Curriculum Vitae – Robert Simon

   

EXHIBITIONS

 

2017                 Solo Exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013                 Group Exhibition, Face Face, Mosley Gallery, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

2011                Group Exhibition, I’ve Got a Secret; Forbes Galleries, New York, NY.

2010                 Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, TN

2008                 Group Exhibition, Catastrophe, Atlantic Gallery, NY, NY

2006                 Group Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006                 Salon Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2005                 Guest Juror, Lehigh Art Alliance at Lehigh University

2003                 Solo Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Exhibit, New York Academy of Art, NYC

2001                 Felicity R. Benoliel Memorial Exhibit, Philadelphia Foundation

Drawn from the Figure, MFA Faculty Exhibit, NYAA, NYC

1998               Drawn from the Faculty, State University College at Buffalo

1997               Derriere Guard: An Exhibition, The Kitchen: Center for Music, Dance and Video, NYC

1996               The M.F.A. Faculty of N.Y. Academy of Art, Plaza Gallery, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, NYC

1995               A Good Likeness: Contemporary Portrait Sculpture, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

                       Fellowship Exhibition, American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

1994               Fellowship Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

                       Contemporary Sculpture Directions, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

1993               Fellowship Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia

                       Faculty Exhibition, Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

                       Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

1992               Group Show, Jefferson Bank, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show, Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA

Sculpture Exhibit, Sun Oil Co. and Creative Artists’ Network Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show, USX Tower, Pittsburgh, PA

1991               Group Show, Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show, Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, PA

Group Show, Sun Oil Co. and Creative Artists’ Network, Co-sponsors

Group Show, Bell of Pennsylvania and Creative Artists’ Network, Co-sponsors

Group Show, Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, PA

                       Fellowship Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum

1990               Group Show, Creative Artists’ Network Gallery, Philadelphia

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

 

From Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts:

Purchase Prize, PAFA Fellowship Exhibition

Mary Butler Award

From Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts:

Stimson Competition

Dutrow Award

Stewardson Competition, Honorable Mention

Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship

From Creative Artists’ Network:

Honorary membership by peer review

Sponsorship of open studio event

James Wilburt Johnston Competition, 2nd Place, Johnston Foundation, held at Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

 

COMMISSIONS:

 

Three bronze bas-reliefs for New Jersey Law Center, State Bar Association, New Brunswick, NJ

Numerous portrait busts including Dr. Peter G. Bullough, Chair, Orthopedic Pathology, New York Hospital, New York, NY

 

 

TEACHING POSITIONS:

           

2011

Guest Instructor, Sculpture Marathon,   New York Studio School, NYC

 

1994-present,

Adjunct Faculty

Graduate Program, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 

2004

Adjunct Faculty

Theory of the Figure

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS, Philadelphia, PA       

           

1995

COOPER UNION COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, New York, NY

INSTRUCTOR GENERAL STUDIES DIVISION

           

1992 to 1995

BAUM SCHOOL OF ART, Allentown, PA,

INSTRUCTOR IN SCULPTURE AND FIGURE DRAWING

                                                                                                                                                                       

CHESTERWOOD, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Stockbridge, MA.

SCULPTOR/DEMONSTRATOR – Developed and performed a series of 30-minute lecture/demonstrations on sculpture techniques for small and large audiences of museum patrons in a studio setting, and fielded questions of a technical and aesthetic nature concurrent with the progress of the work.

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Washington University, St. Louis, MO – BA History of Art

Senior Thesis: “The Relation of Lorenzetti Brothers fresco Allegory of Good and Bad

                        Government in Palazzo Ducale, Sienna to Aristotle’s Ethics”

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA – 4 year certificate