Preserving the artist's heritage
Rita Siemienski Smith
Interviewed in 2002
Sponsored by Woodmere Art Museum
Jutta Lendvay, Docent
Nick Arnold, Videographer
Meri Adelman, Advisor

Solo Exhibitions:
Westminster Theological Seminary, PA, “Paintings”, 1983
Temple University, Sugarloaf, PA, “Still Life”, 1983
Levering Gallery, PA, “Imagined Space”, 1997; “Paper Dances”, 1996
Artforms Gallery, PA, “New Work”, 1999; “Works on Paper”, 1997
Abington Art Center, PA, “Time Fragments”, 2001
Wayne Art Center, PA, “New Paintings”, 2002
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Solo 2011, '07, ’05, 1999
Invitational Exhibitions:
Cheltenham Art Center, PA, “Painting Invitational”, 2003
“Kites and Banners”, 1981, “Twelve Painters”, 1981
Philadelphia Sketch Club, PA, 2001
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NY, “Hung Out to Dry”, 1997
Bucks County Community College, PA, “Flying Fantasies”, 1984
Abington Art Center, PA, “On Three”, 1989, “Select Group Exhibition”, 1984
Perkins Center for the Arts, NJ, “Group Water Color”, 1987
University of Delaware, DE, “7 Professionals Approaches”, 1991
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, “Three Person”, 1995
Borowsky Gallery, PA, “Mothers, Fathers, Sons & Daughters”, 1995
Viridian Gallery, NY, “Artists and Friends”, 1996
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, “Small Works”2010, '09,’08,’07.’06, 05,’04,’03
Main Line Art Center, PA, “Living With Art” 2005, “Multiples”, 2000, “The Changing Landscape”, 2000
Zenith Gallery, Washington DC, “Two Person”, 2006
Woodmere Art Museum, PA, “Senior Artist Initiative”, 2007
Deleware County Community College, PA, “Abstract Invitational”,2008
Juried Exhibitions:
Woodmere Art Museum Annual, PA, in eighteen exhibitions between 1981 and 2010
Perkins Center for the Arts, NJ, Water Color Annual: in five exhibitions between 1983
and 1987; Painting Annual: in six exhibits between 1981 and 1990; Works on Paper: ten exhibitions between 1988 and 2008, including four awards.
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, PA, Annual Awards Painting: in nineteen exhibitions between 1980 and 2009, including nine awards plus six membership show awards.
Abington Art Center, PA, Annual Painting Exhibition: in seventeen exhibitions between 1980 and 2006; Water Color Exhibitions, 1987, Works on Paper, 1989; Small Paintings
1990, including ten awards.
Phillips’ Mill, PA, Annual Exhibition – 2010, '05, ’02, 1984, including two awards.
Artist Cultural Exchange, PA, Annual Juried Exhibition: in nine exhibitions between 1986 and 1999, including two awards.
Philadelphia Water Color Club, PA, Annual Exhibition: in seven exhibitions between 1987 and 1997, including three awards.
Main Line Art Center, PA, Annual Exhibition 1992, 1990, 1989; Works on Paper: in seven exhibitions between 1991 and 1998 including 2 awards.
Trenton City Museum, NJ, Ellarslie Open Juried Show - 1991 and 1990
State Museum of PA, - Fine Arts Gallery, Harrisburg, PA “Art of the State” -2008, ’01, 1995, ’93, ’92
Artists Equity, PA, Triennial, Berman Museum, Ursinus - 1994
Arcadia (Beaver College), PA, Works on Paper Exhibition – 1998 and 1987
Artforms Gallery, Manayunk, PA, “Open Juried”, Five Exhibitions between 1996 and 2002 , including one award.
Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ, Annual Exhibition, 1991, ’90, ’89, ’88 ,
including two awards.
Philadelphia Sketch Club, PA, 2006, 1999, ’92, including one award.
Phillips Mill Annual Exhibition, PA, 2005, 2002
Abington Art Center, PA, Annual Painting Exhibition: 2003, 1996, ’95, ’90, ’88, ’89, ’84,
’80, Water Color Exhibition: 1987, ‘84
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, PA, Annual Painting Exhibition: 2003, ’01, ’00, 1994,’92, ’91
Membership Exhibition: 2008, ’07, 1989, ’88, ’86, ’85
American Color Print Society, PA, 2000
Main Line Center, PA, Painting, 2000; Works on Paper, 1991
Woodmere Art Museum, PA, Membership Annual, 2000, 1992
Philadelphia Water Color Club, PA, 1999, ’89, ’88
Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ, 1990, ’89
Perkins Center for the Arts, NY, 1990, ’86, ’85, ’83
Philadelphia Sketch Club, PA, 1999
Selected Collections:
Acurian, Horsham, PA
Arco Chemical Company, PA
Astra Zeneca, DE
Beth Israel Medical Care Center, NY
Blue Cross of Greater Philadelphia, PA
Brandy Wine Real Estate Investment, PA
Centocor Pharmaceuticals, PA
Compri Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Cozen and O’Connor, TX
Drinker Biddle and Reath, LLP, PA, DE
Eli Lilly, St. Louis, MO
First Union Bank, Wilmington, DE
General Accident Insurance Company, PA
Glaxo Smith Kline, PA
Gulf Stream & Vault Communications, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Hospital of The University of PA, Women & Infant Center, PA
Jackson National Life, Santa Monica, CA
Journal Register, PA
Keane Tracers, West Conshohocken, PA
Kistler-Tiffany, PA
Krasdale Foods Inc, NY
London Life Insurance Company, PA
Merck and Company, Inc., PA
Miles and Stockbridge PC, Towson, MD
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Philadelphia, PA
NCO Financial Group, PA
Pew Charitable Trust Foundation, PA, DC
Post & Schell PC, Harrisburg, PA, Philadelphia, PA, DC
REI Technology, PA
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NJ
Siegal Drossner CPA
Triangle Lumber, PA
Turner Investment Partners, PA
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Zuckerman Honickman, PA

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, BFA: 1963, Merit Scholarship
Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 1996, ’94


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