2020 Norfolk Botanical Gardens, January
2016 Leon Art Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA June - July
2008 The Phillips Family Gallery, Cape Henry Collegiate, VIrginia Beach, VA.
2002 From Eye to I: A Personal Perspective on Landscape, Master Thesis Exhibition,
Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA.
1990 The Research Foundation of The CityUniversity of New York,New York.
1990 Individual Artist Showcase, Queens Central Library, Queens, New York.
Two Person Exhibit:
2013 Art Gallery 319, Suffolk, VA
2008 Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Libary Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
2019 Mid-Atlantic Exhibit, The Artist Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
2019 Juried Exhibit: "Sheets", d'Art Center, Norfolk, VA
2019 Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
2018 The Sassy Green Gallery, Suffolk, VA
2018 Hampton Art League Members Exhibit, Hamton, VA
2017 Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA
2016 The Artist Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
2014 Virginia Artists, Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA
2009 Art Institute of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, March 2009
2009 Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth, VA, February 6 -March 22, 2009
2008 Solo Exhibit, Cape Henry Collegiate School, Phillips Family Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
2006 Seduction of Hot Wax at Art Works Gallery, Richmond, VA
2006 Small Works Invitational (works on paper) at Blue Mountain Gallery, Chelsea,NY
2006 Invitational at the Portlock Galleries,Chesapeake,VA
2005 Tidewater Art Alliance for Visual Arts, Juried Small Works Exhibit,HermitageMuseum
Master of Interdisciplinary Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
Candidate for Master of Science in Art Education,QueensCollege,CityUniversityofNew York,
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Summa Cum Laude,QueensCollege,CityUniversityofNew York,
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, New York.
1999-Present State of Virginia Art Education, K-12, 1999.
Hebrew Academy of Tidewater, Art Teacher for grades K-5
Baylake Pines Private School, Art Teacher for grades 1-8, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
- Design and write curriculum unit plans for grades K-8
- Write lesson plans with instructional objectives incorporating the VirginiaSOL’s
- Incorporate art lessons with music and drama
- Mat and display student artwork in local shows and festivals
Fordham Preparatory School, Art Teacher and Art Chairperson for grades 9-12, Bronx, New York.
- Design and write curriculum unit plans for grades for grades 9-12
- Developed units and lesson plans for Art History and Architectural Drawing
- Served as Supervisor the Art and Music Department for two years.
Professional Work Experience
Alliance of Queens Artists Community Program Coordinator, Queens, New York.
- Coordinated and taught workshops and demonstrations
- Coordinated Queens Borough Public Library Exhibitions
- Served as curator for special exhibitions
- Coordinated and wrote newspaper, radio and television Public articles for publication
Instructor of Calligraphy at Herricks Community Center, Herricks, New York.
Artist in Residence at Catskill High School under BOCES Cultural and Performing Arts Program, Catskill, New York.
Forest Hills Community House, Forest Hills, New York.
Conducted Multi-Cultural Art Classes for Children's Summer Programs
Freelance Calligraphy & Design
- New York University
- Office of the Queens Borough President
Awards and Honors
Award of Merit, Mid-Atlantic Exhibit, The Artist Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
Honorable Mention Charles Taylor Art Center, Member's Exhibit
VAEA Tidewater Division Middle School Art Educator Award
Winner of the Alliance of Queens Artists 6th Annual Individual Artist Showcase.
Special Achievement Award in Studio Arts fromQueensCollege, CityUniversityofNew York,Flushing,
Logo Design Winner for Tidewater Art Alliance.
Designs: Spectrum Gold, Evening Sea Goddess and Siren. selected and used for “Mermaids on Parade”,
The City of Norfolk, Virginia (OP Sail 2000).
Tidewater Virginia Art Education Association, Norfolk, Virginia – Former Secretary
Virginia Art Education Association, Reston, Virginia.
National Art Education Association, Washington, D.C.
Hampton Art League
Tidewater Artists Association, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Society of Scribes, New York, New York.
Washington Calligraphy Guild, Merrifield, Virginia.
2004 There Goes A Mermaid by Lisa Suhay, published by The Virginian Pilot, 2004.
2001 Calligrapher’s Engagement Calendar 2001, published by John Neal Bookseller, Greensboro,
1999 NEWSOS, The Society of Scribes,New York,New York, Spring Issue.
1993 Lettering Arts by Joanne Fink & Judy Kastin, published by PBC International, Inc., November
1995 Cover of NEWSOS, The Society of Scribes,New York,New York, Fall Issue.
1990 Newsday, The Artist's Page,Feb. 19, 1990.