M.A., Marshall University, Huntington, WV 1974
B.A., Marshall University, Huntington, WV 1972
The Art Store, Charleston, WV 1999, 1995, 1988, 1976
Maxine Gold Gallery, Mill Valley, CA 1995
Teays Valley School for the Arts, WV 1986
Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DL 1985
Bluefield State College, Bluefield, WV 1982
University of Charleston, Charleston, WV 1979
Two-Person Shows and Collaborations
Recent Works (with June Kilgore), The Art Store, Charleston, WV 1990
Double Takes (collaboration with Mark Scarpelli), Museum in the Community, Winfield, WV
Abstract Painting (with Mary Rhodes),
Monongalia Art Center, Morgantown, WV 1986
Inner/Outer Landscapes (with Barrie Kaufman), University of Charleston 1984
Close to Home: West Virginia Artists from the Permanent Collection, The Clay Center, 2008-2009
National Museum of Women in the Arts,
The Spirit Within: Four West Virginia Artists,
Washington, DC 1996 (Traveling
Exhibition 1997 - 1998 to Sunrise Museum, WV; and Carnegie Hall, WV )
West Virginia University, Mesaros Gallery, WV 1997 - 98)
WV Cultural Center, June Kilgore Retrospective, Charleston, WV 1995
WV University and WV Cultural Center, Metamorphosis, WV 1994-95
WV University, Charleston Update, Morgantown, WV 1993
The Art Store, Charleston, WV 1988 to present
Erie Art Museum, Artists Respond to the Gulf War, Erie, PA 1991
Studio 602, Baraka 3rd, South Charleston, WV 1988
Museum in the Community, Spread the Word, 2002; Art & Text, 2002; Artists and Friends,
2001; Practicing What We Teach, Winfield, WV 1988
University of Charleston, Critics Choice, Charleston, WV 1987-89
Jacksonville State University, Center
for Contemporary Studies, Southern Contemporary Art, AL 1986
Art Association of Harrisburg, 1985 Exhibition Season, Harrisburg, PA 1985
WV University, Women and Creativity, Morgantown, WV 1984
University of North Carolina, SEWCA Exhibition, Charlotte, NC 1984
Sunrise Museums, Up Against the Wall, Charleston, WV 1984
WV Juried Exhibition, WV Cultural Center,
Charleston, WV 2007 (Merit Award), 2001, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993
(Governors Award and Traveling Exhibition ), 1991, 1989, 1987, 1985(Governors Award), 1983.
Crosscurrents, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV 1998, 1997 (Award),1995 (Award), 1992, 1991,
1988, 1985, 1983.
Allied Artist of West Virginia Annual, Charleston, WV 2008, 2004 (Award), 2003, 2002,
2001, 1998, 1994
(Award), 1992, 1988, 1986, 1985 (Award), 1983.
Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of
Art, Huntington, WV 1997, 1994, 1990(Award), 1988, 1986 (Award).
Spring Annual, Erie Art Museum, Erie,
PA 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1984.
47th and 51st National Exhibition of
American Paintings Annual, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL 1989,
Tri-State Arts Association Annual,
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV 1988.
NLAPW (Charleston Branch), Juried Exhibition, Tamacarack, Beckley, WV 1997.
Juried Open, San Jacinto College, Mt. San Jacinto 1987.
Homage To Georgia OKeefe, Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1987.
47th and 50th National Mid-Year Exhibition,
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH 1986, 1983 (Award).
Southern Appalachian Regional, Jailhouse Gallery, Morgantown, NC 1986.
National Drawing and Painting Show, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA 1986, 1984,
American Annual Works On Paper, Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY 1985.
4th American Art Annual, Middletown Fine Arts Center, Middletown OH 1985.
Water Tower Annual, Art Center Association, Louisville, KY 1984.
56th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Association
of Harrisburg School and Galleries, Harrisburg, PA 1984.
Southern Exposure V, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 1984.
2nd National Drawing Competition, Berkeley Gallery, Meriden, NH 1984.
1984 Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, Frederick
County Art Association, Frederick, MD 1984.
National Biennial, National League of American Pen Women, Washington, DC 1984.
Print, Painting & Drawing Exhibition, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV 1984 (Award), 1983,
Southern Exposure IV, Benedict College, Columbia, SC 1984.
Men and Women in the Arts VIII, West
Bend Gallery of Fine Arts, Madison, WI 1984.
National Color Show Red, Castle Gallery, Billings, Montana 1984
National Small Painting, Drawing & Print Exhibition, Fort Hayes State University Visual
Arts Center, Fort
Hayes, KS 1984
West Virginia Artist Fellowship 2006
West Virginia Governors
Award for Exemplary Contributions to Arts Education 1995
Distinguished Graduate Student Alumnus Award 1994
West Virginia Governors Task Force on Arts in Basic Education 1991-94
Nominee for SECCA (Southeastern
Center for Contemporary Art), Visual Arts Fellowship Award 1990
Juried Participant, Alice Thorson Critics
Residency, Museum in the Community1990
Alpha Delta Kappa International Fine Arts Fellowship 1989
American Artists Egg Exhibit, The White House and The Smithsonian Institution, Washington,
National Endowment for the Arts Master Teachers Program: Vermont Studio School, Johnson,
Invitational Exhibition of Southern Contemporary Art, Center for Southern Studies,
Jacksonville State University, AL 1986
Mid-Atlantic Arts Consortium Artist
in Residence Program, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art,
Community Achievement Award, Marshall
University Alumni Association 1985, 1998
Juried Participant, Critics Choice, Arrowmont/University of Tennessee 1985
Juried Participant, New Masters Workshop, Huntington Museum of Art 1990, 1984, 1983, 1982,
West Virginia State College Meritorious Service Award 1982
Teacher of the Year Award, Putnam County, WV 1982
Outstanding Arts Educator Award, National Art Education Association WV 1981
Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV
The South Bank Corporation, Miami, FL
The Brown-Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Louisville, KY
Baltimore Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, VA
First Huntington National Bank, Huntington, WV
Sunrise Museums, Charleston, WV
Marshall University, Huntington, WV
Kanawha Valley Bank, Charleston, WV
Oglebay Institute, Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV
One Valley Bank, Teays Valley Branch, Winfield, WV
State of WV Collection, West Virginia
Department of Culture and History, Charleston, WV
Battleridge Co., Charleston, WV
Haddad Associates, Charleston, WV
Berry Hills Country Club, WV
Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV
University of Charleston, ERMA BYRD GALLERY of Women Artists, WV
FNB Private Banking, Charleston, WV
Marshall University Graduate College, S. Charleston, WV
National Bank of Commerce, Charleston, WV
Winfield Elementary School, Winfield, WV
Professional Experience and Activity
1980-2002 Teacher for the
Artistically Gifted, Putnam County Schools, WV
1976-1986 Adjunct Instructor,
Special Education and Elementary Education, West Virginia Graduate
Member, Mid Atlantic Visual Arts Residency Selection Committee, Mid- Atlantic
Arts Foundation, Baltimore, MD
1975 - 1989 Extended Studio Study with
June Kilgore, James Gahagan, Selina Trieff
1974 --present Teacher, Lecturer, Juror for Workshops and Exhibitions State
1973 - 1988 Part - time Art Instructor,
Planner, West Virginia Permanent Collection Exhibition, WV, Department of
Culture & History, WV Cultural Center, Charleston, WV
1982-1987 President, Putnam
County Arts Council: Co-Founder, Museum in the Community, Winfield,
1979-1980 President, West
Virginia Art Education Association
1977-1980 Teacher for Intellectually
Gifted, Putnam County Schools, WV
1974-1977 Art Teacher, Putnam
County Elementary Schools, WV