EDUCATION: University of South Florida, BA 1973, MFA 1979. University of Cincinnati, attended 1964-1969; Berea College, attended 1963-1964.
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS (SIGNIFICANT): Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL, 2015, 2005, 2002, 199, 1997, 1993; TECO Plaza Gallery, Tampa, FL, 2011; Pakhuis6 Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2006; Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA, 2006; Acquisitions Gallery, St. Augustine, FL, 2003; Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL, 2003, 1998, 1988; Cudahy’s Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2002, 1999, 1997, 1993; The Capitol Gallery, Tallahassee, FL, 2000, 1989; Valencia Community College, East Campus, Orlando, FL 1998; The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 1998, 1995; The Waterworks Visual Art Center, Salisbury, NC, 1996; Broward Community College, South Campus, Pembroke Pines, FL, 1995; Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Pensacola, FL, 1994; Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts, Jacksonville, FL, 1991; Stein Gallery, Tampa, FL, 1990; Jamestown Community College, Olean, NY, 1987; Moon Gallery, Berry College, Rome, GA, 1987; Gallery E, Evergreen, CO, 1986; Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD, 1985; West Liberty College, West Liberty, WV, 1983.
INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SIGNIFICANT): Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL, 2012; Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture, Delray Beach, FL, 2011; Clayton Galleries, 4-person show, Tampa, FL 2010; Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL, 2005; Seton Hall University, Walsh Library Gallery, South Orange, NJ, 2002; Venice Art Center, Venice, FL, 2001, 1997; National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY, 2000; Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Ft. Myers, FL, 3-person, 1999; Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts, Jacksonville, FL, 1994; Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL, 1993; Polk Community College, Winter Haven, FL, 3-person, 1993; Tampa Museum of Art, FL, 1993; Crescent Gallery, Huntington, NY, 1990; North Miami Museum and Art Center, North Miami, FL, 1987; Gallery Contemporanea, Jacksonville, FL, 1986; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, 1983.
PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS (SIGNIFICANT): Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL, 2015, 2014; Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL Deland Museum of Art, Deland, FL Strathmore Hall Foundation, Rockville, MD University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI Jamestown Community College, Olean, NY Federal Reserve Banks, Miami, FL & Richmond, VA Sterling Winthrop, Inc. Research Center, Collegeville, PA Holland & Knight, Tampa, FL Verizon, Tampa, FL
JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SIGNIFICANT): Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, FL, 2015; Eastern Kentucky University Chautauqua National Exhibition, 2013; Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL, 2011; Third Annual Media Art Biennial, Art Addiction online exhibitions, juried by Petru Russu, London, UK, 2011 Honorable Mention Ninth Female Artists Art Annual, Art Addiction online exhibitions, juried by Petru Russu, Londaon, UK, 2011; Honorable Mention Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL, juried by Linda Norden, previous Director of the James Gallery at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and former professor at Columbia and Yale, 2010; Equal Merit Award BIG Arts, Sanibel, FL, juried by Dan Welden, printmaker, 2010; Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL, juried by Sam Gilliam, internationally known artist, 2009; Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL, juried by Kristen Hileman, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, 2005; 928 Broadway – 200, NYC (National Members’) juried and sponsored by the National Association of Women Artists, NYC, 2003 Artists Unlimited, Tampa, FL, (National), juried by Ivan Karp, writer and critic, owner of OK Harris Gallery, NYC, 2000 Shelter Rock Art Gallery, Manhasset, NY, (National Members’) juried and sponsored by the National Association of Women Artists, 1999 Ridge Art Gallery, Winter Haven, FL, (National) juried by Henry Flood Robert, Jr., Director of the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, FL, 1997, 2nd Place Award ISE Art Foundation, NYC, (National Members’) juried and sponsored by the National Association of Women Artists, NYC, 1996 Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC, (National) juried by Margaret Matthews-Berenson, New York Art Critic and Consultant, 1995, 3rd Place Award Florida Center for Contemporary Art, Tampa, FL, (Regional) juried by Edward Fry, Writer/Curator/Museum Administrator, NYC, 1990.
OTHER AWARDS (SIGNIFICANT) 2nd Place: Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, University of Tampa, FL 2010 Best of Show: St. Augustine Art Center, St. Augustine, FL 2003 Best of Show: The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 2002 Grants: Arts Council of Hillsborough County, 2001, 1990 2nd Place: Artists Unlimited, Tampa, FL, 1991 Grant: Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, 1987-88 Best of Show: Ridge Art Gallery, Winter Haven, FL, 1986 1st Place: Eau Claire Arts Council, WI, 1984 1st Places: The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 1984 and 1979.
BOOKS AND MAGAZINES FEATURING WORK (SIGNIFICANT): Beth Vann, Juror, Studio Visit Magazine, 2011, pp. 170-171 Aaron Fodiman, Tampa Bay Magazine, May/June, 2010, pp. 158-159 Aaron Fodiman, Tampa Bay Magazine, September/October, 2006, pp. 191-192 Dr. Richard Mathews, ed., Tampa Review #23, University of Tampa Press, Tampa, FL, 2002, p. 36 Charlotta Kotick, Curator for the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Juror, New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, 2000, pp. 146-149. Terry Sullivan, The Best of Sketching and Drawing, Rockport Publishers, Rockport, MA, 1999, p. 24. Steve Zevitas, ed., New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Needham, MA, 1995, pp.100-101 Adrienne Golub, Art Papers, Atlanta, GA, September/October,1999, p. 48; September/October, 1993, p. 44 Tom Nicholas and John Terelak, jurors, The Best of Oil Painting, Rockport Publishers, Rockport, MA, 1996, p. 140. Merle Spandorfer, Deborah Curtiss, and Jack Snyder, M. D., Making Art Safely, Van Nostrand Reinhold, NYC, 1993, plates 5.1 and 6.17. Caffyn Kelley, ed., Gallerie Women’s Art, Annual, 1988, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 119-120.
PRINT MEDIA REVIEWS (SIGNIFICANT): Esther Hammer, Tampa Tribune, March 16, 2011, p.10 Esther Hammer, Tampa Tribune, July 28, 2010, pp. 1 & 3 – South Tampa Kevin Costello, Sarasota Herald Tribune, September 30, 2005, p. 25 Esther Hammer, Tampa Tribune, September 15, 2005 Jenny Carey, South Tampa News, April 16, 2003, p. 11 Roy Proctor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 31, 1999, p. H3 Martha Mabey, Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 4, 1997, p. H-3 Mary Ann Marger, St .Petersburg Times, August 4, 1995, p. 25 -Weekend CeCe Bullard, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA, July 17, 1993, p. B6 Joanne Milani, Tampa Tribune, June 11, 1993, p. 15, Friday Extra Susanne Nielsen, Creative Loafing, Tampa, FL, June 10-17, 1993, p. 19 Greer Grant, Creative Loafing, November 30, 1991, p. 35 Jenny Carey, Creative Loafing, October 26, 1991, p. 34 Mary Ann Marger, St. Petersburg Times, September 28, 1990, p. 31-Weekend Maggie Hall, Tampa Tribune, September, 14, 1990, p. 2F Janet Heller, Florida Flambeau (Tallahassee), September 19, 1989, p. 8 Joanne Milani, Tampa Tribune, November 10, 1988, p. 8-I Philip Booth, Lakeland Ledger, January 20, 1988
BIOGRAPHICAL PUBLICATIONS (SIGNIFICANT): Who’s Who in American Art, Marquis Publishers, New York, NY, 1991-present Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Publishers, New York, NY, 2006 – present Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Publishers, New York, NY, 1993-present