Education

2014     Master of Fine Arts, Drawing, Long Island University, Brookville, NY

2011    Master of Science, Childhood Special Education, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY

2007   Bachelor of Arts, Art Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2006   Study Abroad, Art and Art History, Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

 

Teaching Experience

2007-    Art Teacher, Special Education Division, Western Suffolk BOCES, Huntington Station, NY

2015     Social Painting Instructor, Paint Nite, Long Island, NY 

2007    Special Education Paraprofessional, Western Suffolk BOCES, Huntington Station, NY

2006    Student Teacher in Art, Garden City School District, Garden City, NY

 

Workshops

2018     Charcoal Demonstration, Independent Art Society, Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, Plainview, NY

2009    Workshop Instructor, “Art Therapy for Students with Developmental Disabilities,” Superintendent’s Conference Day, Western Suffolk BOCES, Huntington Station, NY

 

Commissions

2008    Illustrations for an Independent Novel, The Journal of Peter Rubin, by Vincent Bivona

 

Awards

2019 First Place & Honorable Mention in Drawing, 30th Annual BACCA Judged Art Show, Old Town Hall, Babylon, NY

2018 Third Place Color Photography, 2018 Judged Photography & Sculpture Show, Old Town Hall, Babylon, NY

2017    Honorable Mention, Avital Gallery 336 Juried Competition and Exhibition, Great Neck, NY

2013    Student Associate Membership, Who’s New? Juried Exhibition, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY

2011     Permanent Appointment to Faculty & Tenure in the area of Art, Western Suffolk BOCES, Huntington Station, NY

2007    Dean’s List, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2006    Provost Scholarship for Study Abroad, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2003    Provost Talent Scholarship, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts

  • Babylon Village Arts Council

  • Kappa Pi Honorary Art Fraternity

  • National Art Education Association

  • National Education Association

  • New York State Art Teacher’s Association

  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society

  • Suffolk County Art Leaders Association

 

Exhibitions

2019 BACCA Rotating Arts Program, Babylon Public Library, Babylon, NY

“Sagtikos in Bloom”, The Sagtikos Manor, West Bay Shore, NY

Fire Island Preservation Society’s 18th Annual Art Show, Fire Island Lighthouse, Fire Island, NY

30th Annual BACCA Judged Art Show, BACCA, Old Town Hall, Babylon, NY

Solo Display, The Cup Coffeehouse, Wantagh, NY

BACCA Rotating Arts Program, Copiague Library, Copiague, NY

“My Long Island: Places, Spaces, Faces,” Photography Exhibit, The Art Guild, Port Washington, NY       

2018. “Discovering Long Island,” Group Exhibition, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY

“Tacos and Art".” Original Art by 12 Local Artists, Right Coast Taqueria, Deer Park, NY

2018 Judged Photography & Sculpture Show, BACCA, Old Town Hall, Babylon, NY

BACCA Rotating Arts Program, North Babylon Library, North Babylon, NY

BACCA Rotating Arts Program, Deer Park Library, Deer Park, NY

    “Debut Art Show,” Double Artist Feature, Paper Doll Curiosity Shoppe, Huntington, NY

    “The BIG Picture.” An Exhibition of Large Format Artworks, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, The Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY 

    “Creating Art from Architecture: Doors, Windows and Porches,” BACCA  & Town of Babylon History Museum Art Show,  Old Town Hall, Babylon, NY

    “Mother Art Show,” Paper Doll Vintage Boutique, Sayville, NY

    “Spring Migration,” Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery and Performance Space, Bay Shore, NY

    “Envision,” RAW Artists Showcase, Melrose Ballroom, Long Island City, NY

2017     “Dystopia,” A Toast to the Arts: Patchogue Arts Council Founders Gala, Long Hall Gallery at Toast Coffeehouse, Patchogue, NY

    “New Exhibition: Local Artists,” Avital Gallery 336, Great Neck, NY

    BACCA Rotating Arts Program, Amityville Public Library, Amityville, NY

    “Into the Deep,” Main Street Gallery, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY

     Avital Gallery 336 Juried Competition and Exhibition, Avital Gallery 336, Great Neck, NY

2016      BACCA Rotating Arts Program, BACCA Performing Arts Center, Lindenhurst, NY

    BACCA Rotating Arts Program, North Babylon Public Library, North Babylon, NY

    “Figuratively Speaking,” Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, The Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY

    “Motion in Art and Art in Motion,” Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, The Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY

    BACCA Rotating Arts Program, Deer Park Public Library, Deer Park, NY 

    “Truth and Beauty,” Woman’s History Month Art & Photography Exhibition, Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Mineola, NY

    “Winter Gala: Black and White,” Group Exhibition, Teran Studio, Newburgh, NY

2015      Solo Display, Central Islip Library Galleria, Central Islip, NY

    “Alumni Exhibition 2015,” Performing Arts Center Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

    “Women of the World, Think Big,” Art & Photography Exhibition, Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Mineola, NY

    “Unlucky in Love,” Group Art Show, Live Wire Arts, West Islip, NY

2014      “Making Waves,” Studio 5404 Art Space, Massapequa, NY

    “Alumni Exhibition 2014,” Performing Arts Center Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

    “Cognitive Dissonance,” LIU-Post MFA 2014 Thesis Exhibition, Coohaus Art, New York, NY

     LIU Post 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Steinberg Museum, LIU Post, Brookville, NY

    “Women of the World Art & Photography Exhibition, Part 2,” Hutchins Gallery, LIU Post, Brookville, NY

    “Women of the World Art & Photography Exhibition, Part 1,” Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building,         Mineola, NY

    “The Long Island Connection 3,” LIU Post Faculty & MFA exchange exhibition, Patchogue Art Space, Patchogue, NY

    “Exploring the Horizons,” Solo Exhibition, Sculpture Gallery, Long Island University, Brookville, NY 

2013      “Waves and Watercolor,” The Whaling Museum and Education Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

    “Guns or Roses,” B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY

    “Off the Walls Block Party,” Sparkboom Event, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY

     Adelphi University Alumni Exhibition 2013, Adelphi University Galleries, Garden City, NY

     “Who’s New?” Winner’s Exhibition, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY

2012      “Adelphi Alumni Exhibition: Small Works,” Ruth S. Harley University Center/Swirbul Library, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

    “Art by the Falls,” Argyle Park, Babylon Village Arts Council, Babylon Village, NY

2011      “Glimpses,” Long Island University MFA Group Show, The Box Gallery at the Creative Arts Studio, Sea Cliff, NY

    Babylon Village Arts Council Rotational Art Program, Astoria Federal Savings Bank, Babylon Village, NY

    Babylon Winter Art Show, Masonic Lodge, Babylon Village Arts Council, Babylon Village, NY

2008     Juried Member’s Exhibition, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY

   “An Evening of Wine and Art with Ride for Life,” ALS Foundation Art Auction/Fundraiser, Duck Walk North Vineyards, Southold, NY

    Group Exhibition, Artistz Lounge, East Setauket, NY

2007    “Emerging Artists,” Senior Fine Art Exhibition, University Center Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2006    “Senior Works in Progress,” Senior Fine Art Exhibition, Fine Arts and Facility Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY