Resume

Education

University of Washington, BFA Sculpture, BA Interdisciplinary Art, 2002

Cornish College of Arts, Furniture Design, 1992-1993

The Art Institute of Seattle, Interior Design, 1989-1991

Awards / Residencies

Academic Scholarship, University of Washington, 1999-2002.

Viewers Choice Award, Installations, Mercury 4th Annual Fashion Show, 2008.

RACC -Professional Development Grant, 2017

Artist Residency at Association Couleur Garance, Lauris, France, April 2017

Organizational Positions

Choreograph dances, costume and set design:
”The Wish”, Theater off Jackson, 1993. Summerstar, 1998.
”Spider Dance”, Summerstar, 1996.
”Judgement”, Cabaret Theater, 2002.

Volunteer at “Summerstar Festival”, performance, setup, support. 1995-present (annual)

R.A.W. - fashion exhibition of Victorian tart/ European chic designs made from rusted and shibori dyed fabrics, Rake Art Gallery - Portland, OR. October 2007.

Workshops / Teaching

Portland Open Studios, October 2009

Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, Portland, September 2013

SIUE - Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville August 2014- Two day workshop

Portland Open Studios, October 2014

Wildcraft, Portland, April, June 2016

Couleur Garance, Several Demonstrations, Lauris France, April 2017

Portland Textile Month, October 2018

Design Week, April 2019

Felters Fling, New York , August 2019

Sitka Center, Oregon , July 2019

Flock and Fiber Festival , September 2019

Teaching at R A W Textiles Studio  - 2017- on going...

Galleries / Shows

Group Shows

2015
Glean, Disjecta, August, 1 month
Earth Passages, Air Gallery, November, 1 month

2014
From the Inside Out, SIUE , Illinois, August - 1 month

2013
Narrative, Peoples Art Portland, April - 1 month
Big 400, Peoples Art Portland, December- 1 month

2012
“Suspended”, Launch Pad Gallery, Portland, Or. March - 1 month
Cascade Aids project, benefit and silent auction, Portland, April - 1 night
Big 300, Peoples Art Portland, December - 1 month

2011
Cascade Aids project, benefit and silent auction, Portland, May - 1 night
Big 200, Portland, Or. December - 1 month

2010
10x10 show, City Hall, Portland, Or. April - 1 month
Cascade Aids project, benefit and silent auction, Portland, May - 1 night
Big 100, Portland, Or. , December - 1 month

2009
Cascades Aids Project, benefit and silent auction, Portland , Or. April - 1 night

2008
Cascades Aids Project, benefit and silent auction, Portland, Or. April - 1 night
Fiber Arts Festival, Sixth Street Gallery,Vancouver,Wa. August - 1 month
‘Sacred Geometry’, window @ Guardinos Gallery, Portland, Or. July - 1 month
RD Evolution, Olympic Mills, Portland, Or. September - 1 month

2007
The Art of Aging, Gresham Art Gallery, Portland, Or. February - 1 month
Cascades Aids Project, benefit and silent auction, Portland, Or. , May - 1 night
Village Building Convergence 7th annual show, Portland, Or., May - 5 days
Lush, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery, Fall River, MA. September - 1 month
Sum of Parts, Traveling show, Surface Design Association, 2007-2010
‘Pattern and Form’, Rake Gallery, Portland , Or. October - 1 month

2006
Waste Not, Tazo Tea Co.(benefit show)- Portland, Or. March - 1 night
Rake Gallery- Portland, Or. May - 1 month
‘Elemental’, Rake Gallery, Portland, Or. June - 1 month
Featured artist @ and You and You Gallery, Portland, Or. December - 1 month

2004
Affair at the Jupiter, Gallery 500- Portland, Or. September - 3 days

2001- 2002
Shunpike Art Follies - Seattle , Wa. October 2001 - one night
Art Drill -Sand Point Navel Base- Seattle , Wa. June 2001 - 2 weeks
Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Seattle, Wa. May 2002 - 1 month

Solo Shows

2014
To the Core, Jupiter Gallery, Portland, November - 2 months

2011
“Indigenous Auto”, Guardino Gallery, Portland, July - 1 month

2010
Collections, Disjecta, Portland, Or. September - 1.5 months
Pre-Soiled , recycled fashion show, Disjecta, Portland, Or. September - 1 night

2008
‘Mandalas’, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, Wa. July - 1 month
‘Rust Couture’, Lille Boutique, Portland, Or. October - 1 month

2007
‘R.A.W.’, Fashion Exhibition, Rake Gallery, Portland, Or. October - 1 night

2004
‘Saturation’, Gallery 500 (solo) -Portland, Or. November - 1 month

Fashion Shows

‘R.A.W.’, Fashion Exhibition, Rake Gallery, Portland, Or. October 2007
Installations, 4th Annual Mercury Fashion Show, Portland, Or. April 2008
Junk to Funk, Recycled fashion show, Portland, Or. November 2008
For Alec benefit fashion show, Portland, Or. February 2009
Attraction, Aura, Portland, Or. March 2009
Massive 6, Crown Room, Portland, Or. March 2009
Blue, Columbia River Yacht Club, Portland, Or. August 2009
Junk to Funk, Recycled fashion show, Portland, Or. November 2009
An Intimate affair, R.A.W. studio, Portland, Or. Feburary 2010
Open Season, A Mercury fashion show, Portland, May 2010- 2014
Lady GaGa Pre Show, Rose Room, Portland, Or. August 2010
Pre-Soiled , recycled fashion show, Disjecta, Portland, Or. September 2010
Presentations, Portland Fashion Week, Portland, Or. September 2010
Junk to Funk, Transformations, Portland, Or. January 2011