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Eugenio Espinosa

Eugenio Espinosa

Eugenio Espinosa

Assistant Professor, Art

Cultural Arts Center, Room 7201A


Eugenio Espinosa began at the College in 1990 and has served as a full-time faculty member since 1991. Espinosa has taught such courses as Art Appreciation, Three-Dimensional Design, Sculpture and Art in New York, and his artistic interests focus on painting and ceramic tile. Before arriving at RCC, he taught at Kean College in Union, NJ, the Jersey City Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Espinosa’s paintings have been featured in many solo exhibitions, and his work has been displayed in group shows including faculty exhibitions at University at Albany, SUNY, and Hopper House in Nyack, NY. Espinosa is also the recipient of numerous fellowships and residencies.


  • BA Zoology, Drew University 1972
  • MFA, Rutgers University, 1980


  • Fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts (multiple years)
  • Vermont Studio Center Institute For Civil Society
  • Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking
  • Cintas Foundation
  • Kellogg Foundation

Professional Accomplishments

Residencies at:

  • Weir Farm, Branchville, CT
  • Platte Clove (NY) Catskill Center
  • Vermont Studio Center Institute For Civil Society, Johnson, VT
  • Exchange Artist/Resident, Salzburg, Austria (for Virginia Center for the Creative Arts)
  • Yaddo Mansion, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • MacDowell Colony, Petersboro, NH

Presentations (Selected)

Solo exhibitions

  • Weir Farm, Branchville, CT
  • Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison, NJ
  • Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ
  • Westminster Gallery, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ
  • Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ


Group exhibitions

  • Faculty Exhibition, University at Albany, SUNY
  • Faculty Exhibition, Hopper House, Nyack, NY
  • College of St Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
  • Cuba Art New York, NYC

Collections (Selected)

Private collections

  • Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Rutgers University Permanent Collection, Voorhees-Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Nelson Hall Collection, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


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