Education

Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (now School of Design)
    MFA (Sculpture) , 1976. Studied with Robert Engman and Maurice Lowe
    BFA (Sculpture) , 1972. Studied with Frederick Osborne
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1970-1971

Awards

2017 Finalist  12th  International Drawing Annual,  Manifest Gallery,  Cinninnati, Ohio
2015 Second Place, Works on Paper, Pennsylvania State Museum, "Art of the State,"  Harrisburg, PA Margaret Winslow, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, juror
Catherine Prescott, Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts, Messiah College, Grantham, PA, awards juror
2015 Third Place, 44th Annual Juried Exhibit, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA.  Charles Stainbeck, Director, Philip and Muriel Beman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA  juror                        
2014  Third Place, 43rd Annual Juried Exhibit, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA Dorothy Frey, painter, juror
2012. Third Place, works on paper, Pennsylvania State Museum, “Art of the State,” Harrisburg, PA. Karen Mulder, Corcoran College of Art,  juror; Catonia Fraser, Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD,  awards juror     
2010. Honorable Mention, 39th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Dr. Christine Filippone, Assistant Professor of Art, Millersville University, Millersville, PA , juror                                                  
2007. Fourth Place Prize, 36th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Dan Mills, Director, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA,  juror                                                             
2006. First Place Prize, 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College,Annville,PA, Madeleine Viljoen, Ph.D., Director of LaSalle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, juror                                          
2005. First Place Prize, 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Dan Talley, Associate Professor and Director of Sharadin Ar t Gallery, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, juror       
1997. Prize Winner, Jewish Community Center, Juried Group, Pittsburgh, PA, Philip Pearlstein, juror

Selected Exhibitions   

2019 Webster Art Center, Webster Groves, MO national drawing exhibition 2019 Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY group invitational 2018 State Museum of Pennsylvania  Annual Juried Show "Art of the State"  Harrisburg, PA
2018 Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA (summer) two person exhibit
2018 Gallery One, Pt Reyes Station, CA  (for residents of Lucid Art Foundation 2017) group exhibit                                    
2018 New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA  solo
2017 Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA group exhibit
2017 Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, juried exhibit works on paper, juror:  Ann Shafer, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs,  The Baltimore Museum of Art
2017  Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA  two person exhibit
2016 Delaplaine Art Center, Frederick, MD solo
2016 Carlisle Art Learning Center, Carlisle, PA   two person exhibit
2015-16  Pennsylvania Governor's Residence, Harrisburg, PA with Pa Arts Experience, group exhibit
2015 Susquehanna Center for the Creative Arts, Columbia, PA group exhibit
2015  Works on Paper, Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA group exhibit
2015 "Mark on the Wall" Exhibit in Conjunction with the 25th Annual International Conference on VIrginia Woolf, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, Rosalyn Richards and Chad Andrews, jurors
2015 State Museum of Pennsylvania,Annual Juried "Art of the State" Harrisburg PA, Margaret Winslow Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, juror
2015 Suzanne Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville PA  annual juried show
2014. Suzanne Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA annual juried show
2014. Pennsylvania Arts Experience Gallery, York, PA, solo  
2014. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg,PA  juried group
2013. Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA two person exhibit
2013. Doshi Gallery  at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA juried group
2013. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA  juried group
2013. Suzanne Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA  annual juried show
2012-2013.  Lancaster Arts Hotel Gallery, Lancaster, PA., solo 
2012.  State Museum of Pennsylvania, Annual Juried “Art of the State,” Harrisburg, PA. juror: Karen Mulder, Corcoran College of Art
2011.  Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA. juror’s piece
2011. Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA.  5 person group invitational
2011. Doshi Gallery at the State Museum of Pennsyvlania,  juror’s piece. Harrisburg, PA.
2011. Goggleworks.org, Reading, PA. "Inside Outside: A Broad Interpretation of Space and Place on the Edge and in Between.   Juror: Bruce Samuelson, Professor, of painting and drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 
2011. Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD. "Works on Paper."   Juror: Johanna Halford-MacLeod, Executive Director of The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund
2010. HUB Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA group invitational
2010. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. group invitational
2010. State Museum of Pennsylvania, Annual Juried "Art of the State," Harrisburg, PA.  Juror: Leo Mazow, Curator of American Art, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 
2009. Suzanne Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA solo 
2009. Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA 5 person invitational
2008. Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA. solo
2008. Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. juried group
2008. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. group invitational
2007. Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA. juried group
2007. 36th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. Fourth Place Prize
2007. Doshi Gallery , Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA solo 
2007. Dana Gallery, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA. 5 person invitational
2006. Doshi Gallery, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2006. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2006. 35th Annual Juried Exhibition , Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. First Place Prize
2005. Studio Tristan Soler, Paris, France. group invitational
2005. Doshi Gallery, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2005. Reading Public Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2005. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2005. 34th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, First Place Prize
2005. 6th Annual National Juried Show, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
2005. Doshi Gallery, juried group, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2004. Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA, campus, Middletown, PA. juried group
2004. Doshi Gallery, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2004.  Suzanne Arnold Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA. juried group
2004. Breathe Gallery, Davidson, NC. Juried group invitational
2003. Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg , PA, campus, Middletown, PA. juried group
2003. Doshi Gallery, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2003. Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2002. Harrisburg Area Community College, Gettysburg Campus, Gettysburg, PA. juried group
2002. Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg campus, Middletown, PA. juried group
2002. Doshi Gallery, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA. juried group
2002. William Ris Gallery, Camp Hill, PA. two person exhibit
2001.  State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA. Annual Juried Art of the State
2000. Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg, PA. group gallery- walk exhibit
1997. Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh, PA. juried group, prize winner, juror: Philip Pearlstein
1996. Harrisburg Art Association, Harrisburg, PA. group invitational
1995. Harrisburg Art Association, Harrisburg, PA. annual juried group
1991. Capitol Hill Day School, Washington, D.C. group invitational
1980. Lancaster County Community Gallery, Lancaster, PA. two person exhibit
1979, 1980. Governor's Offices, Harrisburg, PA. group shows
1979. Doshi Gallery of Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, PA. 3- person exhibit
1978. Doshi Gallery of Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, PA. group shows
1974, 1975, 1976. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. group shows
1971. Boston Museum School, Boston City Hall, Arlington Street Unitarian Church, Boston, MA.

Public Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA Collection works on paper
Palmer Museum of Art,  Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL  Collection  Prints and Drawings

Private Collections

Abu Dhabi, France, Maryland,  New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Switzerland, Texas, Virginia

Residencies

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT  Summer 2015  2 week residency
Lucid Arts Foundation, Inverness, CA, October 2017  3 week residency
New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA  January 2018  2-day consultancy Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA 2 week residency 2019

Selected  Publications

International Drawing Annual 12, (INDA 12) published by Manifest Gallery, Cinncinnati, Ohio January 2019 West Marin Review, Pt Reyes Station CA Annual arts/literary journal, publication 2019 Publication of the New Arts Program:  Jo Margolis, Recipient 2018 juried solo residency "Reflections from the Journey"  Kutztown,  PA New Arts Alive, BCTV.org community access tv 3-1-17 : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouaABhN-pDg
La Voz Latina Central, Harrisburg,  Pa, November 2014 ''Meticulous Detail and Craftsmanship," by Scott Campbell
Harrisburg Magazine, December 2014, Gallery Space by Scott Campbell, "Pattern, Space and Shape Define Artist's Ink Compositions"    
Center Daily Times, October 1, 2010, “Women’s ‘Uncommon Bond’: Artists’ Critique Group  Culminates in Exhibit of Variety,” by Michelle Isham
Harrisburg Patriot News, July 22, 2010, “ ‘Art of the State’ Showcases Pennsylvania’s Talented Painters, Photographers, Sculptors” by Ellen Hughes
Lebanon Daily News, June 20, 2009, “Patterns Draw Sculptor to Paper’’ by Howard Kolub
Jo Margolis: Inscriptions. Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery brochure by Crista Detweiler, InterimDirector
Art Matters, April 2007, “Inside Pa,” by Ellen Slupe
Harrisburg Patriot News, March 29, 2007, “Notes Set in Ink” by David N. Dunkle
Art Matters, March 2007, “Inside Pa,”  by Ellen Slupe
Franklin & Marshall College, Phillips Museum of Art web site, March/April, 2007    Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College will feature two group exhibits...   Uncommon Bond…
Carlisle Sentinel,  1/12/2007  “Local Artists Taken on ‘space’ featured in Doshi”  by Barbara Trainin Blank
Harrisburg Magazine,   September, 2005  “Within Artists’ Circles’’  by Susan Marvel Ferrer
Art Matters, August, 2005  “Inside Pa,” by Ellen Slupe
Sunday Patriot News, September 21, 2003  “Art: VanGo! Rolls out with New Exhibit” by Zachary Lewis

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