EDUCATION:  SF State University, MA degree in Art.

CURRENTLY:  Full-time Teacher & Owner of “MY Art School” in San Jose, since 1998


Award Art Shows:

           (2017)  Third Place Award, Coos Art Museum , Expression West 2017 Competition Juried in by  Katherine Chang Liu (Coos Bay, OR)

           (2016) Entry of Merit award, Coos Art Museum , Expression West 2016 Competition Juried in by  Leslie Kenneth Price (Coos Bay, OR)

           (2015) The Masur Museum Of Art, 52nd National Juried Competition (Monroe, Louisiana)

           (2014) Third Place Award Triton Museum Statewide painting competition 2014, (Santa Clara, CA)

           (2013) First Place Award, Juried in by by Mr. George Rivera to the Breath Of Spring National Competition at Pacific Art League (Palo Alto, CA)   

           (2013) Honorable Mention Award, Juried in by by Mr. George Rivera to  Summer 2013 National Juried Exhibition at Marin Museum of Contemporary (Marin, CA)

           (2013) People's Choice Award, Rose Shenson Gallery at the Triton Museum (Santa Clara, CA).

           (2013) Honorable Mention Award, Juried in by by Mr. Michael Azgour to the Fur, Feathers and Fins Competition at Pacific Art League (Palo Alto, CA)

           (2013) Honorable Mention Award, Juried in by Mr. George Rivera to the Black and White Competition at Santa Cruz Art League (Santa Cruz, CA)

            (2011) Honorable Mention Award, juried in by Kim Lordier at Los Gatos Art Association (Los Gatos, CA).

            (2010)  2nd Place Award, juried in by Jeff Brambschreiber at Art Museum of Los Gatos (Los Gatos, CA)


Solo shows:

            (2012) Mid-Penninsula Media Center (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2011) SJCC Gallery (San Jose, CA)

            (2010) Mid-peninsula Media center  (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2010) Norton Gallery of Pacific Art League (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2010) Oak Creek Club House (Palo Alto, CA)

            (1984) Valencia Street Books (San Francisco, CA)


Juried in art shows:

             (2016) Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, 2016 National Competition Juried in by Kelsey Moran (Marietta, GA)

             (2015) Masur Museum, 52th National Art Competition (Monroe, LA)

             (2014) Customs House Museum, "Women Painting Women Exhibit" (Clarksville, TN)

             (2014) Haggin Museum, 58thNational Art Competition (Stockton, CA)

             (2014) Northwest Area Arts Council, 27th Women's Work (Woodstock, IL)

            (2013) Triton Museum Statewide painting competition 2013, (Santa Clara, CA) 

            (2013) Museum of the Living Artist, Juried in by Mr. Daniel Foster to the 52nd International competition at San Diego Art Institute (San Diego, CA)

            (2013) Sequim Museum & art Center, Juried in by Ms. Barbara Sampson to the 2013 National Juried competition (Sequim, WA)

             (2013) Triton Museum Gala art show, (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2012) The Museum of Russian Art (Jersey City, NJ)

            (2012) Farmington Museum (Farmington, NM)

            (2012) Customs House Museum (Clarksville, TN)

            (2012) Sequim Museum & Art Center (Sequim, WA)

            (2012) De Young Museum (San Francisco, CA)

            (2012) Coos Art Museum, Expression West 2012 Competition (Coos Bay, OR)

            (2012) Northwest Area Arts Council, Women's Work, 25th Anniversary Show (Woodstock, IL)

            (2012) Pacific Art League, Secret Garden Competition, (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2012) Rose Shengson Gallery, Triton Museum, Los Gatos Art Assocaition, (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2012) Triton Museum, (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2011) Los Gatos Art Association’s Members Juried Show (Los Gatos, CA)

            (2011) Fremont Art Association 46th Annual Fine Art Show (Fremont, CA)

            (2011) UArt Open Competition In North California( Sacramento, CA)

            (2011) Pacific Art League “Figures & Faces” Competition (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2011) Driftwood Salon “I love San Francisco”(San Francisco, CA)

            (2011) The Old Post Office Museum,Texas National competition at (Graham,TX)

            (2011) Main Gallery of Pacific Art League , “Small Work”show(Palo Alto, CA)

            (2011) Saratoga Rotary Art Show (West Valley College, CA)

            (2011) The Old Opera House, Texas National competition (Nacogdoches,TX)

            (2011) Pacific Art League, National Art Competition ”Red”(Palo Alto, CA)

            (2011) Stanford University Arrillaga Sports Center  (Stanford, CA)

            (2010) Art Museum of Los Gatos, Juried in 2nd place (Los Gatos, CA)

            (2010) Pacific Art League, Figurative competition (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2010) Richeson Gallery, International landscape Competition (Kimberly, WI)

            (2010) Santa Cruz Art League, National Figurative Competition (Santa Cruz, CA)

            (2010) Haggin Museum, National Art Competition (Stockton, CA)

            (2010) Driftwood Salon “ We have come a long way” (San Francisco, CA)


Invited group shows:

             (2014) Customs House Museum “Women Painting Women Exhibit” (Clarksville, TN)

            (2014) Triton Museum  “imagine” show(Santa Clara, Ca)

            (2013) Triton Museum Gala April  In Paris show (Santa Clara, CA)  

            (2012) Intel Corp., (Santa Clara, CA) 

            (2012) Mission College, (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2012) Stone Griffin Gallery (Campbell, CA)

            (2011) San Jose City College Art Gallery (San Jose, CA)

            (2011) Fremont Art Association (Fremont, CA)

            (2011) Triton Museum Mid-Summer art festival (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2011) Art Extravaganza (Sunnyvale, CA)  

            (2011) Triton Museum Gala (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2011) Gala Celebration of Mission College (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2011) Main Gallery of Pacific Art League (Palo Alto, Ca)

            (2011) Main Gallery of Pacific Art League member show (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2010) Los Gatos Art in the Council Chambers (Los Gatos, CA)

            (2010) Driftwood Salon (San Francisco, CaA)

            (2010) Triton Museum Mid-Summer art festival (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2010) Main Gallery of Pacific Art League (Palo Alto, CA)

            (2010) Triton Museum Gala (Santa Clara, CA)

            (2010) Sunnyvale Art Gallery (Sunnyvale, CA)

            (2010) Gallerie Elektra (Sausalito, CA)

            (2007-2009) Saratoga Rotary Show (West Valley College, CA)

Art show with students:

            (2005) Vallco Fashion Park (Cupertino, CA)

            (2004) Vallco Fashion Park (Cupertino, CA)

            (2003) Vallco Fashion Park (Cupertino, CA)

            (2001) Sunnyvale Senior Center (Sunnyvale, CA)


            (2011) Book publication:Juried in to International Contemporary Artist book Volume III

            (2010) Book: Richeson 75 International landscape (Wisconsin) 

            (1996) Quick Reference Guide manual cover design and brochure for Hewlett-Packard Co.

            (1993) Brochure design, IDeANetwork.

            (1992) Computer illustrations for the book “Mutant Monkees” by Click Publishing

            (1992) Brochure design, Quadmation, Inc. 

            (1989) Book illustration, “The Macintosh Way” by Guy Kawasaki.

            (1987) Book illustrations, “The Macintosh Bible” by Coleman & Naiman.

            (1986) Computer illustrations, “The Butterfly Digest” Magazine April volume 1.2.