ABOUT

THE ARTIST

ARTIST BIO

Joanne Funkhouser (Pennsylvania, b. 1997) lives and works in Philadelphia. She recently graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Joanne has been working in her studio mainly with oil paint. Her work revolves around painting what she sees from life whether through still life, landscapes, or self portraits. As her practice continues she explores how to combine what she sees in the world with what she sees in her mind.

CV

Funkhjj9726@gmail.com | | https://joannefunkhouser.com/

Education

2019 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA)  Philadelphia, PABachelor’s degree in Fine Art (BFA)

2017 Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Bluebell.Associates degree in Fine Art (AFA)

Experience
2020 Internship, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

  • Photoshop/Photography
  • Install/Deinstall of exhibitions
  • Writing artist statements for press release

2019 Navy Yard Warehouse Installation, Cocoon, Philadelphia, PA

  • Physical labor creating a sustainable installation 
  • Consistency following directions 
  • Ability to jump into an already planned/started project

2019 High School Teaching Internship, Teachers Assistant, Al Gury

  • Assisted highschool students in life drawing classes
  • Worked with students with diverse backgrounds

2018-19 Family Arts Academy, Teachers Assistant, Historic Landmark Museum

  • Ability to work with families, parents and small children

Curations 

2019 A Good Habit Formed, Assistant Curator, Anne Bryan Gallery

  • Assisted with videography and interviews 

Exhibitions/Shows

February 2020 Oxford Arts Alliance, Exploring Color, Solo Exhibition, Oxford PA

January 2020            FMC Towers, Dance of Shapes, selected works, Philadelphia, PA

November 2019        Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Shapes, selected works,                Anne Bryan Gallery

September 2019 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Bridges, selected works,  Anne Bryan Gallery

October 2019 Oxford Arts Alliance,  National Juried Exhibition, selected works, Oxford PA

March 2019 The Plastic Club, Emerging Artists, selected works, Philadelphia

March 2019 The Headway Collective, Local Artists Show, Lansdale, PA

April 2017 Montgomery County Community College, Student Show, Blue Bell, PA

Grants/Scholarships

2019 Silvia S and Miron M Walley Memorial Scholarship

2018-19 Gray Trust Scholarships, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

2018-19 W.W Smith Scholarships, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

2018-19 Philadelphia Connections Scholarships, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

2018-19 Dean’s Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia PA

2018-19 President Undergrad Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Juror’s choice award, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

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