Arlene Santana Thornton
Paintings Drawings Works On Paper Biography of the Artist Press Contact Collage

  • Lives and works in The Hudson Valley, New York
  • Education:
    • Florida International University, Miami FL, BFA with high honors
    • New York University, MA candidate
    • The Art Students League of New York studied with Richard Pousette Dart
    • The Dante Alighieri School, Rome, Italy, studies in Italian Art, Language and Culture

Residencies and Awards: The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Individual Artist Grant; The Millay Colony for the Arts Artist Residency; The Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and Artist Residency; M. Allen Hortt Award, The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art; ArtSlant Showcase Winner.

Instagram: @ArleneESantana #ArleneESantana

Selected Collections: Hudis Collection, New York, NY; R. Soros Collection, New York, NY; W. Carroll Collection, Chatham, NY; A. Lane Collection, New York, NY and Vinalhaven, ME; R. Bergmans Collection, New York, NY. and Vinalhaven, ME; E. Domm Collection, Chicago, IL; Needham, Harper & Steers New York, NY; G. Buscemi Collection, Rome, Italy; E. Lim Collection, New York, NY; C. Martinez Collection, Miami, FL; S. Lauer Collection, New York, NY: C. Schwartz Collection, New York, NY; M. Holliday Collection, Chapel Hill, NC; Rachesky Collection, New York, NY.

Media Coverage: WGXC FM Radio Artist Interview; ABC Evening News, WPLG TV, Miami, FL; NBC Evening News, WCKT TV, Miami, FL

WGXC Afternoon Show: Arlene Santana & Arlene Sierra

Articles and Reviews: dArt International Magazine; NY Art Beat; Art Plugged Magazine; The Inkwell Journal, NY; Arts Alive Newspaper, NY; Next Magazine, Rome; Segno Magazine, Milan; Art in America; Arts Magazine, NY; Fugue Magazine, Miami; The Miami Herald, FL; El Herald, FL; Art Voices South Magazine, FL; The Florida Arts Gazette, FL; The Berkshire Eagle, MA; The Danbury News, CT.

SR Capital Design Space and Gallery, New York, NY 2017
Sheffield Gallery, Berkshires, MA 2011
Spazi Contemporary Art, Great Barrington, MA 2006
Time & Space Ltd. Gallery, Hudson, NY 2000
Galleria Miralli, Viterbo, Italy 1992
Centro Di Sarro Gallery, Rome Italy 1991
South Beach Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 1987
SoHo Center for Visual Arts, New York, NY 1982
Martin Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1981
Long Galleries, Palm Beach, FL 1980
Meeting Point Gallery, Miami. FL 1980

"Expanding Space", Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY 2021
"Perpetual Ellipse", Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY 2020
“Petit”, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2020
"Black & White", Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2020
“When Night Falls”, Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY 2020
Abstrakt”, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2020
Postcards from the Edge Invitational, Bortolami, NY, NY 2020
"En Masse", Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY 2019
"In the Moment", Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY 2019
"Re-imagining Region", ASCC, Ghent, NY 2019

"Simple Gifts", ASCC, Ghent, NY

"Bianco", Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2019
"En Masse", Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY 2018
"Small Works", LabSpace Gallery, Hillsdale, NY 2018
"Teaching & Taught" Faculty Exhibit ASCC, Ghent, NY 2018
"Migration, Movement", ASCC, Ghent, NY 2018
"TRUE NORTH", LabSpace Gallery, Hillsdale, NY 2018
"Quiet", ASCC Winter Faculty Exhibit, Ghent, NY 2018
"En Masse", Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY 2017
“SELECTIONS ’17" Concepto Gallery, Hudson, NY  2017 
"Primar(il)y Red" Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 2017
Mugen Art, Hudson, NY  2017
Basilica Hudson Gallery, Hudson, NY 2015
"Nature on Paper," Loft Gallery, New York, NY 2012
"Small Works", Segreto Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2006
Group show, Time & Space Ltd., Hudson, NY 2002
7th Annual Cup Show, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 2000
Gallery Artists, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 2000
Inaugural Show, Segreto Art, Santa Fe, NM 1999
"Art Inspired by Nature" Invitational, Salisbury, CT 1998
"Naked Landscapes", Spazi Contemporary, MA 1997
"INVISIBLE", Visual Field Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY 1997
"New Work/New Artists", Spazi Contemporary, MA 1997
"Formations/Reformations", Visual Field, Rhinebeck, NY 1997
"On Paper", Galleria Politechnico, Rome, ITALY 1996
RICA Contemporary Art, Housatonic, MA 1995
Nine Painters/Nine Voices, Pittsfield, MA 1995
Spazi Group Show, Great Barrington, MA 1995
Small Works Exhibit, New York University NY, NY 1991
"Dissimmetrica", ARTE ROMA, Rome, ITALY 1991
Metropolitan Museum Show, Coral Gables, FL 1987
Thomas Center Gallery, University of FL, Gainesville, FL 1985
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT  1983
Lowe Levinson Gallery, Miami Beach, FL 1981
Viscaya Museum, Miami FL 1980
"Signatures" Florida International University, FL   1980

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