century House Historical Society, Rosedale, NY; The Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY.