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GERALD WAGONER

Born out West, Gerald Wagoner became a poet and a sculptor. In NYC since 1984, he made art, exhibited, taught, wrote and worked long into the future.

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I am a madman all compact.

Gerald Wagoner

 

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

EDUCATION

University at Albany, State University of New York                                                                                     Graduated 1983

·    M.F.A Sculpture

University at Albany, State University of New York                                                                                     Graduated 1982

·    M.A. Sculpture

University of Montana                                                                                                                                      Graduated 1970

·    B.A. Creative Writing

NON – DEGREE ATTENDANCE

Poets House Workshop: Elena Rivers,The Open Mind 2018

Poets House Workshop:  Neal Shepard, The Whole Poem 2017

BrooklynPoets Workshop: Jay Deshpande, Ending on Surprise 2017

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York  

  • 1988-1990, Education, 2017 Studio Art   

Museum Art School, Portland, Oregon

  • 1975 drawing and sculpture

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Secondary School for Journalism, Brooklyn, NY English Language Arts Teacher                                 2001–2017

  • Taught ELA grades 6-12

  • Taught various electives including Model United Nations and Drama

  • New Teacher Mentor

  • Student teacher Mentor

  • 2012-15 ELA Department Chair

  • 2014-16 Grade 12 Team Leader

Sunset Park Prep Academy, Brooklyn, NY English Teacher                                                                   2000–2001

·        Taught ELA and Humanities grades 6-8

·        Collaborated on the development of thematic unit designing


The George E. Wibecan School, Brooklyn, NY Common Branches Writing Teacher                             1995–1999

·    Cluster Teacher Writing  K-6 Classroom teacher grades 2 and 5

·    Published student literary magazine

·    Produced annual school plays and presentations


Thaddeus Stevens P.S. 81, Brooklyn, NY Common Branches Art Teacher                                              1990–1994

·    Organized in school art exhibition

·    Permanently installed three student created large art works

·    Presented student work of tribal masks at the New York City

Principal’s conference


Thaddeus Stevens P.S. 81, Brooklyn, NY Artist in Residence                                                                       1985–1987

·    Studio-in-a-School-Association Artist in Residence

·    Created and maintained visual arts studio K-6

·    Taught various mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking

and sculpture

VITAE

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1981 Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA

1980 Anyart Contemporary Art Center, Providence R.I.

1979 Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA

1977 Myla Keller Gallery, Salem OR

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS  (selected)

1996 Eighth Floor Gallery, NY, NY

Fulton Ferry Empire State Park Outdoor Sculpture Show (juried: BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront   Artists Coalition), Brooklyn, NY

Rotunda Gallery, Small Works (juried: BWAC), Brooklyn, NY

1995 Kentler International Drawing Space, BWAC Brooklyn, NY

Pier Show III, BWAC Brooklyn, NY (juried)

Rotunda Gallery, Small Works (juried: BWAC), Brooklyn, NY

1994 Pier Show II, BWAC Brooklyn, NY (juried)

1992 A.T.W (Around the World) Project “Sounding Room”:  Tokyo, Japan, Cape Town,

South    Africa, Amsterdam, Holland

Haena-Kent Gallery, New York, NY

A.T.W. Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany, “Bilder Vom Neuen Deutschland”.

A.T.W. Past-Present-Future: P.S.1. Museum, Long Island City, NY & Language Plus, Alma Quebec, Canada

1989 Brownson Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

1988 Artists Space, New York, New York. “Studio in a School Association Artists”

1986 Flushing Arts Council Gallery, Flushing, NY (juried)

Chuck Levitan Gallery, New York, NY

Museum of Art and Science, Bridgeport, CT “Please Touch: Sculpture for the Blind”

1985 Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA (juried)

The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Queens Museum, Flushing, NY  “Annual Juried Exhibition 85” (Juror: Grace Gluck)

1983 Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA (juried)

1982 MASS: Major Albany Sculpture Sites, Albany NY

1978 Portland Art Museum “Artists of Oregon Annual Exhibition” Portland, OR

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Residences

1985–1988 Studio-in-a-School-Association Artist in Residence

2018 Visiting Artist; Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

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Publications

2018 Right Hand Pointing May issue #122 poem "Dear Richard Hugo",

August issue #125 poem "Chance Encounters in Spacetime"

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