Mills College, Oakland, CA   M.F.A. – Painting

University of California, Berkeley, CA   B.A. – Studio Art and Art History


2018                  Marpha Foundation Art Residency, Marpha, Mustang district, Nepal

2015                  Pisaot Art Residency, Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2009 – 2012       Lucid Art Foundation, artist seminar with painter Jeremy Morgan, Inverness, CA

2007, 2009         Morris Graves Foundation, artist residency, Loleta, CA

2006                   Art Exchange, Sakai-Berkeley Bridge Association, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

2005                   AROHO Foundation, writing workshop, Abiquiu, New Mexico

1991                   Kala Art Institute, artist residency, Berkeley, CA

1969                   Okanogan School for the Arts, art residency, Penticton, BC Canada 

Selected Exhibitions

2019         Language & Letters, SFWA, San Francisco, CA

                 Microcosmos 2, Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

                 Self Care, JanRae Community Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                 East-West Art Exchange, Gallery Irohani, Osaka, Japan

                 Visual Poems in honor of National Poetry Month, Orinda Library, Orinda, CA

2018         Small Works, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

                 Visual Poems, NIAD Annex Gallery, Richmond, CA    

2017         Flora & Fauna,  Sanchez Contemporary,  Oakland, CA

                 A Generous Kingdom, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR

                 50th Anniversary Sister City,  Sakai Museum, Sakai, Japan

                 Sister City Exhibit, Gallery Irohani, Osaka, Japan

2016         The Remembered Arts Journal, Consider:Visual Poems, December issue

                 Terrific Street, ArtlyOwl Pop-Up exhibition, San Francisco, CA

                 Green Outhouse Art Gallery, Harlosa, Sweden

                 Bay Area Painting 2016, Art ConTemporary Marin, Point Reyes Station, CA

                 WILD/MIND: Instinct & Intellect, Gearbox Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015          Nature Inspired Anthology, Winter edition,Falling Leaves Press, Pleasant Valley, NY

                  Residency Exhibition, Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2014          Bridges, Gallery Irohani, Osaka, Japan

                  Pacific Bridge, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                  Artist Portfolio Magazine, June issue (MidWest vs West), national

2013          Transitions, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA   juror Thom Sempere

                  Ends & Means, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley CA   

2012          Papergirl SF 2012, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  Duration, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA  Juror Andrea Schwartz

                  BayVan Artist Registry, juried Bay Area Visual Art Network, SF Bay Area

                  Landscape: Color & Light, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA Curator Nancy Boas

                  Still Point, Mauve: Office of Exhibition, Berkeley, CA, Curators Sabina Nieto & Tarak Shah

                  BRIDGE Exhibition, Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

                  International Exchange, Sakai City Museum, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

2011          ARTslant, San Francisco Showcase winner, international distribution

                  Shine, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

                  National Juried Exhibition, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                  The Wild Book show, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA

                 The Sketchbook Project, Art House, Brooklyn, NY

2009         art space Dotouan, Bridges, Sakai, Japan

                 MOCA Art Auction, Little Rock, AR

                 Nature Inspired, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA

2008         Box Art Benefit, ProArts Gallery, Oakland, CA

                 International Artists Small Exhibition, Gallery Irohani, Sakai, Japan

                 Landscape at Risk, Coconino Community College, Flagstaff, AZ

                 8” x 11” Project, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA

                 Art Stampede, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

                 10th Collage Exhibition, Real Tart Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

                 Art Now for Autism, online exhibition/auction, Annapolis, MD

2007         Small Works, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA

                 Mail Me! & December Show, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA

                 California Centered: the environment, Merced Multicultural Art Center, Merced, CA

                 20”x20”x20”, Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                 Moshi Moshi, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

                 Rising Sun: Bridge to Japan, Alta Bates Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2006         Anonymous Drawing 2, Bluetenweiss Gallery, Berlin, Germany

                 Sisters, Sakai Cultural Hall, Sakai, Japan

1998         Room for the Dead, Buckham Chapel, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA

                 Sept. Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Curator Jerry Cullum, Alexandria, LA         

1996         Kala Institute Annual, Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco, CA

1994         The Walrus, Mills College literary journal, Oakland, CA

1993         Invitational, Museum Without Walls, Curator J. Crist, Bemus Point, NY

                 Windows on the Waterfront, Business Association Awards, Oakland, CA

1992         Telling Stories, Prieto Gallery, Oakland, CA

                 Fire Art Project, collaboration with video artist Barry Saunders, Oakland, CA

                 Exhibits USA, Mid–America Arts Aliiance touring, southern states USA

1991         Kala Fellowship Award Exhibit, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

                 September Exhibit, Alexandria Museum of Art, Curator Dennis Barrie, Alexandria, LA

                 issue : Earth, Loma Linda University, Curator Josine Ianco–Starrels, Riverside, CA

                 At the Edge II, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Curator Wendy Weitman, Austin, TX

1989         Opening the Heart, Clearing Mind, Common Boundary conference, Washington, DC

                 Summer Show, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

1988         Surf’s Up, Corridor Gallery, Curator Angela Kirkner, San Mateo, CA

                 Summer Series, Orberg Gallery, Chico, CA

1987         Invitational,  Mills College Art Gallery, Curator Carlos Villa, Oakland, CA

1986         BayArts ’86, San Mateo Arts Council Gallery, Juror Lynn Gumpert,  Belmont, CA

1985         Current Visions, Germanow Art Gallery, Curator John Perreault, Rochester, NY

                 4 Painters 4 Sculptors, Richmond Art Gallery, Curator J. Toki, C. Pinkerton, Richmond, CA

1984         California Works, Cal Expo, Sacramento, C

1982         UC Print Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

                 Annual Forum for the Arts, Jurors: R. Asawa, R. Castellon, J. Pugliese, Hayward, CA

1981         On the Western Edge, Capricorn Asunder Gallery, Curator W. Chadwick, San Francisco, CA

1980         Works on Paper, Heller Gallery, Curator Howard Smagula, Berkeley, CA

                 World Print Three, ASUC Studio, Berkeley, CA 


2018        Artist Residency, Marpha Foundation, Marpha, Nepal

2015        Pisaot Residency, SA SA Art Projects, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2014        Artist Portfolio Magazine, June issue (Midwest vs West), national

2012        BayVan Artist Registry, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

2011        ARTSlant Showcase winner, San Francisco region

2011        Award of Distinction, ACCI National Juried Exhibition, Berkeley, CA

2008        Finalist, Alameda County Purchase Award, Oakland, CA

1993        Oakland Business Association Art Award, Oakland, CA

1991        Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Berkeley, CA

1991-2    Touring citation, MidAmerica Arts Alliance

1990-1    Touring citation, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX

1989        Best of Show, Common Boundary, Washington, DC

1984        Premium Painting Award, Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA 


Catalogues:  “Sakai-Berkeley Bridge Exhibition,“ Sakai, Japan 2006

                     “Annual,” Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA 1991, 1998

                     “issue: Earth,” Brandstater Gallery, Riverside, CA 1991

                     “At the Edge II”, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX 1991 

Reviews:    Nou Sotheavy, "White Building as Inspiration," Khmer Times, October 2015

                 Emma Blanco, ”Small Works,” Tri-City Voice, October 2007

                 Angela Kirkner, “Corridor Gallery,” Peninsula Times, July 1988

                 Charles Shere, “Gallery Roundup,” Oakland Tribune, February 1985

                 Joanne B. Hays, “Eight Young Artists,” Artweek, February 1985