RESUME

COLLECTIONS  (complete list available upon request):
USA National Parks Collection (2 pieces)
Big Cypress National Preserve (2 pieces)
Illinois Bell Collection, Chicago IL
Cole Taylor Bank, Chicago IL (Main Bank)
Bauhaus Archive, Germany
International Travel Service Collection, Deerfield IL
College of Lake County Permanent Collection, Grayslake IL
Harris Bank Art Collection IL
Household International Corporation
Kemper Corporate Art Collection IL
Institute of Design Archive at: Chicago Historical Society & University of Illinois Chicago
Private Collections in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Japan

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:
Elisa Tucci Gallery, NY
ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
Catch 22 Gallery, St. Augustine FL
Eastman Gallery, Houston TX
The Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland OH
Fathom Solutions Corporate Loan, Chicago IL
International Travel, Deerfield IL
Deerpath Gallery, Lake Forest IL
Merril Chase Contract Gallery, Chicago IL
Customs House Gallery, Wellfleet, Cape Cod MA
Hanson Gallery, New Orleans LA
Paul 'Ard Gallery, Naples FL

EDUCATION  (complete list of additional study available upon request):
BFA - School of the Art Institute of Chicago IL
MS – Illinois Institute of Technology, School of Architecture & Visual Design, Chicago IL
POST GRADUATE – Charles University, Print & Drawing Atelier, Prague, Czech Republic

AWARDS:
Artist-In-Residence – Big Cypress N. P. – U.S Department of Interior National Park Service
Signature Status & 5 Year:
  Colored Pencil Society of America CPSA International
2007 – Excellence Award – CPSA International Exhibition, Strathmore Mansion Gallery MD
2006 – Best of Show – Midwest Color Exhibition IL
2003 – Best of Show – “10th Anniversary Exhibition”,Prairie Art Center, Schaumburg IL
2001 – Award of Merit – “Beyond the Conventional”, BACC Gallery, Barrington IL
1999 – Strathmore Award – “Midwest Color”, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago IL
1999 – Award of Merit – “Recent Works”, CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1997 – Purchase Award – “Recent Works”, CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1996 – Juror & Peoples Choice Awards – “CPSA at David Adler Center”, Libertyville IL
1995 – Award of Excellence – “Crayons de Couleur”, BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
1989 – Purchase Award – “Open Spectrum”, David Adler Center, Libertyville, Illinois
1983 – 1st Place – Deerpath Art Festival, Lake Forest IL
1982 – 2nd Place – Deerpath Art Festival, Lake Forest IL
1982 – Two Purchase Awards – “Recent Works”, CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
Award Finalist:  Chicago International Film Festival ~ Film Animation ~ Chicago IL
Honoree:  2003 – Lake County Women’s Coalition“Women of Artistic Vision, 9th Annual”
2009 – Invited Member of National Association of Professional Women

PUBLICATIONS:
2014 – Strathmore PR Brochure and website pages
2013 – Dick Blick (artwork on product)
2012 – Artists & Illustrators Magazine, UK
2010 – Best of Worldwide Artists, Charcoal, Pastel & Pencil, Volume I, Kennedy Publishing
2010 – CPSA Signature Showcase, North Light Publishing
2007 – Medical Illustration for Drs. Louis and Louis
2005 – March 2005 issue of The Artist’s Magazine
2003 – Colored Pencil Explorations, by Janie Gildow, featured artist, North Light Books
2002 – Front Cover & back insert, Winter Edition, Dick Blick Studio Catalog
1999 – Best of Colored Pencil V, Rockport Publishers
1996 – Best of Colored Pencil III, Rockport Publishers
Who’s Who:  America ed 60 & 61, Amer. Women ed 23 & 25, Midwest ed 19 to 23, World
Women ed 15, Amer. ed 45, Emerging Leaders Amer. ed 1,2, World ed 12, International Professional Women ed 6 to 9

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
2006 – FOUR@180 4 person Group Exhibition – Artistic Bits, East Dundee IL
2005 – FOUR@180 4 person Group Exhibition – Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles CA
2005 – Catch 22 Gallery, St. Augustine FL – One Person Exhibiton
2003 – “Personal Vistas” Solo 6 Person Exhibition – BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
2001 – “Visionaries” Solo 5 Person Exhibition – Portals Ltd. Gallery, Chicago IL
2000 – Frizzell Gallery, Fort Myers FL – One Person Exhibition
2000 – “Fathom Solutions Corporate” Solo 2 person Exhibition – Chicago, IL
1999 – “Fathom Solutions Corporate” Solo 2 Person Exhibition – Chicago IL
1988 – Elgin Symphony, Elgin IL – One Person Exhibition                  
1982 – Deerpath Gallery, Lake Forest IL – One Person Exhibition
1978 – “Perspectives of 4 Women Artists” – University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana IL
1976 – ARC Gallery, Chicago IL – One Person Exhibition
1975 – Garrett Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston IL - One Person Exhibition
1974 – ARC Gallery, Chicago IL – One Person Exhibition

JURIED & INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION
2017 – “Liberty Hill Art Exhibition”. Liberty Hill TX
2017 – “You Are Here, Earth Day Exhibit”, Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, Austin TX
2017 – “Austin Figurative Exhibit”, Austin Visual Artists Association, Austin TX
2014 – “CPSA 22nd International Exhibition” – Ormond Art Museum, Ormond Beach FL
2013 – ARC 40th Anniversary Exhibit, ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
2013 – Lubeznik Center for Art, “Magical Realism”, Michigan City IN
2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 – Faculty Exhibition, Jountras Gallery, Chicago Botanic Garden IL
2008 – “Now & Then” Faculty Exhibition, Guenzel Gallery, Door County WI
2008, 2007, 2006 – “Faculty Exhibition” – The Art Center, Highland Park IL
2007 – “CPSA 15th International Exhibition” – Mansion Strathmore Gallery, Bethesda MD
2006 – “Signature Showcase Exhibition” – Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach FL
2006 – “Collective Works” – Arts on Grand, Spencer IA
2006 – “Midwest Color 2006” – Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg IL
2004 – “CPSA 12th International Exhibition” – Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis TN
2004 – “Faculty Exhibition of the Peninsula Art School” – Guenzel Gallery, Door County, WI
2004 – “River East Invitational” – River East Center, Chicago IL
2004 – “4th Biennial National Exhibit” – Charlotte County Art Guild, Punta Gorda FL
2004 – “In View” – The Art Center Gallery, Highland Park IL
2003 – “10th Anniversary Invitational” –Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg IL
2003 – “Explore This 2” Experiment Exhibition – Court House Gallery, Stuart FL
2002 – “CPSA 10th International Exhibition” – Fort Worth TX
1999 – “Seeding The Snow” – Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL       
1999 – “Midwest Color ’99” – Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago IL
1999 – “Recent Works” – CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1998 – “CPSA 6th International Exhibition” – Ellipse Gallery, Arlington VA
1998 – “Crayons de Couleur” – BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL
1997 – “Recent Works” – CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1997 – “CPSA 5th International Exhibition” – Palette & Chisel Gallery, Chicago IL
1997 – “Midwest Color” – BBAA Gallery, Birmingham MI
1996 – “Recent Works” – CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1995 –“CPSA 3rd International Exhibition” – Art at the Powerhouse, Cleveland OH
1995 – “Crayons de Couleur” – BAAC Gallery, Barrington IL            
1993 – “Vistas” – David Adler Gallery, Libertyville IL
1990 – “North Exposure” – David Adler Gallery, Libertyville IL
1989 – “Open Spectrum” – David Adler Gallery, Libertyville IL
1982 – “Recent Works” – CLC Gallery, Grayslake IL
1979 – Warm Gallery, Minneapolis MN                                                  
1978 – Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine WI
1978 – University of Chicago Gallery 
1978 – ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
1977 – Frostburg Fine Arts Gallery, Frostburg MD
1977 – “Landscape Drawing Exhibition” – Hyde Park Arts, Chicago IL
1977 – “Artists, Residents of Chicago” – Ward Gallery at U.I.C. Chicago IL
1976 – Illinois Wesleyan University Gallery, Bloomington IL
1976 – Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
1976 – “12 Artists - Contemporary Prints” – Chicago State University Gallery, Chicago IL
1976 – Gallery 210 – University of Missouri, St. Louis MO
1976 – ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
1975 – “Colorprint USA” – Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
1974 – ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
1974 – Films by Women – Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago
1974 –“40 Woman Artists of ARC & Artemesia Galleries” – One Illinois Center, Chicago IL      
1974 – “Artists from School of the Art Institute, Past-Present – Equitable Bldg, Chicago IL
1974 – “Chicago 10 Printmakers” – Balzekas Museum, Chicago IL

ART RELATED EXPERIENCE:
Awards Judge: 2012 – Festival of the Arts, Libertyville IL
Exhibition Judge - Students:  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 – Chicago Botanic Gardens, IL
Art used as cover: 2010, for Dick Blick Colored Pencil product tin
Awards Judge: 2005 – Deerpath Art Fair, Lake Forest IL
Public Relations Director: 1999 through 2003, CPSA National Governing Board
Illinois Arts Council Appointee: 1996 through 1998
President: 1996 through 1997, CPSA Chicago Chapter
Gallery Co-Director: 1978 through 1982 - ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
In: http://www.buyoutsidethebox.com
Juried into: Landscape Artists International http://www.l-a-i.com

LECTURE & TEACHING EXPERIENCE  (complete list available upon request):
Art Instructor:  2015, 2016, 2017 - U. of T., Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX
Art Instructor:  2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 – Chicago Botanic Gardens
Portfolio Review for Certificate Students: 2012, 2013, 2014 – Chicago Botanic Garden
Workshop Guest Artist Lecturer:  2011 – Nature Artist’s Guild, Morton Arboretum IL
Art Instructor: 2011, 2012 – David Adler Art Center, Libertyville IL
Guest Artist Critique & Lecture: 2014 – CPSA Chicago Chapter
Guest Artist Demonstrator:  2011 – CPSA Chicago Chapter
Drawing Instructor:  1994 through 2003 – College of Lake County, Grayslake IL
Guest Artist Presentation: 2014 – CPSA St. Augustine FL
Guest Artist:  2010 – CPSA St. Augustine FL
Visiting Artist Series Instructor: 2007, 2008 – Morton Arboretum IL
Honor Student Critiques & Demo: 2007 – Flagler High School, Palm Coast FL
Guest Artist:  2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 – Peninsula Art School, Door County WI
Art Instructor:  2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 – The Art Center, Highland Park IL
Workshop Instructor:  2006 – St. Augustine FL – hosted by art league & CPSA St. Augustine
Guest Speaker:  2006 – Flagler Library, Palm Coast FL – presentation & critiques
Guest Artist: 2007 – Des Plaines Art Guild
Workshop Instructor:  2004 – CPSA National Convention 2004, Memphis TN
Workshop Instructor:  2004 – Lake County IL Art League 2-day Workshop

CONSULTATION:
Sanford Corporation, Dick Blick Corporation & ColArt USA Derwent– art materials research