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Education

2016        Bachelor degree in fine arts (BFA), and certificate program,

            Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Residencies

2022        ChaNorth Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY

2019        WASSAIC Project Residency, Wassaic, NY

2018        Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

Awards

2022        Illuminate the Arts Grant, Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative                          Economy,Philadelphia, PA.

2022        Fleisher Art memorial: Wind Challenge Grant, Fleisher Art Memorial,                          Philadelphia, PA.

2022        The Fellowship Collection Acquisition, The Fellowship of PAFA,                              Philadelphia, PA.

2020        The New Mary Butler Purchase Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

            Museum, Philadelphia, PA.

2018        The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada.

2018        Twelve Gates honorarium, 12 Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2016        Charles Toppan award, PAFA School, Philadelphia, PA.

2016        August Cook Prize award, PAFA School, Philadelphia, PA.

2016        Faculty Award, PAFA School, Philadelphia, PA.

2016        PAFA and Friends Scholarship, PAFA School, Philadelphia, PA.

2015        PAFA and Friends Scholarship, PAFA School, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Exhibitions History

 

2022        Group Exhibition, Spring/ Break Art Show NYC September 2022, New York City, NY.

2022        Group Exhibition, Selections from The Fellowship of PAFA, Clark Hill Law Firm,              Philadelphia, PA.

2022        Solo Exhibition, Wind Challenge 3 Exhibition, Fleisher Memorial , Philadelphia,              PA.

            https://fleisher.org/exhibitions/wind-challenge/

2021        Group Exhibition, The Annual Show 2021, Gross Mccleaf, , Philadelphia, PA.

            www.fellowshippafa.org/exhibitions

2020        Group Exhibition, Annual Fame Show, Hot.Bed Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

                            https://www.fellowshipgallery.org/the-annual-catalouge-1  

2020        Solo Virtual Exhibition, The 72 Virgins Project Experience.

2020        Group Exhibition, “Now, more than Ever “ Wassaic Project | 2020 Summer                      Exhibition, Wassaic, NY.

            https://www.wassaicproject.org/exhibitions/now-more-than-ever

2020        Group Exhibit, Codex Project, Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

            https://www.the-codex-project.com/

2018        Group Exhibit, Cross Currents, The Tuttleman Gallery at the Annenberg,                      Philadelphia, PA.       

            https://www.pafa.org/museum/exhibitions/crosscurrents-0

2018        Group Exhibition, We got used to new us, 12 Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2018        Group Exhibition/ Auction, 12G 5th Annual Galla | La peg Brasserie at Fringe                Art, Philadelphia, PA.  

            http://www.twelvegatesarts.org/exhibitions/2018/5/4/we-got-used-to-new-us

2017        Group Exhibition, Insider Art, At Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum,              Philadelphia, PA.

2017        Group Exhibition, Chestnut hill Pop up Art show, Chestnut Hill Gallery,                      Philadelphia, PA.

2016        Group Exhibition, Red Raven Company Group Show, Red Raven Company, Lancaster,                PA.                     

2016        Two-Person Exhibition, Red Raven Company emerging artist Show, Red Raven                    Company, Lancaster, PA. 

            https://redravenartcompany.com/exhibits/september-8/

2016        Group Exhibition, Artkudos Online Exhibition, International art student league,              NY.

2016        Three-Person Exhibition, Art for the Cash Poor Show, Art Crane Center,                      Philadelphia, PA.

2016        Group Exhibition, 4th year Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA.

2016        Group Exhibition, Mash em' UP, Illustration department at PAFA and Tyler                    University, Philadelphia, PA.

2015        Group Exhibition, The illustration show, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts              school, Philadelphia, PA.

2015        Group Exhibition, Taxonomy, Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. (Juror:                Astrid Bowlby and Bob Cozzilino.)

2015        Group Exhibition, 3rd Year Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of                the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2015        Group Exhibition, It’s the Thought that Counts , Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA.

2014        Group Exhibition, Essential Variations, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA.

Curatorial Projects

 

2020        Gallery/ Virtual Gallery Director, The Fellowship of PAFA,                                  www.fellowshipgallery.org, Philadelphia, PA.

2020        Res-O-nance  https://www.fellowshipgallery.org/virtuallygallery

2020        The Annual  https://www.fellowshipgallery.org/the-annual-exhibition

2021        Rosenberg and Citrino https://www.fellowshipgallery.org/citrino-rosenberg-virtual-exhibit   

2022        March- April Show.(Curated By Mostafa Darwish)

 

2019        The Codex Project Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2020        Year 1 Codex Project https://www.the-codex-project.com/artists

2021        Year 2 Codex Project https://www.the-codex-project.com/year-2-coming-soon

2023        Year 3 Codex Project.

     (Codex Project is Curated By Mostafa Darwish, Kaitlyn Basta, and Bryan DeProspero)

 

2018        We got used to new US Twelve Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

            (Curated By Mostafa Darwish)

            http://www.twelvegatesarts.org/exhibitions/2018/5/4/we-got-used-to-new-us

 

2015        Taxonomy Works on Paper Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

              

2015        The Illustration Show at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine arts Illustration                  Department, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2016        Dot, Dash Dissolve, a Joan Hickey collection Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine                arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA. (Curatorial group: Astrid Bowlby, Joan Hickey,                Kaitlyn Basta, and Mostafa Darwish)

 

 

Publications/ Interviews / Panel Discussions

 

2022        Fleisher Memorial Art, 2022 Wind Challenge 3 Panel Discussion, Philadelphia, PA.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VarDsir4S70&feature=youtu.be

 

2020        Wassaic Projects, Interview and write up For the summer exhibit “Now, More than              Ever”. Page 113.

            https://www.wassaicproject.org/exhibitions/now-more-than-ever

 

2018        WHYY Organization/ critiquing the show created by Mostafa Darwish 

            “We got used to new US”

            https://whyy.org/articles/3-must-see-new-art-exhibits-this-month-our-picks-from-mays-first-friday/

 

2018        The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Alumni Stories.

            https://www.pafa.org/stories/mostafa-darwish