News/Exhibits

2021

  • City of Rochester Art Commission selection for mural project
  • Art Lab for Kids books translated into 9 languages
  • Be an Artist Every Day released in Germany, Iran, Korea, Finland and US
  • 100 Days of Art Postcard project

2020

  • February Solo exhibit at Rochester Museum of Fine Arts Rochester NH “Little Details”
  • 100 Days of Flower Love – watercolor paintings

2019

  • November solo show at Rochester Public Library “Hibernate/Escape”
  • November solo show at 45 Market Bakery, Somersworth NH “Birds”
  • November solo show at The Black Bean Cafe, Rollinsford NH “Pull of Water”
  • Nov/Dec PineTree Popup at Woodman Museum Dover NH 7 new abstracts
  • Wrote My Year of Art/Be an Artist Everyday book for Ivy Kids, UK release 5/2020

2018

  • Wrote Art Lab for Kids: Express Yourself
  • Book release signing/community art project/exhibit artstream Rollinsford 11/2018
  • Solo Show “Nature Obscura” Main Street Art

2017

  • Main Street Art Newfields, NH Exhibit December Exhibit
  • Solo Show -July- Tease Hair Studio, Portsmouth
  • July Public Art Workshop – Keene Public Library
  • 100 Day project – Driven to Abstraction
  • August public workshop – The Eric Carle Museum
  • Solo show 45 Market Street, Somersworth

2016

  • Book signing for Art Camp at Mid-winter American Library Association
  • Started 100 Memories of Mom a grief/memorial project
  • Exhibited 13 new gelatin monotypes at The Mid America Print Council conference
  • Exhibited four new watercolors at 100 Market Gallery, Portsmouth
  • Art Lab for Kids reached 85,000 copies sold in North America and 7 languages

2015

  • Exhibited two new monoprints in Prints of the Year Annual Exhibition
  • Workshop at Eric Carle Museum “Shadow Puppets”
  • Drawing for Strathmore Pass the Journal invitational
  • 9 Paintings at Market 100 Gallery, Portsmouth
  • Wrote ART CAMP, 52 projects, published by Two Little Birds Books

2014

  • Wrote Art for All Seasons, published by Two Little Birds Books
  • Exhibited new monoprints at Prints of the Year
  • Exhibits at 100 Market, Portsmouth, NH
  • Participated at BROKE in Peterborough, NH
  • Hosted Art Retreat Camp for adults at Mayhew Island
  • Winter Trees workshop at The Eric Carle Museum

2013

  • Exhibits at 100 Market Portsmouth NH
  • Buttermilk Chalk painting workshop at The Eric Carle Museum
  • Work now available at Treehouse Gallery, New Paltz, NY
  • Participated in BROKE art fair in Peterborough
  • Started writing my fourth book – Art for All Seasons, published by Two Little Birds Books
  • Created work for “Beginnings” at the Main Street Art Gallery in Newfields, NH

2012

  • Finished Art Lab for Little Kids and 3D Art Lab for Kids
  • Two-person show at artstream gallery “Beautiful Decay” 18 new paintings
  • Workshop at The Eric Carle Museum Amherst MA “Monster Mash”
  • Workshop at Teahouse Studio Berkeley CA “Playful Printmaking”
  • Began writing second and third books for release 2013
  • Art Lab for Kids book available at MoMA NYC and SF MoMA
  • Book release Art Lab for Kids with a full exhibition of all the art in the book at artstream gallery
  • Multiple workshops and book signings at RiverRun Bookstore, Wish Studios, NH Childrens Museum and Rochester Public Library
  • Working on new monotypes and series of paintings about girls
  • Worked on series of plaster and acrylic paintings for Lucy’s Art Emporium, Dover, NH
  • Worked on my Mythological Creature for Art Esprit’s public art exhibition

2011

  • Setting up new website for Art Lab for Kids
  • Finished writing my first book: Art Lab for Kids! Quarry Books Release March 2012
  • Juried exhibition of 8 new landscapes for Market 100 in Portsmouth, NH
  • Applied for Art Esprit’s Mythology of Rochester public art exhibition and won one of 12 slots for exhibition 2013.
  • Fund raising with The Working Proof for Doctors without Borders effort to aid Japan with my print: Birds in the Bush
  • Solo exhibit of 13 paintings at Pepperland Cafe in South Berwick, ME
  • It takes Two (2) exhibit with 6 new paintings at artstream gallery

2010

  • Finished up language and ordinance writing of The Arts and Culture commission for Rochester
  • Started writing Art Lab for Kids to be published by Quarry books March 2012
  • Chair of The City of Rochester, NH steering committee for the Arts and Culture commission
  • Lucy’s Art Emporium ongoing works in clay and smaller paintings
  • Solo exhibit at Frisbie Memorial Hospital’s public gallery
  • Created 100 little ceramic fish for The Rochester Public Library summer reading program
  • New sculpture for Art Esprit’s summer exhibit “If these Rocks could talk”
  • June 2010 new body of small works for Lucy’s Art Emporium summer exhibition
  • Nominated for NH Business in the Arts award for artstream, micro division
  • Nominated for Outstanding Public Artist by the Portsmouth Herald Spotlight Awards.
  • Edition of 50 gelatin monotypes of “On the Rocks” for The Working Proof to benefit in part Medicins sans Frontiers
  • Four new mixed media works created with Rainer for “It Takes Two” exhibition at artstream, Rochester, NH 2/6/10
  • Solo show at the RPL showing my Weeds ink drawings and the Secret Life of Fruit collages
  • Working on BIRCHE piece for upcoming exhibition in Romania, Fall 2010
  • Working on pieces for Calm Air All Ice “Fifty-Two” exhibit in Room 121 Bristol, UK March 2010

2009

  • Ten new ink drawings on repurposed cedarwood panels
  • Four new pieces in the Vision of Squam exhibition at artstream gallery in Rochester, NH
  • Paintings in 10th anniversary exhibition at 100 Market Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
  • Created large scale community participation mural for the Concord Arts Market
  • Solo Show at The Kimball Jenkins Estate in Concord, NH
  • Painting a 6′ high 4′ long Wellington boot sculpture for the “Shoes of Rochester” project
  • Hanging and orchestrating the celebration for the autistic children’s public art project in conjunction with the Monarch School of NE
  • 20th annual art show featuring work from artstream students at the Rochester Public Library
  • Working on for April completion – a 4’x10′ public art clay/painted mural – created by an intergenerational group of autistic children, their families, friends and teachers.
  • 6 new works for Susan Maach gallery, Portland, ME “Dux Femina Facti: A Woman is in Charge”
  • 5 new double page ink drawings for APW gallery, NYC
  • Directing a public art project through the generous donation from the Monarch School of NE and a group of autistic children and their families.
  • “Love is all you need” Solo show at the Rochester Public Library main lobby gallery during Feb/March

2008

  • Six new works for YES Gallery, Warren, RI November 7th through December 21st
  • Taught two full day workshops at the first annual Squam Art Workshops
  • Nine new works for Nahcotta’s Enormous Tiny Art Show iv – also available online here
  • Taught Summer Classes and Camps for artstream and developed workshops
  • Delivered 110 ceramic “coins” to the Rochester Public Library for their summer program
  • Overnight Art project is installed in Portsmouth NH at the Hanover Street Parking Garage
  • 10 new antique fruit collages created for “Modern Spring” at artstream
  • Completed 6 months of teaching for enrichment Saturdays for the Monarch School of NE. Participated in their documentary.
  • Awarded “Overnight Art” spot for May-August public art in Portsmouth NH. See the project here
  • April solo show “Illusionary Springtime” with 20 new works at the Black Bean Cafe
  • Twelve new paintings at Nahcotta “Enormous Tiny Art Show III” 2/8
  • Monotype “Cityman IV” at Franklin Pierce Law School, Concord, NH 1/08-2/08
  • Launched a six-month project with The Monarch School of NE, teaching art to autistic children

2007

  • Three small oil paintings at Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • Five new paper/encaustic works in “Mapping the Way” exhibition at artstream
  • Two paintings at Market 100 exhibition
  • Two paintings for corporate clients finished and delivered
  • “Drops” wooden mosaic artwork finished – as a community project hung in the new CHAD clinic, Wentworth Douglas Hospital, Dover, NH
  • New series of six sumi ink and white ink paintings completed entitled “weeds” a statement about this summer’s garden
  • Nine new works – gelatin monotypes on Baltic birch shown at a group exhibition at Nahcotta gallery in Portsmouth, NH opening 9/14 – enormous tiny art show
  • Working on a series of mixed media paintings loosely based on childhood
  • Four new small paintings for a group show at Salmon Falls Village Gallery
  • Delivered 103 small orange traffic cones to the Rochester Public Library for their summer reading program
  • Some of my paintings are available at Bowersock Gallery in Provincetown, MA
  • Fundraising with prints of my painting “Wired” at Pretty Darn Swell for The Mayhew Program – a pretty darn swell program for at-risk boys right here in New Hampshire.