Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro

Chair, Indiana University
Vice President, Indiana University
Art & Art History Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 306A Applied Arts
Phone: 715-232-5296
Email: Pontilloverrastrov@uwstout.edu

Education

    • MFA Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
      Indiana University
      Bloomington, IN, United States, 2015

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2014

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2014

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2014

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2014

    • Indiana University
      Bloomington, IN, United States, 2014

    • Indiana University,
      Bloomington, IN, United States, 2014

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2013

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2013

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2013

    • East Carolina University
      Greenvile, NC, United States, 2013
    • BFA Metals/Jewelry Design
      Buffalo State College
      Buffalo, NY, United States, 2012

    • Indiana University
      Bloomington, IN, United States, 2012

    • Buffalo State College
      Buffalo, NY, United States, 2011

    • Buffalo State College
      Buffalo, NY, United States, 2010

    • Buffalo State College
      Buffalo, NY, United States, 2009

    • Buffalo State College
      Buffalo, NY, United States, 2008

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • Indiana University, Fundraising Committee, MFAO
        Chair
        2015 -
      • Indiana University, Master of Fine Arts Organization (MFAO)
        Vice President
        2015 -
      • Indiana University
        Associate Instructor
        2015
      • Indiana University
        Internship Advisor/Mentor
        2014
      • Indiana University (IU) / University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UWW)
        Collaboration Coordinator
        2014

      • Presenter, analogue
        2014
      • Indiana University
        Associate Instructor
        2013 - 2014
      • Indiana University
        Assistant
        2013
      • Indiana University
        Exhibition Coordinator
        2013
      • Indiana University
        Instrucor
        2013
      • Ivy Tech
        Assistant
        2013
      • Buffalo State College
        Chair
        2008 - 2011
      • Buffalo State College

        2008 - 2009
      • Buffalo State College
        President
        2008 - 2009
      • Buffalo State College
        Metal/Jewelry Representative
        2007

Intellectual Contributions

    Creative Arts Magazine

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Canvas (Creative Arts Magazine). , 17(1), 66-67, Bloomington, IN.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (2013). Canvas (Creative Arts Magazine). , 17(1), 54-55, Bloomington, IN.

    Journal Article

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Wearer to Wall, article written by Nicholas Forrest on “Intimately Connected”. .

    Interview

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Thursday Arts (Interview). .
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. The Weekly Special (Interview). .
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Beyond The Plain Gold Band: An Artistic Proposal (Interview). .

    Exhibition Catalogue

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition, World Art Museum China Millennium Monument (Exhibition Catalogue). .
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Burchfield Penney Art Center (Exhibition Catalogue). , Buffalo, NY: Art in Craft Media 2011.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Burchfield Penney Art Center (Exhibition Catalogue). , Buffalo, NY: Art in Craft Media .
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Wayne Art Center (Exhibition Catalogue). , Wayne, PA: CraftForms 2009.

    Newspaper

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. SNAG News, SNAG (Newspaper). , 17(3), 4.

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

    Art - Exhibition, One-Person

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Material Matters: Process to Product. Greenville Museum of Art. Greenville, North Carolina, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Vaasa Art Hall, Vaasa FI (2015). KORU5, Imatra Art Museum, Imatra,
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Here Me. Buffalo State College, Dr. Margaret Eschner Bacon Student Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Untitled. Ashker's Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) (for smartphones). Buffalo State College, Dr. Margaret Eschner Bacon Student Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.

    Art - Exhibition, Invitational

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Intimately Connected. .M Contemporary. Woollahra, Sydney AU.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Marzee International Graduation Show 2014. Galerie Marzee. Nijmegen, NL.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Re:Visit. University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, Roberta's Gallery. Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Marzee International Graduation Show 2013. Galerie Marzee. Nijmegen, NL.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (2007 - Present) Design Student Exhibition. Buffalo State College, Czurles-Nelson Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Across the Visual Arts II. Buffalo State College, Czurles-Nelson Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Across the Visual Arts. Buffalo State College, Czurles-Nelson Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Dean of Arts and Humanities Exhibition. Buffalo State College, Dean’s Gallery. Buffalo, New York, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) New Buffalo Artists. Center for Inquiry/Transnational, Buffalo, New York, United States.

    Juried Exhibition

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Open Field Running: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Hilton. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Art of the Martini 7. Zaruba and Zaruba, Frederick MD .

    Art - Arts Festival

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show. Grunwald Gallery. Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

    Art - Exhibition, Group

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) newNormal, The Fuller Projects. Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. Bloomington, IN, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) OBJECT(ive). Bloomington, IN, United States.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Two Point Perspective. Marsh Gallery. Indianapolis, IN, United States.

    Art - Exhibition, Competitive

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. (Present) Topeka Competition 31. Sabatini Gallery. Topeka, Kansas, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. College of Arts and Humanities Institute Graduate Travel Grant. Sponsored by Indiana University.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Travel Grant. Sponsored by Indiana University.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant. Sponsored by Kinetics: Partnering Sculpture.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant. Sponsored by Handcrafted CAD.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Travel Grant. Sponsored by BMAC Niche Awards, Philadelphia PA.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Travel Grant. Sponsored by SNAG Conference, Philadelphia PA.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Travel Grant. Sponsored by Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. 2008 Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant. Sponsored by Matryoshka, Meet Filigree.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Arts and Humanities Travel Grant. Sponsored by SNAG Conference, Savannah GA.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant. Sponsored by Armenian Artifacts and Ornamentation.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Travel Grant. Sponsored by Art of the Martini 7, Frederick MD.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Travel Grant. Sponsored by SNAG Conference, Savannah GA.
    • Pontillo-Verrastro, V. Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant. Sponsored by Hindu Cultural Symbols in Modern Design.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Pygmalion’s Award in Studio Art, Indiana University (2014)
    • Friends of Art Award in Studio Art, Indiana University (2013)
    • Dean of Arts and Humanities Award for Excellence in Design, Buffalo State College (2012)
    • James Lombardo, Sr. Award, Buffalo State College (2010)
    • 7th Annual John J. Jauquet Award for Creative Excellence in Metal/Jewelry Design, Buffalo State College (2009)
    • SNAG Metal Evolution Viewer’s Choice Award, (2009)

    Fellowship

    • Robert Harrison Fellowship for Excellence in Metalworking, Indiana University (2014)
    • Tanner Fellowship, Indiana University (2013)
    • College of Arts and Sciences Fellowship, Indiana University (2012)
    • Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, A Cut of Culture (2009)

    Scholarship

    • Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship, (2014)
    • Barbara and Donald Nelson Scholarship, Buffalo State College (2010)
    • Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference Scholarship, (2010)
    • Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship, (2009)

    Honor

    • MAGrant Honorary Mention, Metal Arts Guild (2009)
    • Niche Awards Finalist, Student, Metals/Non-Wearable/Sculptural (2009)