Art Shows

The Windows, Solo Exhibit, Studio Montclair Gallery, NJ, January 2019

122nd Annual Open Group Exhibition, National Arts Club, NY, January 2019

Coaction Collaborative Group Exhibition, Unbound Dora Stern Gallery Orange, NJ, October 2018

FootPrints Solo Exhibit, Artful Bean - Valley Arts, Orange, NJ, July 2018

Membership Show Group Exhibition, Valley Arts, Orange, NJ, July 14 - 30, 2018

SOMA Studio Tour Group Exhibition, Oh Canary, Maplewood, NJ, June 2 - June 3, 2018

Permanent Collection Palestine Museum, Woodbridge, CT 2018

Wide Open 9 Group Exhibition, BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,  May 12 - June 17, 2018

Passages Group Exhibition, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, January 27 - March 4, 2018

Hope for the Holiday's Group Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, NJ, November 19 - December 28, 2017

Cut Loose Group Exhibition, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, September 21- October 21, 2017

Art in the Time of Resistance Group Exhibition, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, May 10-June 17, 2017

Resilient Solo Exhibit, Jerusalem Fund Washington DC, June 9 - July 28, 2017

City Without Walls Group Exhibition, Seton Hall School of Law, NJ, June 6 - September 10, 2017

View Points 2017 Group Exhibit, Aljira Center, Newark NJ, June 1 - July 7, 2017

Art in the Time of Resistance Blue Scarf Collective, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ, June 3 - July 17, 2017

Samar Hussaini Solo Exhibit,  Maplewood Ideas Festival Artist, Maplewood Library, Maplewood, NJ, March 2017

Breaking the Static Group Exhibition, Blue Scarf Collective Pop-Up Gallery South Orange, NJ, October 21 - 31 2016

Juried Maplewood Art Walk Maplewood, NJ, September 2016, September 2017, September 2018  

Artist Residency and Solo Exhibit Darat El Fanun, Amman Jordan, 1993



Innovative Fine Art Award, 122nd Annual Open Exhibition, CATHARINE LORILLARD WOLFE ART CLUB, 2019

Certificate of Recognition, BWAC Gallery, 2018

Published Article, Pacc Literary Magazine, May 2018 Website
Best Branded Website
Silver Award from DTC, 2009

SINGULAIR Back to School Promo Site
Best Branded Website
Gold Award from DTC, 2008

Mark Martin & Viagra Co-branded Site
Creative recognition from The One Show RX 2005 


Creative Director
Village to Village United, NJ
2016 - 2018

Senior Art Director
Rapp Collins, New York, NY
2/07 - 2010

Senior Art Director
Digitas, New York, NY
6/00 - 2/07

Art Director
The Marasco Newton Group, LTD, Arlington, VA
12/97 - 6/00 



Develop and maintain direct client relations, lead strategic brainstorming sessions, see a project through from conception to formal presentation, able to inspire a team of designers, and juggle multiple projects.

Manage, concept, and implement online brand development. This includes branding interactive solutions, as well as implementing both online style guidelines and visual standards.

Manage, concept, develop, design, and execute brand platforms and integrated campaigns which include, site design, animated marketing banner ads, landing page designs, e-mail designs, postcards, and brochures.

Concept, design, and implement flash multimedia and branded online video campaigns.

Concept, develop, design, execute, and manage cross platform campaigns for clients such as Listerine, Singulair, Zostavax, GARDASIL, American Express, Viagra, Delta, Starwood, HBO, and The New York Times.



Pratt Institute of Design, 2001
MS, Communications Design, Digital Design Concentration
New York, NY

Corcoran School of Art, 1997
Computer Graphics Certificate
Washington, DC

University of Maryland, 1993
BA, Studio Art and Art History