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EDUCATION
2009 MFA American University
2003 Maryland Institute College of Art
2000 BFA Painting, BA Art History Indiana University
EXHIBITIONS
2014 The Urban Landscape, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (upcoming)
Perceptual Painters: A Contemporary Movement, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Observation and Invention: The Space of Desire, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia, PA
The Familiar and the Ordinary: Still Life Painting and Contemporary Art, Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, IL
2013 Bethesda Painting Award, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD (upcoming)
Perceptual Painters, Kentucky School of Art, Louisville, KY
Real and Remebrance, 39th Street Gallery, Brentwood, MD
Everything in Its Right Place, The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art, Hattiesburg, MS
2012 Things Left, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
  Things, The Still Life in Contemporary Art, Delaware Community College, Media, PA (upcoming)
2011 Free Play, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  New Work/New Space, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
  Art for Clearwater, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Different Views, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
  Places, Everyone, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  The Art of Observation, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  Mid-Atlantic New Painting Exhibition, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
  Poetic License, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
  A Friend Indeed: 2nd Annual MFA Invitational, Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC
2009 Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
  Wet Paint, G Watson Gallery, Stonington, ME
  Results, Katzen Museum, Washington, DC
  Group Exhibition curated by Patterson Sims, First Street Gallery, New York,NY
2008 Group Show, American University, Washington, DC
2007 New Talent Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
  Exhibition with Robert J Anderson, Creative Arts Workshop. New Haven, CT
2006 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
  Group Exhibition curated by Lois Dodd, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY
  Particular Places, A National Exhibition curated by Bernard Chaet, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2005 Drawing: Tradition and Innovation, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
  Young Talent Show, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
  Coming Indoors, Artists Respond to the Interior, Sheppard Art Gallery, Ellicott City, MD
2002 Group Show, Watkins Gallery, Washington, DC
2000 Group Show, SoFA Gallery, Bloomington, IN
AWARDS
2014 Semi-finalist Bethesda Painting Award
2013 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award
2013 Finalist, Bethesda Painting Award
2009 Carnegie Mellon Research Grant
  William H. Calfee Foundation Painting Award
2008 Merit Scholarship, American University
2006 First Prize Winner Particular Places
1999 Indiana University Creative Arts Research Grant
PUBLICATIONS
Einspruch, Franklin, Arts Page, The New York Sun, February 11, 2012
McQuaid, Cate, “Revealing Creative Nature,” The Boston Globe; June 21, 2007
Birke, Judy, “Art Review: Particular Places winners at CAW Travel on Different Paths,” New Haven Register;
February 25, 2007