Education

1991 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
M.F.A. in Painting

University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
1986 Fifth Year Certificate, non-matriculating graduate program
1985 B.A., Fine Arts, painting and printmaking

One and Two Person Exhibitions

2016 Gallery 1261, Denver, CO (three-person exhibition)
2015 Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2014 Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA (two-person exhibition)
2013 J.Cacciola Gallery, New York (two-person exhibition)
2013 Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2011 Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2009 Van Straaten Gallery, Denver, CO
2009 Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2008 DFN Gallery, New York
2006 Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia
2005 DFN Gallery, New York
2003 Drue Chryst Gallery, Sparta NJ
2002 Sara Kishon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2001 Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
2000 Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
1999 University of Haifa Art Gallery, Haifa
1998 Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
1996 Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
1995 Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
1992 Contemporary Realist Gallery (Hackett-Freedman Gallery), San Francisco
1992 Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Gallery Invitational, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
2016 “Spaces”, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
2015 “A Feast of Planes”, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
2015 “Small Works”, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
2015 “Observing Observing (a white cup)”, Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA
2015 “The Object of Objects”, Gallery 1261, Denver, CO
2015 “Diaspora of Being”, Bethlehem Gallery, Palestine
2015 Juried Exhibition, Steven Harvey juror, First Street Gallery, New York
2015 “Identity, Place and Memory”, Bogota Arte Contemporaneo Gallery,
Bogota, Ecuador
2014 “I-5 Connects”, Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles
2014 “Colors of Gray”, Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA
2012 “The Space Between Things”, Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA
2012 “The Human Figure and Parts Thereof”, Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA
2011 “Small Works”, Prographica/Fine Works, Seattle, WA
2011 “Pathways to Landscape”, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
2010 “Connections: Threads of Influence”, Capitol Building, Denver, CO
2010 Gallery Collection, Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2010 “Looks Good on Paper”, DFN Gallery, New York
2009 “Reconfigured and Relocated”, DFN Gallery, New York
2009 “The Unbelievable is Right Here”, Rothschild Fine Art, Tel Aviv
2009 “Abstract/Nature”, DFN Gallery, New York
2008 “New Work”, DFN Gallery, New York
2008 Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
2008 “Still Life”, DFN Gallery, New York
2007-2008 “Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary
Drawings”, Naples Museum of Art, Naples FL, and
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2007 “Works on Paper”, DFN Gallery, New York
2007 Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2006 “American Artists in Rural Ireland: The Ballinglen Experience”,
Concord Art Association, Concord, Massachusetts
2005 “Woods”, DFN Gallery, New York
2005 “Out of Line”, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia
2005 “Tenth Anniversary Show”, DFN Gallery, New York
2005 “Enchanted Place”, Ba-sis Gallery, Beit Yanai, Israel
2004 “NYC”, DFN Gallery, New York
2004 “Masters and Mavericks – Nudes”, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia
2004 “Interior Paintings”, DFN Gallery, New York
2004 “New Works”, Artspace, Jerusalem
2004 “Masters and Mavericks”, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia
2004 Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York
2004 “Images from North Mayo”, Ballinglen, Ireland
2003 “Ballinglen: The Artist in Rural Ireland”, Mayo County Center, Castlebar
2002 “Common Threads”, Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
2001 “Traces – Contemporary Drawing in Israel”, Artist’s House, Jerusalem
1999 “Art and Realities in Jerusalem”, Artist’s House, Jerusalem
1998 Ice Gallery, New York
1998 Juried Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
1997 “Portraits”, Artist’s House, Jerusalem
1996 “Virtual Reality”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
1994 Artist’s House, Tel Aviv
1994 Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv
1994 Artfocus, Fisher Gallery, Jerusalem
1993 Artist’s House, Jerusalem
1992 Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, MA
1991 First Street Gallery, New York

Honors and Awards

2002 The Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship
1998 Israel-Tennessee Artists Exchange Program
1998 Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters
1993-94 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1993 Ish-Shalom Fellowship
1992 Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant
1991 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship
1990-91 Yale University School of Art Scholarship
1985 College Honors, University of California at Santa Cruz
1985 University of California Regents Scholarship

Teaching Experience

2009-2016 Art Students League of Denver, Denver CO, Painting and Drawing
2010 University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, Drawing and Design
2009 Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Foundations
2009 University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder CO, Foundations
2007-2008 University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, MA
Figure Drawing and Structural Drawing

2007-2008 Rhode Island College, Providence RI, Figure Drawing
2005-2006 Western Connecticut State University, Danbury CT
Design I and Beginning Drawing

2006 The Omega Institute, Rhinebeck NY, Experimentation in Drawing
2006 Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock NY
2006 Visiting Artist, University of Washington
2003-2005 Sussex County Community College, Newton, NJ
2003 Visiting Artist, Boston University, MFA Program
2002 Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Undergraduate Painting
1999-2002 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1994-1999 Kalisher School of Fine Arts, Tel Aviv
1992-1997 The Emunah College of Arts and Technology, Jerusalem
1992-2016 Private Instructor, Painting and Drawing

Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo NY, USA
Omanut La’am (Art for the People), Jerusalem, Israel
The Ballinglen Archive, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
The James T. Dyke Collection, Little Rock AR

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