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EDUCATION:              Painting and Drawing, The Palette and Chisel, Chicago, IL
                                     Continuing Studies in Art, The Art Institute of Chicago               
                                     Certification - K-12 Art Specialist, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
                                     MA in Studio Art, Governor's State University, University Park, IL
                                     BA, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
 
 
GALLERY
REPRESENTATION:    Bergsma Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
                                     Blue Dolphin and BDH Gallery, Ephraim, WI
                                     Grand Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
 
 
SOLO 
EXHIBITS:                   "Grand Rapids", Western Michigan Community Bank Sept/Oct 2017
                                    "Magnolias" Lemmen-Holton Cancer Center, Grand Rapids
                                     "Found", Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Grand Rapids
                                     "Twice Blessed", Trinity Christian College
                                     "Mosaic Sculpture Garden", Timothy Christian Schools
                                     "Interactions: Light and Shadow", Northwestern College
                                     "Introspection: The Gaze and the Space", Governor's State University
                                     "Flatley Center Murals", Elim Christian Services
 
 
PUBLICATIONS:          Watercolor Magic - Artist Magazine, "Featured Artist", 1999
                              Best of Watercolor 2, Rockport Publishers, 1997
                                      Splash 4 and 5, Northlight Books, 1996-7
                                       Watercolor: A Step-by-Step GuideM. Beckwith, Rockport Publishers, 1996
 
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DISTINGUISHED
AWARDS:                     Edgar A. Whitney Award
                                     Grumbacker Gold Medallion
                                     Neville Public Museum, Permanent Collection, Green Bay, WI
                                     American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit
 
 
SOCIETIES and
MEMBERSHIPS:          Transparent Watercolor Society of America - Signature Status
                                      American Watercolor Society - Signature Status


TEACHING :                 Timothy Christian Schools, K-8 Art Specialist 2002-2016, Elmhurst, IL
                                      Chicago Christian High School, Drawing/Painting/Ceramics, Palos Heights, IL
                                      Trinity Christian College, Adjunct Professor in Drawing/Painting/Figure Drawing, Palos Heights, IL
                                      Penninsular Art School, Door County, WI, Watercolor
                                      Holland Arts Council, Holland MI, Watercolor 
                                      Elim Services for Special Needs, Palos Heights, IL Art for Special Needs

PERFORMANCE
ART:                             Cancer Support Center, Homewood IL

                                     Park Place of Elmhurst,  Elmhurst IL
                                     Blue Dolphin House and BDH Gallery, Epraim, WI