Biography

Victor Carnuccio

Founder Artflux Productions Ltd. New York Artist, Columnist, Editor artflux.org/blog

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (1950)

Studied ceramics and glass blowing in Guadalajara, Mexico (1970)

Studies drawing and design at Queens College (1972-73)

B.F.A. Pratt Institute (1979)

Worked as assistant to painter Max Gimblitt ( 1971-75)

Stage designer for “Ghosts and Goddesses” at LaMama, E.T.C. (1973)

Property designer and special effects creator for “C.O.R.F.A.X.” at LaMama (1976)

Photographer for “Harlequin” at the Open Space (1978)

Commissioned wall painting for the Gabrielle Barrett residence (1978)

Traveled to Paris on a photographic project and as a graphic studio trainee at Groupement Graphique (1979)

Worked freelance as a graphic designer at Conde Nast Publishing at Vogue, Bride

Produced visuals for “Ekathrina Sobechenskya Sings Old Russian Folk Songs at Pyramid Club (1979)

Worked as staff designer at Ballantine Books on covers for mass market paperbacks ( 1979-83)

Opened photography studio at 547 Broadway, New York (1983 to present)

Exhibited “Abused Photographs” at Club 57, New York (1983)

Visuals for Ann Magnuson’s “After Dante” at Danceteria, New York (1983)

Visuals for “Molly Bloom Off the Wall” at Terminal New York (1983)

Traveled to Peru living in Lima for 8 months studying Spanish at Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano and exhibiting “Victor Carnuccio Photographs(1984)

Exhibited “From Peru” at Tony Jones Gallery, Houston, Texas (1985)

Set up RRU Pictures to exhibit photographic works (1987)

Began contributing works for Aids charities (1990)

Exhibited at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (1990)

Hosted fund raiser at RRU pictures for Act Up, “Portraits” (1990)

Contributed work to “Images of Vanishing Nature” at Transco Gallery, Houston, Texas (1990)

Contributed work to “Houston Center for Photography Auction Preview” (1991)

Contributed work to Aids charity “Artcetera 92”, International Center Boston (1992)

Hosted benefit for Gods Love We Deliver exhibiting “New Portraits” (1992)

Contributed work to “Photographer for Friends in Deed, Sotheby’s, New York (1993)

Included work in 1994 Juried Members Exhibition at Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas (1994)

Hosted a benefit for God’s Love We Deliver, “Retroactive 16” at RRU Pictures, New York (1994)

Exhibited at Gulf and Western Gallery at New York University (1995)

Opened Victor Carnuccio Photography branching out toward commercial work (1996)

Exhibited at the “7th Annual Headshot Show.” at Taranto Labs, New York.

Exhibited work at “Gregory Antollino,” gallery office, New York (1998)

Promotional photos for Bloomburg TV.

Book cover photos for Berlitz Publishing Company, Inc.

Exhibited at the “8th Annual Headshot Show” at Taranto Labs, New York (1998)

Slides, video and print cocktail preview at Pageant, New York (1999)

Exhibited “Victor Carnuccio Photographs” at La MaMa E.T.C. La Galleria, New York

Contributed work to, “Tastings ’99” for Momentum Aids Project benefit auction, New York.

Photographs included in, “Books of Survival / The Art of John Eric Broaddus,” documentary film, New York.

Photographs included in, “What A Girl Will Do To Keep Her Volvo,” feature film, New York.

Publicity photos used for “The Maritime Evaluation Group.”

Produced full page ad for “HX Magazine.”

Casting and producing photos for “Berlitz Publishing Company Incorporated,” Phrase Books.

Studio publicity photos for “Bloomburg TV.”

Publicity photos for “Next Wave Festival-BAM.

Photos of artist Simon Patterson for the Tate Museum London.

Editorial spot “Time Out New York.”

Catalogue photography for “Osborne Associates.”

Publicity photos for Cynthia Hollen CEO Knowledge Strategies Inc.(2000)

Contributed work to, “Tastings ’99” for Momentum Aids Project benefit auction, New York.

Exhibited new work, “By Invitation Only…” Ron Mitchell Gallery, San Francisco.

Contributed work to, “Night of 1000 Gowns,” Imperial Court of New York Silent Auction. (2001)

New Works, Donna Cameron, The Courthouse Gallery, Anthology Archives, New York (2002)

Exhibited work at Sperone Westwater Gallery, Postcards From The Edge, Visual Aids Benefit, New York.

Exhibited work at the New Festival Silent Auction, benefit for the Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, New York

Exhibited work at the Human Rights Campaign Greater New York 2003 DInner Silent Auction, New York (2003)

Exhibited work at Galerie Lelong for visual AIDS Postcards From The Edge benefit and sale, New York (2003)

Exhibited work at Lamia Ink! inc. Third Annual “Gala” Auction/Exhibition, 2/20 Gallery, New York

Exhibited work at Eros & Baptieste, 547 Broadway Gallery, New York

Exhibited work Brent Sikkema Gallery for Visual Aids “Postcards from the Edge” benefit and sale, New York

Exhibited work at the Human Rights Campaign Greater New York 2005 DInner Silent Auction, New York (2005)

Exhibited work at “Night of 1000 Gowns,” Imperial Court of New York Silent Auction. (2005)

Exhibited work at “Artflux 3 Way Mirror,” 547 Broadway New York

Published in “Self-Exposure,” The Maile Nude Self Portrait. Massengill, Reed. Self-Exposure, 2005.

Exhibited at ClampArt for book signing event.

Exhibited with Reed Massengill and John Kelly, Artflux, New York.

Exhibited work at Robert Miller Gallery for Visual Aids “Postcards from the Edge” benefit and sale, New York

Contributed work to, “Night of 1000 Gowns,” Imperial Court of New York Silent Auction. (2006)

Contributed work to, “Postcards From the Edge” Sikkema Gallery benefit auction for Visual AIDS. (2006)

Exhibited work in Artflux Group Show with John Kelly, Christa Grauer, Gregory Antolilino, Tom Giebel, Donna Cameron and Victor Carnuccio, “Artflux.org/blog” (2006)

Organized and exhibited work in Artflux Produxtions Ltd fundraiser exhibition including works by Gregory Antollino, Georgina Bedrosian, Victor Carnuccio, Regina Cherry, Crista Grauer, Jason Huff, John Kelly, Erik Patton, Sumayyah Samaha, Allon Schemool, Bushra Shamma, Marianne Sheil and David Thomas, New York (2007)

Contributed work in Postcards from the Edge, James Cohan Gallery, benefit auction for Visual AIDS, New York (2007)

Curated and exhibited work in Artflux Produxtions Ltd exhibition including works by Gregory Antollino, Randy Bell Floating Films , Victor Carnuccio, Regina Cherry, Herman Cherry, Crista Grauer, Jason Huff, Alex Itin, John Kelly, Sumayyah Samaha, Allon Schemool, Marianne Sheil and David Thomas, New York (2007)

Curated and exhibited work in Artflux Group Show including works by Crista Grauer, Jason Huff, Dave Campbell, Beryl Sokoloff, Tom Giebel, Ben Greve, Victor Carnuccio and Donna Cameron, New York (2007)

Contributed work to the Human Rights Campaign Silent Auction, Waldorf Astoria, Greater New York Gala Dinner, New York (2007)

Exhibited work at La MaMa Family Holiday Group Exhibit, group show, La Galleria, New York (2008)

Curated and exhibited work at the 2ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY DINNER BENEFIT,including works of Victor Carnuccio, Regina Cherry, David Deak, John Kelly, Joseph Keckler, Carol Lipnik, Allon Schemool, Artflux, New York (2008)

Curated and exhibited work in There Will Be Nude, an art and video installation, including works by Victor Carnuccio, John Kelly, Allon Schemool and Christopher Westfall, Artflux, New York (2008)

Contributed work to Night of 1000 Gowns, Imperial court of New York, benefit auction, New York (2008)

Contributed work to the Human Rights Campaign Silent Auction, Waldorf Astoria, Greater New York Gala Dinner, New York (2008)

Work included in the film House of Boys, 2009, Delux Productions,Photographs included on the set, Film written and directed by Jean-Claude Schlim, Luxembourg

Curated and exhibited work in Supernova Ride, a group show including the work of Gregory Antollino, David Cambell, Victor Carnuccio, David Deak, Tom Giebel, Benjamine Greve, Cari Rosmarin, Sumayyah Samaha, Allon Schemool and David Thomas, Artflux, New York(2009)

Exhibited work in Essential 05.08.09 Curated by John Leo with works by Shawn Bishop-Leo, Kimyon Huggins, Brian Leo, Max Lust, Math-You Namie, Ana Maria Bustamante, MoMO Satoru, John Biro, E. S. Klein, Aric Gutkic, Christian Jensen, Greg Shafiro, Kilu, N. Corren Conway, Moti Vaknin, Tomaas, Jolance, Victor Carnuccio, BARON, Mario, Alex, BEAU, Daniel Wurtzel, Less, New York (2009)

Curated and exhibited work in Krash, a group show including art and performance by Gregory Antollino, David Cambell, Donna Cameron, Victor Carnuccio, Regis Cebrian Cobos, Regina Cherry, Tom Giebell, Colin GInks, Liberation Iannillo, Mitch Pyronaut, Cari Rosemarin, Sumayyah Samaha, Allon Schemool, Marianne Sheil, Phil Sloan, David Thomas, Christohpher Westfall, Artflux, New York (2009)

Exhibited work in Disappearing Acts, group show including works of Little Annie Anxiety, Bandex, Itziar Barrio, Justin Bond, Victor Carnuccio, Alex Dimitrov, Mary Hatch, Bryan Heyboer, Evan Jordan, Joseph Keckler, John Kelly, Carol Lipnik, Andy Toad, Baker Overstreet, Edgar Oliver, Ves Pitts, Thain Torres, Gerry Visco, Chavisa Woods and Zhenesse, Envoy Enterprises Gallery, New York (2009)

Curated and exhibited work in Lions and Lambs, group show including works by John Kelly, Victor Carnuccio, Colin Ginks, and Liberation Iannillo with live performances by David Cambell and Rico Noguchi, Artflux, New York(2009)

Curated and exhibited work in Where Have All the Flowers Gone, group show including work by Joseph Keckler, John Kelly, Carol Lipnik, Rico Noguchi, Thain Torres, Victor Carnuccio, Regina Cherry, Brandon Olsen, Sebastian Richter, Colin GInks, Allon Schemool, Gerry Visco, Artlux, New York (2009)

Curated and exhibited work in 4th Annual Holiday Dinner Benefit Exhibit, Artflux, Group show including new works by Victor Carnuccio, Jon Gillen, David Nordine, Dylan Kraus, Staffan Steneryd and Walker Tieser, New York (2010)

Contributed work in Essential Anniversary Exhibition, ICO Gallery, Group show including works by Cheyenne Bosco, Eric Killen, Victor Carnuccio, Aric Gutnick, James Rose, Stefen Reed, Haruto Robert, Adam Ludwig, Tina Rohatsch, Annrl Curnock, New York (2010)

Contributed work in Essential Anniversary Exhibition, ICO GalleryThe Greenpoint Gallery, Group show of New York photographers, Brooklyn, NY (2010)

Curated and exhibited work in the Artflux Holliday Benefit Exhibition, Group Show incuding works by Victor Carnuccio, John Gillen, David Nordine, Dylan Kraus, Staffam Steneryd and Walker Tieser, New York (2010)

Currated New Work, Group Show including works by Gregory Antollino, Phil Depaola, Ed Giodano, John Kelly, Marisa Olney, Luke Rotzler, Kyle Utter, New York (2012)

Contributed work to SameSex with works by Lana Andrade, Michelle Beaulieu, Joan Bombalicki, Chris Bosch, Victor Carnuccio, Rod Cook, Sue Czark, Dianne DiMassa, Robin Fellows, Jean Galli, Anthony Gonzalez, John Glover, Michella Griffo, Trsitan Griff, Israel Guibbory, MIA Lipstick, Abel Lopez, Donna Osterby, Ricky Mestre, Joe Quint, Gearlad Saladyga, Rebecca Schwartz, Felipe Soltero, Richard Taddei, Walter Tomasino, Rebecca Zhukov, City Lights, Bridegport CT. (2012)

Artflux 10th Anniversary Exhibition including works by Gregory Antollino, Victor Carnuccio, Phil Depoala, Ed Giordano, Marissa Olney, Luke Rotzler and Allon Schemool, Artflux New York NY (2013)

La MaMa Family Holiday Group Exhibit, group show, La Galleria, New York (2014)

La MaMa Family Holiday Group Exhibit, group show, La Galleria, New York (2015)

La MaMa Family Show, group show, La Galleria, New York (2017)

Museum of Modern Art, Club 57, Film, Performance and Art in the East Village 1978-1983, group show multimedia exhibition, included in catalogue, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2018)

Began new work including photographs from Killarney Provincial Park, Algonquin in Ontario, and Mont Tremblant in Quebec Canada (2020)