2006   Fashion Institute of Technology, BFA, Summa Cum Laude, NYC 

1998-2002    The School of Art at Jerry's Artorama, Bellrose, NY


Solo Exhibitions

2021   Inner Surroundings, Toast, Port Jefferson, NY


Small Group Exhibitions

2020   Of Mind and Body, Invitational Small Group Exhibit, Huntington Art Council, Huntington, NY


Select Group Exhibitions

2020   +/- International Virtual Arts Festival of Art in Q-tine, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Long Island,

 Patchogue, NY

2019   Monster,  Muneca Art House, Patchogue, NY

2019   A Book About Death, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

2019   SEA of Visibility, Cinema Arts Center, Huntington, NY

2019   Instructors Exhibit, Jeanie Tenglesen Gallery, Dix Hills, NY

2018   Spooky, Muneca Arthouse, Patchogue, NY 

2018   Currents: Abortion, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Barbara Zucker)

2017   Surrender to Small, Volition gallery, Orangeburg, NY (Curated by Lisa D'Amico)

2017   Wish You Were Here, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016   Queens CorrospondAnce School, Academic Gallery, LIC, NY

2016   #wip, Urban Studio, South Street Seaport, NY

2016   Out of Your Mind, East End Art Gallery, Riverhead, NY

2016   Razzle Dazzle, A.I.R. Gallery Biennial. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011   Curate NYC, Rush Art Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2011   Framework, M55, Long Island City, NY

2006   FIT Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition, John Reeves Great Hall, Chelsea, NY

2003   Artist's Proof, The Museum at FIT, Chelsea, NY



2022  Juror, Exploration of the Human Form, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY  

2020  Curation Assistant, Born this way, a Celebration of Queer Arts & Mosiac LGBTQ+ Exhibit, Suffolk County, NY




2020-pres. Teaching Artist, Private & Multidisciplinary, ages 18 and up, NY

2022      Teaching Artist, Sculpture & Constructions, Westbury Arts Camp, Westbury, NY

2021-2022 Teaching Artist, Little Flower UFSD, Ages 13-22, Wading River, NY

2021         Teaching Artist, Multidisciplinary Arts Based Summer Program, Westbury Arts, Ages 6-12, Westbury, NY 

2021         Teaching Artist, Summer Workshops, The Center of Developmental Disabilities, ages 12-20 Woodbury, NY

2019-2020 Assistant Teacher, Fantastic Funhouse, ages 3-9, Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY

1999-2000 After School Fine Art Teacher, Grades 9-12, Robert F. Kennedy High School, Flushing, NY

1998-2000 Assistant Teacher, The School of Art at Jerry's Artorama, Ages 5-12, Bellrose, NY




2019-20   Art League of Long Island


Artist Talks

2019   Meet the Artists: Conversations on Art, Jeanie Tenglesen Gallery, Dix Hills, NY, August 22


Community Engagement

2020-2022   Visual Arts Studio Supervisor, Support Expression through the Arts (SEA) of Visibility


2020-2021   PACrit Group, Creator/Critique leader, affiliated with Patchogue Arts Council and the Museum of       Contemporary Art Long Island


Publications, Awards & Grants

2022- 2024 Creatives Rebuild New York Artists Employment Program, Artistic and Education Outreach to NYS public schools in collaboration with Saint-Cyr Studio.

2020   Huntington Arts Council, Arts and Cultural News. Winter/Spring 2021. Volume XXI, Issue 3, Page 8

2020   Huntington Arts Council, Arts and Cultural News, Fall/Winter  2020. Volume XX, Issue 1, Page 13

2018   Lindsey, Rachel "Currents: Abortion A.I.R. Gallery January 4-February 5, abortion-a-i-r-gallery-january-4-february-4/

2018   Wortendyke, Janet A., "Around Town", Hook Magazine, January/February, pp. 63

2017   D'Amico, Lisa "Does Size Really Matter? Surrender to Small Art Exhibition Answers the Question with a Pint Size   Punch", with-   a-pint-sized-punch/

2016, The Heckscher Museum of Art,     galleries/submissions#!1747 

2011, NYCEDC, NY

2005   Creative Showcase Club. Icon Magazine. Vol. 30. FIT, NY

2001   Thompson, Jonathan W. Colorful Creations. Page 194. Arts and Kinds, MD.

2001   St. Gaudens Medal, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.



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