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Born in Annville Pennsylvania, James Long Jr. recently relocated to New Brunswick NJ from Baltimore in November of 2009. Long received his BFA in sculpture from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1994, his MFA in sculpture from Bowling Green State University in 1996, and his MA in art education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2003. Long was a recipient of two Fellowships; a Peace Corps Fellowship and an American India Foundation Fellowship, for his work in art education. Long has exhibited his work at many venues including the Austin Museum of Art in Austin Texas, Ghana's National Museum, Columbia University in New York City, and many galleries in Baltimore city. Most recently James long was an artist in residence at Franconia Sculpture Park in Franconia Minnesota.

·  MA, Art Education. Teachers College, Columbia University. New York, New York. July 2001- June 2003.

·  MFA, Studio Art, Bowling Green State University. Bowling Green, Ohio. August 1994-August 1996.

·  BFA, Studio Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Indiana, Pennsylvania. August 1991- May 1994, Cum Laude.

·  Associates Degree in Graphic Design. Pennsylvania College of Technology.  Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  September 1989- May 1991.

Work Experience

·  Sculpture Residency, Open Studio Artist.  Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota. Fall, 2009.

·  Art Teacher (Advanced Placement Drawing, Sculpture, and Arts and Crafts), Frederick Douglass High School, Baltimore, Maryland. August 2006- July 2009.

·  Sculpting Instructor, Continuing Education Maryland Institute College of Art. 2006.

·  American India Foundation Fellowship, Art Instructor. Chhattisgarh, India. 2003- 2004.

·  Art Teacher, The Audubon School /P.S. 128.  New York, New York. 2002-2003.

·  Peace Corps Volunteer, High School Art Instructor. Ghana, West Africa. 1999-2001.

·  Sculpting Instructor. University of Texas Informal Classes. Austin, Texas. 1998-1999.

·  Art Instructor. Austin Museum of Art. Austin, Texas. 1998- 1999.

Solo and Two Person Exhibitons

·  Orbs. Jordan Faye Block Gallery.  Baltimore, Maryland.  Fall 2009.

·  Collections.  100 East Pratt Street Gallery.  Baltimore, Maryland. Summer 2008.

·  Subjective Sublime: The Work of James Long and Julie Jankowski.  Gallery Imperato.  Baltimore, Maryland. 2006.

·  Work by James Long Jr. Gallery International. Baltimore, Maryland. 2004.

·  Negotiating Meaning Through Practice.  Macy Gallery. New York, New York 2003.

·  Recent Sculpture by James Long. Ironwood Industries. Marfa, TX. 1999 Ironwood Industries. Austin, TX.

·  Sculpture by James Long. Tore Wallin Studio Gallery. New Orleans, LA. 1997.

·  Works by James Long. Siren’s Song Gallery. New Orleans, LA. Fall 1996.

Juried Exhibitions

·  Artomatic. 55 M Street, Washington, DC. Award for Excellence in Wood from the James Renwick Association. June 2009

·  38th Annual Lebanon Valley College Juried Art Exhibition.  Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery.  Annville, Pennsylvania. Juror, Shannon Egan, Ph.D., Director of the Gettysburg College Gallery. Third place.

·  Fresh Works.  Load of Fun Gallery.  Baltimore, Maryland. March 2009.  Juror Jordan Faye Block.

·  Small Wonders.  Overlook Clippermill Gallery.  Baltimore, Maryland. December 2008.  Juror Jordan Faye Block.

·  36th Annual Lebanon Valley College Juried Art Exhibition.   Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery.  Annville, Pennsylvania.  April 2007. Juror Dan Mills, director of the Bucknell University Gallery.  Second place.

·  Maryland Federation of Artists Summer Show. Circle Gallery.  Annapolis, Maryland. May 2005.  Juror David Gracyalny, Dean of Continuing Studies, Maryland Institute College of Art.  Juror’s Award.

·  Global International Competition. Gallery International. Baltimore, Maryland. November 2004. Juror Hai-Ou. Best in Show.

·  All Media Competition. Gallery International. Baltimore, Maryland.  September 2004. Juror F. Lennox Campello.

·  Maryland Federation of Artists Fall Show. Circle Gallery. Annapolis, Maryland. September 2004.  Juror Trudi C. Van Dyke, Director of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

·  One Night Stand. Columbia University. New York, NY. February 2002. 

·  Dada Noon, Austin Visual Arts Association’s Fall Show. ACA Gallery. Austin, TX.  September 1998. Juror Kathryn Davidson, Former Curator of the Austin Museum of Art. Honorable Mention. 

·  Julia C. Butridge Presents...  Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center.  Austin, TX.  August 1998. Jurors Elizabeth Ferrer, Anne Gilliam and Sam Coronado.  Honorarium.

·  Countdown 2000 with Texas Society of Sculptor’s Show. Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center. Austin, TX. February 1998. Juror Stan Irvin. Second Place.

·  AVAA 22nd Membership Show Exhibit “L”. ACA Gallery. Austin, TX. May 1999. Juror Suzanne Briner.

·  Dance Show. Skylight Gallery.  Austin, TX. March 1999. Juror Matthew Mahon.

·  Austin Museum of Art Faculty Show. Austin Museum of Art. Austin, TX. November 1998. Juror Elizabeth Ferrer, Curator of the Austin Museum of Art.

·  De Colores: A Tribute to Stone wall. Ellos Gallery. Austin, TX. July 1998. Juror Juan Ochoa.

·  The Assemblage Show. Dallas Public Library, Fine Arts Exhibit Hall. Dallas, TX. May 1998. Juror James Sullivan.

·  44th Annual Lima Spring Show. ArtSpace. Lima, OH. April 1996. Jurors Rebecca Langley and Alex Nyerges.

·  Pittsburgh Society of Sculptor’s Show. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh, PA. Spring 1993, Spring 1992.

·  Johnstown Allied Artists’ Show.  Johnstown, PA. Fall 1992.

·  Mary Helen Krause Show. Johnstown, PA. Fall 1991, Spring 1992.