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selected exhibitions



pop-up @ dumbo arts center, brooklyn, ny

working in wax: contemporary encaustic painting in northern california @ santa rosa college, ca



red @ berkeley art center, ca

museum of pocket art retrospective @ the lab, san francisco, ca

minor landscapes @ museum of pocket art, austin, tx + other selected cities

big blue deal @ somarts gallery, san francisco, ca

on view: new works from kala @ kala art institute, berkeley, ca

working with wax @ bedford art gallery, walnut creek, ca



artists' annual @ kala art institute, berkeley, ca

translucent: contemporary works in wax @ cain schulte gallery, san francisco, ca

artspan auction @ electric works gallery, san francisco, ca : juror's choice award



soeX MARKS THE SPOT @ southern exposure, san francisco, ca

bay area annual exhibition @ falkirk cultural center, san rafael, ca 

art sale 11 @ the lab, san francisco, ca



big deal auction vii (benefitting visual aid) @ somarts gallery, san francisco, ca

arts on fire @ sanchez art center, pacifica, ca 

impressions 2006 @ sebastopol center for the arts, ca 

alameda art center national @ alameda, ca



monochromatica @ ligne roset, san francisco, ca

correspondence @ lincart, san francisco, ca

selections 2005 @ limn gallery, san francisco, ca

40th ruby anniversary gala @ triton museum of art, santa clara, ca



fort mason printmakers @ fort mason, san francisco, ca

union street art walk @ san francisco, ca



where physics meets metaphysics @ university of california san francisco, ca

where would we be without art @ triton museum of art, santa clara, ca



catherine finn gallery, tiburon, ca

mad river post, san francisco, ca

the glow of the landscape and other beauties @ vorpal gallery, san francisco, ca

cairofornia @ legion of honor museum, san francisco, ca




work in private collections in baltimore, chicago, honolulu, houston, los angeles, minneapolis, new york, salt lake city, san francisco, washington dc


awards + honors



 juror's choice award @ somarts gallery, artspan auction, san francisco, ca



 juror's choice award @ electric works gallery, artspan auction, san francisco, ca



award winner, non-representational category @ california modern, artspan auction, san francisco, ca



artist-in-residence @ zeum art for inner city youth, san francisco, ca



critic's residency with barry schwabsky + nancy princenthal, art in america @ maryland art place, baltimore, md



phi beta kappa, franklin + marshall college, lancaster, pa





dewitt cheng : "fresh work," east bay express, december 31st



george nixon : "get started: a good night out," SF open studios guide, pp. 20-21, 134



kenneth baker : SF chronicle, may 31st



julia scott : "art for city youth celebrates five years," SF open studios guide



"where physics meets metaphysics," ucsf today, november 26th



marie-adele moniot : "salon," SF gate.com, january



george howell : "crosscurrents '97: structural archetypes," art papers, jan/feb, p. 52



mike giuliano : "nature in the abstract: university of maryland art exhibit suggests rather than illustrates," the baltimore sun, september 29th


published writings


"two wings to fly: book review : ‘our beautiful, fragile world’ by peter essick,” terrain.org: a journal of the built + natural environments, may 2015

"cream: from the top '08," shotgun review, september 2008

"the oxbow school: 1 part art + 1 part academics," new art examiner feature article, february 2001, pp. 30-33

"john + ann gillen," exhibition catalogue essay for jernigan wicker fine arts, san francisco, ca, october 2000

"robert charles dunahay: palm series," exhibition catalogue essay, jernigan wicker fine arts, san francisco, ca, october 2000

"searchlight: consciousness at the millennium at ccac," exhibition review, art papers, january/february 2000, p. 56

"neural notations at san francisco arts commission gallery," exhibition review, new art examiner, june 2000, p. 43

"larry aleshire + j.d. beltran at san francisco arts commission gallery," exhibition review, new art examiner, december 1999/january 2000, up. 55-56

conducted 70 artist interviews and wrote profiles for nextmonet.com website, 1999-2000

"timothy cummings + lisa kokin at catharine clark," exhibition review, art papers, november/december 1999, p. 60

"the measure of all things," exhibition review, art papers, september/october 1999, p. 62

"samuel yates at refusalon," exhibition review, new art examiner, october 1999, pp. 49-50

"david morrow, toshi onuki and stas orlovski at southern exposure," exhibition review, new art examiner, july/august 1999, p. 55

"manon cleary and joe shannon at maryland art place," exhibition review, articulate contemporary art review, november/december 1997

"structural archetypes," curator essay for exhibition catalogue, university of maryland art gallery, september 1997

"nelson: blum," critical essay for maryland art place critics' residency program, washington review, april/may 1997, p. 19

"robert seyffert," exhibition catalogue essay, washington county museum of fine arts, april 1997

"edward brown: black spring," exhibition review, articulate contemporary art review, march 1997

"offering, new paintings, and territories recalled at school 33 art center," exhibition review, articulate contemporary art review, january/february 1997

"the big show 96: collaborations," exhibition review, articulate contemporary art review, december 1996

"paula crawford and hsin hsi chen at troyer fitzpatrick lassman," exhibition review, articulate contemporary art review, october 1996


related experience



freelance writer for art magazines + galleries, including articulate (washington dc), new art examiner (chicago), art papers (atlanta)



administrator for "a celebration of the arts in maryland," an initiative of first lady of maryland, frances hughes glendening, baltimore, md



curator of "structural archetypes," an eight-artist exhibition at the university of maryland art gallery, college park, md



slide registrar at maryland art place, baltimore, md



member of board of directors + chair of membership committee, fells point creative alliance, baltimore, md



drawing + painting teacher, the art center, university of maryland, college park, md



education coordinator, university of maryland art gallery, college park, md



teaching assistant, advanced painting course, department of art, university of maryland, college park, md



development intern, washington project for the arts, washington dc



artist-in-residence program intern, delaware center for contemporary art, wilmington, de



conservation intern, solomon r. guggenheim museum, new york, ny





university of east anglia, norwich, uk + venice, italy : year-long study abroad of art history



franklin + marshall college, lancaster, pa : BA in art history, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa



university of delaware, newark, de : continuing studies in photography + sculpture



university of maryland, college park, md : BA in fine art, magna cum laude



university of california, berkeley, ca : continuing studies in contemporary art + art history



city college of san francisco, ca : continuing studies in printmaking + ceramics