Master of Fine Arts in Painting, MFA.
New York Academy of Art, NY,‘ 07.

Bachelor of Arts, BA. Minor in education.
Queens College, Flushing, New York, ‘04.

The Art Students League of New York, drawing, painting, and sculpture.
Full and part-time current-2001.


October 2011-present: PSG, High School WJ Bladergroen, Special Education Art Teacher

September 2012-present: Zaamzuid, High School Huygens College, VMBO, Art Teacher.

2010: Instructor for Teen Art Program, New York Academy of Art, NY, NY.

2009: Instructor for Figure Drawing: Long Pose, New York Academy of Art, NY, NY.

2008- 2009: Studio assistant to Christopher Pugliese.

2008- 2009: TA at NYAA: Figure Drawing and Painting, and the Friday Atelier.

2008: Visiting Artist at Felician College, Rutherford, NJ.

2007- 2006: Internship Fuse Gallery, New York, NY.

2005-2004: Faculty of Art Department of Robert H. Lehman High School, Bronx, NY.


Group  Shows

2010:  WOONBEURS, Rai, Amsterdam

2009:   Deck the Halls, New York Academy of Art, NY.

Sotheby’s, New York, NY.

Art in Changing Perspectives, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY.

NYAA Summer Exhibition, Online Annex, NY.

The Protean Body, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY.

Draw, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco.

2008:   Fall into Art, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY.

Expressing Anatomy, Medialia Gallery, New York, NY.

Draw, Stolen Space, London, England.

2007:   Bling, Online group show at

5th Annual International Juried Online Art Exhibition. Color: Bold/Subtle. Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE.

Works on Paper, Klatch, New York, NY.

MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NY.

Emerging Women Artist Exhibition, AAUW, at Design Center, New York, NY.

2006:   La Dolce Vita, Tribeca Art Ball, NY, NY.

2005:   High Times-Cool Art, Alliance of Queens Artists, Flushing, NY.

2004:   Annual Williamson County Art Guild Exhibition, Georgetown TX.

28th Annual National Arts Club Student Show.



2009:   Jean Gates Award 2009.

2010-2009:Art Students League work-study scholarship.

2009-2008:  Art Students League work-study scholarship.

2004:  Queens College Education Department: Clarence Bunch Arts in Education Award.

2004:  Queens College Art Department: Friedensohn Award.

2004:  Graduated with the Highest Honors in both Art and Education.

2003:  Queens College Art Department: Amy Eichler Memorial Award for exemplary

Achievement in Art.

2000:  Queens College Presidential Achievement Award.



2008:  Alumni Association NYAA Catalog of Recent Works, 2008.

2007: Linea, Magazine of the Art Students League, Fall 2007 issue.

           Who is Who in American Education, 2007.

2004:  Featured in Photographer’s Forum Best of College Photography, Annual 2004. 

2003:  Micropedia, lesson plan unit book grade 7-12.