Biography

1977

Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

Education

2003

M.F.A. –  Sculpture
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
Philadelphia, PA

1999

B.A. –  Painting
Denison University, Granville, OH

1998

The Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing
Aix-en-Provence, France

 

Grants / Honors / Awards

2009

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2009 Purchase Prize
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2006

Independence Foundation Fellowship
Independence Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2004

Window of Opportunity Grant
The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2003

Best of Show, Unearthed
Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA

2002

Prince of Whales Foundation Fellowship
PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2009

Wormhole
Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Flora & Fauna
Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Bioforms
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Natural Abundance
Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Solo Series 2007
Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

2005

Natural Artifice
Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

Selected Exhibitions

2011

VASST.org
Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

Fourth Wall
The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Artists We Admire,
William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

Invasion
Artprize, Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids, MI

2009

Material Impact
University of Delaware at the Crane Building,
Philadelphia, PA

Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2009
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2008

Infestation/Deterioration
Stratasphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Swarm
Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Celebrating Winter Through Nature
Wave Hill, Bronx NY

Philagraphifika Invitational Exhibition
William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, PA (also 2006)

2006

Survive, Thrive, Alive
Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Kites; Art Takes Flight (commission)
Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

Cumberland County College Faculty Show
C.C.C., Vineland, NJ

Fleisher Faculty Show
Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2005

Inside/Outside; Passages
(Outdoor installation and indoor exhibition)
Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

Faculty Exhibition
Cumberland County College Art Gallery, Vineland, NJ

2004

Look
M.A.P., Philadelphia, PA

On Color: The Green Show
Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

NANO Show
Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

Works on Paper 2004
Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

2003

Unearthed
The Schuylkill Center, Philadelphia, PA

Under Pressure
DaVinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

2003 MFA Biennial Exhibition
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington DE

Graduate Thesis Exhibition
P.A.F.A., Philadelphia, PA

West Michigan Area Show
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI

2002

Wet, Hot, Fresh Meat
Well Fed Artist’s Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Telenium
Telenium, Philadelphia, PA (also 2001)

Six Degrees in Cold Storage
College Art Association M.F.A. Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

 

Bibliography

2009

Fallon, Roberta. "Wormhole Wonderland at Projects Gallery,"
artblog, October 9, '09
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2008

Newhall, Edith. "Enchanting 'Bioforms'," Philadelphia Inquirer, September 21, '08

Fallon, Roberta. "Winging It," Philadelphia Weekly,
August 13 - 19, '08
> view article

Fallon, Roberta. "Weekly Update - Swarm at the Schuylkill Center," artblog, Tuesday, August 12, '08

> view article

2007

Donohoe, Victoria, “Abington Art Center,”
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 25, '07

Rosof, Libby. "Multiplication, Compression, Depression at Abington," artblog, March 28, '07

> view article

2006

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Indoor Freshness to Rival the Gardens,”
New York Times
, April 23, '06
> view article

2005

Donohoe, Victoria, “Modern Meets Back-to-Nature,”
Philadelphia Inquirer, 17, '05

2004

Fallon, Roberta, “Green Room,” Philadelphia Weekly,
October 20-26, '04

Sozanski, Edward J., “Greener Than Nature,”
Philadelphia Inquirer Weekend, October 22, '04

2003

Rice, Robin, “Down to Earth,” City Paper, October 16-22, '03

Roszko, Nikki, “Creature Feature,” City Paper,
September 18-25, '03

Mah, Linda, “Juror Finds Vital Art Scene,” Kalamazoo Gazette,
April 6, '03