Curriculum Vitae

Born:
 
1937
Woodstown, NJ
 
Education/Training:
 
1970-78
Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
 
1984
Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH, B.A. Cum Laude
 
1987-92
Instituto de Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
 
1994
Wolf Kahn Workshop, Portland, ME
 
Selected Exhibitions and Awards:
 
2018
Juried Show “Identity: People”, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, OH
 
2017

Awarded an Ohio Individual Artists Award for Excellence 2017

Juried Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Invitational Show, “Women of the Western Reserve” AECOM 

Penton Media Bldg Cleveland, OH

Solo Show  “Revisiting the Family Album” The Gathering Place, Beachwood, OH

Juried Show “VAC 46th Annual Juried Show,” Chagrin Falls, OH

Invitational Show “Trees, Trees, Trees” Cleveland, Botanical Garden

Participated in “Constant as the Sun,” Liz Maugins MOCA Exhibit
 
2016

Juried Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown Ohio  

Solo Show, “Pop Art 2016” Shaker Historical Society, Shaker Hts., OH 

Juried Show, “ New Now” Tri C Corporate Collage Gallery, Cleveland

Invitational Show, “Nature as Muse” Cleveland Botanical Garden
                  
2015

Invitational Show “ Majority Rising” AAWR, Cleveland, OH

Invitational Show, Beachwood Community Center, “Not Just Pretty Pictures” Beachwood, OH
                                     
Duo Show, Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Gallery, Cleveland Heights, OH
 
2014

Juried Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Juried Show, “The New Now” Tri C Corporate College Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Juried Show, “Textures and Patterns, AAWR, Cleveland, OH
  
Youngstown, OH, Honorable Mention
 
2013

Solo Show  “Recent Work” Humphrey Atrium Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Juried Show Annual juried show, Butler Institute of American Art; Youngstown, OH, Honorable Mention

Juried Show “Bold Expressions” Northern California, Sacramento, CA

Bold Award Invitational show “ Holiday Invitational” Harris Stanton Gallery, Akron, OH 
 
2011

Duo Show, “Introspection” Harris Stanton Gallery, Akron, OH 

Juried Show, “Looking Inward” Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH
 
2010
Solo Show, “Earthly Delights” Kakoon Gallery, Cleveland, OH
           
2007
Duo Show, “A Bite of Art” Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Gallery, Cleveland Heights, OH
 
2006

Duo Show, “Bark & Bite” Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH

Solo Show, “The Secret Life of Trees” Collectors Gallery, Raleigh, NC
 
 2004
Solo Show,  “From Maine to Mexico” Intown Club, Cleveland, OH
   
2002

Juried Show, Annual Juried Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Duo Show  “Mediating Space” AAWR, Cleveland, OH

Juried Show, “Annual Faber Birren National Color Award,” Stamford, CT
 
2000

Duo Show, “An Inner Light” Cleveland Play House Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Duo Show,  “Mediating Space” AAWR, Cleveland, OH
                       
1996

Invitational Show, “Landscape, Landscape, Landscape,” Brenda Kroos Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Invitational Show, “Up in the Air” Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH 
 
Collections
 

Bank of America, Wilmington, DE

BF Goodrich, Charleston, NC

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, MN

Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, OH

Fairmount Minerals, Cleveland, OH

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, OH

Glidden House, Cleveland, OH 

Google, Inc., Dublin, Ireland

Hilton Hotel, Akron, OH

PNC Bank, Pittsburg, PA

University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH
 
Bibliography:
 
2018

“American Family Album” pub Cleveland, OH

“8th International Painting Annual,” pub Manifest, Cincinnati, OH
 
2017
“Body Language (I am Not a Camera,”) by Douglas Max Utter pub Blurb 
 
2014
“The Archives Speaks,” pub Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
 
2011-2018
“52 Weeks, 52 Works,” Academy Graphics Communication, Inc.  
 
2012
“The Glidden House at University Circle Collection” 
 
2006
“Bark & Bite,” essay by Roger Welchans, pub Ursuline College 
 
1997
“The Best of Flower Paintings,” North Light Books
 
1996
Jewish News review of Brenda Krooz Landscape Show
 
1995
The Plain Dealer, Landscapes, Town and Country Jan 28, 1995
 
1994
The Sun Press, profile by Jeffrey Hentosz 
 
1992
Chagrin Valley Times, profile by Barbara Christian 
 
Art Related Public Services and Presentations:
 
2007-2017
Gallery Chairman at the Intown Club, Cleveland, OH
 
2015
Presentation about my work ay Ohio Governor’s Spotlight Award Reception
 
2012-present

AAWR Board of Directors, Cleveland, OH

Peer Review Committee, Nominating Committee, and Legacy Committee, Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH
 
2011
AAWR Panel Discussion “Looking Inward” Exhibition, Cleveland, OH
 
1975-1997
Orange Community Arts Council Board, Pepper Pike, OH