Radio Interview with Gwen Filosa

Panel Discussion on the Male Nude


Courses Taught

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Saint Leo University // 2020– current

Key West, FL

PHI 210 RS– Thinking and Doing Ethics

Florida Keys College // 2015-current

Key West and Marathon, FL                              ART 200C- Creative Expressions, ART 1300C  Beginning Drawing I 


The Studios of Key West // 2014-current

Key West, FL

Color theory // Figure drawing // Figure painting // Anatomy // Flesh Painting // Art History. // Open sketch night


Saginaw Valley State University  //  2012-2014

University Center, MI   

ART 111-2D Design // ART 100 Art Appreciation // ART 321 Advanced Drawing // ART 223 Intro to Painting // ART 495 Independent Student Studies// ART 233 Oil Painting 


OLLI Continuing Education Center: Sculpture// Installation Art // Plein Air Painting // Watercolor Painting // Art History 


Henry Ford College // 2012-2014

Dearborn, MI                          

ART102 Introduction to Drawing // ART 101 2D Design // ART115 Intermediate Perspective Drawing 


Midland Center for the Arts and Museum // 2013-2014

Midland, MI  

Figure Painting, All Levels Painting

Saginaw Art Museum // 2013

Saginaw, MI

Lecture on “The History of Perspective Art” with following workshop

Ford Community and Preforming Arts Center // 2013-2014

Dearborn, MI

Hosted children’s art camp  


Mott Community College // 2012

Flint, MI

ART 132 Foundation Drawing II-Emphasis on Color    


College for Creative Studies // 2011

Detroit, MI

DFN112 Foundation Drawing II Visualization-Emphasis on the Figure  


The Educational Alliance // 2010-2011

New York, NY

Intro to Painting, Intermediate Painting, Advanced Painting 


New York Academy of Art // 2010

New York, NY

Teaching Assistant to Susanna Coffey, 1602 MFA Thesis II

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Solo Exhibitions


Active Duty, The Studios of Key West, FL 


 Interwoven Veracities, Studio Sesh, Islamorda, FL 


Origin, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

Bodies of Work, The Marker, Key West, FL 


Contours and Currents, The Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL 


Endless Summer, Corktown Studios, Detroit, MI 


Summer, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 


Rubbernecking Universals, MCC Gallery, Mott Community College, Flint, MI


Group Exhibitions


Women’s Exhibition, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY 


 Keys Strong, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

No Net Ensnares Me, Rockport Center for the Arts, TX 

Mango Madness, The Studios of Key West, FL 

Anne Mckee Art Retrospective, The Studios of Key West, FL 

Small Works Show (With the Lemonade Gallery), The Studios of Key West, FL 


Anima/Persona, Key West Contemporary Art Gallery, Key West, FL 

 A Body of Influence, Grosse Pointe Art Center, Detroit, MI 

 Small Works Exhibition, Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL 

 Mango Madness, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL 

 Saints and Sinners, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI 


Hot Dry Men, Cold Wet Women, Mark Miller Gallery, New York, NY 

  It’s Okay to be a Realist, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, New York 

  Mirror, Mirror, The Studios of Key West, FL 

  AIDs Help Foundation, Key West FL Auction 

  Saints and Sinners, Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, MI 

  Anne Mckee Artist Foundation, Key West, FL Auction 


Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Contemporary Realism Biannual, Fort Wayne, IN Gallery, Pop-up Exhibition, Key West, FL 

  Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 

  Greater Michigan Arts Exhibition, Dow Museum, Midland, MI 

  Faculty Exhibit, University Art Gallery, SVSU, MI 

  Faculty Exhibit, Midland Center for the Arts, Dow Museum, Midland, MI 

  Featured Artist, Stone Soup Gallery, Key West, FL 


Bitesize, Gallery 58, Union City, New Jersey 

 Art Auction, Corktown Studios, Detroit, MI

Michigan Fine Arts Competition, BBAC, Birmingham, MI 

Summer Exhibition 2013, Allegra LaViola Gallery , New York, NY 

 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI 

 Saginaw Township State of the Arts Exhibition, Township Hall Gallery, Saginaw, MI 

 Contemporary American Author’s Series Exhibition Invitational, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI 


Hatch 6, Hatch Project Space, Detroit, MI 

 Coffee and Art, Café 1901, Detroit, MI 


 Fools Gold, 94 Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY 

 Silent:Noise, Gallery Bar, New York, NY 

 Self Portrait as a Monster Truck, Kleio Projects, New York, NY 

 Uncharted. Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY 

  Below Chambers, Biddy Early’s Lower Gallery, New York, NY 

 The Ridiculist Revival, MCCNY Jackson Hall Gallery 446 W. 36th St., NY, NY 

 Tribeca Film Festival Sponsored Art Show, Franklin Front Gallery, NY, NY 

 Black and White VandM Sponsored Room, Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, NY 

Single Fare-Please Swipe Again, Sloan Gallery, New York, NY 


Single Fare, New York 224 Grand St, Williamsburg, BK 

  Just Look At Yourself, Juried Show, Gallery 5, New York, NY 

 Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York, NY 

 TOAST, NYAA, New York, NY 

 Tribeca Ball, NYAA, New York, NY 

 Nothing But Trouble, NYAA, New York, NY 


 CCS Thesis Invitational Exit Show, Detroit, MI 

 Ground Control, R.I.C, Detroit

 Small Drawings Show, Detroit 

 Garfield Building Invitational, Detroit, MI 


Small Drawings Show, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 

 A Place at the Table, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI 

 Cascade Print Show, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 

 College for Creative Studies student show & showcase, Detroit MI 


CCS Annual Student Show, Invitational Showcase, Detroit, MI 

Flux Capacitor, The Russell Industrial Center, Detroit, MI 

 No Name Drop Show, 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI 

 Rock For Cure, (Donated Painting for Breast Cancer Charity) The Belmont, Hamtramck, MI 

Panels || Conferences

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Panels || Conferences





SEACT: Community, “Reconsidering Visual Perception: Extending Neuroaesthetics into Phenomenological   Embodiment”

H&R Studio, "The Male Nude in Art: A Panel Discussion" *Panelist 


Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Winter Residency, "Chromatic Interplays in Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry"


Women in STEAM, Host: Saint Leo University, St Leo, FL, “Neuroaesthetics: The Cognitive and Applied Bridge  Between Math, Science and Art”

Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, Winter Residency,The Intersection of Individuality and the

Collective: the Element of Color


 iiE Gathering,: Wonder Together, Host: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, “This is Your Brain on Art:   Creative Problem-Solving”