Bio & CV

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Vulcan Chess Installation • Broad Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Selected Works • Christopher Markus The Lion’s Mane, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Vulcan Chess • Balance Wellness Center, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Paperworks • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 2019

Defending Surface BFA Thesis • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2017

Bringing the March Home • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2017

Vulcan Chess Studies • Art Library at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ | 2016

Vulcan Chess • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2016

Delicate Immensities • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2015

Rumi Driven • Mason Gross Undergraduate Project Space, New Brunswick, NJ | 2014

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Alternatives ‘20: Art House • Virtual Space • https://alternatives20.wixsite.com/operatingsystem | 2020

Body (No Body) • Anne Bryant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, transferred to virtual space | 2020

Emerging Artists & Painting Without A Brush • Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA | 2020

Intimate Explorations • Clark Hill Law Offices, Philadelphia, PA | 2020

Daydream • 9th Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, PA | 2020

Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory  • Cleveland, OH | 2019

Dance of Shapes • FMC Tower, Philadelphia, PA | 2019-2020

Reflection(s) • Anne Bryan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Summer Love • Gallery 8 • Philadelphia, PA

(Not So) Silent Auction on Broad • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Harmony of the Senses • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Circle of Care • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Harmony of the Senses • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Salon des Refusés • PAFA, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Divergent Directions • PAFA, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Salon des Refusés • iMPeRFeCT Gallery, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Catalyze  • Cambridge Innovation Center, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Menstrala  •  The Common Room, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Stories to Tell  •  The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Expressive Revolt  •  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Spider Rock •  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2019

Hot & Cold  •  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2018

Senses and Sensuality • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2018

Texture • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA | 2018

17th Annual National Arts Program • Liberty Hall Center, Union, NJ | 2018

Implicate Order • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2017

Proverbial Balls • L.A.B., New Brunswick, NJ | 2017

Catawampus – BFA  •  Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2017

Same Boat • LAB, Mason Gross, New Brunswick, NJ | 2016

Art in a State of Mobility • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2016

Cornered • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2016

Intertwine • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ | 2015

 /’ pälē, glät/ • Polyglot Art Exhibition and Fundraiser, New Brunswick, NJ | 2015

City & Myth • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ *Awarded Ruth Crocket Art Prize* | 2014

10 • Ten Year Celebration of City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT • Auction | 2014

Union County College Student Art Competition and Exhibition • Richel Commons &
Virtual Gallery on UCC.edu, Cranford, NJ *Awarded Best Work Submitted* | 2014

Benchmarks • Cranford Downtown Public Art Projects • Cranford Township, NJ | 2012

 

RESIDENCIES

Mount Gretna School of Art • Lancaster, PA | Postponed until further notice

Arts Letters & Numbers • Averill, NY | Postponed until further notice

 

CURATION

2019

Salon des Refusés • PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Vulcan Chess Installation • Broad Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Works • Christopher Markus The Lion’s Mane, Philadelphia, PA

Vulcan Chess • Balance Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Paperworks •  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017

BFA Thesis: Defending Surface • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Bringing the March Home • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Implicate Order • Co-Curator • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

2016

Vulcan Chess Studies • Art Library at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Vulcan Chess • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Art in a State of Mobility • Co-Curator • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Cornered • Co-Curator • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

2015

Delicate Immensities • Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Balancing Acts: Managing Identities – Panel Discussion • Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick, NJ

Rumi Driven • Mason Gross Undergraduate Project Space, New Brunswick, NJ

 

EDUCATION

2020 MFA Painting and Papermaking, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts • Philadelphia, PA

2017 BFA Painting and Art History, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers • New Brunswick, NJ

New York Academy of Art • New York, NY (Scholarships)
2017 Sculpture Master Class with Judy Fox
2016 Drawing Master Class with Steven Assael
2015 Oil Painting Master Class with Vincent Desiderio

2016 VSA New Jersey • New Brunswick, NJ
Professional Development Certificate, Universal Design for Learning

2015 (Winter) Philadelphia Museum of Art • Philadelphia, PA
Externship, shadowed Senior Marketing Editor: Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano, Represent: 200 Years of African American Art, Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting

2014 AA Union County College • Cranford, NJ

2009 Certified Acutonics® Practitioner, Acutonics® Sound Healing Therapy • Acutonics Institute of Integrative Medicine • Llano, NM (Westfield, NJ)

2005 Licensed Massage Therapist & Bodyworker • Therapeutic Massage & Training Center • Westfield, NJ

   

AWARDS

2019-2020 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania, PA • Merit Scholarship & MFA Artistic Excellence ScholarshipNew Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs Fine Arts Fellowship & Continuing Education Fellowship • Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, New Brunswick, NJ

2018-2019 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Pennsylvania, PA • Merit Scholarship & MFA Artistic Excellence Scholarship, 
New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs Fine Arts Fellowship • Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, New Brunswick, NJ

2017-2018 Matthew Leydt Society, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ • Inducted as one of the top 2% (Summa Cum Laude) graduates, Class of 2017 - http://tinyurl.com/mon5b46

2016-2017 The Marlene and David Tepper Chair in Visual Arts Scholarship • Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2015-2017 Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship • Douglass Residential College at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2014 Ruth Crocket Art Prize, City & Myth, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

2014 Best Work Submitted, Union County College Student Art Competition and Exhibition, Cranford, NJ

 

TEACHING

2020 (classes transitioned to virtual teaching environment, trained Professors in Zoom & Canvas)

Teaching Assistant  (with Renée Foulks) • Portrait Painting • Undergraduate Class • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Assistant  (with Al Gury) • Color Painting • Undergraduate Class • PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

2019

Teacher • After School Art Program • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA • 
Foundations in Drawing

Teaching Assistant (with Al Gury) • Painting the Figure - Undergraduate Class • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2018

Teacher • Figure Drawing - After School Art Program • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2017

Teaching Assistant • Undergrad Senior Seminar • William Paterson University, Wayne NJ •
Frida Kahlo presentation and discussion

Teaching Assistant • Bookmaking Workshop • HP Gives a Hoot & Mason Gross School of the Arts, Highland Park, NJ

 

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Hyperallergic: A View from the Easel • Dori Miller, Philadelphia, PA

The Acutonics Institute of Integrative Medicine Site News & Newsletter Student Feature: Dori Miller, Acutonics.com, December 2016

Union County College
Student Art Competition, UCC.edu, 2014

Student Art Exhibit Set for May 9, Suburban News, 2014

The Sheaf (Union County College Literary magazine)
Elderflower Pressé (Oil on Canvas) • Spring 2014
Ember Clouds (Photograph) • Fall 2013
Asparagus Forest (Photograph) Spring 2013

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