1945 Brooklyn, New York


1962-66 BFA, City College of New York
1967-71 Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy; studied 16th & 17th Century Italian Art


2013    “Revised and Restored,” Bruce Museum, May 11-Sept 9, 2013, Catalogue, Essays by Peter Sutton, John Yau, Linda Nochlin, Robert Rosenblum,                              interview by Francis Naumann,
2009     48 Portraits, Sargent's Women, Restored, 2009, Francis M Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY, March - April 2009
2006     Curators, Critics and Connoisseurs of Modern and Fine Art: Francis Naumann Fine Art, catalogue by Robert Rosenblum, NY, NY, April 5 – May 24
2005     Likeness and Beyond: Portraits, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas, January 24 – February  25
2005     New Work, Kathleen Gilje, Doug Udell Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, April 2 -16
2005     New Work, Kathleen Gilje, Doug Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Canada, March 15 - 29
2003     Susanna and the Elders, Restored” The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, NH, (April 20-Oct. 5)
2003     Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (Dec .- Jan.)
2002     The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. (18 Oct. 2001- 21 Jan. 2002) (brochure)
2001     Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY (7 Sept. - 6 Oct.)
2000     Bernard Toale Gallery, MA; "The Ingres Drawings: Restored" (1 - 25 Nov.)
2000     Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY; "The Inner Portrait" (Project room: 8 Jan - 5 Feb.)
1999     Revolution Gallery, Detroit, MI; “Recovering Lost Fictions: Caravaggio’s Musicians” collaboration with Joseph Grigely)  Oct.-Nov. (cat.)
1998     Bravin Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY; “Recovering Lost Fictions: Caravaggio’s Musicians”(collaboration with Joseph Grigely) Feb. (cat.)
1997     Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA  April-Aug. (cat.)
1997     The List Visual Arts Center at MIT Cambridge, MA “Recovering Lost Fictions:  
1997     Caravaggio’sMusicians” (collaboration with Joseph Grigely)  Oct-Dec. (cat.)
1997     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA; “Restoring New Meaning” (Oct.)
1996     Bravin Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY (Sept.- Oct.)
1995     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA (Oct.)
1989     University of Rochester, Hartnett Gallery, Rochester, NY
1982     Siegal  Contemporary Art,  New York, NY
1978     55 Mercer Street, New York, NY


2013     “The Distaff Side,”  The Granary, Sharon, CT, curated by Melva Bucksbaum, April 21-
2013      “Marcel Duchamp: Nude Descendinga Staircase: An Homage,”             Francis Naumann Gallery, New York, NY, Feb 15- March 29, 2013
2011     Race and Representation: The African American Presence in American Art” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC  Aug 20, 2011 – Nov 20, 2011
2011     “Identity Crisis: Authenticity, Attribution and Appropriation” The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY January 15 – March 27
2011      “New Work,” Francis Naumann Gallery, New York, NY. June 8 – July 15
2010     The Visible Vagina. Francis Naumann fine Art and David Nolan Gallery, New York, Dec.
2010      “Ingres et les Modernes,” Musee Nationales des Beaux-Arts, (Feb.5 – May 31) Musee Ingres, Montauban, (July 3 – Oct. 4), curated & catalog by Dimitri             Salmon (Louvre)
2010     “40,” Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, June 15- July 2010
2007     Demoiselles, Revisited, 2007, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY, November - December 2007
2006     National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC, July 1 – February 18
2005    “Celebrating Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art,” Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, catalogue
2004    “The Charged Image, from  the Collection of Douglas S. Cramer,”  Joseloff Gallery, The University of Hartford, Conn. Sept.1 – Oct. 17   
2003    “Size Matters,” Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, (July 29- Aug. 30)
2003    “Women on Women” White Box, NY, curated by Claire Jervert, May1-24
2002     Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St-Louis, MO; "Unreal" (with Sandow Birk and Kim Keevers) (23 August - 12 October)
2002     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA; "Five Fictions" (3 - 20 April)
2002     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA; "Crush" (30 January - 23 February)
2001     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA: "Boston Drawing Project", curated by James Hull (28 Nov.-29 Dec)
2001     New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ; "Identities: Contemporary Portraiture" (25 March- 20 May)
2000     Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, NY; "Classicism Now", curated Barbara Bloemink (June - Sept.). (cat.)
2000     Snug Harbor Museum, Staten Island, NY; "Figuration: The Other Side of Modernism", curated by Lily Wei (4 June - Dec). (cat.)
2000     Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA; "Revering Vermeer", curated by Amy Oliver (3 May- 27 May)
2000     Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY; Armory Show (24-28 February)
2000     Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; “Déjà vu: Reworking the Past”, curated by Barbara Bloemink (16 Jan. - 2 April) (cat.)
2000     Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY; “New Realism for a New Millenium” (12 Dec.1999– 30 Jan)
2000     New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; “Picturing The Modern Amazon”, curated by Judith
2000     Stein, 30 March – 6 July (cat)
1999     Gorney, Bravin and Lee Gallery, New York, NY; The Armory Art Fair. (Feb.) Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY; "Gallery Artists"
1998     Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA, “Polter-Zeitgeist, A Survey of Mischievous Art,” curated by Ann Wilson Lloyd, (Oct.-Nov)
1997     Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, “Still Beauty in Contemporary Painting” 
1995     Bravin Post Lee, “The Lolita Syndrome”, Young Galleries Sector, The Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
1994     Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY (June)
1993     Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC, “Sex, Money, Politics Barbara Fendrick Gallery, New York, NY, “Gender: Out of The Garden”
1990     Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, “Contemporary Art from The Phillip Morris Collection”
1990     Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, “Sacred Symbols/New Visions: Religious Imagery In Contemporary Art”, curated by Ross Anderson
1990     Queensborough Community College Gallery, Bayside, NY, “The Politics of Gender”, curated by Lenore Malen
1986     P.S.1, Long Island City, NY, “Special Projects,” Project Studi
1983     Siegel Contemporary, New York, “Ten Variations On A Theme (The Human Figure)”, curated by Michael Walls
1981     Artists’ Space, New York, NY, “Selections From The Unaffiliated Artist File,” curated by Linda Shearer
1981     White Columns, New York, NY, curated by Alexander Anderson, Josh Baer and Ted
1980     Times Square Show, New York, NY
1977     P.S.1, Long Island City, NY, “10 Years of Downtown”
1977     Alessandro Gallery, New York, NY
1976     The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1972     Galleria Il Grifo, Rome, Italy, “Persective 5”


Apprenticed in the studio of Antonio DeMata- restoration of paintings, 1966-68

Worked for the Museum of Capodimonte restoring paintings, Naples, Italy, 1968-72

Worked for the studio of Marco Grassi restoring paintings, New York, NY 1973-76. Began an independent studio restoring Old Masters for clients including Stanley Moss, E.V. Thaw, Robert Dance, 1976.

Restored Old Master paintings which are included in the following collections: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Norton Simon Collection, Pasadena,CA; Thyssen Bornemizsa Collection, Lugano, Switzerland- Spain; Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy; Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown, MA; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH;  Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT., Williamstown, MA,  April-Aug. (catalogue)