Resume

Education:

  • MFA, painting, Wayne State University
  • M.A., French literature, University of Michigan
  • B.A., French, University of Michigan

Exhibition Record:

Solo Exhibitions:

2006

  • Looking In, Looking Out, Plymouth Community Art Center, Plymouth, Michigan
  • Mixed Media, Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Invitational Exhibitions:

2010

  • Politics Of Fear, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2009

  • Small, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
  • Liz Bernblum, Shannon Lee & Margarete Nagarkar, The Hangar, Photography Department, Cranbrook Art Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2008

  • TAG, Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2005

  • TAG, The Art Group, Waterford Cultural Center, Waterford, Michigan
  • Next, Group of Five, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, curated by Gail mally-mack

Group Exhibition:

2010

  • Thesis Exhibition (Leyla Munteanu, Judy Chou, Margarete Koenen), Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Art on the Border (Chad Riley, Leyla Munteanu, Margarete Koenen, Lynne Ford), The Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada

Selected Juried Exhibitions:

2009

  • Embedded Light, National Encaustic Show, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe

2007/08

  • Benjamin Franklin Project, 555 Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

2006

  • Annual Silver Metal Competition, The Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan
  • Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan

2005

  • Our Town, The Community House, Birmingham, Michigan
  • The Print, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan

2004

  • Our Town, The Community House, Birmingham, Michigan
  • Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, Michigan
  • Livonia Exhibition of Fine Arts, Livonia Civic Center, Livonia, Michigan
  • Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan
  • Peace, Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • Celebrating Life, Congregational Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • [re]:Gender, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan

2003

  • Our Town, The Community House, Birmingham, Michigan
  • Artists Among Us, Wayne County Council for the Arts, History and Humanity, several locations in Wayne County, Michigan
  • Go Figure, Downriver Council for the Arts, Taylor, Michigan
  • Celebrating the Figure, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, Michigan
  • The 7th Annual Open Competition, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn and Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan
  • Annual Silver Medal Exhibition, The Scarab Club, Detroit, Michigan
  • The Figure Eclectic, Lawrence Street Gallery, Pontiac, Michigan

Awards and Scholarships

2009

  • Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Bud Bernstein Prize Award, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Graduate Professional Scholarship, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

2008

  • Graduate Professional Scholarship, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

2004

  • 2nd Place, Peace, Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

2003

  • Best of Show Award – Drawing, The Figure Eclectic, Lawrence Street Gallery, Pontiac, Michigan
  • Birmingham Society of Women Painters Award, Inside the BBAC, Birmingham, Michigan

2002

  • Ricky Berlin Scholarship, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan

Additional Experience:

2008-2009

  • Graduate Student Coordinator, Dept. of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit
  • Member of the Search Committee for Painting and Drawing, Dept. of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit
  • Co-organized and curated: Graduate Student Exhibition, West Hancock Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit

2009

  • Organized and co-curated: TAG, Waterford Cultural Center, Waterford, 2005