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Joanne Giovanna Marie Cecchetti Edit Profile

also known as Joanne Cecchetti


Giovanna Marie Cecchetti, American artist. Grantee, Rutgers Center Innovative Print and Paper, 2003, New Jersey State Council Arts, 2006, Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, 2006; Vermont Studio Center fellow, Dodge Foundation, 2004. with national service Silk City Americorps, Paterson, 1995-1996. Member City Without Walls, Aljira Center Contemporary Art.


Cecchetti, Joanne Giovanna Marie was born on June 10, 1953 in Suffern, New York, United States. Daughter of Gori Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Cecchetti.


Associate of Applied Science, New York State University at Rockland, Suffern, 1973;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School Design, New York City, 1976;postgraduate, Rutgers Center Innovative Print, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1997;postgraduate, William Paterson U.


Visual merchandising director The Pottery Barn, New York City, 1977-1983, Macy's, New Jersey, 1985-1987. Indiana curator; director Great Falls Cultural Center, Paterson. Adjunct professor William Paterson University, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Rockland Community College, 1987, Ten Park Gallery, Montclair, New Jersey, 1989, John Harms Center for Arts, 1993, Chubb Headquarters Gallery, 2001, Aljira Gallery, New Jersey, 2002, Power Art Center, William Paterson University, 2003, Midland Gallery, Montclair, 2006, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, Vermont, 2007. Exhibited in group shows at Parsons School Design, 1987, Trenton City Museum, 1991, Old Church School Art, Demerest, New Jersey, 1992, Trenton State College, 1992, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1992, Pavilion Gallery, Mount Holly, New Jersey, 1992, Metro Show-City Without Walls, 1992, Rider College, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1993, First St. Gallery, New York City, 1993, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University, 1993, Emporia (Kansas) State University, 1993, Seton Hall Law School, 1993, Metuchen, New Jersey, 1994, Trenton City Museum, 1994, Aljira, 1994, Polo Gallery, Edgewater, New Jersey, 1995, Watchung (New Jersey) Arts Center, 1995, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, 1997, Aljira Center Contemporary Art, Newark, 1997, Midland Gallery, Montclair, New Jersey, 1997, Paterson Museum, 1999, Hunterdon Museum, 2001, Jersey City Museum, 2002, Midland Gallery, 2003, Silvermine Arts Guild, Connecticut, 2004, Rutgers Center Innovative Print & Paper, 2004, West Branch Gallery, Stowe, Vermont, 2005. Represented in permanent collections at Jersey City Museum, Johnson & Johnson, Rider College, Michel Roux, Provence, France, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Absolut Vodka, Jansen Pharmaceuticals, Hunterton Museum, Newark Museum, Noyes Museum, Liquitex.

      Private collections. Commissioned painting Carillon Improters Limited. Curator For the Sake of Beauty City Without Walls, 1998.

      Featured in Smithsonian Institute Archives of America Art, National Museum Women in the Arts-Archives. Author, curator: Art in Paterson at the End of the 20th Century, 1999, Paterson, New Jersey, 1999, Museum History Preservation Commission, since 1996. Executed murals Jersey City Medical Center, 2004.


Commissioner Paterson (New Jersey) Historic Preservation Commission, since 1996. With national.svc. Silk City Americorps, Paterson, 1995-1996. Member City Without Walls, Aljira Center Contemporary Art.


Married Brendan Healy, January 21, 1981 (deceased 1996).

Gori Joseph

Mary Elizabeth Cecchetti

Brendan Healy