Carmina Cianciulli received her BFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After careers in graphic design, teaching and industrial design, she has spent most of her professional life as a college administrator at Temple University in Philadelphia.
A certified SMART START facilitator, Cianciulli conducts individual career coaching and career preparation workshops for Temple students and alumni. In addition to her administrative work, she is an educational consultant to high schools, community colleges and art schools; contributed articles to Artschools.com; is a scholarship reader for the ISTS Scholarship Management Services; has juried many regional exhibitions including Scholastics, PSEA, Delaware County Community College, SkillsUSA and the Abington Art Center; and continues her studio practice as a painter. She is a vice chair of Eastern Center for Technology's Occupational Advisory Committee for Commercial Art and is on the exhibition advisory committee of the Abington Art Center. She was the visual arts contributor to College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, published by Random House in 2011. In recognition of her service to the Tyler community she received a 2015 Temple University Impact award.
Cianciulli’s work been exhibited at the Perkins Center for the Arts, Penn State University, Virginia Tech University, Tyler School of Art and the Ellarslie Museum.
Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA, Instructor, Foundation Drawing, 2000, 2001
Schuylkill Center for the Arts, Pottsville, PA, Instructor, Painting, 1980
SkillsUSA, Cluster Chair, State Pin Competition, 2011-present
Delaware County Community College Exhibition, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2005, 2001
PSEA Touch the Future Exhibition, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2001
Scholastics Art Competition, Central PA, 2008, 2006, 1999
Upper Dublin School District Exhibition, 2008
Rittenhouse Square Art Exhibition, 2003
Wissahickon District Art Exhibition, 2002
SECAC Conference, Roanoke, VA, 2016, “Incorporating Tools and Training for Artist Preparedness into the Art School Environment”
PACAC Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2006, "Preparing a Portfolio for Application to College Programs in Art"
Independent Educational Consultants Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2005, "How to Advise Students Regarding Admission into Visual and Performing Arts Programs"
Contributor, College Admission, From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step; Robin MamletandChristine Van de Velde, Three Rivers Pres, 2011, 2013
Motivos Bilingual Magazine, Spring 2009, Preparing for a Career in the Visual Arts
BFA in Painting, with Teaching Certification in Art, K-12, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
MFA in Painting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
2018 Tiny Biennale, Temple University Rome, Italy
2002 Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ – (juror's award)
1998 Agostino, Ardmore PA – Fashion and Art (two-person exhibition)
1994 Penn State University, State College, PA - ImagesExhibition(merit award)
1984 Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA (curated and participated in three-person exhibition)
1983 Trenton State Museum at Ellarslie, NJ (solo exhibition)