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Born: May 22, 1956 New Brunswick, New Jersey

Education

MFA, 2009 Mason Gross School of the Arts,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (anticipated)

BFA, 1978 University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Ct
1992-2006 Raritan Valley Community College

Selected Exhibitions

2009 Undercover: Deception and Disguise in (some) Contemporary Art, Rahway Arts Guild, Rahway, NJ
   
2008 Selections from Permanent Collection, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, group
  2008 American Impressions , William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ  February
Juror- Ms. Ofelia Garcia  3rd Place Purchase Award  (catalog)
   
2007 The Nature of Duality, Hudson County Arts Annual, Jersey City, NJ  September
Juror, Mr. Jeffrey Wexler
  First Year Group Show, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  Les Demoiselles Revisited, Francis Naumann Gallery, New York, NY  (catalog)
  Small Impressions, Printmaking Council of NJ, Juried, North Branch, NJ
  Guns in Contemporary Art , Shore Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ Curated by Ms. Donna Gustafson
   
2006 A Master and Her Apprentices,  Rabbet Gallery, New Brunswick,  Group Show - December
  Independant Study Show, Raritan Valley College, North Branch, NJ  - December
  14th Annual Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition, New Hope, PA
Jurors- Ms. Sheryl Conklyn,  Ms. Millie Falcaro, Mr. DF Connors,   Award- 2ND Place
   
2005 13th Annual Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition, New Hope, PA, Juror- Mr, George Tice
  Almost Human, Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ- Invitational- group
   
2004 New Work, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ - November- One Person Show
  New Work-  Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ - August- One Person Show
  2004 Members Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, Juror- Mr. Christopher Koep
  100 Artists Make Prints- Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper- Traveling Show
   
2002 Impressions  - Prints from the Rutgers  Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ Morris Museum/ Noyes Museum/ Trenton State Museum/Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick
   
1998 1998 New Jersey Fine Arts Annual , Montclair Art Museum, Montclair ,NJ  Juried-
   
1997 Delta National Small Print Exhibition, Arkansas State University, State University, Arkansas- Juror- Ms. Judith Brodsky, Director, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
 

1st Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Belle Levine Art Center, Mahopac, NY
Juror- Mr. Jim Luciano, International Center of Photography, NY

  Unique Expressions, Printmaking Council of New Jersey,  Invitational
   
1996 New Work I & II, Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
  The October Show,  Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ ,  Invitational
   
1995 Annual Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, Juror- Ms. Eileen Foti, Master Printer, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
 

Members Exhibition,   Hunter don Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, January, Juror- Ms Allison Weld, Curator, Trenton State, Museum

   
1994 New Works, Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
1994

Second National Biennial Juried Photography Exhibition,  Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, Juror- Mr. Michael Bzdak, Curator Art Program/ Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ

  The Camera’s Eye, Museum of Northwest Colorado, Yampa, Co. , Juried
   
   
Awards  
   
1997 Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper-Juried
1979 Dr. Scholl National Sculpture Contest- $1,000 award
   

 

Professional Experience

2008 Part time Faculty, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
  Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
1984-present Owner and Director, Rabbet Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
1981-1984 Dumont Landis Fine Art, New Brunswick, NJ , Sales Assistant
1978-1980 Art Instructor for Adult Education, Middlesex County

 

Reviews

The New York Times, October 1995, “Dogs, Dogs, Dogs And More Dogs", Vivien Raynor

Rutgers Targum, October 5, 1995, “All Dogs Go to Heaven”, Stephanie Knox

The Home News, September 15, 1995, “This Dogs Life” Sharon Seitz

The Hunterdon Democrat , December 1, 1994, “Barbie’s Own World in 3-D Photographs",
Nichole Buchenholz

Forever Barbie, An Unauthorized Biography, M.G. Lord, 1994, Pgs. 291-293

 

Activities

2008 Board Member - Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ
2007-08 Art Camp, teaching, Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
2003-08 Assorted Artist Talks for Zimmerli Museum, Somerset Art Association, Student Workshops
2001 Johnson & Johnson, Raritan Valley Community College
1997 Juror, The College of New Jersey, National Drawing Show, Trenton, NJ
  Juror, Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ
1994 Board Member-Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
1993 Artist Advisory Committee, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
  Visual Arts Coordinator, Teen Arts Festival, Middlesex County, NJ
  Juror, Somerset Art Association, Members Show, Somerset, NJ
1991 Curator, Environmental Issues, Johnson & Johnson Corporate Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ
1990 Juror, New Jersey Print Council, Raritan, NJ
  Juror, NJ Small Works, Old Church Cultural Center, Demerest, NJ
1989 Vice President Artist League of Central NJ , North Brunswick, NJ

 

Selected Collections

Mr. Robert Mahon, Lambertville, NJ Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Washington Crossing, NJ Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Johnson & Johnson International, New Brunswick, NJ The Montclair Museum, Montclair, NJ
Mr. and Mrs. John Heldrich, Highland Park, NJ Mr. and Mrs. Hiroshi Murata, Sante Fe, NM
Dr. Gus Fredericks and Erena Rae, Highland Park, NJ Novo Nordisk, Princeton, NJ
Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
Ms. Patricia Bell, Short Hills, NJ Ms. Donna Gustafson