1983-85 MFA in Painting; Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Art History Minor: The Modernism of Emily Carr (Minor Thesis)
1974-78 BFA Museum Art School, Portland, OR
1972-78 BA Reed College, Portland, OR: Joint degree program
Languages: Fluent French, Beginning Italian
ONE AND TWO PERSON SHOWS
2015 Taxonomies and Collections, (one-person) Courthouse Gallery, Jackson, TN.
2013 Sabbatical Show, Foyer Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
2008 Metapaintings,(one-person) Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY.
2007 Sabbatical Show, Foyer Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
2005 Two Person Show, Capitol Arts Gallery, Bowling Green, KY
2004 Open Studio, Slanted Floor Studio, Santa Monica, CA
2001 A Drawing Exhibition (two-person) Tippy Stern Fine Art Gallery, Charleston, SC.
Paintings and Drawings (one-person) Bethel College Gallery, Newton, KS.
1999 Engaging Objects(two-person) Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC.
1998 Recent Work (one-person) Owensboro Community College, Owensboro,KY.
1997 Engaging Objects (one-person) Sacramento Street Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
1996 Body and Soul(two person) Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY.
1994 The Landscape of Sensation (one-person) School of the Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.
1989 New Faculty Show(one-person) Ronald Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY
1988 Hermetics(two person) Site Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986 Drawings (one-person) Paier Art School, New Haven, CT
1985 MFA Thesis Show (one-person) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1983 Paintings, Buckley Art Center Gallery, (one-person) University of Portland, Portland, OR
1981 Paintings and Collages (one-person) Mittleman Jewish Community Center,Portland, OR 1979 Two Young Painters (two person) Mayer Gallery, Portland, OR
People’s Education Press, Beijing, China
Gainesville College, Gainesville GA.
Richard Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY.
Private Collection of Mark Sloan and Michelle Van Parys, College of Charleston
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2019 Drawn from Nature, Audubon Center, Mill Grove, PA.
2018 Frabjous, Openings, St Paul the Apostle Church, NY, NY. Joel Carreiro, Curator
A Winter Juried Collection, Third St. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Luella Tripp, Curator
2017 A Starling in Shadow, Cerulean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Bill Scott, Curator
Perspectives, Clemens Fine Art Gallery WKCTC, Paducah, KY.
2015 State of Painting, Bethel College, Bethel, KY.
2014 Three Person Show, Courthouse Gallery, Jackson, TN.
National Painting Invitational, Paducah School of Art and Design, Paducah, KY
2011 Pattern Play, The Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington, KY
2008 Other Worlds/Altered Visions Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN.
2006 Mark Palmer Gallery, Paducah, KY.
2003 Four Women Artists, Brescia University, Owensboro, KY.
2002 Visual Imagery, Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University; Statesboro, GA.
29th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL.
2001 Arts on Main, Shelbyville, KY
Juried Exhibition, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.
2000 Works by KFW Grant Recipients, Artswatch Gallery, Louisville, KY.
A Sense of Place Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY.
50th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN.
Renaissance Regional Art Exhibit, The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN.
New Faculty Exhibition, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
January Jubilee Moreland Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY.
Water Tower Annual, Water Tower, Louisville, KY.
1999 Exchange Faculty Show, Eastern Kentucky State University
Faculty Show, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1998 Gutwirth, Layne, Leuthold, Mills, Art by SUNY Potsdam Faculty, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
North Country Regional Exhibition, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1995 Regional Matters, Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
1994 Red and Blue on White Walls,Kleinerts Arts Center, Woodstock Guild Woodstock, NY.
North Country Regional Exhibition,Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY
1993 North Country Regional Exhibition,Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1992 Second Annual Convention Days Exhibition,National Women's Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY
1991 54th Annual Artists of Central New York, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.
1990 Three Artists IDIA Center, North Conway, N.H.
1989 Art Acquisitions, Georgia State Council for the Arts, Atlanta, GA.
1988 Faculty ShowGallery 303, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
Mardi Gras Invitational ,Decatur Council for the Arts, Atlanta, GA.
1987 Faculty Show, Gallery 303, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
Exchange Show, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
1986 Faculty Show, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
Juried Show, Showplace Gallery, New Haven, CT
1985 Artists at Erector Square, New Haven, CT
Alumni Show, Vollum Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR
1981 Blackfish Summer Invitational, Blackfish Gallery Portland, OR
1980 Alumni Show, Portland Museum Art School, Portland, OR
REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
2015 Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA (a juried publication)
1998 Watertown Times, Watertown, Sunday, February 1,1998
1996 Observer, Fredonia, Saturday April 20, 1996
1994 Times Union, Albany, NY. Sunday July 24, 1994
1994 Woodstock Times, Woodstock, NY. July 14, 1994
1991 Observer Dispatch, Utica, NY. Oct. 14
1990 The Reporter, North Conway, N.H. Aug. 15
1988 Savannah Morning News and Evening Press, Savannah, GA. Oct. 1988
19877 Savannah Morning News and Evening Press, Savannah, GA. Oct. 1987
GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2017 Nominated for Joan Mitchell Award in Painting and Sculpture, Joan Mitchell Foundation
2004 CISR Research Grant, Murray State University
2002 Individual Artist’s Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women
2000 Professional Development Fellowship, Kentucky State Arts Council
Individual Artist’s Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women
1998 Juror’s First Prize (purchase award) North Country Regional, Roland Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY.
1997 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
1995-96 Sabbatical Leave, Potsdam College
1995 Merit Award, Potsdam College
Term Faculty Development Award United University Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
1994 Term Faculty Development AwardUnited University Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
1993 Nominator for Diverse Forms, a Regrant Program funded by the National Endowment for the Arts
NEA/NSF FIPSE Grant recipient for group development of Coordinated Studies Course
1991 Participant in National Endowment for theHumanities SummerSeminar on Postmodernism
Research and Creative Endeavors Grant. Potsdam College
1990 New Faculty Development Award,United University Professional Union. S.U.N.Y.
Curriculum Diversification New Course Development Grant Dean of Liberal Studies, Potsdam College.
1986 Honorable Mention, Juried Show, Showplace Gallery, New Haven, CT
1983-85 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
PUBLIC LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, and PAPERS PRESENTED
2015 Public Gallery Talk, Courthouse Gallery, Jackson, TN
2008 Lecture,Western Kentucky State University, Bowling Green, KY
2003 Panel Discussion (Women in Art) Brescia University, Owensboro, KY.
2002 Gallery Talk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
2001 Recorded Juror’s Lecture, Henderson Art Guild, Henderson, KY
The Poetry of Eavan Boland, Jesse Stuart Symposium
Composition Workshop, Murray Art Guild
1999 Slide Lecture, College of Charleston
Gallery Talk and Workshop, Owensboro Community College
Public Juror’s Lecture, Paris Art Guild, Paris, TN
1998 Slide Lecture SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY.
1998 Juror's Lecture: “Abstract Painting: Light, Space and Form in the Theater of the Mind”
St Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
1996 Gallery Talk: "Still/Life" Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY.
1995 Paper Presented: "Parallels Between Verbal and Visual Communication and Useful Divergences” College Art Association, San Antonio, TX.
1995 Gallery Talk: "Memory and Touch” St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
1995 Artist Lecture SeriesState University College at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.
1994 Public Lecture:"Landscape of Sensation" Munson Williams Proctor School of Art, Utica, NY.
Public Lecture:"The Artist as Muse" for Women's History Month at Potsdam College
1992 Paper presented: "Rauschenberg's Tightrope and Pollock's Dance " Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists Conference, NYC, NY.
Panel Presentation, Teaching in the Experiential Classroom: Artists and Scientists, AGLS Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
1991 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA.
1989 Public Gallery Lecture, Gibson Gallery, Potsdam, NY
1987 Visiting Artist, Lecture and Critique: Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Retired Spring 2017
1999-2017 Professor of Painting, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
2003 Instructor, Kentucky Institute for International Studies, Italy program
2002 Instructor, Kentucky Institute for International Studies, Italy program
2002-2007 Associate Professor of Painting, Murray State University, Murray, KY
1999-2002 Assistant Professor of Painting, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1998-99 Visiting Lecturer, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
1997 Associate Professor, Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY
1995-96 Visual Arts Advisory Board, Hallwalls Center for Contemporary Art
1989-1996 Assistant Professor, Potsdam College, SUNY, Potsdam, NY
1987-89 Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA
1986 Lecturer, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland,
1986-87 Lecturer, Paier College of Art, New Haven, CT
1985-87 Lecturer, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
1986-87 Lecturer, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT
1985 Teaching Intern, Education Department, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1983-85 Teaching Assistant Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY: Art History Survey, Senior Painting.
1978-83 Painting and Exhibiting in Portland, OR
Travel in Scotland. Travel to Prague (five weeks), Vienna (Kunsthistoriche and Liechtenstein Museums) and Budapest. Travel to Belgium and Holland and return to Paris three times (numerous museums and sites). Two weeks of travel in China. Teaching twice for five weeks in Italy: Rome, Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Sansepulcro, Pisa, and Venice. Travel to Seville, its archeological museum and art museum, as well as the Cathedral and gardens and Royal palace. Travel to Bangkok, Thailand, many sites including Ayutthaya and Jim Thompson House. Traveled twice to Italy, visited Uffizi and Accademia Galleries and numerous other sites. Traveled to Ireland twice, traveled twice to London to visit the Tate Gallery, the Courtauld, and the National Gallery. Traveled to Madrid to visit the Prado. Four weeks of travel in Japan: Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara, numerous cultural sites and museums.