Resume

EDUCATION

  • Portland State University - Graduate classes, 1990
  • Bowling Green State University - Masters of Fine Arts (MFA), Major - Painting, Minor - Art History and Sculpture, 1976
  • Bowling Green State University - Masters of Arts Degree, (MA), Major - Painting and Art History, Minor - Sculpture, 1975
  • Kent Blossom Summer Arts Program, Kent State University - Scholarship, 1973
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu Hawaii - Chinese Painting and Eastern Traditional Water Color Techniques
  • University of Toledo, School of Design Toledo Museum of Art - Bachelors of Art Education, 1971
  • Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina - Printmaking, Glass Blowing, Foundry, Sculptures, 1970

VOCATION

  • Professional Artist/Painter - 1973 to Present
  • Public School Art Teacher - 1973 to 2013, Retired

AWARDS, ENDOWMENTS, GRANTS and SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Global Indiana, Partnership to China - USA, 2010
  • Fulbright Hayes Summer Seminar - India,  2009
  • Eli Lilly Fellows Grant - Travel to Egypt, study Art Expressed in World Religions, 2009
  • Bloomington, Indiana Regional Arts Council - Outstanding Artist of the Year Award, 2006
  • Fulbright-Hayes Summer Seminar to Australia - June 2006
  • JFMF, Japanese Fulbright Memorial Grant Recipient - November 2005
  • NEH, National Endowment of the Humanities - Seminar Grant to Vienna, Austria to design an Interdisciplinary Unit of Study, 4 weeks Summer, 2005
  • TEA, Teachers of Excellence National Grant with The American Council of International Education, Russia to teach about the USA, in Russia, 2005
  • Indiana State Department of Education, Interdisciplinary/ Cross Curricular Grant Recipient - Summer 2004
  • Bloomington Regional Art Council, Individual Artist Grant - 2005
  • Brown County Leadership Program - Represented the Brown County Schools
  • Eli Lilly Creativity Grants - 1992 and 2002
  • NEH, National Endowment for the Humanities - 1993 Artist and Research Grant
  • Art Interest Scholarship, Toledo Museum of Art - 1973
  • Kent Blossom Summer Arts Scholarship, Kent State University - 1973
  • Walbridge Sinclair Scholarship, Toledo Museum of Art - 1970

PERMANENT MUSEUM and CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

  • Permanent Collection of the Civil Rights Museum, Birmingham, AL - 2001 and 2002. Paintings depicting A Woman's Perspective of War. Series entitled The Madonna of Kosovo - 7 paintings
  • Acquisition by the Indiana State Museum - Permanent Collection, 1999 & 2006 - 2 paintings
  • The Fort Wayne Museum of Art - Acquisition Permanent Collection, 1974 - 1 painting
  • Eli Lily Collections - Acquisition Permanent Collection, Corp. Indianapolis, IN - various paintings
  • Indiana University, Kelly School of Business Collection - Acquisition, Bloomington, IN, Permanent Collection, 2008

JURIED AND PRIZE WINNING ART SHOWS - HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hoosier Salon, Indiana History Center - Outstanding Landscape Award 2014 and 2015, numerous shows and merit awards
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indiana Artist Club - First Place 2012, numerous shows and awards
  • Midwest National Abstract Painting Competition - Second Place, 2011
  • Heartland Art Show, Indiana State Museum - Featured artist, May 2010 - February 2011
  • Curators Choice, chosen works from the Indiana State Museum Permanent Collection, - September –November 2006
  • Whispers to Shouts Indiana Women Who Create Art, Indiana State Museum - Invitational Show, 2005
  • Best of America National Juried Art Show, National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society - 2004-2005
  • South Side Art League Regional Competition - Prizes and purchase awards including 2003 Best of Show, participant 1996-2013
  • Indiana Heritage Arts - Numerous prizes and purchase awards, 1995-2014, Most Outstanding Oil or Acrylic
  • Hoosier Salon - Numerous prizes and purchase awards, 1994-2014
  • Wabash Valley Exhibit, Swope Art Museum - Merit Award 1983-2003
  • Indiana Artist Club Art Competition, Indianapolis Art Museum - Numerous prizes and purchase awards, 1994-2014, including Outstanding Impressionistic Landscape 1997
  • The National Exhibition, Akron Ohio - 1996
  • National Art League Spring Exhibition, New York, NY - 1996
  • Bowling Green State University Juried Alumna Show - 1996
  • Fort Wayne Art Museum - One Person Show, 1974

PUBLICATIONS and BOOKS

Featured articles

  • Appreciation of the Arts, An Integral Part of Curriculum, 2002, article published by the Indiana Department of Education

Featured paintings

  • Hoosier Painters of the 21st Century by Mark Butterfield, published in 2005
  • Mayer’s International Art Sales, Vol. 3, 2003, 6 paintings

SERVICE and PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Local, Regional, State and National Organizations

  • Brown County Community Foundation - Board of Trustees, 2010-2011
  • Brown County Community Foundation - Grants committee, 2010-Present
  • Swope Art Museum - Demonstrator and lecturer, 2008
  • T.C. Steele State Historic Site - Artist in Residence, demonstrator and lecturer, 2007
  • Brown County Career Resource Center - Fund Raising Committee 2010-Present
  • National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society (NOAPS) - 2004-Present

Judge for numerous art competitions including:

  • T.C. Steele State Historic Site Paint-Out - 1991-Present
  • Indiana Artist Club - 1996-Present
  • Hoosier Salon - 1996-Present
  • Indiana Heritage Arts - 1995-Present
  • Bloomington Area Arts Council - Grant reader and facilitator, 1999-Present
  • Brown County Art Guild - Member and Board of Directors, 1995-Present
  • Art Alliance Brown County - Member, 2001- Present
  • Brown County Arts Commission – Past board member and founding member, 2002-2005

PRESENTER | SPEAKER | DEMONSTRATOR | JUROR

  • T.C. Steele State Historic Site and Museum, Belmont, Indiana - Presenter, July 2010
  • TAH, Teaching American History Seminars
  • T.C. Steele State Historic Site Museum, Belmont, Indiana - Painting demonstrator, September 2007
  • Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana - Demonstrator and presenter, April 2008
  • T.C. Steele State Historic Site and Museum, Belmont, Indiana - Juror for numerous Paint-Outs for over 15 years

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