Resume

EDUCATION

  • Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA: painting and drawing classes, 2009-2011
  • Pratt Art Institute, Seattle, WA: painting and fused glass classes, 2008-2009
  • Masters of Architecture & Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona, 1997
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Illinois UC, 1992

 

EXHIBITIONS

Public Art Installations and Exhibitions

  • “Sky Feeder” Temporary Public Art Installation

Group show: Heaven & Earth 6 Outdoor Art Exhibit, Carkeek Park, Seattle, WA. July 12-October 24, 2014. Curated by Center on Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the City of Seattle Parks & Recreation, with funding from 4 Culture. Featured in Departures Top 10 Public Art to See NOW, Summer 2014 Issue.

  • Nakashima Barn Site History Quilt Public Art Installation

Centennial Trail, Arlington, WA. Installed 2012.

Installation sponsored by Snohomish County with funding by the Washington Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation. (Co-artist. Art was a component within the Centennial Trail Interpretive Program; full program team included Site Story, SKL Architects and Luminous Creative.)

  • “TRANSition” Temporary Green Roof Art Installation

Light Rail Construction Site, Tacoma, WA, 2011-2012. Installation funded by the Sound Transit Art Program. Green roof components replanted by the artist at adjacent park at end of exhibit.

  • “Holdfast” Temporary Public Art Installation

Group show: Heaven & Earth 3 Outdoor Art Exhibit, Shilshole Beach, Seattle, WA.  July 9 – October 9, 2011. Curated by the Center on Contemporary Art, in collaboration with the City of Seattle Parks & Recreation, with funding from 4 Culture.

 

Studio Art Exhibitions

Solo

  • Balance series, selected works, solo exhibit, Starbucks Coffee, Ballard, WA, October 2016
  • Selected works, solo exhibit, PARC Belltown Building, Seattle, WA, November 2015 – January 2016
  • Solo Exhibit of “In Your Ocean” oil painting series, Hiroki’s Bakery & Cafe, Seattle, November-December 2013
  • Shelton Civic Center Rotating Public Art Gallery, 5 works from Contemplation Series selected, Shelton, WA, January 23-April 30, 2011
  • Memories of Africa Solo exhibit, Cascadia Green Building Council offices, Pioneer Square, Seattle, February-April 2010
  • Memories of Africa Solo exhibit, Space, Seattle, Fremont Art Walk, November 2009

 

Group

  • “Salish Sea Art” group exhibit, selected “In Your Ocean” works, Salish Sea Conference, Washington Convention Center, April 29-May 2, 2014
  • Thurston County, Simple Pleasures Postcards exhibit, “Laying in the Grass”, October 2013
  • TK Lofts Gallery, 30-Day Art Challenge Group Exhibit, Pioneer Square Seattle, November 2011
  • Hotel Hadley Studios, “The Energy Show” juried group exhibit, Siler City, NC, July 15-September 15, 2011
  • Allied Arts of Yakima Valley, New Gallery Store Collection, 5 pastel works included, Yakima, WA, January 27-April, 27, 2011
  • “Contemplation” Pastel/Mixed Media Work, University Unitarian Church, Seattle, August 15 – September 29, 2010
  • “Oil Spilling on the Ridge” Group Show and Benefit, Art on the Ridge, Seattle, July 9-31, 2010
  • Abstract Drawing Group Exhibit, Gage Academy of Art, “Improbable Balance”, pastel on paper, Seattle January-March 2010
  • The Bra Show inaugural group exhibit, “Support” sculpture, Seattle, 1997

 

COLLECTIONS

Private

  • Saucier-Cockrum Residence, Seattle, WA
  • H. Stern Residence, Ligonier, PA
  • Freeman Residence, Seattle, WA
  • Private Collection, St. Louis, MO
  • Private Collections, Belleville, IL

Corporate/Public

  • Baker Farm Collection, Lummi Island, WA

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

  • City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs smART Grant recipient, June 2010

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • “Outdoor Public Art to See Now”, Fred Bernstein, Departures Magazine, July/August 2014 online issue, departures.com/articles/outdoor-public-art-to-see-now
  • Nakashima Site History Quilt, image featured in History Channel documentary of the Oso Mudslide, April 2015
  • Heaven & Earth VI Catalogue, Center on Contemporary Art, Fall 2014
  • Heaven & Earth IV Catalogue, Center on Contemporary Art, Fall 2011
  • “The Nine”, Through This Window webzine, March 2010 Issue #001, www.throughthiswindow.com

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Artist Trust Member
  • Fremont Art Council