Wisconsin 1975

Professional Activities
Owner of Painted Tongue Studios 2000 – Present
Founder of Braided Bridge, 2023 – Present
Member of the California Society of Printmakers 2001 – Present
Board Member of California Society of Printmakers 2002-5, 2012-2013
Achenbach Graphic Arts Council member, 2004-5 2013
Workshop sponsor at The Painted Tongue Press 2000 – 2011
Workshop instructor at San Francisco Center for the Book 2000 – 2008
Member of Pacific Center for the Book Arts 1999-2011

Quelquefois Press –Letterpress and book arts apprentice under Mary Laird 1998 – 2002
Lafayette Printmakers Workshop – Studied under Sherry Smith Bell 1998-2000
University of Wisconsin – Madison BA Creative Writing, Minor Art 1997
Introduced to book arts under Walter Hamady
Independent study and grant advisor Jack Damer

Special Editions
Cross Currents – Limited edition print portfolio, Blue Sky Press, Lafayette CA & Milestone Graphics, Bridgeport, CT 2015
The Cost of Gold – limited edition letterpress book, Quelquefois Press, Berkeley, CA 2002
Wild Women – Limited edition print portfolio, Blue Sky Press, Lafayette CA 2001

*82 review, “The Pheonix Hour,” and “The Rocky Place,” 2020
The Conscious Lawyer, “Tenderly, Father Returns ” for “The Georgia Justice Project” September, 2020
The Conscious Lawyer, “The Human Shape of Justice,” May, 2017
Project for Integrating Spirituality Law and Politics Quarterly Newsletter, “Spreading the PISLAP Vision through Art,” May, 2017
Marin Independent Journal, “Dominican University Exhibit Explores Justice System,” February, 2017
California Society of Printmakers One Hundred Years 1913-2013, Maryly Snow, CSP,
San Francisco, Oct, 2013
For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors and Students,
Cathie Ruggie Saunders & Martha Chiplis, A&C Black, October, 2013
The Economist, Prospero Blog, “A Literary Bridge to Baghdad,” December, 2012
The Vandercook 100, Celebrating 100 years of Artisans and
100 Years of printing on the Vandercook Proof Press.
Heather Mitchell, Just Vandy, May 2012 “My Crazy Vision for Our Studio,” March 2010
Artweek “Previews: Wild Women 3,” April 2005
Artweek “Previews: Wild Women,” April 2003
The California Printmaker “Prints and Poetry,” Autumn 2002
The Progressive Magazine, “A Nun Confronts Her Torture,” illus. June, 1996

Selected Public Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art – “Remain Silent,” mixed media print, Cross Currents portfolio, 2015
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco – “Remain Silent,” mixed media print, Cross Currents portfolio, 2015
Library of Congress – “I Will Build,” mixed media print, 2014
Iraq National Library, Baghdad – “Diameter of the Bomb,” broadside, 2012
Public Utilities Commission – “Eastern Span,” “Eastern Span Purple” mixed media, 2012
San Francisco Center for the Book – “Cantilever II,” steamroller linoleum print, 2006
Alameda County Arts Commission – “Tamnougalt Ksar,” oil painting, 2005
Vallejo Community Arts Foundation – “The Rock of Cashel,” print, 2003
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts – “Alpha Woman,” print in Wild Women portfolio, 2003
Oakland Art Museum – “Alpha Woman,” print in Wild Women portfolio, 2003
Amity Art Foundation – “Alpha Woman,” print in Wild Women portfolio, 2002
National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum – “Counting the Pieces,” illustration in The Cost of Gold, 2002
The British Library – “Counting the Pieces,” illustration in The Cost of Gold, 2002

California Society of Printmakers A.I.R., Mullowney Printing, San Francisco, CA 2017
Waterstreet Studios, Batavia, IL, 2015

Solo Exhibitions
The Right to Remain Human – Dominican University, San Rafael, CA 2017
Working from the Torn Things – Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA 2016
Words that Glimmer, Words that Break – Alameda County Law Library, Oakland, CA 2015
O Immortal Bridge – East Bay Municipal Utilities District Headquarters, Oakland, CA 2006
Bridges, Bricks, and Bicycles – Montclair Gallery, Oakland CA 2006

Projects, Actions & Commissions
Utility Box Art & Streetlight Pole Banner Programs for Castro Valley – Alameda County Art Commission, 2024
Witnessing Wood Street – Oakland, CA, 2023-2024
East Bay Homebridge Connect – Bay Area, CA, 2020-Present

Justice Conversation – online, 2017-Present

Selected Group Exhibitions

de Young Open – de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Response – Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

Ready and Waiting – Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

CSP A.I.R. – Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

CSP A.I.R. – Mullowney Printing, San Francisco, CA

Dreams and the Imagination – Merced Art Gallery, Merced, CA
California Society of Printmakers 103rd Annual Exhibition – Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont, CA

Interface – Waterstreet Studios, Batavia, IL

Observation Point – Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley, CA

100 Years in Print, California Society of Printmakers – San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
Array – Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

Every Expression is Justified – Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco, CA

Painted Tongue Artists – Comerica Bank, San Leandro, CA

Printing From Perception – Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley, CA
Muttanabbi Street Starts Here – San Francisco Zen Center, San Francisco, CA
Faces and Places – Anna W. Edwards Gallery, San Leandro, CA

I’ll Fly Away – Orinda Library, Orinda CA
TODAY: seen through the artist’s eye – College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery,  Kentfield, CA

Scenes From Morocco – Anna W. Edwards Gallery, San Leandro, CA
Beyond Boundaries – Saganaw Valley State University, University Center, MI
Beyond Boundaries – Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Mutanabbi Street  Broadside Project – Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, Fla
Beyond Boundaries – The Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima WA

The Montclair Gallery – Oakland CA
Mutanabbi Street Broadside Project – San Francisco Center for the Book

Beyond Boundaries – HF Johnson Art Gallery at Carthage College, Kenosha WI
Chicago Art Open – Chicago Artists’ Coalition, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago IL
Beyond Boundaries – Chicago Printmakers Collaborative, Chicago IL

Leigh Gallery – Chicago, IL
Escapes – Montclair Gallery, Oakland CA
Roadworks – San Francisco Center for the Book, CA
More than Expected – Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

Wild Women 3: Lost & Found – Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
Cailifornia Society of Printmakers Annuall Member Exhibit – Marin Headlands Visitor Center, CA
Impressions: Matrix and Image – Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA
California Society of Printmakers Annual Member Exhibit – Bay Model, Marin, CA
The Bay Area Scene . . . – San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco CA