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Selected Permanent Collections and Public Projects

Wishing Tree for Heartfelt Ronald McDonald House, Bend, OR. May 2023.

Mobiles and Bird Houses for Broadleaf Arbor, St. Helens, OR, 2023.

Wishing Tree for Heartfelt Ronald McDonald House, Springfield OR. May 2022.

Woodsy Wonderland, wall relief for Boston Childrens Hospital lobby, Boston, MA, January 2021.

Confluence, Permanent indoor installation for University of Oregon, Eugene, OR June 2019.

Wishing Tree for South Waterfront Ronald McDonald House, Portland, OR. January 2019.

Outdoor sculptures for Garlington Health & Wellness Center, Portland, OR, 2018-19.

Outdoor sculpture and architectural screening for Peloton Apartments, Portland, OR, 2016.

Architectural screening for Hollywood East Apartments (client: Home Forward,) Portland, OR, 2016

Stainless steel and wood wall art for Beech Street Project (client: Home Forward) Portland, OR 2015.

Outdoor sculpture for Trolley Trail, part of TriMet's Max Orange Line, Portland, OR (2015)

Outdoor Sculpture for Park Ave. Parking Garage, part of TriMet's Max Orange Line, Portland, OR 2015

Architectural screening for Stephens Creek Crossing, (client: Home Forward,) Portland, OR, 2014.

Oregon Health Sciences University, Mother Baby Unit, Portland, OR

Permanent installation for Oregon State University Student Success Center, Corvallis, OR, 2012

Randall Childrens' Hospital at Legacy Emmanuel, Portland, OR, 2012.

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2006.
Oregon College of Art and Craft
The White House


Selected Awards, Grants, Residencies

Pine Meadow Ranch Art Residency, Sisters, OR, Summer 2022

Sou’Wester Arts Week Residency, Seaview, WA, 2020, 2021 and 2024.

Glean Artist-in-Residence, Portland, OR (a collaboration with Metro and Recology) 2016.

RACC Professional Development Grant, 2014, 2012, 2006.

Project Grant, the Puffin Foundation, 2008
Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, 2008
Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, 2008 cycle.
Artist-in-Residence, Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Ciudad Coron, Costa Rica, Winter, 2007.
Artist -in-Residence, ONOMO, Fiskars, Finland, February 2007.
Fellowship and Artistic Residency, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA, Summer 2006.
Lilla Jewel Visual Artist Grant, McKenzie River Gathering Foundation, June 2004. 
Jurors’ Award, Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, 2004. Jurors: Ilya & Emilia Kabakov
Merit Award, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, August 2002. juror: Pier Voulkous
Merit Award, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, August 2001, juror: Lloyd Herman.

Selected Jury and Curatorial Experience

Selection Committee, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Natural Grocers, Portland, OR, 2016-18.

Design Committee, Alberta Main Street, Storefront Improvement and Bus Railing Art selection, 2011-13
Selection Committee, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland Building Installation Series, 2007-09
Selection Committee, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Project Grants fall 2005.
Selection Committee for PSU Wellness Center, Oregon Arts Commission, 2002-2003
Selection committee for Regional Art and Culture Council Streetcar Alignment project, 2000-01.


Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

Mythical Birds and Other Imagined Realities, 2 person show, Multnomah Arts Center, May 2024.

The Garden Show, group show at Museo Gallery, Whidbey Island, WA, 2024.

Art at Work | Sanitation and Social Practice, group show at All Street Gallery, New York, NY 2024

Improving Nature: Engineered Wood in Art & Design, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MI, 2024

Rhythms, juried group exhibition at the Wharton Esherick Muesum, Paioli, PA, 2024

Solo show in concourse A at Mahlon Sweet Airport, Eugene, OR, 2023-4

Birds in Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wasau, WI, 2023.

The Close Read, 2023 OCAC Alumni Biennial, Jennifer Viviano juror, X Gallery, Portland, OR

Not Just, group exhibition for World Collage Day, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR 2024.

Explorations in Wood - curated by Andy McGivern from the permanent collection of the Center for Art in Wood, March 22-April 30, 2021, Devos Museum at Northern Michigan University

Glean Residency Exhibition, PNCA+OCAC Applied Craft Bison Building, Portland OR, August 2016.

State of Oregon Craft, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland Oregon, Summer 2015.

Bartram's Boxes Remix, invitational, Center for Art in Wood, May-June, 2014.

Food as Subject for Craft (invitational) The Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.

WoodWorks: an Invitational Exhibition, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, 2011

The Beauty of Life, Portland Building, Portland OR, October, 2010

Natural Selection, Ogle Gallery, Portland, OR, September 2008.
-travelled to Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, January 2009.
Points of View (collaboration with Christian Bannister) Kopper Gallery, Fiskars, Finland, Summer 2007.

‘s Warm, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, March-June, 2006.
-travelled to Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, 2007.
Anti-War Medals, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA October 2003. Travelled to:
- Electrum Gallery, London, England, May 2004
- Festspillene i Nordnorge, Harstad, Norway, June 20-June 26, 2004.
- Nordnorsk Kunstnersentrum, SvolvÊr, Norway, July 1 - July 25, 2004.
- Troms¯ Kunstforening, Troms¯, Norway, August 6 - 22, 2004.
- Barents Spectacle, Kirkenes, Norway January - February 6, 2005
- Hipotesi Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, March 2005.
ABC of Craft, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, August 4 - Sept. 5, 2004
Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, April 17 - Sept. 6, 2004.  Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, curators.

Cumulate, Indianapolis Arts Center, Indianapolis, IN, 2003. 
-travelled to Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, April 2004
-travelled to Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, September 2004.
Domesticated Animals, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, December 1, 2003 - January 18, 2004.
Pacific Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA , 2003. Esther Luttikhuizen. juror.
Chess, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, May 1-31, 2003. Travelled to:
-The Vennel Gallery, Irvine, Scotland, June 28 - July 28, 2003
-The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, February 2004.
-The Gallery, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, Wales, April, 2003.
-Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, April 25 - August 15, 2004.
-Fuller Museum of Craft, Brockton, MA, February 12 - June 3, 2005
-Thomas Mann Gallery, New Orleans, LA, October 5 -November 15, 2004
Whimsey, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR December 6-January 31, 2002
Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, October 6-January 13, 2002, Sue Spaid, curator.

New Work, PDX Contemporary, Window Project, Portland, OR, February 2001.
Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, July 6 - September 9, 2001.


Selected Teaching Experience

Guest Instructor, Beauty seminar, Oregon College of Art and Craft, October 2016.

Guest Instructor, New Urban High School, Milwaukie, OR, January-February 2014.

Workshop Instructor, Oregon College of Art and Craft, February 2011, 2007.

Workshop Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, October 2004.

Teaching Assistant to Christine Clark workshop, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Summer 1999.




Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR, BFA in Craft, 1999, focus on furniture and metals.
University of Oregon, attended 1987-1991, studied Ceramics, Metals, and Spanish.

Selected Publications

Art & Work: Sanitation and Social Practice, New York Times, May 24, 2024.

Birds in Art catalog, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 2023.
Oregonian Things to Do this Weekend in conjunction with Sitka Art Invitational, October 12, 2022.
Washington Post Weekend Section--Smithsonian Craft Show--April 15 and 22, 2022.
Elements exhibition catalog, American Association of Woodturners, 2022.
PBS NewsHour, CANVAS Arts & Culture segment, May 20, 2019.
Artful Recycling segment on Recology's Artist in Residence Program, PBS News Hour, May, 2019.

1x1: A Legacy of Craft, Community, and Art in Wood, Center for Art in Wood, 2019.

A Closer Look at the Gallery Without Walls, by Barb Randall, Lake Oswego Review, August 2017.

New Outdoor Gallery Along Trolley Trail, by Ellen Spitaleri, Clackamas Review, September 2015.

Trolley Trail Offers a Woodsy Museum for All, by Michaela Bancud, Portland Tribune, July 2015.

Good Natured Art, by Dean Baker, Portland Tribune, December 13, 2014.

Bartram's Boxes Remix Exhibition Catalog, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, 2014

It All Adds Up feature article, (Elizabeth Rusch,) American Craft Magazine, Dec.2013/Jan. 2014 issue.

Over the River and Through the Woods, Interior Design Magazine, July 2012.

75 Gifts for 75 Years Exhibition Catalog, Namita Wiggers, Museum of Contemp. Craft, 2012.

Turning to Art in Wood – limited edition portfolio, The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.

Against the Grain, Philadelphia Inquirer, February 19, 2012.

Celebrating Whimsy and Elephants, by DK Row, the Oregonian, April 27, 2012
Natural Selection, American Craft Magazine, Aug/Sept. 2009.
Craft Based Brilliance, by DK Row, Oregonian, March 2, 2007.
One Good Turn, by Robin Rice, City Paper, Philadelphia, PA, August 9, 2006.
Gallery Pick, Boston Globe, April 6, 2006.

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