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EXHIBITIONS ______________________________________________

2016   –    “Local Landscapes in Abstraction”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

   “Works on Paper” Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

2015 –      Humboldt Arts Council Member Show, Morris Graves Museum of Art,  First Place Award

                   “Abstractions”   Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

2014 –        “Water Abstracted”   Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

“Abstract Works on Paper”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

2013 –          “Abstractions”  Plaza, Arcata, CA

“Images of Water”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

“Marin Landscapes”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

2012 –           “My California Dream”  Sewell Gallery, Eureka, CA

2009  –        “Nature’s Way”  Art Brokers Inc., Sausalito CA

2008  –        “Land and Water”  Humboldt Baykeeper, Eureka, CA

2007  –         “Dreaming in Color”     Deer Ridge Vineyards, Livermore, CA

2006   –      “Vineyard Views”  Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

2005   –      “Landscapes”   Humboldt”s Finest Gallery, Eureka, CA

–      Group Show,  Humboldt Artworks, Arcata, CA

2004   –      New Work –  Humboldt’s Finest Gallery, Eureka, CA

–        “New Pastels”  Plaza Design, McKinleyville, CA

–          Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

2002     –      “California Landscapes” – Torbert Gallery, Ferndale, CA

–       “New Works” – 205 G St.  Gallery, Eureka, CA

2001      –       Pastel Landscapes – Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

–      “Peaceful Surroundings”  – Art Merge Gallery, Dallas, TX

2000     –      “California Dream”   – Thompson Gallery, Livermore,

–       Landscapes – 3 artist show – Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, IL

1997      –      “Images of Spring” – Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996      –      “Alentours” – Merging One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

–      “Sojourns” –  Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991       –       “California Landscapes” Pastels – Gallery M, Fresno, CA

1988      –        Drawings –  Lisane, Newport Beach, CA

–      Drawings –  Bistango, Los Angeles, CA

–      “Dream Houses”  Pastels  – Orange Coast College Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

–       New Pastels, Studio Cafe, Corona Del Mar, CA

1984     –      “New Work on Paper” – James Turcotte Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP SHOWS     ___________________________________________

2012     –   Landscapes: Bring the Light – Group Show, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL

–                “Seasonal Landscapes”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

–                 Gallery Artists, Sewell Gallery, Eureka, CA

2011     –      Group Show, Gallery Artists, Sewell Gallery, Eureka, CA

2011      –     “Northern California Landscapes”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, cA

–    “Florals and the Feminine Figure”  Studio 7 Fine Art, Pleasanton, CA

2010     –   “Seasonal Landscapes”  Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA
–   Gallery Artists, Studio 7, Pleasanton, CA

2009        – Redwood Art Association Spring Show (Award-Best Landscape) Morris Graves Museum of Art,                                    Eureka, CA

– Landscape Show – Robert Allen Fine Art, Sausalito, CA

– Redwood Art Association Spring Art Show (Award-Best Pastel) Eureka, cA

– Group Show, Gallery Artists, Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

2008    –       Pastel Group Show – Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

–     Inaugural Show,     Gallery KH, Chicago, IL

2007    –       “Unique Landscapes”  Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006   –       “History of Women Artists, From Mary Cassatt to the Present”    David Barnett Gallery,               Milwaukee, WI

–       Gallery Artists, Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

2003    –     “New Artists”  Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

2002    –      Torbert Gallery, Ferndale, CA

–      Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

–     Group Show, Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

2000     –     “Atelier 2000”   Print Exhibition, Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA

–        Group Show – Gallery Artists – Imani Gallery, Napa, CA

–    A  Survey of Bay Area Artists – Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA

–    “All Artist Exhibition” – Editions Limited Gallery,  Indianapolis, IN

–     Gallery Artists – Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998  –     Group Show, Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

–     “In the Spirit of Women” – Thompson Gallery, Livermore, CA

–    “Holiday Exhibition of Gallery Artists” Editions Limited Gallery,

Indianapolis, IN

–    Gallery Artists – Joanne Chappell Gallery/Editions Limited, San Francisco, CA

1997    –    Group Show,  Barlett Gallery, Pleasanton, CA

–      “New Beginnings, Old Friends” – Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA

–      Winter Group Show, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1996     –      Gallery Artists, Editions Limited, Indianapolis, IN

–     “Crocker-Kingsley 70th Exhibition”  Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

–      “Flora” – Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1995     –     “Pastel Anthology” – David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

–      Gallery Artists, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

–      “The Garden Party” – Thompson Gallery, Livermore, CA

1994     –      Group Show, Editions Limited Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

1990     –     Gallery Artists, Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

–     “Summer Group Show” – Joanne Chappell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989     –    “Figurative Abstraction” – Andrea Marquit Gallery, Boston, MA

–    “The Art Teacher” – Metro Contemporary Gallery, Foster City, CA

–      “Line and Form – Works on Paper by California Artists”

Hatley Martin  Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1987     –      “Reflections & Illusions” – Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

–      “Drawings” – Lifescapes International, Newport Beach, CA

–       Group Show, The Edge Gallery, Fullerton, CA

–       “Julia Morgan Memorial Exhibition of California Women Artists” –

Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

1986      –     Ruth Bachofner Gallery Exhibit at L.A. Mart, Los Angeles, CA

–     “In the Pink” – Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

–      Drawings – Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA

–    “The People Corridor” – Curated by Laguna Art Museum at South Coast

Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA

1985      –    “New Juice in Orange County” – Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

–     “2nd Biennial” – Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA

–    “Wall Works” – L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

1984      –    “Discovery ’84″ – Simard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984      –    “The California Promise – Five Fletcher Park Artists” – University of

California Irvine Fine Art Gallery, Irvine, CA

–    “New Artists” – Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

–      “International Art Competition” – Los Angeles, CA ““

Second Place Award – Drawing Category

1983 –      “Works on Paper” – L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

FESTIVALS,AWARDS, HONORS

Pastel 100 – 2nd Place Abstract Category, Pastel Journal Magazine  2014

Redwood Art Association –  Best in Show – 2012 Autumn Exhibition

La Quinta Arts Festival 2012 – Best in Category Award – Drawing & Pastels

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival  2010 – Best in Class Award-Drawing

Redwood Art Association – Annual Spring Exhibition 2009 -Award: Best  Landscape, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA

Invited Artist  for inclusion in “Best of America – Pastel Vol. II”  Kennedy Publishing

Sausalito Art Festival   – Official Peer Juror – 2008, 2009

LaJolla Art Fair 2008- Best of Show Award for Pastels

Cover Art for Wines and Vines Annual Advertising Campaign and Directory – 2007

Guest Curator “Annual Photography Exhibition”  2009, 2010  Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

Guest Curator “Annual Figurative Show”  2009 Art of Wine, Eureka, CA

Best in Pastel Award – RAA Annual Fall Exhibition Curated by Sandra Erickson 2009

Juror – Las Positas College Student Art Exhibition

International Art Competition – 2nd Place Drawing

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING & AFFILIATIONS_________________________

1989 Drawing and Painting Instructor, Livermore Unified School Dist.,CA

1986 – 1988 Drawing Instructor, Irvine Valley College, CA

1984 – 1988 Drawing and Painting Instructor, Irvine Fine Arts Center,  CA

1987 Drawing Instructor, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

 

 EDUCATION  ______________________________________________

1975 – 1976 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

1976 – 1977 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California

1977 – 1982 California State University, Long Beach,  B.F.A. in Painting and Drawing

1986-1987  U.C. Irvine, CA – Graduate studies in program satisfying requirements to earn California Community College and Adult Education teaching credentials