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"...Using painting, using art, to create a modus vivendi, a way of understanding life; that is for the time being, of trying to make my life into a work of art itself...I now believe you that you can quite readily treat your life, the way you breathe, act, interact with other people, as a picture, a tableau vivant or a film scene, so to speak."           -Marcel Duchamp

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Artistic Objective
To pursue creative expression through painting, screenprinting, and photography; to belong to and create a community of artists focused on the exchange of visual ideas. To make a living doing what I love; to feel valued for the skills I have worked hard to acheive.

Oil Painting

Photography (Nikon D750)



Photoshop CC

Illustrator CC

Indesign CC

Quickbooks Desktop


Public Speaking

Work/Teaching Experience

Owner Snow Deep Screen-printing and Design 2012-present

- Manage all aspects of running a small screen-printing business

Artist and Founding Member Alchemy Artist Coop 2015-2017

- Manage all aspects of creating and running an artists'cooperative, while maintaining inventory as a working artist

Wyoming Arts Alliance Panelist 2015

- Led artist panel on collaboration and partnerships

PALS (Promoting Art in Lander Schools) Director 2014-2015

- Managed all aspects of running a non-profit arts organization including fundraising, grant-writing, marketing, management, planning, and research

Lander Art Center Executive Director, October 2010 - 2013
- Managed all aspects of running a non-profit arts organization including fundraising, grant-writing, marketing, management, planning, and curating
Library Mural Selection Committee Member 2010
- Aided the Friends of the Library and Fremont County Library employees in the selection of the artist for the tray ceiling mural project
Visiting Artist, 2007-2009
- Lander Valley High Schooll Drawing 1 class, portrait demonstration
NEAT (Native Emerging Artist Training) Project Coordinator, 2009-current
- Grant research and application, planning and coordinating training classes and exhibition 
Lander Art Center Board of Directors, 2007-2016 

- Consultant and volunteer for non-profit arts organization
- Chair of the Education Committee and member of Exhibition and Fundraiser Committees
Teacher, Lander Art Center, 2007- Current
- taught intermittent children art classes ages 2 through 16; classes include movement, demonstrations, art appreciation, projects, and critiques
Teacher, 2005-2006
- assisted in founding of toddler art classes at the University of Wyoming Art Museum 
Self-Employed, 1998-2005
- creation of cards, invitations, brochures & logos using Adobe software
Founding Member, Gargoyles Artist Gallery Laramie, WY, 1999
- created logo and all design work, organized committees
Substitute Teacher, 1998–2003 Albany County School District, Laramie, WY
- performed lesson plans in all elementary and high school levels of art classes
Intern 1995-1996, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX
- helped in the preparation of auctions, juried shows, mailings, etc.
Customer Service Representative 1994 Capitol Camera, Austin, TX
- performed customer services related to film, cameras, and photography
Customer Service Representative 1993 A to Z Creative Photo, St. Louis, MO
- performed customer services related to color laser printing and photography
Photographer 1992 PhotoSystems, College Station, TX
- photographed social functions
Portfolio Assistant 1991 John Saxon Photography, Dallas, TX
- performed various tasks related to commercial photography


Business Owner 2021-present

Domestic Engineer, Wyoming, 1998-2022
Independent Study-painting, University of Wyoming , Laramie, WY 2001-2002
BA, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX May 1996, emphasis on painting
Colorado Outward Bound 23-day Alpine Mountaineering Course, 1993
Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX 1990-1991
Tulane University in Paris, France, concentration on art history, 1990
Loyola University, New Orleans, LA 1988-1990

Community Service

Lander Arts and Science Working Group, Promoting Art in Lander Schools, Lander Art Center, Lander Library Friends Association, and Fremont County School District # 1

Commissions and Collections

Joy and Aaron Bannon, Lander, WY

Rachael Elise and Drew Barton, Boise, ID

Eva Baristow, Stow, MA

Keller Boucher, Laramie, WY

Aileen Brew and Gary Wilmot, Lander, WY

Anna Brownsted, Laramie, WY

Rebecca Butler, Austin, TX

Belinda Chatman, Montana, USA

Wendi Chatman, Laramie, WY

Brad Christensen, Lander, WY

Gina Colovich, Lander, WY

Alex Delong, Lander, WY

Cousin Delong, Michigan

Shelley Donaho, St. Louis, MO

Bobbie Sue Edwards, Dallas, TX

Tiffany Edwards, Hawaii, USA

Michelle Escudero and Scott Kane, Lander, WY

Wendy Gebhart, Lander, WY

Andy Gramlich and Jackie Nelson, Lander, WY

Stephanie and Kevin Grover, Houston, TX

Susan and Ben Gose, Lander, WY

Ali Grossman, Laramie, WY

Bettina Haper, San Antonio, TX

Mary Haper, Houston, TX

Pat and Rich Hardt, Riverton, WY

Cindy Jessen, Cheyenne, WY

Richelle Keinath, Laramie, WY

Josh Wells and Sylvia Carl, Lander, WY

Wyoming Children’s Museum, Laramie, WY

Mike and Suzanne Lilygren, Lander, WY

Lisa and Tony Lowham, Lander, WY

Hugh and Isabelle Lowham, Lander, WY

Susan Meeker, Lander, WY

Sophie Mosemann, Lander, WY

Licia O’Neil, Chicago, IL

Claire Pearse, Houston, TX

Gay Phinny, Santa Monica, CA

Patty Pickering, Ft. Collins, CO

Lennie Poitras, Lander, WY

Pleasures Tattoo Parlor, Laramie, WY

Annie Reber, Lander, WY

Roger and Janet Redding, Ft. Worth, TX

Trudie Redding, Austin, TX

Shawn and Aimee Reese, Cheyenne, WY

Jagoe Reid, Lander, WY

Erin Ruppert, Laramie, WY

Amy Russian, Lander, WY

Mike and Chantel Sanchez, Lander, WY

Ticia Shelton, Laramie, WY

Amy Skinner, Lander, WY

Tex and Rebecca Taylor, Laramie, WY

Tom and Amy Thurow, Laramie, WY

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Chelsea Walther, Boise, ID

Jeannie Walther, Boise, ID

Trey Warren, Lander, WY

Brendon Weaver, Lander, WY


Lander Art Center Newsletter

Lander Journal

St. Edwards University Newsletter


2nd Place, Audubon Wildlife Art Show, Lander, WY

People’s Choice Award, National Snow Sculpting Competition, Lake Geneva, WI

1st Place, Wyoming Snow Sculpting Competition, Laramie, WY

Purchase Award, UW Student Juried Art Exhibition, Laramie, WY

Juror’s Choice Award-Painting, St. Edwards University Student Exhibition, Austin, TX

Selected Exhibitions

Mystery Print Gallery, [self] Portrait, Pinedale, Cheyenne, Jackson Hole, WY

Give/Take Exhibition, Lander, Riverton, Rock Springs, Casper, Gillette, Cheyenne, and Laramie

Lander Art Center, Artists for Animals and Members Show, Lander, WY

Jackson Hole Art Association Members Show, Jackson, WY

Works of Wyoming (WOW), Fabulous Women Show, Laramie, WY

Lander Art Center, Family Treasures, Lander, WY

3rd Annual Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition, Cheyenne, WY

Period Gallery Faces V Show, Omaha, NE

MOCA Rocky Mountain Biennial, Ft. Collins, CO

UW Student Juried Art Exhibition, Laramie, WY

Wyoming Snow Sculpting Competition, Laramie, WY

Up Gallery “Facets”, Laramie, WY

Core New Art Space Miniature Show, Denver, CO

Gargoyles Artist Gallery, Laramie, WY

Gallery 234 “Contemporary Women Artists of the West”, Laramie, WY

St. Edwards University Senior Art Exhibition, Austin, TX

 “Poetry Aloud” set art, KLRU-Austin, TX

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