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.

CV

Education

1981-82 Pacific Northwest College of Art

1977-78 Portland State University

1972 Graduated Arizona State University, BA, English, Art

Selected Exhibitions

2019 - OSU, Memorial Union Gallery, Corvallis, OR

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

2019 - Lake Oswego Art Fair, Lake Oswego, OR

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

2018 - ISEA International Exhibition, Runyon Gallery, Newport, OR

2018 - Art in the Pearl Art Festival, Portland, 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

2015 - Portland Art Museum, Rental Sales Gallery, Portland, OR

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 - Videographer/Instructor - Polymer Clay Online

2015 - Instructor - Indigo Textile Workshop, Gig Harbor, WA

2015 -Inst.Gum Arabic Printmaking, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 2014 - Videographer/Instructor - Painting Online

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

2014 - Instructor - Encaustic, Ubud, Bali

2013 - Videographer/Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop Online

2013 - Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop I -  Melbourne, Australia

2013 - Instructor - Cold Wax Workshop II -  Huskisson, Australia

2012 - Instructor - Drawing & Painting:  Encaustic & Plaster, San                                                                        Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2012 - Videographer/Instructor - Mixed Media Journaling Workshop 2012 - Artist in Residence - Can Serrat, Spain                                    2011 - Videographer/Instructor - Plaster Studio Workshop Online