Mills College,  Oakland, CA, B.A.  Studio Art (w/honors)

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA, A.A.    


2016 7th Annual Art of Painting in the 21st Century Conference, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2016  Color and Design Workshop with Mark Eanes, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA

2015 Doverodde Book Arts Center at  Doverodde Købmandsgård, Artist ResidencyFjordstræde 1, Doverodde, Denmark

2014  Travel journal residency - France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark and UK - Photography/Painting

2013  Lithography Workshop - Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

2011  Cyanotype Workshop - Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2000  Ghost Ranch Art Symposium/workshop - Abiquiu, New Mexico


2011 - Interview with T.M. De Vos

2009  Orinda News Orinda Art Gallery Article on Group Show

2006  Benicia Herald article on "Conversation in Paint" show in

          Benicia Library

2001  "What is the job of an artist in times like this?"  StudioNotes,Benicia, CA


Current Commission for private collector 2017: Piece is currently untitled

Painting is 60" x 80".  

Juror: 2011 International Poster competition"Fly Like Birds"  Institute of Aviation, Warsaw, Poland

Commissions:  2008  Private Collection - Alabama

                         2007  CD cover UK musician "sky about to rain"

Awards:  2005 Best in Show, "Collaborative Art"  Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

               1999 Ralph DuCasse Award and Scholarship  - Academic Excellence in Studio Art

               Mills College, Oakland, CA


2016  Social Justice:  It Happens to One, It Happens to All

          St. Mary's College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA

          September 18 - December 11, 2016.

2015   San Franciso Open Studio -Misho Gallery SF Oct/Nov 2015

         **Lecture at Doverodde Book Arts Center, Denmark, May 28, 2015

          Concord Arts Alive:  Emerge - Concord Art CottageGallery  March 2015 

2013  Oakland ProArts Open Studio June 1-2, June 8-9

          San Francisco Travel Association Offices Exhibition June 7- December 6

          Orinda Art Gallery Exhibit - New work July 1-31

          San Francisco Open Studio October 19-20 Fort Mason Gatehouse Studio

          Sketchbook Project - Brooklyn Art Library Brooklyn, NY (currently touring)

2012  Oakland ProArts Open Studios

          AC5 - Art Passages - County Administration - Public Art  Martinez, CA

         Cou/Rage Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

2011  Open Studio Collaboration-Dorothy Davis Studio, Orinda, CA

2010  **Virtual Daily Showing: "Waiting" series  Self directed and exposition of  "Waiting - a daily practice”

          Traveled to France/Italy - photographs for new series.

2009  Orinda Art Gallery Orinda CA

          Solo Tour “OKeeffe Country” - new work

2006  Conversation in Paint: A Three Year Collaboration - Benicia Library Art Gallery, Benicia, CA

          Art Looking at Music, Music Looking at Art - Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill,CA

          Vallejo Guild Group Show Exhibition - Vallejo, CA

2005  Local Voice: Defining Community through Art - Juror Marian Parmentar SFMOMA artist gallery

          Bedford Gallery Walnut Creek, CA  

          Abstraction: Humanity, Form and Spirit - Diablo Valley Art Gallery  Pleasant Hill, CA

          Collaborative Art - Sebastopol Center for the Arts Sebastopol, CA juried show

2004  **First Friday, First Street Roasting Cafe, Benicia, CA      

2003  ArtWork SF, SOMARTS Benefit, San Francisco, CA      

2002  The Canvas Remembers September 11 - Benefit NYC charities 

          Canvas Cafe gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001  Artists Respond to Terrorism - The ArtProject (collaborative), SF, CA

          Art for America: Visions and Voices - Clos Pegase, Winery, Calistoga, CA  

          Bay Area Artists Create: Remember their Lives - Collaborative SOMARTS San Francisco, CA

          Coal Shed Studio's Open House and Show, Mare Island, Vallejo, CA

          Ninth Annual Women's Show: Creativity from Ghost Ranch, New Mexico Hayward CA

          Oakland ProArts Open Studio - Mayor Jerry Brown's "We the People" Auditorium Oakland, CA