About the artist

Professional Experience

My professional background encompasses many industries, mostly small or midsized companies working in middle to upper management in office settings.

Professional Art Experience

Freelance Artist and Illustrator 2004-2023


Interior Book Illustrations: How to make a boring subject Interesting; Even a Nerd can be Heard, 2009 Geni Whitehouse

Cover Illustration: Behind these doors 2014 by Catherine Sevenau

Joy Ride, Paintings by Mary Patterson, 2017


Art Fairs, Open Studios and Exhibitions

Patchwork Show Santa Rosa 2022

Patchwork Show Jack London Square 2022

SF Open Studios Exhibitor 2017

The Back House Gallery@ Heebe Jeebe, Petaluma, 2017 The Glitter Show, Group show

East Bay Open Studios, Creative Framing Gallery, Summer 2016

Jackalope Art Fair, Pasadena, Spring 2016

Glama-Rama Gallery and Hair Salon, Oakland, Solo Show, “Magic Destination” 2015-2016

The Back House Gallery@ HeebeJeebe, Petaluma, Two man show with Richard Benbrook “A Peaceable Kingdom” 2015

City Art Co-Operative Gallery, San Francisco: Quarterly exhibitions 2005-2015

Remedy Hair Salon, Emeryville, Solo Show 2012

Galleria Tempest, Sacramento – Solo Artist show 2011

Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, Solo Show “Bunilicous” 2009

Sunset Art walk, 2009

Remedy Hair Salon, Emeryville, Solo Show 2009

Rabbit Ears, Rabbit Pet Shop and Gallery, Solo Show 2009

Urban Color, Retail Boutique Gallery, Group show 2008

Marin Babes and Baby’s Show, 2008

Sausalito Art walk, 2008

Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA, Group show “Funny Papers” 2007

Rick and Ann’s Restaurant, Solo artist for four months, 2007

Jan Christesen Gallery Rockridge, Group show 2007

Boomerang Gallery @ Heebee Jeebe, Petaluma, Solo Show “The days of Wine and Chickens” 2006

Sierra Oaks Holdiay Art Boutique, Sacramento, 2006

Playland not at the Beach, Beach Boardwalk Show 2006

SF Artist Exchange, Group shows, Boutique consignments, 2005, 2006

Hermosa Gallery, and Hair salon, College Avenue, Rockridge, 2005

Pick Flower Gallery St. Louis; Solo Show May 2004

SF Open Studios Exhibitor 2003, 2005

Alternative Press Exposition – Exhibitor 2003, 2004, 2007

Illustration Clients:

Save a Bunny Foundation – Non Profit, designed artwork for merchandise and Promotional campaign

Heather Robinson, Personal Trainer, illustrations for her website

Bay Leaf, Personal Chef, Website Illustrations

Lon Huber, IT networking professional, website illustrations

Rabbit Ears Pet Supply, El Cerrito, illustration and design Year of the Rabbit Poster

Geni Whitehouse, Author, Even a Nerd can be Heard, inside book illustrations

Catherine Sevenau, Author, cover illustration

Commissioned Artworks:

Several Private Collectors over the years have commissioned Paintings from me References available upon request.


Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, San Francisco Business Planning

Berekeley City College, BA degree completion ongoing

City College of San Francisco, CA. Graphic Communication Certificate Program

Academy of Art College, CA. Major; Illustration, completed 1 year

Studio One, Oakland, CA, Drawing, Painting

Folk House Art School, Bristol, England, Life Drawing

Pasadena City College, CA. Major Art History

“In Order to attain the impossible, we must attempt the absurd” ~ Miguel de Cervantes