recent paintings

installation views

Solo Shows
  • 2009-Convergence, Vassos Gallery, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
  • 2008-Microcosms, Bruce Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT
  • 2006-Works on Paper, 22 Haviland Street Gallery, South Norwalk, CT
  • 2005-Selections from the Elements, Wilton Library, Wilton, CT
  • 2002-The Elements, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT
    -The Elements, R & F Gallery, Kingston, NY
  • 2000-Mercy/Memory, Vassos Gallery, Silvermine Arts Center,
    New Canaan, CT
  • 1998-MFA Thesis Exhibition, T. W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
  • 1997-Remorare/Remembrances, RGA Gallery, Ridgefield, CT

Selected Curated Shows

  • 2015-Encased, Nest Arts Factory, Bridgeport, CT
  • 2013-Certifiably Organic, Watershed Gallery, Ridgefield, CT
  • 2012-Many Visions/One Community, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
    -Black and White, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT
  • 2011-Continuum, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
  • 2010-180 Degrees Fahrenheit, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
  • 2009&10-Artifacts Lanier Collection, Darien, CT
  • 2008-Art & Addiction, John Hopkins University. Exhibition in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2007-Hot Wax, Montserrat College, Beverly, MA
  • 2006-WaxWorks, Vassos Gallery, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
  • 2005-Original Repetition, GE World Headquarters, Fairfield, CT
    -Art Daze, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
  • 2004-The Beauty of Phenomena, N.Y. Hall of Science and The Fresno Museum of Art, History and Science, Fresno, CA
  • 2002-2003-The Beauty of Phenomena, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • 2001-Across the Great Divide, Gallery at Onatru, South Salem, NY
  • 2000-Cultural (EXchange), Silvermine Arts Center, C. Roznoy,
    Whitney Museum, Curator
  • 1999-Waxing Poetic-Encaustic Art in America, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ and The Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN. Exhibition book available, see listing under exhibition catalogues.
    -The Material Being, Gallery Korea, N.Y.C.
    -Expanded Visions, B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, OH
  • 1998-Artists of the Second District, Federal Reserve Bank, N.Y.C.
    -CT Contemporary, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT

Selected Juried Shows

  • 2011-62nd Annual Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
  • 2007-John Slade Ely House Annual Juried Show , New Haven, CT
  • 2006-Culture and DNA, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
  • 2005-New Haven Paint Club(John Slade) 104th Annual Juried Show,
    New Haven, CT
  • 2004-Spectra, National Juried Photo. Show, Silvermine Guild,
    New Canaan, CT
  • 2003-Encaustic Works ‘03, Marist College Art Gallery,
    Juror-T. Bashkoff, Guggenheim
  • 1999-Encaustic Works, Watermark/Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY.
    Juror-Judy Pfaff
  • 1998-Art as Spectacle, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.
    Juror-T. Goldin, Whitney

Selected Awards

  • 2008-Eli Lilly Company, Oncology on Canvas Juried Exhibition, Best Photography and Third Prize winner nationally
  • 2005-The N.H. Paint Club Award for Painting, John Slade Ely House,
    New Haven, CT
  • 2001-Koenig Painting Award, CWA Annual Exhibition,
    The Discovery Museum, CT
  • 1997-Best Painting Award, Annual Juried Exhibition,
    The Discovery Museum, CT


The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT; Mattatuck Museum of Art, Waterbury, CT; Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine; Flag Venture Partners, Citizen's Communication and in many private collections from Connecticut to California

Professional Experience

  • 2012-Juror, Lilly Oncology on Canvas Competition, NY
  • 2007, 2008 & 2010-Presenter, The First and Second National Encaustic Conference, Montserrat College, MA
  • 2006-Co-curated WaxWorks at Vassos Gallery, New Canaan, CT included work by Jasper Johns and Robert Gober
  • 1998-Founder and juror ( first five years) for Radius in conjunction
    with the Aldrich Museum

Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2011-Comtinuum-Gender Identities, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Nancy Moore-curator
  • 2003-Encaustic Works’03, exhibition catalogue
  • 2002-The Beauty of Phenomena-Art in the Communication of Science, JanisTomlinson, Curator, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • 1999-Waxing Poetic-Encaustic Art in America, Montclair Art Museum, Gail Stavitsky, Curator
    -Encaustic Works, R & F Gallery, exhibition catalogue

Selected Articles

  • O’Sullivan, Michael. “Narrowing Art Down to a Science.” The Washington Post, 4/11/2003
  • Wilson, Beth Elaine. “Beautiful Minds.” Chronogram, 11/02
  • Staff. “Silvermine Shows.” The New York Times, CT section, 2/28/01
  • Zimmer, William. “Gallery Hopping Under a Single Roof.” The New York Times, CT section, 2/25/01
  • Bendheim, Fred. “Mercy: The Art of Nash Hyon.” The Lancet, 4/15/2000
  • Gomes, Edward. “Improvised Images in Molten Wax.” The New York Times, 5/16/99
  • Lombardi, Dominick. “Remembrances: Recent Work by Nash Hyon and Roger Mudre.” Art New England, 1/98


  • MFA, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT
  • B.S. Art/Education, Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT
  • Lorenzo de Medici Art Institute, Florence, Italy (Graduate level courses)

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