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In Progress   ▫   Ed.D.  ▫   Higher and Postsecondary Education   ▫   Argosy University

2006   ▫   M.F.A.  ▫   Painting   ▫   University of Hartford

2004   ▫   B.F.A.   ▫   Painting   ▫   University of Massachusetts, Amherst   (cum laude)


Exhibition Record

 (♦Solo Exhibitions)

2015   ▫  InVision: 2D and 3D Landscape  ▫  Davis Gallery, Worcester, MA

           ▫  Faculty Exhibition▫  Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

           ▫  Cluster  ▫ An Invitational Exhibition ▫  Ice Cube Gallery,  Denver, CO

            ▫  The Eye Witness Project   ▫  Hampden Gallery,  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2014   ▫  A Balance Between  ▫  Cohen Gallery, GoggleWorks,  Reading, PA

           ▫  Close to Home  ▫  Deerfield Arts Bank,  South Deerfield, MA  ▫  curated by Terry Rooney

2013   ▫  Third Annual Small Works Show  ▫  Hope & Feathers Gallery, Amherst, MA

           ▫  12 X 12  ▫  Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2012    ▫  Disperse and Converge  ▫  Artspace Gallery, Hartford, CT

2010   ▫  Hot Off The... (Alumni Exhibition)  ▫  Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

2009   ▫  Art Institute of Pittsburgh Faculty Exhibition  ▫  Art Institute of Pittsburgh

2008  ▫ ♦Introspect  ▫  Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2007  ▫   Hot Stuff ▫  Gallery 11 Whitney, West Hartford, CT  ▫  curated by Ellen Carey

            ▫  Essential Elements  ▫  Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

            ▫    A Paean to Spring   ▫  Paesaggio Fine Art, West Hartford, CT

            ▫ Yosemite Renaissance XXII  ▫  Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite National Park

2006  ▫  30 Under 30  ▫  Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

           ▫  ♦ Streams of Consciousness: an M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition   ▫  Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

          ▫  Alexander A. Goldfarb Juried Exhibition   ▫  Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School,  University of Hartford, CT

          ▫  M.F.A. Preview Exhibition  ▫  Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

2005  ▫  HAS in NYC    ▫  Philip Alan Gallery, New York, NY

             ▫  M.F.A. Works in Progress  ▫ Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

2004   ▫  Three P’s in a Pod  ▫  Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

2003  ▫  ♦ Passage: aB.F.A Exhibition  ▫ Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

         ▫  Recent Works  ▫  Maureen Reardon Gallery, Portsmouth, NH


Conferences & Symposia

2015      “Studio TECHnique: Blended Curriculum Design and Implementation in Art Foundations.”  Distance Making? Online strategies in art practice education.

                     Deborah Bright, Chair of Fine Art, Pratt University.  College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY



2008   ▫   Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, AR

2007   ▫   Isle Royale National Park,  Houghton, MI


Visiting Artist Lectures

2013  ▫  Agawam High School, Agawam, MA

2005, 2007   ▫   University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2006   ▫   Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT


Coursework, Service and Honors

  • Participant in local charity events and art auctions to benefit Valley Educational Associates, United Arc, and animal rescue 
  • Authored and illustrated children’s book, published via successful Kickstarter campaign, to benefit grieving children
  • Participant in Graduate Creativity/Research Symposium, University of Hartford
  • Nominated for and served on the Dean of Graduate Studies Search Committee, University of Hartford
  • Member of the Board of Directors and volunteer   |  PACCK Foundation
  • Recipient of Annual Graduate Scholarship| Hartford Art School, University of Hartford
  • Volunteered as Arts Program Coordinator|  CSJ Volunteers, Galena, Alaska
  •  Participant in programs abroad| Book Arts, Greece|  Studio Art and Art History, France