CV

Education & Residencies

  • Creative Capital Blended Learning Professional Development Program for Artists, NJ, 2016
  • Artist Residency, Wonder Woman 9: Superfood, _gaia studio, Jersey City, NJ, Spring 2015
  • Artist Residency, Tyler School of Arts Summer Intensive Program in Sculpture, Temple University, PA, Summer 2012
  • Drew University, NJ, 2011-2012 (selected courses)
  • BA in Visual Arts, Ramapo College of NJ, 2005
  • NJ Certified Teacher of Art, K – 12, 2005

Exhibitions

2017

2016

  • 10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • The Wish List Show, Speakeasy Gallery, Boonton, NJ
  • A Haunting at the Hive, Hive Gallery, Chester, NJ
  • The 2nd Annual aMAZing Pumpkin Carve, Hopewell Valley Arts Council, Howell Farm, Lambertville, PA
  • The Betty’s Zine Fest, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
  • Zero Waste Arts Fest, Monmouth Arts, Sandy Hook Beach, NJ
  • Super 8: Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
  • Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ
  • Lost Connections, ArtSpace 105, Monmouth Arts Council, Red Bank, NJ
  • Beyond the Stampede, Hopewell Vallery Arts Council, Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery, Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell, NJ
  • I Eat, Therefore I Am, ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • The Raven Turns 2, The Raven Gallery & Boutique, Jersey City, NJ
  • AUTOMATON (collaborative installation with Christy O’Connor), ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ

2015

  • Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
  • 10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • Game of Chance, _gaia studio, Jersey City, NJ
  • Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • The 1st Annual aMAZing Pumpkin Carve, Hopewell Valley Arts Council, Howell Farm, Lambertville, PA
  • Freakshow, The Raven Gallery & Boutique, Jersey City, NJ
  • The Art of the Mix Tape, Speakeasy Gallery, Boonton, NJ
  • Undertow, The Raven Gallery & Boutique, Jersey City, NJ
  • Dog Days of Summer, Boonton Arts & The Speakeasy Gallery, NJ
  • Wonder Women 9: Superfood, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
  • GRAND tiny (co-curated with Yetzenia Leiva), TrentonWorks Gallery, NJ

2014

2013

2012

  • Rock Pickle Scissors, Icebox/Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Historic Roebling Wire Works, NJ
  • Senior Thesis Exhibition, Korn Gallery, Drew University, NJ
  • Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission, Hillsborough, NJ
  • Animals, Drew University, NJ
  • Studio Works, Drew University, NJ

2011-2003

  • Studio Works, Drew University, NJ
  • Spring Art Shindig, Drew University, NJ
  • Printmaking Show, Drew University, NJ
  • Drawing Works, Drew University, NJ
  • Palette Parade, AENJ Conference, NJ
  • Senior Thesis Exhibition, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College of NJ
  • Feminist Art Show, Berrie Center, Ramapo College of NJ
  • Studio Works, Berrie Center, Ramapo College of NJ

Speaking Engagements

  • Artist Talk, Automata (collaboration with Christy O’Connor), ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ, 2016
  • Presenter, Stampede Sundays, “Babe the Blue Ushi,” Pennington Public Library, NJ, 2014
  • Presenter, AENJ Conference, “Art Cars: Art in the Fast Lane,” NJ, 2009

Curatorial

  • AUTOMATON (co-curated with Christy O’Connor), Artworks Trenton, ArtLab, 2016
  • GRAND tiny (co-curated with Yetzenia Leiva), TrentonWorks Gallery, NJ, 2015
  • Printmaking: Relief, Drew University, NJ, 2012

Collections

  • Butterflied and Puffy, Drew University, NJ

Press

Grants & Awards

2014

2012

  • Judge’s Choice Award in Adult Photography, Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission Group Exhibition, NJ

Arts Education Experience

2015-2016

  • Art Teacher, Youth/Teen Weaving Workshops, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • Instructor, Adult Beginners Shibori/Indigo Workshop, Artworks Trenton
  • Art Teacher, Youth/Teen Dyeing Workshops, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • Instructor, Adult Princeton University/Forbes College Art Car Workshops, NJ
  • Instructor, Adult Ink & Drink Printmaking Workshop, Artworks Trenton, NJ
  • Art Teacher, Youth Arts Horizons Summer Workshops, NJ
  • Instructor, Youth Girl Scout Art Car Workshops, NJ
  • Art Teacher, Kreative Kids Art & Music Academy, Hillsborough, NJ

2014

  • Guest Lecturer, AMST 101: American Pop Culture, “I Shot Andy Warhol and American Identity,” Drew University, NJ

2008 – 2010

  • Art Teacher, Belleville High School: 9th – 12th, NJ
  • Art Teacher, Belleville Elementary Schools 3 and 8: K – 6th, NJ

2007 – 2008

  • Art Teacher, Washington Community School: PreK – 5th, NJ

2005-2006

  • Art Teacher, Hawkins Street School: PreK – 8th, NJ