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artist statement


A student of the National Academy of Art and the Art Students League, I studied with Furman Finck, Ronald Sherr and Mary Beth McKenzie. I have taught the use of art materials and techniques. As a figurative artist I paint from life and also use photographs. My work is influenced by what I read, the music I listen to, who I meet, and the Hudson Valley’s fabulous landscape. You will see on my web site that I concentrate on painting in oil, watercolor and tempera and drawing in graphite and ink. My work has been exhibited in the US and is in collections in the US and Europe.

View my series of watercolors and oils featured on, a collection of works inspired by Schubert's Winterreise.

curriculum vitae


The Red Arch, Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

Art Studio Views Tours, Rhinebeck, NY

Atwater Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

Gazen Gallery, Rhinebeck, NY

609 Warren, Hudson, NY

Hunters Point Artist Community Exhibition, L.I.C., NY

Studio 303, L.I.C., NY

This is not an Archive: Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Northwest Cultural Council, Rollin Meadows, IL

Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT 47thAnnual International  Exhibition

San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

37thJuried Exhibition, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

34th & 37th Juried Exhibition, Smithtown Township Arts Council, Smithtown, NY

First Street Gallery, New York, NY  

International Juried Exhibition, United Nations, New York, NY

12"x12"x (12"), Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY


Comstock Drawing Award, Ridgefield Guild of Artists

John Mckee Memorial Award for Figure Drawing, San Diego Art Institute

Drawing Prize, Art Students League

Ralph Weller Prize for Painting, National Academy of Design


New York, NY; Milan, Italy; Worcester, MA; Northampton, MA; Claverack, NY Southampton, NY; St. Bonnet sur Gironde, France; Madison, CT; Rhinebeck, NY



National Academy of Design, New York, NY

New York Public School Adult Education Program, Riverdale, NY

Art Students League, New York, NY



National Academy of Design, Certificate, New York, NY

Art Students League, New York, NY

New York University, New York, NY

Drew University,  Madison, NJ, BA

Oxford University

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