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Professional Work Experience

2016

Lighten-Up Wellness, Norton, MA. Instructor for adult branch weaving workshop.

2004

Private commission, Weymouth, MA. Design & installation of king-sized insect sculptures with related murals organized by taxonomic class for a staff training room.

2002-2003

Patricia Trapp Studio, Boston MA. Decorative arts studio assistant.

2001-2003

Striar Jewish Community Center, Stoughton, MA. Exhibitions curator responsible for Judaic culture and visual arts installations.

2000

Brackett Elementary School, Arlington, MA. Design, instruction, and installation of a S.T.E.A.M. project. Primary school students learned astronomy through collaborative mural and mixed-media sculpture making. 

1999-2000

WWI Zoo Park, North Attleboro, MA. Design & installation of interior (educational) and exterior (decorative) animal themed murals.

1998

Pierce School, Newton, MA. Design and installation of two educational murals depicting native Blue Hills, MA field biology and human digestion.

1992-2001

Ingrid Sanborn & Daughters, West Newbury, MA. Glass gilding specialist. Select clients included Sotheby’s & 20th Century Fox Pictures.

1989-2004

Vendor/Sole proprietor of original printmaking art for Fine Art/Craft Festivals and Trade Shows throughout CT, MA, NY, RI. Select venues included Paradise City Arts, Crafts at Lyndhurst(NY), Wickford Arts Festival(RI).

1988-1993

Illustrated Literature

  • Caras, Roger A. A Dog Is Listening, Simon & Schuster, 1993.

  • Jones, Ellen. The Fatal Crown. Simon and Schuster, 1991. 

  • Caras, Roger A. A Cat Is Watching. Simon and Schuster, 1990. 

  • Conn, D. B. (1988), The role of cellular parenchyma and extracellular matrix in the histogenesis of the parauterine organ of Mesocestoides lineatus (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda). J. Morphol., 197: 303-314.

1988

St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

  • Intaglio printmaking assistant to the department chair.

  • Design & installation of an aquatic mural around a fish tank in the university’s biology department.

Solo Exhibitions

2017     Eye Gallery, Manchester, NH, Unstuffed—The New Taxidermy

2015     Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA, The Art of Yes

2001     Morini Gallery, Mansfield, MA, A Stranger in a Strange Land

2000     Landau Gallery, Belmont, MA, Don’t Flush the Fish

Select Juried Group Exhibitions

2019            Art Ramble, Concord, MA, Witnessing Change (Honorarium award)

                    Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA, NEO/ECO 

2018            Roger Williams Gallery, Manchester, NH, MFA Thesis Exhibition

                     Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA, Space Invaders 

                     Lyceum Gallery, Manchester, NH, Color

2016             Verge Gallery, Manchester NH, At the Table   

                      Wave Gallery, Watertown, MA, Metamorphosis

                      Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, 6x6x2016

2015             Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA, Dream Weavers 

2003             Southern VT Arts Center, Manchester VT, MGNE—Unique Prints

                      Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, Women Artists

2002             South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, Re-Figured

                     The Firehouse, Newburyport, MA, Studio A Printmakers

2001             Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA, Body Conscious

                     Kaiser Visual Arts Center, Byfield, MA, Studio A Printmakers

                     Liebig Gallery, Mystic, CT, The Unique Print Monotypes/Monoprints

                     New Art Center, Newton, MA, The Animal As Muse: Divine to Demonic

2000            Gibbes Museum, Charleston, SC, Gilded Masterworks

                    Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA, Small Works

                    Pentucket Arts Center, Haverhill, MA, Revival

1999           University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Image & Verse

1998           Bentley College Art Gallery, Waltham, MA, Me & My Cat

                    Mugar Art Gallery, New London, NH, Contemporary Reverse Glass Art

Bibliography

2018          New Hampshire Institute of Art, Catalyst College Magazine, Winter 

2016          New Hampshire Institute of Art, Ayris Creative Journal

1999          Willard, Christopher, Exceptional Surfaces, American Artist, November

1999          Buswick, Judy, Paintings on Glass, ArtsAround Boston, Summer

Lectures & Interviews

2015     First Fridays Lecture Series, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA

1999     It’s all About the Arts Featured Artist Video Broadcast, Boston, MA

              Marblehead Museum, Marblehead, MA

1996      Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

1995      World Trade Center, Boston, MA

1994      Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

Awards

1999        Director’s Prize, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Fall Salon 

1988        Juror’s Mention, Richard F. Brush Gallery, Canton, NY, Senior Exhibition

Volunteer Arts Outreach

2016

Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA.  Solo dance performance at Urban Jazz Exhibition: Sculpture and Printmaking by Markus Haala.

Mansfield Music & Arts Society, Mansfield, MA. Concept design and leader of EarthART,  a Community Happening project using organic materials.

2015

Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA. Artist Residency. Design and co-lead on the Hive collaborative fantasy beehive diorama installation.

The Open Museum collection committee member

Mansfield Music & Arts Society, Mansfield, MA. Concept design and leader of Social Sculpture Day,  a multimedia Community Happening project.

2014    

Fort Foreclosure, Warren RI . BrownBird benefit artist residency.

2001

Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA. Painting design and installation of a St. Botolph Foundation Grant Funded Project.

Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA. Mark Dion New England Digs field worker.

2001-2019

The Art Connection of Boston, Boston, MA. Art donor.

2001-2007

WGBH, Boston, MA. 2 Collection Artist.

2000-2002    

Monotype Guild of New England (MGNE). Newsletter editor.

Studio A Printmakers, Brockton, MA. Exhibitions coordinator, public relations.

1997

Bayer Corporation, East Walpole, MA. Oz theater set designer

1996    

The Fabric Place, Framingham MA. Gyotaku Printmaking education and demo.

1988    

St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. The Laurentian student arts newsletter editor.