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Jeff Gola

Education

1980-81 Tyler School of Art\Temple Univ. Abroad, Rome Italy
1982 BA Allegheny College, Meadville PA
Courses at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2016: "Jeff Gola: Recent Paintings", William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA.
2013: "Unspoken Beauty",Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY.
2013: "The Shore: Paintings of the Southern NJ Coast", William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ.
2008: "Atmosphere and Light",desChamps Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2007: "The Alchemy of Light",desChamps Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2006: "New Work", Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016: "Annual 20th Anniversary Exhibition", William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA.
2016: "In Plain Sight ⁄ Hindsight", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY.
2015: "Annual Landscape Exhibition", William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA.
2015 "Butler 79th Midyear Exhibition", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH.
2015: "The Fourth Season", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY.
2014: "Annual Landscape Exhibition", William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA.
2014: "Zer0 Weather", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY.
2013: "New Jersey Impressions", The Drumthwacket Foundation, Princeton, NJ.
2013: "Just in Time", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY.
2013: "30th Annual Ellarslie Open", Trenton City Museum, Trenton NJ.
2012: "71st Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA, Juror: Alex Kanevsky
2012: "New Jersey State Council on the Arts Visual Fellowship Awards", The Noyes Museum of Art at Richard Stockton College, NJ.
2012: "58th Annual Exhibition", The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, NY.
2012: "Realism from the USA & Canada", Peter Walker Fine Art and Cube Contemporary Art Projects, Adelaide, Australia.
2011: "31st Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2010: "Wildness in Our Midst: The Greater Sourlands Eco-Region", Marie L. Matthews Gallery at the Johnson Education Center, Princeton NJ.
2010: "56th Annual Exhibition", The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, NY.
2010 "Butler 74th Midyear Exhibition", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH.
2010: "70th Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA.
2009: "27th (XXVII) Annual Ellarslie Open", Trenton City Museum, Trenton NJ.
2008: "68th Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA, Juror: Stephen Talasnik.
2007: "27th Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2006: "26th Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2006: "143rd Annual Small Works Show", Philadelphia Sketch Club.
2005: "Canal Reflections"; Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA.
2005: "Contemporary Realism", Space 301, Mobile AL, Curator: Benjamin Shamback.
2005: "Representing Reality", Venezuelan Consulate Gallery, New York, NY.
2005: "25th Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2004: "Annual Burlington County Juried Show", Smithville NJ. Juror: James Toogood.
2004: "New Views III", Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission, Smithville NJ.
2004: "Bountiful Gardens"; Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA.
2004: "141st Annual Small Works Show", Philadelphia Sketch Club.
2004: "24th Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.
2003: "Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA, Juror: Janet Fish.
2003: "Annual Philips Mill Juried Show", Philips Mill PA.
2003: "XXI Ellarslie Open", Ellarslie Museum, Trenton NJ.
2003: "Mercer County Artists Annual", MCCC Gallery, West Windsor NJ.
2003: "140th Annual Small Works Show", Philadelphia Sketch Club.
2003: "23rd Annual Lambertville and Environs", Coryell Gallery, Lambertville NJ.

Selected Awards

2012: Finalist, Art Renewal Center.
2011: New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship for Painting.
2010: The Judy and Elias Newman Memorial Award, "56th Annual Exhibition, The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic", New York, NY.
2010: Award in Memory of Joseph Crilley, "30th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition.
2008: Finalist, "Artist's Magazine 25th Annual Competition", Landscape/Interiors category.
2008: Finalist, "Artist's Magazine 25th Annual Competition", Animal/Wildlife category.
2008: John R. Maxwell Prize, "68th Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA.
2006: Virginia K. Millham Memorial Award, "26th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition.
2006: People's Choice Award, "26th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition.
2005: Best in Show, "Canal Reflections", Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA.
2004: Purchase Award, Burlington County NJ Annual Juried Show, Smithville NJ.
2004: Best in Show; "New Views III", Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission.
2003: Juror's Award of Distinction; "Mercer County Artists Annual".

Press

"Interpreting Nature", American Art Collector, September, 2015.
"America Seen: 5 Artists", Éclat International, Summer, 2015.
"Crosscurrents of Landscape", American Art Collector, September, 2014.
"Off The Walls: Artists and Galleries: New York City", Fine Art Connoisseur, December, 2013.
"71st Annual Juried Exhibition: Jeff Gola", Woodmere Art Museum Blog, July 23, 2012.
"N.J. arts council awards 22 artist fellowship grants in Red Bank", Peggy McGlone, The Star-Ledger, Feb. 15, 2011.
"Studio Visits: 10 Great Paintings, 10 Artist Studios", John Seed. Huffington Post. Dec. 1, 2010.
"D&R Greenway Exhibition explores the Sourlandsí natural beauty", Janet Purcell, The Times of Trenton, Nov. 19, 2010.
"Preserved in Perpetuity",, Ilene Dube, The Princeton Packet, Nov. 10, 2010.
"Jeff Gola", Cathie Viksjo, Bucks County Town and Country, Fall 2010.
"Galleries", Edith Newhall, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 7, 2010.
"Local artist wins competition", The Moorestown Sun, Aug26-Sept1, 2009.
"Artistic billboards put spotlight on New Jersey", Carol Comegno, Courier Post, August 21, 2009.
"An artistís touch on busy highway", Todd McHale, The Burlington County Times, August 18, 2009.
"Artists offer creative treatments of winter theme", Janet Purcell, The Trenton Times, February 20, 2009.
"Riverís Edge", Gwen Shrift, The Burlington County Times, February 17, 2009; also Bucks Courier Times.
"Auctions: Affordable new Pa. Impressionists", David Iams, The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 01, 2008.
"Well-seasoned exhibit of egg tempera works", Janet Purcell, The Trenton Times, October 6, 2006.

Publications

"Jeff Gola", Spring 2014.The Gettysburg Review.
"New Jersey Impressions". 2013. The Drumthwacket Foundation, Catalogue.
"9th Annual Competition Catalogue". 2013. The Art Renewal Center.
"19th/20th Century American and European Art", May 2010. Rago Arts and Auction Center.
"19th/20th Century American and European Art", September 2008. Rago Arts and Auction Center.
"19th/20th Century American and European Art", 9 February 2008. Rago Arts and Auction Center.
"Contemporary Realism". 2005. Space 301, Mobile AL, Catalogue.

Collections

Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission
Mercer Co. Historical and Cultural Commission
Various private collections throughout the US.

 

 

 

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