Preserving the artist's heritage

John Costanza

Interviewed in 2003
Sponsored by Fleisher Art Memorial
Alison Gayne, Intern from Moore College of Art and Design
James Rolfe,Videographer
Thora Jacobson, Advisor
Diedra Krieger, Advisor from MCAD

Artist's Statement:
John Costanza is a painter as well as a sculptor. While his paintings are genre his sculptures are abstract forms.

Selected Commissions:
- Panel for American Friends Hebrew University in Israel
- Ceramic Mural, University City High School, Philadelphia
- Ceramic Mural, Shubert Theater, Philadelphia

Selected Exhibitions:
- Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York NY
- Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition
- Philadelphia Art Alliance
- Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse NY
- The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
- Detroit Institute of Art
- Columbus Museum of Art, OH
- Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Professional Experience:
- Retired Professor and Chairman, Ceramics Department, Moore College
of Art and Design, Philadelphia
- Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA
- public and private high schools

- Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University: BFA
- Art Students League, New York NY
- Cheney State Teachers College, Cheney PA
- Alfred University, Alfred NY

Contact Information:
John Costanza
737 Polo Road
Bryn Mawr PA 19010

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