Resume

Education

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York:  Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature
Maine College of Art:  intensive Color Theory and Advanced Color Theory courses
Independent studies, extensive, including with Maine paper-sculptor and teacher Marylin Quint-Rose

Highlights, 2011-2013

The Copeland Collection: Volume Two, book by artist Dale Copeland, who included my work “Room for Human Frailties” as one of 100 collages selected for publication, Puniho Press, 2012.

International Union of Mail Artists (IUOMA).  Ongoing mail art exchanges with artists around the world. Participation in mail art calls and exhibitions, such as “Mail Art Makes the World a Town” (exhibition and Zine curated by Cheryl Penn of South Africa);  Visual Poetry Collaborative Books Project, my pages “In Honor of Hannelore Baron” (coordinated by De Villo Sloan of USA and Cheryl Penn of South Africa); “Found Sound,” created for Cheryl Penn’s New Alexandrian Library Book Collection, South Africa;  Theresa Ann Aleshire Williams’s (USA) The Letters Project and “Small Things.”

The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library.  Books created and contributed for collection and tours in both 2012 and 2013.

“International Collage Exhibition and Exchange,” New Zealand, 2005-2013.  Annual online and on-site exhibitions at New Plymouth galleries, New Zealand.  In permanent collections of institutions such as The International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Fort Worth, Texas, United States; Musee du Art Colle, Plemet, France; The Learning Connexion International School of Art and Creativity, Wellington, New Zealand; The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, North Carolina, United States; and The Tsanko Laurenov National School of Fine Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.  These works also remain permanently online courtesy of Dale Copeland at http://outofsight.co.nz.

Highlights, 2005-2010

“Saco Museum Millennial: Celebrating the Art and Artists of the Cities on the Saco River,” Maine, 2010.  (Juried, 4 works )

“International Collage Exhibition and Exchange,” New Zealand, 2005-2010.  Annual online and on-site exhibitions at New Plymouth galleries, New Zealand.  In permanent collections of institutions such as The International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Fort Worth, Texas, United States; Musee du Art Colle, Plemet, France; The Learning Connexion International School of Art and Creativity, Wellington, New Zealand; The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, North Carolina, United States; and The Tsanko Laurenov National School of Fine Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.  These works also remain permanently online at outofsight.co.nz.

“Global Artists for Peace,” online exhibition, 2008.  (Juried)

The Copeland Collection: Volume One, book by artist Dale Copeland, who included my work “Help” as one of 100 collages selected for publication, Puniho Press, 2008.

Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library, dual exhibition with Philip Weyenberg, sponsored by Peace Action Maine, 2007.

“Republic of Letters,” Book Arts Project, at Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford, New Zealand, and online, 2007.

“Human Artefakts,” three works in traveling group exhibition to Richmond, Virginia (at Art Works, curated by Krishanna Spencer); Lemont, Illinois (at Artful Gatherings, curated by Laura Lein-Svencner); Bremen, Germany (at Galerie im Atelierfot, curated by Cordula Kagemann); New Zealand (at several galleries in Hamilton, Upper Hut, and Christchurch, curated by Dale Copeland); 2006-2007.

“Am Fluss / By the River,” Kulturhaus Pusdorf Mail Art Exhibition, Bremen, Germany, 2006.

“War Flowers:  Swords to Plowshares,” traveling group exhibition from University of Southern Maine to around the state, 2005-2006.

Highlights, 1988-2000

Selected Gallery Representations

Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset, Maine
Wyler Gallery, Brunswick, Maine
Cry of the Loon, South Casco, Maine
Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Maine
Port Arundel Art Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine

Selected Exhibitions

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, Maine
West End Gallery, Portland, Maine (juried)
Chocolate Church, Bath, Maine (juried)
“A Visual Ode to the Book,” Danforth Gallery, Portland, Maine (juried)
“On the Deckle Edge: Handmade Paper Arts in Maine,” Danforth Gallery, Portland (invitation)
Ogunquit Arts Center, Ogunquit, Maine
Priscilla Hartley Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine
University of New England, Biddeford, Maine (invitation)
Dyer Library, Saco, Maine (solo)

Works are in many private and institutional United States and international collections.