2016 MFA, Studio Arts, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2013 Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts with Distinction, UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design, San Francisco, CA
1992 BA, cum laude, French language, Duke University, Durham, N.C. Awarded Robert J. Niess Foreign Language Graduation Prize
1990-1 Université de Paris, Sorbonne-Pantheon, coursework in art, art history and French literature
2014 "Heirloom," UC Berkeley Extension SOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 "Corrugate," UC Berkeley Art and Design Center, San Francisco, CA
2011 A Year in Japan: Snapshots in Pen and Ink, Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco, CA
Unveiling, Finn Boutique, San Francisco, CA
Homecoming, Gelateria Cici, Mill Valley, CA
Wabi-Sabi, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Gallery SOBU, Oakland, CA
Here, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mills College, Oakland, CA
50|50 Show, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
Introductions 2015, Gallery Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Unfamiliar Landscapes, juror: Foad Satterfield, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
Darkness and Light, juror: Archana Horsting, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
About Me, Industrial Center Building, Sausalito, CA
Wonder, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Click-off Competition, Award recipients show, Mill Valley, CA
Shine, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Open Studios, Industrial Center Building, Sausalito, CA
Asia Observed, Marin Arts Council, San Rafael, CA
Sendai Tsunami Relief, Elsewhere Gallery, Fairfax, CA
AWARDS and PUBLICATIONS
Finalist, Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship, 2016
Baker, Kenneth, “Wonder- Big Curiosity on a Small Scale”, San Francisco Chronicle, January 4, 2013
Liberatore, Paul, “Winners of the 14th Mill Valley Click-Off announced”, Marin Independent Journal, December 6, 2012
2017: Exploring through Sculpture, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts
2015-2016: Teaching Assistant for Beginning Painting and Advanced Painting at Mills College.
2010-2012: Painting Instructor with Art Social, San Francisco, CA. Taught working adults in various painting workshops.
2005-2007: Painting Instructor with Sausalito Community Education Program, Sausalito, CA. Taught introductory adult painting classes.
2000-2001: Volunteer art teacher with MOCHA, the Oakland Museum of Children’s Art, Oakland, CA.
2017: Artist panel, Wabi-sabi, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA
2015: Selected panelist, UCBerkeley Extension, MFA roundtable
1995: Reading tutor with San Francisco School Volunteers, San Francisco, CA.
1993-1994: Japan Exchange in Teaching Assistant Language Teacher, Takefu, Japan. Led instruction of junior high school English classes in Japanese public schools, taught community English classes and organized TACE (Takefu Association of Cultural Exchange.)
1992: Summer Semester in Crete with Dr. John Younger, Chair of Duke University Classics department. Studies focused on Aegean Bronze Age Art and Archaeology.
1991-92: Reading tutor with Durham Education Volunteers, Durham, N.C.
1991: Volunteer art teacher, Paris, France. Taught drawing and painting to hospitalized children.
1987: Summer Semester in Lacoste, France, Cleveland Institute of Art. Studies focused on painting, drawing and French literature.