Antonio Adriano Puleo

Born 1976, Boston, Massachusetts

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California and Boston, Massachusetts 1 (323) 350-9069



2003- University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA

M.F.A. in Fine Arts

2002- Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy

Corso Superiore in Arte Contemporanea

2000- Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Post Baccalaureate in Painting

1998- Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

B.F.A. in Fine Arts



In and In-Between ( Dentro e in Mezzo), Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA


Massimo Minimalismo, curated by Lauri Firstenberg and Catherine Taft LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA (monograph)


Sculpted Paintings and Painted Sculptures, new work 2009- 2013, The Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Space Working, selections 2009-Present, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA


I am a bird now, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA


Birds and Beasts, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA


To This World I Must Give In, cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles, CA



Los Angeles Notebook, Jacob’s West, Los Angeles, CA

All the Small Things, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Bright, Maing, Melchi, Puleo, Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA


Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

6h to 8b, organized by Sydney Croskery, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)


Remix: Selections From the International Collage Center, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME (catalog)


The New Now, Carter and Citizen, Los Angeles, CA

Remix: Selections From the International Collage Center, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY June- October 2013. Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN

October- December 2013. (catalog)


To Live and Paint in L.A., Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (catalog)

The HOLODECK, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

80 Days A Declaration of Customs, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA Remix: Selections From the International Collage Center, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MI (catalog)

Temperance, Butler House, Giverny, France


Remix: Selections From the International Collage Center , Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, PA (catalog)

Biennale Giovanni Monza 2011, Serrone della Villa Reale, Monza, Italy (catalog)

California Dreamin', at Portugal Arte 10, curated by Fred Hoffman, Lisbon, Portugal

From My Universe: Objects of Desire, See Line Gallery at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA


R. Mutts: Mongrel Abstraction, curated by David Pagel, Woodbury Hollywood Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

Lovable like orphaned kitties and bastard children, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, MI

1999 : 10 year anniversary show, China Art Objects, Los Angeles CA

LA Woman, Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC


L.A. Law, Schmidt Dean, Philadelphia, PA

The Culture of Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)


Family Garden, Elizabeth Paige Smith, Los Angeles, CA

Warhol and..., Kantor/Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Time Machine, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA


The New Collage, Pavel Zoubak Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

25th Anniversary Exhibition, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR


LA, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY

Collage: Signs and Surfaces, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)

Combatants & Correspondents: David X. Levine vs. Antonio Adriano Puleo, Dust, Las Vegas, NV


Cornceptual Popstraction, cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)

summer group show, cherrydelosreyes, Los Angeles, CA

PLA, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings: Summer 2004, Lucas Schoorman Gallery, New York, NY

Boston High Tea Party, A. Ramona Gallery, New York, NY


Where Nobody Knows Your Name, Overtones, Los Angeles, CA

From Italy, The Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy (catalog)

Materials; Process, Claremont College, Claremont, CA

Telling Stories, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

The Best Coast, curated by Jeff Jahn, Portland, OR (catalog)


Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (catalog)


Antonio Puleo and David Levine, Gallery Bershad, Boston, MA



Me and You, curated by Aram Moshayedi, LA>< Art, Los Angeles, CA



100W. Corsicana, Texas


Terra Fellow of American Art, Giverny, France


Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy


Bode, Katie. “Bright Maing Melchi Puleo at Ochi Projects” Carla. June 9, 2016

Buckley, Annie: “Antonio Adriano Puleo The Harriet & James Luckman Fine Arts Complex”, California State University. Critic’s Picks.

Lo, Melissa. “Antonio Adriano Puleo : Cherry and Martin- Los Angeles, “ Flash Art , July- September 2009, Vol. XLII, No. 267, pp.99.

Miles, Christopher. “ Art Around Town : Antonio Adriano Puleo at Cherry and Martin, “ LA Weekly , June 26- July 2, 2009, p.41.

Pagel, David. “ Splintering of Space, “ Los Angeles Times , June 5, 2009, p. D18.

Korek, Bettina and Nicole Lamotte. “Art World Expedition,” C , September 2007, p.104 - 105.

Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Antonio Adriano Puleo: Birds and Beasts,” ArtLtd. , March 2007, p. 18.

Frank, Peter. “Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly , February 9-15, 2007, p. 54.

Tsay, Emily. “A.A.P.,” Flaunt Magazine , February 2007, Vol. 80, p. 27.

Frank, Peter. “10 Emerging Artists,” LA Weekly , January 6 – 12, 2006, p. 54.

Ed. "Future Greats: Antonio Adriano Puleo," ArtReview , December 2005. Twardy, Chuck. "Two Downtown Shows Find Artists Carrying on Lively Conversations with Each Other," Las Vegas Weekly , Dec 8-14, 2005.

Anania, Katie. "Play it Loud," Las Vegas City Life, November 23, 2005.

Peterson, Kristen. "Dust Gathering," Las Vegas Sun , November 14, 2005.

Rethinking Collage “Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker , May 23, 2005.

Piché Jr., Thomas. “Collage: Half-Explained and Almost Grasped,” Collage: Signs and Surfaces, (exhibition catalog), 2005.

Valdesolo, Fiorella. “Winged Migration,” Nylon , May 2005.

Frank, Peter. “Pick of the Week: Cornceptual Popstraction,” LA Weekly , December 2-8, 2004 (image).

Cornceptual Popstraction, collaborative artist book, November 2004.

Romanini, Alessandro. “From Italy”, Art Forum Berlin Virtual Market Place , October 2003.

Jahn, Jeff. “The Best Coast,” , September 2003.

Bowie, Chas. “Visual Reviews,” Portland Mercury , July 24, 2003.

Paolini, Giulio. Fondazione Antonio Ratti , 2002.