LARRY
RACIOPPO

 
   
 

COLLECTIONS

American Jewish Historical Society
Archives and Special Collections, College of Staten Island
Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Historical Society
The Brooklyn Museum
Center for Photography at Woodstock
Center for New York City Neighborhoods
El Museo Del Barrio
The Hudson River Museum
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
The Museum of Biblical Art
The Museum of Friends
Museum of the City of New York
National September 11 Memorial & Museum
New York Historical Society
New York Landmarks Conservancy
New York Public Library
Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

PUBLICATIONS

HALLOWEEN photographs by Larry Racioppo
Charles Scribner’s Sons 1980
THE WORD ON THE STREET
The photographs of Larry Racioppo
Museum of Biblical Art 2007

EDUCATION

Brooklyn College M.S. Television/Radio Production
Fordham University B.A. Communications

AWARDS

National Endowment for the Arts 2006
Chairman’s Extraordinary Action Grant for The Word on the Street
BCAT/Rotunda Gallery Artist’s Residency in Multimedia 2005
New York State Council on the Arts 2000
The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts 1999
Brooklyn Arts Council 1998
The Puffin Foundation
Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artists Award
Golden Light Awards: Top 100 Photographers 1997
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

COMMISSIONS

National September 11 Memorial & Museum 2011
New York Historical Society 2002, 2004
Brooklyn Historical Society 2002
Municipal Art Society 2001
Brooklyn Information and Culture, Inc. 2000
New York Landmarks Conservancy 1999
Museum of the City of New York 1998

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

A PHOTOGRAPHER in the CITY
Art + Cayce Cayce, SC 4/10

KITTY and LUCKY: Photographs of my Aunt Concetta and Uncle Augustine
Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Staten Island, NY 9/09

BROOKLYN INTERIORS
Safe-T-Gallery Brooklyn, NY 4/08

THE WORD ON THE STREET: The Photographs of Larry Racioppo
The Museum of Biblical Art New York City 6/06

ARCHITECTURE of DEVOTION
Italian American Religious Expression in New York City
Cabrini College Radnor, PA 11/05
Italian American Museum New York City 4/05

KEEPING THE FAITH: Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Neighborhoods
Municipal Art Society New York City 6/04

ALL THIS USELESS BEAUTY
Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY 9/03

O GIGLIO E PARADISO
Safe-T-Gallery Brooklyn, NY 6/03

FORGOTTEN GATEWAY: The Abandoned Buildings of Ellis Island
Ellis Island Immigration Museum New York City 10/02
New Jersey Historical Society Newark 4/01
New Jersey State Museum Trenton 4/00
Museum of the City of New York New York City 10/99
National Building Museum Washington, DC 11/98

SACRED SPACES: Lower East Side Shuls
Henry Street Settlement New York City 10/00

A VISION OF THE STREET: New York City Photographs
Godwin-Ternbach Museum New York City 4/00

LANDSCAPES OF HOPE
Museum of the City of New York New York City 1/99

MEMORIAL LANDSCAPES
SoHo Photo Gallery New York City 12/97

REASONS FOR HOPE
Municipal Art Society New York City 7/96

CONEY ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHS
Schimmel Center for the Arts New York City 6/96

THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN
Jamaica Arts Center New York City 11/95

THE MERMAID PARADE
Midtown Y Gallery/Educational Alliance New York City 3/95

REBUILDING HARLEM
Museum of African American History and Arts New York City 5/94

HALLOWEEN
Eleventh Street Photo Gallery New York City 10/79

THE NEIGHBORHOOD
F/stop Gallery New York City 1/77

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

SCENES FROM THE WATER’S EDGE
Brooklyn Collection, Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY 12/15

CONEY ISLAND
The Valentine Museum of Art Brooklyn, NY 9/15

SODOM by the SEA SALON: Coney Inspired Art 2008 - 2015
The Coney Island Museum Brooklyn, NY 9/15

AFFORDABLE NEW YORK: A Housing Legacy
Museum of the City of New York New York City 9/15

LABOR, MINING, IMMIGRATION: Contemporary Artists Examine the On-going Struggle
The Museum of Friends Walsenburg, CO 12/14

WE LIVE IN BROOKLYN, BABY
United Photo Industries
Triennial of Photography Festival Hamburg 6/15
2014 Fotofestiwal Lodz, Poland 6/14

RISING WATERS: Photographs of Sandy
Museum of the City of New York, New York City, 8/13

EXPLORING BROOKLYN
United Photo Industries/New York Road Runners
Outdoor Installation in DUMBO Brooklyn, NY 5/13

SEA DRIFT
Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery Brooklyn,NY 3/13

AFTER AFFECTS: NYFA Hurricane Sandy Exhibit
Chashama Gallery New York City 2/13

VOCES Y VISIONES: Gran Caribe
El Museo del Barrio New York City 12/11

30: A Brooklyn Salon
BRIC Rotunda Gallery Brooklyn, NY 6/11

CATHOLICS in NEW YORK 1808-1946
Museum of the City of New York New York City 5/08

CHANGING STREETSCAPES
New Architecture and Open Space in Harlem
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture New York City 7/06
City College of New York Cohen Library New York City 2/05

NEW YORK COMES BACK: Mayor Ed Koch and the City
Museum of the City of New York New York City 10/05

THE RESCUE
New-York Historical Society New York City 9/04

RADICAL HOSPITALITY
New-York Historical Society New York City 2/04

WORLD RELIGIONS OF BROOKLYN
Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY 11/03

URBAN NEIGHBORS: Images of New York City Wildlife
The New York Public Library New York City 10/02

OUT OF THE DUST: A Year of Ministry at Ground Zero
St. Paul’s Chapel New York City 9/02

FRESH KILLS: The Photographs
Municipal Art Society New York City 5/01

NEW YORK NOW 2000
Museum of the City of New York New York City 5/00

ORDER AND DISORDER: Architectural Transitions in Prints and Photographs
The New York Public Library New York City 1/99

GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE
The Hudson River Museum Yonkers, NY 10/98