Artist Resume

 

Group & Solo Shows 

Group Show "Annual Members Show",

Petaluma Arts Council, Petaluma, CA (2009)

Solo Show "Santa Rosa Art Walk",

A display and slide show of Feather Painting technique given one evening

per month for five successive months in various downtown venues (2008)

Group Show "Annual Members Show",

Petaluma Arts Council, Petaluma, CA (2008)

Group Show "Spirit of Color",

Petaluma Arts Association, Petaluma, CA (2008)

Group Show "Members Exhibit",

Arts Council of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa (2008)

Group Show "Myths, Masks, Rites & Rituals",

Aurora Colors Gallery, Petaluma CA (2007)

Group Show "Annual Members Show",

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol CA (2007)

Juried Group Show "44th Annual Juried Art Show",

Fairfield Center for the Creative Arts, Fairfield CA (2007)

Juried Group Show "Winter Water Media",

California Watercolor Association, Blackhawk Gallery, Danville CA (2006)

Solo Show "The Art of the Painted Feather",

Napa Public Library, Napa CA (2005)

Juried Group Show  "Local Voice- Defining Community Through Art",

Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA (2005)

Group Show "Tao House Artist Exhibit",

Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville CA (2005)

Solo Show "The Art of the Painted Feather",

Pacific Bay Coffee Company, Walnut Creek, CA (2005)

Solo Show "The Art of the Painted Feather" Latte Da Cafe,

Pleasant Hill, CA (2005)

Article published in Petaluma Argus-Courier newspaper "An Artist with Many Mediums"

by Lynn Schnitzer, January 22 issue, page C2 (2009)

Awarded Honorable Mention for the painting "Pegasus",

California Watercolor Association, Walnut Creek, CA (2007)

Article published in Black Diamond Living Magazine "For The Bird"

by Jade Wesson and Wanda Hennig, April/May issue, page 20 ((2006)

Article published in the Contra Costa Times newspaper "From Plume to Canvas"

by Janice DeJesus, April 28, Arts & Leisure feature story (2006)

Selected as Premier Street Artist for the annual "Festa Italia", Chalk Art Festival,

Martinez CA. Commissioned to create two 4' x 6' original chalk art (2005 & 2006)

Artist in Residence presenting and demonstrating "The Art of the Painted Feather"

at the Bedford Art Gallery in Walnut Creek (2004)

Published as Art Director in Graphis Book Design 2- International Collection of Book Design

for concept and design of "Day Dreams/Night Dreams" writing journal published by

Schurman Fine Papers (2000)

Finalist for Best Original Song

Sierra Songwriters Festival, Sonora CA (1998)

Experience

Product Development

Seasonal Marketing

Greeting Cards

Quality Control

Skills

Hand Lettering

Illustration

Watercolor

Materials Organization

Clients

Allyn and Bacon Publishers

National Museum of Australia

SEI, Inc.

Inky Antics

Special Recognitions & Awards

2010 - present

2010 - present

Volunteer Experience

Volunteer Coordinator for the San Francisco Free Folk Festival, San Francisco, CA 

​Attended festival development meetings, maintained accurate records, presented progress reports. Contacted, recruited and scheduled volunteers for a variety of duties. Directed and instructed volunteers at the festival site (March-June 2004)

Docent for the Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek CA

Attended training workshops and artist presentations. Conducted gallery tours for school children and created instructional materials designed for each tour. Guided students in art projects themed to coincide with gallery shows (1999-2004)

Freelance Illustrator for Contra Costa Animal Services Humane Education, Martinez CA

Created illustrations for children's materials including award certificates and stickers. Evaluated and judged student artwork for competitions (1993-1998)

President for Contra Costa Chapter of the National Organization for Women, Walnut Creek, CA

Chaired board meetings, assisted with local programs, represented the chapter at fundraising events, wrote articles for the quarterly newsletter (1998)

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