2001         MFA New York Academy of Art
1993         BFA The Boston Museum School, Tufts University

1994-96     Pennsylvania Academy of Fin Arts- CE Program classes
2001-03 Water Street Atelier with Jacob Collins

2007         Pollock Krasner Foundation Award
2001         Posey Foundation Grant
1998         Posey Foundation Grant
1992         Boston Museum School -Boit Competition Award, 1992

PUBLICATIONS (as author):

The Figurative Artist's Handbook
Monacelli Press, 2017

The Brooklyn Rail, "History Painting and the Problem with Art Education in America" June 2077

PUBLICATIONS (featured as an artist)
2015         Profile of my work on The New York Optimist. (click to read)
2015         "A Space Within at Dacia Gallery"  Juxtapoz Magazine Blog (click to read)
2014        "Bringing Old School Values into the 21st Century" Feb issue Professional Artist Magazine   (click to read)
2014 "Inside the Art Studio, a guided tour of 37 Artist's Studio's" North Light Books, pages 94-101


2016        • My Long Island Landmarks, group show at SPLIA, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

2015       • Visiting Artist Lecture, Long Island University, Brookville, NY
               • A Space Within, solo show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2014       • Protinus, group show at Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2013       • Nocturnes, group show at the National Arts Club, New York, New York
               • Unframed, 2 person exhibtion with Kristin Künc, Oyster Bay Historical Society, New York, NY
               • The Figure, group show at Galerie L'oeil du Prince, Paris, France

2012       • Put a Bow on It, group show at Kraine Gallery, New York, NY
              • Alumni Show, group show at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2011       • Paint Works, group show at Gowanus Ballroom, New York, NY
              • Teaching Studios of Art Plein Air Competion at Sagamore Hill,
                group show at Koenig Center, Oyster        Bay, NY

2010      • Oyster Bay Historical Society Auction at Twinight, Oyster Bay, NY
              •"TR and the Water" TR Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY

2009     • Rising Stars of Contemporary Realism Chase Edwards Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY
              • NYAA Alumni Group Show Studio 7 Bernardsville, NJ.

2008      •Virgin of the Mall Reprise+Drawing Subdivision, Long Island City, NY

2006      • The Virgin of the Mall Series Solo show 511 Gallery, New York, NY
               • Contemporary Realism Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica,CA
               • A Terrible Beauty: Figurative Painting in the 21rst Century Grey McGear Modern Santa Monica, CA


2009-Present Teaching Studios of Art- Oyster Bay and Brooklyn, NY Founder/Director

2013         Marymount Manhattan College, Figure Drawing Instructor, New York, NY

2007-09    New York Academy of Art, Continuing Education, New York, NY

2009         Stevenson Academy of Art, Oyster Bay, NY