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Solo Exhibitions
2009Mini Portraits, Art Star, Philadelphia, PA
Proximity, Philadelphia, PA
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
2005Botanical Work, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
Flora, Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
2002Plant Life, Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1999Airships and Lighthouses, Rodger LaPelle Galleries,
Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
1997 Stacks, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1996Phylum Mollusca, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1995Shells, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1994Weather Patterns, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1993Objects, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1992Treacherous Weather, Rodger LaPelle Galleries
1990Touchstone Theater, Bethlehem, PA
1988Mostly Drawings, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
1985The Saurus Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

Museum Group Exhibitions
2009 Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2005 In Our Own Backyard, Southern Alleghenies Museum Of Art, Johnstown, PA, & Altoona, PA
2004 In Our Own Backyard, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA; Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
2001The Lapelle Collection: 21 Years of Philadelphia Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
2000, 1997, 1994, 1993, 1991
Art of the State, State Museum, Harrisburg, PA
1998 Mayfair, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
1993 Biennial, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
Four Artists, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1992, 1990, 1988, 1986, 1984
Biennial, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
1987Carrol Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN
Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, PA
1986Reading Museum, Reading, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2009 Portland Photo Works, Portland, ME
Black Maria, Los Angeles, CA
Proximity, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
Outdated, Country Club Chicago, Chicao, IL
Dear Fleisher, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
Sock and Awe, Mew Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006P-500, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
AAF, New York, NY
2004 Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
Hay Gallery, Portland, ME
Iridium Gallery, Roswell, GA
Rose Lehrman Arts Center, Harrisburg, PA
2003Two Person Show, Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
2002Connecticut College, New London, CT
Small Works, New York University, New York, NY
2001 20 North Gallery, Toledo, OH
Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
2000 Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorstown, NJ
1999 Guild.com, online gallery
1998 Works on Paper, Beaver College, Glenside, PA
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA.
1996 Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorstown, NJ
Toils of Transformation, Studio 600 Gallery, Reading, PA
1995 Counterpoint, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX
Artspace 534, Stroudsburg, PA
1994 Drawing 1994, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Television, Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
1993 National Drawing Invitational, Emporia State University, KS
1992 Citizen's Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1991 Back to Bethlehem, Martin Tower Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
Mayfair, Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA
The Bixler Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA
1990 Images From the Common Ground, Art In General, New York, NY
Drawing 1990, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Art in Solitude, 2nd Street Arts Co-op, Allentown, PA
1989 Two Person Show, Springer Gallery, Allentown, PA
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA
Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC
National Drawing 89, Trenton State College, NJ
Gafran Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
1988 Two Person Show, Expose Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Mayfair, Muhlenburg College, Allentown, PA
Three Person Show, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
1987 Mayfair, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA
Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
1986 Zeus-Trabia Gallery, New York, NY
New Names, Future Fame, Bryant Library, Roslyn, NY
Small Works, New York University, New York, NY
1985 Karl Stirner Gallery, Easton, PA
Allentown Arts Center, Allentown, PA
Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Cheltenham, PA
1984 Lehigh Art Alliance, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA


Awards and Honors
2004 Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
2002 Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
1998 E. Kope Memorial Prize, Cheltenham Center for the Arts
1995 Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
1993 Honorable Mention, Delaware Art Museum Biennial
1992 Group Show Award, Allentown Art Museum
Honorable Mention, Drawing 1992, Brigham Young University
1991 Best of Exhibition, Monroe County Arts Council
1990 Second Prize, Drawing 1990, Brigham Young University
1989 Purchase Award, Trenton State College
E. Seltzer Memorial Prize, Cheltenham Center for the Arts


Publications
Humphreys, Aileen. Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA). March 2005
O'Shaughnessy, Tracey. The Republican-American (Waterbury, CT). May 2003
Open Studios Press. "New American Paintings, Number 45". May 2003
Sozanski, Edward. "Still More Botany", The Philadelphia Inquirer. Feb. 2001
Mattera, Joanne. "The Art of Encaustic Painting". Watson-Guptill, 2001
Fallon, Roberta. "More Is More", Philadelphia Weekly. Feb. 2001
Arettam, J. "Spirit Maps". Red Wheel, 2001
Open Studios Press. "New American Paintings, Number 27". April 2000
Fabbri, Anne. The Philadelphia Daily News. Nov. 1999
Open Studios Press. "New American Paintings, Number 15". April 1998
Melrod, George. "Optical Allusions", Art & Antiques. June 1997
Brown, Gerard. "Threshold Poetry", Philadelphia Weekly. May 1995
Public Radio Interview, "Musings". WDIY, Bethlehem. May 12, 1995
Gehman, Geoff. "A Quadruple Curiosity at Allentown Art Museum", The Morning Call. June 1993
Sozanski, Edward. "32 Paintings and Drawings, Some Viewed as Constructions", The
Philadelphia Inquirer. April 1992
Volk, Carol. "Below the Surface", Art & Antiques. May 1992
Stevenson, Martha. "Images From the Common Ground", Catalogue essay. 1990
Redd, Adrienne. "Art As Mystery", Bethlehem Globe-Times. Feb. 1988


Collections
Lancaster Museum of Art
La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia
Haverford Hotel Partners
Focus Pointe Global, Philadelphia
Lingard Limited, Bermuda
McDonald's Corp.
University of the Sciences, Philadelphia
Trenton State College
Moravian College
Musikfest, Inc.
Bridget Foy's Restaurant, Philadelphia
Joseph Shein, Esq.
Numerous Private Collections


Education
1984B.A., Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA; summa cum laude