Biography

Artist, father, photographer and teacher. 

Jō Adachi was born in Tokyo, Japan. At an early age Jo was exposed to art through his artist father and began his life long love of all things creative.  

Jō received a Bachelor ofFine Arts from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts.  Jō has exhibited in a wide range of venues and now teaches at George School.  He lives and works in Newtown, PA and enjoys the act of covering surfaces with a mixture of pigments and oil at his studio.


RESUME

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

2015:   Faculty exhibition, Walton Center, GeorgeSchool, Newtown, PA

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

2013:   Faculty exhibition, Walton Center, GeorgeSchool, Newtown, PA

2011:   Faculty exhibition, Walton Center, GeorgeSchool, Newtown, PA

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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