Pacifico Silano



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Pacifico Silano is a lens-based artist whose work is an exploration of print culture and the circulation of imagery. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he received his MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts.

 His work has been exhibited in group shows, including at the Bronx Museum of the Arts; Tacoma Art Museum; The Zuckerman Museum at Kennesaw University, Context, Miami; Oude Kerk, Amsterdam; and ClampArt, New York City. He has had solo exhibitions at ClampArt, New York City, Baxter Street Camera Club of New York and VOLTA NY.

 Reviews of his work have appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, Artforum, VICE, Time Out NY and The New York Times. He is a winner of the Individual Photographer’s Fellowship from the Aaron Siskind Foundation and a Finalist for the Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize. He was chosen as an Artist in Residence at Light Work in Syracuse, NY, granted a Workspace Residency at Baxter Street CCNY and is currently a Key Holder Resident at the Lower East Side Printshop. He is a 2016 fellow in Photography with the New York Foundation for the Arts.

 A selection of his work will be included in the exhibition “Fantasy America” at The Warhol Museum in the Fall of 2020.


Exhibitions & Art Fairs

"John John", September 2017. Find out more HERE

VOLTA NY 2017. Fine out more HERE


Press Highlights


Ghosts, Missed Connections, and More Must-See Art Shows, Bedford & Bowery

"Meet Four Emerging Artists At VOLTA NY in These GalleryLog Video Previews," ArtSlant

Emily Colucci, "VOLTA: Skip The Booths, Head to "Your Body is a Battleground," ArtFCity

Zi Ying, "Art Walk:Volta," S Magazine

Desiree Mitton, "VOLTA NY is International in Scope, Refreshing in its Digestibility," Whitewall Magazine

Efrem Zelony-Mindell, "Pacifico Silano's Arrangements at NYC's VOLTA," Huffington Post