EDUCATION:
Kent State University, School of Fine Art, OH.
Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH.
Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, CT.
Sculpture with Stanley Bleifeld, Westport, CT.
Independent study/critique with Robert Reed, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
“SITE” with Robert Reed, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT.
Etching with Vijay Kumer, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & LISTINGS:
Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
The Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, CT.
New Haven Paint and Clay, New Haven, CT.
National Association of Women Artists
Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT.
Women’s Caucus for Art
Who’s Who in American Art
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who of American Women
Who’s Who in the East
Who’s Who in the World


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT.
Greens Farm Academy, Fairfield, CT.
New Haven Paint and Clay Club, New Haven, CT.

SELECTED ONE PERSON, JURIED and INVITED EXHIBITIONS:
2017
"SNOW", curated group exhibition,Coe House, Phoenix, AZ.

​2016
"People and Places", 2 person exhibition, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ.

2015
"DREAMworks", juried by Alexandra Munro, Guggenheim Curator, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT.
Udinotti Museum of Figurative Art, Paradise Valley, AZ.

2012
Udinotti Museum of Figurative Art, Paradise Valley, AZ.
2 person exhibit, Narthex Gallery, Glendale, AZ.

2011
Breakfast Artists, Narthex Gallery, Glendale, AZ.

2010
"Fresh Pics: Contemporary Art in Connecticut," Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT.
"Summer", juried group show, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT.
   
2009
"Double/Vision", two person show w/ Diana Claus, The Vault Gallery, Arizona State University Library, Phoenix, AZ.
"Drawings and Paintings", two person show w/ Dale Reinker, Wilton Library, Wilton, CT.
"Human/Nature", one person show, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT.
"Years in the Making", group show, Westport Historical Society, Westport, CT.
Gallery of Contemporary Art, group show, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT.
Phoenix Art Museum Art Auction, Phoenix, AZ

2008
"Silvermine Now", Silvermine Galleries, New Cannan, CT.
"Tatau, More Than Skin Deep", one person show, Director's Choice, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
"Silvermine Now", Juried Group Show, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
Westport Art Center, Group Show, Westport, CT.

2007
Soho20 Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY.
Westport Art Center, Westport, CT.
Northern Trust Bank, Phoenix, AZ.
Breakfast Club Artist , Scottsdale, AZ.
The White Gallery, Lakeville, CT.

2006
“Working the Grid”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
“Hot, Hot, Hot”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
“Breakfast with the Artists”, Cattletracks Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
“Tatau-More Than Skin Deep”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.

2005
Westport Art Center, Westport, CT.
“Invitation to Summer”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
“Beginning With a Photograph”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
“Alphabet Art #2”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.

2003
“New Work, Painting and Drawings”, Ulla Surland Gallery 11, Fairfield, CT.
“Fractures”, paintings, drawings, sculpture, Art/Place, Southport, CT.
“Dialogue”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.

2002
“Souveniers of Memory” Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
“53rd. Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
“Sticks, Stones and River Rhythms”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.
“Sakai City-Bridge Group”, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY.

2001
“Breaking the Rules, Art 2001” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.
“Spokes and Rims”, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT.
“Reflections-September 11”, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT.
“Paper, Print, Process”, Westport Nature Center, Westport, CT.
“52nd. Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.

2000
Gallery Irohani, Sakai City, Japan
"Anniversary Exhibit of Permanent Collection", New Haven Paint & Clay Club.
“Smoke Signals and Other Images”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.

1999
“Regeneration: Rebuilding Torn Societies”, United Nations, New York, NY.
“Women in the Visual Arts 1987-1999, A Retrospective and Beyond”,
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT.
“Photography, Prints and Drawings”, Artspace, Hartford, CT.
“41st Annual Juried Exhibition”, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT.
Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT.
O’Hara, Manes, Reinker, Ward, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.

1998
“Soho 20 and Friends”, Soho 20 Gallery, New York, NY.
“Focus on Photography & Small Sculpture”, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT.
“Escaping the Square”, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, CT.

1997
Kohn, Pederson, Fox Gallery, New York, NY.
B. J. Spoke Gallery, Long Island, NY

1996
Connecticut Women Artists, New Britain Museum of American Art, CT.
National Assoc. of Women Artists Traveling Exhibition, July ‘96 - March ‘98
“Drawings and Sculpture”, Vassos Gallery, Silvermine, New Canaan, CT.

1995
“Screens and Sculpture”, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT.

1994
“Women in the Visual Arts”, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT.
“New Work/New Haven”, Artspace Gallery, New Haven, CT.
“Versions of Childhood”, Artspace, Gallery, New Haven, CT.
“45th Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, CT.
Connecticut Women Artists, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT.

1993
“Organic Abstractions”, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT.
“104th. Annual Nat’l Assoc. of Women Artists”, New York, NY.
“44th. Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
“International Faber Birren Exhibit”, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT.
“Red and Green and Sometimes Yellow”, Art Place Gallery, Southport, CT.

1992
“Connecticut Art”, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT.
“Small Works Invitational”, Artspace, New Haven, CT.
“In-Sight-Out”, Hayes Gallery, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.

1991
“42nd. Art of the Northeast”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT.
“Elm St Studios Plus 3”, Art Gallery, Sacred Heart Univ, Bridgeport, CT.
“40th Annual New Haven Paint and Clay Exhibit”, New Haven, CT.
Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT.

1990
“Connecticut Art”, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT.
“Oak Room Winners”, Center for Financial Studies, Fairfield Univ., Fairfield, CT.
“International Faber Birren Color Exhibit”, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT.

1989
“Barnum Festival”, Discovery, Museum, Bridgeport, CT.

AWARDS:
2008 Painting Award, Westport Art Center
2007 Painting Award, Westport Art Center
1997 Purchase Award for Permanent Collection, New Haven Paint and Clay
1994 Randolf Chitwood Award, Greenwich Art Society
1993 Merit Award, New Haven Paint and Clay
1993 1st. Prize, "Spectrum ‘93", New Canaan Art Society
1992 1st. Prize, "Spectrum ‘92", New Canaan Art Society
1991 1st. Prize and Best in Show, Oak Room Winners, Fairfield University
1991 Painting Award, Connecticut Women Artists

COMMENTARY:
Westport News, August 10, 2007
Essay for Nancy Reinker catalog, 2003
Westport News, September 19-25, 2003
New York Times, June 17, 2001
Weston Forum, September 28, 2000
The Wilton Bulletin, 1997
Westport News, November 9, 1996
New York Times, Dec. 17, 1995
New Haven Register, April 17, 1994
Art New England, June-July, 1994
New Haven Register, November 21, 1993
Stamford News, June 1991
New York Times, January 20, 1991
Fairpress, August 8, 1991

OTHER:
Featured w/ Diana Claus in A.S.U. podcast re: "Double/Vision" exhibit, 2009
One of a group of artists featured in "Years in the Making" film by Martin West, 2009
Hosted studio visit by Contemporary Forum of the Phoenix Art Museum, 2009
Invited participant, Phoenix Art Museum benefit auction, 2009, 2010
Scholarship Comm., Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, 2008, 2009
Panel Moderator: “The Phoenix Principal: Crises as Artistic Catalyst”, The Institute for Visual Artists, May 1993
Panel Participant: “Exploration: Artists Who Explore a Range of Images and Mediums”, The Institute for Visual Artists, February 1996
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