Artist in Residence:

Mining the Collection Artist, Spring 2011, Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA
Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto, August 2005-August 2011
Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA, August – September 2008,  December 2005 – August 2006


Teaching / Lectures / Special Projects:

Teaching: 
Graduate Mixed Media Photo, Academy of Art University, SF, 2012-current
City of Palo Alto Fine Art Program, Palo Alto, CA, 2009 - current
Graphic Arts Workshop, San Francisco, CA - 2009
Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA - 2009

Lectures:
Art and Healing: Art in the Present, Doctoral Art Therapy Students, 2013
Analog Data: My Recent Photo Books, SF Camerawork, 2013
Photography and Printmaking, AAU Printmaking Class, 2012
When Photography Isn't Enough, AAU Alternative Processes Class, 2011
Turning Found Objects into Art, Palo Alto Art Center, 2010

Projects:
Collaborator, The Journey Home Project at Burning Man, with Maria Scileppi, 2012 Volunteer Coordinator of the "2012 Sketchbook Community Project" between the City of Palo Alto and Art House in Brooklyn, 2011-2012
Photographer, Special events, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA, current


Awards:

2013 Jury Selection, Cover to Cover, SF Camerawork  (Nion McEvoy, Darius Himes, Julie Casemore)
2012 Honorable Mention, Altered Book Show, Marin MOCA, Novato, CA
2011 First Place, Conservation and the Environment, Los Altos Town Hall, Los Altos, CA
Exhibition Award, Outlandish, Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2007 Juror's Award, Bay Area Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
First Place Award Winner, Artfully Reclaimed, Novato Art Center, Novato, CA
2006 First Place Exhibition Award Winner, Collage, Impact Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2005 Exhibition Award Winner, Black, White and Read, Cabrillo College, Soquel, CA
First Place, Manipulated Photography, The Palo Alto Weekly
Silicon Valley Open Studios Award, Palo Alto, CA

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:

2014 Mountain View Center of Performing Arts, CA 
2013 Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery, Monterey, CA 
2011 Doug Adams Gallery, Badè Archaeology Museum, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA
2010 Michael Hunter Gallery at PikNik, Oak Bluffs, MA
2006 Phantom Art Gallery, Milpitas, CA
2005 Vino Locale, Palo Alto, CA


Group Exhibitions:

2014

Contemporary Collage,  Gary Francis Fine Art, Alameda, CA  
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Sixth International Biennale for the Artist's Book, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt 
Cubberley Artists, The Art Arc Gallery, San Jose, CA 

2013

By Mostly Unexpected Means, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Collage Centennial, Menlo College, Menlo Park, CA 
The Art of Giving, Gary Francis Fine Art Gallery, Alameda, CA 
Short Stories: 7 Bay Area Women Artists, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA
Cover to Cover: A Survey of Artist-members Photo Books, SF Camerawork
Brooklyn Arthouse Print Exchange Exhibition, Graphic Arts Workshop, SF
Brooklyn Arthouse Print Exchange Exhibition,  New York, NY
The Sixth Annual Plastic Camera Show, Rayko Photo Center Gallery, San Francisco
International Biennale for Miniature Graphics, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

2012 

Every Expression is Justified, Thoreau Gallery, San Francisco
Graphite, Inks and Other Means, Palo Alto City Hall, Palo Alto, CA
The Altered Book, 2012, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
California Society of Printmakers Centennial Show, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Royal Society of Printmakers Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London, England
Light, the Bade Archaeology Museum, PSR, Berkeley, CA
The Fifth Annual Plastic Camera Show, Rayko Photo Center Gallery, San Francisco
Traces, Marks and Fragments, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, CA
H20: Fragility and Strength, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
 

2011

SNAP: National Juried Photography Exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
Environment and Conservation, Los Altos Town Hall, Los Altos, CA
The Altered Book 2011, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
Bloom, Palo Alto City Hall, Palo Alto, CA
Artists Book Faire, Fabula Urbis, Lisboa, Portugal
Outlandish, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
No Mirrors: Images made without Cameras, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Light/Dark: Print Selections by Enrique Chagoya, Berkeley Art Center, CA

2010

Loteria Portfolio, produced by SF Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
International Center for Prints Benefit Auction, New York, NY
50/50, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California
Roll Call, San Francisco Camerawork, SF CA
International Center for Prints, New York, NY Juror: Philip Pearlstein
Memories, Stanford Spaces, Stanford University, CA
Primo Tempre Pictoris in Insula, Piknik Studio Gallery, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Prints made at the Studio of Glen Roger, Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, TX
Minute Detail and Grand Gestures, Adobe Art Center, Castro Valley, CA
Sustainability, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Sonoma, CA 
A Place of One's Own, Cubberley Artists, Palo Alto City Hall
RE: (rebound, recycled, repurposed, reused), Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
25th Bay Area Annual, Gallery Route One, Pt.Reyes, CA (Juror: Kenneth Baker)
Cutting Edge: West Coast Collage and Assemblage, Coos Bay Museum, OR

2009

Hecho in Mazatlan, Mazatlan, Museum of Art, Mexico
Cubberley Artists, Palo Alto City Hall, Palo Alto, CA
Under Pressure, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
Printed, Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA
50/50, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA 
Monotype Marathon, San Jose ICA, San Jose, CA
Monterey Printmakers, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Silicon Valley Artists, Intel Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA
Pressing On, Pacific Grove Art Center, CA

2008

Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Cubberley Artists, Palo Alto City Hall, Palo Alto, CA
25th Juried Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Eighteen Months: Taking the Pulse of Bay Area Photography, SF Arts Commission Gallery, SF, CA
Madison National Show, Madison-Morgan Art Center, Madison, GA
Cinco Californianos: Gentes, Lugares, Cosas, MADC, San Jose, Costa Rica
Cinco Californianos en Dardo, Dardo costado Este de la Casa Amarilla, San Jose, Costa Rica

2007

Bay Area Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Art that Speaks: Blending Word and Image, O'Hanlon Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
All Things Great and Small, Artisans Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Other People's Memories: Found Photos, Mendocino College Gallery, Ukiah, CA
Made in a Day, Herger Gallery, Solano Community College, Fairfield, CA
Narrative Photography, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
Artfully Reclaimed, Northern California Art League, Novato, CA
Housewarming, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Body of Works, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Arts on Fire XI, 2007 Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
The Art of the Book, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Annual, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
Dada, Surrealism, Readymade & Found Object, 2nd City Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2006

Fresh Work, Artists in Residence, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
Is Dada Dead?, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Cubberley Artists Group Show, Palo Alto Civic Center, Palo Alto, CA
We Are Family, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Out of the Box: Art Expressing Life, Women Beyond Borders, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
Works on Paper, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Monotype Marathon Exhibition, ICA, San Jose, CA
Group Show, Berkeley Civic Center, Berkeley, CA
By The Hand, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Context: A Blending of Images & Language, Herger Gallery, Solano College, Fairfield, CA
The Body: Figurative Art, Fetterley Gallery, Vallejo, CA
Arts On Fire X, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
The Intimate Portrait, STAC, St. James, NY
Explorations in Art and Language, Sebastopol Ctr. for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
Annual Show, Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA

2005 

Fresh Work, Artists in Residence Annual Show, Kala Institute, Berkeley, CA
Cubberley Artists, Synopsis Corporation Gallery, Mountain View, CA
Art and the Interpretation of Quilts, Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA
My Cultural Heritage, Northwest Cultural Council, Barrington, IL
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Mona Lisa Project, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
Sixth International Juried Collage Exhibition, FFCS, Austin, TX
Unique Markings, Visual Anthropology, Francis Hardy Art Center, Ephraim, WI
Black, White and Read, Cabrillo College, Soquel, CA
Book Arts and Parts: International Exhibition of Book Arts, World Council for
Art & Culture, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA

 

Auction Participation:

Since 2004, I have donated multiple pieces to the following non-profits:  International Center for Prints New York, New York, 2010;   San Francisco Camerawork Auction, San Francisco, CA,  (2005-2011);  Marin MOCA Altered Book Auction, Novato, CA (2011-12);  Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA  (2012);  Center for the Book, Loteria Portfolio contributor, 2010;  San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Auction and Monotype Marathon, San Jose, CA;  Goodwill and Sustainable San Mateo County, 2010;  Works Gallery Auction, San Jose, CA, 2006


Juried Membership:

California Society of Printmakers, 2009 - current


Selected Private Collections:

John Coetze and Dorothy Driver, Australia
Sheila and Ralph Pickett, Saratoga, CA
Diana Wayne, Hillsborough, CA
Mary P. Williams, San Francisco, CA
Coeta Chambers, Los Altos, CA
Sharon Fox, Palo Alto, CA
Siobhan Pickett, San Jose, CA
Debra Heimerdinger, Brevard, NC
Sandra Moll and Rick Holden, San Jose, CA


Board Affiliations:

Southern Graphics Council International 2014 Conference in SF, Exhibitions Committee, current
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 2004-2008
FotoForum, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, President 2000-03
ArtTable, A Group of Professional Women in the Arts, San Francisco, CA 1991
San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA 1990-92
Mother Jones Int'l. Fund for Documentary Photography, San Francisco, CA 1989-90


Career History:

Academy of Art University, San Francisco
Art Instructor, Graphic Arts Workshop, SF: Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, current
Art Appraiser, Photo Specialist, 1996-2000, 2010-current
Vice President and Photography Specialist, Butterfield Auctioneers
Curatorial Assistant, Photography Department, SFMOMA
Director of Education, Friends of Photography
Curatorial Intern, Photography Department, Art Institute of Chicago
Research Assistant, Modern Art Department, Detroit Institute of Arts


Teaching:

City of Palo Alto Art Program, Palo Alto, CA
Graphic Arts Workshop, San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto Art League, Palo Alto, CA


Publications and Exhibition:

Author, Connoisseurship of Photographs; What You Should Know Before You Buy, Art West Newspaper, 1994
Juror, The Ruttenberg Award, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA, 1992
Curator, Vilem Reichmann, Aleksandras Macijauskas: Two Views of Eastern Europe after the War, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, 1990
Curator, The Carmel Project: New 20x24-inch Polaroid Photographs,The Friends of Photography Gallery, Carmel, CA, 1985
Author, Todd Walker: Photographs, 1985, The Friends of Photography's publication, Carmel, CA
Curator, Todd Walker: A Retrospective, The Friends of Photography Gallery, Carmel, CA, 1985
Curator, New Photomontage, The Art Institute of Chicago Photography Galleries, Chicago, IL, 1984
Juror, Exhibition 280: Works on Walls, Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV, 1984


Education:

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
• MA Art History, Thesis: Photomontage and the Montage Sensibility
• Certificate in Museum Practices
• BA, Double Major in Honors Art History and Psychology