Reed-Horses-Shasta-Valley-'58-BWTools and materials came early.
A view of the times, nature and place
moved me then. Seeing, feeling,
and expressing shape, color and space
was it. Being in the vast West stirred
me soon to image. It is the same
way for me now.

at Mt Shasta with a brother, 1958


Sometimes Seen in Oregon
2016 & 2017   Members Show, monotype prints at William Park Studio, Portland
2016    Beaverton Arts Commission, paintings in City Hall and in City Library
2015     Urbaca, a salon in Portland’s Pearl District, paintings
2013     Artists Among Us, paintings at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland
2011     Rivertown exhibit, paintings, Doll Gardner Gallery, Portland’s West Hills Unitarian Church
2010     Art in the Heart of Multnomah Village, paintings, Multnomah Art Center, Portland
1999     An Oregon Point of View, paintings, Gallery 33, Portland
1999 & 2011     Starbuck’s, paintings, Portland’s Hawthorne District & Multnomah Village
1988 & 1989     Eugene Artist’s Holiday Sale, annual open house show of work
1988     Opus 5 Gallery, paintings, Eugene
1987     Mayor’s Invitational, painting, Hult Center Jacob’s Gallery, Eugene
1987     Art In Oregon, painting exhibited, Oregon State Fair
1978     Oregon State Capitol Art Collection, photograph in permanent public collection
1977     Photography In Oregon, University of Oregon Museum of Art, photographs

Bits in Print
2011     Art of the Time, Oregon State Capitol Art Collection. Oregon Arts Commission
2011-present     ReedArtsWest cards sold in Portland and at Crown Point Vista House, Oregon
1986     Northwest Artists, painting published in calendar featuring 12 regional artists

University of Oregon
M.S., School of Architecture & Allied Arts, Cultural Services Administration     1986
B.S., Art Education with Oregon Teaching Certificate, grades 7-12     1978

Jobs Along the Way
Administrative manager, communications director assistant for Reclaiming Futures,
a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Program Office at Portland State University     2002-14
Project manager, School of Extended Studies, Portland State University     1991-2002
Graphic designer, Industrial Publishing and Adlib Advertising, Eugene, OR     1980-1990
Education director, Lane Regional Arts Council, funded by Oregon Arts Commission     1983-1986

Study with Oregon Artists
Member in the William Park Studio
Nada Zawodny and Sarkis Antikajian

Recent Project
Judge for Aloha High School AP art student portfolios
for Tamara Ottum (one of two 2014 Oregon Art Teachers of the Year).



on a NW borderline in the 21st Century

I was born very far
from, you know,
where I’m supposed
to be . . . so I’m just
on my way home.
— Bob Dylan