Resume

Juried Exhibitions, Residencies, and Awards

Pastel Society of North Carolina, Juried Member’s Show, Ambleside Gallery, Greensboro, NC, 2016-17, 2014 -2009

Birds in Art, Invitational Exhibit, NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC  2016

NC Statewide Exhibit: On Common Ground, Pastel Paintings from the Mountains to the Coast, 2015-2012, Frame Warehouse Award 2015, Uart Award 2014

UNC Botanical Garden, Instructor’s Show, Chapel Hill, NC 2015, 2012, 2007

Women Painters of the Southeast, Juried Member’s Show, Magnolia Art Gallery, Greensboro, GA, 2014

Campbell House, Invitational, Southern Pines, NC, 2014

Miniature Show, Germanton Art Gallery, Germanton, NC, 2013-2009, 200 -2002

NC Statewide Exhibit: On Common Ground, Pastel Paintings from the Mountains to the Coast, 2013-2012, Uart Award

Southeastern Pastel Society Juried Member’s Show, Georgia, 2013, Exception Merit Award

Meredith College Rotunda, Natural Settings Invitational, Raleigh, NC, 2012

Raffaldini Vineyard Exhibit, Ronda, NC, 2011

Paint North Carolina, Member’s Show, North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Raleigh, NC 2010

Guild of Natural Science Illustrator’s of the Carolinas, Member’s Show, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2010

Guild of Natural Science Illustrator’s, Member’s Show, Fort Kent, Maine 2009

North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, One-person Show, Raleigh, NC 2009, 2003, 2000

Pastel Society of North Carolina, Juried Member’s Show, High Point, NC 2007

UNC Botanical Garden, One-person Show, Chapel Hill, NC, 2005

The Pastel Journal’s 6th Annual Pastel 100 Competition, 2004 Best in Wildlife, 2004 Honorable Mention

Denali National Park and Preserve, Summer 2004

Miami Metro Zoo, Invitational, Miami, FL, 2004

Society of Animal Artists Annual Shows:  2004-2000, 1998-1997, 1995-1994, Award of Excellence:  2000, National Museum tour:  2004, 2001, 2000, 1995

Raleigh Municipal Building, One-Person Show, Raleigh, NC, 2004, 1996

Things with Wings, Germanton Gallery, Germanton, NC, 2005 – 2002

Airlie Gardens Outdoor Arts Festival, Wrightsville Beach, NC, 2004, 2003

Florida Wildlife Art Expositions, Florida, 2004, 2003

Atlanta Home and Garden Show, Atlanta, GA, 2003, Third Place

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Birds in Art, Minneapolis, MN, 2003

American Society of Botanical Artists, Portland Home and Garden Show, February 2003

American Society of Botanical Artists, United States Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C., October 2002

National Geographic’s Explorer’s Hall, Washington, D.C., Summer 2002

American Society of Botanical Artists, Johnson and Johnson headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ, April 2002

Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Invitational Black and White show, Oradell, NJ, 2000

 

Media Coverage

Focus, Ritratti Selvaggi, Milan, Italy, January 2005

The Raleigh News and Observer, What’s Up, July, August 2004

Independent Weekly, June 23-29, 2004

PBS TV broadcast, June 2003, The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced: A Century of Change, Alumnae Association and Clark Science Center of Smith College & Florentine Films

u.s.art, November, 2001, page 23

The Raleigh News and Observer

North to Alaska:  A Triangle Artist will help retrace an 1899 scientific expedition, July 20, 2001,

G. D. Gearino

Best of Wildlife 2, 1999, The Best of Wildlife Art, 1997, North Light Books, Rachel Rubin Wolff

 

Lectures

Fine Arts League of Cary, 2013, Integrating Composition and Color Theory

North Carolina Pastel Society, 2010 — What’s in Your Stick

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Annual Conference, 2007 — From Siennas to Quinacridones, A Brief History of Pigments, How to Read a Paint Tube; 2006 — From Siennas to Quinacridones, A Brief History of Pigments; 2004 — Making a Pastel Surface; 2002 — Paintings and Illustrations from Alaska

Durham Technical Community College, 2004 — Artist in Alaska

New Hope Audubon Society, 2003 — Artist in Alaska

North Carolina Museum of Natural Science Junior Curators, 2002 — How Artists Work

Wake County Audubon Society, 2002 — Artist in Alaska

Western Carolina University, 2002 — How I Decided to be an Artist and How Artists Work

Thomas Jefferson Scholar’s, North Carolina State University, 2001 — Artist in Alaska

The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced:  A Century of Change, 2001 — How Artists Work

 

Teaching Experience

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences: 2015-2017: Bones, Birds, Butterflies, Fur, Bugs, Moths, Spiders, Salamanders, Snakes, Shells, Bears, Birds, Flowers and Leaves, Fossils

UNC Botanical Garden’s Certificate Program: 2016-2001, Intermediate, Drawing, Basic Drawing, Beginning Composition, Integrating Composition and Color Theory, How to Paint a Feather, How to Paint Birds, Painting with Carbon Dust, Mixing and Matching Color, How to Paint a Flat Wash, Light on Form, How to Paint a Cast Shadow, and Paint a Petal

Appalachian Pastel Society:  2013, How to Make Your Own Pastel Surface, How to Mix Colors with Pastel

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Annual Conferences:  Creating Subtle and Luminous Color, Discovering the Landscape in Chalk Pastels, Painting in Chalk Pastel,  How to Draw a Tree, Plein Air PastelsPastel Painting, How to Mix and Match Colors, Basic Color Theory, How to Find the Values of Color

The North Carolina Museum of Art:  Color Theory

The 1899 Harriman Expedition Retraced: Lecture: A Century of Change, Field-sketching workshops

 

Collectors

Denali National Park, Alaska

Clark Science Center, Smith College,Director

Fort Bragg

GlaxoSmithKline

North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Director

Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Conservation Fund

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Wildlife in North Carolina magazine, past Art Director

 

Professional Memberships

American Society of Botanical Artists

Artists for Conservation

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

2010 Chair and Housing/Registration Coordinator for the 2010 GNSI Annual Conference

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators of the Carolinas, Past Programs Chair

International Society of Scratchboard Artists

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Botanical Illustration Certificate Advisory Council

Pastel Society of America, Signature Member

Society of Animal Artists, Signature Member

Pastel Society of North Carolina; Past President; Chair, 2012 Statewide Pastel Exhibit