Curriculum Vitae       

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 In Light of Shadow, Vogt Visual Arts Center • Tinley Park, IL

2021 In Light of Shadow, Gary Brown Art Gallery • Aurora, IL

2021 Inside Voice Revisited, Prairie Center for the Arts, Herb Aigner Gallery • Schaumburg, IL
2020 Inside Voice, Prairie Center for the Arts • Schaumburg, IL
2019 Maiden, Expressions Graphics • Oak Park, IL 

2017 Perspectives, Addison Center for the Arts • Addison IL

PUBLISHED

2019 - Prairie Light Review Volume 41 No. 1,  College of DuPage • Lombard, IL
- Poetry: “Unkept”

- Multi-Processed Monoprint: “Unkept”

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2021 Dovetail, Exhibition, Intersect Arts Center, St. Louis  Missouri

 

2021 Engaging Frida, Elmhurst Artist's Guild, Elmhurst Illinois

2021 - Awarded: Third Place: “Always Empty” Midwest Collage Society, Archeological Imagination, Bloomingdale, IL 

2019 - Awarded: First Place: “Soul Sitting”
Midwest Collage Society, Thoughts Woven, Park Forest, IL 

2019 - Awarded: Third Place: “Telling the Bees: Delicate Deconstruction”
Midwest Collage Society, Outside the Ordinary • Downers Grove, IL 

2018 - Art Prize Artist, Harris Building • Grand Rapids, MI
“She Picked Roses” Woodblock Relief with Oil

 

2018  Awarded: Honorable Mention: “Of The Same”
Midwest Collage Society, Bits n Pieces • St. Charles, IL 

 

2018 Awarded: Second Place, “Unkept”
Studios630 Open Show, Lombard, IL

 

2018 Awarded: Third Place, Of The Same
Creative Insights, Addison Center for the Arts • Addison, IL

 

2018 Art@the Cafe, Elmhurst College • Elmhurst, IL

“Tears or Ice Cream” - mixed media illustration

 

2018 Her Voice, Expressions Graphics • Oak Park, IL

 

2017 Art@the Cafe, Elmhurst College • Elmhurst, IL

“She Picked Roses” - woodblock relief with oil

“The Power” - Linocut, multi-color reduction print 

 

2016 ecletík, Park Arts Center • Villa Park IL

PUBLIC ART

2020 Mural: "From Darkness" Aurora Public Art Commission

2020 Window “Readers Series” Wheaton Public Library/Arts DuPage

2020 Window, “I Smell Snow” Village of Dundee, Dundee, IL

2020 Window, “Creature Comforts” Village of Dundee, Spa Bleu, Dundee, IL

2020 Window, “Joy to the World” Village of Dundee, Dundee, IL

2018 Mosaic Mural, “Freedom” in collaboration with Chris Zonta and clients

of The Douglas Center, Skokie, IL 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 - Collage Sisthars Collaborative, Keep Your Edges Glued Down

2020, 2019 - Alliance of Fine Art, Best of the Best Show

 

MEMBER EXHIBITIONS

2019 Midwest Collage Society, Endless Possibilities • Lemont, IL 
 

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Members Shows

2019 Fall EAG Member Show
Awarded: Third Place, “Held High”

2019 Summer EAG Member Show
Awarded: Honorable Mention, “Vintage Beach Beauties”

 

2016 - 2019 Four Member Shows each year
 

ART INSTRUCTION/FACILITATION 

2021 CAPE, West Chicago, IL - Teaching Artist Contract, 3rd-4th grade
2020 Naperville Art League, Naperville, IL -Printmaking
2018 - 2019  Expressions Graphics • Oak Park, IL 

2014 - 2016 The Douglas Center, Skokie, IL. - Artist Facilitator
Working with special needs adults creating mosaic and mixed media artwork

2007 - 2017      Fine Line Arts Center • St. Charles, IL 

 

EDUCATION

Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL (2017)

American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL (1992) 

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL , Certificate Non-Profit Management (2020)