MY VISION  “Man's joy, peace, and serenity in the world is heightened or lowered by how well we tend to each other and how well we tend to the natural world around us”

MEDIUM  mixed-medium paintings (acrylic, oil, casein, pastel, fabric and found objects) on paper or hand-stretched canvas, pencil/ink on paper,   animated to music digital projections

EDUCATION
  Louisiana State University, Artist as Communicator- Winter ‘10
   Arts Council Of New Orleans, Artist as Entrepreneur- Fall ‘09
   University of  New Orleans, Continuing Ed, Graphic Art ‘90
    University of  New Orleans, BA, Fine Art ‘75

EXHIBITS
    New Orleans

         NOAA Nat’l Art Show Mar. ‘17

         The New Orleans Art Center, “Cultural Grid”, Jan. - Mar. ‘17

          New Orleans Finalist Exhibit (Percent for Art Purchase) - May ‘16

         Cafe Degas - Luna Fete Satellite Solo Exhibit - Dec ‘15, Dec ‘16

          Manhattanjack’s - Solo Show ‘14

          WCA Member Exhibit - ‘13-‘14, ‘14 ‘15

          Mid City Theatre - Solo Show ‘13

          Pin- Up Productions, 930 Poydras - Aug ‘12‘13

          Poydras Home Art Exhibit -  Nov. ‘11, ‘12, ‘13, ‘14

          Trouser House -  Salon des Refuses - Oct. - Nov. ‘11

          Bella Brew Coffee House -  ‘08. ‘09, ‘10, ‘11

          Bywater Art Retro Show- Feb ‘11

          WCA/LA Femme Fest- Spring ‘09 ,‘10, ‘11,‘12,‘13,‘14,‘15

          Hammond Regional Art Center  -  Fine and Functional 4 Nov- Dec ‘10

          Ochsner Hospital - Main Hall Gallery, Solo Show  April ‘10, July ‘11

          Art House -  Build Now Corp., in home gallery - Nov ‘09          

          Art Projects Gallery -  Julia St., Artvoices Magazine‘s National

          Top Emerging Artists Exhibit- Nov ‘09
Chicago
       Around the Coyote Gallery-Oct ’09


NOTABLE NEW ORLEANS METRO AREA COMMISSIONS
  Antoine’s Restaurant, Japanese Room, wall murals
  Weigand and Leverson Law Firm, CBD, conference room wall murals
  Hiller Jewelry Company, exterior wall trompe l'oeil murals

MURALING PUBLISHED IN
  New Orleans Times Picayune(2002, 2005)
  New Orleans Gambit (1997)
  St. Charles Avenue Magazine (2001)
  New Orleans Home and Lifestyles (2002)
  New Orleans Junior League Showhouse X (2002)

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS
    New Orleans Museum of Art
     Ogden Museum of Southern Art
           
AWARDS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Artist Guest New Orleans Joan Mitchell Center April 2016
Artist Guest Speaker Dominican High School April 2016
Curator of WCA/LA Member Exhibit (2013-14)
Board Member and Publicity Chair of  WCA/LA (2014)
Artist Guest Speaker WCA/LA June 2013
Poydras Home Art Competition, Honorable Mention(2012), 1st Place(2013)
R-tist Revue, live hr, one-person local cable TV interview, May 2012       
“Top Ten Emerging Contemporary Artist” Nat’l Comp., Artvoices Mag., Nov 2009
“Art in the Morning”, my daily artwork blog, continuous since July 2009