Artist Biography

The Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts
1012 North Dearborn Street
Chicago Illinois 60610

St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York - Bachelor of Science Degree
The Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois
Fechin Institute, Taos, New Mexico
American Academy of Art, Chicago, Illinois

Professional Organizations
Allied Artists of America Inc. - Signature Member
American Watercolor Society - Signature Member
Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, - Signature Member
National Watercolor Society - Signature Member
Oil Painters of America
Philadelphia Watercolor Society - Signature Member
Taos National Society of Watercolorists - Signature Member

Selected National and International Juried Exhibitions
American Watercolor Society Annual International Exhibitions, N.Y.C., 2005, 2006, 2010.
National Watercolor Society ,California, 1999, 2006.
Allied Artists of America, Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, N.Y.C.- 2001, 2003, 2006.
American Women Artists Fourth Annual Competition, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Open Exhibition - National Arts Club, N.Y.C.- 2000, 2002
New England Watercolor Society 7th Biennial North American Open Show
Philadelphia Watercolor Society - International Juried Exhibition - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
Audubon Artists, Annual National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, N.Y.C.- 1999, 2002
National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society International Juried Show - 1999, 2000
North East Watercolor Society 23rd Annual National Exhibition
Chicago Windy City Artists National Juried Show - 1999, 2000
Oil Painters of America Midwestern Regional Juried Exhibition - 1998, 2000
Hilton Head Art League's National Juried Exhibition
Pikes Peak Watercolor Society - Watermedia IX - National Juried Exhibition
Scottsdale Artists' School "The Best and the Brightest" National Juried Show
Palm Springs Desert Museum Artists Council - National Juried Exhibition
The National Art League Open Art Exhibition National Juried Show - 1997, 1998, 2000
Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor Juried Show - 1996, 2000, 2004
Irving Shapiro National Watercolor Competition

Friends of Watercolor Award-Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor-2004
International Artist Magazine Landscape Finalist - February/March 2002
Katherine A. Lovell Memorial Award - Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, N.Y.C.- 2000
Lake Michigan Federation Artists Circle - State of Illinois Awardee 2000-2001
Official United States Coast Guard Artist
Palette and Chisel 1998 Harriet Bitterly All Media Awards Exhibit - Second Place
Palette and Chisel 1997 Gold Exhibition - Award - Honorable Mention
Palette and Chisel 1996 Silver Medal Exhibition - Award - Honorable Mention

Corporate Collections
Amoco Corporation
Annuity and Life Reinsurance
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
CRE Properties Ltd-Bermuda
The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel-Bermuda
Tuckers Point-Bermuda Properites Ltd
The Villa Royale Inn-Palm Springs,California

American Artist Magazine, June 2010 Issue, "Paint with Watercolors as if You are Assembling a Puzzle".
100 Ways to Paint Still Lifes and Florals, Vol.2-International Artist Publishing, Inc., 2005.
100 Ways to Paint Your Favorite Subject, Vol.1-International Artist Publishing, Inc., 2004.
100 Ways to Paint Flowers and Gardens, Vol.1-International Artist Publishing, Inc. 2004.
Desert Treasure Magazine-March,2004, "Grace in the Valley", Palm Springs, California. (Feature Article)
The P.E.O. Record-May/June,2003. (Magazine Cover, Feature Article)
International Artist Magazine-February/March,2002. (Landscape Competition, top-ten Finalist)
Sundays with Codfish and Potatoes-Bermuda,2001. (Cookbook Cover)
The Park Bench-Spring/Summer,2001-Wilmette, Illinois. (Feature Article)
Lake Michigan Monitor-Winter,2000-Chicago, Illinois.(Lake Michigan Federation Artists Circle-State of Illinois Awardee 2000/2001)


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