b. 1975, U. S.

The Cleveland Institute of Art, Bachelors of Fine Art, 1999

Southwestern College, Masters of Art Therapy, 2003

Selected Group Exhibitions                                                                                                    

UP AND COMING:

2019 KVIE ART AUCTION, OCTOBER 4-6, SACRAMENTO, CA

Golden, 30” x 30”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite-Awarded a Juror’s Award

2019 THE JOURNEY OF HOPE, OCTOBER 5-23 AT THE ELK GROVE FINE ARTS CENTER, ELK GROVE, CA, OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 17 AT SACRAMENTO FINE ARTS CENTER, SACRAMENTO, CA, NOVEMBER 28-JANUARY 5 AT THE CROCKER ART MUSEUM, SACRAMENTO, CA

Remarkably Unique, 24” x 18”, Acrylic, Ink, Charcoal

2019 SMALL TREASURES, DECEMBER 7-21, THE ELK GROVE FINE ARTS CENTER, ELK GROVE, CA

A 5 piece series on wood panel, 7” x 5”

2019:

There’s No Basement at the Alamo, Cleveland Institute of Art Alumni Exhibition, Cleveland, OH

Golden Road, 10” x 8”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

Under Water, 20” x 24”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

Members Big Art Show, The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA

Transparency, 36” x 36”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite, on Birch panel

AIMAE (Annual International Mail Art Exhibit) Vancouver, BC, Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists

Home, 10” x 8”, Acrylic, Thread

BNSA (Big Names, Small Art) Art Auction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

In Between, 10” x 8”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

Magnum Opus 30, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA

Transparency, 36” x 36”, Ink, Acrylic, Graphite, Charcoal, on Birch panel

Petal, 30” x 30”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

7th Annual Open Fine Arts Competition, Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA

Under Water, 20” x 24”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

2018:

63rd Open International Exhibition, Bold ExpressionsNorCal Arts, Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA

Holiday, 30” x 30”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

Candy Heart, 36” x 36”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

 13th National Juried ExhibitionAxis Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Transparency, 36” x 36”, Ink, Acrylic, Graphite, Charcoal, on Birch panel

 Small TreasuresElk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA

Red Desert series #1-#5, 7” x 5”, Acrylic, Ink, on Wood

 Creativity Matters, Alumni Show, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Float, Transparency, Paperweight, 4.5” x 4.5”, Mixed Media

 Green,Webster Arts, St. Louis, MO

This is Green, 30” x 30”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

 Micro/Macro ExhibitionFoundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

 Float, Bleed, Transparency, 4.5” x 4.5”, Mixed Media

 2017:

Arbitrary Color, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

 Ghost Mesa, 16” x 12”, Chalk, Pastel, on Sanded paper

 Awards                                                                                                                                      

2019 Juror’s Award, KVIE Art Auction, for Golden, 30” x 30”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite, Charcoal

2019 Second Place, Magnum Opus 30, for Transparency, 36” x 36”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite, on Birch panel

2019 Second Place, 7th Annual 2019 Open Fine Arts Competition, for Under Water, 20” x 24”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

2018 Best of Show63rdOpen International Exhibition, Bold Expressions, for Candy Heart, 36” x 36”, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite

Gallery Affiliation                                                                                                                               

The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, Elk Grove, CA