Resume

Education
1994 MFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1992 BFA, Magna Cum Laud, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Selected Art Exhibitions
2016
“small works” group show, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
“Small Works” group show, Dendroica Gallery, Seattle, WA
“Push” group show, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
“Pentecost” solo show, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Seattle, WA
“Twixt” solo show, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
2015
“Small Works” group show, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
“Bemis Annual Fall Exhibit” group show, Bemis Studios, Seattle, WA
“Art Collision” Invitational Exhibit, Praxis Gallery, Seattle, WA
“Incoming” New Members Exhibit, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
“6th Annual Isis Women’s Art Festival”, The Hillman City Collaboratory, Seattle, WA2014
“Four Islanders” group show, Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
2013
“Sidelines”, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Gelatin Prints on Fabric” solo show, Mielle Gallery, Petersburg, AK
2012
“Magic Hour”, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery, Juneau, AK
“New Work” solo show, Mielle Gallery, Petersburg, AK
“Archipelago” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Day of the Dead” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Back in the Box” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
2011
“Rain Forest Festival” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Our Town” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“New Work in Fiber” solo show, Mielle Gallery, Petersburg, AK
2010
“Twilight” juried group show, Studio Art Quilt Associates On-line Gallery
“Rise Up” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, Ak
“A Curiosity of Doors” invitational group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Rain Forest Festival” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Birds of A Feather & Fish Together” dual artist show, Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
“ACRE” American Craft Retailers Expo juried wholesale crafts show, Las Vegas, NV
“Art Quilt Show” Infinity International On-line Art Gallery
“Birds of a Feather & Fish Together” dual artist show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
2009
“Seven Women, Seven Lives” invitational group show, Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
“Rain Forest Festival” group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
2008
“Vessel” invitational group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Midway” solo show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
2007
“Collage” invitational group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Pretty Journey” solo show, Grant Hall Gallery, Anchorage, AK
2006
“Lifelines” invitational group show, Wild Celery Gallery, Petersburg, AK
Alaska Fiber Festival juried group show, Anchorage, AK
2005
“Metamorphosis” invitational group show, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
“Point of My Needle” solo show, Mainstay Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
2004
“New Work in Fabric & Photoboxes”, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery, Juneau, AK
Assoc. of Pacific Northwest Quilters Annual Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA.
“Myth, Magic, Metaphor” juried group show, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Women’s Works” juried group show, NW Area Arts Council Gallery, Woodstock, IL
“Fire & Ice” juried group show, Alaska Fiber Festival, Anchorage, AK
“Fiber to You, Fiber to Me?” invitational group show, Carr-Gottstein Gallery, Anchorage, AK
2003
“The Art of Expression” group show, Mainstay Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
Solo show of new work in fabric, Alaskafe, Petersburg, AK
“Double XX” invitational group show, Fairbanks Arts Council Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
2002
Annual invitational group show, Framer’s Loft Gallery, Petersburg, AK
Solo show, Alaskafe, Petersburg, AK
“All-Alaska Biennial” juried show, Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, AK
2001
“Wet Paint” invitational group show, Decker Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK
“Seeing Red” invitational group show, Chips Gallery, Petersburg, AK
“Honoring the Crone” juried group show, Womenmade Gallery, Chicago, IL
“New Paintings” solo show, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, AK
Juried group show, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
2000
Exhibit of selected work, Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OR
“Portraits Out of Our Heads” Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery, Juneau, AK
“All-Alaska Biennial” juried show, Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, AK
1999
”Charged Particles: Unexpected Compositions in Book Format” group show, Main St. Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
“Myth, Dream, Memory” solo show, The Fiddlehead, Juneau, AK
“Collage Artists of America Open ’99 Exhibit”, Brand Galleries, Glendale, CA
“99 Cups” juried group exhibit, Galleria Mesa, Mesa, AZ
“Self-Portrait: Expression of Individual Spirit”, Women’s Center Gallery, Billings, MT.
1998
“New Work” solo show, Raven’s Nest Gallery, Petersburg, AK
“Contemporary Myths” solo exhibit, Carr-Gottstein Gallery, Anchorage, AK
“Nine Women, New Work” invitational group show, Raven’s Nest Gallery, Petersburg, AK
1997
“All-Alaska Biennial” juried show, Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, AK
“Contemporary Goddesses” juried group show, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA
“Scene/Unseen” National Juried Exhibition, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
“Hope Lights a Candle in the Darkness” juried show, Ozark Heritage Art Center Museum, Leslie, AR
“National Acrylic Painters 2nd Annual International Exhibition”, Art Concepts Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Solo Show, Fairbanks Arts Association Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
“Dreams in Color” solo show, Main St. Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
“Nine Women, Nine Lives” invitational show, Raven’s Nest Gallery, Petersburg, AK
“Mirror, Mirror: Women in Self Portrait” juried group show, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY
1996
Eastern Washington Watercolor Society juried group show, Richland, WA
“Monsters” juried group show, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA
“Mindreadings” solo show, Raven’s Nest Gallery, Petersburg, AK
“In celebration of Wild Women, Wise Women, and Crones” juried group show, Woodsboro, MD
“56th Annual NW Watercolor Society Juried Exhibit”, Kirkland, WA
“Society of Watercolor Artists 15th Juried Exhibit”, Fort Worth, TX
“26th Annual Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibit”, New Orleans, LA
1995
“14th Annual Montana Watercolor Society National Juried Exhibit”, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
1994
Invitational group show, Testa Rosa Gallery/Restaurant, Seattle, WA
Awards
2012 Rasmuson Purchase Award, Clausen Memorial Museum permanent collection, Petersburg, AK
2008 Mayor’s Award for the Arts, Petersburg, Alaska
2006 Juror’s Choice Award, Alaska Fiber Festival, Anchorage, AK
2005 Rasmuson Purchase Award, Clausen Memorial Museum permanent collection, Petersburg, AK
2001 Purchase Award, Alaska State Council on the Arts Contemporary Art Bank
1997, 2001, 2007, 2010 Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grants
1997 Ethel Patterson Special Tribute Award, Ozark Heritage Art Center Museum, Leslie, AR

Community Projects & Collaborations
2013
1% for Art Public Art Commission ‘Tidal River’ for the Petersburg Public Library, Petersburg, AK
Rainforest Festival art show coordinator and design of annual poster art
2011 – 2013
Member, Alaska State Council on the Arts Visual Acquisition Committee
2010
Site planning and design for Petersburg Community Garden Project
2009
Curator, “Wanderings”, a solo art show by Don Cornelius, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
Memorial for Gabriel, metal relief sculpture design, Episcopal Church, Petersburg, AK
Created expanding Christmas tree stage prop for local dance troop Nutcracker presentation
2008
“Woman Flower” stage backdrop for ‘Vagina Monologues’ production
2007
1% for Art Petersburg Aquatic Center Project award for fiber sculptures in lobby
Curator, retrospective exhibit of the art of Polly Lee, Clausen Museum, Petersburg, AK
Design & creation of dance costumes for local dance troop Nutcracker and spring recital
Participant in ‘Fish on Parade’ invitational art challenge benefit for local mental health agency
2006 Design & execution of 20’x40’ backdrop for local dance troop spring recital
2010, ’09, ‘06, ‘05, ’04, ‘03, ‘01, 1999 Taught watercolor painting & fiber arts workshops at the Southeast Fine Arts Festival, Wrangell, Petersburg and Sitka, AK
2005 Design & execution of 20’x40’ backdrop for local dance troop production of the Nutcracker
2004 Design & execution of collaborative mural project “Local Color”, an 8’x40’ exterior mural located in downtown Petersburg, AK
2003 Collaborative mural project “Our Town”, 10’x40’ exterior mural, Petersburg, AK
1998 “Sewing Our Roots” quilt project, commissioned by the Clausen Memorial Museum and purchased by the City of Petersburg, located in the Petersburg Medical Center, Petersburg, AK

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