Upcoming Exhibitions


Two person show at Gaelen Gallery, West Orange, NJ, Jan-Feb.

Oyster Point Gallery, Red Bank, NJ October-November


135th Annual Members Exhibition, NYC, NY June 7-22

“Today”, NAWA and The Tomayko Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pa., April 19-May 31

Hollis Taggart Gallery x NAWA Exhibition, NYC, Curated by Hollis Taggart Gallery, Opening reception March 21, March 21-April 20

Women by Women, Gaelen Gallery, West Orange, NJ  March -April.

Black History Month Exhibition, JFK University Medical Center, Edison NJ. Feb. 19-23

Oyster Point Gallery, Red Bank, NJ, January 2-31, Curated by Ellen Martin


ArtFair14C Exhibitor, October, Jersey City, NJ

Artworks Trenton- Sweet Savages- 3 person show, Trenton, NJ 

134th Annual Exhibition of Signature Members NAWA, NYC, NY

Gaelen 22nd Annual Juried Show, West Orange, NJ

January/February Retro- Monthly Themed Group Show PoetsArtists- Curated by Arthur Magazzu


ArtFair14C Showcase- The Armory, Jersey City, NJ

And Now For Something New Vol 4,  Le Mieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

Grant Avenue Gallery, Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park, NJ


ArtFair14C, Exhibitor -The Glass Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

Au Natural, May 1- June 30, 2021, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, Ill Curator-Didi Menendez and Sergio Gomez

International Guild of Realism Spring Online Exhibition

A Generous Kingdom V (Virtual), Portland, Oregon

Configured Persona, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

2020 42nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

The Second Half- 50 and Over Show, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, Ca.

Artists For Conservation Virtual Exhibition

Story Tellers Exhibition curated by Dr. Elaine Schmidt and Didi Menendez

International Guild of Realism Spring Salon Online Exhibition

Art Fair 14C, Curated into the Juried Show and a featured Exhibiting Artist. 

2019 Movie Night, Curated by Rick Davidman, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY.

Secondary Meanings Figural Diptychs, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Curated by Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt.

About Face Value, Oyster Point Hotel, Redbank, NJ, Curated by Ellen Martin

What Are You Looking At? Wachung Art Center, Wachung, NJ Curated by Sarah Canfield and Barbara Minch

2018 Portraits, Gaelen Gallery East, West Orange, NJ, Curated by Lisa Suss

Piscataway Municipal Building, One person show, October, Piscataway, NJ

National Association of Women Artists 129th Annual Members Exhibition, Oct. 6-18, NY, NY.

Discovery in the Detail, Studio Montclair Gallery, Curated by Nette Forne Thomas, Montclair, NJ

Human Landscape, Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ

2017 Hope For the Holidays, Monmouth Museum Juried Art Exhibition, Lincroft, NJ

Human Rights Art Exhibit, Holocaust Museum Houston, Museum's Mincberg Gallery at the Morgan Family Center, Houston, Tx

Ebba Osborne Memorial Award Exhibition, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ (invited artist and judge)

The Elephant in the Room, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

2016 Members Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

Women Paint Women, curated by Ellen Martin, Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ

Emerging Artists 2016, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

New Jersey Arts Annual 2016, curated by Joan Bacharach, and Stacy Smith, The Noyes Arts Garage Stockton University, Atlantic City, NJ

2014 CAG Gallery U, Westfield, NJ Read the Review >>

TEDxNavasink2014, Featured Artist, Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ

Expressions of the Natural World, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

Art Connections 10, George Segal Gallery, Montclair, NJ

35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

2012 23rd Annual New Jersey Small Works Show, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ

2009 Canon, Contemporary Art Network, New York, NY

2008 Noyes Museum/Seashore Garden Living Center, Galloway Township, NJ

2006 Griffin Gallery, Madison, NJ

2005 Montclair Museum Library Collection Artists photo file, Montclair, NJ

2002 Artist of the Month, December Edison Arts Society, Edison, NJ

Faces and Spaces, Edison Arts Society Gallery at the Sheraton, Edison, NJ

1995 Small Works on Paper, B. Beamesderfer Gallery, Highland Park, NJ

1984 Potsdam Prints: Traditions and Alternatives, Brainard Art Gallery State University College of Arts and

Sciences, Potsdam, NY


2017 Sole Curator and Juror, Ebba Osborne Memorial Award Exhibition, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, Red Bank, NJ


2021 The Creative Brick Road Podcast


2023 RETRO- PoetsArtists Publication for group show

2021 AU NATURAL- PoetsArtists Group exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery in Chicago

2020 StoryTellers- PoetsArtists Curated by Elaine Melotti Schmidt, Published by Didi Menendez

2020 Alfa Art Gallery Interview

2019 SECONDARY MEANINGS FIGURAL DIPTYCHS by Didi Menendez and PoetsArtists2018 Storm Cellar 6.3 vol. VI no. 3, winter 2018. Front Cover image

2018 Artsy Shark- Featured artist March 15, 2018. Curated by Carolyn Edlund. 

2017 Minetta Review- Spring Issue- a literary and arts publication at New York University

2006 Lilith Magazine- Fall, Illustration

2003 New Art International periodical

Book Cover Illustration for Alex in the Promised Land Geffen Publication

1985 Ocean County College Art and Literary Contest- First Place Art Division; Toms River, NJ


2024 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

2023 Best in Show, Gaelen 22nd Annual Juried Exhibit

2020 Bernadette Award ($500 honorarium) National Association of Women Artists

2017 Best in Show Painting Category, 28th Annual Juried Art Show, Piscataway Municipal Gallery

2016 Hunterdon Art Museum Prize

2012 First Place Painting, Highland Park Arts Fair

2011 First Place Painting, Highland Park Arts Fair


The Painting Center-NYC

Signature Member- Artists for Conservation - past

IGOR Member- International Guild of Realism- current

NAWA National Association of Women Artists - current

PoetsArtists- current


2012 Human Rights Art Exhibition- Permanent Art Collection, South Texas College, McAllen, TX

Private Collections located in England, Princeton, NJ, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Louisiana


Gallery U : March 2014 John J Boylan U Got It, Universal Institute March 2014

 Interfaith Strength, Benkin, Dr. Richard L., Artist Inspired by Bangladesh Hero.


2024- Edward Povey Academy, Instow, UK

2021- present  Mentorship with Edward Povey

2024- Kristy Gordon VAMP

2024- Patricia Watwood mentorship

until 2019 Masterclass Critique Group with Barbara Minch.

2018 Paintings Best Practices workshop, Florence Academy, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

1988 Monmouth University Teachers Certification K-12, West Long Branch, NJ

1981 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

1979 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, B.A.

Also studied independently with Neil Welliver, Dorothy Yung, and Marcel Franquelin.