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Art Department

Faculty - John J. Belardo

Academic Interests

Figurative sculpture, specifically contemporary representational sculpture; and drawing


  • Digital media (3-d)


  • Lehman College's Outstanding Contribution to the College Award, presented by the Office of the President
  • Medal of Honor for Sculpture, presented by the American Artists Professional League
  • Peitro Montana Memorial Award, presented by the Hudson Valley Art Association

Public Commissions

  • Permanent Sculpture: Portrait of Governor Hebert H. Lehman, Lehman College CUNY, Bronx, NY, dedicated Nov. 2004
  • Garden of Great Ideas Sculpture Garden, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C., 2001
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers exhibit
  • A. Will Sears Memorial, Cooperstown Theater Festival, Cooperstown, NY, 9/2007

Publications and Exhibits

  • Solo Exhibition: “John Belardo” Hionas Gallery and Project Room New York, NY 2011
  • “Maker Faire” at New York Hall of Science New York, NY 2011
  • “Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” Stockbridge, MA 2011
  • “Lehman Downtown” Westbeth Gallery New York, NY 2011
  • “The American Artisits Professional League” 83rd Grand National Exhibition at The Salmagundi Club 2011
  • “Current 2011” at Boscobel Garrison NY, 2011
  • “Artscape 2011” Pittsfield MA 2011
  • “Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” Stockbridge, MA 2010
  • "Sculptoure 2010" SICA Shore Institute of The Contemporary Arts Long Branch, NJ 2010
  • “Art In The Heart Of The City” 2010 Ithaca, NY 2010
  • “Marks that Mater” at Muroff Kotler Visual Arts Gallery SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY 2010
  • “New York, NY” at Lana Santorelli Gallery New York, NY 2009
  • “The Figure in its Glory” at Windham Fine Arts Windham, NY 2009
  • “Poison” at Curious Matter Jersey City, NJ 2009
  • “Spctclr Vws” at One Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn, NY 2009
  • New York State Capital
  • The National Arts Club
  • Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery
  • Salmagundi Club
  • Franklyn D. Roosevelt Estate and Library

Professional affiliations

  • Hudson Valley Art Association, President