“With paint I have the tools to illuminate my subject and convey a tangible personal interpretation to connect with my audience, to show people the underlying essence of my subject, something that sparks recognition and pleasure.”


Ongoing : 1996 – 2016 Annual ART Trails Open Studios, Sonoma County
2003 – 2016 Annual Solo Show at Graton Gallery


CURRENT : Laguna Paintings. LA CREMA. Healdsburg. CA.
New work at Graton Gallery, CA 95444

2015   Plein Air at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa CA
2015   “Breathing Space” Solo Show, Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation. May-August.
2012   Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho.
2012   Mill Valley Arts Festival
2011   Spring Lake, Santa Rosa, Solo Show
2002   Inaugural Exhibition, Graton Gallery, Graton
2001   ‘Objects Considered, Modern and Postmodern Still Life’ Bedford Gallery. Thousand Oaks. CA.
2001   ‘Salute to the Arts’ Festival, Sonoma, Edmund’s Fine Art Gallery


2010 – 2012   Marin Fair Plein Air
1998   Hon. Mention, Kendall-Jackson Festival Art Show. Sonoma County, CA
1991   Hon. Mention, Santa Rosa Art Guild, 27th Statewide Show, Santa Rosa, CA
1989   Best of Show, First Place, Cloverdale Citrus Fair, Cloverdale, CA
1988   First Place,  Cloverdale Citrus Fair, Cloverdale, CA
1987   Hon. Mention, First Place Oil Painting, First Place Pastels,  Allied Arts Show, Bodega Bay, CA
1986   Best of Show,  Second Place Oil Painting, Allied Arts Show, Bodega Bay, CA
1985   Hon. Mention, Bodega Bay Fisherman’s Festival Art Show, Bodega Bay, CA

2015   Painting with Chester Arnold. College of Marin, CA
2010   Figure Painting with Suzanne Lacke. College of Marin, CA
2009   Painting with Chester Arnold. College of Marin, CA
1997   Landscapes and Fauve Painters, Robin Child, Wiltshire, UK.
1986 – 89   Magic Realism Oil Painting, Charles Becker, Sonoma County, CA
1985   The Face and Figure, Maury Lapp, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
1980   Watercolor, Ernestine Maddox, Etching, Auckland Society of Arts, New Zealand
1974   Ceramics, Maggie Grainger, Inner London Education Authority, London, England


1977   Ph.D. in Biochemistry, University of London, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England
1973   B.Sc. Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada