• The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland:  BFA
  • Central School of Art & Design, London, ENGLAND: Exchange Student on Scholarship
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois:  MAAT

Studies and travel in:
BALTIMORE      LONDON      PARIS      AMSTERDAM      EDINBURGH      CHICAGO      MIAMI

GALLERIES:

Erdie Teaching Studio & Galleries, North Miami (2015 - 2017)

Erdie Gallery and Erdie Collection, GAB Studio, Wynwood Art District, Miami (2013 - 2015)

EXHIBITS:

  • Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Aventura (2017)
  • Casa Mondo Miami, North Miami (2016)
  • Erdie Teaching Studios & Galleries, North Miami (2016 - 2017)
  • Blu EGG Interiors, LLC, NorthMiami (2016 - 2017)
  • Zelaya Art and Framing, North Miami (2016)
  • Fridge Art Fair, Holiday Inn, Miami Beach (2016)
  • Art Deco Weekend, "Life is Art Block" with GAB Studio, Miami Beach (2015)
  • Miami Basel Art & Luxury Edition, 928 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach (4.18.2014)
  • Endura Color, Dania Beach Design District (2014)
  • GAB Studio, Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL (2013 - 2015)
  • Vargas Gallery, Solo Exhibition "The Evolution of Oppression", Pembroke Pines, FL (2013)
  • Boynton Beach Art District, "Whore Babies and Other Political Statements", Boynton B, FL.  (2013)
  • Home Design and Remodeling Show with AroundTownMagazine, FLL, FL.  (2012 - 2013)
  • The McCormick Place, DOWNTOWN Art Days, Miami, FL (2012 - 2013)
  • Park Art Fair International © 2012 Geneva, Switzerland (2012)
  • Home Design and Remodeling Show, Miami Beach, FL (2012)
  • ArtServe "BIG" Exhibit, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2012)
  • Studio 18 in the Pines, "Ribbons of Time", Pembroke Pines, FL (2012)
  • Naples Museum of Art, Incognito at Friends of Art, Naples, FL (2012)
  • New York on the Ave', Delray Beach, Florida (2012)
  • Art Basel, The Betsy Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida:  MICA in Miami.  (2011)
  • Park Art Fair International, Geneva, Switzerland (2011)
  • 100 Artists / 100 Dreams: "International Projects".  2009 - Present,  Film/ Exhibition/ Installation.
  • Naples Museum of Art, INCOGNITO at Friends of Art, Naples, FL (2011)
  • The 100-Year Anniversary of International Women's Day, Miami, FL  (2011)
  • CityLoftArt, the Miami Design District, Miami, FL  (2009 - 2010)
  • SOMArts Cultural Center, "Corrections" International Juried Exhibit, San Francisco, CA (2009)
  • Ward-Nasse Art Gallery, Salon Show, Soho New York City, NY (2008 - 2009)
  • Progress Energy Art Gallery, New Port Richey, FL  (2008)
  • Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2008)
  • VooDoo Lounge: New Times Tenth Anniversary Party, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2007)
  • One Tea Lounge, Solo Exhibit, Wilton Manors, FL (2007)
  • ArtServe, “The Red Eye - A Multi-Media Experience”, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - (2007)
  • South Regional Broward College,  2-person exhibit “Generations of Women Moving History
    Forward”, Pembroke Pines, FL (2007)
  • Gallery of the Unknown Artists, Hollywood, Florida (2005)
  • James A. Rutherford Gallery, Two-person exhibit, Boca Raton, Florida (2005)
  • The Primitive Art Gallery, Hollywood, Florida (2004)
  • FestivArts, Espanola Way, Miami Beach, Florida (1998)
  • World Resources, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida (1998)
  • Marathon Keys, Solo Exhibit, Florida  (1997)
  • The MVSEVM, Chicago, Illinois, "The Art of Survival" - (1994)
  • The Village Tap Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (1994)
  • The Charleston Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (1992 – 1993)
  • The Gallery Cabaret, Chicago, Illinois (1989 – present)
  • The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore Maryland (1982 – 1986)
  • Cignel, Baltimore, Maryland - 2-person exhibit (1985)
  • Central School of Art & Design, LONDON, England (1985)
  • Gallery 33, Baltimore, Maryland - 3-person exhibit at Johns Hopkins University (1984)

CLINICAL ART THERAPY AND ART TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

JC's Recovery Center, Hollywood, FL.  2017 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with male and
female substance abuse patients.

Origins of Hope, Lake Worth, FL.  2017 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with female substance
abuse patients.

Art Therapy Consulting and Services, Miami, FL.  2016 - present.  Clinical art therapist working with
substance abuse patients.

The Florida House Experience, Deerfield Beach, FL.  2016.  Clinical art therapist working with voluntary
substance abuse patients.

Erdie Teaching Studios & Galleries, North Miami, FL.  2015 - present.  Private art classes and gallery
representation for children and young adults.

Erdie Galleries, Wynwood Art District, FL.  2013 - 2015.  Private art classes and public art exhibitions for
children and young adults.

Social Mind Center, Davie, Florida.  2013 - 2015.  Painting and drawing with children and teens on the
spectrum.

Artists With Autism on an individual basis, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, Florida..  2012,
2013.  Painting and drawing.

Artists With Autism in workshop setting.  2012. Abstract painting using textural patterns.

American Family Counseling Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  1998.  Independent contractor,
outpatient setting.  
Self portrait drawing.
Populations:  Adult females with anorexic and bulimic disorders and dual diagnosis.

South Florida Evaluation and Treatment Center, Miami, Florida.  1996-1998.  Locked psychiatric facility.  
Populations:  Sex offenders, substance abuse dually diagnosed with schizophrenia, not guilty by
reason of insanity, unfit to stand trial adults.  
Mural making, ceramics, painting, drawing, color
theory, arts & crafts,

Elgin Mental Health Center, Elgin Illinois.  1991-1994.  Locked psychiatric facility.
Populations:  Chronic schizophrenic, bipolar, geriatric psychiatric, sex offenders.  
Drawing, painting,
arts & crafts.

MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS:

-Creative Art Consultants International (CACI).  Shauna Lee Lange Studios' "virginia's provocative
penis:  art basel miami 2013.  November 10, 2013.
-WLRN interview:  March 28, 2013.  WLRN.org
-The Artist Showcase, Winter 2012
-Ragazine.cc:  January-February 2013 — The On-Line Magazine of Art, Information & Entertainment -
Volume 9, Number 1
-Estuary:  A Confluence of Art & Poetry, by Harriette Lawler.  A featured artist.
-Art in America Guide:  August 2011.
-Chicago Tribune:  April 9, 2012.
-Sun Sentinel:  April 9, 2012; December 7, 2011; November 24, 2011; November 9, 2010
-Enlightened Romantic Nihilism Dot Com.  Featured Artist:  August 2011.
-CityLink ArtMurmur.  August 7, 2011.
-Miami Herald, Sunday, July 24, 2011.
-Musetouch Visual Arts Magazine: Issue 4, November 28, 2010.
-Palm Beach Post:  Wednesday, November 12, 2010
-LondonPost:  Friday, 12 June, 2009
-examiner.com
-Helsinki FM:  Thu, 11 Jun 2009
-Miami Art & Culture:  On Buying Happiness, August 24, 2008
-SoulOfMiami.org:  Thursday, June 11th, 2009
-
A Published Gallery:  Inner Circle Publishing.  A Global Gallery Printed in Hardback.  2009.  
-SantaFeArtWorld Collector's Choice Awards:  Newsletter.  April 2009.
-ArtCircuits:  November 2009 (Newsletter)
-INDIE ARTS: The DVD Magazine - Issue 6
-New Times Broward-Palm Beach:  Mar 1 - 7, 2007; May 17 - 23, 2007; Jun 7 - 13, 2007; Nov 22 - 28,
2007;
-Delray Beach Times:  July 20, 2005

AUCTIONS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Miami Shores Unity Ball, Silent Auction, Miami Shores, Florida.  2016.
-"Lipstick Mirror".

Art Against Aids, St. Stephen's Church in Coconut Grove, hosted by Blue EGG Interiors, North Miami.  
2016.
-"Mini-stripes" painting.

Caring for the Strays, South Florida.  2016.
-several small originals, hand-crafted and painted.

Hollywood Womens Club, Hollywood, FL.  2015
-"Abstract22", "Abstract31", "Circle Girl", "OXOXOX".

Karen Slatterly Educational Research Center for Children, Boca Raton, FL.  2014
-"A Bird in the Forest", "Abstract 23", Abstract 24", "Abstract 7.26.2012".

Around Town Magazine - Home and Design Show.  Fort Lauderdale, FL.  2013:
-"Observing Chaos".

Naples Museum of Art: -
INCOGNITO at Friends of Art, 2013:
-"String Theory Inspired".

Around Town Magazine - Home and Design Show, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  2012:
-"Mother Nature2".

Around Town Magazine - Home and Garden Show Miami, FL  2012:
-"Bullseye", "Two Birds Back to Back", "A Fish Out of Water"

Naples Museum of Art: -
INCOGNITO at Friends of Art, 2012:
-"Connected3"

Bristol Gallery - SixbyEight, Bristol, UK.  2011:
- Untitled 13"

Naples Museum of Art: -
INCOGNITO at Friends of Art, 2011:
-"Connected2"

SOMArts -
The Big, Big Deal, San Francisco, California.  2010:
-"Connected"

Boca Museum of Art -
Pet Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.,  Mizner Park, Boca Raton, Florida.  2010:
-"Separate But Connected and Embedded", "Phonetic paintings" (6 total), "Pimary Anu"

Dayton International Peace Museum:  Artenade Art Exhibition - The Missing Peace Art Space, Unitarian
Fellowship for World Peace.  2009.  "The Decline of Capitalism" and "I've Been Thinking"

SOMArts -
The Big (Blue) Deal,  San Francisco, California.  2009:
-"Boy Wonder", "Happy But Blue", "Blue Nude Crying"

Susan G. Komen -
Race for the Cure,  2007:
-"A Fish Out of Water", "Jungle", "Fish Inside Fish", "Third Eye Half Open"

Grapes for Grades,  Hollywood, Florida.  2005:
-"What Cards Were You Dealt", "Weathering the Hurricane", "Untitled"

Cure For Aids, Miami, Florida, 1998:
-"Untitled"

OTHER ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Acceptance into Revolution Art Expo 2010,  Department of Cultural Affairs of the Taipei City
    Government, Council for Cultural Affairs, hosted in Shanghai China
  • Acceptance into the American Juried Art Salon online exhibit (2009).
  • Acceptance into the International Festival of Plastic Arts in Mahres, Tunisia (2009).
  • Registered Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Association.
  • Miami Children's Hospital - Implemented architectural design and templates for building exteriors
    using blueprints.
  • Production Designer for Classic Children's Theatre Project "Don Coyote" at the Acorn Civic
    Theatre on Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Treasurer for the Sierra Art and Fellowship Fund of Miami Beach, a not-for-profit 501(c3)
    organization dedicated to the arts.
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