Resume

EDUCATION

2005

MA in Arts Education New York University

1998

BFA The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in conjunction with Tufts University

1995

The University of Michigan School of Fine Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007

Internal Combustion Rebus Works, Raleigh, NC

2002

Lauren Adelman Recent Works Rhythm & Muse, Jamaica Plain, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010

The Wassaic Project Maxon Mills Gallery, Wassaic, NY

2009

Ubuntu: I Am Because We Are Mark W. Potter Gallery, Watertown, CT

 

Broad Shoulders and Brotherly Love Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2008

Staff Exhibit The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

 

Made From Love Bronx Museum Project Space, Bronx, NY

2006

Objects Reinvented P.C.O.G. Gallery, New York, NY

2005

New Works: Selections by Kiki Smith and Valerie Hammond The Commons, New York, NY
Apparatus Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
Americana The Commons, New York, NY

2003

People of the Book Perkins Gallery, Stoughton, MA.
Altered book collaboration with incarcerated teens, juvenile lawyers and youth advocates

1998

Annual Ceramics Show Anderson Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Group Exhibition Anderson Gallery, Boston, MA

 

The Farm an outdoor sculpture park Phillipston, MA

1997

Annual Sculpture Show Anderson Gallery Boston, MA

 

The Farm an outdoor sculpture park Phillipston, MA

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2010

The Wassaic Project Artist in Residence Wassaic, NY

2008

Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Regrant “Public Art with Incarcerated Girls”

2007

Anchor Graphics Artist-in-Residence Chicago, IL

1998

The Pratt Grant Traveling Grant awarded through the School of the Museum of Fine Arts

COMMUNITY/ PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2011

Waiting New York, NY - Public Art Project to be installed in the Family Court 4th Floor Waiting Room in Lower Manhattan in collaboration with formerly incarcerated youth and teens aging out of foster care. Installation to be completed in June 2011.

 

Midtown Community Court/ MoMA Public Mural New York, NY - Public Mural project to be completed in Midtown Manhattan in collaboration with women arrested for prostitution and non-custodial fathers mandated by the courts to take parenting classes, as well as the larger Midtown community. To be completed in Spring 2011.

2010

Two Different Lives The Bronx Residential Center, Bronx, NY- Documentary film project with incarcerated young men.

 

The Banner Project The Brooklyn Residential Center, Brooklyn, NY- Large Scale Mural Project with incarcerated girls

 

The Letterwriting Project Rose M. Singer, Rikers Island NY, The Brooklyn Residential Center, Brooklyn, NY and Spectrum Boston, MA - This was a collaborative project between young women of Boston and N.Y. Visual 'letters' were mailed between incarcerated girls in both cities sharing common experiences creating a dialogue through art. This project began in 2008 and continued through 2010.

2009

Climbing the Gears of Life The Bronx Residential Center , Bronx, NY- Mural permanently installed in entryway of detention center created in collaboration with incarcerated young men.

2008

The Pillowcase Project Rikers Island & The Brooklyn Residential Center – Public art project created in collaboration with incarcerated girls.

2005

The Banner Project Brooklyn Residential Center, Brooklyn, NY – Public art project created in collaboration with incarcerated girls.

 

The Greenhouse Transformation Project Brooklyn Residential Center, Brooklyn, NY – Transformation of a dilapidated greenhouse in the courtyard of the residential center with a group of 8 incarcerated girls.

2004

The Postcard Project: Art and Social Action with Incarcerated Teens Crossroads Juvenile Detention Facility, Brooklyn, NY- Public mail art project created in collaboration with a group if incarcerated girls.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008- present

Artistic Noise New York
Executive Director/ Founder

2005- present

The Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
Partnership Program Educator for Community and Criminal Justice Programs, 9/10-present
Museum Educator in School Programs, 9/07-present
Text & Image Instructor, 6/08-8/08
Activist Art Instructor, 3/08-4/08
Paper Instructor,10/07-12/07
Digital Photography Instructor,1/07-5/07
Printmaking Instructor, 10/06- 12/06; 6/05- 8/05
Contemporary Art Instructor, 5/06-8/06

2003-07

Community Prep High School/CASES New York, NY
Art Teacher 9/05 – 6/07
Arts and Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator 9/03 – 6/07

2001- 03

Artistic Noise Boston, MA
Art and Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator/ Co-Founder

2002-03

Alvin Ailey Camp Boston Boston, MA
Creative Communications Instructor

1997-01

Artists For Humanity Boston, MA
Young Women’s Initiative Founder/ Education Coordinator 7/99 –10/01
Teaching Artist 2/97- 7/99

1999

The Grover Cleveland Middle School Dorchester, MA
Art Teacher

LECTURES/ ARTIST PANELS

2008

New York University Social Issue-Based Art Education Professional Development Seminar

2007

Mess Hall Chicago, IL: Dialogue: Art and Activism with Incarcerated Youth

 

Anchor Graphics Chicago, IL: Artists Talk and Demonstration at conclusion of residency

 

Rebus Works Raleigh, NC: Artists Dialogue: Art/ Education/ Activism

2005

The Dean’s Grant for Student Research Colloquium New York, NY: Presented Visual Research Findings

2002

The ABA Juvenile Defenders Summit Phoenix, AZ: Gender Specific Programming Panelist

2000

ArtShow: Youth and Community Development Video Screening,The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

 

ArtShow: Youth and Community Development Harvard School of Education, Cambridge, MA Panelist

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006

“Alumna Makes Art Expression Available to Incarcerated Teens” New York University Newsletter Spring

2005

“Steinhardt Art Student Works with Incarcerated Girls on Social Activism Research Project” NYU Research

2000

“Designing Their Futures: From Crafting to Marketing, Young Women’s Initiative is Turning Teenagers on to Art”. The Boston Globe November 5, 2000, pp 7-9

1999

ArtShow: Youth and Community Development Book and Video, Washington D.C.: Partners For Livable Communities

PUBLICATIONS

2003

Girls’ Coalition “Artwork by Girls in The Juvenile Justice System” Vol. 10, Issue 1

2001

Girls’ Coalition “YWInc: The Voice & Vision of 13 Young, Urban Females” Vol. 8, Issue 2, p.4

 

Teen Voices “Voice & Vision” Article and photographs written & designed with The Young Women’s Initiative P. 54

1997

Clay Times “The Making of a Nicaraguan Pot” June 3, No.4 Article and Photographs p. 28-31

1996

Potters for Peace News “ Loma Panda” - Issue IV, p. 1-3

TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS

2009

Restorative Justice Training The Next Generation Center Bronx, NY

2005

The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship Teacher Certification New York, NY

VISUAL ARTS EXPERIENCE

2005-07

Studio Monitor New York University Printmaking Studio New York, NY

2005

Kiki Smith’s Master Class for Advanced Printmakers New York, NY

1996

In-Country Intern Potters For Peace Nicaragua

1994

Printing Assistant Bob Blackburn’s Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY