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EDUCATION

2009  BFA, Fine Arts, Printmaking, Pratt Institute

1999  AAS, Advertising Design, Fashion Institute of Technology

1997  AAS, Photography, Fashion Institute of Technology

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015  Delicate Abstractions: From The Abstract, Form Emerges, Green Line Café, Philadelphia, PA

2011  Open Art Surgery, “Sick”, Solo Exhibition, Staten Island, NY

2005  Paula Barr Chelsea, “Familiar Tempo”, Solo Exhibition, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 13th Annual Open Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2014  Black & White, Port Exhibitions, Staten Island, NY

2013  Annual Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2013  Greetings From Staten Island, South Beach Library Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2011  Annual Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2011  Process To Print, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2011  8th Annual Open Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2010  320 Studios, “No Biting”, New York, NY

2009  Senior Thesis Printmaking Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2005 ­ Evoke Gallery, Gallery Opening Show, St. Paul, MN

2005  AWOL Gallery Toronto and New York Square Foot IV, Project Spaceman, Williamsburg, NY

2005  Paula Barr Chelsea, “New York Art Generation”, New York, NY

2005  Queens Council On The Arts, “4th Annual Member Exhibition”, Flushing, NY

2002  The Rockaway Art Alliance, “Art Frenzy”, Rockaway, NY

2001  Niva Gallery & Nightclub, “Group Show”, New York, NY

2001  The Alliance of Queens Artists, “East Meets West”, Forest Hills, NY

2001  The Alliance of Queens Artists, “Image & Imagination”, Forest Hills, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016  Teaching Artist, Paint Like The Masters Residency PS 102, First Grade, Staten Island Childrens Museum, Staten Island, NY

2013-2016  Private Fine Art Instructor – Adult, Children, Individual & Groups, Staten Island, NY

2011-2016  Teaching Artist, Art Lab, Staten Island, NY
Courses & Workshops: Instructed and Developed
ADULT : Ink, Paint & Watercolor Workshop, Abstract Watercolor Workshop, Monotype Print Workshop, Etching for Beginners Workshop
KIDS: Large Abstract Painting-Kids 8-12, Clay Sculpture Workshop-Kids 8-12, Artist Studio Experience-Kids 8-12, Paint Like Our Masters-Kids 6-8, Camp Picasso- Kids 6-12

2014  Teaching Artist, Printmaking / Painting 5 Week Residency Fourth Grade, P.S 41, Staten Island Childrens Museum, Staten Island, NY

2011  Artist Residency Mural Project, Assistant Art Teacher, PS 13, Staten Island, NY

2011  Teacher Artist Workshop, COAHSI, The Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island, NY

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2010-2012  Accounts Payable Clerk, Needabulb.com

2006-2009  Graphic Designer, Lightingonthenet.com

2001-2006  Freelance Graphic Designer

2004  Curatorial Assistant, 65 Hope Street Gallery, NY

2002  Gallery Intern/Volunteer, The Art Directors Club, NY

2001-1999  Lead Graphic Designer, Screenvision a Technicolor Company, NY

1999  Lead Design & Marketing Intern for Kraft Foods Campaign, Media Marketing Solutions, NY

SKILLS

Intaglio, Lithography, Silkscreen techniques

Various art techniques and materials, Stretching Canvas, Ceramics

Up to date knowledge of contemporary art and criticism

Writing proficiency of artist statements, press releases and reviews

Mac OS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, AbleCommerce

Computer literate, proficient self-starter with new software, self-driven, team player, multitasking skills

Various camera operations with multiple formats

Complex digital manipulation and design

Scanning, file conversion, Internet research

Comprehensive understanding of the elements of graphic design

Teaching Artist and Course Development

ADDITIONAL STUDIES / CONTINUING EDUCATION

Queensborough Community College – Accounting

Queens College – Liberal Arts and Sciences

Cooper Union Adult Education Program – Self-Publication: Literature and Art, Book Arts

The New School University, NYC, Alternative Photography, Mixed Media Photography

Lower East side Printshop, NYC, Image Transfer Workshop, The Xerox Transfer

MOMA, NYC, Gallery Sessions

The Art Directors Club 81st Annual Awards Judging – Intern

Adobe Photoshop Conference with ImageReady and Illustrator Certificate Program, 2001

Adobe Photoshop WOW Conference and Certificate Program, 2000