Resume

Current

Artist (Canadian)
Relocated to the Gulf Coast December 2013

 

Education

Master of Fine Arts Tulane University New Orleans LA Painting and Drawing 1977-1979
Teaching Assistantship in Painting
Bachelor of Fine Arts University of Windsor Ontario Canada Drawing 1973-1977

 

Teaching Experience

2000-2013     

Purdue University: Foundations Drawing Coordinator (2002-2013) Drawing I, II,TA Practicum
Other courses taught: Life Drawing, Illustrative Drawing, Art Appreciation, Design I & II
Undergraduate Exhibition Committee (2007-2013)

2007-2012

Faculty Rep at weekly open life drawing session sponsored by Delta Phi Delta

Summers 2005-2006

Lecturer Ivy Tech State College Lafayette IN Art Appreciation & Art History

1996-2000

Art Teacher Monroe County Board of Education Key West FL Pre-K to grade 5

1991-1995

Adjunct Faculty Keystone College La Plume PA Color & Design, Drawing I, II, Life Drawing

1991

Adjunct Faculty University of West Florida Pensacola FL. Painting, Drawing

1989-1991

Adjunct Faculty Pensacola Junior College Pensacola FL. Painting, Drawing

1987-1988

Adjunct Faculty Shawnee State University, OH, Portsmouth, OH Painting, Drawing, Art Educ.

1987-1988

Adjunct Faculty Southern Ohio Art and Cultural Center Portsmouth, OH Painting, Drawing

1984-1986

Art Teacher Notre Dame Elementary School Long Beach IN Grades 1-8

1983-1986

Art Instructor Community Center for the Arts Michigan City IN Drawing

1982

Art Instructor South Bend Museum of Art Century Center South Bend IN Drawing

Spring 2003

Interim Director of Graduate Studies Division of Art & Design, Purdue University

1994/1995

Program Director ARTS ALIVE summer scholarship program for gifted high school art
students, Keystone College in conjunction with NEIU #19 PA/Keystone College La Plume PA
Responsibilities included contacting artists/faculty, proposing budget, managing accounts,
ordering supplies, organizing exhibit and final banquet presentation

 

Juror/Lectures/Workshops

Visiting Artist Drawing Workshop Clatsop Community College Astoria Oregon March 7, 2014
Lecture for Capstone class College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Ohio Nov 6, 2013
Juror Student Exhibit May 11, 2012 College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Ohio, 2012
Artist-in-Action Niches Land Trust dinner honoring top donors Lafayette IN Sept 14, 2012
Juror Tri Kappa "New Artists" Exhibition at Art Museum of Greater Lafayette March 12, 2011
Meet the Artist Series for the Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association March 21, 2011
Artist (group lecture) for Go-Figure exhibition Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Aug 5, 2010
Juror for the 20th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit Huntington University IN
Guest Artist Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Ohio January 14-15 2009
Grace Lutheran West Lafayette Lecture Presentation 2005 (in art collection)
Artist Demonstrations for Artists' Own, Inc. Lafayette IN May 2004 July 2002
Advanced Drawing Workshop College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Ohio May 2003
Guest speaker DAR of Lafayette October 2002

Grants

Nominated for Ragdale Artist-In-Residence Program (wait list) 2009
Individual Artist Grant 2004 Indiana Arts Commission
Monroe County Council of the Arts "Artists in Schools" Grant in Papermaking 2000
Visiting Artist in relief printmaking Glynn Archer Elementary 1999
Monroe Council for the Arts "Artists in School" Grant March/April 1999
Illustrations for "The Northernmost Track Cat" Drawings and Prints 1998 5th grade
Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation. Montreal Quebec Canada $5,000 1985/1986
Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation. Montreal Quebec Canada $5,000 1982/1983

Panelist

APS Grant Applications for Region 4 Indiana Arts Commission May 2008

 

Publications/Catalogues/Films

Contemporary Women Artists XVI Woman's Caucus for the Arts St Louis Chapter
"Nude 4" Catalogue Manifest Gallery 2012
Art in an Anthology of writing and art: "Joy Interrupted" editor Melissa Miles McCarter
Night of 100 Angels Volume 1 Patrick Whelan Galleries Laguna Beach CA
International, national and regional shows (catalogues)
45 on-line exercises co-created to accompany 3rd edition "Launching the Imagination" 2007
Crown Life Insurance Collection Toronto, Ontario, Canada documented art collection 1988
The West Collection volumes West Publishing Company St. Paul Minnesota 1986
Art & the Law 1982, 1983, 1987 and appointment book/ lawyers & judges 1988

 

Memberships

Member of Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art Biloxi MS Dec 2014
Member of the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education May 2014
Ocean Springs Artist Association Ocean Springs MS Dec 2014
Artists' Own Co-op Gallery Lafayette IN) 2003-2014
Member of the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette IN
Member of TAF (Tippecanoe Arts Federation) Lafayette IN

 

Exhibitions

2015

Drawings: Grace Benedict J. Michael Dunn Art Gallery Oakland City University Oakland City, IN November Nov 3, 2014- January 16, 2015

2014

Drawn to the Figure: Grace Benedict Mary C O’Keefe Cultural Center Ocean Springs MS August 6-September 12, 2014
Flora at Kinsey Institute Morrison Hall Indiana University Bloomington IN Jan 24-April 4 2014
Drawing the Elements RiverSea Gallery March 8-April 6 2014 Astoria OR
Figure Drawings Greater Lafayette Museum of Art Lafayette IN (tentative fall 2014)
Nominated for Florence Biennale (annually since 2010 cost prohibitive)

2013

Drawing Today Invitational Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette IN Sept 27-Nov 30
Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century International Juried Exhibition
Clatsop Community College Astoria Oregon Feb 21-March 29, 2013

2012

Faculty Exhibition (biennial) Purdue University Nov 13-29, 2012
Collaborative Exhibition "Beyond the Wall" (children's book) Artists Own Gallery Lafayette IN Oct 22-Dec 1, 2012
Cancer, Culture and Community exhibition in Rueff Galleries Oct 29-Nov 9, 2012 (and 2010)
Contemporary Women Artists XVI Woman's Caucus for the Arts St Louis Chapter August 24-October 14, 2012 St. Louis Museum of Art
"Nude 4" Manifest Gallery Cincinnati OH August 17-September 14, 2012
2012 Broadway Art Show Monticello IN July 27-29
Figuratively Speaking Feb 17-March 31, 2012 local gallery Lafayette IN
Nature & Nurture IUPUI Gallery II Indianapolis IN Jan 30-March 2, 2012

2011

Unclothed: Exposing the Art Nude StutzArtSpace Gallery Indianapolis IN Nov 4-23 2011
Lore Degenstein Gallery Third Annual National Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition Susquehanna University Selinsgrove PA Oct 29-Dec 9 2011
From Our Perspectives A National Women's Art Exhibition Oakland Community College Womencenter Farmington Hills MI Sept 15-Oct 14, 2011
Night of A Hundred Angels International Juried Art Exposition Whelan Gallery Laguna Beach CA August 20-September 20
7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition 33 Contemporary gallery/Zhou B Art Center Chicago IL July 15-August 13, 2011
Contemporary Figurative Work Gallery 924 at the Arts Council of Indianapolis July 1-29, 2011
Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century International Juried Exhibition Clatsop Community College Astoria OR Feb 17 to April 14, 2011
The Figure Now International Juried Exhibition Fontbonne University Fine Arts gallery St Louis MO Feb 4-March 2, 2011
Nature's Human Giles Eastern Kentucky University Richmond KY Jan 24-Feb 18
Mid-States Art Exhibition Merit Award Evansville Museum of Art History and Science IN Dec 12, 2010-March 6, 2011

2010

Faculty Exhibition Patti & Rusty Rueff Galleries Purdue University West Lafayette IN Nov 18-Dec 3, 2010
The Shape of Us Indiana State University Terre Haute IN Sept 20-Oct 15
Great Lakes Drawing Biennial Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI Sept 6-Oct 22, 2010
Go Figure Art Museum of Greater Lafayette May 21-Sept 11, 2010
5th Annual Kinsey Institute Juried School of Fine Arts Gallery Indiana University Bloomington IN May 28-July 30
Figures and Faces: Real and Imagined Artists' Own Gallery Lafayette IN May 3-29
10th Anniversary Artists Own: Installation Gift (permanent) (22 artists)
Lafayette City Hall "A River of Our Own" Dedicated April 9, 2010

2009

Prints and Drawings: Works on Paper Regional Juried Exhibition Lubeznik Center for the Arts Michigan City, IN October 17-Jan 10
Interpretations of the Figure 2009 University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis IN Nov 5-30, 2009
Art at the X national Juried Exhibition "Celebrating Women" Xavier University Art Gallery Cincinnati OH Oct 2- Nov 8, 2009
In the Flesh Bromwell's Gallery Cincinnati OH August 28-October 23
The Artists of Ivy Hall: New Vistas Art Museum of Greater Lafayette May 22- August 29
From Nature Gallery 180 of the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago April 20-July 24
Tippecanus-Rex Tippecanoe Arts Federation Lafayette IN April 1- May 10
Faces of Woman 19th Annual Juried Las Vegas Arts Council Las Vegas, NM March 22-May 15
Drawing the Figure: Grace Benedict College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati OH Jan 12-Feb 13

2008

Group Show Randy Ross Gallery Lafayette IN Dec 1-25
Drawing the Figure Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries Purdue University Sept 8-15
Attributes of the Earth Robert E. Wilson Gallery Huntington University Huntington IN Feb 4-28

2007

Faculty Exhibition 2007 Purdue University October
Observantia: Grace Benedict and Linda LeMar Indianapolis Art Center June 1-July 22
Art Partners (group) Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Jan 19-March 17

2006

Embodying the Past: Drawings of Historic Sculpture and Monuments Krempp Gallery Jasper Community Arts Commission Jasper IN October 4-29, 2006 (solo)

2005

Mitchell Place Gallery 3 person show Muncie IN Dec 1-30
Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery 60th Anniversary Exhibition Aug 26-Sept 20
Inspired by Historical Sculpture Tippecanoe Arts Federation Lafayette IN August 5-Sept 2
Indiana Grants Group Exhibition Tippecanoe Arts Federation Lafayette IN April 22-May 22
The Creative Impulse: Indiana Women Artists Minnetrista Center Muncie IN March 19-May 1
31st Bradley International Print/Drawing Exhibition Bradley University /Contemporary Art Center Peoria IL Dec 2 2004-April 7 2005
52nd Mid-States Art Exhibition Evansville Museum of Arts History and Science Evansville IN Dec 19 2004-Jan 30
Whitewater Valley Art Competition Indiana University East Richmond IN Nov 15 2004 -Jan 27

2004

Art Institute of Chicago "Collection Exhibition" Chicago IL Sept 27-Oct 29
Crawfordsville Fall Art Exhibit Crawfordsville October 1-10 2004
12th Annual CPSA International Exhibition Jay Etkin Gallery Memphis TN July 17-Aug 9
Featured Artist (Invitational) Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery April 2004

2003

Visual Identity Tippecanoe Arts Federation Lafayette IN October 17 - Nov 16
Regional Juried Exhibition: IN University Kokomo Art Gallery Kokomo IN Aug 17- Sept 18
CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America) 11th International Exhibition City of Brea Gallery Brea CA July 25-Sept 19
Naked or Nude: Perceptions of the Human form" Fine Arts Building Gallery Chicago IL June 4-June 27
51st Mid-States Art Exhibition Evansville Museum of Arts History and Science IN Dec 14 2002- Feb 9
G. Fredericks Gallery Civic Theatre Lafayette IN 2 person show Dec 6 2002 - Jan 15

2002

Crawfordsville Art League Exhibit October 4-10
9th Annual Juried Exhibit, Jasper Art Center Jasper IN Sept 4 - 30
Will's Creek Survey 2002 The Saville Gallery Allegany Arts Council Cumberland MD Aug 24 - Oct 3
Realescapes Studio San Giuseppe Gallery College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati OH Feb17-March 24
Artists Respond to 9/11 Tippecanoe Arts Federation Wells Center Lafayette IN May
57th Annual Wabash Valley Exhibition, Swope Art Museum Terre Haute IN July 14 - Aug 26

2001

NEW ART/NEW DESIGN Purdue University Galleries, W. Lafayette IN March 19 - April 29
Artist of the Month - April Greater Lafayette Art Museum Lafayette IN
INSPIRATIONS 2000 Cornell Museum of Art and History Delray Beach FL March 16-May 14

2000

ART 2000 Nathan D. Rosen Gallery Boca Raton FL March 12-April 16
Ars Erotica Woodenhead Gallery Key West FL February 11-22

1999

Key West Art and Historical Society Members' Exhibition East Martello Gallery Key West FL April 1999
Figurative Language Kalypso Gallery Key West FL Feb 12-26
Van Ward Gallery Ogunquit Maine Summer 1999

1998

Ain't I a Woman? Woodenhead Gallery Key West January 8-15
Points of Color Cornell Museum of Art and History Delray Beach FL Sept17-Nov 15
Words and Images poets and artists Woodenhead Gallery Key West FL May 22 - June 4
Evoking the Real Kalypso Gallery Key West FL March 20-April 3
Van Ward Gallery Ogunquit Maine Summer 1998

1997

ARS EROTICUS Woodenhead Gallery Key West FL Feb 13 - 26
Van Ward Gallery Ogunquit Maine Summer 1997
Works on Paper Woodenhead Gallery Key West FL March 14-April 30
Key West Regional Art Exhibition East Martello Museum Key West FL Oct 9 - Nov 5

1996

Art Party Kalypso Gallery Key West FL May
45th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition Boca Raton Museum of Art Boca Raton FL May 31 - July 28
Key West Art & Historical Society - Campaign Offices Barnett Bank Key West FL Oct 18 1995 to March 31
Select Area Artists. Laura Craig Galleries Scranton PA Dec 1995

1994

Keystone College Art Department Exhibition Keystone College La Plume PA Nov 3 - Dec 17
Regional Art '94 Waverly Community Center Waverly PA Oct 1994

1993

Regional Art '93 Waverly Community Center Waverly PA Oct 1993
Marywood College Regional '93 Contemporary Galleries Scranton PA April 3 - May 15
Cooperstown National Drawing & Small Sculpture Exhibition Cooperstown NY June 5 - July 22

1992

Select Area Artists Laura Craig Galleries Scranton PA Dec 1992
Regional Art '92 Waverly Community Center Waverly PA Oct 1992
Marywood College Regional '92 Contemporary Galleries Scranton PA June 12-July 26
Re-Figured Studio San Guiseppe College of Mt. Saint Joseph Cincinnati OH Jan 12 - Feb 16

1991

Regional Art 91 Waverly Community Center Waverly Pennsylvania Oct 1991
AFA Exhibition AFA Gallery Scranton PA Sept 1991

1990

Cinco Banderas Juried Competition Art on the Tracks Gallery Pensacola FL Sept 23 - Nov 4
Annual Members Exhibition Pensacola Museum of Art Pensacola FL Sept 15 - Nov 1 1990
Cinco Banderas Juried Competition. Art on the Tracks Gallery Pensacola FL Nov 3 - Dec 10

1989

Annual Members Exhibition Pensacola Museum of Art Pensacola FL July 13 - Aug 16 1989
Winter Juried Exhibition Art on the Tracks Gallery Pensacola Museum of Art March 1 - April 3
Pensacola National Drawing Exhibition Pensacola Jr. College Visual Arts Gallery FL Feb 21 - March 15

1988

"P-Town....the Sun Also Rises" Community Center for the Arts Michigan City IN April 7 - May 11
The Great White North: Recent Work by Canadian Artists Lebel Gallery University of Windsor Ontario Canada
Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences Staten Island, NY Dec 2 1987 - Feb 15

1987

Contemporary Landscape Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center Portsmouth, OH Sept 5 - Oct 22

1986

Southwest 46 Art Gallery of Windsor Ontario Canada March 2 - 30 1986
Knickerbocker Artists 1986 Exhibition Salmagundi Club New York NY Feb 1986
Invitational '86 Community Center for the Arts Michigan City IN Feb 5 - March 3
4th Annual Realism Today Exhibition Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science IN June 6-July 20, 1986
Grand Illusions Common Ground Gallery Windsor Ontario Canada July 5 - July 19 (2 person)
Cream of the Crop Juried Exhibition Southern Ohio Museum Portsmouth OH July 18-Sept 1 1986

1985

Ontario Society of Artists 113th Juried Traveling Exhibition Toronto Canada Jan - June
3rd Annual Realism Today (now a biennial) Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science Evansville IN June-July 20
7th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition Midwest Museum of American Art Elkhart IN Oct 11-Nov 17
Salon Exhibition 1985 Northern Indiana Art Association Munster IN also 1983, 1982
Drawings Memorial Hospital Gallery South Bend Indiana 1985 (solo show)
Recent Works '85 Community Center for the Arts Michigan City IN (solo) Aug 1 - Sept 3

1984

Mario Villa Gallery New Orleans LA Feb 17 - March 8 (3 person show)
Salon Exhibition 1984 Northern Indiana Art Association Munster IN

1983

Southwest 43 Art Gallery of Windsor Ontario Canada March
Southern Shores Juried Exhibition Indiana University NW Gary IN Feb 27 - April 11
Art League Regional '83 Indianapolis Art League Indianapolis IN May 13 - June 8
American Bar Association Foundation Gallery (solo) University of Chicago IL Sept 1 - 30
President's Gallery (solo) Northern Indiana Art Association Munster IN Jan 3 - 28

1982

Wearable Art Exhibition Pascal Gallery Toronto Canada Dec 23 1982 - Jan 4
Southwest 42 Art Gallery of Windsor Ontario Canada March
Annual New Orleans Women's Caucus for Art Juried Competition New Center Art Gallery New Orleans LA Sept 13-Oct 22

1981

Fest for All '81 Arts and Humanities Council of Greater Baton Rouge Broussard Galleries Old State Capitol Baton Rouge LA May 29 - June 22
29th Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition Ball State University Muncie IN May 3 - June 28

1980

Alumni Invitational Exhibition Lebel Gallery University of Windsor Canada Oct 17 - Nov 7

1979

Louisiana Artists Works On Paper Invitational Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans LA Oct 6 - Nov 3

 

Collections/Awards

Greater Lafayette Museum of Art 2014 (purchase of 2 drawings)
Purchased and commissioned work in Germany, Canada, US, Japan, Poland, Peru
Sales through Artists' Own Gallery Lafayette IN since 2003
WEA Manufacturing (Warner Bros.), Regional Art '92 Waverly Community Center Waverly PA 1992
Lackawanna Regional Cultural Council Award Regional Art '91 Waverly Community Center Waverly PA Oct 1991
West Publishing Company Art & the Law National touring exhibition West Publishing Company St. Paul MN Sept 1987- Sept 1988
Banc Ohio & Mercy Hospital Cream of the Crop Juried Exhibition Southern Ohio Museum Portsmouth OH July 18 - Sept. 1 1986
Mead Johnson and Company, 3rd and 4th Annual Realism Today Exhibitions
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science Evansville IN June 6 - July 20 1986
Robert Weed Plywood Company 7th Annual Elkhart Regional Juried Exhibition Midwest Museum of American Art Elkhart IN Oct 11 - Nov 17, 1985
First Bank/ Sweeney, Dabagia, Donogahue and Thorne Attys. Jaymar Ruby Company
Lakefront Arts Festival Michigan City IN Aug 1985
The West Publishing Company Art & the Law National Touring Exhibition West Publishing Company St. Paul MN Sept 1982 - Sept 1983
1st Annual Drawing and Watercolor Exhibition St. Thomas/Elgin Art Gallery Canada June 25 - Sept 6 1982
Crown Life Insurance Company Collection 109th Ontario Artists Juried Traveling Exhibition Toronto Canada Jan - June 1982

 

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