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BIOGRAPHY
1948 Born in Los Angeles
1970 Received Bachelor of Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of California at Santa Barbara
1971-86 Further education in drawing, oil and watercolor painting, ceramics, weaving, photography and gallery management
1980-81 Gallery Manager for the LRC Gallery at College of the Siskiyous, Weed, California -
     Worked in conjunction with Gallery Curator, Bob Nugent
1991 Received Master of Arts with distinction in Painting from California State University at Chico

ART AFFILIATIONS
1985-86 Establishing Board Member of the Siskiyou Arts Council
1990-93 Member of the Santa Cruz Art League
1990-93 Member and Slide Registrar for the Monterey Bay Women's Caucus For the Arts
1989-93 Member of the Santa Cruz Art League
2002-present Member of the Siskiyou Arts Council
2002-2006 Member of Woman to Woman

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1972-74 Adult Education Painting and Drawing - College of the Siskiyous, Weed, California
1973-74 Ceramics - Mount Shasta Recreation Department
1974-75 Loom Weaving - College of the Siskiyous, Weed, California
1982-84 Junior-Senior Art (for College Credit) - Weed High School
1991-94 Weaving and Huichol Yarn Art classes for S.P.E.C.T.R.A. Program, Santa Cruz, California
2002-present Private lessons in Drawing and Watercolor (California and Costa Rica)

COSTA RICA CONNECTION
1995 First exploration
1999-2000 Lived in Costa Rica full time for one year
2000 Commission for "El Valle," 7' x 8' Oil Painting for Jack and Patti Kitchens of Lagunas de Baru
2001 Selected Paintings on display at Banana Bay, Plaza Pacifica in Playa Dominical
2002-2007 Exhibitor in the "Exposicion de Arte" in Playa Dominical
2006 Commission for "Dolfin Delight," 3" x 4" Oil Painting for Plantation Home Remodel in Golfito
2007 Chairwoman and exhibitor in the Art Tent at the First Annual Earthday in Playa Dominical
2007-present Exhibitor in the "Mama Kia" Gallery in Playa Dominical

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
1988 One Person Show at the CFA Gallery in Redding, California
1998 One Person Show of Watercolors at the Village Gallery in Capitola, California
1991-92 Invitational "Hearts for the Arts" through the Santa Cruz Art League
1991 Master of Arts Exhibition, University Gallery, California State University at Chico
1991 Two Person Exhibition - Santa Cruz County Building
1992 Chaminade Art Series #9 - Invitational Exhibition
1994-7 Exhibitor at TheKohala Kollection on the Big Island of Hawaii
1997 Exhibitor at The Art Centre at Mauna Lani, on the Big Island of Hawaii
2003 One Woman Show, Rare Images Gallery, Mt. Shasta, California
2004 First Place Award in the Shamanic Art Exhibition at Rare Images Gallery, Mt. Shasta
2005-6 Exhibitor in the Dunsmuir Art Walk (California)
2008 One Person Invitational Showing at Silver Spoon Restaurant, Yreka, California