CV

Born

1962, Rahway, New Jersey

Education

DuCret School of the Arts, Plainfield, NJ

Selected Exhibitions

2016 - Tribute to the Emanuel Nine: A Portrait Project, Principle Gallery Charleston, SC

2012-2013 - ACOPAL - Exhibition of Contemporary American Realism, (Traveling Exhibition).  

Beijing World Art Museum; Dalian Modern Museum; Tianjin Art Museum; Hubei Provincial

Museum; Zhejiang Provincial Museum; Shanghai Art Museum

2011-2012 - ACOPAL - Exhibition of Contemporary American Realism, National Arts Club, 

New York, NY - Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown OH

2011- The Contemporary Portrait and Figure, John and Virginia Winner Memorial Art Gallery,

Cazenovia, NY  

           

2001- Identities: Contemporary Portraiture, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey,      

Summit, NJ (Group show)  

                    

2001- Allied Artists of America at the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, 

OH (Group show)

2000 - A Survey of Contemporary Realism, Cooperstown Art Association, 

Cooperstown, NY, (Group show) 

                   

1998 - 9th Annual Roundtable Exhibition, The National Arts Club, NYC

1994 - DuCret Plus One, Swain Galleries Plainfield, New Jersey (Group Show) 

1994 - Spectrum of Watercolor, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

(2 Person Show)

1989 - NJWCS 50th Anniversary Travel Exhibition Montclair Arts Museum, Montclair,  

 NJ, The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

1988 - Swain Galleries, 703 Watchung Ave. Plainfield, NJ (One Man Show)

1985 - Atlantic City Art Center, Garden Pier, Atlantic City, NJ (One Man Show)

Selected Honors & Awards

2014 - Allied Artists of America, Inc. 100th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC 

“Gold Medal of Honor”

2012 - 21st Annual Oil Painters of America Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, 

“Silver Medal Award”

2012 - Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, “2nd place Nude

Category"

2011 - Allied Artists of America, Inc. 96th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC

“The America China Oil Painting Artists League (ACOPAL) Award for Realism

2009 - Allied Artists of America, Inc. 96th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC  

“The Mary Byron Memorial Award”      

                            

2000 - Hudson Valley Art Association 69th Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC,

“Paul Strisik, NA, Memorial award for Excellence”

1998 - The Artist’s Magazine Annual Competition, “First Place in Portrait Category”

1998 - The Salmagundi Club, 21st Annual Open Juried Exhibition, NYC “Thomas

Moran Memorial Award”

1998 - Hudson Valley Art Association 67th Annual Exhibition, Hastings on the   

Hudson, NY “Gold Medal of Honor” and “The Mrs. John Newington Award”

1998 - Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors “Ruth Rosenau 

Silver Medallion” and “The People’s Choice Award”

1994 - Allied Artists of America, Inc. 81st Annual Exhibition National Arts Club, NYC   

"Paul Puzinas Memorial Award"

1994 - Salmagundi Club, 17th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, NYC "Grumbacher Gold Medallion"

1990 - Allied Artists of America, Inc. 77th Annual Exhibition National Arts Club, NYC,

"The Jack Bookbinder Memorial Award"

1990 - NJWCS Annual Member's Show, Papermill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ “2nd Place”

1988 - NJWCS 46th Annual Open Exhibition - "The Irving and Frances Phillips Award

in memory of Henry Gasser"  

1987 - NJWCS 45th Annual Open Exhibition - "The Albert G. Heimrod Award"

1986 - NJWCS 44th Annual Open Exhibition - "The Henry Gasser Fund Award” 

     

1985 - NJWCS 43rd Annual Open Exhibition - "The Ortho Diagnostic Systems Award"

1984 - NJWCS 42nd Annual Open Exhibition - "The Grumbacher Gold Medallion"

Selected Publications

"Fine Art Connoisseur", The Emanuel Nine: Despair and the Power of the Sublime - October 2017

"PoetsArtists", The Power of Drawing: Curated by Steven DaLuz - Issue 59, December 2014

“Splash Retrospective”, North Light Books - 2013

“American Art Collector”, Romantic Figures - August 2013

“Lessons in Classical Drawing”, Juliette Aristides, Watson & Guptill - 2011

“American Artist Magazine - Studios” - 2011

“Watercolor Artist Magazine”, Watercolor Essentials - April 2010 

“Strokes of Genius 2”, North Light Books - 2009

“Watercolor Secrets”, North Light Books - 2009

“Strokes of Genius” North Light Books - 2007

“The Artist’s Magazine”, On the Rise - January 2004

“The Artist’s Magazine”, Mixing Color - August 2002 

“The Artist’s Magazine”, Sheer Realism - April 2000 

“Splash 6 - The Magic of Texture”, North Light Books - 2000

“The Best of Watercolor 3”, Rockport Publishers Inc. - 1999

“The Best of Sketching and Drawing”, Rockport Publishers Inc. - 1999

“The Artists Magazine”, Annual Art Competition - December 1998

Selected Public and Private Collections

Bernard & Joan Carl, Washington DC

Fred and Sherry Ross, NJ

Carolyn & Mike Maples, TX

Bill & Tracy Maines, NY

Jerry’s Artarama Corporate, NC

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, WI

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Temple Beth Sholom of Smithtown, NY

Mr. & Mrs. J. Shwarz, PA

Ridgewood Savings Bank, NY

Hospital for Special Surgery, NY

Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Boroian, FL

Mr. & Mrs. D. Bataille, France

Polytechnic University, NY

Wardlow - Hartridge School, NJ

Organizations

America China Oil Painting Artists League – President & Founding Member 2010 - 2015

Art Renewal Center - Executive Director of Programs - 2002 - 2011

Allied Artists of America, Inc. – Elected Member  

             

Hudson Valley Art Association – Elected Member

New Jersey Watercolor Society – Elected Member

Teaching

McCormack Studios, Inc., Beacon, NY 2004-Present

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ 1989-2004

DuCret School of the Arts, Plainfield, New NJ 1998-2004

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ 1989-2004

Newark Museum, Newark, NJ 1988-1989

Andreeva Portrait Academy – Santa Fe, NM

Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier – Foster City, CA

New Zealand Art Schools, Wellington, NZ

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