Resume


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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009 Obscured Offerings: Constructed Paintings, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2007 Inside Out: New Constructed Paintings, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2006 Bursting Out: New Exploded Mixed Media Work: 440 Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2005 Alive on the Inside: Diesel Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2004 Constructed Painting: Tri-County Arts Council, Cobleskill NY
2002 National Salvage: Recent Paintings, Hope & Anchor, Brooklyn NY
2000 Beneath the Surface: Fairleigh Dickenson University, New Jersey
1998 Constructed Paintings: Long Island University, Brooklyn NY
1998 Coney Island: Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 Escape from New York, Paterson, NJ
2009 All Roads Lead to Coney Island, A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn NY
2008 Winter Salon, Denise Bibro Fine Art, NYC
2008 Coney Island Maybe, Puffin Room Gallery, NYC
2007 The View from Here: Fourteen Diverse Artists, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2007 Coney Island Divas, Coney Island USA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006 Coney Island Dreamers, Brooklyn Public Library at Grand Army Plaza
2005 Mixed Metaphors, The 440 Gallery Inaugural Exhibit, Brooklyn, NY
2000-06 Pier Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
2004 100 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Beginners’ Luck, Lucky Gallery Inaugural Exhibit, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Eleven-County Regional Juried Exhibition, SCAC, Cobleskill, NY
1996 Ride Again: Coney Island, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC
1987 Federal Plaza, Park Slope Artists’ Council, NYC
1985 5 Artists, La Mama Galleria, NY
1985 Loft 2, Park Slope Artists’ Council, Brooklyn, NY
1985 Sideshows by the Seashore, Inaugural Exhibit, Coney Island, NY
1981 The Coney Island Show, COLAB, Coney Island, NY
1981 Brooklyn ‘81, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
1979 Brooklyn ‘79, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY

PROJECTS

Coney Island Hysterical Society, Co-Founder and Director:
Community-based membership arts organization. Developed and executed arts projects throughout the Coney Island amusement community 1982-1987, 2007- present
Coney Island Spookhouse, “Ride-Through Gallery-in-the-Dark”
A traditional amusement ride, transformed into an art venue. Included the work of over twenty artists and young community members. Opened to the public as an amusement ride, 1985 season.

COMMISSIONS

1983 Nathan’s Famous, Inc., Steeplechase, Come Back... 2400 sq. ft mural, Coney Island, NY
1983-89 Coney Island: Art, photo boards, game booths, signage, and facades.
1983 Ward Realty Co., Welcome Back to Coney Island, 1200 sq. ft. banner Mural
1982-89 Fund for the Borough of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Trivia Booth, multi-media Installation/Performance.

COLLECTIONS

South Street Seaport Museum, NYC; Coney Island USA; WAH Center, Brooklyn; Nathan’s Famous, Inc.; John Perreault, NYC; Victor Elmaleh, NYC; Carol Brightman, Camden, ME; Stan Mack, Los Angeles CA; Emme Levin Deland, NYC; Herman and Rhoda Krawitz, NYC; Charles VanHorne, NYC.

PUBLICATIONS/MEDIA

Denson, Charles, Coney Island Lost and Found, Ten Speed Press 2004; “The Artists’ Renaissance”
Oly’s Musings (http://lamgelinaoly.blogspot.com/search?q=richard+eagan) Richard Eagan’s Trip Back in Time (11/20/07)
Oly’s Musings (olysmusings.blogspot.com)- Artist of the Day- Richard Eagan (2/12/09)
Brooklyn Based (brooklynbased.net/everything/the-bee-whisperer/) The Bee Whisperer (1/22/09)

TEACHING

1999-2000 Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ- Fine Arts Department.
History of Women’s Art; Alternative Art. (Adjunct Professor).