Jo Israelson

 

“To be an artist is to trust”

Selected exhibits and screenings:

Time Based Media

    Chorus of Stones: In Four Parts
    Experimental documentary short
    2011

    Out of the Silence: The History of Pipe Creek Meeting
    Documentary
    2010

    Garden Gate
    Web based video collage
    www.truffulaseedproduce.com
    2010

    Dovecote: 365 Prayers for Peace
    Frederick Potters Guild
    Frederick MD 2009

    Heifer Relief: Compass, Ark, Berth
    Film and sound installation   
    School 33, Baltimore, MD, 2006

    Today is Thursday, Warp and Weft
    Maryland Film Festival
    Baltimore, MD, 2004

    Today is Thursday, Warp and Weft
    Ybor Festival of the Moving Image
    Tampa, FL, 2004

    Best of Show award, Rosebud Film Festival
    Channel 55
    Arlington, VA, 2003

Site Specific Art

    Memorial Garden and Sculpture
    Site-specific installation, granite and native plants
    Peaks Island ME 2009

    Washed in the Blood
    Odysseus Project: Finding Home
    12 Farnsworth Street Gallery
    Boston MA 2009

    “Origins” – A 20 Year Journey
    Carving Studio
    W. Rutland VT 2007

    Palimpsest 3
    National Park Service, Crater Lake, OR
    Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR
    2003

    Palimpsest 1 and 2: Sesquicentennial
    Historic Oella Mill, Savage, Mill
    Howard County, MD, 2000

    Razor’s Edge: Invisible Legacy Series
    Frederick Community College
    Frederick, MD, 1998

Sculpture

    Dovecote: 365 Prayers for Peace
    Frederick Potters Guild
    Frederick MD 2009

    Sculpture on the Campus
    Montgomery College
    Germantown, MD, 2002-2003

    Containers: Book Arts Exhibition
    Harford Community College
    Harford, MD, 2004

Community Based Art

    Drew Elementary School, sculpture
    Silver Spring, MD, 2006

    Carroll Manor Elementary School, mural
    Adamstown, MD, 2004

    Buckingham Elementary School, gardens
    Berlin, MD, 2003

Awards

    President’s Best of Show
    1st Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition
    2011

    Best of Show award, Rosebud Film Festival
    Channel 55, 2003

    Maryland State Artists Grant, Individual Artist Grants
    Visual Arts: 3 Dimensional works, Highest Award, 2001

    Second Prize, Arts Maryland 98, juror, Doreen Bolger,
    Baltimore Museum of Arts, 1998                                   

Affiliations

    Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

    Creative Alliance Movie Makers

    Sculptor’s Inc. of Baltimore