Seattle, Washington, USA
Individualized study in Gobelin tapestry technique with Mary Lane, former Director of Education at the Schuer Tapestry Studio (NY, 1982-1989), 1998-2001
Master of Arts, Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Selected Recent Exhibitions
2021 More Impact: Climate Change, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA.
2021 International Fiber Arts X, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA.
2021 Weaving Re-Imagined, New Hope Arts, New Hope, PA.
2021 Small Tapestry International 7: Elements, Gallery of Wood Art, St. Paul, MN; Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City, OR.
2020 Interwoven: Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound, Tacoma Community College Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA.
2020 Politically Charged, Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA.
2020 Fiber 2020, Silvermine Arts Center Gallery, New Canaan, CT.
2020 Currents 2020: National Craft Exhibition, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA
2020 The Gold Standard of Textile and Fiber Art, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Heallreaf 3, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK; Espacio Gallery, London, UK.
2019 International Fiber Arts IX, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA.
2019 Finalist's Exhibition: Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia.
2019 Transformation: Fiber as Medium, The Common Thread Gallery, online at 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 at https://americantapestryalliance.org/exhibitions/atbiennials/
2017 International Fiber Arts VIII, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA.
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.
2014 From Lausanne to Beijing: 8th International Fiber Art Biennale, Nantong,China.
Honors and Awards
Winner, Heallreaf Prize, 2019
Finalist, Kate Derum Award for Small Tapestries, 2019
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, 2012
Award of Excellence, Fiber Celebration, 2005
Juried member, Northwest Designer Craftsmen, 2020 - present
Member, Textile Study Group of New York, 2019 - present
Member, Tapestry Weavers West, 2018 - present
Juried member, Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound, 2012 – present
American Tapestry Alliance, 1997 – present; Board of Directors, 2003-2009