EDUCATION:

 

1998      Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey;  B.A. - Art History/Studio Art

2004      Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey;  M.A. - Museum Studies

2008      Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey; Certificate - Financial Management  for Non-Profits

2011      Support Center for Non-Profit Management; Certificate - Fundraising for Non-Profits

 

EXHIBITIONS:

 

2022      14C Art Fair Juried Fundraiser Exhibition, Jersey City Armory, Jersey City, NJ                     

               Off the Wall, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

2021      Dreamers (video projections in urban spaces), New York, New York and Rome, Italy

              Welcome Back to the World! Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

              ReVision and Respond:  New Jersey Arts Annual, Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey

              Women’s History Month Group Exhibition, City Hall – Jersey City, NJ

              Womyn’s Werq, curated by Donna Kessinger, Studio Montclair, Montclair, New Jersey

              Flux Factory Fundraising Exhibition, Long Island City, New York

2020      42nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey

              Special Delivery, Ruby Projects, Fairfax, Virginia

2019      Greetings from Montclair, Studio Montclair, Montclair, New Jersey                 

              Longevity, Gallery Yonhee, Tenafly, New Jersey

              Art Busan International Art Fair/Paris Koh, Busan, South Korea

              Wish You Were Here 2019, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York                   

              Some Place We Landed, The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey

              6x6x2019, Rochester Museum for Contemporary Art, Rochester, New York

              Mixmaster, Mattatuck Art Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

              New Jersey Crafts Annual:  New Directions in Fiber Art, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

2018      Gone and Back, Ramapo College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Mahwah, New Jersey

2017      Through the Eyes of An Artist, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, New Jersey

2016      Momentos, 70 Columbus, Jersey City, New Jersey

2015      The Big Small Show!, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey

2014      New Digs, Index Art Center, Newark, New Jersey

2013      Blank Canvas Art Auction, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey

2012      Transformations, Oculus Art Collaborative, Newark, New Jersey

              Index Art Center at Paterson Art Walk, Spruce Street Lofts, Paterson, New Jersey

              Blank Canvas Art Auction, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey

              UNCENSORED:  Queer Art and the Church, Leslie-Lohman Annex, New York, NY

              Women:  Realizing Perspectives, Gallery One, Newark, New Jersey

2011      ArtsReach IXX, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey

              Montclair State University MFA Open Studio Art Tour, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

              Third Annual Art Gala, Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey

              Blank Canvas Art Auction, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey

              Humble Beginnings, Morris Arts Council, Morristown, New Jersey

2010      TEXT/IMAGE, Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey

              FRAGILE - global performance chain journey, Neckarsulm, Germany and Florence, Italy

              Abstractions:  Organic and Sublime, Newark Arts Council, Newark, New Jersey

              A Book About Death, RNG Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska

              Citational Graphologies, Gallery Centotto, Brooklyn, New York

              Paper Moon, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

              What I Dream About, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York

              6x6x2010, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York

              Arts Reach XVIII, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey

              Sight and Sound, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

              I Heart Art, Work Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

              Never Think Small! (Redux), Climate Gallery, Long Island City, New York

              Inaugural Exhibition, Solo(s) Project House, Newark, New Jersey

2009      Shoestring Art Auction, Index Art Center, Newark, New Jersey

              Moolah:  A Show About Money, Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey

              Sex Cells, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, New York

              OMG, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

              The Canvas Project 2, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Atrium Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

              Malaysian Mail Art Festival, Shah Alam Gallery, Shah Alam, Malaysia

              Small Works Group Show, Rogue Space Art Gallery, New York, New York.

              One City, Jajo Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.

              Metro 26 Show (traveling exhibition),City Without Walls, Newark, Jersey City City Hall,                                  Jersey City,B. Beamsderfer Gallery, Highland Park, Ramapo College Art Gallery, Mahwah,         

                Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey., Monmouth County Public Library, Manalapan

              Postcards from the Edge, Metro Pictures, New York, New York.

              The Art of Communication, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, Georgia.

              The Sketchbook Project (traveling exhibition), Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum of                       Contemporary Art, Washington D.C., Chris’ Jazz Café, Philadelphia, PA, Laconia Gallery, Boston,                   MA., Antenna Gallery, Chicago, Il., Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL., Soulard Art                             Market, Saint Louis, MO., 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY., Museum of Design, Atlanta, GA., 

2008      Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, New York.

A Little Something, Rivergarden Art Gallery, Denville, New Jersey.

Hudson County Art Slam, Art House Productions, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Heal, Seed Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.

The Westinghouse Project, New Jersey School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.

Stuff Your Sorries in a Sack, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

It’s Not Easy, Exit Art, New York, New York.

I ♥ Jersey City, The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Educate & Celebrate: NOLA Preservation Society (traveling exhibition)

                                             Simple Café, Jersey City, New Jersey.

The Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Dragonfly Studios, Cedar Grove, New Jersey.

               One Breath, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.

2007      Metro 25 Gala, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey.

A Modified History of Downtown Newark, New Jersey School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.

Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California.

Ba-Boom!!!, Red Saw Art Gallery, Newark, New Jersey.

1997      Gate 13, Ramapo College Art Gallery, Mahwah, New Jersey.

The Shelf Project, Potter Library, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey.

1996      Collections, Ramapo College Art Gallery, Mahwah, New Jersey.

 

AWARDS:

 

2010      Target Foundation Artist Grant

 

TEACHING:

 

Fall 2006 to Fall 2019     Adjunct Professor of Museum Studies, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.  Graduate Classes Taught:  Producing An Exhibition, Exhibitions A – Z, Anatomy of a Museum

Fall 2004 – 05, 09, 11     Adjunct Professor of Art History, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey.  Undergraduate Classes Taught:  Introduction to Art in Western Civilization I & II

Spring 2011                      Mentor, Arts Reach IXX - City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey.

 

Spring 2010                      Mentor, Arts Reach XVIII - City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey.

 

February 2010                 Mentor/Guest Curator - Girls Club of the Lower Eastside, New York, New York.

Fall 2008                           Project Coordinator/Mentor, Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Visual Arts, E. Orange, New Jersey.