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86 Joy Street, Studio 37

Somerville, MA 02143

(651) 245-9710




1997          School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University,                              Boston, MA

                   M.F.A. in Visual Arts


1994          Empire State College,

                  State University of New York, New York, NY

                  B.F.A. in Painting



2017          Hudson Gallery, Gloucester, MA

                   Blind Dates

2016          J’s Bodzin Gallery, Broken Memories, Fairfax, VA

2015          Hammond Art Gallery, Fitchburg College

                    In Motion

2013          Multicultural Art Center, Cambridge, MA


2014           Beverly J. Tassenary Gallery, Newbury College, Brookline MA

                    Tales On Paper

2010          French Culture Center, Boston, MA

                    La’ Magique

2010          Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

                    Life Or Theater? 

2009          The Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery,  Washington DC

                   The Art Of Storytelling

2008          Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

                   Enter and Exit

2006          Goetemann Art Gallery,  Gloucester, MA      

                   Hold Still

2003          Argyle Zebra Gallery, Saint Paul, MN


2000          Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

                   New Work

1999          University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

                   After the Intermission

1998          New England School of Art and Design, Playful Paintings                           Boston, MA

1998            Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

                     New Work

1996            Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA   




2022            Fountain Street Fine Arts, Boston, MA 

                       TBA, with Lior Neiger

2021             Fountain Street Fine Arts, Boston, MA 

                      Unfolding Roads, with Nora Valdez         

2018            Fountain Street Fine Arts, Boston, MA 

                   Untold Stories, with Anita Loomis

2015             Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA

                  Between the Lines with Stacey Cushner

2007             The Tychman -Shapiro Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

                      Unfolding Time of Migration with Beth Grossman

1997              Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

                      BLUE  with Rob Todd 




2022                 Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

                            Lyrical Realism into Poetic Abstraction

2019                  Fountain Street Fine ArtsBoston, MA

                            Breaking the Rules

2018                   Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT

                            Looking forward, Looking Back,

2017                    STRATHMORE Gallery, Bethesda, MD

                                La Vie en Bleu

2016                    The Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

                             Out Of The Woods

2016                    Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                        Red Biannual,          

2014                     Epilepsy Foundation

2015                   Hidden Truths                                

2013                   AIDS Fundraising, ArtCetera, Boston, MA

2012                   Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN

                            Five Feet

2011                   ArtHamptons

                           (represented by Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY)

2010                   Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY,

                           Women’s Expression

2009                  The Phipps Art Center, Hudson, WI

                              The Art and Life of Stories

2008                   College of Visual Arts Gallery, Saint Paul, MN

                              Illustration in Fine Arts

2010                         Artists SPACE, New York, NY

                           1,000 Drawings

2007                   APEXART Gallery, New York, NY

                              The Most Curatorial Biennial,

2006                  FLUX Factory, Long Island City, NY

                          Work on paper

2005                  John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI 

                           Double Take

2003                    Hot House International Art Center, Chicago, IL

                            New Beginnings

2003, 2013         The Painting Center, New York, NY, Summer Invitational

2002, 2006         The Ragdale Foundation, Chicago, IL, Anniversary Exhibition

2001          The Art Connection, Boston, MA Transforming Spaces,

1999          Art Gallery Le Puget, Alzone, France, Biannual Drawing Show

1998          Moscow Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia Visiting Motherland




2010          Virginia Centre for Creative Arts, Lynchburg, VA

2008          Vermont Studio Center, Jackson, VT

2006          MacDowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH

2007          Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester, MA

1998,2007 Hambidge Center Residency Fellow, Hambidge, GA

2001          Ragdale Foundation Fellow, Chicago, IL

2000          Mary Anderson Center for the Arts Residency Fellow, Louisville KY




2015          Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

                   Foundations/drawing/group critic


2014          Visiting Artist, State University of New York

                    SummerProgram, Fredonia, NY                                                                    Foundations/drawing/painting/creative process/

                   group critic


2010 – now         Creator, Educator, Director, Facilitator,

                              Art School 99 Somerville, MA

                             Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Painting

                             Drawing, Collage, Mixed Media                          


1996 - 2013        Faculty

                            Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, MA

                             Mixed Media, Visual Diary, Portfolio Preparation


2002 –2008        Mentor, Women Artists Registry of Minnesota,        mentor program, Minneapolis. MN



2007                        Visiting Artist, Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester, MA


2006 – 2008       Faculty, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, MN

                  Beginning/Intermediate painting, Seminar in Creative Process, Portfolio Preparation


2002 – 2007       Faculty, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

                  Drawing for beginners, portfolio preparation, color theory


1999, 2000          Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

                  Soviet Dissident Art


1998          Intensive Program Instructor Worcester Art Museum, Worchester, MA

Intensive Program Instructor Boston Art Institute, Boston, MA

Intensive Summer Programs for children. Collaboration with performance department


1996 -1998         Faculty, Brookline Art Center, Brookline, MA

                  Acrylic painting, landscape painting, basic drawing, art appreciation


Teachers Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1997          Visual Art Instructor, Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton, MA


1997          Visual Art Instructor, Days in the Arts Summer Program, Tanglewood, MA

                   Painting/drawing/mixed media/creative writing for children 5-17 ears old







2001, 2005, 2013

Cambridge Center for Adult Education

Soup and Painting workshop:

A weekend long collaboration with the cooking department in which students learned about materials, oil and water and found both differences and similarities between cooking and painting processes



Ragdale Foundation

Painting and Poetry: An Exploration

A weeklong intensive collaboration with writer, poet, creative writing faculty, Robin Behn


1996          Tisch Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA





2008                   Vermont Studio Center for the Arts

                           Foundation Fellowship        

2006                   MacDowell Foundation Fellow

1995-1997 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Graduate Fellowship

1995          Liquitex Excellence Grant Award

1997          The Parents Foundation, Yale University, First Prize

1993          Frances Hook Scholarship



2021                   THE ARTFUL MIND, Berkshires Artzine

                             Interview with Harryet Candee

2016                   ART VOICES MAGAZINE, New York, NY

                          Interview with Leora Lutz

2015                 JEWISH BOSTON: Four Questions Series

2014                 STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, Boston, MA

2013                 ARTSCOPE MAGAZINE: Simple Things From Alexandra       Rozenman

By Lindsey Davis

2014          ArtLink: Interview with Joyce Creiger

2010          NEW RUSSIAN WORD (Novoe Russkoe Slovo), New York, NY

Interview with Olga Dunaevskaya. Review for Enter and Exit

2009                   ELAN MAGAZINE: In Transition, Interview with Alice Ross

2008          VOICE OF AMERICA TV SERIES It’s Me, Alya ( Eto ya – Alya)

 Interview with Svetlana Prudovskaya

JEWISH PRESS, Moscow, Russia Questions and Memories

Review by Olga Dunaevskaya

2007          ST. PAUL, MN CABLE ART CHANEL: Artists In Their Own Words Series

2006          AVENUES, St. Paul, MN From Russia With Soul

2005          MINNESOTA WOMEN’S PRESS, Minneapolis, MN

2004          PIONEER PRESS, Saint Paul, MN

Article by Bill Knight


Essay by Kathy Fishburn





University of Illinois, Chicago, IL



Los Angeles, CA



Brooklyn, NY





Book of poetry by Mikhail Epstein

Published by ARSIS Design, Moscow, Russia






Collaborative book of poetry and drawings with poet Grace Andreacchi

Published by ANDROMACHE BOOKS, London, UK



Book by Stephen Schechter

Published by Harvard University Press



Fountain Street Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Women Artists Caucus For Art, Washington DC

The Drawing Center, New York, NY

The New York Painters Center, New York, NY

The Art Connection Organization, Boston, MA

De Cordova Museum, Art Loan Program, Lexington, MA

Jewish Art Salon, New York, NY

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