About Jō Adachi

Artist, father, educator. 

Jō Adachi is an American artist and educator based in Bucks County Pennsylvania. Jō received a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Notre Dame. He has exhibited in a wide range of venues such as the South Bend Regional Museum of Art in Indiana and the Queens Museum of Art in NYC. He currently maintains a studio in Yardley, PA and teaches painting and drawing at George School, a Quaker college preparatory school in Newtown, PA. 



Education

M.F.A. May 2003, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

B.F.A. May 2001, University of Notre Dame (cum laude), Notre Dame, IN

Area of Specialization: Painting/Drawing

Juried and Group Exhibitions

2021:  First Place: Our Town through an Artist's Eye, AOY art center Plein Air Open

2019:  On the Road to 50: Garden State Watercolor Society Juried Art Exhibit

2021, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011:  Faculty exhibition, Walton Center, GeorgeSchool, Newtown, PA

2015:   Exhibition at Indian Road Café, New York, NY

2010:  LIC Armory Fest, Holiday Inn Manhattan View, Long Island City. New York

2009: Visible/Invisible, Holiday Inn Manhattan View, Long Island City. New York

2009, 2008, 2007: Annual Art Auction Benefit for Groundswell Community Mural Projects

2007:  Interval, PSII / Windows Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2007:  L.I.C . Now, The Experimental Space, Juvenal Reis Studio, Long Island City, NY

2006: Shape Shift: Selection 2006, Village Quill Loft, New York, NY

2006: Today, Tomorrow, and Yesterday: A private exhibit at the Diaz Gallery, New York, NY.

2005: To Whom It May Concern: Cuchifritos art gallery/ project space, New York, NY.

2005: Voices of Site, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2004 - 2005: Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

2004: Fragmented Memories, Xanadu, New York, NY.

2003: The Painted Figure, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2003: Revisiting Art History. Westside Gallery, New York, NY.

2003: M.F.A. Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2003 - 2002: M.F.A. Open Studio, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.

2001: 21st Biennial Art Competition, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN.

2001: B.F.A./M.F.A. Exhibition, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN.

2000: Juried Regional Exhibition- Mid west Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN.

1999: Juried Regional Exhibition- Mid West Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN.


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