Education

 

Ed.M - Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

MFA - Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

BA - Framingham State College, Framingham Massachusetts


Teaching Experience

        

Fall 2014 - Current

Lecturer, Art and Design Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Courses Taught:

Art Appreciation

2-D Design

Color Theory

Drawing

 

Fall 2012 – August 2014

Full time, Lecturer, Digital Writing and Media Arts Department, Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University), Marietta, GA

Courses Taught:

Drawing

Drawing for New Media

Painting

Digital Photography

History and Principles of Design

Art Appreciation

 

Fall 2008 - 2011

Adjunct Lecturer, New Media Arts, Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University), Marietta, GA

 

Fall 2006 – 2007

International Baccalaureate Program, High School Art Teacher,

Dwight School, New York, NY

 

Spring/Summer 2002

Adjunct Instructor, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Courses:

Introduction to Mixed Media

 

Spring/Summer 2002

Adjunct Instructor, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Courses:

Introduction to Mixed Media

 

Fall 2001

Adjunct Instructor, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Courses:

Introduction to Mixed Media

 

Spring 2000

Adjunct Instructor Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Courses:

Introduction to Mixed Media


Relevant Professional Experience

 

The Dwight School, 291 Central Park West, New York, New York

 High School IB Art Teacher, International Baccalaureate Program

2006 – 2007

Taught art in the rigorous International Baccalaureate program.  Students were exposed to drawing, painting, photography and mixed media.  As part of the IB program students were required to mount and present an exhibition of their work, this work was then judged by an externally appointed IB examiner.  Students were engaged in learning drawing, painting, photography and art history.

 

Harvard University, Visual and Environmental Studies Department, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Staff Assistant III

1999 - 2000

Served as information resource for the faculty, students, and public in the department of Visual and Environmental Studies and the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, under the direction of the Chair of the department and the Director of the Carpenter Center.  Provided support for faculty, students and administration of the department.  Designed and managed the publishing of brochures, posters, and other miscellaneous items related to the department.  Helped coordinate the visiting lecture series and exhibitions. Updated website.


Exhibitions

 

2017

Fight or Flight, The Painting Center, New York, New York, July 2017. Catalogue, Juried.

Flow Fort Knox, Exhibition/Installation, June 2017, Fort Knox, Bucksport, Maine. Juried, (two person exhibition).

Oceans and Energy, SCANZ 2017, Exhibition/Installation, March 2017, Kennedy Library, San Luis Obispo, California.

2016

Waterlinks”, Queensland University of Technology, August 2016, Brisbane, Australia (two person exhibition).

*Exhibition at Haven Properties Gallery Space, March and April 2016, San Luis Obispo, California.

2015

Faculty Triennial Exhibition, Fall 2015, University Art Gallery, Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo, California.

*Santa Margarita Library,”Local Artist Series” October 2015 thru January 2016, Santa Margarita, California.

Santa Margarita “Art Before Dark”, August 2015, Santa Margarita, California, Juried.

New Colors, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Spring 2015,Marietta, Georgia.

Water and Peace, SCANZ 2015, Exhibition/Installation and Artist Residency, Jan 2015, “Waterlinks”, New Plymouth, New Zealand.

2014

Southeastern College Art Conference Exhibition, The Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida. Juror: Matthew McLendon, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida.

2013

*Migration, Eden Hall Gallery, Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, Georgia.

Holiday Boutique, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, Georgia.

2012

Winter Season, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, Georgia.

The Colors of Summer, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, Georgia.

Love and Commercialism, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, Georgia.

2011

Group Show, 2 Rules Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, Georgia.

2008     

Found in Transition, Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

2006

 Found in Transition, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York, New York.

2005

8 x 1000 Drawings. Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

2003

*Lost Histories Exhibition, Raab Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001

*France Cyr Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2000

Nexus Gallery, New York, New York, Juried.

1999

Cambridge Art Associations National Prize Show, Bank Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, Juror:  Peter Rathbone, Director, American Paintings and Sculpture, Sotheby’s, Catalogue.

1998

International Exhibition of Women’s Art, Soho 20 Gallery, New York, New York, Juror:  Leslie Jones, Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Juror:  Laura Hoptman, Assistant Curator, Dept. of Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Catalogue.

Small Matters of Great Importance, Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, New York, Juror:  Vivien Raynor, Contributing Art Critic, The New York Times.

National Juried Competition, ILK Gallery, Denver, Colorado, Juror:  Dianne Vanderlip, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum.

1997

*M. F. A. Thesis Exhibition, Steuben Gallery West, Brooklyn, New York.

Cornucopia, Seoul, Korea, Juror:  Soonduek Byun.

Master of Fine Arts Graduating Seniors, Juror:  Graham Nickson, Dean, New York Studio School Puck Building, New York, New York.

Pratt Artists League Show, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

1996

Small Works Show, New Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

*(Solo exhibitions marked by an asterisk)


Bibliography

 

Fight or Flight, Catalogue, New York, New York, June 2017.

Arts Obispo, Show Announcement, with Biography, Artist Statement and photographs. San Luis Obispo, CA, March, 2016.

Here and Now, Marietta Square Branding Project, Gallery announcement with photograph, Marietta, GA, July 1, 2013.

Adam Carlson, ”Weekend Arts Agenda”, Creative Loafing, Exhibition announcement with photograph, Atlanta, GA, August 3, 2012.

Art and Art Galleries of the South, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Gallery announcement, with photographs, August, 2012.

Melissa Kory, Exhibition Review, Marietta Patch, The Colors of Summer: Paintings, Prints, Glass, August 2, 2012.

Marietta Patch, Exhibition announcement with photograph, Marietta, Georgia, January 18, 2012.


Curatorial Experience

 

2008 – 2014

Student Exhibitions Curator and Installation, J Building Gallery, Kennesaw State University (Formerly SPSU), Marietta, Georgia

Established and recruited speakers for the New Media Arts Lecture Series, Fall and Spring of 2014, Kennesaw State University (Formerly SPSU), Marietta, Georgia.

2005, 8 x 1000 Drawings, Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

2002, Mixed Media, 9th Floor Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1996, Small Works Show, New Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.