My inspiration is the land and all kinds of flowers. I paint in oils or in acrylics, often from life or from experience and imagination. I am a contemporary artist following a traditional path.

AWARDS

Best of Show 

Country Comfort

Nampa Art Guild Juried Show, 2009

Juror Carl Goodwin


Best Acrylic 

Twilight

Western Idaho Fair 2010

Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye


First Place Landscape

Picking Lavender

Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2012

Juror Paula Johnston Ness


Judge’s Choice

Spring Stream

Centennial 27 Juried Show 2012

Nampa Art Guild

Juror Paula Johnston Ness


Judge’s Choice 

Paradise Found

Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2011

Judge John Taye


First Place Transportation Professional

Twilight

Western Idaho Fair 2010

Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye


Best Painting Professional 

Sitting Pretty

(Cat with Blue, White, and Pink Flowers)

Western Idaho Fair, 2009


Floral Award 

Morning Light

Nampa Art Guild Juried Show 2008


Second Place Transportation 

Seen Better Days

Western Idaho Fair 2012

Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara


Second Place Still Life

Flowers in a Gold Vase

Western Idaho Fair 2012

Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara


Second Place Advanced Floral 

Unrequited Love

Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2009

Juror Frank Tuning


Third Place Professional Landscape

Autumn Bound

Nampa Art Guild Membership Show 2014

Juror William Gardoski


Third Place. Portrait, Professional 

Lavender’s Blue

Western Idaho Fair, 2010

Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye


Honorable Mention

Spring Stream

Western Idaho Fair 2012

Jurors Randall Brown and Laura Asahara


Merit Award 

Cosmos on a Round Table

Nampa Art Guild Juried Show 2011

Jurors Randall Brown and Terri Thickstun


Honorable Mention, Still Life, Professional 

Tea Kettle with Garden Flowers

Western Idaho Fair 2010

Jurors Gaye Hoopes and John Taye


Honorable Mention, Contemporary and Abstract

Glint

Western Idaho Fair, 2009




RESUME


Education

BS, AA


Memberships

Former Second VP of Centennial Art Group

Former Member of Nampa Art Guild

Mensa


Solo and Duo Exhibitions

Initial Point Gallery, duo, December 2013

Nampa Civic Center, solo, 2010

Art on the Creek Gallery featured artist 2010


Juried Exhibitions

Nampa Art Guild Juried Show, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Celebrate Art!, Meridian, Idaho, 2011

We ART Women, 2009


Group Exhibitions

Nampa Art Guild Membership Show, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Integrated Medical Arts Center, Nampa Art Guild, 2010 

Western Idaho Fair, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014

Gaia Gallery, Eagle, Idaho, 2010-2011

Art at the Creek Gallery, 2009-2010

RED, Nampa Civic Center, April 2011 

Nampa Civic Center Winter Art Show, 2009 

Wendy Powell Law Office, Centennial Art Group, 2009, 2010

Second Street Deli, Nampa Art Guild, 2009, 2010, 2012

Boise Senior Center, Centennial Art Group, 2008, 2009, 2010


Auctions

Golden Eagle Audubon Auction, 2010

Fairs and Festivals

Art and Roses, Boise, 2009, 2010

Savor the Arts, Nampa Civic Center, 2010


Workshops Taught

Presentations, Centennial Art Group, 2009-2012, 2016

Still Life in Oils and Acrylics, Nampa Art Guild, 2009

GALLERY


COMMISSIONS

I occasionally take commissions.
Memorial painting NFS
Wood River Memories
Memorial Painting