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COLLECTIONS:
Private collections in the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan (list available)
Barrington Area Library, Barrington, Illinois
CES Office Management, Schaumburg, Illinois
Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, Illinois
Harper Community College, Palatine, Illinois
North Shore Oncology, Barrington, Illinois
Novelle Coffees, Antioch, Illinois
Oconomowoc Hospital, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Town and Country Bank, Springfield, Illinois
Watertown Arts Council, Watertown, Wisconsin

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:
Islesford Artists Gallery, Islesford, ME
Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
The December Show, Eastman Gallery, Houston, TX
FourSight, Clair E. Smith Gallery, Barrington IL
Poetic Conceptions, BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
Visual Harmony, Graphic Source Art Gallery, Barrington IL
Neville Sargent Gallery, Libertyville IL
Deer Path Art Gallery, Lake Forest IL 1986, 1987, 1990
The Kemper Group Gallery, Long Grove IL

JURIED & INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:

Midwest Color 2016, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
24th Annual CPSA International Exhibition, American Art Company Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Explore This 12, online exhibition
Collaboration of Color, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
23rd Annual CPSA International Exhibition, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
CPSA 22nd International Exhibition, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL
CPSA 21st International Exhibition, the City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA
Midwest Color, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
CPSA 20th International Exhibition, the Carnegie, Visual and Performing Arts Center
CPSA 19th International Exhibition, Charles W. Eisemann Center, Richardson, TX
Artistic Poetry, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
More than Colored Pencil, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
Vicinity ’09, The Norris Gallery, St. Charles, IL
CPSA 16th Annual International Exhibition, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
CPSA 15th Annual International Exhibition, Strathmore Hall, Bethesda, MD
Visual Artists Alliance 24th Open Exhibition, One Allen Center, Houston, TX
Midwest Color 2006,Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
CPSA 13th Annual International Exhibition, Palette & Chisel, Chicago, IL
CPSA 12th Annual International Exhibition, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN
River East Invitational, River East Center, Chicago, IL
10th Anniversary Invitational, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg IL
Urban Edges, BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006
CPSA 10th International Exhibition, The Atrium Gallery, Fort Worth TX
CPSA 9th International Exhibition, Academy of Art College, San Francisco CA
Women’s Works, Woodstock, IL
BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL 1995, 1998, 2001
Explore This! 1, West Bend Fine Art Museum, West Bend WI
CPSA 8th International Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham MI
Hinsdale Art Center, Hinsdale IL
Midwest Color ’99, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago IL
Midwest Color ’98, Avon Lake OH
CPSA 6th International Exhibition, Ellipse Gallery, Arlington VA
BAAC Members Exhibition, Barrington IL 1994 – 1998
CPSA 5th International Exhibition, Palette & Chisel Gallery, Chicago IL
David Adler Cultural Center Gallery, Libertyville IL
CPSA 3rd International Exhibition, Art at the Powerhouse, Cleveland OH
CPSA 2nd International Exhibition, Lakewood Center for the Arts,
   Lake Oswego, OR
Aurora University Area Invitational, Aurora IL
Recent Works, CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
Norris Center Vicinity Exhibitions, St. Charles IL 1988, 1989, 1992
Plano Art Associates Juried Exhibition, Plano TX
Harper College Annual Print and Drawing Exhibition, Palatine IL 1986-1989
Small Works Show, Countryside Art Center, Arlington Heights IL

FOUR@180 EXHIBITIONS
Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 2005
Eastman Gallery, Houston, TX Jan-Dec 2005
Artistic Bits GAllery, East Dundee, IL

AWARDS:

Award of Excellence, 24th Annual CPSA Exhibition, American Art Company Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Best of Show, Collaboration of Color, Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL  
15 year Merit Award, Colored Pencil Society of America
Award of Merit, Artistic Poetry, Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
Signature, 5-Year, 10-Year Award: Colored Pencil Society of America
    CPSA International – current
Award of Merit, Urban Edges, BAAC Gallery, Barrington, IL
Shirley Dominiak Memorial Award, 13th Annual CPSA International Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Award of Excellence, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Prairie Center for Arts, Schaumburg IL
Honorable Mention, Women’s Works, Woodstock IL
Award of Excellence, Urban Edges, BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
Best of Show, Bartlett Summerfest, Bartlett IL
Best in Medium, Art in the Barn, Barrington, IL, 1998, 2000, 2002
Friends of CPSA Award, CPSA 6th International Exhibition, Ellipse Gallery, Arlington VA
Merit Award, Old Orchard Invitational, Skokie IL
Award of Excellence, Oakbrook Fine Art Invitational, Oakbrook IL

PUBLICATIONS:
CPSA Signature Showcase
Quintessential Barington May/June 2010
“Making the Leap,” The Artist’s Magazine, March 2005
Best of Colored Pencil III & V
, Rockport Publishers
“Accentuate the Positive, Accentuate the Negative,” American Artist Magazine
“The Coming of Age of Colored Pencils,” American Artist Magazine
North Light Magazine
Whetstone volumes 17 & 5
Who’s Who of American Women

EDUCATION:
MA – Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL, Studio Art – Drawing Major
BA – Allegheny College, Meadville PA

ART RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Cover Artist for Dick Blick Studio colored pencil boxes
Curator, Artistic Bits Gallery, East Dundee, IL
Gallery Co-Chairman, Barrington Area Arts Council, Barrington, IL
Featured Guest Artist, Lecturer, Instructor:
   Barrington Area Art Associates, Barrington, IL
   Morton Arboretum Nature Artists’ Guild, Lisle IL
   Elk Grove Village, IL
   Hinsdale Art Center, Hinsdale, IL
   Ray College of Design, Chicago IL