Resumé

Education

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 2005-2008
Department of the Applied Arts and Design of Moscow Textile Institute, BFA.1977
Moscow School of the Fine Arts 1971-1973

Faculty appointments

Portrait Instructor at Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, Delaware
Portrait and Figure Instructor at the Center for Creative Arts, Yorklyn, Delaware
Portrait Sculpture and Drawing Instructor at Darlington Arts Center, Garnet Valley, PA
Portrait and Figure Sculpture Instructor at the Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

Memberships

National Sculpture Society - Elected Member
Portrait Society of America - Signature Status Member
The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Commissions and collections

2014 - Commission to make a bronze relief portrait of the Wilmington Montessori School founder, Marie Dugan.

2011 - Commission to make a life size bronze statue of Saint Leonie Aviat for Saint Bernadette of Lourdes Parish in Drexel Hill, PA.

2009 - Commission to make a cast stone sculpture of playing child for Wilmington Montessori School, Wilmington, DE

2008 - Commission to make a bonded bronze family portrait sculpture for Catalano family, Centerville, DE

Commissioned portraits in pastel and oil are in many private collections. Small sculptures and drawings are in many private collections.

Awards and Publications

May 2015 - Bronze sculpture Julia won Honorable Mention Award at the Art Renewal Center 2014-2015 International ARC Salon.

April 2015 - Bronze sculpture Dancer won Exeptional Merit Award at the International Portrait Society of America Competition, and my portfolio of works won the Best Portfolio Award.

December 2014 - Bronze sculpture Silence was awarded CLWAC Medal of Honor for best sculpture at the CLWC 118th Annual Juried Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

August 2014 - My bronze sculpture Silence was pictured in the National Sculpture Society announcement of the 81st Annual Awards Exhibition at Brookgreen Gardens, SC, in the August 2014 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur magazine.

July 2014 - Pastel River of Dreams has been selected as a finalist in the Portraits/ Figures category of The Artist's Magazine 31st Annual Art Competition.

2014 - The pastel In Morning Light won in the Art Journey competition and was selected to be included with a two page spread in the new Art Journey, Portraits and Figures book.

2013 - The pastel Debut and lithograph Defiance won in the Strokes of Genius competition and were published in the Strokes of Genius 5, Best of Drawing book

July 2012 - The bronze sculpture Rebecca was awarded the Leona Karp Braverman Award at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition

April 2011 - Two articles about the Statue of St. Leonie Aviat, commissioned by the St. Bernadette Church in Drexel Hill, were published in the Delaware County Daily Times

2011 - The pastels Reading Fantasy and Pensive won in the Strokes of Genius competition and were published in Strokes of Genius 3, Best of Drawing book

Upcoming and Recent Exhibitions

  • August 2015, National Sculpture Society 82nd Annual Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC
  • April 2015 Portrait Society of America Exhibition of works of Finalists, Atlanta,GA
  • February 2015, group show “Women Artists of Philadelphia”, Artists House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • December 2014, CLWC 118th Annual Juried Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY
  • September 2014, National Sculpture Society 81st Annual Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens, SC
  • September 2014, Solo show as a Featured Teacher for the Fall 2014, at Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA
  • May 2014, Solo show as a Featured artist for the State of Delaware Division of the Arts, Mezzanine Gallery, Wilmington, DE
  • April 2014, Artist's House Gallery, Philadelphia,PA
  • April 2014, Faculty Show at Delaware College of Art and Design, Continuing education, Wilmington, DE
  • July 2013, The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 114th Annual Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
  • April 2013, Faculty show at the Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE
  • July 2012, The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 113th Annual Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
  • May 2012, F.A.N Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • December 2011, F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • September 2011, Group show at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • March 2011, Solo show at Darlington Arts Center, Garnet Valley, PA
  • September - November 2010, Featured Teacher Show for the Fall semester 2010 at Community Art Show, Wallingford, PA
  • June 2010, Artist's House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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