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Exhibits & Awards

July 2019 – I took a collage class with Laura Lein-Svencner. The first art class I’d taken since my undergraduate days at Illinois State University. Since that time, I haven’t stopped making art.

 

Art Exhibitions & Awards:

 

September 18 – November 6, 2020

Where’s the Revolution – National Juried Show 

Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL

Artwork: Prelude - mixed media collage

 

October 2 – October 28, 2020

Abstract Only! 10th Anniversary Exhibition - National Juried Show

Wailoa Center, 200 Piopio Street, Hilo, Hawaii

Artwork: Return to Nowhere – mixed media collage

 

October 4 – November 30, 2020

Solo Show - Art hung in Café    

Munch,104 N Marion Street, Oak Park, IL

Artwork: twenty four collages pieces / 5 sold

 

October 1 – November 30, 2020

 La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

 Artwork: Pull of the Sea – mixed media collage - honorable mention award

 

November 1 – December 18, 2020

Later Impressions 2020 – Juried Show

Leslie Wolfe Gallery, Old Town Triangle Association,1763 N North Park Avenue Chicago, IL

Artwork: Locked in Time – mixed media collage

 

November 15 – December 31, 2020 

Linnea Jewelry, 23 South Ashland, La Grange, IL

Artwork: Six pieces displayed in conjunction with La Grange Art League and the La Grange Business Association

 

April 30 – May 23, 2021

Later Impressions 2020 Show – Juried Show

Edgewater Art Space, 1101 West Granville Avenue, Chicago

Artwork: Collision Course - Collage

 

July 1 – July 30, 2021

A Moment of Zen – Juried Show

North Shore Art League

620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, IL

 Artwork: Call of the Beach - Encaustic

 

July 10 – August 28, 2021

Engaging Frida – Juried Show

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Gallery

50 S Cottage Hills Drive, Elmhurst, IL

Artwork: Memories of You, Encaustic Collage

 

June 16 – August 11, 2021

Art of Gallery, 747 S Western Avenue, Chicago, IL

Fundraiser/Silent Auction for Maxwell Street Gardens

Artwork: Displayed 15 / sold 12

 

July 31 – September 12, 2021

SOS Planet Earth – National Juried Show

Stola Contemporary Art, 3738 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago

Artwork:

And Man Said, ‘Let there be plastic!’ – catalog and on-line

Heatwave – catalog and on-line

Midsummer Nightmare – Gallery, catalog, and on-line

Yearning to Breathe Free – Gallery, catalog, and on-line

All are mixed media collages

 

August 28 – September 25, 2021

Member Show

La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

Artwork: Just Begin – mixed media collage 3rd Place (SOLD)     

 

August 30 – October 23, 2021

Later Impressions 2021Show – Juried Show

Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL

          Artwork: What Lies Within, a mixed media collage Honorable Mention

 

September 2 – October 9, 2021

Small Wonders – National Juried Show

The Kavanagh Gallery, Fine Line Creative Arts Center, 337W570 Bolcum Road, St. Charles, IL

Artwork: Escape – Encaustic

 

September 3 – October 23, 2021

Elmhurst Artists’ Guild

150 S Cottage Hills Drive, Elmhurst, IL

Artwork: Orbiting Dreams - encaustic – 3rd Place (SOLD)

 

September 25 – October 29, 2021

            La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

            Artwork: Breathe In, Exhale – encaustic collage

 

October 29 – December 29, 2021

            La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Avenue, La Grange, IL

            Artwork: Limits – encaustic collage

 

October 30 – December 29, 2021

            Elmhurst Artists’ Guild

            150 S Cottage Hills Drive, Elmhurst, IL

         Artwork: Solar Flare – encaustic collage (SOLD)

 

November 19 – January 3, 2022

            The Thin Line Show – Juried National Show

            Highland Park Art Center, 1957 Sheridan Road

Artwork: 

What Lies Within– mixed media collage

                    Prelude – mixed media collage

 

January 3 – February 26, 2022

            Winter CAVA Members Show – Juried Local

            Mayslake Peabody Estates – Oak Brook, IL

            Artwork: Breathe In, Exhale – encaustic collage

 

February 6 – March 19, 2022

            Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Members Show

            150 Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL

            Artwork: Guardian – Ceramic totem

 

February 25 - March 25, 2022

            The Secret Garden – Member Show

            La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Court, La Grange, IL

            Artworks:

Mystical Garden - Encaustic collage

Forest Leaves - Encaustic  collage (SOLD)

 

March 7 – April 29, 2022

            Small Wonders Show – Juried Local

            North Shore Senior Center, !61 Northfield Road, Northfield, IL

            Artwork: Midnight Sun – Encaustic collage

 

March 25 – April 29, 2022

            Portrait of a Lady – Member Show

            La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Court, La Grange, IL

            Artwork: Interlude – Encaustic

 

April 14 – May 26, 2022

            SOLO SHOW

            Birch Road Cellars, 1113 W Armitage, Chicago, IL

            Artworks:

Summer Breeze  - Mixed Media on wood panel

Divisions - Mixed Media on wood panel

Adrift - Mixed Media on wood panel

Unknown Horizons - Mixed Media on wood panel

Eternally Linked  - Mixed Media on wood panel (SOLD)

Water Dance  - Mixed Media on wood panel (SOLD)

           

April 22 – June 4, 2022

            Collective Awakenings – Juried Local

            Beverly Arts Center, 2407 West 111 Street, Chicago, IL

            Artwork: Connections – collage

 

May 15 – June 1, 2022

            Beyond the Surface – Juried Local

            Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, 21850 N Riverwoods Rd, Riverwoods, IL

            Artworks:

Limits - Encaustic Collage

Midnight Sun - Encaustic Collage

Looking Back - Encaustic Collage

 

June 24 – July 29, 2022

            La Grange Art League – Member Show

            Artwork: Adrift

           

July 8 – July 25, 2022

Four Artists / Four Walls 

Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard St., Chicago,

Artworks: 

Encaustic collages:

Autumn’s Gift, Day Dreams (SOLD), Interlude, Looking Back, Midnight Sun, Moments, Morning Light, Grand Delusion, He Didn’t Speak, Untold Stories, Origins

Collage Mixed Media:  

Broken Dreams, City Blues, City Lights, Descendants, Hope, Isolation: 2020, Return to Nowhere, Rusted Dreams, Trying to Fit In (SOLD), What Lies Within

Mixed Media Acrylic Paintings:

Divisions, Ying and Yang Threw a Party,  Unknown Horizons 

Ceramic:  Guardian

 

July 30 – August 21, 2022

            What We Do – Member Show

            Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL         

            Artwork:

Origins - Encaustic Collage

Searching for You - Collage  

Limits - Encaustic Collage (SOLD)

 

September 7 – October 26, 2022

            Members’ Show - Juried Local

            Berger Park/Gunder Mansion, 6219 N Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL

            Artwork: Transformations – Encaustic collage

 

October 1 – October 30, 2022

            Carnival – Member Show          

            La Grange Art League, 122 Calendar Court, La Grange, IL

            Artwork: Ride of Your Life – Mixed media acrylic painting on wood

 

November 11 – December 18, 2022

            Tiny Works – Juried - Local

            Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard, Chicago, IL

            Artworks:

Life Tracks  - Encaustic Collage (SOLD)

Nightfall - Encaustic Collage

Depths - Encaustic Collage 

Crimson Sky - Encaustic Collage

 

December 1, 2022 –December 1, 2023

Art Walls – Juried

Fulton Street Collective –Displayed at Workbox locations in the Chicago loop (4 locations/ 3 months at each location)

Artworks:

Summer Breeze, Divisions - Mixed Media on wood panel

Ying and Yang Threw a Party - Mixed Media on wood panel

Unknown Horizons - Mixed Media on wood panel

Adrift - Mixed Media on wood panel

Ride of Your Life - Mixed Media on wood panel

Divisions - Mixed Media on wood panel

December 10, 2022 – February 11, 2023

            Elmhurst Artists’ Guild Members Show, 150 Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL

             Artwork: Dawn’s Light – Encaustic collage (Honorable Mention)

           

April 5, 2023  -  May 30, 2023

            Donna Pope Gallery, 183 N York Street, Elmhurst, IL

                      Artworks:

Birth of Spring - Encaustic with Porcelain

Sanctuary - Encaustic

Dance of Light - Encaustic

April 29, 2023  -  May 13, 2023

            Fulton Street Collective, 1821 W Hubbard, Chicago, IL

            Monochromatic Show

Artwork:  Rusted Dreams - Tryptic Mixed Media Collage

 

June 17, 2023  -  July 29, 2023

            Elmhurst Artists' Guild, 150 Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL

            Inspired by Warhol Show - Open Call, Juried Selection

Artwork:  Smile, Caroline - Encaustic with photo transfer

July 12, 2023  -  August 26, 2023

            Chicago Alliance of Visual Artists at Epiphany Center for the Arts, 201 S. Ashland, Chicago, IL

            Happiness Show - Open Call, Juried Selection

Artwork:  Portal Garden - Encaustic with porcelain and plaster

July 13, 2023  -  on going

            The New Gallery, 181 N Main, Galena, IL

Artworks:

Alien Landscape - Encaustic

Awakening - Encaustic

Born of Water - Encaustic

From Within - Encaustic

Isolation 2020 - Mixed Media Collage

Rusted Dreams - Mixed Media Collage

The Coming Light - Encaustic

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