EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts. Syracuse University, Syracuse NY, 1974. Full Scholarship, Full Teaching Assistantship.
Bachelor of Fine Arts. Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, June 1972. 3 Honorary Merit Scholarships. 1972 Jack Johnson Memorial Award for Outstanding Prints

EXHIBITIONS – Solo Shows

2016 “Gouache Paintings”, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington DE
2015 “Gouache Paintings”, Jerrys Artarama, Wilmington, DE
2013 “From Still Life to Abstraction” Blue Streak Gallery, Wilmington, DE
2011 Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, DE
2010 “Small Matters”, Cressman Library Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
2009 “Gouache Paintings”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 “New Directions”, Delaware Division of the Arts, Mezzanine Gallery, Wilmington DE
2008 New Castle County Courthouse, Wilmington, DE, recent paintings
2006 “Recent Paintings and Drawings”, Howard Community College, Columbia, MDA
2006 “Small Matters”, Delaware Division of the Arts, Mezzanine Gallery, Wilmington, DE
2005 “Paintings and Drawings”, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD
2005 Wilmington Music School, Drawings and Paintings, Wilmington, DE
2002 “Intimate Worlds: Drawings and Paintings”, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
1996 “Drawing Retrospective”, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, N.J.
1993 “Drawings”, Delaware State Arts Council, State Office Bldg., Wilmington, DE
1989, 90 Susan Isaacs Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1989 Delaware State Arts Council, Gallery II, Carvel State Office Bldg., Wilmington, DE
1989 Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Members Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1985 Delaware State Arts Council, Gallery II, Carvel State Building, Wilmington, DE
1985 Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Sponsored by Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education

EXHIBITIONS – Two Person Shows

2012 “Two Different Worlds”, Warner Gallery, O’Brian Arts Center, St. Andrew’s School, Middletown, DE
2004 “Small Matters”, Paintings and Drawings, Darlington Arts Center, Boothwyn, PA
1994 Delaware State Arts Council, Drawings and Jewelry, State Office Building, Wilmington, DE
1987 “Serene Tones”, Drawings and Photographs, Delaware State Arts Council, Wilmington, DE
1979 Centre Gallery, Canoga Park, CA

EXHIBITIONS – Three Person Shows

2006 “Is There Still Life?”, Berman Art Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
2001 “Drawing Invitational”, Blue Streak Gallery, Wilmington, DE

EXHIBITIONS – Selected Group Shows and Invitationals

2012 “Grayscale”, exhibit at The Mansion at Strathmore, N. Bethesda, MD
2010 Painting included in “A Few of My Favorite Things: Director’s Choice from the Permanent Collection”, Patricia R. Cosgrove Works on Paper Study Room, Berman Art Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
2009 “Finding Comfort, Redefining Home”, Blue Streak Art Gallery, Wilmington, DE
2008 “Awash with Gouache”, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA. featuring 5 gouache painters
2002 Small Works, Marcel Scheiner Gallery, Hilton Head Island, SC
2001 Miniature and Small Works, Carolyn Roberts Gallery, Yorklyn, DE
2001 “Meditations on Small Objects”, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. featuring 6 artists
1999 “Now and Then”, New Work by Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts Juried Exhibition Award Winners, Wilmington, DE
1999 Delaware Women’s Conference Art Show, University of Delaware
1997 “Art Now”, featuring 5 artists, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
1996 Drawing Invitational, Blue Streak Art Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1995 “Concepts In Drawing”, Wayne Art Center Gallery, Wayne, PA
1994 “Continuum of Creativity: Women Artists of Delaware”, in association with 1994 Delaware Women’s Conference, University of Delaware
1993 “Contemporary Images by Women Artists in Delaware: One Hundred Views of Creativity”, in association with 1993 Women’s Conference, University of Delaware
1992 “From Abstraction to Realism, Contemporary Images by Women Artists in Delaware”, in association with 1992 Delaware Women’s Conference, University of Delaware
1992 Represented in the Sales and Rental Gallery, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
1991 “Six Artists Draw”, Susan Isaacs Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1990 Summer Show at the Susan Isaacs Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1990 Tenth Anniversary Prize Winners Exhibit, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
1985 “Dreams/Realities”, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
1980 “In a Major and Minor Scale”, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, Los Angeles, CA

EXHIBITIONS – Selected Juried Shows

2014 Exhibition of Mathematical Art, 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings, American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America, Baltimore, MD
2013 “Broad Spectrum”, Members Juried Exhibition, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
2004 “Real Life”, Juried Exhibition, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE. Juror: Richard Torchia, Director of Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
2003 National Spring Open Juried Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Juror: Jeffrey Carr, Dean of the Pennsylvania Academy of fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2002 National Drawing 2002, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ. Juror: Victoria Noorthoorn, viewing Program and Exhibition Coordinator, the Drawing Center, NYC
2000 “Drawn Together”, Exhibition of Alumni Art 2000, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2000 8th International Colored Pencil Juried Exhibition, Colored Pencil Society of America, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham,MI. Juror: Sandra Carpenter, Editor of the Artist’s Magazine
1998 Realism ’98”, The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY. Juror: Peter Tatischeff, owner and Director of Tatischeff Gallery on 57th St., NY and in Santa Monica, CA
1998 6th Annual International Colored Pencil Exhibition, Colored Pencil Society of America, Elipse Arts Center and Gallery, Arlington, VA. Juror: Stephen Doherty, Editor-in Chief, American Artist Magazine
1998 Drawing from Perception II, Wright State University Art Galleries, Dayton, OH
1997 5th Annual International Colored Pencil Exhibition, Colored Pencil Society of America, Palette and Chisel Gallery, Chicago. Jurors: Tim Aide, Director, Loyola University, Fine Arts Gallery, Adj. Prof. Loyola University, Chicago. Susan Kraut, Instructor, Chicago Art Institute
1994 Members Juried Exhibition, “Black and White”, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Juror: Lenore D. Miller, Director of George Washington University Dimock Gallery
1992 National Drawing 1992, Trenton State College, Ewing, NJ. Juror: Samuel C. Miller, Director, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
1992 Juried All Members Exhibit, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, Juror: Judith Tannenbaum, Ass. Director, and Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
1987 Juried All Members Exhibit, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1986 22nd Annual Juried Show, Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD
1986 Juried Exhibition, Mainline Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA
1985 68th Delaware Exhibition, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
1985 Juried Exhibition, Mainline Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA
1984 Juried Small Works Exhibit, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, (Award Winner)
1984 Philadelphia Drawing Competition 1984, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
1984 Juried All Members Exhibit, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Gallery, Wilmington, DE
1983 Fourth Annual Boston Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA
1981 Traditional Artists, 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Fine Arts Institute of the San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA. (Museum Certificate of Excellence Award)
1981 National Small Sculpture and Drawing Competition, Westwood Center of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1981 Sixth Annual Southern California Print and Drawing Exhibition, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1981 Fifth Annual Santa Barbara City College Small Images Exhibition, Atkinson Art Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1981 Orange County Art Assoc.,14th Annual Juried Exhibition, Brea Civic Cultural Center Gallery, Brea, CA
1980 “Tough”, Second Annual Juried Exhibition of the Southern California Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, California State University, Fine Arts Gallery, Northridge, CA
1979 “Paper Pieces”, Center for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
1979 The Centre Gallery, Annual Juried Show (3rd Prize winner), Canoga Park, CA
1971 52nd May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1971 3rd Biennial National Exhibition of Prints and Drawings, Dickinson State College, ND
1971 5th National Student Printmakers Exhibition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
1971 “Images ’71”, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH. (Purchase Award)
1970 “Images ’70”, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

2012 Middletown Transcript, “Abstract artist Constance Simon displays artwork in St. Andrew’s Warner Gallery”
2011 Image included in 2011 edition of “Color: A Workshop Approach”, textbook by David Hornung
2008 Philadelphia Inquirer, “Gouache – it’s growing”, review of “Awash with Gouache”, Wayne Art Center, Victoria Donohoe
2007 The Mercury, Sunday Living Section, Pottstown, PA, “A Day at the Museum. At Berman, exhibit breathes new life into study of inanimate objects.” Article about “Is There Still Life” exhibition at the Berman Art Museum, Collegeville, PA
2007 Artist’s Magazine“, Jan./Feb. ’07, “Awash With Gouache”, feature article with 2 other painters
2006 Art Calendar, The Business Magazine for Visual Artists, cover image, Sept. ’06 issue
2006 Drawing Board, an Artist’s Magazine Special, reprint of “Our Favorite Things”, May 2006
2006 Artline, Guide to the Arts in Delaware, Jan./Feb. 2006, “On the Mezzanine”, featured artist in article about exhibit at Mezzanine Gallery, Delaware Division of the Arts, Wilmington, DE
2005 Artist’s Magazine, Oct. 2005, featured in “Our Favorite Things”, by Steve Smith, Editor
2004 Drawing Board, an Artist’s Magazine Special, July ’04, included in “More Than Black and White”
2004 Delaware Today, “Tie One On”, article about my winning design for silk scarf and tie created as fund-raising items for Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Image of scarf on a model included. Oct. 2004 issue
2002 New American Paintings, 3 images included in Mid-Atlantic edition, Vol. 39, April 2002
2002 Greenville Community News, Greenville, DE, Aug. 2002, “Riverfront Offers Treats for Eyes and Ears” review of “Intimate Worlds”, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, by Paula Shulak
2002 Art Matters, The Philadephia Region’s Magazine of the Arts, June, 2002, featured artist in Delaware Roundup; Summer in the City, by R. B. Strauss
2002 Town Topics, Princeton, NJ, Feb.13, “A Handful of Gifted Artists Makes National Drawing Show Worthwhile”, F. R. Rivera
2001 Featured on Color Pencil Challenge, http://CPChallenge.com, a web site about Colored Pencil techniques. I wrote their August, 2001 lesson titled “Working on Medium Value Papers”
2001 Arcade, Suburban Publications, Philadelphia area, “Small But Hardly Insignificant, Wayne Art Center’s ‘Meditations’ ” by Marie Fowler
2001 Philadelphia Inquirer, review of “Meditations on Small Objects”, Wayne Art Center, Victoria Donohoe
2001 To The Point, newsletter of Colored Pencil Society of America, image included in summer 2001 ed.
2000 Colored Pencil Society of America, Seattle District Chapter 207 Newsletter, featured Guest Artist
1998 N.Y. Times, Art Review, June 21,1998, review of “Realism ’98”, Stage Gallery, by Helen A. Harrison
1998 Work included in Best of Colored Pencil 5, book published by Rockport Press, Rockport, MA
1997 American Artist Magazine, Feb. 1997, featured in profile article, “Devoted to Drawing”
1996 Suburban News, Westfield, NJ, “C.M.Simon Exhibits ‘Insignificant Objects’ at Watchung Art Center”
1996 Echoes Sentinel, Watchung, N.J., “Hanging in Watchung”
1995 Philadelphia Inquirer, “Wayne Art Center Offers Exploration of the Art of Drawing”, Victoria Donohoe
1994 Artline, publication of Delaware State Arts Council, introducing Individual Artist Fellowship winners
1989 Perception Magazine, publication of the Susan Isaacs Gallery, Wilmington, DE, “Intimate Drawings”
1989 Sunday News Journal, Wilmington, DE, in “Off the Wall”, by Penelope Bass Cope
1985 New Art Examiner, “Dreams/Realities”, by Jan Timinski and Anne Oldach
1985 Sunday News Journal, Wilmington, DE, in Art, “Fantasy Photographs Leave Realism to Painters” by Penelope Bass Cope
1984 Sunday News Journal, Wilmington, DE, in Art, by Penelope Bass Cope
1980 Los Angeles Times, in Art Review, “Dimensions in Sizing Up and Scaling Down”
1978 Syracuse Post-Herald, Syracuse, NY, in Art Views and News

HONORS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

2016 Excellence in Assessment Award, in recognition of contribution to Delaware College of Art and Design.
2015 Excellence in Assessment Award, in recognition of contributions to Delaware College of Art and Design
2010 Honorable Mention, Individual Artist Fellowship, Delaware State Arts Council, Category: Established Professional
2004 Winner of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition Scarf Design Contest, design chosen for silk scarf marketed to increase awareness of and raise funds for Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition
2000 Achieved Signature Membership in Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA)
1996 Winner of Annual One-Person Shows Competition, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, N.J.
1994 Winner of $5000 Individual Artist Fellowship, Delaware State Arts Council, Category: Established Professional, Works on Paper, Juror: Alfred Quiroz, U of Arizona
1988 Honorable Mention, Individual Artist Fellowship, Delaware State Arts Council, Category: Established Professional
1987 Interviewed on Sunday Art Gallery, WXDR, Newark, DE
1984 Award Winner, Juried Small Works Exhibit, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
1981 Museum Certificate of Excellence Award, “Traditional Artists”, 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Fine Arts Institute of the San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA
1979 3rd Prize Winner, Centre Gallery, Annual Juried Show, Canoga Park, CA
1972 Full Graduate Teaching Assistantship for two years at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
1972 Jack Johnson Memorial Award for Outstanding Prints, Cleveland Institute of Art
1971 Purchase Award, “Images ’71”, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
1969-72 3 Honorary Merit Scholarships won through competition at the Cleveland Institute of Art

COLLECTIONS

Berman Art Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, permanent collection
Wilmington Trust Co., Wilmington, DE
Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
Private collections

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

1997-now Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE, Faculty, Head of Fine Arts / Foundations Dept
2004 Darlington Art Center, Boothwyn, PA, Instructor of Colored Pencil
1984-06 Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE. Instructor of Drawing, Art History, Colored Pencil
1994 Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Instructor of Drawing, Colored Pencil
1992-95 University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Art Department Faculty, taught drawing and Design
1984-92 Absalom Jones Art Studios, Wilmington, DE. Instructor of Drawing
1986-87 Center for Creative Arts, Hockessin, DE. Instructor of Drawing
1982-83 Mount Ida College, Newton Centre, MA. Faculty, taught Drawing and Anatomy
1979-82 Otis Institute of the Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA. Instructor of Drawing
1979 Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. Instructor of Drawing and Art Appreciation
1976-78 Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY. Assistant Professor: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Art History
1972-74 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Graduate Teaching Assistant: Printmaking, Design, Intro to Art

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2012 St. Andrews School, Middletown, DE, Visiting Artist Lecturer
2010 Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
2005 College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD, Visiting Artists Lecturer
2005 University of Delaware, Academy of Life-Long Learning, visiting Artist Lecturer
2002 University of Delaware, Academy of Life-Long Learning, Visiting Artist Lecturer, lectured about Colored Pencil medium
2001 University of Delaware, Academy of Life-Long Learning, Visiting Artist Lecturer
1997 University of Delaware, Visiting Artist Lecturer, Graduate Drawing Seminar, Art Dept.