Education

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

       2004-2006: Teaching Certificate in Art and Design Education

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, England

       2001: Masters of Fine Arts, Painting

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, Rhode Island

       2000: Bachelors of Fine Art, Painting

Awards, Residencies & Internships

       2009/2010: Work show in Independent film Tell Tale (based on Edgar Allen Poe's short story)

       2008: Work shown in Warner Bros. The Clique (based on Lisi Harrison's books) major motion picture.        

       2005: Millay Colony for the Arts Residency, Austerlitz, NY

       2002: Shortlisted, NewContemporaries, London, England

       2002: Studios Midwest Visual Artist Residency, Galesburg, IL

       2000 and 2006: Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

       2000: Interned with New York painters Selina Trieff & Susan Hambleton

Exhibitions

       2009: MAMA, Group show with two other painters, Mathewson Street UMC Chapel Gallery, Providence, RI

       2009: RISD New England Alumni Biennial, The Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA

       2008, 2009: Pawtucket Open Studios

       2008: Solo Show of paintings and drawings at White Electric, Providence, RI

       2007: Artworks Holiday Show, New Bedford, MA

       2004 & 2007-2008: Studio Hop, Providence, RI

       2003-Present: Gallery Minimal, Porto, Portugal

       2006: Harry M. Drake Gallery, Saint Paul Academy & Summit School, Crash Position, St. Paul, MN

       2005-2006: TaraPeck Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

       2005: M-Art Gallery, Group Show, London, England

       2004: Boston Public Library, Living Room: 4 RISD Alumnae, Boston, MA

       2004: Work on display in the store Studio Hop, Providence, RI

       2004: Providence Art Club, Open Juried Painting Exhibition, Providence, RI

       2003, 2004, 2007, 2009: Craftland Holiday Exhibition, Providence, RI

       2003: Make-A-Wish Foundation of RI Holiday Auction, Cranston, RI

       2003: Providence Art Club, Drawing Cross Media: Pen, Pencil & Ink Exhibition, Honorable Mention

       2003: Gallery Minimal, Porto, Portugal

       2002-2003: Lenore Gray Gallery Christmas Show, Providence, RI

       2002: Shannon O'Brien's fundraising event for Governor of MA

       2002: Lenore Gray Gallery Summer Show, Providence, RI

       2002: White Oak Gallery, Edina, MN

       2001-Present: Medical Arts Building, Minneapolis, MN

       2001: New Urban Arts 2x4 Exhibition Fundraiser, Providence, RI

       2001-2002: Tse Tse Gallery, Providence, RI

       2001: Fresh Art, Business Design Center, London, England

       2001: MA Fine Art Symposium, Central St. Martins, London, England

Teaching Experience

Jewish Community Center

       2008: Summer Art Counselor at Camp

Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

       2006-2008: full-time art teacher (Grades Pre-K to 8th)

       2009-Present part-time art teacher (Grades pre-k to 5th)

Boys & Girls Club of North Providence, RI

       2006: Part-time art teacher for children ages 5-18 yrs.

New York City Public Elementary School 63, Queens, NY

       2005-2006: full-time art teacher with the Department of Education.

       2006: After-School Art Teacher in ESL Theatre / Arts Program.

Studio in a School, New York, NY

       2004-2005: Taught art at Old South Elementary Public School (PS 63) in Queens, NY, while working towards teacher certification.

Private Art Lessons, MA

       2004: Taught art to children individually between the ages of four and eleven.

The Harrington School, Lexington, MA

       2003-2004: Part-time Elementary School Teacher in the Extended Day Program.

Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

       2003-2004: Taught life-size Puppet Making for the First Night Parade, Boston, to children ages 5-13 yrs.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

       2003: Guest Lecturer for the Painting Department

       2003: Teacher/Assistant at the Free For All Saturdays Young Artists Program at the Museum

Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington, MA

       2002-2004: Taught Painting, Drawing and Sculpture to Children ages 5-13 years, & Painting for Adults.

Ogontz Avenue Art Company, Philadelphia, PA

       2000: Taught inner-city kids Mural Painting with artist Peter Doyle

Parsons School of Art, New York City, NY

       2000: Guest Lecturer at the invitation of Professor Susan Hambleton

St. Paul Academy & Summit School, St. Paul, MN

       1995: Teaching Assistant for painting and puppet making at Artward Bound