Jeff Dion
4420 Dexter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128
home 215-483-5414
studio 215-681-8299
jeffreydion@msn.com jeffdion.com

Education

2004 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – MFA, Painting
1980 University of the Arts – BFA, Illustration
1981- 82 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Painting and Sculpture

Grants and Awards

2005 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Fellowship
2000 Independence Foundation Fellowship for the Arts
1998 Francis Speight Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts,
The Philadelphia Community Arts Network- PCAN
1996 Board of Directors Award – Wayne Art Center

Selected Solo Shows

2008 The Workingman Gallery – Philadelphia PA,
2006 Two Penn Center – Philadelphia, PA
2002 Rosemont College Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2001 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
1999 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
1997 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
1997 Daffy’s Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
1995 Diva Cafι – Philadelphia, PA
1995 The Widener Building – Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Shows

2008 MDH Fine Arts – New York, New York
2008 The Workerman Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2007 Moore College of Art and Design – Philadelphia, PA
2006 The Workerman Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2005 The Workermen Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2005 Gallery C.J. – Bloomsburg, PA –
Dion family show
2005 Arcadia University – Glenside, PA
2005 Moore College of Art and Design – Philadelphia, PA
2004 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts – Philadelphia, PA
2004 Main Line Art Center – Wayne, PA
2003 Arcadia University – Glenside, PA
2003 Gallery 911 – Philadelphia, PA
2001 Plastic Club – Philadelphia, PA
2001 FAN Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2000 The State Museum of Pennsylvania – Harrisburg, PA
2000 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
2000 The Philadelphia Sketch Club – Philadelphia, PA
2000 Penn Charter Juried Exhibition – Philadelphia, PA
1999 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA
1999 The Manayunk Art Center – Philadelphia, PA-
Annual Juried Show
1998 Philadelphia Art Alliance – Philadelphia, PA – Through the Heart of the City
1998 Main Line Art Center – Philadelphia, PA – Art Now
1988 Manayunk Community Center for the Arts – Manayunk, PA –
Annual Arts Awards
1998 Philadelphia Sketch Club – Philadelphia, PA – Invitational Show
1998 Manayunk Art Center – Manayunk, PA – Annual Juried Show
1997 Philadelphia Sketch Club – Philadelphia, PA – Watercolor Show
1997 The Foundry Gallery – Washington, DC – Group Show
1997 Gallery 30 – Devon, PA – Group Show
1997 Manayunk Art Center – Manayunk, PA – Annual Juried Show
1996 Alexy Gallery – Philadelphia, PA – Contemporary Realism
1996 Wayne Art Center – Wayne, PA – Spring Open Juried Exhibition
1995 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA – Three-Person Show
1995 Third Street Gallery – Philadelphia, PA – Small Works Show
1994 Philadelphia Watercolor Club – Philadelphia, PA –
Annual Juried Show
1993 Manayunk Art Center – Philadelphia, PA – Annual Juried Show
1985 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA – Annual Juried Show
1984 Arcadia University – Glenside, PA – Works on Paper

Reviewed

October 2002 The Philadelphia Inquirer –– Victoria Donohue
October 2001 The Philadelphia City Paper –– Susan Hagan
October 2001 The Philadelphia City Paper –– Lori Hill
October 2001 Art Matters –– Maggie Lockwood
June 1999 The Philadelphia Inquirer –-- Edward Sozanski
October 1998 The Philadelphia Inquirer –-- Edward Sozanski
May 1997 The Philadelphia Inquirer –– Edward Sozanski

Teaching Experience

2006 - Present Philadelphia University – Instructor of Painting, Basic Drawing and Figure Drawing
2002 - Present Moore College of Art and Design – Instructor of Painting and Drawing
2001 - Present Arcadia University – Instructor of Drawing and Figure Drawing
2000 - 2004 Drexel University – Instructor of Drawing and Figure Drawing
1995 - 2000 University of the Arts – Instructor of Figure Drawing –
Pre-College Program
1997 - 2000 Main Line Art Center – Instructor of Painting
1999 Substitute Teaching Art Classes grades 9-12 – Chestnut Hill Academy
1995 - 1996 Substitute Teaching Art Classes grades 8-12 – The Haverford School
1991 - 1996 Manayunk Art Center - Curriculum Director -
Instructor of Painting / Drawing

Juror 1998 Philadelphia Sketch Club 135th Annual Oil Painting Show

Board Member

2005-Present The Philadelphia Community Arts Network
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In charge: The Independence Foundation Fellowship artist,
Participating with; fund raising, monthly meetings, curriculum development.

1993-1996 The Manayunk Art Center

Curriculum Director: in charge of hiring of teachers and developing classes.
Participating with: fund raising, monthly meetings, show installations.

Lectures and Demonstrations

2003 The Art League of Delaware County
2002 Rosemont College
1992 Manayunk Art Center

 

Travel

1980 – Present China, Japan, Europe, Canada, Mexico, United States

Collections (List Incomplete)

Prudential Properites – Philadelphia, PA
D
iamond State Port Authority – Wilmington, DE
Corning National Packaging – Allentown, PA
Cozen, O’Connor, Bejer Law Firm – Philadelphia, PA
Pat Croce – Villanova, PA
Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Somers – Chicago
Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Somers – Philadelphia, PA
Selvin Glass – Philadelphia, PA
Cantor Design – New York, NY
Londa and Traub Law Firm – New York, NY
Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Levine – Newtown, PA
Brown, Hill and Associates – Huntington Valley, PA
Sales and Rental Gallery – Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Philadelphia Seventy Sixers – Philadelphia, PA
Bumper Specialty Inc. – West Deptford, NJ