BIOGRAPHY

Education

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana; B.S. in Elementary Education, 1964.
Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis, Indiana; 1970-74.


Museum Shows

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, "431 Gallery: Art and Impact", June - September 2014
Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, Open Studios, August 2011 - March 2012
South Bend Regional Museum of Art, “Midwestern Sculpture Exhibition”,  South Bend, Indiana, July 2000
Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Il. “Downshifting”, November 1999
Children’s Museum, Indianapolis, “Plane Ol’ Dragon” sculpture created with museum  visitors, September 1996
Eiteljorg Museum of Western and Indian Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Setting the Stage, A Contemporary View of the West”, November 19, 1995
The National Art Museum of Sport,  Indianapolis, Indiana,“Par Fore Art”, July 1993
Lafayette Museum of Art, Lafayette, Indiana, One-person show, 1988


Group Shows

LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY, 2012
LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY, 2011
Open Studios LIC Art Center, Long Island City, NY, 2010
63rd Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Pen and Brush, NY, 2009
Open Studio LIC Art Center, Long Island City, NY, 2008
62nd Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Pen and Brush, NY, 2008
61st Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Pen and Brush Galleries, NYC, 2007
Open Studio, 231 W. 29th Street, NYC, 2007
60th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Pen and Brush Galleries, NY, April, 2006
Pen and Brush  New  Members Exhibition, NY, February, 2006
Open Studio, 231 W. 29th St, New York, December 2002
Diekhoff Gallery,”2000”, Indianapolis,IN. January, 2000
Central Library, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Laundry”, August 1999 (Two Person)
Indianapolis Artsgarden, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Women in the Arts 1996”, November, 1996
Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Calder in the Park” collaborative dance performance, September, 1996
University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Artists of the Faris Building”, April,1996    
Indiana State University, Turman Art Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana,”Marginalized At Center”, January 1995 (two person show)
Phoenix Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Stop The Cycle”,performance/installation, April 1993
A.I.R. Gallery, New York, “Choice”, December 1991
431 Gallery,Indianapolis, Indiana, “The Inner Room”, performance installation, 1990;Group shows 1988,1989,1990
A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, 1990
Northern Indiana Art Association, Munster, Indiana, “New Directions, New Media”, 1990
Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis, Indiana “Annual Faculty Exhibition” 1988,1989


One Person Shows

Fletcher Point, Indianapolis, Indiana, “The Last Church Pitch-in", September, 1998
FIVE TEN GALLERY, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Laundry”, March, 1998
Hot House Art Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, “Who Will Tell Me Who I Am?”, February, 1995
431 Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, “The Perfect Beauty”, 1991
431 Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana,”Matters of the Heart” June 1989
Indiana National Bank, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1988
Muncee Art Center, Zionsville, Indiana, “Carolyn’s Kitchen” 1980
CCA Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1980
Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1979


Juried Exhibitions and Awards

"Body Image" Pen and Brush Galleries, NYC, 2010
“Roles, Rites, Rituals” Pen and Brush Galleries, NYC, 2007
"Art Translating Women"s Issues"  Pen and Brush Galleries, NYC, March, 2006
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 109th Annual Open Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC, October 2005
Pen and Brush, 59th Annual Sculpture Exhibition,  New York, 2005
Safeco Insurance Company, Indianapolis, IN. The Safeco Arts Competition 2000
Arts Council of Indianapolis, awarded a commission to create the “Arty Award”, 1996
“The American States Arts Competition 1995”  Indianapolis, Indiana, Third prize sculpture
“Individual Artist Technical Assistance Grant “Arts  Council of Indianapolis, 1991
“Regional ‘89” Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1989
“The Indiana Arts Competition 1989” American States Insurance, Indianapolis, Indiana
“Indiana Now” Lafayette Museum of Art , Lafayette, Indiana, 1986 and 1987
“Hoosier Salon”, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1981
“WFYI Channel 20 Art Auction Preview”, Best of Show 1977, Merit Award 1981
Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1981,1983,1984
“White Water Valley Show” Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana ,1983
“Indianapolis Art League Student Show” Indianapolis, Indiana, Merit Award, 1974


Other

Member of Pen and Brush 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Juror, Art portfolio,The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, New York 2002,2003,2005,2006
Presenter, Summer Arts Institute, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN 2002
VSA arts of Indiana, “Service Award 2000” for accomplishments in the areas of art education and teacher training
Very Special Arts Indiana,master artist,1991- 1999
Young Audiences of Indiana, visiting artist ,1996-1998
Master Artist/ Internship Program, Very Special Arts Indiana, 1998
Preschool  Arts Curriculum Development IPS Special Education, VSAI,1998
University Practicum, VSAI and Herron School of Art, IUPUI, 1998
Presenter , Indianapolis Public Schools Art Teacher Training, 1998
Presenter , Summer Arts Institute, Butler University, 1997
Curriculum Development Indiana School for the Blind, VSAI, 1997
Lecturer, Indiana State University Visiting Artist/Scholar Series, 1995
Consultant, Indianapolis Children’s Museum,  Calder Exhibit, 1995
Indiana Arts Commission, artist in education, 1990-1996
Art Based Curriculum development for Four and Five Year Old, Very Special Arts of Indiana and Indianapolis Public Schools, 1993
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Exhibits Department, African Art installation, 1990