Education

1984
Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA Graphic Design
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 

1982
The University of the Arts, BFA with honors Printmaking
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 


Teaching

2014—
Professor, Department Advising Coordinator, Dept. of Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

2006-14
Associate Professor, Department Advising Coordinator, Dept. of Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 

2002-06
Associate Professor, Department Chair, Department of Art and Design
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey

1996-02
Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Design
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey

1990-93
Full-time Professor, Communications Department
Parsons School of Design, New York, New York

1984-90
Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Design
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey



Awards / Grants / Honors (partial list)

2016 
Gold Award, Collegiate Advertising Awards, "Passion, Purpose, Commitment – 40 Years of Social Work at Monmouth University,” 
category: annual report; group: 5001-10,000 students
Client: School of Social Work, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ

2015 
Gold Award, Marcom Awards, International Competition for Marketing and Communication Professionals. "Passion, Purpose, Commitment – 40 Years of Social Work at Monmouth University,” category: annual report
Client: School of Social Work, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ

2014 
Silver Award, 51st Annual Award Show, Art Directors Club of New Jersey for design and production of “Micah Williams Portrait Artist” 104 page exhibition catalogue for the Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, NJ

2013
Bronze Award, 50th Annual Award Show, Art Directors Club of New Jersey for design and production of “Faculty & Friends” exhibition catalogue to commemorate the opening of Rechnitz Hall, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ Panelist/Presenter, AIGA Head, Heart, Hand International Design Conference, Minneapolis, MN

Poster Session/Participant, AIGA Head, Heart, Hand International Design Conference, Minneapolis, MN

2012
Special Recognition awarded for “And Then There Were Rocks” and “Rock Forest,” 14th Annual Abstract Juried International Art, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

Gold Award, 38th Annual Jasper Awards, category: “Special Purpose Print Material” for design and production of “19th century Maritime Art, Our History in Paintings”

“Pine on Sunset Trail – Dusk” selected for the permanent collection of the National Park Service

Special Recognition awarded for “Fordyce Faucet” and “Fordyce Beauty Parlor,” 14th Annual Photographic Processes Juried International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

Merit Award, 27th Annual Educational Advertising Awards for design and production of “19th century Maritime Art, Our History in Paintings”

Bronze Award, 49th Annual Award Show, Art Directors Club of New Jersey for design and production of “19th century Maritime Art, Our History in Paintings”

Juror, Congressional Arts Competition for High School Students, sponsored by Congressman Frank Pallone

Travel Grant for Artist Residency, Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas, awarded by Monmouth University’s Travel, Grants, Sabbaticals Committee

2010
31st Annual Exhibition and Competition, co-sponsors: Monmouth County Arts Council and Monmouth Museum, January 16 through Feb 21, 2010
exhibited piece: “The Outcrop,” juror: Maura Lynch, Curatorial Assistant,
Museum of Modern Art, NY; $250 cash award



Exhibitions / Collections (partial list)

2016

“Trending: Contemporary Art Now!” Women’s Caucus for Art, Target Gallery, Torpedo Art Center, Alexandria, VA
Exhibition Dates: January 23, 2016–February 28, 2016
selected for exhibition: Petrified and New World_Quadtych, (quadtych); juror: Elizabeth Garvey

“Another Way of Keeping A Diary,” San Luis Obispo Museum of Art,
San Luis Obispo, CA
Exhibition Dates: November 20, 2015–January 31, 2016
selected for exhibition: Totem: And So It Goes
juror: David Limrite; curator: Ruta Saliklis

2015

“5th Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition,” Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Exhibition Dates: October 3-31, 2015
selected for exhibition: Cool & Golden, (diptych);
juror: Bruce Helander, fellow, National Endowment for the Arts 

“Force of Nature,” Womens Caucus For Art/New Hampshire Chapter,
Karl Dreup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Exhibition Dates: July 9-August 14, 2015
juror: Judith K. Brodsky, WCA Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Professor Emerita, Rutgers University
exhibited piece: 100 Years: Irrelevance (5 panels)

“Contemporary Encaustic 2015,” Royal Contemporary, Florence, CO
Exhibition Dates: July 31, 2015 through September 13, 2015
selected for exhibition: The Burn
juror: Susan M. Gibbons; curator: Lisa Steele

“Art Department Faculty from Monmouth University and Brookdale Community College,” Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ 
exhibited pieces: Untitled (Abstract 2), and Pod
invitational; curator: Colleen Lineberry

2014 
Poetry Bleeds Rust, members-only show, NAWA Gallery, New York, NY selected for exhibition: “The Burn” juror: Jenn Dierdorf

The Devil in the Straight Line, Bakehouse Art Center (Audrey Love Gallery) Miami, Fl. selected for exhibition: “Copper 2” and “Cool & Golden” curators: Flo Bartell and Lola Baltzell; juror: Henning Haupt
 
4th Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibit, Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM selected for exhibition: “100 Years: Chart” juror: Merry Scully, Head of Curatorial Affairs, New Mexico Museum of Art

Wax Effects, Art Central Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA exhibited piece: “Seven Feathers” curator: Eileen P. Goldenberg

2013
15th Annual Collage, Digital, Mixed Media Juried Online International Art, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE June 1 - May 31, 2014
selected for exhibition: “Seven Feathers,” “Nugget_Knit,” “Nugget_Abstract,” 
“Nugget_Pink Sweater 1” 

2012
Faculty & Friends, Joan and Robert Rechnitz Hall Inaugural Exhibit,
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

14th Annual Abstraction Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE October 1 - September 30, 2013
selected for exhibition: “Cahoon Hollow – One,” “Cahoon Hollow – Two,” “And Then There Were Rocks,” and “Rock Forest” 

14th Annual Photographic Processes Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE Sept 1 - Aug 31, 2013
selected for exhibition: “Blue Mountain Storm,” “Garvin Trees #1,” “Garvin Trees #2,” “Goat Rock Tree,” “Fordyce Faucet,” and “Fordyce Beauty Parlor”

National Park Service Permament Collection, Hot Springs Arkansas
“Pine on Sunset Trail – Dusk” commissioned into the National Park Service permanent collection

2011
Through Your Eyes: National Park Service Artists-in-Residence, An international, juried online exhibit featuring selected work from completed artist residencies. Accepted piece, “Look and See,” digital output from original graphite drawing

9th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE December 1 2011 through November 30, 2012 exhibited pieces: “All In,” “Cliff with Rock Line,” “Look and See,” and “Rockscape” 

2010
Ideas 2010: “The Digital Narrative,” Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, British Columbia. November 1 - 6, 2010
sponsored by: International Digital Media Arts Association
exhibited piece, “Yes, Strings Attached (Are you tea or coffee)” artist book, Ideas 2010 curator: Dena Elisabeth Eber, Bowling Green State University

31st Annual Exhibition and Competition, co-sponsors: Monmouth County Arts Council and Monmouth Museum, January 16 through February 21, 2010, exhibited piece, “The Outcrop”
juror: Maura Lynch, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art,
New York $250 cash award

“Look and See” selected for the permanent collection of the National Park Service, Petrified Forest, Arizona

2009
11th Annual Abstraction International Online Juried Art Exhibition,
Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE Oct. 1, 2009 - Sept. 30, 2010
exhibited pieces: “Abyss,” “Rocks II,” and “Rocks III” BAL National 2009 47th Annual Juried Exhibition
Beaumont Arts League, Beaumont, TX March 1 -March 31, 2009
accepted piece: “Cracks and Bones II”

Faculty Exhibition, Ice House Gallery, Monmouth University
West Long Branch, New Jersey

2008
Transforming Matter, Caladan Gallery, Cambridge, MA
February 10 through April 9, 2008
exhibited piece: “Traktr” 

Faces X, 10th Annual Faces Juried Online International 3 Art Exhibition
Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE Mar 1, 2008-Feb 28, 2009
exhibited pieces: “Fiona and Ginger,” “Kierna,” “Zoë and Sprite”
juror: Larry Bradshaw 

2006
Diving Into Digital, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ
March 15, 2006 - June 1, 2006
exhibited pieces: “House for Frida Kahlo,” “House for Alfred Steiglitz,”
“House for Pablo Neruda”
juror: Natalia Kolodzei

Other Public/Private Collections: “Notes on Poetic Imagination,” a limited edition, boxed collection of letterpress and lithographic prints, The New York Public Library, Rare Book Division, and in the collection of Lessing and Edith J. Rosenwald; Mountain Abstract, acrylic on canvas, collection of Patricia and David Wilson.


Residencies 

Artist in Residence, Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas 
Two-week artist residency resulting in 5 drawings and photographic research. Residency included conducting a drawing workshop for the public and displaying work at a gallery reception hosted by the Fordyce Visitor Center

Artist in Residence, Petrified Forest National Park, Petrified Forest, Arizona
Two-week artist residency resulting in 8 drawings and photographic research


Consulting (short list)

Monmouth University, School of Social Work, West Long Branch, NJ
Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold, New Jersey 
Monmouth University, Center for the Arts, W. Long Branch, NJ 
The New York Public Library, New York, NY 
Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical Corporation, Summit, NJ 
Grumman Corporate Technology, Bethpage, NY 
Urban Coast Institute, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ 
Office of Acad. Program Initiatives, Monmouth Univ., W. Long Branch, NJ 
800 and Ice House Galleries, Monmouth University, W. Long Branch, NJ 
Academy of Allied Health and Science, Neptune, NY 
Globespan Semiconductor, Red Bank, NJ
Cologne International Trade Fairs (KölnMesse), New York, NY 
Inheritance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ 
Karen Singer Architectural Ceramics, Inc., Philadelphia, PA 
Billi Clothing Company, Red Bank, NJ 
Susan Berke Gallery, New York, NY 
Paramax, Red Bank, NJ 
Art and Attic, Red Bank, NJ 
Rooney’s Ocean Crab House, Long Branch, NJ 
Red Hawk Productions, Inc., Red Bank, NJ 
The Laughing Bean Coffee Bar and Comedy Club, Red Bank, NJ 
Rutgers, The State Univ. of NJ, Dept. of Art & Design, Newark, NJ


Consulting / Pro Bono

Unitarian Universalist District Metro New York, NY 
Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah, Clark, NJ
Lesson Laboratory, Lincroft, NJ
Barnegat Bay Watershed and Estuary Foundation, Toms River, NJ
Artistic Discovery, Congressional District Art Competition, NJ
Vincent S. Mastro Montessori Academy, Little Silver, NJ 
Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ
Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerset, NJ
The GentleHawk Foundation, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Manhattan Punch Line Theater, New York, NY
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