As Director of the SUArt Galleries located in the Shaffer Art Building, Domenic is responsible for the exhibition program, the care of the university’s art collection, and the public art on the campus. The University collection, comprised of more than 45,000 objects, has been the focus of his expertise since arriving at Syracuse.
Domenic has curated numerous exhibitions over the years including British Prints in the Age of Pop, William Kentridge: The Nose and other Subjects, and the retrospective exhibition of Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions. He is presently working on the exhibition About Prints: the Legacy of S. W. Hayter and Atelier 17, which will be presented later this year at the SU Art Galleries. Other recent past exhibitions include Rembrandt: The Consummate Etcher, The Elegant Salon: European Academic Painting and Milton Avery Revisited. Domenic has also authored numerous articles for catalogs, periodicals, and other publications, such as War News and Strange Brews: The Art of Boris Artzybasheff which appeared in Scientific American. Some of his exhibitions have been seen at the Phillips Collection, Smithsonian Institution, at the Palitz Gallery in New York City, and in Italy at various university galleries. Domenic taught courses in Print Curatorship and Connoisseurship as well as Collections Management in the Graduate Museum Studies program for many years.
Domenic was the recipient of the 2006 Chancellor’s Citation for Distinguished Service to the University.