Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
Selected Exhibitions and other notable events

2017 – 2019

In May of 2016 my husband of 40 years became ill.  We struggled until April of 2017 to get a diagnosis.  In September of 2017 he passed away.  I am still recovering from his tragic loss.  Each day I become stronger.  Each day I evaluate where I’ve been and where I’m going.

2019

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • 8th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo San Francisco, Ca -May

2018

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • March – May traveled across the South West USA painting with various Plein Air Artists.
  • 7th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo Santa Fe, NM -May
  • Purchased a tear drop travel trailer to be my Plein Air travel home -May
  • Elora en Plein Air Grand River Painting Festival -May
  • Lavender Fest Live event painting by invitation -June
  • Amherstburg Garden Festival 2018 Live painting event by invitation -June
  • Ontario Martinfest Live event painting by invitation -July
  • Explore the Shore, Garden Gallery by invitation -July
  • Artcite – Mend/Revive: a members exhibit & art sale -August
  • Paint Dexter Professional Artist Category – August
  • Brant Colours Plein Air Art Event -September
  • Artcite, Doin’ The Louvre 2018 -November
  • Mistletoe & Snow: Art Sale & Exhibition -December

2017

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • REACH FOR THE SKY: Leamington Flock Fest  -May
  • Thirty x Sixty Fine Art Show Hosted by Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing -May
  • 6th Annual Plein Air Convention and Expo San Diego Ca -May
  • Amherstburg Garden Festival 2017 Live painting event by invitation -June
  • Amherstburg Bi-annual Open Doors/Culture Days Event -September

2016

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Artilicious 2016 Charity event juried invitation
  • 1st Annual Cavan/Millbrook Painting Festival at Gallery Q 2016 by invitation
  • Open Doors Windsor 2016 Live event painting by invitation
  • Hawk Fest 2016 Live event painting by invitation
  • July Explore the Shore, Garden Gallery by invitation
  • Colchester Classic Concert Live event painting by invitation
  • Brighton, Mi Plein Air Event
  • Lavender Fest Live event painting by invitation

2015

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • ECRA:  Hawk Fest Demonstration Plein Air
  • August – John R Park Homestead Annual, Lost Arts Festival Plein Air Demonstrator Sunday August 9th by Invitation
  • July – Solo Show “Extreme Outdoor Painter” Exhibition & Sale July 2o – 25th Windsor & Region Arts Council, Art Speak Gallery during the Walkerville Art Walk & Rock
  • July – Curator/Artist – Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists 2015 member Exhibition @ The Gibson Gallery July 7th – August 1st, 2015 Juried and by Invitation
  • July – Heat ~ Arts Council Windsor & Region Summer Member’s Exhibition & Sale July 6th – 17th, 2015
  • June – Plein Air Demonstration Lavender Fest June 27th 28th by invitation

2014

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival Award: 2nd Place Quick Paint “Paint Your Wagon” Judge: Kenneth Cadwallader, OPA
  • Evening with the Artists, Paint Dexter
  • Julia Kay Portrait Party exhibition Gallery 194 LaPeer, Mi.  June/July 2014

2013

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media, Webmaster, Administrator 2009-2013
  • Sketch Night co-coordinator in partnership with Arts Council Windsor & Region, the City of Windsor Sculpture Park, Elizabeth MacDonald and Windsor & Essex County Plein-Air Society, this event is in coordination with the Southwestern Ontario Coastal Trails Sails to See TALL SHIPS Festival.
  • Sponsored Artist, Paint Dexter First Annual Plein Air Festival.
  • Commission, Paint Dexter First Annual Plein Air Festival
  • Artist in residence Beloit Inn, Edge of the Rock Plein Air Painting Event in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • The Lost Arts, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air by invitation
  • The Lost Arts, John R. Park Homestead, Commission en Plein Air.
  • Explore the Shore, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air by invitation
  • Arcites 6th Annual Summer Art Fest

2012

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media, Webmaster, Administrator 2009-2013
  • Chatham Art Camp en Plein Air Watercolour Part II Instructor, June 2012. by invitation
  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Society Member’s Show McKenzie Hall May 2012
  • Chatham Art Camp en Plein Air Acrylic Part I Instructor, by invitation May 2012
  • The Lost Arts, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air. by invitation
  • Explore the Shore, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air by invitation

2011

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media, Webmaster, Administrator 2009-2013
  • Artspeak Holiday Show & Sale, Member’s Show December 2011
  • Artcite Doin the Louvre, December 2011
  • The Lost Arts, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air. August 2011 by invitation
  • Explore the Shore, John R. Park Homestead, Demonstrations en Plein Air by invitation
  • Brush with the Highlands Plein Air Festival, Wilberforce, Ontario July 2011
  • Leamington Art Centre Member’s show July 2011
  • Annual Members Show, Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, in conjunction with the Walkerville Art Walk on July15th and 16th, 2011.
  • Judge Street Art competition, Tecumseh Art Fair, Tecumseh, On. Canada. May 14, 2011.
  • Tecumseh Art Fair, Tecumseh, On. Canada. May 14, 15, 2011
  • Plein Air and Other Works, Artspeak Gallery, (Windsor Arts Council) Duo with Margaret Dawson, March 14 – 19, 21 – 26, 2011. Opening Reception Friday March 18 7 – 9 pm

2010

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media, Webmaster, Administrator 2009-2013
  • Annual Members Show & Walkerville BIA Holiday Art Walk. November 17, 2010 to January 5, 2011
  • Positively Windsor Theme Exhibition, ARA (Association of Representational Artists) Mackenzie Hall, Windsor, On. October 6, 2010.
  • 8th ANNUAL – 2010 Walkerville ART WALK & ROCK. July 16th & Saturday, July 17th, 2010
  • Arts Council Windsor & Region 2010 Members Show at Artspeak Gallery

2009

  • Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artists,  President/Co-Founder promote group and organize weekly plein air events Jan through to Dec.
  • Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Vice President, Treasurer, Social Media, Webmaster, Administrator 2009-2013
  • March 2009 – Founded the group Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Society with Margaret Dawson. Organize weekly painting events in and around Windsor & Essex County.

2008 and prior

  • 2000 – 2005 Windsor Printmaker’s Forum Board of Directors Treasurer/Secretary, Education Director, V.I.T.A. Representative.
  • Artseen 8, Artcite, November 2000, Annual, open, off-site showcase of new and experimental art. Windsor, Ontario Canada.
  • Annual Members Exhibition, Windsor Printmaker’s Forum. June 2000, 2001 and 2002 Windsor, On. Canada
  • Other Side of the Tracks, Group photography exhibition, April 2000, University of Windsor Student Center, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, First place award Agfa Film Pro Student Award in recognition of Excellence in photo based art.
  • BFA Graduation Exhibition, April 2000, Group exhibition, LeBel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Art in the Park, Juried, June 2000. Windsor, Ontario, Canada. space Award of exhibition space by Rotary Club
  • Artseen 7, Artcite, November 2000, Annual, open, unjuried, off-site showcase of new and experimental art.Windsor, Ontario Canada.
  • Art in the Park, Juried, June 1999.Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Award of exhibition space by Rotary Club
  • Art in the Park, Juried, June 1998. Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Award of exhibition space by Rotary Club
  • Ink, Lebel Gallery, January 1998. Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Group Print Exhibition, in memory of J. K. Pufahl Seven Printmakers pay tribute to their mentor.
  • Year of the Arts, Windsor Arts Council Gallery, Visual Arts Exhibition, September 1998. Windsor, Ontario, Canada,
  • Frame by Frame, Photography Exhibition, Lebel Gallery, University of Windsor, November 1998, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.