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BIOGRAPHY
Steve Sangapore is a contemporary surrealist painter based in Boston, MA. He is a 2013 graduate of Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT, where he earned a duel-B.A. in studio art and graphic design. His interest in science and philosophy has been the driving force behind much of his latest work. His incredibly unique, awe-inspired view on those topics has led his paintings to be exhibited nationally and published in art magazines and journals, including Art Business News, Creative Quarterly, Artscope, and Art Reveal Magazine.

STATEMENT
My work addresses the human condition: the universal experience that transcends human-centric concepts such as religion, culture, ethnicity, gender, and economic class. Through my work I attempt to bring our natural state of unknowing and curiosity of existence to the forefront of the viewer’s mind, to remind them of the immaculate complexity of being alive.

The style of my work is a contemporary take on the surrealist approach, infused with scientific and philosophical elements. Displaying a disciplined technique and great attention to detail, the stylistic quality and execution of my paintings is illustrative, hard-edged, and calculated. While my work is traditional oil and acrylic painting on canvas, I fuse painting and sculpture by creating three-dimensional, sculpture-like surfaces composed of several small canvases adhered together. The final result complements the style and subject, and creates an interactive piece that the viewer can navigate around.

Addressing humankind’s deepest questions, the work illuminates our perpetual state of unknowing and insatiable curiosity for what we experience as life and reality. There is one thing we do know: we owe it to ourselves as individuals and as a species to explore the fountain of life and enjoy our brief and ever-fleeting moment in the sun. Repugnant would be a creature who would squander the ability to lift an eye to heaven, conscious of its fleeting time here.



EDUCATION

2013
B.A., Studio Art, Graphic Design, Minor in Music, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT



SOLO/TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
Mosesian Center for the Arts, “New Visions: Steve Sangapore & Diego Velez” duel-solo exhibit, Watertown, MA

2016
Brookline Arts Center, “Omneity” duel-solo exhibit with On-Kyeong Seong, Brookline, MA

2013
Macdonough Gallery, “Vibrations”, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, “New Haven Paint & Clay Club Presents: 116th Annual Exhibition”, New Haven, CT
Kathryn Schultz Gallery, "Cambridge Art Asscociation Presents: Emerging Artist Exhibition”, Cambridge, MA

2016
Abrazo Interno Gallery at The Clemente, “Trees of Life & Evil Eyes”, New York, NY
Beechwood Arts, “Synesthesia” invitational exhibit, Westport, CT
Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Arsenal Center for the Arts, “Framework - New England Emerging Artists”, Watertown, MA
Creative Arts Workshop, “New Haven Paint & Clay Club Presents: 115th Annual Exhibition”, New Haven, CT
Gallery 263, “Annual Members Exhibit”, Cambridge, MA
Uforge Gallery, “The First Five Years: Exhibitor Retrospective”, Boston, MA
Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge Art Asscociation Presents: “30 Artists Under 30”, Cambridge, MA

2015
Ann Street Gallery, “Science & Art” invitational exhibit, Newburgh, NY
Uforge Gallery, “Abstracted” invitational exhibit, Boston, MA
Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Connecticut Academy of Fine Art, “104th Exhibition”, Mystic, CT
Arterie Fine Arts, “Science and Art” International Exhibit, Naperville, IL
John Slade Ely House, “New Haven Paint & Clay Club Presents: 114th Annual Exhibition”, New Haven, CT
Gallery 263, “Annual Members Exhibit”, Cambridge, MA
Uforge Gallery, “Members Exhibit”, Boston, MA

2014
Uforge Gallery, “Members Exhibit”, Boston, MA
Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Uforge Gallery, “Choice”, Boston, MA
Arterie Fine Arts, “Science and Art” International Exhibit, Naperville, IL
John Slade Ely House, “New Haven Paint & Clay Club Presents: 113th Annual Exhibition”, New Haven, CT

2013
Artspace’s City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Majestic Gallery, “8th National Juried Exhibition”, Nelsonville, OH

2012
John Slade Ely House, Undergraduate Exhibit, New Haven, CT



PRINT FEATURES
2017
E-Squared Magazine, Science & art artist feature, Fall 2017
Art Reveal Magazine, Artist Interview, March 2017

2016
Interalia Magazine, “Known Unknowns: An Interview With Steve Sangapore”, September 2016
Artscope, work selected for “30 Below” exhibition feature, Winter 2016

2015
Art Ascent Journal of Art and Literature, Work selected for cover and inside feature, Issue 13, June 2015
Creative Quarterly Journal of Art & Design, Issue 38, Summer 2015
SciArt Magazine, “Steve Sangapore Talks About The New Unconscious”, Summer 2015
Studio Visit, Issue 28, Winter 2015

2014
Art Business News, Article feature, “The Artist’s Space”, Winter 2014



GALLERY & ORGANIZATION AFFILIATION
SciArt Center of New York, New York, NY

Past
Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
Uforge Gallery, Boston, MA



WORK
2016-2017, Graphic Production Specialist, Hasbro Inc., Providence, RI
2014-2015, Graphic Production Associate, Madavor Media Publishing, Braintree, MA
2013, Graphic Design Intern, All U Design, Branford, CT
2013-Present, Freelance graphic design