curriculum vitae

Education

 2005-09, Monitor, Figure Drawing Group, Benicia, California

2001 Etching Workshop with Anthony Riggs, Benicia, California

2001, Monotype Workshop with William Harsh, Benicia, California

1997, Glassblowing, Public Glass, San Francisco, California

1994, BA with Highest Honors, UC Berkeley, College of Environmental Design

1992, Watercolor, Lighting & Industrial Design, Scuola Lorenzo di Medici, Florence, Italy

 

Exhibitions

Various years since 1995, Benicia Artists Open Studios, Benicia, California

1995-2019, Art Auction Gala, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California

1995-2019, The Art of A Community, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California

2008, Art for All Seasons '08, SomArts Main Gallery, San Francisco, California

2008, Soupcon, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California

2008, Paint Out & Exhibit, Down By The River Gallery, Locke, California

2008, One Night Stand, ArtWorksSF, San Francisco, California

2008, Flyway Festival, Mare Island, California

2007, Figures in Glass, OZ Gallery, Benicia, California (solo exhibit)

2007, 300 and Under, The Main ARTery, Benicia, California

2005-07, Benicia Historical Museum at the Camel Barns, Benicia, California

2005, Bright Moments, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California

2004, All in the Family, di Rosa Off the Preserve, Napa, California

2003, Maps to Abstraction, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, Fairfield, California

2003, Scarlet, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California

2000, The Human Form in Art, Ron Mitchell Gallery, Benicia, California 

1999, Collective Imaginings, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, California

1999, Freeze Frame, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, California

1998, Spanning the Bay, Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, California

1998, Public Glass, San Francisco, California

1997, Office of Assemblywoman Helen Thomson, Fairfield, California

1997, The Yellow House Gallery, Napa, California

1996, Benician Glass, Another Perspective, Solano County Arts Council, Fairfield, California

1996, Benicia City Hall Annex, Benicia, California


Awards

2008, First Place, watercolor in Flyway Festival Art Exhibition, category: Historical

2003, "Scarlet" Merit Award, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California 

1998, Finalist - Emeryville Civic Center Public Art Competition

1993, Baker Brown Prize for Architectural Detail Drawing


Workshops & Tours

2005-06, Group Tours from Tabernacle School, Concord, California

2000-01, Kilnformed Glass with Erika Von der Heyden, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California 

1998, Kilnformed Glass Tic Tac Toe Boards, for Benicia Community Arts students, ages 7-12


Selected Projects

2006, I an I Studio, Art Glass Panel, Benicia, California, collaboration with Jason Lingnau

2005-06, North Residence, Art Glass Tiles, Benicia, California

2004, Groch Residence, Art Glass Panels, Danville, California

2003, Gunion Residence, Glass Tiles, Benicia, California

2002, Kimme Residence, Architectural Art Glass Panels, Fairfield, California

2000, Glass Tiles - Arch, Danville, California, collaboration with Jon Cooper

2000, Sharman Residence, Architectural Art Glass Panel, Martinez, California

2000, Jacobs Residence, Architectural Art Glass Doors and Transoms

Southern California, collaboration with Scott Zoog and Jim Gangwer

1999, Callaghan Residence, Architectural Art Glass Panel, Benicia, California

1998, Dillon & Company, Art Glass Wall Sculpture, Sacramento, California, collaboration with Scott Zoog

1997, Herb N Things, Furniture Design, Glass Entry Signage, Bartop and Art Glass, Indianapolis, Indiana, collaboration with Scott Zoog and KMZ

1997, Farrimond Office, Steinhart & Faulkner LLP, Interior Design & Art Glass, San Francisco, California

1995, Mambo Café, 6 "Goddess" wall sconces, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, California, collaboration with Scott Zoog


Retail List

ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California

Artisans, Mill Valley, California

Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California

Bansuri, Larkspur, California

Bo Danica, La Jolla, California

Commins Design Group / Environments, Benicia, California

Dean & Deluca, St. Helena, California

Del Mano Gallery, Pasadena, California

Epperson Gallery, Crockett, California

Glass Artists Gallery, Seattle, Washington

G Gallery, Napa, California

Gomi, New York City, New York

Impressions, Orinda, California

Max Home, San Rafael, California

Miceala's, San Francisco, California

Millennium Arts Gallery, Sebastopol, California

Osburn Design, San Francisco, California

Raffiniti's, Tiburon, California

Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, California

Studio 41, Benicia, California

TetsubinTea Co., Nyack, New York

Twig Gallery, San Francisco and Los Gatos, California

Walker Lansing, Palm Beach, Florida

Wolfard & Co., Santa Rosa, California

Zia Houseworks, Berkeley, California


Television Appearances

2002, Bay Area Backroads, Focus on Benicia, CA. 3/29/2002 and multiple re-airings

1999, Publicity Spot for Brave New Home Expo, filmed in Campbell, CA

1997, Local Community Channel, Presenting Opinion at City Council Meeting


Community Service

2004-08, Program Coordinator, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California

 1996-04, Volunteer, Arts Benicia, Board of Directors, Recording Secretary, Silent Auction Chairperson, Installation Committee, Docent

2002-12, Member, Chair, Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery Board of Advisors, Benicia Public Library

1994-95, 100+ Hours, Habitat for Humanity, Oakland, California


Selected Bibliography

2009, "Artists Open Studios to the Public", Richard Freedman, Vallejo Times Herald, April 29, 2009.

2006, "Arsenal of Artists", "A Brief History of Open Studios", Inside Benicia, May 2006, pages 7 & 9.

2005, “SF Artist Brings her Works to BPL Gallery.” Jennifer Gentile, Benicia Herald, September 7, 2005, page A1.

 2005, “Non-Profit Art Group Calls Annual Show a Success.” Jennifer Gentile, Benicia Herald, August 23, 2005, page A1.

2005, “Exhibit Opens Saturday.” Dana Enfinger, Benicia Herald, January 28, 2005, page A2.

2004, “Arts Benicia Exhibit has a Little Bit of Everything.” Dana Enfinger, Benicia Herald, November 12, 2004, page A2.

2004, Glass Dish in Cover Photo, styled by Sally James, Savor Wine Country Magazine, Summer 2004.

2004, “Benicia Artists Enjoy Their Day in the Sun.” Richard Freedman, Vallejo Times Herald, May 2, 2004, page A5.

2004, “Artist in Studio.” Delvin Wilborn, Listen and Be Heard, April 6-12, 2004, page 10.

2003, Announcement and Ads, Benicia Artists Open Studios 2003

2002, Free Shopping: A Walking Tour of Where to Shop in Benicia.” Judi Morales Gibson, BeniciaNews.com, Thursday, November 28, 2002.

2002, “Studios Unveiled.” Richard Freedman, Vallejo Times-Herald, Friday May 3, 2002.

2001, “Karate Lessons…Life Lessons.” Jessica Ladry, Vallejo Times-Herald, July 18, 2001, page B1.

2001, BeniciaNews.com, Tom Pendergast, February 6, 2001, online.

2000, “Singing the Blues at December's Open Studios.” Brandi Schlossberg, Benicia Herald, December 3, 2000, front page and A3.

2000, “Getting Fired Up.” Richard Freedman, Benicia Herald, May 1, 2000, page A4.

2000, Contemporary Warm Glass, Brad Walker, Four Corners International, pages 75, 76, 149.

2000, “Art, Form and Function.” Diablo Magazine, February 2000, page 21.

1998, “Don't Call it Junk, Scrap Becomes Art.” Dorothy Vriend, Vallejo Times-Herald, page C1, Thursday, July 31, 1998.

1998, “Benicia Artists Open Studios 1998.” Arts Benicia Newsletter, Summer 1998, page 3.

1997, “Art from Benicia Featured in Local Assembly Office.” Richard Toronto, Benicia Herald, October 30, page C1.

1997, “Gordon Huether and Architectural Glass Design.” Sandy Thompson, Stained Glass Quarterly, Winter 1997, page 274.

1996, “Another perspective on the Art of Glass.” Sarah Rohrs, Benicia Herald, July 31, page A1.