Resumé

 

Expertise: 

Japanese/Chinese Brush Painting, watercolor, pen and ink. Original paintings, coloring book, greeting cards/bookmarks (scanned from originals), hand painted t–shirts, place mats, umbrellas and lanterns.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Sixteen years specialized study of Japanese/Chinese Brush Painting

Professional Affiliates: 

  • Member of CREATE Center for the Arts, Palm Desert, CA 2017
  • Member Coachella Valley Watercolor Society (CVWS) Palm Desert, CA 2016-Present
  • Charter Member of Takasumi–e Society, Japanese Brush Painting 2002-2012 (Master of Ceremonies for annual exhibit at Balboa Park, 2002/2003)
  • Member of American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting, Lung Hsiang (Newsletter Editor 2006/2008)

Exhibitions:

  • Palm Desert City Hall, 2017
  • CREATE Center for the Arts, Palm Desert, 2016, 2017
  • The Art Hotel, Laguna Beach, CA 2016
  • Bread & Cie, San Diego, CA 2011
  • Lung Hsiang annual show, San Diego Botanical Gardens, 2005-2011
  • Taka Sumi–e Society Annual Exhibit, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA, 2002–2011
  • American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting 2006 Autumn at the West Gate, Huntington Beach
  •    Central Library, Huntington Beach, CA 2006
  • BAE Exhibit, Rancho Bernardo, CA, 08/06–08/08
  • Sunset Gallery, San Clemente, CA, 04/06–11/06
  • Artisan Studio Holiday Show and Sale, La Jolla, CA, 11/05, 11/06
  • Bookcrossing issue of Bookplate #16, Pandas Reading, 08/06
  • Del Mar County Fair, San Diego, CA, 07/05
  • Korova Coffee House, San Diego, CA, 2004
  • Clairemont Public Library, San Diego, CA, 2004

Awards:

  • Publicity Ribbon, CVWS Mini Master Exhibit 02/17
  • 2nd Place Ribbon, CVWS Painter of the Month, 12/16