Work experience

Work experience



Photoshop (workshop), Art Center, Troy, NY, 2014

Through the Body (workshop) with Tim Hawkesworth, Bennington,VT.,2010

Acrylic Mixed Media (hybrid and installation work) with Laurel Sparks, Bennington College, VT., 2008.

Mixed media study with Dean Nimmer, Bennington College, VT., 2007



Sculpture, Private Collection, Freehold, NY  2014

Drawing, Private Collection, NY, NY                        

Pastel Drawing, Private Collection, Albany, NY 2013               

Painting, Private Collection, Albany, NY

Painting, Private Collection, Albany, NY 2012                           

Mixed media Drawing, Private Collection, Albany, NY   2010

Painting: Private residence, Averill Park, NY  2009    

Painting, Private residence Clifton Park, NY                                   

Painting: Private residence, Wynantskill, NY  2008               

Two paintings: Private residence Poestenskill, NY 2006               

Sculpture: Private residence Troy, NY 2005               

Two paintings: Private residence Clifton Park, NY 2000        

Mixed media drawing: Private residence Albany, NY 1995               

Painting: Key Bank, Albany, and NY 1994    

Painting: Private Collection, Cohoes, NY                                                                          



Ralph J. Bellantoni, “Hidden in plain sight”, Courier News, NJ, 08/15/2014 (photos)

Gambling the Aisle, Summer 2014,

Claude Haton, “Abstracts in Mixed media Freehold Gallery”, The Scene, The Daily Mail 3/2014

Amy Griffin, “Fancy Free”, Arts section, Times Union, Albany, NY 7/28/2013

Amy Griffin, “On exhibit: Whimsicality…art work”, Times Union, Albany, NY 7/2013                          

Albany Barn, “Size matters”, Albany Barn, Albany, NY 2/27/2013 (Photo)

Dan Higgins “Art thieves Paint themselves in corner”, Times Union, Albany, NY 12/14/2007

William Jaeger, “Surface Pleasures”, Times Union, Albany, NY, 12/31/2000

Matthew Crowley, "Artists feel the pull of abstraction", The Post Star, Glens Falls, NY, 09/21/1995

Peg Churchill Wright, “Brushmarks”, The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY 05/1819/95

William Jaeger, Art Review, Times Union, Albany, NY, 05/07/1995




 Fence show, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY, 2014

 Best in show, Built, Historic Albany, Albany, NY, 2012

 Honorary Award, Albany Center Gallery members show, Albany, NY, 2009

 Side by Side teaching artist, New York State Museum, Albany, NY, 2009

 O.S. Grant Recipient, New York State Foundation on the Arts, 1995

 Merit Award, Fence Show, Rensselaer County Council on the Arts, Troy, NY.    1995

 Best of Show, Fence Show, Rensselaer County Council on the Arts, Troy, NY,  1994    




Gambling the Aisle, summer, pages: 7, 8, 33 2014

 Albany Center Gallery, Saturday Morning Artist Dorothea Osborn 2014

 SciArt Center, Where science and art converge 2014




Painting Center, NYC, NY



2012 Strategic Opportunity Stipend (SOS Grant), New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2007 Strategic Opportunity Stipend (SOS Grant), New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY




1990-2014 Curriculum Development

2012-13     Building Cabinet Committee

2000-10    Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Committee

1990-14     Progress Report Committee

2010-13     Character Development Committee

1996           Panel Participant, College Art Association Conference, "M.F.A. and Then What?"




 College Art Association

Albany Center Gallery

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

SciArt, New York, NY

New York State Art Teachers Association





        Dorothea Osborn, Broderick Gallery, Freehold, NY                                       2014

         Dorothea Osborn, Spectrum Art Gallery, Albany, NY

         Musicians, Spectrum Theater, Albany, NY                                                    2013

         Recent Work: Dorothea Osborn, ArtCentric, Albany, NY

         Recent Work, Capital Reparatory Theater, Albany, NY

         Dorothea Osborn, Innovations, Guilderland, NY

         Current Work, Mingle, Albany, NY                                                                    2012

         Mixed media, Spectrum, Albany, NY

         Current work, Chamber of Commerce, Guilderland, NY

         Dorothea Osborn, Wine Bar, Albany, NY

         Solo show, The Capital Region Arts Center, Troy, NY                                  2010

         Solo show Fenimore Gallery Proctors, Schenectady, NY

         DeNardis Art Gallery, Solo show, Albany, NY

         Solo Show, Red Square, Albany, NY

         Solo Show, Magnolias, Albany, NY                                                                  2009

         Recent Work, Terra Nova Gallery, Troy, NY                                                    2008

         Solo show, Uncommonground, Albany, NY  

         Solo show, Ultraviolet Café, Albany, NY

         Solo Show, 518 Broadway, Albany, NY                                                           2007

         Dorothea Osborn, The Shelnutt Gallery, R.P.I., Troy, NY                              2001

         Dorothea Osborn, The Virtual Learning Center, Troy,                                  2000

         Recent Paintings & Drawings, Shelnutt Gallery, RPI, Troy, NY                   1996


      National Park Residency, Joshua Tree, Ca.                                                     2014

      Sculpture exhibit, Albany Barn, Albany, NY                              

      85 years/85 Artists, Menlo College, Atherton, Ca.                                          2013

      Chalk on the wall, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Or

      Whimsicality, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY

      Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY                                               2012

      Albany Barn, Three-person show, Albany, NY

      Peoria Art Guild, Nude Attitude, Peoria, IL

      Grace, Group show, Ann Arbor University, MI

      Vanguard Show House, (Albany Center Gallery), Albany, NY

      Fountain Art Show, NYC, NY                                                                               2011

      Built, HAF, Albany, NY Best in show

      Solo show, The Capital Region Arts Center, Troy, NY

      Solo show Fenimore Gallery Proctors, Schenectady, NY

     Masters of Tomorrow, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY       2010

     Re-Arting Troy, Tree project, Troy, NY                                                                 2009

     Side by Side show, NYS Museum, Albany, NY

     XL-xs, LARAC, Glens Falls, NY                                                                             2008

     Hudson Mohawk Regional, Schenectady, NY                                                  2004

     National Drawing and Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Del Mar, Texas    2003

     Contemporary Drawing Exhib., The Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY    1999

     Drawing Regional, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY                     1998

     National Exhib., Cooperstown Art Association Gallery, Cooperstown, NY  1996

     Recent Paintings & Drawings, Shelnutt Gallery, RPI, Troy, NY

     Children, Choices, Controversy, Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY 

     Drawing Conclusions, Bannister Gallery, Providence, RI



Surpassing the Visible: Abstraction and Spirituality, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico 2013

-Designed, planned, and taught Surpassing the Visible: Abstraction and Spirituality to adults with a wide range of artistic levels.

-Emphasized research as an on-going process of discovery and growth, encouraging students to see research and inquiry as activities central to daily life.

-Taught students to conduct research and to analyze relevance of sources. -Worked with a diverse population of students, including international students and developed strategies for responding effectively to a wide range of artistic abilities.

-Conducted conferences with students for each assignment to address individual goals and progress.

-Directed group critiques to address work and engage in discourse on artwork. -Encouraged students to develop artistic goals and work to tailor each assignment to these goals.

 Graduate and Undergraduate Professor of Painting, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 2008/09

-Designed, planned, and implemented lessons.

-Held one on one conferences with students to evaluate progress of work. -Promoted student directed goals with ongoing discourse and evaluation. -Coordinated and supervised group critiques.

-Facilitated midterm and final critiques. -Instituted and evaluated mid-term and final papers.

-Maintained records and evaluations.

-Used online grading systems

-Worked with diverse student population, including ESL and international students.

 Cooperating Teacher for Student Teacher from SUNY New Paltz, NY 2012

 Cooperating Teacher for Student Teachers from The College of St. Rose, Albany, NY 2006-13

-Worked one on one with student to design, develop, and implement lessons for public school.

-Evaluated student in lesson plan designs, teaching art, producing visuals, management.

-Conducted conferences with student to evaluate lessons, management, and teaching.

-Emphasized self-evaluation and critiques.

-Used online forms and hard copies to evaluate student.

 Guilderland Central School District, Art Instructor, Guilderland, NY 1990-2013

-Delivered art lessons to diverse population, including ESL, developmentally disabled, gifted.

-Researched, designed, created, and implemented lessons in all art forms, including drawing

-Led discussions and art critiques in all art forms.

-Clearly stated and carried through with expectations and procedures. -Continually assessed student growth in all art forms.

-Addressed diverse abilities and learning styles by allowing students to choose from a variety of assignment options

-Enriched class experience by arranging for guest speakers and activities. -Participated in committees and teaching workshops.

 Advanced Drawing Instructor, College Teaching Internship, State University College At New Paltz, NY 1994

-Designed and implemented drawing lessons. -Planned and facilitated group critiques. -Worked one on one with students to address individual concerns. -Maintained records and evaluations. -Promptly returned work and assessments. -Held individual consultations if needed.

 Freshman Seminar substitute, State University College at New Paltz, NY 1994

-Compiled readings to conduct as an activity.

-Organized a cooperative activity for class discussion.

-Designed and implemented  group discourse.


Teaching for Artistic Behavior, New York State Art Teachers Association, Annual Conference, Albany, NY 2014

Folk Art Heldeberg Workshop, Voorheesville, NY, 2014

Acrylic Painting Workshop, Mix, Mingle, Mansion, Glenmont House, Glenmont, NY, 2014

Mixed media Workshop, Guilderland Central School District, Guilderland, NY, 2013

Round Table Discussion, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 2008

Round Table Discussion, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 2007

Round Table Discussion, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 2006

Oil Painting Workshop, Heldeberg Workshop, Voorheesville, NY, 1994

Outdoor Sculpture Workshop, Heldeberg Workshop, Voorheesville, NY, 1994





Junior College of Albany, Russell Sage Colleges

Studied Fine Arts with Marty Geishen, Willie Marlowe and Bill Schade. Paintings selected for the permanent student collection of the College. 


Buffalo State College

Undergraduate degree in Painting and Art Education.  

Semester abroad in London England. 

Kappa Delta Phi


SUNY New Paltz

MFA in Painting

Technical Assistant in Painting Department

This degree was driven by desire.  

It took eight years, two or three semester each year, of traveling 90 minutes in one direction to the school for classes and then a 90 minute return trip.

The final semester was dedicated to studying on campus with a total of 21 credits.  

Art Work