Selected Exhibitions


2019

RISE: All Boats (upcoming), WORLD WATER MAP, part of live performance installation with public participation, and oral history project with journalist, Khadija Kamara, Works on Water and Underwater New York, Governors Island, NY 

WATER… (upcoming) curated by Kathleen Vance, Front Room Gallery Project Space (TBA), New York, NY

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?? curated by Stephen Mallon, Walnut Hill  Fine Art Gallery, Hudson, NY

EARTHTIME:  Tectonic Shifts throughout the Phanerozoic Eon curated by Heather Christenson Smith, Corporate Headquarters of NRG Energy (a 100% sustainable energy company), Princeton, NJ

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY curated by Hallie Cohen Marymount Manhattan   College, New York, NY

AMONG FRIENDS curated by Beth Dary, Patricia Fabricant and Alexandra  Rutch Brock, The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, New York, NY

2018

AMONG FRIENDS, curated by Beth Dary, Patricia Fabricant and Alexandra Rutch Brock, Beth Dary Studio, Brooklyn, NY

REDHOT, summer online show, Front Room Gallery, New York, NY

BURIED HISTORIES, site-specific installation created with public participation, including lectures by Doug Chapman(Turnstile Tours), Civil War historian, David Olson(the artist’s father) and Colonel Matthew Olson (the artist’s brother), presented by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, Naval Cemetery Landscape, Brooklyn, NY

2017

Insanity Clause, Friday Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

NARS open studio, Brooklyn, NY

It’s Happening! public performance installation with the New York City Parks Department, Central Park, New York, NY

Plein Air the Future,  Works on Water Triennial Exhibition, 3-Legged Dog Art and Technology Center, New York, NY

2016

Garden Centennial Sculpture Exhibition, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, outdoor sculpture show with the New York Parks Department, Bronx, NY

Demon Fruit Blues, Video installation in collaboration with vocalist, Tamar-Kali Brown, Summer Stage in Central Park, and Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York, NY and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Plein Air Paintings, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Bronx, NY

2015

El Refugio, La Tunca Foundation, multi-site installation, El Salvador

2014

Shifting Ecologies, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2012

Ceangal Artist Residency Exhibition, Gairloch, Scotland

Beyond Reason, Design Museum, London

Beyond Reason, Oakley SoHo, New York, NY

2011

Wrapt, (solo), Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx, NY

Giggling and Bubbling, Da Gallery, New York, NY

Private Eyes , I Made an Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

The Birds and the Trees: A Two Night Stand, in conjunction with “Galvanic Folklore from the Accelerating Universe” choreographed by Cori Kresge, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY

The Birds and the Trees II, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

Painting with Pictures, Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx, NY

The Veil of Forgetfulness, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

Beyond Mountains There are Mountains, Art for Change, New York, NY

2009

Neerja Modi Residency Exhibition, Neerja Modi Gallery, Jaipur, India

Ballast, Leith Hall Performance Space, Bronxville, NY

Grandmother Waits For You, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Fresh Asphalt, curated by Eun Young Choi, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

Pool Art Fair, Article Projects, curated by David Gibson, New York, NY

Locus, curated by Lauren Wolk, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

2008

Micro-Macro, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

Free Fall, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

Paper in the Wind, Realform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

Sandarbh U.S. International Artist Residency Exhibition, Colquitt Arts Center, Moultrie, GA

Bulletin, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Take Home a Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

2007

The Veil of Forgetfulness, Church of the Holy Trinity, New York, NY

Summer Exhibition, curated by Eric Fischl and Jenny Saville, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Anniversary Exhibition, Rivington Gallery, London

Pitt House Artist Residency Exhibition, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England

2006

Take Home a Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

2005

The Divine Body, Columbia University, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

                                Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel Gallery, New York, NY

                                Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY

2002

Alumni Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1999

MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Academy Works, Dahesh Museum, New York, NY

1998

Fall Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Spring Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1997

Drawing Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1996

Space, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

1995

Small Works, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO


Performances


2019

RISE: All boats, (upcoming) annual site-specific performance intervention, Cornwall, England

2018

RISE: All Boats, site-specific performance installation in collaboration with Cornish photographer, Matthew Facey, Polstreath Beach, Mevagissey, England

2017

RISE: Lower Manhattan past and future,  Live drawing installation

Plein Air The Future curated by Lise Brenner, part of Works on Water Triennial, Zuccotti Park, New York, NY 

It’s Happening!, Live drawing installation, New York Parks Department, Central Park, New York, NY

RISE, site-specific intervention in collaboration with Photographer, Matthew Facey, Polstreath Beach, Mevagissey, UK

2016

#DON’T DISCARD ME, Heirs To Bedlam, a four person collective, site specific intervention, Bryant Park, New York, NY

2014

Shifting Projections, Denver Children’s Hospital Creative Arts Workshop Artist Residency Performance, Denver Colorado

2012

EARTHSEASKY, multi-site performance intervention, Ceangal Residency, Gairloch,  Scotland

2011

Impossible Landscapes, Invisible Cities, performance with dancer/choreographer, Cori Kresge, Da Gallery, New York, NY

Impossible Landscapes, Invisible Cities, in conjunction with “Private Eyes” exhibition, I Made an Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010

Free Range, with choreographer Cori Kresge, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

The Veil of Forgetfulness, opera by Susan Stoderl presented by Brooklyn Repertory Opera, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

World Without a Head, Sandarbh International Artist Residency, Partapur, India

2009

Ballast, Leith Hall Performance Space, Bronxville, NY

World Without a Head, Educational Alliance, New York, NY 

more is more is more or less, with Wendy Osserman Dance Company, Old Theater, Oriental, NC

World Without a Head, Hacia Afuera Public Art Festival, New York, NY

more is more is more or less with Wendy Osserman Dance Company and musician Iva Bittová, Joyce SoHo, New York, NY

World Without a Head, in conjunction with “Locus” exhibition, curated by Lauren Wolk, MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) Gallery 51, North Adams, MA


Grants, Awards  and Residencies


2019

Works on Water and Underwater New York Visiting Artist, Governor’s Island, NY

2016-17

Brooklyn Navy Yard Visiting Artist, Brooklyn, N

2015

La Tunca Fundación Artist Residency, El Salvador

2014

Denver Children’s Hospital Artist Residency, Denver, CO

2012

Ceangal International Artist Residency, Gairloch, Scotland

2010

Sandarbh International Artist Residency, Partapur, Rajasthan, India

2009

Neerja Modi International Art Residency, Jaipur, India

Denver Children's Hospital Print Commission, Denver, CO

2008

Marquis Studio Teaching Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Sandarbh U.S. International Artist Residency, Colquitt Arts Center, Moultrie, GA

2007

Pitt House Artist Residency, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England

2004-05

Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary, Cathedral of St. John the Divine Fellowships for The Divine Body, New York, NY

1997-98

Faculty Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1996

Morrison Family Foundation Tuition Scholarship, Boulder Academy of Art, Boulder, CO

1995

Visual and Performing Arts Grant, Boulder Arts Commission, Boulder, CO

1989

Cleveland Institute of Art Scholarship, Lacoste, France

Education


1999

Master of Fine Arts, Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1990

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO


Collections



Bruce W. Ferguson, New York, NY

Eric Fischl, New York, NY

Eileen Guggenheim, New York, NY

Neerja Modi Collection, Jaipur, India

References available upon request.