EDUCATION

Columbia University, New York, NY    MFA, Painting
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY    BFA,  Painting

GRANTS AND AWARDS 

2011 Tenot Fondation, CAMAC Centre d'Art Marnay At Centre, France
2009 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Crafts)

2008 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Works on Paper)

2005 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Sculpture/Installation)

1998 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship
1995 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Painting)
1994 NEA Fellowship in Painting/Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
1984 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship


RESIDENCIES and RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIPS

2016 Stevenson University, Visual Communication Design, Artist-in-Residence
2015 American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist
2014 Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium
2014 Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland
2013 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Venice, Italy
2011 American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist
2011 CAMAC/Centre D'Art Marnay Art Centre, Marnay-sur-Seine, France
2010-11 Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies/Oxford, Scholar-in-Residence
2009 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
2007 Arts/Industry Program, John Michael Kohler Art Center
2006 Kunstlerhaus Stadt Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
2006 Jentel Artist Residency Program
2005 VCCA-Sweet Briar College Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
2004 American Philosophical Society, Andre Michaux Fellow
2003 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
2001 Art Omi International Artists' Colony
2000 American Antiquarian Society, Sigety Family Fellow
1999 The Mac Dowell Colony, Ray Gottlieb Fellow
1999 Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany
1999 Ragdale Foundation
1999 Vermont Studio Center
1998 Ox-Bow/The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997 Women's Studio Workshop
1995 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1991 The Mac Dowell Colony, Sally and Milton Avery Fellow
1990 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1989 The Mac Dowell Colony
1988 Millay Colony for the Arts
1987 Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 The University of Memphis, Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Memphis, TN
2016 Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD
2015 Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR
2014 Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, England
2013 Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2012 Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (Part 2)
2011 Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (Part 1)
2009 Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
2008 Schroeder Romero/Winkleman Project Space, NY, NY
2008 University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
2007 Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Swarthmore College, List Art Gallery, Swarthmore, PA
2006 John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
2005 Carleton College, Northfield, MN
2005 Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA
2005 American Philosophical Society Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Tweed Museum of Art, Univ of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
2003 Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2002 Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
2001 McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2000 Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
2000 Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
1999 Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
1998 Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
1998 The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, DE
1997 School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
1997 St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD
1996 Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
1995 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, VA
1995 Artists Space/Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY
1994 Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1993 RCCA: The Art Center, Troy, NY
1985 Patrick King Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
1985 Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
1985 431 Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1984 Columbus Cultural Art Center, Columbus, OH
1984 Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
1984 Artlink Contemporary Artspace, Fort Wayne, IN
1983 The Penn State University, University Park, PA
1982 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY



TWO-PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2017
Chasing Bugs: Insects as Subject and Metaphor, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA

2016
Consumption: Food as Paradox, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
(Not So) Still Life, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
At Your Service, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2014
At Your Service, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Product Lines 2: Prototypes, Case[werks] Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Armchair Archaeology (project space), Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury, UK
At and After the Factory, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

2013
CURIO, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC
Blood Memoirs: Exploring Individuality, Memory and Culture through Portraiture, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN
10th Annual Transformer Auction Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC
Concrete Abstract, Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC
Imago Mundi, The Luciano Benetton Foundation, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy 

2012
Art on Paper Biennial, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
At Your Service, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
Millpond/Nous Vous Curated Cabinet, Saltaire Arts Trail, West Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Words/Text, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Buds, Blooms and Berries: Plants in Science, Culture and Art, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
Printed, Painted, Pressed, C2 Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL
Utopias, Cade Center for the Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Book as Document, University of West England, Bristol, England
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Book II, University of Akron, OH (traveling internationally)

2010
Novel Abstractions, Reyes + Davis Independent Projects, WDC
Historical Prints: Fact and Fiction, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Earth, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
WPA Auction Exhibition, Katzen Art Center, American University, WDC

2009
OPTIONS (WPA) curated by Anne C. Goodyear, Conner Contemporary Art, WDC
Alonzo Davis Fellowship Exhibition, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
WPA Auction Exhibition, Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum, WDC
Evolutionary Drift: Works by Sue Johnson and Pam Longobardi, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA

2008
Quart Bag, Civilian Art Projects, Washington, DC
Kunst und Gewerbeverein Gallery, Regensberg, Germany
3D Multiples: The Object of Production, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Mid Atlantic New Painting,Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Univ. of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
Personal Vocabulary, James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2007
Bits and Pieces: The Collage Impulse, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Landscape and Nature: A View from Maryland, traveling to James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Thomas Hunter Lowe House of Delegates Building, Annapolis, MD; and University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

2006
Artists and Specimens, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

2004
Bug-eyed: Art, Culture and Insects curated by Tricia Watts Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA
Art for the Birds: Selections from the Collection, Tweed Museum of Art, Univ. of Minnesota Duluth, MN

2002
Insecta Magnifica curated by Jennifer McGregor, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
Neo-naturalism, Orange Art Center, Orange, VA
The Nature of Nature curated by Jeffrey Carr, St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD

2001
Invitational, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Arts in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Papua New Guinea (2001-03)

2000
ArtScape, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Meat Products, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

1999
Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants curated by Peter Spooner, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth, MN. Traveling throughout 1999-2001:
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State Univ, East Lansing, MI; Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; Carleton College, Northfield, MN; University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; University of Delaware, Newark, DE

1998
Prime Focus curated by Greg Bowen, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Curio Cabinet of Hybrid Possibilities curated by Andrea Pollan, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD
Food Matters curated by Saul Ostrow and Stuart Horodner, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Food Matters, ES Vandam, New York, NY

1997
Frankensteinian curated by Stuart Horodner, Caren Golden Gallery New York, NY

1996
Inner Landscapes curated by Karen Wilkin, Gallery One, Toronto, Canada 
Frankenstein (in Normal) curated by Stuart Horodner
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

1995
Environs curated by Sarah Tanguy, St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD

1994
Gallery Group Show, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, WDC
The Press: A Print Workshop, Horodner-Romley Gallery, New York, NY

1993
Charcoal Drawings: Cotton, Johnson and Sheehan, Jill Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Songs of Retribution curated by Nancy Spero, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY
Recent Paintings (two-person show), St. Mary's College of MD, St. Mary's City, MD
A Moment Becomes Eternity: Flowers as Image, curated by Michael Walls, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, NJ

1992
Nature Fabrilis curated by Deven Golden, Steibel Modern, New York, NY
Mssr. B's Curio Shop curated by Saul Ostrow, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Morphologic curated by Holly Block, Art in General, New York, NY
Beyond Nature, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Pain-ting curated by Steven Salzman, Proctor Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

1991
Entr'acte, Michael Walls Gallery, New York, NY
Triangle Artists' Workshop 1991 Exhibition, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Still-Alive: Contemporary Still-life Painting, curated by Barbara Morris, Rockford College, Rockford, IL

1990
Vital Signs: Artists Respond to the Environment, curated by April Vollmer, Henry Street Settlement, NY, NY
The Environment Show, curated by April Vollmer, Krasdale Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

1989
Works on Paper curated by Charlotta Kotik, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
Small Scale, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Boundaries: A Tradition of Drawing at Herron School of Art Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1987
Nu-Nature Again curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, New York, NY
Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York, NY (four-person)

1986
24 x 24, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
Painted Surfaces curated by Thomas Lollar, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
Materials as Media curated by Virginia Roeder and Barbara Blades, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1985
Plagens, Fendrick, Johnson and Burton, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
70th Annual Indiana Artists Exhibition, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

1984
Illinois Artists' Show, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
Invitational, Patrick King Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

1983
Invitational, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Herron School of Art, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University 
U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
MOMA/Franklin Furnace Archive
Smithsonian American Art Museum/Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Bristol-Myers/Squibb
The Prudential Life Insurance Company
Francis J. Greenburger Foundation
Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
Chelsea College of Art & Design/London, Special Collections
Joan Flasch Artists' Books Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth
University of California-Irvine, Special Collections
Rutgers University Libraries
Fleet Library, Rhode Island School of Design
Maier Museum of Art
Hunt Library, Carnegie Mellon University
Smith College Library, Rare Book Collection
F.W. Olin Library, Mills College
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University
Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University
Art Omi International Art Colony
Museum of the American Philosophical Society
Bucknell University Art Collection
Washington University in St. Louis Libraries
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Collection
Gund Library, Cleveland Institute of Art
City of Schwandorf, Germany
St. Mary's College of Maryland Art Collection
Exxon Chemical Company
John Michael Kohler Art Center
The Kohler Company
University of Maryland University College
Oxford Brookes University
Southeastern Louisiana University Art Collection
Ringling College of Art and Design/Artists' Book Collection
Frans Masereel Centrum
Fine Art Collection, Feneley Library, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Oxford
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