Maxine Sheaffer

 

www.maxinesheaffer.com/ maxinesheaffer@gmail.com/tel. 267.377.5731

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

-Artist of the Year Exhibition, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation in association with the BBC, London, England. UK

-Juried Flora & Fauna Exhibition, LAA, Rotunda Gallery, Bethlehem City Hall, PA

2020

-Juried Winter Exhibition, LAA, Luckenbach Mill, Bethlehem, PA

-Arte Natura, The Limner Gallery, NY.

-Paintings for the Planet, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Trexlertown, PA

2019

-Young Visions Exhibition, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, NJ.

-13th Annual Juried Exhibition, Schmidt Gallery, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, PA.

-Into the Wild Exhibition, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA

2018

-Pet Portraits Exhibition, Camel Back Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

-Into the Wild Exhibition, Fusion Art, Palm Springs, CA

-Nature Art Exhibition, Light, Space and Time Online Gallery.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Wildlife Exhibition, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, East Greenville, PA

2018

Domestic Animals Exhibition, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, East Greenville, PA

2017

Portraits Exhibition, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, East Greenville, PA

2016

Portraits Exhibition, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, East Greenville, PA

2015

Portraits Exhibition, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, East Greenville, PA

 

VISITING ARTIST & LECTURER

2019

The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, artist talk, Dec 2019

 

SELECTED AWARDS, RECOGNITION & SCHOLARSHIP

2021

-"Ophelia," Highly Commended, Artist of the Year Exhibition, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation in association with the BBC, London, England. UK

-"Nothing gold can stay," Finalist, Artist of the Year Exhibition, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation in association with the BBC, London, England. UK

-"Ophelia," Finalist, Artist of the Year Exhibition, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation in association with the BBC, London, England. UK

-1st Place, Janet Dean Memorial Award, Juried Flora & Fauna Exhibition, LAA, Bethlehem City Hall, PA

2020

Harriet V. Beetleman Award, LLA, Lehigh Valley, PA

2019

-Best in Show, Animal Portraits, Camel Back Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

-Honorable Mention, Nature Art Exhibition, Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

-Special Merit, Nature Art Exhibition, Light, Space & Time Online Gallery

2008

-Certificate of Excellence, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

-Certificate of Merit, Temple University President’s Scholars

-J. Arthur Khuen-Kryk Award, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

1998

Recipient of the Presidential Scholars in the Arts

 

 

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

2021

Pandemic Special Edition 2021. Direct Art. Slow Art Productions. January 2021. Page 48.

2018

Artist Spotlight. NexZest. Volume 30. February 2018. Page 13.

2015

Artist Spotlight. NexZest. Volume 0001. September 2015. Page 8.

1998

Cover Illustration. Voices from the Middle. Volume 5. Number 2. April 1998.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

“The Burns Head.” Bucks County Community College. 2009

“Fish Umbrella.” Bucks County Community College. 2008

 

EDUCATION

 

2009

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude.

2007

Bucks County Community College, Associate of the Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude.

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2013-2020

Founder, Art on Main Studio & Gallery, 218 Main St., East Greenville, PA.

2009-2013

Art Teacher, Vantage Academy, Lakeside Educational Network, Souderton, PA.