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BORN: 1965, Berkeley, CA

Currently reside in Los Angeles, CA


2022 School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY: The Artists Residency Project. 



1991    BA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA


2024      The Yellow Wallpaper (solo), The Middle Room Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

              A Woman’s Place, The Ebell of Los Angeles, Juried by Shana Nys Dambrot, Arts Editor for LA Weekly,                          Taylor-Bythewood-Porter, Independent curator and Amy Scott, Curator of visual arts at The Autry                                Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

              Forget Me Knots, The Middle Room Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Two-person show)

2023      San Diego Museum of Art, Artists Guild, Juried by Hugh M. Davies, Ph.D., Director Emeritus Museum of                     Contemporary Art San Diego, CA  (online)

             Crisp, Curated by Lauren Hirschfield and Kat RyalsParadise Palace, New York, NY(online)

2022     All About Women, (online), Juried by Carol Tarzier, Marin Society of Artists, CA (online)

             Art in the Time of Corona, H Gallery, Ventura, CA

             Red, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA. (online) Juried by Jen Tough, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa                      Fe, NM

2021     The San Diego Museum of Art, International Summer Exhibition, Juried by Anita Feldman,                                              Director of the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA

              All Media 2021, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Juried by Taylor Bythewood-Porter, Assistant Curator,                                        California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

              Art in the Time of Corona: A Global Art Project, DAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

              2020 Vision: Seeing Ourself Through Challenging Times, Cabrillo Gallery, Juried by Eleanor Harwood,                            Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2019      Winter Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010      I WANT Candy: The Sweet Stuff in American Art, Traveling Show: Woodson Art Museum, WI; Fresno                               Metropolitan Museum, CA; Nicolaysen Museum, WY

2009     State of the Art 2009, National Biennial Watercolor Invitational, Parkland Art Gallery, University of                                 Illinois,  Champaign, IL, curated by Aletha Jones; Catalogue

2008      Paper Beings, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007      I WANT Candy: The Sweet Stuff in American Art, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY,                                             (Catalogue)

              Greetings from the American Dream, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA; (Catalogue)

2006    Ephemeral Pleasures, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

            Public/Private, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

            American Eden, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

            Subverting the Saccharine,  Contemporary Watercolor, Web Gallery, curated by Cindy Moore

            Liquid Los Angeles, Currents of Contemporary Watercolor Painting, Pasadena Museum of                                                 California Art, Pasadena, CA, curated by Dr. Leslie Jones, LACMA

            Kissing the Mirror, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

            New California Realism, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA    

2005    Divine Excess, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)

2003    Affaire in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA

2002     City of Angels…Gates of Hell, the Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999     Vehicles: Art Movement, Marc Arranaga Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

             Du Petit, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

             In(form)ation, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.  Juried by Michael Zakian,  Frederick R.                                                      Weissman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

             Del Mano, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.  Juried by Louis Stern, Luis Stern Gallery

             Surface Exposure, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.  Juried by Paul Kopeikin, Paul Kopeiken Gallery

             (Re)structure, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.  Juried by Marc Arranaga



                    Style Magazine Italia, pg. 37, Vol. 4, April 2024, Allessandro Brunelli.

                Studio Visit Magazine, pgs. 28-29.Vol. 51, 2023, Juror Lauren Szumita, Director of  Cantor Art Gallery,                          Worcester, MA.

              New American Paintings 2021, Juried by Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, Rhode                                         Island School of Design, p. 53-57, No.157

              Harper’s Magazine, "All That Glitters", p. 58-64, vol. 320, no. 1921, June 2110, Clancy Martin 

              American Art Collector Magazine,  "A Return to Painting", p.158-161, vol. 42, April 2009, Michelle                                  Borgwardt

              Inland Empire Weekly, "POSTCARDS FROM THE LEDGE, The American Dream, Sunny Side Down",                       pages 1-2. January, 2007, April, Caires

              New York Sun, page 12, August 10, 2006

              Art Week, pages 20-21, issue 2, vol.36, March 2005, Collette Chattopadbyay

              Art on Paper, "Step into Wet", pgs. 40-45, vol. 8, No.6, July/August 2004, Leslie Jones, Ph.D.

              The Beach Reporter," California Realism", p. 60, Vol. 22, No. 50, January 22, 2004

              Web Gallery, "Subverting the Saccharine:  Contemporary Watercolor", Cindy Moore

              The Artist's Magazine, Looking Forward, p. 60-61, January 2002



2003        First Place, Watercolor, Affaire in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA

2002        Second Place, Watercolor, The Artists Magazine, January 2002 issue


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