Preserving the artist's heritage
Mary Costanza (Deceased)
Interviewed in 2004
Sponsored by Fleisher Art Memorial
Fern Denney and Renee Saul, Docents
Ronald Massey and Joey Raicovich, Videographers
Thora Jacobson, Advisor

Mary Costanza's biography was prepared with assistance from John Costanza.
Artist's Statement:
Mary Costanza's compassionate interest in the suffering and welfare of humankind often determined the subjects of her paintings. Social commentary became the thrust of her life and art.

Selected Collections:
- Yad Vashem Memorial Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
- Biet Lohamei Haghetaot, Asherat, Israel
- Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
- Harcum College, Bryn Mawr PA
- International Paper Company

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
- Carol Schwartz Gallery, Philadelphia
- Borowsky Gallery, Philadelphia
- ACA Gallery, New York City

Selected Group Exhibitions:
- Philadelphia Art Alliance;
- Philadelphia Civic Center Museum
- Temple University
- William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg PA
- Michener Museum, Doylestown PA
- Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington DE
- Butler Museum of Art, Youngstown OH
- Galleria Stazione Statuto, Florence, Italy

Professional Experience:
- Associate Professor, Gratz College, Philadelphia
- Art Educator, various colleges and in the Philadelphia School District

- Temple University, Tyler School of Fine Arts, Philadelphia: BFA; BS/ED

Contact Information:
John Costanza
737 Polo Road
Bryn Mawr PA 19010