EDUCATION

BFA Studio Art, Rockford University, Rockford, IL

AAS International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago, IL

AS Highland Community College, Freeport, IL


EXHIBITIONS

Women's Works,   Old Courthouse Arts Center,   WoodStock, IL    March 9 - April 29, 2017

Real People,   Old Courthouse Arts Center,   WoodStock, IL    August 4 - October 1, 2016

Midwestern Biennial,   Rockford Art Museum,   Rockford, IL    June 10 - September 25, 2016

4th Fridays,   Starline Factory Gallery,   Harvard, IL    May 27, 2016

Vision Through the Seasons,   Beloit Fine Arts Incubator,   Beloit, WI    September 2015

Real People,   Old Courthouse Arts Center,   WoodStock, IL    August 13 - September 26, 2015

Northern National Art Competition,   Nicolet College,   Rhinelander, WI    July 18 - Sept. 12, 2015

Mind, Spirit, Emotion,   The Next Picture Show,   Dixon, IL    July 14 - August 29, 2015

Women's Works,   Old Courthouse Arts Center,   WoodStock, IL    March 12 - April 25, 2015

People, Places, Things,   Beloit Fine Arts Incubator,   Beloit, WI    March 6-28, 2015

Light/Dark,   The Next Picture Show,   Dixon, IL    February 27 - April 4, 2015

Blue,   A Smith Gallery,   Johnson City, TX    February 20 - March 29, 2015

Flower Power,   1650 Gallery,   Los Angeles, CA    Dec. 13, 2014-Jan. 13, 2015

11th Annual Regional Juried Show,   Freeport Art Museum,   Freeport, IL    November 21, 2014 - January 10, 2015

Midwestern Biennial,   Rockford Art Museum,   Rockford, IL    May16 - September 28, 2014

Art Scene,   Ameriprise Financial and 317 Gallery,   Rockford, IL    April 12-13, 2014

Feeling Blue,   The Arterie,   Naperville, IL    March 3- 31, 2014

Hit Me With Your Best Shot,   Beloit Fine Arts Incubator,   Beloit, WI    March 7-28, 2014

Frozen,   LibertyTown Arts Center,   Fredericksburg, VA    Feb 7-March 1, 2014

Delicate,   The Arterie,   Naperville, IL    Feb 4-Feb 28, 2014

Flower Power,   1650 Gallery,   Los Angeles, CA    Dec. 14, 2013-Jan. 14, 2014

Art Scene Gallery Show,   Ameriprise Financial,   Rockford, IL    exhibiting October 5, 2013 - April 4, 2014

Rockford Fall ArtScene,   317 Gallery, Rockford, IL    Oct. 5-6, 2013

Artists at Work,   317 Gallery, Rockford, IL    September 27, 2013

The Machine,   Union Street Gallery,   Chicago Heights, IL    Sept. 25 Oct. 26, 2013

Northern National Art Competition,   Nicolet College,   Rhinelander, WI    July23 - Sept. 6, 2013

Rockford College* Student Art Show,   Rockford College,   Rockford, IL    May 3 - May 19, 2013

The Magic of Light,   Beloit Fine Arts Incubator,   Beloit, WI    March 1- March 30, 2013


PUBLICATIONS

Living the Photo Artistic Life,   Photoshop Artistry,   Concerto3 LLC,   Frisco, TX    (April, July, August, & December)

Best Of Photography,   Photographer's Forum,   Serbin Communications, Inc.,    Santa Barbara, CA

Feature Story,   Beloit Daily News;    Beloit, WI

Best Of Photography,   Photographer's Forum,   Serbin Communications, Inc.,    Santa Barbara, CA

Best Of Photography,   Photographer's Forum,   Serbin Communications, Inc.,    Santa Barbara, CA


AWARDS

2rd Place,   Light/Dark,   The Next Picture Show,    Dixon, IL

Donor Award,   Northern National Art Competition,   Nicolet College,    Rhinelander, WI

3rd Place,   Women's Works,   Old Courthouse Arts Center,    WoodStock, IL

Finalist,   Celebrating Nature,   Viewbug.com,   Golozo, LLC.    San Diego, CA

Finalist,   Contrasting Colors,   Viewbug.com,   Golozo, LLC.    San Diego, CA

Runner Up,   Plants in Black & White,   Viewbug.com,   Golozo, LLC.    San Diego, CA

Highly Commended,   Macro Art,   International Garden Photographer of the Year,    England

Second Place,   Monochrome,   International Garden Photographer of the Year,    England

Second Place,   Hit Me With Your Best Shot,   Beloit Fine Arts Incubator,    Beloit, WI

Highly Commended,   The 2014 International Garden Photographer of the Year competition,    England


AFILLIATIONS

North American Nature Photography Association, Alma, IL

Momentum Art Guild, Freeport, IL



*Rockford College changed its name to Rockford University in July 2013