Bio

SELECT EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS

  • Bronx Community College (2010), New York, New York
  • Pen and Brush (2009), New York, New York
  • Mamaroneck Artist Guild (2009), Mamaroneck, New York
  • Upstream Gallery (2009), Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Mamaroneck Artist Guild (2008), Larchmont, New York
  • Clay Art Center (2008), Portchester, New York
  • Riverdale Neighborhood House (2007), Bronx, New York
  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School (2007,2008), Bronx, New York
  • Pottery-on-Hudson (2005, 2006, 2007,2008,2009), Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Dobbs Ferry Street Fair (2005, 2006), Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • Flat Iron Studios (1998, 1999), New York, New York
  • Elaine Benson Gallery (1997), Bridge Hampton, New York
  • Studio Galleries at Sharpless Square (1995), Westchester, Pennsylvania

ART AND CERAMIC COURSES (NON-MATRICULATING)

  • Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York
  • Attended Sculpture and Hand Building Classes since 1991
  • Worked with a number of artists including, Melissa Stern, Linda Arbuckle, and Peter Gourfain
  • School of Visual Art , New York, New York (1993)
  • Attended Course in Color Theory
  • Alfred University Summer Program, Alfred, New York (1995)
  • Studied with Anne Perrigo and Val Cushing
  • 92nd Street YMHA, New York, New York (1998-1999)
  • Attended Ceramic and Collage classes
  • Old Church School Demarest, New Jersey (2001)
  • Workshop on Surface Decoration
  • Peters Valley Craft Center Layton, New Jersey (2005)
  • Moravian Tile Workshop
  • Portchester Clay Art Center, Portchester, New York (1999-present)
  • Attended Sculpture and Hand Building Classes
  • Studied with several artists including, Kelly Damron and Elena Toperman

TEACHING/ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE

  • 2009-present
  • Education Consultant
  • Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility (New York, New York) Coordinate all aspects of SEL conference for spring 2010.
  • Inner-resilience Program-Tides Center (New York, New York)  Assist with all aspects of program including staff development, training, and administration.
  • Hunter College, City University of New York (New York, New York) Assist faculty member with two qualitative research studies. Both studies examine the impact of an Emotional Literacy Curriculum to train teachers in New York City and in England who will, in turn, implement the curriculum in their schools.
  • Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut) Assist with train-the-trainer workshop for “Emotionally Intelligent Schools” Curriculum
  • 2000-2007
    Ethics teacher, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, New York
  • 1999-2000
    Program Officer, Academy for Educational Development, New York, New York.
  • 1991-1999
    Program Administrator, Educators for Social Responsibility, New York, New York
  • 1986-1991
    Administrator/Teacher, Central Park East Secondary School, New York, New York.
  • 1986
    Teacher, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.
  • 1983-1984
    Teacher of English, YMCA Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 1997-2000
    Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • 1995
    Bank Street College of Education, New York City.
  • 1991-1993
    Adjunct Professor, New York University, New York City.

EDUCATION

  • January 1989-October 1991
    • Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York.
    • Doctorate of Education, Department of Philosophy and Social Science. Dissertation
    • Title: Reflection in Action: A Practitioner’s Study of Four High school Students’ Experiences in Community Service.
  • January 1985-December 1988
    • Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York. Masters Degree in Education, Department of Philosophy and Social Science.
  • October 1983-July 1984
    • National Taiwan Normal University Language Training Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
  • August 1979-August 1983
    • University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology.
  • January 1981-June 1981
    • Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv University Overseas Program.