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Biography, Awards, Collections


Education

1968 B.F.A. Manhattanville College
1984 M.A. Studio Art, Hunter College
1987 M.F.A. Drawing and Painting, Brooklyn College
1991 Certificate in Botanical Illustration New York Botanical Garden

 

Awards

1995 Gold Medal Royal Horticultural Society, London
1999 Gold Medal Royal Horticultural Society, London
1999 Finalist American Artist Magazine, National Floral Art Competition
2000 Jurors Award Greater New York Orchid Show
2001 Silver Gilt Medal Royal Horticultural Society, London
2004 Corning Award Garden Club of America
2008 Forsythia Award Brooklyn Botanic Garden
2009 Artist of the Year American Society of Botanical Artists

 

Artist in Residence / Lectures

2015 Artist in Residence, Bruce Museum Greenwich, Connecticut
2016 Lecturer, Cloisters Museum, Metropolitan Museum New York, New York
2008 Lecturer, Cosmopolitan Club New York, New York
2016 Lecturer, Garden Club of America Brooklyn Botanic Garden, New York

 

Juries

2008 NA Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibition
2009 NA American Society of Botanical Artists
2010 NA New York Horticultural Society
2011 "Green Currency" The New York Botanical Garden
2012 "Small Works" American Society of Botanical Artists, Chicago Botanical Garden
2012 "Focus on Nature Xll" New York State Museum

 

Commissions

2006 Suite of 13 drawings for The Orchid Room at "21 Club" New York, New York

 

Selected Collections

The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Shirley Sherwood Collection London, England
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Brooklyn, New York
The New York Botanical Garden New York, New York
Brooklyn Museum Brooklyn, New York
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Washington, District of Columbia
Denver Museum of Art Denver, Colorado
National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh, Scotland
Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library London, England
St Ann's College Oxford, England
Richard and Barbara Fisher Collection Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bruce Museum Greenwich, Connecticut
Campanelle Vineyards Gaiole, Tuscany Italy
Florilege de Brecy Normandy, France

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