Resume

EXHIBITIONS
Solo and Group Exhibitions

“In The Abstract”, Arts Council of White Lake, White Hall, MI 2016
“Improvisus”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2014
“Juxtaposition”, Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, NY, 2013
“Hand-Crafted Photography”, Three Person Show, Lawrence St. Gallery, MI, 2011
“Pas de Deux (Dance for Two)”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, 2008
“…Next”, Birmingham, Bloomfield Art Center, MI, curated by Gail mally-mack, 2005
“Layers”, Lawrence Street Gallery, Pontiac, MI, 2002

Invitational Exhibitions

“The Living Gallery Exhibition”, Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Solomons, MD, 2012, 2016
“Making Connections” Women’s Caucus for Art—MI Chapter @ Marygrove College, MI, 2015
“4×4”, Paint Creek Center for Art, Rochester, MI, 2015
Summer Show, Cycling Salamander, Charlevoix, MI, 2014, 2015
“Best of the Best”, Lawrence St. Gallery, Ferndale, MI, 2012
“In Black and White”, Art Effect Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2011
“Actual Size Biennial”, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, MI, 2007, 2009
“n-turpret”, Northville Art House, MI, curated by Aaron Timlin, 2006

Selected Juried Exhibitions (*Denotes Award)

“Michigan Fine Arts Competition”, BBAC, Birmingham, 2001, 2010-2012, 2014, 2017
Public Art Program, Farmington Hills City Offices, MI, 2012-14, 2014-16, 2016-18
“In Flawed Abundance”, IEA @ Newton Art Center, CT, 2017
“Gold Medal Exhibition”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010-13, 2016
“Making Your Mark”, International Encaustic Artists (IEA), EAI Museum, Santa Fe, NM, 2016
“River”, Still Point Online Gallery, Maine, *Distinction Award
“24th Annual”, International Society-Experiment Artists, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI, 2015
“Responding to Chaos”, River Gallery at Rackham, U of M, Ann Arbor, MI, 2015
“The Buzz Stops Here” IEA @ Art/Science Gallery, TX, 2015
“Eye of the Beholder” (Found Objects) Maryland Federation of Art, MD, 2015
“Responding to Chaos” curated by River Gallery, Rackham-UM, Ann Arbor, MI 2015
“Abstract”, Light Space & Time Online Gallery, 2012*, 2013*, 2014*
“Poetry Bleeds Rust”, IEA @ NAWA Gallery, New York, 2014
“Art in Wax”, Gallery 901, Sante Fe, NM, 2014
“Wax Effects”, Art Central Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2014
“All Women”, Light Space & Time Online Gallery, 2014*
“Countryside”, Light Space & Time Online Gallery, 2013*
“15th Abstraction International Online Exhibition”, Upstream People Gallery, 2013*
“Our Town”, the Community House, Birmingham, MI 2006, 2008-10, 2013
“3rd National Encaustic/Wax Exhibition” Encaustic Art Institute, New Mexico, 2013
“Small Works”, Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Solomons, MD, 2013
“15th Collage-Mixed Media International Online Exhibit”, Upstream People Gallery, 2013
“Abstract Expressionism”, Leading Artists Gallery Online, 2013*
“Altered States? Photography”, Artspace, Stroudsburg, PA 2012, 2013
“Views and Visions”, Highland Station, MI, 2012*
“MI Arts All Media”, Holland Art Center, Holland, MI, 2011, 2012*
“Wax”, Scarab Club, 2012
“Silver Medal Exhibition”, Scarab Club, Detroit, 2002—2004, 2008, 2011, 2012
“Flower Power”, 1650 Gallery, Echo Park, CA, 2011
“Black and White” Linus Galleries, Pasadena, CA, 2011
“Think Small”, Lawrence St. Gallery, 2007, 2011*
“Diversity Through Many Lenses”, Adirondack Center, NY, 2011
“Artists Engage Body-Mind-Spirit”, River Gallery, Chelsea, MI, 2011
“Le Petite Salon”, DSWPS, Flint Institute of Arts, MI, 2011
“Fusion in the Arts”, Kreft Gallery, Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011
DSWPS 107th Anniversary Show, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI 2010
“Alternative Processes Competition”, SOHO Photo Gallery, New York, 2009
“Photo Alternative: Past as Future”, Berea Arts Council, KY, 2009
“C. S. Lewis Juried Art Exhibition”, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, MI, 2007*, 2009
“Annual All-Media Competition”, University Michigan-Dearborn, MI, 2007, 2008, 2009
“Statewide Print Competition”, Alma College, MI, 2008, 2009
“Annual Greater MI Art Exhibition”, Alden B. Dow Museum, Midland, MI, 2008, 2009
“Art with Attitude”, Padzieski Art Gallery, Dearborn, MI, 2007*
“Great Lakes Drawing Biennial”, Eastern Mich. University, 2006
“All Media Exhibition”, Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Detroit, 2004 (*1st place)
“Picture This”, Downriver Council of the Arts, Taylor, MI, 2004*
“City, Town, Village”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, 2004*
“La Petite XI”, Alder Gallery, Coburg, OR, 2003
“Celebrating the Figure”, Lansing Art Gallery, MI, 2003

COLLECTIONS

Encaustic Art Institute Gallery’s Permanent Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, Detroit MI
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Birmingham MI
Various private collections

MEMBERSHIPS

International Encaustic Artists
International Society of Experimental Artists
Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors (DSWPS)
The Scarab Club
Detroit Artists Market
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

ART-RELATED EXPERIENCE

“Then and Now”, DSWPS Exhibition, Detroit Historic Museum, MI, 2014
Artist in Residence, Cycling Salamander Art Center, Charlevoix, MI, 2014
Solo Exhibition at Inn Season Café, Royal Oak, MI, 2014
Artist in Residence, “The Living Gallery” at Annmarie Sculpture Gardens, Solomons, MD, 2012
“Dam Small(er) Show”, Detroit Artists Market Fundraiser, 2011
“Artworks for Life”, Fundraiser for Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, 2007—2010
“The Spirit of Paint By Numbers”, Detroit Artists Market Fundraiser, 2008
“From Hearts and Hands”, DSWPS, Flint Institute of Arts, 2007
“Art Out Of The Box”, The Art House Fundraiser, Northville, 2006
“You Send Me”, Artist Envelope Fundraiser, Paint Creek Center for Art, 2005
“Mask” Fundraiser for Michigan Hospice, BBAC, 2004

PUBLICATIONS

“Wax in the D”, Exhibition Catalog, Color | Ink Studio, 2017
Still Point Quarterly, Still Point Art Gallery, Summer 2013, Summer & Winter 2014, Spring & Summer 2016, Spring 2017
“I Was Born”, EncausticArts Magazine, The Encaustic Art Institute, Winter 2014
Juxtaposition, Exhibition Catalog, Color | Ink Studio, 2013
“Woodward Talk”, Local Artist Interview, 2013
Studio Visit, Open Studio Press, Boston, Winter Edition, 2013
Scarab Arts Annual, Scarab Club, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
“Community Life, Observer & Eccentric” Interview, Jan. & Aug. issues 2012
Flower Power 2011, Exhibition Catalog, 1650 Gallery, CA 2011
Figuratively Speaking…, Color | Ink Studio, 2011
Stone Voices, Still Point Art Gallery, Vol. 1, Vol. 2, 2011
2010 Yearbook, Still Point Art Gallery, 2010
Folio, Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors, 2010
Flint Institute of Arts Member Magazine, 2007
“Mirror”, Local Artist Interview, 2004

SERVICE

Juror for “Wax in the D” Encaustic Exhibition, Village Theater, Canton, MI, 2017
Artist Talk/Demo: Artifacts Art Group, 2011, Romeo Art Guild, 2015, Birmingham Society of Women Painters, 2015, Three Cities Artist Group, Canton, MI, 2016
Encaustic demonstration, Arts, Beats, Eats Festival, for Gallery of Royal Oak, 2014
Award Co-Juror, The Divinity School’s Photography Competition at Duke University, Durham, NC, 2012
Member of Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors, 2006 to Present (VP and Program Chair ’07-‘09)
Artist Talk, Philanthropic Education Organization, 2005
Member of Lawrence St. Gallery Cooperative, 2000 to 2005

TEACHING

Teaching Encaustic Workshops:
Color & Ink Studio, Berkley, MI 2013-17
The Art House, Northville, MI, 2015-17
AnnMarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center, MD, 2016
Cycling Salamander Art Center, Charlevoix, MI, 2014
Cyanotype Workshop Instructor, “ArtBlast”, BBAC, Birmingham, MI 2010
Encaustic Demonstration/Tutorial, Color & Ink Studio, Berkley, MI 2010
Assisted in 3-day workshop “Papermaking with Plants” with Anne van Leeuwan, BBAC, 2008

EDUCATION

Encaustic Monotype Workshop with Paula Roland, Hirst Studio, Chicago, IL, 2016
Advanced Teaching Encaustic Workshop, R&F Paints, Kingston, NY, 2014
Papermaking Workshop, Hollander’s, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007
Print/Encaustic Workshop, R&F Paints/Women’s Studio, Kingston, New York, 2006

BFA, Architectural Illustration, Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, MI, 1998
MBA, Marketing, University of Michigan, 1984
BA, English Literature, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 1978