Joe Lugara


2018: The Oakman (Solo, Jersey City, NJ); ongoing

2018: Noyes Arts Garage (Group, Atlantic City, NJ), "RAW 2018 Photo," Sept. 28, 2018 - Jan. 27, 2019

SOLO (Selected)

2018: Noyes Museum of Art, "Happenstance Is Boss: Digital Works"

2009: Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery

2009: Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Corporate Headquarters

2008: The Gallery--A Public-Private Partnership (Visual Arts Center of NJ & Summit NJ Library)

2007: Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, New Jersey

2007: Schering-Plough Corporation World Headquarters (Merck)

2006: Atlantic City Art Center

2006: The Library of the Chathams (New Jersey)

2006: ADP Corporate Headquarters

2006: Madison (New Jersey) Public Library

2005: Easton (CT) Public Library

2001: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts

2000: Van Gogh's Ear (New Jersey)

1999: Firenze Gallery

1993: ADP Corporate Headquarters


2018: Pierro Gallery, South Orange NJ, "Pleasure and Terror en Plein Air"

2018: Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ, "Big Small Show"

2017  Banana Factory Arts Center (Bethlehem, Pa.), "Compendium"

2015: Catalyst Gallery (Beacon, NY), December 5, 2015 - January 3, 2016, "Small Works"

2014: Castle Fitzjohns Gallery (New York City) August 8 - 22

‚Äč2013: Curious Matter (Jersey City, NJ), "A Time in Arcadia"

2012: Proteus Gowanus (Brooklyn, NY), "The Fool's Journey"

2012: New Jersey Arts Incubator, "Mudluscious"

2011: Bergen Community College (Gallery Bergen, NJ), "In Sight"

2010: New Jersey State Museum (Trenton, NJ), "NJ Arts Annual--Fine Arts"

2009-2010: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

2008: Art Raw Gallery (New York City), Inaugural Show

2008: Washington Square East Galleries, NYU (New York City), "31st Small Works"

2006: Nicholas F. Rizzo Fine Arts, "Non-Objective Works on Paper"

2006: Arts Guild of Rahway, Merck Show

2005: Washington Square East Galleries, NYU (New York City), "28th Small Works"

1999-2000: Get Real Art (New York City)

1999: Caelum Gallery (New York City), "International Show"

1999: Knickerbocker Gallery (New York City)

1994: Montserrat Gallery (New York City), "Critics' Choice"


Hillyer Watercolor Award, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey ("Bacon Strip 8")

Recognition of Achievement, Atlantic City Arts Center

Honorable Mention, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey ("Don't Feed Me That")

Honorable Mention, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey ("Bacon Strip 21")


2018: Press of Atlantic City (NJ), Pamela Dollak, "Painter With An Interest in Happenstance"

2013: "A Time in Arcadia" (exhibition catalog)

2012: "The Fool's Journey" (exhibition catalog)

2010: "Reality + Artifice" (exhibition catalog), New Jersey State Museum

2006: New York Times (Sunday), "Face in the Clouds"

2001: Recorder Newspapers (NJ), "Fictional Biographies: Out and About"

2001: The Star-Ledger (NJ), Dan Bischoff, "Artnotes"

1995: Manhattan Arts International, Elizabeth Exler, "Redefining Outsider Art"

1994: ARTspeak, Palmer Poroner, "What Are the Advantages of Figuration?"