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EDUCATION

1996 – 1998
M.F.A., Painting
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1994
B.F.A.
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1993
Certificate Degree
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1984 – 1988
Scholarship student
Columbus College of Art & Design
Columbus, Ohio

EDUCATION AWARDS

2006 – Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, New York, New York
2005 – Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, New York
2005 – George and Helen Segal Grant, Segal Foundation
1999 – Stobart Grant, Stobart Foundation, Boston, Massachussets
1995 – Merit Award, Oils and Acrylics, Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, Florida
1995 – Friends of the Arts of the Tampa Museum of Art Award (judged by Lisa Phillips, Curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City), Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Florida
1994 – Thouron Prize (by faculty vote) and Plastic Club Award, End-Of-Year Juried Student Exhibit, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1993 – Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition (Wolf Kahn, juror)
1993 – Award of Distinction, Autumn Art Festival, Winter Park, Florida
1991 – Purchase Award, Maitland Art Center, 3 x 3 juried show, Florida
1990 – Best of Show, Mt. Dora Art Festival, Florida
1990 – Purchase Award, Autumn Art Festival, Winter Park, Florida
1990 – Scholarship Partners Award (2nd Place), Lake Mary/Heathrow Festival of the Arts, Florida
1989 – Second Place Award, Drawing and Graphics, Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival
1988 – Award of Distinction, Arts in the Park, Winter Park

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

– New Orleans Museum of Art
– Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
– Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida
– Deland Museum of Art, Florida
– Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida
– The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida
– Walt Disney Company
– Orlando City Hall, Florida
– Orange County Courthouse, Florida
– City of Mt. Dora, Florida
– Polk County Museum, Florida
– Maitland, Florida
– Eric Peterson, St. Petersburg, Florida
– Mark Ruffalo, Hollywood, California
– George Roland, New Orleans, Louisiana

MUSEUM and GALLERY SHOWS

2005 – New Orleans Museum of Art Triennial: A Perspective on Prints.
Curated by Marilyn Kushner, department chair and curator of prints and drawings, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
2004 – Marguerite Oestricher Fine Arts, one-man show, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2003 – Marguerite Oestricher Fine Arts, open studio, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2002 – Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2000 – Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, one-man show, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1999 – Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, two-man show, New Orleans, Louisiana.
1998-9 – Ann Connelly Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
1994 – Gallery As Is, one-man show, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1993-5 – American Artist Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1989 – Hyde Park Gallery, one-man show, Tampa, Florida.

VISUAL ART RESIDENCIES

1989 – Master Artists in Residence Program, Jack Beal, artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts
1987 – Student Scholarship Program, Administered by Parsons School of Design, Altos des Chavon, Dominican Republic

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