Resume

 

Education:

2006-2008 Continuing Ed, Chadds Ford fine Arts Academy, Eo Omwake instructor

1987 BFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, cum laude graduate

1986 January-May, Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy

Select Juried Exhibitions:

2007-2010  Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival, Wayne, PA

2008 Sabine Rose Gallery Plein Air Festival, Doylestown, PA

1995-2008 The Yellow Springs Art Show, Chester Springs, PA

1995-2000, 07 The Philadelphia Water Color Society Anniversary Exhibition of Works on Paper

1999-2006 The Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Annual, Philadelphia, PA

2000-2006 An Evening of Art, Hardcastle Gallery, Wilmington, DE

1999-2004 Ronald McDonald House of Delaware Artfest, Wilmington, DE

1999-2000 Members’ Exhibition, The Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

1999 The Pastel Society of America 27th Annual Exhibition of Pastels Only, New York, NY

1999 The Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists Open Juried Landscape Exhibition, PA

Select Curated Exhibitions

2010   Almost Abstract, Oxford Art Alliance, Oxford, PA

2004-2010  Heron Studios Annual Holiday Show and Sale, Heron Studios, Aston, PA

2008  Brandywine Plein Air, Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

2005  Pure Pigment: A Pastel Invitational, Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

2002, 03, 05  Living With Art, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

1999-2003  Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2002  Plein Air: Three Artists, Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

2000-2002  Arts and Antiques, DFVA at Hagley Museum, Wilmington, DE

2000  Different Strokes; An Exhibition of Pastels, Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

1999  Location, Location, Location: Seven Artists Working En Plein Air, Wallingford, PA

1998  Pastels in Bloom, The Greater Norristown Art League, Norristown, PA

1997  The Bianco Gallery Invitational Exhibition, Buckingham, PA

1997  Great Works in Series, Meriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Awards:

2010 Honorable Mention, Wayne Art Center Plein Air Festival, Wayne, PA

2008 Merrit Award, Sabine Rose Gallery Plein Air Festival, Doylestown, PA

2005 Viewer’s Choice Award, Faculty Exhibition, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

2001-2005 Bayard T. Berndt Award of Excellence, An Evening of Art, Hardcastle Gallery, DE

1999-2002 Second Prize, Drawings/Pastels, Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Annual, Philadelphia, PA

2001 Third Prize, The Art League of Delaware County Annual Juried Exhibition, PA

2000 Second Prize, An Evening of Art, Hardcastle Gallery, Wilmington, DE

1999 The Pastel Society of North Florida Award, The Pastel Society of America 27th Annual Exhibition of Pastels Only, New York, NY

1999 First Prize, Drawings/Pastels, Greater Norristown Art League Open Juried Exhibition, PA

1999 Best of Show, First Prize Drawings/Pastels, Community Arts Center Members Show, PA

1999 Best of Show (Grumbacher Award), The Art League of Delaware County Annual Juried Exhibition, PA

1999 Second Prize, Drawings/Pastels, The Spirit of Art Show, Wilmington, DE

1998 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine Art Annual Competition

1997 The Byers Choice Award, The Bianco Gallery Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition, PA

1997-1996 Second Prize, Drawings/Pastels, The Community Arts center Members Show, PA

1996 The Graphic Arts Inc. Award for Drawings, The Philadelphia Water Color Society Anniversary Exhibition, PA

Solo Exhibitions:

2007 “ Further Afield,” Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

2005 “A Touch of Class-Donna and Her Invited Students,” Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

2003 “A Full Palette,” The Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA

2003 “Fertile Ground; Recent Pastels,” Hardcastle Gallery. Centreville, DE

2001 “Color and Connections; Works in Series,” Hardcastle Gallery, Centerville, DE

1998 Darlington Fine Arts Center, Wawa, PA

Represented By:

Strodes Mill Gallery, 1000 Lenape Road, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-429-9093, www.strodesmill.com

Features/Publications:

Best of America, Pastels, Kennedy Publishing

Art Matters Magazine

Best of Pastel Books I and II, Rockport Publishers

Chester County Town and Country Living

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Kennett Paper

Permanent Collections:

Astra Zeneca, Wilmington, DE

Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

Greenville Country Club, Greenville, DE

Christiana Care Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Penncrest High School, Media, PA

Teaching and Professional Employment:

2010-Present  Adjunct Instructor, Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE

1997-2007      Adjunct Instructor, Wallingford Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

2005-Present   Instructor, Private Studio, Aston, PA

2006-2008       Instructor, Brandywine Plein Air, West Grove, PA

1987-Present   Fine Artist/Illustrator, Private Studio, Aston, PA

2000-2009       Gallery Assistant, Hardcastle Gallery, Centreville, DE

1998-2000       Adjunct Instructor, Greater Norristown Art League, Norristown, PA

Fall   1996        Tour Docent, Brandywine River Museum, N.C. Wyeth Studio, Chadds Ford, PA

Visiting Demonstrator/Lecturer:

2011           Greater Norristown Art League

2008-2010   Mount Cuba Center, Greenville, DE

1997, 2006  Philadelphia Water Color Society, Media, PA

2002, 06      Center for Lifelong Learning, University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

1999, 01, 06  The Art League of Delaware County, Springfield, PA

2006, 2008   The Delaware County Artists' Guild, Springfield, PA

2005            Rose tree Media School District, Media, PA

2002            Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA

2002            Pierce Middle School Eighth Grade Art Class, West Chester, PA

1998, 00, 02 Howard Pyle Studio Group, Wilmington, DE

2001            The Artists' Circle, Malvern, PA

2000            Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts, Wilmington, DE

Juror of Awards:

2011            The Art League of Delaware County, Penn Medical Center, Radnor, PA

2007            Center for Creative Arts, Yorklyn, DE, Members' Exhibition

2006            The Art League of Delaware County, Wayne, PA

2001            Greater Norristown Art League, Norristown, PA, Members' Exhibition