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Classically trained contemporary realist: Painting - oil and watercolor; Drawing - charcoal, silverpoint; Sculpture - terra cotta. Artwork includes life studies, genre and landscapes.

Awards
2015   -     The National Academy Museum, ‘Creative Mischief’, ‘The Warrior, Lababia, PNG’.
2014   -     The National Academy Annual Exhibition, Terra Cotta Sculpture, ‘Girl with Mohawk’.
           -     The Art Students’ League, Oil Paintings, Dyptich, ‘Tufi Warrior’.
2013   -     The Art Students’ League, Student Exhibition, Oil Painting, ‘Fourth of July’.
           -     The National Academy Annual Exhibition, Terra Cotta Sculpture, ‘Male I’.
           -     The Art Students‘ League, Holiday Show, Oil Painting on Burlap, ‘Golden Gate Bridge’.     
2012   -     National Academy School of Fine Arts, Oil paintings. Judges: Cornelia Foss, Henry Finkelstein, Bruce Gagnier.
                 The National Academy, School Benefit Award; Life & Genre Paintings.
2010   -     Valerie Delacorte Scholarship, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Oil paintings, life and landscapes. Judges: 
                  Emma Amos, N.A., Harriet Shorr, N.A.
                  Summer School Benefit Award, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Oil Painting.
                  Fall School Benefit Award, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Oil Painting and drawing.
2009   -     74th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association. ‘Le Mani Parlano’.
           -     Eleventh Annual Juried Student Exhibition, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Oil painting,
                 ‘The Clergy’; and Drawings, ‘Standing Female Nude’ and ‘Portrait of a Foot’.
           -    The School Benefit Award, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Oil painting, ‘Model at Rest’.
2008   -     Helen Connor Award for Painting and Drawing, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Judges: Mort Kaish, N.A.,      
                 and Simon Dinnerstein N.A.
           -     Nicholas Markatos Award for Painting, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Judges: Simon Dinnerstein, N.A., 
                 and Barbara Lekberg.
           -     Bacchieles Award for Painting, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Judges: Mohammed Khalil N.A., Diana
                 Horowitz, N.A.
2007   -     Maria Vejnar Memorial Award, The National Academy School of Fine Arts. Representational Oil Painting. Judges: 
                 Burton Silverman, N.A., and George Henoch Schectman, Gallery Henoch, NYC.
2005   -     Jean Gates Award for Painting, The Art Student’s League. Painting, ‘Woman in Shawl’.
2004   -     Artist’s Magazine 21st Annual Art Competition. Portrait, Semi-finalist Award, ‘Woman in Shawl’.
           -     Showcase Award Winner, ‘Her Story’, Manhattan Arts International. Painting, ‘The Artist’s Muse’. Judges: Cornelia
                 Seckel, Publisher of The Art Times; Corinne Shane, President of InvestinArt; Renee Phillips, Director of Manhattan 
                 Arts International. 

Shows
2012    -     Portraiture, Art League of Long Island, NY. Oil painting, ‘Cavalheiro Portugese’. Judge: Burton Silverman.
2011    -     Fall 2011 Juried Exhibition, The National Academy of Fine Arts: Painting, ‘John.’
            -     76th Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association. ‘Pigeon’, Graphite and Chalk. Judges: James Cox and
                  Anna Goetz.
2011   -    The National Academy Annual Class Show: “Pigeon” in graphite on colored paper; “Spanish Woman” oil on burlap.
2010   -    The National Academy Mid-Year Student Exhibition: : Day at the Beach” in oil.
2009   -    The National Academy Museum, Spring Show: “The Priest” in oil, “Standing Female Nude”, “Portrait of a Foot” in graphite 
                 on colored paper.                
2008   -    73rd Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association. Painting, ‘Madrid Castizo’. Judges: Cornelia Seckel, 
                 Publisher, and Ray Steiner, Editor, The Art Times Journal.
           -     Best in Show, The Art Student’s League. Self-Portrait Category, ‘The Triptych’.
           -     Merit Scholarship Winners’ Exhibition, The Art Student’s League.
2007   -    The 72nd Annual National Exhibit, Cooperstown Art Association. Paintings, ‘The Poet’ and Mother with Children, 
                 Lakeside’. Judges: Felicia Blum, Associate Museum Educator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Gretchen Sorin,
                 Director and Distinguished Professor of the Cooperstown Graduate Program.
           -     Alumni Art Exhibit, College at Oneonta, NY. Judge: Tim Sheesley, Gallery Art Director. Painting, ‘Mother with 
                 Children, Lakeside’.
           -     Solo Show, The New York Mercantile Exchange. Landscapes and Genre.
           -     Invitational Spring Show, Cornell University Medical School, The Samuel J. Wood Library, NYC. The Reading Series, 
                 Life Studies and Landscapes.
2005   -     Solo Show, The New York Mercantile Exchange. Life Studies, Landscapes and Genre.
           -     Solo Show, Cornell University Medical School, The Samuel J. Wood Library, NYC. Life Studies and Landscapes.
2004   -     108th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC. Landscape, ‘Viareggio Pier, Italy’.
           -     93rd Open Juried Exhibition, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts. Judges: Sandra Saitto and Reginald Bradford. Portrait,     
                 ‘Woman in Shawl’. 
           -     Invitational Spring Show, Cornell University Medical School, The Samuel J. Wood Library, NYC. Reading Series, Life 
                 Studies and Landscapes.
2003   -     3rd Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Pen and Brush Art Association, NYC. Landscape, ‘Conservatory Cafe, Central Park’.
           -     28th Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Smithtown Township Arts Council. Judge: Carrie Springer, Whitney Museum of
                 American Art, NYC. Portrait, ‘Karl, the Artist’.
           -     Art Without Walls, ‘Central Park: Peace and Quiet’. Landscapes of Central Park.
           -     92nd Open Juried Exhibition, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, Mystic, CT. Portrait, ‘Karl the Artist’.
           -     48th Annual Exhibition, Hamden ARt League, Hamden, CT. Landscape, ‘The Loue’. 
           -     6th Annual Williamsburg Salon, Williamsburg Art Center, Brooklyn, NY. Life Paintings.
           -    The Art Student’s League, Student Concours. Life Paintings.
2002   -     67th Annual National Art Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association. Juror: Linda R. Sokolowski, Harpur College.
                 Painting, ‘Masculinity’.
           -    The Art Student’s League, NYC. Student Works Fall and Holiday Exhibits. Still Lifes.

Gallery Shows
2008   -     Gallery 71,  NYC. Landscapes and Genre
2004   -     Joseph Fischl Gallery, Inc., NYC. Landscapes.
2003   -     Works Gallery, Madison Avenue, NYC. Landscapes of Central Park.
2003   -     Joseph Fischl Gallery, Inc., NYC. Landscapes of Central Park.
2002   -     Gallery of Graphic Arts, NYC. Landscapes of Central Park.

Articles and Publications
2004   -     The Art Times, ‘Tips for the Emerging Artist’, September. Speak Out, Page 3.
2004   -     American Artist Magazine, The Business of Art, ‘Power in Numbers’, by Derrik J. Lang. July, Pages 63-64.
2004   -     The Art Times, ‘The Plight of an Emerging Artist’, Jan/Feb, Speak Out, Page 3. 

Collections
Cornell Weill Medical College, Samuel J. Wood Library, NYC, “The Reading Series”

Art Studies 
LIfe Painting
           -     The National Academy of Design, NYC: Janet Wentworth, Susan Shatter, Mary Beth McKenzie, and  
                 Sharon Sprung.
           -     The Art Student’s League, NYC: Frank Mason, Ronald Sherr, Joseph Peller, Sharon Sprung, Costa Vavagiakis, 
                 Richard Pionk, Dan Gheno, Peter Cox, Irwin Greenberg, and Naomi Campbell.
Landscape and Cityscape Painting
           -     The Art Student’s League: Michael Burban and Joseph Peller.
Anatomy and Drawing
           -     The Art Student’s League:  Ephraim Rubenstein, Dan Gheno and Peter Cox.
           -     The National Academy of Fine Arts: Dan Gheno.

Formal Education
M.B.A.-     Marketing/Accounting, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.
B.A.    -     Elementary Education/Fine Arts, State University, Oneonta, NY.