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Artist Work

Work in Progress
Oil on Linen
57" x 18"
Red Umbrella
July 2005
Oil in Linen
22" x 36"
Self Portrait in Studio
June 2005
OIlk on Canvas
41" x 26"

Artist Information

Montgomery County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)
Prior to 2012

Artist Bio

EDUCATION New York Academy of Art, New York, NY MFA in Painting, Cum Laude, May 1999 Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy bPost-Baccalaureate Program Fall 1994 Drew University, Madison, NJ BA in Art, Studio Emphasis 1994 AWARDS AND HONORS Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (2006) Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion Artist in Residence (Spring 2003, Fall 2005- Spring 2006) The Julia and David White Artist’s Colony Artist in Residence (December 2005) Mele Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement, CNYCAC (2001) Masters Division Award, Utica Art Association (2001) Scholarship, New York Academy of Art (1997, 1998) Liquitex University Award for Excellence in Art (1992) Dean’s Award for Excellence in Art, Drew University (1992, 1993) Hooper Memorial Prize, Drew University (1994) SOLO EXHIBITIONS Orchard Gallery Face to Face (Invitational) , Bethesda, MD 2005 GROUP EXHIBITIONS Sandarac Gallery Light Show, Baltimore, MD 2005 The Arlington Art Center Drawing: Tradition and Innovation, Arlington, VA 2005 Afif Gallery Being and Self, Philadelphia, PA 2005 Touchstone Gallery The Human Form Juror, Ann Goodyear Assistant Curator, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC 2005 Women in the Military Memorial at Arlington Cemetery Faces of the Fallen, Arlington, VA 2005 Sandarac Gallery Five on the Figure, Baltimore, MD 2005 Center Art Gallery Calvin College Space and Spirit, Grand Rapids, MI 2004 Montgomery College Faculty Exhibition, Rockville, MD 2004 St. Louis Artists Guild Face It, St. Louis, MO 2003 Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College Jen Blazina and Sarah Demas: Prints and Paintings, Salem, MA 2002 New York Academy of Art Thesis Exhibit, New York, NY 1999 CURRENT EMPLOYMENT Lecturer, Montgomery College Art Department, Rockville, MD Instructor, The Art League of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA