SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2017: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

2016: CANO (Community Arts Network of Oneonta), Oneonta, NY

2009: Causey Contemporary Fine Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Druid Dreams of the Danaka

2007: Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Mythic Light: Paintings

2006: DVAA Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY: Rama’s Light: Recent Paintings

2002: Queens College Art Center, Queens, NY: The Color of Memory: 25 Years

2002: Tribes Gallery, NYC: Orpheus Rising

1998: Tribes Gallery, NYC: Inverting the Dream

1997: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1993: Frankel Pariser & Rudder, NYC

1987: Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

1982: The Queens College Gallery, Queens, NY


2-PERSON:

2006: Gallery64, Brooklyn, NY: The Spirit That Moves Me. Curated by Sheryll Durrant

2002: Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY. Curated by Bill Hochhausen

2000: Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ

2000: Grace Gallery, NYC Technical College, Brooklyn: Without a Mirror


GROUP:

2020:

  • Jason McCoy Gallery: Drawing Challenge XII online exhibition
  • Jason McCoy Gallery: Drawing Challenge XI online exhibition
  • Jason McCoy Gallery: Drawing Challenge IX: online exhibition
  • Pelham Art Center, NYS, USPS Art Exhibition
  • Carretta Art Advisory: Artist-a-Day:online Facebook showcase, curator: Tony Carretta
  • Green Door Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Earth Matters, curator: Cathy Diamon (temporarily postponed because of coronavirus)
  • Pratt Institute: The Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Foundation Faculty Exhibition

2019:

  • Blue Mountain Gallery, NYC: curator: Elisa Jenson

2018:

  • Thompson-Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY: En Masse; curator: Marie- Claude Girouxn
  • The Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY: Foundation Faculty Exhibition
  • Sideshow, Gallery Williamsburg, Brooklyn: The Greatest Show on Earth
  • NY Artist Circle: Stillness: online exhibition, curator: Elizabeth Mead: https://bit.ly/2NTx3VI

2017:

  • Westbeth Gallery, NYC: In This House Of Sky; curartor: Karen Fitzgerald
  • New York Studio School, NYC; curator: Florence Lynch of Elizabeth Dee Gallery
  • Pratt Institute: The Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Foundation Faculty Exhibition

2016:

  • Causey Contemporary, NYC: On The Abstract Side
  • Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC: Art For Hillary
  • BFP Creative, Bushwick, NY: Landscapes; curator: Thomas Burr Dodd
  • Dekalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY: A Cosmos of Hope; curated by Keira Curwen
  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Thru The Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Nation IV
  • Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, CUNY, NYC: Small Works Show
  • DVAA Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY: Art in Sixes

2015:

  • Galleria CA D'oro, NYC: Art in the Age of Turbo-Capitalism, Call For Chelsea: Curators: Theodore Bajard and Victor Le Fell, co-founders of Artolease Llc; Tracy Causey-Jeffery, Owner and Director of Causey Contemporary; Adi Gura, Director and Curator, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv; Kristin(Kris) Jefferson, Art Dealer; Christine Haverington, Professor at Roger Williams University; Mark Kostabi, Artist
  • The People’s Garden, Bushwick, Brooklyn: Painting in Trees: Curators: Ben LeRocco, Linnea Paskow, Ben Pritchard
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi IV
  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Sideshow Nation
  • DVAAGallery, Narrowsburg, NY: Art of Sixes

2014:

  • Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery, NYC: Art From The Boros II: Curator: Denise Bibro
  • DVAA Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY: Art of Sixes
  • Bruce High Quality Foundation, NYC: The Last Brucennial
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi 3

2014:

  • Online Exhibition: curator: Jim Steranko
  • Online Exhibition: curator: Paul Goodwin

2013:

  • Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Brooklyn, NY:: The Role of Spirituality in Abstract Art
  • chashama, NYC. Curate NYC 2013. Curator: Jausz Jaworski
  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Sideshow Nation
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi 2
  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Mic Check: (The Human Mic)(Occupy)

2012:

  • Causey Contemporary Fine Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Interwoven, Hosted by Warren Lewis Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Pratt Institute: The Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Foundation Faculty Exhibition
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi

2011:

  • Exit Art: Fracking: Art & Activism Against the Drill. Curators: Peggy Cyphers, Ruth Hardinger, Alice Zinnes, Lauren Rosati
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi 2011
  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: It’s All Good!! Apocalypse Now

2010:

  • Sideshow, Gallery Williamsburg, Brooklyn: It’s a Wonderful Tenth
  • Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Paperazzi 2010

2009:

  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Cipriani Club, NYC
  • Painting Center, NYC: Modern Romantics. Curator: Janet Larose

2008:

  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Peace

2007:

  • Chicago Bridge Art Fair. Ch’i Contemporary Fine Art booth
  • Swarthmore College List Gallery, Swarthmore, PA
  • Michael Ingbar Gallery, NYC. Office Space: Bringing Life into the Workplace

2006:

  • Causey Contemporary Fine Art, Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Six Degrees of Separation

2005:

  • Lori Bookstein Fine Art, NYC: New Work
  • The Painting Center, NYC: Crossing the Line. Curator: Cathy Diamond
  • Pratt Institute: The Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Crossing Disciples-Drawing
  • Times Square Lobby Gallery, NYC. Curators: Cyn McLean and Cora Jane Glasser
  • Art Gotham, NYC: The Square Foot Show
  • Drawing Center Registry, NYC (continuous viewing since 2001)
  • DVAA Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY: Art of the Sixies

2004:

  • Brent Sikkema Gallery, NYC: Visual AIDS
  • Artist Space, NYC

2002:

  • Sperone Westwater Gallery, NYC: Visual AIDS
  • Ayce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA: Reactions
  • Exit Art, NYC: Reactions
  • Pierogi 2000, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (continuous viewing from 2000-2002)

2001:

  • Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • Pratt Institute: The Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Chelsea Pier 60, NYC: Art for America
  • John Elder Gallery, NYC
  • New York Studio School, NYC. Curator: Karen Wilkin
  • Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC. Dreams

2000:

  • KeySpan Corporate Galleries, Brooklyn, NY. Curator: Kiesha Hayle
  • Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD: Snapshot
  • William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ: Intuitive Abstract Painting. Curator: Nancy Einrenhofer
  • New York Studio School. Curator: Irving Sandler
  • 55 Mercer Gallery: Signal to Noise: Internal Narrative/Internal Form. Curator: Joel Silverstein
  • New York University, NYC: Small Works Show. Juror: Tricia Collins
  • Seton Hall, Newark, NJ: Silent Poetry. Sponsor: City Without Walls

1999:

  • Artist Space, NYC
  • NY Studio School, NYC: Raw Seeing
  • Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, YWCA, NYC: Wish You Were Here

1998:

  • The Art Showcase @ The Bond Market Asso .NYC: 7 Against the Grain
  • Grace Gallery: New York City Technical College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NYs

1997:

  • Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, YWCA, NYC: Vision and Verse. Curator: Janet Larose
  • Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY:Landscape, Vision and Spirit
  • New York Studio School, NYC: Curator: Dore Ashton

1996:

  • New York Studio School, NYC: People, Places and Things
  • The National Academy of Design, NYC
  • Tribeca 148 Gallery, NYC

1995:

  • NY Studio School, NYC: Thirty Years of Drawing

1994:

  • Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY: Landscape Painting
  • The National Academy of Design, NYC

1993:

  • New York Studio School, NYC: Curator: Judy Rifka

1992:

  • Tribeca 148 Gallery, NYC
  • The National Academy of Design, NYC

1991:

  • QCCA Gallery: Women Printmakers: An Intimate View. Curator: F. Quintanilla
  • BMCC Gallery: Artists for Peace & Equality. Curator: Linda Stein (permanent)

1990:

  • The National Academy of Design, NYC
  • New York University, NYC: Small Works Show. Juror: Alan Frumkin

1988:

  • The National Academy of Design, NYC

1983:

  • BACA (Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association): Mimes and Miniatures. Jurors: Irving Sandler, Irvine MacManus, Jenny Dixon
  • The Queens Community Museum, Queens, NY: 28 Artists


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

  • Alliance Capitol Financial, New York City
  • First Albany Corporation, One Penn Plaza, New York City
  • Fabrico Manufacturing, Inc. Chicago
  • Frederic R. Harris, Inc., New York City
  • Kaye Insurance, Inc., New York City
  • Schein Pharmaceuticals, NJ
  • Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen
  • Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, New York
  • Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
  • Gil’s Book Loft, Binghamton, NY


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  • Piri Halasz: From the Mayor’s Doorstep (At An Appropriate Distance): March, 2016, http://bit.ly/24rOI5S
  • D. Dominick Lombardi: Huffington Post: Etherial/Real at Causey Contemporary:: http://huff.to/1JBsnhP, Jan. 2016
  • Borderbend Arts Collective: WTFrack: http://bit.ly/LmgzTS August, 2013
  • Paul D’Agostino: L Magazine: Pleasure All Over the Place: Paperazzi, Jan. 30, 2013
  • Linda DiGusta: Revolt Magazine: Art & Politics: Fracking (July, 2013)
  • Jen Wallace: Art Seen. Video: http://bit.ly/1a0mWr2 (April, 2012)
  • Doug McClemont: Art News: Fracking: Exit Art: Feb. 2011
  • Mike Newton: The Indypendent: All Fracked Up https://bit.ly/2VAykp9 (Jan. 20, 2011)
  • Joanna Zelman: Huffington Post: Article on Exit Art Panel: Mark Ruffalo’s Crusade against Fracking: The World Is Leaving Us Behind, http://huff.to/2iSXazk, Jan. 18, 2011
  • Nell Alk: NBC New York: We Need New York City Desperately: Review of the Exit Art panel: Jan 13, 2011
  • Pratt Institute, CSDS (Center for Sustainable Design Studies) website: Two Video Interviews: http://bit.ly/1d70Fmt
  • Manuel Macarrulla: Pintamanuel, April 21, 2009
  • Piri Halasz: From the Mayor’s Doorstep (On-line column): Feb. 2009
  • Joe Walentini: Abstract Art Online: New York Views, (Jan.15, 2007)
  • Gandalf: National Public Radio affiliate station WJFF: Community Voices. Interview. Oct. 21, 2006
  • John Graham: National Public Radio affiliate station WJFF: Making Waves. Interview. Oct. 8, 2006
  • The River Reporter: Traversing Dream Boundaries: The Art of Alice Zinnes Comes To The DVAA. Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2006
  • Piri Halasz: From the Mayor’s Doorstep (On-line column): March, 2003
  • Carl MacGowan: New York Newsday: Inspiration’s Path: Landscape to Poetry. Dec. 8, 2002
  • Angela Montefinise: The Queens Tribune: When Homework Leads to Queens Artwork.Dec.5-11, 2002
  • Mark Cohen: NY Arts: The Exhilaration of the Dark: The Poetic Descent of Alice Zinnes. June, 2002
  • Mark Cohen: Art New England: Alice Zinnes: Painterly. June/July 2002
  • Daily News: Art Opening at MetroTech. Dec. 10, 2000
  • Nancy Einrenhofer: William Patterson University, Catalogue essay: Intuitive Abstraction. Dec. 2000
  • Piri Halasz: New York Arts Magazine: Youth, Age & Mixed Media. March, 2000
  • Piri Halasz: From the Mayor’s Doorstep (On-line column): March, 2000
  • Piri Halasz: From the Mayor’s Doorstep (On-line column): Jan.1999
  • Christopher Sippel: The Art Showcase, New York City. Catalogue essay: 7 Against the Grain. 1998
  • Courier: Lush Landscapes Come Alive On Canvas. Oct. 1997
  • Janet Larose: The Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York City. Catalogue essay: Vision and Verse. 1997
  • Antony Hudek: The Dartmouth: Children’s Fairy Tales Inspire Artist’s Works: Jan. 24, 1997
  • Holland Cotter: The New York Times. July 26, 1996
  • Marquis Who's Who in America 56th edition – present (2001 - present)
  • Marquis Who's Who of American Women: 21st edition - present (1998 - present)
  • Marquis Who's Who in the World: 2008-present


AWARDS and HONORS:

  • Grant: CUNY ADJ/CET Professional Development Fund, NYC, for personal website (2007)
  • Fellowship: The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Residency (2001, 1999, 1997, 1992)
  • Sponsorship: Fleet Bank: Gallery reception sponsorship (1997)
  • Fellowship: Cummington Community for the Arts. Residency (August, 1993)
  • Award: Hallgarten Prize, for best painter under 35: National Academy of Design, NYC (1990, 1988)
  • Scholarship: Barklie McKee Henry Memorial Scholarship for study at Skowhegan School (1980)


TEACHING, LECTURES AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Pratt Institute (1999 - present). Adjunct Full Professor, with CCE (tenure for adjuncts)
  • New York City Technical College, CUNY (1983-88, 1997 - present). Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Catalogue essay (2020): Elisa Jensen: Paintings at Zurchner Gallery, NYC
  • Westbeth Gallery, NYC (2017): Panelist: The Role of Imagaination in Contemporary Art
  • Skylight Gallery(2013): Panelist: The Sacred & The Surreal: The Role of Spirituality in Abstract Art. Co-Curators: Sherman Fleming, Brian Tate. Other panelists: Danny Simmons (Russell Simmons’s brother), Lenonardo Benzant, Jr., SOL’SAX,
  • Swarthmore College (2012, 2013): Alumni Weekend lecturer and panel organizer
  • Exit Art: Fracking: Art & Activism Against the Drill. (2011) Co-curator, along with Peggy Cyphers, Ruth Hardinger, Lauren Rosati.
  • Exit Art: Panel Organizer: Fracking And Its Effects. (2011) Panelists: Mark Ruffalo, Josh Fox, Christy Rupp (artist & environmentist), Al Appelton (former NYC DEP Commissioner), Joe Levine (architect & founder of DCS and NYH2O), Tracy Carluccio (Deputy Director of DRN)
  • Art Auction Organizer (2010-2011): to Benefit Damascus Citizens for Sustainability
  • ArtSource International Gallery, NYC (2010): Benefit Exhibition Organizer: Art for Water
  • Swarthmore College (2008): Guest lecturer and visiting critic
  • Chautauqua Summer School of Art (August, 2000): Drawing and painting instructor
  • National Academy of Design. (April, 2000). Panel: “Another Nature: Germinal Form and Spirit”
  • Brooklyn College, CUNY (1998). Drawing Instructor
  • Dartmouth College (January, 1997). Guest lecturer (slide presentation) and visiting critic
  • The New York Studio School, NYC, (January, 1997). Visiting critic
  • Swarthmore College: Panel: “Art and a Liberal Arts Education”: (Oct. 1996)
  • College of Staten Island, CUNY (1987-99). Adjunct
  • Baruch College, CUNY (1986, 1988-97). Adjunct


EDUCATION:

  • CUNY By-Law PhD. Equivalency (2004)
  • Queens College, CUNY: MFA in Painting (1982)-
  • Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (summer, 1980). Full scholarship
  • The New York Studio School: Certificate of Merit in Painting (1980)
  • Swarthmore College: BA in Art History (1977)