Statement / Bio / Resume

 

Education

MFA, Painting, University of California, Berkeley, California
Graduate Work in Printmaking, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
BFA, Communication Design with a concentration in Printmaking, Magna cum Laude, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Targets, MCL Grand Art Center Gallery, Lewisville, TX
2010
Survivor Series, ARTSPACE, Hope Galleries, Frisco, TX
1992
Domestic Perspectives: Drawings & Paintings A. Eilene Houston-Carver, Pence Gallery, Davis, California
1985
Relationships on Paper: Prints & Paintings, Madison-Cooper Airport Gallery, Waco, Texas

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017
A Shift of the Mind’s Eye, ART7 Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX
Vignette Women’s Art Fair,
Women’s Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX
RED, 
thegallery8680, Frisco, TX
VAST 125 mile
, Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX Underwood Award
2016
Dia de los Muertos: Long Live the Artists, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
THE ARTS faculty, The Arts Gallery, Plano, TX
Fresh Ideas Regional, 
MCL Grand Art Gallery, Lewisville, TX First Place
Ft. Worth Biennial
Focus Galleries, Ft. Worth, TX
Arts Open Call
, Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
2015
THE ARTS faculty, The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
Curvature, ART7 Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX
Americana, ART7 Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX
9th Annual 125-Mile Exhibition, Gough Gallery, Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
RED, thegallery8680, Frisco, TX
2014
Art & Social Change,
LH Horton Jr Gallery, Delta Center for the Arts, Stockton, CA
THE ARTS faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, TX
Something Funky Something Blue,
The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Hot & Sweaty III,
500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
2013
8th Art in the Atrium, Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco, Texas
THE ARTS faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
2012
Me, Myself and I,
thegallery8680, Frisco, Texas
THE ARTS faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
101×101,
thegallery8680, Frisco, Texas
14th Annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International,
Upstream Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska Special Recognition
44th Annual National, Visual Arts Society of Texas,
Meadows Gallery, Denton, Texas
Texas & Neighbors Regional,
Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas
2011
Inspiration,
Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco, Texas
Black & White,
thegallery8680, Frisco, Texas
Beautiful,
Discovery Center, Frisco, Texas
THE ARTS faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
Water,
thegallery8680, Frisco, Texas
The Edge,
Laura Moore Gallery, McKinney, Texas
Celebrating Women Artists Invitational,
thegallery8680, Frisco, Texas
12th Annual Realism International: Online Juried Exhibition,
Upstream Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
2010
‘Best of 2010’ Invitational,
Texas Visual Arts Association, Downtown Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Discovery, Frisco Art Gallery,
Discovery Center, Frisco, Texas
Nostalgia, Texas Visual Arts Association,
Downtown Gallery, Dallas, Texas Second Place
125, Plano Art Association,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
2009
Progress in Motion,
Municipal Center, Frisco, Texas
Visual Arts Guild of Frisco Members Show,
Frisco Arts Center, Frisco, Texas
2008
Regional Voices,
Purefoy Municipal Center, Frisco, Texas
2007
Exhibition 1: the Faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
El Corazon Invitational, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
9th Annual Realism International: Online Juried Exhibition, Upstream Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska Special Recognition
Images of Frisco, Frisco Arts Center, Frisco, Texas
2006
20th Dia de los Muertos Exhibition,
Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
Frisco Association for the Arts Gala,
Frisco, Texas
Exhibition 1: the Faculty,
The Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, Texas
Fort Worth Community Arts Center Biennial,
Fort Worth, Texas
16th Annual National – Faces of Woman,
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico
2005
19th Dia de los Muertos Exhibition,
Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
Visual Arts Guild of Frisco- Members Show,
McKennon Art Center, Frisco, Texas
1995
Alumni Invitational Exhibition,
Martin Museum, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
1992
Works on Paper,
Los Medanos Junior College, Pittsburg, California
Faculty Exhibit,
Main Street Gallery, Napa Valley College, Napa, California
Drawing Directions,
Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California
1991
Women on Women,
Fort Mason Center, Herbst Pavillion, San Francisco, California
Images and Objects: Three Person Show,
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California
Faculty Exhibit,
Main Street Gallery, Napa Valley College, Napa, California
Four Women,
Ohlone College Art Gallery, Fremont, California
New American Talent: The Seventh Exhibition,
Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas, Selected for touring
exhibition through 1993
National Small Painting Exhibition,
Boise State University Gallery, Boise, Idaho
California Artists: 2 Dimensional Contemporary,
San Jose Art League Gallery, San Jose, California
5th Annual National – Women in the Visual Arts,
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1990
Intimate Matters,
Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, California
Women Artists ‘90,
Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California First Place
Faculty Exhibit,
Main Street Gallery, Napa Valley College, Napa, California
Bolinas Museum Small Works,
Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, California
Calgene Contemporary Fine Art Competition,
Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery, Davis, California, curators Wayne Thiebaud and David Gilhooly
Rendered Realism – National,
Graham / Horstman Gallery, Denton, Texas
Icons – National,
Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana- Catalog
East Ashland National,
East Ashland Independent Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Interiors,
Main Street Gallery, Napa Valley College, Napa, California
4th Annual Juried Exhibition,
Gallery House, Palo Alto, California
1989
California Society of Printmakers Membership Show,
MLK Gallery, First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
Photo-Derived – National, School of Fine Arts Gallery,
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, curator Joel-Peter Witkin
Bay Arts ‘89, ACSMC Gallery, Belmont, California
Women Artists ‘89,
Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California
Three Realists/Three Realities,
Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California
MFA /UCB, Berkeley Art Museum,
Berkeley, California
Images & Objects,
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California
The Board Selects,
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California
Bay Area MFA Exhibit,
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Annual Juried Exhibition,
Gallery House, Palo Alto, California
1988
Paper Works, Studio M,
Oakland, California, Honorable Mention
Common Ground: The Women’s Connection –
National, Women’s Caucus for Art, Dallas, Texas
Women Artists ’88,
Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, California, Juror’s Award, Catalog
San Antonio Print Club Group Exchange Show,
in conjunction with El Instituto Cultural Peruano Norte Americano, Lima, Peru
Pacific Prints ’88: 4th Biennial Print Competition and Exhibition,
The Pacific Art League Gallery, Palo Alto, California, Catalog
Prints and Paintings: Two Woman Show,
Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California
1987
Works on Paper,
The Art Store Gallery, Oakland, California
Five,
Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, California
1986
OPEN/86,
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, curator George W. Neubert, Catalog
All Texas 2-D Competition,
College of Architecture Gallery, College Station, Texas
1984
Art in Public Places: Area Artist Invitational,
Madison-Cooper Airport Gallery, Waco, Texas

 

Organizations

Texas Women’s Caucus for At, lifetime member
Texas Artists Coalition 2015-16
Cross Timbers Artists Guild 2016-17 Studio Tour Participant 2016-2017
Visual Arts Guild of Frisco, 2002-14
Artseen Studio Tour Participant, 2011-2015
McKinney Avenue Contemporary 
College Art Association

 

Awards and Honors

Marcus HS Student Show, Juror 2017
FISD Faculty & Staff Art Show, Juror, 2011
Heritage Association Arts contest, Juror, 2010
Frisco Arts Festival, Juror, 2009
Patricia Johnston Art Awards, 1982-1985
Virginia Graves-Ogilvie Scholarship, 1983

 

Bibliography

“Best of America: Oil Artists and Artisans, Kennedy Publications, 2007
“Sojourn”, Journal of the Arts, University of Texas at Dallas, 2007
“Visual Arts Guild Frisco”, Dallas Morning News, Frisco Neighbors Arts & Entertainment, October 22, 2005
Stella M. Chavez, “Cinco de Mayo-a study in culture”, Dallas Morning News, May 6, 2003
Sherry Boyd Castello, “Familiar Faces, New Directions”, Baylor Line Magazine, spring 1996
Leo Stutzin, “Nine fresh directions drawn out”, Modesto Bee, 27 September, 1992
Lindsey Litchfield, “Artist Offers ‘Perspectives’ at Pence Gallery”, California Aggie, 27 May, 1992
Marilyn Moyle, ”Domestic perspectives dominates local exhibits”, The Davis Enterprise, 21 May, 1992
Arts Up!, Gallery Guide, May1992
Kate F. Jennings, “Women in Arts explore drawing”, New Haven Register, 24 March, 1991
Kate F. Jennings, “Regional Reviews”, Connecticut, Summer 1991
Marilyn Moyle,”Personal Prints, energetic entries on exhibit”, The Davis Enterprise, 2 August, 1990
Mary Williams, “College Gallery focuses on Interiors”, Napa Register,8 February, 1990

 

Private Collections                                                                                       

Andrea Hughes, McKinney, Texas
Carol Wright, Dallas, Texas
Cindy Schipper, Allen, Texas
Mike & Sheri Casey, Frisco, Texas
Priscilla Slemmer, Plano, Texas
Beverly Beihl, Frisco, Texas
Dale & Jeri Newman, Frisco, Texas
Glendy Valdez, Frisco, Texas
Plano Orthopedic; Sports Medicine & Spine Center, Dr. William K. Montgomery, Plano, Texas
Ben & Diane Fong-Torres, San Francisco, California
Ophelia Basgal and Gary Fitchen, Oakland, California
Paul & Sue Hyler, Asheville, North Carolina
Scott & Lisa Brannon, Cummings, Georgia
Geoff & Nancy Lawrence, Flower Mound, Texas
John & Fran Carver, Tucson, Arizona
Leonard & Sue Houston, Flower Mound, Texas
Ruth Townsend, Albany, California
Dean Luckhart, Emeryville, California
Pat Gleason, San Antonio, Texas
Fernandez & Detwiler Design Studio, San Antonio, Texas