EDUCATION

California Teaching Credential, August 2003
The Collaborative Program, University of California, Davis and Sacramento State University
Single subject in Art, Elementary Multiple Subject

Bachelor of Arts in Art with Honors, June 2000
University of California, Santa Cruz
(concentration in Lithography)

Apprentice to Rock, Tile, and Clay Artist, Donna Billick
Billick Rock Art, Davis, CA

Drawing, Watercolor, Photography and Sculpture Studies
Fliesher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, Pennyslvania

HONORS AND AWARDS

Regents Scholar, 1998-2000
University of California at Santa Cruz

College Honors, Porter College 2000
University of California at Santa Cruz

College Service Award, Porter College 2000
University of California at Santa Cruz

Artsbridge Recognition of Exemplary Service, 2000
University of California at Santa Cruz

Certificate of Merit in Black and White Illustration, 1999
16th Annual Gold Circle Awards, The Columbia Scholastic
Press Association

Second Place, Poster Design Contest, 2004
Dos Coyotes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Artist, 1995-present
Work includes commissioned fine art (paintings, portraits,
sculptures and drawings), illustration, design, murals,
decorative arts, face painting and art instruction.

Teacher, First Grade, 2005-2006
Mather Heights Elementary, Mather, CA

Teacher, Kindergarten, 2003-2005
Mather Heights Elementary, Mather, CA

Art Teacher, Elementary K-6 grade, 2001-2003
Peter J. Shields/Mather Heights, Rancho Cordova/Mather, CA

Artsbridge Art Instructor, 2000
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Educational Outreach Coordinator, Sesnon Gallery
1998-1999
University of California, Santa Cruz

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Second Saturday Exhibition.
July and August 2011, Sugar Plum Vegan, Sacramento, CA.

Second Saturday Exhibition.
March 2011, The Yoga Seed, Sacramento, CA.

Lo Que Estaba Escondido.
October 2006, Santo Cafe, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Altars. The Living Room, Oakland, CA, 2005.

Translations. Delta of Venus, Davis CA, 2003.

YolyArt. Cowell Cafe, Santa Cruz, CA, 2000.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Genesis. Sacramento, CA, 2012

Calendar Release Party & Holiday Gift Bazaar. Lit Lounge, San Francisco, CA 2006.

Copper Nail. Kintara Salon, Sacramento, CA, 2006.

raw. The Women’s Building, San Francisco, CA, 2006.

Proximity. Kintara Salon, Sacramento, CA, 2006.

marrow. Kintara Salon, Sacramento, CA, 2004.

Soul Factory. Presented by the Naked Souls Artist Alliance
Noodle Factory, Oakland, CA, 2004.

Invisible Fire Movement. St. John’s Threshold,
San Francisco, 2004.

Still Naked. Black Box Theater, Oakland, California, 2003.
Presented by the Naked Souls Artist Alliance.

Summer Soulstice. Black Box Theater, Oakland, CA, 2003.
Presented by the Naked Souls Artist Alliance.

John Kerr Foundation Art Benefit and Wine Tasting.
La Raza Galleria Posada, Sacramento, CA, 2003.

Collaborative Show. Youth Speaks Headquarters,
San Francisco, 2002. Presented by Youth Speaks/
Invisible Fire Movement/Naked Souls Artist Alliance.

DoubleMint. Bridge Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA, 2000.

PUBLISHED WORK

Publication, "Reframing Power," Youth Media Council, 2006.
Illustration

2006 Calendar. Naked Souls Artist Alliance.
Illustration

Magazine Editorial, “For the Soul of the Church," Colorlines,
Spring 2005.
Illustration

Campaign, “Unplug Clear Channel," Youth Media Council, 2005.
Illustrations

Campaign, “Speaking for Ourselves,” Youth Media Counci, 2005.
Illustrations

Flyer, “Stretchin It,” Naked Soul’s Artist Alliance, 2005.
Illustration

2005 Calendar, Naked Souls Artist Alliance, 2005.
Illustration and Design

Poster, Cafe Argonautas, Guanajuato, Mexico, 2004.
Illustration and Design

Publication, “Water for Life” Hesperian Foundation, 2003.
Illustration

Booklet, “Speaking for Ourselves", Youth Media Council, 2002.
Illustrations

Publication, “Health Care Workers in EPZs,” The Hesperian
Foundation, 2002.
Illustration

Publication, “Soundbites and Cellblocks,” Youth Media
Council, 2001.
Illustration

Logo, Center for Environmental Health, 2001.
Design

Poster for Theatre Production “An Artistic Drive-By,” UC
Santa Cruz, 2001.
Illustration and Design

Poster for Women’s Health Center, Cowell Student Health Center, UC Santa Cruz, 2001.
Illustration

Logo, Youth Media Council, 2000.
Design

Publication,“Santa Cruz County: A New Century,” Santa Cruz
Sentinel, 2000.
Illustration

Weekly Newspaper Editorials, “Personal Technology,” Santa
Cruz Sentinel, 2000.
Illustrations

2000 Calendar, self published.
IIlustration and design

Poster for Theatre Production, “JUICE,” UCSanta Cruz, 2000.
Illustration

Logo, African-American Theatre Arts Troupe, UC Santa Cruz, 2000.
Design

Magazine Covers, “Black African Voice,” Winter & Spring Editions, UC Santa Cruz, 2000.
Illustrations and Design

Weekly Newspaper Editorials, City on the Hill Press, UC Santa Cruz, 1999.
Illustrations

Cover, Program for Rainbow Theatre Production, UC Santa
Cruz, 1999.
Illustration

Logo, Ahi Shapes Surf Boards, 1999.
Design

1999 Calendar, self published.
Illustrations and Design

T-Shirt, Block Party on the Meadow, UC Santa Cruz, 1999.
Illustration

Weekly Newspaper Editorials, City on the Hill Press, UC Santa Cruz, 1998.
Illustrations

Poster, Take Back the Night, UC Santa Cruz, 1998.
Illustration

Posters, T-Shirts and Programs for Schools Not Jails, A
Benefit Concert
for No On 21, Critical Resistence and
Barrios Unidos, Sage Productions, 1998.
Illustrations

1998 Calendar, self published.
Illustrations and Design

Poster, Animal Farm Performance, The Kuumbwa, Santa Cruz, 1998.
Illustration

MURALS

Bugs and Tree Mural, Child’s Room, Rancho Cordova, CA, 2006.

Strawberries and Flowers. Child’s Room, Rancho Cordova , CA, 2005.

Jungle Mural. Child’s Room, Elk Grove, CA, 2005.

Castle Mural with Rolling Hills. Child’s Room, Davis, CA, 2005.

Castle Mural. Child’s Room, Mather, CA, 2004.

Window Mural. US Post Office, West Sacramento, CA, 2000.

Window Mural.
Hamburger Mary’s, Sacramento, CA, 2000.