artist statement





B.A. Honors Graphic Design Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California

B.S. Fine Art University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon

Art History Oxford University Oxford, England Summer

Painting Workshop Kevin Macpherson Taos, New Mexico

Painting Workshops Randall Sexton Crockett, California

Painting Workshop Scott Christensen Taos, New Mexico

Painting 10-day intensive workshop Scott Christensen Jackson, Wyoming

Painting Workshop Matt Smith Scottsdale Artist School Scottsdale, Arizona

Painting Workshops Carl Purcell Las Vegas, Nevada


Gallery Representation

The Atelier Gallery Charleston, South Carolina

The Stellers Gallery Ponte Vedre, Florida

Saatchi Online Gallery

Daily Paintworks Online Gallery



Salmagundi Club New Members Show January New York, New York

American Women Artists National Juried Show "Under a Vast Sky" Tucson Desert Museum Tucson, Arizona

National Association of Women Artists Juried National Show “Small Works” New York, New York

Awarded 1st Place The Rice Gallery of Fine Art Juried National Show “Plein Air Painting” Overland Park, Kansas

Crystal Cove Alliance Juried Guest Artist Summer Session - Newport Beach, California

Forest and Ocean Gallery LPAPA Juried Show “Celebrate the New” Laguna Beach, California

Sonoma Art Guild Guest Artist Group Show - Sonoma, California



Verum Ultimum Gallery Juried Show “Chasing Ghosts” Portland, Oregon

Forest and Ocean Gallery LPAPA Juried Show “Autumn Colors” Laguna Beach, California

Los Gatos Plein Air Painting Juried Competition Los Gatos, California

Awarded Los Gatos Magazine Cover Competition – Los Gatos Plein Air Event

Awarded The Doraleen Davis 1st Place Award in Plein Air Competition Marin County Fair, California

Fine Arts Show Marin County Fair San Rafael, California - Juried Group Show

Plein Air Magazine 5th Annual Plein Air Salon Online Juried Exhibit

Awarded Artist Residency - 59 Rivoli 3 months August-November Paris, France



Artist of Note article Southwest Art Magazine August issue

California Art Club Pasadena, California - Juried Group Show

American Women Artists Spring Online Show - Juried Group Show

Awarded 2nd Place Marin County Fair Plein Air Competition - San Rafael, California - Tim Horn, Juror

Ground Floor Gallery Brooklyn, New York - Juried Group Show

Fine Arts Show Marin County Fair San Rafael, California - Juried Group Show

Awarded 5th Place Plein Air Painting Competition Marin County Fair San Rafael, California

Bold Expressions International Art Show - Sacramento, California - Juried Group Show

Mother Lode National Art Show Placerville, California - September - Juried Group Show

Mill Valley City Hall Mill Valley, California August - Solo Show

Belvedere Gallery Belvedere, California July - Solo Show

Mural proposal for Nevada State College new Nursing and Science Building - Juried Invitation



Aroma Gallery San Rafael, California - Solo Show

Marin General Hospital Greenbrae, California - Juried Group Show

Marin Open Studios Corte Madera, California - Juried Group Show

Plein Air Paintings Los Angeles, California - Juried Group Show - Jean Stern Juror

Commissioned Painting hanging in CBRE real estate office Las Vegas, Nevada



Wayne Art Center Wayne, Pennsylvania - Juried Group Show

Target Gallery Torpedo Factory Arlington, Virginia - Juried Group Show

Paysage Gallery Wilmington, North Carolina - Juried Group Show

Commission 6 x 8 foot oil painting for The Strand Restaurant, Las Vegas, Nevada

Series of 8 paintings purchased by Wellish Vision Institute for Surgery Center Las Vegas, Nevada



Exhibit Saatchi Art Gallery online 2012 – present

Club Sport Henderson, Nevada - Solo Show



Solo Show Palos Verdes Estates, California - Solo Show

Tiburon Art Festival Exhibitor Tiburon, California - Juried Art Festival

Best and Brightest Scottsdale Artist School Scottsdale, Arizona - Juried Group Show

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA - Juried Group Show



Art in the Park Exhibitor Boulder City, Nevada - Juried Art Show

Exhibit Daily Paintworks Gallery online 2010 - present

Paseo Verde Gallery Henderson, Nevada - Solo Show

Commission thirteen 30 x 40 inch Portraits Weiss Gaming Las Vegas, Nevada


1995 – 2009

Representation by Magnolia Gallery Larkspur, California

Mural Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation Headquarters Las Vegas, Nevada

Mural Comprehensive Cancer Clinic Pediatric Unit Sunrise Hospital Las Vegas, Nevada

Commissioned painting for Commissioner Rory Reid Las Vegas, Nevada

Commissioned painting for Arnold Palmer, Florida

Branding for TAC Financial, Inc. La Jolla, California

Website design and hosting for Deborah Newman Fine Art

Solo Show Paseo Verde Gallery Henderson, Nevada

Solo Show Juried Belvedere Gallery Belvedere, California

Group Show Juried First Place Painting Las Vegas Art Museum Las Vegas, Nevada

Paintings in collections in 32 states and 2 countries



Salmagundi Club

Oil Painters of America

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association

California Art Club

American Impressionist Society

American Women Artist

Allied Artists of America