Mithrawolf A finger pointing at the moon is not the moon

Age: 62
Hometown: New York
Accepts Commissions: Yes
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Back From the Shadows Again

Background and Lifestyle

Marital Status Married
Smoker No
Drinker Yes
Education Post grad
Children Love kids, but not for me

Interests and Personality

BiographyI received an MFA in Painting in 1995 from The City College of New York. I am currently teaching at St. John's University and Bronx Commuinty College. I have taught watercolor, oil & acrylic painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, arts and crafts, and art history. I am a working artist in New York, where I exhibit my paintings. I have done extensive mural work in New York,Pennsylvania and Florida where I also worked in the outdoor advertising industry. I have served on the board of directors for the City College Art Alumni Association for several years and was a founding member of the board of directors for the Banana Factory Artists Co-op in Bethlehem, PA.
InterestsI enjoy visiting the many museums and galleries here in the city.
MusicMy favorite music is from the 60's and the 80's. I like Dylan, Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Beatles & Stones, and I also enjoy R.E.M., Elvis Costello, and They Might Be Giants.
FilmsI love the Monty Pyton films, my favorite is Life of Brian.
TelevisionI watch whatever is on the comedy channel or the history channel.
BooksI am facinated with Joseph Campbell's work. I also like Elanine Pagels.
HeroesSocrates, Van Gogh, John Lennon


SOLO EXHIBITIONS: St. John’s University, Manhattan campus, New York, NY 2006 Northlight Loft, Allentown, PA 2005 Technicolor Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 2003 Portfolio Gallery, New York, NY 1999 “Private Myths, Public Dreams,” Banana Factory Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 1998 “The Center of Everywhere,” Touchstone Theatre, Bethlehem, PA 1996 “Key Questions,” Pop Mart Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 1996 “Egypt and Bethlehem,” City Hall Rotunda, Bethlehem, PA 1996 TECO Plaza, Tampa, FL 1988 Jim Walter Corporation, Tampa, FL 1985 GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Faculty Exhibition, Chung-Cheng Art Gallery at Sun Yat Sen Hall, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000 Faculty Exhibition, Bliss Hall Gallery, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 "Small Works Show”, 2/20 Gallery, New York, NY 2006, 2005, 2004,2002, 2001 City College Art Alumni, Lincoln Center, New York, NY 2005 St. John's Faculty, St. John's University Manhattan, NY 2005 Diversity and Tradition, City College, NY 2005 Self Portraits, NY 2004 Summer in Long Island, Long Island City, NY 2004 St. John's Faculty, New York Law School, New York, NY 2004 "D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge", D.U.M.B.O. Area Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997 City College Art Alumni Exhibition, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY 2000, 1998,1997,1996,1995, 1994 "Poetic and Lyrical”, West Side Arts Coalition, Broadway Mall Community Center, New York, NY, 1998 "Personal Visions '97", Metropolitan Painters and Sculptors, Lever House, New York, NY 1997 "Corpus Delectably", Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY 1997 "Art of the State", The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA 1997 Mayfair Art Exhibition, Muhlenberg College, Baker Center For the Arts, Allentown, PA 1997, 1996 "Musikfest Artists", City Hall Rotunda, Bethlehem, PA 1995 "College Art Association New York Area MFA Exhibition", Hunter College Fine Arts Gallery, New York, NY 1994 "State of the Art '93", Woburn Expo Hall, Boston, MA 1993 Group Exhibition, Finley Hall, City College, New York, NY 1993 Gasparilla Sidewalk Art Festival, Tampa, FL 1991, 1985, 1984 Tampa Centennial Art Exhibition, Tampa, FL 1986 "Flat Stuff", Gallery Ybor, Tampa, FL 1986 Festival of States, Gallery One, St. Petersburg, FL 1986

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cynthia02 How is your day....... I saw your profile at and some thing about you move my intress to comminicate with you so how is life treating you. Please i want you to use this email address to write me back( so that i can give you my picture and tell you more about me ok.stay cool and enjoy your self.kisesssssssssss Yours lovely Cynthia


Hello - pleased to visit your page. Very nice work. Regards, Bud C

CreateReality ( Deleted user )

Very unique style Mithra. I look forward to seeing more. Keep me posted.


Just checking out your site.


Splendid works, I really like your paintings, best wishes - ranjan

Ysr ( Deleted user )

OMG! I just love your art and Ptahs busy work, I think your descriptions are just as great!(clean litter I hope). Best wishes!!YSR


Dan, these are outstanding artworks. I had never seen them on AW. They are in your older work galleries. Really wonderful paintings!


Mithrawolf, I really like your work! Also I missread your quote as "finger painting at the moon is not the moon" I some how connected that with you free work. Lenke


A finger pointing at the moon is an assumption that there is a moon. Please sjow more of your colorful work. I'm eager to see it. Best regards, Robbie.


Greetings - nice work and original style - best wishes


I with pleasure have got acquainted with your creativity. I shall be glad to show you my ENAMEL MOSAIC and to receive your response. Andrey


Looks like you've got a good start. Nice paintings.


great job


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Hi, welcome to this website. Everyone is helpful and friendly. I'll be back to see your artwork later.


Hi Mithrawolf, Can I help? This is a Free Forum for people like us to communicate about our passion of Art in whatever form. We are free to promote our own websites & commissions to Art lovers around the world. This website does all the advertising so we don't have to. In addition the more contacts you make in the industry the more popular we become as Artists in turn more people will show an interest in our Public Exhibitions. Keep in touch with everyone! X