I create sculpture and teach art.


Hudson River Museum, February 2018, Installation of Sunset in a Cup, made of fabric and human hair inspired by an Emily Dickinson poem, in the exhibition “The Neo-Victorians”

Lehman College Art Gallery, November 2017, Installation of Amidst Thy Glooms Profound, created with canvas, rust, and steel wool, in the exhibition “Dark and Story Night Gothic Influence in Contemporary Art”

Hastings-On-Hudson Arts Commission, May 2016  Installation of Temps Perdu and in statu nascendi in the Hastings City Hall included in the exhibition, "Drawing on Language."

Hudson River Museum, Gothic Glenview, Yonkers, NY, October 2015 Installation of Temps Perdu in the dining room of the historic Glenview mansion.

Pratt Institute Gallery, New York, NY, November 2013-January 20140-60: The Experience of Time Through Contemporary Art, selections from the North Carolina Museum of Art exhibition. Installation of the Garden of Pleasure, a work of steel and steel wool wallpaper.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, April- August 20130-60: The Experience of Time Through Contemporary Art, A collaborative multimedia exhibition focusing on the concept of time and its influence on art presenting art by 32 international artists including Tara Donovan, Tim Hawkinson, Felix Gonzales-Torres, Vera Lutta, Do Ho Suh,  and Bill Viola.  Installation of the Garden of Pleasure a work of steel and steel wool wallpaper. http://www.ncartmuseum.org/

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, January, 20130-60: The Experience of Time Through Art, Residency and site specific installation Temps Perdu using straight pins, 200 yards of muslin and rust in the historic Dye Shed on the Penland Campus. http://www.penland.org/0to60/index.html

Chashama Windows, New York, NY, October 2009An installation of in statu nascendi at 266 37th Street, http://www.flickr.com/photos/chashama/sets/72157622741793860/

Providence Art Windows, Providence, RI, March 2008-2009An installation of in statu nascendi

Alizarin Mc Cullough Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY, 2007An installation of 100 steel nests, in statu nascendi

Hans Weiss New Space Gallery, Manchester, CT, March 2006Steel-wool wallpaper installation, 32 feet by 10 feet, Lovesnotlovesno, incorporating the wall and floor space of the gallery

Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC, 2005Enclosed Within, a show of sculptural containers and vessels

Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY, May 2004Garden of Pleasure, a work of steel and steel wool wallpaper

Spoleto Festival U.S.A., Charleston, SC, 2003 Hostile Love, a work of steel, muslin, and dye

Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2001Exhibited Lovesnotlovesnot a fifty by twenty-five-foot installation made entirely of steel wool incorporating the wall and floor space of the gallery

The South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC, 1999-2000 100 Years 100 Artists, featured 100 artists who lived and worked in South Carolina

Randolph Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 1999Potent Figures, an exhibition by four artists who confront issues of the figure in their artwork

Historic Sloss Foundry, Birmingham, AL, 1999Outdoor exhibition of sculpture in cast iron and steel

The Wren House at Clemson Botanical Garden, Clemson, SC, 1999 The Wren House is an ongoing collaboration of artists, architects and designers in South Carolina

William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA, 1998 Human Habit, an exhibition of garment inspired sculpture

South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC, 1998 Triennial, an art exhibit featuring selected artists who live and work in South Carolina

City Gallery, Charleston, SC, 1997-1998Exhibited Short of Breath an exhibition including glass and steel cameos, a ten foot tall steel domed skirt, and a steel corset with a motorized inflating fabric interior

City Arts Series at Nations Bank Plaza, Columbia, SC, 1997In-Flux exhibition curated by the South Carolina Arts Commission focused on the work of seven artists new to the state

Halsey Gallery, Charleston, SC, 1997Exhibition Hot Under the Collar a series of steel collars, steel feather boa, steel and latex dress, and an eighteen foot long steel curtain

Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, 1996Exhibited a collection of steel garments

Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA, 1995Exhibited Project Veil, featured a collection of steel garments including a farthingale dress with live plants growing out of the hips, and steel evening gloves


Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) Fellowship, Bronx, 2016

Residency for 0-60 Installation, Penland School of Crafts, NC, 2013

Faculty Research and Development Grant, College of Charleston, 1999

Distinguished Faculty Award, College of Charleston, 1998

Outstanding Feminist Thesis Award, Louisiana State University, 1996

Class of 1914 Art Award, Tulane University, 1988

Lectures & Discussions

Huntington Free Library and Reading Room, Bronx Council on the Arts, The Transient Memoir, a lecture and demonstration, Bronx, May 31, 2017

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 0-60: Experience of Time through Contemporary Art, lecture and panel discussion. New York City, January 23, 2014

Penland School of Crafts, 0-60: Experience of Time through Contemporary Art, month long residency, lecture, and site-specific sculpture Temps Perdu tour and talk, Penland, NC, January 2013

Penland School of Crafts, Artist Educator Invitational Retreat, lecture and welding demonstration. September 2011

Bronx Community College, Blackboard Workshop for teaching Hybrid and Asynchronous Classes, June 2011

Bronx Community College, Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive Workshop, November 2006

Bronx Community College, National Endowment for the Humanities Hall of Fame of Great Americans Seminar, participant and stipend recipient, June 2006

CUNY Graduate Center, Bridging the Gulf: Thinking Through Katrina, panel discussion, 2005


Dark and Stormy Night, catalog of exhibition at the Lehman College Art Gallery, November 2017

0-60: The Experience of Time Through Contemporary Art, catalog of exhibition, North Carolina Museum of Art and the Penland School of Crafts, 2013

The New York Times (CT), Sunday April 9, 2006, “Love without Make-up,” article by Benjamin Genocchio

Gambit Weekly, July 3, 2001, New Orleans, LA, “Otherworldly Loves,” article by D. Eric Bookhardt

The Times Picayune, Friday July 6, 2001, New Orleans, LA, “One Note Wonders,” article by D. McCash

The Post and Courier, Thursday, November 20, 1997, “Art Preview,” article by Frank Martin

The State, Sunday, October 5, 1997, Columbia, SC, “A New View,” article by Jeffrey Day

The Post and Courier, Thursday, March 20, 1997, Charleston, SC, “Contemporary vs classical in two new shows,” article by Nicholas Drake

The State, March 1997, Columbia, SC, March 1997 article by Jeffrey Day

The Gambit, August 29, 1995, New Orleans, LA, “Some Summer Trance-Formations,” article by Eric T. Bookhardt        

Under the Oaks, Spring 1995, New Orleans, LA, cover photo of “Exposed


Louisiana State University, M.A., History of Art, Baton Rouge, 1996

Louisiana State University, M.F.A., Sculpture, Baton Rouge, 1993

Tulane University, B.F.A., Studio Art, Painting, New Orleans, 1988