biography
 
   


EXHIBITIONS
Solo
-"Featured Paintings," Weatherstone/Old Soul, Sacramento, California, January, 2013

-"Recent Work" BodyTribe, Sacramento, California, November, 2009

-"Quejaditos y Milagros," BodyTribe, Sacramento, California, August 2005
-"Religious Landscapes," BodyTribe, Sacramento, California, January 2004
-"Recent Paintings," BodyTribe, Sacramento, California, September 2003

Feature Artist
-"David and Jonathan: And Old Testment Story of Queer Love and Marriage,"NorCal Fitness, March 2013

-"Alter-d Pieces, " Uptown Studios Gallery, Sacramento, California, October 2004

Selected Group

-BodyTribe @ Large, "I Heart Art," Sacramento, 2013

-Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2009
-Museum of Contemporary Art DC, Washington, DC, 2009 
-Chris' Jazz Cafe, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

-Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA, 2009
-Antenna Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2009

-Soulard Art Market, St. Louis, MO, 2009
-3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY, 2009  

-Camera Arts, "People," Sacramento, CA 2006

-BodyTribe, "Body in Motion," Sacramento, 2005

-Stella Studio, Sacramento, CA 2005

-Insane Studios Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2004
-Uptown Studios Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2004

-20th Street Art, Sacramento, CA, 2004

GRANTS, AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
-Peoples' Choice Award, 20th Street Art, Sacramento February 2004

CHARITIES & DONATIONS
-Camellia Symphony Orchestra, Crescendo Gala, Sacramento, California, May 2005

-Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

-Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles, CA 2007,

-Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA 2007

-Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA 2006

-Getty Center, Pacific Palisades, CA 2006, 2007

CURATION
-Fabric and Figure Voices, BodyTribe, March 2005

-Barbie Picto-Sculpto Bondage, BodyTribe, October 2004

-Disturbances, BodyTribe, August 2004


EDUCATION

Degree
-Received A.A. Language and Literature, American River College, Sacramento 1987
-Certificate in Technical Writing, 1987
-Received B.A. English: Rhetoric and Composition, Creative Writing, California State University, Sacramento 1993.
-Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, 1993

Study
-Seattle Pacific University, Biblical Literature, Creative Writing
-Sacramento City College-Electronic Prepress, Printmaking: Intaglio, Relief, Lithography, Silkscreen

-American River College-Design, Painting, Drawing, Two Dimensional Design, Black and White Photography, Mythological Studies, Modern Art History, Renaissance Art History, Music Theory: 18th Century and Jazz Counterpoint, Chamber Music Performance Ensemble
-California College of Arts, Book Arts
-San Francisco State University Extension: Multimedia Survey
-University of California Santa Cruz Multimedia Program: Planning and Managing Online Content
-Learning Exchange-Photography: Lighting, Travel, Macro, Filters and Film, Portraits
-San Francisco Center for The Book-Letter Press

-CSU Sacramento: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, British and American Lit. American Lit from the 1950s to the Present, Prose Styles

EMPLOYMENT
-Instructional Assistant, Writing Lab, American River College, Sacramento, California
-Web Designer/ Graphic Designer/ Editor, California Department of Corrections, Sacramento California
-Graphic Designer/ Editor, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento California
-Freelance Fiction/Nonfiction Editor and Publishing Consultant, Sacramento, California
-Graphic Designer/ Editor, California Department of Transportation, Sacramento California

PUBLICATIONS
-American River Literary Review, Founding Editor 1994
-American River Literary Review, Contributing Editor 1995, 1996
-"This Weekend in Art," Sacramento Bee 2004
-"Reflection on Women, The Strength Within" 2005 Calendar