Born: California 1955
Lives and works in Washington DC

EDUCATION

1986 MFA, The American University, Washington DC
1984 BFA, The American University, Washington DC

AWARDS

2011 Borgo Finnochietto Artist Residency, Buonconvento, Italy
2009 Vermont Studio Center Residency
2007 The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation Residency
1999 Maryland State Arts Council, painting
1986 Audrey Glassman Award for Painting
1984 Wolpoff Works on Paper

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012 Garver Gallery, Madison,Wisconsin
         Washington Studio School, Washington, DC
2011 D’Art Center, Norfolk, Virginia
2010 Katzen Museum, Washington DC
2008 Artists Inn Residence, Washington DC
2007 The Katzen Museum, Washington DC
         Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
         Washington Studio School, DC
2006 Washington Studio School, Gala Anniversary Exhibition, DC
         Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2004 Washington Studio School, DC
         Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
2001 Washington Studio School, DC
         Courtyard Gallery, Washington, DC
2000 Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1999 Garver Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin
1998 Courtyard Gallery, Washington DC
1992 Dadian Gallery, Empowering Monotype, invitational exhibition, Washington, DC

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lee Fleming, "Galleries – Jo Weiss Le at Courtyard. " The Washington Post (September 11, 1993) , p. D2
J. W. Mahoney, "Empowering Monotype. " New Art Examiner (November 1992); p. 28
Janet Wilson, "Empowering Monotype. " The Washington Post (May 23, 1992)
"Works in Miniature. " The Wisconsin State Journal (August 28, 1989); p. D2

EMPLOYMENT

1986-2008
Dean, Washington Studio School
Instructor: Beginning Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Beginning Painting, Advanced Painting, Theory and Criticism, Elements of Abstraction, Printmaking.

1990 -1991
Maryland College of Art and Design, Baltimore, Maryland
Instructor: Drawing Fundamentals; Painting I & II.

1986 -1999
The American University, Washington DC
Instructor: Studio Painting I & II; Principles of Visual Form; Drawing I & II

VISITING ARTIST AND JUROR

2007 Guest Lecturer, Juror, Bodies: The Exhibition, Rosslyn, Virginia
2000 Juror: The Torpedo Factory, Studio Artist applications
1999 Panel director, lecturer on artist Robert Gates and his American University Legacy
1998 Juror: DC Commission on the Arts
1995 Georgetown University, Washington DC, Instructor: Printmaking I