2015-current  UMass Amherst, MFA candidate, Amherst, MA

      1996-1999     Maryland Institute College of Art, Cum Laude, Baltimore, MD

      1992-1996     New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL 



Solo Exhibitions

     2017     Hunting in the Valley of Color and Plastic, OTTO ZOO, Milan, Italy

     2015       How the land became plastic, Farside Gallery, Miami, FL

                   Shadows of echoes of memories, Galerie Sultana, Paris, Franc

      2014     Before After, WNE University, Sprinfield, MA

      2013     That unicorn is probably going to die, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France   

      2012     Wound, Bound, Tied and Knotted, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

      2011      Damage, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France

      2010     …Years Later, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL 

      2009     Blanket, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France(catalogue)

      2008     Volta NY, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, New York, NY

      2007     People, Places, and Things, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

                    Leger Comme l’air, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France

      2004     The Rainbow’s End and All of the Plastic in Between, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL 

      2003     Tinseled Reality, Fredric Snitzer Gallery Miami, FL 



Group Exhibitions

  2017    The Armory Fair, Galerie Sultana, New York, NY

              Que desagradable! (Curated by Sarah Fritchey), UMass Amherst NYPOP gallery, New York, NY

  2016    The Rest is History, Dimensions Variable, Miami, FL

               Wild Things, (Curated by Lidewij Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano), Texture Museum, Kortrijk, Belgium

               NADA Fair, Galerie Sultana, Miami, FL

               Frieze NY, Galerie Sultana, New York, NY

               Cult of Color, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX

               Contact, (curated by Rachel Steinberg), UMass NYPOP gallery, New York, NY

   2015     100+ Degrees in the Shade: A Survey of South Florida Art, (curated by Jane Hart), Design Sublime, Miami, FL     (catalogue)

  Artissima, Galerie Sultana, Torino, Italy (Solo Booth)

   Presence & Absence, Herter Gallery, UMass, Amherst, MA

   Human Occult Powers, Circuit 12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX

   Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Galerie Sultana, Los Angeles, CA (Solo booth)

    2014    Frieze London, Galerie Sultana, London, UK 

    2013    deCordova Biennial (curated by Lexi Lee Sullivan), deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum,

                 Lincoln, MA                        

                 Raw Material, Puebla 124, Mexico City, Mexico

     2012    Restless: Recent Acquisitions, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

                 Vanishing Points: Paint and Paintings from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection

                 Harn Museum, Gainesville, FL

      2011    Vanishing Points, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL

                  Summer Blues, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

                  Paramount Reality, Latned Atsar, Los Angeles, CA

                  A&V 2011, Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL 

                  Zona MacoFair, Mexico City, Mexico

      2010    New Work Miami 2010, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

                  Chansons de Geste, Galerie Sultana, Paris, France

                  Move, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France

                  Zona MacoFair, Mexico City, Mexico

      2009   TIME + TEMP, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

                  The Other Side of the Rainbow, Volta 5, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Basel, Switzerland  

                  With You I Want to Live, Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                  Small, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

      2008   SCHADENFREUDE (curated by Daniel Newman), The Collins Building, Miami, FL

                  Show Off, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France

      2007    Art Basel Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

                  The Expanded Painting Show (curated by Nina Arias and Paco Barragan), Miami, FL

                  Undertow (curated by Sibel Kocabasi and Alvaro Pereyra), Mimar Sinan Fine Art,    

                  University, Istanbul, Turkey

                  Show Off, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France

                  Gallery Artists, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, France

                  Confluence, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

      2006   Art Basel/Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

                  Milwaukee Art Fair, Locust Projects, Milwaukee, WI

                  Show Off, Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris, FR

                  Nu Art 06, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

                  Native Seeds, Lincoln Road Art Center, Miami Beach, FL 

                  Raconte-moi une Histoire (curated by Federic Bonnet), Galerie Baumet-Sultana, Paris,


                  D.E.M.O.N.S. to Diamonds, Locust Projects, Miami, FL 

                  The Armory Show, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, New York, NY

      2005   Art Basel Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL 

                  O The Games We Play (curated by Tyler Emerson), Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami FL 

                  Hanging by a Thread (curated by Nina Arias & Jose Diaz), The Moore Space, MiamiFL 

                  CO-OPERATE, Bas-Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL 

                  The Downtown Dinner, LMCC (Benefit Show), New York, NY 

                  The Armory Show, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, New York, NY

      2004   Surface Tension (curated by Laurel Gitlen), Savage Art Resources, Portland, OR

                  Art Basel Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL 

                  cha-cha-cha (curated by Jose Diaz), Worm-hole Laboratories, Miami, FL

                  Domestic Arrivals (curated by Anat Ebgi), White Box Gallery, New York, NY

                  Lock, Stock and Barrel, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

      2003   10 Floridians (curated by Ivo Mesquita), Miami Art Central, Miami,FL 

                  Art Basel Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL 

                  Made in Miami, Fredric Snitzer Gallery Miami, FL

                  The Night Speedy Legs Went GQ, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

                  Drawing Conclusions (curated by Nina Arias), Buena Vista Building, Miami, FL

      2002   Art Basel Miami Beach, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

                  15/Caliber (curated by Brandon Opalka), Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, FL

                  Smoke and Mirrors (curated by Hernan Bas), Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

                  Roving Friday (curated by Dustin Orlando), Objex Art Space, Miami, FL



Grants, Awards, Curatorial Projects and Panels

      2011     Panel Discussion: “Textiles in the Visual Arts,” Art Table, Miami

      2007    Curated: The End, 2020 Gallery, Miami, FL

      2006    South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant for Visual Artists

      2005    Panel Discussion: “Everything You Want to Know About Art Collecting,” Art 

                   Center/South Florida

      2001     Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

      2000    Artist Full Fellowship, The Vermont Studio Center Residency



Selected Bibliography


     New American Paintings, Northeast edition, Issue #122, February/March 2016

     Mara Hoberman, "Jacin Giordano," Critic's Picks, February, 2015

     Cate McQuaid, "Cartoony geometrics, 3-D 'paintings' standout at the deCordova Biennial, The Boston

     Globe, October 12, 2013

     Anne Tschida, “…What happens when paint leaves canvas,” The Miami Herald, August 30, 2011

     Carlos Suarez De Jesus, “New Work Miami 2010,” Miami New Times, July 22, 2010

     Adriana Herrera, “Jacin Giordano y la tensión del límite pictórico ,” El Nuevo Herald,        

     January 24, 2010.  Translated by Raul Mendez 

     Amir Fallah, “Studio Visit: Jacin Giordano,” Beautiful/Decay Blog, September 2009

     Frederic Bonnet, “The Dark Side of the Moon,” Domus, March 2009

     Dorothee Tramoni, Keith Magazine, Dec. 2008-Jan. 2009

     Nathan Danilowicz, “Art Basel, Miami Beach,”  artUS, Issue 22, Spring 2008

     Luis Rigual, “Florida Power Players,” Florida International Magazine, April, 2008

     Amanda Coulson, Volta NY Catalogue, 2008

     Paul Clemence, Julie Davidow and foreword by Elisa Turner, “MIAMI Contemporary 

     Artists,” Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2007

     Henry Quintero, “Almost Famous,” Ocean Drive, December, 2007

     Jayme O’Rourke, “Artist Showcase,” Florida International Magazine, November, 2007

     Burt Ritchie, “Jacin Giordano,” Gallery Diet No,3, June, 2007

     Victor Barrenchea, “Chaos vs. Order: Continual Conflict,” Biscayne Times, May, 2007

     Frederic Bonnet, “Jacin Giordano,” Vogue (French), February, 2007

     “Paillettes,” Le Journal Des Arts, February 2-15, 2007

     Yasmine Youssi, “La Peinture Avant Tout,” La Tribune, January 27, 2007

     Juliette Delaporte, “Jacin Giordano,”, January, 2007

     Marvs Summers, “Artbeat,” Broward New Times, October 19, 2006

     Elisa Turner, “Critic’s Pick,” The Miami Herald, October 6, 2006

     Yasmine Youssi, “Raconte-moi une Histoire,” Le Point, June 8, 2006

     “Raconte-moi une Histoire,” Zurban, May 24, 2006

      Nicola Taylor, “Tell Me a Story,”, May, 2006

     B. B., “Raconte-moi une Histoire,” Le Monde, May 6, 2006

     “Raconte-moi une Hitoire,” La Journal Du Dimanche, April 30, 2006

     Carlos Suarez De Jesus,  “School’s Out,” Miami New Times, April 6, 2006

     Margery Gordon, “Hanging by a Thread,” Art News, December, 2005

     Carlos Suarez De Jesus, “Bobbin and Weavin’,” Miami New Times, Sep.8, 20005

     Adrianna Herrera, “Colgado de un Hilo,” El Nuevo Herald, October, 2005

     Michelle Weinberg, “A Collaborative Canvas,” New Times, August 8, 2005

     Jeff Jahn, “Portland Art, Days of Past Future, “ NW Drizzle, January, 2005

     Franklin Einspruch, “An Open Letter,” Artblog, December 30, 2004

     Ryan Dirks, “Surface Tension,” The Portland Mercury, December 2, 2004

     Franklin Einspruch, “Snitzer Re-Loads,” Street Miami, June 17, 2004

     Paige West, “Fred Snitzer Gallery,” Art Addict, May 25, 2004

     Alfredo Triff, "Art's Big New Home," New Times, February 26, 2004

     Elisa Turner, "Private Property," The Miami Herald, February 1, 2004

     Roni Feinstein, “Expanding Horizons,” Art in America, December 3, 2003

     Elisa Turner, "Snitzer Show," The Miami Herald, August 10, 2003

     Elisa Turner, "Luminous Textiles," The Miami Herald, May 25, 2003

     Damarys Ocana, "Jac the Dripper," Street Miami, May 16, 2003

     Alfredo Triff, “The Night Crazy Legs Went GQ,” New Times, March 6, 2003

     Damarys Ocana, “On Your Mark…Draw,” Street Miami, February 14, 2003

     Damarys Ocana, “15 Standouts,” Street Miami, August 23, 2002

     Elisa Turner, “Regional Reflections,” The Miami Herald, August 11, 2002