Curriculum Vitae

Education

2004-06      Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA creative writing
1990-92       Oregon School of Arts and Crafts
1976-78        Feminist Studio Workshop, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles
1976             Banff School of Art
1972-73        Ostra Grevie Folk High School, Ostra Grevie, Sweden
1970-74       Kirkland College, Clinton, NY, BA, art

Grants and Residencies
1994             John Anson Kittridge Fund, travel and research grant
2002            The Mesa Refuge, writing residency
2016             The Puffin Foundation, project grant
                     Regional Arts and Culture Council, Professional Development Grant

Speaking Engagements
2016             Whiteness History Month, Portland Community College, April 2016
                     Race Talks, Northwest Contributors of What Does It Mean to be White in America? Breaking the White Code of Silence:
                     A Collection of Personal Narratives,
July 12, 2016
                     Race Talks, September 13, 2016, I Am My White Ancestors slideshow and talk
                     Panelist at the 2016 Collins Lecture "Redeeming the Soul of America: Race, Justice, and Reconciliation," Concordia University, Portland, OR

Exhibitions

2016           I Am My White Ancestors: Claiming the Legacy of Oppression, Alexander Gallery, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, OR
2015            Mounds and Stones, Guardino Gallery, Portland, OR
                   Looking In, group show, Eastside Exchange, Portland, OR
                   Winter Juried Show, Cannon Beach Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR
2014            3-Person show at Lower Columbia College Gallery, Longview, WA
                    From Avebury to Penwith Peninsula, Stonehenge Studio, Portland, OR
                    Recycled Rain Project, Olympic Mills, Portland, OR
                    Ancient Landscapes: The Spirit of Place, HIghfield Hall, Falmouth, MA
                    The Male Form, group show at Angst Gallery, Vancouver, WA
2013             Mounds and Stones, Walters Cultural Art Center, Hillsboro, OR
                    The Farm group show, Lane Gallery, Portland, OR
                   The Spirit of Place, 2-person show, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR
                    Family Landscapes, Eastbank Commerce Center, Portland, OR
                    Then and Now, Siren Nation Group show, Albina Press, Portland, OR
                    Invitational show, Angst Gallery, Vancouver, WA
2012            The Magic of Fruit, Mountain Park New Seasons, Lake Oswego
                    My Father’s Stones, Beaumont Health Clinic
                    My Father’s Stones, The Ugly Mug
                    2nd Annual Winter Wax Exhibition, Milepost 5
                    Annual Harvest Show, West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
                    Mounds and Stones series, Wildflower Gallery, Portland Waldorf School
                    Exquisite Wax, group show at Newport Visual Art Center, Newport, OR
                    Extracto Coffeehouse, Portland
2011             Siren Nation Visual Art show, Portland
                    Encaustic Masters: Inspirational Voices, Columbia River Gallery, Troutdale
2010            Siren Nation Visual Art show, Portland
2000           Seven by Seven, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
1997            Strong Hearts, Inspired Minds traveling exhibit, Huntington Beach Art Center, CA
1996            Strong Hearts, Inspired Minds exhibit, Archer Gallery, Clark College
1993            Littman Gallery Woman’s Show 93, Portland State University
1992            Artists Book Exhibition, Saratoga Community Library, Saratoga, CA
                   The Book as Art, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
                    Juried Student Show, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts
1991            Wilder Gallery, Los Gatos, CA
                   Juried Student Show, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts
1989           Women’s History Month Exhibit, City Hall, Los Angeles, CA
1987           Annual Juried Sculpture Exhibit, Alligator, San Francisco, CA
                   Women and Their Work, Los Angeles City Hall
1980           The Sum of the Parts, The Woman’s Building, LA
1977            Feminist Studio Workshop Group Show, The Woman’s Building, LA

Selected Performances and Installations

1991           Peace Installation, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts
1990          Mom, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
1989          Mouth Piece aired on Public Access Cable Network, Los Angeles
1988          Mother Tongue, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
1987          Mouth Piece, Lhasa Club, Fringe Festival/Los Angeles
                  Western Gateway, Santa Monica Mountains
                  Luna, Luna, Luna, Lhasa Club, Los Angeles
1981          The Last Waltz, White Room, Los Angeles
1980          Gathering of the Mermaids, The First International Festival of Women Artists, Copenhagen
                  Venus on the Half Shell and other poses, Los Angeles Contemporary
                  Exhibitions, part of Public Spirit/Live Art L.A. Performance Series,
                  Interaction Arts Foundation NYC, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia.
                  Do Mermaids Really Have More Fun?, IDEA, Santa Monica
1979          The Ballerina and the Snake: Stones for Grandmother, Echo Park Community Art Center, Los Angeles
                  The Ballerina and the Snake: a triptych, Loeb Center, NYU
                  Ghostdances of Rosebud Hall, Pasadena, CA
1978          Anna Mavlova Goes to the Airport, San Francisco International Airport
                  Laurie Jean, Tap Dancer Extraordinaire, College Art Association Conference, The Woman’s Building,
                  Los Angeles
 
Selected Performances with The Waitresses

1983         The Waitresses’ Easy Three-Step Guide to Food Preparation in the Event of Nuclear Attack, Fallout
                 Fashion Show at the Improv, Hollywood, La Mamelle, San Francisco, Target L.A.: The Art of Survival
1982         One Planet, One Plate, Sushi Gallery, UCSD, Espace DBD, Los Angeles, The Woman’s Building,
                 Wing Café, San Diego
1980         The Waitresses Salute Eleanor Roosevelt, UC Irvine and Jett’s Café and Art Haus, Los Angeles