Education

2007-2009

New York University—MA Studio Art,

Venice, Italy Program

2004

St Thomas University—BA Studio Arts,

Summa Cum Laude

Exhibition Experience

July 2009*

Washington Square Gallery,

New York—NYU Thesis Show

August 2008

Foundazione Bevilaqua La Masa,

Venice, IT—Works, curator Maurizio Pelligrin & Gianni Sirch

January 2008

Jung Center

—Intersections, group painting show

November 2007

Miller Theatre

—Multi-media performance “Hot Town, Cool City”

September 2007

MFA-H Glassell School

—Practice Makes Perfect, curator Jeff Ward

August 2007

Tollentini, Venice

—Works In Progress, curator Maurizio Pelligrin

March/April 2007

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

—Theatrical Premier “Hot Town, Cool City”

March 2007

MFA-H Glassell Jr. School

—Biennial Faculty Exhibition

January 2007

MSquared Gallery

—Go Figure, Juried by Patrick Palmer

April 2005

St. Thomas University

—Crooker Center, Group Painting Show

February 2004

MFA-H Glassell School

—Juried Photography Show

January 2004

MFA-H Glassell School

—Self Portrait Painting Show

Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

2006

Houston Endowment Inc., “Hot Town, Cool City”

2005

Nightingale Code Foundation, “Hot Town, Cool City”

2004

Houston Arts Alliance, Artist Project Grant

2003, 2004

Monahan Merit Scholarship

2003

University of St. Thomas Study Abroad Merit Scholarship, Italy

Other Professional Experience

April 2008—Ongoing

Artist in Residence—Collage: Art For Cancer

January 2005—Ongoing

Teacher—Glassell Jr. School of Art- MFA-H

July 2004—2008

Director/Producer “Hot Town, Cool City”


Created a Website www.hottowncoolcity.org, and a feature length Film for theatrical release and PBS.

January 2002—Ongoing

Management Consultant for Film Organizations

1979—2001

Landmark Theatre Corporation


Director of Operations—Central, Director Training & Business Development, District Manager / Director of Training, Marketing Leader/City Manager

Professional Services

2007—Ongoing

Houston Cinema Media Arts,

Advisory Board Member

2001—Ongoing

The Museum of Fine Arts-Houston,

Film Committee Member

2006—2008

The Aurora Picture Show,

Board Member

2001—2005

Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre

—President & VP of the Board

1995—2001

National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)


• Assistant Chair of Operations Committee 1999 & 2000
• Developed/co-produced 9 twenty minute videos for the industry

(Note: “*” means upcoming)