EDUCATION
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY | Pullman WA

  • MFA in Drawing and Printmaking, 1984
  • BA in Fine Arts, emphasis printmaking, 1982

GLADSAXE GYMNASIUM | Soborg, Denmark

  • High School degree, language and Literature division, 1978

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS | Seattle, WA

  • Professor, Visual Arts Foundations, Design (2014- present)
  • Professor, Design Department (2005- 2014)
  • Foundation Program: Developed and co-taught "Composition, Decomposition" a five week module covering drawing and sculpture Developed and co-taught "Design Systems", a five week module that covers systems thinking through drawing, design and typography
  • Design Department: Responsible for developing and implementing curriculum for Drawing I, Drawing II, Drawing III, Design Fundamentals I and II, Color Theory and Interior Illustration

 

ITHACA COLLEGE I Ithaca NY

  • Assistant Professor, Art Department (1986-87)
  • Developed and taught courses in Drawing, Painting, Screen printing and Lithography


GRANTS
Faculty Development Grant 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006
Faculty Computer Subsidy Grant 2009


CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Four hour workshops on "The Golden Ratio" developed with Dan Shafer and given to creative teams at Nordstrom, Seattle WA  2014

Presentation on teaching drawing curriculum to foundation students, Teacher's Conference, Everett WA 2010

FATE ( Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) conferences attended, Portland OR 2009

FATE ( Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) conferences attended,  Milwaukee WI 2007

CAA ( College Art Association) Session Leader and organizer for session: “Where to Draw the Line”, 2004


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Assistant Printer and Cromist, Stone Press Editions, Seattle WA 1987- 1990


PUBLICATIONS

2017 Oil pastel in catalog for Art and Science Exhibition

2016 Oil pastel in COCA member catalog

2007 Pastel drawings on cover and inside book “Pastels” by Mary Iverson

2007 Color plates of four pastel paintings in “Birds and Whistles”, student run publication 

1993  Review in “The Weekly” Seattle newspaper of salon style group exhibition. Participated with several oil pastels.

1992 Illustrated “Bakkesnakkebetet” with thirty-two color illustrations including cover in children’s book enhancing reading comprehension in

         children K-5, published in Denmark.  Sold out from publisher Alinea. Purchased by many Danish libraries for their collection.

1992 Illustration from Bakkesnakkebetet accompanying favorable review of the book in Berlingske Tidende (Denmark’s biggest newspaper)

1987  Monoprint on the cover of Ithaca College Quarterly, 1987

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 COCA members show: "Creativity Persists", curated by Judy Bento

2016  Solo Exhibition, "Reclamation" The Cornish Playhouse, Seattle WA

2016  “Art + Science” Group Exhibition, Tom Thomas Gallery, Indiana University East, curated by Lily Simonson 

2016  35 Live: COCA Member"s Show, Seattle WA

2016  Project 30 online exhibitions:  March Monthly, April Monthly, Theme: Melancholy, Theme: Fear, January monthly, March monthly,

2015   Project 30 online exhibition:   June Monthly” 

2015  Light Space & Time online Gallery, All Women International Exhibition, Special Recognition 2015

2013  Design Department Faculty Exhibitions, Cornish Main Gallery, Seattle Wa

2011   Design Department Faculty Exhibition, Cornish Main Gallery, Seattle, Wa

2009 Design Department Faculty Exhibition, Cornish Main Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007 Design Department Faculty Exhibition, Cornish Main Gallery, Seattle Wa

2005  Fisher Gallery, Group Exhibition (also in 2005, 2003, 2001, 1999)

2001  Solo Exhibition, Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle WA 

2001   Northwest Juried Art Competition, Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham WA 

1997  Group Exhibition, “True Art” Tacoma Art Museum 

1993  Painting for Metro Bus Stop on Capital Hill

1989  Solo Exhibition, Stone Press Gallery, Seattle, WA 

1987  Solo Exhibition, Ithaca College, Ithaca New York

1987  Solo Exhibition, School of Music and Art, Ithaca New York 

1987  Lithograph in traveling print exhibition with stops in several American and Canadian cities and Tashkent Soviet Union 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

2005  Oil pastel in Private collection of Kenneth Alhadeff,

2001  Finalist for Washington State Arts Commission Portable Works Collection

1988  Two monoprints included in Seattle Portable Works Collections