J A N E T   F I L O M E N O

Born: New York City       Lives  and works in New Hope, Pa.    

www.janetfilomeno.com     email:  janet@janetfilomeno.com

  MFA in Visual Arts, Vermont College of Fine Arts
  MA in Art, Montclair State University, New Jersey
  BA in Art, State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany)

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2023  Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY, "Bodies of Water", viewing room virtual online exhibition, Artsy 

2020  Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY, "The Rising"
Selected Work 2012-2019

2018 Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY, "As The Sea Rises"

2010 Simon Gallery, Morristown, N.J. “Mapping Memory & Tides of Change”

2008 Simon Gallery, Morristown, N.J. “The Sea Has Veins -The Delaware Series”

2006 Simon Gallery, Morristown, N.J, “Yzerfontein”

T.W.Wood Gallery, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Vt., MFA Thesis Exhibition

2005 Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University, New Jersey, “Blue Crystals”

2003 Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ, “Specimens”

2002 Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, “Specimens”

2001 Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, “Inside Out”

2000 Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ, “ Inside Out”

1999 Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ , “The Flying Sunset”

1995 World Headquarters Art Gallery, Johnson and Johnson Corp. NJ
“Dance of the Chromosomes”

1994 Aljira Center for Contemporary Art , Newark, NJ, “ Dance of the Chromosomes”

1993 World Headquarters Art Gallery, Warner-Lambert Corp., NJ, “ South Africa”

1991 Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, “Recent Paintings “

1982 Sutton Gallery, New York, NY , “Works on Paper”

Selected Group Exhibitions: 

2020-21  The James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown, Pa.
"Rising Tides: Contemporary Art and the Ecology of Water", curated by Laura Turner Igoe, Ph.D.
Curator of American Art

2021 Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton, NJ.
"Talk to Me"  Janet Filomeno and Katherine Parker

Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Japan, "Paintings and Drawings by Seven Artists", curated by
Yasuyuki Uzawa, JAPAN-U.S. Art Exchange Exhibition

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY, Gallery Artists Group Exhibition

2019 SEATTLE ART FAIR 2019Seattle, Wa. represented by the Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY,NY.

2017-2018  E-Moderne Gallerie, Philadelphia, Pa.
"Abstract Illusion" curated by Edward Fong, Gallery Director, Janet Filomeno
& Quin Stone

 2016-2017 The James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pa.
"The Death of Impressionism? Disruption & Innovation in Art"
curated by Kirsten M. Jensen, PhD., Chief Curator and Louise Feder, Assistant Curator

2015  Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, NJ
"An Opening Dialogue- The Nature Of Abstraction", curated by Joan Perkes

JAPAN-U.S. Art Exchange Exhibition
Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan, "Paintings- Ongoing Practice", curated by Yasuyuki Uzawa, Exhibition Director, Tokyo.

Print Studio Gallery, Kanazawa Yuwaku Sousaku no Mori Center for Culture 

JAPAN-U.S. Art Exchange Exhibition- "Works on Paper" 2015, curated by Yasuyuki Uzawa,
Exhibition Director, Tokyo, Japan.

2014  Morpeth Contemporary, NJ  "Steel and Water", John Mc Devitt and Janet Filomeno

2012 J. Cacciola Gallery,New York, NY, Gallery Group Exhibit "Napoleon Complex"
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, NJ, Faculty Exhibition

2011 J.Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY, “Janet Filomeno and Hollis Heichemer” 
James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.“Physical Graffitti”,curated by Pam Farrell
IFAE/ART PALM BEACH 2011, Florida, Represented by J. Cacciola Gallery, NY

2010 TIAF/ ART TORONTO 2010, Canada, Represented by J.Cacciola Gallery, NY

2008 Spheris Gallery, Hanover, New Hampshire, “GRAI Faculty Exhibition”

2007 James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, “Postcards From the Edge”

2006 Berrie Center Gallery, Ramapo College, NJ. “Palpable Painting”
curated by Sydney Jenkins

2005 Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, “Postcards From the Edge"
LoRiver Arts Gallery, Beacon, New York, Gallery Group Exhibit
Ben Shahn Galleries,William Paterson University, NJ, Faculty Exhibition
Power Art Center, William Paterson University, NJ, “Art of Foundations”
Gallery One, Montclair State University, Faculty Exhibition

2004 LoRiver Art Gallery, Beacon, New York, “Motherwell and Influence”
Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, New York, “Postcards from the Edge”
Ben Shahn Art Galleries, William Paterson University, Faculty Exhibition

2003 Wonkwang Gallery, Wonkwang University, Korea, “MSU Faculty Exhibit”
Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona ,Gallery Group Exhibition
Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida , Artists from the Gallery

2002 Sperone Westwater Gallery, N.Y., N.Y. “ Postcards From The Edge”
Morris Museum, New Jersey, “ Select New Jersey Artists” curated by Steve Miller
Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, Gallery Group Exhibit
Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, Gallery Group Exhibit
Bristol Myers Squibb Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey, “ MIND/BODY”,
curated by Kate Somers (catalogue)

2001 Schloss Goldegg Exhibition Space, Salzburg, Austria , (catalogue)
“Art-Science Fusion Project”, curated by Dr.Gabriele Seethaler
Universita La Sapienza, Roma, Italia (catalogue)
“Art Science Fusion Project”, curated by Dr. Gabriele Seethaler
UpRiver Gallery, Chengolu, Sichuan Province, China, ,MSU Faculty Exhibition (catalogue)
Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, New York, “Postcards From the Edge”
Bloomfield College, New Jersey, “Journeys: Within and Beyond”

2000 Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona “Inaugural Show”
Central Academy of Art & Design, Beijing, China, MSU Faculty (catalogue)
Goldstrom Gallery, NYC, NY , “Black and White”
Featherstone Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, “Selections”

1999 Mi Qiu Modern Art Workshop, “Transcending Boundaries”, College of Fine Arts
Shanghai University, China (catalogue)
Alexander and Bonin Gallery, NYC, NY, “Postcards From the Edge”, (A Benefit for VISUAL AIDS).
Peder Bonnier Gallery, NYC, NY, “ Art of the Heart”

1998 Goldstrom Gallery, NYC, NY.,“Space and Surface”(catalogue) essay Dana Bucerzan
Kenny Schacter Gallery, NYC, NY, “Postcards From The Edge” ( A Benefit for VISUAL AIDS)
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, “Fine Arts Annual” (catalogue)
Midland Gallery, Montclair,NJ ., “A Matter of Substance”
Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ., “Small Works”

1991 Midland Gallery, Montclair, NJ, “ 6 Minds in an Intimate Format”

1996 Denison University Art Gallery, Ohio, “ Women: Rites of Passage”
curated by Carol Nathanson, PhD. (catalogue)

1995 Bowling Green University Art Gallery, Ohio, “Women: Rites of Passage”
curated by Carol Nathanson, PhD. (catalogue)
Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC, NY., ( 3-person show)
Wright State University Art Galleries, Ohio, “Women: Rites of Passage”
curated by Carol Nathanson, PhD., (catalogue)

1994 Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, “Definitive Decade”

1993 Belgis Friedel Gallery, NYC, NY., ( 3-person show)

1992 Benefit Auction, Catholic Art Museum, NYC, NY, (invitational group)
AJ Lederman Gallery, Hoboken, NJ (invitational group)

1990 Phyllis Rothman Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ,
“ New Jersey Painting Today” (curated by Zoltan Buki)
Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, “Choices”
Schering Plough Corp.Art Gallery, NJ , “20th Century Landscape “
Wetherholt Galleries, Washington, DC , “International Women’s Exhibit of Contemporary Art”

1989 Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ , “ Artists Invite Artists”
William Carlos Williams Center, NJ , (3-person show),curated by Kay WalkingStick
Blackwell Street Gallery NJ , “Recent Paintings”(two-person show)

1986 Blackwell Street Gallery, NJ , “Blackwell Street Artists”

1987 Blackwell Street Gallery NJ , ( 4-person show)
Zerolf Galleries,  Morristown,NJ (invitational group)
1984 AT&T Bell Laboratories NJ (invitational group) , NJ

1982 Tweed Gallery, NJ , “ All That Glitters” curated by Sally Swenson

1983 Sutton Gallery, NYC, NY (2-person show)
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, “ On and Off the Wall”

1981 Sutton Gallery NYC, NY, “ Paper Assemblages”
Korn Gallery, Drew University NJ, “ Sewn, Woven and Knotted”
City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ, ( invitational group)

1979 NY Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark ,“ International Festival of Women Artists “
Sutton Gallery, NYC, NY, “ Beyond Canvas, The Paper Palette”
Cayman Gallery, NYC, NY, “Trends Three” (catalogue)
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series  Douglass Library,Rutgers University, NJ, invitational
“New Jersey Women Artists” (catalogue)

1978 Gallery One, Montclair State University, NJ, (2-person show)
Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ, “22nd National Print Exhibition” (catalogue)
Morris Museum, NJ , “22nd National Print Exhibition” (catalogue)
Art Center of Tenafly, NJ, “Printmaker Affiliates”
Andre Wauters Gallery, NYC, NY, “ Drawings”

1977 Somerset Community College Art Gallery, NJ, “Tri-State Exhibition” (catalogue)
Bergen Community Museum, NJ , (invitational group)

1976 Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY, (invitational group)

1975 State University of New York at Albany Art Museum, NY, (catalogue)
Albany Institute of History and Art, NY , “Regional Exhibition

1973 State University of New York at Albany Art Museum,NY (invitational group)
Castleton State University Fine Arts Gallery, Vt. Group Exhibition

Other Professional Affiliations:
2006-Present Artist Mentor,The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, MFA in
Visual Arts Program
Artist- Teacher for MFA in Visual Arts Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts

1996- 2014  Adjunct Professor of Fine Art , Montclair State University, NJ

2004-2008 Adjunct Professor of Fine Art, William Paterson University, NJ

2001 Guest Lecturer for Graduate Program in Painting, William Paterson University, NJ

1990-91 Live/travel throughout South Africa

1983-85 Adjunct Professor of Fine Art, County College of Morris, NJ

Selected Awards and Honorariums:
2008 Great River Arts Institute, Bellows Falls,Vermont, Artist in Residence

2007 Featherstone Center for the Arts, Martha’s Vineyard, Ma., Artist in Residence
College Board Association, Certified Consultant to review AP Course Syllabi- 2D- Design
“Who’s Who Among American Teachers and Educators” nominee

2006 College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, honorarium AP Reader Studio Art, College
Board AP Certificate of Recognition

2005 William Paterson University, NJ, honorarium, invited guest lecturer “Blue Crystals” Series.

Selected Publications:
2020  Janet Filomeno, "THE RISING: Selected work 2012-2019" 
Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY, NY, catalogue essay Edward Lucie-Smith.

Janet Filomeno, "AS THE SEA RISES", Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY, NY. Catalogue essay
Janet Filomeno.

2011 “100 ARTISTS of the MID ATLANTIC“,
E.Ashley Rooney, Schiffer Publishing, Pa.

Janet Filomeno,” THE SEA HAS VEINS –THE DELAWARE SERIES”, catalogue essay Gail Gregg, exhibit at the Simon Gallery, NJ.
Scott Edwards, “Rough Waters”, Bucks County Art & Culture Magazine,  May/June issue

William Paterson University, Ben Shahn Galleries, NJ. Janet Filomeno,“BLUE CRYSTALS”,
catalogue essay, Joyce B. Korotkin.

Yoon, Yer-Yok, Director of Wonkwang Art Gallery, “Invitational Exhibition-
MSU Faculty”, Wonkwang University, Korea, catalogue essay
 Kate Somers, “MIND BODY”, The Gallery at Bristol Myers-Squibb, NJ

Dr. Luigi Pirandello, “ART SCIENCE FUSION”, L”Universita di Roma Sapienza
Rome, Italy, catalogue essay Massimo Pandolfo,Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Donald Kuspit, “On the Inside”, Simon Gallery, NJ and Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, INSIDE OUT (catalogue)
Dr. Gabriele Seethaler, “ART SCIENCE FUSION”, Salzburg, Austria, catalogue essay
Catherine Bebout, “ TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES”, catalogue,
Mi Qui Modern Art Workshop, Shanghai, China

The Goldstrom Gallery, NY, NY, “SPACE and SURFACE”, catalogue essay  Dana Burcezan
The Montclair Art Museum, “NEW JERSEY ARTS ANNUAL”, catalogue introduction by Ellen Harris

Dept. of Art & Art History, Wright State University, “WOMEN: RITES OF PASSAGE”, catalogue essay by Carol Nathanson

Selected Bibliography:
2023  ART NEWS NOW, Janet Filomeno: "Bridge Walks and Water Energy:  In the Studio with Janet Filomeno",  Louise Feder, January 2023  

2021 U.S.1, Janet Filomeno: "New Hope Artist Janet Filomeno exhibits at the Princeton Arts Council", January 2022

2020 BUCKS COUNTY COURIER TIMES: "BEST of 2020: From the death of Mike Fitzpatrick to Covid's impact on artists", James McGuinnes, Dec.30, 2020

2020 BUCKS COUNTY COURIER TIMES, "Art in a Time of Pandemic" Painters, poets, sculptors and musicians tackle events of 2020", James McGuinnes, Oct. 9, 2020

2020 MUSEUM PUBLICITY, Michener Art Museum, "Rising Tides: Contemporary Art and the Ecology of Water", featured artist Janet Filomeno, "AS THE SEA RISES:Blue Crystals Revisited no.9", 2018, June 24, 2020.

2020 TOWN TOPICS, "Rising Tides" Exhibit at the Michener Art Museum, featured artist Janet Filomeno, " AS THE SEA RISES:BLUE CRYSTALS REVISITED no.9", 2018, July 15, 2020.

2021 NEW JERSEY STAGE MAGAZINE, Janet Filomeno: "The Arts Council of Princeton presents "TALK to ME" Abstract Paintings by Janet Filomeno and Katherine Parker".

2018 THE BLOUIN ART INFO, Janet Filomeno: "As the Sea Rises" at Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, December 2018

2018  BON BON LIFESTYLE Webazine, Janet Filomeno's "As the Sea Rises" at Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, 2018

2013 ARC MAGAZINE , Caribbean Art and Culture Magazine, Oct. 24,2013
Front Cover Feature, Janet Filomeno: Delaware no.11.

Scott Edwards, “Rough Waters”, BUCKS COUNTY MAGAZINE OF ART & CULTURE, May/June 2008, pg.56

2007 THE NEW HOPE GAZETTE, May 24, 2007.

2006 THE MONTCLAIR TIMES, Arts, April 6, 2006.



1995 Jud Yalkut, THE DAYTON VOICE, April 27, 1995

William Zimmer, “Dance of the Chromosomes,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct.30
Carl Hazelwood, “Dance of the Chromosomes”, brochure essay, Aljira Center for
Contemporary Art, NJ
Eileen Watkins, THE STAR LEDGER, October 21

Eileen Watkins,” South African Odyssey,” THE STAR LEDGER, November 25

Kate Forsythe,”South African Inspiration,”THE HUDSON REPORTER, Dec.4
Jill Angelini, THE JERSEY JOURNAL, November 6

Eileen Watkins, THE STAR LEDGER, November 25
Michele Mitkowski, THE DAILY RECORD, September 12
Patricia Malarcher, THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 15.

1982 Eileen Watkins, THE STAR LEDGER, July 11, 1982 and June 5, 

1983 Vivien Raynor, THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29

1981 William Pellicone, ART SPEAK, April 1982

Selected Online Blogposts and Archival Databases:
Joanne Mattera Art Blog, "Italianita: Introduction" joannematteraartblog.blogspot.com
March 31, 2021 and www.italianita-art.com published by Joanne Mattera

2008- Present James A. Michener Art Museum, Pa. Janet Filomeno, Bucks County artists
2014- The Guggenheim Museum, NYC, Present  Archives Collections: Artist Files A0008

2012- Present
Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Janet Filomeno, catalogue Inside Out Essay Donald Kuspit , 2000, exhibit at Simon Gallery,NJ and Cervini Haas Gallery Scottsdale, Arizona
Museum of Modern Art(MOMA), NY, Janet Filomeno, archival material file.
Getty Museum Library, Space and Surface, Dana Bucerzan, Artists exhibition, Goldstrom Gallery 1998
Rutgers University Libraries; Contemporary Women Artists Files: Janet Filomeno 1999
Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives, NY, Janet Filomeno ,archival material.

2011- Present 
Artsy, Janet Filomeno, 2018, E-Moderne Gallerie, Phila., Pa.
Artnet.com, Janet Filomeno, 2018,  E-Moderne Gallerie, Phila., Pa.
Artefuse, "Napoleon Complex", 2012, J.Cacciola Gallery, NY.,NY.
Artslant, Janet Filomeno, J.Cacciola Gallery, March 2011.
Artnet.com, Janet Filomeno, Artworks, March 2011. J.Cacciola Gallery
Joanne Mattera, Artblog; What’s in a name? Janet Filomeno The Sea Has Veins-The Delaware Series, Aug. 3, 2009
P.Farrell Art Blog, The Sea Has Veins- The Delaware Series- Janet Filomeno, April 2008, Pamela Farrell
Chrisneyen Blogspot, FIVE SIXTEEN, Looking and Learning from Janet Filomeno, Chris Neyen, Dec. 2010
Lorraine Glessner: “Oh What a World, what a world”, The Delaware Series: Janet Filomeno, Lorraine Glessner, Oct.20, 2010

Selected Collections:
James A. Michener Museum of Art
Chris Luce Architects, Philadelphia, Pa.
Cognizant Technology Solutions,NJ
Coventry Insurance, Philadelphia, Pa.
McKee Nelson LLP,New York, NY
Spector & Dimin, LLP, New Jersey
CSR Group, New Jersey
Ms. Claudia Miller, Edgartown, Ma.
Dr. John Joseph Seaman
Montclair Art Museum
Berlex Laboratories
State University of New York at Albany
Castleton State College
Printmaking Workshop of New Jersey
Dover Publications, NYC
Ms. Rita Hauser
Ms. Evelyn Self
Stan and Joan Ruchelman
Ursula and Wolfgang Kunze
And various other public/ private collections