I create sculpture and teach art.


Exhibitions

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 2015Installation 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 includingTara 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, 2003Hostile 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, 1999The Wren House is an ongoing collaboration amongst artists, architects and designers in South Carolina.

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

South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC, 1998Triennial, 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.


Awards        

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

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, 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.


Publications

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.”


Education

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