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PERSONAL INFORMATION
1955-59 Photographic Apprenticeship and Studies, Gewerbeschule Fuer Fotografie, Freiburg, Germany
1962 Immigration to the United States
1970-72 Archival Photographer, Wichita Falls Museum, Wichita Falls, Texas
1983-85 Professional Photography Program, Solano Community College, Suisun, CA
1986 Associate in Science Degree, Solano Community College, Suisun, CA Major: Professional Photography

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 “Gathering Time,” Photolab, Berkeley, CA
2005 “Journeys,” Art at City Hall, Benicia, CA
2004 “Viet Nam,” Guest Artist, Manzanita Gallery, Yountville, CA
2004 “Near and Far: Idea of Place,” Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA
2003 “Library Construction,” O’Rourke Gallery, Benicia, CA
2003 “Still Lifes,” Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
2003 “Bodhisattvas, Asparas & Sacred Cities,” Vallejo Movement Center, Vallejo, CA
2002 “Gathering Time,” Olson Realty, Arts Benicia Sponsor, Benicia, CA
2000 “Botanicals,” O'Rourke Gallery, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA
1998 Booklovers Haven, Vallejo, CA
1997 Carta, San Francisco, CA
1997 “Mostly Flowers,” Benicia Public Library Gallery, Benicia, CA
1996 T. A. Oldham Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1995 “Journey Of Attention,” Napa Valley College Gallery, Napa, CA
1994 “Gathering Time,” Archival Framing and Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1993 The Benicia Library Construction Project, Benicia, CA
1993 Ziggy's, Benicia, CA
1992 Archival Framing and Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1991 “Monte Alban,” Booksource and Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1989 Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1989 Edible Complex, Oakland, CA
1988 Fine Art Gallery, Solano Community College, Suisun, CA
1987 Golden Gnome Photography Gallery, Benicia, CA
1986 Dynasty Fine Arts Gallery, Danville, CA

SELECTED INVITATIONALEXHIBITIONS
2005 “Photography Exhibition,” Vallejo Artists Guild, Vallejo, CA
2005 “Gift of Art,” Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2005 “Viet Nam Revisited,” Studio II Gallery, Napa,
2005 “Peace,” Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
2005 “Capturing Light,” Artescape Gallery, San Ramon, CA
2004 “Imaginewyork,” Gallery at the Armory, Napa, CA
2004 “Viet Nam, Cambodia,” St. Supery Winery, Rutherford, CA
2004 “Cuba Libre,” St. Supery Winery, Rutherford, CA
2003 “Black & White,” Solano Community College Gallery, Suisun, CA
2003 “A Photo Show,” Fairfield Visual Arts Association, Fairfield, CA
2003 “Guild Invitational,” Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
2003 “The Big Tree Project,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2002 “Art & Music,” Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA
2001 “One Month of Photography,” Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
2001 “Creativity From Ghost Ranc,” Photocentral, Hayward, CA
2001 “Small Works,” Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2000 “Winter Light,” Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1999 “Artists Self Portraits,” Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
1999 “A Gift Of Art,” Cecile Moochnek Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1998 “Three Graces,” Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
1997 “Creating The Bridge: The Artist as Educator,” City Gallery, Davis, CA
1997 “Mary,” Hearst Gallery, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA
1996 “Post Waste,” Solano Community College Gallery, Suisun, CA
1995 “Lessons From Our Elders,” Solano Community College Gallery, Suisun, CA
1994 “Davis Photo Expo '94,” Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
1994 “Vantage Points,” Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA (Curator)
1992 “Subversive Spirituality,” Bade Museum, Berkeley, CA
1992 “Handmade Books,” Public Library, Los Gatos, CA
1990 ASUG Art Studio Auction, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
1987 “Solano County Photographers,” State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

SELECTED .JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2006 “National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper,” Axis Gallery, Sacramento. CA
2005 “G.R.O.Juried Show,“ Juror: Philip Linhares, G.R.O. Pt. Reyes, CA
2004 “Sacred Images,“ Alameda Art Foundation, Alameda, CA
2002 “Bay Area Art V,“ Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
2002 “40th Annual Regional Juried Art Show,“ Fairfield Visual Arts Association, Fairfield, CA
2002 “Gardens & Botanicals,“ Plaza Arts, Healdsburg, CA
2000 “IZ IT Photography,“ Calumet Photographic, San Francisco, CA
2000 “Mirror Image,“ College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA
1999 “8th Annual Center Award,“ Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, CA
1998 “Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition,“ Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
1997 “California Small Works,“ California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1997 “Spectra 97,“ Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
1997 “5th Annual Center Awards,“ Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, CA
1997 “Contemporary Vision With The Plastic Camera,“ Photocentral, Hayward, CA
1996 “Photo Metro XIV annual Photography Contest,“ Photo Metro, San Francisco, CA
1995 “1995 Center Awards,“ Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, CA
1995 “Fourth Annual Photography Exhibition,“ Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
1994 “Small Works,“ Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA
1994 “California Small Works '94,“ California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1993 “California Small Works 1993,“ California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1993 “Architecture in Focus III,“ The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1993 “California Works,“ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
1992 “California Small Works '92,“ California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
1990 Book of Days, Austin, TX
1989 “Children & Animals,“ Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Chico, CA
1989 “Selections '89,“ Eye Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1988 “Images of the 80's,“ Sonoma Art Guild, Sonoma, CA
1984 Best of College Photography 1984, Serbin Communications, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA

AWARDS - JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2002 “From Behind The Mask,“ San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA - Jurors Award
2002 “In The Garden,“ Fairfield Visual Arts Association, Fairfield, CA - 3rd Place
2001 “California Small Works,“ Sonoma Museum Of Visual Arts,“ Sonoma, CA - Barnhart Award
2001 “Photography,“ Vallejo Artists Guild, Vallejo, CA - Jurors Award
2000 “Things With Wings,“ Artisans, Mill Valley, CA - First Place
1999 “37 Regional Art Show,“ Fairfield, CA - Patrons Award
1998 “Beyond The Garden Gate,“ Artisans, Mill Valley, CA - Merit Award
1997 “New Photography,“ Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, CA - Award of Merit
1997 “56th Annual Art Exhibition,“ Cedar City Art Committee, S. Utah University - Third Place
1996 “California Works,“ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA - Award of Merit
1996 “66th Annual Statewide Exhibition,“ Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA - Exhibition Award
1995 “1995 NorCal Art Competition,“ National League of American Penwomen, Ross, CA - Jurors' Award
1995 “Women of the North Bay,“ Vallejo Artists' Guild, Vallejo, CA - First Place
1994 “California Works,“ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA - Jurors' Golden Bear Award
1993 “California Works,“ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA - Award of Excellence
1993 “New Members Show,“ San Francisco Women Artists, San Francisco, CA - Merit Award
1993 “The Eye and the Hand,“ San Francisco Women Artists, San Francisco, CA - Merit Award
1993 “Animals Only,“ Gallery Concord, Concord, CA - Second Place
1993 “We Are Only Human,“ Gallery Concord, Concord, CA - Merit Award
1992 “It's a Wrap,“ San Francisco Women Artists, San Francisco, CA - Merit Award
1991 “California Works,“ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA - Award of Excellence
1991 “Photo Review National Photographic Competition 1991,“ Langhorne, PA - First Place
1991 “Bay Arts '91,“ Arts Council of San Mateo County, San Mateo, CA - Award of Excellence
1990 Photo Metro 8th Annual Photography Contest, San Francisco, CA - First Place
1990 Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA - Award of Excellence
1989 The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA - Award of Excellence
1988 “Images of the 80's“ Sonoma Art Guild, Sonoma, CA - Award of Merit
1985 “Best of College Photography 1985,“ Serbin Communications, Inc, Santa Barbara, CA -
Award of Excellence

OTHER AWARDS, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
1993 Benicia Public Library Construction Documentation Grant
1991 “In Lak' Esh,“ Documentation Grant
1988 Dr. Delphine Palm Award, Solano Community College, Suisun, CA
1985 Solano Community College Vocational Program Scholarship, Suisun, CA
1984 Chuck Gray Memorial Photography Scholarship, Solano Community College, Suisun, CA

ARTIST IN RESIDENCY
1994 Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA

LECTURES
2005 “Visiting Artist,“ Jesse Bethel High School, Vallejo, CA
2004 “Creative Women,“ Panel, Benicia, CA
2003 “Visiting Artist,“ Jesse Bethel High School, Vallejo, CA
2002 “Visiting Artist,“ San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2001 “Photography As Art,“ Solano Community College, Suisun, CA
2000 “History of Botanical Illustration,“ Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA
2000 “Infrared Photography,“ Napa Valley College, Napa, CA
1999 “Still Life Photography,“ Solano Community College, Suisun, CA
1998 “Infrared Photography,“ Napa Valley College, Napa, CA

RECENT PUBLICATION
2003 “Viet Nam Walls“ - “Paper Sky“ #7 a bilingual magazine published in Japan.