Leslie A. Golomb

500 Glen Arden Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15208

(412) 848-2514–




1978    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, M.F.A. Printmaking and Art Education

1975    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh B.F.A. with University Honors, Printmaking

1972    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Summer Studio

2004    Women’s Studio Workshop, Summer Printmaking Studio, Tuscany, Italy

2006    Women’s Studio Workshop, Summer Printmaking Studio, Rosendale, NY

2010    Crown Point Press, Invitational Summer Workshop, San Francisco, California


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                       

2008 – Present   Printmaker, Independent Curator, Art Consultant of Works on Paper for Reed Smith, LLP

2005 – 2008       Printmaker and Curator Jewish Healthcare Foundation

1996 – 2006       Founder and Director, American Jewish Museum, Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, in 1998 led the 25 year JCC galleries to become an accredited museum under the auspices of the National Foundation of Jewish Culture

1986 – 1996       Art Educator and Consultant

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

City of Pittsburgh Parks and Recreation, Arts in the Park


RECENT EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                    


Impressionist to Modernist, Masterworks of Early Photography, Guest Label Artist and exhibitng one print in foyer, Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

Look Again, A Project of the Boston Printmakers and Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, Massauchusets 

Contemporary Copperplate Photogravure with Akira Baba, Leslie Golomb, Taida Jasarevic, and Lothar Osterburg, East Gallery, Guanlan Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, China 


Unfolding Narratives (Collaboration with Michelle Browne)- Spinning Plate Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

7th Biennial International De Gravura Invitational – Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal, Invitational

Span and Dialogue, 2014 American Contemporary Print Exhibiton, Curated by Hugh Merrill, East Gallery, Guanlan Printmaking Base, Shenzhen China

fig Bilbao Spain International Intaglio Exhibiiton, Bilbao, Spain


Global Print 2013 Invitational, Lamego Museum and Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal, Invitational

Sint- Niklaas 2013 Biennial Printmaking, Sint – Niklaas, Belgium, Municipal Museum, Juried


International Graphic Triennial, Bitola 2012 R. Macedonia, The National Institute and Museum –Bitola (included in catalog)

Artists in Residency Works from Guanlan Printmaking Base, Shenzhen and Shanghai, Invitational

Lingshi First International Print Biennial, Invitational, China

Society of Contemporary Works on Paper, 7th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, University of British Columbia, Juried

Prints Tokyo 2012, Celebrate 80th Anniversary of Japan Print Association, Japan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Invitational


China Guanlan International Print Biennial, Prize Winner and Six Week Artist in Residency (completed)


Society of Contemporary Works on Paper, 6th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition, University of British Columbia, Prize Winner

Harnett Biennial of American Prints, University of Richmond Museum, Juried

Tzit- Tzit Invitational, St. Vincent College, Greensburg, PA, Invitational

To Speak Her Heart, American Jewish Museum/JCC Pittsburgh, Two Person Exhibit

Fiberarts International, Traveling Exhibition, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Rochester, Juried, Prize Winner

Boston Printmakers, TnINK, Traveling Exhibition


Boston Printmakers North American Biennial, Boston University

Deez Nites Be All Da Same to Me, Deutser Art Gallery, Houston Texas Invitational Two Person Exhibition

2nd China Guanlan International Print Biennial 2009, Juried

Nature/Nurture; Artist in Residency Exhibition Wintergarden, Charles M. Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pittsburgh, PA


New York International Print Center, Summer Exhibition, Juried

To Speak Her Heart, Hebrew Union College Museum, New YorkInvitational Two Person Exhibition  

Good On Paper, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Invitational

Making Hope Happen, American Jewish Museum/Pittsburgh, Invitational

Deez Nites Be All Da Same to Me, Futernick Gallery, Miami, Florida, Invitational Two Person Exhibition


Works on Paper Chautauqua, Chautauqua Visual Arts Center, New York, Invitational

Member Show, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts/Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 8 works exhibited, Juried

The Print Center’s 81st Annual International CompetitionPhiladelphia, PA Juried

North American Print Biennial, Boston Printmakers, 808 Gallery, Boston   

Deez Nites Be All Da Same to MeLambert Castle Museum, New Jersey

Pittsburgh Printmakers, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Juried

Up Down and Over, Parliament House, Sydney, Australia, Juried

Up Down and Over, T.A.F.T.A. Gallery 159, Brisbane, Australia

Deez Nites Be All Da Same to Me, Mizel Museum, Denver CO, Deez Nites Be


Hand Prints, University of New Mexico, Invitational

Best of Pittsburgh, Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Invitational


Deez Nites Be All Da Same to Me, Hebrew Union College Museum, NY, NY 2004 Imprints, Albuquerque Arts Alliance Gallery, New Mexico, Juried

Weaving Women’s Words, Jewish Museum of Maryland, Invitational

2003 In Our Own BackyardTraveling Exhibition to eight PA museums,

PA Council on the Arts Individual Artists Fellowship Winners    

2000 Prospectus Series, Brew House, Pittsburgh, PA, Invitational

           Hebrew Union College Museum Invitational, New York, NY

                Judging a Book by Its Cover, Spertus Museum Chicago, Illinois, Prize Winner

 Associated Artist of Pittsburgh Annual, Carnegie Museum of Art, Juried

1999 Invitational Fiberart, Janice Charach Epstein Museum, West Bloomfield, MI,

Art of the Spirit, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, PA, Invitational

1998 Artists of a Different Caliber, Charles A.Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin, Traveling Invitational Exhibition

1997 10 + 10, Wood Street Galleries, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Invitational

Cultural Threads, Mizel Museum, Denver, Colorado, Invitational One Person

Quilt National, Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio, Juried

Vision Gallery, Albany, NY, Celebrating the Sacred in Contemporary Art, Traveling Exhibition, Juried

Threads of Experience, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, PA, ” Invitational

1996 Wevery Museum, Geldrop, Netherlands Verweven, Juried

Art of the State, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, Prize Winner

Marriage Project, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, Invitational

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual, Carnegie Museum of Art, Juried

Night Journeys, A View from Zenith, Pittsburgh, PA, Group Show

Three Rivers Arts Festival, USX Tower, Pittsburgh, PA, Juried

Collaboration, Mizel Museum, Denver, CO, Invitational

1995 She Who is Hidden, Gallery 937, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, solo show

Holy Baloney, Women Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, Holy Baloney, Juried

World Women, Fourth U.N. World Conference on Women, Beijing, China,

Beyond the Third Dimension, Southern Alleghenies Museum of ArtInvitational

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 85th Annual, Carnegie Museum of Art, Juried




2011 China Guanlan International Print Biennial Prize Winner and Artist in Residence, Guanlan Printmaking Base

2011 Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, Artist Opportunity Grant

2011 Pittsburgh Black Arts Initiative, Heinz Endowment and Pittsburgh Foundation, to mentor Tina Brewer concerning a project about the African Diaspora through printmaking

2010 Sixth Biennial Miniature Print Exhibition, Society of Contemporary Works on Paper, Western Canada, Prize Winner

2010 Fiberarts International, Pittsburgh PA, Rochester, NY, San Francisco, CA Prize Winner

2009 PA Council on the Arts, Artist in Residence, Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation 

2009 The Fine Foundation, to produce a public art project in conjunction with Artist in Residence at Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

2007 Anna L. Caplan and Irene V. Caplan Fund, Award for research of original book, To Speak   Her Heart

2006  PA Humanities Council, Develop education to correspond with original book, To Speak Her Heart

2004 PA Council on the Arts, Individual Artists Fellowship

2001 National Endowment for the Arts, Project Director, QuiltLinks

1995 State Museum of Pennsylvania, Art of the State, Honorable Mention    

1995 Fiberarts Guild, Jurors Choice Award, Rebecca Stevens, Textile Museum of Washington, DC

         1995 Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, Finalist, Judging the Book by its Cover

         1979 Carnegie Museum of Art, A.A.P., Vira Heinz Charitable Trust Award 



SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS                                                                             

         Duquesne Light Company

         Rockwell International

         Arco Trading Corporation

         Health Center Association

         Triangle Orthopedics

         Hamburg Brothers

         Peerless Wallpaper Corporation

         Marc & Co.

         Congregation Beth Shalom

         Jewish Family and Children’s Services

         Hebrew Union College Museum

         Guanlan Print Center, Shenzhen, China

         Maryland Jewish Museum

         Artists Image Resource

         Reed Smith, LLP

         Vila Pignano, Tuscany, Italy

         International Exlibris Center, Sint-Niklaas, Belguim

         Douro Museum, Portugal


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY                                                                                           

         Strub, Christie, “Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 82nd Annual,” New Art Examiner, Jan 1993

         Stevens, Rebecca, “Jurors Choice,” Fiberarts Guild Annual Catalogue 1994

         Tomar, Michael, “Beyond the Third Dimension,” Southern Alleghenies Museum Catalogue 1995

         Miller, Donald, “Western Pennsylvania Shines in Statewide Sculpture,” Show, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, April 1995

         Shearing, Graham, “Golomb Speaks in Protest,” Tribune Review, October 1995

         Zollweg, Aileen B., “Golomb Stakes Claim for Women in Religion,” Successful Women, Oct 1995

         McCall, Janet, “Artist Explores and Restores Women’s Image in Judaism,” Pittsburgh Post Gazette,    November 1995

         Becker, Karen, “Museum Shande: Women Artists Paint Back,” Lilith Magazine, winter 1996

         Kruman, Harriet, “The Wimpel Project,” Outlook Magazine, summer 1996

         Malarcher, Patricia, “Informed Sources,” Surface Design Journal, fall 1996

         Blank, Barbara, “Art of the State,” The Sentinel, July 1996

         Lark Books, distributed by Random House Publishing, Contemporary Quilts, Quilt National 1997

         Rosen, Eric, “The Bindings That Tie,” Hadassah Magazine, October 1997

         Frischman, Carrie, “Leslie Golomb Hartman,” Shady Avenue, spring 1999

         Frischman, Carrie, “She Was Determined To Give Women A Presence,” Contrast Magazine, 1999

         “The Daughters of Zelophaed,” Outlook Magazine, summer 2000

         Rifkin, Jo, “She who is seen,” Jewish Chronicle, February 10, 2000

         Hemmings, Jessica, Words and Textiles, Surface Design Journal, Summer 2002

         Shaw, Kurt, Artists Combine Cultural References to Slavery, Tribune Review, April 2003

         Hoffman, Leslie, Quilting a Modern Exodus, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 28, 2003

         Lark Books, Art Quilts A Celebration © 2005

         Leslie A. Golomb and Barbara Broff Goldman, To Speak Her Heart © June 2008

Rachel Berresford, “Speaking from the Heart”, The Art of Leslie Golomb, Shady Ave., Summer 2008

         2012, First International Biennial Lingshi, catalogue




         National Foundation for Jewish Culture Annual Meeting, Jew as Artist, Artist as Jew, 1997

         Carnegie Mellon University, A Look at Arts Management from a Community Perspective, 2001

         Andy Warhol Museum, Art as Therapy in a Community Setting, 2002

         Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, Degenerate Art, 2002

         LaRoche College, Community Based Art in a Community Setting, 2002

         Neighborhoods USA, National Conference, Public Art: Connecting Communities, 2003

         Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Samuel Rosenberg and the IKS, 2004

         Brew House Distillery Program, Professional Development for Emerging Artists, 2006

         University of Pittsburgh, National Conference of Jewish Writers, 2008

         Duquesne Club Art Society, Collecting Corporate Art, 2010

         Pittsburgh Symphony Society, Reed Smith Corporate Art Collection, 2010

         Frick Art and Historical Center, German Printmaking, 2011

         Frick Art and Historical Center, workshop based on the prints of Jacques Callot, 2012

         Pittsburgh Symphony Society, Contemporary Artists Using Traditional Photography Techniques,    

         Andy Warhol Museum, Deborah Kass as Jewish Artist, 2013

        Carnegie Mellon University Osher Lifetime Learning, Artists as Activists Choose Pittsburgh, 2014



ARTIST IN RESIDENCE                                                                                                   

         Mizel Museum, Denver, Colorado January 1997

         Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA 2005 – present

         Charles M. Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, PA Council on the Arts, Artist in Residency,     2008-09

        Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, China, 2011-12




To Speak Her Heart, An Illustrated Anthology of Jewish Women’s Prayers and Poems, Collected and Illustrated by Leslie A. Golomb and Barbara Broff Goldman, 2008


CURATORIAL HIGHLIGHTS                                                                                           

Rethinking Pittsburgh’s Industrial Legacy, Artists Image Resource, funded by PA Humanities Council,         Artists That Use the Human Heart as Metaphor, National Traveling Exhibition

Encountering the Second Commandment, International Traveling Exhibition, funded by Grable Foundation, Pittsburgh Foundation, and Covenant Foundation

        Quiltlinks, Public Art Pittsburgh Project, funded by National Endowment for the Arts

         Making Hope Happen, Jewish Family and Children’s Services



COMMUNITY SERVICE                                                                                                   

         Committee Member: August Wilson Center, Blacks and Jews: A Continuum

         Board Member, Three Rivers Arts Festival

         Exhibitions Chair, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

         Board Member, Congregation Beth Shalom

         National Curator, the Wimpel Project

         Chair, KESHER, Jewish Women in Transition

         Advisory Committee Member, Rauh Jewish Archives, Heinz History Center