bio

 

EDUCATION

1997 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: New York, NY, Master’s of Architecture (MArch)
Graduate School of Architecture Planning & Preservation.

1993 VASSAR COLLEGE: Poughkeepsie, NY, B.A.
Major: Studio Art with Departmental Honors.

1991 YALE UNIVERSITY: NORFOLK SUMMER ART PROGRAM

 

AWARDS

2012 D&AD White Pencil Nomination and 2nd place finish for a campaign to better the world.
2010 Mellon Foundation Grant from Vassar College for interdisciplinary arts residency.
1999 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture: The Brain: A Filmmaker’s Studio
1993 Weitzel-Barber Art Travel Prize: Granted by Vassar College for the examination of bamboo scaffolding in China
1991 Ellen Battell-Stoeckel Fellowship: For study at Yale University’s Norfolk Art Program

 

EMPLOYMENT AND PRACTICA

2012-Present THE PEACE FLAG co-founder: International
Co-Founding artist and promoter to establish the world’s first official flag of peace.

2012 – 2013 MUSLALA ART GROUP: Jeruslaem, ISRAEL
Artist in Residence.

2010-2011 Artist in Residence: Vassar College: Poughkeepsie NY

2000-Present FREELANCE DESIGNER / BUILDER: Charlottesville, VA
Design and build all aspects of small scale architectural interventions and renovations.

2007-2010 SHW GROUP ARCHITECTS: Charlottesville, VA
Designer, Project Manager, and Builder: of a LEED Gold Office renovation

2008-Present VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM: Charlottesville, VA,
Board Member: Design and construct museum exhibits/displays and promote museum development through the creation of visual marketing materials.

1999 EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG INCORPORATED (ESI DESIGN): New York, NY, Designer: Developed schematic designs, construction documents, and presentations for the production of
Times-Square LED signage for Reuters International.

1998-1999 BIG RIPPLE MULTIMEDIA: New York, NY,
Multimedia Designer: Designed interactive video content for instructional training videos and CD-ROMs for corporate clientele.

1997-1998 OLSON SUNDBERG KUNDIG ALLEN ARCHITECTS: Seattle, WA
Intern Architect and Marketing Assistant: Generated $11.5 million in new architectural business by creating presentation
materials in response to industry wide request-for proposals (RFP’s). Led firm’s expansion into the utilization of
3-D modeling software for design study and client presentation.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION HISTORY

 

EXHIBITIONS

2013 The Meeting Point: A Public Exhibition and Festival, Jerusalem, Israel Contributing Artist, July 17-28.
2012 White Flags at the Dead Sea Race for Peace , Ein Bokek, Israel
2012 “White Flags over Jerusalem” Jerusalem, Israel
2011 “White Flags,” Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
2011 “White Flags,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
2007 “White Flags,” The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, Charlottesville, VA
2007 “White Flags” Shentai Carnival Charlottesville, VA.
2003 “Black and White,” Solo Exhibition, New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, VA
2003 “The Art of War,” Group Show, Main Street Market Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.
2002 “World Peace,” “Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Art in Place “Transformer 1,” Charlottesville, VA

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2011 Vassar College Mellon Foundation Grant for Interdisciplinary Arts Residency, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS

2009 “Bath Cloud”, Commercial Installation, Charlottesville, VA
2006 “Stair Wall”, Residential Installation, Charlottesville, VA
2005 “Play Structure”, Wee-Ville Kids, Charlottesville, VA
2004 “Wooded Frame,” Echoes of Nature Sculpture Park at Baker-Butler Elementary School Charlottesville, VA
2004 “Transformer 2,” Baker-Butler Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
2002 “Transformer 1,” Baker-Butler Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA
2001 “Brass Screen”, Residential Installation, New York, NY
1998 “String Wall”, Residential Installation, Seattle, WA