B.S.- Art University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1966, M.F.A.-1970

Marycrest College, Davenport, IA 1961-63

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1962

University of California, Los Angeles, CA 1964

University of Wisconsin, European Travel Study 1965

University of Arizona in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico 1966

Chicago Printmakers Workshop, Chicago, IL 1971-72


1974- Full time Painter, 1985-1996 Various Workshops

1987-91 Artist in Residence, Blackhawk Workshop, Blackhawk, CO

1980-84 Instructor, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1977-87 Instructor, North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL

1975-76 Visiting Lecturer, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

1974 Illustrator, Lincoln Mint, Chicago, IL

1971-75 Portrait Artist, Jerrold Fine Arts, Ltd., Chicago, IL

1970 Artist in Residence, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

1968-70 Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1966 Instructor, I.T.E.S.O., Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico


Mayan Procession, Chicago Cultural Center, Renaissance Court Gallery

Millifiore, Bergstrom Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI and Rahr West Museum, Manitowoc, WI
Garden Party, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

The Leaf and the Page, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, IL
The Flower Show, Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Artopolis, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
Beauty: A Celebration, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

Mayan Procession, Bradford Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY
Mayan Procession, Kaskaskia College, Centralia, Il

Arts Botanica, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Mayan Procession, Idaho State Historical Museum, Boise ID
Mayan Procession, Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho, Nampa, ID
Mayan Procession, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL
Mayan Procession, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA

Mayan Procession, Doederlein Gallery, Chicago, IL

One Woman Exhibit, Union League Club, Chicago, IL Mayan Procession, University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Mayan Procession, Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL
Inspired by the Garden:Land Escapes as a Homage to Ruth West

Rahr West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI
3rd Biennial Brinton Invitational, Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum, Big Horn,WY

Mayan Procession, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.

One Woman Exhibit, Harmon Meek Gallery, Naples, FL (also 2002, 2003)

One Woman Exhibit, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Glencoe, IL
Holland Area Arts Council Invitational, Holland, MI
One Woman Exhibit, Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL
Mayan Procession, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Floragrande, Frederick Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI
Mayan Procession, Northwest Cultural Council, Rolling Meadows, IL

Art in Architecture Maquettes, Illinois Art Gallery, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, IL
Mayan Procession, Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, WI
Mayan Procession, Koehnline Gallery, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
Mayan Procession, Latino Art Forum, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
One Woman Exhibit, Harmon Meek Gallery, Naples, FL

One Woman Show, Dogwood Arts Festival, Dowagiac, MI
One Woman Show, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL
Two Person Exhibit, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI

One Woman Exhibition, Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI
Floribunda, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI (Curator & Exhibitor)
One Woman Exhibition, Vanderpoel Art Association, Chicago, IL
American Society of Botanical Artists Inaugural Exhibit, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago, IL
One Woman Exhibition, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Peoria, IL

Flora, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL
(also ’94,’92,’90,’88,’86)
Two Person Exhibit, Naples Art Gallery, Naples, FL (also ‘93,’94,’95)
Mayan Funeral Procession, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI
One Woman Exhibition, Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, WI
Mayan Procession, Holland Museum, Holland, MI

2 Person Exhibit, Barrington Area Arts Council (also 1991)
Artists that Teach, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI
One Woman Exhibition, Center Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
Day of the Dead, Group Show, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
One Woman Show, Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, FL

Day of the Dead, Group Show, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL
The Flower Show, Miller Art Center, Sturgeon Bay, WI
One Woman Exhibition, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL (also 1986)

Women in Art, Lecture, Prince Gallery, Chicago, IL
Primavera Invitational, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
One Woman Exhibition, Bellarmine College, Louisville, KY
Dia De Los Muertos, Multi-Media Exhibit, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI
One Woman Exhibition, Joyce Petter Gallery, Douglas, MI (‘92,’91)

One Woman Exhibition, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
In Celebration of Women, Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville IL

Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY
20th Century Flower Painting, Museum of Art, Fort. Lauderdale, FL

Art Chicago, St. Louis Artists Guild, St. Louis, MO
1989 One Woman Exhibition, Prince Gallery, Chicago, IL
Illinois Painters, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL
Midwest Print Show, Norris Center, Evanston, IL
Two Person Show, Hobe Sound Gallery, Hobe Sound, FL
Hot House, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

Various exhibitions prior to 1989, information available upon request.


2007    Municipal Art League of Chicago Award of Excellence

2004    Old Town Art Fair, Best of Show-Painting

1997 Old Town Art Fair Poster

Holland Tulip Festival Poster

Arthur Baer Competition, Honorable Mention, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

State of Illinois Library Competition, Springfield, IL

Midwest Print Show, Norris Center, Purchase Award, Evanston, IL

Museum Publications Award, Chicago Botanic Garden Poster, Glencoe, IL

Flora Exhibition, Award of Excellence, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe Floral Competition, 1st Prize, Artist’s Magazine, Cincinnati, OH

Festival of the Masters, 2nd Prize, Orlando, FL

1983 Arthur Baer Competition, 1st Prize, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL

1982 Milwaukee Lakefront Festival, 1st Prize, Milwaukee, WI
New Horizons in Art, 2nd Prize, Chicago, IL

1972-78 Union League of Chicago Juried Competition, Purchase Prize

1972 Old Orchard Annual Art Fair, 1st Prize Painting, Skokie, IL


Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL

Boise Cascade, Boise, ID

Borg-Warner Art Collection, Chicago, IL

College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

CUNA Mutual Insurance Company, Madison, WI

Danville State College, Danville IL

FMC Corporation, Chicago, IL

Harper College, Palatine, IL

Hollister, Inc., Libertyville, IL

Household International Corporate Collection, Prospect Heights, IL

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

Kemper Insurance Art Collection, Long Grove, IL

Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL

Naples Philharmonic, Naples, FL

Norris Center, Northwestern University,
Evanston, IL

Northern Illinois University

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL & Skokie, IL

Portland Museum, Portland, OR

Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, Chicago, IL

Rochester Art Center Collection, Rochester, MN

Rock Island Public Library Art Collection,
Rock Island, IL

Quaker Oats, Chicago, IL

Quartet Manufacturing, Skokie, IL

Quill Corporation, Riverwoods, IL

Schiff, Hardin & Waite, Chicago, IL

Schmidt Art Center, Belleville, IL

Standard Oil Building, Chicago, IL

State of Illinois Library, Springfield, IL

Tri County Park, Bartlett, Illinois

Tarble Art Center, Charleston, IL

University of Illinois , Champaign, IL

Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI

University of Wisconsin Union Art Collection, Madison, WI


Chicago Home and Garden, July- Aug, 2007

American Artist Magazine, July-Aug 2005

Holland Tulip Festival Poster 1995, 1997, 2001

Marcel Schurman Fine Papers, 1998

“Butterflies Are Blooming” Frederik Meijer Gardens 1997 Poster

Old Town Art Fair 1997 Poster

Mill Pond Press, Venice, FL, 1991-96

American Painting, Open Studio Press, 1995

New York Art Review, MacMillan Publishing Co., 1982, 1988

Illustrators 23, Society of Illustrators, Inc., Publishers, 1982

Who’s Who in American Art, Jacques Cattell Press, 1984, 1989

“Two on Two”, CBS Broadcasting, Chicago, IL

The Artist’s Magazine, F&W Publications, 1986

American Artist Magazine, Billboard Publications, New York, NY 1988

Chicago Art Review, MacMillan Publishing Company, 1989

The Worlds Who’s Who of Women, Chicago, IL

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