Fine Artist and Educator


 2010                 Natural Scientific Illustration certificate, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1992                 MFA, Drawing/Painting, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1986 & 87         4th & 5th Year Diploma, Drawing/Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, MA

1986                 BFA, Studio Art, Tufts University, Medford, MA (SMFA affiliate)



 Fine Artist, professional since 1986. Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media,  website


Studio Art Faculty & Department Chair tenured 2006 – present

Everett Community College, Everett, WA

Courses taught include:

Drawing I, II, III, IV, Intro to Studio Art, Life Drawing I, II, Art Foundations and Design, Watercolor I, II, Professional Practices, Advance Studio Art


Gallery Director Cascade Gallery 2006 – 2007

Portland Community College, OR


Art Department Chair 2002 – 2005, Art Faculty 1995 – 2005

Portland Community College, Cascade Campus, Portland, OR

Instructor – Art Workshop Intensives 1997 – Present

Popover Perch Studio, Redmond, WA
Creative Arts Community, Columbia Gorge, OR, Anderson Ranch Arts, CO,

Subjects: Creative Process, Collage, Watermedia, Painting, Drawing, Gallery Exhibitions




1993-94            Artist-in-Residence in Painting & Summer Workshops Assistant
                      Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

Oct 1988           Workshop Residency
                        Vermont Studio School and Colony, Johnson, VT



2014     Awakening to Presence Russell Day Gallery, Everett, WA Fall 2014

2005     Metaphors are to be Mined Firehouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

2003     Observations Triple J Salon, Kirkland, WA

             First Thursday Umpqua Bank Gallery, Portland, WA

2002     Points of View Endless Health, Bellevue, WA

1999     Invitational Studio Show Market Street Studios, Portland, OR

1998     In the Veins Sugar from the Bone Gallery, Portland, OR

1997     The Beckon of Light – Drawings Rock Creek Gallery, PCC, Portland, OR

1996     Held Breath – Diving into the Elements Oregon State U, Corvallis, OR

             Garden of the Spirit Rock Creek Gallery, Portland, OR

             Gesture Cycle Vita Gallery, Portland, OR

1995     Openings Fireplace Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

1994     Embryo Series Dow’s Barn Gallery, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, CO

1992     Memorials University of Arizona Museum of Fine Arts, Tucson, AZ

             Recalling Myself Hall of Fame Gallery, Tucson, AZ

1991     A Staging of Ascension Phantom Gallery, Tucson, AZ

             Recalling Persephone 830 Gallery, Tucson, AZ

             Flight of One Hundred Teabags and Linda’s Thicket U of AZ, Tucson, AZ


2014     Drawing on Nature: Flora and Fauna WA State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2013     The Spirit of Observation Russell Day Gallery, Everett, WA Curator & Participant

2012     GNSI Annual Exhibit Pei Ling Chan Gallery for the Arts, Savannah, GA

2010     A Celebration of the Natural World Burke Museum, UW campus, Seattle, WA

2005     Beauty Revisited Mt Scott Art Center, Portland, OR

            Juried Show 2005 Gresham City Hall Visual Arts Center, OR

2004     Kate: Inside and Out Northview Gallery, Portland, OR

2003     Sitka Invitational Forestry Center, Portland, OR

            Faculty Show, PCC Cascade West Linn Library Gallery, OR

            Beyond Line Festival of the Arts, Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, OR

           Arte de Campe Graystone Gallery, Portland, OR

2001     Art Beat 2001 No Holes in the Wall Gallery, Portland, OR

            Real Art To Go Graystone Gallery, Portland, OR

2000     Art Beat 2000 No Holes in the Wall Gallery, Portland, OR

            Summer Show Gallery at Menucha, Columbia Gorge, OR



 Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Member 2010 – present
Creative Arts Community Board Member 2000 – present
Eastside Association of Fine Arts Member
2006 – 2010
Invited Artist, Artrain
April 2006, Skykomish, WA
F.A.T.E. Foundations in Art, Theory & Education Member 2003 – present
Invited Artist Lecturer 1999 Portland Arts and Artists Lecture Series Lake Oswego, OR
Invited Artist Lecturer Women’s History Month, 1999 Portland Community College, OR
Invited Artist 1997 Evening with an Artist STEP Benefit, Pacific Northwest College of Art, OR
Art Selection Committee Member 1998-99 Oregon Arts Commission Percent for Art OIT
Juror 1997 Beaverton Arts Showcase, Oils and Acrylics, Beaverton, OR



2020                 Crosscurrents Magazine, published illustration

2019                 Professional Development Funding, EvCC, Everett, OR

                         Summer in the Studios for Art Educators, PNCA, Portland OR

                        Digital Painting, CG Master Academy with David Merritt, Instructor

2018                 Professional Development Funding, EvCC, Everett, OR
                         Summer in the Studios for Art Educators, PNCA, Portland OR

                        Rozome, Advanced Techniques, Finlandia University, Hancock, MI

                        Ro Kata Intensive Workshop, Pacific NW Art School, Coupeville, WA  

                        Crosscurrents Magazine, published illustration

2017                 Professional Development Funding, EvCC, Everett, OR
                         Rozome:Japanese Patterns and Textures, Mendocino Art Center, CA

2014                 Professional Development Funding, EvCC, Everett, OR
                         Rozome I, Japanese Batik, Southeast Fiber Alliance, Atlanta, GA

2009-10            Vertebrate and Botanical Illustration courses, UW Extension, Seattle, WA

2007                 Botanical Illustration Workshop, Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Otis, OR

2005                 Percent for Art Purchase, Portland Community College, Portland, OR, Public Collection

2004                 Professional Development Grant Recipient PCC, Portland, OR
                        Creative Arts Community Workshop and Sitka Center for the Arts, OR

2003                 Foundations in Art, Theory & Education (FATE) Conference, Saratoga, FL

2002                 Professional Development Grant Recipient PCC, Portland, OR