Resume   [download pdf]

Selected Exhibitions  

2018

Nothing But Good Live, PARK, Tilburg, Netherlands (forthcoming)

Black Box, Künstlerhaus Saar, Saarbrücken, Germany (forthcoming)

2017

Alignable Angles, Schelfhaudt Gallery, Bridgeport, CT, curated by Peter Konsterlie 

Black Box, Faux Mouvement Centre d’Art Contemporain, Metz, France, curated by Arvid Boecker

Mixmaster, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

Sensing the Surround, Whitney Gallery, Hamden, CT, curated by Debbie Hesse

Personal Territories, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

Looking Then Reading, The Institute Library, New Haven, CT

Nasty Women, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016   

Celebrating Diversity, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

Surface Work, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, curated by David Borawski

Nor’Easter, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Elsewhere, ArtSpace Gallery, Hartford, CT, curated by Hong Hong

2015

Holiday Exhibition, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

New Directions, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Spectrum, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

Dwelling, Artspace, New Haven, CT

The Art of Being, AIR Gallery, Newtown, CT

Solar/Lunar, Read’s ArtSpace, Bridgeport, CT

2014  

Elements, Loft Artists Association, Stamford, CT

Transported/Illuminated, Artspace, New Haven, CT

37th Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT, Juror Anne Strauss

2013   

Faber Birren National Color Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, CT

36th Annual Juried Show, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT, Juror Jacquie Littlejohn

 

Artist Registries

White Columns, Curated Artist Registry

 

Awards/Grants

2017   Artist’s Resource Trust Fund Grant, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

2016   Vermont Studio Center Merit Grant

2013   Wofsey Award, Faber Birren National Color Show

 

Residencies

2016   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

 

Public Artist Talks/Panels

2017    Artist Talk, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

2017    Artist Talk, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

2015    Curator Tour with Alaina Claire Feldman, Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2015    Curator Tour with Susan Greenberg Fisher, Executive Director of the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2015    Artist Talk, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

Bibliography

Jessica Fallis, “What Does Abstraction Mean in the 21st Century?FPG Blog, Mar. 29, 2017

Brian Slattery, “Art Exhibit Becomes a Card Catalog of Life,” New Haven Independent, Feb. 16, 2017

Amy Vensel/Barnett Newman,” Nothing But Good, Dec. 10, 2016

John Arvanitis, “Women of Abstraction,Take Magazine, Aug. 1, 2016

Susan Dunne, “Eclectic Mix of Abstract, Off-Kilter Exhibits at Real Art Ways,” Hartford Courant, Jul. 26, 2016

Joshua Jenkins, “Elsewhere,” BL&D, Mar. 4, 2016

Dan Mims, “Alternative Scenery,” Daily Nutmeg, Oct. 13, 2015

Scott Gargan, “A Splash of Color on View at Stamford Art Association,” Stamford Advocate, Oct. 3, 2013

 

Education

2012    Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT

1995    Portfolio Center, Atlanta, GA

1993    Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, B.S. Advertising

 

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