Asian American Arts Alliance ‘Locating the Sacred’ Festival, New York, New York
Group show
‘Water Chandelier,’ a Site-specific sculpture installation at Tenri Gallery

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – School of Architecture, Troy, New York
Group Show
Architectural models and drawings for ‘The New Faculty Exhibit’


Visual Art

Splendid Vessel Studio, LLC, Long Island City, New York
owner & artist
Mixed-media sculpture and site-specific Installations; works on paper & photography


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
adjunct professor
Taught beginning architectural studio design; and the introduction to computer design core curriculum classes

St. Aloysius School, New York, New York
volunteer teacher
Taught an introduction to architecture class to upper school level girls & assisted in art classes


v d S + design, New York, New York
owner & designer
Architectural design drawings, renderings and construction drawings for a 5,000 sqf. residential loft conversion located in a historic landmark building in Soho

Free-lance Architectural Design consulting
Designed small-scaled architectural proposals in New York, New Jersey and San Francisco

ARO Architecture Research Office New York New York
project design
Specified and managed complete furnishings project for a multi-level commercial office conversion and interiors for a financial services business in Soho; worked with design team on schematic design, design development, construction document phases and project schedules

Siegel Diamond Architects, Los Angeles, California
paid student intern
Worked on research, competition proposals and construction documents for O/L/A Housing project

Michael Graves & Associates, P.A. Princeton New Jersey
paid student intern
Design development & construction document phases of EuroDisney Paris; Disneyworld’s ‘swan’ and ‘Dolphin’ hotels in Florida; and Disney’s corporate offices


Beginning welding workshop, Telluride, Colorado

Arbor Group, Brooklyn, New York
Designed and fabricated metal furnishings for a Japanese Bar


eFirenze, New York, New York
Helped manage an incubator business with interests in cultivating and investing in new partnerships and new for-profit paradigms by cross-pollenating key people in the arts, politics, education, health care and business fields

Art Management

Martinez Gallery, New York, New York
Worked on advertising, promotions and gallery operations for art work by original masters of the graffiti movement

a Gallery, New York, New York
Helped manage architectural print collection and exhibitions in Soho & work on silkscreen projects for architects including Peter Eisenman Architect, for the Venice Biennale American Pavilion


Columbia University
M.A. Degree, Master of Architecture

SCI – Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture)
Advanced Master of Architecture Program
Completed one year of a 2-year advanced graduate program

Princeton University
A.B. Degree, Major in Architecture & Certificate, Minor in American Studies

Architectural Theory & Design Written Thesis; and Diploma Thesis Design Project
“The Beverly Center, Los Angeles – Rethinking the Urban Shopping Center in a Car-Oriented Culture”


The William T. Kinsella Undergraduate Research Fund American Studies Department grant for thesis research; The Grace May Tilton Prize in Fine Arts, award for a thesis bridging disciplines in the American Studies and Architecture Departments; Granted one term of advanced placement in the Visual Arts Department at Princeton University; Granted one year of advanced placement at SCI-Arc

LIFE & …

Meditation training ~ more than 10 years of study & practice with an Ayurveda practitioner & teacher in the Ayurvedic & Tibetan methods of meditation and healing.