Artist Statement

Vince Contarino (b. 1975 Woodbury, NJ), grew up in Palmetto, FL and has been based in New York City since 1997. He has participated in exhibitions in and outside of NYC and co-founded the artist-run initiative, Progress Report in 2010. He received his BFA in 1997 from Ringling College of Art + Design in Sarasota, FL, was an artist-in-residence at The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program 2010-11, and is a 2012 fellow in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts.