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  Artist Résumé



  • 1996-1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Departmental Fine Arts Award, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1976-1979 Bachelor of Science Degree, Emphasis in Arts and Media, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 


  • Summer 1980 Oxbow Workshop, Classes in Watercolor & Printmaking, Saugatauk, Michigan 

Artist in Residency Program

Art Competitions

Upcoming Exhibits

Art Exhibitions

  • Sept-Oct. 2007 Small Works Show, Group Exhibition, Cascade Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • September 2007 My Backyard from Viewpoint of Travels and Influences, Solo Show, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan 
  • October 2006 Ten Year Retrospective for Indiana Dunes Artist-in-Residence, Group Exhibit, Chesterton Art Center, Chesterton, Indiana
  • September 2006 Discovering Lake Michigan & Its Environs, Solo Exhibition, Hankins Gallery, East Lansing, Michigan
  • May 2006 Landscapes to the Power of Three, 3 person show, Eyekons Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • February 2005 Contemplating Michigan, 3 person show, Gallery Arcadia, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • April 2004 Expressions of Place, Solo Exhibition, paintings, Keeler Lounge, Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • June 2002 Sharon Sandberg and Students, Group Exhibition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers, Michigan
  • September 1999 Shapes and Spaces, Going for Baroque, Solo Exhibition, Bare Bones Studio, Lansing, Michigan
  • August 1999 Collegiate Art, A Group Exhibition: BFA students, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • June 1999 Reflections, A Solo Exhibition: Terryberry Gallery, St. Cecilia Music Society, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • May 1999  Recent Works, 2 Person Show, The Joan Winkleman Hulce Center, Plymouth Community Arts, Plymouth, MI
  • April 1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Dual Exhibition, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan 

Invitational Exhibitions

  • Sept. 2003 Nature Conservancy, Exhibition of Michigan Sites, Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • March 2002 A Tribute to Georgia O'Keeffe, Women's History Month. Van Singel Fine Arts Center, Byron Center, Michigan
  • March 2000 Strength of Community- Women Make a Difference Girl Scouts, Room 222 Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 1994  Michigan Wildflowers, Traveling Exhibition of Michigan, Organized by Northwood Gallery Midland, Michigan 
  Awards and Institutional Collections



Institutional Collections

Professional Travel

  • 2007 Hikone, & Kyoto, Japan: Traveled as an assistant with instructors to visit art museums and cultural centers.
  • 2002 Paris, France: Toured with fellow artists and instructors to visit art museums and galleries.
  • 2000 Rio deJaniero, Brazil: Visited museums and cultural centers.
  • 1999 London, England, Edinburgh, Scotland: Visited museums and cultural centers.

Gallery Affiliations