BORN 

St. Louis, Missouri         
Currently living in Huntington, Long Island, NY


EDUCATION

BA  -  Tulane University, major in Studio Art, minor in Art History
MA -  With distinction, Hofstra University, Comparative Arts & Culture

Secondary and other collegiate studies:

Saint Louis Priory School, St. Louis, Missouri
Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Parsons School of Design, NY, Post-graduate courses in Graphic Design

Art Students League of New York, studies with Sherry Camhy, Oldrich Teply,
    Leonid Gervits, Ephraim Rubenstein and James Lancel McElhinney.
    Served as monitor for Teply, Gervits & McElhinney


REPRESENTED BY

Upstream Gallery, 8 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

AWARDS, GRANTS, ETC.

2016 - Artist-in-Residence, La Porte Peinte, Noyers-sur-Serein, France, August
2015 - Artists on Site, 25 years of Artists' Residencies at Weir Farm National Historic Site, May-Nov.
2014
- Artist-in-Residence, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton CT, August
2014 - Jurors’ Award, See the Light, national juried exhibit, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
2013 - Best in Show, Members' Juried Show, Mills Pond House, Smithtown, NY, Dec 6 - 29
2013 - Best in Show, Artist’s Work Is Never Done, Mills Pond House, Smithtown, NY, Dec 6 - 29
2012 - Show Award, Home, juried regional exhibit, Front Street Gallery, Patterson, NY, May 18 - June 24
2010 - Classical Life Drawing Studio, art bookpublished by Sterling Publishing includes one of my drawings.                              
               Book traces the practices of students and teachers at The Art Students League of New York.
2007 - Don Donaldson Memorial Award, Salmagundi Club of New York, annual Thumb-box juried show
2007 - Concours Red-Dot Award, Art Students League of New York


EXHIBITS

2016

Affordable Art Fair, Manhattan, NY, Sept 27 - Oct. 2
Artist-inResidence, La Porte Peinte, Noyers-sur-Serein, France, August
Of a Botanical Nature, juried show, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY, July
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, March

2015


Small Matters of Great Importance, juried national exhibit, Edward Hopper House, Nyack NY, November
Solo Show, Upstream Gallery, June
Red, Juried show, Front Street Gallery, Patterson NY, April

Artists on Site, celebrating 25 years of Artists' Residencies at Weir Farm Natiuonal Historic Site, May-Nov.


2014

Summer ARTiculated, regional juried show, O'Silas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY, July 10-Aug 10
Judge's Award, See the Light, national juried exhibit, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA, June 25-July 23
Artist-in-Residence, Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, Ct, August 1-29
Two-Person Show, Knollwood Country Club, Westchester NY Summer 2014
Featured Artist, Book Revue, Huntington, NY, April & May
The Sketchbook Project 2014, National touring exhibit, Art House, Brooklyn, exhibiting at:

Brooklyn, NY, March 14-16, Brooklyn Art Library
Richmond, VA,March 21, Virginia Commonwealth University

Asheville, NC, March 26, Asheville Bookworks

Atlanta, GA, March 29-30, Goatville Art Center

Orlando, FL, April 2, Chruch Street Entertainment

New Orleans, LA, April 5, Crescent City Market 

Houston, TX, April 10, Lawndale Art Center

Austin, TX, April 12, Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria

Fort Worth, TX, May 4, Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Norman, OK, May 6, Norman Arts Council

Santa Fe, NM, May 9, New Mexico Museum of Art

Flagstaff, AZ, May 13, Coconino Center for the Arts

       Newport Beach, CA, May 15-18, Orange County Museum of the Arts     
       Santa Fe, CA, June 8, San Francisco Center for the Book
      
Portland, OR, June 27, Portland Art Museum

Portland, OR, June 28, Director Park

Vancouver, BC, July 7, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Seattle, WA, July 10-12, Seattle Public Library

Steamboat, CO, August 13-15, Bud Werner Memorial Library

Chicago, IL, August 22, Galerie F

Fergus Falls, MN, September 11-13, Minnesota State Technical Community College

Toronto, ON, September 18-21, Distillery Historic District

Portland ME, October 2, Maine College of Art

Philadelphia, PA, October 5, Franklin Square

Group Show, Upstream Artists, Village Hall, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, February

2013

Members' Juried Show, Mills Pond House, Smithtown, NY, Dec 6 - 29, Best in Show
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Dec. 5 - 29
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Aug 3 - 27
Juried Show, Atists' Work is Never Done, Mills Pond House, Smithtown NY, July 26 - Aug 26, Best in Show
Juried Show, America the Beautiful, Liz Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, July 5 - July 27
Juried Show, Summer, Concordia College Gallery, Bronxville, NY, July 2 -  Aug 12
Pop-Up Gallery, Discover the Rivertowns, Hastings, NY, June 7 - June 9
Annual Rivertowns Artists' Studio Tour, Group Show, Upstream Gallery, April 25- April 29
Solo Show, Rooftop Paintings, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, March 28 - April 21
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, February 28 - March 24


2012

Collaboration III (artists and poets), Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Dec. 6 - Dec. 28
Featured Artist, Incite Online Literary Magazine, Premiere Issue, http://incitemag.tumblr.com/
Two Person Show, Front Street Gallery, Nov. 9 - Dec. 23, Patterson, NY
American Lighthouses, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomon, MD, Aug. 3 - Sept. 5
Summer Group Show, Upstream Gallery, July 5 - Sept. 2
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, May 24 - June 14
Home, Juried Show, Front Street Gallery, Patterson, NY, May 18 - June 24
The Monitors' Show, Art Students League of NY, March
The Sketchbook Project, Art House, Brooklyn, exhibiting at

Brooklyn, NY, April 14th-30th, Brooklyn Art Library
Chicago, IL, May 3rd-5th, Hyde Park Art Center

Portland, OR May 11th-13th, The Cleaners at the Ace Hotel

Vancouver, Canada May 15th-16th W2 Media Cafe

Los Angeles, CA, May 24th-26th, iam8bit

San Francisco Bay Area, June, Pop-Up Library

Greater Boston Area July 6th-8th, LynnArts

Portland, ME July 11th-14th, SPACE Gallery

Toronto, Canada, July 18th-22nd, The Gladstone Hotel

Philadelphia, PA, Aug 23rd-25th, The Painted Bride,  with InLiquid

Atlanta, GA, Aug 29th - Sept 1st, MASS Collective

Austin, TX, September 8th-16th,  Co-Lab Project Space


2011

The Sketchbook Project, Art House, Brooklyn
Group Show, Upstream Gallery, December 5 - January 4
Holiday Show, Art Students League of New York
En Plein Air, Northport Tasting Room, December 5 - January 18
UGallery Online, July - Present
5th Annual Invitational Plein Air Weekend, Northport, NY
Concours  Show, Art Students League of NY, April
Annual Small Works Juried Show, The Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry NY, Jan. 6 - Jan. 30
 
2010
 
102nd Annual Thumb-Box Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, NYC, Dec.6 - Jan. 1, 2011
"Classical Life Drawing Studio" includes one of my drawings. Book  traces history
       and practices of students and teachers at The Art Students League of New York.
       Available on Amazon.com and in museum gift shops.
Solo Show, "The Light Which Defines Them," Northport Wine Cellar, July 11 - Aug 19
Juried Plein Air Event , Exhibit & Auction, Northport, NY, June 25-27
Easton Arts Council Annual Juried Show, Easton CT, May, 2010
Juried Portrait Show, Main Street Petit Gallery, Huntington, NY, Mar. 19 - May 3
Concours Show, Art Students League of New York, Jan. 9 - 16
 
2009
 
101st Annual Thumb-Box Show, Salmagundi Club of New York, Dec. 4 - 28
Annual Holiday Art Show, Art Students League, New York, Dec. 4 - 24
Juried show, "Those Delectable Vices," Salmagundi Club, NYC, Oct 5 - 30
Fall Auctions, Salmagundi Club, NYC Oct. 16 - 30
Juried Portrait Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC, August 10 - 28
Summer Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC, August 10 - 28
Plein Air Artists' Demo, "Wine in the Courtyard," Vanderbilt Museum, Aug. 13
3rd Annual Juried Plein Air Painting Weekend & Auction, June 27, Northport, NY
Making Funny, Juried Show, Under Minerva Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,  May 27 - July 3
Concours Show, Art Students League of New York, April 11-18
Monitors' Show, The Art Student's League of New York, Manhattan, March 30-April 20
Annual Juried Figure Competition & Exhibition, Art Guild of Long Island, March 7 - 28
Annual Small Works Juried Show, The Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry NY, Jan. 8 - Feb. 1
The Sketchbook Project, traveling exhibition:
                                            Atlanta, GA, Art House Gallery;
                                            Washington, DC, Museum of Contempory Art DC;
                                            Philadelphia, PA, Chris' Jazz Café;
                                            Boston, MA, Laconia Gallery;
                                            Chicago, IL, Antenna Gallery;
                                            Chicago IL, Art Source Gallery;
                                            St. Louis, MO, Soulard Art Market;
                                            Brooklyn, NY, 3rd Ward Gallery;
                                            Atlanta, GA, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

2008

 
100th Annual Thumb-Box Show, Salmagundi Club of New York
Annual Holiday Art Show, Art Students League, New York
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists' Space, NYC, December 13
Flavors of Italy, Online Exhibit, Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Fall Auctions, Salmagundi Club of New York
Summer Themes Show, Salmagundi Club, Manhattan, NY, Aug. 4 - Aug 29
Annual Members Summer Show, Salmagundi Club, Manhattan NY, Aug 4-Aug 29
Concours Show, Art Students League of New York, February, 2008
'Favorite Paintings' Salmagundi Club, Manhattan, NY, Feb 29-Mar. 28
Spring Auctions' Salmagundi Club, Manhattan, NY, March 7, 14, 28
 
2007

Themed Group Show, "Winter," Salmagundi Club, December
Awarded Don Donaldson Memorial Award for Best Figure Painting in Any Medium
Annual Thumb Box Show, Salmagundi Club, December 3 - January 4
Annual Holiday Art Show, Art Students League, New York
Fall Art Auctions, the Salmagundi Club of New York, October 12 & 19
Faces of Art, Juried Portraiture, Mills Pond House, Smithtown, NY, Aug.25- Sept.15
Members Summer Exhibit, The Salmagundi Club, NYC, August 13-24
Projekt30, Special Online Juried Themed Exhibit: Noir, May-June
Juror, 26th Annual Congressional Arts Competition, U.S. House of Representatives
Combined Members Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York City, January 9 - February 2
Concours Exhibit, Art Students League of New York, March
Spring Auctions Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York City, March 8 - 23

2006

Art League of Long Island, Members' Holiday Show, Dec. 2-30
Art Students League, NYC, Members Holiday Show, Dec. 2-10
Salmagundi Club, NYC, Annual Thumb Box Exhibition, Dec. 4 - Jan 5

Black and White, drawings and prints show, Salmagundi Club, NYC, August 28 - Sept. 22

Members Summer Exhibit, The Salmagundi Club, NYC, July 24 - August 25

The Flower Show, The Salmagundi Club, NYC, June 19 - 30

Red Dot Show, Honors Exhibit, Art Students League, NYC, May
Best in Show, Art Students League, Concours Exhibit, March

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor of Visual Journalism, School of Communication, Hofstra University, 2008 - Present
Freelance writer, Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, 2007 - present

Director of Design, Newsday, 2004-2007

Senior Art Director, Newsday, 1978-2004


AFFILIATIONS

Member, Rational Painting Forum, invitation-only international web-based artists' discussion group

Monitor for Oldrich Teply's Portraiture & Figure Class, Art Students' League, NYC, Summer 2006

Monitor for Leonid Gervits' Anatomy + Drawing Class, Art Students League, NYC, Summer 2008

Monitor for James Lancel McElhinney's  Drawing Class, Art Students League, NYC, Fall, 2007- Present

Member of Society of Professional Journalists ("SPJ")

Member of Society of News Design  ("SND")


MEDIA
 
Drawing: Pencil; charcoal, conte, various forms of metal-point (silver, gold, copper, platinum);
Transparent Watercolor; Gouache; Conte and colored pencil
Oil: usually on linen, but also on canvas or panel