Texas-based artist Vincent Falsetta was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his parents emigrated to, from Italy, in the 1940s. He earned his BA in Art from Temple University, an MFA in Painting/Drawing from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, and studied in Rome, Italy. After teaching at Indiana University from 1974 to 1975 and the University of Utah from 1975 to 1977, Falsetta moved to Denton, to teach at the University of North Texas from 1977 to 2017.
Falsetta’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, El Paso Museum of Art, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Tyler Museum of Art in Tyler, Texas, and Sheldon Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Falsetta’s work has been featured in over 50 solo and 350 curated or juried group exhibitions, including The Texas Biennial 2013, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum in San Antonio, Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art in 2012, The Bluecoat in Liverpool in 2009, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, El Paso Museum of Art in 2006, Austin Museum of Art in 1997, Laguna Gloria in 1997, Galveston Art Center, Museo Italo-Americano, and the Dallas Museum of Art in 1984. In addition, he has had 4 solo-shows at Ivan Karp’s prestigious OK Harris Gallery from 1986 to 1996 in New York City and 9 solo shows at the Conduit Gallery in Dallas. Falsetta is Professor Emeritus at the University of North Texas and lives and works in Denton as a full-time artist.
November 5 1949