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Experience

 

Teaching

1999 – 2005 Volunteer Art Docent Chair and art teacher at Norwood Creek Elementary School in San Jose CA.

2017-2019     Grades 4 -6 Visual Arts Instruction in Salinas, CA

 

Freelance Artist

Portrait and landscape commissions since 1991

Painting Sales

 

Professional Affiliations

Member Pastel Society of New Mexico since 1992

Member IAPS since 1992

Member of Portrait Society of America since 1999

Member of Degas Pastel Society since 2007, signature Member

Member of Campbell Art Guild 2012 - 2017

Member of NAEA since 2017

Member of Pastel Society of America since 2018

Member of CCAA since 2018

Member of Monarch Art Studio Coop since 2019

Member of AWA since 2019

 

Pastel Exhibitons

St. John’s Cathedral PSNM Exhibition             Albuquerque, NM   June 1993

Kimo Theater  PSNM Exhibition                      Albuquerque, NM   May 1994

Albuquerque Library PSNM Exhibition             Albuquerque, NM   April 1995

 

Judged Pastel Exhibitions 

National Pastel Painting Exhibition                  Albuquerque, NM   November 1995

            Long Ago, Faraway

National Pastel Painting Exhibition                  Albuquerque, NM   November 1997

            Ancient Reflection

            Martha

National Pastel Competition- La Fond Galleries   Pittsburgh, PA     May 2000

            Identity – Honorable Mention

Degas Pastel Society Annual Show                   New Orleans, LO   Oct 2009

            Hope in the Hood – Awarded

Degas Pastel Society Annual Show                   New Orleans, LO   Oct 2011

            Tibetan Prayer – Received award and sold

Campbell Art Guild Annual Show                      Campbell, CA         Aug. 2013

            Hope In the Hood – First Place Award

Campbell Art Guild Annual Show                      Campbell, CA         Aug. 2015

            Sassy Girl – Best In Show Award

            Blue Jeans – Second Place Award

Campbell Art Guild Annual Show                      Campbell, CA         Aug. 2016

            The Day After – Second Place Award

            Tibetan Hands – Best in Show Award

Degas Pastel Society Annual Show                   New Orleans, LO   Oct 2016

          Tibetan Hands – Exceptional Merit Award $1000, Sold

Degas Pastel Society Member's Exhibition        Baton Rouge, LO Nov. 2017

           Joni's Realm

Salinas Government Center Juried Exhibition    Salinas, CA 2017

           Family Fun

Monterey County Health Administration Building Salinas, CA 2018

          Neighborhood Race - Honorable Mention 

Sally Griffin Senior Center                                      Pacific Grove, CA 2018

          Various

Degas Pastel Society Biennial Show                    Hammond LA 2018

          Honoring My Elders

Mary Adams Office                                                 Monterey Count Courthouse 2019

           Searching For the LIght

TRAC 2019 Online Art Competition                        William Roland Gallery 2019

            Hope in the Hood  - First Place Award    Thousand Oaks, CA

Salinas Past, Present and Future Exhibit                John Steinbeck Center 2019

             Salinas Fiesta Time                                     Salinas, CA

Painted Journeys of Monterey County                Transportation Agency for Monterey County 2019

             Harbor Seals                                               Salinas, CA

             Out My Front Door - Honorable Mention

Toast to the Coast, Wargin Wines                        Watsonville, CA 2019

            Rugged Elegance

            South of Carmel

Degas Pastel Society Members Show                 New Orleans, LA 2019

            Clement's Warthog Tales - Jack Richardson Merchandise Award

Magazines

Destig Magazine Featured Artist                           Destig Magazine, UK, July 2019 issue

Online Promotions

Exquisite Home Interiors - African paintings        @exquisitehomeinteriors July 2019

 

Galleries

Gallery Morgan Hill                                                   Morgan Hill, CA 2005-2006

Artfinders.com                                                          2018,9

Saatchiart.com                                                        2018,9                                                 

Monarch Art Studio                                                 Pacific Grove, CA 2019

Classes/Workshops

Kitty Wallis Workshop                                              Albuquerque, NM   October 1995

Portrait Society of America Workshops               Washington,  D.C.   April 1999

Scott Nealy workshop                                            San Francisco, CA   Sept 2004

Terri Ford workshop                                                San Jose, CA            Aug 2006

Albert Handell workshop                                       Carmel, CA              April 2019

Terri Ford workshop                                                Pacific Grove, CA    Sept. 2019