EDUCATION
1971 BFA-BAE Indiana University and Herron School of Art
1973 — Self taught ceramic artist and teacher

TEACHING, WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES in CERAMICS
Owner, instructor Tortuga Workspace for Ceramic arts
Sonoma State University summer Excel Program
San Francisco State University Instructor
Colored Porcelain Workshops CCAC Oakland, Ca.
Studio Workshop series California Contemporary Craft Assoc.
High School Art teacher! work-study coordinator! Principal 1970-80

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Assoc. of Ceramic and Glass Artist of California 1974-2007
(President 1993-96)
California Contemporary Craft Assoc. 1976-2007 (President 1983-85 Board member 1975-80)
American Craft Council 1973-2007 (show committee member 1990-1998)
George Little Management juror 1996-98
Main Street Merchant Assoc. Petaluma board member 1991-93 SHOWS
ACC Craft Shows San Francisco, West Springfield, Columbus, Baltimore 1973-2006
Rosen Agency Philadelphia, Valley Forge wholesale shows 1988-07
San Francisco International Gift Show 1996-98
San Francisco Garden Show 1996-2006 award of excellence  2002-2003
Northwest Garden Show 1999-2003 award winner 2002-2003
Carmel Garden Show 1997-99
Roy Helms Contemporary Craft Markets 1995-2007
Art Home Furnishings 2002
(In my 34 years as a ceramic artist, I have participated in at least 100craft shows across the country.)

AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS
One woman shows:   The Clay Pot New York, New York
Mind’s Eye Gallery Scottsdale, AZ.
A Singular Place Gallery Santa Monica, Ca.
Macys California San Francisco, Ca.
Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
I Magnin San Francisco, Ca.
Fidelity Arts of California, Beverly Hills, Ca.
Lodestone Gallery, Bolder, Co.

Group shows:          
California Design 198 1-95 S.F. , Ca.
Richmond Ca. Art Center “Designer Craftsmen”
Ferrin Gallery “Teapots” N. Hampton, Mass.
L.A. Folk and Craft Art Museum L.A. Ca.
Denver Art Museum Denver, Co.
S. F. International Airport
Smithsonian “Quilts USA” traveling show
Appalachian Center for the Arts “Colored Clay National”
Panaca Gallery “California Girls” Belleview,WA Lincoln Art Center, Denver, Co
White House Christmas Tree Invitational Washington D.C.
Jubilation Gallery, Newton Center, Mass.
Benchmarks Gallery “Tabletop” Washington DC
Macys California San Francisco, Ca.

Awards:                   
1965 “Midwest Ceramic Show of Young
Americans” first place award
1967 Smith Alsop Paint College Scholarship
S.F. Civic Center Art Festival Purchase Award
Peace Award Peoples Republic of China
Palo Alto Cultural Center Purchase Award
Denver Art Museum Purchase Award
S.F. and NW Garden Shows 2002-3 Awards Of Excellence

COLLECTIONS
Bemidji State University
Campbell Soup Museum
L.A. County Museum
Denver Art Museum
White House Collection of American Crafts
Kaiser Permanente
Disney
Hewlett Packard

BORN
Indianapolis, Ind. 1949

STATEMENT
I currently sell my line of Colored Porcelain and Low Fire Glazed wall vases TM to over 50  Galleries nationwide. I have 45 adult students at my ceramic school that I teach weekly.  I also teach weekend workshops in creative hands on experiences and serve gourmet meals at my Diana’s Art Farm in Petaluma, Ca.  This resume is a synopsis of my work, shows, awards, etc