Exhibits and Awards

Exhibits

 

  • 2016 State wide fiber juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2015 South Kona Artists Studio Tour (SOKO)
  • 2015 West Hawai`i Community Health Center juried exhibition
  • 2015  State wide juried exhibition, Hawai’i Craftsmen Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2014  Hawaii Collaboration Textile Show participant, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2014  Koa Art Gallery Mixed Media Miniature XVII Show, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2013  Art and Nature, Society for Kona’s Education and Art, Honaunau, Hi.
  • 2013  Koa Art Gallery Mixed Media Miniature XIV Show, Honolulu, Hi.
  •  2012 – 1993 Kona Village Resort weekly art show
  •  Koa Art Gallery Mixed Media Miniature XV Show, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2012  Keck Observatory Quilt Show, Waimea, Hi.
  • 2012  Hawaii Collaboration Textile Show participant, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2011  Hawaii Collaboration 2011 participant, Holualoa, Hi.
  • 2011  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2011  Honolulu Printmakers Annual Show-Linekona, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2009  SFCA Award of Recognition & Purchase Award Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Textile Show, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2008  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2007  Fiber Art Exhibition, Invitational Exhibition, East Hawaii Cultural Center,
    Hilo, Hi.
  • 2006  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2005  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2004  One woman show at Lavender Moon Gallery, Kainaliu, Hi.
  • 2003  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2003  All Hawaii Juried Art Exhibition, Hilo, Hawaii
  • 2001  Invitational show at Kawashima, Japan
  • 2001  Invitational Portfolio show, presented by Arts Pacifica Alliance, Hilo, Hi.
  • 2001  Hawaii Island Juried Art Competition 2001, Hilo, Hi.
  • 2001  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2000  State wide juried exhibition, Hawaii Craftsmen’s, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 2000  One woman show at Kailua Village Artists Galleries, Kailua-Kona, Hi.
  • 1998  One woman show at the Kailua Village Artists Galleries, Kailua-Kona,Hawaii
  • 1997  One woman show at The Cottage Gallery, Honaunau, Hawaii
  • 1995  Pieces of Aloha, traveled around the US
  • 1993  New Directions, Hawaii Craftsmen Juried show, Honolulu, Hi.
  • 1990  An invitational exhibition at Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
  • 1988 “New Directions” Kona’s Best at Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii
  • 1987  One woman show at Hale O Kula Gallery in Holualoa, Hawaii
  • 1986  Juried show at Studio 7, Holualoa, Hi.

Publications

  • 2015  Aloha Expressionism by Contemporary Hawaii Artists
  • 2005  Lafayette Orchid Society Newsletter published Orchid Art “Angraecum sesquipedale”
  • 1994  Coffee Times, Coffee Talk on local Art with Ellen Crocker
  • 1989  Hawaii Island Artists & Friends of the Arts published by Malama Arts

Awards

  • 2009  Accession “09 Recent Acquisitions from the Art in  Public Places Collection, Hawai’i State Art Museum(HISAM)
  • 2004  Finalist, International Quilt Association annual show in Houston, Texas
  • 1999  First place for Mixed Media at Big Island Art Guild Fall Arts Festival
  • 1998  Third place for machine piecing & quilting Friendship/Quilt at Quilt Hawaii

Collections

  • Hawai’i Medical Service Association
  • Hawai’i State Art Museum

Education

  • Extensive study under Koh Itoh of Kanagawa, Japan.
  • Also studied under … Betsy Benjamin Sterling at University of Minnesota, Toshiaki Ohno, Nijo Castle, Kyoto, Japan, Professor Judy Love of Kansas State University, Hiroki Morinoue, Hawaii, John Thomas, Hawaii, Gayle Anderson, Hawaii, Sonja Oberosler, Hawaii, Jean Ray Laury, Ca., Susan Louise Moyer, Ca.. Judith Montano, Karen Fail, Australia, Faye Labanaris, Cn., Phan Nyguen Barker, Hawaii, Ryu Sensei, China, Hans Ladislaus, Hi., Esther Shimazu, Carolyn Buchanan, Wa., Ilse Aviks, Ursula Kern, Basel, Switzerland

Teaching

  • 2003 to current Advanced Teaching Artist of Hawai’i writing AITS grants for schools and teaching in the South Kona Public Schools
  • 2009-2015 Artistic Teaching Partner working collaboratively with classroom teachers
  • 1998 Quilt Hawaii
  • 1982 – 2016 taught in South Kona Public Schools as an Artist in the Schools with The Society for Kona’s Education and Art