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Biography / resume

Education

BFA Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, Detroit, MI
MFA Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Awards

2012Detroit Artists Market All Media Biannual, Cash Award, Juror Leon Johnson
2002Artists Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
2001First Prize Cash Award, Epstein Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, Small Works
2000Michigan Watercolor Society 53rd Annual Exhibition, Juror Robert Lee Mejer, Quincy University, IL
1997Merit Award, Michigan Watercolor Society 50th Anniversary Exhibition, DIA
1987Jurors Special Mention, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, National Print & Drawing Exhibition
1983Jurors Award, Center for Creative Studies 2nd Alumni Show, Curator, Mary Jane Jacob

Solo Exhibitions

2011Cycling Salamander Gallery, Charlevoix MI, Dialogue: Reconstructed Books
2010Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, Featured Artist
2009Downriver Arts Council, Taylor, MI, Featured Artist
2005Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, Featured Artist
2003Batista Gallery, Ferndale, MI, Poetica Series
1999Port Huron Museum, Port Huron, MI, Artifacts and Totems
1996Start Gallery, Brimingham, MI, Artifact Series
1989Cade Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, Works on Paper
1985University of Detroit, Recent Work Detroit, MI
1984Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Recent Work

Invitational and Group Exhibitions

2016Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, MI, Fresh Abstraction
2015Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI' Abstraction juried by Lester Johnson
CCS Alumni Show, Detroit, MI juried by Michelle Perron
2014N'namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI, Women Printmakers
CCS Alumni Show, Detroit, MI
Local Perspectives, Redford, MI, Mercedes Benz Research and Development Facility
2013The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, Silver Medal Exhibition
The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, Women Image Hot curated by Marilyn Zimmerman
2012Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, DAM All Media Biannual
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, CCS Alumni Show curated by George N'Namdi
Northville Art House, Northville, MI, Anarchy of the Line Invitational
2011Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Alumni Exhibition of Pioneer Building Artists
2010Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 74th Midyear Exhibition
Alden B. Dow Museum, Midland, MI, Greater Michigan Art Exhibition
2009Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, MI, Intergenerational Exhibit
2008Center Galleries, Detroit, MI, Andres Serrano Picks Detroit
Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI, The Word as Image
2007Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI, About the Book Invitational
2006Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, Michigan Fine Arts Competition
2005Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, Members Invitational
2002Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, 2002 Rockford Midwestern
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, 2002 Biennial
The Gallery, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI, Featured Artist
2001Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 65th Mid-year Exhibition
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, Michigan Fine Arts Competition
Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Invitational
2000Michigan Watercolor Society 53rd Annual Exhibition, Grosse Pointe, MI, Award
Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, Nine Michigan Artists
1997Center Galleries, Detroit, MI, Goddesses, Invitational
South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, 19th Biennial Exhibition
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, Michigan Watercolor Society 50th Anniversary Exhibition
Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, Maximum Drawing
1996Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI, Cabonari, Curator Sergio DeGuisti
1995Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Rituals, Symbols, and Icons
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Graduate Thesis Exhibition
1994Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, Michigan Fine Arts Competition
1993Janice Charach Epstein Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, Prints, Invitational
1991Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI, Michigan Drawing, '91
1990Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI, Review Committee Selections
1989Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Rochester, MI, Invitational Curator, Kitchi, Usui
1987Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 21st National Print & Drawing Exhibition, Award
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, Extended Media-Fresh Visions
Race Street Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, Four Person Drawing Exhibition
Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Drawing '97, Ypsilanti, MI
1986Macomb Community College, Macomb, MI, Two-Person Exhibition
1984Ball State University, Muncie, IN, 21st National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show
1983Creative Art Center, Pontiac, MI, Divergent Views, Invitational
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, Center for Creative Studies 2nd Annual Alumni Exhibition
1982Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, Individuals, Invitational, Curator Charles McGee
1981The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI, Center for Creative Studies, 1st Annual Alumni Show
Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, Detroit Originals
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI, Michigan Artists '80-81
1980Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI, Michigan Through Its Art & Artists
1979Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI, Installations
Ball State University, Muncie, IN, National Drawing and Sculpture Show
1977Ball State University, Muncie, IN, National Drawing and Sculpture Show

Permanent Collections

Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, Detroit, MI
Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
Arthur Young & Co., Detroit, MI
Macomb Community College, Macomb, MI
Swords Into Plowshares, Peace Museum, Detroit, MI
Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
Arthur Anderson & Co., New Orleans, Cleveland, Tulsa
Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., Toledo, OH
Charles McGee, Detroit, MI
Rick Carmody, Ferndale, MI
Visteon Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI

Numerous Private Collections

Bibliography

2002Catalog, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 2002 Biennial, Fort Wayne, IN
Detroit Free Press Review, Keri Guten Cohen, Artists Incorporate Nature into Images
Catalog, Butler Institute of American Art 65th Mid-year Exhibition, Youngstown, OH
2001Catalog, Michigan Watercolor Society, 54th Annual Exhibition, Meadowbrook Art Gallery,
2000Catalog, Michigan Watercolor Society, 53rd Annual Exhibition, Grosse Pointe, MI
Eccentric/Observer, Lana Mini, A Fine Nine, West Bloomfield, MI
1997Detroit News Review, Joy Hakanson Colby, Goddesses Center Galleries, Detroit, MI
Catalog, Michigan Watercolor Society, 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Detroit, Institute of Arts,
1989Detroit News, Joy Hakanson Colby, Review Cade Gallery Solo Show, Royal Oak, MI
Detroit Free Press, Marsha Miro, Eye on Art, Detroit, MI

Professional Associations

1991-2001Faculty, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
2000-2001Adjunct Faculty, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
1998Slide Presentation, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
1996Slide Presentation, Birmingham Community House, Birmingham, MI
2000-2002Robinson Gallery Exhibition Committee, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
2001Curator, Line Breaking Boundaries Exhibition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, MI
1995Education Committee, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
1991Detroit Focus Gallery, Volunteer Resource Committee
1983President, Center for Creative Studies Alumni Association, Detroit, MI
1982Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID) Exhibition Committee, Detroit, MI