ABOUT THE ARTIST
 

ARTIST'S STATEMENT

"As a painter I have been inspired through the years by the figure, faces, flowers, clouds and a host of subjects in God's beautiful creation. Since my family and I moved to Idaho, I have been moved by the natural beauty of this area.

"I've completed large paintings as well as miniature pieces. My art career over the years has encompassed opportunities in commercial art, custom murals, portrait painting, teaching, and writing about art."
 

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS (SELECTED)

2016 Three Painters Exhibit, Valley Art Center, Clarkston, Washington
09-15 Yellowstone Art Museum Art Exhibit and Auction, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings Montana
2015 18th Annual Art Auction at Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art in Great Falls, Montana
2015 Scottsdale Artists’ School’s Best and Brightest, Scottsdale, Arizona
97-15 Pend Oreille Arts Council Shows, and Summer ArtWalk, Sandpoint, Idaho
13-15 Gala Dinner and Juried Art Auction, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane WA
2013 Oil Painters of America Salon Juried Exhibit of Traditional Oils, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey,MI.
2013 D'art for Art, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, Michigan.
2013 Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts, Joseph Oregon, First Place Award.
2012 17th Anniversary Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction held in Rist Canyon, near Fort Collins, Colorado
2011 Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Devin Galleries, Coeur d'Alene Idaho
2011 Richeson75 Small Works Exhibit, Richeson Art Gallery, Kimberly Wisconsin.
2010 Heart and Soul of the Great Plains, 3rd Invitational, Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton Oklahoma
2010 Exhibit of Original Paintings 2-person Show, Redtail Gallery, Sandpoint, Idaho.
2009 Exhibit of Original Paintings 2-person Show, Leslie Powell Gallery, Lawton Oklahoma.
07-08 Annual Miniature Show at Timber Stand Gallery, Sandpoint, Idaho. Group invitational.
03-08 Yearly solo exhibits of new paintings, Naples Gallery, Naples Idaho.
91,06 La Petite XII, Alder Gallery, Coburg Oregon. National Small Format Show.
1996 National Christian Fine Arts Exhibit, Farmington, New Mexico. Juror of Awards.
1993 Pastel Society of Oregon Annual Juried Show, Bend, Oregon. Cash Award.
1993 Solo Exhibit, Wiseman Gallery, Grants Pass, Oregon.
1991 A Woman's Perspective. 12 Women Invitational Exhibit. Fine Arts Center, Madisonville, Kentucky.
1990 Central South Art Exhibition, The Parthenon, Nashville, Tennessee. Cash Award.
1989 42nd Annual Mid-States Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science. Top Cash Award.
1988 Realism Today, 6th Annual Exhibit sponsored by Bristol-Myers, Evansville, Indiana. Cash Award.
 

PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2008 Phase 1 Group Health Project for Redmond, WA health center, coordinated by Aesthetics Inc., San Diego.
2001 Bearly There in Sandpoint: Public art project with sculptor Lee Harris, benefited Panida Theatre and others.
 

PLEIN AIR PAINT OUTS and QUICK-DRAW EVENTS

08-15 Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Paint Out & Exhibit, sponsored by Friends of Scotchman Peaks, Sandpoint, Idaho. Third Place Awards 2009 and 2011. First Place 2013. Juror of Awards 2014.
11-13 Pacific NW Plein Air Paint Out, Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River Oregon. "Best River" award 2012
2013 Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts Quick Draw, Joseph Oregon
2012 Garden Plein Air 2012, Competition and Exhibit, Lewiston Idaho
2012 Pend d'Oreille Bay Trail Organization Plein Air Paint Out & Show, Redtail Gallery, Sandpoint, Idaho.
2011 Art in the Making, Sponsored by Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d'Alene Plaza in downtown CdA, Idaho.
2010 Palouse Plein Air Paint Out & Exhibit, sponsored by the City of Moscow, Idaho. City Purchase Award
2009 Yellowstone Art Museum Quick-Draw, Billings Montana.
2008 Oil Painters of America Paint Out and Exhibit, sponsored by Devin Galleries, Coeur d'Alene Idaho.
06-08 Plein Painters of North Idaho Paint Out and Exhibit, sponsored by Timber Stand Gallery, Sandpoint Idaho.
06-07 Sandpoint Quick-Draw and Auction, sponsored by Timber Stand Gallery, Sandpoint Idaho.
 

MUSEUM & HOSPITAL COLLECTIONS

Salem Hospital, Permanent Display Post Partum Floor, Salem, Oregon
Bonner General Hospital "Art for the Soul" Collection, Sandpoint, Idaho
Redmond Medical Center, Redmond Washington
St. Peter Hospital, Family Practice Clinic, Olympia, Washington
Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Community Methodist Hospital, Henderson, Kentucky
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana
Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma
 

CORPORATE, ETC., COLLECTIONS (SELECTED)

STAEDTLER-Mars Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Bristol-Myers Pharmaceutical Corporation, Evansville, Indiana
Oklahoma Allergy Clinic, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Women's Health Center, Salem, Oregon
Farmington United Methodist Church, Farmington, New Mexico
Dallas Family Medicine, Dallas, Oregon
 

COMMISSIONS

STAEDTLER-Mars Limited, Original Drawings
The Festival at Sandpoint, Original Oil Painting for 2011 Poster, Program, and Auction
Family Practice Clinic at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia Washington, Original Oil Painting
Deaconess Hospital in Oklahoma City Oklahoma, Original Drawing
Private Collections in the US and France
 

EDUCATION

Study with David Leffel, Sherrie McGraw and Rose Frantzen at Scottsdale Artists' School
Portrait and figurative painting study with Mike Wimmer, at Oklahoma City University
Portrait and still life study with Sherrie McGraw at Art in the Mountains, Bend Oregon
Plein air painting study with Jim Wilcox in Teton National Park
Portrait painting study with Jim Daly at Scottsdale Artists' School
BFA Painting 1973, University of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma
Commercial Art Apprenticeship with Jack Moses, the artist's father. Oklahoma City 1965-1970
 

TEACHING

1999-present, Art workshops and private lessons for pastel, oil painting and drawing in Oklahoma and Idaho.
1996, Pastel class teacher for Chemeketa Community College, Dallas, Oregon campus.
1984-87, Private Pastel and drawing instructor in the Oklahoma City area.
 

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED)

2012, Artists Speak, published by Friends of Artists Equity: Introduction to Chapter on Balancing Art, Work and Family.
2005-Current, Contributing Editor to Professional Artist Magazine (formerly Art Calendar).
2009, Featured Artist in Sandpoint Magazine.
Nov 04, Feb 05 Art Calendar Magazine. Articles on the subject of painting miniatures and small paintings.
June 2001, Art Calendar Magazine. Article regarding conducting an art critique group.
Cover, The Jericho Plan, by David Reardon, Ph.D. "Her Choice", original oil on linen
1995-96, Calendar, National Christian Fine Arts Exhibit, "Till He Appeared", original oil on linen.
Page 27, Making a Living As An Artist, Pub. by Art Calendar, Carolyn Blakeslee, Editor. "After Dinner", original oil.
 


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