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I'm fascinated by how reality may be defined by multiple, diverse, yet simultaneous perceptions of the world. My work is about how we interpret the world, and our place in it, through varied means: science, myth, art, language.
1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (major in printmaking), University of Victoria
1982 Studies in watercolour and sumi-e (Japanese painting) at the Okanagan Summer School of the Arts, Penticton, B.C.
Have taught mezzotint at workshops for Ground Zero Printmakers and the Pandora Arts Collective, and have shown and demonstrated the technique at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's Moss Street Paint-In.
2023 Print Exchange (exhibition of mezzotints by 40 artists, curated by Rita Vandevorst), De Zoutkist, Sint-Truiden, Belgium.
Mezzotintas: The Silences of the Night, Museum of the National University of Tucuman, Argentina
2022 BIMPE XI, VisualSpace Gallery (and online),Vancouver, BC
Little Gems, Victoria Arts Council Gallery, Victoria, BC
TOMPE 2022 (The Ontario Miniature Print Exhibition), Satellite Project Space, London, Ontario
Lasting Impressions, A/P Main Gallery (Alberta Printmakers), Calgary, Alberta
Open Print Exchange, Kolner Graphikwerkstatt, Cologne, Germany; and Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
International Mezzotint Society Exchange Exhibition: Selected Work (from the private collection of Nancy Dahlstrom). Curated by Jenine Culligan, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
20 Years of Mezzotint: International Mezzotint Society and International Exchanges from the Collection of IMS Director Jayne Reid Jackson, Southern Graphics Conference International 2022, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
The Dream, curated by Jayne Reid Jackson and Devon Stackonis, Spazio SV - Centro expositivo San Vidal, Venice, Italy
2021 Victoria Print Society, Mile Zero Coffee Company, Victoria, BC
2020 Curiosity Cabinet: A Collection of Small Works, Slide Room Gallery, Vancouver Island School of Art, Victoria
Latitude 48, Openbach Gallery, Paris, France
Until...(Vol. 1). Curated by Leah McInnis, Victoria Arts Council (online)
2019 Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington
20th LOOK Show, Victoria Arts Council, Victoria
2018 19th Annual LOOK Show, Victoria Arts Council, Bay Centre, Victoria
BIAM/MIAB, Biennale Internationale d'Art Miniature de Ville-Marie, Quebec
Integrate Arts Festival, Ground Zero Printmakers Studio (participating arts venu), Victoria
2017 Take Your Bearings (Ground Zero Printmakers), Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, Victoria
2016 Lilliputian, Artworks Gallery, Bear River, Nova Scotia
LOOK 2016, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria
Leftovers VI, Wingtip Press, Boise, Idaho, USA
2015 LOOK 2015, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria
Me, Myself, & I (Ground Zero Printmakers), Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, Victoria
Not-So-Mini Print Exchange and Exhibition, Alberta Printmakers, Calgary
2014 BIMPE VIII, New Leaf Editions, Vancouver
LOOK 2014, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria
34th Mini Print International of Cadaques, Spain
2013 LOOK 2013, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria
International Mezzotint Society, Academy of Classical Painting, University of Educons, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia
Victoria Steam Expo IV, Victoria Event Centre, Victoria (featured artist)
2012 LOOK 2012, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria
Victoria Steam Expo III, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria
Curiosities, The Hive Artists' Hub, Medicine Hat, Alberta
BIMPE VII, New Leaf Creative Solutions, Vancouver
Leftovers III, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
2011 LOOK 2011, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Bay Centre, Victoria
International Mezzotint Society (exchange exhibition), Adirondack Visual Art Gallery, State University of New York, Queensbury, New York
Victoria Steam Expo II, Craigdarroch Castle, Victoria
Moss Street Paint-In (exhibit and demonstration of mezzotint), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
2010 Ninth Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria
BIMPE VI, New Leaf Editions, Vancouver
A4 Printmakers International Open Competition, Falmouth, Cornwall, England
BAM!/!BAM (International Biennial Art Miniature 2010), Ville-Marie, Quebec
LOOK 2010, Bay Centre, Victoria
9th International Print Exhibition and Exchange Celebrating the Year of the Tiger, PROOF Studio Gallery, Toronto
2009 SSNW/NSSW Print Exchange, Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, Port Pirie, Australia
Hot Off the Press, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver
Second International Prints for Peace, Monterrey, Mexico
Eighth Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria
Mix and Match (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria
LOOK 2009, Bay Centre, Victoria
2008 Winter Print Festival, Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver
Kyoto Glimpses (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria
RPM: the Lost Art of the LP Cover, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria
LOOK 2008, Bay Centre, Victoria
2007 Design Festa 26 (exhibit and demonstration), Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
Seventh British Columbia Paleontological Symposium, Courtenay, B.C.
Trilobites! (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria
LOOK 2007, Bay Centre, Victoria
2006 Trilobites and Variations (solo show), Daidoco, Victoria
2004 Sidney Fine Arts (juried), Sidney, B.C.
Sooke Fine Arts (juried), Sooke, B.C.
2003 Fifth British Columbia Paleontological Symposium, Nanaimo, B.C.
1999 Gifted, Rogue Art Gallery, Victoria
1996 Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Fairbank Calligraphy Society,
McPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria
1990 Abounding Treasures Outside the Ring (graduating exhibition), University of Victoria
1984 Kamloops Heat, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C.
International Mezzotint Society
PRINT Victoria Society of Print Artists
Ground Zero Printmakers Society
Fairbank Calligraphy Society
Victoria Arts Council
Represented in private and public collections, including in Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, England, France, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Scotland, the US, and Canada.