Selected Exhibitions

Valley Art Gallery, 2001 to present, Walnut Creek, Ca

Valley Art Gallery, 2015, “A New Brew”, featured artist.

“Texture,” O’Hanlon Art Gallery, Mill Valley, 2015.

“Bold”, O’Hanlon Art Gallery, Mill Valley, 2015

Orinda Library Art Gallery, September, 2013

“Hints of Further Possibilities” ACCI, Berkeley, August, 2013.

“Masquerade”, ARC Gallery, November, 2012

“Off the Wall” ARC Gallery, 2012, 2013

Bay Area Women’s Abstract Art, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA.
August, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Artspan, Open Studios, 2010,2011,2012, 2013.

“Inside Out: An Exhibition of Bay Area Abstract Artists” MOCA, February, 2010.

“New Monoprints and Drawings”, solo show at Boundary Oaks, Walnut Creek, January-March, 2010.

“Line, Shape, Color, 3 person show at Canessa Gallery, 708 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA, February,2009.

“Follow the Lines” A series of Whimsical Monotypes, Walnut Creek Coffee Company, Walnut Creek, Ca., November -Jan 09, solo exhibit.

“Mexican Series: Mexican Madonnas”, Seaweed Cafe, Bodega Bay, Ca. March-May, 2008, solo exhibit.

“Afloat: Mono Print Series”, Marilyn Jaegar Skin Care Salon, San Francisco, CA, July 2006, solo exhibit.

“Experimental Water Media: Thailand Series”, Keter Salon, Berkeley, CA, June 2003, solo exhibit.

“Dancing Colors: Works on Paper”, Variety’s Preview Room and Art Gallery,
November 2002, San Francisco, CA, solo exhibit.

Bodies of Work

Quarry Series” – A series of rough, rustic and textured paintings inspired by unearthed ground and abandoned buildings, 2015

“Frolic”, a series of lively paintings on paper and canvas inspired by gardens in my mind, 2013

“Stow Lake Series”, 2013, –A group of paintings on canvas using acrylic paint, house paint and collage.  These paintings are barren waterscapes with collaged on naive bird drawing inspired by my weekly walks at Stow Lake.

“Meanderings” – A series of paintings exploring loose marks and brush strokes that stroll briskly across the canvas linking whimsical shapes that chatter with one another.

Follow the Lines”- A series of whimsical monotypes using reverse line, collograph and other printmaking techniques.

“Mexican Series”- 25 paintings on paper and canvas inspired by two painting retreats in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

“Seaweed Series”- 8 pastel drawings on paper inspired by daily trips to the same location in Big Sur, Ca. 

“Agnes Series”- 20 paintings inspired by the life of the painter Agnes Martin.

“Afloat Series”- 12 non-objective monoprints, hand pressed, using acrylic paint and a limited palette.

“Thailand Series”- 20 paintings, acrylic on paper, inspired by two trips to Thailand.

“Vietnam Series”– 8 paintings on paper and canvas, inspired by a trip to Vietnam


Painting and Drawing with Leigh Hyams, University of California, Berkeley and Esalen Institute, Big Sur. CA 2001-2012.

Artist Retreat San Miguel de Allende, May 2008,2009,2010, Leigh Hyams, Mentor.

Printing Making with Tesia Blackburn, Walnut Creek 2007-2008

Masters Painting Class with Tesia Blackburn, San Francisco, CA, 2007

Practicum with Tesia Blackburn, San Francisco CA, 2008

Watercolor techniques with Marianne Brown, 2000-2005, Lafayette, CA.

Experimental Watermedia with Kathleen Brennan, 1999-2002, Orinda CA and Acapulco, Mexico.

Art Related Activities

Two monthly critique groups of peers, San Francisco and Salcilido, CA

Lesbian Visual Artists, San Francisco, CA

Valley Art Gallery Association of Artists, Walnut Creek, CA

Artspan, Open Studios

O’Hanlon Art Gallery, Member Artist, Mill Valley