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Education
PRATT INSTITUTE,
Brooklyn, NY  (M.F.A., summa cum laude)
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Miami, FL (B.F.A., magna cum laude)
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, IL  (B.Architecture)
MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Miami, FL  (A.A.)


Solo Exhibitions
2002          CRITICAL MATTER, Gallery 110,  110 Washington Street, Seattle, WA
1993          
USED ENTITIES, Higgins Hall, Gallery 106, Pratt Art Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1992          
SECOND LIFE, The Ridge Street Gallery,    NYC, NY
1988          
WAR REALITIES, Memorium, Club Neu,   Miami Beach, FL


Museum Exhibitions
2000          INK DIFFERENT ALUMNI INTERNATIONAL, Historcal Museum, Miami, FL
1993          
ARTISTS IN THE MARKETPLACE, The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY*
           
PATRIOT COLLECTION, Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos, CA
1988          
VISITING ART SERIES, (lecture/exhibit), The Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL


Selected Group Shows
2010  OF THE EARTH, Artist's Eye Fine Art Gallery, Dania Bch., FL
   
10 x 10 National Exhibition, Gallery 217, NOVA Southeastern univ., Davie, FL
   
DBA  2 Exhibit, Gallery 101, Ft. Lauderdale, FL            
   
BCC Annual Faculty Exhibit, Central Campus, Davie, FL
2009   
DOING BUSINESS AS...Artists as Entrepreneurs Exhibit, The Sixth Floor Gallery,
        Broward County Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    
BCC Annual Faculty Exhibit, Central Campus, Davie, FL
2008   
BCC Annual Faculty Exhibit, Central Campus, Davie, FL
2007   
BCC Annual Faculty Exhibit, Central Campus, Davie, FL
2006
  100% PURE FLORIDA Exhibition,  Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, FL
2005   
BOCA RATON MUSEUM ANNUAL EXHIBIT Competition, Boca Raton, FL
   
BCC Annual Faculty Exhibit, Central Campus, Davie, FL
2004   
BETTCHER GALLERY Fall Exhibit, Miami, FL
2003   M
ATERIAL (Works on Paper), Pesqueira Gallery, 10 N.E. 40th St., Miami, FL
    
HOLLYWOOD ALL MEDIA JURIED BIENNIAL,  Art and Culture  Center of Hollywood,  Hollywood, FL
2002   
GALLERY ARTISTS - WORKS ON PAPER, Gallery 110, 110 Washington St., Seattle, WA
    
THE ART OF CHANGE for UNICEF (art work donation), Gallery 110, 110 Washington St.,  Seattle, WA
2001   
 ALTARES, Phinney Art Gallery,  Seattle, WA
    
DEBASHERY / DEBAUCHERY, Henry Art Gallery,  Seattle, WA
    
COCA NORTHWEST ANNUAL, Center of Contemporary Art,   Seattle, WA
    
ARTWORKS FOR AIDS, Seattle Center Art Pavilion,   Seattle, WA
    
INTRODUCTIONS 2001, Seattle Art Museum Rental / Sales Gallery,   Seattle, WA
2000   
SMITH TOWER ARTISTS, Window Installation, Smith Tower,   Seattle, WA
    
ALTARES, Phinney Art Gallery,  Seattle, WA
    
NORTHWEST ANNUAL, COCA, juried by Mike Bidlo,  Seattle, WA
    
BASH: EAST OF EDEN, Henry Art Gallery,  Seattle, WA
1999   
ART FROM DETRITUS IV, traveling show, originating Gallery 450,    NYC, NY
    
SECOND SIGHT II, SCCC Art Gallery, Seattle Central Community Center,   Seattle, WA
1998   
GROUP SHOW, Metropolis Contemporary Art Gallery,    Seattle, WA
    
ART FROM DETRITUS III, traveling show, originating Gallery 450,    NYC, NY
1996   
SECOND SIGHT, SCCC Art Gallery, Seattle Community Center,   Seattle, WA
    
REFUSE SHOW, The Wonderful World of Art,   Seattle, WA
    
ART FROM DETRITUS II, traveling show, The Writer's Place,  Kansas City, MO;  East Ashland
         Independence Artspace, Phoenix, AZ
1995   
RECYCLING WITH IMAGINATION:  ART FROM DETRITUS, traveling show,        
          originating  Massman Gallery of Rockhurst College,   Kansas City, MO*
1994  
SEARCHING FOR THE HIDDEN, Biola University,   La Mirada, CA
   
IN THE SPIRIT OF FLUXUS, Ridley-Tree Education Center,   Santa Barbara, CA
   
BLACK MAIL,  Hotwather Gallery, Fairweather Hall, University of Virginia,   Charlottesville, Va
1993  
P.S. 122 EXHIBITION - SENSUAL MATTERS, P.S. 122, NYC, NY
   
OBSESSIVE COLLECTIONS,  Art in General,    NYC, NY
   
SECOND HAND: RE-DRAWINGS, The Ridge Street Gallery,   NYC, NY
   
PRATT ALUMNI ANNUAL GROUP SHOW, Steuben Hall, Pratt Art Institute,    Brooklyn, NY
   
MONTAGE '93, Monroe Community College,    Rochester, NY
1992  
COLLATERALL DAMAGE, Project 7,   Baltimore, MD
   
DiVIDED, Dayton Visual Art Center,   Dayton, OH
   
PHOTO ART '92, New Image Galleru, James Madison University,   Harrisonburg, VA
   
UTOPIA, The Forum Gallery, Jamestown Community College,    Jamestown, NY*
   
THE SALON OF MATING SPIDERS, The Heron Test-Site Gallery,   Brooklyn, NY
   
EAT, Russell Sage College Gallery, Schacht Fine Arts Center,   Troy, NY*
   
CLOUDS / CULTURE / CHANGE,  Huntington College,   Montgomery, AL
1991  
O.I.A. SALON '91, Organization of Independant Artists,   NYC, NY
   
CHOICE, The A.I.R. Gallery,   NYC, NY
1988  
MIAMI ARTISTS: THE EXPERIMENT, The Closet,   North Miami, FL
   
ARTISTS ONT THE CUTTING EDGE: NY-MIAMI, N.O.W. Gallery,   NYC, NY to Artifacts Art Salon, Miami, FL
   
VISITING ARTISTS SERIES, (lecture / exhibit), Florida International University,   Miami, FL
1987  
MICROART SHOW: MIAMI-NYC-LONDON, (traveling show) origin Artifacts Art Salon, Miami,FL
1986  
MICROART SHOW: MIAMI-NYC, originating Artifacts Art Salon,   Miami, FL
   
FIU ANNUAL COMPETITION (Students and Alumni),Florinda International University,  Miami, FL


Art Professional Employment
2004-present   BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (BCC), Adjunct Art Professor, Hollywood, FL & Davie, FL
1993-present   
THE FINE ARTS HERITAGE SOCIETY, Owner/Artist Designer, Seattle, WA
1988-90         
THE DECORATIVE ARTISTS, INC., Vice-President/Secretary  Palm Beach, FL
1988              
MAM (Miami Art Museum-formerly CFA), Miami, FL (Museum Intstallation labor)
1984-85          
HELANDER / RUBENSTEIN GALLERY, Palm Beach, FL (Art Sales & Promotion)


Commissions and Awards
1994       WESTAF / NEA Regional Fellowship Alternate-Works on Paper
1992       
David Weinrib (Sculpture),   NYC, NY
        
John Monti (Set Design assistant for "Red Cap" by Irene Hultman),   NYC, NY
1990-92   
Pratt G.I.A. Fellowship,   Brooklyn, NY
1989       
The Gossman Estate (Decorative Arrt, i.e., metal leaf, trompe l'oeil),   Palm Beach, FL
1988       
Biltmore-Campbell, Smith for Princeton College (Decorative Arts, i.e., metal leaf, trompe l'oeil), Princeton, NJ
1987       
The Biltmore Hotel (Decorative Arts, i.e., trompe l'oeil, furniture),    Palm Beach, FL
1985       
Brown Whately Scholarship, Florida International University,   Miami, FL


Publications
NEW TIMES Broward Edition, Artbeat
Review 2010, January 28 - February 3, Volume 13, No 13, p.27,
   Michael Mills, art critic.
NEW TIMES Broward Edition, Artbeat Review, 2009, February12-18, Volume 12, Number 15 issue, pp. 9-11
   Michael Mills, art critic.
COCA Northwest Annual,  Art Access, February 2000 issue, pp. 9-11
SECOND SIGHT CATALOG,  FAHS Publisher, Seattle, WA, 1996
DETRITUS II CATALOG, Massman Gallery of Rockhurst College Press,   Kansas City, MO, 1995
ART IN GENERAL YEARBOOK, Art In General Publisher,  New York, NY, 1994
NY GALLERY GUIDE,  May 1993 Issue, NoHo Listings:
ARTPHORIUM INTERNATIONAL, April 1993 Issue, pg. 51
PHOTO VISIONS, David Horton Publisher, 1990, Limited Ed.


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