Curriculum Vitae

MICHELE GUARINO CONTEMPORARY FINE ART

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

2014 The Englishman Fine Art Gallery, Naples, Florida

2011   Borghi Fine Art, Englewood, New Jersey 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012   Naples Depot Museum: “Thy GOD / thy self”  1051 5th Avenue South, Naples, Florida 

2010   Lee Wagener Art Gallery:  “Kinetic Energy” Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Florida, Broward County Cultural Division, Public Art and Design.   

2008   The Firm “Urban Vision”, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2005   Stork Café  “Tasha Diane”, Wilton Manor, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Independent/Arts United Photo Contest Winner

1998   Carefree Theater:  “City Life Stills”  West Palm Beach, Florida

1997   The Southeast Center for Photographic Studies “Everyday Life” Daytona Beach, Florida

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AWARDS

2008  ArtBRAVO   1st Place Photography  “Seeing the Light”   Art Serve, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida                                                                                                                                        

2008  Art Serve: Best in Show  “Interconnected”  Abstracts, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013     Naples Museum, THY GOD/thy self  Fabric Panel, Naples, Florida

2012    The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida 

2011     George Ryan, Wilton Manor, Ft. Lauderdale 

2010    Pet Lovers Exhibition, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Fl 

2010    Art Fallout, Girl’s Club Collection, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2010    Doing Business As…, Gallery 101, Ft. Lauderdale 

2010    Mueso, Delray Beach, Florida 

2009    Doing Business As… , Gallery 6, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2008    Holiday Member Showcase, Art Serve, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2008     All Florida Juried, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Fl

2008     Twelve by Twelve – The Collective Art Serve, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2008    Home Is Where The Art Is , Art Serve, Ft. Lauderdale. Florida

2008    Landscape, Art Serve, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

2006    Community Foundation Palm Beach & Martin Counties, West Palm Beach, Florida , “The Everglades”

2006    Palm Beach Photographic Center Infocus, 10th Juried Exhibition, Delray Beach, Florida

PUBLICATION

2013   Coastal Life, The News Press, “The Light and the Dark”, Naples, Florida 

2009   Art Beat New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Newspaper, Feb.12-18

2008   Art Walk kick-off The Pelican Wilton Manors, Newspaper, November 14

2008   A Question of Taste   New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Newspaper, August 21

2008   Travel Planner Sun-Sentinel, Newspaper, August 3

ISLAND CITY ART WALK

2011  George Ryan “The Drive” Wilton Manors, Florida

2010  Juice Blendz “The Drive” Wilton Manors, Florida 

DESIGNER SHOWROOMS 

2011   Minimalist, Ft. Lauderdale

2010  Mueso, Delray Beach, Florida 

2009  Selective Arts Inc., Delray Beach, Florida

BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC ART AND DESIGN

Duane Hanson Allied Artist Pool 

PRIVATE COLLECTORS 

Brian Zika, Wilton Manors, Florida 

Christina Roldan, Plantation, Florida 

Sean Bennett, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 

Louis Rubenstein, Cincinnati, Ohio 

121 Design Group, Naples, Florida

Bilmar South, Boynton Beach, Florida

Dr. Kera M. Sinclair, Boynton Beach, Florida

Dan Hoffman, Highland Beach, Florida

Wayne Bennett, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Debra J. Interiors, Boca Raton, Florida

Gracie Short, Boca Raton, Florida

Mr. and Mrs. Clyatt, St. Augustine, Florida

Dr. Pecoraro, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Nancy Drazic, Deerfield Beach, Florida 

Joan Bellezza, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey

Point of Americas, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Treo, Miramar, Florida 

Paris Lauren Interiors, North Palm Beach, Florida

Katina Chirillo, Naples, Florida

Park of Kendell, Kendell, Miami 

Atlantico at Tuscany, Delray Beach, Florida

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013   Thy GOD/thy self Art Project: Co-created with the PACE Center for Girls in Collier County

2012   St. John the Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale. Presentation on Jerusalem, The Holy Land. 

2009   Richard C. Sullivan Public Library, Wilton Manor, Florida. Creative Arts Workshop

2007   Dr. Carmine Pecoraro Psy. D and Associates, Ft. Lauderdale. Art in Recovery Workshop

DOCUMENTARY and AUDIOVISUAL MULIT-IMAGE PRESENTATIONS

2014   Camino De Santiago, Spain 

2000  Department of Veterans Affairs, Miami, Florida  

1999  Ministry with Persons with Disabilities, Jacksonville, Florida. Recipient of a UPS Grant for 60,000.00.                                                                                                                                                                     

1997   Hope & Help Center, HIV/AIDS Resource Center, Orlando, Florida                                           

1996   The Riverfund, HIV/AIDS Service Community, Sebastian, Florida                                             

1995    Autism Society of America, Bethesda, Maryland                                                                            

1995    Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, St. Augustine, Florida

PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION 

1999   University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Digital Photography and Fine Art. 

1997   The Southeast Center for Photo/Graphics, Daytona Beach, Florida Graphic Design and Photography

1982   New School, New York City      Fashion Photography

WORKSHOP

2011   Creative Capital Professional Development Program, ArtServe, Ft. Lauderdale

Michele Guarino ©2015  / PO Box 2953, Naples, FL 34106 / 954.560.1603