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,

                             Auburn, WA.

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





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.





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.





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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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