I was born and spent my childhood in New York City, lived for many years in Los Angeles, and now reside in Santa Fe, New Mexico. My studies were in English Literature, and I later became a writer for hire, editor and publisher, although art has always been one of my life's central elements. 

My husband and I published an award-winning, nationally-distributed journal for seven years. In the years since, I have circled back to art as my primary creative expression and obsession. The work continues... 

  

RÉSUMÉ

 

EDUCATION

 BA University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut (English literature)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 HAUS, Pasadena, CA

2008 “Evidence of Water,” Lake Tahoe Community College Art Gallery, South Lake Tahoe, CA

TWO-PERSON SHOW

2012 – “Shadow & Structure” Slate Contemporary, Oakland, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS

 2018 The Scene and Heard Journal (Salutatory Issue) - Photo essay - 5 images
 2017 Four Ties Lit Review (2 images)
 2017 The Tishman Review (Vol.4, Issue 1)
 2017 Up the Staircase Quarterly (Issue 36) - 4 images
 2016 Winter Tangerine Review (Vol. 5 (3 images)

 2015 Cimarron Review (Issue 192) - front and back covers

 2015 Helen Literary Magazine (Music Issue)

 2014 491 Journal (No. 9) – one image

 2013 CALYX Journal (Vol. 28:1) – one image

 2013 Still Point Arts Quarterly, Spring 2013 issue - three images

 2012 Plotting Temporality (Poems by Suzanne Roberts, Pecan Grove Press – cover image

 2012 EDGE Vol. 6 (four images)

 2009 Los Angeles Art Association - Volume 1 - 2009 (catalog) (juror: Samuel Hoi)

 2008 The World’s Best Black & White Photography No. 1, Black & White Spider Awards.

 2004 Best of Photography Annual 2004,Photographer’s Forum Magazine.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  

2018
Center for Photographic Art – 2018 International Juried Online Exhibition and catalog,
     juried by Eve Schillo, Assistant Curator in the Wallis Photography Deparptment
     at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art

12th Annual Black and White Spider Award (Nominee: Children of the World and Still Life –

     3 images)
11th Annual International Color Awards (Nominee: Architectural – 1 image)
Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery (2 images)
CENTER Projection Series: “Color Cue: Exploration in Perception” (12 images)           

2017
10th Annual International Color Award (Nominee: Architectural – 2 images)
Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery (Honorable Mention Award of Excellence in Still Life - 1 image)

2016

“Artshow” featured artist
111h Annual Black and White Spider Award (Nominee: Still Life – 3 images)

2015

“10th Annual Black and White Spider Awards,” (Nominee: Architecture, - 2 images) online
     (jurors from Bonhams, Random House, Stockholm City Museum, Annenberg
     Foundation, Leo Burnett, and more)
“The Pasadena Art Show” at the Laemmle Theater in Pasadena, California (juror: abstract
    painter Joshua Elias)
“Photography: The Full Spectrum” NVAL 2015 International Juried Photography Exhibition
   Carter House Gallery, Redding, California (juror: Thom Sempere, Executive Director of
   PhotoAlliance and lecturer in the Continuing Studies program at Stanford University)
“4th Biannual Juried International” Four Point Contemporary (award winner)
“Red” Colors of Humanity Gallery International Online Exhibit
"2015 Juried Open" Topanga Canyon Gallery (juror: Michael Zakian, director, Frederick R.
  Weisman Museum of Art)

2014        
"Abstracts"  Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, international exhibition (award
    winner)
"COLOR"  Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition national juried exhibition (juror: Lauren
    Hinkson, curator, Guggenheim Museum) Brooklyn, New York
"Your Daily Photograph"  Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, California - daily collector's
    subscriber email featuring photography (3 showings) (YourDailyPhotograph.com)
"Brand 42 Works on Paper: Celebrate" Brand Library Galleries national exhibition
   (juror: Jack Rutberg of Jack Rutberg Fine Arts in Los Angeles)
"7th Annual Photography Masters Cup" - three-time nominee - International competition
  (79 countries)
 

2013

"6th Annual Photography Masters Cup” International competition (86 countries),
       nominee 
"Ordinary Everyday Objects" Still Point Art Gallery (international online exhibition)

 

2012           

“Man Made Spaces & Structures” Exhibitions Without Walls (international online exhibition)
    (jurors: Dave Bowman, Tim Broughton, Debbe Sussman)

 “Secrets & Mysteries” Darkroom Gallery (international exhibition) (juror: Catherine
                 Edelman, Catherine Edelman Gallery), Essex Junction, Vermont

“2012 Art Kudos Art Competition and Exhibition” (international online exhibition)

“Art of Illusion” (international juried exhibition) The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

”Skyward: The World Above Us” (juried exhibition) 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 ”Portrait: Mirror Mirror Exhibition, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR           

 

2011

“Political and Social Art” Infinity Art Gallery (international online exhibition) (jurors: Julie
   Weissman, Flavia S. Zuniga-West)

“Tel-Art-Phone,” Beacon Arts, Los Angeles, CA (curator: Mat Gleason, Coagula founder)

“Figurative Art Expo” Infinity Art Gallery (international online exhibition) (jurors: Alberto
   Piedra Fernandez, Marcella Gillenwater, Edward L. Rubin)

“2011 Art Kudos Exhibition” (international online exhibition) (juror: Holly Koons
   McCullough, former Director of Collections and Exhibition, Museum of Art, Savannah,
   Georgia)
 

“Destinations: Famous Places and Intimate Spaces” Still Point Art Gallery (international
   online exhibition) (juror: Christine Brooks, Still Point Art Gallery Director)

 

2010

“2010 Art Kudos International Competition,” Art Kudos (online exhibition) (juror: Mitchell
    Albala)

“LAAA Annual Benefit Auction,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA “Altimetry,” Terminal One, “Altimetry,”
     Los Angeles International Airport (curator: Mark Steven Greenfield) 

Women in Photography International (online exhibition) (jurors: Elizabeth Houston,
   Pamela Schoenberg, Melanie Light, Laurie Frank)

“Classical Gone Jazz,” Artistic Voyage, Yorba Linda, CA

“Gem 2010,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“FOA13,” Building 1 - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

“Spirit of Place,” Saint John’s Health Center Artwall, Santa Monica, CA

“Winter Expo 2010,” Infinity Art Gallery (online exhibition) (juror: Rakar West)

 

2009

“Holiday Art Exhibition,” ASTO Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

“The Serious and Playful Sides of Light,” Still Point Art Gallery (online exhibition) “Aurora,”
    Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“2009 Juried All-Media Exhibition,” Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    (juror: Christy Johnson)

“2009 Art Kudos International Competition,” Art Kudos (online exhibition)
    (juror: Scott Canty)

“Brand 38: Works on Paper,” Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA (award winner)
   (juror: Ruth Weisberg)

“LAAA 2009 Annual Benefit Auction,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“Gem ‘09”  Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“Made in California,” City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA (juror: Sarah Bancroft)

2008

“Aurora,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“Truth or Dare,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA (juror: Craig Krull)

“Novella,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA (juror: Meg Linton)

“LAAA 2008 Benefit Auction,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“3rd Annual National Juried Exhibition,” Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA (juror: Phil Linhares)

 “2008 National Juried Exhibition,” Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA (juror: Sylvia White)

“Alchemy of Art,” Lark Gallery (online exhibition)

“Iraq War Memorial Competition,” Art Cries Out (online exhibition) 

“Gem ‘08,” Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

“Restful Alertness - Abstract Art Today,” Rhonda Schaller Studio, New York, NY


2007

“PINK,” (fundraising exhibition to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer
   Foundation) Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA

 

2006

“Exhibition VII,” Art Rental & Sales Gallery, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

“2006 Spring/Summer National Exhibition,” The American Juried Art Salon
    (online exhibition) (jurors: panel of art professors & directors from Barton College,
    Columbia, Pennsylvania State, and Southern Methodist Universities, Universities of
    Alabama, South Dakota, Victoria and North Texas and The Art Bank, Philadelphia, PA)

“2006 International Color Awards - Masters of Color Photography,” (online exhibition)
   (jurors: an international panel of photography professionals

“2006 Women’s Festival of the Arts,” 2nd City Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA
   (juror: Barbara Drucker)

“2006 Juried Open,” Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA (award winner)  (juror: Chris Burden)

 

2005

“Fall 2005 National Exhibition,” The American Juried Art Salon (online exhibition)
       (jurors: panel of art professors from Barton College, Columbia, McGill, Pennsylvania State and Southern          Methodist Universities and Universities of Alabama, California, Illinois, North Texas and South Dakota)

“Southern California Open Regional Exhibition,” Valley Institute of Visual Art, Sherman Oaks, CA
       (juror: Mary Oliver)

“Beauty Revisited,” Mt. Scott Art Center, Portland, OR

“The Human Element,” The Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA

“7th Annual All-Media Exhibition,” Touchstone Gallery, Washington, D.C.

“Crocker-Kingsley 74th Exhibition,” The Kingsley Art Club and the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  

2004

“Black and White Spider Awards,” Black & White Magazine, Beverly Hills, CA (online exhibition)

“Show Us the Light,” Positive Focus and GalleryThe.org, Brooklyn, NY (online exhibition)
      (jurors: Bob Weiss, S. Kaye Klein, Vicente Revilla)

“100x100x100,” Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro, GA

“Spectra ‘04 National Photography Triennial,” Silvermine Guild Arts Cntr, New Canaan, Connecticut

“Transfiguration 2004,” Absolute Art Gallery, San Marino, CA

“virtual*visual,” Women in Photography International (online exhibition)
     (jurors: an international panel of art professionals)

“Current Works 2004,” Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO

“Wall to Wall,” Jaffe Arts Center, Norfolk, VA

 

AWARDS

2015            Award winner: Award of Merit, “4th Biannual Juried International” Four Point Contemporary

2014            Award winner: 9th place Overall, Award winner: 4th place Photography,"Abstracts" 
                        Light Space & Time Gallery

                    3-time Nominee: "7th Annual Photography Masters Cup" international competition

2013            Nominee: “6th Annual Photography Masters Cup” International competition (86 countries)

2012            Exhibition Finalist: “Man Made Spaces & Structures” Exhibitions Without Walls 
                       (international online exhibition)  (jurors Dave Bowman, Tim Broughton, Debbe Sussman)

2011            Exhibition Finalist:  “Political and Social Art” Infinity Art Gallery (international online
                       exhibition) (jurors: Julie Weissman, Flavia S. Zuniga-West)

                    Director’s choice: “Figurative Art Expo,” Infinity Art Gallery (international online exhibition)
                        (jurors: Alberto Piedra Fernandez, Marcella Gillenwater, Edward L. Rubin)

                    Exhibition Finalist: “2011 Art Kudos Exhibition” (international online exhibition)
                        (juror: Holly Koons McCullough, former Director of Collections and Exhibition,  
                        Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia)

2010            Merit Award: “2010 Art Kudos International Competition,” Art Kudos (online exhibition)
                        
(juror: Mitchell Albala)

                    Honorable Mention: “A Decade of Images 2000-2010,” Women in Photography
                        International (online exhibition) (jurors: Elizabeth Houston, Pamela Schoenberg, 
                        Melanie Light, Laurie Frank)

                    Third Place, Abstract: “Winter Expo 2010,” Infinity Art Gallery (online exhibition)  
                        (juror: Rakar West)

2009            Bonese Collins Turner Donor Award. “Brand 38: Works on Paper,” Brand Library Art Galleries,                               Glendale, CA  (juror: Ruth Weisberg) 

2006            Honorable Mention: “2006 Juried Open,” Topanga Canyon Gallery, CA (juror: Chris Burden)

                    Nominee: International Color Awards, Masters of Color Photography (online exhibition)

2004            3rd Place: “Black and White Spider Awards,” Black & White Magazine, Beverly Hills, CA
                         (online exhibition)

                   Merit Award: “Current Works 2004,” Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO

                   Honorable Mention: “virtual*visual,” Women in Photography International (online exhibition)
                        (jurors: an international panel of art professionals)
 

                  “Judge’s Pick” and “Staff Pick”: “Show Us the Light,” Positive Focus and GalleryThe.org, 
                        Brooklyn, NYC