Seattle, Washington, USA
Individualized study in French Gobelin tapestry technique with Mary Lane, 1998-2001
Master of Arts, Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1990
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1983
2019 Transformation: Fiber as Medium, The Common Thread Gallery, http://thecommonthreadgallery.com
2019 Time Made Visible: Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound, Vashon Center for the Arts, Vashon Island, WA.
2018 Botanical Realm, World of Threads, Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
2018 World Tapestry Now: American Tapestry Biennial 12, online and publication. https://americantapestryalliance.org/exhibitions/atbiennials/
2018 Creativity Persists: 2018 Members Show, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.
2018 Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2017 International Fiber Arts VIII, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA.
2017 Fiber Fusion, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA.
2016 American Tapestry Biennial 11. South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN; Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS; Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.
2015 Small Tapestry International 4. Orville Hanchey Gallery, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA; Biggs Museum of Art, Dover, DE; Artspace, Raleigh, NC.
2015 Coastal Fiberarts 2015. Heritage Museum, Astoria, OR.
2014 Vessels: An Exhibition of Fiber Art, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA.
2014 From Lausanne to Beijing: 8th International Fiber Art Biennale, Nantong,China.
2014 Fiber Celebration 2014. Fort Collins Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO.
2013 Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound: TAPS Contained, The Brick House Gallery, Tacoma, WA.
2012 Putting the Art in Fiber Arts: Proud Past, Dynamic Future, Art/Not Terminal Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2012 NWxSE. Gaston County Museum, Dallas, NC; Harbor History Museum, Gig Harbor, WA.
2006 American Tapestry Biennial 6, Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI; Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.
2005 Fiber Celebration 2005. Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, Longmont, CO.
Honors and Awards
People's Choice Award, Northwest Fine Arts Competition, 2018
Best in Show, Coastal Fiberarts 2015
Best in Show, Fiber Celebration 2014
Best Dynamic Future, Putting the Art in Fiber Arts: Proud Past, Dynamic Future
Award of Excellence, Fiber Celebration 2005
Juried member, Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound, 2012 – present
American Tapestry Alliance, 1997 – present; Board of Directors, 2003-2009