PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Associate professor of Art,  Art + Design Department, East Stroudsburg University of PA

Gallery Director, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University of PA

2010 - 2020

Chair of Art + Design Department, 2009 - 2020

EDUCATION

1985          Master of Fine Art, Tama Fine Art University, Tokyo, Japan.

1976          Bachelor of FIne Art, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2020     Art of the State Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2019     Gassho, one person exhibition, Romano Gallery, Blairstown, NJ

2018     Group Invitational, Gamut Gallery, Stroudsburg, PA

2018     Earth Speaks IV, Pocono Arts Council, national juried exhibition

2016     Art of the State Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, award, sculpture

2015     Loomis Gallery, Mansfield University of PA, Mansfield, PA, one person exhibition

2015     Meditations, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University of PA, Lancaster, PA, one person exhibition

2014     On the Wall, Pocono Community Theater, East Stroudsburg, PA, 2 person exhibition

2014     AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA, 2 person exhibition

            Home Instead, inaugural juried exhibition, Center for American Craft, Lancaster, PA

            Ceramic Sutra, international juried exhibition, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

            Northeast PA Regional Art Exhibition, Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, PA

            Northeast PA Regional Art Exhibition, Linder Gallery, Keystone College, Wilkes Barre, PA

            Going Forward in Reverse, one person exhibition, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, PA

            A Woman’s Perspective, PASSHE Women’s Consortium Juried Exhibition, West Chester University

            In Your Face, group exhibition, Goggleworks, Reading, PA

            One Invites Two, group exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Stroudsburg

            The Artful Woman, group exhibition, The Banana Factory, Bethelehem, PA

            One person exhibition, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg

            Sum’r Pots/Sum’r Paintings, 2 person exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Stroudsburg

            East 2 West, 2 person exhibition, Madelon Powers Gallery, East Stroudsburg 

            Outside/In Invitational, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA

            Women in the Arts, Harrisburg, PA

            Clay Invitational Luckenbach Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

            Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

            Genkan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

            Artisans Three Gallery, Springhouse, PA

            Millersville State University Art Gallery, PA

            59th St. Gallery, St. Louis, MO

            Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

Retail craft shows include: PA State Designer Craftsmen shows, Baum School of Art Show, Peters Valley Craft Show, Philadelphia Celebrates Crafts, Rosen Craft Market

2010 - present

2010 - present

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Chairperson, Annual Pocono State Craft Festival, 1997 - present

Organize major craft event of up to 80 juried craftspeople, an event co-sponsored by the Pocono PA Guild of Craftsmen and the Pocono Arts Council.   

 

Project Organizer/Liaison, PA Partners in the Arts, 1999 - 2012

Wrote for and received grants to organize and oversee exhibitions and workshops presented by professional artists.  

Rostered artist on the PA Council on the Arts Artists in Residence program, 1990 - 2008

Conducted workshops for arts and educational organizations. 

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

2016                             Art of the State Pennsylvania, sculpture award

2015                             Visual Artist of the Year award, Pocono Arts Council

2014                             Sterling and Dorothy Strauser award for contributions to the arts COTA

2014                             Bizzy Award, Faculty Innovator award with colleague Darlene Farris LaBar

1996, 1998 – 2015, 201, 2018                   PA Council on the Arts Partners in Art Grant

2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2018          ESU Foundation Grant

2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016-2018           ESU Faculty Development Grants                                 

Japan Ministry of Education (Monbusho) Fellowship, Rotary Foundation Graduate Scholarship