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Honors and Professional Activities, partial listing

2011

U.S. Department of State Grant, United States Embassy, Ankara, Turkey.
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, American Speakers Program, United States Embassy, Kayseri Erciyes Universiy, Kayseri, Turkey.
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Mamara University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.

2010 - 2011

Fulbright Senior Scholar Grant, Istanbul, Turkey.

2010

Visiting Artist, Children’s Art Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts, Independence Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
Collection Acquisition, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

2009

Invited Artist, 3rd International Symposium, East West Artists, Mallnitz, Austria.
Public Sculpture, 15’ carved wooden sculpture, Hohe Tauren National Park, Mallnitz, Austria.
Faculty Development Grant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2008

New Courtland Artist Fellowship, New Courtland and CFEVA, Philadelphia, PA.

2007

Humboldt Science Institute Artist Residency, Eagle Hill Foundation, Steuben, ME
Collection Acquisition, Mann Music Center, Philadelphia, PA.

2006

Eugene Gittings Award, Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors, Pittsburgh, PA.
The Ora Lerman Soaring Gardens Artist Residency, The Ora Lerman Charitable Trust.

2004 - 2006

Commission, life-size bronze horse, private collection, San Francisco, CA.

Exhibitions, partial listing

2011

Studio Balat, “Bosphorus,” Istanbul, Turkey.

2010

CFEVA, “Ageless,” Philadelphia, PA.

2009

Masur Museum, “46th Annual Juried Exhibition,” Monroe, LA.
Hohe Tauren National Park, “East West,” Mallnitz, Austria.
Riverbank Arts Gallery, invitational exhibition, Stockton, NJ.

2008

Gross McCleaf Gallery, solo exhibition, “Aurelia,” Philadelphia, PA.
Cira Center, juried exhibition, “Light and Space,” Philadelphia, PA.
Gallery 128, faculty exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2007

Evearts Gallery, inaugural exhibition, Haddonfield, NJ.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, faculty exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.
Gross McCleaf Gallery, invitational exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2006

Stephen F. Austin University, “Texas National Exhibition,” Nacogdoches, TX.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, juried exhibition, “Inside, Outside, Big & Small,”
Rocky Mount Arts Center, “49th National Exhibition,” Rocky Mount, NC.
Decarlo Gallery, invitational exhibition, New York, NY.

2005

Gross McCleaf Gallery, solo exhibition, “24 Drawings & 7 Sculptures,”
Philadelphia, PA.
Gallery 71, invitational exhibition, New York, NY.
Fleisher Art Memorial, invitational exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.
Riverbank Arts Gallery, invitational exhibition, Stockton, NJ.

2003

Mitchner Art Museum, invitational exhibition, New Hope, PA.
Mann Music Center, invitational exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.
Gallery 71, invitational exhibition, New York, NY.

2002

Hicks Art Center, "Seeking the Real," Bucks County College, Newtown, PA.
Hamilton Gallery, faculty exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,
Philadelphia, PA.
Gallery 71, selected works, New York, NY.

2001

CFEVA, invitational exhibition, Villanova, PA.
Gallery 128, invitational exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2000

Gross McCleaf Gallery, solo exhibition, "Bronze & Terracotta Sculptures," Philadelphia, PA.
Loveladies Art Center, solo exhibition, Loveladies, NJ.
Gallery 71, selected works, New York, NY.

1999

Main Line Arts, faculty exhibition, Haverford, PA.
Haverford School, invitational exhibition, Haverford, PA.

1998

Extension Gallery, solo exhibition, "Recent Sculpture," Mercerville, NJ.
Gallery Pi, solo exhibition, "Conceptions and Fundamentals," Philadelphia, PA.

1997

Rider University Gallery, juried exhibition, “Inside-Outside,” Lawrenceville, NJ.

Teaching Experience

2003 - 2010

Faculty, Sculpture Department, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Courses taught: Sculpture Casting and Mold Making, Bronze Foundry, Introduction to Figure Modeling.

2010

Course Leader, Art and Architecture of Istanbul, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, conducted in Istanbul, Turkey.

1999 - 2003

Faculty, Sculpture Department, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA.

1999

Instructor, figure modeling, Main Line Arts Center, Haverford, PA

1995 - 1999

Assistant Supervisor and Teaching Staff,
Fabrication, Welding and Metals Departments,
The Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ.

Education

1989-93

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
Certificate with honors, sculpture major.

1995-99

The Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, NJ.

 

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