Galleries and  Exhibitions:

  • Woodfield Fine Art Gallery, 2017-present.
  • St.Pete ArtWorks,  2016-present.
  • Florida CraftArt,  greeting cards, 2017-present.
  • Morean Art Center, 2017.
  • Come Out St. Pete 2017.
  • Cider Press exhibit, "All the World's a Stage", August, 2017.
  •  Suntan Art Gallery, St. Pete Beach,  2015-present. members show honorable mention, 2016; 1st place 2017.
  • Davidson Fine Art Gallery exhibit, St. Petersburg, Sept., 2016.
  • Sarasota Fine Arts Festival, March, 2016.
  • 100 Artists Show, St. Petersburg, Nov., 2015, Feb., 2016, Nov., 2016, Feb., 2017.
  •  Dallas Contemporary Design District Market, August, 2014.
  • Momo’s in the Quadrangle, Solo show, Dallas, 2012-2013; and 2014.
  • Irving Art Association, TX & Neighbors Regional jurored exhibit, April 2012.
  • Crooked Tree Coffeehouse, Solo show, Dallas, October 2011.
  • McKinney Avenue Contemporary member show, August 2011.
  • League for Innovation Exhibition, representing Brookhaven, at Mountain View College, February 2010.
  • Under the Influence of Water, The Cedars Gallery, February 2010.
  • Irving Arts Center, August 2009; 2014.
  • Trinity Arts Guild, jurored exhibit, May, 2009.
  • Irving Arts Center, regional jurored exhibit, April 2009.
  • Studio 2600, 2007.
  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Hallworks, July 2005, June 2004.
  • Brookhaven Community College, Dallas, Fall 2005, Fall 2004, Spring and Fall 2003.
  • Texas Visual Arts Association, Dallas, May 2005, October 2003, May 2003, 2001.
  • Rockwall Artists League, national juried exhibition, juror: Charles Wylie, Dallas Museum of Art Curator of Contemporary Art, November 2002.
  • 500X, 1999.
  • Ann Cushing Gantz Studio, 1998.

 

Professional Organizations:

  • St Pete Art Alliance
  • Morean Art Center
  • Dali Museum 
  • Artists of Tampa Bay
  • St. Pete ArtWorks
  • Gulf Coast Artists' Alliance
  • Suntan Art Center
  • Dallas Contemporary

 

Education:

  • Studied art in Texas, New Mexico and California under: Carolyn Anderson, Michael Workman, Kim English, Ellen Soderquist, Connie Connally, Marla Ziegler, Suzanne Kelly Clark, Jane Starks, Chong Chu, Don Taylor, Ann Cushing Gantz, Carol Scott, and Chancellor Page.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Louis University
  • Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing, St. Louis University

 

Artwork in the Collections of:

PLAN of North Texas; Human Rights Initiative; Nancy Beck;  Mary McDermott Cook; Webb and Debby Spradley; Hicks and Vicki Morgan; Dick and Annette Lentz; Claire and John Christian; Sara and Larry Baitch; Mark and Joanne Donheiser; Paul and Patty Walnick; Camille and Scott King; Ezell and Becky Autrey; Peter and Colleen Bowler; Jon and Susan Maxwell; Missy and Michael Collins; Lise Dearborn; Dan and Betsy Garner; Charlotte and Robert McGuire; Barb and Mark Morganfield; Monica Bailey; Ashley Cook,  all of Dallas;  David and Jennifer Sortino, San Francisco;  Marie Johnson, San Diego; Javier and Nancy deAnda, Laredo; Barb and Arnie Smith, Houston;  Barb and Dan Garton, Wisconsin; Scott and Maria Schaffer, Delaware; Karen Touche Lightstone, Nova Scotia;  Eric Dazey, Van Buren, Missouri; Tom and Mary Logan; Philip and Pam Gipson;  Christoper Gipson; Margaret Madden; Glenn and Cathy Vatterott;  David and Tina Danforth,  all of St. Louis.

 

Professional Service:

  • Art support group volunteer instructor at CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse), St. Petersburg, 2017-present.
  • Empath/Suncoast Hospice Fundraiser, Wine, Art and Heart, St. Petersburg, 2017.
  • Initiated art program at Planned Living Assistance Network (PLAN), which provides support for persons with severe mental disorders; instructor of painting January 2006-2014.
  • Curated and hosted art exhibit of PLAN members’ work at Continental Lofts Gallery, September 2008 and April 2010.
  • Initiated art program at Austin Street Shelter, 2007; instructor of painting 2007-2011.
  • Conducted research on the use of visual art as a means of self-expression in adolescent drug abusers at the State Psychiatric Hospital, St. Louis.
  • Art donated to Dallas Contemporary auction, 2010.
  • Art donated to Aids Services of Dallas auction, 2012.
  • Art donated to The Hockaday School of Dallas auction, 2000, 2006.
  • Art donated to Human Rights Initiative, Dallas, 2013.
  • Art donated to Cancer Support Community North Texas fundraiser, 2013,