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EXHIBITIONS

2017

Coast Watcher  2017 (solo) Ballinglen Gallery, Ballinglen Arts Foundation Ballycastle, Co Mayo Ireland
New works by Jonathan Eckleand Ron Rumford 2017 Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

2016

New Prints: Ron Rumford and Matthew Colaizzo, Allens Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
Penn Charter 2016 Triennial Art Show, Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

2014

Origin & Return: New Prints by Ron Rumford, Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, PA

Visions in Print, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA

Rethink INK: 25 Years at the Mixit Print Studio” The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

2013

Lynn Dunham Fine Art @ ArtHamptons Fine Art Fair, Bridgehampton, NY
Celebrating Forty Years of Gifts: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

2012

Rethink Ink: 25 Years, Mixit Print Studio, Changing Exhibtions Gallery, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

2011

Flirting with Abstraction: Modernist and Contemporary Art of Philadelphia, WoodmereArt Museum, Philadelphia PA

Inside and Outside the Clamshell Box, Diary of a Print Portfolio, Gallery at Delaware County Community College, Media, PA

Pennsylvania Couples, Long Beach Island Foundation for Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ

Pennsylvania Couples, Schoolhouse Galleries, Provincetown, MA

2010

New and Recent Work at Grange, Philadelphia, PA (solo),

Contemporary Voices, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA (award)

Mark/Remarque, a collaborative portfolio by Philadelphia Printmakers, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

Schoolhouse Galleries, Provincetown, MA

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2010, The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA (award)

Heat International Print Center, New York, NY

2009

Art de l’Ete, Grange, Marketplace Design Center, Philadelphia, PA

Absolutely Abstract Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, (juror), Philadelphia, PA

2008

Ron Rumford and Mary Nomecos, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA

Easy Affordable New, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA

60, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA

2007

Schoolhouse Galleries, Provincetown, MA

25 Anniversary Exhibition, William Way Center, Philadelphia, PA

2006

The Philadelphia Print Center at AAF Contemporary Art Fair, NY

Members Exhibtion, Woodmere Art Museum, PA

2005

From Tamarind to 1026: Recent Acquisitions, Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

25th Anniversary Exhibition, McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

2004

What’s New: Recent Acquisitions, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

2003

New Monoprints, Silas Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Irish Connections-The Art of Ballinglen Fellows, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

Eighth Biennial Works on Paper Exhibition, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

Pattern ADM Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2002

Circuit Variations, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Circuit Variations, Silas Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts (solo)

Seeing Spots, Florida Guild of Craftsmen, St Petersburg, FL

Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, FL

Mind the Light, Locus Gallery, St Louis, MO

2001

Winter Salon, Silas Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Summer Exhibition, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA

Prints from Ettinger Studio, Main Line Art Center, Pennsylvania,PA

Locus Gallery, St Louis, MO

2000

Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA, (solo)

New Monoprints Bridgewater, Lustberg, Blumenfeld, New York, NY (solo)

Black & White, McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

Turning the Century, Bridgewater, Lustberg, Blumenfeld, New York, NY

New Monoprints, Silas Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA, (solo)

Twenty-one for Twenty-one, Locus Gallery, St Louis, MO

Winter Salon, Silas Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1999

New Prints Locus Gallery, St Louis, MO (solo)

New Work, The Silas-Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA, (solo)

A-way to Ireland McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

Annual Awards Painting Exhibition, Cheltenham Arts Centre, Philadelphia, PA

Selections from the Print Center, Keystone College Gallery, LaPlume, PA

Landscape and Inspiration: The Ballinglen Experience, Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, New York

Selections from The Ballinglen Archive, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland

1998

Annual Invited Artists Exhibition, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

New Work on Paper, Attendi, London, England (solo)

1997

One Over One Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Works on Paper, Trist-Anns Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland

Invited Artists, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

American Color Print Society, Bryn Mawr, PA

Alumni in Print, Dorance Galleries, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Black and White, Locus Gallery, St Louis, MO

1995

New Prints The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Since the Summer, Printmaking Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Annual Christmas Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

1994

The Artist In Rural Ireland: Images of North Mayo, Fellowship Program Exhibition of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

1993

Artists of Germantown & Mt Airy, Paley Design Center, Philadelphia, PA

Diversity-Ten Years of Printmaking at the Brandywine Workshop, traveling exhibition to Brasilia, Porto Alegre

Recite and Florianopolis: Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship Exhibition, (catalogue), Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Republic of Ireland

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AWARDS

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2010,
The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

Hugh & Marion Scott Prize, Woodmere Art Museum 2010

SOS Grant Pennsylvania Council on the Arts 2002

The Lorraine & Ben Alexander Painting Award Cheltenham Art Centre, 1989

The University Print Club of Cleveland commissioned print, Cleveland, 1996

Graphic Studio printmaking residency, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. 1995, +97

The Working Fund Grant administered by the Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, 1994, 1996, 1998

Fellowship,
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Co Mayo, Republic of
Ireland, 1992-1997

Littleton Studios, residency, Spruce Pine, North Carolina, 1998

Purchase Prize, Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission, 1989

Visiting Artist Fellowship, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, 1990

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PUBLICATIONS

Donohoe, Victoria, Works on Paper, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 8, 2008

Donohoe, Victoria, Works on Paper, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 11, 2003

Ittmann, John, Circuit Variations, exhibition catalog, May 2002

Sozanski, Edward, Museums & Galleries, Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 June 2002

Sozanski, Edward, Museums & Galleries, Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 October 2000

Hirsch, Faye, Working Proof, Art On Paper, March/April, 2000

Dunne, Aidan, Critics Choice, The Tribune Magazine, 26 Jan 1997

;Fallon, Brian, Straying toward the Painterly, Irish Times, 24 Jan 1997

Sozanski, Edward, Museums & Galleries, Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 June 1995

Sozanski, Edward, The Artist After a Visit to Ireland, Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 Oct 1994

Rice, Robin, Awards at the Centre, Philadelphia City Paper, 24 March 1989

Wasserman, Burton, Exhibitions in Sight, Art Matters, Sept 1993

West, Judith, Calendar of Events, Seven Arts, Oct 1995

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PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Accenture, Reston, Virginia
American Express, New York

Aughinbaugh Gallery, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Republic of Ireland

Barnes Jewish Christian Hospitals, St Louis, Missouri

Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Boston Public Library

Calfox, San Francisco, California

Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission, Camden, New Jersey

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Coventry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts

Four Seasons, Palo Alto, California

Deloitte & Touche, Washington, DC

Print & Picture Collection, The Free Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Isdaner & Company, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania

Jury’s Custom House Inn, Dublin, Ireland

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

LaSalle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

McDermott Will and Emery, Washington, DC

Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Morgan Lewis and Bockius, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

J P Morgan, New York, New York

Bank of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Neiman Marcus, Paramus, New Jersey,

Oakbrook, Illinois & Dallas, Texas

Nestle/Purina, St Louis, Missouri

New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

New York Public Library, New York, New York

Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania

PC Connections, New Hampshire

Pepsi Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Pfizer Inc., New York, New York

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Renaissance Hotels, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & St Louis, Missouri

Swiss Re Financial, New York, New York

US State Department, Art Bank, Washington, DC

US Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

USAA, San Antonio, Texas

Vanguard Group, Malvern, Pennsylvania

Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware

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AFFILIATIONS

Founding President 1991-1994, Greene Street Artist Cooperative, artist owned and managed live-work loft studios, various board positions since 1994

President, Friends of the Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia
1999-2011
Board of Governors, executive committee, The Print Center, Philadelphia,
2003-2009
Program Committee, International Fine Print Dealers Association, New York, 2011-present
Print Fair Committee, International Fine Print Dealers Association, New York, 2012-2013
Board Member, Art Advisory Board, Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University 2012-present
Print Fair Committee, 2012-present

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OTHER: CURATED EXHIBITIONS/ESSAYS/GUEST SPEAKING

2016

Paul Keene in the 1950’s paintings after Paris & Haiti, LaSalle University Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, essay
Complete Set Woodmere Art Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, catalogue interview

2013

Paper Space, Community Art Center of Wallingford, PA, guest curator

2012

Paper Views: American Prints 1940-1960, a one-day exhibition and discussion, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA, guest curator
Salvatore Pinto: A Retrospective Celebrating the Barnes Legacy, catalogue essay
Doris Staffel: Painter, Teacher, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, catalogue essay and panelist

2011

Sam Maitin: Four Decades, Woodmere Art Museum, panelist
Images, State College Arts Festival, Juror

2009

Intaglio a Go Go, Free Library, Philadelphia, guest curator
Absolute Abstract, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Juror

2008

Angels, Alleys, And Animal Acts: Prints By Julius Bloch, Robert Riggs, G. Ralph Smith, Earl Horter, And Benton Spruance, guest speaker

2001

Fleisher and Philadelphia Printmakers in the 1930s: A Hotbed of Experimentation, Roberts Center for Works on Paper, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, guest curator

1999

Robert F Looney A Discerning Eye, Free Library, Philadelphia, guest curator & catalogue essay on the WPA print collection,

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BIOGRAPHICAL

born 1962, Fort Meade, Maryland

EDUCATION

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, BFA 1984

Tyler School of Art, Rome Italy, 1984

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