BORN: NEW YORK, NEW YORK

EDUCATION
  • 1983 - Long Island University, Brookville, NY.   M.A. Photography
  • 1974 - Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY.   B.A. Design, Art History
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2008 - USC IGM Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA – "Transformation: Capturing The Moment"
  • 2003 - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY - "Chance Encounters"
    Port Washington Media Center, Port Washington, NY - "The Color of Shape"
  • 1999 - Beacon Gallery, Bellport, NY - "Mythscapes"
  • 1993 - Hewlett–Woodmere Gallery, Hewlett, NY - "Recent Photographs"
  • 1992 - 92nd Street Y, New York, NY - "Images of Russia"
    Foyer Gallery, Freeport, NY - "Images of Russia"
  • 1991 - Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY - "Images of Russia"
  • 1990 - Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY - "City/Countryscapes"
  • 1989 - Art Upstairs Gallery, E. Williston, NY - "City/Countryscapes"
  • 1988 - East End Arts, Riverhead, NY
  • 1986 - Hempstead Library, Hempstead, NY
  • 1985 - Chemical Bank, Freeport, NY - "Ancient Ruins"
  • 1984 - Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY
    Hutchins Gallery, Greenvale, NY
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2009 - International Center of Photography, New York, NY - "Clues to Identity"
    Calumet Gallery, New York, NY - "Iceland"
  • 2008 - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY - "Artists On Location"
    Umbrella Arts, New York, NY - "Celebrating The Silver Print"
    Chelsea Space Gallery, New York, NY - "2007 NewWork 2008"
  • 2007 - Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN - "Women Only! In Their Studios", Traveled to eight museums thru 2008
  • 2006 - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY - Art That Covers The Earth"
    ArtWorks Gallery, Cold Spring, NY - "the Naturals"
    Wild Wood Gallery, Beacon, NY - "Journeys"
    Garrison Art Center, NY - "Spring 2006 Members Show"
    ArtWorks Gallery, NY - "Mixed Media: Travels Thru Europe"
    St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY - "Compassion"
    Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY - "Home".
  • 2005 - Imaging Arts Gallery, Tappan, NY - "Photography Origins To Now"
    Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NY - "The Handmade Print"
    Show Walls, New York, NY - "Eyewitness"
    Westchester Community College, Peekskill, NY
  • 2004 - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY
    Germaine Keller Gallery, Garrison, NY
  • 2003 - VanBrunt Gallery, Beacon, NY - "Photography Show"
    The Gallery, Stamford,
    NY Putnam Art Council, Mahopac, NY
  • 2002 - Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY
    thesight6.com
    Weill Cornell Medical Library, New York, NY
    The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY - "Life of the City"
    Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY - "Point of View"
    Perkins Center For The Arts, Moorestown, NJ - "A Tribute to NY"
  • 2001 - Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
    Modernage Gallery, New York, NY - "WTC - Before & After"
    Firehouse Gallery, Garden City, NY - "Arthur Leipzig: A Tribute to Influence"
    Sink Gallery, Denver, CO - "Summertime"
  • 2000 - Gallery Sink Denver, CO - "Off the Highway"
    Soho Photo, New York, NY
    thesight5.com
    St.Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
    Beacon Gallery, NY - "Chance Encounters"
  • 1999 - BJ Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY - "Photography’99"
  • 1998 - thesight.com - "Invitation"
    Shockoe Bottom Art Center, Richmond, VA - "Off the Highway 98"
    B.J.Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY - "Photography Invitational"
    Ashford Warburg Associates, New York, NY - "Only in New York"
    Cornell Medical Library, New York, NY
    John Cleary Gallery, Houston, Texas - "Rite of Spring"
  • 1997 - thesight.com.
    Hewlett - Woodmere Gallery, Hewlett, NY - "Recent Photographs"
    Phillips Mill, New Hope, PA - "PMPE Exhibition"
    Nassau Community College, Firehouse Gallery, Garden City, NY - "All Americans" 
    Shockoe Bottom Art Center, Chester, VA. - "Off The Highway 97"
    Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepie, NY - "PHOTOWORKS"
  • 1996 - Naproskovo Museum, Prague, Czech Republic - "Portraits" travelling to the Severoceske Museum, Liberec N. Bohemia
    The Art Center of Douglas County, Castle Rock, CO - "A Floral Arrangement"
    Nassau Community College, Firehouse Gallery, Garden City, NY, "The Photo Alliance"
  • 1995 - The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA - "Works on Paper"
    Photogroup FAKT, Brno, Czech Republic, "Man & People at the End of the 2nd Millenium"
    The Art Center of Douglas County, Castle Rock, CO. - "SurReal Estate"
    University of Bridgeport, Bernard Arts & Humanities Center, Bridgeport, CT - "Explorations: Shades of Difference"
    Howland Art Center, Beacon, NY - "The Eye Behind the Camera"
    Exposure 2, Atlanta, GA -"A National Electronic Exhibition"
    St. John’s University, NY - "National Works on Paper"
    Arc Gallery, Chicago, IL - "National Exposure III" 
    Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL - "The Art of Photography"
  • 1994 - Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ - "National Biennial Photography Exhibition"
    Northport/BJ Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY – "Invitational"
  • 1993 - Met Life, 200 Park Ave Windows Art Exhibition, New York, NY – "Architectural Studies"
  • 1992 - Jewish Community Center, Houston FotoFest, Houston, TX
  • 1991 - Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY "Invitational Exhibition"
    Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
    PA Mill Pond House, St. James, NY
  • 1990 - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - "Works on Paper""
    Konica Plaza, Tokyo, Japan - "Women of Vision"
    Nikon House, New York, NY - "Women Photographers: New York/Tokyo Our Illusions and Reality"
    Gallery North, Setauket, NY - "Black and White Photography"
  • 1989 - Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, NY - "Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection"
    Haines Lundberg Waehler Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 1988 - Museum Für Photographie, Braunscheweig, W. Germany - "American Photography Today"
  • 1987 - Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY - "Excellence in Photography"
    East End Arts and Humanities Council, Riverhead, NY - Juried Exhibition (Award)
    Mills Pond House, St. James, NY - Juried Exhibition
  • 1986 - Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY – "New & Noteworthy"
    Freeport Public Library, Freeport, NY
    Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
    Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY - "Top of the Eighties"
    Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
    Juried Exhibition, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY
  • 1985 - Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY – "A Photographic View"
  • 1984 - Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY
    Mills Pond House, St. James, NY
    Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
  • 1983 - Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York.
    C.W. Post Gallery, Brookville, NY
    Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY (Award)
  • 1982 - Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY (Honorarium)
    Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY - "The I of the Camera"
REVIEWS
  • 2001 - "Rocky Mountain News" - August 17, 2001 - Review of "Summertime" exhibition at Sink Gallery, Denver, CO - photograph
  • 2000 - "Newsday" - February 4, 2000 - Review of Beacon Gallery, Bellport,NY written by Ariella Budick
  • 1994 - "Second National Biennial Juried Photography Exhibition", 1994 exhibition brochure Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ – photograph
    "Hunterdon County Democrat" - October 27, 1994 - Review of Hunterdon Art Center National Biennial Photography Exhibition - photograph
    "New York Times" - September 4, 1994 – Review of exhibition at Northport B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY, written by Helen Harrison, photograph
    "Newsday" - August 6, 1994 - Review of exhibition at Northport B.J.Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY, written by Elizabeth Wix
    "The Northport Journal" - July 29, 1994 – Review of exhibition at Northport B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY, written by George Wallace
  • 1993 - "New York Times" - October 17, 1993 – Review of exhibition, "Recent Photographs" at Hewlett–Woodmere Gallery, NY, written by Helen Harrison, photograph
  • 1992 - "Long Island Arts & Entertainment", Radio Interview, WHPC Nassau Community College, August 28, 1992
    "New York Times" - April 12, 1992 – Review of exhibition, "Images of Russia" at Foyer Gallery, Freeport, NY, written by Phyllis Braff, photograph
  • 1990 - "Three Village Herald" - March 7, 1990 – Review of exhibition, "Black and White Photography" at Gallery North, Setauket, NY, written by Susan Bridson
    "The Hampton Chronicle" - December 13, 1990 – Review of exhibition, "Works on Paper" at Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, written by Robert Long
  • 1988 - "Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung" - February 6, 1988 – Review of exhibition, "American Photography Today" at Museum Fur Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany, written by Jochen Stockmann
    "Braunschweiger Zeitung" - June 25, 1988 – Review of exhibition,"American Photography Today" at Museum fur Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany, written by Dirk Sangmeister, photograph
    "New York Times" - August 21, 1988 – Review of solo exhibition at East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY, written by Helen Harrison
  • 1987 - "New York Times" - January 25, 1987 – Review of juried exhibition at Mill Pond House, St James, NY written by Helen Harrison
  • 1986 - "Newsday" - August 2, 1986 – Review of exhibition, New & Noteworthy" at Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, written by Karen Lipson
    "New York Times" - April 20, 1986 - Review of exhibition, "Top of the Eighties" at Discovery Gallery, Glen Cove, NY, written by Helen Harrison, photograph
    "Newsday" - June 7, 1986 - Review of exhibition at Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY written by Karen Lipson
  • 1985 - "Newsday" - September 1985 - Review by Karin Lipson
  • 1984 - "New York Times" - December 2, 1984 - Review of exhibition at Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY, written by Helen Harrison, photograph
  • 1982 - October 1982 - Review of work, written by Fern Schad, Light Gallery, New York, NY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • 2010 - Dutchess Community College - January 28, 2010 - Lecture
  • 2006 - "Black and White Spider Awards" - Honorable Mention Fine Arts - Publication: 2007 Calendar
    "Women Only! In Their Studios", exhibition brochure - photographs
  • 2004 - Conversation Series: Artists Talk, Bulldog Studios, Beacon, NY
  • 2003 - Port Washington Media, Port Washington, NY - August 1, 2003 - Lecture
  • 2001 - Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Center, Alexandria, VA - December 13, 2001 - Lecture
    Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY - March 28, 2001 - Lecture
  • 2000 - -Professional Women Photographers, New York, NY - November 1, 2000 - Lecture
    Shots #68 - June, 2000 - page 30
    Park West Camera Club, New York, NY - February, 2000 - Lecture
  • 1999 - Second Friday Art Salon, Oyster Bay, LI - March 12, 1999 - Lecture
  • 1998 - Radio Interview, WHPC Nassau Community College, with Dr. Stella Russell, Nov.16, 1998
  • 1995 -"Work on Paper", exhibition catalog, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA - photograph
  • 1994 - "Second National Biennial Juried Photography Exhibition", exhibition brochure from Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ – photograph
  • 1992 - "Long Island Arts & Entertainment", Radio Interview, WHPC Nassau Community College, August 28, 1992
  • 1990 - "Women Photographers: New York/Tokyo, Our Illusions and Reality", exhibition catalog from Nikon House, New York, NY
    "Women of Vision", – exhibition catalog from Konica Plaza, Tokyo, Japan - photograph
    "Positionen" - VHS Stuttgart, Germany, – Soft covered book celebrating 150 years of photography – 3 pages, 2 photographs. This book was edited by Volker Schobel and Wolfgang Klenk
  • 1989 - Radio Interview, WCWP Long Island University, with Shirley Samburg, November 30, 1989
  • 1988 - "American Photography Today" – exhibition catalog from Museum Fur Photographie, Braunscheweig, Germany – photograph
  • 1985 - "A Photographic View: Joan Powers - Lucille Tortora" - Exhibition catalog from the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
  • 1982 - "The I of the Camera" – exhibition brochure from the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY - photograph
COLLECTIONS
  • The Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
  • Museum Für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Kodak Laser Videodisc
  • Library of Photography, Permanent Archives, Houston, TX
  • Fine Arts Museum of Long Island Permanent Collection, Hempstead, NY
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Murdoch Magazines, Secaucus, NJ
  • Additional Corporate and Private Collections
ADDITIONAL INFO
  • 1986-present: Curator of Independent Exhibitions

  • 1999-2001: Director, Beacon Gallery, Bellport, NY
  • 1986-1992: Curator of Photography, Fine Arts Museum Of Long Island, Hempstead, NY
  • 1982-1992: Staff photographer, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY