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Education

May 2018              MFA Candidate, Sculpture & Dimensional Studies, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
May 2014              BFA, Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2009 - 2012          Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Los Angeles, CA (Certificate program)
2007 - 2008         University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB (Art History and Liberal Arts courses)

Exhibitions

2017                        Abstraction of the Ordinary, Arte Ponte Gallery, Chelsea, NYC (Forthcoming)
                               Within/Between, The Belfry, Hornell, NY
2016                       Panta Rhei (Solo), Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)
                               Magnitude 7, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)
2015                       Monolithic, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)
                               Creatives in Residence, Creative Practices Institute, Edmonton, AB
                               Nature Inc., Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
                               Drawing Discourse: 6th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing,
                               Juror: Val Britton, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC (catalog)
2014                       Group Exhibition, Gallery 10, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               BFA Thesis Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               Juried Spring Exhibition, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA
2013                       112th Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               Juried Spring Exhibition, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA
2011                        LAAFA Student Exhibition, The Whole 9 Gallery, Culver City, CA
                               Student and Faculty Exhibition, Los Angeles Academy of the Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2010                       Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art Student Exhibition, LA Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA

Artist-in-Residence

2015 - 2016            Manifest Artist Residency, Cincinnati, OH
2015                       I-Park Foundation Residency, East Haddam, CT – Full Fellowship
2014                       The League Residency at Vyt, Sparkill, NY – Ruth Katzman Full Scholarship
                               Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
                               Creative Practices Institute, Edmonton, AB

Awards │ Grants │ Scholarships

2017                       Professional Development Grant, Alfred University, Alfred, NY    
                               ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Nominee - Nominated by Alfred University
2016                       Full Tuition Scholarship and Stipend, Alfred University, Alfred, NY  
                               Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, QC
2015                       Edmonton Arts Council Travel Grant, Edmonton, AB
2014                       August Cook Prize for Excellence in Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA
                               Simone C. Titone Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               Charles Toppan Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               Mabel Wilson Woodrow Trust Award, PAFA Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA
2013                       Don Sabath Award Honorable Mention, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                               Fellowship Juried Prize Honorable Mention, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2012                       Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, QC
                               Caldwell Honorable Mention Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia,PA
2011                        Art Renewal Center Scholarship Competition – 2nd Place
                               Art Renewal Center International Salon – Finalist (also in ’10)
                               Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art Scholarship, Van Nuys, CA (also in ’10)

Public Art Projects

2015                      Panta Rhei, Temporary Ephemeral Installation, I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, CT


Curatorial Projects

2017                     Co-Curator, Within/Between, Hornell, NY


Artist Talks

2016                     Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Bibliography

2018                     "12th International Drawing Annual," Manifest Press. (Forthcoming.)
2017                     "Foundations of Drawing," by Albert Gury, Random House Books. (Ill.)  (Forthcoming.)
                             "11th International Drawing Annual," Manifest Press.  (Forthcoming.)
2016                     "10th International Drawing Annual,” Manifest Press, Cincinnati, OH. Sept 2016. P. 83
                             "Creative Practices Institute Shuts Down House," by Claire Hoffman, Vue Weekly, Edmonton, AB. Aug 2, 2016.
                              Drawing Magazine, April 2016. (Ill.)
2015                     "Interview with Marina Fridman and Sam Haring," by Jane Durrell, 91.7 WVXU Radio, Cincinnati, OH. Dec 28, 2015.
                             "Strokes of Genius 7: Depth, Dimension + Space,” North Light Books. Oct 2015.
                             "Manifest: Destiny for two young artists,” by Laura Pearce, Express Magazine, August 2015.
                             "2015 Festival Guide”, The Works Art & Design Festival, June 2015. (Ill.)
                             "Creatives in Residence,” by Connor Buchanan, Creative Practices Institute, June 2015.
                             "Art for the Soul,” by Donna Schmidt, Nyack’s Hamlethub, April 7, 2015
                            
"The Nature of Art,” by Mary Shustack, Wag Magazine, March 2015.
                             "Drawing Discourse: 6th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing Catalog,”
                              University of North Carolina Asheville, Feb 2015. P. 34-35
                             "Drawing Discourse,” GoUpstate.com, Jan 13, 2015.
2014                     "The Power of Drawing,” Poets and Artists Magazine. Dec 2014.
                             "One By: Marina Fridman," by Kate Mothes, Young Space. Dec. 18, 2014.
                             "Art Journey: Portraits and Figures," North Light Books. Nov 2014. P. 64-65
                             "Interview," by Jeremy Harpe, CFWE-FM Radio, Edmonton, AB. Aug 10, 2014.
                             "Featured Artist," Poets and Artists Magazine. Feb 2014. Issue 52, P. 19-22
2013                     "ARC International Salon Catalogue," Art Renewal Center (also in ’10, ’11)
                              Bluecanvas Magazine – January Issue
2011                       American Artist Magazine – October Issue

Publications as Author

2015                     “The Elements of Realistic Drawing” E-Book, The Drawing Source. April 2015.