About the Artist:

Justyn Michael Zolli is an American Visual Artist and a scholar of art history and aesthetics. He is currently based in Northern California.

His work in the Arts ranges across painting, drawing, printmaking, painted murals, architectural stained-glass, and published books of photography; related projects have included lectures, workshop teaching, and restoration projects of historic and religious art.

He has exhibited his creative works in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and contemporary art fairs nationwide, including: Art On Paper Contemporary Art Fair (New York, NY), Texas Contemporary (Houston TX), Seattle Art Fair (Seattle WA), Art Hamptons International Art Fair (Bridge Hampton, NY), ArtMarket SF Contemporary Art Fair, (San Francisco, CA), Williamsburg Art neXus Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), The San Francisco Zen Center (San Francisco, CA), The Midway SF Art Gallery (San Francisco, CA), The SMFA Grossman Gallery (Boston, MA), Eubie Blake Cultural Arts Center (Baltimore, MD), The Blackfriars Gallery at the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology (Berkeley, CA), the Yosemite Museum (Yosemite, CA), and
The Bank of America building (San Francisco CA). His artwork is held in many private collections nationwide and internationally, and he has completed many commissions for public, religious, and private institutions.

He completed his Art Foundation studies at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI. He then attended The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University, completing his BFA degree in 1998. Upon graduation he was awarded the Will Barnet Award in Painting.

In 2014, Justyn traveled extensively throughout India, undertaking independent studies with the renowned artist and academic, Professor Om Prakash Sharma (1932 - 2019), one of India's greatest abstract painters. More recently, in 2020 Justyn began studies at the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology, Berkeley, where he is presently working towards an M.A.Th degree with a concentration in Aesthetics. In 2021 he was awarded a prestigious Civitas Dei Fellowship by the Thomistic Institute, Catholic University of America, Washington DC.

Presently, he maintains a large art studio in the Benicia Arsenal Arts District in Benicia, CA. He is represented locally by Gallery Century, based in Oakland California, who exhibit his paintings in major contemporary art fair exhibitions in cities nationwide.

email: justyn@justynzolli.com
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resume: www.linkedin.com/in/justynzolli/