Selected Exhibitions, Awards and Commissions

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

2018

my 5th mural at YOGAWARRIOR STUDIO, Palmetto Bay, FL

Miami-Dade County Superintendent's year long Exhibition, Public School Offices, Miami, FL

2017

Park Your Art, annual competition winner, parking meter sponsored by MPA, Miami, FL

Paint Live Performance at Spectrum Art Fair, sponsored by Life Is Art, Miami, FL

2016

Residency  for 1 month at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT

2013

Series of murals for Yoga Studio in south FL. Peter J www.Theyogawarrior.com

2011

Super Dog for Harlem Valley Chamber of Commerce Dog Days of Summer Fest., Amenia, NY

Theater props for Mid Summer Nights Dream, directed by Cait Johnson Rhinebeck, NY

2009

Town Artist for Millerton, Northeast, Amenia, commissioned by Walkway.org. Procession and community workshop coordinator for unveiling of Poughkeepsie Walking on Air Pedestrian Bridge. October 4

Dove of New Life, a 13 foot wide panel painting commissioned & installed above the alter of the First Congregational Church, Poughkeepsie, NY, www.fccpok.org

Awarded Most Unique Design for two windows as part of the Windows on Warren, Winter Walk event in Hudson, NY, by City of Hudson, and the Hudson Development Corporation

2008

Named by InsideOut magazine one of “the Hudson Valley’s 100 Most Dedicated Artists”

Dutchess County Tourism Farm Fresh Activity & Coloring Book, artwork and concept design Published with funds by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Dutchess County Tourism, and Dutchess County Economic Development Co.

Cover art for Memories from A Country Schoolhouse, by John Quinn, Indian Rock Schoolhouse Association, Amenia, NY

2007

Awarded Dutchess County Executive Arts and NEA commission for a Public artwork as part of the revitalization of the Poughkeepsie train station, “Treasure Map”, sculpture.

2006

Boston Cowparade. Commissioned to paint two cows

2004

The Dutchess County Executive Arts Award, Art in Public Places, Winner.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor Fine Arts Degree, painting, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1984

Bachelor Arts, Art History, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1984

*Graduated Phi Beta Kappa

 

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

2018

Art Instructor Grades 6-12, Palmer Trinity School, Miami, FL (since 2011)

Trustee and Board member Cowles Charitable Trust, (since 2011)

Founding member of the ARTHOUSE, a studio collaborative for women artists (since 2013)

Member Miami Dade Art Educators (since 2017)

2011

Board member Dutchess County Arts Council (since 2010)

President of ArtEast, (since 2007) collaborative organization between eastern Dutchess County artists and businesses. Developed and promoted the annual art studio tour. Awarded a grant from the Berkshire Taconic Foundation

Art Instructor,(since 2009) workshops, Barrett House and the Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie, NY

Founder of ArtWomen@Work. (Since 2006) Artist support group spanning Dutchess and Litchfield Counties. Exhibition and public presentation at the Howland Cultural Center January 2008 and March 2011

Board Member, (since 2002), for Indian Rock School, the Webutuck Country School House Association. Served as secretary, Programs committee head, and fundraiser. Volunteer, workshop facilitator.

Arts Reporter, for the Millbrook Independent newspaper, cover local art events

Presenter for Barrett House Fountains Art Salon, Millbrook, NY

2010

Art Instructor, Grades 9-12, Berkshire School, Sheffield MA

Founding member the 14th Colony, artist support group with over 200 members, serving the northeast corner of NY, CT and MASS.  Millerton, NY

2009-

Curator “For the Love of Art” featuring work of emerging Hudson Valley Artists for Peekskill’s Hat Factory and Rick Yamet Art. Inc

1995 – 2005

Art Instructor, Grades 7-12, The Kildonan School, Amenia, NY