James A. Michener Art Museum

Doylestown, PA



photo by Jeff Hurwitz


The Secret World of Celia Reisman

September 16 - December 3, 2000


Bucks County's historic landscape painters often used the area's picturesque pastures, forests, and colonial villages as subject matter. Celia Reisman continues the landscape tradition with a more contemporary theme: the suburbs. She fashions colorful and evocative interpretations of the everyday vistas of suburbia. (left: Jack's House, 1992, oil on canvas, 44 x 60 inches, Private collection)

Reisman attended Yale University, New Haven, CT, achieving an M.F.A. in 1978. Her other education includes the Blossom Art Program, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 1971; Experiment in International Living, London, England, 1970; Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, B.F.A., 1968-71. Currently she is Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore PA.

Reisman's work is included in the collections of Beaver College, Glenside, PA, Bell Atlantic, E.I Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, DE, Federal Home Mortgage Assoc., Washington, D.C., Somerset County College and the University City Science Center.

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