CURRICULUM VITAE

2020   A Book about Death, Dame Mailarta’s Mailmania Exhibition Canada
2019   Artist Residency, Studio Faire, Nérac, France
2019   Guest Speaker, “My artistic journey, and creative ideas for yours”, Boulder City Art Guild, Boulder City, NV
2018-2020   Continuing collection of original paintings for Crate&Barrel and UGallery.com partnership
2019   A Book about Death 10 year Anniversary Exhibition, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2017   Invited to create an original collection of paintings as a Crate&Barrel and UGallery.com National featured artist
2016   Solo exhibition Starbucks Gallery, Del Mar, CA
2016   Selected as Feature Artist for Williams-Sonoma Home
2016   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Office, Carlsbad, CA
2015   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Office, Carlsbad, CA
2015   Global publishing and distribution begins through ImageConscious -fine art publisher, San Francisco headquarters
2015   Represented by UGallery.com (art also available through the Amazon.com fine art)
2015   Judge Association of Glass Artists of Southern California annual member exhibition (w/Catharine Newell)
2015   Jury Quilts on the Wall’s Graffiti Exhibition as part of The Road to California Exhibition 2016
2015   SOUL FINDING, Rebirth: Death, Life, Transformation, Downey Civic Theater, Downey CA
2015   Invited Artist, International Joomchi Exhibition. Joomchi & Beyond. New Bedford Museum, New Bedford MA
2015   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Office, Carlsbad, CA
2015   Judge Carlsbad CA for sister city Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Internation Exhibition
2015   Judge San Dieguito Art Guild OFFTrack Gallery March show, Encinitas CA
2015   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Office, Carlsbad, CA
2014   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Office, Carlsbad, CA
2014   THE EVOLUTION OF MANKIND, Perspectives: The Berlin Wall, Front Porch Gallery, CA
2014   THE EVOLUTION OF MANKIND, Perspectives: The Berlin Wall, Centro Culturo De La Raza, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
2014   Invited Artist, Int’l Joomchi Exhibition: SOUL FINDING Joomchi & Beyond. NoRi Gallery, Jeju Island, South Korea
2014   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Offices, Carlsbad, CA
2014   LOVE is… a Collaboration Exhibition(w/poetry by Elizabeth Weaverling) Sophie’sGalleryKensington,San Diego CA
2014   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Offices, Carlsbad, CA
2014   Exhibiting Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2014   Represented by www.XanaduGallery.com
2013   Artwork leased to Jazzercise Corporate Offices, Carlsbad, CA
2013   Judge San Dieguito Art Guild OffTrack Gallery August show,  Encinitas, CA
2013   Exhibiting Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2013   Represented by www.XanaduGallery.com
2012   Invited artist International Joomchi Exhibition, SOUL FINDING Curator Jiyoung Chung, Atrium Gallery, Providence, RI, Warwick Museum of Art, Warwick, RI  July – October
2012   Exhibiting Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2011   YELLOW, donated to Inspired Art Chicago 2011 art fundraiser, Chicago, IL
2011   Juror for La Jolla Art Association Black & White exhibit, La Jolla, CA
2011   Exhibited SOUL FINDING in Juried Biennial Exhibition, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2011   Exhibiting Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2010   FAITH, donated to Inspired Art Chicago 2010 art fundraiser, Chicago, IL
2010   CANCER WINNING  in National Cellphone Photography Exhibition  So.LA Univ Gallery, LA
2010   Judge,  San Dieguito Art Guild OffTrack Gallery July show, Encinitas, CA
2010   Exploring the “M” Word (Motherhood), UCSD, La Jolla, CA
2010   The Fiction Project ArtHouse Coop Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
2010   Bonita Museum Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Bonita, CA
2010   POSTCARDS from the EDGE  Visual AIDS, New York, NY
2010   Disability Postcard Project Intl VSA Arts Festival, Washington D.C
2010   Exhibiting Townley Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
2010   Exhibiting Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2010   Exhibiting Diesel Salon, San Diego, CA
2009   A Book About Death, Emily Harvey Found. Gallery, New York, NY
2009   Rise & Fall, touring exhibition,  USA
2009   INSPIRED Art Chicago, donated painting to fundraiser, Chicago, IL
2009   Special Olympics, donated painting to fundraiser, San Diego, CA
2009   Award-Bonita Museum Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Bonita, CA
2009   Exhibited Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2009   Solo Exhibition Diesel Salon, San Diego, CA
2009   San Diego Ctr for Children, donated painting to fundraiser San Diego, CA
2009   Exhibited Café Libertalia, San Diego, CA
2008   A Finer Art Affaire, Rancho Santa Fe, Ca
2008   Solo Exhibition Gallerie St.Tropez,  San Diego, CA
2007   Small Rays of Hope…Rhonda Schaler Gallery, New York, NY
2007   A Finer Art Affaire, Rancho Santa Fe, Ca
2007   ArtWalk, Little Italy, CA
2007   Masters of the Moment-Juried Exhibition, El Cajon, CA
2007   Art of Hope  CA Art Institute of SD, San Diego, CA
2007   Award – Escondido Arts Association, Escondido, CA

RELATED EXPERIENCE

1/06-present: Director (current) & Assistant Director, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

Curated shows:

Barry Rothstein – 3D:BECAUSE THE WORLD IS NOT FLAT
Howard Ganz – GANZ: Art That Works, Works That Move
Wade Koniakowsky – WADE KONIAKOWSKY: California Dreamin’
Mary Beck – MARY BECK: Reflections
4 Senior Women –  ART OF THE INDIVIDUAL
5 Senior women – JOURNEYS: A Convergence of Elements
Fiber Arts – FIBER: It’s Good For Your Art
Plein Air – CAPTIVATING CALIFORNIA
Little & Large – ART PAIRINGS: Lia Strell & Renatta Spiazzi
Glass show – GENERATIONS: Creative Continuity
Encaustic – HOT WAX: Encaustic & Its Luminous Effects
Photography – MIND & SPIRIT
Drawings – A SHOW OF PATRIOTISM: The Art of Healing Heroes
TERI, Inc. – I AM HERE: Art Gives Voice to Many
National Book Arts Exhibit – The Art of the Book
SAQA Art Quilts (SoCal/SoNev) – SHARING STORIES: Expressions and Stitched Meanings
San Diego/North County Printmakers – TRANSITIONS: Interpreting Life’s Changes
Art Therapy for Cancer Patients from SD Cancer Research Inst. – ARTFUL WONDERS: Inspiration for Healing
Photography: – THE SOUL OF LIGHT
JOE VALENTINO: – Reawakening the Artist Within
CAPTURED FREEDOM: – The Emotion of Dance – Photography by Robert K. Gullen
THE SARGENT ART GROUP: – A Tribute to McNeil Sargent
EXPRESSIONS IN GLASS: – The Art Glass Association of Southern California
THE SARGENT ART GROUP: – Our Love Affair with Art, 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & Exhibition
CALIFORNIA FIBER ARTISTS: – Best of the Best, 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & Exhibition
GLASS INSPIRATIONS – The Art Glass Association of Southern California
SEASON FOUR – The Del Mar Art Center
LIKE MOTHER LIKE SON – The Artwork of Crystal and Ray Goudey
SARGENT ART GROUP – Dynamic Force
THE SIX WORD STORY – A Photographic Exhibition
THE AGE OF WISDOM – Sargent Art Group
FUSION – Encaustics
SECOND ACT – Artists Pursuing their Calling
CALIFORNIA NATIVES – San Diego Book Arts
STORIES OF US – Linda Anderson, Contemporary Fine Art Quilts
SIX-WORD STORY – In Collaboration with Oceanside Museum of Art (with co-juror Katie Sanderson)
SHADES OF BLACK & WHITE – Women in Creative Photography
SAN DIEGO ALLIED CRAFTSMEN – The Art of Contemporary Craft
TESA MICHAELS  – The Art of Tesa (paintings with precious and semi-precious stones)

JUROR

2019 Juror for Mission Trails Regional Park 2020 exhibitions, San Diego, CA
2019 Juror for Reigning Cats & Dogs, Liberty Station, San Diego, CA
2019 Juror for San Dieguito Art Guild Monthly Show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2018 Juror for San Dieguito Art Guild Monthly Show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2017 Juror for San Dieguito Art Guild Monthly Show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2016 Juror for Mission Trails Regional Park 2017 exhibitions, San Diego, CA
2016 Juror -Spanish Village Artist Colony, new members, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
2016 Judge – San Dieguito Art Guild April monthly show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2015 Judge   Art Glass Assoc. of So Cal Annual Exhibition w/Katharine Newell, Gallery 21,Spanish Village Balboa Park, San Diego. CA
2015 Judge Carlsbad, CA sister city Karlovy Vary Czech Republic International Exhibition
2015 Judge -San Dieguito Art Guild March monthly show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2014 Judge – Del Mar Art Center 4th quarter, Del Mar, CA
2014 Judge- San Dieguito Art Guild monthly show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2011-2018 Judge-San Diego County Open Juried Exhibition, Front Porch Gallery, CA
2013 Judge – San Dieguito Art Guild August show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2011 Judge – Black & White Exhibit, La Jolla Art Association, La Jolla, CA
2010 Judge – San Dieguito Art Guild July show, OFFTrack Gallery, Encinitas, CA
2009 Judge – Allied Artists Assoc. of San Diego Oct show, La Jolla Library
2009 Judge – Allied Artists Assoc. of San Diego Sept show, La Jolla Library
2009 Judge – Vista Art Foundation March show, Vista, CA
2008 Juror  – Art in the Village, Carlsbad, CA
2008 Juror  –  Bonita Museum Fine Art Exhibit, Bonita, CA
2008 Judge – Catnip Connection, Gallery 21 Spanish Village, San Diego, CA

MEDIA

2015 Journeys To Abstraction 2 by Sue St. John (available at Amazon.com and Barnes&Noble)
2015 San Diego Union Tribune article on exibit curated for Carlsbad Sister City in Czech Republic
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/jul/31/carlsbad-coal-artists-exhibit-czech-karlov-vary/ 
2015 Joomchi & Beyond International Exhibition Catalogue, New Bedford Museum of Art, MA
2014 San Diego Untion Tribune feature article on Perspectives: The Berlin Wall http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/dec/30/berlin-wall-art-exhibit-perspectives-front-porch/
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/dec/30/berlin-wall-art-exhibit-perspectives-front-porch/2014
http://www.delmartimes.net/news/2015/jan/09/berlin-wall-art-exhibit/
2014 Korea Bojagi International Exhibition Catalogue, Jeju Island, South Korea
2012 International Joomchi Exhibition Catalogue, Providence, RI
2012 Chicago Reader, Chicago, IL
2011  Huffington Post – featured on blog
2011 StyleSubstanceSoul feature article, San Diego, CA
2011  Beyond Joomchi  by Jiyoung Chung, Providence, RI
2011 A Walk into Abstracts, vol.3,  Ebook,  Sue St. John Publisher, Avon, IN
2011 YELLOW published as greeting card for Inspired Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2010 FAITH published as greeting card for Inspired Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2008 Showcase Artist on the pilot episode of The Art Show,ABC, San Diego, CA
2007 Art ROCKS! Interview, San Diego, CA

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Private and Corporate Collections nationwide

2019 A Book About Death (collaboration)

The Musee de la Poste in Paris, France
The MoMA NY
ARTPOOL, Budapest, Hungary
The Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
The Fluxmuseum, St. Louis, MO
The Archives of American Art at the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington DC
The Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Arts Archive of the University of Iowa
The Waskomium, Burlington, VT
The Book Art Museum, Lodz, Poland
Museum fur Kommunikation, Berlin, Germany
Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Museum fur Kommunikation, Bern, Switzerland

2010 Museum of Modern Art (A Book About Death)-collaboration, New York, NY
2010 Los AngelesCounty Museum of Art Library (A Book About Death)-collaboration  Los Angeles, CA
2010 Brooklyn Art Library (Book: Elephant in the Room), Brooklyn, NY
2010 U of MN Goldstein Museum of Design, Collaborative Pojagi (Chunghie Lee,Jiyoung Chung)  St.Paul, MN

EDUCATION

Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy, Univ of Pennsylvania & National Art Strategies
Advanced Abstract Painting, Krista Harris
Creative Visionary Path Inaugural Program, Nicholas Wilton
Ballingen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland   Oil & Cold Wax, Rebecca Crowell
Encaustic Painting, Ruth Gooch
U of MN, Split Rock Arts, Pojagi and Joomchi, Chunghie Lee, Jiyoung Chung
Santa Fe, NM, Painting, Nancy Reyner
San Diego, CA, Oil Painting, Concetta Antico
SDSU, Various Art & Photography, Bus Administration

RESIDENCY

Studio Faire, Nérac, France

WORKSHOPS

Build a Strong Abstract, Mixed Media, Boulder City Art Guild, Boulder City, NV
Various, Book Arts & Mixed Media, Front Porch Communities, CA

MENTORING

One on one guidance regarding artwork and career.