Pat Proniewski – Artist
www.patproniewski.com
6 Valley Road, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
(609) 890-2943   (609) 213-6299   proniews@optonline.net

 

Exhibitions

December 2017                    Juried Exhibit "Flight and Feathers" The D&R Greenway Land Trust, Princeton, NJ.

November 2017                    New Hope Art League Fall Members Exhibit at The Conservatory, Doylestown, PA.

October 2017                        The Willingboro Art Alliance 22nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Mt. Holly, NJ.  October 2017. 

October 2017                        Lambertville Historical Society Plein Air Event during the Annual House Tour, Lambertville, NJ.

October 2017                        Chesterfield Township Historical Society Plein Air Event, Crosswicks, NJ.

September 2017                   The Artist Framer Plein Air Paint Out, Cranford, NJ. 

September 2017                   The 88th Juried Art Show at Phillips' Mill, New Hope, PA.

September 2017                   The Gallery On Division opening invitational exhibit with 8 artists, "Conception,"  Somerville, NJ.

September 2017                   The Burlington County 41st Annual Juried Exhibit, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ.

July 2017                               The Mercer County Senior Art Exhibit, "Second Place Professional Division-Oils," Meadow Lakes,  Hightstown,                                                      NJ

July 2017                               Willingboro Art Alliance Landscape Show, "First Place Award," Burlington County Library, Westampton, NJ

June 2017                              16 Artists of the New Hope Art League Group Show, Lambertville, New Jersey

May 2017                               The Four Elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire Exhibit, "First Place Award," The Arts and Cultural Council of                                                              Bucks County, Doylestown, PA

May 2017                                   Artists of Yardley Members Show, Yardley, PA

May 2017                                   The 34th Ellarslie Open Juried Exhibit, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

May 2017                                   The 45th Annual Robert Ransley Open Juried Show, Burlington Co. Art Guild, Inc. Burlington City, NJ

April 2017                                  The Nutley NJ One Day Plein Air Paint Out, Nutley NJ

April 2017                                  Artists of Yardley 6th Annual Juried Show, Yardley, PA

April 2017                                  Art Blooms Juried Art Exhibit 2017, Croft Farm Arts Center, Cherry Hill, NJ

March 2017                                Richeson75 Still Life & Floral Online International Competition , "Meritorious Award," richesonart.com

March 2017                                EZ2Steal Exhibit, Prallsville Mill, Stockton, NJ

March 2017                                Willingboro Art Alliance Open Judged Show, Smithville Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ

February, 2017                           Artsbridge Members Show, Prallsville Mill, Stockton, NJ

December 2016                        Burlington County Holiday Exhibit, Smithville Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ

December 2016                        "Artists of Yardley Small Works Show 2016," Yardley, PA

November 2016                        "Off the Wall Juried Art Exhibit 2016,"  West Windsor Art Center,  West Windsor, NJ

November 2016                        Juried Exhibit "Farms, Barns, and Bridges," The D&R Greenway Land Trust, Princeton, NJ

November 2016                        New Hope Art League Member's Show at the Conservatory, Doylestown, PA

September 2016                       The 21st Annual Open Juried Art Exhibition, Willingboro Art Alliance, Virtua Hospital, Mt. Holly, NJ

September 2016                       "H2O" The Princeton Garden Club Gallery at the Stoney Brook Millstone Watershed, Pennington, NJ

September 2016                       The 87th Juried Art Show at Phillips' Mill, New Hope, PA

September 2016                       "The 40th Annual Juried Art Exhibit"  2016, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ

September 2016                       New Hope Historical Society Juried Art Show "Artists Alive," New Hope, PA

August 2016                              Artsbridge Summer Arts Festival Juried Members' Exhibit, "Honorable Mention," New Hope, PA

July 2016                                   67th Annual Tinicum Arts Fest Exhibit "Art Barn," Erwinna, PA

June 2016                                 Wall Worthy Juried Exhibit, Lakeview Gallery @ RWJ Hospital, Hamitlon, NJ

June 2016                                 Of a Botanical Nature, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY

June 2016                                 One World International Invitational Art Show, 28 East Gallery, Burlington City, NJ

June 2016                                 Garden Tour Burlington City Plein Air Exhibit, "First Place," 28 East Gallery, Burlington City, NJ

May 2016                                  2016 WAA Smithville Art Alliance Open Show, "Second Place," Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton,                                                     NJ                

May 2016                                  The Human Figure, Willingboro Art Alliance, 28 East, Gallery, Burlington City, NJ

May 2016                                  The New Hope Art League 7th Annual 2016 Juried Show, New Hope, PA

May 2016                                  Artists of Yardley Members Show, Yardley, PA

April 2016                                 Belmar Arts 12th Annual Juried Show, Belmar, NJ

March 2016                               Artists of Yardley 5th Annual Juried Show, Yardley, PA

April 2106                                  Willingboro Art Alliance Floral Show, "Second Place," Lyceum Hall, Burlington. NJ

March 2016                               Willingboro Art Alliance, Moorestown Library, Moorestown, NJ

March 2016                               Gold Light GalleryGold Light Gallery’s Finest Juried Exhibit, New Hope, PA

February 2016                           Artsbridge Members Show, Prallsmill, Stockton, NJ

December 2015                        Small Works Exhibit, Artists of Yardley, Yardley, PA

December 2015                        Earth/Fire Juried Art Exhibit, Marie L. Matthews Gallery, @ D&R Greenway Land Trust, Princeton, NJ

October 2015                            7th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Medford Art Center, Medford, NJ

September 2015                       Portfolio Work: 86th Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Phillips Mill, New Hope, PA

September 2015                       39th Annual Juried Art Exhibit, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ

September 2015                       Friends of the Delaware Canal 5th Annual Art Exhibit, Rich Timmons Gallery, Doylestown, PA

September 2015                       The Trustees Invitational Show and Sale, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ

July 2015                                   21st Annual Juried Show, Artsbridge, Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ

June 2015                                  Preserved Farmlands Vision Art Exhibit," First Place Award," and "Purchase Award," Smithville Mansion Annex                                                      Gallery, Burlington Co. NJ

May 2015                                  The 6th Annual New Hope Art League Juried Art Show, New Hope, PA

May 2015                                  The 32nd Ellarslie Open Juried Exhibition, Trenton, NJ.

May 2015                                  Art Blooms: Juried Art Exhibit, Cherry Hill Arts Board & The Cherry Hill Township, Cherry Hill, NJ

April 2015                                 Annual Open Juried Watercolor Exhibition, Center for the Arts of Southern New Jersey, Marlton, NJ

October 2014                           Chesterfield Historical Society Paint Out and Exhibition, Chesterfield, NJ

September 2014                       38th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ

June 2014                                  Wish You Were Here 13, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, NY

April 2014                                  Communiversity Paint Out and Exhibition, Princeton Art Center, Princeton, NJ

October 2013                            “Earth Mothers “Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

September 2013                        Burlington County Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Smithville Mansion, Mt. Holly, NJ

September 2012                        Burlington County Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Smithville Mansion, Mt. Holly, NJ

November 2011                          Celebrating Oyster III” Oyster Platter Exhibition” The Clay College, Millville, NJ

March 2010                                NCECA South Jersey Self Tour “Earth Mothers II” at Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

March 2010                                “Earth Mothers II” Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

March 2010                                “Earth Mothers” South Jersey Center for the Arts, Marlton, NJ

October 2009                            “Earth, Water and Fire: Pottery Invitational” NOYES Museum of Art, Hammonton, NJ

June – Nov. 2009                      “Featured Artist” The Atlantic County Library, Pleasantville Branch, NJ 2009

Dec. 2008 - 2014                        Ceramic artwork exhibited at the NOYES Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

Dec. 2008 -March 2009            Ceramic artwork exhibited at the NOYES Museum of Art, Hammonton, NJ

October 2008                             “From the Earth – For the Home” Co-curator and exhibiting artist of this ceramic exhibit,

May 2008                                    Foundation Fundraiser for Huntington’s disease, Philadelphia, PA

Nov. 2007- Jan. 2008                “Celebrating Oyster II” Oyster Platter Exhibition” The Clay College, Millville, NJ

December 2008                          “Artful Giving Exhibit” Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

2007                                             “Gala Fundraising Exhibitions” Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

2007-2008                                  “Associate Artist Exhibitions” Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

2004 – 2008                               Clay in Mind Exhibitions of ceramic art from the annual workshops and ceramic trophies created and                                                                     donated, Burlington County, NJ

 

Awards

The Carmen Altopiedi Memorial Award for Traditional Fine Arts for "Georgic: South River Road, Lambertville," at the Willingboro Art Alliance 22nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Mt. Holly, NJ.  October 2017. 

Honorable Mention for "Monehecan Park," The Artist Framer Plein Air Paint Out, Cranford, NJ. September 2017.

Honorable Mention for "Overcast: Yet The Spirea,"  The Burlington County 41st Annual Juried Exhibit, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Eastampton, NJ. September 2017.

Second Place Award in the Professional Division for Oils for "Georgic: Patterson Farm II," The Mercer County Senior Art Exhibit, Meadow Lakes,  Hightstown, NJ 2017. August, 2017.

First Place Award for "Overcast: Yet The Spirea," Willingboro Art Alliance Landscape Show, "First Place Award," Burlington County Library, Westampton, NJ July, 2017.

First Place Award for oil painting "Who Paints the Earth" at the "The Four Elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire" The Arts & Cultural Commission of Bucks County Members Show May 2017.  Patricia Hutton, Judge, Patricia Hutton Galleries, Doylestown, PA . 

"Meritorius Award" for oil painting "American Beauty" from the 2017 Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Online Competition.  The painting was submitted to the international call for entries, and will be published in the book "2017 Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Competition."  

Honorable Mention Award Artsbridge Summer Arts Festival Juried Members' Exhibit,  New Hope, PA 2016.

First Place Award Garden Tour Burlington City Plein Air Exhibit, 28 East Gallery, Burlington City, NJ 2016.

Third Place Award WAA 2016 Smithville Art Alliance Open Show, Eastampton, NJ 2016.

Second Place Award Willingboro Art Alliance 2016 Floral Show, Lyceum Hall, Burlington City, NJ 2016.

First Place Award Painting Preserved Farmlands Vision Art Exhibit, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Burlington Co. NJ June 2015.

Purchase Award for Painting, Preserved Farmlands Vision Art Exhibit, Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery, Burlington Co. NJ June 2015.

NCECA March 2005 presenter of the Topical Discussion Group. Topic: Clay In Mind Exhibition.

Northern Burlington County Regional High School - NJ Governor’s Teacher of the Year 2005-2006. 

Twice awarded the NAEA Ruth Halvorsen Professional Development Fund Grant -December 2001 and December 2002 for Clay In Mind. 

NJ State Department of Education Best Practice Award for model unit “Ready, Aim, Fire: A student centered approach to the ceramic art of Raku firing.” Awarded 2002-2003.

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers: Numerous nominations.

 

Publications

"Meritorius Award" for oil painting "American Beauty" from the 2017 Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Online Competition.  The painting was submitted to the international call for entries, and will be published in the book "2017 Richeson 75 Still Life and Floral Competition."  

Article "Mixing It Right" by staff writer Gwen Shrift published in the Bucks County Courier Times April 9, 2017.  included in the article which reviewed the "Artists of Yardley Sixth Juried Exhibit" written by staff writer Gwen Shrift for the Courier Times/Intelligencer. The article, which included an image of my painting "Georgic: South River Road, Lambertville" appeared in both the online version of the intell and the print version of the Courier Times.  http://www.theintell.com/life-style/arts-entertainment/mixed-media-s-the-spice-of-artists-of-yardley-s/article_475497da-18c3-585f-8b31-14f81da6e023.html

 

Juror

June 2017               Burlington County Senior Art Exhibit, Smithville Mansion, Southampton, NJ

April 2017               Burlington County State Teen Arts Exhibit, Smithville Mansion, Southampton, NJ

 

Professional development as a producer/presenter

NCECA March 2005 presenter “Topical Discussion Group.” Topic: Clay In Mind Exhibitions.

2003 - 2007 Originator and producer of “Clay In Mind” a regional juried ceramic exhibit for high school students in NJ in coordination with The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 

2003 - 2009 Produced and Presented Professional Development Workshops for artists and art educators in Raku Creation, Raku Firing, and Wheel throwing; also produced Workshops in Mosaic Art, Raku Kiln Building, and Felt making, as fundraising for the annual Clay In Mind juried exhibit.

 

Professional development workshops as a participant

"Making Frames" with Aida Birritteri, HIgh Bridge, NJ, September 2017.

“Master Class with Alan Roberts & John Gasparach, Artists from The Marchutz School, Aix en Provence, Princeton Univ Art Museum, September 2015.

“Plein Air Painting” with Ray Roberts, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA May 2015.

Lisa Naples, “Making Slab Built Vessels with Slip Decoration.” April 2015.

“Alla Prima Painting” with Larry Chestnut, Jerry’s Artarama, Princeton, NJ, 2015.

“En Plein Air Demonstration” with Debbie Pisacreta, Jerry’s Artarama, Princeton NJ, November 2015.

Landscape Painting (oil) class with John Ennis, Jerry’s Artarama, Princeton, NJ, May 2014.

Attended NCECA -Baltimore, Maryland 2005, Louisville, Kentucky March 2007, Philadelphia, PA March 2010, Milwaukee, WI 2014.

Jaime Cream, ‘Web Sites and Blogging for Artists,’ May 2013.

Amy Santoferraro, Silk Screened Images on Slab Constructions, July 2010.

Jen Martin, “Firing and Maintaining Electric Kilns,” The Clay Studio, September 2009.

Linda Arbuckle, “Majolica Decoration on Earthenware,” May 2008.

Kathryn E. Narrow, “Throwing and Decorating Porcelain, August, 2008.

Liz Quakenbush and Paul Wandless,  “Bridge to Bridge,” The Clay College, GCCC, Millville, NJ, November 2008.

David Stabley, “Slab Made Fantasy Houses”, August 2007.

Jimmy Clark, “Pinch Pots and Pit Firing” August 2006.

Debbie Williams “Wheel Throwing” August 2005.

Jerry Bennett“Paperclay” July 2004.

William Daley“Making Cosmic Pots” July 2003. 

Studied painting with Mel Leipzig for two semesters at MCCC during 1996.

 

Professional Employment

1975- present                         Professional Fine Artist - Private Studio

1975-2012                              Teacher of Visual Arts – Public & Parochial High Schools and Private Studio

 

Professional Education

Graduate study – University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Studied ceramics with Sumie Maeishima.

Post undergrad studies at Mercer County College, NJ Studied painting with Mel Leipzig, ceramics with Jim Colavita 

Graduate Study - The School of Visual Arts, NYC, NY                                       

BA in Art Education –Georgian Court College, NJ

 

Membership

Arts and Cultural Commission of Bucks County

Artists of Yardley

Artsbridge

New Hope Art League

Willingboro Art Alliance