Education

1982–1983 American Academy of Art, Chicago IL

Workshops with Romel De la Torre, Clayton Beck, Michelle Dunaway, Deborah Paris and Brian Stuart


Affiliations

American Impressionist Society, Signature Member

Oil Painters of America, Signature Member

American Women Artists, Signature Member

Portrait Society of America, Associate Member


Museum Shows

2018 – Steamboat Art Museum Oil Painters of America National Juried Show of Traditional Oils , Steamboat CO

2018 – Rockwell Museum, American Women Artists, Corning NY

2017 – Cedarburg Art Museum, Solo Show, Cedarburg WI


Juried Shows

2019

American Impressionists Small Works Showcase,
Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, Michigan

2018

American Impressionist Society’s 2nd Annual “AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase, Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Oil Painters of America Salon Show of Traditional Oils, Crooked Tree Arts Center, located in Traverse City, Michigan

American Impressionist Society 19th Annual National Juried Exhibition,
Peninsula School of Art’s Guenzel Gallery, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Show, McBride Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland Portraiture Award of Excellence

2017

American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, Montgomery-Lee Gallery of  Fine Art Park City UT

Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI    Award of Excellence

2016

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Show, Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, Ohio

American Impressionist Society National Show, Howard/Mandeville Gallery in Kirkland WA

Oil Painters of America Online Showcase

2015

Virtuosos of the Oil Painters of America, Salgamundi Club, New York, NY

Oil Painters of America Salon Show, Beverly McNeil Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Eckert & Ross Fine Art, Indiana

16th National Exhibition of the American Impressionist Society, Trailside Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ

2014

Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington VT

American Women Artists 17th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Addison Art Gallery, Orleans, MA Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Show, Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, AbendGallery, Denver CO

2013

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Show, McBride Gallery, Annapolis MD

Plein Air Easton, Easton MD

Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition, InSight Gallery, Fredricksburg Tx

Oil Painters of America Salon Show, Petoskey MI

2012

Oil painters of America Eastern Regional Show, Bennington Art Center, BenningtonVT

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Show, Addison Art Gallery, Orleans, MA

2011

Door County Plein Air Invitational, Door County, WI

Salon International, Green House Gallery of Fine Art, San Antonio, TX

Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Wilmington, NC

2010

OPA Eastern Regional Exhibition, Wilmington, NC

Door County Plein Air Invitational, Door County, WI

Wayne Plein Air Festival, Wayne, PA

2009

Door County Plein Air Invitational, Door County, WI Telluride Plein Air Festival,Telluride, CO

Wayne Plein Air Festival, Wayne ,PA


Awards

2018

American Impressionists National Exhibition wet Paint Honorable Mention Award

Oil Painters Of America Eastern Regional Show, Portraiture Award of Excellence

2017

Bold Brush Competition, Finalist

Northern National Art Competition, Award of Excellence

2016

Cedarburg Plein Air Festival, Honorable mention

2014

Cedarburg Plein Air Festival, Best in Show

Cedarburg Plein Air Festival, 2nd Place Quick Paint

2013

Between the Bluffs Plein Air, LaCrosse WI, Best in Show

Between the Bluffs Plein Air, La Crosse WI, 1st place quick paint

Cedarburg Plein Air, Cedarburg WI, Honorable Mention, Artists Choice

2012

Cedarburg Plein Air, Cedarburg WI, Honorable Mention

2011

Richeson 75 Wisconsin Plein Air Exhibit, Bergstrom–Mahler Museum,  Best in  Show

2010

Colorado Mountain Plein Air, Buena Vista, CO, 2nd Place

Red Wing Plein Air Festival, Red Wing, Minnesota, Best Quick Paint, Award of Excellence

Beloit Plein Air, Beloit Wisconsin, Best of Show

International Fine Art Painting Competition,  Best Portrait/ Figurative

2009

Milwaukee Plein Air, Milwaukee WI, 1st Place Award

Wayne Plein Air June, Honorable Mention


Professional Experience, Teaching and Workshops

2018

The Poetry of Plein Air Painting

Cedarburg, WI

2017

Portrait Workshop, Stillwater MN

Plein Air Workshop, Lake Zurich IL

2016

Judge, Red Wind Plein Air Festival, Red Wing MN

Judge, Wisconsin Regional Art Program, LaCrosse WI

Judge, Plein Air Hudson, Hudson WI

Portrait Workshop, St Paul MN

Get Funky Get Loose! Viroqua WI

Intro to Oil Painting, LaCrosse WI

Portrait Workshop, Peninsula School of Art, Fish Creek WI

2015

Judge, Cedarburg Plein Air Festival, Cedarburge WI

Weekly Oil Painting class

2014

Judge, Between the Bluffs Plein Air

Weekly Oil painting Class

Plein Air Workshop, LaCrosse WI

Portrait Workshop, Viroqua WI