EDUCATION

MFA    Drawing summa cum laude, Anatomy concentration, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

BFA     Illustration, Art History concentration, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012                       The Delicacy of Memory: Studies on Paper, Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barths, FWI        

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                       Palette, Abend Gallery Fine Art, Denver, CO

                               No Net Ensares Me, Rockport Art Center, Rockport, TX

                               Argentum: Contemporary Silverpoint, Marbury NYC, New York, NY (catalogue)

                               Petaluma Arts Association 60th Anniversary Spring Art Show, Petaluma Public Library, Petaluma, CA

                               Sight Unseen, Abend Gallery Fine Art, Denver, CO (juror: Alia El-Bermani)

                               The Figure Contemporary, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA (juror: Noah Buchanan)

                               Nasty Women, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA

                               Nasty Women, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016                       Point of Origin, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY

                               Pictores Aestas, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

                               Summer Exhibition 2016, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY

                               Bounding Main, CW Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                               Multiplicity, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

                               Mementos, Panepinto Galleries @ the Penthouses at 70 Columbus, Jersey City, NJ

2015                       Drawing Exhibition & Sale, Annual Holiday Celebration, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

                               My Favorite Things, Panepinto Galleries @ W Hotel Hoboken, Hoboken, NJ

                               Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Twice Born, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

                               Five-Year Anniversary Group Exhibition, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

                               Representational Art in the 21st Century, University of Hawaii Summer Art Institute, Hilo, HI

                               Fables, The Record Company, Boston, MA

                               Blue Drawings: Figure, Form & The New Narrative, Portraits, Inc., New York, NY

                               AANYAA Group Exhibition, Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, Bernardsville, NJ

                               Showcase of Small Works at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, NMWA Shop, Washington, D.C.

                               (co-curated with Island Weiss Gallery)

                               It's ok to be a Realist, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

                               Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY

2014                       Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Love It, Locket, Leave It, Island Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (curator)

                               Come Closer, Galeria San Patricio, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

                               Heal Thyself: Art as Therapy, Rockville Centre Public Library, Rockville Centre, NY

                               Human Brevity, The Collective Art Tank, Asbury Park, NJ

                               Works on Paper, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA (juror: Noah Buchanan)

                               Splash, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

                               Loved and Observed, Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY (co-curator)

                               Voyeur, Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY

                               30 Rooms Soho, Six Summit Gallery pop-up art event, New York, NY (co-curator)

                               27th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition, Grand Gallery, Lake Charles, LA

                               TriBeca Ball Alumni Pop-Up Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               The New Romantics, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY (co-curator)

                               Flawed Beings – A 5 Person Group Show, Gallery 58, Jersey City, NJ

2013                       Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Wrap It Up, Hersh Fine Art, Glen Cove, NY

                               3 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

                               Reality and Metaphor, Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT (juror: Steven Assael)

                               Compulsion, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY

                               TriBeca Ball Alumni Pop-Up Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Fine Arts Faculty Show 2013, NYIT Gallery 61, New York, NY

                               Ladies, Kraine Gallery, New York, NY

                               Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, NY

2012                       Fine Arts Faculty Show 2012, NYIT Gallery 61, New York, NY

2011                        Lights of Color, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

                               Uncharted: 2011 MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               The Ridiculist Revival, Jackson Hall Art Gallery, New York, NY

                               Below Chambers, Biddy Earlys Pub, New York, NY

                               A Meeting of the Minds, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Single Fare: Please Swipe Again, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

                               College Art Association NY Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery,

                               New York, NY (invitational)

                               Second Annual Sketchbook Show, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010                       Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Art Student Exhibition, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

                               Art School Confidential, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

                               Just Look at Yourself, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2009                      Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2008                      Carnival, Hub Bub Gallery, Spartanburg, SC

                               Group exhibition, Curious George Bookstore, Cambridge, MA

2007                      Group exhibition, JP Art Market, Boston, MA

2006                      The 9th Annual Mermaid Show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003                       Illustration Show, ISB Gallery, Providence, RI

 

AWARDS/HONORS

2017                        3rd place winner, Santa Cruz Art League National The Figure Contemporary Exhibition

2015                        Finalist for Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center's INDA10

2014                        2nd place winner, Santa Cruz Art League National Works on Paper Exhibition

                                Juror's Mention Award, 27th Annual McNeese Works on Paper Exhibition

2012                        Finalist for Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center’s INDA8

Ÿ                                June Artist-in-Residence at Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barths

2011                         Jack Richeson Award for Excellence in Painting

Ÿ                                Branden C. Wallace & Andrew T. Mueller Scholarship

2010                        Merit scholarship recipient, New York Academy of Art

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017                         Alia El-Bermani, "PA81 Sight Unseen" Artists and Poets magazine (February)

2016                        Didi Menendez, "100 Painters" Artist and Poets blog (November)

                                 Ivan Martinez, "Point of Origin at The Lodge Gallery." Quiet Lunch blog (November)

                                 Odette Carrasquedo, "Capturing Natural Beauty" Design Faves blog (September)

                                 John Seed, "Empathy, Humanism and Liberalism: Today's Realism is Anything But Conservative,"

                                 Huffpost Blog (March)

2015                         Claire Cushman, "Academy Awards - Best Curating," New York Academy of Art blog post (June)

                                 Jacob Hicks, "Hot Dry Men ... Cold Wet Women," QuantumArtReview post (February)

2014                         John Seed, "Ten Memorable Paintings from 2014," HuffingtonPost blog (December)

                                 Flora Armetta, "Women, Loved and Observed," American Arts Quarterly blog post (July) 

                                 Angela Gram, "Loved and Observed: Women and Portraiture," QuantumArtReview post (July)

                                 Jeffrey Carlson, "Portrait Artists on the 'Loved and Observed'," Fine Art Today post (July)

2013                         Brandon Kralik, “Contemporary Classical Painting is Still Growing,” HuffPo blog post (June)

2012                         Mekhi Baldwin, “(Insert birth name), Mekhi,” The Gang’s all Queer blog post (June)

2005                        Beth Wallach, “A dream for Kim,” Rockville Centre Herald (May 26-June 1): 1

 

COLLECTIONS/COMMISSIONS

Seavest Collection

Rockville Centre Public Library

Horizons for Homeless Children

South Nassau Community Hospital

Various Private Collections