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Damini Celebre, Lover of the natural worlds, magical worlds,  and the inner realms.

 Damini Celebre
 Born Philadelphia PA. United States                                                       

 

 Education
        MA. in Acupuncture, 1996
        BFA. California Institute of the Arts, 1984
        Asian Painting- Pamela Summer, Kazuaki Tanahashi,  Mayumi Tomil- 2006-08
        Certified Expressive Art Facilitator, Chris Zydel, 2010
        Over fifteen years of Shamanic training, Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman and Eliot Cowen.

Author Painting the Landscape of your Soul, released 2014 by BrushHeart Press
Awaken your Creative Self, BrushHeart Press, 2016. Digital
    Creative Freedom, BrushHeart Press, 2016.  Digital

Awards 
2017    POST, nominated for South District postcard
 
2013    Best of Show, Liz Afif gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990    Best of Show, Center for the arts in South Jersey, Marlton NJ

Residency

2018     Woods to Water at Germantown Academy
2017    Elephant Butte Lake Artist Retreat, New Mexico
2016    OCHO arts, Questa, New Mexico
    
Solo & Two person exhibitions
2017    Drawing a Day, ArtSpace, 1241 Carpenter street, Phila., Pa
2016    Day Stars, OCHO arts, Questa, New Mexico

2016    Art road trip and other conversations, Pendle Hill , Swarthmore PA.
2014    Conversations with Land. 110 Church Street Gallery, Phila., PA.
2009     Bliss + Balance, Phoenix Village Art Center, Phoenixville, PA
              Philadelphia Bridge Club, Philadelphia, PA - Solo
2008      Main Line, First Friday, Ardmore PA- Solo
              Phoenix Village Art Center, Phoenixville, PA
2007     JMS gallery,  8236 Germantown Ave, Phila, PA
1992     Soho Photo, NYC
1991    Eyes Gallery, Phila PA
            Girl Friends Gallery, Phila PA
1985     Fotoworks gallery, San Francisco, CA

Juried and Group Exhibitions
2018    Professional Artists Members Exhibition, MainLine Art Center, Haverford PA
2017    Ritual : Book show, HBHQ, Phila. Pa
            Harris Casino with Art on the Avenue of the States, Chester PA
            POST, ArtSpace, 1241 Carpenter street, Phila., Pa
            Los Dias de los Muertos, Eyes Gallery, 402 South Street Phila. PA
            Color Palette, Art on the Avenue of the States, Chester PA
     
            Repetition, ArtSpace: 1241 Carpenter St., Phila. PA
            Selections from CFEVA's Members: An Exhibition, Phila. PA
            Elephant Butte Lake Artists, Rio Bravo Gallery, Truth or Consequences, NM
            SnowFlake Salon,110 Church Street Gallery, Phila., PA  
            Works on Paper, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Phila. PA
 2016   Ritual : Book show, HBHQ, Phila. Pa
2015    Force of Nature, The Women's Caucus for Art, Plymouth, NH
            SnowFlake Salon,110 Church Street Gallery, Phila., PA 

2014   Small works The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA
            Community Show, Third Street gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    
 2013    Ritual, 110 Church Street Gallery, Phila., PA
               Plein Air, Liz Afif gallery, Philadelphia, PA  
               The Love Show, Small World Coffee, Princeton, NJ
2009   All About Trees, Chester Springs Studio, Yellow Springs, PA
2008    New Faces, Philadelphia’s Art in City Hall exhibit

2007    JMS gallery,  8236 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA
             Lacquer & Gold, Ambre' Studio, Bethlehem, PA
             Contemporary Arts, Phoenix Village Art Center, Phoenixville, PA
            Members Exhibition Main Line Arts Center, Haverford, PA
             Black is the Color, Plastic Club, Philadelphia PA
             Sizzle, Gallery 125, Trenton NJ
             SmARTS Group Show, Schuylkill Gallery, Philadelphia PA
2006    Art in Bloom, Gallery 125, Trenton NJ
            Small Works Exhibition, contemporary Arts Gallery, Princeton, NJ
            3-D Show, Schuylkill Gallery, Philadelphia PA  
            Contemporary Arts Show, Schuylkill Gallery, Philadelphia PA   
            SmARTS Group Show, Schuylkill Gallery, Philadelphia PA
1991    Dusseldoft School of Art and Design, Dusseldoft Germany
            The Muses, Crumbran Gallery, South Wales
            Bielefeld School of Art and Design, Bielefeld Germany
            Oriel Gallery, North Wales
            Visible for a Change, Harvard University, Boston MA
1988    “That’s what it is all about” juror, Lucy Lippard,  Erector Square Galley, New Haven CN


1987    5 x 7 print show, Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art, Phila PA.
 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 participated in Philadelphia Open Studios

Articles, interviews, movies, etc.
September, 2017, ArtBlog, Philadelphia, PA
August 2017, Upper Case magazine, Featured artist, issue 33 
March, 2017, Upper Case magazine, Featured artist, issue 33
October 2016, Tempo: Taos Arts and Entertainment Weekly Magazine Oct 6-12, 2016
 February 2014, DoNArTNeWs Philadelphia Art News Blog
 February 2014, Presentation for PhillyStake, Conversations with Land
June 2012, Passion with Purpose, East Brunswick Public Library TV
February 2008, ArtBlog.org, Philadelphia, PA
 November 2007, Asian Aesthetics, Bethlehem Times, PA
1991 “In our Element” catalog American/ Welsh exchange
       
Member
2017-8 Professional Artist member with Main Line Art Center

Gallery representation
     1990-92 Mariposa Gallery Washington DC
    1989- 1992 Muse Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Teaching  
    Currently teaches workshops around the the Untied States
    2007-16  Eastern School of Acupuncture, NJ
    2006-12  Won Institute of Graduate Studies, PA
    2012-13  Main Line school night, PA.
    2006- 08  Sherman Mills Studios, PA.
    1993  Fleisher Art Memorial, PA.
    1986-1992 Moore College of Art, PA