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“Evening Cypress” – 1600.00

16×20 – available at Bronze, Silver, and Gold Gallery in Cambria, CA

Partial List of Recent National shows and Awards:

2019 – Juried into Women Artists of the West National Show in Boulder, CO.  Winner of Award of Excellence

2019 – Juried into National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society National show in Park City, Utah

2019 – Juried into American Women Artists Signature Show in Fredericksburg, TX

2019 – Juried into Southwest Art Breckenridge National Show in Breckenridge, TX

2019 – Juried into Outdoor Painters Society National Show in TX

2019  – Juried into Carmel Plein Air Festival, Carmel, CA

2019 – Juried into Los Gatos Plein Air Festival, Los Gatos, CA

2018 – Invited into the national show of American Women Artists at the Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

2018 – Juried into Women Artist of the West National Show, Price Tower Art Center, Bartlesville, OK

2018 – Juried into the Carmel Arts Festival, Carmel, CA

2017 – Juried into Oil Painters of America Western Regional, Saint George, Utah

2017 – Juried into RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX, Fall Showcase

2017 – Invited into AWA National Show for Master and Signature Artists, Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA 2018

2017 – Juried into National Oil and Acrylic Painters National Show, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

2017 – Juried into American Women Artists National Show, Tuscon, Arizona

2017 – Juried into Women Artists of the West National Show, Annapolis, MD

2017 – Juried into California Plein Air Painters National Show, Mariposa, CA

2017 – Best of Show Award for painting “Overlooking the Pacific” National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society International show, 836 entries

2017 – Juried into Southwest Plein Air National show in Dallas, TX

2016 – Juried into LAPAPA  show in Laguna Beach, CA, won First Place Award

2016 – Juried into the American Women Artists National show in Bennington, VT

2016 – Juried into the Art Renewal Center International Plein Air Challenge, Monterey, CA

2016 – Juried into the NOAPS national Signature and Master Show, Cape Cod, MA and Cincinnati, Ohio

2016 – Invitational to the Best of the Bests national show at Breckenridge Gallery

2015 – Juried into Oil Painters of America national show, Birmingham, AL

2015- Juried into the NOAPS national online show, winner of the Best Landscape Award

2015 – Invitational to the Napa Valley Arts Festival

2014 – Juried into the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society national show, became a signature member of NOAPS

2014 – Juried into the national show at Breckenridge Gallery in Texas, winning the Second Place Award.

2014 – Juried into the Napa Valley Arts Festival

2014 – Juried show for American Women Artists National Show, Queens, MA, became a signature member of AWA

2014 – Invitational into Los Gatos Plein Air Festival

2014 – Juried into Carmel Arts Festival

2013 – Juried show for American Women Artists National Show, Fredericksburg, TX

2013 – Juried show for National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society National Show winner of Merit Award

2013 – Juried into American Women Artists online show

2013 – Juried into National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society Online show

2013 – Juried Show,  Napa Valley Art Festival

2013 – Invitational into Los Gatos Plein Air Festival

2012 – Juried into American Women Artists National 2012 show

2012 – Juried into the Los Gatos Plein Air Festival, Los Gatos, CA

2012 – Juried into San Luis Plein Air Festival

2011 – Two paintings juried into the 2011 Paint the Parks, Paintamerica Top 100 National Show;  Third painting received honorable mention

2011 – Juried into National Oil and Acrylic Painters 2011 show  “Best Landscape” Award  

2011 – Juried into Los Gatos Plein Air Festival

2011 – Juried into San Luis Plein Air Festival

2011 – Painting juried into California Art Club Fresh Air show and used in the publicity

2011 – Small Works Show, Santa Maria, Ca –  Best of Show award

2010 – Juried Show, Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, taking 3rd place award

Professional Affiliations:

Member of California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, American Women Artists, Women Artists of the West, California Plein Air Painters, Outdoor Painters Society, American Impressionist Society, and Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters.

Education:

Studied under nationally recognized artists such as Scott Christensen,  Kevin McPherson, Quang Ho, Ted Goerschner, Brian Blood, Kevin Courter, Marilyn Simandle, Mark Boedges, and Richard McKinley.

Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA: studies in drawing, oil painting, and sculpture

Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA: studies in drawing, design, and water color

Commissioned Paintings and Corporate Works:

Paintings commissioned by private collectors, usually 24×36 in size or 18×24.  Paintings in Cottage Hospital Santa Ynez, CA and in Marian Hospital, Santa Maria, CA, and Goleta Cottage Hospital, Goleta, CA.

Selected Recent Publications:

2017 – Plein Air Magazine, March Issue, Artist Profile Feature Article

2016 – Southwest Art Magazine, April issue

2016 – American Art Collector, February issue, September issue, and November issue

2016 – Plein Air Magazine – March issue

2015 – Southwest Art Magazine

2014 Southwest Art Magazine, December issue

2014 American Art Collector Magazine, August issue

2013 – Southwest Art Magazine, October and November issues

2013- American Art Collectors Magazine, August and September issues

2013 – Santa Ynez Valley Guest Magazine, Santa Barbara Casa Magazine

2012  Feature article, San Luis Obispo Tribune, September 2012

2012  Santa Ynez Valley Guest Magazine

2010  Montecito Magazine

2010  Santa Ynez Valley Guest Magazine

Representation:

Nancy Dodds Gallery, Carmel, CA

RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX

Seaside Gallery, Pismo Beach, CA

Solvang Fine Arts Gallery, Solvang, CA

Bronze, Silver, and Gold Gallery, Cambria, CA

Gallery Los Olivos, Los Olivos, CA

Park Street Gallery, Paso Robles, CA

Partial List of Corporate Collectors:

2015  Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA  8 paintings

2013  Marian Hospital, Santa Maria, CA   6 paintings

2011 Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Ynez, CA  3 paintings