Leni Paquet Morante | CV
Works by artist Leni Paquet Morante
Leni Morante, Art, Paintings
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Born Helene Paquet, 1962, Temiscaminque, Canada                                                                     Studio 16,  at Grounds for Sculpture
Naturalized Citizen of the USA
Known as Léni Paquet-Morante


Mason Gross School of the Arts @ Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; BFA, Painting, Jan. 1991, Highest Academic Honors
Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ; AA, Visual Arts, May 1989, Highest Academic Honors
Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ; Apprentice/Intern 1984-1985 (16 months)
Palomar College, San Marcos, CA; 1982-1984

Commissions and Grants:

2017 Lacawac Artists Residency, Lake Ariel, PA
2005 “Odalisque III” bronze, 11”x15.5” diameter; for Intech Corp, Princeton, NJ
1994 “Odalisque II” 25”x32” diam., bronze; for Mr. Seward Johnson, Jr., Key West, FL
1986 Maryland State Arts Council, Artist-in-Residence at Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD
1986 Untitled, cast bronze relief 4’x9’x18” Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD.
1985 Johnson Incentive Grant
1984 Johnson Foundation Grant

Solo Exhibits:

2019 Johnson & Johnson Corp. Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
2017 Program for Gender & Sexuality Studies Gallery, Princeton University, NJ
1998 Johnson & Johnson Corp. Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
1996 Passaic County Community College; Patterson, NJ
1995 Program in Women’s Studies Gallery, Princeton Univ., NJ
1992 Mason Gross Gallery B, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Group Exhibits:

2017 Artworks, Trenton, New Jersey. “Art All Day Group Exhibit” and Location #23
2017 Program for Gender & Sexuality Studies Gallery, Princeton University, NJ.
2017 Hopewell Winery, Hopewell, NJ. “Summer Threads” (invitational)
2017 The Trenton State Museum, NJ. “Ellarslie Open 34” (juried)
2017 Edison Price Light Gallery,  Long Island NY. “Refractions”(juried)
2016 MCCC, West Windsor, NJ. “Mercer Artists 2016” (juried) – Purchase Award
2016 Tulpehaking Nature Center, Hamilton, NJ. “Rooted” (juried)
2016 Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA.  (juried)
2011-17 Art All Night, Trenton, NJ.
2013 MCCC, West Windsor, NJ. “Mercer Artists 2013” (juried)
2012 Artworks, Trenton, NJ. “Artwork’s Select” (juried)
2005 Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ. “Animagerie” (invitational, two person show)
2003 Ellarslie Open (juried)
1996 Mercer County Community College “Mercer Artists ‘96” (juried) – Juror’s Merit Award.
1996 Passaic County Community College “Context” (invitational)
1995 Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ “Alternate Visions”
1995 The Williams Gallery, Princeton, NJ. “Summer Salon Show”
1994 City Without Walls, Newark, NJ. “19th Members Exhibition”
1994 Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ. “Alumni Invitational”
1994 Program in Women’s Studies, Princeton Univ. “Women Artists” (invitational)
1992/3 W. Wilson School, Princeton Univ/YWCA “A Celebration of Art” (invitational)
1992 B&S Gallery, Williamsport, PA. “Four Sculptors” (invitational)
1992 Angel Fire Gallery, Rochester, NY. “Salon Show”
1991 Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ “Fred Morante & Leni Paquet: Paintings & Sculpture”
1991 Mason Gross School of the Arts “BFA Thesis Show”
1989 Artworks, Trenton, NJ. (juried)
1988 Mercer County Community College
1987 Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ “Flickinger, Morante, Paquet: Sculpture”
1986 Williams Collection, Princeton, NJ.
1985 Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ “John Boyce and Leni Paquet”
1985 21 Bond Gallery, NY, NY, “3-D” (invitational)


Janssen Pharmaceutica, Pennington, NJ (2)
Intech Corp., Princeton, NJ
Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission
C-Tec Corp., Princeton, NJ (8)
Johnson & Johnson Corp. Hdqts., New Brunswick, NJ (2)
Bristol Myers-Squibb, Princeton, NJ (2)