Born Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Education Graduate Eemstantijn College (Liberal Arts), Amersfoort, the Netherlands.
Studies at Kunst Akademie, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Continued studies with both American and European artists.
2011 MORPHING. Mixed Media Works on Paper. Halele`a. Poipu, Kauai.
2011 EPIPHYTIC. Mixed Media on Paper. Alley Kat Art. Kapaa, Kauai.
2009/10 WINGED. Moth Orchid images in mixed media on paper. PUKA Gallery, Hanapepe, Kauai.
2007 Java Kai, Kapaa, Kauai.
2006 Final Nevada Studio Show.
2004 FROM THE DESERT. Paintings, monoprints, drawings. Northeastern
Nevada Museum, Elko, Nevada
2003-2006 5th STREET BISTRO. “Downtown” Elko, NV.
2001 LXS. Government Building. Carson City, NV. Drawings. LEGISLATIVE EXHIBITION SERIES organized by theNevada Arts Council.
1998-2005 Annual Open Home Studio Show and Sale.
1997-1999 NEW WORK. Cowboy Joe, Coffeehouse, Elko, NV.
1995 KALEIDOSCOPE, a retrospective. Luther Seminary Art Gallery, St. Paul, MN.
1994 PARALLEL FORCES - OPPOSING TERRAIN. Northeastern Nevada Museum, Elko, NV.
1993 PAINTINGS. Artist of the month, Desert Gold Gallery, Elko, NV.
1993 PAINTINGS. Great Basin College, Elko, NV.
1993 BOTANICUS. The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin.
1991 DRAWINGS AND PRINTS. Bachman’s Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
1990 PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS. Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN.
1984 DRAWINGS. First Unitarian Society, Minneapolis, MN.
Selected Group Exhibitions: (Juried and Invitational):
2017 ART KAUAI 2017. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2016 Holiday Show. Schaefer International Gallery. Mauai Arts & Cultural
Center, Kahului, Maui
MATCHBOX PLUS XI. Cedar Street Galleries. Honolulu, Oahu
ART KAUAI 2016. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2015 ART KAUAI 2015. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2014 AGORA GALLERY. Chelsea, NY. CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES
2014 MATCHBOX PLUS X. Cedar Street Galleries. Honolulu, Oahu
2014 ART KAUAI 2014. Kauai Society of Artists. Lihue, Kauai
2013 MATCHBOX PLUS IX. Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, Hawaii
2013 ART KAUAI 2013. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2012 SMALL WORKS. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2012 ART KAUAI 2012. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2011 ART KAUAI 2011. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2010 ART KAUAI 2010. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai
2009 CHOICE ART 2. Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.
2009 ART KAUAI 2009. Kukui Grove Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kaui.
2009 GALERIE 103. Kukui'ula Village, Poipu. INAUGURAL EXHIBIT.
2009 ARTISTS OF HAWAII. Statewide Biennial. Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii.
2008 SMALL WORKS, Kauai Society of Artists, Exhibition Space Kukui Grove, Lihue, Kauai.
2007 ART KAUAI. KSA Exhibition Space, Lihue, Kauai.
2007 Member Show. Kauai Society of Artists.
2006 SMALL WORKS. Kauai Society of Artists. Kauai, HI..
2005 LAMOILLE HARVEST FESTIVAL. Lamoille, NV.
2005 You Know You’re a Nevadan, if... ArtSource Gallery, Reno, NV.
2005 TUSCARORA OPEN STUDIOS. Guest artist. Tuscarora, NV
2003 CHRISTMAS SHOW. WESTERN FOLKLIFE CENTER, Elko, NV
2002 GREAT BASIN ARTISTS. River Gallery, Reno, NV.
WILD WOMEN ON THE LOOSE. Northeastern NV Museum, Elko, NV
2002-2000 NIGHT. A Nevada Arts Council invitational statewide touring exhibition.
2002 OXS. An exhibition at the offices of the Nevada Arts Council, Carson City, NV.
1999 A COMMON THREAD. Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV.
1998 VISUAL FACULTIES III. Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV.
1997 SILVER STATE STAMPEDE. Art Show. Elko, NV.
1996 DESERT AND DICE. The Biggest Little Art Show in Nevada II. Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV.
1995 ELKO ART CLUB WINTER SHOW. Northeastern Nevada Museum, Elko, NV.
NEW WORK. Suzanne Kohn Gallery, St. Paul, MN.
MINNESOTA ARTS TRIBE. Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, MN.
1994 ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Minnesota Artists Association.
Augsburg College. Minneapolis, MN.
1993 THIRTEEN BY THIRTEEN. Paul Whitney Larson Gallery,
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
1992 ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN.
1989 MINNESOTA STATE FAIR JURIED ANNUAL FINE ARTS EXHIBIT.
Saint Paul, MN.
1985 UTILITY PLUS. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Minnesota Artists’ Exhibtion Program. Juried by ceramic artist Warren McKenzie.
1980-84 ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS. . Art Center of Minnesota, Crystal Bay, MN.
Awards and Honors:
2017 "Plant Dreaming Deep," mixed media drawing chosen for memorial card by ELCA.
2017 SMALL WORKS, The Art Shop Award for "Bloom", mixed media on paper
2012 “SMALL WORKS, The Art Shop Award, for “Untitled II”, mixed media on canvas.
2012 ART KAUAI 2012. Honorable Mention for “Feuilles Mortes”, mixed media on paper. Juror, David Behlke, director Koa Gallery, Honolulu, Professor University of Hawaii, Manoa, Oahu.
2011 ART KAUAI 2011, Juror, Andrew Binkley, Yardley Award “Groundless”, mixed media on paper.
2009 ART KAUAI 2009. Juror, Theresa Papanikolas, Curator European and American Art, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii.Yardley Award for "Corps de Ballet", mixed media on Kozo paper.
2009 "Ascending", mixed media drawing on paper, chosen from over 900 entries as one of 80 pieces for the biennial ARTISTS OF HAWAII exhibit at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Juror: Laura Hoptman, senior curator New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY.
2007 SMALL WORKS. Yardley Award. "Kauai Skies VIII", acrylic on panel, Juror: Peggy Hopper.
2006 SMALL WORKS. Merit Award. “Kakela Makai Dawn I”, watercolor, Juror: Darrell Hill.
1997 3rd Place Acrylics. Silver State Stampede Art Show. Elko, NV.
1995 First and Second Place. Drawings. People’s Choice Award. Elko County Art Club. Northeastern Nevada
Museum, Elko, Nevada.
1990-1992 Honorable Mentions in drawing category. Minnesota State Fair Exhibit and Bloomington Art Center.
1988 Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Pastel drawing selected for the annual ART IN BLOOM exhibit poster.
1982-1983 Second and Third Place. Prints. Art Center of Minnesota Annual Juried Show.
2007 Logo design. E.L.C.A. Pacifica Synod Assembly. Honolulu. HI.
2005-2006 Poster for the Ruby Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Elko, NV.
2002 Mural in Hospice Room. Northeastern NV Regional Hospital, Elko, NV.
Mural in dining room of Friends in Service Helping, an emergency assistance organization.
2001 HOLY SPIRIT. Acrylic on canvas chapel piece for the Sierra Pacific Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Oakland, CA.
1999 Memorial Painting on paper. Ob-Gyn ward of the Northeastern NV Regional Hospital, Elko, Nevada.
1990 Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, MN. Reconstruction of historic Prairie School stencil work.
1988 Jostens, Inc. Murals in employee cafetaria, main offices, Bloomington, MN.
Acrylic on canvas, three panelled screen, showroom, International Market Square, Minneapolis, MN
1987 Showcase Residence, American Society of Interior Designers, Wayzata, MN.
1985 Prairie Style stencil design and application Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, MN.
1984 Prairie Style stencil design and application in historic McCoy-Blythe House, Mason City, Iowa.
1983 Empire style stencil design and application, The Schubert Club Museum, Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN.
Prairie School Stencilling on panels for travelling exhibit. Minnesota Museum of Art. St. Paul, MN.
1982 Minnesota Museum of Art at Landmark Center, St. Paul. Reconstruction of stencilwork by for the exhibit PRAIRIE SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE IN MINNESOTA, IOWA AND WISCONSIN.
1979 through 1995 Countless commissions for mural work in residences in the
Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
2016 Kauai Society of Artist. Newsletter feature. September issue.
2015 ARTISSpectrum. Volume 32. Agora Gallery, NY
2014 ARTISSpectrum. Volume 31.Agora Gallery. NY
2012 Kaua`i Dining Art Shopping. Page 19.
2010 MORPHING 2009-2010. Self published catalogue.
2010 Lonely Planet Guide, Kauai. Page 243.www.lonelyplanet.com
2009 BARE ROOTS, An Anthology of Flowers and Poetry, Thelma R. Home,
2007-now Garden Island Newspaper, Kauai. Eye on Art, Newsletters, Kauai Society of Artists, Honolulu Academy of Arts newsletter.
2004 Northeastern Nevada Museum Quarterly. Elko Daily Free Press.
2002-2003 Elko Daily Free Press. Sierra Arts ENCORE monthly art magazine.
2001 Nevada Arts Council ANNUAL REPORT, page 3.
1996-2002 Elko Daily Free Press, several articles.
1995 ART IN AMERICA. Artist listings.
1991 Woman’s Day. Summer issue.
1990 Woman’s World. February issue.
1988 Minnesota Home and Design. July. Cover.
1001 Home Ideas. February issue.
1986 Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine. April HomeDesign issue. Lead article written by Adelheid Fischer.
1985 Hill and Lake Press. November issue. Article by Genevieve Ryan.
1984 Minneapolis Star & Tribune, July 11, Barbara Flanagan column.
1982 Prairie School Architecture in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin. Minnesota Museum of Art Publication. Front and back overleaves and page 40.
The Club at Kukuiu`ula Village, Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii.
Sierra Pacific Lutheran Synod Main offices, Oakland, CA. Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, Elko, NV. Barrick Clinic, Elko, Nevada., Pinion Road Clinic, Elko, NV, Pinion Road Orthopedics, Elko, NV. Brownlee Professional Association, Elko, NV. Wally Cuchine Collection, Eureka, NV, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN. Bachman’s Inc., Minneapolis, MN. Rainbow Restaurant, Minneapolis, MN. Many private collections in the United States, Hawaii and Europe.
Part time faculty, Art Department, Great Basin College. Private teaching at home studio. Various lectures as exhibiting artist. Public lectures, workshops and demonstrations.
Related Experiences and Affiliations:
Art Days, teaching and working with the children of Island School, Kauai.
Secretary, Board of Directors, and member, Kauai Society of Artists. Member Garden Island Art Council,
Owner and operator of decorative painting business (stenciling, trompe l’oeil, murals) in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1979-1995.
Travel, study and living experiences in the U.S, Europe and Middle East. Member of Board of Directors of the first Great Basin Festival, a festival celebrating the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Great Basin. Board member of The Ruby Mountain Chamber Music Festival, a non for profit organization dedicated to bringing world class chamber music to the Elko region. Many donations of art and services for various fundraisers and charitable organizations.