Education
Tinsmithing Workshop, Sipasa Studio, Albuquerque, NM
Sculpture Workshop, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

Awards and Honors
2011 Jurors Award, Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival
2010 Best in Show -Sculpture, Scottsdale Arts Festival
2009 Award of Excellence-Sculpture, The Human Element Invitational Exhibition, Tubac
Center for the Arts
2007 Niche Award Finalist, painted wood category
2005 Purchase Award, Janus Student Art Buying Program, Cherry Creek Arts Festival,
Denver,CO
2002 Tuscon Pima Arts Council, Honorable Mention, Visual Arts
Fellowship, Sculpture

 

Selected Collections
2016 Boyou City Art Fair, Houston, TX. Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2015 American Craft Council Fine Craft Exhibit, Baltimore, MD. Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver CO. “Clothing Optional-A Figurative Show”, Art Providence Gallery,, Providence, RI. “What the Desert Heart Knows”, Galleria at the YW, Tucson, AZ. Costello Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ.
2014 American Craft Council Fine Craft Exhibit, Baltimore, MD. Kimball Park City Arts Festival, Park City, UT. Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO. “Trading Places Fundraiser” Sonoran Glass School, Tucson, AZ. “Do-Over Found Object Art”, Lanning Gallery, Sedona, AZ. Costello Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ. “Sacred Love-Four Woman Exhibit”, Art House Centro, Tucson, AZ.
2013 Recycled Art Festival, Human Arts, Ojai, CA. “ Sacred Machine”, Beyond the Sacred Music and Arts Festival, Tucson, AZ. Costello Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ. Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, AZ. “Sacred Machine”, Santa Muerte Music and Arts Festival, Tucson, AZ.
2012 Pima Community College, Sculpture on Campus - One year Installation and honorarium,
Tucson, AZ. Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO. Holiday Exhibit, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR. “Sacred Machine”, Santa Muerte Music and Arts Festival, Tucson, AZ. Bellevue Art Museum Arts Fair, Bellevue, WA. La Jolla Festival of the Arts, La Jolla, CA. Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, AZ. “Sacred Machine”, Beyond the Sacred Music and Arts Festival, Tucson, AZ.
 

2011 “Reclaimed”, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE. “Objects of Desire”, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI. Schilling Studio Gallery, Featured Artist, Telluride, CO. “Sacred Machine”, Beyond the Sacred Music and Arts Festival, Tucson, AZ. Fiesta Art Fair, San Antonio, TX. Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, AZ. “Earth Patterns”, two Person Exhibit, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ. “ Blood-An exhibition exploring passion, sorrow, life and death”, Sacred Machine,
Tucson, AZ.
2010  Milagros-Small Works Invitational, Sacred Machine, Tucson, AZ. Night Moves-After Dark Images, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ. “Lost and Found”, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI. American Craft Council Fine Craft Exhibit, San Francisco, CA. “Changing Lanes”, Water Street Gallery, Douglas MI. Urban Picnic, Benefit Auction for Ballet Tucson and BICAS, Tucson, AZ. Scottsdale Arts Festival, Scottsdale, AZ. Desert Art Collection, Aspen and Objects, Palm Desert CA. 100 Artists Benefit Auction Exhibition, May Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR.
2009 “The Human Element”, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, Arizona, Award of Excellence-Sculpture. Sun Valley Arts Festival, Sun Valley Art Center, Ketchum, Idaho. Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, Colorado. “Re-Visions: Art Made from Reclaimed Materials”, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, AZ. Fiesta Arts Fair, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX. 100 Artists Benefit Auction Exhibition, May Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR

2008 “Best of the West”, Juried Invitational, Desert Art Collection, Palm Desert, CA. Philadelphia Museum Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA. Dinnerware Artspace Annual Art Auction, Tuscon, AZ. Bellevue Art Museum, ArtFest, Bellevue, WA. Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival, Ketchum, ID.  Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, group exhibition with Jill Mayberg, Salem, OR. La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA. Thai Burma Border Project, Benefit Auction, Little Rock, AR. “What's Inside”, Benefit exhibition, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR.

2007 “Midsummer Nights Dream”, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Lanning Gallery, Raw Alchemy-Featured Artist, Sedona, AZ. Costello Childs Contemporary, Featured artist, Phoenix, AZ. Shelter-Invitational Benefit, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR. Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia PA.

2006 Shrines to Environment Benefit, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR. “Personal Alter Ego”, Obsidian Gallery, Tuscon, AZ. “Ready Set D'art”, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ. Costello Childs Contemporary, Phoenix, AZ. American Craft Council Fine Craft Exhibition, Baltimore, MD.
2005 American Craft Council Fine Craft Exhibition, Baltimore, MD. Austin Fine Arts Festival, TX. Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO.