Leslie Friedman

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Leslie Friedman


http://www.lesliepvd.com


 

-Education-

Masters of Fine Arts, Printmaking 2011
Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelors of Arts, Political Science 2005
Brown University, Providence, RI


 

-Solo Exhibitions-

2014
Yenta, Wind Challenge Exhibition Series, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2013
Fun Guys, Gallery 401, Providence, RI
Tastier, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Mis/Constru(ct)ed Identity: Exploring Jewish Stereotypes
, The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012                 
Tasty
, Napoleon, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Glitzianers, Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2009                  
The Fossil Fools Project
, AS220 Main Gallery, Providence, RI

2005
Merry X-Mas, Mr. President, The Dirt Palace/RISCA Grant, Providence, RI


 

-Collaborative & Two-Person Exhibitions-

2014
Gay, Jewish, or Both, an installation collaboration with Bernardo Margulis, NAPOLEON, Philadelphia, PA
The Path and the Structure, two-person spotlight exhibit with Rebecca Gilbert, Center For Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA

2013
As first as exactly, collaborative installation with the ten members of NAPOLEON, Traction Company, Philadelphia, PA


 

-Group Exhibitions-

2014
artNOW:Philadelphia, Kohl Gallery, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Professional Artist Members Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Benefit Exhibition for BalletX, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013
Charta Amor: 4th MAAPS International Printmaking Exhibition Series, Seoul, Korea; Guangzhou, China; University of Alaska; Southern Indiana University; Eastern Indiana University; University of Wyoming; and University of Arizona
Urban Pop, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

2012                 
Introduction 2012: A First Look at the New Career Development Fellows
,
Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty at Work
, Muhlenberg Gallery, Allentown, PA
Current Trends in Print, Elon University, Elon, NC
Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Woot!, The Icebox, Philadelphia, PA

2010                  
Tyler Grad Symposium
, Philadelphia, PA

2008
AS220 Print Lottery, AS220 Main Gallery, Providence, RI

2007
La Locura, Rara, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006                  
Wunderground: Providence, 1995 to present
, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

2004 Lost & Unknown: Stories From Rhode Island’s Underground, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI


 

-Accolades, Lectures, and Invitations-

2014
Posing Questions of Art, Taste, and Censorship, Panel Discussion, Washington College, Chestertown, PA

2013
Understanding Stereotypes: A Panel Discussion, The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island

2012
Career Development Program Fellow
, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA
The Future of Jewish Art: One Artist’s Perspective, invited artist lecturer, Hillel at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
National Performance Network Annual Meeting, invited guest, Philadelphia, PA


 

-Bibliography-

Schwartz, Chip. “Three Interpret Place and Location for Fleisher Wind Challenge.” KnightArts.org, April 22, 2014. http://www.knightarts.org/community/philadelphia/fleisher-wind-challenge-mills-friedman-parry

Brewer, Don. “The Path and the Structure.” DonArtNews.com, February 26, 2014. http://www.donartnews.com/the-path-and-the-structure/

McCoy, Mary. “Review: artNOW Philadelphia at the Kohl Gallery by Mary McCoy.” The Talbot Spy. [Chestertown, MD] February 14, 2014. Arts Section. http://talbotspy.org/review-artnow-philadelphia-at-the-kohl-gallery-by-mary-mccoy/

Ellwanger, Lena. “Celebrating Philadelphia’s artNOW.” Kent County News. [Chestertown, MD] February 13, 2014. http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/community/kent_county/arts/article_6a10c029-47dd-5295-8e4c-0f0ebb8312f3.html

Gelb, Daniel. “Closing Reception: Gay, Jewish, or Both.” Philadelphia Weekly [Philadelphia, PA] January 29th, 2014, Section: Philadelphia Now: p. 7 http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/events/Closing-Reception-Gay-Jewish-or-Both-242451301.html

Chien, Janette. “Leslie Friedman & Bernardo Margulis.” Printeresting.org, January 23, 2014. http://www.printeresting.org/2014/01/23/leslie-friedman-bernardo-margulis/

Koontz, Leah. “Gay, Jewish, or Both.” TheArtBlog.org, January 21, 2014. http://www.theartblog.org/2014/01/gay-jewish-or-both/

Fallon, Roberta. “First Friday of the New Year – Great stuff out there in the Vox building and at Space 1026.” TheArtBlog.org, January 5, 2014. http://www.theartblog.org/2014/01/first-friday-of-the-new-year-great-stuff-out-there-in-the-vox-building-and-at-space-1026/

Schwartz, Chip. “Meta miniatures, poetry-inspired objects captivate at two Philly galleries.” KnightArts.org, November 19, 2013. http://www.knightarts.org/community/philadelphia/napoleon-traction-company-citywide-philly

Chien, Janette. “Candy Without Consequence.” Title Magazine, August 2, 2013. http://www.title-magazine.com/2013/08/candy-without-consequence/

Crimmins, Peter. “Porn and aspartame’s artistic union.” Newsworks.org. July 12, 2013. http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/57262-what-do-porn-and-aspartame-have-in-common

“NewsWorks Tonight July 12, 2013.”  NewsWorks Tonight.  WHYY. 12 July 2013. Radio.

Brewer, Don. “Urban Pop.” Don Art News, April 7, 2013. http://www.donartnews.com/urban-pop/

Epstein, Edward.  “Mainlining Urban Art – Distort, Jay Walker, and Leslie Friedman At Main Line Art Center.” theartblog.org, April 4, 2013. http://www.theartblog.org/2013/04/mainlining-urban-art-distort-jay-walker-and-leslie-friedman-at-main-line-art-center/

Kirch, Nancy. “Local Artist Returns Home with New Show.” The Jewish Voice & Herald [Providence, RI] January 4th, 2013, Section: Features, p. 2. (viewable online at http://www.jvhri.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3551%3Alocal-artist-returns-home-with-a-new-show&catid=41%3Acommunity&Itemid=62)

Fallon, Roberta. “Open Studio Tour Shows the Other Side of the Easel.” Philadelphia Daily News [Philadelphia, PA] October 19th, 2012, Section: Features: Art, p. 38. (picture only)

Kulik, Shayna. “Half Piped Ideas with Leslie Friedman.” Pattern Pulp, August, 1, 2012. http://www.patternpulp.com/art/half-piped-ideas-with-leslie-friedman/

Newhall, Edith. “Galleries: Shows are a good reason for a short trip to Delaware.” Philadelphia Inquirer [Philadelphia, PA] July 29th, 2012, 184th year no. 59, Section: H6.

Sexton, Courtney.  “THE CURATOR: Fake sugar and Sugarhouse.” thecitypaper.net, February 10, 2012. http://www.citypaper.net/blogs/criticalmass/THE-CURATOR-Fake-sugar-.html?page=2

Rosof, Libby. “Leslie Friedman’s Tasty at Napoleon.” theartblog.org, February 9, 2012, http://www.theartblog.org/2012/02/leslie-friedmans-tasty-at-napoleon/

Emmons, Amze, “Leslie Friedman at Napoleon.” Printeresting, February 8, 2012, http://www.printeresting.org/2012/02/08/leslie-friedman-at-napoleon/

Fallon, Roberta. “Weekly Update—A Great Big Woot! From Tyler’s Graduating MFA’s.” theartblog.org, March 9, 2011, http://www.patternpulp.com/artist-profile/fossil-fools-with-leslie-friedman/

Kulik, Shayna. “Fossil Fools with Leslie Friedman.” Pattern Pulp, September 25, 2009, http://www.patternpulp.com/artist-profile/fossil-fools-with-leslie-friedman/

 

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