Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
1989               MA, Literature, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

1987               BA, Literature, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India

 

ART EDUCATION
2008              MFA, Long Island University, Brookville, NY

2006               MA in Art, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
2005 –              Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Art & Art Hist. Adelphi University, NY

2006 – 2008    Graduate Assistant, MFA (Ceramics) C.W.Post, L.I.U. NY

2002 – 2006    Graduate Assistant, MA (Ceramics), Adelphi University, NY

2002 – 2004    Director of Ceramics Program, Camp Pok-O-MacReady, NY

2002 – 2004   Ceramic Instructor Art League of Long Island, Huntington, NY

1997 – 2001   Arts & Crafts Director/Ceramics Instructor, Deer Hill Camp, NH

1995 – 2005    Ceramic Instructor, The Clayroom, Oyster Bay, NY

1994 – 1995     Teachers Aid, Art Prog, West Side School, Cold Spring Har. NY

1991 – 1994     Educator, Vasant Valley School, New Delhi, India

1989 – 1991    Educator, The Valley School, Bangalore, India

 

SELECTED WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS
2008   Ajrakh, Stimson Middle School, Journey through the arts, Huntington, NY

2007   NYAS, Biology and Art: Two Worlds or One, New York, NY

Artist-in-residence: Block Printing Workshops, Huntington School Dist. NY

2006   International Arts Festival, Hillwood Recital Hall, C.W.Post Campus, NY

Horse Hair Firing, Ceramics Media Group, LICG, Nassau Comm. College

2003   Expression in Color: BOCES Art prog Plainview-Bethpage Middle School

Huntington Arts Council: Rangoli: Expressions in Color

2002   HAC: Journey through the Arts Program – Arts and Crafts of India

2000   BOCES: Pottery of India (3 presentations and 9 workshops)

Creatures in Clay: Saw Mill School

1998   Long Island Crafts Guild: Hand Building Demonstration Nassau Community College: LICG 40th Anniversary, Ceramics-Surface Design.

1997   Oyster Bay Historical Society: Basic Wheel Throwing & Hand Building

1996   Oyster Bay Historical Society: Basic Wheel Throwing & Hand Building

1995   Oyster Bay Historical Society: Basic Wheel Throwing & Hand Building

 

SELECTED SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS
2008   All Fired Up, Maxwell Arts, Peekskill, NY

Inside/outside, Monroe College, NY

Off the Wall, Monroe College, NY

Alchemy of Art, Adelphi Unviersity, NY

Faculty Show, Adelphi University, NY

Authors and Artists, Swirbul Library Gallery, Garden City, NY

Recycle show at Crest, Williamburg, NY

Island Clay, Invitational Ceramics Exhibition, Garden City, NY

The Space Within, Hillwood Museum, Brookville, NY

            Linear Abstractions, World Cultural Open Center, New York, NY

The Space Within, Manhattan center Gallery, New York, NY*

Red, Group show, Ripe Art Gallery, Greenlawn, NY

Layers, 3 person show, Alfred Van Leon gallery, Huntington, NY

MFA group Show, Open Cultural Center Gallery, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hillwood Museum, Brookville, NY

Island Clay, UC Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Faculty Exhibition, UC gallery and Fine Arts Exhibition hall, NY

 

2007   December Selections, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

Alpan Benefit, Alpan Gallery Huntington, NY

Synaptic Plasticity, Sculpture Building Gallery, L.I.U. NY*

Inside Outside, Firehouse Gallery, Bayshore, NY*

MFA Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Bay shore, NY

Inter- Culturalism, KVOC, Flushing, Queens, NY

Internal Landscape, SAL Gallery, Hillwood Commons, L.I.U. NY*

 

2006   Holiday Show, Alpan Gallery Huntington, NY

Champagne Fundraiser Exhibition, Alpan Gallery, NY

Holiday Showcase, CSHL, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

ALLI Membership Show, Tengelson gallery, Dix Hills, NY

Pluripotent, Paintings, Sculpture Building Gallery, L.I.U. NY*

Recent Works: Influences, Century Arts Inc, New York, NY

Pluripotent, R.H.U.C. Gallery, Adelphi University, NY*

MFA Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Bay shore, NY

On the Surface, Bryant Library Gallery, Roslyn, NY

MFA Prelude, Sculpture Building, Long Island University, NY

Artists and Authors, Invitational Exhibition, Swirbul Gallery, NY

Earth and Light, Invitational Exhibition, R.H.U.C.Gallery, NY

All Fired Up: National Ceramics Invitational, R.H.U.C.Gallery, NY

All Fired Up: Ceramics Invitational, Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, NY

Patterns in Clay, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, Dix Hills, NY

Anagama, Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten, NY

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Adelphi University, NY

 

2005   Artrageous, Nassau County Museum of Art, NY

Strictly Functional Show, Emily Lowe Gallery, NY

Anagama: A Group Show, Adelphi University, NY

ALLI membership Show, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, NY

The Graphic Image, LICG, Jericho Library, NY

 

2004   Best of Best: Invitational Show, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, NY

Best of Long Island exhibition, Heckscher Museum, NY

The Emerging Artist, Phoenix Art Gallery, Bellport, NY

ALLI membership Show, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, NY

Art of Craft, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, ALLI, Dix Hills, NY

Artrageous, Jeanie Tengelson Gallery, ALLI, Dix Hills, NY

Pen & Brush Inc., New York, NY

 

2003   Pen & Brush Inc., New York, NY

Anagama: A Group Show, CW Post Campus, NY

Art of Craft, Fire House Gallery, NCC, NY

On Paper or Clay, LICG, Westbury, NY

BJ Spoke Gallery- Huntington, NY

LICG annual Arts & Crafts fairs, NY

Guild Potters Show: Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, NY

Artists & Authors of Nature-Planting Fields Oyster Bay, NY

Art League of Long Island Membership Show, NY

Art League of Long Island 40th annual fine art & Craft Show, NY

Nassau Community College, Firehouse Gallery

Library Shows: Shelter Rock Library, Garden City Library*

 

OTHER PROJECTS

2008   Island Clay, A Potters Council Conference, Host, Adelphi University, NY

Alchemy of Art, An Art and Science Collaboration, Adelphi University, NY

2007   Naked Raku workshop with Rick Epstein, L.I.U., NY

Bowls of Plenty workshop, L.I.U. NY

2006   All Fired Up: Alternative Firing Techniques, A Potters Council Regional Conference, Coordinator, Adelphi University, NY

Anagama, Curator, Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten, NY

2005   Artrageous – Fundraiser for ALLI, Nassau County Museum of Art

Anagama – A Group Show, Co.Curator, Swirbul Gallery, NY

2004   Anagama- A Group Show, Co. Curator, Hutchins Gallery, NY

Bowls of plenty event- A Benefit for Youth and Family Council

2003 – 2001   Bowls of plenty event- A Benefit for YFC, by LICG

1995 – 1999   Self-Help Crafts of the World, Fundraiser for Save the Children

Gottshalk Gallery, Arts-in-edu, Cold Spring Harbor High School, NY

Artist in Residence for arts-in-education program for schools, NY

 

INSTALLATIONS

2008   All Fired up, Maxwell Arts, Peekskill, NY

Inside/outside, Monroe College, NY

Pods, Sculpture Biennial, Garden City, NY

 2007   Internal Space, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY*

2006   Threshold, Permanently installed, Cornwall Bridge, CT*

Threshold, Fine Arts Facility, Adelphi University, NY*

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2007   Summer Residency, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

Graduate Assistantship Award, L.I.U., NY

Gradaute Scholars award,L.I.U., NY

O’ Malley Grant for Materials and Travel, L.I.U., NY

 

2006   O’ Malley Grant for Materials and Travel, L.I.U., NY

Gradaute Scholars award,L.I.U., NY