2013 “Between Earth and Sky”, Swampspace Gallery, Miami, FL
2008 “Recent Work”, Windsor Art Gallery, Miami, FL
1996 “Shelters: A Body of Works”, T.Martell Gallery, Miami, FL
1995 “Archetypes and Sonnets”, The Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
1992 “Paintings”, L.A. Nicola, Los Angeles, CA
1991 “Works On Paper”, The Abbey, Los Angeles, CA
1990 “Paintings”, L’Appartement, Venice, CA
1990 “Installation”, Executive Tower, Los Angeles, CA


2012 “Mad Hatter”, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Miami Beach, FL
2011 “Abstract”, Edge Zones Art Center, Miami, FL
2006 “Quiet”, NW 36th Street Gallery, Miami, FL
2005 “Abstract Perception: Three Views”, Miami International U. of Art & Design, Miami, FL
2005 “AIM- Abstraction In Miami”,The Dorsch Gallery, Miami FL
2005 “Tsunami Art Benefit”,The Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
2000 “Under Ten”, The Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
2000 “To The Edge of the Page”,The Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
1999 “Dade Art Educators Invitational Exhibition”, Jackie Hinchey-Sipes Gallery, Miami, FL
1991 “Phantasy: The Image-Making Power”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991 “Out Auction”, Highways, Santa Monica, CA
1990 “Artists For Amnesty”, Blum/Helman Gallery, New York, NY
1990 “Voyages Of The Modern Imagination: The Boat In Contemporary Art”, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, ME
1990 “Angel Art”, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990 “Queer”, Wessel /O’Connor Ltd., New York, NY
1990 “ACT UP Auction For Action”, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1989 “From The Back Room”, Daniel Saxon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988 “Art Against AIDS”, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
1988 “Contemporary Masters”, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
1988 “New Artists/ New Drawings”, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London ,CT
1987 “Art Against AIDS”, Bridgewater/ Lustberg Gallery, New York, NY
1986 “The Embellishment Of The Statue Of Liberty”, Barney’s, NY
1985 “In Western New York, 1985”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1982 “New Drawing In America”, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1981 “Deck The Halls: A Drawing Exhibit”, General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT
1981 “Selections 14”, The Drawing Center, New York, NY


“ Mr. Germain Goes to Antarctica” Innerchoice Publishing, Fawnskin, CA 2003


National Board Certified Teacher – Early and Middle Childhood Art

Drawing & Painting Instructor
Design and Architecture Senior High School
Maimi, FL
Art Teacher
Ruth K. Broad K-8 Centre
Bay Harbor, FL
Drawing and Painting Instructor
Florida International University
Elder’s Institute
Miami, FL
Drawing Instructor
Shake-A-Leg Summer Camp Program
Coconut Grove, FL
Summer, 1995
Private Drawing and Painting Instructor
Venice, CA
Drawing and Painting Instructor
Santa Monica Adult Education Center
Santa Monica, CA
Children’s Art Camp
State Street Elementary School
Ithaca, NY

* indicates exhibition catalogue

“A Psychic Wilderness”, Turner, Elisa. The Miami Herald, August, 1995
“ Voyages of the Modern Imagination: The Boat in Contemporary Art”, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, ME 1990*
“ Tribal Art”, Hirsch, David. The New York Native, September, 1990
“ The Boat as Source of Inspiration”, Camponigro, John. Maine Times, August, 1990
“ Artists for Amnesty”, Blum/Helman Gallery,New York, NY*
“ New Artists/New Drawings”, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT, 1988*
“ Art Against AIDS”, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1988*
“ Exhibit Provokes Detachment”, Brown, Carol. The Day, New London, CT, March, 1988
“ Art Against AIDS”, Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, New York, NY, 1987*
“ The Avant-Gardes in New York” (Book) Tanaka, Seiichi. November, 1986
“ In Western New York, 1985”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1985*
“ New Drawing In America”, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, 1982*
“ Selections 14”, Marzorati, Gerald. The Soho Weekly News, July, 1981



The Bronx Museum, New York

Citicorp Group, Miami, FL

Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL

General Electric Corporation, Fairfield,CT

Broadway Video, New York, NY

Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH



Basil Alkazzi, Monte Carlo Steven Dontanville, Los Angeles, CA
Steven Auerbacher, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Dr. Scott Dunn, New York, NY
Lang Baumgarten, Miami, FL Eric Ellenbogen, New York, NY
Ross Bleckner, New York, NY Diane von Furstenberg, New York, NY
Luis Camus, San Francisco, CA Dr. & Mrs. Robert Gatewood, Buffalo,NY
Mark MacDonald, New York, NY David Geffen, Los Angeles, CA
Barry Diller, Los Angeles, CA Holly Hein, Santa Monica, CA
Steven Herbits, Miami, FL Stamatis Moskey, London, England
Barry Krost, Los Angeles, CA Howard Rosenstone, New York, NY
Laurence Mark, Los Angeles, CA David Sackeroff, Bainbridge Island, WA
Mark MacDonald, New York, NY Alberto Shayo, New York, NY
Dr. & Mrs. George McGinniss, New Canaan, CT Cindy & Jeff Soell, Miami, FL
Andrew Tobias, Miami, FL Bruce Weber, New York, NY
Kevin Brousseau, Miami, FL Randy Sutton, Miami, FL


August 27, 1954


BA Literature, BFA Painting, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, 1975
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1976


The Beard’s Fund, New York, NY, 1985
The Peter S. Reed Foundation, New York, NY, 2009

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