CVAD Art Faculty Emeritus
Sensing the Pulse | Anya Tish Gallery, Houston
Sept. 6 - Oct. 19, 2019
About the Artist
Vincent Falsetta is a Texas based artist who was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. His parents immigrated from Italy in the 1940s. He earned an MFA in Painting/Drawing from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia and Rome, Italy in 1974 where he studied with artists Stephen Greene, David Pease, John Dowell and Richard Crammer. In 1972, he received his B.A. in Art from Temple University and worked with John Wade, Dennis Adams, Neil Kosh and Don Lantzy. After teaching at Indiana University, 1974-1975 and the University of Utah, 1975-1977 he moved to Denton, Texas, to teach at the University of North Texas, 1977-2017. He is now Professor Emeritus and lives and works in Denton as a full-time artist.
Falsetta’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, El Paso Museum of Art, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, Texas, and Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana.
Falsetta’s work has been featured in over 50 solo and 350 curated or juried group exhibitions, including: The Texas Biennial 2013, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio; Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2012; Slow Magic, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, 2009; Modern Rhymes, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, solo-show, 2007; Texas 100, El Paso Museum of Art, 2006; Museum of East Texas, solo-show, 2003; Committed to Abstraction, Austin Museum of Art, 1997; Art Patterns, Austin Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria, 1997; Field of Vision, El Paso Museum of Art, solo-show, 1996; Galveston Art Center, solo-show, 1996; Museo Italo-Americano, San Francisco, 1991; Dallas Museum of Art, 1984, 1978. In addition, he has had 4 solo-shows at Ivan Karp’s prestigious OK Harris Gallery, 1986-1996, NYC and 9 solo shows at the Conduit Gallery in Dallas.