Resume

Education
1992 - 2016 Workshops with mentors Rose Shakinovsky & Claire Gavronsky, Montagnana, Italy
1988 - 1992 B.A. in Studio Arts, University of California at Berkeley
1990 - 1991 Language and Arts Program, Lorenzo de Medici, Florence, Italy

Awards and Residencies
2016 Artist in Residence (Jul), Poppiano, Thematic Residency "The Spiritual in Art Practice 4", Poppiano, Italy
2014 Artist in Residence (Jul), Poppiano, Thematic Residency "The Spiritual in Art Practice 3", Poppiano, Italy
2013 Artist in Residence (Jul), La Cipressaia, Thematic Residency "Just Forming Content", Montagnana, Italy
2010 Artist in Residence (Aug) La Cipressaia, Thematic Residency "The Spiritual in Art Practice 2", Montagnana, Italy
2007 Artist in Residence (1-week), Domestic Departures, Cal State Fullerton, Santa Ana, CA
2005 Honorarium, APAture Featured Artist, San Francisco, CA
2004 Full Stipend Recipient Artist in Residence (Nov), CanSerrat, El Bruc, Spain
2004 Artist in Residence (Mar), with William Kentridge and Venda artists, Jo’burg & Limpopo, South Africa
2003 Full Stipend Recipient Artist in Residence (Jan-Mar), Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO
2003 Pamela Joseph Fellowship for Minority Artists
2002 Artist in Residence (Oct-Dec), Banff Centre Thematic Residency "Beauty", Banff, Canada
2002 Banff Centre for the Arts Merit Scholarship
2001 Selections, ArtSpan, San Francisco, CA
1999 Artist in Residence (Dec), Michaelis Art Institute, Cape Town, South Africa

Solo Exhibitions
2005 “Creature Comfort”, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003 "Neferrious", Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA
2001 "Disposable Opulence", Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 "Art for Everyone", Pushdot, Portland, OR
         "Bizarre Bazaar", Root Division, San Francisco, CA
          Pop-Up ArtFair, Jack Fischer, San Francisco/Japan
2015 "Flirtations", (Project Room) Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "Adaptations", Rovzar Gallery, Seattle, WA
         "4Squared Alumni", Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "Left Coast Annual", curated by Cathy Kimball, Sr. Curator of San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
         "Structure & Perspective", Snap! Space, Orlando, FL
2014  Paintbrush Portraits, Cisco Brothers Showroom, Los Angeles, CA
          Open Studios Annual Auction, (benefitting) Artspan, San Francisco, CA
2013 “One and Only”, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
          “Fresh Art”, curated by Rene de Guzman, Sr. Curator of Oakland Museum, Marin Society of Artists, Ross, CA
          “Fictions”, a.Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 “4Squared”, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          “The Birds and the Bees”, LinkSoul, Oceanside, CA
          "Recent Works", 505 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA
2010 “Extreme Materials II”, curated by Marie Via, Rochester Art Museum, Rochester, NY
          “Luminaries”, 2-person show with Aondrea Maynard, Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
2009 "Recent Works", ActivSpace, Berkeley, CA
          "Safe Harbor", High Watermark Salon, Equinunk, PA
2008 "Shifted Focus: APAture 10th Anniversary Retrospective" Kearny St. Workshop, San Francisco, CA
          “Mapping Reason”, Viva, Sebastopol, CA
          “The 8th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, (Southern Exposure) The Verdi Club, San Francisco, CA
          “Is This a Fiber Show”, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Art Basel Miami, Bucheon Gallery, Miami, FL
          “Domestic Departures” Collab Residency Project, Cal State Fullerton, Santa Ana, CA
          “Childish Things”, 301 Bocana, San Francisco, CA
          “The 7th Annual Monster Drawing Rally”, (Southern Exposure) The Verdi Club, San Francisco, CA
          "Group Show", Hotel Des Artes, San Francisco, CA
2006 “Gift”, 301 Bocana, San Francisco, CA
          “New Lines: Drawn, Stitched and Sculpted”, Spur Projects, Portola Valley, CA
          “The Last Great Portrait Show”, Tin Horn Public Works, San Francisco, CA
          “Momentum”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
          “Extreme Materials”, curated by Marie Via, Rochester Art Museum, Rochester, NY
          “Monster Drawing Rally”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2005 “Abstraction is Dead, Long Live Abstraction!”, curated by Trudy Montgomery, Belcher Gallery, SF CA
          “5 Painters & A Boat Builder”, Tin Horn Public Works, San Francisco, CA
          “APAture”, Featured Artist, SomArts, San Francisco, CA
          “Interior Life”, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA
          “Spectrum 3”, curated by Audrey Heller, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA
2004 Traveling exhibition: "Nuit Blanche : Lost in Translation", Ampersand Int’l Arts, SF, CA & Paris, France
           “Engage!”, Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           “In the Summer”, Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 “Artist Complex”, Belcher Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          “Spectrum”, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA
2002 Group Show, Gallery International, Baltimore, MD
          "Post-Post Card", Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
          "13th Anniversary of Montreal Massacre", StudioXX/Banff Centre, WWW & Canada
          "Access", Pakhuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
          "Small Works Show", Corsini-Cavour, Florence, Italy
2001 "Hatching Beauty", film by Amy Hicks,Film Arts Independeant Festival, SF, CA
         "emergeNcY", curated by ts Beall, Crane Street Studios, New York, NY
         "Selections 2001", Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA
         "Small Works", Harper College, Palatine, IL
         "Community", Gensler Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "Spring Show", Belcher Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "ArtAngels", SomArts, San Francisco, CA
2000 "Code/De-Code", Belcher Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "Mental Meanderings", Artspan, San Francisco, CA
         "Multiplicity in Time and Space", Ampersand Int'l Arts, San Francisco, CA
1999 "Constellating", Belcher Gallery, San Francisco, CA
         "Eve's Motive", film collaboration with Amy Hicks, Artists Television Access, SF, CA
1998 "Recent Works", Howard Street Studios, San Francisco, CA
1994  Au Musée d ́Honneur Minuscule, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
1992 "Faculty Choice Exhibition", UCB Atrium Gallery, Berkeley, CA 

Publications
2016 Jan 21st, "Fine Art Focus", DesignSponge.com
2014 Dec 20th, "Paintbrush Portraits", The Observer/Guardian UK Sunday edition
2014 Dec 20th, From Tools to Artwork, the Rebirth of Brushes, libreriamo.it (Italian)
2012 Eleven Eleven, Issue 13, CCA Publication
2008 “Like an Iris Opening”, ArtSlant.com
2005 Nov 4-5th Ampersand Int'l Art: Creature Comfort, Artbusiness.com
2005 “Abstraction is Dead, Long Live Abstraction!” catalog, curated by Trudy Montgomery
2004 “Homeland Divide”, Hyphen Magazine, Issue 6
2003 Persona, Lori Anderson, Swank Press (cover art)
2002 Dec 17th, "Gallery International Group Show", Baltimore City Paper
2002 Nov 30th, "What You See Isn’t What You Get", Baltimore Sun
2001 April 14th, "Cirque du 'Cisco", SF Bay Guardian
1998 March, "The Birth of an Object", LIMN

Collections and Commissions
Merrill Lynch, San Francisco, CA, Harper College, Palatine, IL, Coi Restaurant, San Francisco, CA,
Privately held in Canada, Denmark, England, France, Italy, Peru, USA