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University of Kansas; BFA

Lawrence, Kansas


University of Missouri - Kansas City; graduate studies

Kansas City, Missouri




Three Artist Group Exhibit - R. G. Endres Gallery.  November, 2019.   Prairie Village Arts Council invitational.  City Hall / Municipal Building, Prairie Village, Kansas.

Invitational Solo Exhibit - H.J.'s Youth and Family / Community  Center;  6425 Wornall Road; Kansas City,  MO 64113

The Power Group; Overland Park, Kansas, January – March 2011

The Late Show Gallery; Kansas City, Missouri; “Still Life” solo show, August 2014;  “Still Life” group show, featured artist, August 2010; “Bountiful”, 4 artist exhibition, November-December 2007; “The Grand Table” (2 artist exhibition), July 2006; Group show February 2006, December 2005; Gallery Artist 2005 – 2017 with ongoing and regular exhibits.

Art Fairs: 2011 Des Moines Metro, Des Moines, IA; 2011 Cottonwood Arts Fest, Richardson, TX; 2011 Uptown Arts Festival, Minneapolis MN; 2012 Gold Coast, Chicago, IL; 2012 Port Clinton, Chicago, IL; 2013 Smoky Hill River Fest, Salina, KS; 2015 Columbus, OH; 2016 Marion, IA; 2017 Lincoln, NE; 2019 27th Annual Marion Arts Festival, Marion, IA.

Clinton Hill Art Gallery; Brooklyn, New York; “Damask”; Solo Exhibition; October-November, 2006

Manhattan Arts Center Gallery; Manhattan, Kansas; “Objects: Common and Uncommon”; 5 artist exhibition; February – April 2006

Fields Gallery; Lawrence, Kansas; “Still Life”; featured artist exhibition

Lawrence Arts Center; Lawrence, Kansas; “Arrangements” Still Life Paintings 8 artist exhibition; June 1 – July 15, 2005

Thornhill Gallery, Avila University, “The Still Life”, Solo Exhibition, March 2004

Eva Reynolds Fine Arts; Sheraton Suites Exhibition Space; Kansas City, Missouri; featured artist June 2004.



The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2019.  City of Overland Park, Kansas.   Juror:  Johne Richardson, artist

Prairie Village State of the Arts National Juried Exhibition 2018.  R. G. Endres Gallery, City Hall, Prairie Village, Kansas.   Juror: Marissa Starke, Asst. Director, Kansas City Artists Coalition

The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2018.  City of Overland Park, Kansas.   Juror:  Jean Cook, artist

The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2017.  City of Overland Park, Kansas. Two pieces.  Juror:  David Beal, Portrait Artist. 2017

Prairie Village Art Fest.  Arts Commission, Prairie Village, Kansas.  Juror:  Mark English; 2009

Johnson County Art Show.  Arts Commission, Johnson County, Kansas.  Juror:  Marcus Cain; 2009

5th Annual Juried Exhibition.  Images Gallery; Kansas City, Missouri.  Juror:  Donna Aldridge, artist

41st Annual Central South Art Exhibition.  Tennessee Art League; Nashville, Tennessee.  Juror:  Mary Whyte, artist, teacher, illustrator.  Award:  Tennessee Art League Memorial Members Award; June – July 2006.

Art at the Center–The Juried Exhibition 2006.  City of Overland Park, Kansas.  Juror:  Sangram Majumdar, Painter, Faculty – Maryland Institute College of Art.  May-June 2006.

Visual Arts Center National Art Exhibit 2006.  Charlotte County Art Guild, Inc.; Punta Gorda, Florida.  Juror:  M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief, American Artist, Watercolor, American Artist Drawing, American Artist Workshop Magazines.  Juror Award Winner.

The Shafer Regional Invitational Art Exhibition. January – February 2006; Barton County Community College; Great Bend, Kansas.  Juror: Stephen Gleissner, Chief Curator, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas.

Greater Midwest International Art Exhibition xxv. Central Missouri State University; Warrensburg, Missouri; January 2003; Juror: Leesa Fanning, Ph.D.; Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.

Art at the Center 2003. Overland Park, Kansas, Arts Commission; “The Human Form” June-July, 2003; “The Still Lifes”  August-September, 2003; Overland Park Convention Center.

Great Plains National. Hays, Kansas, February, 2002; Juror: Ms. Leesa Fanning, Ph.D.; Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.

Art In the Woods 2001. Overland Park Arts Commission; May 2001; Purchase Award Winner; Juror: Mr. Bo Bartlett, Artist.

26th, 27th and 28th Annual Members’ Exhibitions. Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art; St. Joseph, Missouri.  Year 2000: 2nd place- Drawing, Ms. Jane Voorhees, painter, Juror;  Year 2001:  3rd Place - Drawing & 3rd Place - Painting, Ms. Theresa Harris, Juror; Year 2002: 3rd Place - Painting, Ms. Sherri Best, Director, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Juror.

Art In the Woods 1999. Overland Park Arts Commission; May 1999; Juror: Mr. M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief, American Artist and Watercolor magazines.

Re: Members’ 1998.  Kansas City Artists Coalition; December 1998; Juror: Ms. Dana Self, Curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.



Cover Artist - Kansas City Voices - A Periodical of Writing and Art; Whispering Prairie Press, Prairie Village, Kansas;  Annual Edition - December 2010



The Late Show Gallery; Kansas City, Mo.  Fine Arts Gallery exhibiting Kansas City and regional artists. Regular Gallery Artist.

Clinton Hill Art Gallery; Brooklyn, New York.  Fine Arts Gallery. 

Fields Gallery; Lawrence, Kansas.  Fine arts gallery exhibiting regional artists.  Shown as Featured Artist.

So-Oh Gallery; Lincoln, Nebraska.  Fine Arts Gallery

Eva Reynolds Fine Arts; Sheraton Suites, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri.  June 2004 Featured Artist.



City of Overland Park Matt Ross Community Center; Overland Park, Kansas

University of Kansas - Kansas Union; Lawrence, Kansas

The Hadley Hospital Foundation Collection; Hays, Kansas

University Women’s Club - University of Kansas; Lawrence, Kansas



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