Exhibits

  • “Small Art|Big Stories,” invitational exhibit at the Montminy Gallery, Columbia, MO. My exhibit/story was called “Heavenly Garden: Remembering Helen,” with four mixed-media paintings and two pen & ink and watercolor on Arches. June-July, 2019.
  • “Midwest Memories,” one-person exhibit of my paintings at Columbia Entertainment Company theatre in Columbia, MO. June 2016.
  • Boone Hospital Nifong Medical Plaza, large oil painting commissioned; installed February 2016.
  • Unwind LLC massage studio, ongoing exhibit.
  • Boone Hospital Tower, six watercolors commissioned for permanent collection.
  • The PS Gallery, 1025 E. Walnut, Columbia, MO:
    • The Workshop Salon Show in the PS: Gallery Alcove:
      • October through December, 2007; Exhibitor and curator of show.
      • September 2008; Exhibitor, watercolors
      • January 2010; Exhibitor, watercolors
      • January 2011; Exhibitor, watercolors
      • January 2012; Exhibitor, watercolors and oils
    • Natural Selection juried show March 3-28, 2009:  Watercolor “Missing pink” selected for show.
    • Miniature Show in the PS:  Gallery Alcove Nov. 3-Dec. 27, 2009.  One of six featured artists, watercolors on paper.
  • Boone County Art Show, Boone County Bank, Columbia, MO.
    • 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010; Exhibitor
    • 2008: Honorable mention in professional painting for “Summer Sentinels,” oil on canvas.
    • 2009: Honorable mention in professional painting for “The Revery Alone Won’t Do” triptych oil on canvas and “Twilight Embers” watercolor on paper.
  • Columbia Art League:
    • Member holiday show, 2007 – Exhibitor, photography
    • Truth/Fiction show, Columbia Art League. Feb. 26-March 29, 2008. Exhibited “Feast of the Assumption” photograph was featured on the invitation postcard for the show, in the Columbia Tribune previewing the show (twice) and on the Paul       Pepper Show, KOMU-TV, Ch. 8.
    • Spring member show, 2008, exhibited mixed-media still-life painting.
    • Altered Realities show in conjunction with the 2009 True/False Film Festival, Exhibited a painting and a mixed-media assemblage.
    • Sense of Self show, Jan.-Feb. 2010, Exhibited “Self-portrait with bass.”
    • Tall Stories show in conjunction with the 2010 True/False Film Festival, Exhibited mix-media painting.
    • Relative Values show, summer 2010. Exhibited watercolor, “Max’s Shadow.”
    • House of Cards exhibit Oct.-Nov. 2010; Created “4 of Diamonds” for exhibit and is included in deck of cards made of all artwork in the show.
    • Give a Gift of Art member show, Nov./Dec. 2008, 2009, 2010.  Exhibitor.
    • Interpretations (I) juried show, Aug./Nov. 2013.  Exhibitor & two works published in “Interpretations” anthology book with accompanying poetry by Denise Felt.
    • Interpretations III juried show, Aug./Oct. 2015, with two works: “No Country for Old Women” and new work “Missing Betty.” Both were published in “Interpretations III” anthology book with accompanying poems by poet Bridget Bufford.
    • Community Exhibits Program: All locations are in Columbia, MO.: Quarterly exhibits from October 2008 to present include those at the Callaway Bank, Chapel Hill & Forum; the Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri; the Columbia Board of Realtors; Boone County Johnson Building; University Hospital; Parkade Plaza; MU Women & Children’s Hospital; Boone County Government Building.
    • Ongoing – sales of prints in CAL members’ sales gallery.
  • Missouri Watercolor Society Members’ Invitational. Sept. 2009:  Exhibited watercolor “Grant me serenity,” purchased by Boone County Bank.  Sept. 2010: Exhibited watercolor “Summer fields, Gentry County.”
  • Women in the Arts juried show, MSA/Craft Studio gallery, University of Missouri-Columbia, March 2008.  Mixed-media painting, “Left Standing,” selected for show by juror Jane Mudd.
  • Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts: Created the three-dimensional, mixed-media floor sculpture “When Cellos Dream” from an old cello; donated it to the “Art of it All” exhibit and art auction. On exhibit May 21 through July 26, 2008. Sold via silent auction with all proceeds going to the MTCA and the Columbia Art League.
  • “Beneath a Prairie Sky” Art Show, inspired by the 2008 Daniel Boone Regional Library One Read book, “The Whistling Season.” Photograph titled “Rainy season – Flint Hills” received the first-place award.
  • Visions photography show, Landmark Bank (formerly First National Bank), Columbia, MO; entered 2007, 2009, 2010. Sold one photo in 2007.
  • Artlandish Gallery: Exhibited 3-D collage/assemblage called:  “Je ne suis pas mort” (I am not dead), summer 2009. Exhibited watercolor with pen and ink, “Blond Kay Blues” Sept. 2010 in Roots n Blues Smokin’ Art Exhibit.
  • Missouri River Communities Network Rain Barrel Art Contest 2009: Won Peoples’ Choice award for rain barrel “When it rains, it stores.”
  • “Home” One Read Art Show, inspired by Keija Parssinen’s novel “The Ruins of Us.” Won third place with photograph, “I still cry.”
  • Columbia College Literary Review: Vol. 4, Spring 2015. Two works accepted and published: “Goodnight, Sweet Princess” and “No Country for Old Women.”
  • Orr Street Studios:
    • Love Fest,” Artrageous Friday, January 2009, Exhibitor.
    • Open studio as part of North Village Artists Market,  spring and fall 2009.
    • Orr Street Artists’ Guild Members’ “Lucky” Show, November-December 2009, one painting on display to benefit the guild.
    • Ongoing exhibit of paintings on wall outside studio at Orr Street Studios.
    • Orr Street Artists’ Guild Members’ Show – sold watercolor study of “Summer Fields, Gentry County;” exhibiting full-size watercolor of same piece plus “River-bottom grove” watercolor.