New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, 2013-2015

o    Master of Fine Arts

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, 2002

o    Bachelors of Science in Computer Science

o    Bachelors of Art in Studio Art




Perspectives: Art from MFA Staff, Copley Society of ArtNewbury Street, Boston, April 4th – May 4th, 2024

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NYC, December 2023

Take Home A Nude, Chelsea Industrial, NYC, October 25 2022

Ocean Compositions, Solo Show, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, March 3-20 2021

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NY, December 2020

Artists for Artists, New York Academy of Art, New York City, NY, October 1 -26, 2020 

Waves and Ripples, Duo Show, Peg and Frank Taplin Gallery, Princeton, NJ, June 1 -June 29, 2019

Take Home A Nude, Sotheby’s, NYC, October 9th 2018

Little But Fierce, ChaShaMa, Manhattan, NYC, July 17th, 2018 – August 4, 2018

New Jersey City University Silent Auction, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, June 2018

Power of Silence, Art Lines Galleries in Hackensack NJ, December 15th 2017 – January 20th 2018

Trough the Eyes of an Artist, Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, NJ, October 2017 -May 2018

Single Fare 4, High Line Stages, Chelsea, NYC, September 16th, 17th 2017

Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, June 20th – July 15th 2017

Transmogrification, Group Exhibition, Long Island City, NYC, June 21st – July 8th, 2017

Women History Month Group Exhibition, The John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City, March 2017

Tribeca Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, April 2016

Mementos Group Exhibition,  Panepinto Galleries, Jersey City, NJ, February, 2016

The Holiday Show, W Hotel Hoboken, Panepinto Galleries, December 2016

MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, May 2015  

Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, July 2014  



Work Experience


Studio Art Instructor, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2021 – present

o   Teach painting and drawing classes for teens and adults, in person and online.

Art Instructor, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, 2021 – 2022

o   Teach online art classes via Zoom and in person workshops for kids and adults.

Council Member, Natick Cultural Council, Natick, MA, 2020 -present

o    Support cultural activities benefitting Natick community.

o    Review and award grants to local artists.

Fine Artist, 2015 -present

o    Sustain a studio art practice centered around oil painting and drawing.

Private Tutor, Painting and Drawing, 2013 – present

o    Teach private art lessons to children and adults with a focus on classical drawing and painting techniques.

o    Prepare lesson plans and hand-outs.

Museum Educator, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, 2019 (Position eliminated due to Covid 19)

o    Introduced museum visitors to art practices, materials and techniques. 

o    Taught numerous art and craft activities for children during Vacation Weeks.

Teaching Assistant, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, 2012 -2015

o    Taught figure drawing and painting from observation.

o    Assisted the instructor in teaching drawing, painting and anatomy classes.

o    Performed individual critiques and demos.

o    Managed props and model setups.

IT Business Analyst, Cargill Inc. Minneapolis, MN, E-Commerce, 2003 -2010

o    Oversaw the implementation and testing of electronic transactions, such as purchase orders and invoices between Cargill and its Trading Partners.

o    Acted as a liaison between business partners and IT professionals to ensure requirements met system specifications.


Grants, Awards and Publications

The Hamptons Art Hub published an article about my Ocean Series:

My artwork was selected for publication in the Manifest Gallery  ‘The International Painting Annual 8’ , a juried annual publication of works of recent contemporary painting.  Click here for more details.

 My shows are reviewed in this article:  “Paintings that Conjure the Sensation of the Sea Make a Splash”, Hampton’s Art Hub

First place winner of the Hamptons Art Hub ‘Art Inspired by Water’ open call judged by Kathryn Markel

Ruth Katzman Scholarship recipient for the Artist-in-Residency Program at The Art Students League of New York

My studio is featured in this article of Town and Country Magazine: Why the Tribeca Ball is one of the most interesting parties of the year

NYAA Academy Scholar Award