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

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

2018           Bronx Faces, Huntington Free Library, Bronx NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019            STILL BRICK, Downtown Art, New York NY

2019            Ovals, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

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

2018            Freshpersons, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

2018            Summer Residency Showcase, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

2018            Paint & Chill: 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            Wax/Wane: The Art of Transformation, Con Artist Collective, New York NY

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

2018            Mystery Flavor, 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            Pancakes and Booze, Space Ibiza, New York 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 at Otis College, Los Angeles CA (forthcoming)

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

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

                                    

Bibliography

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.

Lectures/Presentations/Workshops

2019            “Bronx Faces,” Belmont Library

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 (forthcoming)

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

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

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