Education:

1999:  MFA in Painting/Drawing, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1997:  BFA in Painting/Drawing, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:

2019: Ligare, MAP Gallery, Eastworks, Easthampton, MA, an installation in collaboration with Jessica Poser

2016: Visual Tension and Pathways to Consciousness, William Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2012: Scattered, Taber Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA

2010: Works on Paper, Cell39 Art Space, Springfield, MA, an exhibition in collaboration with Scott Brubach

2010: Dystopia, MCC Gallery, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT

2006: Face, Atrium Gallery, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury, CT

2005: Fragments of Light, Newton Free Library, Newton, MA

2003: Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

2002: A Cold New World, Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA, an exhibition in collaboration with Bettina Viereck

2001: Identity Bubbles, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA

2000: Inside Out, See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1999: Difference in Context, Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1999: See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1997: Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

Selected Group Exhibitons:

2019: Wide Open, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

2019: NXNE 2019, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT

2019: Close Encounters, William Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2019: Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2018: ArtSalon Benefit Event, A.P.E., Northampaton, MA

2018: CrossCurrents, Faculty Exhibition, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2018: Spitzenkörper (Hyphae), CFE, 180 Mill Park, Easthampton, MA

2016: Faculty Show, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

2014: Faculty Show, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2013: Works on Paper, Imago Foundation for the Arts, Warren, RI

2012: Brooklyn Art Project, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2011: Occupy, Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, MA

2008: Works on paper, Artists Space,  New York, NY

2007: Works on paper, Artists Space,  New York, NY

2007: Exhibit A, Sanford Meisner Theater, New York, NY

2007: Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT

2006: Pencil, PG Putnam Gallery, Springfield, MA

2006: Small Works, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2005: The 10th Anniversary of Post-Earthquake Restoration, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan

2004: Summer in the City, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

2004: Beyond Boundaries, Monson Art Gallery, Monson, MA              

2004: Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

2003: Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

2002: Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University,  Shippensburg, PA

2002: Recipients and Finalists, 2000 - painting, Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University, Boston, MA

2001: Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

2000: Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

2000: Face and Figure, WM Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

2000: American International College, Springfield, MA

1999: Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

1999: See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1999 & 1998: Works in Progress, Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1998 & 1997: Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1998 & 1997: Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

1997: International Painting Exhibition, Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal

1997: Taub Hall Gallery, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1996: Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, New Bedford, MA

Professional and Teaching Experience:

2013 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2008 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

2000 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Springfield College, Springfield, MA

2005 - 2015, Adjunct Professor, Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

2001 – 2010, Adjunct Professor, Asnuntuck Community College,  Enfield, CT

1999 - 2000, Art Instructor, Gerena Community School, Springfield, MA

Summer 1999, Adjunct Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Spring 2008, 2009, Adjunct Professor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards:

2015: Faculty Award, Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

2007: Award of Excellence, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT

           Juried by Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2006: Faculty Award, Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield, CT

2004: Painting Prize, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

           Juried by Steven Holmes, Director of Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2004: Outstanding Painting Prize, Cambridge Art Assn., Cambridge, MA

           Juried by Robert Fitzpatrick, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

2004: Painting Prize, Monson Arts Council, Monson, MA

2002: Artist Fellowship Grant, Springfield Cultural Council, Springfield, MA

2000: Artist Grant Award, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Boston, MA

2000: Northeast Exhibition Merit Award, American International College, Springfield, MA

1999: Artist’s Merit Award, Manhattan Arts International Magazine, New York, NY

1998: Juror’s Prize, Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT

1997: Rudolph Zallinger Painting Prize, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

1997: Luso-American Artist Grant, Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal

1996: Goldfarb Painting Prize, Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

Publications and Reviews:

  • The ArtSalon Artist Presentation, theartsalon.com STCC, Springfield 2019     

  • Miles McEnery, NXNE 2019: Paint, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, VT, 2019

  • William Simpson Fine Arts Series, Springfield College, November 2016

  • Donna Fleischer, "Scattered", Word Pond, Wordpress.com, August 5, 2013

  • "Dystopia", Connecticut Art Scene, ctartscene.blogspot.com, February 27, 2010

  • Brooklyn artproject.com, July 15, 2009

  • "The 10th Anniversary of Post-Earthquake Restoration", Hyogo Prefectural Museum, of Art, Kobe, Japan, January 17, 2005

  • Beth Purcell, "Fragments of Light", Newton Free Library Newsletter, March 2005

  • "National Painting Show", Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, May 3, 2004

  • Elizabeth Lafond, "Art Gallery Covers the Canvas", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, Feb. 10, 2003

  • Gloria Russell, "Artists' Work Offers Social Commentaries", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, November 3, 2002

  • Larry Parnass, "Who We Are, At Least to One", Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, January 15, 2001,

  • Gloria Russell, "Artists Offer Views of Face and Figure", Sunday Republican, November 12, 2000

  • Mary Bagg, "Go Figure", Valley Advocate, Easthampton, MA, October 26, 2000

  • Gloria Russell, "Realism Rules 2 Art Shows", Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, May 14, 2000

  • Manhattan Arts International magazine, New York, NY, Sep. - Oct., 1999

  • "Mostra de Arts Plasticas", Fundação da Juventude, Oporto, Portugal, July 10, 1997

  • Rachael Kelley, "Goldfarb Exhibition Opens in Joseloff Gallery", The Informer News, November 6, 1996

  • Manuel Luís Goucha, interview, RTP Internacional, Oporto, Portugal, July 10, 1996