Artist Bio


EDUCATION Forensic Art, John Jay College, Continuing Education, 2006 The Swedish Institute for Massage Therapy, NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, 1995 Fordham University at Lincoln Center, NYC, Cum Laude B.A. Fine Arts and Media Studies, 1982 New York Institute of Technology, NYC Graduate Program in Computer Graphics, 1985 Art Students LeagueCooper Union, Continuing Education Program Albert Pels School of Art, NYC 1979

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2004 Paris Health Club Gallery, NYC 2003 Open Studio Exhibition, NYC 1999 Paris Health Club (yearly one-person show since 1990) 1997 New York Sports & Spine Complex, NYC 1996 Laurita's Gallery and Restaurant, NYC 1994 Mix Company, NYC 1994 West Side Arts Coalition, "Open Studios", NYC 1993 Roberts Restaurant, NYC 1992 Mo'Better Restaurant, NYC 1991 Now's the Time Gallery, NYC 1988 West Side Arts Coalition, "Open Studios", NYC 1987 Cafe Macando, NYC 1986 7A Cafe, NYC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2006 Monkdogz Urban Art Gallery, Seven, Chelsea, NYC ZIPCODE, Benefit and Auction for Victims of Hurricane Katrina, NYC FusionArtsMuseum, "Light My Ire", NYC Citibank, NYC 2005 JVC Jazz Festival Event, NYC Palm House at Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Learning Spring Elementary School Garden Gala, NYC PM Club, ARIA Benefit, Awareness of Rape and Incest Through Art, NYC 2004 FusionArtsMuseum, Then and Now - Lower East Side Art from a Fusion Perspective,, NYC Lambert Gallery, Global Vision, Atlanta, GA HOWL, 2nd Annual Festival of East Village Arts, NYC Savacou Gallery, 7th Biennial Global Vision Exhibition, NYC Exit Art, Public Execution, Big Glass, NYC Fusion ArtsMuseum, Infusions, NYC Strays Traveling Exhibition, Ontario, Canada FusionArtsMuseum, Transformations II, NYC FusionArtsMuseum, Transformations, NYC 2003 FusionArts Museum, NYC HOWL Festival, 1st Annual Festival of East Village Arts, NYC Nurture Art Gallery, Benefit Exhibiiton, NYC Flatotel International, HSMAI Genefit for The Children's Hope Foundation, NYC Fire Patrol # 5 Benefit Exhibition, NYC Atelier Gallery, JVC Jazz Festival, NYC 2002 New Century Artistist Gallery, Global Vision VI, Art to Heal, Chelsea, NYC A Salon Above and Beyond, NYC Savacou Gallery, Art to Heal 2, NYC Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, Women's History Month, Harlem, NYC Children's Hope Foundation, Hotel Roger Williams, NYC Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, Corporate Delecti, Harlem, NYC Kentler International Drawing Space, Small Works on Paper, Brooklyn, NY Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, The Unbearable Art Festival, Harlem, NYC Brooklyn Working Artists Coalition (BWAC), Pier Show 10, Brooklyn, NY Blue Heron Theatre Company, NYC JVC Jazz Festival, NYC International Women in Jazz, St. Peter's Church, NYC 2001 Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, The Unbearables Art Festival, , Harlem, NYC New Century Artist Gallery, Global Vision, Fear of Aids or Fear of Sex, NYC Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, FEMMES, Harlem, NYC Brooklyn Working Artists Coalition, Small Works, Brooklyn, NY Fire Patrol No 5 Gallery, Cry for Peace, Harlem, NY 2000 Smithtown Township Arts Council, Smithtown, NY New Century Artists Gallery, 4th Biennial Global Vision, NYC 1999 U.S. Federal Building, NYC Feral Arts Salon Show, Brooklyn, NY NY International Film & Video Festival, Madison Square Garden, NYC Bordentown Art Festival, Bordentown, NJ 1998 Wells Restaurant, NYC National Black Theatre, NYC Postcards on the Edge, Jupiter, FL 1997 Systems, NYC The Times Square Hotel, Time Travel. NYC Bordentown Firehouse Gallery, Bordentown, NJ New Century Artists Gallery, Global Vision III, NYC 1996 The 10th Annual Art Show at the Dog Show, Wichita, KA Women's Studio Workshop, Women and Violence, Rosedale, NY The Times Square Hotel, Women Who Create Community, NYC New Women, New Leadership Conference, Sheraton Hotel, NYC Mercer Gallery, Rockester, NY 1995 The Emerging Collector, Black History, NYC The Times Square Hotel, Home is Where the Art Is, NYC ABA Studios, Women's Global Vision, NYC The Puck Building, NYC, "Creative Hands" 1994 MTA Exhibition, Here We are, The Women Artists of Today, NYC Spazi Contemporary Art Gallery, Small Works, Housatonic, MA Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA The Prince Street Gallery, Timely Values, NYC The Stylt Gallery, Goteborg, Sweden The Times Square Hotel, Healing Through the Arts, NYC 1993 The Emerging Collector, 6th Anniversary Exhibit, NYC W.R. Carver College. Time Cards/Time/Paid Labor. Palatine, IL Stylt Gallery, Goteborg, Sweden The Times Square Hotel, Housing for Artists, NYC Excellence Center for Art and Culture, Grover Beach, CA Ernani Silva's Studio Exhibition, NYC ACC Gallery, Latin and American Artists, NYC 1992 The Limelight, Benefit for the Green Guerillas, NYC The Prince Street Gallery, Diversity and Vision, NYC Loft 101 Gallery, NYC Brazil 2000 Restaurant, NYC Art Winds Gallery, Global Fusion, NYC 1991 The Limelight, Expo Extra, NYC World Women's Congress for a Healthy Planet, NYC Women's Caucus 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Chicago, IL Cultural Enrichment Center, Global Vision I, AXE, NYC AIR Gallery, NYC 1990 Goddard Riverside, Exhibit for the Homeless, NYC The Broadway Mall, New Influences, NYC The Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, NYC Ceres Gallery, NYC 1989 Red Zone Disco, New York Press Party, Love, Romance & Passion, NYC International House, Journey of the Self, NYC ARTNEWS World Market Conference, NYC Avanian Gallery, NYC 1988 Morin-Miller Galleries, NYC Montreal Art Trading Company, Montreal, Canada 1986 Costillo Gallery, The Peep Show, NYC MBP David Dinkins Office, Summer Passion, Summer Heat, NYC The Discovery Restaurant, Small Works, NYD Art on the Drive, NYC Women's Caucus for Art, Autobiography - Herstory, NYC Shneyer & Shen Law Firm Gallery, NYC The Broadway Mall, Large Works, The Nude, NYC 1972 University of the Streets, NYC Special Projects Goddard Riverside Community Center, NYC, Committee for Mural Retrospective, 1988 Coordinator, West Side Arts Coalition, 1987 Mother's in Action Day Care Center, NYC, Organized Pre-School Art Show, 1974

COMMISSIONS/COLLECTIONS Wildcat Services, Eliot Bicycle Shop, Bristol Myers, Dr. Deborah McGriff, Neighborhood Youth Center, Mr. and Mrs J. Eddington, Odyssey House

PUBLISHED WORKS Wrobel, Tara, Sarasvati, A Journal About Art and Life, Volume 2, Issue 3, p. 2-3. Nicholas, Tom and Terelak, John C., Jurors, Best of Oil Paintings, Rockfort Press, Rockfort MA, Fall 1996, p. 117. Mitchell, Gregory, ed., Brooklyn School-to-Work Partnership",The Self-Help Resource Guide, Brooklyn, NY, 1996. Lininger, Ann and Neuberger, Zoe, Reforum Magazine, Vol 11, Issue 1, p.2. McKee, Char. Ed, "Art as Activism," Woman of Power Magazine, Spring 1987, p.29 Krantz, Les, The New York Art Review, Fall 1988, Pgs. 666, 668, 631, 671.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS NY Feminist Art Institute, Foundation for the Community of Artists, College Art Association, Fordham University Alumni Federation, The Culture Club, Women's Caucus for Art NY/National Chapters, The NY Artist's Equity, Goddard Riverside Community Center, West Side Arts Coalition, National Organization of Women, Uptown Arts, Global Vision International Artists Coalition, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Brooklyn Working Artist's Coalition, Global Vision, Awareness of Rape and Incest Through Art (ARIA)

SLIDE REGISTRIES Artist's Space, NYC; West Side Arts Coalition, NYC; % for Art Program at Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC; Foundation for Contemporary Artists, Miami FL; Chemot Gallery Jersey City, NJ; Metro Dade Art in Public Places, Miami FL; The National Museum of Women Artists, Washington DC; New York Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC; Connecticut Commission on the Arts. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Brooklyn Working Artist's Coalition, Brooklyn, NY, Global Vision, NYC, SAVI (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention.

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