Selected Exhibitions

  • Coast Gallery, - Manzanita, Oregon.  Currently Showing (2013-2019)
  • Blue, A Gallery, Provincetown, Ma, (Group Show, June 2018)
  • Clark County Open Studio Preview Show, Art At The Cave Gallery, Vancouver Washington (November 2018)
  • Portland Encaustic Five, Oregon State University Gallery, Invitational 5 artist show (March – May 2017)
  • Clark County Open Studio Preview Show, Art At The Cave Gallery, Vancouver Washington (November 2017)
  • In Bocca Al Lupo Fine Art, Oregon City, Oregon  (Group Show, January 10 – February 29, 2016)
  • Boomerang Gallery, Vancouver, Washington (Group Show August 201 
  • Universal Truths,Walters Gallery, Hillsboro, Oregon.  (Solo show, June 2 to July 27, 2015)
  • Hive, Art on Broadway, Beaverton Oregon(Group Show October 2016), Seattle, Washington. (Group Shows 2014-2015)
  • EAFA 39th Annual Exhibition, Seattle Design Center. (National Juried Show November 5- January 3, 2015) 
  • Poetry in Rust, National Association of Women Artists, New York City (National Juried Show, October 2014)
  • Wax Effects, Art Central, San Luis Obispo, California (Group Show, August 1- September 2, 2014)
  • Unbound(ed),Morpho Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, (Group Show, August 1 – 31, 2014) 
  • Seven– Castle Hill, Truro, Mass. (Juried Group Show, May 21-June 7, 2013)
  • Out of Africa– Encaustic Exhibition Local Business, Portland, Oregon (Solo Show, November 2012)
  • Women ArtistsVoorhies Fine Arts Library, Portland, Oregon (Group Show, May 2006)
  • Art for LifeCascade AIDS Art Auction, Portland, Oregon (Juried selection, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2015)
  • Up Close in Pink– Susan G. Komen Foundation, Portland, Oregon (Juried Group Show, September 2003)
  • Marquam Hill Art Exhibition– Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (Juried Group 2003)
  • New Proof– Swigert Commons PNCA, Portland, Oregon (Group Print Show 2003)
  • Large Women and other Beautiful Things from Nature– Feldman Gallery, PNCA, Portland, Oregon (Solo Show, 2002)


Awards and Collections

  • EAFA 39THAnnual Exhibition, 3rdPlace Best in Show for Clear Skies, November 2014
  • National Association of Women Artists, Two of three Best In Show, for Rusted Squaresand Not Even the Rain
  • Portland Art Museum, Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts – Origins, Collagraph
  • Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership Collection – A River Runs Through It, 4’ x 6’ Acrylic Painting Brain Injury Law, Seattle, Washington, Corporate Office

Publications and Television Credits

  • Thirteen Reasons Why, Season 3, Paramount Pictures Corp
  • Blue, Exhibition Catalog (2018
  • Universal Truth, Exhibition Catalog, (2015)
  • Studio Visit, Volume 24,  (Winter 2013)
  • A River runs Through It, Limited Edition Print and Open Run sold at REI Retail Stores throughout the Pacific Northwest (2003)


Cultural Advocacy Positions

  • Cultural Advocacy Coalition, Executive Director and State Lobbyist 
  • Oregon Cultural Trust, Board of Directors, (Governor appointment, two, four year terms))
  • Cultural Advocacy Network (CAN), Founder, and Executive Director 
  • Oregon Ballet Theatre, President, Board of Directors and an Interim Executive Director


B.S. Public Affairs, University of Oregon, 1974

MBA studies University of Portland, 1987-1989 

BFA Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2003

Independent Study – 

  • Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy, 2002
  • Encaustic Workshops, Annual 6th, 7th, and 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th, International Encaustic Conference, Truro, Mass.
  • IEA Santa Fe 2013 and 2018