Professional Degree in Architecture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 1981
Seminar in France, “Haussmann’s City of Paris”, Columbia University, New York 1980
Seminar in Finland, “The Works of Alvar Aalto”, Pratt Institute, New York 1979
Various Architectural, Engineering and Construction Projects – New York City & Vicinity, 1978-1987
  • Memoir, “Journey of the Self”
  • Collection of poems (each combined with corresponding painting)
  • Screenplay, “Circle of Strangers
  • In the works: “Endings”, a historical fiction
  • 2013 – lecture for arts related symposium sponsored by regional economic development arts organizations and museums
  • 2014-15 class in painting at the Helen Keller National Center
  • 2000 – Community Reform Temple – mural created with kids from kindergarten through seventh grade
  • Grey Cube Gallery-Colors Art Show, Finalist-2024
  • Grey Cube Gallery-Animals Art Show, Honorable Mention-2024
  • Guild Hall-79th Membership Exhibition, Honorable Mention-2017
  • Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio, National Midyear Exhibition-2016
  • Helen Keller National Center, Reflections-2015
  • N.A.W.A. “Vernissage Des Femmes” West Palm Beach, Florida 2011
  • Elmhurst Artist Guild, Elmhurst, Illinois 2011
  • University of Texas at Tyler, Texas 2011
  • Gallery West, Alexandria, VA 2010
  • Gallery Gora, Montreal, Canada, Group Show, 2010
  • Ofingidor 2008-Ruth Poniarski-Birth of Venus
  • 60th Annual Artists of Northeast, Semi-finalist, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT-2009
  • Penn State University, Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania, Educational Outreach Program, 2009
  • “First Response” Exhibition – Pen and Brush, Inc., New York City, 2009
  • Port Washington Public Library, NY, Solo Show, 2009
  • Alexandria Museum of Art, Louisiana State University, Alexandria, 2008
  • Artoteque – Online, Canary Wharf, London, Juried Exhibit, Award of Excellence, 2007
  • Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio – National Midyear Exhibition, Alexander Brook Award, 2007
  • Traveling Exhibition, “Insights into Suburbia” Opalka Gallery, Sage College, Albany, Purdue University, Indiana, Rutgers University, New Jersey, 2007
  • Holter Museum, ANA 35, Honorable Mention, Helena, MT, 2007
  • Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ, 2007
  • Amsterdam-Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York City, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010
  • “Masquerade”, Smithtown Township Arts Council, Smithtown, NY, 2004
  • First International Biennial, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Trevi, Italy, 1998
  • The Holter Museum, Helena, MT, 1997
  • Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY, 1996
  • 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Winner, Smithtown Arts Council, St. James, NY,1995
  • 46th Annual Art of the Northeast USA, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT, 1995
  • Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY 1995
  • Parrish Museum, Southampton, NY 1994
Musical score interpretation of painting “Rip Van Winkle’s Wife #2” by pianist composer Margin Alexander


  • Helen Keller National Center-Painting as Teaching Tool
  • Manhattan, New Jersey, Long Island, Maryland and Switzerland
  • Collection of Port Washington Library, NY