About

I enjoy the immediacy of drawing and the fervent act of drafting images that attempt to provide analysis and comfort to those also seeking connection to beauty in life. 

Working in watercolor, graphite pencil, and other drawing medium, I employ a loose style of storytelling, mark-making, and patterning.

I received my BA in Graphic Design and Illustration from Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA. I have participated in local and national group shows and solo presentations. I currently work and reside in the Seattle area.


Exhibitions

2019 Collective Works, Edmonds' Crow, Edmonds, WA

2014 10/20/40 Small Works Show, Maple Valley Creative Arts Center, Maple Valley, WA

2012 Art Benefit, Maple Valley Creative Arts Center, Maple Valley, WA

2012 Issaquah Art Walk, artEAST Art Alley, Issaquah, WA

2012 Collective Works, artEAST & Up Front Gallery, Issaquah, WA

2012 Group show, Shoreline Arts Festival, Shoreline, WA

2012 Group show, Maple Valley Arts Festival, Maple Valley, WA

2011 Art Benefit, Maple Valley Creative Arts Center, Maple Valley, WA

2011 Group show, Puyallup Fine Art Show, Puyallup, WA

2011 Group show, Renton Annual Art Show, Renton, WA

2011 Collective Works, artEAST & Up Front Gallery, Issaquah, WA

2011 Group show, Maple Valley Arts Festival, Maple Valley, WA

2010 Group show, MVCAC Arts Benefit, Maple Valley, WA

2010 Group show, Maple Valley Arts Festival, Maple Valley, WA

2010 Two-person show, Maple Valley Creative Arts Center, Maple Valley, WA

2009 Group show, Puyallup Fair Fine Art Show, Puyallup, WA

2009 Group show, Maple Valley Arts Festival, Maple Valley, WA

1991 Group show, Congressional Art Gallery, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.

1991 Solo show, Renton River Days, Renton Museum, Renton, WA

Pulications

1995 PRINT Magazine, Annual International Student Cover Design Competition, SEPTEMBER\OCTOBER, p. 97

Awards

2011 Lucille Culliton Award, Renton Annual Art Show

2011 CPRS Purchase Award, Maple Valley Arts Festival

2010 MVCAC Honorable Mention, Maple Valley Arts Festival

2009 Dorothy and Gordon Roessler Memorial Award , Maple Valley Arts Festival

1995 PRINT's 32nd Annual International Student Cover Design Competition, Honorable Mention, PRINT Magazine

1994 College of Fine & Performing Art Scholarship, Design Department Nominee, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

1991 VICA National Skills Olympics, Graphic Design, 3rd Place, Louisville, KY

1991 Doug Kyes Scholarship, Renton River Days, Renton, WA

1991 VICA State Skills Olympics, Graphic Design, 1st Place, Highline, WA

1990 "Artistic Discovery" Recipient, 8th Congressional District of Washington State, Washington, D.C.

1980 PTA Art Exhibit, Bellevue School District, Bellevue, WA


Public Collections

Solla Sollew Beach House, Pacific Beach, WA

CPRS, Bellevue, WA

Using Format