Jennifer Lipman-Bartel


Contact Information

e-mail: Jennifer Lipman-Bartel
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Artist Bio

Jennifer Lipman-Bartel has welded steel sculptural furniture at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, has created metal jewelry at Moore College of Art & Design and has a degree from Boston University. As an artist she has displayed her jewelry and art work in many art galleries and galas in the Delaware Valley. The National Liberty Museum, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Painted Bride Arts Center, The Pennsylvania Ballet Gala, The Print Center, The Wayne Arts Center, Art Reach, Art in City Hall, to name a few.

Jennifer’s sculptural and jewelry work are all unique, fantasy inspired, one of a kind designs. Incorporating glass semi-precious stones, metals, rare and unusual beads, glass eyes, objects. Specializing in glass, she creates custom pieces for individual clients.

As a cancer survivor, she has donated her work to many legal aide organizations and charities that help people with cancer and disabilities in the Delaware Valley.

Both as craftsman and model makers, using hand cast resin, CAD & 3D printing techniques, Jennifer and her husband Mike Bartel operate a Transportation hobby model manufacturing company Creating Train, Trolley & Ship models using resin and injection molding plastic techniques for collectors.

Our clients have been SEPTA, AKER Philadelphia Shipyard & Kinkisharyo.

Our ship model work has been featured on the Television Science Channel Program “How It’s Made” Oil Tanker Episode for Aker Philadelphia Shipyard 2009.


Boston University, Boston, MA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Steel Sculpture & Casting

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
Jewelry Studio/Metalsmithing

Professional Experience

2004 – present
Imperial Hobby Productions
Hobby Train & Ship Manufacturer, Resin Casting

1995 – 2004
Legal Administration

1991 – 1995
Assistant, Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1996 – present
Member, International Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
Movie & Television Union

1997 – present
Associate Member, F.O.P. Philadelphia, PA

Selected Exhibitions

Full gallery, show & charity event reference information upon request.

Friends of the American Cancer Society Gala & Auction, Philadelphia, PA

InLiquid. Benefit v. 12, Philadelphia, PA

The French Connection, a part of PIFA, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Juried Exhibition

Glass Now, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Juried Exhibition

All About Art, Moss Rehab, Elkins Park, PA
Juried Exhibition

Do Your Bidding, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Glass Now, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Juried Exhibition

2009 – 2010
Craft Forms – Reflections in Glass, Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA
Juried Exhibition

All About Art, Moss Rehab, Elkins Park, PA
Juried Exhibition

Glass Now, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Juried Exhibition

Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

Into The Woods, Saint March Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Between the Sheets, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

October Fund Raiser, Aids Coalition of Southern New Jersey


Parlor Shop Artist Profile: Jennifer Lipman-Bartel,” Philadelphia Art Alliance Blog, May 29, 2013

Philly Artist Whose Work Benefits People in more Direct Ways,” University City Review, September 21, 2011

Philadelphia’s Jennifer Lipman-Bartel Inspires at Moss Rehab’s All About Art Show in Elkins Park,” Narberth-BalaCynwyd Patch, May 27, 2011

Rebirth of a Notion,” Philadelphia City Paper, April 22, 2004

Drutt English, Helen & Peter Dormer, Jewelry of Our Time: Art, Ornament and Obsession, Rizzoli Publishers



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