I live in rural upstate New York. In recent years I have become somewhat reclusive delving inward as I have grappled with caring for aging parents and their eventual deaths continue to influence my creative work.
For the last several years I have been working solely as an inter-disciplinary fine artist and much of my current work is in photography. I also work in painting and shadow box constructions and one-of-a-kind books. I am a founding member of The Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse Redhouse I served as both gallery director and curator for the first several years of its inception. There I was responsible for the overall artistic vision and leadership of visual fine art culminating in dozens of exhibitions including installation, painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed media from local and nationally recognized artists.
My arts philosophy is rooted in the goal that the arts enormously benefit the local community at large. I believe that public art provides an even greater opportunity to uniquely engage everyone and creatively engaging the public (when and where it’s least expected) is something that I am drawn to personally. My on-going permanent installation “Cloud Cover” has been on top of the Redhouse Arts Center in Syracuse since 2007. In 2010 the installation was modified and in 2014 I organized and filmed an unannounced public art performance, Video Cloud Cover Performance
Moore College of Art and Design Juried Alumnae Exhibition, Photography – The Escape, Curated by Robert Chaney, Director of Curatorial Affairs, ICA Philadelphia and Tory Savery, Founding Director, Savery Gallery, Philadelphia (2017)
Invitational Exhibition/Curiosity Box: Assembling Wonder, Cazenovia Library Museum, Cazenovia, NY (2016)
Juried Group Exhibition: Made in New York, Jurors: Ann Clarke, John Von Bergen, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY (2016)
Juried Group Exhibition/Photography: Mirror, Mirror, Juror: Amy Arbus, Darkroom Gallery, Essex, VT (2014)
Juried Group Exhibition/Photography: Juxtapose, Juror: Kyohei Abe, Darkroom Gallery, Essex, VT (2014)
Group Show/Painting: The Language of Trees Redhouse Arts Center, Syracuse, NY (2013)
Group Show/Painting: Mentors: 4 Influential Women Artists Tech Garden, Syracuse, NY (2013)
Juried Group Exhibition/Photography: Fertile Imagination, Juror: Jerome Witkin, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY (2013)
Juried Group Exhibition/Painting: Artists of Madison County, Stone Quarry Art Park, Cazenovia, NY (2011)
Solo Exhibition/Painting: How Does Your Garden Grow? Redhouse Arts Center, Syracuse, NY (2010)
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