I earned my BFA and MA from Western Kentucky University and was a graduate teaching asst to renowned feminist artist, Judy Chicago in the creation of the environmental exhibit “At Home in the 21st Century”, a national touring exhibit, PBS documentary, numerous published articles and archived documentation at Penn State University. I also received a fellowship to study 17th Century Dutch Art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and create podcasts about women artists of the period. In 2016/17 I curated and wrote the catalog for a touring exhibit of KY women artists. I have been Ed Director of the Owensboro Museum of Art, Gallery Director of the Kentucky Watercolor Society Gallery, Exec. Dir. of Learning Opportunities, Inc., Arts & Humanities Chair of McLean County HIgh School and have taught all ages in public and private elementary through high school, colleges and museums including Kentucky Wesleyan College, Western Kentucky University and J. B. Speed Art Museum. I have exhibited, received awards and conducted workshops in Louisville, Chicago, detroit, Las Angeles, Las Vegas, Nashville, Cincinnati, and Charleston, SC. As both an educator and artist, I have been widely published in magazines such as Art Across Kentucky, CenterStage, Leo Weekly, Pure Uncut Candy, United States Society for Ed through Art’s Teaching Voices, Kentucky Art Education News, Home Education, Sage, Traumatology, Women Studies Perspectives and books Kentucky Women Artists: 1850-2000, Judy Chicago Art Education Collection, and A Community of Teachers: Art Curriculum Units by Teachers in Arts & Humanities.
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