Artist Bio

 

Reside in California

Born in Connecticut & Raised in Slovakian Family 


Selected Exhibitions

2019    Mantra Wines & Art Gallery, Novato CA  Love Is A Rebellious Bird

2013    St. Andrew’s Celebration Center, Pleasant Hill, CA  Glorious 

                Creations

2012    Orinda Library Art Gallery, Orinda CA   Another World

2010    Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA, CC14  Journey

2005    Galerie Shokat, Oakland, CA  Circles, Cylinders & Spheres

            Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA, CC14  

               Personal Places                      

            Artscape Gallery, San Ramon, CA   Wine, Women & Song

2004    Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA, CC14  

                Modern Myth

2003    Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA, CC14  Gender:  

                A Visual Conversation            

2001     Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA  The Art Of A Community

             Impulse Gallery, Pittsburgh, CA, Paco  Winter Arts Invitational

2000    Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA

1997     Solo Exhibition Civic Arts Gallery, Martinez, CA

1996     Lafayette City Offices, Lafayette, CA

1995     Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, CA  Rebirth

1994     Phantom Galleries, Sacramento, CA  Death And Transformation

1993     Three-Artist Exhibition  Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, CA

1990     Witt Gallery, Sacramento, CA  Raymond W. & Joyce Witt Memorial      

                 Fellowship Award Show

1989     Sacramento Savings & Loan Association, Sacramento, CA  

                The Art Show

             Sacramento Fine Art Center, Sacramento, CA  Northern California 

                  Arts Exhibition

1987     San Francisco Design Center, San Francisco, CA  Spring Designers


Collections

Carolyn Hamilton, San Ramon, CA

Dr. James Cole, Walnut Creek, CA

M. J. Ryan & Donald McIlraith, Walnut Creek, CA

Jill Clark, Sacramento, CA

John Steinbacher, Boise, ID


Awards 

Raymond W. & Joyce Witt Memorial Fellowship, Sacramento, CA


Papers & Presentations 

The Gypsy Experience  1990

Peruvian Mummy Bundles  1989

Images of Africa Through African Art  1989

The Hidden Side of Abstract Art  1989

Robert Longo, A Guardian of our Culture  1989


Bibliography

Martinez News-Gazette, C.J. Daft, “Modern Myth"  2004

Martinez News-Gazette, Nicole Sharputis, “Art Fills…”  1997


Education 

Post Graduate Study     DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE, Pleasant Hill, CA        

                                             with Michael Almaguer and Leo Bersamina

                                            Painting with Leigh Hyams & Rhoda London

Bachelor Degree~Art     CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Sacramento CA  

                                              Magna Cum Laude

Special Studies~Design  LOUISE SALINGER ACADEMY OF FASHION &  DESIGN

                                               San Francisco                                                        

Art History Studies           History of Medieval-Renaissance Art, Art of Japan, Art in the                                                Western World:  Renaissance to Present, Stone Age to End

                                               of Middle Ages