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CURRICULUM VITAE

I am a multi-media artist experienced in a wide variety of media, including drawing (graphite and charcoal) painting (oil, water and acrylic), sculpture (clay, metal, mixed media), textiles, collage, graphic design, product design, package design, etching, printmaking, scientific Illustration and photography (digital and analog).  I am a lifelong learner and have continued to studied art at UW, RISD, Avignon, Scientific illustration and Gage Academy of Art. I have shown work at The Sunset Club, Seattle, the New York Home Textile Show, The Steele Gallery at Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, The Entry Gallery and The Rosen Gallery.  My designs have won awards, my work is featured in private collections including Force Majeure Winery, Woodinville, WA, the Maple Valley Arts Council, WA, the University of Washington’s Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, WA and the Wylie and Marjorie Hemphill collection, Seattle/Bainbridge Island.

 

EDUCATION

Gage Academy of Art, Aristides’ Classical Oil Painting Atelier (four-year program)

2013-2017

Seattle, Washington

University of Washington Scientific Illustration Certificate Program

2011-2012

Seattle, Washington

Rhode Island School of Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts Photography (and learned to weld)

1989-1991

Providence, Rhode Island

University of Washington 1985-1989 • Design and French Studies

Seattle, Washington

Faculté des Lettres 1986-1987 • One Year Cultural Exchange

Avignon, FRANCE

 

COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

Creative Director 1996-1998

Bucky Products Inc., Seattle, WA

  • Designed Bucky travel pillows, eyeshades, children’s pillow, sofa pillows and bed pillows.
  • Designed all packaging, all marketing materials, all Point-of-purchase materials
  • Directed all photography
  • Designed a full-color catalog

 

Award: Best New Product, New York Home Textile Show 1997

 

Creative Director 2000-2006

Wonderchess Inc., Seattle, WA

  • Designed all packaging for WonderChess, WonderCheckers, WonderGo, and WonderLetters.
  • Designed all playboards, marketing materials, Point-of-purchase materials
  • Directed and executed product photography
  • Collaborated and negotiated with International manufacturers.

 

Awards: Dr. Toy Award 2005 and Creative Child Magazine Toy Award 2005

 

COLLECTIONS

Collection, Force Majeure Vineyards, Woodinville, WA

Flag Oil 24”x 36” and Bouguereau Master Copy Dans Les Bois, Oil 72” x 36”

 

Collection of Marjorie K Hemphill, Seattle, WA

Physalis Triptych, Clay Etchings 5”x 5”

 

Collection of Rebecca and Chris King, Bainbridge Island, WA

Bouguereau Study of Au Bord de L’Eau, Oil, 16” x 20”

 

Collection of University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture

Fritillaria painting, Oil, 30”x 42”

 

Collection of David Dwyer, MD

Lunaria Clay Etching, 5”x 5”

 

Collection of Mark Kang-O’Higgins

Dandelion, Clay Etching, 5”x 5”

 

Maple Valley Arts Council,

Sakura Clay Etching 5”x 5”

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

9/2017 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

6/2017 Group Exhibition, Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

5/2017 Group Exhibition, Steele Gallery Seattle, Washington

4/2017 Group Exhibition, Artistides’ Atelier Show, Gage Academy of Art, Sea, WA

2016 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

4/2016 Group Exhibition, Artistides’ Atelier Show, Gage Academy of Art, Sea, WA

5/2016 Tandem Exhibition, Belyea Library, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

6/2016 Group Exhibition, Best of Gage Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

7/2016 Pianos in the Park Public Art Installation, Sea-Tac Airport, WA

11/2016 Group Exhibition, Self-Portrait Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

12/2016 Group Exhibition, Christmas Show and Sale, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2015 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

1/2015 Solo Exhibition, Tim Walsh Hair Design of Madison Park, Clay Etching, Seattle, WA

3/2015 Group Exhibition, Rosen Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

4/2015 Group Exhibition, Artistides’ Atelier Show, Gage Academy of Art, Sea, WA

4/2015 Group Exhibition, Rosen Gallery, Seattle, WA

6/2015 Group Exhibition, Best of Gage Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

6/2015 Tandem Show, Belyea Library, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

7/2015 Pianos in the Park, Bellevue Botanical Garden, WA

10/2015 Solo Exhibition, Entry Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

12/2015 Tandem Exhibition, Belyea Library, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

12/2015 Group Exhibition Christmas Show and Sale, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2014 Skyline*, Seattle, WA

3/2014 Solo Exhibition, Tully’s Coffee, Seattle, WA

4/2014 Group Exhibition, Artistides Atelier Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

6/2014 Group Exhibition Best of Gage Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

12/2014 Group Exhibition, Christmas Show and Sale, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2013 Skyline*, Seattle, WA

7/2013 Salvation Army Auction (highest earning item)

12/2013 Group Exhibition, Christmas Show and Sale, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2012 Skyline*, Seattle, WA

6/2012 Group Exhibition, Scientific Illustration Show, Burke Museum, Seattle, WA

10/2012 Group Exhibition, Botanical Show, Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle, WA

2011 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

2010 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

2010 Group Exhibition, The Sunset Club, Seattle WA

2009 Solo Exhibition, Skyline*, Seattle, WA

1991 Solo Thesis Exhibition, RISD Woods-Gerry Gallery

1986 Solo Exhibition, Free Mars Cafe, Seattle, WA

* I have been exhibiting a rotating body of work continuously at Skyline since 2009