Exhibits

Shows

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  • Solo show, 2018, Ojai Community Bank, Ojai, California
  • Art Detour, 2016, Ojai, California
  • Two-Person Show, 2009, Sacramento, California
  • Visual Verse, 2008, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Another Day in Paradise, 2007, Step One Gallery, Carpinteria, California—award
  • Student Show, 2007, Atkinson Gallery at Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California—awards
  • Visual Verse, 2006, Lewis Clark State College. Lewiston, Idaho
  • Visual Verse, 2006, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden, Colorado
  • Student Show, 2006, Atkinson Gallery at Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California—award 
  • Visual Verse, 2006, La Conner Quilt Museum, La Conner, Washington
  • Visual Verse, 2005, University Place Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska 
  • Visual Verse, 2004, Hoffman Gallery at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, Oregon 
  • Seventh Northwest Contemporary Art Quilt Invitational, 2003, American Art Co. Tacoma, Washington 
  • Sixth Northwest Contemporary Art Quilt Invitational, 2001, American Art Co. Tacoma, Washington 
  • Fifth Northwest Contemporary Quilt Invitational, 1999, American Art Co. Tacoma, Washington 
  • Reflections, 1997, Gilmartin Gallery, Seattle, Washington


Private Sales

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A number of individuals have bought my work, including eight commissioned pieces. 


Private collections include the
Brakensiek Collection of Contemporary Quilts in Los Angeles, California. 


Santa Barbara City College also bought the work I submitted to two different shows for its permanent collection.

Press and Awards

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  • August 2007, Third Place, Another Day in Paradise at Step One Gallery, Carpinteria, California, for a mixed media pencil drawing on canvas.
  • May 2007, President’s Purchase Award and second place in its category, Atkinson Gallery (SBCC President John Romos) for a non-representational acrylic/fabric/paper triptych, untitled. 
  • May 2006, President’s Purchase Award, Atkinson Gallery (SBCC President John Romos) for a portrait in pencil titled “Sarah.” 
  • FiberArts magazine,  2005 article on the Visual Verse project. The article devoted a page to “Girl Dreams,” a mixed media textile incorporating an acrylic painting and photos transferred to fabric.

Education

  • 3-Design and Clay Sculpture of the Figure, Santa Barbara, CA, 2006-2007
  • Figure drawing, Santa Barbara, CA, 2004-2006
  • Summer Session, Rome, Italy, Rhode Island School of Design, 2000 
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1981 BA in French.

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