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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 "Black and White Prints" - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
2010 "Black and White Prints" - St. Joseph's College, 245 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, NY
2009 "Out of the Woods" - Drawings, prints and photographs, Corridor Gallery Project Space, 334 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
2006 "Scrying" - Prints, Sunny's, 253 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY
2005 "Surfacing
" - Drawings, prints and sculpture installation, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Idle Hour Blvd., Oakdale, NY
2003"... a different forest" -Public Art Commission by Art Omaha, Text by Wendy Walker, 20 Print Banners 2 x 7'; Omaha Public Library, Omaha, Nebraska
2002 "Screen Memories" - Print installation and collaboration with writer, Wendy Walker; Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Monoprints - Krakov Cultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic
1995 Stopwatch 95 - "Connections", Installation, L5, Roermond, The Netherlands

1994 Worlds Apart - Watercolors, Shreveport, Louisiana

1993 “Dance of Life” - Wind sculpture commission, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
1993 “Out of the Catacombs” - Block print installation, Ridge Street Gallery, NYC
1992 Images & Editions - Block prints & monoprints, Skep Gallery, 527 Broome St., NYC
1992 Aquarelle - Watercolors, 254 Court St., Brooklyn, NY
1990 "Four Winds" - Outdoor wind sculpture installation, downtown Omaha, Nebraska, commissioned by Art Omaha
1988 Florence Neal - 55 Mercer Street Gallery, NYC
1987 Art Exchange - Erie Art Museum, Monoprints/Art Works Gallery, Residency, lectures & exhibition
1986 “Niagara Falls & Fossil Fuels” - paintings & monoprints, The Bronx Museum of the Arts/Con Edison Satellite Gallery, Bronx, NY
1985 International Fireworks - One person block print show, Hanalei, Hawaii
1985 “As the Wind Blows” - Trophy Room Installation in the Arch at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
1982 Small Paintings - Flowers Building, 1200 1st Ave., Columbus, GA
1981 Paintings, Florence Neal - White Columns, 325 Spring St., NYC


FOUNDED
1990 Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY, 11231
Co-founder, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Exhibitions since 1992.
1985 Everglade Press, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

Abstract American Mokuhanga - Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Wala Wala, WA, 2/19 - 4/18/14

2013

10 Artists / Mokuhanga Prints- CfSHE Gallery, 3331 Arts Chiyoda B109, Tokyo, Japan. 12/7/13 - 1/22/14

Un/Natural Occurrences
- Central Booking. 21 Ludlow Street, NYC, Sept. 8 - Oct. 27

JCSM@10: A Decade of Collecting - Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL, 8/31-1/4/14

Summer Attractions – Sans Quoi Gallery, Chikko, Tamano, Okayama Prefeccture, Japan

2012

Summer – Group show, Sans Quoi Gallery, Chikko, Tamano, Okayama Prefeccture, Japan

2011

The Value of Water - The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, September 22 - March 25, 2012, New York, NY

International Mokuhanga Exhibition: Dialogue & Dialect - Kyoto International Community House, Kyoto, Japan

Reconsidering Regionalism: Contemporary Prints About the South -- Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL

2010

Black is Black - Golden Rooster Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2009

Central Booking Inaugural Show - 111 Front St. (D.U.M.B.O.), Brooklyn, NY

2008

Bridge as Icon - Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Paradox of Water - Mary Sabbatino, Juror, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

2007

Punch Bowl - Group Show, Metaphor Art, Brooklyn, NY

Singular Objects from The Artistbook Library at Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn College Library, The City University of New York, 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY

Chance and Necessity: Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles - Curated by Isabelle Dervaux, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Drawings, The Morgan Library and Museum, Kentler International Drawing Space, 353 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY

Auburn and Beyond: 12 Alumni Artists Return
- Feb. 17 - May 12, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL

The Postmillennial Black Madonna: An Exhibition in Two Parts - Curated by Danny Simmons and Brian Tate, MoCADA and Skylight Gallery, Bklyn,NY

2006

Moment by Moment: Meditations of the Hand - Curated by Barbara Hatfield and Hanne Tierney, The North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

The Artist Book Library - Curated by Maddy Rosenberg, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2005

New York/Paris DIALOGUE Paris/ New York - Atelier Lacouriere-Frélaut, 11, rue Foyatier, 75018 Paris,
Curated by Maddy Rosenberg, New York and Le Trait Association Committee, Paris.

"Distant Flames" & "Cycles"/ Two Artist's Books included in the NYC / Paris Printmaking Project,The Center for Book Arts Gallery, 28 West 27th Street, New York, NY

"Cycles", DIALOGUE/ New York /Paris Printmakers, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, 466 Grand St., New York, NY

2004

Relief Prints in Woodstock, Curated by Kate McGloughlin, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock, NY

Balancing Act, Curated by Rene Lynch, Henry Street Settlement, New York NY

2003

Event Horizon, A Drawing Show, Alley Culture, Detroit, MI

On TheEdge Curated by Margaret Neill, Print Installation Meta-Forest, Bern Dibner Library of Science & Techonology, Polytechnic University. Brooklyn, NY

Toy Theater Festival, "Two Sisters" Maquette for Chamber Opera, HERE Art Center, New York, NY

2001

RealityBytes Gallery.com Religious Imagery Exhibition on the Web, organized by Claudia Nagy

Avocet Portfolio
- Silkscreen Prints, Bronx River Art Center and Gallery, Bronx, NY

Dialogue and Discourse - Monoprints, Curated by David MacKenzie, Dolan Center Gallery, Locust Valley, NY

2000

River Festival Exhibition - Monoprints, "The Southern Series", Columbus, Georgia

1999

Print Council Exhibition - Prints/ Everglade Press, Columbia University, New York, NY

Small Works - Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

Available Space* - Invitational group show, Alley Culture, Detroit, MI

1998

Brooklyn Impressions - Print Shops in Brooklyn, /Everglade Press, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY

Canalogy - Outdoor sculpture installation, Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY

Flaschenpost, bottlepost - Graz, Austria

1997

D.O.K. U. 1. Dortmunder Kunstsupermarkt "Knot Marks Prints", edition of prints for benifit exhition, Dortmund, Germany

BIS / L5 Kunstinitiatief - Drawing, sculpture & print installation, Bis Kulturzentrum, Monchengladbach, Germany

Waters Edge - Monoprints & Block Prints, Tweed Gallery, 52 Chambers St., New York, NY

3 Artists from Brooklyn - Gallery 600-Hermit, Prague, Czech Rep.

1996

About Time - Monoprints, Trumbull Campus of Kent State University, Ohio

Outside-Inside, Re-Sounding the Silence - SubRosa SubTerra Symposium, Installation, Plasy Granary, Czech Rep.

Light - Group show, Eight Floor Gallery, 473 Broadway, NYC

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition - Group show, Red Hook Pier, Brooklyn, NY

Connections - Exhibition of prints from Everglade Press, Kendal at Oberlin Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio

1995

Page 22 - Artists Books, 540 Bway Gallery, NYC

The Avocet Portfolio - Silkscreen editions by 30 artists, Kentler Int. Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn 100 - Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn NY

New York, New York: Prints of the City: 1880s - 1990, The Reba and Dave Williams Collection, Fitzwilliam Museum, Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland and Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition - Group show, Red Hook Pier, Brooklyn, NY

1994

Sculpture Survey - Window installation, One Main Street, Brooklyn, NY

Group Show - The Ridge Street Gallery, 124 Ridge Street, NYC

New York, New York: Prints of the City: 1880s - 1990, The Reba and Dave Williams Collection, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England

The Ridge Street Gallery, 124 Ridge Street, NYC

Maquette Exhibit, Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, & Lookout Urban Space, 7 Prince St, NYC

1993

The Machine in the Garden, Revisited - Outdoor sculpture, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY

Hermit - "Growthrings," International Art Symposium, Installations, Monastery Plasy, Czech Republic

Memphis Wind Signals - Outdoor sculpture in the Botanic Garden, Memphis Arts Festival, Memphis, TN

One World, One River - Watercolors, Bronx River Art Center Gallery, Bronx, NY

Cadavre Exquis - Group show, The Drawing Center, NYC

1992

4 x Hoogdruk - Block Print installation, Galerie Catacombe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sculpture x 7 USA - Outdoor sculpture installation, Galerie Kaft, Roermond, The Netherlands

Community Spirit / Artistic Vision - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists group show, Hunts Point Food Center, Bronx, NY

Images & Editions - Block prints & monoprints, Skep Gallery, 527 Broome St., NYC

Crossings - Exhibition/ art publication, Block print cover design, The Nathan Resnick Gallery, L.I.U., Bklyn, NY

Step One: The Sculpture Walk in Prospect Park - Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

Eclectic - Sculpture exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State College, PA

Eight-Eight - Installation, One Main St., Brooklyn, NY

Monoprints - Wenniger Graphics, 174 Newberry St., Boston, MA1991

1991

Mental Metal II - Outdoor sculpture installation, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

"The Zetesians" - Outdoor sculpture installation, Walter State Community College, Morristown, TN

Balancing - Sculpture installation, Art in General, 79 Walker St., NYC

Exploit, Expose / Why War? - Group show, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY

Perspectives on Peace - Window: block print & mixed media installation, 10 on 8, 8th Ave. & 53rd St., NYC

1990

Vital Signs, Artists Respond to the Environment - Henry St. Settlement, 466 Grand St., NYC

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition - Paintings, group show, 68 Jay St., Brooklyn, NY

Outdoor Sculpture Show - Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989

Tools as Art - Brody's Gallery, 1706 21st St. Washington, D.C.

Earth Remembered - The Hook Gallery, 12 Commerce St., Brooklyn, NY

Soho Print Show - Ward-Nasse Gallery, 178 Prince St., NYC

Sculpture Tour - Outdoor sculpture installation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Step Two: The Sculpture in Prospect Park - Outdoor wind sculpture, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1988

Right About Now - Mock, Neal, Pfaffman, Willis Gallery, Detroit, MI

Rust and Fireworks - Block prints & monoprints, Vulcan Monument, Birmingham Parks & Recreation, AL

The Other New York - Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX

Art on the Corner - Prints & outdoor sculpture installation, Gardner Galleries, 1247 Wildwood Ave., Columbus, GA

Group Show - Ward-Nasse Gallery, 178 Prince St., NYC

Outdoor Sculpture Show - Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

1987

Outside In - Socrates Sculpture Park exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs, NY

2B - Outdoor Sculpture Show - Ave. B & 2nd St., NYC

5th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show - EmpireFulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

Art-Bridges-Space - curated by Mariella Bisson, 84 Front St., Brooklyn, NY

Out on Their Ears - Artists for All Species, Henry St. Settlement St., NYC

1986

8 Women Sculptors - ClaySpace Gallery, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Socrates Sculpture Park - Opening exhibition, outdoor sculpture installation, Long Island City, NY

Artworks in City Spaces- The Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers St., NYC

Surplus - Exit Art group show, 578 Broadway, NYC

On The Edge - Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, group show, 68 Jay St., Brooklyn, NY

A Garden of Knowledge - Central Hall Gallery, NYC; Diverse Works allery, Houston, TX

Decision Divisions - group show, Federal Court House, 1 Center St., NYC & 25 Cadman Plaza, Bklyn NY

1985

ABC No Rio - The First Five Years - Department of Cultural Affairs, 2 Columbus Circle, NYC

Surfacing Images: A Selection of Works on Paper - The Bronx Museum Hostos Gallery, Bronx, NY

Group Show - Exit Art, 578 Broadway, NYC

10 Painters - Federal Court House, 225 Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

1984

Intuition and the Block Print - John Nichols Printmakers, 83 Grand St. NY & Gallery 72, Omaha, NE

18 Horses: 90 Years of Equestrian Sculpture - Installation in the Arch at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

1983

Postmodern Man - Curated show /paintings, PS 122, 409 E. 9th St., NYC

Terminal New York - Group show, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 58th St. & 1st Ave., Brooklyn, NY

1982

Collaborative Projects Artist Show - Collab group show at the Randolf St. Gallery, Chicago. ILL.

Birdhouse Eleven - Birdhouse Gallery, Central Park Zoo, NYC

Running '82 - Road Runners Club, 9 East St., NYC

1981

The Portrait Studio Show - Curated by Tom Warren, ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St., NYC

Murder, Suicide, Junk - Curated by John Morton, ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St., NYC

1980

Animals Living in Cities - Curated by Christy Rupp, ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St., NYC

The Bad Light Photography Show -Curated by Richard Mock, Group show at the Strap, 10th Ave. & 18th St., NYC

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2011 Instructor: Printmaking, Department of Art, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
2010 Exhibition Talk: The Kentler Flatfiles / "Degrees of Density", Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2009 Michael Kukla and Florence Neal "An Artist Dialogue" December 19, 2009, Mid-Manhattan Library, The New York Public Library, NYC
2009 Panelist: &NOW Conference, “"Ekphrastic Fictions: Representation of and Symbolic Catalyst for Visual Art", Buffalo, NY
2009 Panel Moderator: “The Nerve of Drawing”, TriBeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY
2009 Juror: Brooklyn, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Panelist: NYC Percent for Art Selection Panel, New York, NY
2007 Lecture: "The Artist as Activist: Creating Space", Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
2007 Panelist: "The Artist and Social Sculpture", TriBeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY

2007 Artist Talk and Presentation: "The Fireworks Series and Public Art Works", Columbus Public Library, Columbus, Georgia
2007 Lecture: "Contemporary Drawings in Alabama and New York", Jule Collins Smith Museum, Auburn, AL
2007 Artist Talk and Slide Presentation: Auburn University Art Department, Auburn, AL
2006 Juror, "Drawings on Alabama", A state-wide juried drawing exhibition, hosted by Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, AL
2006 Panelist: "How to Get into a Gallery", Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Instructor, Monoprints & Block Prints, Il Chiostro, Tuscany, Italy
2001-2003 Exhibitions Coordinator, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
2000 - 2003 Exhibitions Curator: The Art Lot, Outdoor Sculpture exhibition space in Brooklyn New York
1998 Set Design - "Fraternity of Deceit" - Chamber Opera by Composer Michael Kowalski, Eden Arcade Theatre, NYC
1980 - 2000 Graphic Design: Arts, Parks, Book Cover Designs
1994 Slide Lecture - University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
1992 Instructor, Waterbase Monoprinting - Lower East Printshop, 59-61 East 4th St., NYC
1992 Artist Talk on Art - Panel discussion, representing Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn NY
1990 Slide Lecture - School of Visual Arts, Art Education Dept., NYC
1988 Slide Lecture - Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA
1987 Arts Exchange - Erie, PA, lectures and demonstrations

REVIEWS & ARTICLES
THE NEW YORK TIMES,
Arts & Leisure, “The New Bridge and Tunnel Crowd: by Holland Cotter, March 13, 2005
DIMANCHE.CH Cahier Special, “Les Artistes entre documentation et activisme”, by Maria-Pia Mascaro, 8.9.02

BROOKLYN WOMAN, "Florence Neal Opens Her Studio", by Christine Stenstrom, Volume 1, Number 4, July 1994
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Style, "An artist’s colony grows in Red Hook, Brooklyn", by John Marchese, May 8, 1994
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, "Flaglike Art Gets Feet Wet", by Kyle Mac Millan, Nov. 5, 1990
BRUTUS - "New York Art Scene is a Survival Game", by Yoshiko Ebihara, Japan, August, 1989
THE DETROIT NEWS, ART by Joy Hakanson Colby, February 14, 1988


CATALOGS & PUBLICATIONS
MARGINALIA, Cover block print "Under the Microscope", Marginalia, Porcupine Press LLC, Pitkin, CO
MOCKERY, A portfolio trubute to Richard Mock- Published by Cannonball Press, 2007
MARGINALIA, Six block prints included in Volume II Issue 3, Fall 2006, Marginalia, Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, CO

DIALOGUE -
New York /Paris Printmakers /Exhibition Catalogue, Curated by Maddy Rosenberg, New York and Le Trait Association Committee, Paris, October, 2005

“Distant Flames”, Artist Book, Edition: 5, Poetry by Abdelkrim Tabal, Translated by Wendy Walker and Rabia Zbkh
“Cycles” Artist Book, Edition: 16
“Usage” By Tom LaFarge, Block print and book cover design.
"Stalking" - Print collaboration with writer, Wendy Walker, for CHAIN 8 publication, Spring, 2001
NEW YORK, NEW YORK: PRINTS OF THE CITY: 1880s -1990, Exhibition Catalogue, The Reba and Dave Williams Collection
"Connections" - Artist Book, Three Artists,Three Printmaking Techniques, 1995, edition of 36, Everglade Press.
HERMIT, LETOKRUHY/GROWTHRINGS - Symposium Catalog, Monastery Plasy, Czech Republic, 1993
THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN, REVISITED - Exhibition catalog, Kingsborough Community College CUNY, Brooklyn, NY 1993
CROSSINGS -Published by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Spring 1991, 1992, 1995
125 monoprints for art magazine "Crossings", 1995
Block print Cover Design for "Crossings", Edited by Neddi Heller, 1992 Copies included in the collection of MOMA, Stedlijk Museum in Amsterdam, Brooklyn Museum Archives, Franklin Furnace Archives
CAMPUS SCULPTURE EXHIBIT / TOUR V - Exhibition catalog, Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1990
SCULPTURE TOUR - Catalog, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1989
SUPLUS: TODAY'S ART IN AN OVERPOPULATED CITY - Catalog, Exit Art, March 28 - April 20, 1986
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK - Inaugural exhibition catalog, PO Box 6259, LIC, NY 11/06, 1986
ABC NO RIO DINERO, THE STORY OF A LOWER EAST SIDE GALLERY - Edited by Alan Moore & Marc Miller, published by ABC No Rio & Collaborative Projects, 1985
ARTWORKS IN CITY SPACES - Catalog, Tweed Court House, May, 1986
10 PAINTERS - Exhibition Brochure, text by Greta Gundersen, January, 1985
INTUITION & THE BLOCK PRINT - Catalog, John Nichols Printmakers & Publishers, 1984


GRANTS / AWARDS / RESIDENCIES
2013 Vermont Studio Center, Printmaking Residency, Johnson, Vermont
2013 MI-LAB Artist-in-Residence, Fujikawaguchiko, Japan
2012 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2010 Visiting Artist, Department of Art, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
2010 Soaring Gardens Artists' Retreat, Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
2009 Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, (Almeria) Spain
2009 Women's Studio Workshop, Printmaking Residency, Rosendale, NY

2008 The Banff Centre, Leighton Artists' Colony, Banff, Alberta, Canada
2007 Nominee - Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
2007 Hambidge Residency, Rabun Gap, Georgia

2004 Woodstock School of Art Residency, Woodstock, NY
2003 Platte Clove Residency, The Catskill Center, Platte Clove, NY
1990 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
1988 Avocet, Silkscreen Print Studio, Art Awareness, Lexington, NY
1988 NYSCA Honoraria from Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn, NY
1987 Mid-Atlantic Arts Consortium, Arts Exchange & Artist in Residence, Erie, PA, April

1984 Sculpture Space, Sculpture Work Residency, Utica, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY
The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
Columbus Public Library, Columbus, GA
Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL
LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
New York Public Library, Department of Prints, Fifth Ave., & 42nd St., New York, NY
Omaha Public Library, Omaha, NE
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL


   
 
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