RESUME

EDUCATION
2003-06 MFA Painting, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
1996-00 BA Design, Curry College, Milton, Massachusetts

HONORS
2016 – Award of Excellence,”The Healing Power of ART 2016″ online juried competition, Manhattan Arts International
2016 – Awarded Second Place, “The 105th Exhibition”, Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, Connecticut: Juror: Darby Cardonsky, Will Lustenader
2015 – Award of Excellence, Four Point Contemporary, Online Gallery
2015 – Award of Merit, Four Point Contemporary, Online Gallery
2012 – Special Recognition Award, All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time, Online Gallery
2009 – Awarded Second Place, “I’ll bet you can’t paint a portrait”, 712 Art Space, San Francisco, California: Juror: William Theophilus Brown

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2016 – CWA 86th Annual National Open Juried Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT
2016 – “The 105th Exhibition”, Connecticut Academy of Fine ArtsMystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT
2015 – “Metro Montage XV”, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016
“CWA 86th Annual National Open Juried Show”, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, Juror: Min Jung Kim
“The Healing Power of ART 2016” online juried competition.,  Manhattan Arts International, Juror: Renee Phillips
“The 105th Exhibition”, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts,  Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT: Juror: Darby Cardonsky, Will Lustenader
“Contemporary Woman 2016”, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA: Juror: Ruth Von Jahnke Waters

2015
“11th Annual Small Works Show”, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Juror: Amy Williams
“Annual Contemporary Art Survey”, Fort Collins Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO: Juror: Dean Sobel
“Metro Montage XV”, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA: Juror: Robmat Butler
“The Healing Power of ART” online juried competition.,  Manhattan Arts International, Juror: Renee Phillips
“4th Biannual Competition”, Four Point Contemporary, Online Gallery: Juror: Ahyor Thompson
“Impulse”, Bay Area Juried Exhibition,  ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA: Juror: Michael Yochum, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, & Matthew Frederick

2014
“The F Word: Feminism Now”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL: Juror: Jeanne Dunning
“The Figure: A Bay Area Legacy”, Gary Francis Gallery, Alameda, CA

2013
“Small Work – Big Deal” , Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
“Women’s Rights: An Artists Perspective”, Women United, Online Gallery: Juror: Karen Gutfreund
“Diaspora”, New Artists Gallery, New York, NY:  Juror: Laura Kruger
“Hearts in San Francisco Exhibition & Gala Event”, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA

2012
“Bay Area Women Artist”, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA:  Juror: Donna Seagar
2012 National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, , New York, NY:  Juror: Dore Ashton
Momentum: 40 Years of the Women’s Caucus for Art,Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA:  Juror: Rita Gonzalez
All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time, Online Gallery
“Pacific Art League Faculty Show”, Norton Gallery, Pacific Art League Faculty Show,Palo Alto, California

2011
“The Guerrilla Show”, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Beyond the Visible”, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
“Pacific Art League Faculty Show” ,Norton Gallery, Palo Alto, California
Soma Art Gallery, Art Span Live Auction, San Francisco, California

2010
Hang Art Gallery,Group Showing, San Francisco, CA
“Ocean Rescue”, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA
Artist X-Change Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Spring Garden Theme Show”, Norton Gallery,Pacific Art League Faculty Show,Palo Alto, California
“Bay Area Educators Invitational”, Louie Meager Art Gallery, Ohlone College, Fremont, California

2009
“I bet you can’t paint a portrait”, Art Space 712, San Francisco, California, Juror: William Theophilus Brown
“Simply Nina”, African American Culture Complex, San Francisco, California
Sixth Street Gallery and Salon Show, Oakland, California

2008
Art Span Open Studios, San Francisco, California
Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, California

2007
“Bold Expressions”, Northern California Arts, Inc., Sacramento, California
“Old Faces New Peeps and Fresh Works”, Space Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Best of the Bay”, Artist Alley Gallery,San Francisco, California

2006
“Perception”, 625 Sutter Street Gallery, San Francisco, California
Art Span Open Studio, San Francisco, California

2005
“Big Bang Show II”, 79 New Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, California
“Collage of Many Women’s Voices”, Atrium Gallery Group Show, San Francisco, California

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
2013 – Hearts in San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, Project Purchased by Intel

PUBLICATIONS
2016 – Mentioned in The Daily Connecticut, “Mystic Museum of Art celebrates 105 years of Connecticut art”, July 2016 (online publication)
2015 – Overcoming Creative Frustration, Art Square Online Article
2014 – Equilibrium Catalog, Chicago, IL
2013 – Diaspora Catalog, New York, NY
2012 – CBS News, Best Peninsula Area Artist, Online Publication
2012- “Face, Figure, Identity” (Sprocketbox Entertainment)
2012 -Momentum: 40 Years of the Women’s Caucus for Art Catalog, Los Angeles, CA
2012 – All Women Art Exhibition Catalog, Light Space & Time, Online Gallery
2009 -Mentioned in Art and Entertainment, “I’ll bet you can’t paint a portrait”, September 2009 (online publication)
2008 – Featured Artist Listed in San Francisco Examiner, October, 2008
2007 – Featured Article, Academy of Art University Fine Art Students and Alumni Collaborate for exhibition Brick to Blue Exhibition, October 2007 (online publication)
2006 – Exhibition Perception Interview, (Online- media publication)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2007 – Present (Private Instruction)
2009 – 2015 Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California Instructor of Abstract Painting
2009 – 2012 Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California Instructor of Abstract Painting and Portrait Drawing

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