BORN

1969 IN N.Y.C.

LIVES AND WORKS

In Frankfurt Germany

EDUCATION

Städelschule Frankfurt, faculty painting, Prof. Christa Näher (1988-1993)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Teaching Artist at Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Hawaii (2016-2019) Workshops in:

Intaglio Etching

Japanese Woodcut

Relief Printmaking 

Prontoplate Lithography

Silkscreen Basics

 

  • Studio Technician, Printstudio Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center Makawao, HI (2004-2019)

  • Teaching assistant for Koichi Yamamoto (‘Monotypes’, Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 2019

  • Artist assistant for Paul Mullowney (Installation ‘Art & Activism’ Schaefer International Gallery 2019)

  • Artist Assistant for Mazatl (Installation ‘Grafica: Auwahi’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center 2018) and many others...

  • Ongoing assistant printmaker for artists/printmakers Abigail Romantschak and Jim Powlan at private studios (2015-2019)

  • Lead print technician for artist Vincent Goudreau for ‘Recordings of an Immigrant’ at PaiaPrintLab (2013)

  • Ongoing collaboration with artist/tattooist/printmaker Kandi Everett (since 2012)

  • Assistant printmaker at Mullowney Printing for Raking Light Projects, San Francisco, CA (2012, 2014)

  • Creator of PaiaPrintLab, Paia, HI (2009)

  • Apprenticeship at Hui Press with master printmaker Paul Mullowney, Makawao, HI (2004)

  • Apprenticeship in Tattooing, Frankfurt, Germany (1994) + 25 years of experience in tattooing

 

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2019 Honolulu Printmakers 91st Juried Exhibition, Honolulu, HI

  • 2018 Honolulu Printmakers 90th Juried Exhibition, Honolulu, HI

  • 2017 ‘Malama Wao Akua’ Hui No’eau & East Maui Watershed, Makawao, HI

  • 2016 Hui No’eau Annual Juried Exhibition, Makawao, HI

  • ‘Malama Wao Akua’  Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • ‘Commitment to Excellence’ Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu, HI

  • ‘Voyaging’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • Honolulu Printmakers 88th Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2015 Hui No’eau Annual Juried Exhibition, Makawao, HI

  • 2014 ‘Push and Pull’  Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Brea Art Gallery CA

  • Honolulu Printmakers 86th Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy Art Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2013 Mixed Media Miniature Exhibition, Koa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

  • ‘Commitment to Excellence’ Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu, HI

  • ‘Art Maui’ Schaefer International Gallery, Kahului, HI

  • 2012 ‘The Blue Show’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • Hui No’eau Annual Juried Exhibition, Makawao, HI

  • 2011 ‘Student Salon Exhibit’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • Honolulu Printmakers 83rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2009 Honolulu Printmakers 81st Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2008 Honolulu Printmakers 80th Annual Juried Exhibition, Academy     Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2007 Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI

 

Invitational GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018-2019 Artists Showcase at the Four Seasons Resort, Wailea, HI

  • 2018 ‘Wahi Pana Auwahi’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • 2014 ‘OKTP’ Modern Eden Gallery, North Beach San Francisco, CA

  • 2013 ‘Gomineko Crew Artshow’  Paiatattooparlor, Paia, HI

  • 2013 CONTEMPO, Honolulu Art Academy, Honolulu, HI

  • 2012  ‘14+1:Hawaii Printmaking Now’ Kahilu Gallery, Kailua, HI

  • 2008 ‘Kites!’ Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

  • 2007 ‘War and Peace Exhibit’ The Hawaii Institute for Human Rights, Makawao, HI

  • 2006 ‘Ink Wire Paint’ Maui Hands Gallery, Paia, HI

  • 2004 ‘International Underground’ with Wild Banana Gallery at  Whitney Young Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

 

 

HONORS

  • 2012 Honorable Mention, Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao,HI

  • 2011 Award for Excellence in Memorial of Peter Morse, Honolulu Printmakers, Academy Arts Center, Honolulu, HI

  • 2008 Award for Excellence in Relief Printmaking, Honolulu Printmakers, Academy Arts Center, Honolulu, HI