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 & histories of the LGBTQ community. 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; Tacoma Art Museum; Oude Kerk, Amsterdam; and Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City. He has had solo shows at Baxter ST@CCNY, Rubber-Factory, Stellar Projects,The Bronx Museum and Fragment Gallery in Moscow, Russia. Reviews of his work have appeared in The New Yorker, Artforum, and Aperture. Awards won by Silano 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 Permanent Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Silano participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence program in 2016.