Biography



 

Lives and works in NJ and NY

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 "From the Metropolis and the Mountains" Silverman, Jersey City, NJ

2012 “Serene City”, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, New York

​2008 George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
2006 George Billis Gallery, New York, New York
2005 Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery, Bayshore, New York
2001 “Jersey City Landscapes, Then and Now”, Arts on Sixth, Hoboken, New Jersey
1997 “Jersey City Landscapes”, Rotunda Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey

Two Person Exhibitions:

2003 College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2020 Gallery Shoshinkan, Nagano, Japan

2020 Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ

2019 Mural Gallery, Hobart, NY

2018 Belmar Arts Center, Belmar, NJ

2016 "Feast for the Eyes", Mural Gallery, Hobart, NY

2014 Gallery Shoshinkan, Nagano, Japan

2014 Studio 34, Long Island City, NY

2014 Jerseyscape 2014, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

2013 ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, New York

2012 Shoshinkan Gallery, Nagano, Japan

2012 City Streets II”, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2011 “The Buildings of New York”, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2010 “Emerging Patterns”, 14 Maple Gallery, Arts Council of the Morris Area, Morristown, New Jersey​
2010 “New York Moments”, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2009 “Summer in the City”, Geroge Billis Gallery, New York, New York​

2009 ISE Cultural Foundation Front Space Gallery, New York, New York
2008 “Sprawl”, Berrie Center Art Galleries, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jeresey​
2007 “Good Night Sun”, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2006 “In the City”, George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2005  George Billis Gallery, New York, New York​
2005 “Regeneration”, Second Avenue Firehouse, Bay Shore, New York​
2004 Jersey City Armory, Jersey City, New Jersey​
2004 Master Thesis Show, Pollok Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas​
2002 Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, New York​
2001 Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania​
2000 Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover, New York​
2000 Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania​
1999 First Street Gallery, New York, New York​
1999 “Vertigo, Art from the World Trade Center Project”, New York Studio School, New York, New York​
1998 “Realism at the end of the Twentieth Century, Cooper Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey​
1998 United Water, Jersey City, New Jersey​
1997 Bowery Gallery, New York, New York​
1996 “People, Places, and Things”, New York Studio School, New York, New York​
1994 Fordham University, New York, New York​
1993 National Arts Club, New York, New York​
1991 Young Tallent, Washington Art Association, Washinton Art Association, Washington Depot, Connecticut

Education:

2002-2004  Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, MFA, Painting​
1991-1994  New York Studio School, New York, New York, Certificate of Achievement​
1989          Chautauqu Institution, Chautauqua, New York​
1986-1989  American University, Washington, D.C., BA, Studio Art and Art History

Awards:

2002-2004 Two year full tuition scholarship, Southern Methodist University
2001 Dick Blick Award, Wayne Art Center
1997 Artist in Residence at the World Trade Center, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council​
1993 Semester Scholarship, New York Studio School
1992 Excellence in Drawing, New York Studio School

1992 National Arts Club Award of Distnction

Teaching/ Visiting Artist:

2003   College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, (Visiting Artist)​
2000-2002  New York Studio School, New York, New York (Teaching)

Bibliography:

2008 American Art Collector, Preview, pp. 152- 155 February, 2008​
2003 Dallas Morning News, Section B-1, October, 2003, Photo​
1997 Tranquility Evoked by Jersey City Landscapes, Review by Kay Kenny, Jersey Journal, January 24, 1997