EDUCATION:
1988    MFA, Medical Illustration, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1976    MFA, Painting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1973    BA, Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2010     Thank You For Shopping Here, River Gallery, Chelsea, MI
2009    In Praise of Physical Labor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2008    Pastels on Paper: Recent Work, River Gallery, Chelsea, MI
2007    Machine and Tool Portraits, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI
2005    The Mechanical World, River Gallery, Chelsea, MI
2004    From the Scientific to the Subjective, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI
2001    Medicine into Art, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN

RECENT INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016   Scrabble: A Play on Words, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Group Show, Forest Avenue Design Collective, Birmingham, MI
2015    Get Real, Hall Spassov Gallery, Bellevue, WA
            Massively Small, J-Go Gallery, Park City, UT
           The Mundane Show, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
            Tecktonic, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Real Paint, Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI
            Objectified, The Carr Center, Detroit, MI
2014     Pink, DK Gallery, Marietta, GA
            Not So Still Life, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Massively Small, J-Go Gallery, Park City, UT
           Trompe L'Oeil, Francesca Anderson Gallery, Lexington, MA
            Little Boxes, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Visiting Artist, WSG Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2013    Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa OK
            Food for Thought, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
2012    Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa OK
            Mixed Messages, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Urban Intersection, Quidley & Co., Boston, MA
            Group Show, Hall-Spassov Gallery, Bellevue, WA
2011     First Impressions, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI
            Artifacts, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
            Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
            Small Works Group Show, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2010    Wordage, Detroit Artists Market Gallery, Detroit, MI
            Still Life, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
            Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2009    Personal Territory, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
             Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
             Group Show, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2008    The Fine Art of Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
             Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
             Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
             Pastel Selections, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2007    Contemporary Realism, M. A. Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2006    Group Show, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY

RECENT AWARDS:
2016    Artist in Residence, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
               Artist in Residence, Playa, Summer Lake, OR
2015   Artist in Residence, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2013    First Place 2D, Great Lakes Small Works Show, Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI
2012    Best of Show, All Media Show, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
2011     First Place 2D, Great Lakes Small Works Show, Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI
             Honorable Mention, Silver Medal Exhibition, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
2010     People’s Choice Award, Univ. of Mich. School of Art & Design Alumni Exhibit, Ann Arbor, MI
2009    Purchase Award, Pastel Society of America 37th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
             Artist in Residence, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
             Artist in Residence, Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, MN
2008    Elected as Master Pastelist, Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
             Pastel Painters of Maine Award, Pastel Society of America 36th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
2007    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY
             Fourth Place, Pastel Society of New Mexico National Pastel Exhibition, Albquerque, NM
             Honorable Mention, Mid-America Pastel Society, Albrecht-Kemper Museum, St. Joseph, MO
             Fourth Place Still Life, The Pastel 100 Competition, The Pastel Journal
2006    Second Place, The Pastel National, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
             Pearl Kalikow Award, Pastel Society of America 34th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
             Artist in Residence, Jentel Arts, Banner, WY
             Artist in Residence, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY
2005    Silver Award, Great Lakes Pastel Society, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers, MI
             Third Place Still Life, The Pastel 100 Competition, The Pastel Journal
             Firth Place, Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
             Windsor/Newton Award, Pastel Society of the West Coast Annual Exhibition, San Luis Obispo, CA
             Artist in Residence, Hall Farm, Townshend, VT
             Artist in Residence, Blue Mountain Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
2004    Artist in Residence, Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, MN
2003    Purchase Award, Pastel Society of America 31st Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
             Dick Blick Award, Pastel Society of America 31st Annual Exhibition, New York, NY

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
2012    In The Bag, by Lisa Wurster-Dolan, The Artist’s Magazine, July/August
2011     Les Maitres du Pastel, Diverti Editions, Naintre, France
            Strokes of Genius 3, by Rachel Wolf, North Light Books
2010    American Arts Quarterly, Gallery Henoch presents Still Lifes, Winter
            Urban Tableau, By Sarah Strickley, The Pastel Journal, August
            Contemplative Pop Art Meets Meticulous Photorealism, by John Carlos Cantu, Ann Arbor News
2009    Strokes of Genius 2, by Rachel Wolf, North Light Books
2008    The Fine Art of Drawing, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2006    Pure Color: The Best of Pastel, by Maurene Bloomfield and James A. Markle, North Light Books
             Contemporary American Realism, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2005    What Needs to Be Retrieved: Tools, Art, & History, Davistown Museum, Liberty, ME
             Jaye Schlesinger Reimagines The Still Life, by Michael Chesley Johnson, The Pastel Journal, Feb.