Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California, B.F.A
California State University at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, B.A.


2016 Madrid, New Mexico, Encaustic Workshop, Instructors Ellen

         Koment and Shawna Moore

2012 Portland, Oregon, Encaustic Workshop, Instructor Linda                    Womack

2011 Idyllwild, California, Encaustic Workshop, Instructor Linda  


2000 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Artist in  Residence, Symposium Facilator: Anne Truitt

1993 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Master Teacher,  Jennifer Bartlett



2019  "Language of Color" La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, CA

2019  "No Creative Boundaries" Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa 

           Fe, New Mexico, Juror: Ellen Koment

2018   "10 Years of Gitana", La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, 


2018   "Melting Pot/Melting Point", Museum of Encaustic Art,

           Santa Fe, New Mexico

2018  "A Moment in Time" Santa Clarita, City Hall, Santa                         Clarita, CA.

2018  "Everything That Is Solid" Channel Islands, CA.

2017  "Illuminations," Chaffey Community Museum of Arts, 271 S.        Lemon Ave, Ontario, CA. 9 1761

2017  "Encaustic," Carter Sexton, 5308 Laurel Canyon Blvd, No.            Hollywood, A 91607

2017  "Global Warming is REAL," Museum of Encaustic Art, 632          Aqua Fria, Santa Fe, NM 87501

2016   Open Call, "Play" Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at 

   Barnsdall Park, 4800  Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, 

   Califrnia 90027

 2016  "Encaustic: The Art of Painting With Wax" LAX WAX ART,

            Atrium Gallery, Ventura County Government Center Hall                    of Administration, Ventura California, 93009 

2016   "Music for the Eyes" La Galeria Gitana San Fernando, 


2015   “Another Way of Keeping a Diary,” International Encaustic     Artists, Juror David Limrite, San Louis Obispo Museum of Art,     San Louis Obispo, California 93401

2015  "With Love, a Final Exhibition", Fifth Floor Gallery, Robert                   Apodaca, Los Angeles, California 90012

2015  “Flux” Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Ontario,           C    California

2015  “Reflections of Life” La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando,   California

2015  “Fusion” Keystone Art Space Gallery, Los Angeles,            California

2015  “Random Words #1V,” Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe                    New Mexico

2014  LAXWAX Art, Susan Tibbles Curator, Santa Barbara,


2014  LAXWAX Art “Chemistry of Perspectives” Thousand Oaks   Community Gallery, Newbury Park, California

2014  “Contemporary Encaustic” LAXWAX Art East SCA Project       Gallery, Pomona, California

2014  “Contemporary Encaustic” LAXWAX Art, Wave Gallery,                      Ventura,California

2013  "The Spirit of Pl" Memorable Interior Spaces, La Galeria                    Gitana, San Fernando, California, Curator, Karen Nichols

2012  “From Abstraction to the Sublime” La Galeria Gitana, San               Fernando, California, Curator, Karen Nichols

2012 “The Versatility of Encaustics, Carter Sexton Gallery, Studio          City, California Curator, Patti Akesson

2012   “Red” Danielak Art, Pasadena, California, Curator            Margaret Danielak

2012    Valley Artists Guild, Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, California

2012    “Gem” Los Angeles Art Association, Gallery 825, Los               Angeles California

 2011  "End of an Empire" Davis Arts Service, North Adams,     Massachusetts Juror: Richard Rand, Senior Curator, The     Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA

2011   "Cutting Edge Exhibition", Terrell Moore Gallery, Los                        Angeles, California Juror: Terrell Moore

2010  Juried All-Media Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center,                       Rancho Palos Verdes, California

2010  "Outside the Box," Canoga Park Youth Art Center,                 Canoga Park, California


1990 "Words and Images," Installations Gallery, Encino, California


2016  31st. International Fine Art Competition, Agora Gallery, Agora, CA.

Silver Anniversary Medal in Painting, Brand XXV, 1996, Juror: Charles Arnoldi

Bronze Medal in Painting, "Art of California Magazine," Judges: Henry Hopkins, Philip Linhares, Robert Barrett, Manuel Neri, and Juanita Purner


International Encaustic Artists
Encaustic Art Institute
Xanadu Gallery

 Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Rev: 2018