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BFA in painting (honors) Oregon State University (2002), under Shelley Jordon

Recipient of multiple scholarships and awards in painting and printmaking.

MA French/Art History UC Berkeley (1993). 

Selected Exhibitions:

2017, selected as a Copyist at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. 

March 2016.  Artist in Residence, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Redding, CA. 

November 2015.  "Converge" Arts Afire, Artist in Residence group show.  Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego CA

January-August 2013.  Solo show of Cabrillo AIR paintings. People’s Co-op Gallery, Ocean Beach, CA.

September 2012.  Awarded Juror’s Choice, San Diego Art Institute Juried Regional Show.  Juror: Laurie Egan-Hedley.

August-September 2012.  Featured artist, Art in the Park, Cabrillo National Monument.

June-July 2012.  San Diego Art Institute Juried Regional Show.  Juror:  Terri Hughes

August 2011-February 2012.  Artist in Residence, Cabrillo National Monument.  Solo Show January 14-31, 2012.

January-March 2012.  L Street Fine Art, San Diego.  “Degrees of Divergence” Juried Group Show, four paintings selected.

January 2012 and December 2011. San Diego Art Institute Juried One-foot Show.

September 2011.  San Diego Art Institute Juried Regional Show.  Juror:  Kay Colvin

July 2011.  Awarded Hon. Mention, Art in Bloom Plein Air painting competition.  Balboa Park, San Diego.  Juror:  Suzanne Flowers

May-July 2011.  Copley Society of Art, Boston MA.  Selected, “Matter, Medium, Meaning:  Contemporary Still Life.”  Juror: George Nick

August 2009.  Painting sabbatical, Sanvensa, France.

August 2008.  Paintings chosen for covers and supporting artwork in two nationally-published books:  Hunger and Thirst, a Literary Anthology, ed. Nancy Cary et.al. and Psychology, sixth edition, by Philip Zimbardo et.al.

March-April 2008.  Fallbrook Art Association Open Juried Show, Fallbrook CA.

January-May 2008.  People’s Co-op Gallery, Ocean Beach CA.  “Taking Breath”  Juried Group Show with Amy Paul and Michael Brown.

April 2005.  Art Institute of California, San Diego CA.  “Color Space Dimension”  Juried Group Show with Thia Nevius and Gale Rogers.

March 2004.  First Alternative Gallery, Corvallis OR.  Solo Show.

October-November 2003.  PEARL Gallery, Dallas OR.  “Opening Windows:  An Introspective Journey of Women”, Juried Group Show.