Art is an actor, screenwriter, award-winning playwright, director and has played a coy She-hulk on stage.
Art has performed on stage, in a variety of commercials and in short films. He also works for Dramatic Results, a company that uses actors to assist with training in both the corporate and non-profit sectors.
Art is a founding member of Albion Park Productions, a film production company. Albion Park's first short film, THE OBLIQUE SECTOR, premiered at the Nantucket Film Festival. Art's wife Amanda served as a co-writer, producer and lead (a snobby foodie). For more about the film and to see the trailer, please visit http://www.obliquesector.com/trailer.
The Oblique Sector is currently on the festival circuit; thus far it has played at the Atlanta Underground Film Festival, the Pawtucket Film Festival, the Houston Comedy Film Festival and was part of the Red Rock Film Market.
Theatrically speaking, Art played many different roles in the critically acclaimed SUPERHEROINE MONOLOGUES, a co-production by Phoenix Theatre Artists and Company One. The Boston Herald, EdgeBoston, and The Hub Review all included THE SUPERHEROINE MONOLOGUES on their Best Theatre of 2009 lists. Art recently played a mechanic who stands in hilarious and touching solidarity with his cross-dressing son in Gary Garrison's short play SKIRTING THE ISSUE. He also appeared in Rick Park's play PLEASE REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY at the 2009 Boston Theatre Marathon. Art directed LOST OASIS by Patrick Gabridge as part of the Best of the Best Festival presented by The Factory Theatre and Another Country Productions in May.
Art's play I GO SOLO was nominated for Best New Play of 2003 by the Independent Reviewers of New England. He was nominated for the same honor again in 2005 as part of a team of writers who created Europhochylus, Massachusetts. Art has also been a Finalist for the Actors Theatre of Louisville's National Ten Minute Play competition for his plays TRUMPETER, STAGEY READING and BAG OF BONES. TRUMPETER also won Best Play as part of the Arlington Friends of the Drama Short Takes Festival in 2004.
Art teaches New Media Journalism at Emerson College and has taught playwriting.