Art Education        

Chris Van Winkle, Citrus College, Spring 1998 to 2004

Tom Fong, Mt. San Antonio College, Fall, 1999 to present

Betty Hook, Winter 2004 to Fall 2005

Three to five-day workshops with Zoltan Szabo, Milford Zornes, Skip Lawrence, Christopher Schink, Henry Fukuhara, George James, Eric Weingardt, Frank Francese, Betsy Dillard Stroud, Frank Web, Dale Laitenin, Don Andrews and Gerald Brommer

Various other workshops and weekend courses

Oregon State University, three terms of oil painting, 1961-62



APC Fine Arts, “Manzanar/Lone Pine,” Torrance, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Art Council of San Bernardino County, Best of Show 2005

Associated Artists Assn., Rancho Cucamonga, Annual Juried Show, Mayor’s Award, 2010

Brand Library & Art Center 34th, Glendale, juried exhibitor, 2005

Central Coast Watercolor Society “Aquarius 2007,” San Luis Obispo, juried exhibitor

City of Brea Gallery,“Made in California” Juried Show, Brea 2000, “Plein Air Juried Competition”, 2011

Chaffey Community Art Assn., numerous shows, awards

Emerald Spring Exhibition, Springfield, OR, juried exhibitor 2009

Fine Artists Factory, Pasadena: Canyon de Chelly/Monument Valley Show, 2004; Alabama Hills/Manzanar Show 2004-2006, “Big Sur With Love”, 2006

Fine Arts Institute 38th Open Annual National Juried Show, San Bernardino, September 2003

Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, La Habra, juried member, 2005 through 2011; Awards in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, "Manzanar/Alabama Hills Art Exhibit ,” 2002

La Habra Art Association Juried Show, many awards 2011 Member Show, 1st place

Manzanar Interpretive Center, Lone Pine, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Mid-Valley Arts League, Temple City, Members Anniversary Show, many awards

Millard Sheets Gallery at the LA Fair, exhibitor and demonstrator, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Missouri Watercolor Society, juried exhibitor, 2006, 2010, Signature Member

Mother Lode National Arts Exhibition, Placerville, Juried Member 2007

National Orange Show, San Bernardino 2007

National Watercolor Society, Show 2004, 2010, Donor Show “Golden Palette Award,” 2012

Northwest Watercolor Society, Seattle, WA 13th Annual Open juried exhibitor 2006

Pasadena Society of Artists juried member, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013

Placerville Art Assn., juried exhibitor 2007

Pomona Valley Art Assn. Open Juried Shows, monthly shows: many awards.

Red River International Juried Fine Art Competition, Vernon, TX  juried exhibitor 2009

Redlands Art Assn. Multi-Media Mini Show, juried entries 2003 through 2011

Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Juried Exhibitor, 2006

San Gabriel Art Assn. Many awards, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010

Taiwan Watercolor Society International Invitational, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008 

Texas Watercolor Society, 58th Annual, Oppenheimer Foundation Award and signature membership, 2007

Thousand Oaks Art Assn. Juried Multi-Media Show, 2003

Vincent Price Gallery, East Los Angeles College, “Manzanar/Alabama Hills” Show, July 2003

VIVA All Member Show, Sherman Oaks, juried exhibitor 2007, 2008, 2010

VIVA, S.C.O.R.E., 2006, 2007

Watercolor Art Society-Houston, juried exhibitor, 2008

Watercolor West American Artists Magazine Award, 2002, Winsor & Newton Award, 2005

Women Painters West, Active (signature) member, 2008, many exhibitions


  Solo Shows           

“African Reflections”, Claremont Community Foundation, April, 2005

“Now and Again: California Vistas”, Arts Council of San Bernardino County, 2005

“California Hills”, Temple City Community Center, 2006, 2009

“Collection”,Pomona Library, 2008

Steelworker’s Auditorium, City of Fontana, 2011

“Color-Go-‘Round”, Chaffey Community Museum of Art, 2013


  Two Artist Shows   

“African Reflections: Two Views",  La Habra Art Gallery - 2004

"Images from Down Under”, La Habra Art Gallery - 2005

“Amazing Greece”, La Habra Art Gallery - 2007

"Boundaries", Temple City Community Center - 2009


 Three Artist Shows  

“Art Effects/Art Affects,” Prog Space, Pomona - 2005

“Retrospective 3,” Fine Artist Factory, Pasadena - 2006

La Canada/Flintridge Library, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Hillcrest Retirement Community, 2010, 2011



Work on display in the Gallery Soho, Pomona

Demonstrations at local art associations, workshops and classes



Member of numerous art associations including:

Signature member of Texas Watercolor Society and Missouri Watercolor Society

Juried member of Watercolor West

Mid-Valley Arts League: 2002-2004 historian, 2005-2006 secretary, 2007-2008, 2011-2012 Anniversary Show co-chair, 2009, Director-at-Large, 2010-2011, Parliamentarian, 2011-2012 secretary

Pomona Valley Art Assn.: Vice Pres. 2005, Secretary 2005-2007, Open Juried Show Chair 2008-2009

National Watercolor Society: 2004 Exhibition Director, 2005 Director at Large: Finance/Interim Treasurer, Treasurer, 2006, 2007, Director at Large: Finance, 2008, 2009


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