Joseph Podlesnik

 

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Joseph Podlesnik is Associate Professor of Art Foundations at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh— online division. Joseph also serves as adjunct instructor of art at Stockton University in New Jersey. He received his MFA degree in drawing and painting from Cornell University and exhibits his photographic work nationally and internationally. Joseph lives in Phoenix Arizona.

 

http://www.josephpodlesnik.com/

Joseph Podlesnik

Education

Cornell University, NY, MFA

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, BFA

Solo Exhibitions

2016 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

2016 Two-person exhibition at Ribbingsberg Galleri – Simrishamn, Sweden

STILL LIFE (juried show), 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 Favorite Photograph Exhibition, Part VII. Lenscratch.com (non-juried)

2015 TINY WORKS/TINY DANCES, {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

Create Academy Exhibition, Roosevelt Row – Phoenix, AZ

InFocus Member Photographic Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

Exhibition, Curated by Ted G. Decker, Echo Coffee, Scottsdale, AZ

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

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

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

Juried Faculty Show- Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division, 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

Night Bathers photographic series exhibited at Clarendon Hotel, Phoenix, AZ

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

Drawings exhibited, Bezalel Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Painting exhibited on the Friends of Perceptual Painters Facebook Group

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 – Online Division, 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 – Online Division, 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 and Her Son, 20-minute video documentary

2007 Juried Faculty Show – Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division, 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

MFA thesis show – Tjaden Hall Art Gallery, Cornell University

Teaching

2017 Slated to teach a 3-day digital photography workshop at the Scottsdale Artist’s School (TBA)

2016 Invited to teach at JSS in Civita, “Seeing – Digital Photography and the Italian Landscape” 2-wk

workshop in Civita Castellana, Italy

2005-present Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division, Associate Professor (Art Foundations) –

Drawing, 2-D Design, Color Theory, Perspective

1993-present Stockton University, Pomona, NJ, Adjunct Professor – Drawing I & II, Painting, 2-D Design,

Understanding the Visual Arts, The Image and the Eye (online upper-level seminar course)

2010-2013 Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ, Adjunct Instructor – 2D Design, Web Design,

Drawing, Figure Drawing

2006-09 Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Adjunct Professor – Intro Watercolor, Experiencing Art,

Workshop in Art

2001-02 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, Lecturer – Drawing I & II

1997-98 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Visiting Assistant Professor – Intro Painting, Drawing I & II

1992-93 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Lecturer – Sophomore Painting

Awards

Inez Hall Outstanding Faculty Award, Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division, 2016

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

3-month sabbatical, applied toward writing Foundations of Drawing, 2014

Winner, photo contest, ARTELPHX 2013 at Clarendon Hotel, Phoenix, AZ, 2013

Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division Monthly Faculty Spotlight, 2012

Print/Web Press, Publications

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

Foundations of Drawing, drawing textbook (in-progress)

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

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

Photograph published in 2nd Edition of Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis, 2016

Surfaces Photography Exhibition, Phoenix Uptown Magazine, 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 featured in Professor Anthony Lombardi’s Introduction: Drawing en Plein Air,

The Rome Art Program, http://www.romeartprogram.org, 2015

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

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

Inspirations; Human Connection. A Portrait Series: Joseph Podlesnik, 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

Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis (Wadsworth: Cengage Learning), drawing, p. 15, 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

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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

Professional Organizations

The Arizona Artists Guild – Phoenix, AZ

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

Collections

Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey

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

Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona

Portland, Oregon

Phoenix, Arizona

Brooklyn, New York

Baltimore, Maryland

Silverspring, Maryland

St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dunedin, Florida

Tampa Bay, Florida

Tom’s River, New Jersey

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Simrishamn, Sweden

Concord, New Hampshire

Monmouth, Oregon

Setauket, NY

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