NEWS IN REVIEW
Susan Leshnoff has been selected recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Professor Emeritus Award of the College of Communication and the Arts, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. She will receive the award April 27, 2016.
Susan Leshnoff is one of two artists exhibiting in “INNERVISIONS,” at Legend Galleries, Philadelphia, April 3-May 3, 2016.
Susan Leshnoff had a solo exhibition, “Genesis Revealed,” at Legend Galleries, Philadelphia, December 6-January 8, 2016.
Susan had 3 of her landscape paintings included in the Spring Fever Invitational Show at the Pleiades Gallery, NYC. February 23-March 7, 2016.
One of Susan’s landscapes was exhibited at the Philadelphia Foundation in “Perpetually Plastic,” September 16-January 22, 2016.
Two of Susan’s landscape paintings were included in the open juried show, “With Eyes Wide Open” at Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, August 4-30, 2015
Susan Leshnoff had a solo exhibition of her paintings, “The SkyVision Series”at the Lederer Gallery at SUNY (State University of NY) Geneseo, NY October 24-December 6, 2014,
Susan had 4 of her paintings shown in “Inspirational Artistry,” an invitational show of former faculty at the Fackenthal/Pethick Gallery at the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., January 26-February 28, 2014.
Susan had 2 of her landscape paintings included in the New Members Show at the Plastic Club in Philadelphia, January 4-24, 2014.
Susan Leshnoff had 4 of her paintings included in the 18th Friends of Pleiades Exhibition at the Pleiades Gallery, New York City, December 29-January 18, 2014.
Susan exhibited 1 of her landscapes in “Scapes” held at the Plastic Club in Philadelphia, September 8-27, 2013.
Susan was among 6 artists in the Center City Artists Collaborative to exhibit in Nature, Abstracted at the Da Vinci Art Alliance in Philadelphia, September 4-29, 2013
Susan Leshnoff was among 8 artists invited to exhibit in “A Taste of Shabbos” at the Old City Jewish Art Center in Philadelphia, August 2-September 30, 2013.
Susan Leshnoff exhibited new paintings in the 18th Annual Friends of Pleiades Invitational Show at the Pleiades Gallery, NYC., December 26, 2013 – January 18, 2014.
NEWS IN REVIEW (Workshops, lectures, etc)
Susan Leshnoff was named Faculty Emeritus at Seton Hall University in May, 2015
Susan was invited to teach “Hebrew Calligraphy and the Gilded Word” at Gratz Colleg, Philadelphia,e as part of the Adult Education Program in their Fall Semester 2015.
Susan Leshnoff will be a featured speaker on Holocaust art at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, on November 12, 2015.
Susan presented an illustrated lecture and discussion on “Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children’s Art in Theresienstadt: What the Pictures Reveal” at the Highland Park Conservative Temple, Highland Park, NJ on Sunday morning, May 4, 2014.
Susan Leshnoff taught 2 adult education workshops on “Hebrew Calligraphy and the Gilded Word” at the National Museum of American Jewish History December 2 and December 7, 2014. The second workshop focused on decoration and conemporary methods of gilding. The workshop was open to beginning and more advanced calligraphers. She taught a previous workshop in Hebrew Calligraphy February 8 at the Museum.
Susan was invited to speak to MA candidates at the Moore College of Art and Design on the relevance of the philosophies and art education theories of Viktor Lowenfeld for today’s educators on July 18, 2013.
Susan was selected as the 2012 Aronson Foundation HBI Grant recipient awarded by the Hadassah-Brandeis(University) Research Institute for her research on Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, the Bauhaus trained artist who taught art to the children in Theresienstadt, the Nazi ghetto camp, during World War II.
Susan presented a session, “The Art Teacher’s Professional Journey: Changes Made on the Road to Maturity,” at the National Art Education Association Annual Conference in Fort Worth, TX. March 8, 2013. She also presented a short synopsis of a chapter she wrote in a forthcoming NAEA publication on the creative strategies Friedl Dicker-Brandeis used to teach children in Theresienstadt, the Nazi ghetto camp, during World War II.
Susan conducted an all-day workshop on “The Art of Transcendance: Lessons from the Bauhaus” for New Jersey art teachers at the Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, March 12, 2013.
Susan presented a docent training workshop on Viktor Lowenfeld at the National Museum of American Jewish History (a Smithsonian affiliate) in Philadelphia. The workshop was linked to the exhibit, “Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges. March 18 2013.
Susan spoke to MA candidates at the Moore College of Art and Design on the relevance of the philosophies and art education theories of Viktor Lowenfeld for today’s educators on July 18, 2013.