MET BREUER – Mastry: Kerry James Marshall

MET BREUER – Mastry: Kerry James Marshall

October 25–January 29, 2017| What a fantastic show Mastry at the Met Breuer! Mastry: Kerry James Marshall the largest museum retrospective to date, a revival of large scaled, thematic figurative painting. Marshall, a painter based in Chicago with a focus on African-American life and experience.| Such an important and powerful show, truly historic. So proud to be […]

Albert Wisner Public Library Sculpture Show

Albert Wisner Public Library Sculpture Show

Courage in 3D| I am so proud and thrilled to be exhibiting in the Albert Wisner Library Sculpture show curated by Amy Lewis with my students. This will be the first time that I am showing with them in a public space. The sculptures will be installed October – March. | Six Shapes/Assemblage Column No. 1 | […]

MET BREUER – Unfinished

MET BREUER – Unfinished

March 18–September 4, 2016| What a fantastic show Unfinished at the Met Brueur! Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. I have always loved the fragmented drawings in Leonardo’s sketchbooks and as a practice have always gone back to making […]

SAATCHI ART Feature

SAATCHI ART Feature

I’m very pleased that my work has been chosen to be featured in the New This Week 4-11-2016 Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage. It is a great collection! My piece ‘The Storm’, 48 x 36″ oil and charcoal on canvas, is about the beauty of a woman caught in the storm, inspired by Pierre Auguste Cot, part of a series of works […]

Saatchi Art’s Collection “In Celebration of Picasso”

Saatchi Art’s Collection “In Celebration of Picasso”

Good News. My painting ‘The Dance II’ has been chosen to be featured in the “In Celebration of Picasso” Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage. | Thank you Annie Shapiro the Assistant Curator at Saatchi Art for selecting my piece in the collection celebrating Picasso. I am honored, Picasso h as always been a constant source […]

Plastic Bag Installation – Reuse Bags Project

Plastic Bag Installation – Reuse Bags Project

Warwick Summer Arts Festival | This woven installation made from recycled plastic shopping bags and discarded soccer nets, is an invitation to explore the potential of discarded objects to be turned into things of beauty. The recycled plastic bags were collected from the community and workshops were given to create this piece. The installation will […]

Fusion: Plastic and Art

Fusion: Plastic and Art

Warwick Summer Arts Festival | Hubcap Chandelier/Plastic Bag Dress ‘Fina’ | The Warwick Summer Arts  asked artists to explore the theme ‘Fusion’ using  Hubcaps. My Hubcap Chandelier, made from discarded plastic objects, and Summer Dress ‘Fina’, made from recycled plastic bags, are an invitation to explore the potential of discarded objects to be turned into things […]

Beekman to DIA – 2014 Banners

Beekman to DIA – 2014 Banners

Beekman Banners May 2014 – October 2015 | The Beekman Street Banners were unveiled in May in Beacon, NY, and I’m honored to have been chosen as one of the artists to be included in this innovative and unique project. The banners will be up from May through October in 2014 and 2015.   For the past six years […]

Open Studio Tour 2014

Open Studio Tour 2014

September 27th & 28th  | Studios open 11-5pm | It brings me great joy to once again open my studio for the orange County Arts Council Open Studio Tour. You are invited to come for a visit, say hello, and see some paintings, works on paper, and ceramics from my latest series as well as past […]

The Designer Showhouse of New York

The Designer Showhouse of New York

Recent Exhibition: Designer Showhouse NYC | Featured Exhibiting Artist – May 16 thru June 29, 2014 | Located on the 55th and 56th floors of The Residences at W New York – Downtown, at 123 Washington Street. | To see the work visit DSONY.| I am proud to announce that several of my paintings were selected […]

Exhibitions 2013: SaratogaArtsFest

Exhibitions 2013: SaratogaArtsFest

Featured Exhibition of ArtsFest – June 2013 | SaratogaArtsFest Center & Gallery, 43 Van Dam Street, Saratoga Springs, NY | Saratoga Arts Fest | This juried exhibition features the art of Heidi Lanino Bilezikian and three other artists and is designated the featured exhibition of the arts festival. | From the website: “The four-day ArtsFest (June 6th […]

How Teaching Inspires Me

How Teaching Inspires Me

I am a teaching artist because I love to be in the space and energy where children create. There is no better place in the world. I believe that creative thinking and imagination are one of the most important parts of growth, and the children constantly remind me of this. This energy and creativity feeds […]