1978-1984, ("folk" artist), sculpted clay figures, selling, exhibiting, and competing in art shows, regional competitions and juried shows in RI, Kan., CT, VT, and NY
1985-1992 (CT): my first fine arts competition, Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT. (2nd).
1989-1991 Notable shows include:
Five women exhibit at Quinnebaug Valley Council on the Arts and Humanities in Southbridge Ma. (invitational);
Represented QVCC, State House in Hartford, Ct. spring '91;
Fall '91 at Jorgenson's Gallery, UConn, juried (HM);
1992 - Sculpture in the CT. Artist's Exhibition (juried) Slater Museum, Norwich, CT.
Taught art classes at the Quinnebaug Valley Sr. Center.
June 1992-present (FL):
1992: Mural (150' x 42') for "A World of Orchids", Kissimmee, Fl. Acrylic and watercolor paintings (AWOO: 1993-95).
1994: Orlando's "Shakespeare at City Hall" exhibit. "A Company of Women" Winter Haven, Oct. 6-23 (HM).
‘95-'97: Juried into several Ridge Arts shows in Winter Haven FL; (2 HM, and an "Equal Merit" award).
Aug ’96 and ’97 WCA shows: Oldsmar ("People’s Choice Award" both years); Orlando Public Library (Spring ’97).
'02: One of 3 artists to paint mural for Vero Beach Community Center featuring history of Indian River County (36' x 8').
Nov. '01-Jan. '02: Two artists (with Dawn Mill) first exhibit, Vero Beach Court House
2003: Jan.-Backus Gallery, Ft Pierce, FL; "The Spice of Life", 5 person exhibit. Nov.-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Inst. Plein Air (invitational)
Nov.'03-Jan.'04: The Lofts of Winter Park Village, FL,
Nov.'03-Jan.'04: Church Street Gallery of Contemporary Art, 418 West Church St., Orlando, FL;
March '04: 3rd Sculpture, 4 County Show, Backus Gallery, Ft. Pierce;
Fall '03-fall '04 Teaching acrylics and ceramic tile Master's class at Banana Tree Studios.
Nov '4- Jan '05 Sculpture in the Rotunda, Indian River County Courthouse
Dec.'04 McKee Garden's Plein Air Invitational.
Spring '05 Turtle Trax, early hatching. One of 1st four turtles.
Osceola Center for the Arts July ’98; Vero Beach Library Spring '99
Feb-March ’97 1st Annual National All-Media Exhibition; Ridge Arts Association, Winter Haven, FL;
March '00 "Under the Oaks" (Anna Marye Barnes award), Vero Beach, FL
'00 designer/artist of official Girl Scout poster, (limited edition of 5000);
'01, '02, '03 Under the Oaks
1990- present: Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Int'l: Purchase for international "Headache Art" Show tour. Continuing exhibits of this collection in schools and museums.
June '94-June '95: EAA Museum, Oshkosh ,WI; (H M)
2000 (April): 20th New York Int'l Orchid Show
Dec. '04 BBC news Mock Turner Prize top 10
Bantha Tracks (fanzine); Starlog Magazine; Smithsonian (magazine); Artist's Magazine; "Headache Art" book which accompanies exhibition
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals; A World of Orchids; Sun ‘n Fun Museum; Patricia Long; Dr. Donald Hevenor; Albert Vaslet; and my poster is on display at Girl Scout Councils (as well as a few Guide Headquarters) around the USA, and in the UK, Japan, Germany, etc.
I have work in Canada, Brazil, France, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and around the United States.
Bronze, porcelain; red and white low fire clay bodies; stoneware; oil, acrylic, pen & ink, and watercolor. Have experimented with marble, wood, latex & silicone molds and castings.
Vero Beach Art Club; Banana Tree Studios; Girl Scouts of the USA; EAA; IRC Art in Public Places Committee.