M.F.A. Yale University, School of Art, Painting.
  B.F.A. Tyler School of Art, Temple University.
  Temple University International Program, Rome, Italy,
Solo Exhibitions
2016 Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, NY "Infrastructure"

2013 Art, Design, and Architecture Museum at UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, Solo Drawing Project: "Translocation and Overlay" spacer Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, NY "Plans and Interruptions"

2010 Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY “Transient Borders”spacer
2007 IX Internatonal Bienal of Cuenca Ecuador- United States Representative, Commissioned by the US Department of Cultural Affairs, Curated by Kristina Newhouse (catalogue)spacerTorrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA "Overlap"spacer
2006 Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY “Observations of Light and Matter”spacer
2005 Genovese Gallery, Boston, Ma. “Horizon”
spacer BANK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA “Daylight Savings”spacer
2004 Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY “Trace”  (catalogue)
2003 Genovese Gallery, Boston, Ma. “Pacific Glow”
spacer Art Resources Transfer, NYC, NY “A Conversation about Light and Shadow”spacer
2002 Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland “Pressure”spacer  
2001 Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY "Interference" (catalogue)
2000 Nuova Icona, Venezia, Italia "Dispatch" (brochure)
spacer Genovese Gallery, Boston, Ma. "Frequency"
1998 Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY  "Suspension"spacerGenovese Gallery, Boston, Ma. "Light, Fire and Air"spacer
The Art Museum of Arad, Romania. "Lumina Umbra" installation Curated by Judit Angel
spacer Condeso Lawler Gallery, NYC, NY. "Porous Painting"
1996 The New Gallery, Houston, Tx. "In Flux"
1995 Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, NYC, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions


"Urban Nature"Art Center College of Art and Design Gallery, Pasadena, CA
spacer“Demarcate- Territorial Shifts in Personal and Societal Mapping” ICA San Jose, CA


"LA Constructs", Art in Embassies Program, ASEAN, Jakarta, Indonesia
spacer “Up to and Including the Horizon” Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA
spacer“Elemental | Seeing the Light” Sturt Haaga Gallery in the Descanso Garden, Pasadena, CA


"Recent Acquisitions" The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
spacer"Remix" Selections from the International Collage Center, Katonoah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY


"Paper Band", Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC, NY
spacer"In The Making", Roberts and Tilton, Culver City, CA
spacer"The Light of the Sublime", Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
spacer"Inside outside outside In", Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, NY


"Works of Paper", ACME, Los Angeles, CA
spacer"Fractured Earth", Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, NY
spacer"Extravagant Drawing", Dorksy Curatorial Projects, LIC, NY(catalogue)
spacer"Silver: Points of Departure", Tinney Contemporary , Nashville, TN


"Illuminated Line", Scripps College Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA (brochure)
spacer"OsCene 2010", Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA


"Slash" Museum of Art and Design, New York City, NY (catalogue)
spacer"Rogue Wave 2009" LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA (catalogue)
spacerspacer"Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings" Long Beach Museum of Art, CAspacer"Under the Knife" Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena, CAspacer"Cut: The Makings of Removal" Wignal Museum, Chaffey College, San Bernadino, CAspacer"I'll Be Your Mirror" BANK Gallery, Los Angeles, CAspacer“Drawing” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York City, NY

2008 "From and About Place- 7 Artists from Los Angeles" The Center For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, Curated by Alma Ruiz (catalogue)
spacer"Looky See" Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery, LA, CA, Curated by Meg Linton
spacerspacer“Los Angeles- Select Survey”, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CAspacer
2006 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, COLA Individual Artist Fellowship Awards
spacer Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C.
spacer“Summer Splash” Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY spacer
2005 “The Shape of Space” Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA, Curated by Heather Harmon/ Sherin Guirguis
spacer “Groundwork” D.E.N. Contemporary Art, Culver City, CA
spacer “Opener” Whittier College Art Gallery, Whittier, CAspacer
2004 “White on White” Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
spacer “Mapping: From There to Here”  Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY
spacer “Miniature Worlds” The Brewery Project, Los Angelesspacer
2003 “In Process” Kristen Fredrickson Contemporary Art, NYC, NY
spacer “Flicker” Jeffrey Coploff Fine Arts, NYC, NY
2002 “Pour, Pierce, Pounce” Kristen Fredrickson Contemporary Art, NYC, NY
spacer “More Breathing Room”  Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY
spacer "Pointed Maneuverings" University of Rhode Island, Kingston Rhode Island
spacer Art in The Embassy Program, Traveling exhibition, New Delhi, Indiaspacer
2001 "Alterations"  James Graham and Sons, NYC, NY
spacer "Immaterial Material" Corning Inc. Gallery, NYC, NY, Curated by Karen Chambers (brochure)
spacer "Friendships in Arcadia"  Art in General, NYC, NY and
spacer The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY Organized by Barbara Toll (catalogue)spacer
2000 "In -Tangible" Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NYspacer
1999 "Transparent Facade" Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
spacer Fuller Art Museum, Brockton Ma. Triennial Curated by Carl Belz
spacer "Vanishing Points" Curated by Margaret Evangeline, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC, NY (brochure)spacer
1998 "Transparent Facade" The Work Space, NYC, NY. (brochure)
spacer "New American Artists" Curated by Stephan Stux, at Gabriel Stux, Dusseldorf, Germany
spacer "Diverse Work" Hillwood Art Museum, L.I.U., Brookville, NY curated by Ann Abeles
spacer "Vibration" Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY
spacer “Get Close" Curated by Ann Schoenfeld, MMC Gallery, NYC, NY spacer
1997 "Breathing Room" Curated by Thatcher and Stux, Lipson Carriage House, NYC, NY
spacer "New York Selections" Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
spacer "Abstraction Index" Curated by Vincent Longo, Condeso Lawler Gallery, NYC NY.
spacer Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. (two person show)
spacer "Peeling a Grape" Condeso Lawler Gallery and Eich Space, NYC NY
1996 Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. " Tyler/Rome 30th Anniversary Exhibition "
spacer "Material Matters" A.O.I. Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Curated by Bobbie Foshay-Miller

"The Spirit of the Matter" Tricia Collins Contemporary Art,  NYC, NY

1994 "Re: Mark" Art in General, NYC, NY. Curated by Holly Block
spacer "Pattern Declarative"  Genovese Gallery South, Boston, MA.
Faculty Position
2002-present California State University Long Beach,The School of Art
Professor of Drawing and Painting: Contemporary Practices

Grants, Fellowships & Residencies


Fulbright Fellowship for Research with Museu Afro Brasil, Sao Paulo and Teaching Lectures at EAV and UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. spacerSacatar Foundation, Artist Residency Fellowship, Itaparica/Salvador BrazilspacerCalifornia State University Long Beach, CA, Assigned Time for Project Development, (also 2014,2013 2012, 2011, 2010, 2005, and 2003)


Camargo Foundation/Bau Residency, Cassis, Francespacer



Art in Embassies- Commission for Permanent Installation, Guayaquil Consulate, EcuadorspacerThe Centre of Contemporary Art Fellowship, Mallorca, Spain


The Siena Art Institute Summer Residency Fellowship, Siena, Italy


Contemporary Collectors Fellowship Award, Orange County, CA

2010 The California Community Foundation, Individual Artist FellowshipspacerThe Bogliasco Foundation Artist Fellowship, Liguria Study Center , Genoa, Italy
spacer Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY (also 1997)

2009 The Corporation of Yaddo Residency Grant, Saratoga Springs, NY (also 1995)spacerVincent Fitzgerald and Company- Commissioned limited edition artist book "Fragments of Light" as visual collaboration with text by 13th century persian poet Rumi.
2007 The Fund for US Artists, Representative of the US for the 9th Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador and catalogue production for "Companion"

2006 The American Academy in Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist and Scholars Program

2005 C.O.L.A., City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship , Department of Cultural Affairs

2004 California State University, Long Beach, Matching grant for publication of “Trace”
2003 California State University, Long Beach, Materials Grant for “Force Field” a drawing project.
2002 Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, Residency Award
2001 Fifth Floor Foundation, NYC NY, Matching Grant for publication of "Interference"
spacer Pratt Institute, Bklyn, NY, Faculty Development Matching Grant for publication of "Interference"
1996 E.D. Foundation Grant, Kearny, J
spacer Ucross Foundation Residency Grant, Clearmont, Wyoming (also 1991)spacer
Selected Collections
  ACA Corporation, New York City, NY
Ambersand Foundation, Johannesburg, South Africa
Art, Design, and Architecture Museum, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
American Consulate, Guayaquil, Ecuador
American Embassy, Quito, EquadorAmerican Embassy, Quito, Equador
  Bel-Air Country Club, Los Angeles, CA
Berman-Bloch Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Brown Foundation, Houston, Texas
  Caddell Foundation For The Arts, Houston, Texas
Allan Chasanoff Collection, New York City, NY
  Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, Delaware
  Fidelity Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
International Collage Center, Milton, PA
Iowa State University, Iowa City, Iowa
Estate of Dennis Hopper, Alta-Light Productions, Venice, CA
  Werner Kramarsky 5th Floor Foundation, NYC, NY
The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Loews Corporation, Philadelphia, PA. and New York City, NY
Lyrik Kabinett, Munich, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
  MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  The New York Public Library, New York City, NY
Paine Webber Corporation, Houston, Texas
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
ITT Sheraton Conference Center, New York City, NY
  Stanford University, Art and Architecture Collections, Stanford, CA
Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming.
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

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