Valeri Larko Resume

“Sign of the Times”, solo exhibition of recent paintings
at Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea
Opening Reception: Thursday March 26, 6-8 PM On view through April 25, 2020
Lyons Wier Gallery, 542 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011.
More information call: (212) 242-6220 Website:

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"In the Beginning", 2019, oil/canvas, 30" x 24" by Valeri Larko
"In the Beginning", 2019, oil/canvas, 30" x 24"

"The Bronx Does it Better" Group exhibition at WallWorks NY
Opening Reception: Saturday January 11, 6-8PM
Exhibition on view till: February 21, 2020
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Valeri Larko featured in the NY Post, painted Cellino and Barnes

NY Post: "Artist paints Cellino and Barnes Jingle without knowing who they are."
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Valeri Larko featured in the NY Post, painted Cellino and Barnes

Susquehanna Art Museum, solo exhibition "Hidden City" opens on August 23. Exhibition on view through November 17, 2019.
More information here:
Full color catalogue available. Download PDF here.
Artist tour of the exhibition on Sunday October 20 at 3PM
Susquehanna Art Museum, 1401 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102

Three person exhibition with Jane Dickson & Juanita Lanzo
Curated by Anna Matos
WallWorks, NY, 39 Bruckner Bld., Bronx NY 10454
Opening Reception: Saturday May 18, 6-8PM
May18 - June 19, 2019
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Romantic Depot by Valeri LArko

Closing Reception and informal tour for "Spaces of Uncertainty" on 
Saturday April 27th, 2:30-4:30 PM. Exhibition closes on April 30.

'Sign of the Times' installation at the Flinn Gallery, oil on 9 panels, 10' x 8' & 10' 10' 
"Sign of the Times" installation at the Flinn Gallery, oil on 9 panels, 10" x 8" & 10" 10"

Recent Press:

Valeri Larko in her studio 
Valeri in her studio. photo: Nick Porter for "Untapped Cities"

Untapped Cities:

Greenwich Times:

Fine Art Connoisseur: 

Upcoming March 2019: I’m happy to be included in the Flinn Gallery’s 90thyear exhibition series.
“Spaces of Uncertainty”, a two person show opens on March 21- April 30th, Greenwich, CT.  
Opening Reception Thursday March 21, 6-8 pm
More information:
Flinn Gallery March 19 2019, exhibits Valeri Larko

Two of my paintings are currently on view as part of a group exhibition in the Lobby of 215 W 125th Street, NYC through February 28, 2019.
Meat Packing Plant by Valeri Larko

Manhattan Borough President's Office:
"Common Views" Group exhibition curated by Alexis Medoza
May 3rd -May 30th  2018
Opening Reception: Thursday May 3rd-6-8 PM
Maggi Peyton Art Gallery, Borough President Of Manhattan’s Office,
1 Centre Street, 19th Fl South, NY, NY 10007

Alex Mendoza Curatorial Projects:
Meat Packing Plant by Valeri Larko

Two of my sketchbooks are currently on view in Ideation, the sketchbook exhibition at Susquehanna Art Museum.Exhibition runs through May 10, 2018. More information available:
On April 20 the Susquehanna Art Museum is open free of admission from 5:00 - 8:00pm. Pianist Ralph Diekemper will perform in the Gallery from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Susquehanna Art Museum is located at 1401 North 3rd St. Harrisburg, PA 17102

"End Game" Solo Exhibition at Lyons Wier Gallery, 542 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011, opens Thursday November 9 with an artist reception from 6-8 PM. Runs through Saturday December 16, 2017. For more information:

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The Lodge Gallery: The Outer Boroughs: Brooklyn, Queens & The Bronx. Group exhibition curated by Jason Patrick Voegel
Opening Reception Friday November 17, 7-10 PM. Exhibition on view through December 17.
The Lodge Gallery, 131 Chrystie Street, NY, NY 10002
For more information contact or call 917.478.7513


Recent interview with Tracy Kaler from Tracy's New York Life: NY Artist Valeri Larko finds beauty in urban landscapes.

Valeri Larko painting on location in the Bronx, photographed by John Wyatt

My painting Bronx Golf Center II, oil/linen, 2016, 18" x 24" was reproduced in the March Issue of Harper’s Magazine.

Susan Eley Fine Art, 46 West 90th Street, New York, NY
VROOM VROOM, BEEP BEEP: A Group Exhibition Celebrating America’s Car Culture
Featuring Painting and Photography by Charles Buckley, Victor Honigsfeld, Valeri Larko, Beñat Iglesias López, Carolyn Monastra, Maria Passarotti and Ruth Shively
January 12 - February 24, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and by appointment call: 917.952.7641
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WallWorks NY, 39 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454: Solo Exhibition opens Saturday October 22, Artist Talk: Saturday November 19th, 3-5 PM. More information:

Art Miami: I'm excited to be showing with the Lyons Wier Gallery at Art Miami. VIP Reception Tuesday November 29, 5:30-10PM. Fair runs through December 4. I will attend the opening reception. The Art Miami Pavilion, Wynwood Arts District, 3101 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL.
More info at:
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Opening on October 11, “Housing Works” a group exhibition curated by Michelle Vitale at the Benjamin J. Dineen, III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery, 71 Sip Avenue, Sixth Floor, Jersey City, NJ.

Artist Reception is Tuesday October 18 from 3-5 PM. Exhibition on view through November 19. Gallery hours: The hours are Mon - Sat: 11am to 5pm, Tues till 8pm.
For more information: http://www.hccc. edu/dineenhullgallery/

Addison/Ripley Fine Art (1670 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Curated Group Exhibition: Infrastructure. This exhibition explores a theme of global and local issues of sustainability and waste. Exhibition on view
Artist Talk, Coffee & Conversation: Saturday October 8, 11AM
September 10 – October 15, 2016

Addison Ripley Fine Art, 1670 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007. For more information:

Last week to see ”Converging Landscapes” Summer group show at Lyons Wier Gallery, 542 West 24th St, New York, NY 10011. Ends Friday August 26.


Upcoming exhibitions:

Bronx Museum of the Arts update:

Valeri Larko interviewed by Street Art NYC at the Bronx Museum:
Valeri Larko at the Bronx Museum of Art

Video: Bronx Focus: Painting by Valeri Larko at the Bronx Museum:


Valeri Larko will be at the museum on Sunday June 26,
for an Artist Tour of her exhibition at 2 pm,
Closing reception 3-5 PM

Directions to the museum can be found here:

Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valeri Larko Exhibition Catalogue is available for purchase. Click here for pdf version:
Bronx Focus featuring Valeri Larko


Bronx Museum of the Arts

Solo Exhibition: Bronx Focus: Paintings by Valeri Larko
April 6 - June 26, 2016
Artist Reception: Wednesday April 6, 5:30-7:30 PM
1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
This solo exhibition will feature 10 years of my urban landscapes,
all of which I painted on location in the Bronx.
More information:
Oak POint Docks by Valeri Larko


Hamden Gallery, UMass, Amherst

My paintings will be featured in a solo exhibition: VALERI LARKO: LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION 2
March 1 – 27, 2016

I will be at the Artist Reception: Sunday, Mar. 6, 2 - 4 p.m.

The Hampden Gallery is located at: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Hampden Dining Commons,
131 Southwest Circle,, Amherst, MA 01003
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday: 1 PM to 6 PM, Sunday 2 PM – 5 PM
For more information:
Meat Packing Plant by Valeri Larko

Lehman College Art Gallery

My paintings will be included in a group exhibition “Architectural Intersections”
February 4 through April 28, 2016
I’ll be at the: Artist Reception: Tuesday March 15, 6-8 pm
The college art gallery is located at: 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, N.Y, 10468

Gallery Hours: Tues. to Sat. 10 - 4 PM

More information:
Top Dollar by Valeri Larko

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

My painting “Bronx Drawbridge” will be included in this group show: Guide Ropes & Live Wires: Works by the Art Center Faculty: January 29 – March 13, 2016
I’ll be at the: Artist Reception: Sunday, January 31, 2 pm – 4 pm

Artist talk Sunday March 13, 2pm

The art center is located at: 68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ 07901 Phone: 908.273.9121

More information:
Bronx Drawbridge by Valeri Larko


Solo Exhibition: "Location, Location, Location" at Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea

Valeri Larko at Lyons Wier Gallery
Closing Reception For "Location, Location, Location":
Saturday October 31, 3-5PM

Opening reception Thursday October 15, 6-8 pm
Exhibitions runs through October 31, 2015

Michael Lyons Wier Gallery, 542 West 24th Street, NY, NY 10011 Tel: 212-242-6220
70 Million Dollar Painting

Bronx Museum: Wednesday, November 4, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings & Conversations: featuring the Bronx Artist Documentary Project. Admission is free and open to the public. Noted photographer Ricky Flores photographed me while I was painting on Boone Ave in the Bronx. Those photos are included in a hard cover art book created for this project. The Bronx Artist Documentary Project (BxADP) is a borough-wide collaborative endeavor involving Bronx photographers documenting Bronx visual artists at work n their studios or other Bronx venues. More info or to purchase the book:

Photo: Ricky Flores

Faith is Torment Blog:
Girl With Big Sunglasses by Valeri Larko

Bronxnet TV: Art and About: interview with Danny Hauben on site at the Ferris Stahl graffiti building in the Bronx.
Corner of Bonne Ave & 173rd St. by Valeri Larko

+1 Painters look at Painters at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ
Exhibition Dates: September 11 - October 24, 2015
Opening Reception: September 18, 2015 (Friday, 6 - 8 PM)

The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Rd, Bedminster Township, NJ 07921
Grafitti Zerega Ave by Valeri Larko



Please join me on Friday evening June 12th, 6-8PM at the old Bronx Courthouse, 878 Brook Ave, Bronx 10451 for the BX200 Virtual Artist Studios in conjunction with No Longer Empty's exhibition " When You Cut Into the Present, the Future Leaks Out." I will be talking about my Ferris Stahl Meyer paintings.
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Valeri Larko at work in the Bronx, NY

Photo credit: John Wyatt 2013
Solo Exhibition at Montserrat College of Art:
Selections from the “a Bronx Block” series. Reception with the artist: April 30, 2015, 5-7PM. Exhibition runs through May 22, 2015. Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915

Meat PAcking Plant Bronx by Valeri Larko
Monserrate College of Art Installation Photos

Hudson County Community College has acquired my painting “Relic” for their permanent art collection. Please join me for a panel discussion about painting in the Garden State: Thursday, May 7th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Facing the Dilemmas of the World: NJ Contemporary Artists with Eric Avery, MD, Valeri Larko, and Barbara Madsen
Hudson County Community College, Follett Room in the Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street, Jersey City. New Jersey

Relic by Valeri Larko

News 12 Bronx: interview on Saturday April 4, 2015 about the BX200: Bronx Visual Artist Directory:


Official launch party for th BX200:
Bronx Visual Artist Directory willl be held at the Bronx Art Museum on
Wednesday March 24, 6 - 9 PM
Local Artists Launch online Art Directory - News 12 Bronx

BX 200 featuring work by Valeri Larko

The BX200: Bronx Visual Artist Directory, a project I co-founded, is LIVE!
Here’s a link to the site:


Recent press for the BX200:
Local Artists Launch online Art Directory - News 12 Bronx

New York Daily News by Denis Slattery, Monday December 15, 2015:
Online list will link Bronx artists
A pair of Bronx-loving artists have created a web directory to help boost the
borough’s burgeoning art scene.


Valeri Featured in the Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2014
Valeri Larko Preserves the Impermanent
Artist Captures Graffiti on the Bronx's Ferris Stahl-Meyer Building By Jennifer Weiss
Valeri Painting at Ferris Stahl-Meyer



Interview with Journal News reporter Linda Lombroso. Sunday June 15, 2014

Art Fair: showing with the J. Cacciola Gallery at Art Southampton, July 24-28
VIP Preview Thursday July 24.


Exhibition of the Bronx Artist Documentary Project
Andrew Freedman Home. 1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY.

As part of the Bronx Artist Documentary Project, noted photographer Ricky Flores photographed Valeri Larko painting on location in the Bronx. Portraits of 70 artists working in the Bronx by 30 photographers will be included in this exhibition. A book on the project will be published in the fall 2014.

Opening reception Saturday September 13, 6-8 PM

For more information:

Montserrat College of Art
Artist Talk: Valeri Larko: Thursday, February 6th, 11:30am Cancelled due to Weather
Rescheduled for Thursday April 10th

All Artist Talks are held at 23 Essex Street (The Hardie Building) in Room 201, 11:30-12:20pm
Montserrat College of Art Galleries |23 Essex St. | Beverly | MA

Bronx Overpasses by Valeri LArko

Valeri Larko's paintings are currently featured in a one person show at the Adoni Group Showroom in the Garment District of NYC. This show is a collaboration between the Adoni Group and J. Cacciola Gallery. Artist Reception Wednesday November 13, 6-8 PM. The Adoni Showroom is located at 247 West 38th St, 13th Floor, NY, NY 10018

Artist Reception Wednesday November 13, 6-8 PM
Exhibition is open by appointment. To make an appointment contact J. Cacciola at 212 462-4646 or
show ends December 30, 2013

Ferris Stahl Meyer Diptych by Valeri Larko

Art Miami SHow December 3-8, 2013
Art Miami December 3-8, 2013, VIP preview December 3 showing with the J. Cacciola Gallery

The Art Miami Pavilion Midtown | Wynwood Arts District 3101 NE 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33137 - See more at:

MNG Automotive, Bronx by Valeri Larko


Valeri on News12 Bronx
Valeri is Interviewed on News12 Bronx, June 13, 2013
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Ferrism Stahl Meyer Shipping
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"HIGH TRASH" at the Fleming Museum February 12 through May 19, 2013.
Exit The Freeway,
at J.Cacciola Gallery in Chelsea
Opening Thursday May 30, 6-8 PM
J. Cacciola Gallery
537 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
Exhibition will be up through July 13, 2013
Closing Reception Thursday July 11. 6-8PM
Press Release(pdf)


"HIGH TRASH" at the Fleming Museum February 12 through May 19, 2013.
"HIGH TRASH" at the Fleming Museum
February 12 through May 19, 2013.
The Fleming Museum,The University of Vermont,
61 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT 05405

Valeris is Featured in the February 2013 NJ Monthly
Agony and ecstasy Of The Outmoded:
Valeri Larko' s Art (pdf)

As fetured in the February 2013 Edition of
NJ Monthly.

Group Exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bronx Lab: Style Wars
July 19th 2012 extended through June 2, 2013
Opening reception Friday July 20, 5-8PM

The Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th Street
Bronx, New York, 10456
T: (718) 681-6000

Oak Tower, Bronx
Oak Tower, Bronx, 2009, Oil/Linen 30"x36"