Resume

 

Education

Certificate Program, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

 Awards

  • Samuel Davidson Memorial Prize for Cast Drawing, 1994
  • Louis Fine Purchase Prize, 1995
  • Morris Blackburn Prize for Best Landscape, 1995
  • Historic Yellow Springs Prize, 1995 (Honorable Mention)
  • Second Place (Oils): 28th Art Competition, Cheyenne Artist’s Guild, 1997
  • Third Place (Other Media): 28th Art Competition, Cheyenne Artist’s Guild, 1997
  • First Place (Painting): Art Ice Fest, Artists Guild of Ouray, 1998
  • First Place (Pastels): National Greeley 35th Annual Art Exhibition, 1998
  • Best in Show: 70th Anniversary Celebration and Exhibit, Colorado Artists Guild, 1998
  • First Place (Oils): 70th Anniversary Celebration and Exhibit, Colorado Artists Guild, 1998
  • Award of Excellence: 70th Anniversary Celebration and Exhibit, Colorado Artists Guild, 1998
  • Colorado Artists Guild Award: Artists of Colorado IV, Colorado Artists Guild, 1999
  • Best of Show: Regional Exhibition, Thompson Valley Art Guild, 2000
  • Third Place: Colorado Art Guild Annual Show, 2000

Juried Exhibitions

  • Spring, Summer, Fall Student Art Shows, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA, 1993,1994
  • 96th Annual Exhibition of the Fellowship of the PAFA, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 1993
  • Lost Dreams on Canvas, Traveling National Exhibition
  • 28th Art Competition, Cheyenne Artist’s Guild, Cheyenne, WY, 1997
  • Colorado Art Open, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, 1997
  • 1997 National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1997
  • Art Ice Fest, Artists Guild of Ouray, Ouray, CO, 1998
  • National Greeley 30th Annual Art Exhibition, Greeley, CO, 1998
  • 70th Anniversary Celebration and Exhibit, Colorado Artists Guild, Denver, CO, 1998
  • Artists of Colorado, Colorado Artists Guild, Denver, CO, 1999, 2000
  • MOCA Studio Tour 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Loveland Studio Tour 2009, 2010, 2011
  • North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) spring art show, 2011
  • NCMC featured artist, summer 2011

Gallery Exhibitions

  • Levering Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Spring, Summer, Fall 1996
  • Cafe on the Platte, one-man show, Denver, CO, Spring 1997
  • Mt. Vernon Country Club (Denver Art Guild), Summer 1997
  • St. Mark’s Coffeehouse, one-man show, Denver, CO, Winter 1997
  • Aurora Fox Theatre, one-man show, Aurora, CO, Winter 1998
  • Metropoint (McGrath & Braun), one-man show, Denver, CO, Winter 1998
  • Hugo Anderson Studio, one man show, Denver, Co, Winter 2001
  • Gary Hickson, one-man show, Fort Collins, Co, Winter 2002
  • Two Woman Show at Gallery of the Master, Fall 2007
  • Featured Artist, Sage Moon Gallery, Spring 2009
  • Lyse Dzija: Art All Over the Place, Windsor Museum, Windsor, CO, Spring 2012

Fundraisers and Benefits

  • McKee Medical Center, one-man show, Backcountry Discovery, Loveland, Co, Winter 2001
  • Sierra Club Benefit, 2001
  • Legacy Land Trust, Innovations, Fall 2003
  • Backcountry Discovery, 2005, 2006
  • Legacy Land Trust Juried Show, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
  • Featured Artist, Loveland Youth Gardeners Garden Tour, Spring 2007
  • Loveland Youth Gardeners 2008, 2009
  • Legacy Land Trust 2009
  • Loveland Feed and Grain Benefit Auction

  Current and Former Representation

  • McGrath & Braun Corporate Art Consultants, Denver, CO
  • Levering Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • C.B. Anthony Gallery, Beaver Creek, CO
  • Desurmont Gallery, Taos, NM
  • Gallery of the Master, Loveland, CO
  • Tinmath Gallery, Tinmath, CO
  • Power Station Gallery, Loveland, CO
  • Thornwood Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Sage Moon Gallery, Loveland, CO
  • Natural Accents, Taos, NM

 Collections

  • American College of Podiatry
  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons
  • Great-West Life Assurance Co.
  • Ranch-Way Feeds
  • Dr. Rhonda Krause, Dentistry

Art in Public Places

  • Loveland Transformer Project 2009, 2010, 2011

 

Former Juried Member of the Colorado Artists Guild, Thompson Valley Art Guild and Gallery, National Association of Woman Artists; Juried member of Northern Colorado Artists Association (formerly); Juried artist for ArtBark.com

 

 

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