photo by Jay Daniel / Black Cat Studio ©2013

photo by Jay Daniel / Black Cat Studio ©2013

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Dallas, TX. Lives and works in San Anselmo, CA

MFA in Printmaking, High Distinction, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA

BFA in Painting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 

Studied with Mel Bochner, Charles Gill, and George Nama

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS 

Commission Awarded by Environ Global - c.2012

Commission Awarded by San Jose Public Art for Hayes Mansion - c.2010

Printmaking Fellowship, KALA Institute, Berkeley, CA - 1995

Monotype Award, 10th Annual Juried National Exhibition Part II: Works on Paper,   Berkeley Art Center Association - 1994

Arts in Embassies Program, US Department of State - 1994

First Place Honors, Annual Print Exhibition, California College of the Arts. Oakland, CA - 1993

Third Award, The Prints and the Paper, Annual Juried Print Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA - 1992

Third Award, Counterpoint: 23rd Annual Nation Juried Exhibition, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX - 1991

Cash Award, Pacific Prints 1990: 5th Biennial Print Competition and Exhibition, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA - 1990

Monotype Award, Los Angeles Printmaking Society's 11th National Juried Exhibition, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA - 1990

Monotype Award, National Academy of Design, New York, NY - 1989

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Five Contemporary Artists Take Stock of the Land" - Artsy, Summer 2014

"Memories Etched in Flame" - Big Sky Magazine, Summer 2011

"Collecting Fine Art" - D Home Magazine, January 2004

"Paint Junkies at Michael Martin Galleries" by Christine Brenneman - Art Week, June 2003, Volume 34

"Transcendent Landscapes are on the Horizon" by Lydis Ringwald - Laguna News Post, November 2002

"Landscape Mystique at Diane Nelson Fine Art" - Laguna News Post, November 2000

"The Lorax's Trees" by Christian Rees - The Dallas Observer, November 1999

The Best of Printmaking, An International Collection, by Lynne Allen & Phyllis McGibbon, 1997

"Landscapes Reflecting Inner Worlds" - PasatiempoThe Santa Fe New Mexican, October 1993

Architectural Digest, July 1993