CV

Education & Residencies

Creative Capital Blended Learning Professional Development Program for Artists, NJ, 2016
Drew University, NJ, 2011-2012 (Selected courses)
B.A. in Visual Arts, Ramapo College of NJ, 2005
NJ Certified Teacher of Art, K-12, 2005

Residencies, Grants, & Awards

3rd Place for Indigo Sukkah installation, Sukkahwood, Inwood Hill Park, NY, 2017
1st Place for Textiles, Arts in the Park, Highland Park, NJ, 2017
Artist Residency, Wonder Woman 9: Superfood, _gaia studio, Jersey City, NJ, 2015
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
Artist Residency, Tyler School of Arts Summer Intensive Program in Sculpture, Temple University, PA, 2012
Judge’s Choice Award in Adult Photography, Hillsborough Cultural Arts Commission Group Exhibition, NJ, 2012

Solo & Duo Exhibitions

2018
MAY: All Parts of a System, 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

2018
FEBRUARY: Case Studies, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

2017
Curazor, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Sukkahwood, curated by Goldie Ross and Chabad of Inwood, 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

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

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 Yetzenia Leiva, TrentonWorks Gallery, 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

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

2012
Rock Pickle Scissors, Icebox/Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
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, Mahwah, NJ
Feminist Art Show, Berrie Center, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Studio Works, Berrie Center, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ

Art Festivals & Annual Fundraisers

2017
Annual Oceanic Free Library Holiday Boutique, Rumson, NJ
Holiday Gift Gallery, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
Fern & Fossil Pop Up Boutique, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
The 3rd Annual aMAZing Pumpkin Carve
, Hopewell Valley Arts Council, Hopewell, PA
Hometown Harvest Fair, Hightstown, NJ
Arts in the Park, Highland Park, NJ
The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market, Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company, PA
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
Thompson Park Arts & Music Fest, Lincroft, NJ

2016
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
The 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
Arts in the Park, Highland Park, NJ

2015
Dog Days of Summer, Boonton Arts & The Speakeasy Gallery, NJ
Arts in the Park, Highland Park, NJ
Annual Art Auction, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
The aMAZing Pumpkin Carve, Hopewell Valley Arts Council, Howell Farm, Lambertville, PA

2014
10 x 10 Show, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Roebling Wire Works, NJ
Art All Day, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Windows of the Soul, SAGE Coalition, Commerce St in Trenton, NJ

2012
Art All Night, Artworks Trenton, Historic Roebling Wire Works, 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

“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

Speaking Engagements & Education Experience

2017
Instructor, Indigo Shibori Workshops, Thompson Park Creative Center, Lincroft, NJ
Instructor, Indigo Shibori & Printmaking Workshops, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, NJ
Instructor, Art Car Workshops at Zee Dinners, Princeton University/Forbes College, NJ
Art Teacher, Arts Horizons Summer Workshops, Newark, NJ
Instructor, Indigo Shibori Workshops, Monmouth County Teen Arts Fest, Brookdale Community College, NJ

2016
Instructor, Art Car Workshops at Zee Dinners, Princeton University/Forbes College, NJ
Artist Talk, AUTOMATON (collaboration with Christy O’Connor), ArtLab Gallery, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Instructor, Indigo Shibori Workshops & Youth/Teen Art Leagues, Artworks Trenton, NJ
Art Teacher, Kreative Kids Art & Music Academy, Hillsborough, NJ

2015
Instructor, Art Car Workshop with Girl Scouts, 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
Presenter, Stampede Sundays, “Babe the Blue Ushi,” Pennington Public Library, NJ

2008 – 2010
Art Teacher, Belleville High School: 9th – 12th, Belleville, NJ (Basic and Advanced Graphic Design, Intro to Art)
Art Teacher, Belleville Elementary Schools 3 and 8: K – 6th, Belleville, NJ

2009
Presenter, AENJ Conference, “Art Cars: Art in the Fast Lane,” NJ

2007 – 2008
Art Teacher, Washington Community School: PreK – 5th, Plainfield NJ

2005-2006
Art Teacher, Hawkins Street School: PreK – 8th, Newark, NJ