EDUCATION

1981-83 University of Washington, Seattle, WA. BFA Ceramics

1980-81 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1978-80 Washington University, St. Louis, MO


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE + HONORS

2011-19 Affiliate Faculty, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

            (Also visiting lecturer: 2006,2002, 2000, 1995)

2016 CityArtist Grant, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Seattle, WA

2013 Artist-in-Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

         Affiliate Faculty, UW Rome Center, Rome, Italy (also 2003, 2007, 2010)

2009 Virginia A. Groot Foundation Recognition Award, Evanston, IL (also 2007)

         Featured Artist Program, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2007 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

2005-6 Grant recipient, Flintridge Foundation, Pasadena, CA

2005 Arts/Industry Resident, Kohler Company, Kohler, WI (Also 1990)

2000 PONCHO Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA

1997 “Seattle Artists 1997” Award Recipient, Seattle Arts Commission

1992-93 Board Member, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

1991-96 Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle, WA

1991 Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle, WA

1986 Artist-in-Residence, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

1984-87 Artist-in-Residence, Washington State Arts Commission


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 "Placeholder", Platform Gallery (online), Seattle, WA 

2016 “Leviathan Helm”, Sculptural Installation in Volunteer Park Water Tower, Seattle, WA

2014 “Ghost Variations”, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 “Sphincter”, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008 “Told You So”, Howard House Gallery, Seattle, WA

         “Whithersoever”, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2007 “Meditations + Revelations”, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2006 "Not Consumed", Howard House Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002 “Scapegoat Variations”, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001 Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI

1999 “Descent into Limbo”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996 “Bearing the body of Christ”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995 “Entry Into Jerusalem”, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

         Northview Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

1994 “Discrete Objects”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1993 “Magdalene In the Wilderness”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1991 “Make an Effort to Remember...”, collaborative installation with Borgia-Aberle and Weslien,

         John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1990 “Rusted Eden”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989 “Noli Me Tangere”, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987 “Hoops of Real Fire”, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA

1985 Allied Arts Gallery, Yakima, WA

1984 Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA

1983 Short Form Gallery, Seattle, WA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 “Spotlight”, Vetri Gallery, Seattle WA

2017 “Making Our Mark”, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

2016 “Pilchuck Prints”, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2015 “Pilchuck Print Shop”, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2014 “Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation”, JMKAC, Sheboygan, WI

         “Material in Mind: Women and Steel”, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA

2013 “Creating the New Northwest”, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

         “Portraits of 20 NW Artists”, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2012 “Enduring Clay”, WA state Convention Center, Seattle, WA

         “Elles: Platform”, Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011 “Social Security”, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

         “Breadth”, Steele Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2010 “Txt”, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China

2008 “Century 21: Dealer’s Choice” Wright Space, Seattle WA

         “Heads: DisEmbodied”, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

2005 "Unnatural History", Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

2004 "Seattle Perspective", Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2003 “UW Ceramics Program 1969-1996”, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2002 “Seattle Collects 2002”, City Space, Seattle, WA

2000 “Ceramic National”, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; Harn Museum, FL; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

1999 “Artificial Life”, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA

1998 “Horsehead Project”, Former Sand Point Naval Base, Seattle, WA

1997 “Wit and Wisdom”, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

1994 “Figure and Ground”, Port Angeles Arts Center, Port Angeles, WA

1993 “Screams with Laughter”, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC

1992 “Figures of Stature”, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA

         “Carnival Culture”, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

1990 “The Human Form”, Dinnerware gallery, Tucson, AZ, (travelling)

         “The 28th Ceramic National”, Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; (travelling)

1989 “Califia-Artists’ Books”, Fuller Gross Gallery, San Francisco, CA

         “Surreal Ceramics”, JM Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1988 “Scripps Ceramic Annual”, Lang Gallery, Claremont, CA

         Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR

         “Personal Form: Books and the Artist”, Henry Gallery, Seattle, WA

1987 “Seattle Sculpture 1927-87”, Bumberbiennale, Seattle, WA

1986 “Underground Seattle”, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle

1985 “neon Plus”, Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

1980 “Copper II: Metalsmithing National”, University Museum, Tucson, AZ

1979 “El Paso Biennial”, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

City Light Collection, City of Seattle, WA

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

Jaffe Collection, Florida Atlantic University Library, Boca Raton, FL

Hargrett Rare Books, University of Georgia Library, Atlanta, GA

Kohler Company, Kohler, WI

Matthews Collection, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ

Microsoft Inc., Redmond, WA

Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA