San Francisco Art Institute – BFA, MFA in Painting and Sculpture
Temple University – BA, Psychology and Art.
2017 Sanchez Art Center, The G.L.U.E. group collaborative show.
2017 Finley Center, 4 person show
2016 -17 Richmond Art Center, group exhibition
2016 Bridgemaker Arts Gallery, collaborative installation,
“what becomes home”.
2015 The Iron Heel, collaborative performance with Sign Dance Theater at
Jack London State Park , 2016, Oakland, 2015, Berkeley..
2014 The Iron Heel , commissioned for the Ankara Theater Festival, adaptation of Jack London’s futuristic novel.
2013 Richmond Art Center, awarded select show, annual members exhibit.
2012 Occupy, performance piece for Ankara Theater Festival invitational, multi-media with Sign Dance Theater
2012 Richmond Art Center, group show
2011 Pro Arts Open Studios, Nevin Community Center
2010 Ruth Bancroft Garden Sculpture Invitational
2009 Ruth Bancroft Garden Sculpture Invitational
2007 What is Richmond – multimedia, collaborative project of “Touchable Stories”. multi media Installation. Old Kaiser Shipyard Commissary.
2007 One woman show, Islip Museum, New York
2006 Apex Art Gallery, Neosincerity, Group exhibition, NYC.
2005 the Lab Gallery, Drawing performance with Sheila Ghidini.
2004 Invitational, Sonoma Museum of Modern Art.
1998 Secession at Catherine Clark Gallery, SF.
1996 VISUAL AID, S.O.M.A.R. Gallery, SF.
1995 “propinquity” installation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF.
1992 “til death do us part”, installation, Mission Cultural Center, SF.
1991 Architecture & Design, AIA, SF. Women’s Work, SF. Uncommon Objects.
1989 The Lab Gallery, sound sculptural installation, collaboration with visual artist, Sheila Ghidini and musician, Bob Davis.
1988 San Francisco Art Institute Alumni show.
1987 San Francisco Arts Festival.
1986 Future Memories, performance piece, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, collaboration with Debra Slater, choreographer, Bill Fontana, composer.
1982 Reed Whipple Cultural Center, Sculpture installation, Moving Rocks, collaboration with Dan Jepsen.
1979 Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, U of Nevada at Reno, 2 person show.
NEA Collaborative grant for a performance project with Deborah Slater Dance Company and Bill Fontana, ”Future Memories” Japan America Theater, LA and NYC.
Rockefeller Grant for collaborative installation at the Lab Gallery, San Francisco with artist, Sheila Ghidini and composer, Bob Davis.
San Francisco Education Fund, outdoor mural with children at the Lafayette School in San Francisco.
Occupy Oakland, invited to the Sixth Annual Ankara Theater Festival, Turkey, 2012 – performance piece written by and performed with Tarnel Abbott with film montage, Set designer .
The Iron Heel adapted from the Jack London novel, performance piece, designed giant puppets and “cantastoria” commissioned by Eighth Annual Ankara Theater Festival, 2014, also performed at Berkeley City Club, and 2015, invited to perform at Jack London State Park, summer, 2016 in Oakland.
Nightmare on Puberty Street, Peace Signs, Bodywise, Set Design/Build for Kaiser Educational Theater for 3 traveling shows (Elementary, Middle and High School).
Artist for Richmond’s International Women’s Day – designed group art projects 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012,2011 (Photography, silk screening, quiltmaking, collage).
Climate Change March, New York City, 2014 – collaborated on float with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and marched.
And with the Sunflower Alliance for Oakland, Climate March, 2015.
Artist-in-residence for Center for Human Development at Reeds Shields Community Center, North Richmond (2011-2013) developed ceramic art for a community garden with children (K-5) and developed geometry based painted wooden sculptures with teens and young adults.
A.I.R., San Francisco Education Fund in SF Public Schools (2005)
A.I.R., Frank Water Foundation, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico (2006)
AIR, Alvarado Arts Workshop, S F Public Schools,(1979-1981)
Scenic Artist, San Francisco Opera and Ballet, Magic Theater and other local bay area theaters, film and TV, production companies through Scenic Artists local 816, 1985-’91.
Bridgemaker Arts Gallery, board president 2017 and member since 2015.
Solar Roots, 5 years board member until 2016, fundraiser and events coordinator.
2001-2014 The Aurora School in Oakland teaching set, costumes and props design for summer musicals, created an outdoor stage. Art workshops in mosaics, painting and drawing, puppetry, sculpture.
2009 Summer program with Alameda Light Opera and Alameda High School students in set painting.
2006 Guild Hall, Southampton, NY summer program.
1991-1997 UC Berkeley Drama Department as a Senior Scene Technician mentoring students in the design, construction and painting of sets for performances. ‘90’s
1997-1999 East Bay School of the Arts, middle school Art Teacher.
2000–2005 Art teaching, part time – In sculpture, drawing, painting, crafts in afterschool programs in several bay area locations; Marin Day School, Prospect Sierra, Adobe Art Center, Notre Dame de Victoire.
Tai chi teacher – in San Francisco and East bay, 2012-2015.
Lavonna De Jean Middle School, Richmond, CA, with Alan Leon.
Sonoma Miniature Railroad Mural, with Loren Hillman.
UCB Provost Symposium, collaborated with UC students, temporary installation.
SF Education Fund, collaborative mural with Lafayette school
Marine World, whale & dolphin show, collaborative project with Scene 2.
Islip Museum, New York
UC Berkeley, Department of Music