GALLERIES

​Arts on Main, Elkhart IN

The Dot Shop Gallery, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend IN

Blue Gallery, Three Oaks MI

Spurious Fugitive Gallery, South Bend IN

The New Galleries on Lincoln Way West, South Bend IN 

Buchanan Art Center, Buchanan MI


EDUCATION

MFA in Studio Arts, California State University, Los Angeles CA

MA in Art and Education, Columbia University, NYC NY


ARTIST PRESENTATIONS

Manchester University, North Manchester IN, October 2017

Northern Indiana Artists Association, South Bend Museum of Art IN, January 2017

The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN' June 2016

The Women Caucus for Art, South Bend IN, May 2015

Penn High School, Mishawaka IN, September 2014


COLLECTIONS

The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN

The Lerner Theater, Elkhart IN

Various Private Collections


SELECTED AWARDS

40eth Annual Juried Regional, Purchase Award, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN, October 2018

NIA Members Exhibit, Juror's award, Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend IN, September 2018

75th Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Juror award, Munster IN, September 2018

39th Annual Juried Regional, Best Painting Award, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN, October 2017

39th Annual Juried Regional, Purchase Award, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN, October 2017

38th Annual Juried Regional, Purchase Award, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN, October 2017

Tall Grass Art Center, Juror Award, Park Forest IL, January 2017

​NIA Members Exhibit, Honorable Mention, The Kroc Center, South Bend, IN, January 2017

Winner of the Manhattan International Artist Showcase Gallery Award in HERStory, March 2016

NIA Members Exhibit, The Glenda Bixby Award for Expressionist Art, Kroc Center, South Bend IN, December 2015
72nd Salon Show, South Shore Arts, Past President Award, Munster IN, September 2015

Discord, NIA at Birdsell Mansion, Juror Award, South Bend IN, April 2015

NIA Juried Show, Judge’s Award, Spencer Gallery, Mishawaka IN, July 2012

Elkhart Art Walk, Best Body of Work Award, Elkhart IN, May 2015

NIA Members Exhibit, Glenda Bixby Award for Expressionist Art, South Bend Museum of Art, IN, November-December 2011

22nd Art and Social Justice Exhibition, Juror’s Award, South Bend Heritage Foundation, South Bend IN, June-July 2011

NIA Members Exhibit, Judge’s Award, Studio Arts Center, Mishawaka IN, April-May 2010

Adjourned, Judge’s Award, Studio Arts Classes, Mishawaka IN, November 2009-January 2010

NIA Members Exhibit, Judge’s Award, Michigan Lake College, Niles Michigan, November-December, 2009

Best of Works on Paper, Manhattan Arts International,  Internet, June 2009

NIA Juried Show, Juror’s Award, South Bend Museum of Art, South BendIN, June  2009

Student /Faculty Exhibition, Best of Show, South Bend Museum of Art, South BendIN, October 2008 - January, 2009

Fusion of the Arts, Best of Show, Indiana University Northwest, Center for Regional Excellence, GaryIN, September 2008

Outstanding Achievement Scholarship towards the MFA studies, California State University Los Angeles CA, school year 1998

Annual Show, Award, Fine Arts Institute of San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA, May 1994

Windsor  Newton Recognition of Achievement, La Mirada Arts Guild, La Mirada CA, May 1993


 

ADDITIONAL GROUP SHOWS IN 2015-18

Lnguage of the Voiceless, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL, 2018

Afternoon Hours, A collaboration with the calligrapher Anne Binder, Manchester University, Fort Wayne IN, October - January 2017  

Gathering Sparks, Manchester University, North Manchester IN, September - December 2017

Women Caucus for Art, Group Show, Manchester University, North Manchester IN, January - February 2017

Under The Big Top: Circus as Art in America, The Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart IN, May-June 2016

Sightlines, South Bend Museum of Art, Century Center, Indiana, Spring 2014-2017

Landscapes, Fernwood Botanical Garden, Niles, MI, December 2015

Elkhart Art Walk, NIA Group Show, Elkhart, IN, November 2015

The First Forty, A Community Art Exhibit, Langlab, South Bend, IN, October 2015

Elkhart 37th Juried Regional, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN, September 2015

Member’s Show, Women Caucus for Art, Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend IN, September 2015

Stories of the Ordinary, Moon Tree Gallery, Donaldson, IN, June 2015

Art and Social Justice, Colfax Cultural Center, South Bend, IN, May 2015

Michiana Annual Art Competition (MAAC), the Box Factory, St. Joseph MI, March 2015

Red, Women Caucus for Art, the Box Factory, St. Joseph MI, February 2015

A Curious Reality, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL, February 2015


 SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

Diminutive Fables, Manchester University, Fort Wayne IN, October 2018

The Ephemeral Voyage, Manchester University, Manchester IN, Fall- Winter 2017

Celebrating Spring 2012,  Fernwood Botanical Gardens, Buchanan MI, May 2012

Lea Goldman Art Show, the Blue Gallery, South Bend IN, February-May 2012

On Exhibit, Colfax Campus Gallery, The South Bend Heritage Foundation, South Bend IN, January-February 2010

Visual Stories, Buchanan Art Center, Buchanan MI, January 2009

Diminutive Fables, Crown Point Art Center, presented by South Shore Arts, Crown Point IN, August-September 2008

Too Heavy to Fly and Other Dilemmas, Eye Dart Studio Gallery, Goshen IN June-July 2008

Celebrating Spring, Bankoff Gallery,  South Bend IN, May 2006

Dining in the Company of Dreams, Buon Gusto, Belmont Shore CA, June 1994

Human Space in a Bitmap World, Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Hill CA, May 1994


 For more information, please contact Lea Goldman.


 

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