Statement

There is no method to my approach. I paint chaos and then try to bring order to that chaos. Sometimes it works, often it does not. The process is trance-like; there is an implied trust that in imperfection I can endure and find beauty.

Selected Exhibitions

2019 - OSU, Memorial Union Gallery, Corvallis, OR

2019 - Abstract Catalyst 6, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR

2018 - Transform, Siren Nation, Portland's Center for the Arts, OR

2017 - Giving Voice, 12x16 Gallery, Portland, OR

2017 - Between the Lines, Pearl Womens Center, Portland, OR

2016 - Ephemeral, 12x16 Gallery, Portland, OR

2016 - Abstract Catalyst 3, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR      2016 - Colors of Oaxaca, Viajero Art Gallery, Oaxaca, Mexico

2014 - Wax and Words, Frances Keevil Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2012 - Residency Exhibit, Can Serrat, Spain

Teaching Experience 

 

2018 - Instructor - Abstract Painting, London & Alnwick, UK

2017 - Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop, Gig Harbor, WA

2016 - Instructor - Painting & Book Arts, Can Serrat & Bordils, Spain 2016 - Instructor - Life Drawing, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2015 - Instructor - Drawing & Painting, Mexico City, Mexico

2015 -Inst.Gum Arabic Printmaking, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 

2014 - Instructor - Painting: Encaustic & Plaster, Oaxaca, Mexico      2014 - Instructor - Encaustic, Kiama, Australia

2014 - Instructor - Encaustic, Ubud, Bali

2013 - Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop -  Melbourne, Australia

2013 - Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop -  Huskisson, Australia

2012 - Instructor - Painting - San Miguel de Allende, Mexico                2012 - Artist in Residence - Can Serrat, Spain