Artist Bio

            2008		Teacher Preparation Program, Massachusetts College of Art, Massachusetts
Initial License in preK-12 Visual Art, June 2008.
		            2004		Master of Fine Arts in Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
		            2000		Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Geography, Macalester College, Minnesota
            1996-2008	Coursework and experience in drawing, painting, sculpture, digital media, 
printmaking (Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, TN), book arts      
(Center for Book Arts, MN), and ceramics (Northern Clay Center, MN).	

2006		FiberArts Magazine, "Sampling" Summer 2006, p. 32
2005		Embroidery, "Mapping out the future" Jan/Feb 2005, pp.19-21
2004		American Craft Magazine, “Portfolios” Vol. 64, No. 3, June/July2004, p.60
2004		Weybridge News, "Mapping Weybridge" June/July 2004, p. 4


2005	Palo Alto Art Center, Cultural Kaleidoscope Program, Palo Alto, CA
2004		WORKS/San Jose, San Jose, CA


2007		Quilt National, two year traveling exhibition, USA
Fiber Cartography, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
Surfaces & Layers, Community School of Music & Art, Mountain View, CA
2006		Innovations in Fiberarts III, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA
Marking Boundaries, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Needle Culture - Contemporary Mixed Media Textiles, Flagstaff, AZ
2005		CRAFT USA '05, Silvermine Guild Gallery, New Canaan, CT 
FiberArts 2005, Gallery 510, Decatur, IL 
National Juried Bead and Fiber Exhibit, Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD 
Material Inquiry, Macalester College Art Gallery, Macalester College, MN
Tsunami Relief Auction and Sale, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004		Constructions and Compositions, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Digital Origins: Emerging Textile Artists, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Faculty Exhibition, Fashion Institute of Design & Merch., San Francisco, CA
MFA Graduates 2004, (online exhibition)
Mapping Recollections, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Harry Wood Gall, Tempe, AZ
The Liberated Page, Central Gallery, Burton Barr Central Library, Phoenix, AZ
Home, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
2003		The Next Wave, The Opie Gallery, Kansas City, MO
New Design/New Dynamics: Quilt Concepts for the 21st Century, Lincoln, NE
Montclair Fine Art Fair, Gallery 214 ArtSpace, Montclair, NJ
Arizona Room, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, AZ
MFA Juried Summer Show, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Uncommon Medium, Holga's Gallery, Phoenix, AZ


		      Present		Visual Art Teacher, Sage School, Foxboro, Massachusetts
		      2004-2006	            Teaching Artist, Arts in Action, Community School of Music and Art, Mountain View, California
                              2004-2006            Assistant Faculty, Fashion Institue of Design and Merchandising, San Francisco, California
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