EDUCATION
MFA, John F. Kennedy University; BA, Art Theory & Practice, Northwestern University

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition: Order & Chaos, Gile Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University KY
25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Parkside Art Galleries, University of Wisconsin WI
SNAP! 2017, Arc Gallery, San Francisco CA

2016
Kala Artists’ Annual, Kala Art Institute Gallery, Berkeley CA
Solo Exhibition, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA
Crossing to Safety: No Dreams Deferred, in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA
Climate Change, 1337 Gallery, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael CA

2015
Pictures in a Revolution: A Zoetrope-An Installation in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, Day of the Dead, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Terra Infirma, Juror: Chandra Cerrito, GearBox Gallery, Oakland CA
Connections 2, Art Contemporary Marin, Bay Visitor Center, Sausalito CA
12: NCWCA Group Exhibition, Warehouse 416, Oakland CA
Opening Preview Exhibition, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA
Interfaith Art Biennial, Northern California Islamic Cultural Center, Oakland CA
The Red Barn Gallery, Point Reyes National Seashore CA
Kalassal & Kala Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

2014
Between Heaven and Hell-An Installation, Day of the Dead Installation in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing, Commonweal Gallery, Bolinas CA
Disconnect, Transmission Gallery, Oakland CA
Kala Artists’ Annual Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA

2013
Big & Small, O’Hanlon Center for the Art, Mill Valley CA
Tonglen Gift: Roots of Memory, Day of the Dead Installation in collaboration with Pamela Blotner, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Stories We Tell, WCA National Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York NY
The Crater Project: Your Presence Makes My Heart Grow Stronger, EarthRise Center at IONS, Petaluma CA (SOLO)
Art & Wine, Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery, Bangor CA
Arts & Consciousness Graduate Exhibition, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA
The Crater Project, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA (SOLO)
Storied Lives: The Art of Narrative, ArtLife Gallery, Sebastopol CA

2012
Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future, Día de los Muertos 2012, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Beyond Landscape, WEAD, The Marin Group Show Foundation, Novato CA
Pilgrimage, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

2011
Illuminations, Día de los Muertos 2011, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Executive Offices, JFKU, Pleasant Hill CA
Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Impacts, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Topography of Intimacy, The California Endowment, Oakland CA

2010
Honoring Revolution with Visions of Healing, Día de los Muertos 2010, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Re-Bodiment, Installation-Ritual-Performance, Private Residence, Berkeley CA
Compass Rose, Installation Ritual, JFKU, Berkeley CA (SOLO)
The Giving, Installation-Performance, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Arts & Consciousness Group Show, Arts & Consciousness Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Works on Paper, Works in Progress Gallery, JFKU, Berkeley CA

2009
Altars for the Spirits/Offerings for the Living, Día de los Muertos 2009, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Blue Boat, Installation, JFKU, Berkeley CA
Couples, Café Aurora, Novato CA (SOLO)
PAINTS Annual Birdhouse Auction, Piedmont CA
Intimacies, Café Arriverderci, San Rafael CA (SOLO)
New Works, Private Showing Art Tour, Studio 1509, Berkeley CA
The Jewish Museum, Sacramento CA

2008
In the Time of Change, Día de los Muertos 2008, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Gratitude Altars, Oakopolis, Oakland CA
Fall Features Five, Mad River Studios, San Francisco CA
Addison Street Windows, Studio 1509 Artists, Berkeley CA
PAINTS Annual Birdhouse Auction, Piedmont CA

2007
Gratitude Altars, Oakopolis, Oakland CA
Offerings, Día de los Muertos 2007, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
Now Printing, Galleria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
PAINTS Annual Birdhouse Auction, Piedmont CA

2006
Gratitude Altars, Oakopolis, Oakland CA
Light of the Heart, Día de los Muertos 2006, SOMArts, San Francisco CA
The Valentine Show, Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley CA

ESSAYS & PUBLICATIONS
MUSE: The Art of Transformation and Healing, Book; Art 4 All People – Ceylan Huyla M.A. & Lisa Rasmussen M.F.A. 2014
Disconnect: NCWCA Member’s Juried Exhibition, Catalog; Ruth Santee, Kelly Hammargren, Miwako Nishizawa 2014
Stories We Tell, Book and Catalog; Jessica Porter & Karen Gutfreund 2013
An Angel is my Watermark; The California Printmaking Journal, 2004

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The California Endowment, Kala Art Institute

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Information available upon request.

AWARDS
Finalist, Members Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA, 2003
1st Place, Emerging California Artist, ProArts Annual Juried Exhibition, Oakland CA, 2002-3

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
Crossing to Safety, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, Spring 2016
John F. Kennedy University, Guest Curator, Graduate Exhibition 2014
The Human Rights Center, Envisioning Human Rights, assisting Pamela Blotner 2014
The Crater Project, Earthrise Center, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Petaluma 2013
The Crater Project, John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Berkeley, 2013
Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery, Bangor CA, ongoing changing exhibitions
An Angel is my Watermark, Giorgi Gallery, 2004

RESIDENCIES
Print & Paper Making, Pader Academy (partnering with the Human Rights Center), Uganda, Africa, June 2016
Fribourg Switzerland, May 2015
Kala Art Institute, current

LECTURES & PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Singular Impressions: Working with your Dreams, Rossmoor Art Center, October 2014
Pilgrimage as Metaphor and The Crater Project, St. Mary’s College, Moraga CA 2014
The Art of the Pilgrimage, Cafe Arrivederci, San Rafael CA, 2013
The Crater Project: Your Presence Makes My Heart Grow Stronger, EarthRise Center at IONS, Petaluma CA, 2013
The Crater Project, JFKU, Berkeley CA (SOLO), 2013
Storied Lives, ArtLife Gallery, Sebastopol CA, 2013
Salon-Gifts for Our Imagination, Café Arrivederci, San Rafael CA, 2009
New Works, Private Showing and Art Tour with Janet Lipkin, Berkeley CA, 2009

MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Professional Development Chair NCWCA (Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art), current
WEAD (Women’s Environmental Artist Directory), current

TEACHING
Print & Paper Making, Pader Academy (partnering with the Human Rights Center), Uganda, Africa, June 2016
Printmaking Class and Workshops, Rossmoor Art Center, ongoing
Visionary Images – Printmaking From Your Dreams, January Term, St. Mary’s College, Moraga CA, 2015
Natural Visions: A Printmaking Class, Rossmoor Art Center, 2015
Printmaking Without a Press, Rossmoor Art Center, October 2014
Guest Professor, St. Mary’s College, Moraga CA, 2014
Printmaking Intensives and Workshops, throughout the Bay Area, 1999-present
Tehiyah Day School, Technology Coordinator, Digital and Visual Arts Teacher, El Cerrito CA, 2001-2010
Co-director/Instructor, Pleiades’ Palette Art Camp for Girls, El Cerrito CA, 2001-2007
Coordinator/Instructor, Berkeley Arts Magnet After-school Enrichment Program, 1996-2004

PROFESSIONAL
Visual Branding and Communication, The Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley CA 2014
Archive Development & Special Projects, Lucid Art Foundation, Inverness CA, 2010-2012
Creative Director: Advertising, Design & Communications; San Francisco Bay Area CA, Chicago IL, New York NY, 1978 – present (detailed advertising CV available upon request.)