EDUCATION

1993-1995 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Champaign, Illinois, Graduate studies in Art Education

1987-1991

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, Florida, Bachelor of Design in Art Education, Dean's list

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

KALEIDOSCOPE, Moraga Art Gallery, Moraga, CA

2019

SERENDIPITIES, Moraga Art Gallery, Moraga, CA

BRILLIANT, NYA Gallery, New York, NY

HEAL Exhibition, NYA Gallery, New York, NY

2018

VIET STORIES: RECOLLECTIONS & REGENERATIONS,  Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, California. Co-curated by Dr. Linda Trinh Vo, Director of Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History Project and Professor at UC Irvine, and Tram Le, External Consultant, and Arts & Culture Specialist for the City of Santa Ana

2017

SOLO MUJERES 30TH EXHIBICION:  REVOLUTION, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, California

2015

​SWAN DAY, Firehouse Art Collective, "Lottie Rose House," Oakland, California

2008

Doorbell Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2006

PRONKSTUKKEN, ATELIER EXPOSITIES, Lingew’art, Huissen, The Netherlands

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017

WEST COAST BIENNIAL, Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, California. Juror: Michael Duncan, Corresponding Editor for Art in America

2016​

VISION: AN ARTIST'S PERSPECTIVE, presented by UniteWomen.org and Gutfreund and Cornett Art, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, California. Jurors: Karen Gutfreund, worked in the Painting & Sculpture Department for MoMA, the Andre Emmerick Gallery, The Knoll Group, the John Berggruen Gallery, Arc Gallery and the Pacific Art League.  Sherri Cornett, activist and represented the non-profit and NGO Women's Caucus for Art at United Nations conferences
WAR, WOES, AND TRANSFORMATION, Mission Culture Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, California

2015

GENERATIONS: FORTY HUES BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California. Jurors: Dinh Q. Lê, Artist, MFA from The School of Visual Arts in New York City, and Stephen Anderson, executive director for OCCCA
SECRETS, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, California. Juror: Joan McLoughlin, The McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, California.
POLITICAL COMMENTARY, Linus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
​FURS, FEATHERS, AND FINS EXHIBITION, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California. Juror: Bradley Platz, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, California

2012

METRO MONTAGE XII EXHIBITION, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, Georgia. Juror: Geanna Barlaam, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

8TH BIENNIAL NATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda,  Florida 

24TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Glynn Art Association, St. Simons Island, Georgia. Juror: Ben Ward, Savannah College of Art and Design professor

2011 

THE 17TH ANNUAL TELFAIR ART FAIR, OPEN ART , Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia.

LUCID; UNREAL DREAMS, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2010

LOCALS ONLY!, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, Georgia

2000                             

ALL MEDIA 2000, Period Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

1997                             

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ART EXHIBITION “WOMEN: EAST AND WEST,” Most Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

1996                             

SPRINGFIELD ART LEAGUE 77THNATIONAL EXHIBITION, Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts

 

AWARDS 

2012 

Third Place Award, 24TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION, Glynn Art Association, St. Simons Island, Georgia

1996

JD Ayers Art Diversified Award, SPRINGFIELD ART LEAGUE 77TH NATIONAL EXHIBITION, Connecticut Valley Historical Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts

 

PUBLICATION 

2020

SPOTLIGHT CONTEMPORARY ART MAGAZINE, XVI

2016 ​

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE, Volume 34

2015 

NGUOI VIET DAILY NEWS, GENERATIONS: FORTY HUES BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE, California

VIET BAO NEWS, GENERATIONS: FORTY HUES BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE, California

2008

GAZET VAN ANTWERPEN, Antwerp, Belgium

RELATED EXPERIENCE ​ 

1998-1999                    

ART TEACHER, Edison McNair Middle School, Art Mentor, East Palo Alto, California

1997-1998                    

PRESS CONFERENCE COORDINATOR, 5th Annual Great Ukrainian Women Artists '98 Exhibition and Fashion Show, Kiev,  Ukraine

ADULT EDUCATION COORDINATOR, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine.

1996-1997                    

ART TEACHER, Orphanage Number Three, Almaty, Kazakhstan 

1991-1995                    

ART TEACHER, Waubonsie Valley High School, Lead Teacher, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign student teacher, Aurora, Illinois

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS                                               

Istanbul, Turkey; Antwerp, Belgium; ​Savannah, Georgia; San Francisco, California

GALLERY AFFILIATION

NYA Gallery, New York, NY

Moraga Art Gallery, Moraga, CA