Art Awards

Sept., 2018: Program Cover Artist, Santa Barbara Beautiful Annual Awards Celebration.
May, 2018: Honorable Mention, "Rebirth,"
Jan., 2017: What's New and Now, featured artist,
Nov., 2015: First Prize, "ArtSee," Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.  Dug Uyesaka, Juror.
Sept., 2014: Featured Artist of Distinction, Art Walk, SB Museum of Natural History.
June, 2014: First Prize, Santa Barbara Art Foundation Annual Exhibition, Santa Barbara Club.
April, 2013, Honorable Mention, "Metamorphosis," 855 Gallery, Carpinteria, CA.

Nov., 2012, Honorable Mention, "A Study in Color," 855 at the Art Center, Carpinteria, CA.
July, 2008, Honorable Mention, "Hot Summer Days, Hot Summer Nights," Ojai Art Center.
May, 2008, First Prize, Acrylic Landscapes, Santa Barbara Fair & Expo.
2008 Arts Fund of Santa Barbara Individual Artist Award in Abstract Painting, $2,500 prize.

Solo Exhibitions

May - July, 2014: "My Back Yard," Leigh Block Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
June-Aug., 2013: "Abstracts Inspired by Nature," PORCH, Carpinteria, CA.

March-April, 2011: Gallery U @ Salon U, Santa Barbara, CA
March, 2010: "Lines & Layers," Ojai Art Center, Ojai, CA
November, 2008: "Surfaces and Strata," The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA


Selected Juried Group Exhibitions

Nov., 2018 - 2/19: ""Abstract Open," Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara.  Nancy Gifford, Juror.
June - Sept., 2018: Indigo Interiors, Santa Barbara, Tom Cummings, Curator.
May, 2018: "Art Matters," Huntington Library and Gardens, San Marino, CA. (4 distinguished jurors).
Jan.-Feb. 2018: Abstract Art Collective at Zookers, Carpinteria, CA.
Dec. 2017 - Jan. 2018: Hundred Grand, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
June-Aug., 2017: "ArtSee III," Bronfman Center, Santa Barbara, CA.
Feb.-April, 2017: "Out of the Studio," Distinctive Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
Feb., 2017: "Abstract Open III," Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
Jan. - Feb., 2017: "Abstract 10: Synergies," Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara.
Jan., 2017: "New Light, New Year," Casa Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
Dec. 2016 - Jan. 2017: Hundred Grand, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
Sept., 2016: ArtWalk Featured Artist, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
March, 2016: Santa Barbara Open, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara.
Dec., 2015 - Jan., 2016:  "Hundred Grand," Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara.
Oct., 2015: "Spice," Casa Magazine Gallery, Santa Barbara.

May, 2015: "Edges," Casa Magazine Gallery, Santa Barbara.  Dug Uyesaka, Juror.
April - May, 2015: "Multivision," TVSB Media Arts Center, Santa Barbara.  Nancy Gifford, Juror.
Dec., 2014 - Feb., 2015: "Hundred Grand," Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara.
Oct., 2014: "Small Images," Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara.  Tif Sigrids, L.A. Gallerist-Curator-Artist, Juror.
Sept., 2014: "Artwalk Artists of Distinction," Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.  Diane Waterhouse, Gallerist, Juror.
May - June, 2014: "Made You Look," Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Montecito, CA.  Meg Cranston, Otis College of Art & Design Art Dept. Chair, Juror.
Feb. - April, 2014: Exhibition at the Mayor's Office, Santa Barbara City Hall.
Dec., 2013 - Feb., 2014: "One Hundred Grand," Sullivan Goss, an American Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
Oct., 2013: 28th Annual Small Images Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara.  Tim Berg & Rebekah Myers, Jurors.
May-June, 2013: "Confluence," Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara.  Peter Frank, L.A. art critic, Juror.
March, 2013:  "Metamorphosis," 855 Gallery, Carpinteria, CA.  Susan Bush, Gallerist, Juror.
Jan.-March, 2013: "Independent Studies," UCSB Faculty Club, Santa Barbara, CA.  Francis Scorzeli, Juror.
 June - Aug., 2012: "How Soon is Now?"  (12 paintings) MichaelKate Interiors and Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, curated by Brad Nack.
May 2012: Art Matters Encore!  Huntington Library & Gardens, San Marino, CA.  Jurors included curators from Norton Simon Museum and Huntington Library, and Art Center staff.
November, 2011: 5 x 5 Invitational, Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA.
May - June, 2011: "In the Abstract," featured artist. Juried by Tony Askew, 855 at The Arts Center, Carpinteria, CA.
Oct. - Dec., 2010: "Ojai Celebrates Art III," Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, CA.
July - Sept., 2010: "Make Hay While the Sun Shines," Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria, CA.  Arturo Tello, Juror.
July, 2010: "Hot Summer Days, Hot Summer Nights," Ojai Art Center, Ojai, CA.  Richard Franklin, Juror.
October, 2009 - January, 2010: "Reflections and Projections, 20 Years of the Individual Artist Awards," Channing Peake Gallery, curated by Annette Kubitza, Santa Barbara, CA.
September - December, 2009: "Allusions," curated by Ana Victorson, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA.
July, 2009: "2009 Anniversary Juried Art Show," Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
October, 2008: "Atmosphere, Wind and Shadows," 855 at the Arts Center, Carpinteria, CA.
August, 2008: "It's All About Color," Cabrillo Pavilion Art Center, Santa Barbara.
July, 2008: "Hot Summer Days, Hot Summer Nights," Ojai Art Center, Ojai, CA.
April - June, 2008: Juried Group Show, Gallery Ten Twenty-Nine, Santa Barbara, Ca.
March - April, 2008: Individual Artist Award Winners Group Show, Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.
September – November, 2007: Artists of Step One at Meisel Gallery of Art, Santa Barbara.
June – July, 2007: Exhibition Show, Larry Iwerks’ Weldon Art Ranch, Santa Barbara.
April, 2007 & Sept. 2006: Members’ shows, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.
January, 2007: Juried show, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.
September, 2006 - April 2008: Stinn Jewelry & Art, Santa Maria.

Gallery Representation

10 West Gallery, 10 W. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, CA.  805-770-7711, 12-5:30, closed Wednesdays .
Herold Fine Art, Dallas, Tx,, 214-235-3432.

Art Affiliations/Memberships

 Abstract Art Collective
Santa Barbara Studio Artists


 B.A., University of Colorado
Studies of painting, composition, color and technique with Rick Stich, Robert Burridge, James Armstrong, Tony Askew and Lauryn Taylor.

Coastal View News, ARTCETERA, 1/18/18., 10 West Gallery: Wildly Diverse, 3/26/17.
Santa Barbara Independent, 10 West, A New Approach to Showing Art, 8/17/16.
Voice Magazine, Cultural Night Downtown, 7/29/16., "New and Now 2016," 2/2/16.
Santa Barbara Independent, Arts Scene by Charles Donelan, 8/21/14.

Casa Magazine, 5/9/14., 5/7/14
Coastal View News, Artcetera, 6/27/13.
Montecito Journal, Our Town, 3/21/13.Montecito Journal, Seen Around Town, 8/2/12.Santa Barbara News-Press, Scene Magazine Art Review, 6/29/12. Casa Magazine, 6/22/12.Montecito Journal, Seen Around Town, 1/12/12.Ojai Valley News, Arts of Ojai page, 3/5/10.Santa Barbara News-Press, Art Review by Josef Woodard, 10/2/09.Santa Barbara News-Press, Art Review by Josef Woodard, 11/21/08Santa Barbara Independent, Art Review by Colin Marshall, 11/20/08Santa Barbara Independent, Arts Life, 11/6/08.Creative Community, 30 minute individual artist interview on Santa Barbara TV Channel 21, taped 11/5/08 (multiple airings).Montecito Journal, Seen Around Town, 9/10/, featured work, July, 2008Montecito Journal, Seen Around Town, 1/31/08Santa Barbara News-Press, On the Town, 1/27/08Santa Barbara News-Press, Richard Mineards' column, 1/22/08