EDUCATION
Cornell University, NY, MFA
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, BFA 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Acts of Looking, Stockton University Art Gallery, Galloway, NJ
2018 Photographs, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts. Millville, NJ
2017 The Mystery of the Visible, Abe Zucca Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2016 Almost Seeing, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
          Surfaces: Joseph Podlesnik, Bokeh Gallery the MonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ
2015   Surfaces, City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia
          Phoenix: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts.
          Millville, NJ
          Phoenix: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Bokeh Gallery the MonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ
2011    Drawings - One-person show. University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac Art Gallery - WI
1996   Paintings – Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Abstraction/Obstruction, William Matthews Gallery, Denver, Colorado  
2018   The Art of the Figure, GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY
          Dirt & Sole Exhibition, Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts
2017   Alternative Reality Exhibition, FLOAT Photo Magazine. Group exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
         Space Exhibition, FLOAT Photo Magazine. Group exhibition (juried), Brooklyn, NY
Space Exhibition (juried), FLOAT Photo Magazine. Online exhibition.
         The Art Collectors II (juried), GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY          
         Art of Eating, GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY
         The Journey: Photographs Along the Way (juried), Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
2016   Deck the Halls Exhibition, GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY
          Curated online exhibition, Relation - SnappedAway.com
          TINY WORKS II, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
          Art at Kings Oaks (exhibit by invitation), Newtown, PA
          Two-person exhibition at Ribbingsberg Galleri - Simrishamn, Sweden
          STILL LIFE Exhibition (juried), GalleryNorth, Setauket, NY
          Associates Body of Work Juried Exhibition, Arizona Artists Guild, Phoenix, AZ
          Juried Show, Focus: Light and Shadow, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, OR (3 photographs)
          Three-person exhibition at Ribbingsberg Galleri - Simrishamn, Sweden
          Plymouth Center for the Arts The Fine Art of Photography Juried Exhibition
          Arizona Artists Guild Open Statewide Juried Exhibition (2 works), Phoenix, AZ
          Stockton Univ. Art Department Exhibition, LBI Foundation of Arts and Sciences, LBI, NJ
          Snapshot in Time: A Contemporary View of Still Life, Davis Art Gallery, Worcester, MA
          New Year Online Exhibition. FLOAT Photo Magazine. (non-juried)
2015   Favorite Photograph Exhibition, Part VII. Lenscratch.com (non-juried)
          TINY WORKS, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
          Arizona Artists Guild Winter Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ
          Juried Show, Photo Shoot (Open-Theme), Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
          Small Works Exhibition: Paintings. Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC
          Exposure Photography Award digital display, Louvre Museum, Paris
          InFocus Member Photographic Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ
2014   Finalist Show, 2014 Hot Springs Photography Competition, Hot Springs, AR
          Juried Show, Black and White: (2 photographs), Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
          Faculty Summer Show - Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ
          Juried Show, Grayscale, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
          Juried Show, Landscape: Looking at Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
          ArtLink, Art Detour 26 Group Show (“Michael Submerged”), Phoenix, AZ
2013   Juried Show, Holy Daze show at the MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
          Juried Show Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
          Faculty Show - Stockton University Art Gallery, Pomona, NJ
2012   Drawings. Saskia Jorda & Joseph Podlesnik - Paradise Valley Comm. College, Phx, AZ
2008  Studio Artists Show, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ
2005  Faculty Show – Stockton University - Long Beach Island, NJ
2004  The Self-Portrait - High Street Gallery, Millville, NJ
1997   Department of Art Faculty Show - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 

TEACHING
1993-now   Stockton University, Adjunct Instructor of Art
2005-2019  Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Associate Professor, Lead Faculty, Art Foundations
2018           Observational Drawing Workshop, Scottsdale Artists' School, Scottsdale, AZ
2018           Photography Workshop, Scottsdale Artists' School, Scottsdale, AZ
2010-17      Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ, Adjunct Instructor
2006-09     Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Adjunct Instructor
2001-02      University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, Lecturer
1997-98      Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Visiting Assistant Professor
1993-98      Atlantic Community College, Adjunct Instructor
1992-93     University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Lecturer 

AWARDS
2017   One of the best entries for the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
2016   Inez Hall Outstanding Faculty Award, Art Institute of Pittsburgh
2016   Best in Show, Arizona Artists Guild’s Associates Body of Work Juried Exhibition
2015   3-month sabbatical, applied toward writing textbook, Observational Drawing.
2012   Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Monthly Faculty Spotlight 

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS/TALKS
2019   Instagram Takeover (10 images) on Burn My Eye, by Zisis Kardianos
Faces, Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Blurb Self-Publishing
Contact with Things Seen, Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Blurb Self-Publishing
The Trees, Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Blurb Self-Publishing
2018   Meet Joseph Podlesnik in Northwest Phoenix - VoyagePhoenix.com
          Featured in the August Edition of "Ain't Bad" (Independent Publisher of New Photographic Art)
          Review of Acts of Looking: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik by Kelsey Sucena, FLOAT Magazine
          Artist Spotlight: Joseph Podlesnik, SNJToday News art feature
          Visiting Artist Talk, Arizona State University, School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
          Acts of Looking: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, Blurb Self-Publishing
2017   Cited in James Elkins’ book What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book, p. 118
          Interview with Joseph Podlesnik, by Christina Foard
          Photographic work mentioned in Roy R. Behrens’ essay in the book CAMO MANIA
          Observational Drawing, drawing textbook, published by TempeDigital
          Phoenix Downtown Journal /Arts and Culture - The Mystery of the Visible
          Phoenix New Times /Arts and Culture - The Mystery of the Visible, August
Selected as one of the best entries for the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
          Featured, April Newsletter, Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division
          Interview with Joseph Podlesnik, SNAPPED AWAY.com
          Featured in the academic journal, The Finch.net
          Podcast interview with StudioBreak.com
          Featured on Arizona Artist a Day
          Snappedaway.com photo blog. Part 1 of a 3 part in-depth series
2016   The Poetry of Sight blog
          Almost Seeing: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (64 pages, b&w/color)
          Hyperallergic author Jennifer Samet ‘s review of the Still Life exhibition at GalleryNorth
          The SandPaper, Arts in Parts, Stockton University Art Exhibition, LBI Foundation of Arts and Sciences
          Plymouth Center for the Arts The Fine Art of Photography - Juried Exhibition catalog
          Photograph published (p. 68) in 2nd Edition of Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis
          Surfaces Photography Exhibition, Phoenix Uptown Magazine
          Surfaces, Joseph Podlesnik, The Arts Beacon
2015   Surfaces Exhibit at Bokeh Gallery, AZCulture Magazine, Phoenix AZ
          Poets and Artists Magazine, Devotion issue (2 photographs)
          AiConnections Artist Interview Series: Joseph Podlesnik. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
          Surfaces - City Museum of Ljubljana, Slovenia
          Photo Shoot (Open-Theme) Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR
          SURFACES book review on LensCulture.com online magazine
          SURFACES: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (70 pages, b&w/color)
          Exposure Photography Award book - Documentary Collection
          Drawings in Prof. Anthony Lombardi’s Introduction: Drawing en Plein Air, Rome Art Program
     - Portfolio of the Day, Capture 12 (May 8)
          Feature in Portfolio section of FLOAT Photo Magazine
          Artist Spotlight on Joseph Podlesnik, AZ Foothills Magazine
2014   PHOENIX the Solo Photography Show of Joseph Podlesnik (press release)
          PHOENIX: Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik, photobook (86 pages, b&w/color)
          Work chosen for Dream Me Up Tumblr Photographic Weblog
          Grayscale. Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR
          Making Art and Thinking about Art, Daniel Maidman, “The Architectonics of the Head”
          Landscape: Looking at Photography. Black Box Gallery show catalog, Portland, OR
2013   Holy Daze invades Shade Gallery at MonOrchid, Localrevibe.com. Phoenix, AZ
          Run to the RoundHouse, Nellie: An Online Journal about Memoir. Feature: Self-portraits
          Camera Work: Contemporary Portraiture Show. Black Box Gallery catalog, Portland, OR
          Press of Atlantic City, June 19, 2013, Exhibit Features Works of Stockton Visual Arts Faculty
2012   The Poetry of Sight Joseph Podlesnik: Marksman Par Excellence
          Paradise Valley Community College: Reception for Saskia Jorda & Joseph Podlesnik
          Drawing published (p. 15) in Foundations of Design, by Jeff Davis (Wadsworth: Cengage Learning)
2007  The North American Review. Cedar Falls, IA – illustration
2005  Ballast Quarterly Review. Cedar Falls, IA – illustration
2000  America Magazine. New York, NY – illustration
1992   Q: A Journal of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Talking ‘Funk Factor’ with Adolph Rosenblatt,
          Interview with Adolph Rosenblatt
1991   Q: A Journal of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Jack Levine: Nothing New, Nothing Old, Just Good 
          and Bad - Interview with Jack Levine
1989   Milwaukee Sentinel, Saturday, July 22, Painter pays tribute to world’s greatest artists 

ORGANIZATIONS
Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ) Member
INFOCUS Photography Organization of the Phoenix Art Museum - Phoenix, AZ
FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) 

COLLECTIONS
Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey
University of Wisconsin- Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts
Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Vancouver, British Columbia
Portland, Oregon
Phoenix, Arizona
Brooklyn, New York
Baltimore, Maryland
Silver Spring, Maryland
St. Louis, Missouri
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dunedin, Florida
Tampa Bay, Florida
Linwood, New Jersey
Tom’s River, New Jersey
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Simrishamn, Sweden
Concord, New Hampshire
Monmouth, Oregon
Sayville, New York
GalleryNorth - Setauket, New York
Newtown, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee
Bohemia, New York
Oakland, California
West Concord, Massachusetts
Valley Cottage, New York
Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, Arizona
Westminster, Colorado
Morro Bay, California
Box Elder, South Dakota
Pomona, New Jersey
Upper West Side - Manhattan, NY