Pacifico Silano: The Eyelid Has Its Storms…

March 23 – July 23, 2020
Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery
Gallery Talk: Thursday, March 26, 6pm
Reception: Thursday, March 26, 5-7pm

Light Work is pleased to present The Eylid Has Its Storms…, a solo exhibiton of work by artist Pacifico Silano.

Pacifico Silano is a lens-based artist whose work explores print culture and histories of the LGBTQ community. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he received his MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts. He has exhibited in group shows at the Bronx Museum,Museo Universitario del Chopo in Mexico City, Oude Kerk in Amsterdam, and Tacoma Art Museum. He has had solo shows at Baxter ST@CCNY, The Bronx Museum, Fragment Gallery in Moscow, Rubber-Factory, and Stellar Projects. Reviews of his work have appeared in ApertureArtforum, and The New Yorker. Silano’s awards include the Individual Photographer’s Fellowship from the Aaron Siskind Foundation, Finalist for the Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize, and First Prize at the Pride Photo Awards in Amsterdam. His work is in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection. Silano was a Light Work Artist-in-Residence in 2016.