Visual Artist Background

Work History – Group Affiliations – Education – Workshops – Visiting Artist/Juror

 

Work History

1989-present
Artist

2014-2015
Bismarck State College, Professor of Visual Art

2006-2014
Bismarck State College – Associate Professor of Visual Art

2004-2014
D
epartment Chair of Arts and Communication, Bismarck State College, ND

2000-2006
Bismarck State College – Assistant Professor of Visual Art 

1991-2000
Bismarck State College Adjunct visual art instructor

1987-1989
Art Educator (grades 1-8)/St. Francis Xavier, Wilmette, IL and St. Athanasius, Evanston, IL

1985-1987
Teacher’s Assistant/University of New Orleans, Louisiana-Fine Art Department: assisted instructor in  Printmaking classes, intaglio and relief.
Art Instructor/New Orleans Public Schools, K-6 (after school program)

Group Affiliations

2022-present   Watercolor Society of Oregon

2019-present   High Desert Art League, OR

1994-present   National Association of Women Artists

2016-present   Red Chair Gallery, Bend, OR

2022-present   Elipse Theatre Community

Education

2000
University of North Dakota/MFA

1992
University of North Dakota/MS in Educational Administration

1989
Northeastern University, Chicago, IL/graduate level class in education

1986
University of New Orleans, Louisiana/BA Visual Art

1985
University of Mary/undergraduate classes in education

1984
Bismarck State College/AA Liberal Arts

Workshops

2021
Atelier 6000 – Bookmaking with Roberta Lavadour

2018
Atelier6000/Bend Art Center – Julie Winter
Atelier6000/Bend Art Center – Marie Thibeault
Atelier6000/Bend Art Center – Pat Clark
Atleir6000/Bend Art Center – Tracy Leagjeld

2014
PEARS workshop/North Dakota State University – Eva Isaksen

2004
PEARS workshop/North Dakota State University – Lynwood Kreneck

Exhibition Curator

2022
“Layers of War” Exhibition in conjunction with the production of Craig Fox Had a Wife/Ellipse Theatre Community 

2023
“Contours: A Personal Geography” Exhibition of Queer Artists in conjunction with Fun Home the Musical/Ellipse Theatre Community/Little Town Productions/Musical Impressions Bend

Visiting Artist and/or Juror

2012 & 2013
Juror – First Presbyterian Community Fine Arts Festival

2009
Visiting Artist and juror – Annual Student Art Exhibition at Minot State University, ND

2006
Artist workshop Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD

2005
Juror – Pekin Days Art Show, Pekin, ND

2004
Juror – Arts & Humanities Summit Student Art Exhibition, Minot State University
Juror – Dickinson State University Student Art Exhibition

2002
Juror – Badlands Art Association Annual Exhibition “Faces of Art”, Dickinson, ND
Visiting Artist and juror – Minot State University Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, Minot, ND
Visiting Artist and juror – North Dakota State University Student Art Exhibition Juror & Art
Department/PEARS program, Fargo, ND
Visiting Artist – Dickinson State University/Visual Art Department, Dickinson, ND

2001
Juror – Mandan Art Association Annual Exhibition, Mandan, ND

1998
Visiting Artist – Valley City State University/Visual Art Department, Valley City, ND

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