Annie Legnini

B. 1994, Bronx, NY

Lives and works in the Bronx

 

Education

2016    BA in Visual Art and Women's Studies, Fordham University, Bronx NY

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020    Bronx Faces, Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx NY (forthcoming)

2019    Bronx Faces II, Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Bronx NY

2018    Bronx Faces, Huntington Free Library, Bronx NY

 

Group Exhibitions

2019    STILL BRICK, Downtown Art, New York NY

2018    Absence of the Portrait, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

2018    An Ode to Uptown, Harlem River Park, New York NY

2018    Synthesis, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

2018    Ladies of Change, Chinatown Soup Gallery, New York NY

2018    Mixed Media Residency Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

2018    Bronx Art Expo 2, Hydropunk, Bronx NY

2017    Uptown Baby, Uptown, Dominican Women's Development Center, New York NY

2017    Uptown Forever, Dyckman Bar, New York NY

2017    you ruined me/you made me better, Starr Bar, Brooklyn NY

2016    Watch the Gap, Fordham University, Bronx NY

2016    Negritas Odiosas, Port Morris Distillery, Bronx NY

2015    The Grind, Court Square Studios, Queens NY

2015    Pancakes and Booze, M1-5 Lounge, New York NY

 

Awards/Residencies

2019    L.A. Summer Residency, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA

2018    Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) Award, Bronx Council on the Arts

2018    Mixed Media Residency, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

                                    

Bibliography

2019    Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 43, Juried by Francine Weiss PhD, Senior Curator at the Newport Art Museum. Page 106. Print.

2019    Wirsing, Robert. “Bronx Faces II Opening Reception.” Bronx Times. Page 55. Print.

2019    Tiffaney, Ashley. “Bronx Faces II.” Video. BronxNet.

2019    Cunnington, Jessica. “Morris Park artist to open 'Bronx Faces' at Belmont Library.” News 12 The Bronx.

2019    “Bronx Faces with guest Annie Legnini - Perspective Series #14.” Video. The Root Wave.

2018    "Annie Legnini."  Bx200 The Bronx Visual Artist Directory.

2018    White, Dorissa.  "Bronx Faces: A Solo Exhibit by Annie Legnini."  Video.  BronxNet.

2018    Wirsing, Robert.  "Bronx Faces Showcases Borough’s Diversity."  Bronx Times.  Cover, page 48.  Print.

2018    Glembocki, Ali.  "An Interview with Annie Legnini on Her New Art Exhibition Bronx Faces."  Frontrunner Magazine.

2018    Valentin, Rhina.  "Open: Bronx Faces."  Video.  BronxNet.

2017    Gelosi, Gianna.  "Best of the Bronx: Woman Tells Neighbors' Stories Through Art."  News 12 The Bronx.

2017    Perez, Edenized.  "Annie Legnini Recycles Items to Create Portraits Showcasing the Multicultural Experience of the Bronx." Vice's Creators Project.

2016    Breaking the Chains: A Socialist Perspective on Women’s Liberation, pages 19-20. Print.

2016    Makarov, Nick.  "Watch the Gap: A Future Fordham University Staple."  The Rival at Fordham University.

 

Panels/Presentations/Workshops

2019    “Bronx Faces: A Collaborative Community Art Project by Annie Legnini.” Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles CA

2019    “Bronx Faces.” Soundview Academy for Culture & Scholarship, Bronx NY

2019    “Arts & Entertainment Career Panel.” Guttman Community College, New York NY

2019    “Local Bronx artist Annie Legnini, FCRH ‘16, discusses the intersection of Bronx history, on-the-ground leadership, and creating art from recycled materials.” West Wing Scholars Program, Fordham University, Bronx NY

2019    “Bronx Faces.” Three presentations to schoolchildren of P.S. 3 ranging from Pre-K-2nd grade at the Belmont Library, Bronx NY

2018    “Bronx Faces.” West Wing Scholars Program, Fordham University, Bronx NY

2017    “A Conversation With Annie Legnini.” Manresa Scholars Program, Fordham University, Bronx NY

 

Teaching

2019    Teaching Artist, The Spark, New York NY

 

Curatorial Projects

2016    Eileen Canty Crèche Exhibition, Castle Gallery, Assistant Curator, New Rochelle NY

2016    Watch the Gap, Fordham University, Co-Curator and Contributing Artist, Bronx NY