Reunion II Invitational Alumni Exhibition
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I've had a busy summer, but it is finally winding down which means I will have more time to work on my artwork again! Until I have NEW work, I hope you can check out the work that I made during my residency in Vermont! I was fortunate to have two pieces accepted into the Youngstown State University's alumni exhibition called Reunion II. Alumni were nominated, juried, and invited into the exhibition. The show includes works from over 50 of YSU's artist alumni, and offers something for everyone to enjoy! The exhibit looks great, and it will be on display through November 7, 2014 at the McDonough Museum of Art.

If you're nearby, please check it out. And then head across the street to the Butler Institute of American Art! Two great museums in one trip! For more information, check out McDonough Museum of Art and Butler Institute of American Art

Thanks, and happy Fall!

Ohio State Fair's Fine Arts Exhibition
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It's been a while since I updated my website so I hope to add some new works from the Vermont Residency as soon as possible. Meanwhile, I am delighted to share that I had a painting accepted into the Ohio State Fair's Fine Arts Exhibition. Roughly 1300 works were submitted by Ohioan artists and three judges accepted a just over 300 pieces all together. The exhibition hosts a variety of media and themes to attract all types of viewers! Admission to the exhibition is free and it is located in the Cox Fine Arts Building at the south end of the fairgrounds by Gate 8. The Fair runs July 23 through August 3.

For more information regarding the exhibition, check out Fine Arts Competition

I hope you have some time to come out to the Fair and check out a great show! And stop back soon to see new works!


Artist Residency!, Vermont Studio Center
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I am elated to say that I am currently in Johnson, Vermont fulfilling a one month Artist Residency at the Vermont Studio Center! I was accepted last year, and it is finally here! With this being my first residency, I am both excited and intimidated. I am thrilled to have such a great location, facility, and community to engage with and fuel my new ideas! But, as I mentioned, it is intimidating having such freedom and time to do whatever my heART desires! Tonight I unpacked and set up my studio so that I can get right to work tomorrow!

For more information regarding my residency, check out the Vermont Studio Center

Anyway, I hope to add new work to my website by the end of June, so keep a look out!

Thanks for listening!

"DID YOU GET THE MEMO?", Kickstarter project!
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Would you like a piece of my artwork? Take a look at my Kickstarter project called, "DID YOU GET THE MEMO?" The website, Kickstarter, offers a bulletin, so-to-speak, for people to gain funding for a project that they propose. "Backers" can donate to the project and are rewarded with gifts! In my instance, I'm rewarding backers with artwork! I hope you find something you might like and can help me out. I'm trying to gain funding for my artist residency coming up in May at the Vermont Studio Center.

If you, or you know of anyone who might be want to invest in my residency, then please check out my project at DID YOU GET THE MEMO?

Thanks for your support!

"Dart for Art", Columbus, OH
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Exciting news! I was asked to donate a piece to benefit the Columbus Museum of Art. The Women’s Board of the Columbus Museum of Art presents a new fundraiser called Dart for Art to be hosted by the Hollywood Casino in Columbus, OH. The event will take place on Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 6pm. Open to the public, Dart for Art offers an opportunity for all art lovers to win a piece of art that has been donated by established and emerging Columbus artists.

Order your tickets and darts, and find more information about this wonderful fundraiser at Dart for Art

Hope you can come join in on the fun and support Columbus's very own CMA!

"Members' Small Works Exhibition", Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
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Sorry to update this news entry so late as to miss the opening, but I do want to finally take the time to promote the Small Works Exhibition that I am fortunately taking part in at the Roy G. Biv Gallery in Columbus, Ohio. So, if you are in the neighborhood, check out the show! It's a perfect art show to find Christmas presents (or other Holiday gifts, like Hanukkah! Shout out to my bro-in-law!). The exhibition contains over 90 pieces that are less than 12 inches in any direction. There is also a $10 table with small pieces available!

For more information check out Roy G. Biv Gallery

"You Call That Art?"
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I was pleased to find out that I got a "Lightswtich" painting into the Cultural Arts Center's, You Call That Art? Exhibition. The exhibition will host over 100 works of Ohio artists. The works will be displayed salon style in reference to the 1913 New York Armory Show. This show is a great way to commemorate the progressions that have been made with contemporary art, artists, and galleries. Stop by and help us celebrate this great homage to contemporary art at the opening reception on October 5th, 2013 from 6-9pm! The Gallery is located at 139 West Main Street in Columbus, OH. The exhibition will be on display from October 6th through November 9th, 2013, and the gallery hours will be Monday 1-9 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am-9pm; Friday and Saturday 9am-4pm.

I hope you get a chance to visit and support Ohio artists!

For more information please visit Columbus Arts

"Revealing the Unacknowledged", YSU
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The great news keeps coming! I am having a solo show at my alma mater, Youngstown State University(YSU) at the Bliss Hall Gallery. The exhibition will include works from my MFA show, as well as brand new works! Join me for the Opening Reception on October 3rd, 2013 from 5-7pm at the Bliss Hall Gallery off of Wick Avenue. The show will be on display from September 30th, 2013 through October 12th, 2013.

More information to come! Hope to see you at the Opening!

Acceptance to the John F. Peto Studio Museum's National Juried Trompe L'oeil Exhibition
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I am ecstatic to share my news about getting accepted into the National Juried Trompe L'oeil Exhibition at the John F. Peto Studio Museum! I was fortunate to get three pieces into the show: "Canvas Painting", "Legal Pad", and "Memo Pad(Series of 5)". If you're in the area, or you are going to be near Island Heights, New Jersey then please check out the exhibition. It will be on display from September 28th through December 31st, 2013. The museum is open to public Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm. General Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The museum is located at 102 Cedar Avenue, Island Heights, NJ 08732.

For more information check out the John F. Peto Studio Museum website at:
John F. Peto Museum