Inspired by Life and Nature

The artwork displayed here is inspired by the world around us and all of nature's glorious hues. 

The Artist

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Artists Statement

The Artist has shared that "I’ve always seen myself as a versatile artist, with a foundation in landscape painting...but as time passed, and I grew as a person, spiritually and artistically, I discovered that my artistic fervor encompassed elements of surrealism, atmospheric exploration and dream-like transitions. 

I could not imagine a world without art...I see art as a healing force for the Universe and the life that inhabits it. Art is, and always has been a friend to me- it is comforting, it is my lover, and my mother...art is the reason I place my feet on the floor each and every morning....it is the driving force in my soul...the reason I draw breath...without it, I would simply wither and blow away.” 

Education

Mercy College- Dobbs Ferry NY. MS Mental Health Counseling/ Minor in Studio Art

Marist College- Poughkeepsie NY.  BA in Mental Health Counseling/ Minor in Fine Arts

College of New Rochelle (CNR)-New Rochelle NY. BS in Art Therapy/ Concentration in Studio Art.

SUNY Orange- Middletown NY. Associates in Art History, Viscom/ Minor in Psychology 

Professional Experience

Fine Artist 2000-Present.

Certified Reiki Master Practitioner 2008-2012

Summit School- Mental Health Counselor/ Art Therapist. 2000-2010

VA Hospital- Montrose NY. Internship 2006

Art for AIDS- Volunteer Work- Artist and Fundraising. 1995-1998. 

Artist Affiliations

The National Association of Women Artists ( NAWA) Manhattan NY. 2011-Present

The National Association of Professional Women 2009-2011

The Alternative Therapy Association (ATA) 2010-

Kleinert/James Art Association-Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. 2009-2011

Woodstock Art Association (WAAM) 2008-2011

Varga Gallery- Woodstock NY 2007-2012

The Arts Upstairs Gallery- Phoenicia NY 2008-2015

The Art Society of Kingston (ASK) Kingston NY. 2009-2015

The Salmagundi Club- Manhattan NY. 2008

The Art Federation- Hudson Valley. 1994-1996

Middletown Art Group- Middletown NY. 1992-1996 Board of Directors. 2001-2014.

Artist Exhibitions

Albany Professional Artist  Group Juried show September 10th, 2019. 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts. Summer Juried Show July 2019. Opening July 10th 6pm. Awarded 2nd Prize 

Albany Artists Group Members Show. June 2019

Art Center of the Capital Region, Fence Juried Show. June 17-July 7, 2019.

Pruyn House Juried Exhibition- Newtonville, N.Y. April 2019 

Cal Art Exhibition. Honorable Mention Judges Circle. William K. Sanford Library, Albany N.Y. March 2019

Albany Center Gallery- Albany NY, Member's Show December 2018    

The ARTery Gallery- Milford PA. Group Show 2014.

Art Society of Kingston (ASK) Solo Show- “A Collection of Works. 2013

Art Society of Kingston (ASK) National Juried Exhibition- 2011, 2012, 2013. 

Art Along the Hudson 10th Anniversary Media Event and Art Exhibition, Betsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck NY. 2013

Arts Upstairs Gallery- Phoenicia NY. Solo Show “Atmospheric Landscapes” 2012

Middletown Art Gallery (MAG) Group Members Show 2012

Arts Upstairs Gallery- Phoenicia NY. Group Exhibition 2012

Galeria Tonantzin, Center for Art and Humanities. June/July 2012 “Women Illustrating Nature” San Juan Batista California 

Middletown Art Group (MAG) Exhibition, Best in Show 2011.

National Association of Women Artist (NAWA) Members Show. 2011 Manhattan NY

National Association of Women Artist (NAWA) Juried Exhibition 2011. Manhattan NY

Backstage Studio Productions- Kingston NY “Goddess Exhibition” 2011

Arts Upstairs Gallery- Phoenicia NY Exhibitions 2010 + 2011.

Kleinert/James Art Center- Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Members Show, 2010+2011

The Unframed Gallery- New Paltz NY 2009 Group Exhibition. 

Androgyny Art Gallery- New Paltz NY Permanent Collection

The Arts Upstairs Gallery- Phoenicia NY. Group Exhibition 2009

Salmagundi Club 95th. Non-Members Exhibition 2008 Manhattan NY

Varga Gallery- Woodstock NY (Visionary Artist Collective) 2007-2011

Agora Gallery- Chelsea NY 2005

Ceres Gallery- Chelsea NY 2004

College of New Rochelle (CNR)- New Rochelle NY. Solo Show 2003

Maxwell Fine Arts- Peekskill NY. (Permanent Collection) 2003-Present. 

Starr Gallery- Middletown NY. Group Exhibition 1995

SUNY Orange Gallery- Middletown NY. (Permanent Collection) 2000-Present

Brotherhood Winery- Washingtonville NY Group Exhibition 1993-1995.

The Art Alliance- Kendridge Farms, Cornwall NY Group Exhibition 1993

Highland Cultural Center- Cornwall NY Group Exhibition 1992-1993

T.A.A. CO-OP Gallery- Cornwall NY. Solo Exhibition. 2002. 

About Us

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Phoenix Dreamer

The artwork found on this site is an expression of the artists thoughts, visions, dreams and wishes for a better life and world for all. 

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Expression & Meaning

The artistry found in this work comes from the life experiences of the artist and the desire to share experience, offer comfort through expression and send peace to the heart and mind.

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