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SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2014   Traverse, Gallery GAIA, Brooklyn, NY
           History of Stuff
, Materials for the Arts Gallery, Queens, NY
           Surface, solo exhibition, Sculptors Guild Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013   Source, with CJ Nye, 2nd Avenue Firehouse, Bay Shore, NY
2012   Turbulence, Orchard Windows Gallery, New York, NY

PROJECTS and EVENTS:
2014   Residency, Materials for the Arts, NY
           Hullaballoo Collective at the Fountain Art Fair, NY
2013   NURTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NY
           Lecture and Class Critique
, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
           Upcycled Art Workshop
, with Artist Barbara Lubliner, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
           Upcycled Water Catchment with Bench
, functional sculpture installation, Steinway Library, Queens, NY
           Hullaballoo Collective at the Fountain Art Fair, in honor of the 100 year anniversary of the Armory Art Show, NY
2012   Bridge Across Generations, sculpture installation, Astoria Park, Queens, NY
           To their own front yard, outdoor sculpture installation, Putnam Arts Council in partnership
             with Collaborative Concepts at the Belle Levine Art Center, Mahopac, NY
2011   Upcycled Art Workshop, with Upcycled curator Barbara Lubliner, Educational Alliance,
             held in conjunction with the Festival of New Ideas, sponsored by the New Museum, NY
2010   Labor class: Miami(a performance during #rank) Winkleman Gallery, SEVEN Miami, FL
           Baroque Bike Rack, functional sculpture installation, LePetit Versailles Community Garden, NY
           Labor class (a performance during #class exhibition), Winkleman Gallery, NY
2009   Bridge Across Generations, commissioned sculpture installation, Two Coves Community Garden, Astoria Queens, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2014   River and Biota, Curator Naomi Teppich, Catskill Art Society, Livingston Manor, NY
           Plastics are Forever
, illuminoidal arts, Long Beach, CA
           Scaled to Fit
, Sculptors Guild Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
           Transformation
, Sculptors Guild, Governors Island, NY
2013   Rising Tide
, Curator Sarah Schmerler, Sculptors Guild, Governors Island, NY
           Celebration of Village of Ossining’s Bicentennial
 , Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Ossining NY
           Diptych, Triptych and Multiples,
Curator Shira Toren, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
           Sideshow Nation
, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012   Art From the Boros, Curator Erin Hozack, Denise Bibro Fine Art, NY
           Hullabaloo Collective: Joie de Vivre, PS Project Space, Chelsea, NY
           Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts
, Bedford Stuyvesant Center for Arts and Culture, Brooklyn, NY
           Itsa Small, Small World, curated by Hennessy Youngman, Family Business Gallery, NY
           Art to the Point
: Tri-State Exhibition, Juried by Artist Donald Sultan, Katonah Museum of Art
2011   The Saunders' Farm Project 2011, Outdoor Group Sculpture Exhibition by Collaborative Concepts, Garrison, NY
           No Commercial Potential, phase 2, Group Exhibition, Candiani Cultural Center, Venice Italy
           Derivatives: Origins In Geometry,
Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX
           Presents: 3 Months of Mail Art for Hyperallergic HQ, Co-curated by Kate Wadkins and Hrag Vartanian, Brooklyn, NY
           Crest Hardware Art Show Group Exhibition, Curated by Joseph Franquinha, Brooklyn, NY
           Art from Detritus: Upcycling with Imagination, Curated by Vernita Nemec, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
           No Commercial Potential, Maurizio Follin curator, Garage N.3 Gallery, Venice, Italy
           Artscape
, Park Square, Cultural Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA
2010   Upcycled: Artwork created out of plastic post-consumer waste, Barbara Lubliner curator, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, NY
           Jumping Off Of Cliff: A Tribute to H.C. Westermann
, McCutchan Art Center/Stephen and Palmina Pace Galleries
            at the University of Southern Indiana
           Collaborative Concepts at Saunders Farm,
outdoor sculpture exhibition, Garrison, NY
           Artprize, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
           Nature Rules, outdoor summer sculpture show, Governor's Island, NY
           Housebroken
, Flux Factory curated inaugural exhibition, Long Island City, NY
2009   Figment; Season-long interactive sculpture exhibition, Governors Island, NY
           Abundance; 27th Annual Outdoor Summer Sculpture Show, Empire-Fulton State Park(DUMBO waterfront), Brooklyn, NY
           Art in Summit, Public Art Program, Summit, NJ
           Reality Gallery American Slide-All, NY Studio Gallery, finalist for solo show,
2008   Trans-Yapit International Arts Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, collaborative sculpture project with Lale Altunel
           Relative Environment, Outdoor summer sculpture show, DUMBO waterfront, Brooklyn, NY
           Out of the Blue, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
           Works on Paper, Cuchifritos, exhibition benefit, NY
2007   Atlantic Invitational, Masterworks Museum, Bermuda
           Still Flying, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 25th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn, NY
           Small Works Show, 440 gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006   Garden of Delights, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 24th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn, NY
           Palm Beach International Sculpture Biennale, Wellington, FL, jurors: Michael Lash, Michael Monroe and Wendell Castle
2005   Kingston 6th Biennial, outdoor sculpture exhibition, Kingston, NY
2004   Newburgh Sculpture Project, outdoor sculpture exhibition, Newburgh, NY
           Art of the Artisans, jurer: Steven Evans- selecting art from employees of local art foundries, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY
2003   Seven, West Park Art Center, Esopus NY
           Campsite, curated exhibition of site specific outdoor art, University Settlement, Beacon NY,
           Art of the Artisans, jurer: David Ross- selecting art from employees of local art foundries, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY
2002   Open Studios Event, Esopus NY
2001   Art of the Artisans, selecting art from employees of local art foundries, Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY
2000   Bare Walls, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Alumni benefit
1999   Trespass, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni exhibition, Richard Hunt Satellite Studio, Benton Harbor, MI
           Fiveplusone, Sixspace, 6 person exhibition, Chicago, IL
1998   Exhibition 2, Nippon Steel/the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1997   Exhibition 1, Nippon Steel/the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1996   Sculpture Show, Cozzi Iron & Metal, inc. Chicago, IL
1995   Unknown Chicago, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
1994   Investigations into the Physical and Metaphorical Hole, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
1993   Selected Artists, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992   The Sentimental Art Show, Beret International Gallery, Chicago, IL
           Gary Public Library, Two person exhibition, Gary IN

PUBLICATIONS:
2013   "Over and Over" Dan Bischoff, New Jersey Star Ledger (review) >link<
2012   "Virtually Sketching in Metal" Allison Meier, Hyperallergic blogazine (review) >link<
2011   "When Wheels Pile Up: Plant a Bike; Save the City" City Critic Neil Genzlinger, New York Times >link<
           "Astoria Characters: The Metal Tamer" Nancy Ruhling, Huffington Post >link<
           "Derivates: Origins in Geometry, Juror: Vincent Falsetta" (catalogue) Museum of Geometric and MADI Art
           "Presents: 3 Months of Mail Art for Hyperallergic HQ" Catalogue Zine, Hyperallergic
           "Mail Art Bulletin: Four Originals" Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic blogazine >link<
           "A 150,000-Pound Hand-Me-Down. Yay?" (mention) City Critic Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
           "Sculpture On View at Belle Levine" Putnam County News and Recorder, NY
           "Sculpture Installed at the Belle Levine" Brewster Times, NY
           "Blooming Bike Planter" Bryna Hallam, Momentum Planet Magazine
           "Upcycled, Curated by Barbara Lubliner, and the Cup Lid Dilemma" (blog) Gwyneth's Full Brew >link<
2010   "The Farm Project 2010" (catalogue) Collaborative Concepts, Putnam Valley, NY
           "Upcycled: Artwork created out of plastic post-consumer waste" (catalog) Ernest Rubenstein Gallery >download<
            ‘Nature Rules’ at BWAC Show at Governors Island, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, NY
           "Outdoor Sculptures Enliven Governors Island" Art Critical Online Magazine
2009   "Bridge Park’s Sculptures Mirror World Famous Spans" Brooklyn Daily Eagle, NY
           "Bridge of Flowers" Queens Chronicle, NY
2008   "Park art" The Brooklyn Paper, NY
           "Attleboro Arts Museum exhibit focuses on a color that is much more than just a color" Sun Chronicle, Attleboro MA
2007   "Still Flying BWAC's Summer Show has returned to the DUMBO Waterfront" IN Brooklyn, Brooklyn Eagle weekend insert, NY
           "Cultural Alliance" Royal Gazette, Bermuda
2006   "Sculpture Biennale A Monumental Success" Town-Crier Newspaper, Wellington, FL
2005   "Sixth Kingston Sculpture Biennial Catalogue" Kingston, NY
           "Conversation Pieces" Daily Freeman Newspaper, Kingston, NY
2003   "Art of The Artisans" New York Times, Westchester County edition, NY
           "Art of The Artisans exhibit at Howland" Beacon Free Press, Beacon, NY
           "Enjoy" Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY
           "For West Park exhibit, roll a Lucky Seven", Times Herald-Record, Newburgh, NY
2002   "Take a peek where artists create" Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY

AFFILIATIONS:
           Two Coves Community Garden, garden member, Astoria Queens, NY
           Minor Miracles Foundation, Advisory Board Member
           Fine Artist Adoption Network, Art contributor
           Sculptors Guild, Advisory Board Member
           New York Artists Circle, Member
           Hullaballoo Collective, Founder

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2010   Art Program at Two Coves Community Garden, Queens NY         

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2013   Lecture and Class Critique, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
2011   Groundbreaker: New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods Award, Citizens Committee for New York City
2010   Grant to develop a Sustainable Art Program for Two Coves Community Garden, Puffin Foundation Ltd.
2009   Individual Artist Grant, Queens Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of
              Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund, Queens NY
2006   3rd place prize, 2006 Palm Beach International Sculpture Biennale, Wellington FL
           Guest Lecturer, Carnegie Mellon, Department of Architecture, Pittsburgh, PA
1999   Associate board member, Alumni Association; Chicago Chapter, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1998   Fellowship for Residency; Oxbow Summer School of Art, Saugatuck, MI
           Leadership, Light the Way Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
           Excellence in the Arts Award, Nippon Steel USA Headquarters, Chicago, IL
1996   Purchase Award, Cozzi Iron & Metal, Inc. Chicago, IL "Sculpture Exhibition"
1992   Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

March 2000 - April 2005                             Polich Art Works Rock Tavern, NY
                                                                                   Art Fabricator
       •Fabrication of various sculpture for Jeff Koons
       •Assisted in the fabrication of Alexander Liberman's "Adonia" for The Storm King Art Center
       •Assisted in the fabrication of a series of 30 foot tall bronze spiders for Louise Bourgeois.
       •Fabricated numerous sculpture for Frank Stella, including assisting in the fabrication of
            the sculpture ‘Prince of Homburg’ for the National Gallery of Art.
       •Assembly and finishing of various sculpture cast in bronze, stainless steel, and aluminum.

1998 - 2000                                                        Art Institute of Chicago, IL
                                                      Evening and Weekend Manager- Audio/Visual Department
       •Assisted in the assembly and maintenance of ‘Bill Viola- a 25 year Survey’ exhibition.
       •Liaison between lecturing artists and audio/visual technicians.
       •Assembly and maintenance of various video, film, and audio equipment.

July through November1999                        Public Art Program City of Chicago, IL
                                                                      Art Installer for “ Cows on Parade”

August 1999 to 2000(freelance)                   Chicago Fine Art Foundry Chicago, IL
                                                                                 Foundry Technician

November 1999 to January 2000(freelance)     Methods and Materials Chicago, IL
                                                                                        Art Installer

EDUCATION:
2005   Fundamentals of Maya (Computer Aided Design/Animation), Pratt, NYC
2004   Manufacturing Certificate, BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education) Orange County, NY 
1998   Bachelor of Fine Art, with honors, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

BORN:
1971 Gary, Indiana, USA