May '17: My collage, Untitled (aka Job of the Year), has been chosen for the More Stately Mansions zine by the Champions of Empty Rooms collective. More info on the CHER website.
September '16: My work will be included in The Art of Collage, an exhibition at the Benedum Fine Arts Gallery of Waynesburg University.
January '16: I’m happy to once again support InLiquid by donating Jigsaw Girl to their sixteenth annual benefit.
December '15: I have been selected to participate in Feed Your Soul, a fellowship program at Maine College of Art this summer.
March '15: The highlight of First Friday was having work on display at the AIGA Philadelphia Space for their event, PageMakers.
June '14: The twelve new images on the Creations page are half of a recently completed series of collages based on work by Andy Warhol.
February '14: I’m mourning the loss of fellow artist and art educator Todd Marrone. His work in the studio and in the classroom were always an inspiration. I’m proud to be participating in Favorite Stories Don't End, a silent auction benefit for his family. Join me at North Bowl next month for this truly worthwhile event.
February '14: I donated a piece to InLiquid for their annual silent auction benefit. The event was a blast: delicious food, free beer, and tons of fantastic art! If you’re now the proud owner of my work (or would like to be), feel free to contact me.
April '13: I'm back on the horse! After a shorter-than-expected hiatus, I will have work on display at Salon 1522 during the (No) Hope exhibition hosted by the CHampions of Empty Rooms art collective. The opening reception is May 4th from 7pm to 10pm. Visit CHER for more info.
April '13: Three and a half new collages have been added to the Creations page (the "half" being the second incarnation of Hope Dies). Hope you like them…
November '12: It hasn't been easy, but I'm finally ready to graduate. My MFA thesis exhibition will be on Friday, November 30th. Hope to see you there.
October '12: Thanks to everyone who supported my fundraising campaign: Jaclyn Seufert, John & Leslie Karpiak, Dave & Kathryn McNamara, Cindy Lynch, Chris & Judi Mayo, Joal & Shannon Tallant, Karen Rothschild, Dennis & Anne Gillooly, Joe & Shannon Costal, Mom & Dad, Josh & Emily Batt, GG, Mark & Jackie Violi, Alton & Ruth Boice, Ralph & Robin Hummel, "Brother Dan" & Kristy Adams, Denise & Mike Philipbar, Nick & Colleen Nelson, Chris & Nicole Kravitz, Jim & Deena Ward, Dr. Dennis K. "Smoot" Wasko, John & Ellen Decker, Marilyn Johnson, Paul & Betty Lanza, Nana & Grandpa O'Loughlin, Nicole Overbey, Matt Petrick, Verdin Jerome, Jared & Shana Benett, and Rob & Tiffany Strauss.
September '12: I just launched a campaign to fund my thesis exhibition. Visit my Kickstarter page to offer your support.
June '12: The Red Mill Museum Village in Clinton, NJ is sponsoring an exhibit called Visual Storytelling: New Jersey History, Myths, and Legends. My contribution is a postcard celebrating the life and careers of native son Steve Mizerak. "The Miz" was a public school teacher, a champion pool player, and (perhaps most famously) a beer commercial spokesman. As a school teaching, pool playing, beer enthusiast, I chose an obvious subject. For more info, visit the Red Mill Museum site.
May '12: My efforts have been recognized by Matt LeClair of Callithump, a blog documenting the history of art related vending machines. Many thanks to Matt and his staff for sharing my thesis project.
April '12: Recently, I started a blog to document my thesis exhibition. More recently, I decide to actually tell people about it. You can check out the latest posts on Tumblr.
May '11: I am this month's featured artist in the JerseyArts.com virtual gallery. A project of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Discover Jersey Arts provides information on New Jersey's cultural scene. Whether browsing the site’s comprehensive event calendar, searching its directory of cultural organizations, discovering works by local artists, or simply catching up on what’s new this season, JerseyArts.com is your “one stop shop” for art and culture in the Garden State.
April '11: I have work on display at one of my new favorite haunts: The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. I'm a part of the third annual installment of ArtUnleashed, an exhibition and sale to benefit student scholarships. With hundreds of student, faculty, and alumni artworks up for sale, ArtUnleashed offers something for every level of enthusiast. Visit the UArts website for all the details about this event.
February '11: One of my latest and greatest works, Overcome, will be on display at the 3rd Street Gallery during their upcoming group exhibition. I'm really excited to be a part of the show at this Old City venue.
January '11: I've donated a piece to Hope For Hope, the fundraiser exhibition being held at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia on January 30th. This event aims to raise money to offset the medical expenses of fellow artist and UArts compatriot Hope Rovelto who was the victim of a hit-and-run back in November. Visit the Hope For Hope blog to make a donation or for more information about this event.
May '10: Join me at the 5th Annual Trenton Avenue Arts Festival in Philadelphia, PA on May 22nd from 12pm to 5pm. Featuring live music, delicious food, great beer from the Philadelphia Brewing Company, and, of course, lots and lots of artwork and fine craft, the festival has something for everyone.
April '10: My artwork will now be available at Piranha Betty's Art Market in Philadelphia, PA. Located in the Fishtown section of the city, Piranha Betty's offers a wide variety of unique, handmade arts and crafts.
February '10: Two new works have been added to the site. The fact that February is the second month of the year and that my website is two years old this month is strictly a coincidence.
November '09: I'll be taking part in the group exhibition Art For The Urban Collector at Highwire Gallery in Philadelphia, PA from December 4th to 27th. The opening night reception coincides with the last First Friday of the year.
September '09: Double espresso? Coffee Works in Voorhees, NJ is playing host to a solo exhibition of my artwork. Join me for a reception full of music and merriment on Friday, September 25th.
July '09: Live music venue MilkBoy Coffee will be hosting a solo exhibition of my work at their location in Bryn Mawr, PA next month. Join me for the First Friday reception on August 7th from 6 to 10pm.
January '09: My work will be on view at Muse Gallery in Philadelphia, PA during their upcoming group exhibition from January 7th through 23rd. The opening reception is being held on the 9th from 5:00 to 8:30.
December '08: Four new works have been added to the site. Please enjoy.
July '08: Two of my most recent creations, Get Over It and My Own Worst Enemy, will be on display at Fusion Gallery in Collingswood, NJ during their upcoming Small Works exhibit from August 7th to September 7th.
June '08: I'm pleased to announce that my work will be on display at Creative Genius Gallery & Studio in Medford, NJ. Fan favorites Into Philadelphia and Brightening Day are the first, of hopefully many, to grace their walls.
June '08: After much intense labor and great personal expense, five new works are ready for view. It's a little like giving birth to quintuplets, but a whole lot more like making just shy of half a dozen paintings.
March '08: My found object sculpture, All Mixed Up, will be on display at The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts from April 18th to May 11th during the Too Real Is Too Real exhibition.
February '08: I will be participating in the Down To Earth exhibition hosted by the Plastic Club in Philadelphia, PA. My work, Brightening Day, will be on view from March 2nd through 26th.