EDUCATION
 
1993           The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Painting/                                            Printmaking Certificate, Philadelphia.
1983           The University of Pennsylvania, Distinction in Art History, B.A,                                  Philadelphia.
1979-1980  Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

SELECTED SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020      URBN Headquarters Naval Yard, Solo, Pathways, Philadelphia, PA.
‚Äč              Carolyn and Howard Alber Art Gallery, Allens Lane Art Center, Solo,                     Philadelphia, PA.
              Gravers Lane Gallery, Une Exposition d’arts Obessionels de la Fibre,                       Philadelphia, PA.  
              Davinci Art Alliance, Craft!, Philadelphia, PA.
2019      Freemans Main Line, Two-Person, NatureWorks, Wayne, PA.
              Amis Trattoria Devon Yards, Solo, Abstract Paintings, Devon, PA.
2018      The Delaware Art Museum, Regional Juried Craft Exhibition, Wilmington.
              The InLiquid Gallery, The Physicality of Painting, Philadelphia, PA.
              The Henry Gallery at Penn State Great Valley, The Nature of                                   Abstraction, Malvern, PA.
2017      Biggs Museum of American Art, Biggs Picture Exhibition, Dover, DE.
2016      The Station Gallery, Three-person, New Paintings, Greenville, DE.
2015      Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, Solo, Wayne, PA.
              Gravers Lane Gallery, Select New Artists, Philadelphia, PA.
2014      Pagus Gallery, Small WorksNorristown, PA.
              The Station Gallery, 35th Anniversary Show, Greenville, DE.
2013      The Station Gallery, Three-Person, Mixed Media: Paintings, Pots, & Clay                 Monoprints,Greenville, DE.
              Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, Solo, Wayne, PA.
2012      The Lawrence Gallery at Rosemont College, Solo, Ribbon paintings,                      Rosemont, PA.
2011      Gawanghwamoon International Art Fair (GIAF), Seoul, Korea.
              Asian Arts Initiative, Asian: American: Homogenous, Philadelphia, PA.
              Studio Montclair, Considering Collage, Invitational, NJ.
2010      Virginia S. Block Gallery, Solo, Montclair, NJ.
2009      Mona Lisa Gallery, Solo, Maplewood, NJ.
2007      Cozen O’Connor, Solo, Philadelphia, PA.
              The Pierro Gallery of South Orange, What's Beneath the Layers, NJ.
              The Station Gallery, Three-Person, Greenville, DE.
2006      JMS Gallery, Solo, Philadelphia, PA.
2005      The Station Gallery, Three-Person, Greenville, DE.
2003      Atelier Fine Art Gallery, Solo, Frenchtown, NJ.
2001      The Woodmere Art Museum, Art Matters 20th Anniversary Exhibit,                           Philadelphia., PA.
2000      Rosenfeld Gallery, Solo, Philadelphia, PA.
              Rosenfeld Gallery, Non-Objective Abstraction, Philadelphia., PA.
1999-97 Rosenfeld Gallery, Solo, Philadelphia, PA.
1995      Pentimenti Gallery, Solo, Philadelphia, PA.
1993      The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 92nd Annual Student                         Exhibition, Philadelphia.
 
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
 
2019     Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA.
2017     Merit Grant Award, Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT.
             Purchase Prize, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
2016     The Founder's Award (Painting), The Cheltenham Center for the Arts, PA.
2012     Jim Bachman Memorial Award (Painting), Abington Art Center, PA.
2010     American Framing Award (Painting), Montgomery County Community                    College, Philadelphia/Tri-State Artsits Equity, PA.
1994     Liquitex Excellence in Art Product Grant Award, Binney & Smith.
1992     Cuff/Samack Prize for Abstract Painting, Honorable Mention, The                          Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
1986     Atochem Competition Winner, The Annual Beaux Arts Ball, The                              Foundation for Architecture, Philadelphia, PA.
 
COLLECTIONS

Biggs Museum of American Art,
Permanent Collection
Fox Rothschild
Doral Bank
Workplace Environments, Partners Office
Brandywine Realty Corporation, Lobby
SAP America
Nicholson Associates, Board Room
Rosalies at The Wayne Hotel
Main Line Fertility
Private
 
SELECT PUBLICATIONS/INTERVIEWS

2020        Artshow Interview, hosted by Executive Director Craig Stover, Allen’s                         Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, October 22.
2019        Jacobs, Melissa, Meet Four Female Curators Who are Reframing the                         Local Art Scene, Main Line Today, PA, September 23.
2015        Lieberman, Michael, Nineteen Years and Counting for Norristown’s Pagus                 Gallery, theArtBlog, Philadelphia, PA, December 17.   
2013        Johnson, Tara Lynn, Colorful Worlds at the Station Gallery, Cover Story,                     Ticket/Arts & Entertainment, Montgomery Newspapers, May 12.  
2010        Dell, Larry, Get Out: Hot Stuff, Local Maplewood, New York Times                              Blog.
2005        Straussberg’s Abstract Expressionist Works at JMS Gallery, Ticket/Arts                     & EntertainmentMontgomery Newspapers, PA, March 9.     
2002         Strauss, R.B., Delaware Roundup, Art Matters Magazine, PA, March.
1995         Reality Check, ICS Deloitte Quarterly Newsletter, PA.

 
PRINTMAKING AND PAPER INTENSIVES
 
2018     Sculptural Paper, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY.
             Joomchi and Beyond with Jiyoung Chung, Abington Art Center, PA.
2014     Akua Ink Monoprinting, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.