Work Experience

 

Art Consulting – Present

Representing contemporary Boston based artists and providing expertise to collectors.

 

Gallery Director     2016

Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA 

Responsibilities included: selecting and curating exhibitions, soliciting and overseeing special events, preparing contracts, scheduling, assisting in the installation of shows, researching, writing and designing promotional material: press releases, newsletter invitations and posters, creating and maintaining mailing lists, maintaining social media sites, recruiting and working with interns and overseeing the maintenance of the 2000 sq. ft. space.

 

Working artist - Present

Boston Professional Artist certificate BRA certified, currently working in small sculptures

Member at Feet of Clay, Ceramics Coop, Brookline, MA

 

Founder and Curator of ART 100 BOSTON   2014-Present

An affordable annual exhibition where 60 artists and exhibit over 500 works.

Logo and trademark registered, Boston, MA

 

Public Relations Associate 1989-90      

Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

                                                                                                                                                           

Public Relations Associate 1986-88   (Acting Director of Public Relations 1987) 

New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY

                    

Assistant to Director 1985

The Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York, NY      

 

Volunteer Work

 

Treasurer   2014 - 2016

Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

Oversaw income and expenses and maintain records on Quicken. 

 

Art giving program - Co-organizer   2009-2011      

Mother Teresa Women/Child shelter, Exaharia, Athens, GR - Volunteer                                                                                                                                  

 

Art Teacher - 2008

St. Catherine’s British Embassy School, Lykovrissi, Athens , GR

 

 

 

Special Projects

 

June 2016 - Present

Curated and organized Creating Community Connections through the Arts, an exhibition at the Probate and Family Court, Brooke Courthouse, Boston, MA.  Exhibition which includes 10 works by six Boston based artists

 

February 2016

Co-curated All Fired Up: Contemporary Clay Sculpture, a sculpture exhibition at the Piano Craft Gallery which included 50 works by 21 artists.

 

2005

Commission for office space   - Mercedes Benz, Giannista Dealership, , Athens, GR

 

Created limited edition prints for clients Computer Associates, Athens,

 

Education

 

1985           Master of Arts, Arts Administration, New York University, New York, NY

Coursework completed at the Steinhardt and Stern Schools and included marketing,           economics, law and management in the visual arts and photography

                   Internships:  IBM Gallery of Science and Art - New York Public Library, NY.                             

 

1980           Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

                   Study abroad: The City of London Polytechnic, London, UK

       Studied photography, art history and drawing

  

1977-79      Boston University, College of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

       Enrolled in studio art and liberal arts Program

 

Selected Exhibitions  

 

2016        Legacy: Four Decades of Creativity at the Piano Craft Guild, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston                                             

2016        Creating Community Connections through the Arts exhibition, Probate and Family Court,

                Brooke Courthouse, Boston, MA                                                 

2016        All Fired Up: Contemporary Clay Sculpture, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

2014        Ceramics en Masse Mary Fifield Gallery at Bunder Hill Community College, Boston

2013        Hippocrates 2,500, organized by Apivita  S.A, Goulandris Natural History, Kifissia, GR

2012        Carte Blanche. Booze Coorperativa, Athens, GR

2011        arteshop Project, Syntagma, Athens, GR

2010        Samples of Art, Manifactura Gallery, Exharia,  Athens, GR

2008        Art Cargo Angela Dikeoulia Contemporary Fine Arts, Athens, GR

2008        Recycled, Cultural Center of Korydallo, Athens, GR

 

2006        One Minute, video presentation, Alba Gallery, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, GR

2006        Flowers 19 &1, Neo Katoikein Store, Athens, GR

2006        About Blossoms…the concept, Ionos Art Gallery, Kardista, Gr

2006        Maverick Dog, Booze Cooperativa, Athens, GR

2006        METRO-das tin Agapi,  Attiko Metro, Syntagma Station, Athens, GR

2003        Η2Ο, One-person exhibition, Jill Yakas Gallery, Kifissia ,GR

2002        Review, Preview, Statement Gallery, Epidauros. Gr

2002        Art Community, Booze Cooperativa, Αthens, GR

2001       Meeting of Art, Vourkarianni Estate, Vourkari, Kea, GR

2001       Μediterranean, Cultural Center of Korydallo, Athens, GR  

2001       Myth and Visions, Dedication to the Olympic Games Athens 2004,”

               International Federation of Educative Women,

               45th International Art Exhibition, Freedom Park, Athens, GR                                                                       

2001       Trash Art, Workshop and Exhibition organized by the

               Municipality of Athens at Gazi, Athens, GR                                                 

2001       XX Chromatosomata, Gallery 3, Kolonaki, Athens, GR                                   3/4                      

2000       Scottish Festival, Group Art Exhibition organized by

               Jill Yakas Gallery, Athens Hilton, Athens

1999       Mediterranean 1999, Cultural Center of Korydallo, Athens                              

1997       Machinery, Cultural Centere of Lefkatha, (one person show)

 

Skills and Workshops

 

Present    Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop and Quicken

2014        Saggar Fire Workshop with Judith Motzkin, Castle Hill, Truro Center for the Arts, MA

2012        Completed Photoshop program, ProGrafix, Athens, GR

2012        Completed comics illustration class, Ornerakis School, Athens, GR

2001        Ceramic hand building instruction by Vera Siaterli, award-winning ceramic artist, Athens, GR

 

Included in the survey of Greek contemporary art publication, Ellinomuseo, 2001

Stefanidis, Manos, Militos Publishing, GR