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U.C. Davis Craft Center Gallery: Polaroid Transfer Exhibition-
Davis 1998 (solo)
Neighborhood Center of the Arts: Instructors Art Exhibition-
Grass Valley 1998
Conference of Northern California Handweavers: Fiberart Exhibition
-Grass Valley 1998
Broad Street Books & Cafe: "Contemporary Fiberart Exhibition"
-Nevada City 1998
Foothill Flowers Gallery: Hospice of the Foothills Art Exhibition
-Grass Valley 1998
Feast of the Senses: Mixed Media Art & Music Performance/Exhibition
-Nevada City 1997
Tofinelli's Restaurant: Polaroid Transfer Exhibition- Grass Valley
Foothill Flowers Gallery: Photography Guild Exhibition -Grass
Broad Street Books & Cafe: Polaroid Transfer Exhibition -Nevada
City 1997 (solo)
Nevada City Artist Guild Gallery: "Intl. Polaroid Transfer Exhibition"
-Nevada City 1997
Nevada County Government Center: "Artist Studio Tour Exhibition"
-Nevada City 1997
Artisans Festival: Fiber, Glass, Photography Exhibition -Nevada
City 1993 1996
Duck Soup: Polaroid Transfer, Printmaking Exhibition -Grass Valley
The Herb Shop: Polaroid Transfer, Printmaking Exhibition -Nevada
City 1992 1995 (solo)
Art Related Things: Fiberart, Sculpture Exhibition -Davis 1993
University of California Davis, Memorial Union Art Gallery: Printmaking
Gamage Realty: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Printmaking
-Nevada City 1992 (solo)
University of California Davis, Craft Center Gallery: Glass Sculpture
University of California Davis, Basement Art Gallery -Davis 1991
University of Washington: "Surface Design Association Intl.Exhibition"
California Craft Museum: Fiberart, Glass Sculpture -San Francisco
University of California Davis Design Gallery: Photography -Davis
1990 1991 1992
Concordia University: "Invitational Fiber Art Show" -Montreal,
- TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
The Neighborhood Center of the Arts, Grass Valley,CA 1995 1996
Fiberart Instructor to adults with developmental disabilities.
fiber sculpture, assemblage, weaving, painting, drawing
University of California Davis Craft Center, Davis,CA 1990 1991
Fiber Instructor to college students, adults, children
batik, silk dye processes, paper -making, textile art, silk-screening
University of California Davis Design Department, Davis,CA 1990
University Teaching Assistant to Professor Kathy Silva: Beginning Design
and to International Visiting Artist, Haku Shah: Textile Design Special
CDC Child Development Center, Davis,CA 1991
Children's Art Instructor
Union City Parks & Recreation, Union City,CA ; summers of 1987
1988 1989 1990
Children's Recreation Leader: clay sculpture, painting, drawing, crafts,
- CURATING EXPERIENCE:
Neighborhood Center of the Arts-
NCA Mixed Media Art Exhibitions (5x /yr) Grass Valley 1995 1996 1997
1998 Conference of Northern California Handweavers- Grass Valley,
Conference Art Gallery, Historical Gallery, Instructors' Gallery , Community
Art Galleries 1998
University of California Davis Craft Center-
Neighborhood Center of the Arts: Fiber, Drawing, Clay Exhibition, Davis,CA
Neighborhood Center of the Arts - Mixed Media Art Exhibitions Grass
Valley,CA 1996 1997 1998
Broad Street Books & Cafe-
"Invitational Contemporary Fiberart Exhibition" Nevada City,CA 1998
Neighborhood Center of the Arts: "Experimental Fiberart Exhibition"
Grass Valley,CA 1996
- MORE ART RELATED
1998 Conference of Northern California Handweavers - Art Galleries
responsible for planning, developing, and installing art exhibitions
at the conference location as well as through out the community. This
included preparing a year in advance, selecting art categories, making
contact with artists, calling for artwork, contacting galleries and
conference facility, planning & obtaining props, recruiting committee
members and volunteers, writing reports, and organizing the installation
of 7 galleries. 1998
University of California Davis Memorial Union - Honored Art Juror
of the "Two Dimensional Annual Student Art Exhibition" 1998
Feast of the Senses - Artist, Committee Member.
Participated in the planning and presentation of a multi media art exhibition
combining fine art, dance, and the avant-garde music of classical composer
Jay Sydeman. Created fiber sculpture artwork paired to a musical score,
photographed art work for a slide presentation, and participated in
the installation of the art exhibition and stage performance. 1997
Artist Studio Tour - Artist, Committee Member.
Participated in the development of a community art event, introducing
new and established artists to the community. Collaborated with local
artists on the development, publicity, art exhibitions, and presentations.1997
Himovitz Art Gallery- Volunteer
for an art exhibition and art auction fundraiser with the Sacramento
Entrepreneurship Academy. 1993
University of California Davis Design Department- Chairperson
of the Annual Picnic Day "Student Wearable Art - Fashion Show" 1991
Fine Art Intern- art assistant to sculptor Gyongy Laky. San Francisco,
Assisted in preparing art materials, reconstructing sculptures, photographing
B.S., Environmental Design: Textile Arts - University of California,
B.A., Art: Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking - University of California,
minor: Textiles and Clothing - University of California, Davis
As a double major, explored various creative avenues, (wearable art,
traditional fine art, and the clothing industry) Emphasis on sculpture,
printmaking, & fiber arts.
Fashion Design Certificate - Domus Academy, Milan, Italy Summer
1990 Successfully completed an international summer fashion design program.
This included seminars by prominent Italian designers, clothing & accessory
design projects, field trips, and special fashion events.
Certificate of Graduation - Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy
1990 Successfully completed business education program. This included
business seminars & workshops, writing a business plan, and participating
in special community events. Gained an overall knowledge of 'start ups'
and business planning.
College of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA) : Multimedia and Web Design Certificate
Sierra College (Rocklin, Ca) : Portfolio Development, Grant Writing,
Devore textiles (CNCH 98), Polaroid transfers (Sacramento Lightworks),
Image Transferring (CNCH 95), Silkscreening & Experimental Textiles
(Mendocino Art Center).
"Northern California Handweavers Conference"1995-98,
"Giving your Heart to Art"- Fiber Conference (Carmel) 1997,
"Convergence" - National Fiberart Conference (Portland) 1996,
The International Design Conference in Aspen "The Italian Manifesto"
Media Arts Award, Web Design Category 2002- California Community
Colleges ED>Net New Media Initiative
Design Service Award 1992 - U.C.Davis Design Department
Best Business Plan 1990- Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy