Timeline

Born in New Rochelle, NY, 1957
Education
MFA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1994
BFA, Cooper Union, New York, NY, 1979
Awards
Awarded Willard Cummings Memorial Prize, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, 1978
Teaching
Chairman, Illustration and Cartooning Department, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2000-Present
The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Thesis Workshop Director, MFA Media Arts Department, 1988-Present
Bard College, MFA Program, Milton Avery Art Center, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 1994
Undergraduate Painting and Drawings Instructor, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 1983-1987

Exhibitions

2010
Freak Parade, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (solo)
2009
Freak Parade, Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida (solo)
2008
Solar System (The Turning Heads), P•P•O•W, New York, NY (solo)
2008
Freak Parade, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana (solo)
2008
Bomb Scare, Headquarters Studio, New York, NY
2007
Freak Parade, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach California (solo)
2006
Freak Parade, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois (solo)
2006
High Drama: Eugene Berman and the Legacy of the Melancholic Sublime, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California
2005
Idols of Perversity, Bellwether, New York, New York
2005
Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, PA
2004
21, P.P.O.W, New York, NY
2004
6th Annual Realism Invitational, Karen Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004
Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary
2003
The Burbs, DFN Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Rick Davidman, Peter Drake and John Nickle
2003
Look Up! Contemplating the Skies, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, N.Y. Curated by Thomas Woodruff
2002
Nocturnal Missions, Marguerite Ostreicher Fine Arts, LA (solo)
2001
Designing Salome, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI (solo)
2001
Self-Made Men, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Apple Cannon, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI (solo)
1999
All Systems GO: Mission Poesy, P.P.O.W. New York, NY (solo)
1999
All Systems Go: Mission Anemone, Debs & Co. New York, NY (solo)
1999
Requiem, Nexus Contemporary Art Center Atlanta, GA
1999
Eye on America, Norman Rockwell Museum Stockbridge, MA
1999
Vanitas: Reflections of conceit & desire, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College Atlanta, GA
1999
Wildflowers, Katonah Museum of Art Katonah, NY
1999
Feast for the Eyes: Contemporary Still Lifes, Museum of Art and Science Melbourne, FL
1999
Bodies of Resistance, Real Art Ways Hartford, CT
1998
Remembering Beauty: The Seductive and Nostalgic Nature of American Landscape, South Bend Regional Museum of Art South Bend, IN
1998
Wishful Thinking, James Graham & Sons New York, NY
1998
Divining Nature, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Winston-Salem, NC
1998
Animal Tales: Contemporary Bestiary and Animal Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art Champion, Stamford, CT
1998
My Wild Life, Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Arts New Orleans, LA (solo)
1997
Nosegays and Knuckle Sandwiches, The Atlanta College of Art Atlanta, GA (solo)
1997
Apple Canon, P.P.O.W. New York, NY (solo)
1997
In Memory of Pleasure, The John Michael Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI
1997
Debs & Co. New York, NY
1997
Devotional Rescue: The Paintings of Laurie Hogin, Fred Stonehouse and Thomas Woodruff, The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, OH
1997
Art and Provocation: Images from Rebels, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Boulder, CO
1996
Anuual Summer Watercolor Exhibition, P.P.O.W. New York, NY
1996
Screen Memories, K & E Gallery New York, NY
1996
Anima Mundi, James Graham & Sons New York, NY
1996
Menu du Jour, Silverstein Project Space New York, NY
1996
New Traditionalists, curated by Maria Porges, University of Oregon Museum of Art Eugene, OR
1996
Birds!, Thomas Barry Fine Arts Minneapolis, MN
1996
Wheel of Fortune, Artists Interpret The Tarot, curated by Amy Lipton, Lombard/Freid, New York, NY
1995
Terrestrial Bodies, curated by Christopher Sweet, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA
1995
Wheel of Fortune: Artists Interpret the Tarot, curated by Amy Lipton, Lombard/Freid Fine Arts New York, NY
1995
The Secret Charts, P.P.O.W. New York, NY (solo)
1995
Greenville County Museum of Art Greenville, SC
1994
Jan Baum Gallery Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1994
Fallen Idylls: American Figurative Painting, curated by P.P.O.W. and Christopher Sweet, Art Miami '94 Miami, FL
1994
American Art Today '94, Florida International University Miami, FL
1994
Babies and Bambies, Arti et Amicitae Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994
Arabesque, P.P.O.W. New York, NY
1994
Truth Be Told: It's All About Love, Lennon, Weinburg, Inc. New York, NY
1994
Don't Leave Me This Way: Art in the Age of AIDS, National Gallery of Australia Canberra, Australia
1994
Intimate Observations, curated by Jennifer Gross, The Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art Portland, ME
1992–1994
From Media to Metaphor: Art About AIDS (Traveling exhibition), Musee d' Art Contemporain de Montreal Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1993
Beyond Loss: Art in the Era of AIDA, Washington Project for the Arts Washington, D.C.
1993
Eye Tattooed America, curated by D.E. Hardy, Ann Nathan Gallery/Objects Chicago, IL
1993
, Stiebel Modern New York, NY
1993
The Anxious Salon, MIT List Visual Arts Center Cambridge, MA
1993
Urgent Nostalgia, COCA Seattle, WA
1993
The QUESTION MARK GIRL - 'She Looks Towards the Future' {The Ethnic Variations}, P.P.O.W. New York, NY (solo)
1992–1993
The Language of Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery New York, NY
1992
Mind and Beast: Contemporary Artists and the Animal Kingdom, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau WI
1992
Romance and Irony in Recent American Art, The Parrish Art Museum Southhampton, NY
1992
Good Work, The Cooper Union Alumni Relations Department Cooper Union, New York, NY
1992
Tattoo Collection, Urbi Et Orbi Paris, France
1992
Andrea Rosen New York, NY
1992
In a Vivid Array, The Saint Louis Art Museum Saint Louis, MO (solo)
1992
After Flash, Parker/Mark Gallery Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1991
Loon Ballade, Queens Museum Queens, NY (solo)
1991
Chromatic Aberration, P.P.O.W. New York, NY
1991
Personal Mythologies, Marc Richards Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1991
Still Lifes, Jon Oulman Gallery Minneapolis, MI
1990
NATURE/nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
1990
To My Valentine, Jon Oulman Gallery Minneapolis, MI
1990
Paul Benney/Thomas Woodruff, The Alpha Gallery Boston, MA
1990
White Columns New York, NY
1989
Landscape, Betsy Rosenfield Gallery Chicago, IL
1989
Landscape Constructions, Richard Green Gallery Los Angeles, CA
1989
Evening Skies: Artists' Interpretation of the Cosmos, The Noyes Museum Oceanville, NJ
1989
Romance & Irony in Recent American Art, Art Gallery of Western Australia Perth, Australia
1989
Update '89, White Columns New York, NY
1989
Objects on the Edge-Contemporary Still Life, Rosa Esman Gallery New York, NY
1989
Rosabelle, Believe, P.P.O.W. New York, NY (solo)
1989
The Spectre of the Rose, White Columns New York, NY (solo)
1989
Hold Still, Braunstein/Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA (solo)
1989
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery Chicago, IL (solo)
1988
The $1,000 Show, John Davis Gallery New York, NY
1988
Art for Your Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
1987
Fire, Alexander Wood Gallery New York, NY
1987
Unreal: Conceptual Realism, Alexander Wood Gallery New York, NY
1987
SCIENCE FAIR: A cycle of sixty paintings, Alexander Wood Gallery New York, NY (solo)
1987
TWELVE MONTHS: Nudes with objects and words, 56 Bleecker Gallery, Ltd. New York, NY (solo)
1986
Oneric, Semaphore Gallery New York, NY
1986
Drawn and Quartered, White Columns New York, NY
1985
Tension, Taghinia-Milani Gallery New York, NY
1985
Works on Paper, Semaphore Gallery New York, NY
1985
True to Life Dramas, Taghinia-Milani Gallery New York, NY (solo)
1982
New Drawing In America, The Drawing Center New York, NY
1981
Selections 14, The Drawing Center New York, NY
1981
100 Square Feet, Public Illuminations Gallery New York, NY
1979
One Twelve Workshop, New York, NY
1979
Houghton Gallery New York, NY