education and awards

Education

California Board of Behavioral Sciences, CA, 2016
California Licensure as an MFT

The Institute for Health & Healing, San Francisco, CA, 2011
Certification in Expressive Art Therapy, Guided Imagery

California Institute for Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA, 2011
Master’s Degree in Integral Psychology

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1993
Master’s Degree in Urban Architecture and Environmental Art Design

Art School at Jersey City State University, Jersey City, NJ, 1991
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting

Awards

2019, Juried art selection Rhythmix Cultural Works and K Gallery, Alameda, CA

2018, Mauritania, Africa, Courtesy of Ambassador Dodman and Art Embassies Program, DC

2018, Juried art selection at Limner Gallery, Neoteric Abstract Exhibit, New York

2017, Artist Portfolio Magazine, Issue 28, Juried Selection in Abstracts Category

2017, ACCI GALLERY, Juried Selection by Mark Shunney, Boundaries & Balance Exhibit, Berkeley, CA

2016, ArtSpan, Special Juried Selection, Benefit Art Auction

2016 Juried art selection at artvoicesmagazine.com by Terrence Sanders

2015 Selection of Daylighted’s best artists of 2015, Art as a live experience, daylighted.com

2015, Selection to Made Local Exhibit by International Interior Design Assoc.

2015, Art Forward Contests for contemporary artist, Bronze Award Winner abstract painting.

2015, ArtSpan, Special Juried Selection by Maria Jenson, SFMOMA , Benefit Art Auction

2015, San Francisco Start Up Art Fair, Juried Selection by Ray Beldner and Steve Zavattero

2015, Slocumb Galleries, Department of Art & Design at East Tennessee State University

Juried Selection by Juror Mika Yoshitake from the Hirshhorn Museum, National Juried Art Exhibit.

2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009, Studio Visit Magazine: Juried Art Selection

2014 Artist Portfolio Magazine, Winner of Abstract Art Issue 16, Jan 2014

2011 Bedford Gallery, Juried Art Selection: Outlandish Contemporary Depiction, Walnut Creek, CA

2010 West Marin Review Magazine, Inclusion in the third issue, May 2010

2009 Aestheticamagazine.com, Award of Commendation for Painting, October 2009

2009 ErosPulse Winter Art Exhibit, Denver, The first “Award of Merit

2008 O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Juried art selection, Mill Valley, CA

2008 Rhonda Schaller Studio, Juried art selection, New York, NY

2007 Artoteque.com, Award of Excellence, London, England

2005 California Modern Art Gallery, Juried art selection, San Francisco, CA

2005 Le Génie de la Bastille Arts, Juried art selection Paris Open Studios, Paris, France

2004 Alameda Art Center Gallery, Juried art selection, Alameda CA

1994 ASLA Honor Award for accomplishments in the field of Environmental Architecture

1994 George Madden Boughton Prize for Design Excellence with Environmental and Social Consciousness

1993 Van Alen Nomination for Traveling Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania