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UPCOMING

 

Triton Museum or Art Salon 2019

Statewide Competition and Exhibition

1505 Warburton Avenue

Santa Clara, California

November 9th - January 26th 2020 Reception, Sunday, November 17, 2-4 pm

 

Contemporary Art Fair

at the Royal Windsor Racecourse

 Windsor, England

with the Art Agency ~ November 8-10th

@contemporaryartfairs

 

ART FAIRS, GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Triton Museum of Art Salon 2019

Statewide Competition and Exhibition

in Santa Clara, California ~ Nov 9th-Jan 26th

 

Contemporary Art Fair in Windsor, England

with the Art Agency ~ November 8-10th

 

Fresh Contemporary Art Fair in  Ascot, England

with the Art Agency ~ September 19-22nd

The Affordable Art Fair at Hampstead Heath, London

with the Art Agency ~ May 8th - 12th

 

Fresh Art Fair in Cheltenham, England

with the Art Agency ~ April 25th - 28th

 

The Very Rare Affordable Art Fair

JCO's Art Haus in Los Gatos, CA

April 25th - 28th

 

Esher Art Fair in Surrey, England

with the Art Agency ~ March 15th -17th

 

The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London

with the Art Agency ~ March 6th through 10th

 

Solo Exhibit ~ Paradox Hotel in Santa Cruz, California

February 8th - March 7th

2018

Edinburgh Art Fair in Edinburgh Scotland

with the Art Agency ~ November 23rd - 25th

 

Open Studios ~ Santa Cruz, California

October 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st

 

Fresh Contemporary Art Fair in  Cheltenham, England

with the Art Agency ~ April 27th through 29th

 

 

The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London

with the Art Agency ~ March 8th through 11th

 

Surrey Contemporary Art Fair in Esher, England

with the Art Agency ~ February 24th & 25th

 

2017

Cambridge Art Fair in Cambridge, England

with the Art Agency ~ Nov 9 through 12th

 

The Peace Project

International, Juried, Traveling Exhibit 

November 3-5 - Affair of the Arts, Culver City, CA
November 18 - Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana
December 7 - Art Walk in Santa Barbara
December 9 - The Whole 9 Gallery, Culver City, CA
TBA - United Nations, NYC, NY

 

The Affordable Art Fair in Bristol, England

with The Art Agency ~ Sept 7th through 10th

 

Fresh Contemporary Art Fair in Cheltenham, England

with The Art Agency ~ May 12th through 14th

 

The Very Very Affordable Art Fair - May 5-7th

JCO's Art Haus in Los Gatos, CA

 

The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London

with The Art Agency ~ March 9th through 12th

 

Art Agency, Esher, Surrey ~ United Kingdom

Shifting Light Exhibition

Summer Show

Winter Blues Exhibit

 

The Russell Gallery, London ~ United Kingdom

Mixed Summer Exhibition

Mixed Winter Exhibition

 

2016 

Anne & Mark’s Art Party, San Jose, CA
(In Conjunction with Silicon Valley Arts’ Council)
Curated by Anne Sconberg, Mark Henderson,

Susan Leask, & Marc D’Estout

 

The Art Agency, Esher, Surrey ~ United Kingdom
Group Exhibitions

 

JCO's: Place for Fine Art, Los Gatos, CA
Group Exhibitions

 

Ziya Art Center, San Francisco, CA
“Rite of Passage” International Exhibition
Curated by Arash Shirinbab &

Minoosh Zomorodinia

 

2015

The Art Agency, Esher, Surrey ~ United Kingdom
Group Exhibitions

 

JCO's: Place for Fine Art, Los Gatos, CA 
"Bravo" Curated by Julie Jenkins

 

First Fridays Art Walk / San Jose, CA 
"Inside Out" Solo Exhibit at Downtown Yoga Shala

  

2014

Anne & Mark’s Art Party, San Jose, CA
(In Conjunction with Silicon Valley Arts’ Council)
Curated by Anne Sconberg, Mark Henderson,

Susan Leask, Tobin Keller, Marc D’Estout

 

JCO’s: Place for Fine Art, Los Gatos, CA 
“Favorite Things” Curated by Julie Jenkins

 

Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT 
“Vision” Jurors Steven Assael, Domingo Zapata

David Wenze &, Vanessa Williams

Curated by Leonardo Feroleto

 

Cairn University (with Whitestone Gallery)

Langhorne, PA - Juried Group Exhibition

Curated by Susan Hicks 


Gallery 85, Santana Row, San Jose, CA

"Rethinkit” Juried Artists from the Bay Area

 

Unleashed Art Gallery, Redwood City, CA
“Abstract Transitions” Group Exhibition

 

Gallery 85, Santana Row, San Jose, CA
“The Journey” Juried Artists from the Bay Area

 

2013

Whitestone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Summer Group Exhibit”

International Juried Exhibition

Curated by Susan Hicks

 

New Coast Studios, Palo Alto, CA
“Color & Line” Group Exhibition 

 

New Coast Studios, Palo Alto, CA 
Silicon Valley Open Studios

 

Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
“Paintings, Paintings, Paintings”

National Juried Exhibition - Rachel Lazo, Juror

 

Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, IL
“Women’s Works” National Juried Exhibition

 

First Fridays Art Walk / San Jose, CA
“Shift” Solo Exhibition at Downtown Yoga Shala 

 

2012

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Women's Wisdom" Group Exhibition 

 

LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, CA 
“Visual Poetry Exhibition”

Juried Artists from the United States

 

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA 
“Summer National Exhibition”

National Juried Exhibition,
Juror Lucinda Barnes, Chief Curator

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

 

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Waste Not” National Juried Exhibition

 

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Eve: Lust for Couture” Two Person Exhibit

 

The Unitarian Universalist Church, Palo Alto, CA
Solo Exhibition

 

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Origins” National Juried Exhibition

 

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Anima, the Self Within” National Juried Exhibition

 

The Pollack Building, Redwood Shores, CA
Solo Exhibition

 

The Gallery at Fibre Arts Design, Palo Alto, CA
“Designer Trunk Show” Two Person Exhibit

 

Whitestone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Fine Art & Faith Exhibit”

International Juried Exhibition

 

Middlefield Medical Suites, Palo Alto, CA
Group Exhibition

 

2011

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Group Exhibition 

 

Whitestone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Fine Art & Faith Exhibit”

International Juried Exhibition

 

Los Altos Library & History Museum, Los Altos, CA
“Reflections on Water” Juried Artists, California

 

The United Way Building, San Jose, CA, Solo Exhibit

 

The Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA, Solo Exhibit

 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church & Unitarian Universalist Church in Palo Alto, CA- Solo Exhibits

 

First Fridays Art Walk / San Jose, CA
“Encounter” Solo Exhibit at Downtown Yoga Shala

 

2010

Gallery9, Culver City, CA, EXPO Arts, Long Beach, CA

Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
“The Peace Project” International, Juried, Traveling Exhibit 

 

Studio D Gallery / Dezart Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

Group Exhibition

 

Whitestone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Fine Art & Faith Exhibit”

International Juried Exhibition

 

Ironstone Vineyard, Murphys, CA
“Spring Exhibition” National Juried Exhibition

 

Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA

Juried Artists from California

 

Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA,
“For Colored Girls Only” All Women Group Show

of San Francisco Bay Area Artists

 

2009

First Fridays Art Walk / San Jose, CA
“Shimmer” Solo Exhibit at Downtown Yoga Shala

 

EDUCATION

MFA (candidate) Visual Information Technology

George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia

 

BA Fine Art

McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland

 

Medical Illustration Intern

Georgetown University in Washington, DC