Biography

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD M.F.A.
Michaelis School of Fine Art, C.T. South Africa B.A. Art

Teaching Affiliations with Mount Holyoke College and Trinity College

Exhibitions

Solo and 2 Person Shows

2013 My Nature Theater of Oklahoma – collage paintings
A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA

2010 Margalit and Smith / Paintings and Sculpture
Widener Gallery, Department of Fine Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

2007 States of Departure / Paintings
Rabinowitz Gallery, Slifka Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2004 Paintings/Meditations
55 Mercer Gallery, Mercer Street, New York, NY 10013

2001 Setting Sail – Encaustic Paintings
Allan and Leah Rabinowitz Gallery, Slifka Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT

1999 Eye-Poems – Encaustic works on canvas, paper and wood
Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

1999 Poems and Narratives
South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

1999 Commentaries – Works on paper, wood and canvas
SEE Gallery, Springfield, MA

1996 Spirit to form – Encaustic Works
Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA

1995 Fragments – Paintings and works on paper
Widener Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

1992 Had Gadya – Portfolio exhibition of woodcut prints
Gallery of Fine Arts, Amherst, MA

1989 Constructions/Drawings/Prints
Chameleon Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1987 Works on Paper/Works on Wood
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

1984 Drawings and Constructions
Gallery International, Cape Town, South Africa

Group Exhibitions

2013 Faculty Exhibition
Widener Gallery, Department of Fine Arts, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

2012 Artists and the Noble Profession
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

2008 On The Edge – A juried show of new work in encaustic
301 Gallery, Montserrat College Art, Beverly, MA

2007 Arts of the Valley 2007
Open Square, Holyoke, MA

2006 Talking Back – Faculty Show
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

2003 2003 North American Print Exhibition
Boston University, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA

2001 Contemporary South African Art 1985 – 1995 from the South African National Gallery Permanent Collection
South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

2001 Opening Celebration – Inaugural show
Broad Street Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

1999 Faculty Exhibition
Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut College, New London, CT

1999 Colleagues – Faculty Show
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

1998 Gallery Group Show
See Gallery, Springfield, MA

1998 Poetry of Painting
R. Michelson Galleries, Amherst, MA

1998 One by One
Puffin Foundation Gallery, Teaneck, NJ

1997 One by One
Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1997 Mother Tongue/A Visual Dialogue
University of Southern Maine, ME

1995 Bowery Invitational Show
Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

1994 Mother Tongue/A Visual Dialogue
The Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA

1993 Figure Drawing
Fine Arts Gallery, Springfield Technical College, Springfield, MA

1992 Three Unlike Painters
Ho/Ho The Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA

1991 Personal Mythologies
Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA

1990 Visual AIDS
The Museum for Contemporary Arts, Baltimore, MD

1990 Voices from South Africa – Contemporary art against Apartheid
Stuart Levy Gallery, New York, NY

1989 6 Out Of 5 – Five College Faculty
Hampshire College Gallery, Amherst, MA

1988 Faculty Show
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

1985 Tributaries: Contemporary South African Art
Johannesburg and Germany

1985 Cape Town Triennial
South African National Gallery and traveling in South Africa

1985 Art for Peace / End Conscription Campaign
Baxter Theater, University of Cape Town

1985 PAPER works by Cape Artists, Poets, Musicians
S.A. Association of Arts, South Africa

1984 Artists Guild Festival Exhibition
S.A. Association of Arts, C.T.

Public Presentations

2012 Silent Collage: Improvisational workshop with Wendy Woodson
Theatre and Dance Department, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2012/10 Outside Evaluator
Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

2012 Gallery Talk Series: Art, Artists, and Creativity on Campus
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

2009 Encaustic Collage Painting
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2008 Encaustic Collage Painting
Materials and process helping to shape meaning. Second National Conference of Encaustic Painting.
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2007 Gallery Talk
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

2005 The Unexpected Image
Print workshop, Printmaking studios, Yale University in conjunction with Whistler etchings: The Naval Review.
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

2004 Printmaking 'Conversations'
Two workshops conducted at the Yale Printmaking Studios in conjunction with the Richard Hamilton Retrospective Exhibition
Yale Center for British Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2002 Portraits in Form/Portraits in Words
Interdisciplinary 'Visual and Written response' Collaborative workshop with Poet/Visual Artist Nina Payne in connection with the Paula Rego Exhibition: Celestina's House
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

2000 Reading Between the Lines
The written word and visual image as text, collaborative workshop with Nina Payne
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

1999 Hidden and Revealed
Origins and sources of a painter Presentation
Department of Fine Art, Connecticut College, New London, CT

1999 Poetry and Prose as Visual Form
An alternative model for looking at the visual arts. Collaborative project with Poet/Visual Artist, Nina Payne.
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

1999 Poems and Narratives
Presentation
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1999 Collaborative Drawing Project
With Dancer/Painter, Susan Sugar
Amherst College, Department of Theater and Dance

1996 Through the Looking Glass
Series of three lecture/demonstrations, examining prints and the printmaking process
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1995 Medium and Expression
Contemporary Art Lecture Series. Three lecture/demonstrations examining the relationship between medium and artwork
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1995 Drawing
Gallery talk and studio demonstration
Wadworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1992 Lines/Curves
Interdisciplinary, collaborative workshop with Videographer and Performance Artist, Wendy Woodson
Amherst College Theater and Dance Department

1991 "A Better Moustrap"
Innovative Teaching Strategies in the Studio Arts, Panelist
College Art Association Conference, Washington, DC

1988 "Kwanele which means Enough"
Curated exhibition of prints by black South African artists from the township of Nyanga, Cape Town
Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

1986 Visiting Critic, Painting
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Public and Private Collections

South African National Gallery, Cape Town, S.A.
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, MD
Amherst Arts Council Collection, MA

Individual Collectors

United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, Germany and South Africa

Print Portfolio

Had Gadya/Only One Kid – A Passover Poem
Portfolio of 10 woodcut prints based on a traditional Aramaic poem 'Had Gadya' – 'Only One Kid'. This limited 1991 edition of 36 was printed at Wild Carrot Letterpress on Aches 200 gram Paper. Each portfolio includes a set of 10 woodcut prints, a Title Page (printed in gold and black) and Colophon. All 12 pages are presented in a custom-made full cloth box.