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PAINTING:

2018        - March 10 to April 11. Corks on Columbus, NYC

                - Painting Residency, Bliss Studios, Queens

 2017        - Van Der Plas Gallery - Edison Price Lighting Gallery - Kaufman Arts District

- Starr Space Gallery - Van Der Plas Gallery - LIC-A @ Plaxall Gallery

- Fredericksburg Literary & Art Review – LIC-A @ Plaxall Gallery.

- Painting Residency III, Topaz Arts – LIC-A @ Plaxall Gallery.

 
2016        - Art Mora - LIC-A @ Plaxall Gallery - LIC Arts Open. - Painting Residency II, Topaz Arts
 - Corks on Columbus, - Starr Space Gallery, - LIC-A @ The Falchi - BWAC - Painting Residency, Topaz Arts
 

2014        - Artist Run Gallery, - Solo Show: Topaz Arts Gallery, Queens - The Painting Center, NYC Artists Registry

2013        - Curate NYC. SLAB 3 of 10 Rated in the "Top 150" plus 2 Curatorial Selections.

2012        - Greenpoint Gallery

 

PROFESSIONAL

1989 – 2015                     Scenic Painter: Off Broadway, Regional and some TV, NYC

1993 – 2002                     Lighting Designer: Off-Broadway & Off-Off Bway NYC (see below for details)

1996 & 1997                     Lighting Designer:  Weathervane Theater. Whitefield, NH. (summer season)

1997/98                          Lighting Supervisor: The Acting Company, NYC (USA Tour and London)

2000 - 2010                      Lighting Designer & Photographer: Jazz Reach / Metta Quintet             

Local & National tours to Performing Arts Centers, Concert Halls & Night Clubs

2007-2008                       Lighting Designer & Photographer Helen Mills Theater & Event Space, NYC.

2007-2008                       House Photographer: Harlem Children's Zone 135 East 125th Street

 

 

TEACHING

01/08 - 08/13                    Studio Art & Photography, A.H.R.C. NYC.

02/07-02/08                      Photography: Harlem Children's Zone / Promise Academy, NYC

2006                              Photography: Boys Club of NY, Lower East Side (Black & White Darkroom)

2003 - 2006                      Teaching Artist, Lectures in Theatre: NYC & Yonkers Public High Schools

2004/05                          Visual Arts (Temp/Sub); School Profs. NYC private and charter schools.

1997-1999                       Adjunct Faculty-Lighting Design for the Stage

Summer 1995                   Painting & Drawing for Theatre Studio Arena Theater School, Buffalo, NY

 

  

PAST EXHIBITIONS: photography & painting

2006-Queens International, Queens Museum 2005 -Art Gotham, "Square Foot Show" / The Art Show, Amherst, Pittsfield MA / Teaneck Cultural Arts Coalition, NJ 2003-DUMBO Open Studios Weekend 2002-Queens International, Queens Museum of Art

/ Digitally Propelled Ideas, Kellogg Art Gallery, Pomona CA / Rockaway Artists Alliance, Queens NY 2001-Featured Artist, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Fed Reserve Bank / BE Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ. 2000-Bary Gordin Hair Gallery, Greenwich Village

   
 
 
EDUCATION                 1993-1995 MFA (candidate) Theatre Design, N.Y.U Tisch. (3 Semesters)

1988-1993 BFA Theatre Design, Long Island University, C.W. Post

 

 

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THEATRE:  

                                                                                                            

SCENIC PAINTER: 1989-2015: Freelance. Most noted venues: Irish Rep, MCC, NY Stage and Film, MTV's 'Real World'-NYC, WWOR TV--NJ, Second Stage, Lucille Lortel, CSC, Barrow Street, 59E59, New World Stages, Actors Studio, SoHo Playhouse, NYU Grad Design Dept.

LIGHTING DESIGN:

Lighting for scores of Stage Plays, Musicals, One-Acts, Readings, Showcases in Off and Off-Off Broadway Venues. Plus several seasons of Regional Summer Stock with rotating repertory. Toured nationally (and to London) with The Acting Company and spent several years on the road with Jazz Reach / Meta Quintet.

 

Resident Designer @ The Irish Repertory Theater, Blue Heron Arts Center, Century Center for the Performing Arts, New Perspectives Theater and The Metropolitan Playhouse.

 

Other Design Credits: SoHo Rep, SoHo Playhouse, Circle Rep, Chekhov Theater Ensemble, Mint Theater, Aaron Davis Hall, Miller Theater, John Jay, Culture Project, NYTW. Players Theater, Guild Hall (East Hampton), Weathervane Theater (NH), ALL the old Theater Row Theaters, Jean Cocteau Rep, Irish Arts Center, The Intrepid Museum…

 

Abridged Listing:

 

2007-2009:             Kotchegna Dance Co, Annual Concerts

2000- 2010          Jazz-Reach and the Metta Quintet.

LOCAL & NATIONAL TOURS TO PERFORMING ARTS CENTERS AND CONCERT HALLS

2001

"Scenery" Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

 BY ED DIXON & DIRECTED BY FRANK DUNLOP

 WITH CLIVE REVIL AND MARYLIN SOKOL

"Uncle Bob" SoHo Playhouse, NYC

 BY AUSTIN PENDLETON & DIRECTED BY COURTNEY MOOREHEAD.

 STARING GEORGE MOREFOGEN and GALE HAROLD (replaced by Joseph Gordon Levitt)

"The Irish and How They Got That Way"

 BY FRANK McCOURT & DIRECTED BY CHARLOTTE MOORE

 Irish Repertory Theater, NYC--(Peekskill, NY Production)

"Importance of Being Oscar" Irish Rep. NYC

 STARING NIALL BUGGY. DIRECTED BY CHARLOTTE MOORE

"Rosmersholm" BY HENRIK IBSEN Century Center, NYC

 DIRECTED BY J.C. COMPTON

2000 

"Don Juan in Hell" BY G.B. SHAW Irish Repertory Theater, NYC

 DIRECTED BY CHARLOTTE MOORE. STARING: CELESTE HOLM and FRITZ WEAVER

"As You Like It" Blue Heron Arts Center, NYC

"O'Neill" Blue Heron Arts Center

"Invasions and Legacies" Irish Rep. BY TOMMY MAKEM

 DIRECTED BY CHARLOTTE MOORE & STARING TOMMY MAKEM

"Ghosts" BY IBSEN Century Center DIRECTED BY J.C. COMPTON

1999 

"Oh, Coward"  Irish Rep.

"Viva Cummings"  Blue Heron Arts Center

"Enemy of the People" BY Ibsen, Century Center, NYC

"Admissions" Blue Heron Arts Center BY TONY VELELLA . DIRECTED BY AUSTIN PENDLETON 

1998

                "King Lear" Chekhov Theatre Ensemble, NYC

"A Doll House" The Century Center, NYC

"Pillars of Society" Century Center

1997

                "La Bete'" Post Theatre Co. L.I.U.

"A Loss of Roses" Irish Arts Center, NYC

"Ain't Misbehavin'" "Children of Eden" "Don't Dress for Dinner" "Grease" "Into the Woods" "Nunsense"

 WEATHERVANE Rep, NH

"Othello" Jean Cocteau Rep/ Baruch College Performance

1996

"Julius Caesar" Samuel Beckett Theater, NYC

“Admissions”, “Jihad”, “MacBeth” and more. New Perspectives Theater, NYC

"The Fantastiks" "Camelot" "Joseph and the..." "Crazy for You" Weathervane Rep, NH-- Summer Season

One Act Play Series at Circle Rep Lab.

 

1997/’98  LIGHTING ASSISTANT / SUPERVISOR: The Acting Company

NYC & USA Tour (Gutherie Lab, MN; The Public, NYC; & The Barbican Center, London)

"Loves Fire" DIRECTED BY MARK LAMOS

 BY TONY KUSHNER, WENDY WASSERSTEIN, JOHN GUARE AND OTHERS In Rep with "Romeo and Juliet"