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Academic Studies

  MA Montclair State College, Montclair, New Jersey
  BA Montclair State College, Montclair, New Jersey
     

Profession

   
  Retired Arts Administrator, Newark Public Schools, Newark NJ 
  Art Department Chairperson, Arts High School 
     

Professional Affiliations

   
  Pen and Brush, inc., New York City, First Vice President 
  George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, Advisory Board Member 
  1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ, Governing Board Member 
     

Selected Solo Exhibits

   
  2014

Featured April Artist , Maplewood Ideas Festival, Maplewood Library, Maplewood, NJ

  2010 Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ
Pen and Brush Inc, New York, NY
  2000 Essex County College, Newark, NJ 
  1987 Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ 
  1986 Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ 
     

Selected Group Exhibits

   
  2015

Fertile Soil, Paul Robeson Galleries : Orbit 2, Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

  2014

SIPMA NJCU The Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, NJ "I Live Here"
Farmstead Arts, Basking Ridge, NJ
Strong Women V, Congregation Ahavas Shalom, Newark, NJ
Metro 31, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

  2013

Conceptual Confluence, Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ
Ironbound Unbound, Prospect Street Firestation Gallery, Newark, NJ
Stories We Tell, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
Out of the Shadows and Into the Box, 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Strong Women, Congregation Ahavas Shalom, Newark, NJ

  2012 Pen and Brush, Inc. New York, NY
Institute of Women and Art, “Forty Years of Women Artists At Douglas Library,”
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ iwa.rutgers.edu
Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ
Rupert Ravens Contemporary Gallery, Newark, NJ
  2011

New Jersey Arts Incubator, West Orange, NJ
1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Guerilla Galleries, Newark, NJ
Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ

  2010

Summit Medical Group, Berkley Heights, NJ
Newark School of the Arts, Newark, NJ  

  2009

1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Summit Medical Center, Berkley Heights, NJ
Pen and Brush, Inc. New York, NY

  2008

1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
College of Saint Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
Pen and Brush, Inc. New York, NY
Montclair Public Library, Montclair NJ

  2005-2007 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Brennan Courthouse Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Pen and Brush, inc. New York, NY
Atrium Art Gallery, Morristown, NJ
Pfizer Corporate Headquarters, New Jersey
Morristown Community House Gallery, Morristown, NJ
City Without Walls Gallery, Newark Studio Tour, Newark, NJ
Eleta Caldwell Gallery, Arts High School, Newark, NJ
 
  2001-2004 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Pen and Brush, inc. New York, NY
 
  2000-1991 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
Pen and Brush Gallery, Newark, NJ
Essex County College, Newark, NJ
WCA National Conference Exhibit, New York, NY
 
  1990-1981 Renee Fossaner Gallery, Millburn NJ
Montclair State College, Montclair NJ
Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ
Pavilion Gallery, Mount Holly, NJ
City College of New York, New York, NY
Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ
Douglas College, New Brunswick, NJ
Middlesex County College, New Jersey
Paul Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
Full House Gallery, Kingston, NJ
Jersey State College, Jersey City, NJ
Douglas College, “Women Artist Series,” New Brunswick, NJ
Newark Museum, “Emerging and Established”, Newark, NJ
 
  1980-1974 Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ
Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ
Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
 
     

Selected Awards, Publications and Media Presentations

  Awards Geraldine R. Dodge Artist Educator Initiative
  Books New York Review of the Arts, Les Krantz, publisher
A Passion for Teaching, Sarah Levine, Scott McVay, ASCD Publisher  
  Magazine Newark Review of the Arts 
  Newspapers News Record of Maplewood and South Orange
Newark Star Ledger
New Jersey Afro – American
New York Amsterdam News
 
  Television Montclair Public Television, “Meet The Artist”
Maplewood Public Television, “Meet The Artist”
WHT, New Jersey Public Television
NJN Public Television, “Brick City Lessons”
 
     

Exhibits Curated

  1978 Arts Center, Maplewood NJ
  2011 Ageless Creativity 
  2011 Seeing Between The Lines 
  2006 WOW “ Woman’s Overwhelming Works”
  2005 SNAFU” Situations Needing Attention From Us” 
  2004 8 Women Artists Who Practice What They Preach 
     
  Black History Month Exhibits
  2013 Emma Amos, “Looking, Learning, Living” 
  2012 Tesfaye Tessema, “Cultural Connections” 
  2011 Chakaia Booker,“ Untiring – Tires, Textures and Triumphs”  
  2010 Helen Evans Ramsaran 
  2009 Michael Cummings, “Gentleman Quilter” 
  2008 Camille Billops 
  2007 Gladys Barker Grauer and Margaret Slade Kelley  
  2006 Don Miller and Florian Jenkins 
  2005 Ben Jones and Bisa Washington 
     
  Passaic County Community College
  2013 Passaic County Community College, “Conceptual Confluence”  
  Eleta Caldwell Gallery, Arts High School, Newark, NJ  
  2008 “Black Woman In Visual Perspective” 
     
  Brennan Courthouse Gallery, Jersey City, NJ 
  2007 Celebrating Women Artists