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The Aeneid Series
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The Iliad Series
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Education:
1996  (summer) American University, Washington D.C. MFA Summer Program Credits, Academia Di Belle Arti Pietro Vannucci, Perugia, Italy                  
1984  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York   Major: Painting, BFA with honors                                                   
1985  The Jewelry Institute, Providence, Rhode Island, CJM Diploma                                          
1982  Syracuse International School Abroad, London, England

Awards:
2001  Rhode Island State Council On The Arts, Painting Fellowship
1998  Rhode Island State Council On The Arts, Merit Award, 1998                    

Residencies:
2000  Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
1986 - 1988  Arts Centre at Dockyard, Somerset, Bermuda
1989  Independent work – Porthcurno, Cornwall, England

Publications:
2007  ‘A Reading Course in Homeric Greek II ’, Leslie Edward, (full color cover) Focus Press, R. Pullins Co.
2005  ‘A Reading Course in Homeric Greek’, Leslie Edward, (full color cover) Focus Press, R. Pullins Co.
2003  Drawings for Vergil's 'The Aeneid', Focus Press, R. Pullins Co. 

Group Affiliations:    
2005-2009 19 on Paper, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative
2007 - Present   Public Art Works

Gallery Representation:    
MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA (2000 - 2008)
Linda Durnell Gallery, Los Gatos, CA (2007-2008)

Selected Exhibitions:
2015-2017  Providence Creative Mile, Outdoor Installation
2015  NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration) design panel graphics for two super computers

2012  St. Botolph Club, Solo Exhibition, Boston, MA

2011  AS220, 'New Work', (Solo), Providence, RI

2008  MPG Contemporary, 'A Final Retrospective (group exhibition), Boston, MA
        'Memories and Transformation', (group exhibition) Krause Gallery, Providence, RI

2007  MPG Contemporary, (2 Person), Boston, MA
         Linda Durnell Gallery, Los Gatos, CA 
         Brenda Taylor Gallery, NY, (group), 'Red Dot Fair', NYC 
         Brenda Taylor Gallery, NY, (group), 'Red Dot Fair', Miami, FL
         Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Art Unites Communities, (group), Pawtucket, RI
         Breslin Fine Art Gallery, 'Diversity in Paper', (group), East Greenwich, RI
         Gallery 297, (group), Bristol, RI

2006  International Expo Hogedrukgebied, ‘Impression 2006’ (group), Rotterdam, Holland                                                  
         South County Art Association, ‘Five Rhode Island Artists’, Kingston, RI                                                                             
         MPG Contemporary, (Solo) - Dick and Jane Series & Quantum Series, Boston, MA           
         Bristol Art Museum, '19 on Paper View', (group), Bristol, RI  
         
2005  University of Rhode Island, (Solo),'The Iliad - A Visual Translation', Kingston, RI         
         Guilford College, (Solo), ‘Homer’s Iliad- A Visual Translation’, Greensboro, NC                                                                                           
         Providence City Hall, ‘19 Turns19’ (group), Providence, RI 

2004  University of Southern Maine, ‘The Wellsprings of Memory’, Portland ME 
         Providence City Hall, ‘(Solo)The Iliad Series/Works on Paper’, Providence, RI

2003   MPG Contemporary, ‘Ilium’ -The Iliad – Another Translation', Boston, MA
          MPG Contemporary, (2 person), 'Movement & Stasis', Boston MA

2002   Lenore Gray Gallery, ‘Summer Group Exhibition’, Providence, RI  
          University of New England, ‘Four Maine Treasure Troves’, (group), Portland, ME

2001  Gallery Agniel, 'Substantive Scale: new large format work from NY & RI', (5 artists), Providence, RI    
          Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, 'A Drawing Invitational', Providence College, (4 artists), Providence, RI
          Sarah Doyle Gallery Brown University, 'A Whole New Space', (group), Providence, RI
          MPG Contemporary, (2 person), 'Vehicle', Boston, MA
          Art Providence 2001, Convergence 2001 Sculpture Festival, (group), Providence, RI
          Lenore Gray Gallery, ‘Summer Group Exhibition’, Providence, RI
          Lenore Gray Gallery, (2 person), 'Re-Memory', Providence, RI        
          RISD Museum,   ‘Garden Art’, benefit exhibition, Providence, RI   
        
2000   Lenore Gray Gallery, ‘Summer Group Exhibition’, Providence, RI  
          MPG Contemporary, 'New Work', (2 person), New Work, Boston, MA
          Center City Contemporary Arts, (group), ‘Chain Reaction’, Providence, RI

1999   Atrium Gallery, ‘Critical Support’, (group), Providence, RI
          Lenore Gray Gallery, ‘Summer Group Exhibition’, Providence, RI
          RISD Museum of Art, ‘Reflections’99’, benefit exhibition, Providence, RI

1998   Krause Gallery, Solo exhibition with installation –‘Mimesis’, Providence, RI 
          Rhode Island State Council On The Arts, (Solo), Providence, RI
          Sarah Doyle Gallery, (Solo), Brown University, Providence, RI   
        
1996   Center City Contemporary Arts, (Solo), Providence, RI          
          Native Gallery, (Solo), Providence, RI    

1995   Foundry Gallery, (group), Providence, RI

1994   Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Permanent Installation, Providence, RI
          AS220, (group), Providence, RI

1992   Gallery One, (group), Providence, RI 

1988   Arts Centre at Dockyard, (2 person), ‘Ambient Contrasts’, BERMUDA 

1987  Arts Centre at Dockyard, (Solo), ‘New Work’, BERMUDA
         Arts Centre at Dockyard, ‘Contemporary Exhibition by Resident Artists’, BERMUDA
         Bermuda Society of Arts, Hamilton, ‘Awards Exhibition’, BERMUDA

1986   Arts Centre at Dockyard, (group), BERMUDA

1984   Pratt Institute, Main Gallery, ‘Juried Senior Art Show’, Brooklyn, NY
          Pratt Institute, Pratt Gallery, (2 person), Brooklyn, NY

Bibliography:
Providence Journal, Go Live Section ‘In The Galleries ’ January 13, 2011 - Click here to view
Art New England
'Five RI Artists' Spotlight Review Dec/January Issue 2007 - Click here to view
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Art New England Spotlight Review June/July Issue 2006
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Carolina Arts, Feature Article, January Issue 2005
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Providence Journal Bulletin, Her Section, Dec. 7, 1995
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