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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Solo Exhibit, Ashby Building, New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs, Trenton, NJ (upcoming

March 2017)

2016-17 What Remains: Wooden Quilt Sculptures, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA (upcoming October)

2016 On Track, Broadway Gallery, South Amboy, NJ (inagural exhibit for the gallery)

2016 Piece by Piece, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

2015 Around the Block, John Sloan Art Center Gallery, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

2015 By the Block, James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

2014 Block Party, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Solo Exhibit, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Imagine Your Park Public Sculpture, Sandy Hook National Park, NJ

2016 Parallel Dimensions, Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI

2016 The Art of ReFuse, curated by Anne Trauben, The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ

2016 Up Against the Wall, curated by Douglas Ferrari, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ

2015-16 Pattern Pieces, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

2015-16 Tipping Points: Artists Address the Climate Crises, curated by Amy Lipton, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ

2015 Databodies, curated by Daniel Tucker, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Stratum, curated by Jacqueline Ferrate, Gallery 360, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

2015 Vertex, Howard County Arts Council, Ellicott City, MD

2015 The Body In Review, ARC Gallery and Educational Center, Chicago, IL (catalog)

2015 Viewpoints 2015, Alijira Gallery, Newark, NJ

2015 Frozen Earth: Images From The Arctic Circle, curated by Dorrie Papademetriou, Noyes Museum of Stockton

University, Oceanville, NJ

2014 Equilibrium, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014 ECO-Art, JAM Gallery, Malvern, PA

2014 Fountain Fair, Sculptors Guild, NYC, NY

2014 Transformation, Governors Island Exhibit, Nolan Park, NYC, NY (catalog)

2014 Sandy, Construction/Deconstruction, curated by Dick Edger, Gallery 14, Morris, NY (catalog)

2014 Sandy, Aftermath, curated by Douglas Ferrari , Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2014 Home, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

2013 Signature Artist Series, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2013 Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn (catalog)

2013 Recent Graduates, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Preemptive Strike, curated by Douglas Ferrari, Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ (catalog)

2012 TechKnowledge, Holy Family University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Signature Artist Exhibit, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2012 Garbage Barge Revisited, Curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Museum, Islip, NY

2012 Centennial Juried Show, Delaware Art Museum, curated by John B. Ravenal, Wilmington, DE (catalog)

2012 Sculptoure: An urban sculpture park, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Asbury Park, NJ

2012 Reusing our Resources, Sandy Springs Museum, Sandy Springs, MD

2012 Arts Pride NJ: Inspiring Women, Hospitality House, Trenton, NJ

EDUCATION

2011 MFA Studio Art, Summa Cum Laude, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1993 MS Fashion Design, Magna Cum Laude, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

1989 BA Fine Arts and English Literature, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

National Board Certification in Early and Middle Childhood Art

Studio Art-Venice, Steinhardt School, New York University, NYC, NY, summer 2005

PERMANENT PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Jersey City, NJ (commission)

Sculpture Park, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (commission)

MD Anderson Cooper Hospital Cancer Center, Camden, NJ

John Sloan Art Center Gallery, Lock Haven University, PA

Dev Technology Corporation, Egg Harbor Township, NJ

PNC Tower, Pittsburgh, PA

Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA

Radian Private Mortgage Insurance, Denver, CO

State of New Jersey, Department of Community Affairs, Trenton, NJ

James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

RESIDENCIES and FELLOWSHIPS

2015 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2013-14 Fellowship, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 The Arctic Circle Residency, Svalbard, Norway

2010 Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

2004 Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

AWARDS and GRANTS

2016 NEA Grant colloboration with Monmouth Arts, Imagine Your Park, Imagine Your Art

2016 Barbara Deming Fund for Women

2016 Clark Hulings Fund Grant Recipient for Visual Artists

2015 Merit Scholarship Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2012 Signature Artist Member, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2011, 2008 Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Art Education, Lakewood Board of Education

2008 Eastern Region Elementary Art Educator of the Year, National Art Education Association

2008, 2007 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Art Education

2007 National Youth Art Month Award of Excellence, National Art Education Association

2005 Mary Hinman Carter Prize for Drawing, National Academy, NYC, NY

2004 Geraldine D. Dodge Foundation Residency Grant

LECTURES and ARTIST TALKS

2016 Artist Presentation, Salisbury Univeristy, Salisbury, MD

2016 Meet the Artist, James A. Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA

2015 Talk Back with Premiere Stages, Kean University, Union, NJ

2015 Artist Presentation, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

2015 Juror, Annual Student Exhibit, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

2014 Panel Talk: Sandy, Aftermath, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

2013 Artist’s Talk, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

2005-2008 Presenter, National Art Education Association Convention

2004-2009 Presenter, Art Educators of New Jersey Conference

CURATORIAL and RELATED PROJECTS

2014 Organized, fundraised Frozen Earth: Climate Change Panel Discussion led by Diane Burko, with Amy Lipton,

Michael Lemonick, Andrew Revkin, Dr. Jeff Niemitz, Aaron T. O’Connor, The Noyes Museum of Stockton

University, Oceanville, NJ.

2014 Organized, fundraised ‘Womanhouse’ or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today Panel Discussion

led by Mira Schor, with Maureen Connor, Vanalyne Green, Kara Rooney, Sara Jimenez and Kaitlynn Redell.

A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2013 Co-Curator, Back to School: An Artist/Teacher Exhibit, Gallery U, Red Bank, NJ

2009 Art Educators of New Jersey, Conference Chair, Planet Art, Keynote speakers: Andrew Freear, Rural Studio,

Auburn University & Peter London, artist.

2005-2008 Juror, Art Educators of New Jersey Annual Teacher Exhibit, Kean University, Union, NJ

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-present Adjunct Art Professor, Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ

2001-2014 National Board Certified Art Teacher, Lakewood Board of Education, Lakewood, NJ

1999-2001 Second Grade Teacher, Franklin Charter School, Somerset, NJ

1996-1998 Fashion Designer, Dawn Joy Fashions, NYC, NY

1993-1996 Associate Designer, Mothers Work Maternity, Philadelphia, PA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Quilts and Health Project, Marsha MacDowell, Clare Luz, Beth Donaldson, Indiana University Press 2017

UPPERCASE Magazine, issue #30, Cover and feature article, Summer 2016

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Stephanie Soebbing, “Pattern Pieces,” Quilt Addicts Anonymous, Nov. 16, 2015

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Roy H. Cambell, “Drexel Students put on Dynamic Fashion Show.” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 6, 1993: Page L3.