Education

  • May 2003
  • UrbanGlass Concepts of Finnish Glass Design with Oiva Toikka
  • August 2000
  • Pilchuck Glass School The "Roll-Up" Glass Blowing Technique with Scott Chaseling and Kirstie Rea
  • August 1997
  • The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass Lampworking Techniques with Brian Kerkvliet
  • February 1988 - June, 1995
  • Glass Education at UrbanGlass (Formerly The New York Experimental Glass Workshop). Extensive study of various glass making techniques including glass blowing, kiln casting and hot casting, pate de verre, and kiln formed glass.
  • June 1978
  • B.A. Queens College of the City University of New York

Teaching and Administrative Experience

  • June 1999 - July, 2004
  • Member of the Board of Directors of UrbanGlass
  • June 2000 - July 2004
  • Member of the Executive Committee and chairman of the Studio Committee of the UrbanGlass Board of Directors
  • September 2000 - June 2001
  • Instructor of Cold Working Techniques at UrbanGlass
  • November 1995 - December 2004
  • Instructor of Weekend Workshops in Paperweight Making at UrbanGlass

Selected Awards & Residencies

  • March 2005
  • Artist in Residence - The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass
  • February 2004
  • Niche Award Winner in the Category of Blown Glass
  • November 2000
  • Finalist for Niche Award in the Category of Blown Glass
  • November 1998
  • "The ABC's in Glass" - Juried Exhibition at Mostly Glass Gallery - Englewood, NJ - 2nd Place Award

Selected Juried Exhibitions

  • 2013
  • Smithsonian Craft Show - Washington DC
  • 2010
  • American Craft Council Show - Baltimore, MD
  • Water, A Mixed Media Group Show - Atlantic Gallery - New York, NY
  • Paradise City Arts Festival - Northampton, MA
  • CraftBoston Holiday - Boston, MA
  • 2009
  • Art in Embassies Program - U.S. Department of State - Exhibition At U.S. Embassy - Tallinn, Estonia
  • American Craft Council Show - Baltimore, MD
  • Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival - Ketchum, ID
  • The Sausalito Art Festival - Sausalito, CA
  • Paradise City Arts Festival - Northampton, MA
  • 2008
  • Vetro - A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Glass - New River Fine Arts Gallery - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Smithsonian Craft Show - Washington DC
  • American Craft Council Show - Baltimore, MD
  • 2007
  • American Craft Council Show - Atlanta, GA
  • palmbeach3 - Art Exhibition with Mostly Glass Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
  • 2006
  • SOFA Chicago - with Mostly Glass Gallery and William & Joseph Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • American Craft Council Show, Charlotte, NC
  • Eric Rubinstein - Sculpted Vessels MDH Fine Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2005
  • Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA
  • Long's Park Art Festival, Lancaster, PA
  • SOFA New York with UrbanGlass, New York, NY
  • Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
  • 2004
  • The Artists of UrbanGlass Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Fall Crafts Park Avenue, New York, NY
  • Summer Exhibition of International Glass Artists Galleri Glas Ett, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2003
  • Fluid Light: Glass and Sculpture Cherrystone Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
  • Spring Exhibition Brandt Contemporary Glass, Torshälla, Sweden

Selected Galleries & Stores

    Fusion Art Glass Gallery - Seaside, FL

    Galleri Glas Ett - Stockholm, Sweden

    Glass Inspiration Gallery - Burgdorf, Switzerland

    Gump's - San Francisco, CA

    Indianapolis Museum of Art Store - Indianapolis, IN

    Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery - Pittsburgh, PA

    Mostly Glass Gallery - Englewood, NJ

    L.H. Selman Gallery - Santa Cruz, CA

    Pismo Galleries - Denver, CO

    Turning Point Gallery - Media, PA