James Lecce
Solo Exhibitions
2016 New Paintings, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2014 McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2012 McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2010 McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2008 McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2006 New Paintings, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2004 New Paintings, McKenzie Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY
2003 Pucker, Ambrosino Gallery-Project Room, Miami, FL
2002 Paintings, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Bedazzled, Curated by Bartholomew F. Bland, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Luscious, Curated by Mara Williams, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2015 Coast to Color, Laura Korman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Highlights 2014, Etra Fine Art, Miami FL
2014 One Thousand Nights and One Night | Sleepless Nights of Sheherazade, Curated by Daneyal Mahmood, Benefit Auction, The Watermill Center, Watermill, NY
2013 Highlights 2013, Etra Fine Art, Miami, FL
2012 Line and Plane, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2011 GLAAD Outauction, curated by Daneyal Mahmood, New York, NY
2010 Mostly Monochrome, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2008 Material Color, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ (curated by Mary Birmingham)
Metropolitan Home/Showtime Showhouse, Californication Room (Designer: Jamie Drake), New York, NY
2007 ABSTRACT..., Eleanor Cayre, Long Branch, NJ
2006 Head over Hand, Denise Bibro, New York, NY (curated by Shane McAdams)
2005 Pink is for Miami (there is more than one shade of pink), EdgeZones, Miami, FL
2004 Paintings That Paint Themselves, or so it seems, Kresge Museum of Art, Lansing, MI (curated by April Kingsley)
Nothing Wrong with Being Beautiful, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
2003 Supercool, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2002 Jump, The Painting Center, New York, NY (curated by Ross Neher)
Tilt, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
Pratt Juried Alumni Exhibition, New York, NY (guest juror: Fereshteh Daftari, Curator - paintings & sculpture, MOMA)
Bibliography
Haber Arts, "All Thumbs", July 7, 2014, John Haber
House Beautiful, "The Power of Glamour", December2013/January 2014, Barbara King
Art Ltd, Houston Supplement, September-October 2012, Cover Image
Architectural Digest, Social Studies, September 2012, Text by Christopher Petkanas; Produced by Michael Reynolds
Steven Grambrel, Time & Place. Published by Abrams, New York 2012. Images (pages 178-79; 227; 229). Steven Gambrel with photography by Eric Piasecki and foreword by Wendy Goodman.
Traditional Home, Hampton Designer Showhouse 2010, August 2010, Jenny Bradley
Keep it Chic, May 26, 2010, James Lecce, Artist, Preston Davis
Decorati Access, July 28, 2009, Glamour Wars: Jamie Drake, Donna Sapolin
Material Color, Hunterdon Museum of Art. Exhibition catalog with essay and illustrations. 2008
Metropolitan Home, Showtime Showhouse, Californication by Jamie Drake (with illustration) 2008
The Star-Ledger, October 9, 2008, Art you'll want to lick off the wall - Material Color, Dan Bischoff
New York Times, September 28, 2008, "Getting Inventive to Seduce Buyers" (image: Juicy 2008)
Decorati Access, August 26,2008, Amy Lau: Urban Biomorphic, Donna Sapolin
Pittsburgh Quarterly, Spring 2008, Jewel in the Crown, (image pages 71, 73), Marylynn Ulricchio
The New York Blade, Art Picks, May 16, 2008, Rafael Risemberg
HGTV.com, Rooms with Blues - Jazz Blues, Summer 2007, Susan Kleinman
New York Arts Magazine, Top Ten New York 2007 (The Fairs), March 1, 2007, Gae Savannah
Chelsea Now, Talking Shop with McKenzie Fine Art, December 1-7, 2006, page 20, Shane McAdams
Florida InsideOut, February/March 2006, Visionaire: Divine Obsession (image page 89), Beth Dunlop, Claudia Uribe Touri
Head over Hand exhibition catalog with essay by Shane McAdams, 2005
The Pittsburgh Metropolitan, September/October 2005, A Woman of Style & Substance (image page 50), Tara Reiland
San Francisco Chronicle, May 7, 2005, Staged by Design, Susan Fornoff
Mlive.com, October 6, 2004, Exhibition Rediscovers Abstract Art, Roger Green
Exhibition Catalog, September 2004, Paintings that Paint Themselves, or so it seems, April Kingsley
Shady Avenue Magazine, Spring 2004, Cookin' Kitchens, Mary S. Gilbert
The Miami Herald, Miami Street, March 7, 2003; Art Seen, Damarys Ocana
The New York Observer, November 18, 2002; Jump Factor, Mario Naves
New York Times, November 15, 2002; Art Guide, “Jump”, Ken Johnson
Artnet.com, February 11, 2002; Weekend Update, Walter Robinson
New York Times, February 8, 2002, Vol.CLI..No.52,023; Art Guide, Ken Johnson
New York Magazine, January 21-28, 2002-Vol.35, No.2; Edited by Edith Newhall
Pratt Juried Alumni Exhibition Catalog, 2002
Soho Biennial—catalogue and essay, September 1995
Selected Collections
Alliance Bernstien
Amsterdam Hospitality Group
Borusan Contemporary
Cerveris
Chambers Hotel Group
Ecopetrol
Enterprise Products
Davis Shapiro Lewit & Hayes, LLP
JP Morgan Chase
Crown Korea
Jumeirah Group
Microsoft
MSL-Omnimedia
Neiman Marcus
Related Companies
Education
MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
BA, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA