Artist Resume

Membership

  • St. Petersburg Arts Alliance

Education

 

  • ABA Arts Business - St. Petersburg College and St. Petersburg Arts Alliance

  • St. Petersburg College - Department of Education / St. Petersburg, FL. - 2018 - 2021 / BA Educational Studies

  • New School University - Parsons School of Design / New York, New York – 2002-2003/AA Fashion Design 

  • Florida State University / Tallahassee, FL. – 2001-2002/ Fashion Design

  • Tallahassee Community College / Tallahassee, FL. – 1998-2001/ AA General Studies

  • Gibbs High School – PCCA / St. Petersburg, FL. – 1995-1998

 

Work Experience

 

  • 2005–Present - Fine Artist

  • 2004-2005 - Bloomingdales/ Sales Specialist / Boca Raton, FL.

  • 2003-2004 - Steve Madden / Shoe Designer / Miami, FL.

  • 2002-2003 - Elle Designs (Plus Size Model) / Intern / New York, New York.

​Internships

  • Internship with Rebecca Taylor in New York, New York -2003

  • Internship with DKNY Menswear in New York, New York - 2002

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022 - The Salted Air Mercantile, Belleair Bluffs, Florida 

  • 2019 - Art Friday's at the Vinoy

Group Exhibitions

  • 2022 - St. Pete Robot Exchange - The Gallery St. Petersburg, Florida 

  • 2019 - Annual Art Festival - Temple Beth El, St. Petersburg, Florida

  • 2016 – Galleria Misto “Dynamism” Fine Art Gallery

  • 2015 – Current – Canvas Fashion Gallery

  • 2015 - Congregation B’Nai Israel Gift and Craft Show, St. Petersburg Florida

Selected Juried Exhibits 

  • 2019 - All-Florida Juried Exhibition 

  • 2018 - Morean Arts Center - Member Show

  • 2018 - Libertine Fine Art Gallery - Sugar

  • 2017 - Annual Art Festival - Temple Beth El, St. Petersburg, Florida 

  • 2016 - Annual Art Festival - Temple Beth El, St. Petersburg, Florida 

  • 2015 - All-Florida Juried Exhibition 

Publications

  • 2018 - Dupont Registry Florida - Holiday Edition

  • 2016 - Exquisite Arts Magazine - Best in Show

Awards

 

  • 2017- Circle Foundation of the Arts - Certificate of Excellence

  • 2017 - Artavita - Certificate of Excellence

  • 2016 – International Gallery of the Arts – Best in Show

  • 2016 – Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery – Special Recognition

Private Collections

Ali's paintings can be found in numerous private collections in Florida, New York, California, London and Paris.