Title: Take Heart Dear Julie
Medium: Mixed media
Size: 48" x 36"
Lila Snow was born in Harlem and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received a degree in chemistry from Brooklyn College, New York, and studied art at the American University, Washington, DC and the Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC. Snow produces and hosts The Art Scene which airs at 7:00 pm on Mondays on Montgomery Municipal Cable (Channel 16) located in Kensington, Md (a suburb of Washington DC).
Snow is included in The Dictionary of 20th Century North American Women Artists by Jules Heller and Nancy Heller, published by Garland Press. In 2003, Snow received a lifetime achievement award from Brooklyn College, New York. In 2002, she wrote a book about her life titled With a Name Like Tuchmacher... published by XLIBRIS Press. Her permanent collections include: The Philadelphia Museum of Judaica, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington. DC; and Palermo University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has exhibited her mixed media work and painting in galleries and museums in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Lila Snow Retrospective, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, 2004; Constructions by Lila Snow, a retrospective, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC, 2001; Calligraphy and Squares, International Visions, Washington, DC, 2000; Recent Work by Lila Snow, International Visions, Washington DC, 1997; Paintings and Collages, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, 1992; A Decade of Constructions, Brody's Gallery, Washington, DC, 1990; a performance, A Satirical Review Of Nancy Reagan's Book My Turn, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1990; a retrospective, Radford University, Radford, Virginia, 1988; Plum Gallery, Kensington, Maryland, 1988; Librelulla, Bologna, Italy, 1986; Hull Gallery, Washington, DC, 1985; and a retrospective, Philadelphia Museum of Judaica, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1985.