Biography

Richard P. Foa
126 Sunset Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403
rfoa70@gmail.com


Education:     BA - Harvard 1968
                      MD – University of Michigan 1972
                      Neurology – Emory University 1976
                      MA (Philosophy/Bioethics) – Georgetown University 1988

Prior Professional Experience:

After completing training, I had a 34 year career in clinical neurology in multiple settings including private practice, multi-specialty group practice and in academic medicine which included the teaching and practice of clinical bioethics.

Woodworking and Art Training, Experience, and Associations:
  • Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding, Port Hadlock, WA -- certificate program
  • Workshops and other formal training at Snow Farm, John C. Campbell School, Appalachian Center for Craft, Arrowmont, Haystack Mountain School of Craft as well as local workshops in the Maryland and DC area.
  • Boatyard Volunteer, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD
  • Member, Chesapeake Woodturners (Current President)
  • Member, American Association of Woodturners
  • Member, Montgomery County (MD) Woodturners
  • Member, Maryland Federation of Art
  • Member Artist, James Renwick Alliance, Washington, DC
  • Member Artist, Strathmore Art Center, N. Bethesda, MD
  • Former Member, Artful Dimensions Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

Juried Shows:
  • Eye of the Beholder: The Art of the Found Object, MD Federation of Art, June 2013
  • AACO: Artists of Anne Arundel County and MFA, Quiet Waters Park, August 2013
  • All that Art: Show and Auction, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, March, 2014
  • Dimensional Expressions, Artful Dimensions Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2014
  • 14th Annual American Landscapes:Scenes of the Americas, MD Federation of Art, August 2014
  • "What's on Your Mind", Strathmore Member Artists Show 2015, January 2015
  • Dimensional Expressions II, Artful Dimensions Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA, April 2015
  • Woodworkers Showcase, A Judged Show, RiverArts Gallery, Chestertown, MD, February 2015
  • 45th Annual Labor Day Show at Glen Echo Park, Cabin John, MD, September 2015
  • "Women Chefs, Artists in the Kitchen", Strathmore Art Center, September 2015
  • MD Federation of Art Show at Gallery B, Bethesda, MD, November 2015
  • "Turning the Page, Children's Book Illustrations", Strathmore Art Center, June/July 2016
  • MFA "Off the Wall", MD Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, June/July 2016
  • 46th Annual Labor Day Show at Glen Echo Park, Cabin John, MD, September 2016
  • MD Federation of Art Annual Winter Member Show, Annapolis, MD January 2017
  • "La Vie en Bleu", 26th Annual Strathmore Juried Exhibition, Jan/Feb 2017
  • MD Federation of Art Annual Spring Member Show, Annapolis, MD, May 2017
  • MFA "Off the Wall", Waverly Gallery, Bethesda, MD, July/August 2017
  • Woodworkers Showcase, RiverArts Gallery, Chestertown, MD, July 2017
  • 47th Annual Labor Day Show at Glen Echo Park, Cabin John, MD September 2017
  • "Wet", Strathmore Art Center, N.Bethesda, MD, Sept-November, 2017
  • "Handcrafted, Fiber Art and Turned Wood", BlackRock Center for the Arts, Gaithersburg, MD Jan/Feb 2018
  • "Colorblind: The Art of Black and White", RiverArts Gallery, Chestertown, MD, Feb 2018
  • "12th Annual Juried Exhibition", Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA, May 2018
  • "Art and Process: Juried Fine Art and Contemporary Craft", RiverArts Gallery, Chestertown, MD June 2018 (Judge's Honorable Mention)
Feature Article:
        Members Gallery, The American Woodturner, February 2017, Vol 32, No 1, pp 56


Other Shows and Exhibits:

        JRA Day, James Renwick Alliance Show and Sale, Chevy Chase, MD, December 2012
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit, MD Federation of Art Circle Gallery, Annapolis, February 2012
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit at Patuxent National Wildlife Center, April 2013
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit at Montpelier Mansion, March 2014
        JRA Day, James Renwick Alliance Show and Sale, Chevy Chase, MD, December 2014
        JRA Day, James Renwick Alliance Show and Sale, Chevy Chase, MD, December 2015
        Form and Fabric VII, Show and Sale, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, MD, Nov/Dec 2015
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit, MD Federation of Art Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Feb/Mar 2015
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit, MD Federation of Art Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Feb 2016
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit at Montpelier Mansion, March/April 2016
        JRA Day, James Renwick Alliance Show and Sale, Chevy Chase, MD, December 2016
        "Drawing for Art", Strathmore Art Center, N. Bethesda, MD, May-June 2017
        Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit at Montpelier Mansion, March-April 2018
        50th Anniversary Show, MD Federation of Art Circle Gallery, Annapolis, July 2018