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Education

B.A. in Visual Arts, Ramapo College of NJ, 2005
NJ Certified Teacher of Art, K-12, 2005
Drew University, NJ, 2011-2012 (Selected courses)

Artist Residencies

Artist Residency (awarded merit scholarship), Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2019
Participating Artist, Creative Capital Blended Learning Professional Development Program for Artists, NJ, 2016
Artist Residency, Wonder Woman 9: Superfood, _gaia studio, Jersey City, NJ, 2015
Artist Residency (awarded merit scholarship), Tyler School of Art Summer Intensive Program in Sculpture, Temple University, PA, 2012

Grants & Awards

NJ Emerging Artist Solo Series, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, 2019
3rd Place for Indigo Sukkah installation, Sukkahwood, Inwood Hill Park, NY, 2017
1st Place for Textiles, Arts in the Park, Highland Park, NJ, 2017
Student Mini Grant Recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon Arts and the Common Good Grant, Drew University, NJ, 2014
Honorable Mention for Babe the Blue Ushi, Hopewell Valley Stampede, NJ, 2014

Solo* & Collaborative Exhibitions

2019
Still Deep, NJ Emerging Artist Solo Series, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ*
Islands of Me, Long Branch Free Public Library, NJ*
2018 Works, Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library, NJ*

2018
Stand Still, Dive Deep, ArtLab, Artworks Trenton, NJ
*

2016
AUTOMATON, collaborative installation with Christy O’Connor, ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ

2015
Game of Chance, _gaia studio, Jersey City, NJ*

Group Exhibitions

2019
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
InterWoven, BSB Gallery, Trenton, NJ
Eating Our Fathers, curated by Stacey AS Pritchard, Chashama, Matawan, NJ
Anything….If You’re Brave Enough, curated by Asha Ganpat, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Indigo Trees (outdoor installation), Montclair Art Museum, NJ
Dog Days of Summer, Boonton Arts & The Speakeasy Gallery, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wireworks, NJ

2018
Threads of My Identity, curated by Christy O’Connor, Atlantic Highlands Arts Council, NJ 
When the Circus Comes to Town
, West End Arts Center/NJ Rep, Long Branch, NJ
RE: RE: Patterns, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Sukkahwood, curated by Goldie Ross and Chabad of Inwood, Inwood Hill Park, NY
Mix Tape, Visual Stream Gallery Collective, Lambertville, NJ
Dusklit: Interactive Art Bazaar, Warwick Summer Arts Festival, Seligmann Center, Chester, NY
The Sum of Our Hearts, collaboration with Tryon Eggleston, Speakeasy Gallery, Bootnon, NJ
Encased in a Story
, curated by Christy O’Connor, ChaShaMa, Matawan, NJ
Case Studies, curated by Evonne M. Davis, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ
Come As You Are: 15th Anniversary, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2017
Curazor, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Sukkahwood, curated by Goldie Ross and Chabad of Inwood, Inwood Hill Park, NY
Vulvacular
,
 Online gallery curated by Susan Kaplow & Pam Shields, Ceres Gallery, NY
Dusklit: Interactive Art Bazaar
, Warwick Summer Arts Festival, Seligmann Center, Chester, NY
Beware the Beasts Below, curated by Art Hustle NJ, Altantic Highlands Art Council, NJ
Whatever, The Raven Gallery & Boutique, Jersey City, NJ
Keepin’ Asbury Weird, curated by Art Hustle NJ, Bond Street Basement, Asbury Park, NJ
A Womb With a View, curated by The Vagilante, Inner Space, Jersey City, NJ
Love is Where the Heart is, ABD Gallery, Vox Populi Building, Philadephia, PA
Common Threads 5: Future Forward, curated by C.A. Shofed, Hopewell Valley Vineyards, NJ
Nasty Women, curated by Christy O’Connor, ABD Gallery, Vox Populi Building, Philadelphia, PA
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ
Cloud 9: Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Dog Days of Summer, Boonton Arts & The Speakeasy Gallery, NJ

2016
The Wish List Show, Speakeasy Gallery, Boonton, NJ
A Haunting at the Hive, Hive Gallery, Chester, NJ
Lost Connections, ArtSpace 105, Monmouth Arts Council, Red Bank, NJ
Beyond the Stampede, 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
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Super 8: Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ

2015
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
Wonder Women 9: Superfood, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
GRAND tiny, co-curated with Yana Yakubchik, TrentonWorks Gallery, NJ
Dog Days of Summer, Boonton Arts & The Speakeasy Gallery, NJ
Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ

2014
Hopewell Valley Stampede
,
 Babe the Blue Ushi, Pennington, NJ
Stampede!Investors Bank Art and Healing Gallery, Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell, NJ
1st Annual Juried Print Exhibition, Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ

2013
Look DeeperStraube Center, Pennington, NJ
Rites of Spring, Gallery at 14 Maple, Morristown, NJ

2012
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Historic Roebling Wire Works, NJ
Rock Pickle Scissors
, Icebox/Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Thesis Exhibition, Korn Gallery, Drew University, NJ

2011-2003
Studio Works, Drew University, NJ
Spring Art Shindig, Drew University, NJ
Printmaking Show, Drew University, NJ
Palette Parade, AENJ Conference, NJ
Senior Thesis Exhibition, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Feminist Art Show, Berrie Center, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Studio Works, Berrie Center, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ

Curatorial

AUTOMATON, co-curated with Christy O’Connor, Artworks Trenton, ArtLab, 2016
GRAND tiny, co-curated with Yana Yakubchik, TrentonWorks Gallery, NJ, 2015
Printmaking: Relief, Drew University, NJ, 2012

Collections

Butterflied and Puffy, Drew University, NJ

Press

Manalapan artist will exhibit abstract sculptures at Monmouth Museum,” CentralJersey.com, Kelly Giuliano, 2019
“Emerging Artist Series at Monmouth Museum proves to be fertile ground for creators,” CentralJersey.com, Kelly Giuliano, 2019
“Creative and Festive,” Princeton Magazine, pg. 43, Photographed by Jeffery Tryon, NJ, 2018
“Lost Connections,” X.it, pg. 21-22, Danielle Acerra, NJ, 2016
“Art All Day,” State of the Arts NJ, 2015
“Amazing Pumpkin Carve,” ABC Channel 6 Action News, WPVI-TV Philadelphia, PA, 2015
“From culture to cultivation, Jersey City women artists explore meanings of ‘Superfood’,” The Jersey Journal, Summer Dawn, 2015
Pennington Public Library Interview, Stampede Sundays, 2014
“Photos from SAGE Coalition’s third ‘Windows of the Soul’ event in Trenton,” The Trentonian, Scott Ketterer, 2014 (Photo of stubble installation on Commerce St)
“Colorful, artsy oxen ‘stampede’ through N.J. town, will soon be auctioned off,” The Times of Trenton, Brendan McGrath, 2014
Look Deeper Group Show,” The Times of Trenton, Janet Purcell, 2014

Artist Talks & Presentations

Artist Talk, NJ Emerging Artist Solo Series, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, 2019
Artist Talk, AUTOMATON (collaboration with Christy O’Connor), ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ , 2018
Guest Lecturer, AMST 101: American Pop Culture, “I Shot Andy Warhol and American Identity,” Drew University, NJ, 2014
Artist Talk, Stampede Sundays: Babe the Blue Ushi, Pennington Public Library, NJ, 2014
Presenter, AENJ Conference, “Art Cars: Art in the Fast Lane,” NJ, 2009

Education Experience

Instructor, Artworks Trenton, NJ, 2016-Present
Instructor, BareHands Artisans, Belmar, NJ, 2018-Present
Instructor, Thompson Park Creative Center, Lincroft, NJ, 2017-Present
Instructor, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, 2017-Present
Instructor, Monmouth County Teen Arts Fest, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ, 2017-Present
Art Teacher, Afterschool Art Program, Ivy League Pre-School, NJ, 2018
Instructor, Art Car Workshops, Princeton University/Forbes College, NJ, 2016-2017
Art Teacher, Arts Horizons Summer Workshops, Newark, NJ, 2016-2017
Art Teacher, Kreative Kids Art & Music Academy, Hillsborough, NJ, 2015-2016
Art Teacher, Belleville High School: 9th – 12th, Belleville, NJ, 2009-2010
Art Teacher, Belleville Elementary Schools 3 and 8: K – 6th, Belleville, NJ, 2008-2009
Art Teacher, Washington Community School: PreK – 5th, Plainfield NJ, 2007-2008
Art Teacher, Hawkins Street School: PreK – 8th, Newark, NJ, 2005-2006