Clare Stokolosa



Studio 34 LIC, 34-01 38th Avenue, Suite 434, LIC NY 11101 (Studio)

Fine artist working in a variety of 2D media, including watercolor, oils, acrylic and collage
with solo shows in galleries in the U.S. and Italy. My work is held by
organizations and private collectors in the U.S. and Europe.

Events 2020

Keynote speaker Queens Historical Society event October 2, 2020. Click link to article
Queens Historical Society to Host Fundraiser for Italian American Heritage
QHS Society Fundraiser-Artist Talk by Clare Stokolosa

Spotlight Feature of my work by Constant Contact.
Click this link to the Queens Artist Video
Spotlighted by Constant Contact

Group Shows “Drawings in the Time of Social Distancing”, and Virtual Show in Milan, Italy:
August, 2020: Click link to article about the shows
Bayside Artist’s Stay-At-Home Art Pieces Displayed at LIC Virtual Exhibit

Created “StayAtHome” and “Anticipation” paintings series and vlog, March 2020 to present.
Click on this link for the StayAtHome Series Vlog

Artist Talk and Lunch, February 5, 2020: Click link to Artist Talk flyer

The Outside Painters, A Group Show at Court Tree Gallery,
Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, March 2020,



NYC Faces:  Series of Paintings of People in Transit August-September 2019, Studio 34 LIC Gallery, Long Island City, NY


NYC Faces November 2019, La Galeria, Boricua College, NYC


Passeggiando Per Cortona Autunno 2019  October 2019, Saletta del Teatro Signorelli, Cortona,


Passegiando Per Cortona Estate 2019 July 2019, Palazzo Ferretti, Cortona, Italy


Passegiando Per Cortona October 2018, Saletta del Teatro Signorelli, Cortona, Italy

NYC Faces October 2017, La Galeria, Boricua College, NYC


Dalla Piazza October 2016, Patchogue Arts Council Satellite Gallery, Patchogue, NY


Elements in Nature March 2016, La Galeria, Boricua College, NYC


La Donna April 2015, La Galeria, Boricua College, NYC


Les Petits Plaisirs February 2014, JCC on the Palisade, Tenafly, NJ


Acquerelli e Veri Dedicati ai Paesaggi Italiani February 2013, Biblioteca Rispoli, Rome, Italy

Visions February 2011, Austin Ale House, Kew Gardens, NY


One Woman Showcase September 1987, La Guardia Community College, Long Island City, NY



The Outside Painters, Court Tree Gallery, Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY March 2020


LIC-A Spring 2020 Members Showcase, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY March 2020


Del Circolo Culturale Gino Serverini – Mostra Internazionale Arti Visivi October 2019, Fortress Girifalco, Cortona, Italy


Creative Mosaic at PlaxallArtists Working in Queens September 2019, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY


Gala Exhibition at La Galeria at Boricua College September 2019, La Galeria at Boricua College, NYC


NYC Faces ArtOnLink July-August 2019, Images of Paintings Displayed on 1700 + Link kiosks in NYC


2019 Plaxall Members Showcase May 2019, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY


Studio 34 Group Exhibition 2019 May 2019 Group Exhibition + Open Studios Weekend, Studio34 LIC, Long Island City, NY

LIC Arts Pop Up 2019 May 2019, Long Island City, NY


Artsee February 2019, West Side Arts Coalition, NY, NY, selected shows from 2013 to 2018


The Art Spirit January 2019, Waterside Gallery, NY, NY

LIC Open Fall Salon Show October 2018, The Factory, Long Island City, NY


Out and About April 2018/May 2017, Shared Exhibition Mandolino’s Restaurant Gallery


NYC Faces Spring/Fall 2017, Open Studio LIC Arts Open Event


The Enigma of Portraits: A NYCATA/UFT Pop-Up Exhibition August 2015, Queens Museum, Flushing, NY


Arts Horizons 2011/2009, Leroy Neiman Art Center with NYCATA/UFT, NY, NY


Group Show NYCATA/UFT June 2012, Brecht Forum Gallery, NY, NY


Multiple Visions February 2011, Queens Museum of Art, Exhibit on the Multiplicity of Relationships Between Queens Art Teachers and Students

Salmagundi Invitational Show June 2006, NY, NY




Queens Artist Clare Stokolosa Returns Successful from Solo Exhibit in Italy
GIA – Italian American Journal, November 7, 2019, page 5


Bayside-Based Artist Introduces New ‘NYC Faces’ Exhibit Depicting New Yorkers in Transit, Acevedo, Angelica, Queens Times Ledger, November 5, 2019


LIC Artist Captures Street Scenes in NYC and Italy, Scileppi, Tammy, Bayside Times, and LIC Magazine Cover article, July 9, 2019


Queens Public Library Memory Project, Clare Stokolosa in LIC Artist Interview


Bayside Artist’s Work to be Showcased in Italy, Rose, Naeisha, Bayside Times, September 30, 2018, page 14


Patchogue Arts Council, by PAC, Oct 13, 2016



The Enigma of Portraits: A NYCATA/UFT Pop-Up Exhibition, August 28, 2015, Art Fuse


A.i.R. Byrdcliffe Interview July 28, 2013 on artist’s Residency at A.i.R. Byrdcliffe June 2013



Watercolors and Verses Dedicated to Italian Landscapes, Rome website article February 2013


NYCATA Brecht Forum Gallery, WestBeth, NY, NY, Feature Article, June 2012




Italian Heritage Award, Honoree for Art presented by Borough President Melinda Katz and Italian Heritage Cultural Committee President Joseph Sciame on November 30, 2019 at St. John’s University

Byrdcliff A.I.R. Pollack – Krasner Foundation Artist Relief Grant for Artists Affected by Hurricane Sandy June 2013.


Art Educator Award 2013 in Recognition of Outstanding Commitment to Art Education on the Intermediate Level from NYCATA/UFT

LECTURES – Nov 2018 Italian American Women’s Center, Guest speaker: My Artwork and Connection to Italy at Women’s Club of Great Neck, NY; 2017 Plein Air Painting, Guest Lecturer, St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, NY; 2016 Art History Instructor, Boricua College, NY, NY


COLLECTIONS – Boricua College, NY, NY; Bayside Historical Society, Bayside, NY; Queens Community District 11, Queens, NY; Private collections in USA and Europe

CURATORIAL PROJECTS – Jan 2010 Fresh Visions, Westside Arts Coalition: A Fine Art Exhibit; 2014 Theater for the New City; Cork Gallery Exhibit Coordinator and Curator; 2005-2010 Annual Exhibits Broome Street Gallery, NY, NY.

EDUCATION MS Art Education Queens College; BFA Hunter College; Art & Design HS

EDUCATOR Visual Arts Facilitator for Professional Development for NYC Department of Education 2016-2018; NYC Department of Education Visual Arts Mentor for “Arts Matter”, a three-year program to sustain arts in the NYC Schools 2016- 2018; Art Grant Evaluator NYC Department of Education 2016-2018