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Certificate of Design Education, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA; May 2010 Master of Fine Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; Theater Arts: Scenic Painting, Set Design; May 1996 Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; May 1992 Architecture Courses, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; September 1985 â€“ May 1987
Ucross Foundation Artist Residency, four week residency fellowship in Ucross, Wyoming; Fall 2011 Boston Phoenix, Best of Boston nominated in Best Artist category; March 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council, Artist Fellowship Finalist; January 2010 Somerville Arts Council, Artist Fellowship Grant; January, 2007; January, 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council,Professional Development Grant; May 2000
Selected Solo/ Two-Artist / Three-Artist Shows
Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Cities and Shadows solo show; 2011 Washington Street Art Center, Somerville, MA; Multiple / Unique with Ira Cummings and Rachel Silber; 2011 Newton Free Library, Newton, MA solo show; 2011 Art Focus at Cell Signaling Technology, Danvers, MA with Leslie Bartlett; 2011 Art Focus at New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA with J. Jones; 2010 Gallery at Passim, Cambridge, MA solo show; 2010 The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick, MA solo show; 2010 Lynn Arts, Time Warner Gallery, Lynn, MA; Intuition, Discovery, and Design with Daniel Arcand and Jeff Mann; 2009 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA; Transition of Power with Marc Cote and David Curcio; 2009 13FOREST Gallery, Arlington, MA; Fall07 with Sue Aaron and Tim Barner; 2007 Cambridge Community Television, Cambridge, MA; Shapes of the City solo show; 2007 U.S.S. Constitution Museum, Charlestown, MA commissioned mural paintings; 1999, 2004
Selected Group Shows
Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA; Art House 2011; 2011 New Britain City Hall, New Britain, CT; Art in the Heart of the City; 2011 Crest Hardware Art Show, Brooklyn, NY; CrestFest 11; 2011 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; America Remixed images projected during opening for Art of the Americas Wing; 2010 climate/gallery, Long Island City, NY; Prolific Impressions: Printmaking Now; 2010 Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA; Our Town: Art of and About Somerville, MA by invitation; 2010 The Temple, Jamaica Plain, MA; 25 Emerging Boston Artists RifrÃ¡kt book release exhibit; 2010 Salem Art Association, Salem, MA; Eye-Fool: The Art of Looking Peabody Essex Museum companion show; 2010 Office of the Mayor, Somerville, MA; 2010 Mayoral Inauguration Event; 2010 g263, Cambridge, MA; 4 x 6 Holiday Show by invitation; 2009 Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA; Massachusetts Artists 2009; 2009 Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery, Charlestown, MA; Women in Print; 2009 Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA; RISD New England Alumni Biennial; 2009 Art on the Pews, Cambridge, MA awarded Best of Show; 2008 Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art, New Orleans, LA; Hybrids and Other Sorts; 2008 Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA; Northeast Prize Show; 2008 Gallery Penumbra, Gloucester, MA; Summer Exhibition; 2007 Aidekman Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA; Tufts University Fourth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition; 2007 Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA; Imaging Somerville; 2007 Massachusetts Convention Center, Boston, MA; Summer Street Solstice III; 2007 Lynn Arts, Time Warner Gallery, Lynn, MA; Paint award recipient; 2006 Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA; Faculty Show; 2004 Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA; Alumni and Faculty Art Show; 2004 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Alumni Show and Sale; 2004
RifrÃ¡kt Artist Collective, 25 Emerging Boston Artists, RifrÃ¡kt Artist Collective, Boston, MA; 2010. Lauren Keiper, Mello finds art in urban landscape, Boston.com, April 27, 2010 D. Eric Brookhardt, Recommended: Hybrids and Other Sorts, The Gambit Weekly, New Orleans, June 24, 2008. Tracey Frost, Hybrids and Other Sorts at the BECA Gallery, New Orleans, Art2Bank, June 11, 2008. Cate McQuaid, Shadow and misty tones dance in intimate landscapes, Boston Globe, July 12, 2007, p. D1. Pam Rosenblatt, A Busy Summer For Somerville Artist, Somerville News, July 5, 2007, p. 18. Bistable Precept, Documentary Film by Amy Mertl with Cambridge Community Television. March 2007. Be Live: Community Artists, Host: Francis Cheykin, CCTV TV, Boston. 5 May 2006. Itâ€™s All About Arts, Host: Glenn Williams, BNN TV, Boston. 1 May 2006. Louis Porter, Davis Square Becomes Art Mecca For a Month, Boston Globe, July 21, 2000, p. D1.
Director on the Board, Somerville Open Studios, Somerville, MA; Spring 2009 -Fall 2011 Recruitment Coordinator, Somerville Open Studios, Somerville, MA; Spring 2007 – Spring 2009 Volunteer, Somerville Arts Council, ArtBeat Festival, Spice of Life Festival, Somerville, MA; Summer 2000 – present, annually Membership Committee Chair, Gallery Committee Member, Washington St. Art Center, Som. MA; Spring 2000 – Fall 2003
Guest Instructor, Wyoming Girls’ School, Sheridan, WY; for court-ordered delinquent girls; Visual Journaling; September 2011 Instructor, Artisans’ Asylum, Somerville, MA; Design Drawing; July – August 2011 Instructor, studio-based classes, Somerville, MA; Start From Where You Are: Drawing for all levels; September 2010 – May 2011 Faculty, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA; Graduate, Undergraduate, and Continuing Education students; September 2002 – 2009 sole Academic Faculty Representative with voting privileges to Curriculum Committee, by invitation; Dec. 2007 – 2008 Selected Courses: Foundation Design Studio, Freehand Drawing, Orthogonal Drawing, Color Theory, Portfolio Design Staff Instructor, Emerson College, Boston, MA; Charge Scenic Artist, Performing Arts Department; August 2003 – May 2004