Bio

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

  • 2015 Upcoming: Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
    St Catherine University, St Paul, Minnesota
  • 2009 Light Years, The Arts Club, Washington DC, curated by Erich Keel, The Kreeger Museum
  • 2007 Place, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland
  • 2003 Wane Poetic, The Outpost, Albuquerque
  • 1994 A Wax Poem Melting, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
  • 1993 Veils of Sorrow, The Print Club, Philadelphia
  • 1992 Project/Reflect, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
  • 1991 Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
  • 1989 Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland
  • 1989 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
  • 1987 Safco Public Arts Space, Seattle
  • 1986 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
  • 1984 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

AWARDS/GRANTS

  • 2009 Jurors Award, Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD juried by Lulan Walker, Georgetown University
  • 2008 Print Residency, Art Union of Hungarian Etchers and Lithographers, Budapest, Hungary
    Creative Project Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Maryland
    Individual Artists Award: Painting, Maryland State Arts Council
  • 2007 Small Projects Program Grant, 2007, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
    Creative Project Grant, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Maryland
  • 1991 Individual Artists Grants In Aid, Washington DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
  • 1990 The Berthe von Moschzisker Juror Award, The Print Club, PA
    The Print Club Selection Award, The Print Club, Philadelphia
  • 1989 Art Matters, Inc., Support Grant, New York
    Grant, Art Print Residency, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA
  • 1988 NEA/WESTAF Visual Arts Fellowship, Santa Fe, NM
    Residency Grant for Painting, Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY
  • 1986 Grant, Art Print Residency, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend,WA
    Artist Resource Bank, Washington State Arts Commission
  • 1983 Printmaking Scholarship, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
    Teaching Assistant, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
  • 1982 Trude Guerneprez Scholarship, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010 Papaer in Particular 2010, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri
  • 2009 Bush School Alumni Art Show, Gallery IMA, Seattle WA
    30th Resident Artists Reunion Exhibition, Montpelier Arts Center, Maryland
    Mentor and Mentee, Washington Printmakers Gallery
    Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD juried by Lulan Walker, Georgetown University
  • 2008 In Home:In Response, Baltimore, MD
    All Media, Touchstone Gallery, DC
    Hand-made, Washington Sculpture Group, Strathmore Fine Art, Rockville, MD
  • 2007 Hand Pulled:Mid Atlantic Print Show, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
    Equinox, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA juried by Fabric
    Workshop curator Lorie Mertes
  • 2006 Montpelier Arts Center, Montpelier, MD
    Faculty Exhibition, School of Art and Design, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
  • 2005 All Arlington, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
  • 2003 The Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe Albuquerque Contemporary, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque
  • 1995 The Traditional Impulse, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
    Carved and Incised: Contemporary Block Prints, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA
  • 1994 Fallen Timber, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
    Tacoma Art Museum:Selections from the Northwest Collection, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle
  • 1993 Time Away:Prints from Centrum’s Artist Residency Program, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
    The Art of Microsoft, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
    On Paper/Recent Acquisitions, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
  • 1992 INFORMATion, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Art of the Sacred, Willow Street Gallery, Washington DC
    Current/Currents, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • 1991 Northwest Artist’s Woodcuts, Kirkland Arts Center, Washington State University, Pullman
    Out of Bounds, Images of Exploration and Discovery, Arts 901 Gallery, Washington DC
  • 1990 Enigmatic Light, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Wood, Port Angeles Fine Art Center,Port Angeles, WA
    Alternative Situations for Contemporary Printmaking, The Print Club,Philadelphia
    Positive Actions, Visual Aids Competition, Clocktower Gallery, New York
    Alfred Harris, Mike Hascall, Jody Isaacson, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham (catalog)
  • 1989 Print Show Invitational, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
    Not Vegetable, Not Mineral, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, WA
    Northwest Prints, Kerns Arts Center, OR
    Natural Selections, Greg Kucera Gallery, Settle, WA (catalog)
  • 1988 In Transit: The Concept of Transportation in Art, Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, curator Ron Glowen
    Landmark Prints, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI
    Centrum Prints, Italia, Seattle
  • 1987 First Impressions, Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
    Faculty Show, School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, WA
    Northwest ‘87, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion, Seattle, WA
    Seattle Sculpture 1927-1987, Bumberbiennale, curator Mathew Kanges
    Through The Eyes of A Woman, Italia, Seattle
    West Coast Painters Invitational, University of Hawaii, Hilo
  • 1986 Post Alley Art Award Winner, Italia, Seattle
    Centrum Printmakers, Davidson Galleries, Seattle
    Seattle Printmakers, Mercer Island Arts Council, WA
  • 1986 Figure: Narrative, Whatcom Museum Of History and Art, Bellingham, WA Art Quest, Long Beach, CA
  • 1986 Northwest Women In The Arts, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
  • 1985 Neo-York/Seattle, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue, WA
  • 1983 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle Seattle Arts Commission City’s Portable Works Collection
  • 1982 Graduate Thesis Exhibition, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Amerada/Hess Corporation, New York
  • Bethel School District, Spanaway, WA
  • City of Auburn, Auburn, WA
  • Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA
  • Diamond and Sylvester Law Firm, Seattle
  • Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Seattle
  • Fernwood Elementary, Northshore School District, Bothell, WA
  • Fidelity Investments/FMR Corporation, Bellevue, WA
  • Kelso School District, Kelso, WA King County Arts Commission, Seattle
  • The Lakes Club, Bellevue WA
  • Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
  • Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Heights, OH
  • Seattle Arts Commission, City of Seattle Portable Works Collection
  • Safco Insurance, Seattle
  • Shoreline District, Courts Art Project
  • Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA Washington State Arts Commission

EDUCATION

  • 1983 M.F.A., California College of Art
  • 1981 B.F.A., University of Wisconsin

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2010- Arts in Education Program, Delaware Chenango Madison Otsego County New York
  • 2010 Printmaking Residency: Blessings on the Wind, St. Catherine University, St. Paul , MN
    Screenprinting in the North, University of Alaska, Nome, Alaska, Brevig Mission School silkscreen t shirt project and teacher workshop Brevig Mission, Alaska
  • 2007- Sosaku-Hanga: Japanese Woodcut Workshop, University of Alaska, Nome, Alaska
  • 2006-09 Montgomery College of Art and Design, Instructor of Printmaking
  • 2005-09 Lord Fairfax Community College, Middleton, VA, Instructor of Printmaking
  • 2004-2006 Ellipse Art Center, Arlington County, VA, Co-curator
  • 2004 University of Maryland, Adjunct Professor of Printmaking Instructor for Centrum’s High School Program for the Arts, Pt.Townsend, WA.
  • 1994-2003 Wax Poetic, Albuquerque, NM, Developed a wholesale candle business. Sold Wax Poetic in 2003 to large candle manufacturing business.
  • 2001-2003 Craft Shop Director, Camp Nor’wester, Johns Island, WA, (summer) responsible for managing and teaching art for 180 children and 80 staff. Activities included painting, drawing, book arts, silkscreen, ceramics, weaving, spinning, knitting, sewing, beading, wood construction, wood carving, leather works, mask making.
  • 1985-1989 Artist in Resident, Washington State Arts Commission. Taught in various situations including elementary and secondary schools, community colleges, reservations, deaf camps, and prisons.
  • 1987 Instructor of Printmaking, School of Visual Concepts, Seattle, WA
  • 1984-1985 Visiting Professor of Art, Department of Printmaking, Cornish College of Art, Seattle