Resume

TEACHING EXPERIENCE, WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES

Art Unraveled, Phoenix, AZ, 2016 - 2017
Art and Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Minneapolis, MN, 2016 - 2017
Artmakers Denver, September 2016
The Bush School, 6th/7th Graders Calligraphy Elective, Seattle, WA, October/November 2015, October/November 2016
Art and Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Kansas City, MO, 2015
Art and Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Portland, OR, 2013 – 2017
West Coast Calligraphy Society, Paint, Paper & Pen 2-Day Workshop, Vancouver, BC, CANADA, January 2015
Art Is You Mixed Media Retreat, Petaluma, CA, 2014
CREATE Mixed Media Retreat, Seattle, WA (vendor/demos only), 2014
Upward Bound, University of Washington, College Prep Calligraphy, July 2015
University of Washington, Experimental College, Mixed Media Collage and Pointed Pen Calligraphy, Seattle, WA, 2013-2016
Impress Cards & Crafts, Pointed Pen Calligraphy & Mixed Media Collage, 2013 – 2015, Seattle, WA, Tukwila, WA
License Your Art, School House Craft, Seattle, WA, March 2013
Wedding Invitation Calligraphy Workshop, White River Valley Museum, Auburn, WA, February 2013
Letters of Joy, Calligraphy Conference, Edmonds, WA, May 2012 – present
ArtWorks, Mixed Media Collage Workshop, Edmonds, WA, 2012 – 2013
Venue Work Studios + Boutique, Introduction to Calligraphy, Seattle, WA 2009 – present;
Venue Work Studios + Boutique, Mixed Media Collage Techniques, Seattle, WA 2009 – present
One Heart Studio, offering group class and private tutoring (ages 8 -75+) in mixed media collage techniques and calligraphy, 2009 - present

GROUP SHOWS

"Make America Create Again," Center on Contemporary Art Members Exhibition, COCA Gallery, Seattle, WA, April 2017
“Northwest Collage Society Summer Show, “ Mukilteo, WA 2014
"30 Day Art Challenge," Tashiro Kaplan Gallery, Seattle, WA November 2011
"Passionately Pink," C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA October 2010
"Art of the Written Word," Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA, June 2007
"Love,Love,Love," Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Alameda, California, February 2004.
"March", Kaleidescope Gallery, Seattle, WA, March 6 - 28, 2003
"Artists Respond, 09/11/01" American Art Company, Tacoma Library in Tacoma, WA. October - December, 2001
"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall," Spring 2001  Bainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
"Celebrating American Poetry: an International Exhibition of Contemporary Letter Art", Frye Art Museum, Seattle, 1998.
LeRoi Gallery, Group Show. Seattle, WA. 1996

SOLO SHOWS
"Nest of Dreams," Phinneywood Artwalk, Seattle Frockshop, Seattle, WA 2016
"Dreams of an American Life," Edward Jones Investments, Edmonds, WA 2015
"Daily Meditations II," Citrine Women's Health Center, Seattle, WA 2012
"Daily Meditations," Venue, Seattle, WA 2009
“Words with Heart,” Featured Artist, Ballard Artwalk, Venue, Seattle, WA, February 2008;

PUBLISHED ARTICLES/BOOKS
Somerset Studio magazine article, Translucent Collage: Deli Paper Prints & Gel Skins, Sept/Oct 2016
Somerset Studio
magazine article, Embracing Neutrals, July/August 2015
Somerest Place Blog, Artful Resolutions for Creative Souls. January 2015
Somerset Studio magazine article, Put a Bird on It: Faux Encaustic with Gel Mediums, May/June 2014
Author, Children’s picture book, The Yellow Umbrella, published by Simon & Schuster, 1994. Chosen as a Pick of the Lists by the American Bookseller’s Association.

MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER/TV/BLOGS/BOOK LISTINGS
The Coloring Studio, Premiere issue, Jan/Feb 2016
"How to Be your Own Valentine," Awakening blog by author Mary O'Malley, February 2016
Creative Lettering Workshop: Combining Art with Quotes in Mixed Media, Lesley Riley, Northlight Books, October 2015
Letter Art Review 27: The Annual Juried Issue
, May 2013
Somerset Studio, Lively Art of Lettering: Alphabet for the Soul, May/June 2012
Somerset Studio, Lively Art of Lettering: Rainbow Alphabet, Jan/Feb 2012
NW Source, Daily Find, Local Wedding Gifts with Heart, Seattle, July 11, 2011
NWSource, Daily Find, Seattle, 8/03/2010
Wide Open Spaces, March 16, 2009
The Daily, University of Washington, Friday, 1/25/2008
Seattle Bride, Spring 2008
Seattle Channel, City-A-Go-Go 12/7/2007 episode
Seattle Magazine, October 2007
Seattle Business Monthly, November 2006
Seattle Times, Digs, August 13, 2005
Washington Post, Thursday, February 12, 2004
Seattle Bride, 2003, 2004, 2005
Letter Arts Review, juried annual, 2002
Letter Arts Review, international journal of calligraphic arts, 1998
Seattle Magazine, February 1997

ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRS
Bellevue Art Museum Fair, Bellevue, WA, 2000, 2016
Best of the Northwest, Seattle, WA 1997 - 2011, 2014 - 2015, (Best Booth Award 2008)
Boise Arts Festival, Boise, ID 2006
Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA 1998 – 2000, 2002; 2005
Seattle Wedding Show, Seattle, WA 2002
Edmonds Arts Festival, Edmonds, WA 2004, 2005
Folklife Festival, Seattle, WA 1999 – 2002
6th Street Fair, Bellevue, WA 1997 – 2000; 2003 - 2006
University District Street Fair, Seattle, WA, 1997 – 2003, 2005
Fremont Fair, Seattle, WA 1997- 2003;
Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA 1998 – 2000; 2005
Gig Harbor Arts Festival, Gig Harbor, WA, 2001
Coupeville Festival, Coupeville, WA 2001 – 2003, 2005
Choochokam Arts Festival, Langley, WA 2003 – 2005
La Conner Arts Festival, La Conner, WA, 2004, 2005