Education

M.A. Degree, Education with Concentration in Art, Marycrest College, Davenport, Iowa
B.A. Degree, Art Education, Marycrest Collage
Northeast Missouri State University

Juried Exhibitions

Iowa Watercolor Society, Signature Member, 1982, 1983, Merit Award, 1984-85-86, 1987 Merit Award, 1988, Special Mention Award, 1993 Grumbacher Award, 1995 Grumbacher Award
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society,  1987, Second Honorable Mention, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Women Artists of the West, 1990, Visalie Convention Center, Visalia, California
Kentucky Watercolor Aqueous, 1987, Owensboro Museum of Art, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1992, Oxmoor Center, Louisville, Kentucky
Midwest Watercolor Society Transparent, 1987, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1997, West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, Wisconsin
Western Colorado Watercolor Exhibition,  1992,  1998, WCWS Special Print Award,
Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction ,Colorado
National Watercolor Oklahoma, 1987-88, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Ok.
National Art League, Inc. New York City Open, 1988, Douglaston, New York, N.Y.
Flora ‘92, 1992, Chicago Botanical Garden, Glencoe, Illinois
Tri-State Juried Art Show, 1986-88, Quincy Art Center, Quincy, Illinois
Niagara Frontier Watercolor National, 1988, Merit Award, Kenan Center Gallery, Lockport, New York
Corsicana Art League Annual National, 1988, First Place-Water Media, Warehouse Living Arts Center, Corsicana, Texas Art Reverberations National Woman’s Caucus for Art, 1988, Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas
Salmon River National, 1988, Riggen’s Art Center, Riggens, Idaho
Rock Island Fine Arts Annual, 1986, 1987 Merit Award, 1988, 1998, People’s Choice Award, 1990, 1999, Children’s Choice Award, 2001,  2002,  Augustana College Centennial Hall Gallery, Rock Island, Illinois
Muscatine Art Center Biennial Juried Show,  1990-1992, Laura Musser Museum Stanley
Women at Work, 1987, Centennial Hall Gallery, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Maple City Fine Arts Exhibition, 1987 Artistic Excellence Award, Purchase Award, The Geneseo House Cellar,  Geneseo, Illinois
QuadCities Regional Art Showcase,  1987-1991, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport
Quad City Arts,  Moline International Airport  2005 and Quad City Arts Gallery
Midcoast Juried Exhibits.  One person exhibit 2001  Dual Exhibits 2002-3-4

Collections

Columbia Hospital for Women, Washington, D.C.

Children’s Network of SW Florida, Fort Meyers, Flori

Augustana College Library, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois

St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa

Paar Instrument Company, Rock Island, Illinois

Modern Woodman of America, Rock Island, Illinois

Wells Fargo Bank, Davenport, Iowa

Hughes Aircraft, Rock Island, Illinois

United Medical School of Nursing, Moline Illinois

Trinity Hospital East Campus, Moline, Illinois

Genesis East Hospital, Davenport, Iowa

First National Bank of Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois

Bettendorf Library Private Collection, Bettendorf, Iowa

The National Bank of Waterloo, Waterloo, Iowa

Adler Theater, Davenport, Iowa

Great River Bank and Trust, Davenport, Iowa

AVS, Incorporated   Davenport, Iowa

Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House,  Bettendorf, Iowa

Private Collections in the United States, England, France, Australia,  Thailand, Holland, Japan, and Belgium

Employment

Teacher of Home Economics, three years, Queen City, Missouri

Teacher of Elementary Art, Middle School, Bettendorf, Iowa

Owner-Operator, The England Gallery, LeClaire, Iowa

Instructor of Art Education-Adult, Workshops and Demonstrations

Galleries

Stanton Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

Evergreen Art Works, Bettendorf, Iowa

Quad City Arts, Rock Island, Illinois

Artswork, LeClaire, Iowa

Bucktown Fine Arts, Davenport, Iowa

The Woodland Gallery, Davenport, Iowa

Publications

Best of Watercolor Painting Composition   1 page  Rockport Publishers

North Light Book Club Magazine/Catalogue Artist of the Issue October 2006

Watercolor Magic August 2003  Included in article Say It With Flowers