Education:
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. MFA degree, 2008
SUNY New Paltz College, New Paltz, NY. BFA degree, 2005
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY. AS degree, 2003

Solo/ Two Person Exhibitions:
Geo-Co-Lab, artist in residence exhibition at Matteawan Gallery, Beacon NY: 2017
The Gallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural Center; Be the Change: Solo Exhibit featuring participatory art Installations and recent 2D,3D, and Temporal works. Syracuse, NY: 2015
Deep Tanks Studio; Form of Emptiness: Two person show with Jayoung Yoon. Staten Island, NY: 2013
Betty Rymer Gallery: The Rise to Power; solo performance with sound compositions and performing participants. Chicago, IL: 2008

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Momenta Art, Untouchable, Curated by Eric Heist, Newburgh, NY: 2018
Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Landscapes Real and Imagined, Curated by Eileen Jeng Lynch. Brooklyn, NY: 2018
Galerie Richard, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Benefit Exhibition/Auction. New York, NY: 2018
Woodstock Artist Association and Museum, Far and Wide, Curated by Daniel Belasco, Woodstock NY: 2018
What’s Next? an Eco-Materialism show, curated by Michael Asbill, Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, NY : 2018
Artists Respond to Poetry, AMH Gallery, Poughkeepsie NY: 2018
Garner Arts Festival, A Dark Rock Surged Upon curated by Faheem Haider, Garnerville NY: 2017
Theo Ganz Studio, Archipelago curated by Eleni Smolen, Beacon NY: 2016
Morean Arts Center, Exquisite Porch, curated by Dominic Lombardi, St Petersburg, FL: 2016
The Beacon Theatre, Film Screening with Jazz Guitarist Chris Crocco, in conjunction with the 80 in 80 fundraiser campaign to restore the historic Beacon Theatre. Produced by Orange Mannequin, Beacon, NY: 2015
Ethan Cohen Fine Arts KUBE, Principals/Priciples curated by Joseph Ayers, Beacon, NY 2014
PhilaMOCA; It’s the End of the World (Again): Symposium and “Apocalyptic Art” Curated by Genevieve Gillespie and The Center for Media and Destiny. Philadelphia, PA: 2012
The Great Room, NYU; ArcheTime Project presents The Faces of Time: Curated by Olga Ast and Camilla Torna. New York, NY: 2012
Tibet House US Gallery: Sacred Vision, Separate Views: Contemporary Perspectives in Buddhist Art: Curated, composing and performing sound art in a collaborative project with performance artist Jayoung Yoon. New York, NY: 2012
Locating the Sacred: Mobile Tea Garden, Curated, composing and performing sound art for the Shakuhachi in a collaborative project with performance artist Jayoung Yoon. New York, NY: 2012
Sylvia Wald + Po Kim Gallery: Operating System, Curated, composed sound art for a collaborative project with performance artist Jayoung Yoon titled “Umbicality”. New York, NY: 2012
Peace in the Park: Festival in Central Park sponsored by Brahma Kumaris, created and performed experimental and traditional sound compositions for the Shakuhachi. New York, NY: 2012
Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts: 8th International Juried Exhibition; Curated, Long Branch, NJ: 2011
ART629 Gallery: International Juried Exhibition; Curated. Ashbury Park, NJ: 2011 Arts@Renaissance: NorthBrooklyn; Curated. Brooklyn, NY: 2010
Gallery 2 (G2): MFA Thesis. Chicago, IL: 2008
Gallery 2 (G2): You’re in My Space; Curated. Chicago, IL: 2008
Morpho Gallery: Cut and Run; Curated. Chicago, IL: 2008 Iron Studios: Chicago Art Open 2007. Chicago, IL: 2007
Sackets Harbor Historical Society: AANNY Juried Group Exhibition. Sackets Harbor, NY: 2006
Smiley Arts Gallery: The Art of Love- Two Lovers show. New Paltz, NY: 2005 Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art: BFA Thesis Exhibition. New Paltz, NY: 2005
The Gallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural Center: OCC Alumni; Curated. Syracuse, NY: 2004
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art: Art Auction. New Paltz, NY: 2004
Mark Hopkins Performing Arts Center: Group Exhibition. Henderson Harbor, NY: 2004 Onondaga Community College: Interdisciplinary Art Show; Curated. Syracuse, NY: 2003 Canal Museum: Group Exhibition; Juried. Syracuse, NY: 2003
Mark Hopkins Performing Arts Center: Group Exhibition. Henderson Harbor, NY: 2003

Awards and Honors:
Nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation’s Emerging Artist Grant, NYC: 2016
Dave Bown Projects, 11th Semiannual Competition, Curators: Katherine Pill, Ron Platt, Kelly Shindler. Award of Excellence. International: 2015
Dave Bown Projects, 7th Semiannual Competition. Curators: Jeremy Adams, CUE Art Foundation, New York; Janet Dees, SITE Santa Fe; David S. Rubin, San Antonio Museum of Art. Honorable Mention. International: 2013

Bibliography:
The Poughkeepsie Journal, Jan 4, 2017 Article ‘Artist aims to ignite dialogue on climate change’, NY
The EcoTheo Review, 2016 Winter/Spring issue: Cover Image, and 8 page feature/interview by Taylor Thomas. Princeton, NJ: 2016
Ron Platt (Chief Curator, Grand Rapids Art Museum), review of ‘Sun Reflector’ in ‘What our past jurors are saying’, Dave Bown Projects, 11th Semiannual Competition. International: 2015
Today@OCC, Artist Interview ‘Coming Home’ by Russ Corbin, Syracuse, NY: 2015
NictoGlobe Magazine, Vol. 20, issue #4, Fall 2012: Review of “Destroy”, by Arelis Eleftherios. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2012
Catalog: It’s the End of the World (Again). PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA: 2012 Catalog: You’re in My Space. G2 Gallery, Chicago, IL: 2007
Catalog: Chicago Art Open 2007. Iron Studios, Chicago, IL: 2007

Professional Organizations:
HVPPSNY: Hudson Valley, NY: 2015 BeaconArts: Beacon, NY: 2014-Present
Rethink Local: Hudson Valley, NY: 2015
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education. National: 2013-2014
College Art Association. National: 2008-13
Chicago Artists Coalition. Chicago, IL: 2007-08
Art Association of Northern New York. Sackets Harbor, NY: 2006-08

Lectures:
Matteawan Gallery, Artist Lecture, Beacon NY: December 2016
Artist Lecture, for the solo show ‘Be The Change’, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse NY: 2015
Artist Lecture, in conjunction with I-Park Residency, East Haddam CT, 2015
Artist Lecture, for “Jentel Presents”, Sagebrush Community Art Center, Sheridan, WY: 2014
School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Artist Lecture. Chicago, IL: 2008 G2 Gallery: Artist Lecture “You’re in My Space”. Chicago, IL: 2007

Artist in Residence:
Saltonstall Artist Residency, Ithaca NY, 2016
I-Park Residency, East Haddam CT, 2015
Jentel Artist Residency, Banner WY, 2014

Selected Collections:
ArcheTime Project: New York, NY
Medrar for Contemporary Art: Video Archive. Cairo, Egypt
Onondaga Community College: Permanent Collection. Syracuse, NY

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