Selected Exhibitions and Awards

2016 - 2017

  • New York Artist Equity Membership InvitationalEquity Gallery – New York City – Exhibition Artists: James Buxton, Vicki DaSilva, Sharon Florin, Ambre Kelly, Leni Liftin, Alan Neider, Kambui Olujimi, Josef-Peter Roemer, John Tomlinson, Tenesh Webber and Deborah Winiarski. Exhibition Jurors: David Clements, Associate Director, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery; Jill Conner, Art Critic, Curator and Founder of AS Artists Studios; Emie Diamond, Founder of The Curateur Collective; Peter Gynd, Artist, Independent Curator and Director of Lesley Heller Workspace; and Emily Lenz, Director of D. Wigmore Fine Art.

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Studio Visit Magazine – Volume 24, Fall/Winter 2013 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Barbara O'Brien, Director – Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Seven: International Encaustic Conference Juried ShowTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – Truro, Massachusetts – Juror: Shawn Hill, Critic, Art New England
  • RED – Group Exhibition – A gallery – Provincetown, Massachusetts – Jurors: Adam and Marian Peck, Directors, A gallery
  • Instructors Exhibition: Seventh International Encaustic ConferenceThe Schoolhouse Gallery – Provincetown, Massachusetts

2012

  • National Juried Encaustic ExhibitionEncaustic Art Institute – Cerrillos, New Mexico – Jurors: Ellen Koment & Mark Di Prima, Sales Director, Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • The Wax Book: Altered, Repurposed, RemadeTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – Truro, MA – Curator: Supria Karmakar
  • WAX: Contemporary Encaustic WorksPajaro Arts Council – Watsonville, CA – Jurors: Wendy Aikin and Daniella Woolf
  • Painting: Color Dominates 2012 – an Online Group Exhibition at the Evans Encaustics Blog – Juror: Hylla Evans (February 2012)

2011

2010

  • Accrochage – Summer 2010 – A Multi–Media Exhibition of Works by Gallery & New ArtistsKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine – Spring 2011 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Beth Venn, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Senior Curator of American Art at the Newark Museum, NJ

2009

  • Solo Exhibition – Altogether ElsewhereSaint Peter's Church, Narthex Gallery, Citigroup Center, New York City
  • Accrochage 2009 – New & Established Talent at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine ‐ Spring 2010 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Steven Zevitas, Director, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

2008

  • Accrochage – New & Established Talent at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • Studio Visit Magazine – Volume 3, Fall 2008 Juried Artist Catalog – The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA – Juror: Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

2007

  • Accrochage – Gallery Artists & New Artists at Kouros GalleryKouros Gallery, New York City
  • 18th National Juried ExhibitionViridian Artists Inc., New York City – Juror: Charlotta Kotic, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2006

  • Summer InvitationalDenise Bibro Fine Art, Inc., New York City
  • Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Monmouth, NJ – Invited Artist – Juror: Laura Kruger, Curator, Skirball Museum/HUC–JIR, New York City

2005

  • The League Then and Now – The Art Students League of New York, New York City
  • Sources – Roseline Koener Atelier, Westhampton, NY – International Group Exhibition
  • First Award Exhibition – The Art Students League of New York, New York City

2004

  • Small Works – 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York City – 27th Annual Competition & Exhibition – Juror: Molly Barnes, Studio 18 & Molly Barnes Gallery, New York City
  • Concours – The Art Students League of New York, New York City – Special Recognition

Positions

Presently –
Since 2013
Instructor – ‘Mixed Media, Collage, Painting and Dimensional Art’ – The Art Students League of New York – New York City
Presently –
Since 2009
Workshop Instructor – ‘Introduction to Encaustic Painting: Basics and Beyond’, ‘Encaustic Monotype Printmaking’ & ‘Encaustic in Three Dimensions’ – The Art Students League of New York – New York City & Vytlacil Campus (Sparkill, NY)
Presently –
Feature Artworks Editor – ProWax Journal – A quarterly online publication for professional artists working in the medium of encaustic.
Presently –
Moderator – ProWax Forum – Online discussion group where questions regarding encaustic materials, technique, and vision are answered by professionals working in the medium
2017
Co-Presenter with Fanne FernowThe Ethics of Appropriation and Being in Community: Miss Manners Meets ArtZilla11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2017
Presenter – Basics: Introduction to Encaustic11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2017
Workshop Instructor – Beginning EncausticTruro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the 11th International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2016
Presenter – Basics: Introduction to EncausticTenth International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2016
Workshop Instructor – Beginning Encaustic with Deborah WiniarskiTruro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Tenth International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2016
Workshop Instructor – Casting Shadows - Beyond the Brush with Fanne Fernow and Deborah WiniarskiTruro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Tenth International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2015
Presenter – Basics: Introduction to Encaustic – Ninth International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2015
Workshop Instructor – Introduction to Encaustic Painting – Truro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Ninth International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2014
Presenter – Basics: Introduction to Encaustic – Eighth International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2014
Workshop Instructor – Introduction to Encaustic Painting – Truro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Eighth International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
2014
Workshop Instructor – Encaustic Monotype Printmaking – The Studios of Key West – Key West, Florida
2013
Workshop Instructor – Beginning Encaustic – Truro Center for The Arts at Castle Hill – In conjunction with the Seventh International Encaustic Conference – Truro, Massachusetts
March 2012
Introduction to Encaustic Methods and Materials – Demonstration of basic methods and materials of encaustic painting – Phyllis Harris Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, NYC
September 2011 &
January 2012
Organizer/Moderator/Speaker – ‘Encaustic Forum Talk Series’ – The Art Students League of New York, NYC – Guest Speakers: Dr. Gail Stavitsky, Art Historian & Chief Curator at Montclair Art Museum, and Joanne Mattera, artist, author of ‘The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax ’ and the ‘Joanne Mattera Art Blog’, and founder/director of the Sixth International Encaustic Conference.
July 2009
Invited Guest Artist and Speaker: Bruce Dorfman, ‘Approaches To Looking At Your Own Art’ – The Art Students League of New York – Vytlacil Campus, Sparkill, NY
September 2007
Workshop Presenter – ‘Stretcher Building & Canvas Preparation’ – Studio 16, The Art Students League of New York, NYC
2007 – Present
Substitute Instructor – The Art Students League of New York (mixed–media & painting classes), NYC
2006 – Present
Art Photographer & Graphic Designer – Riverside Graphics
2003 – 2005
Teaching Assistant – The Art Students League of New York, NYC
2001 – 2004
Workshop Developer / Professional Development Trainer – NYC
1999 – 2000
Curriculum Supervisor – Clarkstown Central School District, Clarkstown, NY
1992 – 1999
Educator / Elementary Education Curriculum Supervisor – NYC Public Schools

Bibliography

Gallery Affiliations

Listed

  • Who's Who in American Art. New Providence, NJ. Marquis Who's Who (since 2006)
  • New York Artists Equity Association, Inc., New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • The Art Students League of New York - Life Member
  • Artists Fellowship Inc.
  • New York Artists Equity Association, Inc.

Education

  • The Art Students League of New York – New York, New York
  • Studio Giambo – Florence, Italy
  • Arte School of Art and Photography – Florence, Italy
  • Queens College – Flushing, NY – B. A. / M. S.

The Artist

  • Lives and works in New York City
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