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Education

1993

M.F.A., Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

1980

B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Major Shows

2013

Paintings by Rachel Youens & Sydney Licht, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, NY

Valentine Presents (with Robert Franca & Linda Gottesfeld). Valentine, Brooklyn, NY

2010

Cornucopia (one-person show). Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006

Loaves and Fishes (with Victor Pesce). Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005

Crockery (with Daphne Cummings & Susan Hamburger). Gallerythe, Brooklyn, NY

1996

Glimpse Series & Horse and Boy Series (Solo). Verso Books, NYC

1994

Drawings (with Karen Schmauk & Wendy Waxman). Theater Actors Institute, NYC

 

Grants and Awards

2008

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Grant

(Nominee), American Academy of Arts & Letters

2007

Professional Staff Congress CUNY Professional Development Grant

2004

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1995

(Nominee), Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

1992

Charles H. Shaw Memorial Award for Painting, Brooklyn College

1991

Charles H. Shaw Memorial Award for Painting, Brooklyn College

1985

Chicago Neighborhood Coalition, Myths and Images, teaching grant

 

Artist-in-Residence

2008

Fundación Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain

1998

Ragdale Foundation, Winnetka, IL

 

Selected Group Shows

2013

Come Together, Surviving Sandy, curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012

Lois Dodd, My Students, The Firehouse Center, Damariscotta, ME

Andre Smits “Artists in the World, http://www.artistintheworld.com/html/artist_045.htm

2011

Building #9 Salon, Marion Spore Gallery, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

2009

It’s a Wonderful Life. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008

Thrift Shop. Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007

The Impermanent Collection V. ‘Temporary Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Kuf-Mold. Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey

2006

Facets. Zeuxis Group at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

War is Over. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004

MERRY. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Annual Benefit. Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

2002

PEACE. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

International Exhibition: Gallery & Guest Artists. Denise Bibro Gallery, NYC

About Looking at Things. Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001

21st Suffragettes. Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Out of Hibernation. IM N IL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000

Interactive Drawing. Curated by Elizabeth Condon, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Duchamp. Kulterbanhof, Bremen, Germany; Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel Aviv; Israel

1999

Volte/Face: Portraits. 450 Galley, NYC

Signal to Noise. 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC

1998

Terra Persona. The Painting Center, NYC

Trace, Painting and the Self after Post Modernism. 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC

Other Rooms. Ronald Feldman Gallery, (from the flat files at Pierogi 2000), NYC

1995

A Grand Salon. Curated by Michael Walls, Art Initiatives, NYC

Styles and Aesthetics V. La Mama Gallery, NYC

1990

Selected Artists. Lakepoint Towers, Chicago, IL

Flat Iron Artists. Abel Joseph Gallery, Chicago, IL

1988

Unearthed Listenings. Abstractions from Nature. Moming Gallery, Chicago, IL

1987

UNScene. ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Visiting Artist - Lecturer - Professor

2013

Montclair State University. Conversation with Elizabeth Riggle: Parts is Parts, Gallery 101, Brooklyn, NY

2007-13

Assistant Adjunct Professor: Drawing, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, Queens, NY

2007

Visiting Lecturer: Painting, Brooklyn College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

2002-13

Adjunct Lecturer: Perspectives in World Art & Design, Parsons School of Design, NYC

2003-06

Adjunct Lecturer: Design and Color, City College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

2003-09

Assistant Adjunct Professor: Foundation, Pratt Institute Pre-College Program, Brooklyn, NY

2003

Visiting Adjunct Professor: Foundation, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn, NY

1997-03

Associate Adjunct Professor: General Art History, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

 

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