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Artist's Statement, Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibition:
Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA), Fort Tilden, NY, "Lines in the Sand", 2004

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Highbridge Park, Washington Heights, NY/14 Sculptors "Oh Sit,"  "Sunday in the Park with Jorge" - June 8-November 8, 2015
Brooklyn Artists Waterfront Coalition(BWAC),Brooklyn, NY "Wide Open" "RedHooked," "Connections:Spring Pier Show," "Spring Ahead," 2010,2009,2008
Rockaway Music & Arts Council, West End Temple, Neponsit, NY, "Between the Waters," 2009
Kingsborough Community College/CUNY Art Gallery, Photographers of BWAC, Brooklyn,  NY  2008
80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYU, NY, NY, "31st small works"  2008
80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYU, NY, NY, "30th small works"  2007
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, "Here Comes the Bride," 2006
Varga Gallery, Woodstock, NY, Owning It: our Feminine Divine, 2006
Art Without Walls, South Street Seaport, Fulton Street Pier, NY, NY, 2006
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA),Santa Ana, Ca.,"Demise of Democracy," 2005
Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) ,sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden, NY, Artsplash, 2005
The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, NY,NY, 2004
Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) , sTudio 6 gallery, "small,smaller,smallest," "Perfect 10," "Local Motion," "Destinations," "Remembering," "Palindrome," 2004,2003,2002

Grants, Awards:
80 Washington Square East Galleries, small works , NYC, NY Honorable Mention 2007
Oxygen Channel, $20,000 grant “from the heART’ Art Therapy Program, Belle Harbor School, NY 2002

Commissions and Private Collections:
American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, District II, Brochure Cover Art, 2007, 2006, 2005
The Star Project, Winter Garden, NY, NY November 2002
Numerous private collections

Press & Reviews:

June 15, 2006     Queens Courier
June 6, 2006     Daily News
May 25, 2006     Long Beach Herald
April 30, 2006     Newsday
Nov. 13, 2005     The Orange County Register

New York Academy of Art/Cynthia Eardsley/Steveen Shaheen/Alyssa Monks 2008-2010
Sculpture Workshop, Austin, Texas, Martine Vaugel 2008
Verrocchio Art Centre, Casole, Italy, Nigel Konstam 2007
Carter Jones Studio, NY, Carter Jones 2006-2007
Educational Alliance, NY, Pietrasanta, Italy, Paul Lucchesi 2002-2007
NYU, MA Educational Psychology 1984
LIU-CW Post, BSN 1984
Grantwriter 1997 -2004   
Rockaway Artists Alliance, Inc. (RAA) non-profit 501(c) 260 Beach 116 Street, Rockaway Park, New York 11694
Vice President and Education Director 
Founder and Director kidsmART Arts Education Program Pre-k-HS
Founder and Director From the heART Art Therapy program –  awarded funding from Oxygen Channel/TimeWarner to provide mental health services Post 9/11
NYPD Weed and Seed Program: Community Art Mural Program for NYCHA youth residents