FORMAL EDUCATION     

University of Maine at Machias, ME; 2002, BA in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts,  with a concentration on Visual Arts, summa cum laude. 

WCVTI, Eastport, ME; Two-Year Course of Study in Boatbuilding; 1979 – 1981         

Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, SD 

OTHER

Plein air Painting with Robert Beck; 2014, 2015

Plein-air Painting with Colin Page; 2009, 2012

Plein-air Painting with Ron Johnson; 2005

Painting the Landscape en plein air, oil, with Sharon Yates; 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007

Painting the Portrait with Sharon Yates; 2013

Acrylic Techniques with Alexandra Flood; 2001  

Raku Pottery with Peter Thomas; 2000

Watercolor, landscapes, with Barry Coombs; 1995, 1996

Watercolor with Allyn Storer; 1995, 1996

Pastel, landscapes, with Susan Dowley; 1990, 1995

Mixed Media, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; 1992

SOLO SHOWS

University of Maine Machias, "Mexico Series Part 1"; 2015

Bar Harbor Savings & Loan ON THE WALL, "Beyond the Seeing", Bar Harbor, ME;2012

Henry D. Moore Library, "Homes & Gardens", Steuben, ME; 2012

Unobskey School, Calais, ME; "BOATS and WATER- Beyond the Scenic Route", 2010

Biddeford Savings Bank, Scarborough,ME; 2010 

Monica's Chocolate's Lubec, ME; 2009

Judy Pascal Antiques & Interiors, Portland, ME; 2007-2008 

Thistles Restaurant, Bangor, ME; Feb.-Mar. 2007

Lubec Memorial Library, Lubec, ME; 2003, 2007

White Art Gallery, Husson College, Bangor, ME; 2006 

Milbridge Historical Society, Milbridge, ME; August 12- Sept. 3rd 2006

John Edwards Market Inc., Ellsworth, ME; 2005  

Artist’s Café, Machias, ME; 1998, 1999

GROUP SHOWS and GALLERIES

The Whitney Galleries, Wells, ME; 2015, 2016

The Eastport Art Gallery, "The Open Show", Eastport, ME, 2016

MDI Biological Laboratory "Art Meets Science, A Fresh Field of Life", 2016

Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Belfast, ME; "Sense of Place" 2013,"That Ole' Barn" 2014, Summer Stable Show 2014, 2015, 2016

                                                  "Paint the Farm" 2015, Small Works Holiday Show 2015

UMM, Machias, ME; "en Plein Air Painting, Points of View" with Val Aponik; 2016

Gallery 142 at J&B Atlantic, Ellsworth; "Maine Industry", "Tell Your Story in Grand Scale", Holiday Show 2015

Pearson Legacy Gallery, Deer Isle, ME; 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Peabody Memorial Library, Jonesport ME; 2014, 2015

Schooner Art Gallery, Milbridge, ME; 2012-2016

Tunk Mountain Arts and Crafts Cooperative,William D. Sherar Gallery, Cherryfield, ME; 2010,2011,2013

Grand Manan Art Gallery, Canada; 2011,2012,"Square Foot Show" 2015, 2016 

Arts in the Park, 15th Annual Juried Show, Belfast,ME; 2010

by Design Bangor, ME "Down East Sails Uptown", Bangor, ME; 2010

Equinox Petroglyph Project; Winter Harbor, ME; Hudson Museum, Orono, ME; 2010

Machias Bay Chamber Concerts, Machias, ME; 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 

Coastal Fine Arts Alliance of Maine, Belfast; 2011       

Coastal Fine Arts Alliance of Maine, Southwest Harbor,ME; 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009-2013, 2016                               

Unobskey School, University College at Calais, ME; 2000, 2009

Ellsworth Public Library, Ellsworth, ME; Oct. 2009    

Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Art Show, Bar Harbor, ME; 2002, 2003,2004,2009,2011                

Tides Institute, Eastport, ME; Petroglyph Project, Sept. 2009              

Blaine House, Augusta, ME; Petroglyph Project, May 2009                            

Woodwind Gallery, Machias, ME;2003-2016                            

Schoodic Arts for All, Hammond Hall Art Show; Winter Harbor, ME; 2006, 2008 

Gray Wolf Gallery, Addison, ME; 2008-10     

Abbe Museum Bar Harbor, ME; Petroglyph Project 2008              

42nd Annual WCSH6 Sidewalk Art Festival, Portland, ME; August 2007        

Anderson Gallery, Winterport Winery, Winterport, ME; 2006, 2007              

Milbridge Historical Society Milbridge, ME; "My Maine Blue"; Aug - Sept. 2010   

University of Maine at Machias, Machias, ME; May 24 – June 30, 2006                         

Bangor Arts Society Annual Open Juried Show, Bangor Public Library, Bangor, ME: 2003, 2005, 2006, 2010   

Calais Free Library, Calais, ME; 1991, 2005       

Schoodic Arts for All, Prospect Harbor, ME; 2000, 2001, 2004   

Coastal Fine Arts Alliance of Maine, COA, Bar Harbor, ME; 2004       

Maine Arts Commission, Shining on the Sunrise County, Blaine House, Augusta, ME; 2004                  

Gateway Fine Arts Gallery, Calais, ME; 2003   

Washington County Business and Expo, Calais, ME; 2003 

The Summer Gallery, McKinney Books, Machias, ME; 2000   

PARTICIPATION

Peabody Memorial Library, Jonesport, ME Silent Auction 2013-2014

Natural Resources Council of Maine, Northport 2011

Arts & Crafts Show, Jonesport; 2011

Paint Winter Harbor; 2011 

Paint Addison Day; 2010

The Next Step DV Project Silent Auction, Machias; 2010 

Rotary in Machias, auction; 2009

Paint Jonesport Day, August 12, 2009                                                                           

MPBN Great TV Auction Juried Show; 2009

MPBN Great TV Auction; 2008, 2009  

West Quoddy Lighthouse silent auction, Lubec, ME;  2008, 2011 

Artful Treasures-Made in Maine, Hancock, ME; 2008

“Art in the Library” Peabody Memorial Library, Jonesport, ME; 2007- 2012

Unique Possibilities, Machias, ME; 2006-2009

“Hold Everything!” Maine Discovery Museum, Bangor, ME; 2006

Artist Studio Tour, “Meet The Artist”; Jonesport, ME; August, 2006, 2009

Bangor Art Society Holiday Art Auction; Bangor, ME; 2005

Ste. Croix Valley Artisans, “An Art Affaire”, Calais, ME; 2005

Lubec Landmarks, Inc. “Arts & Things”, Lubec, ME; 2005 

UMM Homecoming Fine Art Show, Machias, ME; 2004

Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce July 4th celebration; 2004 

Paint Eastport Days/Art Auction, Eastport, ME; 1999, 2000-2004, 2006, 2007,2009

Washington County Cultural Directory, ME; 2003        

The Grand Auditorium Auction, Ellsworth, ME; 2000

Washington County Children's Program Auction; 2001

AWARDS

Art in the Park, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Juried Show 2009 2nd Place, oil painting

MEMBERSHIPS

Bangor Art Society

Plein Air Painters of the Bay of Fundy

Portland Museum of Art

SUNRISE SENIOR COLLEGE

Instructor "Oil Painting from Life", workshop autumn 2016