Stuart Jan Netsky was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 23 1955. He received a Bachelor of Science in Design and Merchandising from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, in 1983. He received a Masters of Art in Art Education from Philadelphia College of Art in 1986, and went on to receive a Masters in Fine Art from Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA in 1990.
In 1977 through 1983, Stuart Netsky was the President and head designer of his own millinery design company in New York City. Since 1984, Stuart Netsky has been pursuing his career as a professional artist, and in 1995 received the Pew Fellowship in the Arts.
Stuart Netsky is an Adjunct Professor at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia (since 1998), and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Philadelphia University (since 1997).
Stuart Netsky has had solo exhibitions of his work at Philadelphia’s Institute of Contemporary Art, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Richard Anderson, NYC, at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, and a retrospective at the Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Stuart Netsky has also shown in enumerable group shows nationally and internationally.
Stuart Netsky’s work is in the collections of The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, as well as the Johnson and Johnson Collection and many private collections.