MFA in Painting, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, August 1998 - May 6, 2000 (with honors) BFA in Painting and Ceramics, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota, June 12, 1998 (Magna Cum Laude) AA in Fine Art, Northwest College, Powell, Wyoming, December 1995 (with honors)
Current Position Instructor of Fine Art, Spokane Falls Community College, September 2002-Present. Tenured 2005.
Courses taught: Ancient-Medieval Art History, Renaissance Art History, Modern Art History, Art Appreciation (in the classroom and on-line,) all drawing courses, Figure Drawing, Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Portfolio, and Color and Design. I also have a number of other departmental duties.
Membership in the following college committees: Curriculum Committee, ITALIC (Institutional Teaching and Learning Improvement Coordinating Committee), several position screening committees, and tenure review committees.
Teaching Abroad Instructor of Art, Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad through SFCC in Florence, Italy. March-June 2005. Taught Fundamentals of Drawing and Introduction to Art. I took field trips and trips with students to: Siena, San Gimignano, Rome, Venice, Milan, Assisi, and, of course, all of the museums of Florence.
Instructor of Art, Spokane Falls Community College study abroad program in Lyon, France, June-July 2012. Taught an on-line Art Appreciation course and lead student field trips to various locations in France.
Five Critical Decades of Art: The Stephens Collection, September 9-January 6 (2024), Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.
The Poetics of Space, faculty show, April 25- May 18, SFCC Fine Art Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Inked, Cyndy Wilson Annual Print Exchange, group show, April 4-14, SFCC Fine Art Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Terrain Gallery Fundraiser, group auction, March 31, Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Fluid, group watercolor show, Feb 10- March 3, Emerge Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
One and the Same, solo show, Nov 4-28, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Terrain 13, juried group show, October 7, Jensen Byrd Co, Spokane, Washington.
Over the Line, Regional Art Faculty Exhibition, Sept 8 - Nov 4, First Floor Galleries, Lewis and Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho.
Before Us, There was you, Group Show, June 3-24, Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington
Inkswap Print Exchange and Exhibition, Group Show, April 12-May 14, SFCC Fine Art Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Permanent Installation of Pegasus Dream at Ridgeview Elementary in Yakima, Washington by the Washington State Arts Commission Art In Public Places Program.
Art in the Time of Quarantine, Group show, August 7- September 1, Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Faculty Free For All, Group show, March, Gonzaga University Urban Arts Center, Spokane, Washington.
Nocturnes, solo show, November, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Annual Ornament and Small Works Show, group show, November-December, Spokane Art School Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
The Coaster Show, sale for charity, November-December, Trackside Studio, Spokane, Washington.
A Stroke of Nature, group show, October, Terrain Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Monster Drawing Rally, art event/fundraiser, October 18, Spokane. Washington.
Print Exchange, Cyndy Wilson Memorial Print Exchange, group show, April 10 - May 17, SFCC Art Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
Side by Side, Drawing and Personal Media, faculty show, January 7 - February 15, SFCC Art Gallery, Spokane, Washington.
"Give Love" Heart Project, Public art project organized by the Ronald McDonald House Charities, November 2018-February 2019, all over downtown Spokane, Washington.