Marcia Rieff

* 2014 NJWS Associates Award
* 2014 Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Medal or Honor in Watercolor
* 2013 1st Prize Bergen County Diversity show, New Milford , NJ
• 2013 3rd Prize CAA Membership Show,
• 2013 Solo Exhibition at Glen Rock Library Gallery
• 2012 Exhibit at Valley Hospital Gallery, Ridgewood N.J
• 2012 Exhibit at Dr. Robin Klein Gallery; Teaneck , New Jersey
• 2011 Juried FOCUS Art Center of Northern NJ show - Honorable Mention
• 2008 – Present; Teaching Watercolor Classes at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey
• 2011 ACWA Group Show @ Flyway Gallery, NJ Meadowlands Environmental Center
• 2010 Honorable Mention NEWS Show
• 2009 December Exhibition at Valley Hospital Art Gallery
• 2009 – Present Co-Chairperson for Valley Hospital Auxiliary Art Committee
• 2009 Member of ACWA (Art Center Watercolor Affiliates) of Northern NJ
• 2009 Exhibition Wyckoff WMCA
• 2009 January Solo exhibition at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades; Tenafly, New Jersey
• “Winter Stream” Painting accepted into 2008, 32nd NEWS (Northeast
Watercolor Society) International Show
• 2007-2009 Member and Co-Chairperson of The Gallery Art Committee for
Town of Glen Rock, New Jersey
• Exhibition Selections and Hanging Committee for Glen Rock Gallery
• Member of the Auxiliary Art Committee at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood NJ
• Exhibition Selection and Hanging Committee at Valley Hospital.
• 2008 Exhibited at Kurth Cottage, Valley Hospital, Ridgewood NJ
• 2008 Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
• 2008 September Exhibited work at Zen Lounge
• 2007 Studied with watercolor artist Mel Stabin
• 2007 Exhibited work in The Atrium at the YJCC of Washington Twnshp.
• 2007 Exhibited work in The Gallery at the Glen Rock Public Library
• 2007 Exhibited work at student show Art Center of Northern New Jersey
• 2007 Exhibited work at student show Art School at the Old Church
• 2006 Exhibited work in The Gallery at the Glen Rock Library
• 2006 Student show at Art School at Old Church
• 2006 -2007 Assistant teacher in art classes for the Special Needs children;
Art School at Old Church
• Developed a Cross Generational Art Class Pilot Program for Glen Rock Art Gallery.
• Studied 2007-2008 at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey.
• 2006-2010, Studied with Watercolor artist Eli Rosenthal at The Stable in Ridgewood NJ.
• 2006 – 2007 Studied Watercolor painting at Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ
• 1996-2003 Package Design and Graphics Director for Bestfoods Baking Company, Inc. Directed all strategic, creative production and administrative aspects of package design for all national brands ((Entenmanns, Thomas’ Arnold Breads, Freihofer Cakes and Breads)
• 2002 American Graphic Design Award
• 2001 Re-designed, implemented and supervised all new final graphics for truck decals of entire 2000 fleet of trucks for Bestfoods Baking Co; Inc.
• 2000 Women of the Year Twin Award
• 2000 Member of Women in Packaging
• Member IOPP
• Packaging Manager and Art Director for Best Foods, Inc. over 13 years for brands such as Skippy Peanut Butter, Knorr Products, Hellmann’s, Mazola, Entenmann’s, Thomas’ etc.
• Art Director and Senior Products Designer of Pen-Tab School Supplies, Stationery, Schoolbags, Totes and Pouches.
• Senior Package Designer for Gabriel Industries Inc. toys (Hubley Cars, Gilbert Toys, Gym-Dandy equipment, Roberts Toys

Education

• Studied Watercolor painting with Eli Rosenthal, Alvaro Castagnet, Christine Ferrera Friedman, Joel Popadiacs, Mel Stabin.
• BFA degree from New School/Parsons School of Design in Graphic Design and a comprehensive background in Brand Identity, Packaging, Print Production, Promotional Design and POP.
• Studied photography, fine art, watercolor painting at Pratt Institute

Employment

Art Center of Northern New Jersey
Art School at the Old Church.
Bestfoods Baking Company
Bestfoods Grocery, CPC International

201 612 9081

29 Tonawanda Road
Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452

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Dec 3, 2014 2014 Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Award

Medal of Honor in Watercolor

Oct 26, 2014 2014 NJWS Associates Award

May 6, 2013 CAA Member Show

Third Prize in Watercolor Category for Downtown Coxsackie

Feb 7, 2013 2013 Bergen County Diversity Show

First Prize in Watercolor Category for "Downtown Coxsackie"

Oct 6, 2011 Focus Show @ Art Center of NNJ

Honorable Mention for "On Howland"

Jun 6, 2010 Northeast Watercolor Society International Show

Honorable Mention for "Winter Stream" watercolor