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  Daisy Lion 1 , 2005, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Daisy Lion 1, 2005, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Galleries

  • Primary Colour Gallery, Granby, MA (2008 - 2014)
  • Mud Spun Art Center, Belchertown, MA (2009)
  • Mill River Gallery, Williamsburg, MA (2005)
  • Gallery 267, Greenfield, MA (2004)

Solo Exhibits

  • Art in the Window (Dove), Food for Thought Books, Amherst, MA (2013)
  • April 2011 Exhibit, Lobby of the Pioneer Valley Ballet, Easthampton, MA (2011)
  • Daisy Animals, Granby Public Library, Granby, MA (2010)
  • Pen Revisited and Jazz Band (studies), Manhan Cafe, Easthampton, MA, (2007)
  • Animal Set #3 and Dove, Ralphine's Deli & Cafe, Easthampton, MA,(2006-07)
  • Daisy Animals, Cup & Top Cafe, Florence, MA (2006-07)
  • Pen, Amalie Louise Bakery Cafe, Florence, MA (2005)
  • Experiments with Acrylics, Granby Public Library, Granby, MA (2003)

Group Exhibits

  • Granby Preservation Society Artisan Exhibit, Kellogg Hall, Granby, MA (September 2017)
  • IT Art Project, Halls of UMASS Lederle Graduate Research Center, Amherst, MA (2014-present)
  • Mail Art Project, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA (2016)
  • Granby Arts and Crafts Festival Art Show, Church of Christ, Granby, MA, Group Exhibition Participant (2005, 2016), Featured Artist (2006)
  • TRIPLE SSS 2015: Sensual, Sexual, Smut at Nina’s Nook in Turners, MA (2015)
  • And In One Another: A Massive Collaborative Sketchbook Project, The Whoo Space, Northampton, MA (2011), Flying Object Space, Hadley, MA (2011)
  • Child's Play: Irony & Consequence, UMass Student Union Art Gallery, Amherst, MA (2006)
  • Images of Peace and Protest (Dove), Leverett Crafts and Arts, Leverett, MA (2005)
  • Sixth Anniversary Celebration & Exhibit, Flywheel Community Arts Space, Easthampton, MA (2005)
  Heifer , 2008, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Heifer, 2008, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

  Toucan , 2007, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Toucan, 2007, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Public Art Projects

  • Holyoke Volleyball, Acrylic on Fiberglass Statue, Holyoke, MA (coming 2018)
  • Whimsical Melancholy (nine enlarged prints), UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Computer Classroom (coming December 2017)
  • Granby Dinosaur Statue, Acrylic on Fiberglass Statue, Granby, MA (2013)
  • Set mural/backdrop for the Granby Arts Project (GAP) theatrical productions in Granby, MA (2006-2011)
  • Habitat for Humanity Mural (Unveiling), UCC Church of Christ, Granby, MA (2011)
  • Monkey Reads, mural, East Meadow School Library, Granby, MA, (2007)
  • Picture Safari, Granby Arts and Crafts Festival (2006) and Granby Charter Days (2004) , Granby, MA
  • Windows on the Walls, Amherst Garage Mural Project, Amherst, MA (2003)

 

Publications, Design and illustrations

  • Frida, painting was highlighted on the "Your Art Here" page of the July 2017 issue of Preview Magazine (2017)
  • Carpe Wayne, an illustrated book of haiku about growing up in a small New England town (2015)
  • Winter Flowers, an illustrated poem book (2014)
  • Here & Now, a blog-published poetry comic (previously Souvenir) (2017 and beyond)
  • Souvenir, a blog-published poetry comic (2012-2017)
  • Ginger Snacks: 30 Poems of April, a self-published collection of sketches and poetry (2013)
  • Neato Speedo: 100 Poems of Summer, a self-published collection of sketches and poetry (2012)
  • Pony Pop, a self-published collection of sketches and poetry (2013)
  • Eucalyptus: Poems, Prose and Pictures, a self-published collection of sketches and poetry (2004)
  • Ongoing Freelance Illustration and Commissions, include paintings, caricature portraits, t-shirts designs, greeting cards, invitations, posters, logos, pamphlets, booklets, and coloring books (1980-present)
 T-Rex, 2007, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

T-Rex, 2007, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

 Lily's Penguin, 2008, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Lily's Penguin, 2008, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Speaking Engagements

  • What's Up Granby?, a public access cable interview program (watch...) (2016)
  • Northampton Poetry (open mic), Tuesdays at the Hinge and the Deuce in Northampton MA (2012-2016)
  • Anectotally Wayne,  Church of Christ Parish House, Granby, MA (2015)
  • Eucalyptus, poetry reading & art showing, West Street School, Granby, MA (2004)
  • What is Art?, a creativity talk, West Street School, Granby, MA (2003)
  • Finding the Artist in You, a creativity workshop, Granby Public Library (2003)

artsy activities

  • Hand Drawn Ornaments, fundraising at the Granby UCC Christmas Bazaar, Granby, MA (2007-2015)
  • Street Sketching (Busking)
    • Commercial St, Provincetown, MA (Summers 2010 - 2013)
    • Main St., Northampton, MA (Summers and New Year's Eve 2010 - 2013)
  • 25 Cents Poems (Fundraisers)
    • Granby Dinosaur Festival, Granby, MA (2013)
    • Granby Arts and Crafts Festival, Granby, MA (2007)
  • 25 Cent Sketches / Free Sketches (Fundraisers)
    • Granby Dinosaur Festival, Granby, MA (2007, 2013, 2014)
    • Granby Charter Days, Dufresne Park, Granby, MA (2011)
    • Granby UCC Tag Sale, Town Common, Granby, MA (2010, 2011)
    • Granby UCC Talent Show, Granby, MA (2010, 2011)
    • Lily's Bat Mitzvah, Amherst, MA (2009)
    • Regrae Festival (Valley Free Radio Benefit), Pulaski Park, Northampton, MA (2009)
    • GMPA Benefit Concert: Mr. Williams and Family, Granby, MA (2008)
    • I Hear Music in the Streets (Homeless Awareness Arts Festival), Pulaski Park, Northampton, MA (2008)
  Pony Camp , 2005, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas

Pony Camp, 2005, 16x20 inches, acrylic on canvas