About the Artist


BFA / Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, 1978

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Exhibit Venue Location Year
Highway 89A Blue Dome Gallery Silver City, NM 2010
Circular Devotion Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 2007
New Paintings Blue Dome Gallery Silver City, NM 2006
Close to Home Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 2005
New Paintings Fraga Gallery Bainbridge Island, WA 2003
New Paintings Blue Dome Gallery Silver City, NM 2002
Visions from Home Pulliam Deffenbaugh Portland, OR 2002
Flight Pulliam Deffenbaugh Portland, OR 2001
One Moment This Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 2000
The Art in Decision Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1997
In the Company of Animals Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1994
Ranch Work Pulliam Deffenbaugh Nugent Portland, OR 1993
Heads or Tales Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1992
Fall Collection Linda Moore Gallery San Diego, CA 1991
Angels Jeremy Stone Gallery San Francisco, CA 1990
Under Your Clothes Pulliam Nugent Gallery Portland, OR 1990
Big, Small and Coats Pulliam Nugent Gallery Portland OR 1989
What Suits You Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1989
Places to Go Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1988
The Lovers Traver Sutton Gallery Seattle, WA 1986
Paper Work Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1985
Paintings & Chairs Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1984
By Myself University of WA Seattle, WA 1984
Inside Out Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA 1983

Selected Group Exhibitions

Exhibit Venue Location Year
Icons & Archetypes Northwind Art Center Port Townsend, WA 2007
Altared Kirkland Arts Center Kirkland, WA 2006
Blue Dome Gallery Silver City, NM 2005
Neddy Fellowship Exhibition Bank of America Gallery Seattle, WA 2000
Femme Fatale Cornish School of Art Seattle, WA 1997
Utopian Visions Port Angeles Arts Center Port Angeles 1996
The Land Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, WA 1995
Agents of Change NW International Women’s Conference Seattle, WA 1994
About Face Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, WA 1993
Artists and Angels San Francisco Airport San Francisco, CA 1992
Modern Icons Sunbird Gallery Bend, OR 1992
Humor Bumpershoot Festival Seattle, WA 1992
Northern Lights Port Angeles Art Center Port Angeles, WA 1991
8 + 52 Potatohead Gallery Seattle, WA 1991
Northwest Juried Art Cheney Cowles Museum Spokane, WA 1990
In-Transition Goodwill Arts Festival Bus Project Seattle, WA 1990
Pacific Northwest Art Bellevue Art Museum Bellevue, WA 1990
Washington to Washington Women’s Museum Washington, D.C. 1989
Women in WA: 1st Century Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, WA 1989
Clinton Street Review Elizabeth Leach Gallery Portland, OR 1988
EXIT Bauhaus-Atelier Munster, W. Germany 1987
Artquake Portland Art Museum Portland. OR 1987

Grants & Awards

Award / Grant Organization Year(s)
Family Clinic Art Installation UWMC 2004
Neddy Fellowship Nominee Behnke Foundation 2000
Arts-in-Education Grant King County Arts Commission 1999–2002
1% for the Arts, Harborview Hospital Clinics King County Arts Commission 1992
Artist in Residence/Deep Springs College California Arts Council 1994
GAP Grant Artist Trust 1994
Artist in Education Grant Seattle Arts Commission 1995–2001
Art in Public Places Purchase Award WA State Arts Commission 1990
Northwest Juried Art, Cash Award Cheney Cowles Museum 1990
Northwest Major Works Project Seattle Arts Commission 1989
Women in Washington: First Century Pacific Lutheran University 1989
Hanford Competition Winner Heart of America Fund/911 1987
1% for the Arts, Theater Wall Project Seattle Arts Commission 1986
Best of Show Cash Award Artquake ’86 1986
National Juried Competition Finalist Art Quest ’86 1986
Art in Public Places Resource Bank WA State Arts Commission 1986


Residency Organization Location Year(s)
Artist-in-Residence Program Washington State WA 1985–2005
3-month painting residency Wurlitzer Foundation Taos, NM 1985
5-week painting residency Dorland Mountain Colony Temecula, CA 1984
6-week painting residency Ossabaw Island Project Ossabaw, GA 1981


Publication Piece Date
Seattle Times Review by Matthew Kangas September 2000
Seattle Post Intelligencer Review by Regina Hackett January 12, 1995
Seattle Post Intelligencer Review by Regina Hackett September 2, 1992
L.A. Times Review by Leah Ollman September 25, 1991
Critic’s Choice, San Diego Union Review by Robert Pincus September 28, 1991
The Weekly In-Transition July 4, 1990
Seattle PI Women to Washington November 29, 1989
Artweek Review by Ron Glowen June 25, 1988
Art in America Seattle, Part II September 1986
The Weekly Heady Days at the Henry August 20, 1986
Artweek Four Directions May 17, 1986


Safeco, Microsoft, University Hospital, King County / Harborview Hospital, City of Seattle Art Collection, Washington State Public Art Collection, Seattle International Airport, City of Portland, Cornish College of Art, and Gary Larson