​Biography Highlights

Artist Statement

" Art has always been my passion, ​​​ since I could hold a pencil, I've been creating some form of art"

Education:

1970 - Banff School of Fine Arts - Scholarship

1990 - Pro Art Workshop, Big Tmber Montana

          Instructors - Jessica Jemsky, Jack Heinz, John Seerey Lester

1994 - Whiterock Center for the Arts ( Whiterock B.C.)

1995 - Making Art Your Business

2012 - Portrait Class with Mr. Xin Yu Zheng

2016 - Workshop - live model figurative with Cheng Lian

Solo Shows:

-Rocky Mountain Art Galleries Calgary Alberta, Canada

-Canada House- Banff, Alberta, Canada

-Grasslands Gallery Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

-Picture This Gallery Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

-Editions Gallery

Group Exhibitions: 

-Calgary Stampede Western Art Show , Juried 1995- 2011 consecutive

-Picture This Invitational "Masters in Miniature" 2005 - 2019

-Art Essential 

-Pacific Rim Wildlife Art Show

-Whiterock Gallery, Whiterock B.C.

-Reflections West Art Show - Invitational 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

"Artists on Tour" Saskatchewan 2012

Awards and Achievements:

- Banff School of Fine Arts Scholarship

- Trout Unlimited Artist of the Year 1999

- Ducks Unlimited - 2011 Portfolio artist

- Ducks Unlimited - 2013 Portfolio artist

- Margaret D'Youville - Artistic Achievement

​ - Inducted into the artist guild "West Guild" as a "Master Artist" and founding member,

in a ceremony held at the prestigious Hyatt Regency Hotel,

Calgary Alberta, Canada, February 2011

Winner of Royal Canadian Mint coin designs 2014, 2020

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