Attended Davenport College
Attended Grand Rapids Community
Study with Loretta Sailors,
Art Instructors I have studied with: Mary VandenBerg Maija Maskevics UICA in Grand Rapids Rita Shields Mary Dozema Joe Fettingis Marilyn Hughey Phillis Eunice Bolt Edee Joppich Susan Molnar Kathleen Conover R&F Encaustics.
ISEA (International Society of Experimental Art)
2015, 2007 Cutting edge award
Festival of the arts Grand Rapids MI
2014, 2013, 2012 & 2007 Purchase award
Celebration of the Religious Arts Grand Rapids MI
2009 Honorable Mention and 2007 Second Place
Winter Festival Grandhaven MI
2005 Judge’s Choice
Regional Shows for Muskegon, and Lowell Michigan.
Celebration Festival of Religious Arts
Franciscan Life Process Center
Meijer Gardens, MI
Annual Christian Art Show, Ascension Lutheran, Lansing, MI
Rivertown Artists’ Guild Members Show
Festival of Grand Rapids, MI
Van Singel Gallery Byron Center MI
Cascade Gallery, Grand Rapids MI
Lowell Arts Council, Lowell MI (Butterfly Project) 2003
St. Cecilia Music Society, Terryberry Gallery, Grand Rapids MI
National Collage Society Postcard exhibit” Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center New York City.
ISEA / Wales exhibit
Artprize 2010, 2011, Grand Rapids, MI
Currently I teach a mixed media and Watercolor class and this has been going on for 4 years. Also I have an on going clay group that has met for the past 10 years.
I belong to ISEA (International Society of Experimental Artists.