Workshops and Exhibitions


2021:  Stillness, was selected for the 2021 National Juried Exhibition, Metamorphosis at the Tubac Center of the Arts in Arizona. Encaustic collage in the Red Fox Series and one of 62 from 380 submitted.

2020:  The Red Fox – My Heart Cries Out was juried into the IEA Encaustic Virtual Show, Vignettes in Wax and Words. Encaustic collage in the Red Fox Series.

2019:  Two First Place Awards for 1) In Costa Rica, acrylic collage, and 2) Zygopetalym, acrylic painting.  Greater Lansing Orchid Society, Annual Show, MSU, East Lansing MI

2018:  First Place Award, Aurora, acrylic and Second Place Award for Ports of Paradise Cattleya, colored pencil, Greater Lansing Orchid Society, Annual Show, MSU, East Lansing, MI

2016:  First Place Ribbon for Tolumnia Red Berry, and Second Place Ribbon for Winter Beauty, water color, Greater Lansing Orchid Society, Annual Show, MSU, East Lansing, MI

     Set Fire to the Rain, Ravello Hilltop, Turkish Tent & Morning Meadow juried in to the 5th Annual Plein Air Salon Competition Online Juried Show.

2015:  Second Place Ribbon for Oncidium Macrophyllum, water color, Greater Lansing Orchid Society Annual Show, MSU campus, East Lansing, MI

      Piaggio Ap`e juried in to the 7th Annual 6″ Squared Exhibition, Costa Mesa, California

1993-1994:  Universal Design Education Grant funded by Adaptive Environments, Boston, MA & the National Endowment for the Arts

1982-1984:  College & University Initiation Grants, Architectural Evaluation, Accessibility, Perception & Behavior

1965-1969:  UCLA Chancellors’ 4 year Teaching Fellowship & Dissertation Fellowship, graduated with Honors & Distinction1963-1965:  Northwestern Scholarships, graduated with Honors & Distinction

1960 +1961:  Wieboldt’s Scholastic Art Awards for Achievement in Art, 2 Blue Ribbons, 3 Gold Keys, 4 Places


2023 Upcoming: Three Person Show, Featured Artist, Shiawassee Art Center, Owosso, MI. July 11 – August 27.

2022: One Person Show, Featured Artist, Peoples Church, East Lansing, MI. September 8 –

2018:  One Person Show, Featured Artist, Peoples Church, East Lansing, MI.

2016:  One Person Show, Featured Artist, Arts Council of Greater Lansing, MI, June 1-30, Opening Reception June 2, 2016

2015:  Gallery Exhibit, Shiawassee Arts Center, Owosso, MI, June 23-August 2

2013-2019:  Williamstown Township Fine Art Sale & Studio Tour

2012:  Two Person Show, Wax Fantasy, Mackerel Sky Gallery, East Lansing, MI

2011-2016 Multiple Group Shows:

1212 Gallery, Delta Township Library

Absolute Gallery, Lansing, Framer’s Edge Gallery, Okemos, Shiawassee Arts Center, Owosso, MI.

2006:  Group Show, Mixed Media, Peoples Church, East Lansing, MI

1974-2009: Time Out as Interior Design Educator in tenure system.

1973:  Group Show, Sumie, Osaka, JAPAN

One Person Show, Sumie & Water Color, Fine Arts Building, Washington State University

1971:    One Person Show, Mixed Media, Compton Union Building, Washington State University

1969:    MFA Group Exhibition, UCLA Fine Arts Gallery

Point Mugu Topographic MFA model on permanent exhibit for viewer orientation at the

Point Mugu Recreational State Park, CA

Selected Workshops Attended & Courses Taken

2020-2022: Multiple on-line workshops with Instructors:

Helen Dannelly, Paula Roland, Patti Rusotti, Jeff Hirst. Sponsored by Catalyst Art Lab.       Explorations in 3D Structures, Zen, Big Brush & Expressive Mark-making, Smart Phone as Camera,                Digital Imaging, Brave Space: Working Large with Mixed (water- based) Media

2019:  Encaustic workshop, Layering and Photo Based Imagery with Wayne Montecalvo at R & F, NY

2012-2016:  Water Media Workshops with Mark Mehaffey, MI

2014:  Flying Colors Art Workshop with Mark Mehaffey, Amalfi Coast, Italy

2010-12:  Encaustic Workshops, William Harsh, Carmel, CA, Cynthia Winika, Peninsula School of Art, Fish Creek, WI, Alexandre Masino, R&F Paints, N.Y. Sarah Rehmer, R&F Paints, La Grange, IL

2009, 2011:  Pastel Workshops, Sandy Davison & Jim Markle, MI

2010:  Acrylic & Collage Workshop, Robert Burridge, Lac du Flambeau, WI

2009-12, 2014, 2019:  Figure Study, Williamston High School, MI

2009 – 2010:  Life Drawing with Joy Schroeder, MSU Department of Art

1989-1990:  Multiple Marker Workshops, Shopsmith Woodworking & Auto Cad courses

1982:  Lighting Workshop for College and University Professors, G. E. Research Lighting Institute, OH

1973:  Contemporary Sumie Brush Painting, Osaka University, JAPAN