EDUCATION

– New York Academy of Art, Master of Fine Arts, 2002
– Florence Academy of Art, Summer Resident, 2000
– Maryland Institute College of Art, Certificate in Fine Art, 1999
– University of Maryland, Bachelor of Arts (English & Writing), 1990

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

– Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, September 2011 – Present
Visiting Professor, Teach figurative drawing and 2D design

– Pratt Institute, New York, NY, January 2007 – Present
Visiting Professor, Teach general and figurative drawing

– Parsons The New School For Design, New York, NY, April 2006 – Present
Visiting Professsor, Teach painting and drawing in the Academy, Summer intensive and CE programs

– Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, October 28 & 29, 2008
Visiting Professor, Taught “Renaissance to Impressionism: Painting Methods Workshop,”


EXHIBITIONS

– New York Academy of Art Summer Salon, Flowers Gallery, NY, July 2011
– Strokes of Genius, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, July 2011
– Red Hooked, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition Group Show, Brooklyn, NY, August 2010
– Pratt Dean’s Gallery show, Brooklyn, NY, August, 2010
– New York Academy of Art Summer Salon juried show, NY, June – August, 2009
– Object Image Gallery Group Show, Brooklyn, NY, January 2009
– Figureworks Gallery Group Show, New York, NY, January 2009
– All Things Great and Small, Cooley Gallery Group Show, Old Lyme CT, December 2008
– Free Fall, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition Group Show, Brooklyn, NY, September 2008
– Convergence, Maryland Federation of Artists Group Show, MD, August 2008
– New York Academy of Art Summer Salon, NY, June – August 2008
– Take Home A Nude, New York Academy of Art juried show, NY, May 2008
– Creative Alliance “The Big Show,” Baltimore, MD, 2006
– Sheppard Art Gallery, One Man Show, Baltimore, MD, 2006
– Phillips de Pury & Company, “Take Home A Nude,” New York, NY, 2005
– Sheppard Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2003
– Sotheby’s, “Take Home A Nude,” New York, NY, 2003
– Sheppard Art Gallery, A Visual Feast Group Show, Baltimore, MD, 2002
– Sotheby’s, “Take Home A Nude,” New York, NY, 2002
– Christie’s, “Take Home A Nude,” New York, NY, 2001
– Paint The Town Red, Rene Lezard, New York, NY, 2001

PUBLICATIONS

– American Artist, authored “Finding Inspiration in a Diverse Range of Master Artists,” March 2010
– American Artist Drawing, authored “Using Materials that Reflect Your Subject Matter,” Fall 2010

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer
– Condé Nast, New York, NY, 2005 – 2007
– Time Inc., New York, NY, 2002 – 2005
– The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD, 1990 – 2000