Valeri Larko

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Valeri Larko

18 artworks

American 21st Century Realist artist

Born 1960

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Abandoned Sugar Factory, Brooklyn, NY

Oil on linen

35.6 x 81.3 cms | 14 x 32 ins

Private collection, ,

HD

Bridges, Kearny

Oil on linen

24 x 50 cms | 9 1/4 x 19 1/2 ins

Collection of Rutgers University, , United States

Cement Factory, Belleville, NJ

Oil on linen

47 x 40.6 cms | 18 1/2 x 16 ins

Private collection, ,

HD

Dark Water

Oil on linen

26 x 50 cms | 10 x 19 1/2 ins

Collection of the Artist, ,

Debbie's View, Port Liberte, Jersey City

Oil on linen

30.5 x 96.5 cms | 12 x 38 ins

Private collection, ,

HD

Exit Only

Oil on linen

45.1 x 36.2 cms | 17 3/4 x 14 1/4 ins

Private collection, ,

Goethals Bridge, Elizabeth, NJ

Oil on linen

71.1 x 152.4 cms | 28 x 60 ins

Private collection, ,

HD

Mt. Olive Cemetery, Newark, NJ

Oil on linen

66 x 116.8 cms | 26 x 46 ins

Collection of the Artist, ,

HD

Obsolete Tanks, Jersey City

Oil on linen

106.7 x 81.3 cms | 42 x 32 ins

Private collection, ,

Oil Tanks, Jeffersonville, Vermont

Oil on paper

34.9 x 36.8 cms | 13 1/2 x 14 1/2 ins

Collection of the Artist, ,

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ValeriLarko has had numerous exhibitions of her urban and industrial landscapesthroughout the New York metropolitan area. Notable solo exhibits include TheNew Jersey State Museum, Trenton, Johnson and Johnson Corporate HeadquartersGallery, New Brunswick, NJ and The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit,NJ. Notable group exhibits include a three person exhibit at The Jersey CityMuseum in the summer of 1999. Reviewing this exhibition for the New York Times,art critic, Holland Cotter described her work as “quietly impressive”. Othershows include a two person exhibit at The National Academy of Sciences inWashington, DC, and group exhibitions at Aljira, a center for contemporary Art,Newark NJ, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Rutgers University, Newarkand MB Modern in New York City. In January 2001, Valeri Larko had her firstinternational exhibit at the Bruton Street Gallery in London, England.

In the fallof 2000 Valeri Larko was awarded a major mural commission from New JerseyTransit and the New Jersey State Council on the arts for the Secaucus TransferStation. She painted four murals for their north mezzanine waiting room. Uponcompletion, which is scheduled for late in 2002, the Secaucus Transfer Stationwill be the largest train station in the state of New Jersey. Other honorsinclude an Artist in Residence fellowship at the Newark Museum, a New JerseyState Council on the Arts Fellowship Grant and several awards from the NationalAcademy of Design in New York City. Ms. Larko’s work is in the collections ofthe Montclair Museum, The New Jersey State Museum, Johnson and Johnson, RutgersUniversity and a number of other significant organizations.

Educated atthe Du Cret School of the Arts and the Arts Students League, Valeri now livesand works in Summit, New Jersey. Presently she holds the position of Directorof the Tomasulo Gallery at Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey. She isalso a painting instructor at the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts.

Contact Info:

Valeri Larko

50 Webster Ave. #2B

New Rochelle,NY 10801

email:valart87@yahoo.com

website:www.valerilarko.com