April 2019


I’m showing 2 of my newest paintings “Hidden” and “Found” in the enLIGHTen exhibition at The Art Center Highland Park.  The enLIGHTen show will exhibit art that reflects the many values of LIGHT both literally and spiritually.  Please join me at the Artist Reception on Friday, May 17th 5:30-7:30pm.





WHERE: The Art Center Highland Park


ON VIEW: April 26 – June 8, 2019


ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, May 17th, 5:30-7:30pm


The Art Center Highland Park
1957 Sheridan Rd
Highland Park, IL  60035


For more information, visit the show’s official page https://theartcenterhp.org/current-exhibits


March 2019


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January 2019


I’m looking forward to showing my painting “The Wait” in the Identity exhibition at the Old Courthouse Art Center in Woodstock, IL. What defines us? 40+ artists explore how we identify ourselves and others in this 5-week exhibition.  If you are available, please join me at the opening reception Saturday, January 19th 6-9pm.



WHAT: Identity


WHERE: Old Courthouse Art Center


ON VIEW: January 17 – February 23, 2019


OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, January 19th, 6-9pm


Old Courthouse Arts Center
101 N. Johnson St
Woodstock, IL 60098


For the show’s official page, visit http://www.xculturearts.com/Identity-fine-art-exhibition.html



December 2018


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November 2018


I’m excited to have a painting in Abend Gallery’s Annual Holiday Miniature Show. “Salome” 8″x 10″, Oil on linen. It is is available for sale online through Artsy at as part of Abend Gallery’s Holiday Miniatures show!  Check it out online:  https://www.abendgallery.com/…/abend-gallery-28th-annual-ho… .


WHAT: 28th Annual Holiday Miniatures Show


WHERE: Abend Gallery


ON VIEW: November 3 – December 8, 2018


OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, November 3, 6-9pm


Abend Gallery
1412 Wazee Street,
Denver, Colorado 80202



I was honored to win Best in Show for my painting “Thirst” at the “Naming the Unspoken” exhibit that paired up artists with poets who wrote poems inspired by each artwork. If you aren’t able to see the exhibit in person, you can take a ‘virtual tour’ of the exhibit online:  http://www.xculturearts.com/NamingtheUnspokenexhibition-Nov2018.html



WHAT: Naming the Unspoken


WHERE: Lakeside Arts Park


ON VIEW: November 2 – November 19, 2018


OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, November 2, 5-8pm


Lakeside Arts Park
401 Country Club Rd,
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014



October 2018



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September 2018


My painting “Caught” is part of the exhibit “Nevertheless She Persisted: Women of Courage, Tenacity, and Strength” at the Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, IL.  The opening reception is Thursday, September 27th 5-8pm and the exhibit is on display through Friday, October 19th.



WHAT: Nevertheless She Persisted:Women of Courage, Tenacity, and Strength


WHERE: Koehnline Museum of Art


ON VIEW: September 27 – October 19, 2018


OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 27, 5-8pm


Koehnline Museum of Art
1600 East Golf Rd,
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016


For the show’s official page, visit




I’m was honored to win the Susan Anderson Beck Memorial Award for my painting “The Wait” in the 75th Annual Salon Show at the South Shore Arts Gallery in Munster, IN!  Check out the exhibit through November 4th!



WHAT: 75th Annual Salon Show


WHERE: South Shore Arts Gallery


ON VIEW: September 9 – November 4, 2018


OPENING RECEPTION: Sunday, September 16, 1-3pm


South Shore Arts Gallery
1040 Ridge Rd,
Munster, Indiana 46321


For the show’s official page, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1881537155255729/



I’m excited to have 3 of my paintings chosen to be in the If You Only Knew exhibition at the Freeport Art Museum. If you are available, please join me at the opening reception Saturday, September 8th 5-8pm.


WHAT: If You Only Knew


WHERE: Freeport Art Museum


ON VIEW: September 8 – November 3, 2018


OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 8, 5-8pm


Freeport Art Museum
121 N Harlem Ave,
Freeport, Illinois 61032


For the show’s official page, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/456130254864939/ 


August 2018


Check out the online interview I did with Kevin Bruinsma for the Insight Conference at http://ow.ly/4WN530lpXrs



I’m showing some of my portraits and still life paintings as well as my 2-part nature mural this Saturday, August 18 from 1-5pm at the Hummingbird Festival at Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve in Beecher, IL. Come check it out!


WHERE: Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL



July 2018


My self-portrait “Duality”, Oil on Panel, 8″x 8″ is part of the 8×8 Self Portrait Exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery at the Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, IL.  Opening reception is Friday, July 20th, 7-10pm.  “Duality” is also available for for sale online through 33 Contemporary Gallery at http://www.33contemporary.com/8×8-self-portrait-exhibition/




Two of my alla prima portrait paintings are on display and available for sale during the month of July at The Edge Coffee House in Crete, IL.  Come check it out!


WHERE: The Edge Coffee House, 1366 Main St, Crete, IL 60417



June 2018


My painting “Ania” is in the Kaviar Gallery’s The Figure Revealed Exhibition in Louisville, KY. “The Figure Revealed” is a juried group show exploring the human form through a contemporary lens. The exhibit is on view through July 14, 2018



WHAT: The Figure Revealed


WHERE: Kaviar Forge & Gallery


ON VIEW: May 25 – July 14, 2018


​Gallery Hours: Thursday & Friday 12-6, Saturday 12-4


Kaviar Forge & Gallery
147 Stevenson Ave
Louisville, KY 40206


For the show’s official page, visit https://www.craigkaviargallery.com/current-exhibition