Curriculum vitae

Born: June 15, 1972, Saulnières (Eure et Loir), France
Citizenship: French. US Permanent Resident Status

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; M.F.A. in 2D Studies, emphasis in printmaking, September 2002

Ecole nationale superieur des Beaux Arts, Le Mans, France;
Certificat superieur d’Art Plastique (National Diploma in Fine Art), June 1996;
Diplome National d’Art Plastique (Bachelor of Fine Art), June 1995;
Concentration in new media and 2D studies; course work included: Architecture, Drawing, Sculpture,
Painting, Video, Photography, Digital Media and Printmaking

Lycee Rotrou, Dreux, France; Baccalaureat (High school diploma), 1992;
French literature, Philosophy, Mathematics and Languages (English and Spanish)

Teaching Experience

2008 current Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA:
As Adjunct Instructor teach Introduction to the Electronic Studio (Spring 2009)
and taught undergraduate Two-Dimensional Design (Fall 2008 )

2006–2008 Concordia University, Montreal, QC;
As Assistant Professor: taught undergraduate Digital Intaglio, Digital Print Processes and Media I&II, Silkscreen I, II & III, Master Printer I & II (multi-disciplinary print class) and independent studies; taught Graduate Seminar in Print Media; developed student print exchange program with Bennington College (Bennington, VT) and Master Printer student exhibition program; member of thesis review committee for MFA student & hiring committee; trained and advised department staff in use and maintenance of silkscreen, offset lithography, and digital equipment and studios

Oct 2007 Atelier Circulaire, Montreal, QC;
As Visiting Artist, conducted a three-day advanced photogravure workshop for artists using Hydrocoat and polymer plates

2004–2006 New School University, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY;
As Substitute Instructor, conducted Silkscreen and Introduction to Printmaking classes
As Visiting Artist, presented polymer gravure technique to Etching and Introduction to Printmaking classes

2003 March Bennington College, Bennington, VT;
As Visiting Artist, conducted advanced digital imaging and photolithography workshop

1999–2003 University of Massachusetts, Department of Art, Amherst, MA;
As Lecturer, taught Intaglio I and II, and Offset Lithography (2002–2003)
As Instructor of Record: created and taught course on digital printmaking, including polymer gravure and offset photolithography (2001–2002); taught intensive six-week digital printmaking class and photography class (summers 2000–2002); taught Basic Drawing, Lithography and Relief courses for major and non-major art students (1999–2002)

1998–1999 Mutuelles du Mans (insurance company), Le Mans, France;
Taught drawing and painting to adults and children (7–13 year olds)

1993–1996 Foyer de jeunes travailleurs (Residence Hall for Young Workers), Le Mans, France;
Taught introductory black and white photography course for youths (16–21 year olds)

Professional Printmaking Experience

Aug 2006–June 2008 Master Printer
Concordia University, Montreal, QC;
Worked in collaboration with artist Pierre Dorion to create two screenprint editions; printed three screenprint editions in collaboration with artist Hollis Jeffcoat

2003 Sept–Jul 2006 Printer
Axelle Fine Arts Editions, Brooklyn, NY;
In charge of limited fine art editions: assisted American and international artists in the development of their projects; printed screenprint (water base and UV), Polymer Gravure and Digital editions; in charge of generating digital films

2003 Sept–Jul 2006 Print Shop Technician
New School University, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY;
Assisted students in the development of projects by conceptual and technical guidance; maintained print studio and supervised shop’s work-study students

2002–2003 Press Technician
Suitcase Press, Jersey City, NJ
Maintenance and moving of etching, lithographic and flatbed offset presses

1999 Aug–2000 Feb Master Printer
Amherst, MA;
Printed woodcut and etching editions for artist Fred Becker

1999 Jan–Jun Fine Art Printer
Atelier Woolworth, Paris, France;
Worked in collaboration with artists and with Master Lithographer Michael Woolworth
to print stone and plate lithography artists’ editions (Arman, Otto Zitko, Jose Maria Sicilia)

1995–1996 Internship
Maeght Edition, Atelier Arte, Paris, France
Printed editions of my work and assisted in the printing of artists’ editions in photolithography and etching

Collaborative works
As Master Printer
2003–2008 Pierre Dorion: 2 screenprint editions of 40-color
Sue de Beer: inkjet and screenprint on sticker paper
Elise Ferguson: 3-color screenprint with waterbased inks and hotstamp foil transfer
Gloria Garfinkel: 2-color polymer gravure
Glen Ligon: 1 color screenprint on handmade paper
Lisa Sanditz: archival inkjet pigment and silkscreen varnish
North Drive Press: Exquisite Corpse: archival inkjet pigment and screenprint
Pat Steir: digital images for catalogue (Pat Steir, Installations by Doris von Drathen)

As printer and chromist
2003–Jul 2006 Matthew Barney, Robert Beck, Matthew Brannon, Papo Colo, Russel Crotty, Carol Dunham, Justin Faunce, Torben Giehler, Wayne Gonzalez, Mimi Gross, Jim Hodges, Robert Indiana, Alfredo Jaar, Kaws, Naomie Kremer, John Morning, Erik Parker, Ugo Rondinone, Alexander Ross, Lorna Simpson, Stephen Sollins, Rudolph Stingel, Pat Steir, Swoon, Sue Williams, Russel Young, Andrea Zittel

1998–1999 Arman: Editioned twenty-five-color plate lithography
Otto Zitko: Editioned one-color stone lithography

Selected Exhibitions and Awards

2008 Jan Group show
Galleria Vivace, Stafford Springs, CT

2008 Sep Faculty Exhibit 08
South Gallery, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

2007 Oct–Nov Le silence dans la foret
Galerie Circulaire, Montreal, QC, Group show curated by Maria Kronopoulos
Le silence dans la foret is a collaborative print portfolio

2006 May–June Seventh National Juried Exhibition
Ceres Gallery, New York, NY, Juried exhibition, curated by Cora Rosevear, Associate Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NY

2006 Mar–Apr 19th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper Exhibition
Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA; Juried exhibition, curated by Rudy Pozzatti (catalogue)

2006 Feb–Mar 20th International Juried Show
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ; Juried exhibition, curated by Patterson Sims, Director of Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ (catalogue)

2005 Apr–May 5th International Miniature Print Biennial
Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT; Juried exhibition, curated by Helen Harrison, Director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton, NY

2005 Apr–May Project Diversity
Rongio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Juried exhibition organized by The Rotunda Gallery, NY

2005 Mar–Apr American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2005
Ben Shahn Galleries, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ; Juried exhibition, curated by John W. Ittmann, Curator of Prints, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

2004 May Crossing the Bridge
Group show, Axelle Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Invitational

2003 Apr First Friday Art Walk
Joga Café, North Adams, MA; Curated by the Contemporary Art Center, North Adams, MA

2003 Mar 16th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper Exhibition
Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA; Juried exhibition (catalogue)

2003 Feb 3rd Arches Student Print Exhibition
808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA; Invited to exhibit as an instructor

2002 Apr Moments, Espace Temps
Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; M.F.A. Thesis solo exhibition

Other Experience

2001 Mar–2003 Jul Artist Assistant/Studio Assistant
John Roy Studio, Pelham, MA;
Assisted artist John Roy until the time of his death; worked with his widow to organize, catalogue, and oversee artist’s studio for estate

1996–1997 National Service
71 Regiment du Genie, Rouen, France;
Sergeant in charge of multi-media staff
Responsible for photo, video and computer aspects of inter-army review

Technical Abilities

Art/methods proficiency
• Black & white and color Photography (35mm & medium format; digital)
• Digital Imaging and printing (Adobe Creative Suite)
• Digital printmaking (Photopolymer plates: negative and positive, ImagOn & Hydrocoat, Photo-Lithography & transfers)
• Intaglio (traditional and photo)
• Lithography (plate & stone)
• Monoprinting
• Offset lithography: Fuji & RubyRed Plates
• Relief: wood, linocut, collagraph & carborandum
• Screenprint (water base, oil base & UV ink)

Presses
• Etching press: American-French Tool, Brand, Conrad, Hale, Sturges, Takash
• Lithographic press: Brand Direct Press, Brisset press, Takach-Garfield Direct Press
• Flat bed proofing offset press
• Letter press: Vandercook Proof Press

Printer/scanner proficiency
• Epson wide-format printer
• Flatbed scanner & slides scanner
• Inkjet & Laser printer

Software proficiency
Adobe Creative Suite 4 (photoshop, illusrator, dreamweaver, flash, premiere)

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