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SOLO EXHIBITS

2012 Retrospective; Red Dot Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005  Jemez Series; JMTC, Jemez Springs, NM

         Watercolors and Oils; The Laughing Lizard, Jemez Springs, NM

2002  Large Digital Images; The Laughing Lizard, Jemez Springs, NM

2001  Watercolors; JMTC, Jemez Springs, NM

2000  Collages and Digital Images; Stenson Memorial, Sea Cliff, NY

1993  Oils & Watercolors; Bryant Gallery, Roslyn, NY

1985  Heroines; Discovery Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1984  Caves and Cathedrals; Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

1983  Watercolors; Rena Fortgang Gallery, Old Brookville, NY

1982  Rag Time; Village Square Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1980  Metaphysical Geometrics; Seasons, Sea Cliff, NY

1978  Transitions I; Stenson Memorial, Sea Cliff ,  NY

         Transitions II; Great Neck House, Great Neck, NY

1971  Plastics; Graham Gallery, New York, NY

 

PROFESSIONAL EXHIBITS

2012  Gallery Exhibit; The William and Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2011  Vestiges; Cañon del Rio Jemez Springs, NM

2010  Island to Island; Mistretta Galleries, Locust Valley, NY

         Group Exhibit; JMTC., Jemez Springs, NM

         Collective: Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, NM

2009  Group Exhibit; Salon Margraff, Santa Fe, NM

2008  Cradle Project; Albuquerque, NM

         Shelter in Place; Mission Street Gallery, Jemez Springs, NM

2007  Group Exhibit; Salon Margraff, Santa Fe, NM

2006  American Impressions; William Paterson University Galleries, Wayne, NJ

          Braided Lives; Berkeley Studios, Berkely, CA

2005   DFAS Members Show; Albuquerque, NM

          Snap to the Grid; Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

          War & Peace Between Mind and Body; VSA arts and

          Governor's Commission on Disability, Santa Fe, NM

          ArtFirst; Princeton, NJ

2004  Jemez Folk; SomArts, San Francisco, CA

2003  ArtFirst; Princeton, NJ

2002  A Collective; JMTC, Jemez Springs, NM

2001  Art Ability; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

         Pier Show 9; BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

         Bridging Art and Ability 2; WAHC, Williamsburg, NY

         UCP/NYC's Window Gallery, New York, NY

2000  SMFA Exhibition and Sale; SMFA, Boston, MA

         Invitational; Bryn Mawr Rehab, Malvern, PA

         LIU Salena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

         Catherine Street Gallery; Staten Island, NY

         Small Works on Paper; Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

         Pier Show; BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

         Millennium Perspective; Marlen Gallery, New York, NY

         Bridging Art and Ability 2; WAHC, Williamsburg, NY

1999  SMFA Exhibition and Sale; SMFA, Boston, MA

         Interior Views; Belsky House, Brooklyn, NY

         Joan Harrison: Artist and Friends; Sea Cliff Gallery, Sea Cliff, NY

         Selections: Collage; Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY

         Hearts for Children; Sea Cliff Gallery, Sea Cliff, NY

1998  Awkwardology; Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA

         Group Show; VSA Gallery West, Beverly Hills, CA

1997  The Altered Image; Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

         Fresh Perspectives; VSA Gallery, Washington, DC

1996  A Large Show of Small Works; The Cooper Union, New York, NY

         Still Life; Islip Art Museum, Islip, Long Island, NY

         Group Show; Very Special Arts Gallery , Washington, DC

1995  APA Benefit; Mary Anthony Galleries, New York, NY

         Group Show; Gallery 31A, Glen Cove, NY

1994  Group Show; Galleries 321A and 31A2, Glen Cove, NY

1993  Group Show; Galleries 31A and 31A2, Glen Cove, NY

1992  In Search of Meaning; Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

         Visions of Angels; Nancy Driscoll Gallery, Sea Cliff, NY   

         (WHAT IS?); Ambassador Galleries, New York, NY

1991 Spirit and the Mind; Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1990 Younger Members & Their Friends Exhibition; The National Arts Club, New York, NY

        Group Show; Avanian Gallery, New York, NY

        The Larger Print; Midge Karr Art Center, Greenvale, NY

        International Women’s Exhibit of Contemporary Art; Weatherholt Galleries, Washington, DC

        The Last Round-Up; Discovery Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1989  First Fine Arts Exhibit; Sid Jacobsen Y, Glen Cove, NY

1988  Electronic Art; Discovery Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

         2 Person Show; Discovery Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1987 Invitational; Discovery Metro Gallery, Long Island City, NY

         Paintings & Sculpture; Towards the 90’s; Discovery Art Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1986  At Liberty with Liberty; Bryant Gallery, Roslyn, NY

         Letters; Clocktower, New York, NY

         Women Artists on Long Island; Hutchins Gallery, CW Post University, Greenvale, NY

         Outsize Graphics; Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

         East Meets West; Forefront Gallery, Long Island City, NY

1985  Fold of Cloth; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

         The Last Roundup; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

         Top of the Eighties; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

1984  Wood Show; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

         Invitational; Great Neck Library, Glen Cove, NY

         Multiple Choice; Wunsch Arts Center, Glen Cove, NY

         Graphics Spin Offs; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY 

         Innovation: New Wave Constructions & Autobiographical Works; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

1983  FAMLI Annual; FAMLI, Hempstead, NY

         Group Show; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

         S.O.S., Protest Show; Glen Cove, NY

         Invitational; Birch Hill Gallery, Locust Valley, NY

1982  Group Exhibit; Sea Cliff Photograph Co, Sea Cliff, NY

1981  Small & Tiny Artworks; 79 Wall Street, Huntington, NY

         Drawings/Works on Paper; 79 Wall Street, Huntington, NY

         Pratt Pond, Social Awareness Show; HHAA, Glen Cove, NY

         Martha Lincoln Gallery, Vero Beach, FL

         American Legion, Amagansett, NY

         Kips Bay Designers Showcase, New York, NY

1980  Five Artists; Studio School of New York, New York, NY

         Fire House Gallery Annual; Nassau Community College, Long Island, NY

         Tulip Connection; Gallery 36, New York, NY

1979  Invitational; Odin Gallery, Port Washington, NY

         3 Artists; Downtown Gallery, Glen Cove, NY

1977  27th Annual New England Exhibit; The Silvermine Guild, Silvermine, CT

1972  Unmanly Art; Suffolk Museum, Stony Brook, NY

         Paintings by Some Contemporary Women Artists; Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA

1971  This Is Not Here; Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY

         Women Artists; International House, New York, NY

         21st New England Exhibit; The Silvermine Guild, Silvermine, CT

1970  Birds and Beasts; Graham Gallery, New York, NY

         Collectors Show; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

         Annual Exhibit; Ramaz School, New York, NY

1969  Five Artists; Graham Gallery, New York, NY

         Summer Show; Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

         Art on Paper; Weatherspoon Annual; Greensboro, NC

         Watercolors Exhibit; Boston Museum; Boston, MA

1968  Light as Art; Newark College of Engineering, Newark NJ

         Group Show; Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY

1967  Art in Process; Finch College Museum, New York, NY

         Group Show; East Hampton Gallery, New York, NY

         XXII American Drawing Biennial; Norfolk Museum of Arts & Sciences, Norfolk, VI

         Weatherspoon Annual; Greensboro, NC

         Group Show; Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY

1966  Group Show; Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT

         Silvermine Exhibition, Silvermine, CT

         XXI American Drawing Biennial, Norfolk Museum of Arts & Sciences, Norfolk, VI

1965  Southeastern Exhibit; Savannah, GA

1963  Boston Fine Arts Festival, Boston, MA

1962  Annual Juried Show; Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY

 

HONORS AND GRANTS

2000  NCRPA, Grant for Solo Exhibit

1999  Grant, CHANGE, INC.

1995 Grant, Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation

        Grant, Artists’ Fellowships

1982 OCD Grant for Solo Exhibit

1962 First Prize in Painting, Parrish Museum

 

LECTURES AND INTERVIEWS

2008  “Creativity and Thought,” CW Post LIU Campus, November 7

2000  Featured Artist, Studio 211 Website

1989  Interview, WCWP, Artist and Teacher, CW Post College

         Interview, Channel 12, First Fine Art Exhibit, Long Island

1987  Lecture, Heckscher Museum, September 22

         Lecture, The Gallery-Oyster Bay Salon, Nassau Community College, June 12

         Interview, WHPC, The Philosophers of Art Series, Nassau Community College, June 5

1986  Interview, WCWP, Artists Talk Series, CW Post College, June 6

1985  Lecture, Heroines Show, HHAA, April 12

1982  Lecture & Videotaping, Ragtime Exhibit, HHAA, April 18

 

EDUCATION

Cooper Union School of Art & Architecture, New York, NY

Academia di Belle Arte, Florence, Italy

Boston Museum School, Boston, MA

Brooklyn College (BS), Brooklyn, NY

 

 

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