Curriculum Vitae





2003                Yale University School of Art

                        M.F.A Department of Painting and Printmaking


2000                Columbia University

B.A. Department of Visual Art, Columbia College





2018                Connecticut Commission of the Arts Grant

2018                Art Residency at The Studios of Key West, Key West, Florida

2017                WCSU Grant, towards an art residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy

2016                National Art Education Association (NAEA) Golden: Educator and Artist Award

2016                WCSU Grant to study Mokuhanga: Japanese Woodblock Printing, at the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY

2015                Steamroller Printmaking Artist for City Wide Open Studios: supported by Artspace, Da Silva Gallery, and Westville Artist Alliance New Haven, CT

2010                Radius Program, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

2007                Residency Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT





2016-present     Assistant Professor of Painting / MFA Critic, Western Connecticut State University

2012                Adjunct Professor, Connecticut College

2011-2015       Adjunct Professor of Drawing / MFA Critic, Western Connecticut State University

2008                Adjunct Professor, Whittier College

2008-2016       Artist Teacher, Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT

2005                Adjunct Professor, UCONN







2018                Cayo Hueso, The Studios of Key West, Key West, Florida

2018                Day Dreamers, Branford College, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2018                Menagerie, Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA

2016                Café con Leche, East Rock Coffee, New Haven, CT               

2011                Goatville Excursions, Lulu’s, New Haven, CT

2007               Mi Patria Querida (My Beloved Homeland), Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT




2018                Ecophilia, Leonhardt Gallery, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

2018                Flatfile Exhibition, Arete Gallery, Greenpoint Brooklyn, NY

2018                Chromalicious, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2018                Reflections of Humanity, Dehn Gallery, MCC on Main, Manchester, CT

2018                NatureLab, curated by Eric Wolf, LabSpace, Huntington, NY

2017                Squared x 2, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2016                Monothon, Carriage Barn, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, New Cannan, CT

2016                Squared, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2016                Wonderland, curated by Sue and Phil Knoll, Six Depot, West Stockbridge, MA

2015                By and by... at Home with Sam and Livy, curated by Sarah Fritchey and Rashmi Talpade, The Gallery at Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT

2015                Polysolaris, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2013                Futurecast, curated by Ihrie Means, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2013                Our Expanding Circle, Paper New England, Hartford, CT

2012                5th Anniversary, curated by Susan Classen-Sullivan, MCC on Main, Manchester, CT

2012                Connecticut College, Cummings Art Center, New London, CT

2012                Creativity and Compassion, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

2012                Fur Feather Fin, Vernon Arts Center, Vernon, CT

2012                I See The Moon, Milavec Hakimi Gallery, New York, NY

2012                Pick Two- curated by Timothy Young of the Beinecke Library, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2011                Extraordinary Facilities, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

2010                Radius, curated by Monica Ramirez-Montagut, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

2008                Drawing, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

2008                Sexy Time: A Group Effort, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

2008                Vintage Reserve, Studio 70, New Haven, CT

2008                Uneasy Prospects, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

2008                Focus New Haven, Paper New England, Hartford, CT

2008                Paper II, Bushnell Gallery, Hartford, CT

2007                Slide Slam, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2007                Show For A Show, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT

2006                Ensemble, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2006                Particular Places, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

2004                Holiday Shopping, Wallspace, New York, NY

2003                Photography As Model, Wallspace, New York, NY

2003                Metro Area MFA Show, Hunter College, New York, NY

2003                Thesis Show, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2002                Girls, Girls, Girls, Storefront 1838, New York, NY

2002                Summer, Norfolk Gallery, Norfolk, CT

2000                National Arts Club, New York, NY

1999                Summertime, Massacio Gallery, Montecastello Di Vibio, Italy





2018                Grant Spicer, Poet Artist’s Culture and Creativity, Quaker Campus, February 8

2016                Corsair: New Haven’s new upscale 235-unit apartment complex, where art meets history, New Haven Independent, Sept 4

2015                Crew Steamroll Art on the Street, New Haven Independent, October 19

2013                Christopher Arnott, Art Whips up a Storm, Artscope, Nov/Dec Issue

2012                Susan Dunne, P/NE Paper New England: A 5th Anniversary Look, Hartford Courant, Nov 16

2012                Cara Cifferelli, Milavec Hakimi Gallery Shines Moonlight on Contemporary Artists, NYU Local, Jan 25

2011                Yvette Borja, Extraordinary Facilities Strange, Sexy, Yale Daily News, Jan 28

2008               Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Sex, Rugs, and Rock ‘N’ Roll Mark Summer’s Arrival, The Villager, Vol 78 No 4

2008               Judy Birke, Today’s Complex World Fodder, New Haven Register Feb 24

2008               Stephen Vincent Kobasa, Good Looking, New Haven Advocate, Feb 20

2008               Hank Hoffman, Imaginative Painting, at Ely House, Connecticut Art Scene, Feb 14

2007               Cuba Inspires Marques’ Lush Painting, The Arts Paper, Oct Vol 10 No 9

2007               Hank Hoffman, Imagining Cuba, Connecticut Art Scene, May 7

2006               Christopher Arnott, Art School Confidential, New Haven Advocate, Oct 12





2018                by Eric Wolf, The Nature Lab, LabSpace

2007               by Nicholas Laughlin, The Dream of Cuba, Real Art Ways





2018                The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL

2017                Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

2009               Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT

2007               Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT





2018-present     Arete Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006-present    Artspace, New Haven, CT





2018                Robert Reed Teaching Archives, by Cathy Braasch

2011                Gorky’s Granddaughter, by Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy





2019                Penn State University, Drawing Workshop

2018                Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Course “Advanced Topics on Emotion and Well Being: Insights From Affective Science and Art Theory/Practice”, Sao Paolo, Brazil

2018                The Studios of Key West, Key West, Artist Lecture and Workshop, Key West, Florida

2018                Yale University, Branford College, Visiting Artist Lecture

2018                UCONN, Visiting Artist Lecture and Critic

2017                MICA, Visiting Artist Lecture and Critic

2016                American Association of University Women, “Reflections of a Family’s Cuban Heritage through Art” Lecture

2016                International Center of Photography, Invited Panelist “The Singular They

2008               Quinnipiac University, Department of Art, History of Contemporary Art

2008               CUNY-City College, Department of Psychology, Art and the Unconscious

2007               Paier College of Art, Department of Art, History of Contemporary Art

2006               School of Visual Arts, Department of Photography, Junior Seminar

2005               College of Southern Idaho, Department of Art

2003               Yale University, Undergraduate Senior Seminar