My photography explores the emotions and attitudes of people experiencing major life transitions, particularly in my ongoing “Mother/Daughter” series . A lifelong Brooklyn resident, I'm also inspired by its people, its neighborhoods, and its oases.
I have studied at Toscana Photographic Workshops in Italy and at the International Center of Photography in New York City, in addition to attending various workshops. My photos are included in Best of Photography 2013 and were published in Photo District News as first-place winner in the “People” category. In 2017, I was proud to be accepted as an artist-member of the Salmagundi Club, one of the oldest artists’ clubs in the United States, and I received its Philip Isenberg Memorial Award in December 2017 for an outstanding work in an exhibition of 450 pieces in all media as well as its Certificate of Merit in the August members’ show.
2018: Invited to speak about my work at American Photographic Association "Projections." Photograph selected for exhibition at Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, among approximately 2,000 submissions to their International Competition. Received Philip Isenberg Memorial Award at Salmagundi Thumb Box Exhibition. Included in Salmagundi Club juried black and white, photography, and members' shows.
2016 / 2017: Included in three juried/invitational shows at Viridian Gallery in Chelsea, New York City; accepted into “Superfine,” ArtHouse online exhibition in iNew York City and Miami for Miami Art Week.
2013: Selected out of 650 submissions in all media to be shown in “NYC25″ at Westwood Gallery in Soho, NYC, and another out of 1,900 in all media for an online exhibition curated by Lizzetta LeFalle Collins of the Museum of the African Diaspora.
2011: Chosen by multiple curators for Curate NYC as one of the top 150 out of 1,500 submissions in all media.
Other exhibitions (selected): One-person shows, K-Dog and Tugboat, as well as two-person shows, Gallery 718 and Kush Cafe, all in Brooklyn; "Love/Hate" at UPI in DUMBO; Broome Street Gallery and The Art Institute of New York City in Soho; Viridian Gallery (several juried and invitational shows) and Rush Gallery in Chelsea; the Selena Gallery at Long Island University; Photoville 2011 in Brooklyn; and nine SONYA Studio Strolls. Four photos selected for 2009 slide show “We Are All Photographers” at the New York International Photo Festival.
I have also achieved recognition as a leather sculptor, with work included in the Museum of Arts and Design, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Coach Leatherware collection, and the Young-Mallon Archive.
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