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EDUCATION

Cornell University, NY, MFA

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, BFA

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017      The Mystery of the Visible. Abe Zucca Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2016      Almost Seeing, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

              Surfaces: Joseph Podlesnik, Bokeh Gallery @theMonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ

2015      Surfaces, City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia

              Phoenix: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts. Millville, NJ

              Phoenix: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Bokeh Gallery @theMonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ

2011      Drawings - One-person show. University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac Art Gallery - WI

1996      Paintings – Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017      “Alternative Reality” Exhibition, FLOAT Photo Magazine. Group exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

              “Space” Exhibition, FLOAT Photo Magazine. Group exhibition (juried), Brooklyn, NY

              The Art Collectors II (juried), GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY

              Space Exhibition (juried), FLOAT Photo Magazine. Online exhibition.

              Art of Eating, GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY

              Morean Arts Center exhibition, The Journey: Photographs Along the Way (juried), St. Petersburg, FL

2016      Deck the Halls Exhibition, GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY

              Curated online exhibition, “Relation” - SnappedAway.com

              TINY WORKS II, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

              Art at Kings Oaks (exhibit by invitation), Newtown, PA

              Two-person exhibition at Ribbingsberg Galleri - Simrishamn, Sweden

              STILL LIFE Exhibition (juried), GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY

              Associates Body of Work Juried Exhibition, Arizona Artists Guild, Phoenix, AZ

              Juried Show, Focus: Light and Shadow, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR (3 photographs)

              Three-person exhibition at Ribbingsberg Galleri - Simrishamn, Sweden

              Plymouth Center for the Arts The Fine Art of Photography 2016 Juried Exhibition

              Arizona Artists Guild Open Statewide Juried Exhibition (2 works), Phoenix, AZ

              Stockton University Art Department Exhibition, LBI Foundation of Arts and Sciences, LBI, NJ

              Snapshot in Time: A Contemporary View of Still Life, Davis Art Gallery, Worcester, MA

              New Year Online Exhibition. FLOAT Photo Magazine. (non-juried)

2015      2015 Favorite Photograph Exhibition, Part VII. Lenscratch.com (non-juried)

              TINY WORKS, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

              Arizona Artists Guild Winter Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

              Juried Show, Photo Shoot (Open-Theme), Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

              Small Works Exhibition: Paintings. Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC

              Exposure Photography Award digital display, Louvre Museum, Paris

              InFocus Member Photographic Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

2014      Finalist Show, 2014 Hot Springs Photography Competition, Hot Springs, AR

              Juried Show, Black and White: 2014 (2 photographs), Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

              Faculty Summer Show - Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ

              Juried Faculty Show- Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA

              Juried Show, Grayscale, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

              Juried Show, Landscape: Looking at Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

              ArtLink, Art Detour 26 Group Show (“Michael Submerged”), Phoenix, AZ

2013      Juried Show, Holy Daze show at the MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

              Juried Show Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

              Faculty Show - Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ

              Juried Faculty Show - Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA

2012      Drawings. Saskia Jorda & Joseph Podlesnik - Paradise Valley Comm. College, Phoenix, AZ

2011      Faculty Show, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ

2009      Juried Faculty Show - Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA

2008      Studio Artists Show, Witt Gallery, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

              Juried Faculty Show - Art Institute of Pittsburgh Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA - Rose & Alex: A Mother & Her Son video

2007      Juried Faculty Show - Art Institute of Pittsburgh, PA

2005      Faculty Show – Stockton University - Long Beach Island, NJ

2004      The Self-Portrait - High Street Gallery, Millville, NJ

1998      Faculty Show – Stockton University - Atlantic City, NJ

              Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

1997      Department of Art Faculty Show - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

              Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

1996      Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

1995      Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

1994      Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

1993      Faculty Show – Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

              Works on the Wall Adjunct Faculty Exhibit, University of the Arts. Philadelphia, PA

1992      Faculty Show - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

TEACHING

2005-now    Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor, Lead Faculty, Art Foundations

1993-now    Stockton University, Adjunct Instructor of Art

2010-13      Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ, Adjunct Instructor

2006-09      Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Adjunct Instructor

2001-02      University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, Lecturer

1997-98      Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Visiting Assistant Professor

1993-98      Atlantic Community College, Adjunct Instructor

1992-93      University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Lecturer

 

 

AWARDS

Selected as one of the best entries for the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, June, 2017

Inez Hall Outstanding Faculty Award, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2016

Best in Show, Arizona Artists Guild’s Associates Body of Work Juried Exhibition, 2016

3-month sabbatical, applied toward writing Observational Drawing, 2014

Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Monthly Faculty Spotlight, 2012

 

 

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS

Interview with Joseph Podlesnik, by Christina Foard, 2017

Photographic work mentioned in Roy R. Behrens’ essay in the book CAMO MANIA, 2017

Observational Drawing, drawing textbook, published by TempeDigital, 2017

Phoenix Downtown Journal /Arts and Culture - “The Mystery of the Visible” August, 2017

Phoenix New Times /Arts and Culture - “The Mystery of the Visible” August, 2017

Featured, April 2017 Newsletter, Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

INTERVIEW with JOSEPH PODLESNIK, SNAPPED AWAY.com

Featured in the academic journal, The Finch.net

50-minute pod-cast interview with StudioBreak.com

Featured on Arizona Artist a Day, 2017

Snappedaway.com photo blog. Part 1 of a 3 part in-depth series, 2017

The Poetry of Sight blog, 2016

almost seeing: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (64 pages, b&w/color), 2016

Hyperallergic author Jennifer Samet ‘s review of the Still Life exhibition at GalleryNorth, 2016

The SandPaper, Arts in Parts, Stockton University Art Exhibition, LBI Foundation of Arts and Sciences, 2016

Plymouth Center for the Arts The Fine Art of Photography - Juried Exhibition catalog, 2016

Photograph published (p. 68) in 2nd Edition of Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis, 2016

Surfaces Photography Exhibition, Phoenix Uptown Magazine, 2016

Surfaces, Joseph Podlesnik, The Arts Beacon, 2016

Surfaces Exhibit at Bokeh Gallery, AZCulture Magazine, Phoenix AZ, 2015

Poets and Artists Magazine, Devotion issue (2 photographs), 2015

AiConnections Artist Interview Series: Joseph Podlesnik. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2015

Surfaces - City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015

Photo Shoot (Open-Theme) Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR, 2015

SURFACES book review on LensCulture.com online magazine, 2015

SURFACES: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (70 pages, b&w/color), 2015

2015 Exposure Photography Award book - Documentary Collection, 2015

Drawings in Prof. Anthony Lombardi’s Introduction: Drawing en Plein Air, Rome Art Program, 2015

Portfolio of the Day, Capture 12 (May 8), 2015

ART TALK: Spotlight on Joe Podlesnik’s Photo Efforts, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2015

Feature in Portfolio section of FLOAT Photo Magazine, 2015

Artist Spotlight on Joseph Podlesnik, AZ Foothills Magazine, 2015

PHOENIX the Solo Photography Show of Joseph Podlesnik (press release), 2014

PHOENIX: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (86 pages, b&w/color), 2014

Work chosen for Dream Me Up Tumblr Photographic Weblog, 2014

Grayscale. Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR, 2014

Making Art and Thinking about Art, Daniel Maidman, “The Architectonics of the Head”, 2014

Landscape: Looking at Photography. Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR, 2014

Holy Daze invades Shade Gallery at MonOrchid”, Localrevibe.com. Phoenix, AZ, 2013

Run to the RoundHouse, Nellie: An Online Journal about Memoir. Feature: Self-portraits, 2013

Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture Show. Black Box Gallery catalog, Portland, OR, 2013

Press of Atlantic City, June 19, 2013, Exhibit Features Works of Stockton Visual Arts Faculty, 2013

The Poetry of Sight Joseph Podlesnik: Marksman Par Excellence, 2012

Out of the Box: A Soul’s Surprising Journey – book cover design/ illustration, 2012

Paradise Valley Community College: Reception for Saskia Jorda & Joseph Podlesnik, 2012

Drawing published (p. 15) in Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis (Wadsworth: Cengage Learning), 2012

The Restaurant Expert “Insider” Newsletter, Phoenix, AZ - illustration, 2011-12

The North American Review. Cedar Falls, IA – illustration, 2000-07

Ballast Quarterly Review. Cedar Falls, IA – illustration, 2000-05

America Magazine. New York, NY – illustration, 2000

Q: A Journal of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Talking ‘Funk Factor’ with Adolph Rosenblatt, Interview with

     Adolph Rosenblatt, 1992

Q: A Journal of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Jack Levine: Nothing New, Nothing Old, Just Good and Bad -

     Interview with Jack Levine, 1991

Milwaukee Sentinel, Saturday, July 22, Painter pays tribute to world’s greatest artists, 1989

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

INFOCUS Photography Organization of the Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix, AZ

FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education)

 

 

COLLECTIONS

Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey

University of Wisconsin- Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona

Vancouver, British Columbia

Portland, Oregon

Phoenix, Arizona

Brooklyn, New York

Baltimore, Maryland

Silver Spring, Maryland

St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dunedin, Florida

Tampa Bay, Florida

Linwood, New Jersey

Tom’s River, New Jersey

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Simrishamn, Sweden

Concord, New Hampshire

Monmouth, Oregon

Sayville, New York

Setauket, New York

Newtown, Pennsylvania

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bohemia, New York

Oakland, California