GALLERIES 2015-present GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA
  2014 Gallery 621, Benicia, CA
  2010 Blackhawk Gallery, Danville, CA
     
EXHIBITIONS  2016 “Essential Elements and Other Mysteries of the Universe”, featured artist, GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA
  2015 "Point of Convergence", featured artist, GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA
  2014 “Altered Landscapes”, juried exhibition, Juror: Phil Linhares, ArtsBenicia Gallery
    “Art of a Community”, ArtsBenicia Gallery, Benicia, CA
  2013 “Gems II”, juried exhibition, ArtsBenicia Gallery
    "All Figured Out" juried exhibition, Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, CA
    "2013 National Juried Exhibition", ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA 
    "Claude Lorrain Project", juried exhibition, Napa County Public Library, Napa, CA
    "Art of a Community", ArtsBenicia Gallery
  2012 "Blinded By Enchantment", Orinda Library Gallery, Orinda, CA
    “57 Degrees”, juried exhibition, Thoreau Gallery, Presidio, San Francisco, CA
    “Claude Lorrain Project: Conversation Across the Centuries: 44 Collaborative Works”, juried exhibition, Crowne Plaza Gallery, Concord, CA
    “Art of a Community”, ArtsBenicia Gallery
  2011 "SHINE", Artists Annual Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley,
    "Gems", juried exhibition, ArtsBenicia Gallery
    “Claude Lorrain Project”, juried exhibition, Contra Costa Cultural Arts Center, Gallery 651, Martinez, CA 
    “Art of a Community”, ArtsBenicia Gallery
  2010 "Small Works", juried exhibition, ArtsBenicia Gallery
    "Claude Lorrain Project ", Orinda Public Library, Orinda, CA
    "Arts D'Elegance", Blackhawk Gallery, Danville, CA
    "Fall Harvest", Blackhawk Gallery, Danville, CA
    "Summer Splendor", juried exhibition, Blackhawk Gallery, Danville, CA
    "A Gathering of Friends - Kunstanke", Civic Center Library Gallery, Livermore, CA 
    "Exploring the Triptych", International Encaustic Artists Juried, Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
    "Art of a Community", ArtsBenicia Gallery
    "25th Annual Juried Exhibition", Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA, Juror: Kenneth Baker, Art Critic for San Francisco Chronicle
  2009 "A Little Bit of Red Goes A Long Way", Berkeley Art Center
    "Peace and Cake", Diablo Valley College (DVC) Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
    "Working in Wax", juried exhibition, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Center for the  Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
    "The Claude Lorrain Project ", Civic Center Library Gallery, Livermore, CA
    "Metamorphosis", juried exhibition, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE
    "The Art of a Community",  ArtsBenicia Gallery
  2008 "Soupcon: Small Works", juried exhibition, ArtsBenicia Gallery
    The Diptych Project: Collaboration in Wax", juried exhibition, Steamboat Springs Arts Council Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO
    "Encaustic Works", juried exhibition, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    "Local Voice: a Juried Exhibition of Contra Costa Artists", Bedford Gallery
    "What's at the Bottom of the Drawer?", DVC Art Gallery
    "Diptych Project-Collaboration in Wax, East Coast Version",  Montserrat College Gallery, Beverley, MA
    "Diptych Project-Collaboration in Wax, West Coast Version", Brian Marki Gallery, Portland, OR             
  2007 "Re-Newal", juried exhibit, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
  2006 "West Coast Encaustic Artists Inaugural Exhibition", juried exhibit, Mill Valley, CA
     "Conversation In Paint: A Three-Year Collaboration", Phyllis Lasche and Robbin Milne 2-person show, juried exhibit, Benicia Library Art Gallery, Benicia, CA
    "Art Looking at Music, Music Looking at Art", DVC Art Gallery
  2005 Local Voice: a Juried Exhibition of Contra Costa Artists", Bedford Gallery
     
EDUCATION 2000 Mills College, Oakland, California (BA, Studio Art, with Honors)  
  1984  University of Alabama - Birmingham (MS, Nursing)
  1975 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (BS, Nursing)
     
PUBLICATIONS 2009 Catalog entry, Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, by S. Schenk & M. Berry
  2008 Catalog entry, The Diptych Project: A Collaboration in Wax, compiled by N. Natale
     
ACTIVITIES 2010-11       Chief Empowerment Officer/Co-President, International Encaustic Artists
  2010 Panelist, "Artists Supporting Artists", Annual IEA Retreat, San Francisco, CA
  2006-11 Member, Board of Directors, International Encaustic Artists (IEA)
  2003-13       Co-Founder and member, Kunstanke Art Group, Bay Area, CA
     
AWARDS 2013 Selected Artist, Annual Benefit Art Auction, ArtsBenicia Gallery, Benicia, CA 
  2012 Selected Artist, Annual Benefit Art Auction, ArtsBenicia Gallery
  2005 Best in Exhibition, Collaborative Art Juried Exhibit, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
  2003 City Purchase, Spring Art Exhibit, Livermore, CA