Steve Giovinco earned his MFA in photography from Yale University in 1989, and a BA in history from Washington University in 1982. He received Yaddo artist residency fellowships in 2001, 2002, 2009, and 2010.
His photographs have been exhibited in solo museum shows, including those at: the California Museum of Photography; the Butler Institute of American Art; Smith Collage, Northhampton, Massachusetts; Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna; the VELAN Center, Torino, Italy; and the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. He has had solo exhibitions at Jim Kempner Fine Art and Dru Arstark Fine Art, both in New York.
Group exhibitions include: the Brooklyn Museum; the Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati; Gyeongnam Art Museum, South Korea; the Winnipeg Art Gallery, with Jeff Wall, Sam Taylor Wood; Sadler’s Wells, London, with Thomas Joshua Cooper and Richard Billingham; Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands; The Sheldon Art Galleries, Saint Louis; Exit Art, New York; Australian Centre for Photography; and White Columns, curated by Gregory Crewdson. Besides more than a dozen group gallery shows in New York, other gallery shows have been in Spain, Chicago, and Miami.
Museums collecting his work have included: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Brooklyn Museum of Art; Yale University Museum of Art; The Butler Institute of Art; The California Museum of Photography; the Winnipeg Art Gallery; and The Lowe Art Museum, Miami, among others.
Reviews have been published in Art in America, Tema Celeste and Zoom magazine and his work has appeared in the New York Times. He has self published three books, and his work as been published in many catalogues. He has also participated in many art fairs, and his photographs have been auctioned at Sotheby’s and elsewhere, and have been included in photography festivals such as New York Photo Fest, Look3, and Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
A video about his work was created by David McDonald, as part of the series, “The Mystery of Creativity”. Steve also invented a hand held large format camera.
1989 Yale University, New Haven. Master of Fine Arts, Photography.
1987 New York University, New York. M. A. Interactive Telecommunications Program.
1982 Washington University, Saint Louis. B. A. History/Literature. …Read More