Inspiration (detail)

Inspiration (detail)

RESUME

Education

1998 MFA, Visual Studies, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

1973 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, MSAE Program

1972 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Art Education

1970 Assumption College, Worcester, MA, Art education Certification

1970 BFA, Painting, School of Visual Arts, Boston University, MA

Solo Exhibitions and Selected Group Shows

2019

Zeitgeist, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

2019 Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, Baltimore Watercolor Society, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

40th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society 2019 Juried Exhibition, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

COLLECT 18, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2018

39th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society 2018 Juried Exhibition, Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA

Art Maryland, 2018, Howard County Arts Council, Ellicott City, MD

Open, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Self Portrait, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Founding Artists Exhibition, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

24th Annual All–Media Juried Exhibition, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

Poe and Puck, 27th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition, North Bethesda, MD

COLLECT 18, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA Summer Open All–Media Exhibition, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2017

38th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society 2017 Juried Exhibition, Museum of the

Shenandoah Valley, VA

La Vie en Bleu, 26th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition, North Bethesda, MD

Rockville Art League Juried Members Show, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD

Express Charles County in Art, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD 23rd Annual All Media Juried Exhibition, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

Collectors’ Showcase, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2016

37th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society 2016 Juried Exhibition, Gloucester Art on Main, Gloucester, VA

Motion, 25th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition, North Bethesda, MD

Collectors’ Showcase, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2015

Solo Exhibition, Follow Your Heart, Gallery 9, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA 36th Annual Virginia Watercolor Society 2015 Juried Exhibition, James Madison University, Duke Hall Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

What's on your Mind?, 24th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition,

North Bethesda, MD

Collectors’ Showcase, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2014

Rockville Art League Juried Members Show, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD

Solo Exhibition, Guiding Lights, Gallery 5, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Collectors’ Showcase, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2013

Beyond the Postcard, Ernst Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College,

Alexandria, VA

Postcards from..., Ernst Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA Two Person Exhibition, Interweavings, Gallery 5, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Collectors’ Showcase, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2012

Two Person Exhibition, Barry Gallery, Marymount University, Arlington, VA Commerce, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Gallery for Good Opening Show, Community Foundation, Washington, DC

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2011

Two Person Exhibition, Painted Stories, Gallery 5, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Play, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

32nd Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Rappahannock Art League Studio Gallery, Kilmarnock, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2010

Greenspiration, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA Patrons Show, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

31st Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Glen Allen, VA

Women Interpreting the Female Form, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2009

Solo Exhibition, Visual Poetry, Gallery 5, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

30th Virginia Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Small Works, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2008

Interplay: Humanity and Nature, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

La Femme: Celebration of an Icon, Art League Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

Traveling Exhibition of Lorton Workhouse Artists, The University of Phoenix, Reston, VA

Group Shows, Riverview Gallery, Havre de Grace, MD

Ongoing Exhibitions, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2007

Ongoing Exhibitions supporting the opening of the Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2006

Strokes of Genius, Faculty Show, Barry Gallery, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

The Art of Children’s Book Illustration, Barry Gallery, Marymount Ongoing Exhibitions supporting the opening of the Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2005

Faculty Painting Exhibition, Barry Gallery, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

A New Palette for the Workhouse, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA

Role Play, The Definition of the Self in Society, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Awards

2018 Award of Excellence, Virginia Watercolor Society 2018 Juried Exhibition, Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA

2017 Fourth Place, Virginia Watercolor Society 2017 Juried Exhibition, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, VA

Honorable Mention, Express Charles County in Art, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

Honorable Mention, 23rd Annual All Media Juried Exhibition, Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

2015 Certificate of Excellence, Virginia Watercolor Society 2015 Juried Exhibition, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

2014 Third Place, Oils/Acrylics, Rockville Art League Juried Members Show, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD

2011 Honorable Mention, Collectors Showcase, Workhouse Arts Foundation, Lorton, VA

2009 Certificate of Merit, Women Interpreting the Female Form, McGuire Woods Gallery, Workhouse Arts Foundation, Lorton, VA

2005 Honorable Mention, The Artist’s Palette 2005, Workhouse Arts Foundation, Lorton, VA

Honorable Mention, Best of Virginia Artists and Artisans, Kennedy Promotions

Honorable Mention, Art League Members Juried Show, Art League Gallery,

Alexandria, VA

2004 Honorable Mention, Arts Council of Fairfax County Juried Open Exhibition, Ernst Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA

Lectures/Workshops

2015 Artist Talk, Fairfax Art League, Fairfax, VA

2012 Artist Talk, Barry Gallery, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

2010 Visual Poetry, Finding Your Own Artistic Voice, Vienna Art Society, Vienna, VA

Artist Demonstration, Vienna Art Society, Vienna, VA

2009 Artist Presentation and Demonstration, McLean Art Society, McLean, VA

Workhouse Artists Panel Presentation, National Association of American University Women, Springfield-Annandale Branch, VA

2005 Energize the Creative Process in your Students and Create a Mural for Your Community, Virginia Art Education Association Conference, Fairfax, VA

Juror

2010 Army Arts Competition, Alexandria, VA

2000 Tidewater Artists Association Annual Portfolio Show

Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, VA

Print Media

2014 National Association of Women in the Arts 2014 Catalog, NYC

2010 Enchantment, Symbols of Hope, Strength and the Human Spirit, Elan Magazine, Great Falls, VA

2006 Strokes of Genius, Marymount University Today 63 Magazine, Arlington, VA

Discovering Drawing, Davis Publications, Worcester, MA

2005 Best of Virginia Artists and Artisans, Kennedy Promotions, Williamsburg, VA

Creative Forces in the Classroom, Washington Post, Washington, DC

2002 Feature Article, Virginia Adversaria, Empire Publishing, Poquoson, VA

2000 Café Review, Portland, ME

Grants

1997 - 1998 Virginia Commission on the Arts. Secured funding to develop and implement two art education programs integrating science and the visual arts at Palmer Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia.

1991 - 1992 Massachusetts Arts Council. Researched, wrote, illustrated and published a book on the history of Attleboro, Massachusetts, for students in the public schools and the general public.

Teaching Experience

1998 - 2014 Art Educator, Fairfax County Public Schools

2004 - 2007 Adjunct Professor, School of Arts & Sciences, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

Teaching Awards

2003 Northern Virginia Art Teacher of the Year, Northern Virginia Art Education Association, Reston, VA

Virginia Art Teacher of the Year, Virginia Art Education Association, Reston, VA

Author

2000 History of Attleboro, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Arts Council. Researched, wrote, illustrated and published a book on the history of Attleboro, Massachusetts.

1997 Symbolism Tour and Guide to the Chrysler Museum Collections, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA. Worked with the museum’s Director of Education to develop a symbolism tour and guide for educators to the Museum’s collections.

Memberships

National Association of Women in the Arts, NYC

Baltimore Watercolor Society, MD

Virginia Watercolor Society, VA

Strathmore Artists, Strathmore Arts Center, North Bethesda, MD

Art League, Alexandria, VA

Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

Mattawoman Creek Arts Center, Marbury, MD

Charles County Arts Alliance, MD