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Male belted kingfisher, 8×8, watercolor, pen and ink

Education
Professional Certificate in Natural Science Illustration, University of Washington, 2014
Coursework in Drawing, Gage Academy, 2013-14
Coursework, Cornell University Botanical Illustration Program, 2012
Master of Science, Geography, University of South Carolina, 1987
Bachelor of Arts, Geography, University of Colorado, 1984

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Highlights, Connie Hansen Garden, Lincoln City, OR
2017 Lincoln City’s Open Spaces,  Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City, OR
2016 Seasonal Transitions, Newport Visual Arts Center, Lincoln City, OR
2016 Through the Year, Connie Hansen Garden, Lincoln City, OR
2015 Near Here, Café C’est La Vie, Lincoln Beach, OR
2015 From A Natural Science Illustrator’s Perspective: The Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Chessman Gallery, Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City, OR
2015 The Living Estuary: An Illustrated Study of the Siletz Bay, Compass Gallery, Salem, OR
2014 Cafe Bambino, Seattle, WA
2014 Cremona Books, Cremona, Italy

Group Exhibitions
2017-18 The Fall/Winter Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
2017 Sitka Art Invitational, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR
2017 The Summer Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
2017 Oregon Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Justice Center, Portland, OR
2017 Marilyn Affolter Gallery, McMinnville, OR
2017 Lan Su in Bloom, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR
2017 Beaver Tales Art Exhibit: A Celebration of Beaver Art, The Wetlands Conservancy, Various Oregon locations throughout the year
2016-17 Oregon Chapter of the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators: Tide Pools, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR
2016 Sitka Art Invitational, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR
2016-17 The Fall/Winter Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
2016 The Summer Show, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
2015 Tidal Waters: The Art of Scientific Illustration, Pacific Maritime Heritage Center, Newport, OR
2015 Messengers – A Group Exhibit of Avian Art, Willamette Trading Company, Salem OR
2015 Birds of the Pacific Northwest, University of Washington Tower, Seattle, WA
2015 Eco Icon: Art About Environmentalism, Compass Gallery, Salem OR
2014 The Way We See It – Science Through the Eyes of Illustrators, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Seattle, WA
2014 The Gage Academy of Arts Student Exhibit, Seattle, WA

Science Illustration Clients
John Pinto, University of California – Riverside, Blister beetle taxonomy diagrams and maps
City of Lincoln City, OR – Artwork for open space signage

Festival and T-shirt Commissions
Festival artwork, 2016 Birding and Blues Festival, Pacific City, OR
Lincoln City Cultural Center 2017 Gallery T-shirt, Lincoln City, OR

Articles
Scientific illustration: What’s the point? Reflections on the craft’s ongoing value, Burke Museum of Natural History blog, 2014

Publications
Suiform Soundings 13(1), Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Specialist Groups for Wild Pigs, Peccaries, and Hippos, ”
‘Illustrating a “kneeling” warthog,’ pg. 18
Stratus 2014 Journal of Arts & Writing, University of Washington, “Cotton Tail,” pg. 49 chosen for inclusion in the juried publication
Steamboat Magazine Spring/Summer 2015, Illusions of Grandeur

Courses Taught
Bird Illustration, 2017, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
Botanical Illustration, 2016-17, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
“Put a Little Science in Your Art,” 2016-17, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Lincoln City, OR
Representational Wildlife Illustration, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
Drawing to See, Seeing to Draw, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
Beginning Watercolor Painting, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
Scratchboard – Out of the Black, Into the Art, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association, Lincoln City, OR
Beginning Colored Pencils, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association
Beyond Basic Drawing – Still Life Techniques, 2015, Artist Studio Association
Watercolor Botanicals, 2015-16, Artist Studio Association

Memberships
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators – Oregon Group
Guild of Natural Science Illustrators – National
The GIS Certification Institute
The Oregon Botanical Association
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts

Professional experience
30+ years’ experience in the geographic information systems (GIS) industry

Artist Statement