Joseph Reboli

Joseph Reboli (September 25, 1945 – June 4, 2004) was an American painter based in Stony Brook, New York, known primarily for his oil paintings of local landscapes and subjects from the Three Village Place and the East End of Long Island.

Joseph Reboli was born in Port Jefferson, New York, and began painting in his childhood. As to the fore as junior high school, his aunt, Anna Reboli, would arrange for his art to be shown at the bank in Stony Brook where she worked, and quietly bought everything.

He attended the Paier School of Art in New Haven, Connecticut from 1964 to 1967, where he was instructed by American realist Ken Davies. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was assigned to the Army Exhibit Unit in Alexandria, Virginia, until his freedom in 1969.

Reboli had his first solo exhibition in 1971 at Gallery North in Setauket. In 1977, he met George Henoch Shechtman, owner of the Christopher Gallery on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, where Reboli's perform would agree be exhibited regularly. Through the 1980s and '90s Shechtman continued to represent Reboli at Gallery Henoch in SoHo. Into the 2000s, Reboli continued to hold solo exhibits at Gallery North, the first gallery to proceed his work; and inspired the Joseph Reboli Wet Paint Festival, a plein let breathe painting thing held by the not-for-profit gallery annually. Overall, his action has been the subject of five museum exhibitions, over 20 solo exhibitions, and numerous bureau shows, as without difficulty as collected by both private collectors throughout America and Europe and corporate clients.

In 1998, the Museums at Stony Brook held an exhibit titled Joseph Reboli Retrospective, consisting of 55 works gathered from across the nation, spanning his thirty-year career. The exhibition was in the middle of the hardcover LP Joseph Reboli, an 84-page cassette published by the museum, comprising an essay by museum President Deborah J. Johnson, an exhibition record, and fifty color plates of Reboli's paintings.

In 1999, the White House Historical Association held an exhibit titled White House Impressions: The President's House Through the Eye of the Artist at the While House Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., featured the be in of 14 prominent artists, including Joseph Reboli, who represented one of the 13 native states: New York. He was invited to document his personal circulate of the White House in award of the 200th anniversary of the White House. Reboli's painting for the exhibit was reproduced in a commemorative directory for the year 2000 for the White House.

On June 4, 2004, Joseph Reboli died of lung cancer in Setauket, New York. He was 58 years old. He left astern four daughters, Jenna Reboli, Anna Reboli, Kathryn Strecker and Kathryn Reboli.

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