About the artist:
Born May 30th, 1943 in Oran, Algeria. Jean Sariano attended the School of Beaux-Arts of Oran the School of Beaux-Arts of Clermont-Ferrand, the School of Beaux-Arts in Paris, Pratt Graphic Center, New York, and finished his studies at the Printmaking Workshop, in New York in 1970. The contemporary pop characters of Jean Sariano's work are bright and alive, filled with spirit, reflecting the refreshing view of the young. Jean Sariano has participated in numerous group exhibitions at universities, museums, and galleries, throughout the United States and Europe. He began in 1962 participating in the Salon des Arts Boubonnais, Vichy, France then went on to take part in the Quatrieme Biennale de Paris, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, 1965: "Atelier Chastel", at the Maison des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1967; Biennale Internationale de l'Estampe et del la Gravure, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, 1968, 1970, 1972; the Ferdinand Roten traveling show 1972-1973; and the Biennale Internationale de l'Estampe, Musee Galiera, Paris 1973. In 1982 he participated in the Symosium de Hecho in Spain. In 1966 Sariano held a one man show, "Sariano et le Velo," at Maison des Beaux Arts, Paris. Then in 1971 he held two more one man shows at New York University, NYC and Harry G. Strong Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine. Other One Man Shows have included: 1973 - Rosenhouse Gallery, NYC 1974 - Brentano's Gallery, NYC Rosenhouse Gallery, NYC 1976 - Galerie Saint-Paul, Paris Gallery Armon, Jerusalem, Israel Gallery 59, NYC Gramercy Park Fine Arts, NYC 1977 - Gobo's Art Center, Cleveland, OH Harvard Co-op, Cambridge, MA 1978 - Galerie Matisse, Vichy, France Marie France Galerie, NYC 1980 - Gramercy Park Fine Art, NYC 1981 - Atduffy, St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN 1982 - Galerie Matisse, Vichy, France Douglas Albert Galleries, State College, PA 1983 - Arras Gallery, NYC Municipal Building, Newark, DE Gobo's Art Center, Cleveland, OH 1984 - Atelier La Main D'Or, Paris Galerie Matisse, Vichy, France Galerie Select, NYC 1985 - Poster Plus Galleries, Albany, NY Libra Gallery, Vail, CO Art for Interiors, Bethesda, MD Fantastic Frameables, Alexandria, VA Sola Municipal, Zaragoza, Spain 1986 - Galerie Matisse, Vichy, France Cavaliero Fine Arts, NYC 1987 - Atelier St. Romain, Paris 1988 - Galerie Matisse, Vichy, France Solomon Fima Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA Galerie Agora, Paris 1989 - Cavaliero Fine Arts, NYC Klondyke Inc. Cannes & Nice, France 1990 - Lublin Graphics Inc. Greenwich, CT Galerie Select Ltd., NYC 1991 - Galerie D'Art Contemporain, Vichy, France Solomon Fima Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA Galeria Antonia Puyo, Zaragoza, Spain The works of Jean Sariano can be found in many permanent and private collections including Bibliotheque Nationale; Paris, Pratt Graphic Center, New York; Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, Massachusetts; Department of ARt, University of South Carolina, Columba; Galerie La Hune, Paris; Printmaking Workshop, New York; and PErmanent Collection, Western Electric, Newark, New Jersey.
Born May 30th, 1943 in Oran, Algeria. Jean Sariano attended the School of Beaux-Arts of Oran the School of Beaux-Arts of Clermont-Ferrand, the School of Beaux-Arts in Paris, Pratt Graphic Center, New York, and finished his studies at the Printmaking