Artists Vita & Educational Background


1974 B.S. Art Education, Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas

1977 M.S. Painting/Drawing, Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas

Work Experience

1981 -1985 Grayson Community College, Dennison, Texas

Art Professor

1986 -Present Collin College, Plano, Texas

Art Professor

Honors, Awards, Exhibitions

1970 Awarded 4-year Art Scholarship, Texas A&M University, Commerce

1976 First Place Award, Richardson Civic Art Society Exhibition

1980 Noted in National Geographic Book, The Great Southwest, scrimshaw art

1986 Permanent collection of pen and ink drawings of Farmersville, Texas on exhibit at the Farmersville Chamber of Commerce

1988 -1989 Represented by Thrasher Gallery, Plano, Texas

1990 One woman show at the Cultural Arts Gallery, Plano, Texas

1990 Southwestern Watercolor Society, 27th Annual Juried Exhibition

1990 -Present Collin College Annual Art Faculty Exhibition

1994 One woman painting show, Collin College Arts Gallery

1994 Permanent collection of on-location paintings from Paris, France, Courtyard Center for Professional and Economic Development, Plano

1994 -1995 Outstanding Faculty Award for Collin College

1999 Northlight Book Award, Southwestern Watercolor Society, 36th Exhibition

2000 Southwestern Watercolor Society, 37th Annual Juried Exhibition

2000 Included in Marquis “Who’s Who in the World”

2000 -2010 Included in Marquis “Who’s Who in America”

2001 Southwestern Watercolor Society, 38th Annual Juried Exhibition

2002 Awarded signature status for Southwestern Watercolor Society

2003 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition

2003 Exhibited in the rotunda of the Russell Senate building, Washington DC

2003 Exhibited on the mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial

2003 One woman show at the Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, Texas

2004 Jubilee Christian Art Show, Fallbrook, California

2004 Permanent collection, Cloud of Witnesses, at Webb Chapel Church of Christ

2005 Wilshire Lenten Art Show

2005 Three Woman Show, “A Higher Call” at Hillshire Gallery, Dallas, TX

2006 Cross Timbers Small Works Exhibit, Murray State College, Tishomingo, OK

2006 Southwestern Watercolor Society, 40th Annual Juried Exhibition

2007 Juried Arts Festival, Exploring the 23rd Psalm at P.C.P.C, Dallas, TX

2007 Hill Country Arts Foundation Gallery Shows, People of the Word, Ingram, TX

2008 Watermarks II, Group Experimental Watermedia Show, Collin College, Plano TX

2008 Beginnings, PCPC Juried Arts Festival at Gables Villa Rosa, Uptown Dallas

2008 Expressions in Watercolor, 14th Street Gallery, Plano, TX

2008 On-location Paintings from Israel, 14th Street Gallery, Plano, TX

2009 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition

2010 Southwestern Watercolor Society, 47th Annual Juried Exhibition

2011 Commission of 12 watercolor paintings of Old and New Plano for The Medical Center of Plano

Professional Associations: Southwestern Watercolor Society