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Exhibitions

2017             Lyme Art Association Juried American Waters Show

2017             Essex Art Association Juried Spring Show

2017             Madison Art Society Juried Spring Show

2017             Friends & Co, two-person show, Madison, CT

2016             Guilford Art League Spring Show

2016-17       Bird Nest Gallery, Guilford, CT

2015-17       Branford Art Center, Branford, CT

2015             Salon, international summit of decorative artists, Lecce, IT

2009             Stevens Ford, Milford, CT solo exhibition

Recognition

2017             Winner, Moore Award, Essex Art Association

2016             Winner, People’s Choice Award, Guilford Art League

2014             Featured in New Haven Independent

2013             Featured in Artisphere Magazine

2009             Featured artist, ID-Digest.com

Commissions of Note

2017             Stations of the Cross, 14 paintings for Saint Catherine of Siena, West Simsbury, CT

2017             Children’s room mural, Fairfield Library, Fairfield, CT

2014             Created eight large trompe l’oeil windows, transforming a vacant building to look occupied, Brewery Square, New Haven, CT

2012             Woodgraining subcontractor for Yale University Art Gallery

2012             Designed and created a mural for the historic Quinnipiack Club, New Haven, CT

2009             Created a mural for the Beecher Museum School, New Haven, CT

2008             On site work as decorative artist for Holland America Cruise Lines, Rotterdam, NL

Charitable and Community Involvement

2013-17       Participation and donation of artwork to the Leonardo Challenge, Eli Whitney Museum, Hamden, CT

2014             Donation of a mural for the pediatric short stay unit, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

2014             Participating artist for Her Haven philanthropic organization creating art for the community

2013             Participation in the philanthropic mural project for the Payton Manning Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

2012             Participation in the philanthropic Mural Project for Veterans, Reno, NV

2011-1         Donation of artwork to the Canvas Peace Project, empowering the women of South Sudan

Professional Affiliations

Lyme Art Association

Essex Art Association

Madison Art Society

Guilford Art League

Salon, international summit of decorative artists

IDAL, International Decorative Artists’ League

Professional Experience

2003-Present        Owner, Artistic Finishes decorative painting company. Creating site-specific murals, wall finishes, and other art. Working with designers, homeowners, architects, churches and others, to provide decorative services throughout the Northeast.

Education

1985             B.A., Studio Art,A SUNY Albany, Albany, NY