Bio

EDUCATION 

B.S. Concordia University, Seward NE 1986

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1992

48 Credits post graduate various institutions

EMPLOYMENT 

N.E.W. Lutheran High School Green Bay, WI 1986-1990

Concordia University, Milwaukee, WI 1990-1992

University of WI- Green Bay 1986-2002 Summer Art Studio

Marie Walsh-Sharpe Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO 2008

Mountainside Elementary, Ft. Carson, CO 1993-2012

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 

Colorado Art Education Association National Art Education Assoc.

Business of Art Center Denver Art Museum

Colorado Springs Fine Art Center

HONORS AND AWARDS 

Youth Art Month Educator Award – WI Art Educ. Assoc.1988

Purchase Award, Univ. of WI-Green Bay 1990

Binney & Smith Crayola Crayon Dream Maker Award 1995

Certificate of Commendation Art &Creative Materials Institute 1996

Colorado Art Education Assoc. Exhibit Best of Show Award 1997

Colorado Art Education Assoc. Art Educator of the Year 1998

The Gift Itself Gallery Twenty Award 2004

Meritorious Award, Drawing, Painting and Print 2004 CO State Fair

2009 Arts Business and Education Assoc. Award

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS 

Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO

The Gift Itself Gallery, Green Bay, WI

Lapis Gallery, Denver, CO