Resume

  

EDUCATION

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY; The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass. w/ honors; Harvard Graduate School, Cambridge, MA: Pi Lambda Theta.
Supplementary training at The Art Students' League, New York, NY; The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; the Clay Arts Center, Portchester, NY; Haystack School of Crafts, ME; Penland School of Crafts, NC; and State University of New York, New Paltz, NY.

COMMISSIONS 
2015 – 18: The Poorhouse Monument: Sponsored by the Ulster County Legislature and the New York State Legislature. Site: (2018) The Ulster County Fair Grounds, New Paltz, NY.
2012 - 2013: ‘Isabella’ (Sojourner Truth as an 11 yr. old slave); Sponsored by the Ulster County Legislature. Site: Sojourner Truth Park, Port Ewen, NY.
PAN: Sponsored by the NY State Parks system. Site: Focal point of Shakespeare Garden, Orange County Park, Campbell Hall, NY 
JACOB'S DREAM: Ceramic Relief set in marble wall. Site: Shelter Rock Jewish Learning Center, Long Island, NY
WALL OF COMMITMENT: Holocaust Garden, Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston, NJ

SELECTED SHOWS AND INSTALLATIONS

2012: Dorsky Museum, SUNY, New Paltz, NY. ‘Dear Mother Nature,’ Linda Weintraub, Curator.
2008: Albany Institute of History & Art: Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region: Joel Shapiro, Curator.  Award, in the Abany Institute’s permanent collection. 
2010: John Bull Park, Campbell Hall, NY. (NY State Parks System). ‘Key Note’ Sculpture for its Shakespeare Garden.
2009: Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH. "Interplay," Featuring the Work of 10 Contemporary Artists, Curated by Barbara Dancer. 
2005 and 2007: Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston, NY
2005: Invited Sculptor: Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY, two person exhibit.
2006-07: Burlington County College Sculpture Garden Exhibition, Pemberton, NJ, Curated by Michael Taylor, Curator of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
2006 - 2012: UNISON Arts Sculpture Garden: Invitational, New Paltz, NY.
2006: Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Tx: National Ceramics Show: Anne Lancaster, Curator. 
2005: Albany Museum of History and Art: Artists of the Mohawk Valley.  Curated by Ivan Karp of OK Harris Gallery, NYC, NY. 
2005: The Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY: featured sculptor. 
2004: Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY. "Equine." Curated by the Samuel Dorsky Museum, State University of NY, New Paltz, NY. Voted Best in Show by the Public.

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2017 (2009 – 2017): Member of LongReach Arts, Poughkeepsie, NY: the oldest juried Artist’s Cooperative in the Hudson Valley.NY2005 – 2013: Lumina Gallery, Taos, New Mexico.2003: Chamberlain-Stark Gallery, Santa Fe, NM: featured sculptor. 

ALSO
The Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY
Museum of the Hudson Highlands, Newburgh, NY
BFM Gallery, New York, NY 
The School House Gallery, Somers, NY
Ulster County Council for the Arts, NY

 

FILM

Portrait of an Artist: Featured artist in a series of videos exploring the work and processes of individual contemporary artists. Shown on public TV, New York, NY.

 

AWARDS

2018: Ulster County Executive’s Arts  Award: Art in Public Places

2016: An ASKAR from Artists’ Society of Kingston, top award for Fine Arts Achievement and Community Impact.

2008: Albany Institute of History & Art: Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region: Joel Shapiro, Curator, in the permanent collection. 

 

CURATORIAL
2015: Ceremony, Works in Wood, Ceramics, Metal, Stone & Glass: Goggleworks Art Center, Reading, Pa.
2011: The Genetics of Seeds, Unframed Artists Gallery, New Paltz, NY 
2007: The Door as Art Form, Arts Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY
2003: Artists Society of Kingston,  Senate House, Kingston, NY
2000:  Krystalos :10 Artists, the Lyric Gallery, Highland, NY


LECTURES
The Pen and Brush Club, NYC, NY. 
Vassar College Arts symposium, Poughkeepsie, NY. 
Woodstock School of Art: FAME Lecture series, Woodstock, NY.
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY. 
Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

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