EDUCATION
M.F.A., Painting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1986.
M.A., Painting, University of Iowa, 1985.
B.A., Painting & Drawing, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 1980.
Undergraduate student, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France, 1978.
 
 
AWARDS
2007 Ragdale Artist Residency, Evanstan, IL.
1985-86 University of Iowa Graduate Teaching Assistantship.
1985 University of Iowa Tuition Scholarship.
1980 Stanford University Haneberg Award in Printmaking.
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 “Still Lifes”, Canada College Gallery, Redwood City, CA.
1997 "Still Lifes",  Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1994 "Introductions", Contemporary Realist Gallery (Hackett-Freedman Gallery), San Francisco, CA.
 
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015    “Beyond the Window”, traveling exhibition: Norton Center For The Arts, Danville, KY; Bowery Gallery, New York, NY.
 
2014     Faculty Show, Santa Rosa Jr. College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
 
2013     “Still Blue”,  traveling exhibition: First Street Gallery, New York, NY; Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD.
 “Reflections”, Boyle Family Gallery, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO.
 
2012     Prince Street Gallery National Juried Show, New York, NY.
 
2010    “On/Of Paper”, George Billis Gallery LA, Culver City, CA.
            “The Common Object”, traveling exhibition: Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA; Peninsula Fine Art Center,
            Newport News, VA.
 
2009    “In/Out”, traveling exhibition: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY (2008); Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY.
            “Faculty Show, Santa Rosa Jr. College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
 
2008    “Small Works Invitational”, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY.
            “Outside The Box”, Delaware College of Art & Design, Market St. Gallery, Wilmington, DE.
 
2007     “New Space/New Work” Faculty Show, Santa Rosa Jr. College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
            “On Board”, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY.
  
2006     “Facets of Perception” traveling exhibition: Wiegand Gallery, Belmont, CA; Newhouse Center, Staten Island, NY;
             Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY.
 
2005     “Cross Pollination”, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA.
 
2004    “Table Top Arenas” traveling exhibition: Colby Museum, Waterville, ME; Lori Bookstein Gallery, New York, NY;
              University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford, PA; Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art,
              Biloxi, MISS.
            “Watercurrents: Twelve Artists Working in Watercolor”, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY.
 
2002   "Quiet Traces", Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery, Walnut, CA.
           "Uncommon Perspectives", Denise Bibro Fine Art - Space 4, New York, NY.
           "Still Life", Art Access Gallery, Bexley, OH.
           "Still Life, The Human Presence" traveling exhibition: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Peninsula Fine Arts Center,
            Newport News, VA; The Washington Studio School, Washington, D.C.; Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT;
            The Painting Center, New York, NY.
           "Still Life Paintings", Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA.
 
2001   "Still Life", 100 Pearl Gallery, Hartford, CT.
           "Drawing", Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.

2000   "Hackett-Freedman Gallery Artists", Shasta College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
 
1998   "Still Life", Boston University Sherman Gallery, Boston, University, Boston, MA.
           "One Thing On Top of Another - An Exhibition of Still Life Painting by Zeuxis and Guests", Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ.
           "Select Works", Hackett Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
           "Slide Registry Show- Paintings by Deborah Kirklin, Philip Buller and John Mancini",
            Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA.
           "Ten Year Anniversary Show", Hackett Freedman Gallery (formerly Contemporary Realist), San Francisco, CA.
 
1996   "Substance and Light, Four Bay Area Painters", California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA.
           "Thresholds, Reflections, Transformations", exhibition of Contemporary Still Life
           Painting, The Gallery at Kohn, Pedersen, Fox, organized by Zeuxis, New York City, NY.

1995   "Plein Air Painters", The Pope Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
           "Nothing Overlooked, Women Paint Still Life", Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
 
1994   "New Bay Area Painting", Contemporary Realist Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
           "Landscape Into Art", National Institute of Art and Disabilities, Richmond, CA.
           "Faculty Collects", Fresno State University, Fresno, CA.
 
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Jacqueline Hall, “Tasty Sample of Fruits of Labor”, The Columbus Dispatch, November 2002.
Judy Birke, "Still Life, The Human Presence", New Haven Review, April 2000.
Diane Peterson, "Feast Your Eyes on the "Light" Exhibit", The Press Democrat, January 21, 1996.
Janet Marquardt-Cherry, "Nothing Overlooked, Women Painting Still Life", Contemporary Realist Gallery,   January 1995,
         San Francisco, CA.
Casey FitzSimons, "Introductions", Artweek, Vol, 25, No.15, August 4, 1994.
 
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor, Painting and Drawing, Santa Rosa Jr. College, Santa Rosa, CA, 1990 to present.
Art Department Chair, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA,  2002-05.
Lecturer, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA, 1990.
 
 
GUEST LECTURER
2009 Visiting Artist, U.C. Davis Landscape Project, U.C. Davis Marine Biology Lab, Bodega Bay, CA.
         Visiting Artist Lecture, “Perceptual Painting, Memory, and Invention.” San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.
         Presenter, College Art Association Conference, “Open Access  - Art Instruction in the California Community College System”,
         Los Angeles, CA.
2005 University of Notre Dame de Namur, Belmont, CA.
2001 University of Notre Dame de Namur, Belmont, CA.
1992-96 Notre Dame Art Department, Belmont, CA.
1993 California College of Arts & Crafts (C.C.A.), Oakland, CA.
1986 Stanford University Art Department, Stanford, CA.