About the artist Born: Brooklyn, New York Currently resides in San Diego, California
Education Nassau Community Coll., Garden City, N.Y. AA Degree, studied Fine art Oswego State University, Oswego, N.Y. BA Degree, studied Fine Art and English Copenhagen University, Denmark studied Fine Art Watts Atelier, Encinitas, Ca. studied Fine Art Lynn Forbes Sculpture Studio, studied sculpture Workshops with Greg Beecham and Julie T Chapman, Johanne Mangi Exhibitions and Galleries 2022 2022 52nd National Exhibition East Meets West, WAOW The McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD Encinitas City Hall , group exhibition, Encinitas, CA Jazzercise group exhibition, Carlsbad, Ca. "Our Natural World" National Show, Fallbrook, Ca WAOW "Spring Fling" online Spring show 2021 OPA Online Showcase – Fall 2021 "All Creatures Great and Small 2021 Summer online show. America the Great" 51st WAOW National Exhibition at the Museum of Western Art in Kerrville, TX.
2017 Richeson International 75 Animals, Birds and Wildlife Wildlife in Art 2017, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa,Ca 24th Annual Reflections of Nature Invitational national show, Fallbrook, CA. City of Encinitas Civic Art Gallery, Encinitas, CA, solo show 2016 Wildlife in Art , Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA San Diego County Fair, CA., 2015 Wildlife in Art , Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA City of Carlsbad Library, Ca. Solo Show 2014 San Diego County Fair, Ca. Vista Visions , City of Vista The City of Oceanside,CA. 2014 2013 Wildlife in Art 2013, Foothills Gallery La Mesa, Ca. Gamblin Torrit Gray Competition, Celebrate the Horse, The Janice Griffiths Gallery, Fallbrook, Ca. Gems 'n Treasures, Carlsbad, Ca Solo, show 2012 San Diego County Fair, Ca. 580 Salon, Carlsbad, Ca. , Solo show, 2000 - 2011 Cougar Winery, Temecula, Ca. 2011 Fallbrook Library, Fallbrook, Ca. Group Wildlife show Oceanside Art Gallery, Carlsbad Ca. Solo show. Ginger Grayham Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 2000 - 2009 Little Italy Inn, San Diego, CA., Group show 2010 2 Spoons Coffee, Oceanside, CA. , Group show 2009 Chandlers Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 2009 Phantom Gallery, Carlsbad, CA Group show 2011 Acapella, Temecula, CA 2010-2012 Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery, Vista, CA. Solo Show 2009 Foothills Fine Art Gallery, La Mesa,CA. Annual Wildlife Show 2009 Foothills Fine Art Gallery, La Mesa, CA Group Wildlife show 2008 Catwalk, Carlsbad, CA, Solo Show 2007 San Diego Art Scene, San Diego, CA 2007 City of Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA. Solo Show 2006 Off Track Gallery, Encinitas, CA 2006 1981 - 1987 4 Zero 9 Gallery, Marina Del Rey, CA. 1985-1987 Fogel Fine Arts, N.Y, N.Y 1981 - 1982
Special Consideration’s and Awards Meritorious Award International Richeson 75 Animal Birds and Wildlife 2020 3rd Place International Richeson75 Animals Birds and Wildlife 2019 Artistic Excellence Competition 2019 selected as one of the top 100 runners up Meritorious Award International Richeson75 Animals Birds and Wildlife 2019 Meritorious Award , International Richeson 75 Competition, Animals,Birds and Wildlife, 2018 Honarable Mention, Wildlife in Art 2017, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA. Meritorious Award, International Richeson 75 Competition, Animals, birds and wildlife, 2017 2nd Place, Wildlife in Art 2015, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa Honorable Mention, Wildlife in Art 2015, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa 3rd Place, Oil, Representational Animals, San Diego Fair 2014 1st Place , Wildlife in Art 2013, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA 2013 Louis Tiencuff Award. Wildlife in Art 2013. Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA 2013 Honorary Mention for Oil Representational People, San Diego County Fair 2012 San Diego Fair 2012 Spanish Village Donated award for Oil Representational Animals Presidents Award 60th Annual open juried show COAL Gallery Carlsbad, Ca 2011 3rd place Kruglak Gallery Annual Student Show 2011 3rd place Foothills Juried Wildlife Art show La Mesa, Ca 2009 G Schlesier award for the 19th Annual Wildlife in Art Show, La Mesa, CA 2008 Winner of the Deputy Chief award for “Art in the Heart of Carlsbad” 2006 Official Artist for the Boys and Girls Club 2007 Carlsbad Bocce Ball tournament poster Commissioned to do awards for the National Newfoundland Dog Championships 2nd place B’na Brith Seminar for City of Carlsbad 2003 Seminar at Vista Charter School 2004 Gallery Owner 2000- 2009 Member of Portrait Society of America 2012 Member of California Art Club 2013
Corporate Collections Lions Tigers and Bears, San Diego, CA Alphatec, Carlsbad, CA. Sutro and Company, Los Angeles, Ca Union Bank, Los Angeles, CA Doheny Trade School, N.Y, N.Y San Diego Humane Society, Oceanside Ca. Berkeley University Foundation, Chicago, IL. San Diegato Heritage Museum, Encinitas, CA Ohana’s , Carlsbad, Ca. I painted a Mural on their building
Affiliations Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance WAOW Woman Artists of the West Oil Painters of America
Private Collections Collected both Nationally and Internationally