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

2023-2024 Arts administrator, painter, & teaching artist, Tiny Collective

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 Long Island residents collaboration with Huntington Arts Council.

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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