Imperium Neptuni Regis (tested interrogated, judged and punished), 2013

Acrylic and Toner on Canvas

88 x 54 in. (Diptych, 54 X 44 in. each)


Imperium Neptuni Regis (Ringleader), 2013

Acrylic and Toner on Canvas 

100 X 140 in. 


Imperium Neptuni Regis (Goons), 2013

Acrylic and Toner on Canvas 

44 X 54 in. 




Anthony Keith Giannini




MFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design


BFA, Painting, Michigan State University


Michigan State University Study Abroad, “Music Art & Language”, Bregenz, Austria



Solo and Group Exhibition (*solo exhibition)


*Crossing The Line, Walter Otero Contemporary Art, San Juan, P.R.


*Crossing The Line, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, TX

Contemporary Drawing Today, Fort Worth Drawing Center, Arlington, TX


*Sun and Bones Below, Trailer Park Proyects, Rio Piedras, PR
SCOPE MIAMI, represented by Trailor Park Proyects, Miami, FL
Do You Think I Care?, Gelman Gallery, RISD Chace Center, Providence, RI
Emerge Art Fair, Trailor Park Proyects, Washington, DC

New Contemporaries, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
Present/Future, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

RISD MFA PAINTING..., 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY

Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Trailer Park Proyects, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center , Providence RI


Soft Machines, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY

Flux Factory's 2011 Benefit Auction and Gala, Center 548, New York, NY

Art Dubai, Galerie Chrisitian Hosp, United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Eins, Kunstraum Tapir, Berlin, Germany

Black and Blue, Masters on Main Street, Catskill, NY

We Care A Lot, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Collision, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Collaboration with artist Kevin Zucker


*That Dreadfully Deemed by Qualified Scholars, Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, DE

Terms of Blur, Flimmernder Dunst, MAN Museum, Berlin, DE

Mingle Configuration, Turn-Berlin Gallery, Berlin, DE

Intersection Correlation, Turn-Berlin Gallery, Berlin, DE

Bring Down, Altelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, De


*Souped-Up Pontiac: Notes From Underground, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI


*A Colony of Oscillating Alliances, Gallery 114, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

*For If the Empire Falls, 33 Collective Gallery, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL


Awards and Residencies


MacColl Johnson Fellowship, The Rhode Island Foundation

Nominated for the College of Arts & Letters Distinguished Alumni Award, Michigan State University


Artist in Resident, Denniston Hill, Woodridge, NY (Sept-Oct.)

Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship and Honors


Roger and Gayle Mandle Scholarship

Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship and Honors


Artist in Resident w/scholarship, Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside, Troy, NY (Jan-May)


Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, Ox-Bow Funding & Stipend for Painters, SAIC

Artist in Resident, Ox-Bow Fall Residency, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Saugatuck, MI

Artist in Resident, Culturia, Berlin, Germany (May-July)

Artist in Resident, Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany (Feb-March)


“Best of Show”, The Albion Review National Undergraduate Journal


“Best of Show”, Michigan State University Undergraduate Exhibition, Juror: Roger Funk

Jens Plumb Award, Michigan State University

Ralf Henrickson Award, Michigan State University

Louis Sudler Award Nominee, Michigan State University


Articles, Reviews, Publications



Avital Ronell, Authority, Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon, Issue 3.1, Winter 2013

Arthur Peña, Process Paint & Power Structures, Arts & Culture Magazine-Texas, August 29th, 2013
Peter Simek, This Week's Visual Art, Sept. 5-8: Pairing Picks for the First Big Fall Art Weekend, Front  Row, DMagazine, September 5th.
Aesthetica: The Arts & Culture Magazine, October/November, Issue 55, 2013
Lucia Simek, Fall Preview 2013, Glasstire- Texas Visual Art, September 1st., 2013
Hilary Casavant, 30 Under Thirty, Art Business News Magazine, Fall 2013

Studio Visit Magazine, Spring Edition, Vol. 21, Juried by Dina Deitsch
Betsy Lewis, The Strange, Funny Art of Fort Worth Drawing Center's Contemporary Drawing Today, Dallas Observer, January 29th, 2013



Tabletop Zine, November/December 2012, Issue 006
El Vocero de Puerto Rico, Anthony Giannini "Sun and Bones Below", October 12th, 2012, pg.28
Nat Brut: A Quarterly of New Art & Writing. Issue 1, Fall 2012

J. Fatima Martins, Present/Future: A Showcase of Emerging Artists, Artscope Magazine, July/Aug

RISD XYZ Alumni Magazine, SPRING/SUMMER Edition
Bill Van Siclen, RISD's Graduate Students Show Deserves An A+, Providence Journal, May 24, 2012

The Brooklyn Review, Issue 29, A Publication of Brooklyn College, City University of New York

Curbs and Stoops: Artist Takeover. June 17th, 2012
The 22 Magazine: The Blog, April 6th, 2012


Studio Visit Magazine, Fall 2011, Vol.15

Ken Johnson, "Soft Machines", The New York Times, Section C26, July 29, 2011

Allese Thomas Baker, "Soft Machines" Critic Pick, Artforum, July, 2011

Carly Gaebe, "Body Conscious: Soft Machines at the Pace Gallery", Art in America: International Review, July 22, 2011

Elizabeth Barker, "Soft Machines at the Pace Gallery", Whitewall: Contemporary Art and Lifestyle Magazine, July 26, 2011, "Group Exhibition of Artists Explores the Influence and Effects of Control Mechanisms on the Human Body", July 22, 2011           


Visual Overture Magazine, Contemporary Emerging Artists, Vol.2 Winter Issue.


The Albion Review: A National Undergraduate Journal

(DVD) Amazing Students Amazing Potential: Undergraduate Research at Michigan State University, MSU Office of the Provost

Michigan State University Alumni Magazine, Undergraduate Research, Fall Issue


The Right-Brain Drain: Why are these artists fleeing Lansing?” The City Pulse (April 25th)



Public Collections

Mehretu-Rankin Collection, NYC

Eisenstein-Zimelman Collection, MD
Latham Collection, NYC
Jimenez-Colon Collection, Puerto Rico
Rhode Island School of Design, Admissions Building