EDUCATION

 
 

Bachelor of Fine Arts—Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon
Master of Arts—Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Bachelor of Science—Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

TEACHING

 
 

Eastern Michigan University; Ypsilanti MI; 1971-2; Design I, Interior Design I, Housing the Family
New Hampshire Institute of Art; Manchester NH; 1980-1; Design I


JURIED GROUP SHOWS  
 

Works of Faith—First Presbyterian Church; Portland OR; May–June 1998 (Juror’s Award)
PNCA at OHSU—Oregon Health & Sciences University; Portland OR; March–April 1999
Recent Graduates—Selected by instructors to represent PNCA; Blackfish Gallery; Portland OR; July 2000
Emerging Artists—Catlin Gabel School; Portland OR; October–November 2000
Gifts of the Spirit—First Presbyterian Church; Portland OR; December 2000–January 2001
New Members Show—Blackfish Gallery; Portland OR; January 2001
Blackfish at PCC—Northview Gallery, Portland Community College; Portland OR; Feb. 2001
Montana Art Gallery Association

  Paris-Gibson Square Museum of Art; Great Falls MT; November 2001–December 2001
Liberty Arts Center and Gallery; Chester MT; May 2002–June 2002
Western Montana College Museum; Dillon MT; September 2002–October 2002
  Expressions West 2003—Coos Art Museum and SWOCC; Coos Bay OR; May–June, 2003
Natural Abstraction—Mirror Pond Gallery; Bend OR; October 2003 (Jurors’ Award)
Around Oregon Annual II—Corvallis Arts Center; Corvallis OR; June 2004
New Work—Blackfish Gallery; Portland OR; August 2001, April 2003, May 2004, July 2004, April 2005
Portland Art Dealers Association—Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Newmark Theater, December 2005
Expressions West 2006—Coos Art Museum and SWOCC; Coos Bay OR; May–July, 2006;
  First Place Purchase Award, Ed Musante, Juror
 

North Bank Artists’ Gallery—Abstraction; Vancouver WA; August 2007, Judy Cooke, Juror
Group Show—BICA Gallery, Bend OR; December 2009, February-March 2010
Sisters Art Show 2003, 2005, 2008—Sisters OR; (Judges’ Award - Painting)

SOLO SHOWS  
 

A Poetics of Space; Rotunda Gallery, Central Oregon Community College, Bend OR; June-July 2010
Intimate Symetries; Blackfish Gallery, Portland OR; May 2012

GROUP SHOWS  
 

Ten Years Later, North Bank Artists’ Gallery, Vancouver WA; October 2010
Culture Council, City of Marquette (MI)—November 2006
Blackfish Gallery, Portland OR; January 2011

OTHER  
  Guest speaker—Oregon Society of Artists, Portland OR; October 2005; “ ‘My Four-year-old Could Do That’—History, Ideas, and Processes in Abstract Art”
Guest speaker—Black Butte Art Guild, Sisters OR: March 2008; “Why Abstract Art Matters”
Guest speaker—Art in Action, Continuing Education, COCC; October 2010
COLLECTIONS  
  Private Collections—United States, France, Germany
Corporate Collections
  Parsons, Farnell, and Grein Attorneys
The Gregory Condominium Association
Portland Community College - Cascade Campus
Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation
Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas
MEDIA  
 

Willamette Week, Richard Speer recommendation, Nov. 12, 2003
Bend Bulleti Go! Magazine, Feature article: “Beauty in Chaos”, December 25, 2009