University of Phoenix. MA in Education, Adult Curriculum. Graduation: July 2008.
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Received a BFA in Drawing. Awarded Board of Regents scholarship. Graduation: Spring 1983.
2005-present: Mesa Arts Center. Drawing and Colored Pencil instructor.
Freelance Artist: Participant in showings and commissioned work.
Visiting Artists Highland High School, Gibert, AZ February 2014
Vision Gallery "Full Bloom" Juried Exhibition, Chandler, AZ, July 2014.
Herberger Theater Gallery "Personal Panethnicity" Juried Exhibition, May 2014.
MicroArt Juried Exhibition, Shemer Art Center, 2014.
Mesa Arts Center M8K Marks Juried Exhibition, 2014.
Herberger Theater Gallery "Balance: Juried Exhibition, 2014.
CPSA International Juried Exhibition, 2013, Received Signature Status.
CPSA "Explore This 9" International Juried Exhibition, February 2013.
Casa Grande Art Museum One Woman Exhibition, January - February 2013.
Vision Gallery Juried Exhibition, Chandler, AZ, October - November 2012.
Tempe Center for the Arts Juried Biennial Exhibition, September 2012 - January 2013.
Jerry's Artarama Juried Soho Pencil Contest, Two Honorable Mentions, Sepptember 2012.
Jerry's Artarama Summer 2012 Juried Pastel Contest. Honorable Mention.
Step Gallery, Arizona State University "Utopian Dreams" Juried exhibition, September 2012.
Herberger Theater Center "Aging in America" Juried Exhibition, April - July 2012.
Upstream People Gallery 14th Annual International Exhibition, May 2012 - April 2013.
Mayo Clinic Concourse Gallery One Woman Exhibition, March - May 2012.
Sundust Gallery "Artist's Choice" Juried Exhibition, February 2012.
Herberger Theater Center "100 Years in Arizona" Juried Exhibition, January - April 2012.
Upstream People Gallery 13th Juried International Exhibition, November 2011 - October 2012.
Sundust Gallery "Celebrations" juried exhibit, Mesa, AZ. June 10-July 4, 2011.
Herberger University Club, Phoenix, AZ. "The Poetry of Arizona's Landscape" juried exhibit, June 1- August 12, 2011.
Superstion Review Quarterly Publication, May 2011.
Upstream People Gallery International Exhibit, Online juried showing May 1, 2011-April 31, 2012.
Tohono Chul Park, 2011 Rhythm/Pattern juried showing. Tucson, AZ.
Arizona State University Art by Alumni juried exhibition, 2011. Scottsdale, AZ.
Sundust Gallery, 2011 Rhythmic Sensation juried show, 2011. Mesa, AZ.
Arizona Art Alliance Spring 2011 juried exhibition. Scottsdale, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America 2010 International juried exhibition. Los Gatos, California.
Arizona State University Art by Alumni juried exhibition, 2010, Scottsdale, AZ.
Berridge Nursery Art in the Garden Spring Exhibition, 2010, Phoenix, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2009 juried show. Tohono Chul Park. Tucson, AZ.
The Art Studio Juried Miniature exhibition, 2009. Cut Bank, Montana.
Arizona Sonoran Desert Art Institute juried show, 2009. Tucson, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, Arizona chapter, juried Spring exhibition, Tucson, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2008 Fall Show. Casa Grande Art Museum, Casa Grande, AZ.
Solo Exhibition 2008 & 2009. Mayo Clinic. Scottsdale, AZ.
The Phoenix Theatre, 2008. Showing and Lecture series.
St. Louis Artists Guild Annual Juried Show 2007. St. Louis, MO.
City of Tempe, Connections Café. Awarded show, November 2007. Tempe, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2007 Explore This Show. Brea, CA.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2007 Annual Show. Clarkdale, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2006 International Show. Albuquerque, NM.
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute 2006. Juried show. Tucson, AZ.
Solo Exhibition 2005. Gammage Auditorium. Tempe, AZ.
Solo Exhibition 2005. Lekae Taos Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
12 Month online Exhibition 2004. Manhattan Arts International, Healing Power of Art.
Solo Exhibition 2004. Mesa Arts Center. Mesa, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America 2004 juried show. Art Institute of Phoenix.
Artwork Festival V. Piper Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ. 2004-07.
Visual Arts Alliance 2003 juried show, Houston, TX.
Solo Exhibition 2002. Armenian Cultural Center, Scottsdale, AZ.
Recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Achievemnet in the Arts Award, March 2013.
Awarded three honorable Mentions, Jerry's Artarama Visual Arts Contests.
Awarded 2nd Artist of Distinction, "Rythmic Sensation", Sundust Gallery, Mesa, AZ, 2011.
Awarded Juror's Special Recognition, Upstream People Gallery, 2011.
First Artist of Distinction, Sundust Gallery "Celebrations" juried exhibit, 2011.
Awarded three Special Recognition Awards, Upstream People International juried exhibition, 2011.
Best of Show, Sundust Gallery, Mesa, AZ 2010.
Received Third Place Award, 2009 Tohono Chul juried show.
Featured artist in the Mayo Clinic 2009 Calendar.
Received Ann Metzger Award, 2007. St. Louis Artists Guild.
Breakthrough Artist of the year 2005. Scottsdale Gallery Association. Scottsdale, AZ.
Artist Showcase Winner, 2004. Manhattan Arts International.
Colored Pencil Society of America, 2004 Best of Show. Art Institute of Phoenix, AZ.
Colored Pencil Society of America, Arizona Art Alliance, Mesa Art League, East Valley Artists Guild, Arizona Pastel Association.