2009  BFA, Fine Arts, Printmaking, Pratt Institute
1999  AAS, Advertising Design, Fashion Institute of Technology
1997  AAS, Photography, Fashion Institute of Technology

Special Projects

2020- 2021 The Dark Circus X Artist Collective
Developer, curator, creator, video editor and art direction
Online streamed full feature film artist variety show, acts and performances – The Dark Circus X Premiere 2020, Drink Me 2021

Solo Exhibitions

2015  Delicate Abstractions: From The Abstract, Form Emerges, Green Line Café, Philadelphia, PA
2011  Open Art Surgery, “Sick”, Solo Exhibition, Staten Island, NY
2005  Paula Barr Chelsea, “Familiar Tempo”, Solo Exhibition, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2019 Black Velvet Circus Variety & Artist Show, Drom NYC
2018 Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2017 Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY

2017 14th Annual Open Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2016 13th Annual Open Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2014  Black & White, Port Exhibitions, Staten Island, NY
2013  Annual Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2013  Greetings From Staten Island, South Beach Library Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2011  Art Lab Faculty Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2011  Process To Print- Two Person Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2011  8th Annual Open Show, The Art Lab Gallery, Staten Island, NY
2010  320 Studios, “No Biting”, New York, NY
2009  Senior Thesis Printmaking Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2005 ­ Evoke Gallery, Gallery Opening Show, St. Paul, MN
2005  AWOL Gallery Toronto and New York Square Foot IV, Project Spaceman, Williamsburg, NY
2005  Paula Barr Chelsea, “New York Art Generation”, New York, NY
2005  Queens Council On The Arts, “4th Annual Member Exhibition”, Flushing, NY
2002  The Rockaway Art Alliance, “Art Frenzy”, Rockaway, NY
2001  Niva Gallery & Nightclub, “Group Show”, New York, NY
2001  The Alliance of Queens Artists, “East Meets West”, Forest Hills, NY
2001  The Alliance of Queens Artists, “Image & Imagination”, Forest Hills, NY

Teaching Experience 2011- Present

Professional Teaching Artist in Residency, K-12 New York City Public Schools
Virtual Printmaking Residency with Grades K-2, PS26
Development and leader of Teacher Training Art Program, PS 26
Parent Student Engagement Program, PS 41
Leader of After-school Parent Student workshop, PS 26
Assistant on ESL Parent Engagement Workshop, PS 102
Teaching Artist, Printmaking / Painting 5 Week Residency Fourth Grade, P.S 41, Staten Island Children’s Museum, Staten Island, NY
Private Fine Art Instructor – Adult, Children, Individual & Groups, Staten Island, NY
Teaching Artist, Art Lab, Staten Island, NY

Courses & Workshops: Instructed and/or Developed
Adult: Ink, Paint & Watercolor Workshop, Abstract Watercolor Workshop, Monotype Print Workshop, Etching for Beginners Workshop, Intaglio Printmaking and more
Kids: Large Abstract Painting-Kids 8-12, Clay Sculpture Workshop-Kids 8-12, Artist Studio Experience-Kids 8-12, Paint Like Our Masters-Kids 6-8, Camp Picasso- Kids 6-12

Artist Residency Mural Project, Assistant Art Teacher, PS 13, Staten Island, NY
Teacher Artist Workshop, COAHSI, The Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island, NY

Related Experience

2010-2012  Accounts Payable Clerk,
2006-2009  Graphic Designer,
2001- 2010  Freelance Graphic Designer
2004  Curatorial Assistant, 65 Hope Street Gallery, NY
2002  Gallery Intern/Volunteer, The Art Directors Club, NY
2001-1999  Lead Graphic Designer, Screenvision a Technicolor Company, NY
1999  Lead Design & Marketing Intern for Kraft Foods Campaign, Media Marketing Solutions, NY


Mac OS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, AbleCommerce,
Video Editing
Intaglio, Lithography, Silkscreen techniques
Extended use of fine art techniques and materials
Teaching Artist and Course Development
Private Fine Art Lessons K – Adult
Up to date knowledge of contemporary art and criticism
Writing proficiency of artist statements, press releases and reviews
Various camera operations with multiple formats, dark room techniques
Complex digital manipulation and comprehensive understanding of the elements of graphic design
Scanning, file conversion, Internet research

Additional Studies / Continuing Education

Queensborough Community College – Accounting
Queens College – Liberal Arts and Sciences
Cooper Union Adult Education Program – Self-Publication: Literature and Art, Book Arts
The New School University, NYC, Alternative Photography, Mixed Media Photography
Lower East side Printshop, NYC, Image Transfer Workshop, The Xerox Transfer
MOMA, NYC, Gallery Sessions
The Art Directors Club 81st Annual Awards Judging – Intern
Adobe Photoshop Conference with ImageReady and Illustrator Certificate Program, 2001
Adobe Photoshop WOW Conference and Certificate Program, 2000