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FORMAL EDUCATION

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 – May 1987

AWARDS/ FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

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

EXHIBITIONS

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 Rifrákt 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

REVIEWS/MEDIA

Rifrákt Artist Collective, 25 Emerging Boston Artists, Rifrákt 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.
It’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.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

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

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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