Selected Exhibitions

  • 2011 “Ethiopia Revisited”, Artscapes Installation, Tacoma, WA
  • 2011 “Envision”, Prarie Line Trail temporary installation, Tacoma, WA
  • 2007 “Small Works Show,” Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2006 “The Gift of Art: Small Works,” Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2005 Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA “Hot Women, Cool Glass,” Chicago, IL
  • 2004 “Floralis, ” Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • “Six in the City, ” Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
  • 2003 “4/Glass,” G.A.S. Conference, Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2002 “25 years of Pilchuck Artists,” Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA,
  • “Instructors Show, ”Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
  • 2001“1100 Degrees of Separation,” Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • Gallerie Dorita, Atlanta, GA
  • 2000 “National Invitational Candelabra & Menorah Show,” Gallerie Dorita, Atlanta, GA
  • 1998 “Pilchuck Artists,” Jenkins/Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “Rococo,” Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA
  • Odyssey Gallery, San Antonio, TX  
  • “Contemporary Glass Objects,” Urban Artifacts, Houston, TX
  • “From Fire to Ice,” Simon/Edwards Gallery, Yakima, WA 
  • 1997 “15th Annual Auction Preview Exhibit,” Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
  • 1996 “Three Women’s Passion for Fire,” Odyssey Glass Gallery, San Antonio, TX
  • “Three Women Emerging,” The Artful Eye, Calistoga, CA
  • Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, FL
  • “Presidential Show,” Glass Canvas, St. Petersburg, FL    
  • 1995 “Folie à Deux & Pratt Instructor‘s Show,” Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA 

Publications

  • 2007 City Arts, “The Rebirth of Venus,” Tacoma Museum of Glass
  • 2006 Tacoma New Tribune, “The Work of Art,” Soundlife, November
  • 1999 Art Business News, Cover
  • 1999 Ladies Home Journal, "Express Yourself," December
  • 1998 Southwest Art Magazine, "Best of the West, Texas," May
  • 1998 Art Access, "Rococo," Seattle, WA
  • 1997 American Style Magazine, "Deep in the Art of Texas," Spring, Number 8
  • 1997 Get Out Magazine, "Making it Crystal Clear," Phoenix, Arizona, November
  • 1993 Valley Daily News, "The art of Glassblowing," January
  • Décor Magazine, "Twice as Nice," Volume 113, Number 6

 Public Collections

  • 2013 “Lock-On Tacoma”, Sound Transit STart Permanent Collection, Tacoma, WA
  • 2001 The Broadway Grill, Seattle, WA
  • 1993 The Boeing Corporation, "Earth Watch," Limited Edition
  • 1992 Teamsters Western Conference Thirty-eighth Session, "Color Dance," limited edition

Teaching Experience

  • 2007 Salisbury University, Guest Artist/Lecturer, Salisbury, MD
  • 2003 Hilltop Glass Program, Guest Artist, Tacoma, WA
  • 1996 Hilltop Glass Program, Artist's Assistant, Tacoma, WA
  • 1994 – 1996 Seattle Glassblowing Studio, Seattle, WA
  • 1994   (on going to present)  Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA

Professional Experience

  • 2013 – (present)  Public Artist & Fine Art  
  • 2008 – 2013 Owner, bellaballs Glass Floats Studio, Tacoma, WA
  • 2010 Guest Artist, Hilltop Arts Connect, Tacoma, WA
  • 2007 Guest Artist, Lecturer Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
  • 2005 Guest Artist, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
  • 2003 Guest Artist, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA 
  • 2003 Pole TurnerPilchuck Glass School, , Silver Anniversary Candelabra Team, Stanwood, WA
  • 1997 Pilchuck Glass School, "Collaborative Glassblowing" with Richard Royal and Italo Scanga, Stanwood, WA
  • 1994 Pratt Fine Arts Center, "Venetian Goblet Techniques" with Lino Tagliapietra, Seattle WA
  • 1993 Pratt Fine Arts Center, "Glassblowing," with David Levi and Josia McElhaney, Seattle WA
  • 1991 Pilchuck Glass School, "The Marriage of Hot and Cold" with Curtis Brock and Jan Mares, Stanwood, WA
  • 1990-1999 Pratt Fine Arts Center, studied glassblowing under Lino Tagliapietra, David Levi, Richard Royal, Sonya Bloomdahl, Seattle, WA
  • 1982-1989 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • 1979-1982 St. Martin's College, Lacey, WA