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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014     In Tangled Splendor, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
2011     Land of Promise, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
2010     New/Now, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain,CN
            In Spirited Company, Harsimus Cemetery, Jersey city, NJ
2009     Forgotten Planet, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2008     Fantastic Planet, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
            End of Nature, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
            In the Quiver of the Kingdom, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2007     Awakened in the Peaceable Kingdom, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York,                NY
            Strange World, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
            Out of the Silent Planet, Jersey City Museum, NJ
2006     SuperNature, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2003     Jabber(caul), Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001     Recent Work, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
2000     New Work, Mosaic Gallery, Boise, ID
1998     The Immaculate Collection, 7th Floor Gallery, Madison, WI
1995     Before and Beyond, Atrium Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1992     Inner Sanctum, Bullen Arts Center, Logan, UT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015    Wrath: Force of Nature, Wave Hill Gallery, Bronx, NY
            Barely Imagined Beings, Pronto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
            Prime Matter, Techningsmusett, Laholm, Sweden
2014     Hooray for HOLLYWOOD !, Mixed Greens Gallery and Pavel Zoubok              Gallery, New York, NY
2013     Seeing Voices, University Las Vegas Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
            6 Years in: the warehouse, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
            Legend Tripping, Masters & Pelavin, New York, NY
2012     Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
            Dendrology: The Nature of Trees, The Noyes Museum of Art,                        Oceanville, NJ
            Naturally, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ
            Works on Paper, The Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
2011     Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
            A Live Animal, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010     Lush Life, Invisible Exports Gallery, New York, NY
            Bestiary, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
            Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions Annual Exhibition,                          New Brunswick, NJ
2009     Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff bailey                          Gallery, New York
            Good News: Artwork by University of Wisconsin-Madison                   Alumni, Porter Butts Gallery, University Wisconsin-Madison, WI
            Backyard, Sam Lee Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
            Truly, Madly, Deeply, 3Person Exhibit, Spencertown Academy                            Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
            The Next Century (Distinguished Alumni Exhibition) Nora                     Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT
            Not Just Another Pretty Face, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City,                    UT
            2008 Wild Kingdom, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Arts                   Overland Park, KS
            Repositioning the Landscape, Westport Art Center, Westport, CN
            Thoreau Reconsidered, concord Art Association, Concord, MA
            Enantiomorphic Chamber, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY
            52nd Annual National Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art,                Clinton, NJ
2007     Thoreau Reconstructed, Wave Hill Gallery, Bronx, NY
            Oasis, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY
            Loaded, M.Y. Art Prospects, New York, NY
            Scorcher, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY
2006     Summer Kamp K48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2005     The Zine Unbound “Cults, Werewolves, Sarcastic Hippies”, Yerba             Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
            Fresh Direct, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
            Point of View, Voxpopuli Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
            Collaboration as a Medium, Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC
            2004 Fake Plastic Trees, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
            Summer Show, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Into the Present, from the Astrachan Collection, University of New                      England, ME
            Irrational Exuberance, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, Curator:                   David Hunt
            The 18th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the                            Arts, Boston, MA, Curator: Raphaela Platow
            3D Diversity, Discourse, Dimension, 2004 International conference                 Southern Graphics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
            9x9, Mid Atlantic Art Foundation, Traveling Exhibition 9 venues

2003     0730 too Contemporary Artists in Jersey City, Jersey City                              Museum and ProArts,
            Newer Genres: Twenty Years of the Rutgers Archives for              Printmaking Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
            New Jersey Arts Annual, The Morris Museum, Morris Town, NJ
            New Jersey Arts Annual, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
            100 New Jersey Artists Make Prints, Traveling Exhibition 13                           Venues 
            Nurturing the New, Nurture art, New York, NY, Curator: Amy Wilson
            2002 International Symposium on Lithographic Art, Tidaholm,                      Sweden
            New Jersey Print and Paper Fellows, Rutgers University,                               New Brunswick, NJ
            Impressions, Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, NJ
            17th Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts,                            Boston, MA, Curator: Bill Arning.
            Natural History, Invitational, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL
            2001 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, ME
            Kidsart, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
            Skowhegan Alumni Exhibition and Auction, Knoedler Gallery,                NewYork,  NY
2000     America Speaks Out, Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York City, NY
1999     Art and Passion, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY
            Window Installation, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY

GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES
2010     Visiting Artist Appointment, Spring semester, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV
2009     Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Innovative Prints                           and Paper,New Brunswick, NJ
2008     New Jersey State Council on the Arts state Grant
            Golden Paints Fellowship In Painting
            Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency, Omaha, NE
2006-07 John Michael Kholer Arts Center, arts/Industry residency,                         Sheboygan, WI
            Headlands Center for the Arts, residency, project space, Sausalito,                  ca
            Salina Center for the Arts, residency, Salina, KA
            Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, NY
2005     New Jersey meadowlands Grant, NJ
            Cooper Union Summer Residency, New York City, NY
            Lower East Side Printshop, reserve fellowship, New York City, NY
            Jentel Residency, Banner, WY
            Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2002     Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Pyramid Atlantic Printmaking                             Fellowship,
            Headlands Center for the Arts, Residency, Sausalito, CA
            Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2001     Jersey Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Innovative
            Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
            Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award
2000     Artist in the marketplace, Bronx Museum of Art, New York City, NY
            MacDowell Residency, Peterborough, NH
1999     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
            Albert Murray Grant
1996     Albert Murray Grant

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
West Collection
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Oppenheimer Collection,Overland Park, KS
The Progressive Corporation
Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT
Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
Art in Embassies
Hudson Community Collage, Jersey City, NJ
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CN

BIBLIOGRAPHY
The Jersey Journal, Brendan Carroll, Rappleye’s Work at Harsimus Cemetry, Dec. 3, 2010
Hartford Courant, Frank Rizzo, Odd Views of Nature, Aug. 19th 2010
The Bristol Press, Scott Whipple, July 28th 2010
Hartford Advocate, Alex Dueben, Open-Ended narratives of Nature, Aug.4th 2010
The Villager, Stephanie Buhmann, When Grim Reality meets Whimsical Fantasy, Vol. 78 #48 May 6-12 2009
Downtown Express, Stephanie Buhamann, When Reality Meets Fantasy, Vol. 21 #52 May 8-14 2009
Los Angeles Times, Christopher Knight, Wonderful and Bleak Knowledge, June 13, 2008
Memphis Flyer, Review, Carol Knowles, Another World, Feb 7, 2008 issue #990
New York Magazine, Jerry Saltz, critic’s pick: Enantiomorthic Chamber, Nurture Art Gallery, March 13, 2008
The Brooklyn Rail, Casandra Neyenesch, Enantiomorphic Chamber, Nurture Art Gallery, April, pg 38
Salina Journal, Kansas, Cover Story, Gary Demuth, The Strange Strange World, , Nov. 16, 2007
Salina Journal, Kansas, Review, Gary Demuth, Realistic and Fantastic, Aug. 31, 2007
The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, Modern Ripples from Walden Pond, July 22, 2007
The Kansas City Star, Critics’ Picks, Alice Thorson, Sep. 30, 2007, G4
Sunflower Journeys, KTWU #2106, State of the Arts
Artforum, Critics’ Picks, Colby Chamberlain, Thoreau Revisited, Wave Hill Gallery NYC, Artforum.com, 2007
ArtTimes, Russia, Peace and Love, Art-times.ru.world, 2007
The Star-Ledger, Dan Bischoff, A supernatural view of nature,
April 6,2007
Time Out New York, review, Kamp K48, Les Simpson, Aug24-30, 2006, Issue 569
Art on Paper, review, Stephanie Buhman, May/June 2006, Vol 10 No 5
Border Crossings Magazine, Robert Enright, Quivers, Tangles and other Enchantments, Issue No.98, Pg. 16
New American Paintings, Volume 63, Mid Atlantic edition, 2006
Point of View, Vox Populi Gallery, on line review, www. Fallonandrosof.com/2005/07/refresher-for-landscape.html
New American Paintings, volume 57, Mid Atlantic edition, 2005
K48, Scott Hug, Volume 5, 2005
New American Paintings, Volume 45, Mid Atlantic Edition, 2003
The New York Times, Brimming With Color and Light, William Zimmer, , Section 14, page 8, January 27, 2002
The New York Times, Artists Head West, Michelle Falkenstein, , Section 14, page 11, April 14, 2002
The Sunday Star-Ledger, Statewide Mix Heats Up Winter Exhibit, Dan Bischoff, , pg 4 sec 4, January 20, 2002
The Jersey City ReporterThe Age of Irony Returns, Prescott Tolk, , January 20, 2002
Courier NewsMaster Prints Come to RVCC, Ralph Bellantoni,, October 3, 2002
New American Paintings, Volume 33, Mid Atlantic edition, introduction 2001
Boston GlobePublic exposure, Cate McQuaid,, pg B15, December 7, 2000

EDUCATION
1999 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1998 Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting, Magna Cum Laude, Utah state University,
Logan, UT


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