JEFF GOLA

Lives and works in New Jersey


EDUCATION
1980-81 
Tyler School of Art/Temple University Abroad
Rome, Italy
1982
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
BA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Jeff Gola: Recent Paintings, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA
2013
Unspoken Beauty, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

The Shore: Paintings of the Southern NJ Coast, William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
2008
Atmosphere and Light, desChamps Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2007
The Alchemy of Light, desChamps Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2006
New Work, Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
2017 Landscape Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

Summer 2017, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA
2016
Annual Landscape Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

20th Anniversary Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA
2015
Annual Landscape Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

Butler 79th Midyear Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

The Fourth Season, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2014
Annual Landscape Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

Zer0 Weather, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2013
New Jersey Impressions, The Drumthwacket Foundation, Princeton, NJ

Just in Time, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY

30th Annual Ellarslie Open, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
2012
71st Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA, Juror: Alex Kanevsky

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Visual Fellowship Awards, The Noyes Museum of Art at Richard Stockton College, NJ

58th Annual Exhibition, The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, NY

Realism from the USA & Canada, Peter Walker Fine Art and Cube Contemporary Art Projects, Adelaide, Australia
2011
31st Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2010
Wildness in Our Midst: The Greater Sourlands Eco-Region, Marie L. Matthews Gallery at the Johnson Education Center, Princeton, NJ

56th Annual Exhibition, The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, New York, NY

Butler 74th Midyear Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

70th Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA
2009
27th (XXVII) Annual Ellarslie Open, Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
2008
68th Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill PA, Juror: Stephen Talasnik
2007
27th Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2006
26th Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

143rd Annual Small Works Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
2005
Canal Reflections, Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA

Contemporary Realism, Space 301, Mobile, AL, Curator: Benjamin Shamback

Representing Reality, Venezuelan Consulate Gallery, New York, NY

25th Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2004
Annual Burlington County Juried Show, Smithville, NJ. Juror: James Toogood

New Views III, Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission, Smithville, NJ

Bountiful Gardens, Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA

141st Annual Small Works Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

24th Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2003
Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA, Juror: Janet Fish

Annual Philips Mill Juried Show, Philips Mill, PA

XXI Ellarslie Open, Ellarslie Museum, Trento, NJ

Mercer County Artists Annual, MCCC Gallery, West Windsor, NJ

140th Annual Small Works Show, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

23rd Annual Lambertville and Environs, Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ


AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
2012
Finalist, Art Renewal Center
2011
New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship for Painting
2010
The Judy and Elias Newman Memorial Award, "56th Annual Exhibition, The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic", New York, NY

Award in Memory of Joseph Crilley, "30th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition
2008 Finalist, "Artist's Magazine 25th Annual Competition", Landscape/Interiors category

Finalist, "Artist's Magazine 25th Annual Competition", Animal/Wildlife category

John R. Maxwell Prize, "68th Annual Juried Exhibition", Woodmere Art Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA
2006
Virginia K. Millham Memorial Award, "26th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition

People's Choice Award, "26th Annual Lambertville and Environs" juried exhibition
2005
Best in Show, "Canal Reflections", Canal Gallery, Washington Crossing, PA
2004
Purchase Award, Burlington County NJ Annual Juried Show, Smithville, NJ

Best in Show; "New Views III", Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission
2003
Juror's Award of Distinction; "Mercer County Artists Annual"


BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
"Interpreting Nature", American Art Collector, September

"America Seen: 5 Artists", Eclat International, Summer
2014
"Crosscurrents of Landscape", American Art Collector, September

"Jeff Gola," The Gettysburg Review, Spring.
2013
"Off The Walls: Artists and Galleries: New York City", Fine Art Connoisseur, December

"New Jersey Impressions", The Drumthwacket Foundation, (catalogue).

"9th Annual Competition Catalogue", The Art Renewal Center.
2012
"71st Annual Juried Exhibition: Jeff Gola", Woodmere Art Museum Blog, July 23
2011
McGlone, Peggy. "N.J. arts council awards 22 artist fellowship grants in Red Bank", The Star-Ledger, February 15.
2010
Seed, John. "Studio Visits: 10 Great Paintings, 10 Artist Studios", Huffington Post, December 1.

Purcell, Janet. "D&R Greenway Exhibition explores the Sourlands' natural beauty", The Times of Trenton, November 19.

Dube, Ilene. "Preserved in Perpetuity", The Princeton Packet, November 10.

Viksjo, Cathie. "Jeff Gola," Bucks County Town and Country, Fall.

"19th/20th Century American and European Art", Rago Arts and Auction Center, May.

Newhall, Edith. "Galleries," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 7.
2009
"Local Artist Wins Competition", The Moorestown Sun, Aug 26 -Sept 1.

Comegno, Carol. "Artistic Billboards Put Spotlight on New Jersey", Courier Post, August 21.

McHale, Todd. "An Artist's touch on Busy Highway", The Burlington County Times, August 18.

Janet, Purcell. "Artists Offer Creative Treatments of Winter Theme", The Trenton Times, February 20.

Shrift, Gwen. "River's Edge", The Burlington County Times, February 17.
2008
"19th/20th Century American and European Art", Rago Arts and Auction Center, September.

Iams, David. "Auctions: Affordable new Pa. Impressionists", The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 1.

"19th/20th Century American and European Art", Rago Arts and Auction Center, February.
2006
Purcell, Janet, "Well-seasoned exhibit of egg tempera works", The Trenton Times, October 6.
2005
"Contemporary Realism", Space 301, Mobile, AL, (catalogue).


COLLECTIONS

Burlington Co. Historical and Cultural Commission

Mercer Co. Historical and Cultural Commission




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