SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019

A New Day, group exhibition, RedLine Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2018

Pastoral, two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, B-gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2017

The Art Exhibition in the Forest, group exhibition, Nakanosawa Museum, Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan

2016

Floating on Waves, exhibit and cultural exchange, Promega Art Showcase, Promega Corporation BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, Fitchburg, Wisconsin

2014

Vital Signs, group exhibition, Promega Corporation BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, Fitchburg, Wisconsin

2013

Distant in Geography, Close in Mind exhibition, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Renewal Painting Exhibition, Drift Studio, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

2011

Two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, Gallery Shiramizu, Tokyo, Japan

2010

Friends from Near and Far, group exhibition, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

Mixed Greens, group exhibition, Promega Corporation BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, Madison, Wisconsin

2009

National Collage Society's 25th Annual Juried Exhibit, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia


The Sum of the Parts, two person exhibition with Barbara Barnard, Macha Teahouse and Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin


Two person exhibition with Yoshiko Sebe, Gallery Klammer, Tokyo, Japan.

2008

Two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, Yamanoue Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

group exhibition, Hakudoutei Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, Gallery Shiramizu, Tokyo, Japan

Japan/Wisconsin artists group exhibition, Saitama Modern Art Museum

2007

National Collage Society Exhibit, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, Florida

Exhibited at the Executive Residence, Madison, Wisconsin

Out of the Box Show and Auction, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin

2006

honey/sweet, solo exhibition, Hue Art Gallery, Madison Wisconsin

Life Color Form 2006, group exhibition at Gallery Brocken, Tokyo, Japan

Solo exhibition, Gallery Shiramizu, Tokyo, Japan

Two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, Yamanoue Gallery, Japan

Paint, group exhibition at Hue Art Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

Really Rita, featured artist at Jeb Art open house, Dodgeville,Wisconsin

Two person exhibition with Yuji Kobayashi, Gallery Shiramizu, Tokyo, Japan

Spring Art Showcase, Promega ~ Art in the Atrium ~ The BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, Madison, Wisconsin

2005

48th Annual Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, Wisconsin

2004

Non-Traditional Self-Portrait, Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors, Steinbock Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

Don't Blink, group exhibit, Machinery Row, Madison, Wisconsin

2003

The National Collage Society, Inc., 19th Annual Juried Exhibit, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Wisconsin-Saitama Art Exchange, including exhibitions at three venues in Japan: the Saitama Modern Art Museum, Tokyo Tomioka Museum, Ohta-ku and Saitama Inoue Gallery, Ginza District

K-12 Wisconsin Art Specialist Juried Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Allen Priebe Gallery, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

2002

The Swarmcatcher's Bounty, solo exhibition, Theater Gallery, Wisconsin Union Galleries, Madison, Wisconsin

2001

Wisconsin Artists Biennial, traveling exhibition, Rahr-West Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin and Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Metropolitan Art, two person exhibit, Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

2000

National Collage Society, merit award, Lakeland Community College Center for the Fine and Performing Arts

An Exhibition by Artists of Japan and Wisconsin, Wisconsin Union Galleries, Madison, Wisconsin

Artful Women Exhibition, featured artist, National Women's Political Caucus of Dane County, Madison, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors/Artists in All Media Centennial Exhibition, West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, Wisconsin

Forty-third Annual Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, Wisconsin

1999

Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors/Artists in all Media Statewide Juried Membership Exhibition, Lawton Gallery, UW-Green Bay, Wisconsin

The National Collage society Juried Exhibition, Kent State University School of Art Gallery, Ohio

Artful Women Exhibition, Best of Show, National Women's Political Caucus of Dane County, Madison, Wisconsin

1998

Northern National Arts Competition, Patron Award, Northern Arts Council and Nicolet College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Fourth Annual Great Plains National, Purchase Award, Moss-Thorns Gallery ,Fort Hays State University, Kansas.

1996

Collectively Speaking, Metropolitan Art, Dodgeville, Wisconsin.

1995

Wisconsin Artists in All Media Biennial Exhibition, Foster Gallery Award, traveling exhibition, Wisconsin

Getting There is Half the Fun Exhibition, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin.

1994

Midwest Photography Invitational, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin

1993

Image and Soul, A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

The Gang of Forty, Walker's Point Artist's Association/Gallery 218, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1992

2x2x2 Exhibition, Gallery Ten, Rockford, Illinois

1991

Wisconsin '91, Carlsten Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Steven's Point, Steven's Point, Wisconsin

At the Gardens, one person show, 16th Street Community Health Clinic, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1990

On Familiar Ground, two person show, Red Oak Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin

1989

Critical Edge: Art in Wisconsin, Cudahy Gallery, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-present

Art Teacher, Fox Prairie Elementary School, Stoughton Area School District, Stoughton, Wisconsin

1992-2017

Art Teacher, Kegonsa Elementary School, Stoughton Area School District, Stoughton, Wisconsin

2007-2018

Workshop Instructor, Shake Rag Alley, Mineral Point, Wisconsin

2001

Summer Seminar Staff, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, worked with high school students and as an artist's assistant, Colorado Springs, Colorado

1988-1992

Art Teacher, Auer Avenue Elementary School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


2013-2019

Art on Tour: participated in the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s nationally recognized program; developed/ wrote lesson plans for Art on Tour and its accompanying website; also involved in the 2004 pilot program

2007

Juror and Workshop Presenter, State Exhibit, Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Madison, Wisconsin.

2002

Juror and Workshop Presenter, Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Fennimore, Wisconsin.

1998

Marie Walsh Sharpe Teacher-Artist Program, summer residential fellowship program sponsored by the National Art Education Association and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, Colorado

EDUCATION

1984-1988

B.S. in Art Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduated with distinction

postcard from  The Art Exhibition in the Forest,  Nakanosawa Museum, Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, 2017

postcard from The Art Exhibition in the Forest, Nakanosawa Museum, Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, 2017