Marc Blumthal

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Untitled Jump, Silkscreen and Archival Photograph on Aluminum, 31×23, 2012 (top left).  Flowers, Digitally Manipulated Archival Photograph, 10×10, 2013 (top right).  Giftshop, Various Buttons, Magnets, Coffee Mugs, & Postcards, 2013 available through the Printcenter Philadelphia (bottom left).

2010 MFA, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania
2008 MA, Studio Art, Eastern Illinois University
2006 BA, Studio Art/Printmaking and Painting, Magna Cum Laude, Eastern Illinois University
2000 AA, Studio Art, Arapahoe Community College

Solo Exhibitions
The Flame And The Flower, Napoleon, Philadelphia, PA 2013
New Work, SpaceCamp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN 2012
Finding Nemo, Napoleon, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Of An American, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA 2009
Minimum Wage, Aroma, Champaign, IL, 2007

Select Exhibitions
7th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal, (Fourthcoming)
Global Print 2013, Lamego Museum and Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal
Undefined Abstract/Undefined Expression, OCAD University, Toronto, ON
Ink, Press, Repeat selected by Jacob Lewis, William Patterson University, Wayne NJ
Fresh Impressions, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
PPAC’s 3rd Annual Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia PA
Four By Six Equals Twenty-Four, SpaceCamp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Paint! New Emerging Painters Selected by Bill Scott, Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA
Up and Coming Printmakers, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Hunterdon, NJ
Drawing in the Post-Digital Age, Woodbury University, Los Angeles, CA
Faxination Japan, XYZ Collective, Tokyo, Japan

Tri-State, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
New Prints Spring, International Print Center New York, NY
Deck Heads III, Exit, Philadelphia, PA
MFA Thesis, University of Pennsylvania, Icebox Project Space, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Philagrafika Independent Projects, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

New Prints Autumn, International Print Center New York, NY
Vox V, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
10×10, InLiquid, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Under Pressure, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
FAQ, Common Press, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Waste, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Painterly Paintings, Spurious Fugitive Gallery, South Bend, IN
MA Thesis, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Pont Avenir, Centre International d’Arts Contemporain, Pont-Aven, France
Fabrications, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Ivy Tech Invitational Print and Works on Paper, Terre Haute, IN
26th Annual National Juried Print Exhibition, Artlink, Fort Wayne, IN

Teaching Experience
Lecturer, Printmaking/Drawing, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-present
Adjunct Professor, Drawing I/Art Education, Delaware County Community College, 2011-present
Teaching Assistant, Sonic Measures, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Teaching Assistant, Graduate Print Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Instructor, Painting I, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Teaching Assistant, Painting I, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Teaching Assistant, Drawing II, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Instructor, Introduction to Art, Eastern Illinois University, 2007-2008
Teaching Assistant, Lithography I, Eastern Illinois University, 2006

Additional Work Experience
Print Studio Technician, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-present
Studio Assistant, Christopher Kahler, Charleston, IL, 2007
Studio Assistant, Denise Rehm-Mott, Eastern Illinois University, 2006

Grants and Fellowships
Extended Studio Program Fellowship, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
Stuart Egnal Scholarship, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
School of Design Departmental Grant, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
ICA Graduate Lecturer Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
Grant-In-Aid Visual Research Grant, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
Fellowship, Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, 2007
Chairman’s Award, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
Ruth C. Boyd Cook Memorial Award, 2006¬¬¬¬
Grant-In-Aid Visual Research Grant, Eastern Illinois University, 2006

The Common Press, University of Pennsylvania, 2008, 2009
Reed Foundation, New York, 2007
Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, 2007
Eastern Illinois University, 2006

Marc Blumthal’s Visage of America at Napoleon, Chip Schwartz, Knight Arts, June 11, 2013.
First Friday Roundup: June, Alissa Falcone,, June 7, 2013.
First Friday Focus, Holly Otterbein, The City Paper, June 6, 2013.
A Good Question, Charles Fox, NapoleonNapoleon, June 3, 2013.
FPO:Chymia, Duncan Robertson, Underconsideration, March 18, 2013.
CHYMIA: Treasure-Trove Of Alchemical History, Allison Dell, Printeresting, February 23, 2013.
Desfiguras De Marc Blumthal, João Ricardo, Lounge Obvious, January 6, 2013.
Fresh Impressions at Projects Gallery, Amze Emmons, Printeresting, Oct 22, 2012.
Surrealism is Alive and Well, Alison Mcmenamin, The Artblog, Aug 23, 2012.
Marc Blumthal: Finding Nemo, Jacob Feige, Title-Magazine, July 23, 2012.
Road Trip! AFC Goes To Philly, Whitney Kimball, ArtFagCity, July 20, 2012.
Current Artist on View…, Christina P. Day, Napoleon, July 19, 2012.
First Friday Round-Up, Blaire Monroe,, July 3, 2012.
Fan Mail: Marc Blumthal, Rebekah Drysdale, The Daily Serving, Sept 21, 2010
International Print Center New York, Gillian Greenhill Hannum, Print Club of New York, 2010.

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