Resume

Solo Exhibition
2015 ArtScience Experiments, Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace, Ithaca, NY

Group Exhibitions
2017 Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace Juried Show, Ithaca, NY;
2016 NEXUS International Juried Exhibition, Rahway, NJ;
Conception Contemporary Art Show, New York City;
State of the Art Gallery Juried Show, Ithaca, NY;
Small Works Exhibition, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY
2015 State of the Art Gallery Juried Show, Ithaca, NY
2014 State of the Art Gallery Juried Show, Ithaca, NY
2012 State of the Art Gallery Juried Show, Ithaca, NY
1993 Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1992 Gallery Gala invitational show, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1991 Corning Painters Group Annual Exhibit, 171 Cedar Art Center, Corning, NY
1990 Corning Painters Group Annual Exhibit, 171 Cedar Art Center, Corning, NY
1989 Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

Collaborative Projects
2012 Fly Ash (from a coal-burning power plant smokestack), accepted into New Glass Review 33 competition
(I was the designer and co-creator of this piece)

Awards/Grants
2016 Award for Excellence, Conception Global Art Collective Exhibition, New York City;
NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Bootcamp, Auburn, NY
2015 Strategic Opportunity Stipend, Community Arts Partnership, Ithaca, NY
1989 Betts F. Komer Purchase Award, Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1974 National Science Foundation grant: “Food Service in State-Funded Institutions”, member of team which was awarded and fulfilled this grant, Buffalo, NY

Education
2013 Two-day class in photoresist techniques on glass with Denise Stillwaggon Leone at Corning Museum of Glass Studio
2012 Two-day class in painting on glass with Denise Stillwaggon Leone at Corning Museum of Glass Studio;
Lessons in coldworking and slumping glass from Tony Serviente
2011 Teachings in Wabi Sabi trompe l’oeil ceramic techniques from Eric Serritella;
1988-91 Painted with Corning Painters Group under Thomas S. Buechner and Martin Poole
1989 Portrait class with Thomas S. Buechner and Martin Poole
1979 B.S. in Graphic Design, State University College at Buffalo, NY

Relevant Experience
2016– Fashion design based on my art; www.shopvida.com/collections/jesse-townsley
2016– Publisher and editor of Lithic Age Art & Design Research; www.lithicage.net
1979–2012 Graphic Designer/Desktop Publisher (Marc Rubin Design, Townsley Associates & Company., Inc, and Snow Lion Publications)
1983–1986 Journalist (Corning Leader, The Grapevine/Finger Lakes Magazine, Corning World)

Articles
2017 “BP: Time for a Change”. Radiocarbon, 59(1), 177-178. doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.2
2016 “Adding a Design Perspective”, Lithic Age Art & Design Research, lithicage.net