B.F.A., Photography 

Syracuse University, School of the Visual and Performing Arts 

Syracuse, NY


Post Graduate Work

International Center of Photography

New York, NY


Post Graduate Work 

Brooks Institute of Photography

Santa Barbara, CA



Honorable Mention, Juried Exhibit 2020, Front Porch Gallery. Juror Maria Mingalone Executive Director of Oceanside Museum of Art. Carlsbad, CA


First Place Award, CWA 90th Annual Open Juried ExhibitionSlater Memorial Museum. Juror Ann H. Sievers, Director and Curator, Art Museum of St. Joseph. Norwich, CT

Honorable Mention, Sublime, Bakersfield Museum of Art. Juror Ruta Saliklis, PhD, Curator and Interim Executive Director San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. Bakersfield, CA


Jurors Choice Award, 2019 Juried Biennial, William D. Cannon Art Gallery. Jurors: Robert Pincus renown art critic and writer for San Diego Union Tribune and Maria Mingalone, the Executive Director at the Oceanside Museum of Art.

Carlsbad, CA


2013  Honorable Mention, Water

Civic Gallery 

Vista, CA


2004  Third Place Summation 2004

Escondido Municipal Gallery  

Escondido, CA


2001  Honorable Mention for Photo Montage Digital Art,

Del Mar Art Fair

Del Mar, CA


2000  Won Digital Camera Shoot-Out for Mid-End Camera Category, representing work created with Polaroid’s PDC-2000

Photographic Marketing Association Convention

New Orleans, LA


2021 "The Ever Unfolding Path", Encaustic Arts Magazine Spring edition, Santa Fe, NM


2021 YellowStone Art Auction 53, Yellowstone Art Museum

2019 Create! Magazine "Winter 2019" guest curator Margaret Winslow of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum

2016 "Riddles and heat fill two new exhibits at The Museum at Center for the Art"  Arts & Entertainment, Coast News

Encinitas, CA


2016 LA Art Show Catalog Modern/Contemporary,

Los Angeles, CA


2005  “Exhibit A, For Art- Art Review”

Night and Day Magazine Weekly Guide

San Diego Union Tribune 

San Diego, CA


2004  “Sculpture Exhibit in Fallbrook Leads Busy Art Month”

Preview Magazine Arts and Entertainment Guide

North County Times, CA


MTV Real World San Diego

Photography displayed in reality TV show house

2003  “Hands-on Explanation MiraCosta College hot-wax exhibit”, North County Times, CA

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (** indicates solo or two person exhibition)


Oceanside Museum of Art, 2022 Artist Alliance Biennial, Oceanside

Front Porch Gallery, Second ActCarlsbad


William D. Cannon Art Gallery, 2021 Cannon Invitational, Carlsbad

BFree Studio, As We See It: Two Visions in Encaustic, La Jolla, CA **

Front Porch Gallery, Molten: Art Forged Under Fire, Carlsbad

Front Porch Gallery, Juried Exhibition 2021, Juror Sergio Gomez Jr., Carlsbad

Encaustic Art Institute, Global Warming Is Real, Santa Fe, NM

William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Juried Biennial Exhibition 2021, Carlsbad, CA

Yellowstone Art Museum, Yellowstone Art Auction 53, Billings, MT


Front Porch Gallery, Juried Exhibit 2020, Carlsbad, CA

Bakersfield Museum of Art, Art Mix, Bakersfield

Beacon Gallery, 2020 International Juried Show Totems, Boston, MA



Oceanside Museum of Art, The Six Word Story, Oceanside, CA

Slater Memorial Museum, CWA 90th National Open Juried Exhibition 2019, Norwich, CT

Museum of Encaustic Art, 50 States/200 Artists Exhibition, Santa Fe (permanent collection)

Bakersfield Museum of Art , Visual Arts Festival 2019, Bakersfield, CA

VQ Gallery Santa Fe, NM (Representation)

William D. Cannon Art Gallery, 2019 Juried Biennial Exhibition, Carlsbad, CA


Museum of Latin American Art, Beyond the Earth and the Sky, Long Beach, CA

Museum of Encaustic Art,  2018 Melting Pot/Melting Point, Santa Fe

Atlantic Gallery, International Juried Exhibition 2018 WHO.ARE.YOU?, New York, NY

Art Santa Fe 2018, Opus Art Collective, Santa Fe, NM

Museum of Encaustic Art, Global Warming is Real, Santa Fe, NM

Front Porch Gallery, FUSION: Three Artists’ Views of Contemporary Encaustic, Carlsbad

Bakersfield Museum of Art, ARTMIX 2018, Bakersfield

Maryland Federation of Art, Focal Point: The Art of Digital MediaExhibition, Annapolis, MD



The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Reuse Recreate Reimagine, Escondido              

Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist Alliance 2017, Oceanside                                                    

Bakersfield Museum of Art, ARTMIX 2017, Bakersfield, CA                                                                  

ART Palm Springs 2017, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Palm Springs, CA                                  LA Art Show 2017 Modern/Contemporary, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Los Angeles


Art San Diego 2016 Contemporary Art Show, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Diego  

The Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustic,  

Escondidio, CA                                                                                                            

Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2016, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Palm Springs, CA            

CONTEXT New York 2016 Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, New York, NY  

Greenly Art Space, Urban Primitive A Three Woman Show, Signal Hill                                                 LA Art Show 2016 Modern/Contemporary, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Los Angeles


Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist AllianceA+B, Oceanside, CA

Spectrum Miami Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Miami, FL

Houston Fine Art Fair, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, Houston, TX

Art Silicon Valley / San Francisco, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Mateo, CA

Art SD2015 - A Spectrum Art Show, Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance, San Diego, CA


Encaustic Art Institute, Member’s Show, Santa Fe, NM


Civic Gallery, Water, Vista, CA. Juror: Julie Perlin Lee Director of Collections, Bower Museum


Oceanside Museum of Art, Artist Alliance, Oceanside. CA


Oceanside Museum of Art, Memento Mori, Oceanside

Oceanside Museum of Art, Summer Soiree, Oceanside

2010   2nd City Council Art Gallery + Performance Space, Menage #2, Long Beach, CA

2007  Galerie Tantow, Nature Dialogue, Berlin, DE**

2006  Galerie Saraie, Begegnungen, Berlin**


Pfundt Gallery, Berlin**

Light Works Gallery, Syracuse, NY

Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse**

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, 14th Annual Juried Exhibition, La Jolla, CA. Juror: Derrick           Cartwright, Executive Director San Diego Museum of Art

Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA


Boehm Gallery, Women and Hot Wax II, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA


Kruglak Gallery, Women and Hot Wax, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA

San Diego Art Institute, 46th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego. Juror: Hugh M. Davies,   Director of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego


San Diego Art Institute, Southern California Regional Show, San Diego

Museum of California Center for the Arts, Interface International: A juried Exhibition Exploring Science, Technology, and Art, Escondido. Jurors: Dr. Don Bacigalupi Director of San Diego Museum of Art, Dr. Sally Yard of USD, David Avalos of CSU


William D Cannon Art Gallery, 3rd Annual Juried Art Show, Carlsbad, CA. Jurors: Margaret Porter- Troupe Director of PorterTroupe Gallery & Betti-Sue Hertz Curator of Contemporary Art at the San Diego Museum of Art