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LESLEY MITCHELL

Education:

Douglass College, Trenton State College, PA Academy of the Fine Arts

Solo & small group exhibitions:

2012: Dreams of the City: Paintings and Prints, the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School

2010: The Gilded Lion, Princeton, NJ, Paintings, Prints & Books

2008: University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA: Picturing a Dance

2007: Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

2004: Gallery at CFEVA, Philadelphia PA: Books and Prints

2001: Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, NJ: 3 Women Printmakers

1999: University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA: Excursions

1997: PA Academy Library: Works on paper

1996: Philadelphia Art Alliance: Philadelphia, PA: Narratives

1996: Creative Artists Network (now CFEVA), Philadelphia, PA

1996: University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA: Show and Tell

1994, 1993, 1991:  Zone One Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected group exhibitions:

2015: Common Ground: Singular Visions, Assemblage at Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA

2015: The Atlas Imagined: A Collaborative Project, Athenaeum of Philadelphia

2014: Extraordinary Gifts exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham PA 

2014: Assemblage at Thos. Moser Philadelphia Showroom, Wayne PA

2013 - 14: RITUAL single sheet book show, 110 Church gallery, Philadelphia

2013: ABC Collaborative Book, Free Library of Philadelphia

2013: Secondary Colors collaborative book, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library

2013: Seneca Falls to Philadelphia: Women of the Centennial, Atheneaum of Philadelphia

2012 - 13 Snowflake Salon: 2nd Biennial Winter Invitational

2012: Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO, Del Valley Chapter of GBW Members Show

2012: San Diego Book Arts 4th National Juried Show, UCSD Geisel Library

2012: Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO, Artists Book Cornucopia

2011-12: Libro Curio, National Archive & Records Administration (September 2011 - April 2012)

2011: Philadelphia Artists Books in Venice (October)

2011: Assemblage Into the Third Decade at Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University Camden (September, October) 

2011: Philadelphia Artists Books at the Atheneum (June)

2011: Assemblage at Da Vinci Gallery
2010: Space & Sequence, artists books at Free Library of Philadelphia

2010: Impressions: Exploring Printmaking in the 21st Century, Philadelphia

2009: The Hybrid Book Fair, University of the Arts, Philadelphia

2003-07: Assemblage shows at West Chester U, CAC Wallingford, Widener U.

1998: Assemblage at Gloucester County College Art Gallery

1997: Wayne Art Center: National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 

1995: U. of Pennsylvania, Kamin Gallery: Collaborations in Book Form

Awards/Residencies/Projects

2014: Work included in Extraordinary Gifts, a book and exhibition project of Philadelphia Stories. Invited visual and literary artists pay homage to women of the Delaware Valley who changed the world. Her Marion Anderson painting is included in the book which will be launched in March.

2013: Work included in Philadelphia Stories, a quarterly literary magazine

2012: Work included in compilation 1,000 ARTIST'S BOOKS: Exploring the Book as Art, published by Quarry Press

2011: Her artists book Balada Para Un Loco II (Song for a madman II) chosen to be interpreted in a new choreography by Jumatatu Poe, as part of the Bodies of Text project of Philadelphia Center for the Book, at Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts in April 2011

2010: Proyecto ‘ACE in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Residency to make artists book and monotypes

2007: Designed and made costumes for modern dance choreography based on Gulliver’s Travels, Temple University Dance Department.

1996: Villa L’Arrigo Rennaissance Atelier, Florence, Italy, Residency

1994: Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, Visiting Artist Fellowship

1992, 1993: Cummington Community of the Arts, Cummington, MA, Residencies

1990 - 92: Creative Artists Network (now CFEVA), Philadelphia, Associate

Public & Corporate Collections 

Fellowship of PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

The Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA

Free Library of Philadelphia

Duane, Morris, & Heckscher, Philadelphia

Yampolsky, Mandeloff, Silver, Philadelphia

Recent Press

Dea Mallin, Weekly Press, June 15 2011 "Art Bound - Building the Book at the Athenaeum" http://weeklypress.com/art-bound-building-the-book-at-the-athenaeum-p2553-1.htm