CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Les Bateaux; New Sculpture; Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France
2012 Textures d'Auvillar, new Drawings; Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France
2008 Travels Real and Imagined; One Gallery, Newark, NJ

          Movimiento Adelante; Erie Street Antiques, Hoboken, NJ

          Old New and Unforeseen; Cottage Place Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ

          Travels Real and Imagined; One Gallery, Newark, NJ

2006 Plexi Stair Rain Fountain; Public Art Commission; Summit, NJ

2003 Cuban Dreams Iraqi Shadows; Virginia Shaffer Block Gallery, Montclair, NJ

2002 Public Fountain Project; Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

1997 Art in Plain View; Jersey City, NJ

          Mon-Keys and other Beasts; Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ

1993 Trouble Makers; Fountains and Kinetic Sculpture; Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA

1991 Hanging Garden Fountain; Sculpture Annex, SUNY Albany, NY

1989 Wendy Village; Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 

1988 Observations; Thompson Studio, Plainfield, NJ

1985 Object Boxes; Art/Food Buffet, Studio Martin Desseker, Dachau, Germany

 

Two Person Exhibitions And Projects

2018 Transformations Légères, Domaine du Tournefou, Palis, France

2016 Bamboo Too; Artist Residency Project, Pays D’art, Marnay-sur-Seine, France

2015 Bamboo Alchemy; Artist Residency Project, Pays D’art, Marnay-sur-Seine, France

2014 Heads Engaged, New Clay Fountains; Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France

2010 Fiesta de America del Sur; Rockland Conservatory, Spring Valley NY

1994 Maiden Voyage: Installation of Fountains and Kinetic Sculptures;

          Rensselaer County Council for the Arts, Troy, NY

 

Selected Exhibitions and Projects

2019 Riker Hill Open Studios; Topiary, Kokedama, Mobiles and mixed media
2018 Hudson Guild Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Earrings for Elephants; Pays D’art Botanical Garden, Marnay-sur-Seine, France

          The Protean Self; Kingston, Ontario, Canada
2014 Festival Arts & Vigne, Chatillon-en-Diois, France
2013 Festival Arts & Vigne, Chatillon-en-Diois, France

2012 New Work; Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France

2011 Point/Counterpoint; Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, VA
          Toys; Middlesex County College, NJ

2010 Federacion Mercantil Hispana; Union City, NJ
           Art and Book Festival; City Hall, Union City, NJ
2007 The Memory of Water & Fire; Canco Lofts, Jersey City, NJ
           Atlantic Gallery; New York, NY
2006 What Have You Got To Say, Mana Fine Arts, Jersey City, NJ
2004 The Drawing Show; Old Church Cultural Center, NJ
2003 Outside Conventions, Creating Connections; Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ

           Black & White; Nandi Gallery, Montclair, NJ

           Conversations; Irving Goldman Community Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

           Three Twins; The Arts Guild of Rahway, Rahway, NJ

2002 Hot Flashes, Westminster Hall, Bloomfield, NJ

           The Insomnia Show, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

2001 Galleria Oriente; Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

           Gallery 214, Montclair, NJ

           2nd WAM Annual; Serengeti Plains, Montclair, NJ

           Personal Scapes: Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ

2000 Croquet: The Art of Play. Commissioned work; Monclair Art Museum, NJ

          Ancestors; Revealing our Tracks; Serengeti Plains, Montclair, NJ

           Projected Visions 2000; Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

1999 Turtle Gallery; Deer Isle, Maine

           Raw/Refined; Fredrick Clement Gallery, Montclair, NJ

           Colonnades Gallery, Montclair, NJ

1998 Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ

           Studio Montclair, Colonnades Gallery, Montclair, NJ

           Seeing Red; Nabisco Art Gallery, East Hanover, NJ

1997 Miniature Golf Exhibition; The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

           The Montclair Art Colony; Past and Present; The Montclair Art Museum, NJ

           The Source; Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ   

           Ordinary Objects; Union County College, Cranford, NJ

           Grounds For Art, Responses to the Environment; Gallery of South Orange, South

           Orange, NJ

           Alexander Batcho School Sculpture Garden Project, Manville, NJ

1996 Bump Show; Greene County Council for the Arts; Catskill, NY

           Artists in the Kitchen; University Art Museum, SUNY Albany, NY

            Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

           Unnaturally Yours; Artists Space, New York, New York

           The Valentine Project; City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

           Action/Reaction; Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ

1995 Newark Conservancy Community Greening Project; Newark, NJ

           New Jersey Arts Annual; The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

           Nathan’s Gallery, West Paterson, NJ

           Cathedral Arts Festival; Grace Cathedral, Jersey City, NJ

1994 Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture; The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

 

Selected Grants, Awards

2019 Vereda Blanca Artist Residency, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

2018 Domaine du Tournefou Artist Residency, Palis, France
2017 La Porte Peinte Artist Residency, Noyers-sur-Sereine, France

2015-17 Pays'art Botanical Garden of Marnay-sur-Seine Residency, France

2013 Marance Art Residency, Bars, France

2013 Festival Arts & Vigne, Chatillon-en-Diois, France
2012/13/14 Le Moulin à Nef Artist Residency, Auvillar, France
2009 Silkscreen Aquatint Workshop Grant; Proyecto Ace; Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007 Honorary Teacher; Invitation to Maryland Institute College of Art Teacher Fly-in
2006 Artist Residency, Europas Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania
2005-06 Artist’s Residency/Dodge Foundation Grant; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Mt. VA 2005 Dodge Foundation Grant; Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
2003 Public Sculpture Project; Old Church Cultural Center, Demarest, NJ
2000 Sculpture Commission; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

1999 Artist Fellow, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

1997 Miniature Golf Show Commission, The Morris Museum, NJ

1996/97 Artist’s Residency; Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Maine

1994 Artist’s Projects: New York State Regional Initiative

1994 Special Opportunity Stipend; New York Foundation for the Arts and the Rensselaer County Council for the Arts, NY

1994 Artist’s Residency; Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

1993 The Honors Convocation Award for Academic Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding    Scholarly Achievement; State University at Albany, NY

Mary B. Bishop/Francis S. Merritt Scholarship; Blacksmithing and Hollowforming workshop; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

1992 Honorable Mention; Sculpture Proposal for the Recreation and Convocation Center Art Competition, State University of New York at Albany, NY

1991 University at Albany Benevolent Association Research Grant; Albany, NY

1991 University at Albany Graduate Student Organization Research Grant, Albany, NY

1991 Award of Distinction; Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, NY

1988 Invitation/Monoprints with Master Printers; Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, NJ

 

Articles and Reviews

L’est Éclair; Jardin Botanique, 2016

Hudson Reporter, Final Destination; 2008

NY Times; Imaginations are Born to Run: Monumental, Jersey City, NJ 2006

Weehawken Reporter; NoHu III Jersey City Museum, Jersey City NJ 2005

Union City Reporter; Drawing Praise, UC Artist Making Marks in Demarest Show 2004

Studio Montclair News; Fountains Draw People; Cuban Fountain Project 2003

Montclair Times; New Hope Flows with Fountain, Cuban Fountain Project 2003

Montclair Times; A Sculptor’s Dream; Old Church Commission 2003

The Star Ledger; Insomnia Exhibit is Real Eye Opener 2002

The Star Ledger: Museum asks Croquet Anyone? Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ 2000

Montclair Times; Interactive Outdoor Croquet Exhibition 2000

The Star Ledger; Diverse Visions; Montclair State University 2000

Art Paper; Conjuring New Muses, Intersection of Art, Science & Technology 1999

The Star Ledger; Scrap Mettle 1998

The Star Ledger; Seeing Red; Nabisco Art Gallery 1998

The New York Times; Strokes of Inspiration, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ 1997

The Star Ledger; Art to a Tee; Morris Museum, NJ

The Star Ledger; Ordinary Objects, Union County College, NJ 1997

The Star Ledger; The Montclair Art Colony, Montclair, NJ 1997

The Star Ledger; Ordinary Objects, Union County College, NJ 1997

The Star Ledger; 20 Years of Art; City Without Wall, NJ 1995

The New York Times; 20 Years of Art; City Without Wall, NJ 1995

The Star Ledger; NJ Arts Annual; Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ 1995

The New York Times; Maximum Diversity, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ 1990

 

Organizations

2020 current member of the NASCENT Art Science Collective, Toronto, Canada

2004-11 Board Member; City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ

Panelist, NY Foundation for the Arts Special Opportunity Stipend Individual Awards

Advisor for Core Curriculum Content Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts; New Jersey Visual   And Performing Arts Curriculum Framework

Teacher training; NJPAC Arts Basic to the Curriculum Conference, NJ arts in Goals Initiative

 

Art Gallery Positions
City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ; Organized and updated member database, served on

  selection committees for upcoming exhibitions, prepared walls and hung shows, public relations

Programming Committee member, Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

Manager of Art Collection, University Art Museum, SUNY Albany

 

Languages Fluent: German, French, Proficient: Spanish, Italian, Yiddish, some Portuguese

 

Professional Art Positions

2013-14 Associate Director; Le Moulin à Nef Artist Residency, Auvillar, France
 

Selected Teaching Positions Children through adults in schools and museums

2020 Urban Arts at Monroe; Hoboken, NJ

Museum/Gallery Newark Museum, Montclair Art Museum, NJ Center for Visual Arts

Artist In Residence 15+ years as a visiting artist and educator for the NJ State Council on the Arts
High School ‘99-2018; Northern Valley Regional High School Demarest, NJ
College and University New Jersey City University, NJ

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ; Adjunct faculty; Drawing and Intro to Visual Arts

Essex County Community College, Newark, NJ; Adjunct faculty; Two and 3D Design

Bloomfield College; Bloomfield, NJ Drawing and Intro to Visual Arts

Middle School
Roosevelt School, West Orange NJ

The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, Edison, NJ

Primary School
Montclair Kimberley Academy, Montclair, NJ

 

Education:

M.F.A. Sculpture; State University of New York at Albany
B.F.A. Painting; Akademie der Bildende Kunste, Munich, Germany

Milo School of Computer Graphics

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