SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

2019-2021
Urban Coast Institute Artist-in-Residence, Faculty Fellowship, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

2019
CREATIVE CLIMATE AWARDS, Human Impacts Institute, New York, NY

2019
JOYA: Arte + Ecología Residency, Vélez-Blanco, SPAIN

2018
Urban Coast Institute Grant, “The Ocean and the Ecological Self”, Urban Coast Institute, West Long Branch, NJ
Summer Faculty Fellowship, “3D Eco-Portraits”, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

2017
Pollination Project Grant, “Discovering the Ecological-Self”, Berkeley, CA

Creativity and Research Grant, “The Ecological Self and Emerging Technology”, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Service Learning Faculty Fellowship “Discovering the Ecological Self”, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

CETL (Center For Excellence in Teaching and Learning) Grant for “Creative Collaborations: Student-led Interdisciplinary 3D Printing”, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

2015
Artist Project Grant, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME
Hatchfund Grant, Crowd Funding Project, Omaha, NE

2013
Puffin Foundation Grant, New York, NY
Arts Visibility Grant, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME 

SELECTED COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS
2016 – Present
Discovering the Ecological Self, Lead Artist, Social Practice environmental, community art project in collaboration with students and faculty at Monmouth University, local community organizations, and other artists and ecological thinkers and creators, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ and MidCoast Maine.

2015-2016
Art Meets Science, Selected Collaborative Artist, The MDI Biological Laboratory, Mount Desert Island, Salisbury, ME (With Scientist James Coffman, Ph.D.)

2013-2014
The Hems Project, Combining Art and Science in a Study of Hemlocks Facing Invasive Species, Unity College, Unity, ME (With Scientist and Poetry Faculty, Unity College)

2013
Dirt Castings, Belfast Poetry Festival, Belfast ME (With Artist Judy Perry)

2008-2014
The Field, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland, ME (With Nature Poet Gary Lawless)

2005-2010
Newforest, Brooks, ME (With Poet Andrea Read and Building Scientist George Callas)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
5th International Exhibition and Publication on New Media Art, CICA Museum, Korea

Summer Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

New Media Exhibit, Downtown Gallery, Indiana University, Kokomo, IN

2018
Figureworks, Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, NY, NY (Catalogue)

9 x 12 Environmental, Dual Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

Celebrating Women, Location 1980 Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA (Catalogue)

Discovery in Detail, Studio Montclair Gallery, Montclair, NJ

Clearly Human III, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO

Place and Play, ArtNow: Performance, Art, and Technology Exhibit, Monmouth University Guggenheim Library, West Long Branch, NJ

Black and White, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, NY, NY

Future Former, An Exhibition of Alumni Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

BIRDS: Art to Celebrate the Year of the Bird, Mathias Fine Art, Trevor, ME

2017
Crossing Boundaries: Art and the Future of Energy, The Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL

Drawing from Perception VIII, Robert and Elaine Stein Gallery, Wright State University Creative Arts Center, Dayton, OH

Chris White Gallery Juried Exhibit, Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE

Mechanization, Material, and the Matrix, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Oxford Arts Alliance 3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition, Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, PA

Conversations: Studio and Table, The Gallery at Rolling Acres at The Joseph A. Fiore Art Center, Jefferson, ME

5th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford, VA

Mythology, Ann Street Gallery, 111 Broadway Newburgh, N.Y

small works/BIG IMPACT, National Juried Exhibition, Gallery Art Underground, Arlington, VA

Cryin’ Out Loud, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

The Walker Open – National Juried Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Garnett, KS

Faculty Exhibition, DiMattio Gallery, Department of Art & Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

Lines of Thought, CTN Gallery, Portland, ME

Faculty Exhibition, DiMattio Gallery, Department of Art & Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

2016
Dream or Nightmare, Metro Space Gallery, Kresge Art Center, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI

120th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY (Catalogue)

Concerning The Spiritual, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

The Enduring Figure, Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY

Biomorphic Yearnings, Slayer Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

Picturing The Unprintable, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

Great Spirits, Nails in the Wall Gallery, St. Luke’s, Metuchen, NJ

Overlord, SRO Gallery, New York, NY

10 Annual Summer Exhibit, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

A Fresh Field of Life, Bronze Installation, The MDI Biological Laboratory, Mount Desert Island, Salisbury, ME

Narratives, Three Tides, Belfast, ME

2015
Force of Nature: Exploring The Power of the Feminine, Karl  Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

Murica! Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Piano Rolls: Shared Sensibilities, Museum LA, Auburn, ME (Catalogue)

2014
74th Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

Dealing with Trauma Through Art Making, Holy Family University, Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Is it Art or is it Science? The MDI Biological Laboratory, Mount Desert Island, Salisbury, ME

Pollination: Evolving Miracles, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

Figures and Faces, River Arts, Damariscotta, ME

2013
16th Annual International Exhibit, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

International Painting and Mixed Media, Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria (Catalogue)

Making Headlines, Mathias Fine Arts, Trevett, ME

Pollination: Evolving Miracles, Atrium Gallery, Lewiston, ME

Sacred Time-Sacred Space, Still Point Gallery, Brunswick ME

Archetype, Will to Meaning, The Organic Image, Bucksport, ME

December Group Exhibit, Northern Lights Gallery, Belfast, ME

Belfast Poetry Festival, Belfast, ME

Earth, Gifford Gallery, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME

2012
Summer Show, Flowers Gallery, New York City, NY (Catalogue)

RECENT LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, PANELS, PAPERS
2019
Discovering the Ecological Self with Children,
Seventh Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development, Columbia University, New York, NY, September 24-26, 2019
Developing the Ecological Self: A Collaborative Social Practice Art Initiative
, Poster Session, Children & Nature Network International Conference, Oakland, CA, May 16-18, 2019
Improving Social Practice through Service Learning Pedagogy, Social Practice & Service Learning, Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, New York, NY, February 13-16, 2019

2018
Discovering the Ecological Self through Social Practice and 3D Printing, Workshop Presented at the Mid-America College Art Association Annual Conference, Lincoln, NE, October 3-6, 2018
Emerging Technology across Communities through Interdisciplinary Collaborations, Session Chair, Mid-America College Art Association Annual Conference, Lincoln, NE, October 3-6, 2018
Undergraduate Collaborative Research and 3D-Printing, Emerging Technology across Communities through Interdisciplinary Collaborations, Paper Presented at the Mid-America College Art Association Annual Conference, Lincoln, NE, October 3-6, 2018

2017
Microscopes and Megaphones, SECAC’s Next Generation of Artist Educators, Panelist, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, October 25-28
Bringing Scholarly Practices and Creative Research into the Classroom, with Gloria Brown-Simmons (Astronomy), Dickie Cox (Communication), Corey Dzenko (Art History), Wobbe Koning (Animation), Mike Richison (Design), Faculty Spotlight: Art Now, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
Creative Collaborations: Student-led Interdisciplinary 3D Printing, Poster Presentation, Faculty Showcase, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, Mar 1
Social Practice Art, Poster Presentation, Transformative Summit, Faculty Summit, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, May 18

2016
PechaKucha Night Midcoast Maine, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Emcee, Owls Head, ME, https://vimeo.com/168324380 2015

2015
Art and Culture as Economic Drivers, Grow Smart Maine Forum, Panelist, Belfast, ME

2014
Artist Talk, Unity College, Unity, ME
Portrait of The Ecological Self – Pecha Kucha, Pecha Kucha Midcoast, Midcoast Magnet, Thomaston, ME
Portrait of The Ecological Self, The Unlikely Self, Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Chicago, IL, February 12-14, 2014
Symbols and the Self, Artist Lecture, Kramer Gallery, Belfast, ME
Coalition Building, Juice Conference, Maine’s Creative Economy Conference, Panel Discussion, Panelist, Rockland, ME

TEACHING
2016- Present     Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ

1999-2003       Felician College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Music, Lodi, NJ

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Portraits of The Ecological Self, Leonard J. Craig Gallery, Unity College, Unity, ME

2014
Symbols and The Self, Kramer Gallery, Belfast, ME

2013
Deepening Roots, Northern Lights Gallery, Belfast, ME

2008
1000 Circles, Betts Gallery, Belfast, ME

2008
The Field, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland, ME

2007
Giving, Receiving, Returning, Jonathan Frost Gallery, Rockland, ME

 

 

 

 

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