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. 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,Honor,798 Art Zone, Beijing, China, 2014, International Print Triennial Krakow 2015, Poland, Impact 9 International Printmaking Conference, China Academy of Art 2015, Exhibitor, Framehouse/Jask Gallery, PIttsburgh, PA, Except for the Sound of my Voice, 2015-2016 Solo Exhibition, The Faces of Politics: In/ Tolerance, Invitational curated by Bruce Hoffman, Fuller Craft Muesum, Brockton, MA, 2016, LIGHT MATTER: Art At the Intersection of Photography and Printmaking, 1954-2017, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2017, Guanlan International Biennial 2017, China Printmaking Museum, and Under the Blankets, Printmakers Together, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Project Director, 2018.