BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION AND GRANT STUDIES

2010-2014
Columbia University School of General Studies, Department of Art History and Archeology

1981-1982
Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1980
Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1979
ESSA mini-grant for fresco in Nathan Hale School, Roxbury, Massachusetts

1978
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1971
Institute Allende, San Miguel, Mexico

1969
Dana Pond Award, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1968-1972
Boston Museum School, Boston, MA


ONE WOMAN SHOWS

2018
“Relief: Dialogues in Depth”, (with Jock Ireland) St. Ann's and The Holy Trinity Church,Brooklyn, NY

2016
“Wayfarers & Warblers in the Ancient World”, Hudson Guild Gallery, New York, NY

2014
“The Unnatural and Ancient World," Ellipsis Gallery, Newport, RI

2013-Present
“In The Neighborhood," Bonjour, 1442 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

2006
“Watercolors,” Viewing Room, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY

2006
“Prima Luce,” Hudson Guild Gallery, New York, NY, catalogue

2005
“Bricolage,” Convent of Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT.

2003
“The Genie’s Out of the Bottle,” Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY. Brochure essay by John Goodrich

2002
“Tuscan Travelogue and Other Watercolors,” Palazzo Pretorio, San Donato in Poggio, Itay

2001
“Mise en Place,” Watercolors and collage, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY

2000
“Colon Watercolors,” Museum of African Art Shop, New York

1999
“Recent Still Lives,” Repast, New York, NY

1987
“Bangsa Moro,” Tin Pan Alley, New York

1984
“Artists Choose Artists,” Artist Space, New York

1978
“Paintings in Praise of Joan Didion,” Atlantic Gallery, Boston, MA

1977
“Seated Bathers,” Merrimack College, North Andover, MA


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2018
“Bye-Bye Winter Blues”, Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design, Newport, RI.
“Refigured - Glass. Paper. Thread.,” Hudson Guild Gallery, New York, NY

2017
“Art After Dark,” Student abd Faculty Sale, Newport Art Museum, Newport, R.I.
“Annual Holiday Show,” Jessica Hagen, Fine Art+Design. Newport, R.I.
“Gallery Group,” Jessica Hagen, Fine Art+Design. Newport, R.I.

2016
“A Show About Colab" Printed Matter, New York, New York

2015
“Personal Recollections," Wesleyan University Center for the Arts, Middletown, CT. (catalog available)

2014
“Collaborative Projects," Gallery 98 Bowery, New York, New York
“Home Economics," Hudson Guild, New York, New York

2013
Artist Choice," Newport Museum, Newport, Rhode Island

2012
“Books: The Physical Evidence" Hudson Guild, New York, New York

2011
Relief: Drawing on Depth" Hudson Guild, New York, New York. Catalogue available.

2009
“Parents and Children" Hudson Guild, New York, New York
Botanical Pictures" Hudson Guild, New York, New York

2008
Culinary Delights" Hudson Guild, NewYork, New York

2007
“Gallery Group" Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, New York

2007 - 2009Annual
“Art and Soul" All Souls, New York, New York

2004
“Small Work, Big Ideas, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY

2003
“Inaugural Exhibition, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 37 West 57th Street, New York, NY
Works on Paper, “Variations & Themes,” Pace University, Purchase, NY
Zeuxis, “A Moveable Feast,” Westbeth Gallery, NY

2002
“Summer Group, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York

2000
“Certain Things, Unlikely Treasures, Elsa Mott Gallery, Jane Dickson, Curator
”Watercolors, Lori Bookstein Gallery, New York

1999
“Black New Yorkers, Black New York, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

1995
“Fatherhood, Elsa Mott Gallery, New York, N.Y.

1991
“The Interrupted Life,” New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Curated by France Morin, (catalogue)

1990
“Women Photographers, Women’s Caucus on the Arts, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York

1988
“7,100 Islands: The Philippines Since Aquino, City Gallery, New York
“The Peacemaker, Cultural Similarities and Diversities, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

1986-1987
“Momento Mori, Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico City, (catalogue)

1985
“20/20”, New York and Ohio, Lake Erie College Gallery, Ohio
“Women Paint People, New Math Gallery, New York
“New Paintings, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York

1984
“Micro Art, Now Gallery, New York
“Small Work, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York
“A. More Store, Jack Tilton Gallery & Printed Matter, New York
“Auction, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York
“New Talent, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York
“The New Portrait, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY, Curated by Jeffery Dietch
“Artist Call, COLAB Benefit, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
“Up With People, ”The Jungle, Concord Gallery, New York

1983-1984
“A. More Store, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Jack Tilton Gallery, New York; Rhona Hoffman, Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983
“The Ritz, COLAB & WPA, Washington, D.C.
“Benefit: A More Store, Artist Space, New York
“A.B.C. No Rio, Island of Negative Utopia, The Kitchen, New York
“Three Part Variety, Alexander Milliken Gallery, New York

1982
“The A. More Store, organizer and exhibitor, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
“Graphics form the CoLAB Collection, SUNY, Purchase, NY
“Collaborative Projects at Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
“The Photograph Transformed, Stefanotti Gallery, New York
“Smoke and Ashes, Josef Gallery, NY, Curated by Michael Klein
“Face to Face, Alternative Museum, NY, Curated by Jeanette Ingerman, (Catalogue)
“Collaborative Projects Group Show, Randolf Street Gallery, Chicago
“New Drawing in America, The Drawing Center, New York, (Catalogue)

1981
“Selection 15, The Drawing Center, New York
“New Talent, Alan Stone Gallery, New York
“Two Suitcases Show/Art Politik, Collaborative Project, New York to Seattle, WA
“Absurdities, A.B.C. No Rio Gallery, New York
“Photography, Tenth Avenue Gallery, New York
IV International Bienal de Arte, Medellin, Colombia

1980
“Mixed Media, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
“Small Works, New York University East Gallery, New York, Curated by Patterson Simms, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“An Invitational Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1979-1980
“Polaroid International Collection and Exhibition”, Amsterdam, Holland

1979
“Small is Beautiful,” A Traveling Exhibition, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA; Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
“Gallery Group, Max Protech, New York


CURATORIAL

2011-2018
SExhibitions @ Hudson  Guild, New York , New York

2000
“Infinite Possibilities,” Elsa Mott Gallery, New York

1999
“The Family of Women, Carolyn Jones, Abbeville Press, Elsa Mott Gallery, YWCA, New York

1998
“The Sporting Life,” Three Women Photographers, Elsa Mott Gallery, YWCA, New York (brochure)

1996-97
Coordinator, “Festival of Women Photographers” (brochure), in conjunction with the New York Public Library’s ”History of Women in Photography” Exhibition, Barbara Tannenbaum, curator

1996
“Family Ties, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, YWCA, New York (brochure)

1995
“Fatherhood, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery,YWCA,New York


GROUP AFFILIATIONS

2007 - present
Founder and Director of The Ddora Foundation, New York, N.Y.

2006 - present
Founder and Chief fund raiser for Next Generation Teen Center, Children's Aid Society,Bronx,N.Y.

2004-2007
Advisory Committee, Hudson Guild, New York City

1999-2006
Member of Art Table

1998 - 2012
Board of Directors, International Medical Corps, Los Angeles, CA

1996
Benefit Committtee, Artists Space, New York, N.Y.

1994-2003
Advisory Committee, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, YWCA, NY

1991-1994
Society for Visual Anthropology
American Anthropological Association

1985-1987
Founder & Co-Director, Avocet Press, Print Studio

1985-1986
Silkscreen cocktail napkins insert, Between C&D Magazine, New York
Silkscreeen insert, ”Julia” (edition of 1000), Between C& D Magazine

1984
Message on a Truck, Directed and edited by Jenny Holzer, (Funded by COLAB)

1982-1984
Member & Officer, Collaborative Projects, Inc.(COLAB), New York, Funded by New York State Council on the Arts and National Endowment for Arts


REVIEWS AND EDITORIALS

2014
"Worlds Collide" Mercury Press, Rhode Island. Dec. 2014, Vol.257. No. 51.

2011
"Relief: "Drawing in Depth" by John Goodrich in City Arts, Vol.3 Issue 4, New York, New York

1998
City, “Sporting Life” in Newsday, 4 July.
City, “Sporting Life” in The New York Times, 12 July.
Critics Choice, “Sporting Life” by Vince Alettiin
The Village Voice, 20 July.

1995
Critics Choice: “Fatherhood Photo Exhibition” by Shawn O'Sullivan in New York Daily News, 29 April, p. 27.
The City-Playing in the Neighborhood: ‘Fatherhood’ Photo Exhibition in New York Times, 9 April.

1991
“The Faces of Death: A Multi-Media Meditation, by Roberta Smith in New York Times, September 13, 1991, p. C18.

1985
New Painters”, Arts Magazine (April), New York

1984
“The New Portrait of P.S. 1, by Brooke Adams, Art in America (Dec)
“A. More Store, Jolie Stahl, Alan Moore and Mike Glier, Artforum (Dec)
“Jolie Stahl at Artist Space” by Carlos McCormick, East Village Eye (April).


PUBLICATIONS - PHOTO ESSAYS

2002
Black Pilgrimage to Islam. Robert Dannin, author. New York: Oxford University Press.

1999
Islam in America, Smith, Jane I., New York:
Columbia University Press.

1998
“Understanding the Multi-Ethnic Dilemma of African American Muslims” in Haddad, Yvonne and John Esposito (Editors), Muslims on the Path to Americanization”, Atlanta: Scholars Press.

1997
“An Island in a Sea of Ignorance: Dimensions and Contours of the Prison Mosque” in Metcalf, B. (Ed.), Making Space for Islam, Berkeley: University of California Press.

1993
“Les heritiers de Malcolm X” in Le Monde Diplomatique. (Fevrier).
“U.S. Suspect in Bombing Plots - Zealous Causes and Civic Roles” by Francis X. Clines, New York Times, June 28, 1993

1991
“The Late Late Show: Dakota Staton’s Career, City Sun, New York
“Image and Identity in War” in Aperture Magazine
“Railroad Justice Revisited: The Case of the Williamsburg 4, City Sun, New York
“Three Men in Police Killings to Argue for New Trial”New York Times
“A Mecca of Black Studies, City Sun, New York
“A Full Recovery: Prognosis for North General Hospital, City Sun, NY
“The Path to Afrocentricty: Women’s Rites of Passage at Forbells Jail, City Sun, New York
“A People's History of the New York Three”(2 parts), City Sun, NY

1990
“Toussaint's Last Miracle, City Sun, New York
“Ronald Jean-Baptiste Facing Court Martial, Cover, City Sun, New York
“Still Angry After All These Years, City Sun, New York
“Dhoruba Bin Wahad - New York’s Mandela, City Sun
“Warzone: Fighting AIDS in the Streets, City Sun, NY
“Queen of Southern Cuisine: Edna Lewis, City Sun, NY

1989
“Masjid Sankore: Mecca for New York Prisoners, City Sun, New York
“David Dinkins Mayoral Campaign, City Sun, New York
“David Dinkins Mayoral Campaign, AERA, Tokyo, Japan
“The Prison Detail” (Burial of the Poor and Indigent on Hart Island), City Sun, New York
“University Place Bookshop, The Chronicle for Higher Education, Washington, D.C.
“Faith Behind Bars” (African American Muslims in Prison), Newsday Magazine, New York
“Political Prisoners in the U.S., Valley Advocate, Springfield, Mass.

1988
“Muslims Wage Holy War on Crack”Hijrah, Los Angeles, “Profile of Nur Misuari, Chairman of the MNLF, Hijrah Magazine, Los Angeles, CA
“Holy War on Crack: Muslims Reclaim a Drug-Infested Neighborhood, City Sun, New York
“New York Activist Seeks to Re-open His Case, NewsdayCity SunNew York TimesVisions (North Carolina)

1987
Annual Report: Technica, Berkeley, CA
“Bangso Moro: Muslim Rebellion in the Philippines, Correire della Sera, Sette Magazine, Milan, Italy
“Honduras: The War Comes Home, NACLA Report, New York
“El Salvador: Disunited to Deconstruct, NACLA Report,
Annual Report, Technica, Berkeley, CA
“Xabier Gorostiaga: Peace with No Losers, NACLA Report on the Americas
“Honduras and Nicaragua: Fact Finding Mission, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Boston, MA
“Health as a Human Right in Nicargua: The Impact of Low Intensity Conflict,Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Boston, MA

1986
“The Manila Cemetery Provides a Home for Living and Dead, American Cemetery Magazine, New York
“The Chinese Cemetery in Manila, American Cemetery Magazine
“El Salvador, the New and Old War, NACLA Report on the Americas, May/June


SLIDE PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES

2002
“Black Pilgrimage to Islam,” Asia Society, NY

1991
“Conflict and Assimilation in an American Muslim Community, Annual Meeting of the Association for Caribbean Studies, Dakar, Senegal
“Black Pilgrimage to Islam, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago

1989
“The Tenement: Place for Survival, Object of Reform, Chinatown History Project (NY) and the DIA Art Foundation

1987
“Living on Death in the Philippines, American Gravestone Society, Annual Conference, Amherst, MA
“Bangsa Moro: Muslim Rebellion in the Philippines,” Tin Pan Alley, NY

1986
“Life in a Nicarguan War Zone, Tin Pan Alley, New York