Events

Read about James’s most current and upcoming gallery and museum openings and appearances


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Baseball in Black and White: The Watercolors of James Fiorentino

Opening Day/Night Reception: Saturday, October 14 from Noon - 8:00 PM

Bergino Baseball Clubhouse • 67 East 11 Street, The landmark Cast Iron Building, Greenwich Village NYC

An art show unlike any we have curated before.  Nearly two dozen original watercolor paintings.  All in black and white.  

Larger paintings -- and unique smaller pieces.  Featuring prominent figures throughout baseball history, from 20th Century legends to the stars of today.

James Fiorentino’s “Baseball in Black and White” watercolor artwork will be on exhibit and available for purchase in the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse from October 14 - December 24, 2017.

At the Opening Day/Night Reception: complimentary beer, beverages, ballpark snacks.

Contact: Jay Goldberg, proprietor, Bergino Baseball Clubhouse • 212-226-7150 • bergino@aol.com


Rare Wildlife Revealed Morristown Performing Arts Center.

Famed sports artist James Fiorentino returns to New York City with new traveling wildlife art exhibition at historic Salmagundi Club on April 4

His sports art long celebrated at Baseball Hall of Fame and other venues, 
Fiorentino’s wildlife watercolor exhibition arrives in NYC with free reception

New York City, NY – Nationally celebrated artist James Fiorentino has been celebrated for his iconic paintings of New York sports icons like Derek Jeter, Yogi Berra, and Odell Beckham, Jr. Now Mr. Fiorentino returns to New York City with a new muse for his prodigious talents – the vulnerable, oft-overlooked wildlife of the metropolitan area.

“Rare Wildlife Revealed: The James Fiorentino Traveling Art Exhibition” will make its New York City debut at the historic Salmagundi Club during the week of April 2-8, 2017. A free reception will be held on Tuesday, April 4 from 6-8 PM at the Salmagundi Art Club Patrons’ Gallery, located at 47 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003.

Offered by the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation, the exhibit is part of a three-year traveling exhibition around the northeastern United States that kicked off this past fall.

“In this bustling metropolitan area, it is all too easy to overlook the wildlife that shares our cities and suburbs – yet New York City is blessed with an inspiring ‘Noah’s Ark’ of rare wildlife,” says Conserve Wildlife Foundation Executive Director and wildlife author David Wheeler. “From peregrine falcons and bald eagles to diamondback terrapins and sea horses, New York is home to extraordinary wildlife that has found a way to adapt to life in the city. We are so grateful that James Fiorentino has placed his artistic focus on these species. His evocative watercolor portraits bring the wildlife to life on the canvas.”

Mr. Fiorentino's watercolor paintings depict some of the New York metropolitan area’s most endangered and vulnerable species. The April 4 reception will feature a number of wildlife biologists joining the artist in engaging visitors to the show about the diverse wildlife species that call New York City and surrounding areas home – many of which are featured in Mr. Fiorentino’s realistic portraits. 

 

  • Little brown bats can be found in Central Park, while peregrine falcons and ospreys can be seen soaring over Jamaica Bay. 
  • Piping plovers migrate to Rockaway Beach, while harbor seals sunbathe on Orchard Beach. 
  • Humpback whales are spotted along the shoreline in Brooklyn and Queens, while box turtles can be found at Clay Pit Ponds on Staten Island.

 


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Salmagundi Club - Nautical Exhibition - July 10/27

The Margaret Anne" is a 22 x 30 watercolor painting I created this year (New Jersey scene) that will be hanging at the Historic Salmagundi Club July 10-27 for their Nautical Exhibition.


Saratoga Springs NY - July 2017

24th Newton Plaza & Marini Homes Siro’s Cup, the unofficial kick off of the thoroughbred racing meet at Saratoga Race Course, held on the eve of opening day. 2017 National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Inductee Javier Castellano will be the evening’s honoree. Castellano won the 2017 Preakness Stakes on Cloud Computing, and is a four time consecutive winner, (2013-2016) of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. James Fiorentino will be presenting Javier an original painting of him winning the Breeders Cup Classic in 2004 on Ghostzapper. Limited edition giclees will be available signed by Javier to benefit the Center.


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Conserve Wildlife Foundation’s Rare Wildlife Revealed: The James Fiorentino Traveling Art Exhibition


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Victor Green Foundation - September 20, 2017 

James has created an original painting of former Jets safety Victor Green to be auctioned off to benefit the Victor Green Foundation. The celebrities in attendance including many Hall of Famers will sign the original artwork. 

Super Ralley At The Alley

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Sunset Safari

Celebrating the Grand Opening of the Lion and Hyena Exhibit at Turtle Back Zoo-June 9 , 2017.  James has created original artworks to celebrate this wonderful occasion with he Zoo. 


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Dellin Betances-Latino Sports MVP Awards - NYC - September 19, 2017

Yankees All Star pitcher Dellin Betances will receive a painting from James for wining the 2016 LatinoMVP American League Closer of the Year