is an artist and writer who lives in Hyde Park, Vermont, and Montreal.
His reviews and articles have appeared in Art New England and Art
in America and his work has been exhibited at White Column, Steven Kasher
Gallery and Wendy Cooper Gallery. Gallo
is a member of the Grass Roots Art and Community Effort and works as a
psychiatric crisis support worker in a community health care agency and
daytreatment facility in rural Vermont.
painterly fusion of drawing and writing with respect to his text’s surface and
subsurface, the inclusion of marginalia , interlinear annotation, erasure marks
and smudging, and an active artistic skepticism
about finality of form and narrative....The look, feel and energy of Gallo’s
book possesses remarkable affinity to the challenging and often paradoxically
theatrical literature that violently challenged the orthodoxies of the Soviet
state.” -- Joel Lipman, House
work – at once singular and timely – offers a rendering of current events,
reading the banality of horror via poetry.”
-- Avital Ronell.
titles his work, daytrtmnt, which is not only the standard therapeutic
program for those in hospitals (day treatment), but is also, he argues, the
homeopathic regimen we follow to live in a repressive society.
We must absorb the small violences everyday so that we might survive the
-- Robert Buckeye.