Education


MAed           2018 - 2019    Single Subject Art     Alliant International University
Post Bach    1997 - 1998        Studio Art                   Cal State San Francisco
Post Bach    1996 - 1997        Studio Art                   City College of San Francisco
B.S.               1993                  Economics                 UC Riverside

Solo Exhibitions

2018      San Pablo Ave, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2017       repose, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016       the digital camo, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2015       unmoor, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014       for and againstYou, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2013       plural, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012       this body, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2011       Pushing Fairy Tales, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA                                                            
2010      The Mommy Assassins, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
                Under Cover, Killing My Lobster, Zeum Theater at Yerba Buena, SF, CA
1998       Recent Paintings,  AWDyssey, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2018        Have You Heard Us Yet?, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany
                 Domestic Memory, Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston
                 Life Live, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017        EXISTE Y RESISTE, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA
2016        East Bay Open Studios, Albany, CA
2015        The Opposite Sex, online exhibition,  Linus Gallery, Long Beach & Pasadena, CA
                 Voices: An Artist’s Perspective, online exhibition Women's Caucus for Art, NAWA      
                 Gallery, NYC
                 Artists; Women, Vessel Gallery,  Oakland, CA
2013        Tango and The Modern Nude, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA
2012        The Nude 2012, Studio Quercus, Oakland CA
2011        Pro Arts Juried Annual 2011, Oakland, CA
                 Premonition, Dacia Gallery, NY, NY
                 9th A.I.R. Gallery Biennial, Brooklyn, NY
2010        Realism, Artist-Xchange Gallery, SF, CA
                 Surface & Subtext, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
                 Speaking of Solitude, 6th National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of
                 Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
                 Mercury Rising, Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA
                 Transformative Experience, Art@theOakbook, Oakland, CA
                 East Bay Open Studios, Oakland, CA
2009       Pro Arts Juried Annual 2010, HAPPINESS, Oakland, CA
                 A Different Day Gallery, Fade to Black, Albany, CA                                
                 A Different Day Gallery, Moments of Inspiration, Albany, CA                   
                 Richmond Art Center, Annual Members Showcase, Richmond, CA          
2008        Satori Yoga Studio, Serenity Show, San Francisco, CA    
2007        Albany Community Art Show,  Albany, CA
                  Berkeley Art Center Annual Member's Showcase, Berkeley, CA                                               
2006        Berkeley Art Center Annual Member's Showcase, Berkeley, CA


Press/Publications

Art In New England, Domestic Memory, Boston, MA June 2018
7x7.com, Culture, Three Can't Miss Oakland Gallery Exhibits, SF, October 2015                                   
Unite Women, Voices an artist's perspective, NAWA Gallery, NY, NY June 2015            
Fusion, Exhibition Catalog for Arc Gallery, SF May 2015       
art ltd., Bay Area Supplement, May/June 2013
East Bay Express, Staff Picks, November 28, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle, Critic's Pick, June 14, 2012
East Bay Express, Arts & Culture, October, 19 2011
East Bay Express, Arts & Culture, June 15, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle, Visual Arts, June 3, 2010
East Bay Express, Arts & Culture, May 26, 2010
East Bay Express, Critic's Pick, June 17, 2010

Awards

Semifinalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2019, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.

Finalists announced May 20191st place at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novata, 2010 National Juried Annual, Speaking of Solitude

Affiliations

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
Mercury Twenty Gallery, mercurytwenty.com, Oakland, CA
Bay Area Visual Arts Network, BayVAN.org, Oakland, CA
East Bay Center for The Performing Arts, Richmond, CA