paintings and prints


Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In Dallas, Texas since 1963.. Summer home and studio Estes Park, Colorado. Education by scholarship to Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon Univ.) and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Graduate degree, MA from Southern Methodist University. Other graduate hours from Univ. of Pittsburgh, Rutgers University, Univ. of North Texas and Rhode Island School of Design. For many years taught in public and private schools, adults and children.  Has written many articles for art journals and an invited chapter in a book.

Now painter and printmaker with studios in Texas and Colorado. Prints and paintings are in private and commercial collections in the US and in Europe. She has won awards and exhibited  widely in this country as well as in Paris, France; Milan, Italy; Bejiing, China; Ephesus, Turkey; and Shimonoseki, Japan. In 2008  Denmark accepted three Rocky Mountain prints in the Naesvted Mini Print Exhibition  from March 29-April 20th in the Rennebaeksholm Arts & Cultural Center in Naestved, Denmark. They then became part of the grafisk vaersted/ Naestved print studio for artists permanent collection.
SELECTED COLLECTORS: The Blaffer Collection of the University of Houston, TX; North Coast Medical Supply Co, Morgan Hill, CA.; Technology Studios, Dallas, TX; Frost Bank, Fort Worth, TX.; Standard Federal Bank, Troy, MI; Clover Partners, Dallas, Tx.; Arlington Orthopedics, Arlington, TX; Advancial Co., Dallas, TX.;Dr and Mrs. Edward Nieh, Austin, TX, Dr. and Mrs. E.K. Poole, Austin, TX; Gloria and William Ballamy, Reading, PA; Donald Stitt, Stahlsburg, PA; Dr. Bronwen Williams, Rockville, MD.; Dr. and Mrs. James Livingston, Williamsburg, VA., Dr. Linda Tobey, Washington, D.C.,  Dr and Mrs John Wright, Rockwall, TX., Dr and Mrs. John Donaldson, Williamsburg, VA.; Cynthia Revko, Dallas, TX.; Windle Turley, Attorney at Law, Dallas, TX; Sybil Barnes, Estes Park, CO; Dr. John Maguire, Dallas, TX.;  Gainor Davis, Dallas, TX.;Dr. Rolf Huisgen, Munich, Germany; also in other USA and European collections.

SLMM exhibition, Kerrville, TX, curator, Susan Christopher.OFF THE WALL, DALLAS CALENDAR ARTISTS, Oldfield Davis Gallery, Dallas, TX, May 14-June 4th.2009. 1550 GALLERY, Jan. 31st-Mar.31, 2009:  DALLAS CALENDAR ARTlSTS, Oldfleld Davis Gallery, October 17"'-November 11th, Dalias, TX., 2008; TEXAS VISUAL ART ASSOCIATlON CITATlON ANNUAL EXHIBITION, Art Center of Plano, Juror: Dr. John Marcucci, Sept 30th-October 24th, Plano Texas, 2008; SOUTHWESTERN WATERCOlOR SOCIETY, 45TH Annual Membership Exhíbition, Art Center of Plano,  Juror: Ratindra Das, Aug. 29th-Sept. 27th, Plano, Texas, 2008; 2008 DALLAS CALENDAR ARTISTS EXHIBITION, David Terry Gallery, June 7th-July 10th, Dallas, TX. RANDOM WORKS, 21st Annual Woman's History Month Art Exhibition, Cultural Arts Society of Estes Park, March 2nd-Aprll 27th, Estes Park, CO; NON OBJECTIVE ART: LETS ALL DO THE KANDINSKY, TVAA gallery, Dallas, TX,  CURATED BY JULIANNE BIEHL, Oct. 2007; TVAA SIGNATURE AWARD WINNERS SHOW, TVAA, Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, Tx., Nov. 1- Nov. 29, 2006;  TVAA CITATION 2006, Juror: Mark Stephen Smith, Plano, Tx., Oct 30-Nov. 12:  CONNECTIONS: WE ARE ALL ONE, SLMM,  Lexington, Ky,  Juror: Gwen Hefner, Oct. 12- Nov. 19, 2006; 75 DALLAS CALENDAR ARTISTS, Artizen Gallery, August 25-Sept. 16, 2006, Dallas, Tx.; ESTES PARK PLEIN AIR EXHIBITION, Blue Horse Gallery, Estes Park, Co., Aug. 28-Sept. 30, 2006; POINTS OF LIGHT, Convention Center, Estes Park,Co., summer 2006; CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OF CARNEGIE MELLON COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Juror: Jennie Strayer, Gallery Director, Jan. 20,- March 5, 2006; ARTIST' SHOWPLACE NATIONAL JURIED SHOW, Richardson, TX., Juror: Miles Batt,March 30-April 25, 2006, three awards; WOMEN WITH A HISTORY, Mesquite Art Center, Mesquite, TX.. April 8th-March 8th, 2006, Curator: Mike Templeton; April 8th-May 8th; 2005; TEXAS AND NEIGHBORS Regional Art Exhibition, Apr. 24th-May 15th, Juror: Doug Dawson, Irving Center for the Arts, Irving, TX, Award ; BREAD UPON THE WATERS, CHRISTIANS IN THE VISUAL ARTS Traveling Exhibition, 2003-2006, Jurors: Tim High, Katherine Brimberry; TEXAS CONNECTIONS,
SLMM, Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX, Oct. 1st- 31st, 2004, Houston, TX. and Showplace Gallery, Richardson, TX., Feb 2nd – 29th 2005; SHADOWS AND LIGHT, Estes Park Convention Center, Estes Park , CO, Mar. 6th-Apr. 30th 2005; HEALING ENVIRONMENTS, SLMM, Blue Moon Gallery, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Juror: Helen Phillips, Apr.23rd-May 29th, 2004; THE INFLUENCE OF ROSENBERG, invitational of former students, including Andy Warhol, Phillip Pearlstein and Bennard Perleman, of Samuel Rosenberg, one of Western Pennsylvania’s most respected 20th Century artist/teachers, along with his retropective at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, PA. Curator: Barbara L. Jones, June 8th -August 24th, 2003.

SOLO EXHIBTIONS:  MOUNTAINS AND TREES, Estes Park Public Library, Estes Park CO. July 2006; NATURAL SELECTIONS, Eastfield College Gallery, Mesquite, TX.; MY COLORADO SUMMER, La Cima Club, Los Colinas, Irving, TX.; IN THE MOMENT, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX.; PAINTINGS AND PRINTS, Twentieth Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA.; A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.; THE NATURE OF THINGS, Woman’s Center, Southern Methodist University, DALLAS, TX.

PUBLICATIONS BY & ABOUT ARTIST (excluding newpaper articles):  Seven publications and a chapter in NATIONAL ART ASSOCIATION magazines and books; DALLAS CALENDAR ARTIST 2007,2008, 2009, 2010. In WHO'S WHO in AMERICAN WOMEN. INTERNAIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS 2010 (publication date December 2009).

upper left painting,
next painting, Rocky Mountain Reflections, oil on canvas,
24" X 24".
next painting, Let's Begin the Ravine, acrylic on canvas, 20" X 20".
next painting. Anya's Dance, oil on canvas (in honor of my Czech Grandmother), 36" X 24".
next monotype, Glen Haven Treetalk, monotype, 8" X 8".
lower left painting, Let's All Do the Kandinsky,
watercolor, 21" X 30".