RESUME

 

SELECTED ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017       Main Window  “Crossing Lines”  Brooklyn, New York
               Victory Hall Drawing Rooms  “Bold and Beautiful”  Jersey City, NJ  (solo room)
2015       Salena Gallery  “Round About”  Long Island University  Brooklyn, New York
2013       Loyola University Museum of Art   “Cosmologies” Chicago, IL-Solo    
2010       Hudson Beach Glass Gallery  “Blown Away”  Beacon, NY
2009      Five Myles   “Down to Earth”
2008      Spazio 522   "Samelson/Schrank”  New York, NY
2005      Domo Gallery  "Blue Prints"    Summit, New Jersey-Solo
2003      Fayerweather Gallery University of Virginia   "Ephemeris" Charlottesville, VA-Solo
2001       Florence Lynch Gallery    "Hands On"  New York, NY- Solo
               United Nations    "Vesak"    New York, NY- Solo

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018      Victory Hall Drawing Rooms  "The BIG Small Show  Jersey City, NJ
2017      National Arts Club "Deck the Walls"  New York, NY
              Site Brooklyn,  "Color: Primary to Tertiary"  Brooklyn, NY
              Ground Floor Gallery  "Priority Mail"  Brooklyn, NY
2016      Victory Hall Drawing Rooms  “The BIG Small Show”  Jersey City, NJ
              Trestle Gallery  “Introductions 2016”  Brooklyn, NY
              Schema Projects “PPP: Painters Painting on Paper”  Brooklyn, NY
              Kentler International Drawing Space  “Mapping Spaces: Carte Blanche   Brooklyn, NY
              Kathyrn Markel Gallery "Art Hillary"  New York, NY
2015      Loyola University Museum of Art  “LUMA at 10: Greatest Hits” Chicago, IL
              Westbeth Galleries   “Correspondence”  New York, NY
2014      New House Center for Contemporary Art  “FLUID”  Snug Harbor Cultural Center  Staten Island, NY
2013      International Print Center New York  “New Prints 2013/Winter”  New York, NY
              Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Gallery  “Silhouettes”  New York, NY
              Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, “IPCNY/New Prints 2013”  Edinburgh, Scotland
2012      Kentler International Drawing Space "UNCOVERED: Prints. Selections from the Kentler Flat Files” Brooklyn, NY
              Emory Visual Arts Gallery  “Contemporary Mandalas: New Audiences, New  Forms”  Atlanta, GA
2011       Kentler International Drawing Space“Marked Differences” curated by Roberta Waddell  Brooklyn, NY
              University of Santa Clara   "The Missing Peace: Limited Editions" Santa Clara, CA
2010      Zentral Bibliothek     “The Last Book”  Zurich, Switzerland
              Exit Art    “What Matters Most”  New York, NY
2009     Hampden Gallery  University of Massachusetts  "Prayer Flags Around the World"
               Amherst, MA
               Kenise Barnes Fine Art  “The O Show”   Larchmont , NY
2008      Lower East Side Print Shop  "Benefit Exhibition "   NewYork, NY
               National Library of Argentina  "The Last Book"  Buenas Aires, Argentina
2007      Rubin Museum of Art "Written on the Wind: The Flag Project" New York, NY
               Tibet House  "Limited Editions: The Missing Peace" New York City, NY
               Ruth Bachofner Gallery  "Pillow Talk" Los Angeles, CA

2006-2010   "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama"-  Traveling Exhibition to the Fowler Museum at UCLA, the Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL, The Rubin Museum of Art and the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Emory Visual Arts Gallery Atlanta GA, Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco, CA. Hillside Terrace in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, Fundacion Canal, Madrid, Spain, Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL, Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, San Antonio Museum of Art,  San Antonio, TX

2006       Sabina Lee Gallery "Night Lites" Los Angeles, CA
                North Dakota Museum of Art "Meditation for the Hand" Grand Forks, ND
                Melanee Cooper Gallery - "The Missing Peace: Limited Editions" Chicago, IL
                Miami Bridge Art Fair Melanee Cooper Gallery Miami, FL
2005       Hera Gallery   "Forces at Work"   Wakefield, RI
                International Print Center NY  "New Prints" 2005/Autumn   New York City, NY
                Affordable Art Fair  Laumont Editions New York City
2004       New York University    "Small Works"  New York, NY
                Broadway Gallery     "Meditations in New York"   New York, NY
                Concordia College Gallery  "Essence of Line"  Bronxville, NY
                Wooster Arts Space   "Three Artists"  New York, NY
                Art Now Gallery   “Three Americans - Mapplethorpe, Samelson, Brzezinski”   Gothenburg, Sweden
2003       International Print Center NY  "New Prints 2003/Spring " New York, NY
                New York Academy of Sciences"Look Up! Contemplating the Skies" New York, NY
2002       International Print Center NY   "New Prints2002/ Autumn"  New York, NY
                Exit Art    "Reactions"    New York, NY
               Geoffrey Young Gallery  "Ballpoint: Inklings"   Great Barrington, MA

COMMISSIONS

2014   “Wheel of Dharma” permanent installation-stained glass window    Loyola University Museum of Art   Chicago, IL  

2004   "Heaven On Earth" Public Art Work  commissioned by New Jersey Transit    Hudson Bergen Light Rail Second Street Station   Hoboken, NJ  

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2003   The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency   Amherst, VA
2000   Stone Quarry Hill Art Park Residency   Cazenovia NY
1999    Fellowship Award Winner    The New York Foundation for the Arts
Visiting Artist, Ditta G. Grazia and C., Majoliche Artistiche, Deruta, Italy
1998   The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Amherst, VA
1996    Finalist: National Endowment for the Arts, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
            The Corporation of Yaddo Residency   Saratogo Springs, NY
           The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Amherst, VA

LECTURES AND INTERVIEWS

2017     Victory Hall Drawing Rooms  "Artist's Talk"
2013     Loyola University Museum of Art  “Cosmologies” 
2007    PBS “The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama”
             Sweet Briar College“   My Public Art Work”
             Tibet House  “Bamiyan Reborn”
             The Rubin Museum of Art  “Bamiyan: A Continuum”
2005    Pratt Art Institute
2003    University of Virginia  “Ephemeris”
2002    New York University
             William Paterson University
2001     Pratt Art Institute
2000    Stone Quarry Hill Art Park   “Ephemeris”
             Yaddo Centennial

COLLECTIONS

Rubin Museum of Art
Loyola University Museum of Art
Library of Congress
Dow Jones Corporation
Prudential Life Insurance
Omni International
Schawbel Corporation
White and Case
Ottaway Newspapers
Chase Manhattan Bank