COMMISSIONS / PROJECTS
2015 Rising Waters Confab, Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva Island, FL
2014 Curator, planning Rising Waters Confab, Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva Island, FL
2013 Studio F Gallery, Fine Art Photography Gallery, Founding Member, Seattle, WA.
2010-12 Accademia D’Amore, Pacific Music Works, Photographer, Baroque Opera Workshop, Seattle, WA.
2008 Chalk Flower Carpets, Design. Seattle Center, Seattle, WA.
Organization of 30 Artists – Large-scale Processional Carpets Greeted 18,000 Children to Hear HH Dalai Lama.
2007 Time Motion, Glass Entranceway, Federal Way Community Center, Federal Way, WA.
2007 Community Round Tables, Federal Way Community Center, Federal Way, WA.
2006 Entranceway for Powell Barnett Park (Collaboration with Stuart Nakamura), Coyote Central “Hit The Streets” Youth Project, Summer ’06, Seattle, WA.
2006 Temporary Installation, 65th and Roosevelt, (Collaborative with Bruce Myers and Buster Simpson), 4Culture, Seattle, WA.
2003 Connecting Logic, Washington State Arts Commission / Art in Public Places. Everett Community College, Everett, WA.
2003 Seeds to Save, Seeds to Sow, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
2000 Rainier Oven Building Kolam, Seattle, WA.
1998 Airlift N.W. Memorial, Harborview Hospital, Seattle, WA.
1996 Design for Central Courtyard, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, OR.
1996 Design for Children's Puppet Theatre, LEAD, Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle, WA.
1997 Multiplicity, Washington State Arts Commission / Art in Public Places, Holman Center for Information Technology, Green River Community College,
1994 Design for exhibit floor, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauii, HI. Portico Group, Seattle, WA.
1994 Molecular Necklace, Cleveland Public Art, John S. Knight Convention Center, Akron, OH.
1994 It Takes Two Thrones to Tell Tales, Mt. Baker Park, Seattle, WA.
1991 Moore Square (Planning Grant with Buster Simpson), Raleigh, NC,
1990-98 King Street Gardens (Collaboration with Buster Simpson, Mark Spitzer, and Becca Hanson), Alexandria, VA.
1990 Sounding Wall, Ceramic entranceway wall for Prefontaine Park Station. Metro: Downtown Seattle Transit Project, Seattle, WA.
1990 Design for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Aquatic Center, Charlotte, NC.
1989 Lead Artist Team, AIDS Housing of Washington - Hospice, Seattle, WA.
1988 Binary Garden, Washington State Arts Commission / Art in Public Places, Skagit Valley College, Mt Vernon, WA.
1988 Mnemonic Star, Design for Market Plaza, San Jose, CA.
1987 Healing Plant Doorway (Design Team with ARC Architects), The El Rey, Seattle, WA. Residential Treatment Facility for the Homeless, Mentally Ill.
1986 Walking on Water, Canoe Island, Washington. Portico Group, Seattle, WA.
1986 Entranceway and Chromosome Welcome Mats, Pike Place Market Restrooms, Seattle, WA.
1982 Thumbprint Windows and Fish Ring Doorway, Anderson/Red House, Waltham, VT.
1981 Frozen Prints and Footprint Walkway, Arctic Exhibit, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA.
2013-present Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, T/A museum, & Art Goes to School artist /educator K-12
2012 Lead Artist, Hawthorne School “Talking Walls” project, Powerful Schools, Seattle, WA
2009-2013 Powerful Schools, Powerful Arts,Hawthorne School, Seattle,WA; teaching artist K-5
including Elementary Bilingual Orientation, special education
2007-2011 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, artist /educator K-12
2009 IslandWood Environmental Learning Center,Bainbridge Island,WA, Artist in Residence
2008 The Northwest School, Seattle WA, Artist in Residence, grade 9-12
2007 Madison Learning Specialists, Seattle,WA, reading tutor
2007 Yakima Avenue Photography Day Camp,Seattle,WA
2006 Coyote Central “Hit The Streets” youth project, Entranceway Powell Barnett Park, Sea,WA
2006 Artist in Residence, Franklin High School,Seattle, WA; ceramics, drawing, design
2005-2006 Powerful Readers, Orca School, reading tutor, Seattle,WA
2004 Bush School, substitute teacher, photography, Seattle, WA
2004 Seattle Girls School, artist “internship”, grade 5-8, Seattle, Washington
2003 Art Star, Enatai Elementary School,Bellevue, Washington
2001 Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, Seattle,WA, drawing for science classes
1997 The Evergreen School, Artist in Residence, workshop, Shoreline, Washington, K-5
1992 University of North Carolina, Visiting Professor, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1987 Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, Washington, gifted HS program 9-12
1986 Seattle Art Museum, family workshop,Seattle, Washington
1984-1986 Artist in Residence, Washington State Arts Commission, Washington; traveled the state
1985 Emily Carr School of Art, Visiting Artist, Vancouver, B.C.
1985 Whitman College, Artist in Residence, Walla Walla, Washington, Ceramics
1979-1983 Pratt/City Art Works, Seattle, Washington, Ceramics faculty, ages 3-97,public fire arts facility
1981 Seattle Summer Youth Employment, Seattle, Washington, low income youth, 40 hr/week
1980 King County Arts Commission, Seattle, Washington, Ceramics
1979-1980 Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington, Ceramics
1979 Allied Arts, Tacoma, Washington, Ceramics
1978 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, Ceramics
1976 Rhode Island Junior College, Warwick, Rhode Island, Ceramics
1971 Neighborhood Youth Corps, East Wilton, Maine; tutoring/ GED counseling, Polaroid grant
2015 Rising Waters Confab, Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva Island, FL
2014 Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA.
2010 Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, WA.
1984 Kohler Company, Kohler, Wisconsin - Arts/Industry program
1984 Concrete Technology, Tacoma, Washington
2003 University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
1998 Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA.
1982 Thumbprint Windows and Fish Ring Doorway, Anderson/Red House, Waltham, Vermont
1994 National Endowment Award, King Street Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
1991 Seattle AIA "Futures" Award, King Street Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
1991 Virginia AIA Award for Excellence, King Street Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
1987 Seattle Historic Preservation Award, Pike Place Market Public Restrooms, Seattle, WA
1971 Polaroid Corporation, cameras and film for Neighborhood Youth Corps,Maine
ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS / INSTALLATIONS
1986 Honey, I Took Out the Ribs, Window Installation, 911, Seattle, WA.
1984 Repetition, Superstition, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA.
1984 Revolving Doors, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1984 Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Open Studio, Rising Waters Confab, Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva, FL.
2012-13 Studio F Gallery, Co-op Photography Gallery, Six Exhibits, Seattle, WA.
2011 A Pattern of Warmth: Artists Rugs and Related Works, Gallery IMA, Seattle, WA.
2009 Viable Resources, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
1997 Alumni Sculpture Garden Proposal, Hanes Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
1994 Polymers In Art, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio.
1989 Computer Art, Italia, Seattle, WA.
1987 Tunnel Art, Public Art Space, Seattle, WA.
1987 Mechanics of Contemplation, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1986 House, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA (award).
1986 5 from Sydney, Australia, 5 from Seattle, USA, Loaded Brush Showcase, Seattle, WA.
1983 NW Juried Art, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA.
1982 NW Oasis, NW Design Center, Seattle, WA.
1981 Fire and Ashes Invitational, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA.
1981 Clay in Architecture Invitational, Factory of Visual Arts, Seattle, WA.
1994-96 Commissioner, Seattle Design Commission, Seattle, WA.
1987 Goodwill Arts Committee, Goodwill Games, Seattle, WA.
1985 Board Member, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.
1991 RTART: RTA's Art in Transit Program, Cleveland, OH.
1991 Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI.
1987 National Sculpture Conference, 'Works by Women," Cincinnati, OH.
1986 Radcliff Pottery Studio, Cambridge, MA.
1985 University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1985 Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.
1985 City Hall, Spokane, WA.
1984 Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA.
1984 Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI.
1984 University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI.
1984 John Michael Kohler Art Center, Kohler, WI.
1984 Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1983 Cleveland Art Institute. Cleveland. OH.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / PERIODICALS
"Architectural Underground." Architectural Record. July 1991
Berger, David. "Stop Look-Above All-Listen..." Seattle Times, September 25, 1987.
Berkson, Bill. "Seattle Sites." Art in America, July 1986.
Glowen, Ron. "Experimental Sites and Sounds." Art Week, September 26, 1987.
Grow, Lawrence. Modern Style: A Catalog of Contemporary Design. Cover. Pittstown, NJ: Main Street Press, 1985.
Hackett, Regina. "Seattle Artists Make Strong Bid at Whatcom." Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 7, 1984.
Hackett, Regina. "Six Artists Employ Technology as a Tool for Reflection." Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 21, 1987.
Leccese, Michael. Landscape Architecture Magazine. 1992.
Miller, Bill. "Building an Island of Green." The Washington Post, April 7, 1994.
“Multi-faceted Lens.” U.S. Recent Projects. Public Art Review 36, Spring / Summer 2007.
Sindell, Laura. "Repetition, Supposition: Remarks on the Doorway," Craft International. January-March, 1985.
Szymanski. "Visit Whatcom Museum Exhibit for a Visual Trip." Bellingham Herald, February 10, 1984.
Photographic Center Northwest, Washington
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, Michigan
Salzedo Harp Colony, Camden, Maine
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