MFA School of Visual Arts, NYC

BA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA magna cum laude

Junior Year at Somerville College, Oxford University


SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                                                            

2016: this is not like that curated by Dana Lichstrahl, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Princeton University

2015: Autumn Almanac curated by Marie Sturken, The Nassau Club, Princeton, NJ

2011: start with an empty cup curated by Laura Burnham, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pa

2010: Fictional Fabric curated by Ashley Atkins, Johnson and Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                                

2018: Ark/Hive curated by Martha Willette Lewis, Institute Library, New Haven, CT; Temperature Change curated by Rachel Vera Steinberg, Soho20 Gallery, Bushwick, NY

2017: Animal Architects curated by Donna Payton, Monmouth Museum, NJ

Natura Mathematica curated by Maddy Rosenberg, Central Booking, NYC

New Energy curated by Diana Weymar, NRG Headquarters, Princeton, NJ

2016: Overflow The Paul Mellon Art Center, Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford CT, an ongoing project with artists Melissa Marks, Martha Lewis and Laura Watt

The Politics of Water curated by Kate Somers, Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University

Wild Designs curated by Donna Payton, D&R Greenway Gallery, Princeton, NJ

2014: Overflow Mt. Airy Contemporary Arts, Philadelphia, Pa

2012: Recyclone West Windsor Art Center, Princeton Junction, NJ curated by Tricia Fagan

2011: float and jumble Visual Arts Center, Summit, NJ, curated by Mari D’Alessandro; Humble Beginnings, Arts Council of the Morris Area, NJ, curated by Mary Birmingham; An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Mass Moca, North Adams, MA, curated by Regine Basha

2010: h.w.w. (hi walt whitman) Arts Council of Princeton, NJ, curated by Maria Evans; Cut It Up Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY, curated by Virginia Walsh; Video for Heidi Latsky’s Gimp, Dublin Dance Festival and Everyman Playhouse, Liverpool, England

2009: Cutters The Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, (catalogue) curated by Mary Birmingham; Video for Heidi Latsky’s Gimp, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Artists, Educators, Alchemists Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, NJ curated by Phyllis Wright

2008: 1 x 1 video series, The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ curated by Rocio Aranda-Alvarado; The Peekskill Project Peekskill NY and illy’s Push Button House block party, NYC, curated by Ombretta Agro’ Andruff; Video for Heidi Latsky’s Gimp, Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

2007: The Coffee Cup Project Art Under the Bridge Festival, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, and Communiversity, Princeton, NJ; Video for Mary Fulham’s Trophy Wife LaMaMa ETC, NYC

2006: Eviction Blues II the office of Borough President of Manhattan/Asian American Arts Centre, NYC

2005: Between Two Continents and Beyond an independent project of the Istanbul Biennial, curated by Renee Vara and Waterways, Venice, Italy; Wrong Exposure: FOTO ANTWERPEN 2005, Belgium, curated by Ria Van Landeghem; Visual design/video for Balletto Stiletto by Mary Fulham and performance for LaMama Birds LaMama ETC, NYC; Eviction, Asian American Arts Centre, NYC


2018: Posit Journal Issue #16, Fragile

2017: US 1 Worksheets cover, US 1 Poets Cooperative, Princeton NJ

Pages from the Frozen Sea Artists and Climate Change.Com

2016: Start Fresh catalog essay, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

2016: Friday Portfolio School of Visual Arts, NYC

2014: My teaching practice included in Designing and Delivering Arts Programs for Older Adult Learners, National Center for Creative Aging Textbook

2010: Creative Sparks ArtistOrganizedArt.org

2009: The Green Light Tour ArtistOrganizedArt.org

2008: Puppets, Morality, Humor and Suffering: Three States, Three Venues Explored ArtistOrganizedArt.org


Structural Beauty in the Ephemeral Sarah Katherine Stengle  Nov 2017

Seeing Through the Openings  Ilene Dube, centraljersey.com Oct 9, 2015

Vote for Art that Heals Ilene Dube, The Artful Blogger.com Mar 16, 2012

Puzzles of the Brain Ilene Dube, The ArtfulBlogger.com Feb 25, 2012

From Milk to Mascara Ilene Dube, The Artful Blogger.com Feb 10, 2012

Adventurous Works from Four Soloists Victoria Donohoe, Philadelphia Inquirer May 27, 2011

Float and Jumble NJ.Com May 26, 2011

Art For Good Bonnie Schultz, AllPrinceton.com Dec 26, 2011

Brooklyn Museum Artists BookJen Roth, NYARC.org Dec 6. 2010

Advocates for Homeless Lauded Spencer Gaffney, Trenton Times, NJ Oct 8, 2009

Cutters and Paper Confetti Ilene Dube, The Artful Blogger Feb 24, 2009

Dance Magazine Heidi Latsky at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Theodore Bale May 2009

On the Scene with John Bathke NJ News, CNN/ABC affiliates 2008, 2009

Junk Mail is Her Medium Ilene Dube, Time Off Apr 2008

Good After the Last Drop Susan Van Dongen, Time Off Jan 2008

Paul Robeson Center Opens with Home Exhibit U.S. 1, June 4 2008

Balletto Stiletto Martin Denton, NYtheatre.com Dec 2005

The Twelve Dancing Princesses Georgia Kirtland, New Theater Corps Blog Spot Dec 2, 2005

Artwork by Donation, Bits, Pieces Arrive for Library Mural Chris Karmoil, Trenton Times, NJ Jan 18 2004

Through the Flames Francine Russo, Village Voice Mar 2003

Cycling the Journey with Dawn Akemi Saito Peggy H. Cheng, The Dance Insider 2003

Paraplu’s en antennes beginnen nieuw leven Sylvain Luyckx, Het Nieuwsblad, Belgium Jan 18 2001

Spotlight: Tick, Tiger, Trout Adam McGovern, Smug Magazine Feb 1997

Voice Choices Village Voice Sep 26, 1995

Natural Reactions to the World Cathy Curtis, LA Times Sep 13, 1994

Umbrella Judith Hoffberg, Dec 1994 and 1993

Art Kim Levin, Village Voice Jan 26, 1993

Scene and Heard Robert Atkins Feb 16, 1993

War and the Muse Adam McGovern Cover Magazine, May 1991

Open Doors: China June 4th 1989 Kim Levin, Village Voice Nov 14, 1989



2017-2018: Pages from the Frozen Sea with co-curator, Sarah Stengle, a project for Instagram, Facebook, Art Shanties, Minneapolis, MN and more

2016: Start Fresh, with artists Polly Apfelbaum, Lindsay Feuer, Natalie Jeremijenko, Susan Hockaday, Melissa Marks, Scott Wright and the works of over 80 participants from Arts and Health programs, Taplin Gallery, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

2015: Windows of the Future, Carrier Clinic, Belle Mead, NJ

2006 to 2014: Words With Friends, Out of the Ordinary, The Art of the Book, Art and Games, Lost and Found, Birds of Freedom, Recycle-eez, Artswalk, City Sidewalks at the Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton Day School, Princeton University, the D and R Greenway Land Trust



2011: Joya: Arte e Ecologia Artists Residency, Cortijada Los Gazquez, Spain

2007: Print Fellow, Brodsky Center for Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ

2005: Catherine M. Kapoor Artist-in-Residence Award, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

1996: Women’s Studio Workshop Production Grant, Rosendale, NY


TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                                    

2016 to Present: Private Art Consulting and Instruction                                              

2014 to 2016: Outreach Program Manager responsible for developing and implementing Arts and Health and Community Education Programming, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ                                                                                                            

2003 to 2016: Lead Artist and Program Manager, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ, responsible for the ArtsXchange program for at-risk youth in partnership with Homefront of NJ and McCarter Theater, Princeton NJ

2010 to 2016: Lead Artist for pilot programs including Art for Caregivers, Creative Aging Programs at Greenwood House; Brandywine; Stonebridge; Art the Ace Unit (Acute Care for the Elderly), University Medical Center, Plainsboro, NJ

2010 to 2016: Artist in Residence at the East Mountain School, an alternative high school at Carrier Clinic, Belle Mead, NJ

2008 to 2010: Lead Artist for DepArtures, a series of curated tours of artists’ studios, galleries and museums to encourage direct encounters with the creative process, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

2003 to 2011: Elementary, Middle and High School instructor in Fine Arts, Drama, Public Speaking, summer and after school programs, Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ

2003: Instructor, High School Fine Arts and Video, Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ

1993-1996: Tutor, NYU School of Continuing Education, expository writing

1993-1996: Instructor, NYC Ballet Education Department, interdisciplinary poetry dance for the NYC Public School System

1988-1994: Instructor, LaGuardia Community College, adult basic education, ESL

1987-1988: Instructor, The Door, NYC, art and basic education for at-risk youth


LECTURES/ LEADERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                                                                    

2017: Art as Activism, at the exhibit Fight or Flight, The Painting Center, NYC, in conversation with Father Michael Perry

2016: Presenter, Defining the Field: The Arts for Healing and the Creative Arts Therapies, Montclair State University

2015: Presenter, The Healing Science of Art, Carrier Clinic, Skillman, NJ

2014: Presenter, National Leadership Exchange, National Center for Creative Aging, Washington, DC

2013: Presenter, ADA Sensitivity Workshop, Cultural Access Network, organized by Donald Ehman, NJ Arts Education Collective, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

Visiting Artist, Chance and Choices, Teachers’ Symposium, Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ

2012: Presenter, Creative Aging Toolkit, Society for Arts and Healthcare, Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ

Presenter, The Creativity Cure: A Pilot Program for Elders and their Caregivers, NJ Activities Professionals Conference, New Brunswick, NJ

Presenter, Caregiving Strategies, Aging in Place Partnership Conference, South Brunswick, NJ

Lecturer, From Milk to Mascara: Encounters with Unexpected Materials in Contemporary Art, in conjunction with Recyclone, West Windsor Art Center, Princeton Junction, NJ

2009: Lecturer, Branching Out, Professional Development Workshop, St. Thomas Moore School, Pittsburgh, Pa

Lecturer, Art and Games; Art and Literacy, Professional Development Workshops, Teachers as Scholars Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2008: Panelist, Breaking Down the Walls: Reaching Youth, Families and Communities through the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, organized by Lois Saperstein

Panelist, Urban Dwellings: Between Blight and Activism, Arts Council of Princeton, organized by E. Carmen Ramos

2006: Lecturer, Dolores Links and the Placebo Effect, The History and Theory of Metavisuality in the Visual Arts, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN organized by Beauvais Lyons and Victor Margolin

Lecturer, Light and Shadows, Visiting Artist Presentation, Math & Science Exploratory School, Brooklyn, NY, organized by Susan Jeremy

2005: Lecturer, The Decorated Screen/Part II, College Art Association, Atlanta, GA, New Research in Popular Culture, organized by Beauvais Lyons

2003: Lecturer, The Decorated Screen: Women’s Traditional Decorative Work and the Television, College Art Association, NYC, Fictive Art, organized by Antoinette LaFarge and Lise Patt


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                                                                  

2012: National Center for Creative Aging Training, Arts Council of Princeton, NJ

2011: Creative Aging Training Institute, The Creative Center, NYC



Brown University, The Cleveland Art Institute, University of Delaware, The Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, Yale University, The Brooklyn Museum of Art; The Zimmerli Museum, The Noyes Museum and other public, corporate and private collections