JAS SZYGIEL


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Born 1956, Bucks County, Pennsylvania artist, Jas Szygiel (yäsh – she/gel), graduate of Hussian School of Art and Arcadia University (BFA). For the last thirty years Jas’ work has been exhibited in many community and regional art centers as well as local and international art competitions. Jas has taught at Hussian School of Art and as an adjunct professor at Arcadia University in the Fine Arts Department. Jas is also owner of DesignArt Incorporated which provides art and design services to a wide variety of clients. Jas has won numerous awards for his designs and paintings both locally and nationally. While working as an illustrator and artist Mr. Szygiel’s paintings and illustrations have been published by a wide variety of book and magazine publishers and distributed worldwide. Jas is currently developing a series of paintings, “The Bucks County Series”. This series has led to paintings of Montgomery and Chester County, Hunterdon County, and Coastal New Jersey. Originals in watercolor and oil and limited edition prints are featured in area galleries. Jas’ talents have been commissioned by private and corporate clients for painting, design and book publishing. Jas resides in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

2013
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, 46th Annual Art of the State Show, Harrisburg, PA
Spring Group Show, Chapman Gallery, Doylestown, PA
Byer's Bucks Fever Art Exhibition, Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art, New Hope, PA
Spring Group Show, Trisha Vergis Gallery, Lambertville, PA
32nd The Lambertville Historical Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Lambertville, PA
Fourth Annual Traditional Artists Show, Solebury, PA

2012
Featured Artist (November), Chapman Gallery, Doylestown, PA
Fall Group Show, Trisha Vergis Gallery, Lambertville, PA
11th Biennial Juried Art Exhibition, SawMill Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ
83rd Phillips Mill Art Exhibition, New Hope, PA
Celebrating Delaware Valley, Stover Mill Gallery, Erwinna, PA
Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition, Doylestown, PA
Third Annual Traditional Artists Show, Solebury, PA
New Jersey State Fair Art Exhibition, Historic Heritage, Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ
Byers' Bucks Fever Art Exhibition, Contemporary Visions
1997-2012
Group Shows, Chapman Gallery, Doylestown, PA

2000-2012
Coryell Gallery, Lambertville, NJ
2011
Friends of the Delaware Canal Art Show, New Hope, PA
Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition, Doylestown, PA
62nd Tinicum Arts Festival, Tinicum, PA
Gallery Event, Gallery at Graphic Imaging, Pipersville, PA
Second Annual Traditional Artists Show, Solebury, PA
2010
10th Biennial Juried Exhibition, Sawmill Gallery, Prallsville Mills,
Stockton, NJ
Central Bucks Chamber, "Bucks Art: In Living Color", Doylestown, PA
61st Tinicum Arts Festival, Tinicum, PA
2008
33rd Bucks County Designer House, Paintings, Doylestown, PA
2007
Arcadia University Faculty Exhibition, Glenside, PA
2005
Simons Fine Art Gallery, "Bucks at its Best", Group show
2003
Galaxy, 10th Anniversary Art Show, Doylestown, PA
Simons Fine Art Gallery, Grand Opening Exhibition, Dublin, PA
2002
Mercer Museum, Store, "Bucks County Series" prints, Doylestown, PA
2001
Arcadia University Faculty Exhibition, Glenside, PA
1999
The Bianco Foundation Juried Exhibition, Doylestown, PA
1995
Arcadia University Faculty Exhibition, Glenside, PA
1988
Artist Guild of Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, PA
1982
Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, "Visions and Realities"
1979
The Regional Council of Community Art Centers
1978
The Regional Council of Community Art Centers
1978
24th Annual Art Exhibition, Yardley Art Association
1977
Woodmere Art Gallery, Student Show, "Banners"
1976
The Regional Council of Community Art Centers
1976-1986
Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1973
Penn Federal Bank Exhibition
Awards
2012 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
2012 Honorable Mention, The Coryell Gallery/Lambertville Historical Society
2012 Best Historic Landscape, New Jersey State Fair Art Exhibition, Historic
Heritage
2011, Honorable Mention, Friends of the Delaware Canal Art Show,
New Hope, PA
2011 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
2011 People's Choice, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
2011 Lambertville Historical Society Award/The Coryell Gallery
2002 People's Choice Award The Coryell Gallery/Lambertville Historical
Society
1988 Award of Excellence, Artist Guild of Delaware Valley
1986 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1983 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1980 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1978 Honorable Mention, The Regional Council of Community Art Centers
1977 Honorable Mention, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1976 First Prize, Painting, Adam Styka Memorial Art Competition
1976-79 Numerous Awards from Community Art Association Competitions
Collection/Commissions
Abington Memorial Hospital
Port of History Museum
The Franklin Mint
Univest Bucks County Regional Office
LPGA (Ladies professional Golf Association)
Polish National Alliance
Private Collections