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Don Porcaro

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Don Porcaro
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Don Porcaro is a sculptor, and Professor in Fine Arts at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. He received his BFA in Fine Arts from Farleigh Dickenson University and an MFA in Sculpture from Columbia University. His work explores and combines themes of archaeology, geology, architecture and cultural diversity. Porcaro was the 2011 U.S. representative at the Forma Viva 50th Anniversary's Sculpture Symposium in Portoroz, Slovenia. His recent installation at the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield, MA included "Cabinet of Nomads," a 20' long series of shelves with 192 "Nomad" sculptures representing the number of member countries in the United Nations. Past notable exhibitions include a site specific installation entitled "The World is Full" for the Humanities Gallery at LIU, Brooklyn, an installation at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz, a 10 year survey which traveled from the University of Florida in Gainesville to the Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL., the Peace Tower/Whitney Biennial, NYC, and the Monte Carlo Sculpture Biennial in Monte Carlo, France. He has shown his work nationally with galleries in New York City, Los Angeles, CA, Kansas City, MO, Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN, and internationally in Jalisco, Mexico; Berlin, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia; Yokohama, Japan and Budapest, Hungary. His work is included in the public collections of The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH; the City University of New York, Staten Island; Marx Realty, NYC; the City of South Orange, NJ; the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ; the McBride Medical Center, Oklahma City, OK; Emory University, Atlanta, GA; and The New School for Social Research, NYC, among others. Porcaro lives and works in New York City.