About Me

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I was born in Munich, Germany and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. My BFA is in painting from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, where I also received an MA in metalworking and jewelry. I moved to Staten Island, NY in 1982 and now reside in Atlantic Highlands, NJ.



Tango Embraces, Lafayette Grill and Bar, NYC, 2010

Plazoleta del Tango, Klatch Coffee Bar, NYC, 2006;

Becoming Myself, Wagner College Gallery, SI, NY, 1999;

Remembrances and Reminiscences, Access Gallery, Snug Harbor, SI, NY, 1998;

Beneath the Skirts of the Virgin Mary, Access Gallery, Snug Harbor, SI, NY, 1998



Really Affordable Art $how, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY, 2018

Michael Ingbar Gallery, NYC, 2017/2018

Women Under Siege; It's Happening Here, Ceres Gallery, NYC, 2017

Robbins Reef Lighthouse: A Home in the Harbor, The Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island, NY, 2015 - 2018

One Step Beyond: Art Off the Charts, Fountain House Gallery, NYC, 2016

Exposure 2014, Ceres Gallery, NYC

Embrazo Argentina, (2 person) Tottenville Public Library, Staten Island, NY, 2013

Juried Art Exhibit, Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY, 2012

Titanic, The Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island, NY, 2012

MAXIMUS/minimus, ART at Bay, SI, NY, 2011

Miniature Show, Art Haus, SI, NY, 2010

Residual Effects, ART at Bay, SI, NY, 2010

HUGE unHUGE, Access Gallery, Snug Harbor, SI, NY, 2009

Tango, Pritzker Gallery, Highland, NY, 2007

Small Works Invitational, Soho 20 Chelsea, NYC, 2007, 2005, 2003

Silver, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Snug Harbor, SI, NY, 2005

Good and Plenty, Art in General, NYC, 1993

The American Family Inside Out, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, curated by Faith Ringgold, 1993

Windows on White, NYC, 1991

1990 Sculpture Festival, Snug Harbor, SI, NY



Modern Tango World, No. 8, Spring 2017

Arts Digest (a New York University publication), No. 4, Fall 2016

Staten Island Advance (various)

New York Times 10/17/93

Art in America 1/93



COAHSI/NYSCA Encore grant (for a collaboration), 2013

Staten Island Decentralization Grant for the Arts, 1998, 1997

Greater New York Arts Development Fund Grant, 1993



Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 1993

Blue Mountain Center, 1990