Resume and Curriculum Vitae

Recent Exhibitions and Installations

August 2022

Currently Untitled, Group show, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

Currently Untitled, One person show, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR

May 2021

Cabinets of Wonder, One person show, Talon Gallery, Portland, OR

March 2020

Flora Architectura, One person show, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR

September 2019

Black and White, Group show, Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR

October 2018

Mandala Series, One person show, AC Hotel, Portland, OR

February 2017            

Oregon’s Garden, Permanent Public Installation, AC Hotel, Portland, OR

November 2014

Sitka Invitational, Group show (invitational), World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

October 2014

Paradisus Terrestris, One person show, Annie Meyers Gallery, Portland, OR

May 2014

Pulse, group show, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR

January 2014

Curios and Curiosities, Group show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR

November 2013

Sitka Invitational, Group show, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

June 2012

Art of Science, Group show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR


The work can be found in numerous private collections


Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR     B.F.A. in Painting, 1983

State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY     B.A. in Anthropology, 1977

Working in the Arts

  • Museum of Contemporary Craft (formerly Contemporary Crafts Gallery), Portland, OR (4/02 to 12/08) – Executive Director
  • Portland Children’s Museum, Portland, OR (10/00 to 3/02) – Director of Programs and Operations
  • Salem Art Association, Salem, OR (2/94 to 10/00) – Executive Director
  • Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (7/91 to 2/94) – Gallery Director
  • Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR (10/90 to 8/91) – Public Art Manager
  • The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (11/87 to 7/90) – Exhibitions Coordinator
  • The Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR (9/83 to 6/87) – Program Coordinator (7/85 to 6/87); Program Assistant/Head Preparator (9/83 to 7/85)

Ancillary Experience and Affiliations

  • Sitka Center for Art & Ecology – Volunteer, 2009-2012
  • Craft Organizations Development Association – national Board of Directors 2004-06
  • Northwest Business for Culture and the Arts – Board of Directors 2004-07
  • University of Oregon Board of Visitors – Board Member (School of Allied Arts and Architecture) 2004-7
  • Arts & Administration Masters Program Advisory Committee – University of Oregon – 1999-2008
  • Oregon Festivals and Events Association – board member 1995-2000
  • Salem Convention and Visitors Association – board member 1996-2000
  • Salem’s Riverfront Carousel – board member 1996-1999
  • Salem’s Riverfront Park Design Review Committee – member 1995-2000

Exhibitions Curated

November 2009 Sitka Invitational , Guest Curator
World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

November 2010 Sitka Invitational , Guest Curator
World Forestry Center, Portland, OR


Soul of a Bowl, 2003 (preface)
Contemporary Crafts Museum & Gallery, Portland, OR

Unpacking the Collection, 2008 (introduction)
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR