CV


Born: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Canadian citizenship


Education

1971        University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, BA
1972-3    St Martins School of Art (Central St. Martins), London, England, Post-Grad Diploma
1985       Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, MFA


Solo & two person exhibitions

2017      Grapes and Tortillas, Workers Art & Heritage Centre, Hamilton, ON
2016      Grapes and Tortillas, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC. (catalogue ) 
2016      Northern Howl, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, ODD Gallery, Dawson City, Yukon (w/ Karen Kazmer:)
2015      Tela de Vidas, Ayuntamiento de Gracia (Gracia City Hall), Barcelona, Spain
2015      Dibujando El Mundo: España (Drawing the World: Spain), Linea de Costa, ECCO, Cádiz, Spain
2008      Missing/Las Desaparecidas, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2007      Ni Una Mas!/Not One More!,Art Gallery, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA, USA
2007      Missing/Las Desaparecidas, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA
             Missing/Las Desaparecidas , Kathrin Cawein Gallery, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, USA
2007      Come To Your Senses, UICA (Urban Institute for Contemporary Art), Grand Rapids, MI, USA
2006      Missing/Las Desaparacidas, Templo de San Antonio Centro Cultural, Tapalpa, Jalisco, Mexico
             Missing/Las Desaparacidas, Galeria Manuel Felguerez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City
2004      Punctuation, permanent installation, Ithaca College Library, Ithaca, NY, USA
2002      Oblique Obtuse  Acute, Gallery at Ceperley House, Burnaby, BC (w/ Doug Biden)
2000      Adrift, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1999      Adrift, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
1999      Path of a Body, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC (w/ Doug Biden)
1992      Bar-Ba-Loot, OR Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1989      Dialogue:  Deborah Koenker/Gary Geraths, Wignall Museum/Gallery, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA
1988      Learning From Salmon, Contemporary Art Gallery, VancSELECTEDouver, BC
1986      Site-related Sculpture Installation, Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, California
1987      The Cherry Tree Project: Site Specific Sculpture Collaboration, (w/ Roberto Pacheco), 3 private gardens,Vancouver,      BC                  
1986      Site-related Sculpture Installation, Mendenhall Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, CA


Selected group exhibitions

2017      The Ornament of a House: Fifty Years of Collecting, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC (publication)                                              
2014      Hard Twist: This is Personal, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON  
2011      Sitely Premises, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC      
2010      More Than Flesh: embodiment of abstraction, Delta Gamma Gallery, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON              
2009      Recent Acquisitions, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC        
2007      Curriculum, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC                                                                                                               
2006      Tracking Absence, A Space Gallery, Toronto, ON
2005      Prints from Deer Lake, Gallery at Ceperley House, Burnaby, BC
2005      25 Years+25 Artists, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2005      Prior Editions:10 Years of Canadian Printmaking, Gallery at Ceperley House, Burnaby, BC; Works Festival, Edmonton, AB                                                               
2004      The Bookmark Project 2004: Interstate, The Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON
2004      A Graphic Eye, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
2002      The Bookmark Project, FLEX site-works & interventions, The Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON
2002      On Paper, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, ON
2001      kicksART!, The Roundhouse, Vancouver, BC
2001      Prints From Canada's Pacific Province, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2000      Malaspina Printmakers: 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Visual Arts Burnaby/Gallery at Ceperley House, Burnaby, BC.
1998      Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design Invitational Print Exhibition, in association with St. Petersburg State Academy of Art & Design, St. Petersburg, Russia
1998      Recent Acquisitions of the Permanent Collection Part II, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
1997      Heartfelt, Prior Editions Ltd. Invitational Print Folio, Vancouver Art Gallery (sales and rental), Vancouver
1993      Mary's Violet Eyes..., Artropolis, Stanley Park Site Work, Vancouver, BC. (invitational)
1990-1   Within Range, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho (traveling)
1989      Works on Paper, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC        
1989      Cactus--Mixed Emotions, The Art Works, Riverside, CA                                                                                               
1987      Riverside Collects: 5 Centuries of Graphic Art, The Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1987      The Cherry Tree Project:Documentation, The Western Front, Vancouver, BC (w/ Gary Geraths & Roberto Pacheco)


Teaching

1992-13    Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC, Associate Professor, Visual Art + Material Practice
1981-4,     Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, BC., Sessional Appointment, Studio Instructor
1986-92
1983
      University of British Columbia, Fine Arts Department, Vancouver, BC,  Sessional Appointment, Studio


Professional Experience

2018        Santa Fe Art Institute International Sponsored Thematic Residency: Equal Justice. Santa Fe, New Mexico
2017        Invitational Research + Production Residency, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, BC
2016        Artist in Residence, Xochi Quetzal, Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
2016        Artist in Residence (w/ Karen Kazmer), “The Natural and the Manufactured”, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC), Dawson City, YK
2015        Artist in Residence, Linea de la Costa, Cádiz, Spain                                                                                                                  
2015        Artist in Residence, Jiwar, Barcelona, Spain                                                                                                            
2011
        Canada Council International Residencies Program, Cité Interntionale des Artes, Paris, France
2010
        Public Art Selection Panel, Richmond, BC.
2009-10   Curator, Wanda Koop: Face to Face; Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2009
       Curator, Ingrid Koenig: Navigating the Uncertainty Principle; Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2009
       Curator, Brenna Maag: Observation of Wonder;  Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2005
       Co-Curator, Here and Away, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2005
       Juror, Malaspina Printmakers Trilateral Exchange Exhibitions
2002-4   Curator, Thinking Textile, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2003
       Artist Residency, Atlin Art Centre, Atlin, BC
1999
       Artist Residency, Saskatchewan Writers Guild, St. Peter’s Abbey, Muenster, SK
1998
       Artist Residency, Dorland Mountain Artist Colony, Temecula, CA
1995
       Artist Residency, Leighton Colony, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, AB                     
1993
       Jury member, Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa, ON
1976-81  Inaugural Director, Malaspina Printmakers Workshop, Vancouver, BC
1975
       Founding member, Malaspina Printmakers Society


Panels & Lectures

2016      Panelist: Grapes and Tortillas/Mexican Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC
2016      Artist Talk, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
2009      Moderator:  Koop-Gu Xiong dialogue, Emily Carr University + Richmond Art Gallery.
2009      Panelist:  The Compulsion of Collecting, Burnaby Art Gallery, BC (in conjunction with Recent Acquisitions exhibition)
2007      Panelist: Maquilapolis: Humans, Sweatshops and the Global Economy, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
2007      Panelist: Missing/LasDesaparecidas, Centro Cultural, Cornelius, OR
2007      Panelist: Women of Juarez, Waltmar Theatre, Wilkinson College, Chapman University, Orange, CA.             
2007      Artist Talk, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
2006      Panelist: Missing and Taken: Symposium, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library & Women’s Studies, U of SK
2000      Presenter, Peter Wall Institute Symposium: Exploring Narratives of Disease, Disability, & Trauma, U of BC
2000      Guest Lecturer, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
2000      Panelist: Invisible Disability: Personal, Political, Philosophical, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC    
2000      Artist Talk, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
1999      Guest Lecturer, Okanagan University College, Kelowna, BC
1999      Artist Talk, Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC
1997      Guest Lecturer, Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, BC


Collections

Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Art Gallery of Mississauga, ON
Banff Centre Fine Arts Library
British Columbia Liquor Board
Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
City of Vancouver, BC
Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON
George Brown College, Toronto, ON.
Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA
Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, USA
Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
NaturoMed Health Clinic, Vancouver, BC
Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, USA
Portland Hotel, Vancouver, BC
Provincial Collection of British Columbia
Random House of Canada Limited
Security Pacific National Bank, NY, NY, USA
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
Toronto Dominion Bank
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA
University of Maine Museum of Art, Orono, Maine, USA
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC

Full CV available upon request