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Biography
Artist Statement
Exhibitions

 

 

 

Education

1992
Bachelors of Fine Arts, The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI

1991
Semester Abroad, Temple University, Rome, Italy


Exhibitions

2011
Jenny Valdez Gallery, The Arts Factory,107 E Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Gaia, 4 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

Destination Manhattan Spa, Las Vegas, NV
Steffanino's Fine Art, 2990 Redhill Ave, Suite A, Costa Mesa, CA
57th Street Gallery, 5701 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

2010
A.R.T. Evolution, Corporate Center, Las Vegas, NV
Gaia, 4 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Destination Manhattan Spa, Las Vegas, NV
Studio8Ten, 810 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

Shark Reef, Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort, Las Vegas, NV
Bite at the Museum, Gala and Art Auction, Springs Preserve, Las Vegas NV
Tortoise Art Festival, Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, NV

Steffanino's Fine Art, 2990 Redhill Ave, Suite A, Costa Mesa, CA
Vegas Artists Guild Spring Show, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
Mount Charleston Lodge, 1200 Old Park Road, Las Vegas, NV
Art Auction at Villa Reale, Forum Shops, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Circus Couture Art Auction, Rain Nightclub, Palms Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Northwest Yoga Studio, January/February Feature Artist, 7810 W Ann Road, Las Vegas, NV
The Artist Alley, 863 Mission St. (Accross from Bloomingdales), San Francisco, CA
57th Street Gallery, 5701 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

2009
The Corral at Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Village Art Festival at Lakes of Las Vegas, Henderson, NV
Gaia, 4 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

Canyon Ranch Spa Club, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV
The Artist Alley, 863 Mission St. (Accross from Bloomingdales), San Francisco, CA

Vegas Artists Guild Spring Show, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Art Starts Here, 8453 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
ArtFest of Henderson, 200 Water Street, Henderson, NV
57th Street Gallery, 5701 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA
Northwest Yoga Studio,
7810 W. Ann Road, Las Vegas, NV
Art Center at Neonopolis, Las Vegas, NV
Studio8Ten, 810 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

2008
ArtExpo International, Las Vegas, NV
Sierra Arts, 6th Annual Biggest Little Art Show in Nevada, Reno, NV
Scandinavian Collection, World Market Center, Suite B-158, Las Vegas, NV
Occupied Space at the East Las Vegas Community Center, Las Vegas, NV
City of the World Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Boulder City Fine Arts Festival, Boulder City, NV
Henderson ArtFest, Henderson, NV
Community Counseling Center, Las Vegas, NV
Vegas Artists Guild Spring Show, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

2007
Community Arts Collective, Members Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Art Encounter Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Occupied Space 2007, East Las Vegas Community Center, Las Vegas, NV
City of the World Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Jitters Cafe, Henderson, NV

2006
Public debut of studio and gallery each First Friday, Las Vegas, NV

1991 - 1992
Solo Exhibition, Benson Hall Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI
Senior Thesis Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI


Employment History

2004 - Present
Artist, self-employed

1992 - 2004
Exhibit and Graphic Designer for various museums and independent contractors, Washington, DC
Some clients included: Smithsonian Institution, National Geographic Society, The Newseum, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, NASA, and The History Factory.

1988 - 1992
Teacher’s Assistant, Woodblock Printing, RISD, Providence, RI, undergraduate college level
Art Teacher’s Assistant, Children’s classes at the RISD Museum, Providence, RI, levels K - 6
Art Teacher’s Assistant, Rhode Island School for the Deaf, Providence, RI, high school level
Arts and Crafts Teacher, United Cerebral Palsy summer camp program, Waterford, CT, all ages
Summer Exhibits Interpreter, Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, MA, all ages


Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Mini-Cadd/VectorWorks (light drafting), Graphic Design, Book Design, Exhibit Design, Interior Design, Product Packaging Design, Framing and Installation, Interactive Design, and Web Design.

Painting in acrylics and oil, pastel, charcoal, pen and ink, wheel thrown and hand-built ceramics. Stone lithography, intaglio, seriograph, monotype, colograph, woodblock and wood-cut printmaking.


Associations
Vegas Artists Guild
Clark County Artists Guild
Orange County Designer's Source
Las Vegas Mountaineers Club
Tortoise Group