Gallery Joe

Philadelphia, PA

Nicholas Santore

This Feeling I Get When I Look to the West
oil on paper
7 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches

Nicholas Santore

b. Philadelphia, PA 1973


2000 Yale University School of Art, MFA Painting
1998 New York Studio School
1995 Rhode Island School of Design, BFA Painting

Selected Exhibitions

3 Painters, 222 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
A.F.B.L. All Stars, Arsenal, Philadelphia, PA
Gridlock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
19th Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA.
The General’s Jamboree, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY.
Embracing the Arts, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.
For the Birds, and Recent Acquisitions, Artspace, New Haven, CT, curator: Denise Markonish
Space 1026: Scratch off the Serial, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, curator: Claudia Gould
Creative Artist’s Network, tri-monthly group exhibitions, Philadelphia, PA.
Art Matters 2001, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
Largeness, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, curator: Benjamin Woodward
Small Town Bullies: Space 1026, Gallery 313, NYC.
M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Yale M.F.A. Painting Exhibition, Norfolk Gallery, Norfolk, CT.
Fall M.F.A. Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.

Gallery Affiliations and Awards

Rhizome Studios, New York, NY, (
Artspace, New Haven, Conn., 2003 - present Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2003
Space 1026, Phila., Penna., 2000 - 2002


Eli Harwood Schless Memorial Prize for Excellence in Painting, Yale University School of Art, 2000


Newhall, Edith. “Gridlock minus road rage”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 7, 2006
Mcquaid, Cate. “With Striking Images, ‘Drawing Show’ Leaves It’s Mark”, The Boston Globe, December 23, 2005.
Millis, Christopher. “Mutations on a Theme: The Drawing Show Gets the Willies”, The Boston Phoenix, December 2, 2005.
Gepner, Rachel. “Drawing Show @ the BCA”, Big, Red & Shiny, Issue 32.
“Space 1026 at the I.C.A.”, The Philadelphia Independent, Late Summer 2002.
“Nicholas Santore, Creative Artist’s Network”, Exhibition catalog from, Art Matters, 2001