Biography:
Born: New York, New York
Otis Parsons Art Institute, 1982-86
Cal Poly University, 1991-1994 B.A., summa cum laude


Recent Solo Exhibitions:

2013
  • San Luis Obispo Museum: "Paths Intersected", San Luis Obispo, CA
2006
  • William Woods University: "Times To Soon", Fulton, Missouri
2005
  • Steynberg Gallery: "Whispers Within A Shout", San Luis Obispo, CA.
2004
  • Texas Art Museum: "Fleeting Moments", Port Arthur, TX.
2001
  • 2001 Linfield College: "The Pain of Human Weakness:The Joy of Human Strength", McMinnville,OR.
2000
  • Allan Hancock College, "Inner Voice", Santa Maria, CA.
  • Century Gallery, "Sum of the Parts", Sylmar, CA.
  • Angels Gate Cultural Center, "Solo Series of Four", San Pedro, CA.
  • Performing Arts Center Gallery, "Edges", San Luis Obispo, CA.
1998
  • Museum of Arts, "Inner Voices", Grants Pass, Oregon.
1997
  • The Art Center, "Realm of Courage", San Luis Obispo, CA.
1996
  • Cal Poly University: "Different Worlds", San Luis Obispo, CA.
1995-1988
  • Burns Gallery: "The Power of Narrative Painting", Orange County, CA.
  • Kight Gallery: "Lip Service", Long Beach, CA.
  • Meyers Gallery: "Pursuit of Illusions", Orange County, CA.
  • Fine Arts Federation: "Kaleidoscope of Life", Burbank, CA.
Selected Recent Group Exhibitions:

2017
  • Harlem School of the Arts: "Shelter", New York, NY.
  • Prince Street Gallery: "Women Artist Coast to Coast", New York, NY.
2016
  • Armory Art Center: "Crossing Boundaries", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • New York Public Library: "Bold", New York, NY.
  • Crayola Gallery: "The Creative Muse", Bethlehem, Pa.
2015
  • Farmington Museum: "Gateway to Imagination". Farmington, NM.
  • N.A.W.A: "Her(e) Now", New York, NY.
2014
  • University of Texas at Tyler: "29th Annual International Exhibition", Tyler, TX.
  • Point Park University: "Visions and Revelations", Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Farmington Museum: "Gateway to Imagination". Farmington, NM.
2013
  • Boca Raton Museum: Boca Raton, FL.
  • Coral Springs Museum of Art: "Truth and Beauty", Coral Springs, FL.
  • Northwood University: "Broad Spectrum", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Elmhurst Art Museum: "6th Annual National Art Premier", Elmhurst, IL.
  • Attleboro Art Museum: "What Goes Around", Attleboro, MA.
  • University of Texas at Tyler: "28th International Exhibition", Tyler, TX.
  • Rochester Contemporary Art Center: "6X6X2013", Rochester, NY.

2012
  • Haggin Museum: "National Exhibition", Stockton, CA.
  • Farmington Museum: "Gateway to Imagination 2012", Farmington, NM.
  • Northwood University: "Reality & Perception", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • University of Texas at Tyler: "27th Annual International Exhibition", Tyler, TX.
2011
  • N.A.W.A.: "Small Works" New York, NY.
  • Northwood University: "Across The Spectrum", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Farmington Museum: "Gateway to Imagination 2011", Farmington, NM.
  • International Society of Acrylic Painters, Santa Cruz, CA.
2010
  • Coral Springs Museum of Art: "Inspirations 2", Coral Springs, FL.
  • National Arts Gallery: "97th National Exhibition", New York, NY.
  • LaGrange National XXVI: "Biennial 2010", LaGrange, GA.
  • Armory Art Center: "Fusion", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • N.A.W.A. Gallery: "National", New York, NY.
  • Farmington Museum: "Gateway to Imagination 2010", Farmington, NM.
  • Viridian Gallery: "International Exhibition", New York, NY.
  • Manhattan Arts International: "Celebrate the Healing Power of Art", New York, NY.
  • University of Texas: "26th Annual International Exhibition", Tyler, TX.
2009
  • Brevard Art Museum: "Take Out", Melbourne, FL.
  • Noye Museum of Art: Oceanville, NJ.
  • Contemporary Art Center: "Six by Six", Rochester, NY.
  • Alpan Gallery: "International 2009", Long Island, NY.
  • Salmagundi Art: "N.A.W.A. 120th Annual Exhibition", New York, NY.
  • Murray University: "Creatures Great and Small", Murray, KY.
  • Northwood University: "Art-The First Language", West Palm Beach, Fl.
  • University of Texas: 4th Annual International", Tyler, TX.
2008
  • Masur Museum of Art: "35th Annual Exhibition", Monroe, LA.
  • Northwood University: "Impressions", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • A.I.R. Gallery: New York, NY.
  • Marin Museum of Contemporary Arts: "Realities and Illusions" Novato, CA.
2007
  • Long Beach Museum of Art: "ArtX11", Long Beach, CA.
  • Coral Springs Museum of Art: "The Art of Art", Coral Springs, FL.
  • Longview Museum of Fine Arts: "Personal Landscape", Longview, TX
  • Cornell Museum of Art: "Pot Pourri", Delray Beach, FL.
  • Masur Museum of Art: "Living", Monroe, LA.
  • Campbell Gallery: "The Figure", Monmouth, OR.
  • Montana State University: "Firescape", Billings, Montana
  • Hopkins Center for the Arts: "Postal Impressions", Hopkins, MN.
  • Northwood University: "X11", West Palm Beach, FL.
2006
  • A.I.R. Gallery: "Wish You Were Here", New York, NY.
  • Goggle Center for the Arts: "N.A.W.A. 2006", Reading, PA.
  • Northwood University: "Art in Harmony", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Berkely Art Center: "Showcase 2006", Berkely, CA
  • Valdosta University: "Valdosta National 2006", Valdosta, GA.
  • Boise State University: "National Exhibition", Boise, Idaho
  • Dickinson State University: Art Exhibition", Dickinson, ND.
2005
  • Long Beach Museum of Art: "Art XI", Long Beach, CA.
  • A.I.R. Gallery: "Wish You Were Here IV", New York, NY.
  • N.A.W.A. Gallery: "Small Works", New York, NY.
  • Fayetteville University: "Testifying 2005", Fayetteville, NC.
  • Boise State University: "Women's Time", Boise, ID.
  • Heatherwick Gallery: Bakersfield, CA.
  • Sharjah Art Museum: "The Art Card", United Arab Emirates
  • Rosetta Stone Fine Art Gallery: Juno Beach, FL.
  • Berkely Art Center: "Showcase 2005" Berkely, CA.
2004
  • Las Cruces Museum of Fine Arts: "Wish You Were Here II", Las Cruces, NM.
  • Coastal Art Museum: "19th Annual Exhibition", Half Moon Bay, CA.
  • N.A.W.A.: "115th Annual Exhibition", New York, NY.
  • Berkeley Art Center: "Showcase", Berkeley, CA.
  • N.A.W.A.: "She", Aventura, FL.
2003
  • Coral Springs Museum of Art: "Figuratively Speaking", Coral Springs, FL.
  • Coos Art Museum: "Expressions West 2003", Coos Bay,Oregon
  • Long Beach Museum: "Art X", Long Beach, CA.
  • Farmington Museum: National Juried Exhibition", Farmington, NM.
  • Johnson Gallery: "Anthem", San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • N.A.W.A. Fifth Avenue Gallery: " 114th Annual Exhibition", New York, N.Y.
  • Center for Contemporary Art: "Things Left Unsaid", Sacramento, CA.
  • University of the Arts: "Secrets", Philadelphia, PA.
  • San Bernadino County Museum: "37th Annual National Exhibition", San Bernadino, CA.
  • Northwood University: "Speaking of Art", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Berkeley Art Center: "Showcase 2003", Berkeley, CA.
  • Boise State University: "Women's History", Boise, ID.
  • Northern Trust Bank: "N.A.W.A. Florida", Stuart, FL.
2002
  • Texas Art Museum: "8th Annual National Exhibition", Port Arthur, TX.
  • Coos Art Museum: "Expressions West", Coos Bay, OR.
  • Cornell Museum: "By Her Hand", Delray Beach, FL.
  • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art: "Snapshot", Ridgefield, CT.
  • N.A.W.A. Traveling Exhibition: "Mirrored Echoes": Danville Museum, Danville, VA; Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI; MCS Gallery, Easton PA; Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI; Hiddenite Center for the Arts, Hiddenite, NC.
  • Segreto Contemporary Art Gallery: "NAPA's 6th", Sante Fe, NM.
  • Northwood University: "Women In Action", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Contemporary Arts Forum: "Forumulations", Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Nexus Gallery: "Small Works 2002", New York, NY.
  • Muse Gallery: "Barbie Blast", Philadelphis, PA.
  • Womanmade Gallery: "The Invented Figure", Chicago, IL.
  • Las Vegas Arts Council: "The Faces of Women", Las Vegas, NM.
  • Eastern New Mexico University: "To Your Credit", Roswell, NM.
  • Kansas City Artist Coalition: "Push The Envelope", Kansas City, MO.
  • National Assoc. Women Artist: "Women in the Arts/An Evolution", West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Banana Gallery: "N.A.W.A. Annual Exhibition", Bethlehem, PA.
2001
  • Black Sheep Gallery: "N.A.P.A. UK 2001", Wales, Great Britain.
  • Texas Artist Museum: National Arts Exhibition", Port Arthur, TX.
  • Long Beach Museum: Long Beach, CA.
  • Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum: Talladega, AL.
  • Limner Gallery: "Winter Showcase", New York, NY.
  • Sonoma Museum of Visual Art: "California Works", Sonoma, CA.
  • The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts: "Small Things Considered", New York, NY.
  • Contemporary Arts Forum: "Focused", Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Lexington Gallery: "The Nude", Lexington, KY.
  • Berkeley Art Center: "Showcase", Berkeley, CA.
  • Northwood University: "A Woman's Perspective", West Palm Beach, FL.
2000
  • Armand Hammer Museum: "Art of the Brain", Los Angeles, CA.
  • Laguna Art Museum: "What Is Art", Laguna Beach, CA.
  • Sharjab Art Museum: "International Exhibition", United Arab Emirates.
  • Contemporary Museum: "Snapshot", Baltimore, MD.
  • Provincetown Museum: "2000", Provincetown, MA.
  • Durham Art Gallery: "N.A.P.A. International", London, England.
  • Masur Museum of Art: "27 Annual Juried Competition", Monroe, LA.
  • Louisiana University Gallery: "NAPA USA 5th International Exhibition", Hammond, LA.
  • Berkeley Art Center: "Showcase", Berkeley, CA.
  • Sonoma Museum of Visual Art: Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Bloomsburg University: "Remembrance, RE:WOMEN", Bloomsburg, PA.
  • Venice Art Walk 2000, Venice, CA.
  • Art Spaces: "Figure & Form", California.
1999
  • Westminster Gallery: London, England.
  • Laguna Art Museum: "Why-2K-Art", Laguna Beach, CA.
  • San Bernardino Museum of Art: "Exhibition XXXV", S. B., CA.
  • Black Sheep Gallery, Hawarden Castle: "N.A.P.A. International", Flintshire, England.
  • Aljira National 5ive: "Contemporary Visions", Newark, N.J.
  • Illinois Arts Council: "Women's Works", Woodstock, IL.
  • State Capitol: "Silent Victims", Springfield, IL.
  • Gallery of Social Art: "Individual Concerns", Boston, MA.
  • Las Vegas Arts Council: "Faces Of The World", Las Vegas, N. M.
  • Venice Art Walk: "Silent Auction 99", Venice, CA.
1998
  • Long Beach Museum: "House Party", Long Beach, CA.
  • Laguna Art Museum: "XVI Annual Art", Laguna Beach, CA.
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: "International Exhibition", Birmingham, England.
  • Museum of Arts Downtown Los Angeles: "Love Hate And The Absence of Either", L.A., CA.
  • Canyon Crossing Gallery: "Extreme Measures:The Radical Perspective", Brattleboro, VT.
  • Coos Art Museum: "Shadows:2000", Coos Bay, OR.
  • Gallery of Social Art: "Individual Concerns", Boston, MA.
  • N.A.P.A Of Great Britain: "International Exhibition", Covington, LA.
  • Orange County Center of Contemporary Art: "Greed", Orange County, CA.
  • Woman Made Gallery: "Animal Stories", Chicago, IL.
  • Venice Art Walk: "Silent Auction 98", Venice, CA.
  • Runnels Gallery Eastern New Mexico University: "Scene Unseen", Portales, NM.
1997
  • California Museum of Art: "California Works", Santa Rosa, CA.
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: "International Exhibition", Birmingham, England.
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  • Museum of Arts Downtown Los Angeles: "Color Me Blue", Los Angeles, CA.
  • Roswell Museum: "Memories", Roswell, New Mexico.
  • Orange County Center for Contemporary Art: "Beyond Definition", Orange County, CA.
  • ARTernatives, A Visual Arts Forum: "Into The Mix 97", San Luis Obispo, CA. (Juror's Award)
  • Museum of Arts Downtown Los Angeles: "Me, Myself and...", Los Angeles, CA.
  • Matrix Gallery: "Matrix International", Sacramento, CA.
  • Lincoln Center: "National Exhibition". Fort Collins. Colorado.
  • The Arts Foundation: "Confluence", Ingram, Texas.
  • Capital University: " Contemporary works of Faith 97", Columbus, Ohio.
  • Del Mar University: "31st Annual National Show", Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • National Society of Artist: National Exhibition, Friendswood, Texas.
1996
  • Harve de Grace Museum: "National Exhibition", Harve de Grace, Maryland.
  • Governor's Mansion: National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Jefferson City, MO.
  • England's National Acrylic Painters' Assoc., "International Diversity", Long Beach, CA.
  • ARTernatives, A Visual Arts Forum: "In to the Mix ", S.L.O., CA.
  • Muskingum University: "Within and Without", New Concord, Ohio.
  • Bennington Center for the Arts: "Woman-the Artists' View", Bennington, Vermont.
1995-1987
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art: "Juxtapositions", Los Angeles, CA.
  • Downey Museum of Art, "Divergence", Downey, CA.
  • Beth O' Donnell Gallery, "Vital Signs", Tucson, Arizona.
  • 927 Gallery: "Contemporary Art: The Edge", Cambria, CA.
  • Ambassador College, "Rhythms of Life", Pasadena, CA.
  • Cal Poly University: San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • Burns Gallery, "Symbiosis", Orange Country, CA.
  • Cerritos College, "Giants Whisper", Cerritos, CA. (Juror's Award)
  • Centennial Group, "Windows", Los Angeles, CA.
  • Riggins Gallery, Long Beach, CA.
  • Paramount Center for the Arts, "Realities", Paramount, CA. (Ben Tobin Memorial Award)
  • Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Lakewood Center for the Arts, "Past Revisited", Lakewood, CA. (Purchase Award)