Professional Achievements

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2021              Hispanic Culture Month

                      JC CITY HALL Gallery

2020              EJK: Memorial 35 mm Camera / sculpture

                      Edition of 10 units
2020              Pro Arts "Cookbook" exhibition (The Egg & I)
                      City Hall, Jersey City, NJ

2019              Mission Burrito, Fine Art Photography Gallery

2018              Director/Curator Rotating Exhibitions, JC, NJ
                      John W. Meager Rotunda Gallery,  City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                     Combat Paper/ Veteran’s group exhibition
                     Monmouth Museum, Lindcroft, NJ
                      Rutgers University, Newark, NJ CUBA Today, Group photography exhibition, March

2017              John W. Meager Rotunda Gallery,  City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                     Combat Paper/ Veteran’s group exhibition
                     R.I.P. photograph of assemblage/sculpture

2017             Harborside Atrium, JCAST, JC, NJ
                    Pro-Arts Members exhibition  R.I.P., assemblage/sculpture
                    Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy, J. Owen Grundy Award
                     Historical Excellency for ME-HOOD & Dogs and their People
                     Apparitions of Festive Occasions (Photo Essay Book, 50 year compendium)

2016             Sabbatical, Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom

2015             "Historic Jersey City"   JCAST, JC, NJ
                    ME-HOOD (Photo Essay Book)
                    Dogs and their People  (Photo Essay Book)
                     Homage to Immigration (Boxed Tableau)
                     Mer-Moms Too (Boxed Tableau)

2014              Mer-Moms   (Boxed Tableau)
                     "Homage to Jersey City and Immigration"  JCAST, JC, NJ
                     (Installation at Riverview Park and Photo Essay Book)
                     "Santa Circa 1970's"   (Photo Essay Book)

2013              Cabinet-of-Dreams, (Photo-Sculpture)         JCAST, JC, NJ
                     Commenced consolidation /organizing & editing of 50 years of
                     photographic images
                     Toys Away (Photo Sculpture / restoration / duplication)

2012              Pro-Arts Members Exhibition,  City Hall, JC, NJ

2011              Photo Surrealism,  Curator,  Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ. 
                     JK Memorial Collage,  A tribute to my father  (Collage / assemblage)

2010-12         Breher Brothers Building,  JC, NJ                
                     Drive-by Visions (A Continuous photo exhibition changed quarterly for 2 years)                
                     JC FRIDAYS, PARTICIPANT

2010              "From Feathers to Scales", Lafayette College, Easton, PA
                      (In conjunction with a tribute to Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury, UK)
                           "Animal Magnetism", The Vermont Photography Workplace
                      Middlebury, VT
                      "New Views of Olde England", The Hayes Gallery
                      Corbridge, Northumberland, UK

2009               Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
                      311 Central Avenue, PACAS Project, Jersey City, NJ
                      Jersey City Art Fair @ The Beacon Condominiums, Jersey City, NJ
                      JCAST, Grace Church, Jersey City, NJ
                      "Streetscapes", Public Art Project
                       Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ Grant recipient
                     "AfricanAmericana",  Brennan Gallery
                       Hudson Court House, Jersey City, NJ
                     "Metro 26", Traveling Exhibition
                      City Without Walls, Newark, NJ                      

2008              “People Without Clothes", curator
                       Jersey City Artist Studio Tour, CANCO Lofts, Jersey City, NJ          
                      “Metro 25 Gala”, Traveling Exhibition
                       January – October, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
                       J C Fridays, Jersey City, NJ
                       "Flying", Nutshell Gallery, Lake Huntington, NY

2007               “Seen-It-Wonders”, Curator
                       Seton Hall University Law School, Newark, NJ
                       “Architectural Abstractions”, JC Artists Studio Tour
                       Canco Building, Jersey City, NJ
                       “Earthscapes”, Mary Benson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
                       “Landscapes Revisited”, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ 
                       “Leaving Hollywood Behind”, Nobis Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
                       defEYE Productions, United Visual Artists, Newark, NJ
                       Cathedral Arts Festival, Jersey City, NJ

2004-07         Nutshell Gallery, Lake Huntington, NY

2006               Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ
                       “50th Annual Juried National Print Show”
                       PRO-ARTS, Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Jersey City, NJ
                       “About Photography”, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                       “Avant Garden, Altered State”, 2 Union Street Gallery, JC, NJ

1991-06         “Apparitions of Festive Occasions”, Koh Gallery, NY

2005               “Portraits”, JC City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                       PRO-ARTS, Annual Members Exhibition, Jersey City, NJ
                       “NOHU Visions”, Union City, NJ
                       Cathedral Arts Festival, Jersey City, NJ
                      “Faces & Places”, Hudson County Court House, Jersey City, NJ

2004               Alijara, Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

2003               “JCAT”, Jersey City Art Tour, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                        Hudson Artists of NJ 10th Annual Exhibition, Jersey City, NJ

2002               “6th Summer Salon”, Chamot Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
                       “JCAT”, Jersey City Art Tour, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
                        Grace Church Invitational, Jersey City, NJ

2001               “JCAT”, Jersey City Art Tour, Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ

1998-9            Nutshell Gallery, Lake Huntington, NY

1989               “24 Exposures”, Union Square Gallery, NY, NY

1983               “Chambers Street Artists- Performing / Visual Exhibition”
                        K & K Space and Toy Co., NY, NY  Curator
                        (Organization of Independent Artists)
                        10th Avenue Bar Show, Photography ’81, NY, NY

1981              “Anti-War Show”, Brooklyn Armory Invitational, Brooklyn, NY

1978-79         19th & 20th Annual Invitational Artists Exhibition, Union, NJ

1973-78         Trenton Avant Guard Festival, Trans-Media, Trenton, NJ

1977               George Douglas Library, Woodbridge, NJ

1976               The Harry Lebau Jewish Center, Union, NJ

1975               Tricia Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, MA
                      Princeton Art Association, McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ

1974-5            New Jersey Photography Exhibition, Rutgers University
                       (New Jersey Council of the Arts, traveling exhibition)

1974               Three Friends Show, Artists Co-Op, Kingston, NJ

1973-74          IPOSA, International Photo Optical Show Association Exhibition
                      New York & Washington, DC

1973               Photography & Film Center West, Berkeley, Ca.

1969               Grey Advertising, NY, NY                       

 

One Person Show

 

2019              "ME-HOOD" Mission Burrito Fine Art Photography Gallery,
                       Jersey City, NJ  

2018              "Once-Upon-A-Time" Mission Burrito Fine Art Photography Gallery

2008               Drive-by Visions (Changed quarterly)
                        Breher Bros. Building, JC, NJ

2008               “Me- Hood” , Odd Box Video & Photography, Jersey City, NJ

2006               “Indefinite Exposure”, Breher Bros. Building, Jersey City, NJ

2005               “The Strange World of E. Jan Kounitz”,
                       Windows-On-Columbus, Jersey City, NJ

1990              “Santa Circa ‘70’s”, The River Run, NY, NY

1981               “Santa Circa ‘70’s”,  211 West Broadway, NY, NY

1980               “Santa Circa ‘70’s”, K&K Space and Toy. Co., NY, NY
                       “Fantazmagorical Ferricynide Fantasies”
                       The Detective Office, 42nd Street Show, NY, NY

1973               “The First Hevrah”, Chabad House, Berkeley, CA

1972               The University of California, Berkeley, CA

 

Additional Professional Achievements

2007               The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ
                       Annual Regional Student Photography Exhibition, Judge

Created “Looking at and making photographs”, a 10 class program for interested parties from 10 years to adult.

1973-77         Taught basic photography & dark room techniques.
                      Princeton, NJ

1977–1999    K & K Space and Toy Co., co-director / visual arts division
                      a non-profit art presenting organization
                      New York, NY