Bio

Leslie A. Golomb obtained a B.F.A. in printmaking from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1975 and a M.F.A. in printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1978. She also attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She served as founder and director of the American Jewish Museum of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh from 1996 – 2006. She has since returned to the studio producing prints and works as an independent curator for various organizations. Leslie exhibits her work nationally and internationally and has received many awards including recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts and PA Council on the Arts. In 2008 Leslie along with Barbara Broff Goldman compiled and illustrated, To Speak Her Heart, An illustrated Anthology of Jewish Women’s Prayers and Poems. In 2011 Leslie was the only prize -winner from the United States of the China Guanlan International Biennial. This award afforded her two trips to China including a six -week artist in residency at the Guanlan Printmaking Base. The prints created during the residency have traveled to numerous venues in China including Shenzhen, Shanghai and the First Biennial of Lingshi. Leslie was invited by the Japan Print Association to exhibit works in Prints Tokyo 2012 held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum.  Other recent invitations include Global Print 2013 Douro Portugal, the 7th International Printmaking Biennial Douro, Portugal 2014, Honor,798 Art Zone, Beijing, China, and International Print Triennial Krakow 2015, Poland, Impact 9 International Printmaking Conference, China Academy of Art 2015, Exhibitor, and Framehouse/Jask Gallery, PIttsburgh, PA, Except for the Sound of my Voice, 2015-2016 Solo Exhibition.