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2023  New York State Council on the Arts, (SCR) Creative Individuals Grant

1994 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 

1993 Honorarium Arts Festival of Atlanta 


1993 Special Opportunity Stipend, East End Arts Council


1992 Heckscher Museum Award, Heckscher Museum



Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

US Merchant Marine Academy Museum, Kings Point, NY

John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY



2001-present William A. Shine Great Neck South High School, Great Neck, NY

Art Teacher, Public School


1992-1994 Long Island University, CW Post, Old Brookville, NY

Photography Teacher, Continuing Education 




MS Art Education, 2001

Long Island University, CW Post Campus, Old Brookville, NY


BFA Photography, 1984

State University of NY College at Purchase, Purchase, NY




2023 Flora and Fauna, Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY

2019 Dolphin Book Shop, Port Washington, NY

1991 Muriel Karasik, Westhampton, NY


1988  U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Museum, Kings Point, NY


2023 Museum of Contemporary Art, Points of Light, Patchogue, NY

2023 Foto Forum Santa Fe, 2023 Members' Show, Santa Fe, NM

2022 Exploration of Human Form, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY

2022 Decisive Moments at Planting Fields: The Photography of Mattie Edwards Hewitt and Frances Benjamin Johnston, Oyster Bay, NY


2022 Uncommon Threads, Huntington Arts Council, Huntington, NY

2022 Members Showcase, The Art Guild, Port Washington, NY

2022 The Still Life, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2018 Books and Readers, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY


1993 Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT


1993 Dog Days, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC


1993 Photoworks, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Islip, NY


1993 Juried Photography Exhibition, The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Freeport, NY


1993 North by South, Nassau County Fine Arts Museum the Annex, Roslyn, NY


1993 STAC Juried Photography Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY


1992 Route 66 Revisited,traveling exhibit, Red Mesa Art Center,

Gallup NM/Near NW, Arts Council, Chicago IL


1992 36th National Fall Open Exhibition,Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont


1992 4th National Juried Exhibition,Viridian Gallery, New York,NY


1992 Landscape Observed:Landscape Transformed,Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY


1992 Through a Lens, Homegrown Gallery, Four person exhibit, Cold Spring Harbor, NY


1992 37th Annual Long Island Artist’ Exhibition,Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY

Heckscher Museum Award


1991 Choice, AIR Gallery,New York, NY


1991 Winners ‘91 Smithtown Arts Council, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY


1989 Platinum/Palladium Prints by Contemporary Photographers, 

Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Four Photographers, Starrett City, Brooklyn, NY




2022 Art Juror, The Art Guild, Port Washington, NY 


1998 Photography Juror, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY 


1996 Photography co-juror with Sylvia Plachy, 

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, Freeport, NY


1996 Photography Juror, Kodak/Hewlett Packard, $10,000 First prize


1995 Grant panelist, New York Foundation of the Arts/Nassau County Regrant


1995 Grant panelist, SOS Stipend, NY State Council of the Arts/East End Arts Council


1994 Grant panelist, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Art in Transit, New York, NY




2016 Lecturer, Graduate Secondary Methods, Art Education 

Long Island University, CW Post campus, Old Brookville, NY, October 17


2012 Teacher workshop, Photography for Educators: Exploring the High Line and 

Chelsea Galleries, Great Neck Public Schools, Great Neck, NY, July 12




Harrison, Helen,“Photographers Excel,” The New York Times, LI section, August 18, 1991.14


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