Celia Reisman

Lives in Merion, PA and Strafford, VT


2024        Chosen Places, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA   


2022       Side Streets, Back Roads,  Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2020        Borderlands, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadlephia PA

2019        Vermont Paintings, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, VT

2018         Five Places, HACC Gallery, Lancaster, PA

2017        A Moment Noticed, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015        Recent Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013        A Certain Slant, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011         Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, New York, NY

2010        Paintings, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006         Paintings, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, VA

2004         Paintings, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadlphia, PA

2001         Paintings, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

2000         Secret World, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

1995         Paintings,Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1992         Paintings, Cleaver Callahan Gallery, New York, NY

1990         Paintings, List Gallery, Swarthmore, PA

1988         Paintings, Hood Museum, Hanover, NH


2023    WORRY: Our Anxious Age, Soft Machine Gallery, Allentown PA Curated by Elizabeth


2022    Holiday Exhibition, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell,NJ     

2019    Social Networks, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2018    Flowers, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ

2016    Philadelphia Painters, Kutztown University Gallery, Kutztown, PA

2015    Women’s Work, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA

2012    Creative Hand, Discerning Heart, Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA

            All About Etching, Neptune Fine Art, Washington, D.C.

            Farm Exhibit, Art at King Oaks, Newtown, PA

2012    Pennsylvania Landscapes, Lancaster Museum, Lancaster PA

            Piece by Piece, Art Bank US State Department, Washington, D.C.

2010    C.R. Ettinger Press, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2009    Invitational, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

            A Dog’s Life, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

            Susan Lichtman & Celia Reisman, Lenore Gallery, Providence, RI

            Color Key, Painting Center, New York NY

2008    Art of the State, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2007    Landscape, Painting Center, New York, NY

2002    Two American Painters, FIVE Princelet Street Gallery, London, UK

            Small Things, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY

1998    In Her Own Voice, Berman Art Museum, Collegeville, PA

            Landscape Observed, Central Connecticut State College, New Britain, CT

            Small Painting Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY

1966    Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe NM

                    Traveling Exhibition with Catalog

             Spirit of Nature, MB Modern, New York, NY

1994    The Artist as Native: Reinventing Regionalism, Babcock Gallery, New York, NY

                    Traveling Exhibition with Catalog

1991    Watercolor, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL

1990    Art in the Garden, Kornbluth Gallery, Fairlawn, NJ

1988    Philadelphia Drawing, Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

1986    Contemporary Philadelphia Painting, Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA – Catalog

            Town and Country, Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1985    Chicago International, Kathryn Markel Fine Art, New York, NY

            Divine Vistas, Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


2023          Visiting Artists with Hazel Walker, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan Ireland

2020          Visiting Artist, Mt Gretna School of Art, Mt Gretna, PA
2019          Art New England, Mass College of Art, Bennington, VT
2013          Visiting Artist, Mt. Gretna School of Art, PA
2012 -2013 International School of Painting, Drawing & Sculpture, Montecastello, Italy
2010-2013 Visiting Critic, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2010          Visiting Professor, Department of Art, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
1990-2008 Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
2007          Visiting Artist, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
                  Visiting Artist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
                  Visiting Artist, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1985-2002 Visiting Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2001          Visiting Artist, Trinity College, Hartford, CT


2015      Borgo Finnochietto Residency, Buonconvento, Italy
2009      Hassam, Peicher, Betts, & Symons Fund Purchase, American Academy of Arts & Letters
              Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Residency
2004      Rochfort-en-Terre Painting Residency, Brittany, France
2001      Leeway Foundation - Window of Opportunity Award
              Pennsylvania Council on the Arts - SOS Grant
1999      Ragdale Foundation, Residency
              Open Studio Press, Mid Atlantic Artists Catalog
1996      Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency


1971   Carnegie Mellon University  BFA

1978   Yale University  MFA in Printmaking


Paul Thiebuad Gallery, San Francisco, CA paulthiebaudgallery.com

Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA    grossmccleaf.com

Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ  morpethcontemporary.com


Art2Life - Interview with Susan Melrath


Painting Perceptions paintingperceptions.com 2011, 2015, 2020

Savvy Painter savvypainter.com

Powers of Observation powersofobservation.com

Michener Museum

Video by John Thornton for The Secret World of Celia Reisman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YWHt4kGpPk

Michener Museum
Video by John Thornton for Creative Hand Exhibtion  https://youtu.be/7YWHt4kGpPk

Painters on Painting paintersonpainitng.com/elizabeth-johnson-on-celia-reisman

Painting Perceptions paintingperceptions.com/borderlands-by-celia-reisman/

Celia Reisman, Painting the Beauty All Around Us -John Thornton Video 2022


Art Sync: A Way, A Direction - Conversation with Celia Reisman September 2022

with Elizabeth Johnson - @grossmccleaf.com Gallery -Viewing Room