Associations, honors, teaching
Award Winner - Fine Arts Competition 2019 Minnesota State Fair, "St. Croix River Wild & Scenic".
Judge - Stillwater Fall Colors Art & Jazz Festival - Judge 2012, 2014, 2019. District 834 DaVinci Fest - Art Judge 2011-2017; 2022, 2023.
Public Art - The Utility Box Mural Project, Artwork selected for downtown Stillwater, MN Utility Box public art, 2019, 2020.
Natural History Project - "Birds of a Feather" exhibit Watershed Café, "Great Blue Heron", Osceola, WI, 2019.
National Parks, Personal Narratives - Featured on brochure, artwork "Old Faithful", The Phipps Center for the Arts, 2016.
Heart of the River - Artwork "St. Croix River Wild & Scenic" , 50 Years Wild & Scenic Rivers Act show, The Phipps Center for the Arts, 2018.
The Phipps Center for the Arts - Art and nature "What We Need is Here", 2011.
The Stillwater Area Foundation - Artwork selected for Foundation poster, 2018; Artwork selected for Utility Box Project, 2019, 2020.
The Van Gogh Cafe - Founder of Art history presentation and discussion group, Stillwater, MN. 2011-2013.
Plein Air Painters of Minnesota - Member 2021
Art Reach St. Croix - Artist; Volunteer; Committee member and One Square Foot photographer, 2015 - present.
Minnesota Artists (.org) - Member
The Stillwater Gazette - "Spotlight on Art" Columnist and photographer, 2014-2017; Holiday Gift Guide, writer/photographer, 2014-2017.
Teaching: 2021 Creative Expressions class, MN Special Olympics; 2019 Watercolor Landscape class, Fusion Yoga, Tuscany, Italy; Substitute teacher SCCS middle school 7 years; MIA ArtAdventure SCCS middle & elementary, 8 years; Docent volunteer, Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul MN, 2016
Art Show Organizer & Curator :
2020 "Same Place Different Perspective"; 2018 "Starry, Starry Nights - Painting the Masters"; 2014 "Stillwater - an Artist's View"; 2013 "My Kingdom for a Horse"; 2012 "Artful Lake and Cabin Show"; 2011 "For the Birds".