PUBLICATIONS

2016 “Which Came First the Meaning or the Painting?” The Palette MagazineIssue 58, Jun-July 2016
2015 AcrylicWorks 3: Celebrating Texture, North Light Books
2013 AcrylicWorks: Best of Acrylic Painting, North Light Books
2012 Mystery Box: ArtEAST Exceptional Artists
2008 Enhance Paintings with Texture”, Daniel Smith Catalog
2007 “A Metaphor for Life" (September) Artist’s Magazine

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Seattle Pacific University, Adjunct Professor; International Society of Acrylic Painters, Signature Member; Artist Trust; Columbia City Gallery (Board, 2007); Women Painters of Washington (2007-2008 and 2015-2016 Board member); Gallery North (Vice President, 2006); Art for Kids, NW Watercolor Foundation,  (2004-2006); Seattle Co-Arts, (Board member 2003-2005); Northwest Watercolor Association, Signature Member

EDUCATION

2006, 2007, 2008, 2011 Intensive Studies Seminar: Katherine Chang-Liu, Fran Larsen, Skip Lawrence, Christopher Shink, Alex Powers
1993-present Courses & Workshops, including: Artist Trust Edge Professional Development Program, Gage Academy: (Bo Bartlett, Barbara Fugate, Michael Friel), Jesse Reno, Orly Aveniri, Dianna Shyne, Deanne Lemley Fine Art School, Pat San Soucie, Stephen Quiller, Carla O’Conner, Judy Hoiness, Cathe Gill, Cathy Woo, Robert Burridge, Betsy Dillard Stroud, Barbara de Pirro [Golden Working Artist]
1983-2012 Creativity Coach Training and Advanced Creativity Coach Training, Eric Maisel, Instructor (2009 & 2012); Life Coach Training, MentorCoach; MA Counseling Psychology, University of Victoria; BA University of Victoria

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 Juror, Artists United, Annual Juried Show, Burien WA
2014 Curator, GENDEREVOLUTION: Art at Gender Odyssey 2014, WA State Convention Center, Seattle WA
2013 Juror, Come Out of the Dark, Edmonds WA
2013 Curator, UNFOLDING Exhibition, Gender Odyssey, WA State Convention Center, Seattle WA
2011 Juror, Unclad Exhibit, Gallery By the Bay, Stanwood, WA
2008 Juror, West Coast Paper Art Exhibition
2007 Juror, Seattle Public Library Art Selection Panel
2006-present Demos, Lectures & Workshops with professional art groups: artEAST, Daniel Smith, Seattle Co-Arts, Artists United, Seattle League of Arts, Eastside Association of Fine Arts, Greater Marysville Art Guild
1998-present Art instructor: Adjunct Professor, Seattle Pacific University; Seattle Girls’ School, McGilvra Elementary, private classes, individual instruction, and workshops

SOLO & FEATURED EXHIBITS

2016
Columbia City Gallery Uncovered Seattle WA
2015
Columbia City Gallery Abstract Real Seattle WA
2014
Kirkland Arts Center Gender Personal Kirkland WA
Gender Odyssey GENDEREVOLUTION Seattle WA
Columbia City Gallery Reflections Seattle WA
2013
Columbia City Gallery Beyond Technique Seattle WA
La Conner Arts Alive La Conner WA
2012
Columbia City Gallery Connections Seattle WA
2011
Columbia City Gallery Full Circle Seattle WA
2010
Columbia City Gallery Dirt Seattle WA
C Art Gallery Connections & Disconnections Seattle WA
2009
Columbia City Gallery Thinly Veiled Seattle WA
2008
Columbia City Gallery Poetry Revealed Seattle WA
2007
Columbia City Gallery Fences Seattle WA
2006
Upstairs Gallery People Being People Seattle WA
Columbia City Gallery Seattle WA
2005
Gallery North Seeds Emerging Edmonds WA

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS & EXHIBITS

2016
artEAST 20 Days of Art Issaquah WA
WPW Gallery RED Seattle WA
Bellevue Art Museum (Education Gallery)   Women’s Work   Bellevue WA
River Gallery Spring Exhibit and Fall Exhibit   La Conner WA
WPW Gallery Painting Poetry  Seattle WA
Scott Milo Gallery Anacortes WA

2015
Ingersol Gender Center Pride Month Capitol Hill Art Exhibit
International Society of Acrylic Painters 6th Annual International Open Online Show
Light Space & Time Gallery 4th Annual All Women’s Exhibit Special Merit Award
River Gallery, La Conner WA Spring Exhibit and Fall Exhibit
Women Painters of Washington Summer Impressions, Scott Milo Gallery, Anacortes WA Award
Women Painters of Washington Gallery Painting Poetry

2014
Scott Milo Gallery Anacortes WA
Tashiro Kaplan / Ellen Hochberg Who Does She Think She Was?
River Gallery La Conner WA Fall Exhibit

2013
International Society of Acrylic Painters 6th Annual Signature Members Show Award
Women Painters of Washington Gallery Finale! Seattle WA First Place Award
International Society of Acrylic Painters 5th Annual International Open Show
Bilinear Art Gallery Cats & Dogs Seattle WA
Northwind Arts Center Gallery Trees in Art Port Townsend, WA
Hanson Scott Gallery ICON Seattle WA

2012
International Society of Acrylic Painters 5th Annual Signature Members Exhibit
Columbia City Gallery 7th Annual Juried Exhibit Seattle WA
Artist Trust Celebration, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA
Acrylic Artist Magazine, Acrylic Artist Competition, Honorable Mention
Sammamish City Hall, Commons Gallery, Tribute to Trees Sammamish WA
Scott Milo Gallery, WPW Summer Exhibit, Anacortes WA, Award

2011
University of Washington Arboretum, Miller Library Honoring Trees Seattle WA
Grace Gallery Celebrating Trees Bainbridge Island WA
Columbia City Gallery 6th Annual Juried Exhibit, Rock, Paper, Scissors Seattle WA
Fraker/ Scott Gallery ICON Seattle WA
Whatcom Museum Fate of the Forest Bellevue WA
Gallery By the Bay Juried Exhibit, Abstraction Stanwood WA
Women Painters of Washington Annual Spring Members’ Exhibit WPW Gallery
NWWS Signature Members’ Exhibit
Department of Ecology Earth Day Exhibit “Unveiling Climate Change” Lacey WA

2010
Artist’s Magazine 27th Annual Art Competition, finalist [2 paintings] Abstract/Experimental category
International Society of Acrylic Painters Signature Members Juried Exhibit Award
C Art Gallery A Room Full of Sisters Seattle WA
Macy’s Gallery Stepping Out Seattle WA
Seattle Co-Arts Juried Exhibition Celebrated Art Art Institute of Seattle WA
Artist Trust Edge Rise Seattle Design Center Seattle WA
Department of Ecology Forest for the Trees Lacey WA

2009
International Society of Acrylic Painters International Open Exhibition Santa Cruz CA President’s Award
EAFA 2009 Members’ Show Redmond WA
Artist’s Magazine 26th Annual Art Competition, finalist, Abstract/ Experimental category
Women Painters of Washington Members Juried Exhibition American Art Company Tacoma WA
C Art Gallery Passion for the Cure Seattle WA
EAFA 34th Annual Open Juried Show Bellevue WA

2008
Baas Art Gallery Texture Seattle WA
Lakewood Gallery Crossroads Tacoma WA
Women Painters of Washington Serendipity Kaewyn Gallery, Bothell WA
Collective Visions Gallery The CVG Show Bremerton WA
Another Roadside Attraction Gallery Beyond the Edge Mt Vernon WA
Seattle Co-Arts Expressions in Art Edmonds Art Gallery, Edmonds WA

2007
East Shore Gallery Art is an Educational Experience Bellevue WA
Columbia City Gallery Heat Juried Exhibit Seattle WA
West Coast Paper Art Exhibition Juried Art Exhibition Seattle WA Award
Northwest Watercolor Society Waterworks Juried Exhibit Gig Harbor WA Juror Merit Award
Coos Art Museum Expressions West Juried Exhibition Coos Bay OR
Seattle Co-Arts Juried Exhibition Expressions in Art Seattle WA

2006
Arts West Visual Ensembles Seattle WA
Women Painters of Washington Members’ Exhibit Kirsten Gallery, Seattle WA
EAFA 31st Annual Juried Exhibition Bellevue WA
Women Painters of Washington Celebrations IV Columbia Tower Gallery, Seattle WA
EAFA Celebration of the Arts Juried Exhibit Mercer Island WA
Northwest Watercolor Society Annual Open Exhibition Seattle WA. Award
Seattle Co-Arts Annual Juried Show Mercer Island WA

2005
Northwest Watercolor Society Waterworks Juried Exhibit Seattle WA
National Parks Gallery Animals of the National Parks Seattle WA
EAFA 30th Annual Juried Exhibition Bellevue WA
Lynnwood Arts Commission Out of the Blue Juried Exhibit Lynnwood WA
Seattle Co-Arts 55th Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibit Everett WA. Award
Art of Our Mothers 2nd Annual juried exhibit, Edmonds WA

AWARDS & GRANTS

2014
City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, smART grant
The Pride Foundation grant
The Seattle Foundation Give Big
The Artist’s Magazine 31st Annual Art Competion, Finalist in Abstract/Experimental: Decorating the Ordinary

2013
Women Painters of Washington, Finale! Exhibit, First Place Award
International Society of Acrylic Painters 6th Annual Signature Members Show Award

2012
Acrylic Artist Magazine Art Competition, Honorable Mention
Women Painters of Washington, WPW Summer Exhibit , Gamlin Award

2010
Artist’s Magazine 27th Annual Art Competition, finalist [2 paintings] Abstract/ Experimental category
International Society of Acrylic Painters Signature Members Juried Exhibit, Award

2009
International Society of Acrylic Painters International Open Exhibition Santa Cruz CA, President’s Award
Artist’s Magazine 26th Annual Art Competition, finalist, Abstract/ Experimental category

2007
West Coast Paper Art Exhibition Juried Art Exhibition Seattle WA 2nd Place Award

COLLECTIONS

University of Washington, Department of Social Work; Fisher House; Group Health, Sightline Institute, Obstetrix Medical Group; Cascade Skagit Health Alliance