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Curriculum Vitae – Maria Maneos

Maria Maneos
Visual Artist

Education
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA 2010
Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, BFA 2006
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Solo and Two Person Exhibits
2012   International House, The Woman Represented, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibit
2021   Exquisite Corpse for Unprecedented Times: A Socially Distanced Art Project, Esther Klein Science Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2020   Together We Can Make a Difference, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2020   Annual Distinguished Alumni & Faculty Show, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA
2019   Annual Fleisher Wind Challenge, 2nd Round Placement, Philadelphia, PA
2019   Bits & Pieces of the Past, Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA
2019   A Celebration of Art and Life, University of PA, Perelman Center, Philadelphia, PA          
2018   51st Annual Art of the State, State Museum of PA, Harrisburg, PA 
2018   Springtime, After All, Gallery 50, Bridgeton, NJ
2018   Annual Distinguished Alumni & Faculty Show, Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA 
2017   Art at Valley Lake, Valley Lake Art Gallery, Horsham, PA
2017   The Art of Recovery, Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA
2017   A Celebration of Art and Life, University of PA, Perelman Center, Philadelphia, PA          
2017   Healing through Art, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
2016   Time After Time: The Incarcerated Female, Gorevin Gallery, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA 2015   A Celebration of Art and Life, University of PA, Perelman Center, Philadelphia, PA          
2014   Leeway Foundation, Art and Change Grant Recipient, Philadelphia, PA
2014   A Celebration of Art and Life, University of Pa, Perelman Center, Phila., PA
2014   It’s a Wrap, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013   A Celebration of Art and Life, University of Pa, Perelman Center, Phila., PA
2012   The Woman Represented, International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2012   Backlash, SOHO20 Gallery Chelsea, New York, NY
2012   Her Visual Fix, Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE
2011   Projekt 30 Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
2011   Agora Gallery, The Odyssey Within, New York, NY
2010   Centotto Gallery, Graphologies, Brooklyn, NY
2010   Togo Run, Lilly Oncology on Canvas, New York, NY
2010   Manayunk Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
2010   Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, MFA Exhibit, Loveladies, NJ
2010   TBD Artist Gallery, 319 N. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA
2010   PA Academy of the Fine Arts, 109th Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2009   128 Gallery, North Broad & Cherry Sts., Philadelphia, PA
2008   Green Exhibit, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
2008   Atmosphere, Salon Des Amis Gallery, Malvern, PA
2008   Manayunk Arts Show, Philadelphia, PA
2008   Art Matters, Villanova Conference Center, Radnor, PA
2008   Emerging Artists, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008   Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2007   Fall for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2007   Fifth Stone Studios, Philadelphia, PA
2007   Mixed Media Art Gallery, Doylestown, PA
2006   Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, KS
2006   Arcadia University Senior Thesis Exhibit, Glenside, PA
2004   Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

Awards 
2014 - 2020 Pa Council on the Arts Grant Recipient
2019 The Pollination Project Grant Recipient
2018 Art of the State Purchase Prize Winner, PA State Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2018 First Prize Sculpture, Pa State Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2018 First Prize Painting, Ambler Arts Center, Ambler, PA
2017 Kutztown University - Outstanding Mentor in Alternative Settings Award
2015 Pollination Project Visionary Nominee, Los Angeles, CA
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 – PA Council on the Arts Grant Recipient
2014 Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant Recipient
2003 Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Fellowship
CFEVA (Center for Emerging Visual Artist) 2020 Fellow, Philadelphia, PA 

Collections - Private, Public, Corporate
State Museum of PA, Harrisburg, PA
Robert and Nadine Haines, Collegeville, PA
Castle Valley Consultants, Doylestown, PA
Thomas and Sandra Vasoli, Gwynedd Valley, PA
Vincent Fumo, Philadelphia, PA 
HealthSpark Foundation, Lansdale, PA

Selected Bibliography
Art and Art Therapy with the Imprisoned: Re-Creating Identity, by: David Gussak, 2019
PA Art of the State Sculpture Spotlights 5535, PennLive, July 13, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XJQ1WoVsJ8&feature=player_embedded
Maria Maneos on Incarceration and the Opioid Crisis, by Paula Cahill, paulacahill.com/blog, June 2, 2018 
Psychology Today, Art on Trial, Jan. 27, 2015 
https://www.psychologytoday.com/sg/blog/art-trial/201501/brush-the-law-arts-in-prison-program?amp
5535: New Art Installation, PennLive, Harrisburg, PA, pennlive.com, May 25, 2018 
CBS: The Philadelphia Agenda with Brad Segall, Radio Interview, cbslocal.com, July 7, 2015 
Brush With the Law, Mural Unveiled at Norristown Police Station, Times Herald, January 05, 2017
Montco Jail Art Class, Philadelphia Inquirer, by: Laura McCrystal,  July 08, 2015 
Woman on Personal Quest, The Reporter Newspaper, December 01, 2013: 
Two at International House, by: CSchwartz, KnightArts.org, October 4, 2012 
Studio Visit , Volume 18, June 2012:  http://studiovisitmagazine.com/volume-eighteen
Portrait of an Artist, Philadelphia Inquirer, April 14, 2010, 
Salon Des Amis Gallery: Atmosphere, Philly.com, March 2009, judithmccabe.com 

Speaking Engagements
TEDx Speaker ‘The Big Idea’ at Arcadia University, Glenside, PA 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NX-t4A5AsPY

Speaker/Panel Member for Undergraduate and Graduate students as well as Faculty of Cabrini College involved in the education and learning of the criminal justice system - Cabrini College, Radnor,  PA 2016

Professional Experience
Current     Director, Brush With the Law - Community Service - ReEntry Arts Program, metropolitan Philadelphia area, PA
Current     Board Member, PA Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Council, Philadelphia, PA 
2016-2020   Grant Advisor - The Pollination Project Arts and Culture Division
2015-2018   Grant Panelist, PA Council on the Arts (Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance) 
2017-2018   Mural Arts-Restorative Justice Program at Graterford Maximum Security Prison RobyBuseman
2010-2013   Instructor, University of PA Center for Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA
2010-2011   Instructor, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
2010-2012   Docent, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2008-2010   Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA