THOMAS MEZZANOTTE
Selected  Solo Shows

​​​Untitled - Photographs by Thomas Mezzanotte - Umbrella Arts Gallery - NYC
​The Autobiography of an Effort: An Introspective - Fairfield Art Center - Fairfield, CT
Mezzanotte - 22 Haviland Street Gallery - South Norwalk, CT
Light and Image Thomas Mezzanotte and the Camera Obscura - Manwaring Gallery and Toor Cummings Gallery - Connecticut College, New London CT
​The Constructed Image - Fairfield Art Center Fairfield CT
OpticOrum – DeutschesHaus – New York University, NYC 
Darkling Blues – Hays Gallery – Silvermine Guild New Canaan CT
Laurence Photographic – Portland OR
New Now – New Britain Museum of American Art – New Britain CT
The Discovery Museum – Bridgeport CT
The Connecticut Commission on the Arts Gallery – Hartford CT
Greenwich Arts Council – Greenwich CT
New England Photographic Workshop – Photographic Arts Gallery, New Milford CT
Connecticut Photographic Gallery – Danbury CT
The Carriage Barn Gallery – New Canaan Society for the Arts, New Canaan CT
The Carlson Gallery – The University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT
Young and Rubican – Park Avenue NYC
The Bridgeport Arts Council Gallery – Bridgeport CT
Gallery Five – Walstrom Library, Bridgeport CT


Selected Group Shows

​Alumni Art Show - University Art Gallery - The University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport CT

​“Trail Mix: An Eclectic Exhibition of Bridgeport Artists” BACC Arcade Gallery - Bridgeport CT
​Small Works - Ulla Surland Gallery 11 -   Fairfield CT
​Presenting the Artists of American Fabrics - City Lights Gallery - Bridgeport, CT
Faculty Exhibition - Manwaring Gallery Connecticut College - New London, CT
Light and Image: The Object in View - Cummings Gallery Connecticut College - New London, CT
Tracing Identity - The Connecticut Commissions on Culture and Tourism Gallery - Hartford, CT
​​Sun Pictures to Mega Pixels - Williamsburg Art and Historical Center - Brooklyn NY
Camera Works - Ridgefield Guild of Artists - Ridgefield, CT
​Local Color – Black Rock Art Center, Bridgeport CT
Mirror, Mirror:Self Portrait, Self Image – William Benton Museum of Art – Storrs CT
Crossings – Dutchess Community College, Pougheepsie NY
Artists In Residence Show – McColl Center for Visual Arts – Charlotte NC
Platinum: A Rare Passion – Gallery Sink, Denver CO
Weir Farm Visiting Artists – Burt Chernow Gallery , Housatonic Community College Bpt. CT
Poured on A Plate – Contemporary Collodion Imagery, George Eastman House Rochester NY
Fellowship Artist Exhibit – Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Hartford, CT
Across the Great Divide: Artists of Silvermine -The Gallery at Onatru, South Salem NY
EDGE – Bruce Kerschner Gallery, Fairfield CT
Images “2000” - Shoreline Alliance for the Arts, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT
Timeless Light: Contemporary Platinum Prints – Contemporary Crafts Gallery,
Portland OR
Spectra '99 – National Photography Biennial, New Canaan, CT
100 Years of Photography – Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT
Bunch – Untitled Space, 220 College Street, New Haven, CT
Image “99” - The Shoreline Alliance for the Arts, The Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT
Vintage 99 New Images – The Platinum Gallery, New York NY
New Members Show – Silvermine Guild Arts Center
The Spices of Life – The Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford CT
Inspiring Mystery – The Connecticut Commission on the Arts 30th Anniversity
Celebration, The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT
New Artist 1994 – Photography Outside Tradition The Gloria Wilcher Memorial Exhibition, The Throne – Sagendorph Art Gallery – Keene State College, Keene NH
The Currier Gallery of Art – Manchester NH
Unfettered Photographs – Carriage Barn at Waverly, New Canaan, CT
In the Raw – The Gallery, Pound Ridge NY
Barnum Festival Juried Art Exhibit – The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport CT
Peekskill Invitational Art Exhibit – Peekskill NY
Portraits in Process – The Pump House Gallery, Hartford CT
Annual Staff Exhibition – Photographic Arts Gallery, New Milford CT
The Connecticut Vision – Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT
Barnum Festival Juried Art Exhibit – The Discovery Museum Bridgeport CT
The Stamford Arts Association Invitation Show – Stamford CT
The University of Bridgeport Juried Photographic Exhibit – Gallery Five, Bridgeport CT



​​​​​​Honors 

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Artist of the Year - Fairfield Art Center - Fairfield Connecticut
Dayton Resident Artist - Connecticut College - New London CT
Artist Fellowship Grant – Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
Resident Artist – McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC
Weir Farm Visiting Artist – Weir Farm, Wilton CT
Artist Fellowship Grant – Connecticut Commission on the Arts
First Honors – Images “2000” - The Shoreline Alliance for the Arts
First Honors – Images “99” - The Shoreline Alliance for the Arts
Director's Choice Award – Edward S. Moore Foundation
Project Grant – Connecticut Commission on the Arts
Best in Photography – Barnum Festival Juried Art Exhibit
The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport CT'

Bibliography


​"Artist of the Year: Thomas Mezzanotte" Venu Nov.-Dec. 2010  54-59

"Focus On: Thomas Mezzanotte" UB Knightlines Fall 2010: Cover, 42-43
"Working Hands." Connecticut Colleges and Gardens Nov. 2010  59
“Fairfield Artist of the Year Stretches Bounds of Photography” The Hour [Stamford] Oct. 21, 2010:  C1
​"Whirlwind in Fairfield" Fairfield County Life Oct. 2010:  8-11
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“Behind the Lens” Fairfield Citizen news Nov. 8 2006  A19, A23
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“Real Painting, Really”, The Hartford Advocate, May 25, 2000  33
“Alternative Photography de Santa Fe”, Karl Koenig,  View Camera Magazine Nov/Dec 1999 57
“The Art of Enhanced Photography” - James Luciana, Judith Watts, Rockport Publisher Inc. Gloucester, MA – 1999. The Transformed Image –  9-10, 12,  32-37, 140
“Investing in Dreams” Connecticut's Commitment to Imagination 1995 CT Commission on the Arts, 
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