Education


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art - California State University, Chico
Secondary Teaching Credential - California State University, Chico
Workshops and Classes studying with many national instructors including:
      Robert E. Woods AWS, Frank Webb AWS, Betty Lynch AWS,
      Donna Howell-Sickles AWA, Don Andrews AWS, Michael Riordan AWS,
      T.M. Nichols, Brian Davis and Gregory Kondos.

Represented by


Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, California
Art Obsessions Gallery, Truckee, California

Awards and Achievements


2019
  American Watercolor Society 152nd Annual International Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  Executive Board Member of American Women Artists, National non-profit 5013C dedicated to the
      advancement of women in the arts

2018
  Awarded Signature Status - American Women Artists
  American Watercolor Society 151st Annual International Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
      and selected for the Traveling Exhibition hosted by 6 Art Center
  Best of Show, Sacramento Fine Art Center “Animal House” National Juried Exhibition Sacramento, CA
  Award of Excellence, American Women Artists “Spring On-line Show”
  Yosemite Renaissance 33, Juried National Exhibition, Yosemite National Park Museum, CA
      and selected for the Traveling Exhibition hosted by 3 Galleries
  WASH “Go With The Flow” National Open Juried Competition, Sacramento, CA
  Gallery Route One Annual Open Juried Exhibition “Road Maps” Point Reyes, CA
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2017
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2016
  Awarded Artist of Distinction Status - American Women Artists
  Award of Excellence, American Women Artists National Juried Exhibition, Bennington Center for the Arts,
      Bennington, VT
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2015
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2014
  Gold Award, Northern California Arts Inc 59th International Open Juried Exhibition, Sacramento
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2013
  Second Place, Sacramento Fine Art Center “Animal House” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2012
  California Watercolor Association 43rd International Juried Exhibition, Pleasanton, CA
  Award of Merit, Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XXIII” Sacramento CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2011
  Awarded Signature Status - California Watercolor Association
  California Watercolor Association 42nd International Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
  Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XXII” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Richeson 75 Small Works Open Juried Exhibition, Kimberly, WI
  Blue Line Gallery, Photography Open Juried Exhibition, Roseville, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2010
  Northern California Arts Inc 55th International Open Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XXI” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2009
  Gary Steward Memorial Award, Sacramento Fine Art Center “Animal House” National Juried Exhibition,
      Sacramento, CA
  San Diego Watercolor Society 29th Annual International Juried Exhibition, San Diego, CA
  Southwest Art Magazine, “Value” column, August, 2009 issue
  Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XX” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Northern California Arts Inc 54th International Open Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2008
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2007
  California Watercolor Association 39th International Juried Exhibition, San Francisco CA
  Honorable Mention, WASH “Go With The Flow” National Open Juried Competition, Sacramento, CA
  Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XVIII” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Northern California Arts Inc 52nd International Open Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2006
  Honorable Mention - Oil Painting and Merit Award - Watercolors, Sacramento Fine Art Center
      “Magnum Opus XVII” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Selected Legacy Artist, KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

2005
  Awarded Legacy Artist, KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA

Prior to 2005:
  Annually beginning in 19— KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  2004 Honorable Mention - Oil Painting and Honorable Mention - Watercolors, California Art League
      Annual Open Juried Show, Sacramento, California
  2004 Awarded Legacy Artist, KVIE Public Television Annual Juried Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  2003 First Place, California Arts League National Open Juried Show, Sacramento, CA
  2003 Vacaville Art League National Open Juried Show, Vacaville, California
  2002 Second Place, California Watercolor Association Governor’s Offices Show, California State Capitol,
      Sacramento, CA
  2002 Honorable Mention, Northern California Arts Inc 47th International Open Juried Exhibition,
      Sacramento, CA
  Annually 1999 - 2003 Mother Lode National Juried Open Art Show, Placerville, California
  Annually 1998-2003 Northern California Arts Inc International Open Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  Annually - 2000 - 2002 Roseville Art Center National Juried Show, Roseville, CA
  Annually 1998-2001 Sacramento Fine Art Center “Magnum Opus XII” National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA
  2000 Third Place, California Watercolor Association Show, Golden State Museum, Sacramento, CA
  1998, 2000, 2002 California Watercolor Association Governor’s Offices Show, California State Capitol,
      Sacramento, CA
  1999 California Watercolor Association 31st International Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
  1999 Honorable Mention, California Watercolor Association Show, One Market Street, San Francisco, CA
  1999 Honorable Mention, California United Artists Society Exhibition, Oakland, CA
  Annually 1996 -1999 Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  1998 California Watercolor Association Governor’s Offices Show, California State Capitol, Sacramento, CA
  1998 Featured Artist on-air live demonstration KVIE Public Television, Sacramento, CA
  Crocker Art Museum Annual Invitational Art Auction, Sacramento, CA
  1997 Award of Merit, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

Museum Shows


2018 “Full Sun American Women Artists Illuminate The Haggin Art Museum”, Juried Exhibition,
      Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

2003 Second Place Watercolors, 52nd Annual Stockton Art League National Open Show,
      Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

1998 Triton Museum of Art Biennial Watercolor Competition and Exhibition, Santa Clara, CA

Solo Exhibitions


2019 “Edge of Color” Sparrow Gallery,, Sacramento, CA

2003 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

2002 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Granite Bay, CA

2002 McConnell Gallery, San Louis Obispo, CA

Two Person Exhibitions


2017 “Reflections on our World” Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2009 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2007 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2005 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Group Exhibitions


2018 “The Crow Show” Judy Knott Curator, Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2018 “The Critique Group” A.C.A.I. Gallery, Carmichael, CA

2016 “From Cows to Concrete” Cynthia Lou Curator, California Agriculture Museum, Woodland, CA

2015 “Whimsical Wonders” (three person exhibition) Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2015 “Spokes” Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2014 “Winter Art Sale” Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2014 “Blossoms” Pence Gallery Invitational Exhibition, Davis, CA

2008 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2008 Barton Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2008 “Roseville Art Association Centennial Show” Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2006 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2005 “Small Gems” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento CA

2004 Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2004 “River City 8” The Arts Building Gallery, Auburn, CA

2003 “Blossoming Show” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2003 “River City 8” New Artwork Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

2003 “River City 8” KR Gallery, Citrus Heights, CA

2002 “River City 8” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2002 “State of the Arts in Placer County” The Arts Building, Auburn CA

2001 “New York Art Expo” New York, NY

2000 “San Francisco Art Expo” San Francisco, CA

1999 Sierra Hills Gallery, Lincoln, CA

1998 The University Club, University of California at Davis, CA

1997 The University Club, University of California at Davis, CA

Corporate Collections


University of California Medical Center (45 Paintings)
Harcourt Brace Jovanivich
Sacramento Magazine

Public Art Collections


“Pride of Sacramento Valley” Public Art Installation, Sacramento, CA

Juror


2017 Juror WASH “Go With The Flow” National Open Juried Competition, Sacramento, CA
2013 Juror Sierra Watercolor Society Member Exhibition, Reno, NV
2010 Juror Las Juntas Artist Members Exhibition, Alamo, CA
2007 Juror of Awards, Placerville Artist Association, Placerville, CA
2003 Juror Central California Art Association National Open Juried Exhibition, Modesto, CA

Professional Organizations


Executive Board Member American Women Artists, 2019
Associate Member American Watercolor Association
Signature Member American Women Artists
Associate member National Watercolor Society
Signature Member California Watercolor Association
San Diego Watercolor Society
Northern California Arts
W.A.S.H. Watercolor Artists of Sacramento