About the Artist

Born 

Jersey City, NJ 1957


Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY 


2018 - Juror, Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival

2016 - Juror, Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Quick Draw Competition 

2015 - 2016 - Visiting Artist, The W!ld Center, Natural History Museum, Tupper Lake, NY

2014 - Artist in Residence, State University of New York, School of Environmental Science and Forestry, Newcomb, NY

2011 - 2013 Artist in Residence, Adirondack Museum


One Person Exhibitions:


2018 - barVino, North Creek, NY

2018 - Town of Johnsburg Library, North Creek, NY

2017 - Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, NY

2017 - POIEMA, North Creek, NY

2014 - SUNY, School of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY

2012 - Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, NY

2001 - Scenic Outlook Studios, Riparius, NY

1996 - Monmouth County Park, Lincroft, NJ

1997 - Scenic Outlook Studios, Riparius, NY

1998 - Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

1999 - Warren County Administration Building, Belvedere, NJ 


Group Exhibitions:


2019 - Abanakee  Studios,  Indian Lake, NY

2019 - Corscaden Barn Gallery, Keene Valley, NY

2018 - Corscaden Barn Gallery, Keene Valley, NY

2017 - Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, NY Invitational

2016 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY Invitational

2016 - The W!ld Center, Tupper Lake, NY

2016 - Giant Mountain Studio, Schroon Lake, NY

2016 - Paul Smiths Visitor’s Interpretive Center, Paul Smiths, NY

2016 - NOFA-NY Winter Conference, Saratoga   Springs, NY

2016 - Saratoga Springs Home & Lifestyle Show, Saratoga   Springs, NY

2016 - Organic Seed Growers Conference, Corvallis, OR      
2016 - Philadelphia Flower Show, Philly, PA
2016 - Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2016 - Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA

2016 - Johnsburg Public Library, Johnsburg,  NY

2015 - KMOCA, Kingston NY    
2015 - NOFA-NY Winter Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY
2015 - Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY. ”Made in the Adirondacks”

2015 - Abanakee Studios, Indian Lake,  NY

2015 - Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center, Glens Falls, NY

2014 - National Pastel Show, View, Old Forge, NY (Juried)

2014 - Art Essex Gallery, Essex,  CT (Invitational)

2014 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac   Lake, NY

2014 - Niche Gallery, Saratoga   Springs, NY

2014 - Giant Mountain Studio, Schroon Lake, NY

2014 - Abanakee Studios, Indian   Lake, NY

2014 - Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, NY

2013 - Paul Smiths VIC, Paul Smiths, NY

2013 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac Lake, NY (Juried - Awarded)

2013 - Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

2013 - Niche Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

2013 - Instructors Show, Abanakee Studios, Indian Lake, NY 

2013 - Mimosa Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

2013 - Micropolis Gallery, Gloversville, NY

2012 - Abanakee Studios, Indian   Lake, NY

2012 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac Lake, NY (Juried)

2012 - Tannery Pond Community Center 10th Anniv. Exhibition, North Creek, NY

2011 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY (Juried)

2011 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac Lake, NY (Juried - Awarded)

2010 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY (Juried)

2010 - Arts Center/Old Forge, Old Forge, NY (Awarded)

2010 - Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY (Juried)

2008 - Art Students League, New York, NY

2005 - Scenic Outlook Studios, Riparius, NY 

2004 - Scenic Outlook Studios, Riparius, NY

2004 - Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, WI

2003 - Seebeck Gallery, Pleasant Prairie, WI

2002 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY (Juried) 

2001 - Warren County Arts, Oxford, NJ

1999 - Evergreen Gallery, Spring Lake, NJ

1998 - Nicholas F. Rizzo Fine Arts, Chatha, NJ

1997 - Everhart Gallery, Basking Ridge, NJ

1996 - Salmagundi Club, New   York, NY (Juried)

1994 - Arts Center/Old Forge, Old Forge, NY

1994 - Millburn/Short Hills Office Center, Short Hills, NJ (Juried)

1993 - New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ (Juried)

1993 - Blackwell St. Center for the Arts, Dover, NJ 

1993 - 14th Annual Mountain Art Show, Bernardsville, NJ (Juried)


Recent Awards:


2016 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY Second Place

2013 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac Lake, NY

2011 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY

2011 - Saranac Lake Plein Air Festival, Saranac Lake, NY

2010 - Arts Center/Old Forge, Old Forge, NY

2002 - Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Second Place

1997 - Warren County Arts, Warren County, NJ

1993 - Millburn/Short Hills, NJ Office Center Show


Acquisitions:


State University of New York School of Environmental Science and Forestry

Saratoga-Schenectady Endoscopy Center, Burnt Hills, NY

Plein Air Magazine

Village of Pleasant Prairie, WI

Bank of Kenosha, Kenosha, WI

Johnsburg Public Library, North   Creek, NY

Department of Parks and Recreation, City of New York


Press:


Press Republican

Caudell, R. (2018, August 23). August Art Show in Keene Valley

www.pressrepublican.com/news/out_about/august-art-show-in-keene-valley/article_a236bb5b-c729-5501-af65-8fc26b0d4715.html

North Country Public Radio

www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/29132/20150805/art-outdoors-in-newcomb-a-time-to-paint-reflect-on-what-matters

The Daily Orange, dailyorange.com/2014/10/artist-in-residence-finds-inspiration-from-time-at-adirondack-interpretive-center/

Plein Air Magazine, October/November 2014, “Finding the Gesture & Quiet in Graphite Drawings” by Bob Bahr

New York Daily News, “New York’s Boat Dwellers”, Frances Gaffney talks about the joys and hardships of living on a house boat off of Riverside Park in Manhattan.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTWleaBYXDI