Education and Residencies

2016 Lyn Asselta Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI                               
2015 Margaret Dyer Workshop, Florence, Italy

2014 Richard McKinley Pastel Workshop, Jackson, MS
2014 Artist in Residence, May, Cape Cod, MA
2012-2014 Resident of Elgin Artspace Lofts, Elgin, IL
2009-2014 Fine Line Creative Center, St. Charles IL

Exhibits and Awards

2019 Navy Pier Exhibit, Plein Air Painters of Chicago, open till April 2019 2018 First Place Northbrook Plein Air Competition “Paint the Town” Quick Paint, Northbrook, IL 2018 First Place “Fall Into Color” Yellow House Artist Winter Exhibit, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL

2017 2nd Place Brady St. Quick Paint, Art in the City: Milwaukee Plein air Competition
2017 "Art Matters" Kavanaugh Gallery, Saint Charles, IL
2017 Best of the Best, Juried show, Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook, IL
2016 "Dining Out" Best in Show,  Norris Art Gallery, St. Charles, IL
2015 "Festival in Color", Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL     
“Vicinity”, Juried Show, Norris Art Gallery, Saint Charles IL
2014 “Living in Color”, solo exhibit, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Healing Gallery, Elgin, IL
2014 “Palate to Pallette”, HOTI gallery and Greater Elgin Food Pantry, Elgin, IL
2014 “Rhythm of Color”, Yellow House Artists Spring Exhibit, Elgin, IL
2013 “Art in the Mansion”, Mayslake Peabody Estate, Oak Brook, IL
2013 Recipient of the 2013 Elgin Cultural Arts Commission grant


2016-Present Exhibit committee member, Plein Air Painters of Chicago, Palette and Chisel, Chicago
2012-Present Board member, Yellow House Artists, Fox Valley, IL
2012-2014 Exhibit Committee President, Elgin Artspace Lofts and Gallery, Elgin, IL