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Stuyvesant, NY for six years, starting with a garden environment entitled, Propagation, depicting community members renewing their neighborhood.  A subsequent, community-based, Public Art and Education Program followed.

ropagation and other installations incorporated simulated stained glass layers (transparent, painted elements), creating an ephemeral and constantly changing, holographic effect.  I created related, nature-based installations at artist colonies, Yaddo in Saratoga, NY and VCCA in Sweet Briar, Va.  I relocated to New York’s mid-Hidson region where I continued self-created public art with a series of Lifeforce Installations along regional waterways, including the Schoharie Creek, the Hudson River and the Rondout Creek.  Annually I’ve  created outdoor environments for regional Sculpture Exhbitions in the City of Kingston, NY, at Unison  Arts Center; New Paltz, NY and at the Brydcliffe Colony; Woodstock, NY.

I began my career as a public artist with an outdoor theater commission for the City of Palo Alto, Ca.  Through an MFA program at Pratt Institute; Brooklyn, NY I became more enamored with installation work and public art, actively pursuing opportunities in the public realm.  National stints included Artpark; Lewiston, NY, the Three Rivers Festival; Pa., the Connemara Conservancy, Texas, and the Islip Art Museum, NY.  I was a National Studio Artist at P.S. 1 in Long Island City, NY where I created installations in three rooms at the top of the building, revealing my creative process.  I worked in Bedford