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3 Brush Gallery, Featured Artist, Fresno, CA

Mill Valley Art Commission, Pixeldust: Grist for the Mill, Mill Valley, CA


Pacific Grove Art Center, Sight Spacific, Pacific Grove, CA


Joe Goode Annex, Retro, curator: Suzanne Mailloux, Friday the Thirteenth Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Davenport Gallery, Abstraction 2012, curator: Roger Knapp, Davenport, CA


K Gallery, Rhythmix Cultural Center, Mini-Masterpeices 3, curator: d'Arci Bruno, Alameda

Root Division, Transducere, curator: Margaret Niven, San Francisco, CA

Sanchez Art Center, 50/50 Show lll, juror: Dewitt Cheng, Pacifica, CA

The Davenport Gallery, Art of Photography, curator: Roger Knapp, Davenport, CA

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, TV of Tomorrow, curator: Beth Wright, San Francisco, CA

The Davenport Gallery, Textiles, curator: Roger Knapp, Davenport, CA


Sanchez Art Center, 50/50 Show ll, curator: Marian Parmenter, Pacifica, CA

Galerie Califia, en Trance, curator: Barbara Benish, M.Niven, Czech Republic


Felix Kulpa Gallery, en Trance, curator: Margaret Niven, Santa Cruz, CA

Peninsula Art Museum, Signs and Revelations, Belmont, CA jurors: Ultimate Eye Foundation


LACDA, New and Improved, curator: Rex Bruce, Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art.)

Santa Cruz Art League, 76th Statewide, Santa Cruz, CA. juror: Karen Kienzle


Sanchez Art Center, Bay Area Annual, juror: Rene de Guznan, Pacifica, CA

Cabrillo Gallery, On/Off, Art in the Digital Era, juror: Sheila Malone, Aptos, CA

Sanchez Art Center, Arts on FireXl,juror: Peter Selz, Pacifica, CA


Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire X, juror: Larry Rinder, Pacifica, CA


Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire lX, juror: Susan Hillhouse, Pacifica, CA


WomanMade Gallery, Pattern & Decoration, juror: Joyce Kozloff, Chicago, IL

OCCCA , Ink Under Pressure, juror: Patrick Merrill, Santa Ana, CA

(Orange County Center for Contemporary Art.)

Kellogg University Art Center, Ink and Clay 30, juror: Hollis Goodall, Pomona, CA

Santa Cruz Art League 74th Statewide, Santa Cruz, CA. juror: Paul Figueroa

Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire Vlll, juror: Jack Rasmussen, Pacifica, CA


Cabrillo Gallery, The Moment After, juror: Cathy Kimball, Aptos, CA.

Sanchez Art Center, Arts on Fire Vll, juror: Keith Morrison, Pacifica CA

LA Artcore, Wallworks Winners Group, juror: George Herms, Los Angeles, CA

2010 — The Burned Man, Benefit and Silent Auction

Chief organizer and fund raiser, pro bono. Please visit www.burnedman.org
Held at the Native Sons Hall, Pescadero, CA

2010 — Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Burn Foundation

Artwork donation, annual fund raiser

2009 – present — Arte Motu

Founding member non-profit arts group, promoting "localization" through art;
benefiting Central Coast school art programs. Please visit: www.artemotu.com
2011 outdoor sculpture installations, Central Coast, CA:
Capradero, A Lot of Fish-Goats
Hearts on the Coast
2011 group art exhibits:
LaDiDa, Half Moon Bay, CA
Half Moon Bay Public Library
2010 outdoor sculpture installation in Pescadero, CA:
Capradero, A Lot of Goats
2010 group art exhibits:
Sullivan's, La Honda, CA
2009 group art exhibits:
LaDiDa, Half Moon Bay, CA

2007 - present — PAFF, Chairperson, Hanging Committee

Annual show, space configuration and installation of +/- 300 art works, I.D.E.S. Hall, Pescadero, CA

2005 - present — DRSC, annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Davenport, CA

Raffle donations in support of The Davenport Resource Center whose "mission is to assist
and strengthen families and individuals on the North Coast [of Santa Cruz County"]

2004 - present — Swanton Artisans

Artist Member and graphic artist, Davenport, CA
Annual group sale at Swanton Berry Farm; raffle proceeds to community member(s)

2003 - present — SCAA

South Coast Artist Alliance Member, Pescadero, CA
Annual group show, proceeds fund Pescadero School arts programs

2004-05, 2007-09 — Art for Aids

Annual Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, CA
Artwork Donations in support of UCSF programs

2004, 2006, 2009 — Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County, Open Studios Art Tour

Santa Cruz Art League, Open Studios Art Tour Preview Exhibit
Participating artist

2004 - 2007 — LACDA, SNAP to GRID, the UNjuried competition

Participating artist in support of Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

2004 — Highway One Studios, Simple Treasures, Davenport, CA

Event host, participating artist
Proceeds to Wildcoast International Conservation Team

Honorable Mention

Px3 Prix de la Photographie, Paris 2007

Honorable Mention

International Photography Awards 2006
Fine Art in Non-Professional / Other;  Artwork title: Eye of the Beeholder

Honorable Mention

"76th Statewide," Santa Cruz Art League 2006. Juror: Karen Kienzle
Artwork title: Fallen Beauty

Honorable Mention

International Photo Awards 2004
Fine Art, in Non-Professional / Collage; Artwork titles: Untying Love, and Over the River…

Merit Award

"Arts on Fire Vlll," Sanchez Art Center 2004. Juror: Jack Rasmussen
Artwork title: El Rubio

First Prize

"Wallworks," LA Artcore 2002. Juror: George Herms
Artwork title: Succulent


Printmaking Workshop 1981, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2000 - present — Beth Ross Art Works, Davenport, CA

Fine Artist

Active studio practice and exhibition schedule. Photo-based pigment prints and more recently,
sculptural works shown in California, with exposure and collectors in the U.S. and abroad.

Active in community arts and bringing arts to the community. Founding member of Arte Motu,
a non-profit arts group promoting "localization" through art. Active member local artist collectives:
South Coast Artist Alliance (SCAA,) Swanton Artisans. Chairperson, Hanging Committee, Pescadero
Art & Fun Festiva
l (PAFF.) Support local outreach, environmental, Aids and burn survivor programs.

Art Director, Digital Services Provider

Working with fine artists, book-makers, small businesses and non-profits; providing creative
design solutions, digital asset management, project coordination and in-house production
services for web and print.

Extensive background in fine and graphic arts. Expertise in digital photography, imaging, color
management and Adobe Creative Suite. Website design build: Dreamweaver, Wordpress, Joomla.
Agility and determination to meet client ambitions efficiently and effectively. High regard for quality control, collaboration and customer service. Resourceful by nature, a hands-on learner, and a stickler for detail.

1993 - 2000 — Thurston Productions, Inc., Digital Imaging Service Bureau, San Francisco, CA

Instrumental in the rapid growth and changing foci of this company—a forerunner in the
San Francisco Bay Area to embrace digital film (leaf) recording. Key contributions include:

  • Parlayed visual arts expertise into high-end photo-retouching and compositing;
  • Adopted, managed, defined administrative procedures, project coordination, digital workflows;
  • Progressive absorption and mastery of software and hardware;
  • Elevated company's reputation for quality product and services.

Digital Specialist (1995-2000)

Presentation and design services: scanning, retouching, compositing, color management,
film output for corporate art departments, photographers and fine artists.

Production Coordinator (1994-1995)

Communications, project management, quality control.

Assistant Office Administrator (1993-1994)

Production assistance, reception, phones, messenger services, invoicing, clerical.

1987 - 1993

Multi-image Production Artist, Freelance production assistance, San Francisco, CA

Thurston Productions, Miidi Corporation, Ron Halbert Productions, Jack Morton Productions,
The Kenwood Group, Hershey Multi Media, Barbara Walters Photography, Chevron Corporation.

1984 - 1995

Set Designer, Scenic Artist, Sacramento — Santa Cruz, SF Bay Area, CA

Survival Research Labs, Nesting Dolls, Theatre Artaud, One Act Theater, Victoria Theater
Eureka Theater, Footworks, Woodminster Ampitheater, Lamplighters, Angels of Light Productions,
Diablo Light Opera Company, Shakespeare Santa Cruz.

Proficiency: Software

Adobe Creative Suite (expert Photoshop,) Wordpress, Joomla.

Proficiency: Language

French (fluent,) Spanish, Italian (competent.)

B.A. Fine Arts, B.A. French, Cum Laude, Dean's List

University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 1981

Certificat de Langue Francaise

Cours de Civilisation Francaise, La Sorbonne, Paris, France 1979

Continuing Education


TVOT 2011

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Photoshop CS5

Kelby Training Seminar, 2011

SF Photoshop Users, Creative Suite Lovers

Meetup Groups, 2010 to present

Web Design

Digital Media Academy, Stanford University, 2008

Adobe InDesign

Kelby Training Seminar, 2008

Photoshop World

NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals,) 2004

Advanced Photoshop, Portfolio

SFSU Media Center, Lisa Lopuck, 1997

Scanning Success Seminar

DPA Communications, Michael Kieran, 1997

Color Management Seminar

DPA Communications, Michael Kieran, 1996

Photoshop for Photographers

SF Photo Metro, Judy Dater, Jon Warren Lentz, 1996

San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)

Non-matriculated student, drawing, painting, theory, Thomas Albright,
Jay Defeo, Julius Hatofsky, Ivan Majdrakoff, Bruce McGaw, Fred Martin, Manuel Neri, Jurgen Partenheimer,
Ursula Schneider, 1981-1983