E D U C A T I O N

2000                     Tyler School of Art, Temple University,  Philadelphia & Rome, Italy, Master of Fine Art    

1996-97                Fulbright Fellowship Grant to Italy: Painting & Etching

1995-96                Bank Street College of Education/ Parsons School of Art & Design
                               Graduate Degree-
Art Education, certified for Art pre-K-12 &  Elementary Educator, K-6     
1991-92              La Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Art Institute of Florence, Italy 
                                Post-Baccalaureate studies:   Painting, Etching

1991                        Montclair State University, NJ
                               
Bachelor of Fine Art,  Painting- Honors Program, minor in Nutrition & Food Science                                      

T E A C H I N G   A N D   P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E N C E

2001-present          PS 41, The Greenwich Village School, New York City
                                     Full-time Art teacher, grades K-5

1999-2007                Montclair State University, NJ Adjunct Professor
                                     Courses Taught: Contemporary Art and Aesthetics, Graduate level
                                      Life Drawing
- Beginning 1 &  2, Intermediate
                                      Drawing- Beginning 1 & 2, Intermediate

                                      Served on 5 Graduate Review Committee Panels

2001-2007                 John Cabot University, Rome, Italy   Visiting Professor
                                      course taught: Drawing-Rome Sketchbook (Summer Session 2, July & August)                  

2000-2001                Arts Council of New Jersey, Essex County Division
                                   Full-Time Program Director of Artists' Residencies within Newark Public Schools

                                   duties: curriculum & budget planning for each residency; visits to each school to
                                   critique teaching artists work with children, oversaw that syllabi met NJ State
                                   Curriculum Standards; created final reports to our funders               

                                    Tyler School Of Art, Rome, Italy and Philadelphia, PA campuses
Summer 2000           Instructor, Foundation Drawing, Pre-college course, Grades 10-12
Spring    2000            Printmaking Technical Assistant: Lithography, Printmaking Foundations                       
Summer 1999            Drawing Instructor,  ‘Rome Sketchbook’, Rome Italy campus
Spring    1998             Printmaking Technical Assistant, Rome, Italy: Etching, Lithography, Silkscreen

1996-98                      La Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Art Institute of Florence, Italy
                                     
Etching, Teacher Assistant for artist Lucy Jocahamowitz

1993-96                     The Metropolitan Museum of Art,  New York
                                    
-Drawing Instructor, 7th & 8th grade students, Education Department     
                                     -full-time liaison for school and university docent tours, Visitor Services Department

1992-93                     New Jersey Children's Museum
                                    facilitated children with interactive exhibits, instruction of daily Art activities   

1991-93                     Assistant to painter Miriam Beerman

 

G R A N T S,  A W A R D S   &    R E S I D E N C I E S

2015                      Whitney Museum of American Art, Teacher Exchange Program, NYC

2000                        University Fellowship, Graduate School Scholarship, Tyler School of Art, Temple         
                                 University Rome, Italy & Philadelphia                          

1999                          Teaching Assistantship & Scholarship, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Rome
                                  Italy & Philadelphia                                         

1998-00                  Leopold Schepp Foundation Grant,  NYC

1996-97                  Fulbright Fellowship Grant, for Italy:  Painting & Etching

1995-96                   Lower East Side Printshop, keyholder rental program,  NYC

1995                           Parsons School of Art and Design Printmaker's Fellowship, NYC

1995                           Continuing Education Award for Employees, Metropolitan Museum of Art to attend
                                   Parson's School of Art & Design/Bank Street College of Education

1990                           Marie Rubino Wojdyla Grant in Fine Arts, Research Abroad, Montclair State University

1986-1990                 Montclair State University, NJ full undergraduate scholarship

1986-90                     Distinguished Scholar Grant for Undergraduate Studies, from the state of NJ

1986                            Englehard Corporation, NJ Undergraduate Scholarship

1986                             valedictorian, Roselle Park High School, NJ

 

S E L E C T E D    E X H I B I T I O N S

2017                  Art from the Boros V, Denise Bibro Gallery, NY      upcoming

2017                    learning to swim, Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY September 5-October 8

2016                  unbroken, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,  group exhibition, benefit for
                         the American Civil Liberties Union

2016                  kinetic, Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY February 5-March 18

2015                   undertow, solo exhibition, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015                    the sum of uncountable things, collaborations with the Poetry of Denver Butson,                                 Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2015                    memory as a creative act, Oppland Kunstenter, Lillehammer, Norway                                                 curated by Elise Schonhowd

2011                     capolavoro interna….di nuova, two-person show, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

2010                       inheritance, solo exhibition, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009                       Offerings, Space 414 Gallery, Brooklyn, curated by Tanja Grunert

2009                       Show off Show , Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009                        80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC   Small Works

2008                       A.I.R. Gallery, NYC Generations 6: small works biennial of women artists

2007                           capolavoro interna, two-person show, Columbia Presbyterian Hosptial                   

2002                        Today, Swiss Institute for Contemporary Art, NYC

2000                        Byzantine Landscapes,  MFA Thesis Final Solo Exhibition, Tyler School Of Art Gallery, PA

1995                         City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Juried Annual
1994                        
City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Juried Annual
1993                         
City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ Juried Annual

1995                          Montclair State University Art Gallery,  NY Times Juried Small Works
1994                          Montclair State University Art Gallery,  NY Times Juried Small Works

1994                           80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC   Small Works
                                          
recipient of Juror's Prize, curated by
Stephen Haller

1992 &1994              Montclair in Manhattan, Westbeth Gallery, NYC

1991                            Il Geranio, Universita di Pavia, Galleria del Instituto ed Orto Botanico, Pavia, Italy                                                       

 

P U B L I C A T I O N S

2017                    Juxtaprose Literary Magazine, Volume 13,  September 2017,  drawing featured

2017                         Juxtaprose Literary Magazine, Volume 11, March 2017,  painting featured

2016                         Juxtaprose Literary Magazine, Volume 10, December 2016; two images featured- a
                                 painting and ink drawing

2016                        Juxtaprose Literary Magazine, Volume 7, April 2016; two images featured-an etching  
                                and ink drawing

2016                         Juxtaprose Literary Magazine, Volume 6, February 2016; 3 images featured- cover
                                 painting and 2
additional ink drawings accompanying written work inside

2015                          JuxtaProse Literary Magazine, Volume 5, December 2015; 1 image featured-painting

2004                         cover and frontispiece drawings for Dirtmouth, a novel written by Alan Singer  

2004                      cover and chapter drawings for book of philosophical essays:  Il Gusto della Fame:                                                          Teorie dell' Alimentazioneedited by Brunella Antomarini