EDUCATION:

MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1982
BFA Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA 1979
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS:

2017 Priska Juschka Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY. Group exhibition.
  RAW: The Senses, Old US Post Office Building, Miami FL. Group installations.
  “I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar”, Wynwood Exhibition Space, Miami, FL.
2016 “DIRT: Yuta Suelo Udongo Te”, Ritter Art Gallery at FAU, Boca Raton, FL.
2015 “Fancy Nasty”, site specific installation and intervention. Morningside House, Miami FL.
  “100+Degrees In The Shade” Exhibition, Design District, Miami FL.
  Bass Museum, Miami FL Temporary Contemporary/Art In Unexpected Places.
“Let The Light In…Let The Light Out”, a site-specific installation in windows of Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 23rd and Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL.
2014 "New Dialogues", Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL. Group exhibition/conversation.
  Verge Art Fair, NYC with the International Sculpture Center, NY, NY.
  "Dislocation", 6th Street Container, Miami FL. An architectural intervention.
  "One Out of One Thousand", Curated by Cristina Anglada, curator in residence, Madrid, Spain. at Project 924 Space, Art Center/South Floridas, Miami FL.
2013 "MIAMI 3D", 3900 N. Miami Ave./DACRA, in conjunction with the International Sculpture Center, Miami FL. Curated by Ombretta Agro Andruff.
  "Dirt", Spear Building, Design District, Miami , FL.
  Florida 6th Biennale, Arts and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL.
  "Speak Now" Exhibition, The Deering Estate, architectural sculpture installation.
2012 SCOPE Art Fair Miami 2012, Featured Project, “Miami Lighthouse”. Monumental architectural folly.
  "salon…", Primary Projects, Design District, Miami, FL. Group exhibition, panel at Soho House.
  "Walkabout", Arts and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL. Project Room sculpture installation.
2011 Miami Independent Thinkers’ Art Basel 2011. The Awarehouse, Miami FL. Group exhibition.
  Wynnewood Art Fair, Fountainhead Studios. Miami, FL.
  "Markers 8/Mapping/", ArtLife for the World Contemporary Art Space, Venice, Italy.
2010 "earth + ascension", Solo exhibition, berlinartscouts Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Catalogue, essay by Robert C. Morgan.
  "AbstrACTION", Arts Council of Westchester Bank Building, White Plains, NY. Window installation.
  Boston Harbor Shipyard, UrbanArts Institute and Harbor Arts, Boston, MA. Environmental sculpture.
  "What Matters Most", Exit Art, New York, NY. Ecoartspace exhibition and benefit.
2009 "Sal, Non Sal 124", a site-specific architectural sculpture installation made of salt, Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Key West, FL.Sculpture Key West Exhibition, curated by Shamim Momin, Whitney Museum of Art, NY. Catalogue.
2008 "Lighthouses", an environmental sculpture installation, at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Key West, FL. Sculpture Key West Exhibition, curated by Mary Ceruti, Catalogue. People’s Choice By Sea Award.
2006 “Panelrama”, site specific installation at the Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY. The Peekskill Project. Wall relief ‘walls’ covering the exterior of the museum building.
  Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition. Empire Fulton Ferry Park. Brooklyn NY.
2005 “Arch and Stairs, Island Dock.”, site-specific sculpture installation. 5th Annual Kingston Sculpture Biennale. Kingston Rondout, NY.
2004 "The Source", site-specific sculpture installation in public parking lot, for The Peekskill Project. Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY.
  "Linea Umbria 02 - Artisti Fuori dal Coro", Flash Art Museum, Trevi Italy. Catalogue with essay by Giancarlo Politi, editor, Flash Art Magazine.
2003 "Sticks and Stones: II", Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY.
  "Dell'Acqua", Trebisonda Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea, Perugia, Italy.
2001 "Milestones For Peace", international group exhibit at the 92nd Street Y, New York, NY, Seeds of Peace House, Jerusalem, Israel, and Venice Bienale, Italy.
2000-2001 "Duchamp Traveling Exhibition", drawing collective installation by NY Arts at the Venice Bienale, Italy, Kulturbahnhof, Bremen Germany, Many H Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, and The Artists Museum, Lodz, Poland.
 
PUBLIC ART COMMISIONS:

2016 Village of Miami Shores, FL, Art in Public Places. Sculpture Commission, Fall 2016. Unrealized.
2014 City of Miami Gardens, FL Art in Public Places. North Dade Recreation Building Columns. Unrealized.
2012 UWF Pensacola, College of Business, FL Art In State Buildings Program. Light Beacons, permanent sculpture installation, entry to new plaza.
2010 Lighthouse Park Water Reclamation Facility, Blaine, WA. Water feature, wall and pool, and atrium entry, suspended sculpture. Finalist
2009 "Riverwalk Markers and Monoliths", Commissioned by the City of Ferndale, WA. Installation of 8 cast cement monoliths, with embedded artifacts and "fossil" imprints. 9' - 4'.
  “Bakersfield Lighthouse”, California State University, Bakersfield, CA. A “green” sculpture installation, reclaimed and recycled architectural elements and construction materials, including windows, church doors, sheet steel with cutouts, colored plexiglass, solar LED lights. 9‘ x 8’ x 8’.
2007 “Hudson Monuments, Markers” series, City Hall Plaza, Yonkers, NY, Lyndhurst National Historic Trust, Tarrytown, NY, and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Pound Ridge, NY. Westchester County Department of Parks. Cast cement sculpture installations, all cast cement, pigments, embedded artifacts, plant imprints.
2005 “Luce Et Vita Universae”, % For Art, Public Art In Public Schools/SITES Program, SCA Commission, NYC, NY. PS 58 Staten Island, NYC. Permanent wall relief and suspended sculptures in atrium lobby.
2000 "Stone Water Path", earthworks sculpture at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY. Funded in part by New York Foundation For the Arts.
1998 "Through Our Eyes: A Sense Of Place", % For Art, Public Art In Public Schools/SITES Program. SCA commission. Mixed media wall relief, auditorium, PS 88, Queens, NY.
1997 "House Play", permanent on-site sculpture at ARTPARK, Lewiston, NY.
1990 "Our Place", Mural, Montefiore Hospital Parking Garage, Moshulu Preservation Corporation, Bronx, NY.
1988 "Play Houses", sculpture installation of 25 "houses", at ARTPARK, Lewiston, NY.
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:

2014 FEAST Miami, Finalist, Artist Projects.
2012 US State Department, Art in Embassies Program. Two map Drawings to the Ambassador's Residence, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  FL AiSB Program, University of West Florida College of Business. Public art commission, sculpture installation.
2010 Pollock Krasner Foundation grant.
  US Embassy Berlin, Germany. Cultural and environment grant.
2009 City of Ferndale, WA, Public Art Project, Sculpture Commission.
  Sculpture Key West Exhibition Artist Grant, for "Sal, Non Sal 124".
2008 Sculpture Key West Exhibition, Key West, Florida. People's Choice Award by Sea.
  Westchester Arts Council/NYSCA Arts Alive Individual Artists Grant.
2007 Artists Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY. Artist Grant.
2005-2006 Best Public Art Projects of the Year, for "Luce Et Vita Universae", sponsored by the Americans For The Arts, Public Art Network and Review.
2004-2005 NYC % For Art, Public Art In Public Schools/SITES Program, SCA commission.
2001 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Assistance Grant.
New York Foundation For The Arts, Garrison Arts Center, SOS grant.
2000 New York/Israel Cultural Cooperation Commission, a joint venture of NY State and the Government of Israel, the Herbert M. Newman Theatre, and the International Artists Residence Center, Herzliya, Israel.
1999-2000 New York Foundation For The Arts, the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY. Environmental sculpture grant.
1998 New York State Council For The Arts and Westchester Arts Council. Artists grant.
New York Foundation For The Arts, Garrison Arts Center, NY. SOS grant.
1997 NYC % For Art, Public Art In Public Schools/SITES Program, SCA commission.
1996 NEA/Arts Excel, TEXACO, Inc. and Westchester Arts Council, NY. AIR project grant.
1983-2000 Visiting Artist, AIR project grants sponsored by: NEA, NYFA, NYSCA, Westchester Arts Council, Hudson River Museum, Katonah Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, Studio In A School, Illinois Arts Council, Virgin Islands Council On The Arts, the School of Visual Arts, St.Thomas, USVI.
1987 Artists' Space, New York, NY. Artists exhibition grant.
 
COLLECTIONS:

  Paul and Estelle Berg
  Sonesh Chainani, Miami FL.
  Vivian Pfeiffer, Miami, FL.
  Diane and Werner Grob, Miami , FL.
  The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY.
  Albornoz Palace Hotel, Spoleto, Italy. Conference Room, Painting. Mural, Room 401.
  ArteHotel, Perugia, Italy. Entry Sculpture, Wall relief, sala restaurante.
  Beverly Pepper, Todi, Italy.
  Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY.
  Judith and Stanley Zabar, New York, NY and Sugarloaf Key, Florida
  Dr. Perry Arnold and Rita Linder, Key West, Florida
  Ira and Mary Lou Alpert, Yorktown Heights, New York
  Elaine Weitzen, New York, NY.
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  "Open studios opens up art", Anne Tschida for Miami Knight Arts Foundation, May 22, 2013.
  "Miami Review", Shana Beth Mason for WHITEHOT Magazine / May 2013.
  Sculpture Magazine, "The Girl Who Liked To Smell Dirt", interview and photos. January-February 2012.
  Art Takes Miami, Art Basel. 2011. 100 artists.
  Art Is About, online publication, Miami, FL. Interview with the artist.
  "earth + ascension", catalogue, essay by Robert C. Morgan. 2010.
  "Concrete: A seven-Thousand Year History", Reese Palley. The Quantuck Lane Press, NY. Pg. 102.
  "Public Art In Public Schools", Michele Cohen. Monacelli Press. 2009.
  Sculpture Key West Catalogue, essay by Shamim Momin, Whitney Museum. 2009.
  Associated Press International, wire services. "Photo of the Week" in multiple international publications.
  Florida Keys Tourism Website, "Video of the Week", March 9, 2009. Includes interview with the artist.
  Sculpture Key West Catalogue, essay by Mary Ceruti, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY.
  HudsonRiver Art Magazine, Summer 2005. "The Peekskill Project" by Sara Pasti.
  "The New Bridge And Tunnel Crowd", NY Times, Arts & Leisure, Holland Cotter. March 13, 2005.
  "Linea Umbra-02, Artisti Fuori dal Coro", Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy. Giancarlo Politi Editore, Febbraio 2004.
  New York Times, Westchester section, Sunday August 23, 2003.
  METALOCUS Architecture Journal #3, Madrid SPAIN. November 1999. Ana Marie Torres.
  NYARTS Magazine, New York, NY. December 1998.
  New York Times, Westchester Section, Sunday May 24, 1998. Vivian Raynor.
  New York Magazine, April 26, 1993. Corky Pollan.
  Art Matters, Philadelphia, PA. April 1987.
  "Art/Work" Catalog, Bond Gallery, New York, NY. 1986.
  New York Times, Long Island Section, January 13, 1985.
  Queens Museum "Annual Juried Exhibit" Catalog. 1985.
  New Art Examiner, Midwest Edition, Chicago, IL. Summer 1983.
 
PUBLICATIONS:

  "Venice Biennale 2005: Through the Artists' Eye", HudsonRiverArt Magazine, Hudson, NY. Spring 2006. Article and photos.
  "Umbria Mystica", NYArts Magazine. January 2003. Article and photos.
  "From NY To Tel Aviv", NYArts Magazine. November 1999. Article and photos.
 
PROFESSIONAL EVENTS/LECTURES/TEACHING:

2016 Museum Artisan, Preparator, Wolfsonian Museum/FIU.
2011-2016 Adjunct Professor, Miami Dade College, Miami FL.
2012-2013 The New World School For The Arts, Miami , FL. 3D Design and Sculpture.
2010 Visiting Lecturer, US Embassy, Berlin Germany. “earth + ascension” and public art projects.
2010 Lecturer, “ From Art Studio to the Art World.” Seminar, California State University, Bakersfield, CA.
2002-2009 William Paterson University, Department of Fine Arts, NJ. Adjunct Professor, Sculpture.
2001-2003 American University, Washington D.C. Italy Program, Corciano, Italy. Adjunct Professor, Sculpture.
2002 Chautauqua Institution, School of Art, Chautauqua, NY. Visiting Artist, Drawing.
1997 Parsons School of Design, Foundation Department. Sculpture workshops.
1990 "The Traveling Museum", prototype for an interactive moveable exhibition space, Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY.
1982 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Visiting Artist, Lecturer. Graduate seminar.



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