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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 QUAD GALLERY, Sacred Spaces, Secret Places, Riverside, CA

2013   MIKE KELLEY GALLERY, Modern Archetypes, Venice, CA
           CHAFFEY COMMUNITY MUSEUM OF ART, Mythmakers, Ontario, CA
2006   TOMKINS GALLERY, Forces in Nature, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
2002   MARTHA GAULT GALLERY, Recent Observations, SRU, Slippery Rock, PA
1999   FORBES GALLERY, Around Midnight, Drawings and Prints, Santa Monica, CA
1996   FORBES GALLERY, Recent Prints and Drawings, Santa Monica, CA
1994   LAPIS ARTE, Recent Paintings, Inside/Outside, Salerno, Italy
1988   CREATIVE DETOUR GALLERY, 25 Portraits, Cool Blue, Los Angeles, CA
1987   TIFFANY THEATER, Recent Works, Los Angeles, CA
1984   MERRICK MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New Works, New Brighten, PA
1983   KENNEDY ART GALLERY, Prints and Photographs, Hiram College,OH
           EISENBERG GALLERY, Prints and Photographs, SRU, Slippery Rock, PA
           GALLERY II, Prints & Photographs, Kent State University, Kent, OH
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2018  SRU ALUMINI EXHIBITION Martha Gault Art Gallery, PA

2015   MIKE KELLEY GALLERY, Inside Outside, Venice, CA
           BG GALLERY, Combines, Santa Monica, CA
           ii BRIDGE GALLERY, The Heart of the Story, Tokyo, Japan           
           KYOTO ART MUSEUM, The 29th Kyoto Art Festival, Kyoto, Japan
2014   LA PRINTSPACE, The Press is My Paintbrush, Santa Monica, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           KYOTO ART MUSEUM, The 28th Kyoto Art Festival, Kyoto, Japan
           GALLERY KEIFU, The 28th Int'l Exhibition of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
2013   MIKE KELLEY GALLERY, Gang of 6, Venice, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
2012   MONSTER TRUCK GALLERY, From Dublin to LA and Back, Dublin, Ireland
2011   MIKE KELLEY GALLERY, Gang of 6, Venice, CA
           CITY OF BREA ART GALLERY, LAPS Members Exhibition, Brea, CA
2010   GALERIE ST. JACQUES, Originals Created at Josephine Press, Parthenay, France
           LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
2009   SADDLEBACK COLLEGE GALLERY, LAPS Invitational 2009, Mission Viejo, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER, LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
2008   PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           MANCHESTER GALLERY, NY…LA, Westchester, CA
2007   SCA PROJECT GALLERY, Eman On, Pomona, CA
           WELLS FARGO BANK, Impressions and Expressions, Laguna Beach, CA
2006   MARJORIE & HERMAN PLATT/BORSTEIN GALLERY, Ink and Idea, Bel Air, CA
           BECK CENTER FOR THE ARTS, The Art of Kent State Univ. School of Art,         Lakewood, OH
2005   ANDREW SHIRE GALLERY, Smaller Is, Los Angeles, CA
           RISK PRESS GALLERY, Drawn to the Line, West Hollywood, CA
           SCHOOL OF ART GALLERY, KENT STATE, Pressing On, Kent, OH
           MICHAEL C. FOLONIS, Hand Pulled, Santa Monica, CA
           SANTA MONICA COLLEGE GALLERY, 2 person show, Santa Monica, CA
           ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, LAPS 18th Nat'l Exhibition, Pasadena, CA
           DOWNTOWN ART GALLERY, Kairotic Orbit, Los Angeles, CA
           MICHAEL FOLONIS, Josephine Press Prints, Santa Monica, CA
           HAMILTON GALLERY, Melange-O-Rama, Santa Monica, CA
           WEINGART GALLERIES, LAPS Print Invitational, Los Angeles, CA
2004   MARQUIS GALLERY, Made in L.A., Made in NY, Nat'l Arts Club, New York, NY
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
2003   MARTHA GAULT GALLERY, Slippery Rock, PA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           BRAND LIBRARY GALLERY, LAPS Juried Membership Exhibition, Glendale, CA
           SEJONG CULTURAL CENTER, Korea Int'l Contemporary Prints, Seoul, Korea
2002   CHRISTOPHER JOHN GALLERY, Under Pressure, Santa Monica, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           LANTERN OF THE EAST, International Exhibition, San Pedro, CA
           CREATIVE ARTS CENTER, Earth Matters, Burbank, CA
2001   EL PUEBLO GALLERY, Living with LA Art, Los Angeles, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           HIGHWAYS PERFORMANCE SPACE, Hodge Podge 2, Santa Monica, CA
           LOWER COONS GALLERY, Another View, Los Angeles, CA
           CSULB, Evaluation Inversion, Long Beach, CA
           LABAND ART GALLERY, The 16th Nat'l Biennial of the LAPS, Los Angeles, CA
           LANKERSHIM ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Graphic Comment, N. Hollywood, CA
2000   PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           MODERN ART GALLERY, Ten Ten, Los Angeles, CA
           BGH GALLERY, 200Artists/2000 Millenium/200 Dollars, Santa Monica, CA
1999   SANTA MONICA COLLEGE ART GALLERY, LAPS Exhibition, Santa Monica, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
1998   LANKERSHIM ART GALLERY, Contemporary 12, North Hollywood, CA
           PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
           CREATIVE ARTS CENTER, Trends in Printmaking, Burbank, California
1997   THE LIGHT GALLERY, The Painterly Print, West Hollywood, California
           LANKERSHIM ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Exclusively Etchings, NoHo, CA
           LABAND ART GALLERY, LAPS 14th National Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
           THE AMERICAN COLLEGE GALLERY, Visual Communications, Los Angeles, CA
           CHRISTOPHER JOHN GALLERY, Perspectives in Printmaking, Santa Monica, CA
            L.A. HARBOR COLLEGE GALLERY, Pressing Engagements, Wilmington, CA
1996    GALLERIE NOIRE, Recent Works, Venice, CA
            KELLOGG UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY, Exhibition, Santa Monica, CA
            ARTWORKS, Aftershocks, Santa Monica, CA
            PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
            MICHAEL FOLINIS, Bon A Tirer, Prints, Santa Monica, CA
1995    LANKERSHIM ARTS GALLERY, L.A. Prints, North Hollywood, CA
            PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
            LANKERSHIM ARTS CENTER GALLERY, Magical Impressions, Pomona, CA
            MILLARD SHEETS GALLERY, Multiple Impressions, Pomona, CA
1994    ROBERTS GALLERY, Small Works, Santa Monica, CA
            AMERICAN COLLEGE ART GALLERY, Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
            PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
            IL CANTIERE GALLERY, L’Immagine , Eboli, Italy
1993    AMERICAN COLLEGE ART GALLERY, Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
            ARTIST STUDIO GALLERY, Hot Off the Press, Los Angeles, CA
            PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
1992    MERGING ONE GALLERY, Small Works, Santa Monica, CA
            R. MUTT GALLERY, Ready-mades, Assisted Ready-mades, Anonymous Art, Hollywood, CA
            AMERICAN COLLEGE ART GALLERY, Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
            SOCIAL AND PUBLIC ART RESOURCE CENTER, Printmakers, Venice, CA
1991    TIFFANY THEATER, Printer’s Proofs, Los Angeles, CA
            PETE AND SUSAN BARRETT ART GALLERY, SMC Faculty, Santa Monica, CA
1990    EISENBERG GALLERY, Vision, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
1989    CHRISTOPHER JOHN GALLERY, Printmakers from Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
1987    RICHARD BENNETT GALLERY, Salon des Independents, Los Angeles, CA
            ROBERTSON GALLERY, Grand Illusions, New York, NY
1982    THE BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART, 44th Area Artist’s Annual,        Youngston, OH
            KENT CENTER GALLERY, Invitational Alumni Show, Kent State, Kent, OH
1980    FAVA GALLERY, Works on Paper, Oberlin, OH

PUBLICATIONS

  • Newsprint, 1995, Journal of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Nontoxic Photo Etching, Article
  • Bottlerack, 1992, Quarterly Review of Art and Literature, prints
  • Artweek, Contemporary Printmaking,, Volume 23, Nov. 5, 1992, article, reproduction of print
  • Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, June 17, 1990, pg. 18, article, illustration
  • Prasix #7, Magazine of the Arts, 1980, photographs
  • Ginger Hill, Magazine of the Arts, 1980 photographs
  • Pig-iron, Magazine of the Arts, 1975, lithographs and photographs

PUBLIC LECTURES
2001Contemporary Issues & Developments in Printmaking, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1992History and Development of Printmaking, R. Mutt Gallery, Hollywood, California
1984Reinterpretation through Process into Prints, Merrick Museum of American Art, New Brighten, Pennsylvania

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
2001   Six week hands-on workshop in the use of Adobe Photoshop and computer imagining with traditional printmaking techniques, Italy

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
2015   Judge/Jurist, Santa Barbara Printmakers Association                      
2012   Judge/Jurist, Pacific Palisades Art Association
2011   Judge/Jurist, Black Church Print Studio
2010   Judge/Jurist, Collage Artist Association of America
2008   Judge/Jurist, Pacific Palisades Art Association
2005   Panelist/Demonstrator, LAPS Printmaking Symposium, Occidental College
2005   Panelist, Non-Toxic Symposium, Cerritos College
1999   Judge/Jurist, Catalina Island Festival of Art
1999   Guest Panelist, Central Coast Printmakers, “Traditional Printmaking
1996   Judge/Jurist, Pacific Palisades Art Association
1992-2015    Board of Directors, Los Angeles Printmaking Society
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2004            Adjunct Professor of Printmaking, University of Southern California, Los                              Angeles, CA
1990-2013   Instructor of Art, Printmaking, all media, Santa Monica College, Santa                                        Monica, CA
1989-1998   Instructor of Art, Drawing, all media, American College for the Applied Arts,                              Los Angeles, CA
1985-1989   Instructor of Monoprinting, Benedetti Atelier, Los Angeles, CA
1984            Director of Arts and Crafts, Boys Club of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA
1980-1981   Academic Year, Instructor of Beginning Photography and Intermediate
                    Photography, Introduction to Art, Area School System, Adult Education, Hudson, OH
1980-1981   Academic Year, Instructor of Drawing I, Drawing II, and Basic Printmaking, Kent State University (Art Department), Kent, OH

PUBLISHING AND MAJOR COLLABORATIONS
2014            Publisher-Master Printer of Stas Orlovski's etching suite of prints with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
2012            Publisher-Master Printer of Joseph Vorgity's traditigital prints with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
2011            Publisher-Master Printer of Albert Beach's etchings with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
2005            Publisher-Master Printer of various artists in a collected suite of prints with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
                    Publisher-Master Printer of Pierre Picot's etchings with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
                    Publisher-Master Printer of Daniel McCleary's etchings with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
                    Publisher-Master Printer of Raymond Pettibon's etchings with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
                    Publisher-Master Printer of Robert Branaman's tradigital etchings with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
2004            Publisher-Master Printer of Maura Bendett and Robin Mitchell with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
2003            Publisher-Master Printer of Ann Thornycroft with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, CA
1999            Publisher-Master Printer of Joseph Piasentin with Josephine Press, Santa Monica, California
1995            Publisher-Master Printer, Aftershocks, a limited edition folio volume of original etchings by eleven Los Angeles Artists
1992            Publisher-Master Printer, Michael McMillen and Raymond Pettibon, Etchings and Lithographs
                    Co-Publisher/Master Printer, with Santa Monica City College, The American Way,  a limited edition folio volume, Santa Monica, California
                    Master Printer/Collaboration, exhibition with five artists for Slippery Rock Foundation, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
1991            Present Publisher/Master Printer of Joseph Piasentin, Susan Cornish and Martin Pollack with Josephine Press, Etchings, lithographs and monotypes, Santa Monica, California
1990            Master Printer/Collaboration, Poets and Printers, Summer Visual Arts Academy, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
1990            Artist-Poet Collaboration, F/M, limited edition book of original etchings and poems published by Josephine Press, in conjunction with a show of monoprints and etchings at the Christopher John Gallery

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Executive Suites, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
Permanent Collections, Wichita State University
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Green Library, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Ruth and Marvin Sackner, Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami Beach, Florida
Merrick Museum of American Art, New Brighten, Pennsylvania
Kent State University Permanent Collection, Kent, Ohio
Slippery Rock University Collection, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Harris, Amsterdam, Holland
Frank Ambrosia, Youngstown, Ohio
Lisa Gralnick, New York, New York
Charles Valle, Los Angeles, California
Mr. & Mrs. Carmine Limatola, Salerno, Italy
Mr. & Mrs. Giacomo Cantore, Avelino, Italy
Ed Robertson New York, NY