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About:  


I’m a visual, community, and teaching artist, actively exhibiting my studio art as well as being awarded mural commissions and site-specific projects throughout the United States. 


Over the years, I have collaborated with artists/artist teams, architects, urban planners, civic organizations, arts commissions and cultural groups. I have also helped to develop visual and performing arts programs for public schools, cultural institutions, nonprofit organizations, juvenile facilities, and performing arts centers. One program in particular, New Directions YouthArts, has been recognized with numerous nominations and honors such as: 2007 Nevada Department of Parks and Recreation Program Excellence Award; 2007 14th Annual Honor The Elders Las Vegas Indian Center Community Service Award; 2008 and 2009 nomination for the President's Committee of the Arts and Humanities "Coming Up Taller" award; and the 2010 Honorary Award for the President's Committee of the Arts and Humanities National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.    

 

I hold a Master's Degree in Fine Arts from Otis College of Art and Design and a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the University of New Mexico.  I currently make Henderson, Nevada, my home-base while continuing my career as a practicing studio, teaching, and community artist. 

Quote of the month

  “The eyes are very forgiving”

  Centennial Celebration Mural