Resume

Education

1973
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Architecture and Design

1979-1981
Pratt Fine Arts Center (glass)

1984
Summer program at Pilchuck (glass)

1990-1992
Seattle University (Pastoral Studies)

2003
Summer program at Penland Art School, NC (clay)

2009-2011
Pratt Fine Arts Center (jewelry/metal, mixed media)

Selected Exhibitions         

2018

Bellevue College, WA, invitational
White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR, juried exhibit
NWDC juried exhibit, Seattle Convention Center

2017

Karla Matzke Gallery, Camano Island WA, invitational
Vashon Center for Art Miniature Exhibit, invitational
Whatcom Museum, Bellingham WA, invitational
Schack Art Center, Everett WA, Invitational

2016
Richland Allied Arts Juried Exhibition
Pottery Northwest 50th Anniversary Invitational Exhibit

2015
Valise Gallery all island curated show

2014
Northwest Designer Craftsmen curated exhibition, Whatcom Museum, Everett WA
Pratt Art Center juried metal/jewelry exhibition
Northwest Designer Craftsmen juried show, Schack Art Center, Everett WA

2012
Washington Clay Arts / NCECA exhibition, Juror’s Choice award
Columbia City Gallery, Featured Artist August/September

2011
Northwest Designer Craftsmen juried show, Chase Gallery, Spokane WA
Columbia City Gallery, Featured artist June/July

2010
Columbia City Gallery, Featured artist June/July

2009
C Gallery, Seattle WA, Featured Artist April/May

2008
Harborview Hospital acquisition, permanent collection exhibition
Northwest Designer Craftsmen juried show, Museo Gallery Langley WA

2006
Sanbao Gallery Invitational, Jingdezhen China, permanent collection
Pottery Northwest Invitational at Northwest Craft Center
Commissioned artist, Vashon Allied Arts annual auction

2004-2010
Silverwood Gallery Annual Invitational, Vashon WA

1996-2008
Washington Clay Arts Association annual juried exhibition

2007
Artstop Gallery invitational, Tacoma WA

2005
Silverwood Gallery, featured artist, August

2004
Silverwood Gallery, featured artist, August

2001
Vashon Allied Arts, Blue Heron Gallery 2-person show

2001-2006
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, invitational show

1994, 1995, 1996
Bellevue Art Museum, Pacific Northwest Annual Juried Exhibit

1994
Richland Allied Arts, invitational show

1994-1999
White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR, Invitational

1990
Janet Huston Gallery, La Conner, WA. Teapot invitational

1990
White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR 20th Anniversary invitational

1989
White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR Group show
Clay Occasion Gallery, Seattle, WA One-person show

Awards

2015
Best of Show, Valise Gallery all island curated show

2014
Jurors’ choice award, Pratt Art Center metal/jewelry exhibition

2012
Juror’s Choice award, Washington Clay Arts / NCECA exhibition

2008
Second Place Award, Washington Clay Arts exhibition

2007
Honorable Mention, Washington Clay Arts exhibition

2000
First Place, Washington Clay Arts exhibition

1997
Critics’ Choice, Washington Clay Arts exhibition

Publications

“500 Prints on Clay,” featured artist, Lark books publication 2013

“500 Raku,” featured artist, Lark books publication 2012

Ceramics Monthly, Seattle Times, and Seattle Weekly

Selected Affiliations and Community Involvement 

2015-present
Vashon Allied Arts Board member

2014-present
Valise Gallery, Vashon Island artist member

2009-2014
Catholic Community Services, art instructor

2008-2012
Columbia City Gallery, artist member

2008-2013
U S Forest Service, Wilderness Ranger

2005-2007
Pottery Northwest, hand-building instructor

2003-2011
Harborview Hospital Acquisition Board

2003-present
Northwest Designer Craftsmen, board member

1998-present
Washington Clay Arts Association, member-at-large
Vashon Allied Arts, artist member

1995-present
Cabrini Ministry, counselor

1994-1999
Seward Park Art Studio, hand-building instructor

1994-2002
Seward Part Art Studio, V.P. Board of Directors

1994-present
WASSA Dance Group
Washington Clay Arts Association, member-at-large

1992-present
AIDS Ministry, Archdioceses of Western Washington, counselor