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

2019

HEAL Exhibition, NYA Gallery, 7 Franklin Place, New York, NY 10013

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 

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.