Education, Training, and Instruction
1979 Bachelor of Science – Studio Arts, Design, Agricultural Journalism- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2015-21 Encaustic Techniques, Jeffrey Hirst, Julie Snidle and Jodi Reeb
2021 Wax Over Water -Encaustic Techniques Workshop, Regina B. Quinn
2021 Structure & Connection- Encaustic Techniques Workshop, Dietlind Vander Schaaf and Jodi Reeb.
2022 Layers and Translucency – Encaustic techniques class, Dietlind Vander Schaaf

Selected Exhibits
2022 solo exhibit Edge of the Woods, Brainerd UCC Fellowship Hall Gallery, Brainerd, MN
2022 solo exhibit Small Wonders, Brainerd Public Library, Brainerd, Minnesota
2021 Happy Trails, Juried, Jaques Art Center, Aitkin, Minnesota
2021 International Encaustic Conference, Juried Online Exhibit
2021 Botanicals - LightSpaceTime Online Exhibit (Special Merit Award)
2020 Nature - LightSpaceTime Online Exhibit (Special Recognition Award)
2020 Foot in the Door 5, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2020 Small Wonders online exhibit in lieu of final public showing of in person exhibit (canceled due to Covid restrictions) of works created to fulfill obligation for Five Wings Arts Council grant
2015 solo exhibit Northland Arboretum gallery, Baxter, Minnesota
2014 solo exhibit The Green Center, St Louis, Missouri

Grants and Awards
2022 Creative Support for Individuals Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, St Paul, Minnesota
2021 Creative Support for Individuals Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, Minnesota
2019 Individual Artist Project Support Grant, Five Wings Arts Council, Staples, Minnesota

Professional Memberships
International Encaustic Artists, 2021 – present
The Crossing Arts Alliance, Brainerd, Minnesota 2013 – present
Brainerd Area Art Guild- Brainerd, Minnesota 2021– present