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820 Hudson St., #1-4, Hoboken NJ 07030, 201-706-8169
studio: 302, The Yardley, 600 Palisade Ave, Union City NJ 07087

American, born 1959, West Point NY

member, National Association of Women Artists

University of Florida, 1982, ba, philosophy

Lived in New Orleans LA 1982 - 2005; evacuated 8.29.05 due to Hurricane Katrina

I work as a private investigator (criminal, fact, defense). I re-investigate old, “cold,” capital homicide cases. Worked to free John Thompson (108th exoneree in USA, freed May 2003) and Curtis Kyles (97th exoneree in USA, freed Feb 1998), both off Louisiana death row.


Feb 2012
“Hold Fast,” Azarian-McCullough Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill NY

Jan 2012
“Witness,” Freyberger Gallery, Penn State Berks, Reading PA

Sep 2011
“Peckerwoods Abound,” Michael Mut Gallery, New York NY

Nov 2007
“Home Girl Don’t Play,” Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Apr 2006
“Amen Sister — Through a Wooden Lens,” Upfront Art with John Scott, New York NY


Jul 2012
"21st Annual Juried Show," Bowery Gallery, New York NY
Juror: art critic Lance Esplund, Bloomberg/MUSE

Sep 2010
Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Art Fair, Kutztown PA

Jul 2009
“Racism: An American Family Value,” The Center for Books Arts, New York NY

Jul 2009
“Onomatomania, Onomatomania,” Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Feb 2009
“African-Americana, Celebrating Black History Month,” Brennan Gallery, Jersey City NJ

Nov 2008
“Human History,” Brennan Gallery, Jersey City NJ

Jul 2008
“Stories We Tell Ourselves,” Rhonda Schaller Gallery, New York NY

Oct 2006
“Old School, New School, No School,” Carbon County Cultural Project, Jim Thorp PA awarded best no school

Sep 2005
“14th Annual National Juried Exhibition,” Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury MD awarded people’s choice award

Sep 2005
“Alpan International 2005,” Alpan Gallery, Huntington NY
awarded best of show
juror: Ms. Phyllis Braff, Int’l Assn of Art Critics

Mar 2005
“Contemporary Women Artists Exhibit XIII,” Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis MO
juror: Ms. Judy Chicago

Feb 2005
“Artist’s Council 36th Annual National Juried Exhibition,” Palm Springs Desert Museum,
awarded 2nd prize
Juror: Susan Ehrlich, west coast regional collector for the Archives of American Art,
A research center of The Smithsonian

Feb 2005
“7th Annual All Media Exhibition,” Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC
juror: Britta Konau, associate curator, modern & contemporary art, National Museum of Women in the Arts

Sep 2003
“8th Annual No Dead Artists: A Juried Exhibition of Louisiana Art Today,” Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans LA, David S. Rubin, curator


July 2009
Roalf, Peggy, Design Arts Daily, July 13, 2009

March 2008
Mendelsohn, Meredith, Reviews: New York, ARTnews, March 2008, p. 144.


August 2010 - August 2012 (2 years)
The Studio of Ursula von Rydingsvard, Brooklyn NY [Ms. von Rydingsvard is an American sculptor, inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2008]

Weekly participation in sculpture-related tasks, as well as assisting with the organization work of the artist’s documentary archives. And a variety of tasks, as needed by the artist, in relation to piece-specific work needed to prepare and update pieces, such as working/sewing cow intestines (!), and the conservation and care of fabric. Various tasks associated with the preparation of sculpture pieces chosen for exhibitions and/or sales.

As needed by the artist: art fabricator at UVR studio.