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


Recent Exhibitions


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

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  

TriBeCa Ball Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, April 2014 

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NY, December 13 2013  

Single Fare, RH Gallery, NYC, February, 2013  

Gestures and Poses, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton NJ, June, 2012 


Work Experience


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

Museum Educator, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA, 2019 

o    Teach museum visitors about art practices, materials and techniques 

Fine Artist, 2015 -present

o    Build a studio art practice centered around oil painting

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

o    Assisted the instructor in teaching atelier style oil painting, drawing and anatomy

o    Performed individual critiques and demos

o    Managed props and model setups

Private Tutor, Painting and Drawing, 2013 –present

o    Teaching private art lessons to children and adults with a focus on drawing and painting techniques

o    Preparing lesson plans and hand-outs

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