Background

Born: Scotia, Humboldt County, CA 1947

Education: Some schooling mostly self-taught.

Exhibition selection

June 2018: "Duets" Group show and collaboration between artists and writers.  I am paired with writer Susan Hagemann .

June 2017: Artist's retreat at, "The Lake" Morris Graves Foundation, Loleta, CA

April 2017: “The Reveal”, Pinate Gallery, Eureka CA

July 2014: “The Horse”, Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

June 2013: “Everything is Fine”, Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

March 2012: "North Coast Artists' Showcase", Presenter at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Humboldt State University Extended Education

December 2011: “Abstractions”, Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

February 2011: Solo Show, Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

May 2009: "New Works", Gallery Bergelli, Larkspur CA

September 2008: "Into The Mystery" (a group show celebrating the 30th anniversary of Hospice of Humboldt), Westhaven Center for the Arts, Westhaven CA

June 2008: "Illuminated Spring: Love Letters From Mother Earth", Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

May 2008: "Meridian Fine Art Alumni Show", Meridian Gallery, Arcata CA

July 2007: "Ecotours", Meridian Gallery, Arcata CA

May 2007: "Alumni Show", Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

April 2006: "Facets", Piante Gallery, Eureka CA

May 2005: "Travelog: A Chronological Trip of a Convoluted Trail" (a 100-work retrospective documented on video), The Ink People Center for the Arts, Eureka CA

August 2004: "Morris Graves' Art and Life" (a biographical DVD produced by the Morris Graves Foundation)

October 2002: "Mythos - Glimpsing the Pattern" (solo show), Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka CA

November 2001: "Twelve Days of Christmas" (invitational show), Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka CA

December 2001: "Humboldt Arts Council Members Show", AWARD: Best Of Show, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka CA

August 1999: "Heart of the Matter" (invitational with Morris Graves) Redwood Symposium and Art & Nature, College of the Redwoods Gallery

March 1996: "Ghana and Humboldt County", University of Science & Technology, Kumasi Ghana West Africa

December 1995: "The Home Coming" (solo show), Steven Brudney Gallery, Fortuna CA

October 1994: "3x3" (invitational with Morris Graves, Dona Blakely, Peter Allegaert, Richard Case, Richard Duning, Joan Gold, John Swingdler, Brian Tripp, Frank Tuttle), Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka CA. Curator: Robert Yarber. Catalog printed.

November 1992: "Earthskin II" (collaborative installation), Idea Gallery, Sacramento CA

September 1987: "Artist Liaison Exhibition" (juried entry), Design Center of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA (color catalog printed)

August 1986: "Vulgar Art Show" (creator, group show), Presented in an alley in Old Town Eureka CA

June 1986: "Twenty Humboldt County Artists" (invitational), Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa CA

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