MFA with High Distinction, California College of Arts and Crafts ’92

AB Sarah Lawrence College ’65

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston 1962-3


Guest Speaker: CCA, Oakland, CA 3/11

Teacher: The Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA 05-8

Guest Lecturer: CCAC, Oakland, CA 2/99

College of the Siskyous, Weed, CA 9/94

Teaching Assistant: CCAC, Ceramic Department, Oakland, CA ‘91-2

Teacher: Jewelry, Montclair Art Center, Montclair, NJ 1974

Sculpture, Junior League of Short Hills, NJ 1972

Solo Shows

2009 Ruby's Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, "Blue Lagoon"

2007 Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Hearts: Homage to Saint Valentine”

2006 Ruby’s Clay Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Atypical Tile"

2005 Enigma Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA

Crockett Contemporay Art, Crockett, CA

2004 Olive Hyde Gallery, "Contemporary Crafts", Fremont, CA

2000 Pence Gallery, Davis CA, “Hats Off, 2000!”

1998 In Sight Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Summer Fun”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Evolutions”

1997 In Sight Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Elemental Explorations”

1994 College of the Siskyous, Weed, CA, “Contemporary Clay Images

1992 Downtown Gallery, CCAC, Oakland, CA, “Hearts, Cupids and Columns”


2011 Alameda Museum, "Cross Currents", Alameda, CA 7/6-29

San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, "California Sculpture SLAM", San Luis Obispo, CA 8/12-9/30

2010 Museum of Art and History, "ACGA at MAH", Santa Cruz, CA

2009 PARC, "ACGA at PARC", Palo Alto, CA 4/1-6/1

Falkirk Cultural Center, "Out of the Fire: Clay and Glass from ACGA", San Rafael, CA


Marin MOCA, "Ten Ceramic and Glass Artists", Novato, CA 12/5-1/5/10

2008 California Modern Art Gallery, 9/25-12/20

Galerie Gora, "AWA in Canada", Montreal, Canada, 9/9-27

Ruby's Clay Studio, "Locker Holder's Group Show", San Francisco, CA 9/3-16

Art Zone 461 Gallery, 6/22-7/16

Pence Gallery, “Exploring the Surface”, Davis, CA, 4/25-5/1

Rozanoff Art, “Three Dimensional”, San Francisco, CA, 3/11-4/29

Mezzanine Gallery, “Food for Thought”, San Francisco, CA, 2/20-4/1

2007 Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY, 10/27-11/2

Mezzanine Gallery, “Clothes Minded”, San Francisco, CA 10/17-11/28 

Amsterdam Whitney International Fine Art, New York, NY 9/4-10/2

ARTwork SF Gallery, “Nocturnal Vision”. San Francisco, CA, 9/4-10/1

Richmond Art Center, “Pacific Rim Sculptors Group 2007 Summer Members

Exhibition”, Richmond, CA 6/14-8/11

Pence Gallery, “Follow the Line”, Davis, CA 4/27-6/10

871 Fine Arts, “4 Generations of Women at CCA”, 4/17-5/30, SF, CA

Creative Arts Workshop, “Ceramic Abstraction”, New Haven ,CT 3/30-5/4

Chicago Art Source Gallery, “Plane”, Chicago, IL 3/5-4/15

Asylum Gallery, “The Alliance of Women Artists,” Sacramento, CA 1/13-2/12

2006 ARTwork SF Gallery, “Peace, Love, Joy, Art,” San Francisco, CA, 12/9-30

Ruby’s Annual Holiday Show, 552-A Noe St., San Francisco, CA, 12/4/06-1/7/07

600 Townsend, “16 Years at 600 Townsend”, San Francisco, CA, 7/27-9/7

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, “ACGA@Pence Gallery, 4/26-5/25

California College of the Arts, Oliver Art Center, T. Bruce Gallery, Oakland, CA “CCA Ceramics

1950-2005” 1/17-2/7

2005 Selections 2005, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA

ACGA Comes to Oakland, Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

ACGA/Bauline's Group Show, San Francisco, CA

Galleria Tonelli, "International Women Artists", Rome Italy

2004 San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA, "Subtraction and

Addition: Ceramic Sculpture and IInstallations", Ft Mason, CA

Oslo Radhus, "International Women Artists", Oslo, Norway

2003 Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, “Cool, Calm and Collected”

Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA, “PRSG Invitational”

2002 Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA “From the Fire”

College Art Gallery, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA,“Opaque/Transparent:Clay/Glass”

600 Townsend, “PSRG Member Exhibition”

2001 Oakland International Airport, Oakland, CA, CCAC Alumni Exhibition

ArtSpan, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

2000 Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, “Hats On and Off”

1999 Oakland Museum Sculpture Court, Oakland, CA, “The Object”

CCAC, Oakland, CA, “Alumnae Show”

1998 World Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Galerie Internationale, Palo Alto, CA, “International Women Artist’s Exhibition”

1997 Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA, “As Seen at the Beach: Figurative Paintings and


ArtSpan, Academy of Art College Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, “Tenth Anniversary Exhibition”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1996 Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Holiday Group Show”

CCAC Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA, “CCAC Past, Present, and Future”

ArtSpan, Academy of Art College Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Selections”

1995 Michael Himowitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA, “Artful Urnz”

The Fig Tree Gallery, Berkeley, CA, “Cimmerian Shade, Visions and Dreams

Of the Dark Side”

Works, Sonoma, CA, “Outdoors”

Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA

1994 Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR, “Saints and Sinners”

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA, “Ceramics Now 1994”

1993 Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Angels”

Redding Museum of Art and History, Redding, CA, “Food Art”

The Artery, Davis, CA, “1993 California Clay Competition”

1992 Bridge Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Reflections”

1991 Modesto Jr. College art Gallery, Modesto, CA, “Celebration of Women Artists”

“4 Ceramic Sculptors”

Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA, “Juried Exhibition”

1990 Jan Holloway Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “New Work and Recent Acquisitions”

Awards and Honors:

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 2000

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California Award, 1999

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 1999

Honorable Mention, California State Fair, 1995

Award of Merit, California State Fair, 1994

Jack and Gertrude Murphy Fellowship, San Francisco Foundation, 1991


“Art in Crisis: A Personal Response,” 1989


American Art Collector, Vol. 3, Book 4, Alcove Books, 2007, p. 213

American Art Collector, Vol. 3, Book 1, Alcove Books, 2006, p. 125

American Art Collector, Vol. 2, Book 1, Alcove Books, 2005, Cover and p. 127

American Art Collector, Vol. I, Book 1, Alcove Books, 2004, p. 102

Art of Northern California, Alcove Books, 2003, p. 94

International Women Artists, Vol. 2, Alliance of Women Artists, 2001, p.32-3

World Contemporary Art ’98, Colornet Press, pp. 39-40

International Women Artists, Alliance of Women Artists, 1997, pp. 72-3


Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence, p. 14, Northern California Women's Caucus

for Art. 2003-4


The Museum of California, Vol. 23, No. 3, Summer 99, pp. 21-23, “Not Your Common

Sense: The Object of Sculpture” by Chiori Santiago

Ceramics Monthly, Vol. 40, No. 10, 12/92, pp. 16-7, “Up Front, ‘Jane Grimm’” by

Judith Joyce

American Craft, Vol. 51, No. 5, 11-12/91, p. 76, “Gallery/Clay”


Artweek, July/August, Vol. 35, Issue 6, p. 17, "'Subtraction & Addition' at the Museum of Craft &

Folk Art"

Museum of Craft & Folk Art: a report, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2004, "Subtraction & Addition" by Rachil


Commuter Times, September 12, 2002, p. 6

Oakland’s Urban View, June 20, 2001, Vol. 03, No. 4, p.14, “Art Takes Off?”

Marie-Adele Moniot , Oakland, CA 

SF Arts Monthly, May 2001, Vol 12, No. 12, p.11, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Chronicle, Datebook, May 28-June 3,2000, Art Openings, p.21

SN&R, 8/19/99, Arts and Culture, “Winners and losers” by Kimi Julian

The New Fillmore, 6/97, “Organic pastels, boardwalk scenes and ceramic work”

Bobby Law, San Francisco, CA

Commuter Times, 5/9/97, Vol. 6, No. 6, p.5, Marin County, CA

Western Edition, 6/96, p.8, “More Art Faster” by Bana Witt, San Francisco, CA

The Sacramento Bee, 9/28/95, “On the Wall, ‘Forever Functional:

Philosophy, art death, mystery, humor and beauty all in one show’”

Debra Bell, Sacramento, CA

Mount Shasta Herald, 9/14/94, Vol. 107, No. 2, Sec. B, p. 4, “Art Works

Go On Display at COS,” Mount Shasta, CA

The Resister-Guard, 6/10/94, Sec. F, Arts and Entertainment, “’Saints,

Sinners’ explores good, evil,” Eugene, OR

The Davis Enterprise Weekend, 4/1/93, pp.6-7, “Cover Story, ‘Ceramics

of the first order on display in Davis,’” Laura Weir Hill and Scott

Hill, Enterprise Art Critics, Davis, CA

Modesto Bee, 3/3/91, “Ceramic Sculpture Show,” Leo Stutzin, Arts Editor

Modesto, CA


Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Lucent Technologies, Inc., San Carlos, CA

Nora Eccles Harris Museum, WA

Temple Isaiah, Orinda, CA

Wachovia Bank, Houston, TX

Numerous Private Collections


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