2020 Masters of Fine Arts (Pending), The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY (expected May 2020)
2016 Bachelors of Arts in Visual Art, Honors Graduate, SUNY Empire College, Sarasota Springs, NY.
2013 Associates Degree in Fine Art, Honors Graduate, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ.
2005 Associates Degree in Communications, Honors Graduate, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ.
Awards and Grants
2019 Social Impact Award, The City College of New York Graduate Symposium
2019 Therese McCabe Rolston Connor Scholarship
2015 Chashama Artist Grant
2020 Sit With Me, The City College of New York, New York, NY
2018 100 Women and More, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA
2015 Touching in the Underground, Chashama, New York, NY
2009 Ro Ho En, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, AZ
2008 Storybook Stories, Muse Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 Homebody: New Prints 2020/Winter, International Print Center New York, NY
2020 Ink, Press, Repeat, William Paterson University Galleries, Wayne, NJ
2020 Other Utopia, The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY
2020 Celebration, CelebrateWomxn845, Poughkeepsie, NY
2019 Presence/Absence, The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY
2019 Women Make Art, The City College of New York (CUNY), New York, NY
2019 Black History Month, Poe Park Visitor Center, NYC Park Services, Bronx, NY
2018 Sing for Hope and New York City Park Service, “Meet Me in Central Park,” Central Park, New York, NY
2017 National Association of Women Artists, New Members Exhibition, New York, NY
2017 Salon Hang, Fort Washington Collegiate Church, New York, NY
2017 Sing for Hope and New York City Park Service, “Musicians of New York,” Original Piano, Battery Park, New York
2017 Chashama Gala: Art is Everywhere, Times Square, New York, NY
2017 Nasty Women Unite Fest, Astroia, New York
2015 Small Works 2015, Main Street Arts Gallery Clifton Springs, NY
2015 Uptown Art Stroll Poster Contest Finalist Show, New York, NY
2015 Women in the Heights: The Human Essence, New York, NY
“Sing for Hope Pianos inspire music-making throughout New York City.” By Sam Fuller. New York Daily News. June 2018.
“100 Women and More at Soka University.” By Liz Goldner. Art and Cake Contemporary Art Magazine. March 2018.
“Soka’s ‘Votive’ and ‘100 Women’ exhibits offer art that seeks to illuminate and inspire.” By Beth Fhaner. Los Angeles Times, February 1, 2018.
“Is this the End of the Signature?” Video by Erica Bernstein. New York Times. April 9, 2018.
“Watch: 60 Pianists Perform Bach in FiDi” by Ali Kuchukgocmen. Tribeca Patch. June 5, 2018.
“100 Women and More” by Red. 2017. Anderson International Printing.
“House on the Boulevard,” Cover Art. 2015. Finishing Line Press.
“Apartment 8,” Cover Art. 2013. Finishing Line Press.
“Make Peace,” The Peace Project. 2012. The Whole 9 Press.
“War and Peace,” Issue 9. Chautauqua Literary Magazine. Spring, 2012.
“Echos,” Literary Magazine. Barnard College. Spring, 2010.
Shima Oliaee, Interview Contribution on Feminism, Dolly Parton’s America, New York City, NY, October 15, 2019
Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas J. Watson Library Collection
Columbia University Avery Arts and Architecture Library Collections
Soka University Library Collection
2018-2019 National Association of Women Artists