Scholarships,
Awards &
Recognition

Blick Art Materials sponsorship for 'Bay Invaders' project, 2012 
Winsor&Newton artist's material Co. sponsorship for 'Bay Invaders' project, 2012 
Alice Virginia de Bar Memorial Scholarship, CA, 2009 
Rabbi Joseph Marcus Memorial fund, ISRAEL, 2009 
Bertha Anolic Memorial Fine Arts Travel Award, PA, 2008 
Winsor and Newton Artist's Material Co. sponsorship for 'Animals of the Bible' project, 2008 
Official artist of San Francisco Marathon, CA, 2006 
Judge for National Reflection Program, in the visual arts category, CA, 2005–2009

Artist in

Residence

Denali National Park - Denali, AK, 2018

de Young Museum of Fine Arts - San Francisco, CA, 2012

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts - Saratoga, WY, 2012   

The Living Gallery at Annmarie Garden - Solomons, MD, 2012

Fields Project - Oregon, IL, 2009

Exhibits

2018

Artist-Scientist Collaboration, Bay-Delta Science Conference, Sacramento, CA 

2016

Fragile (solo) - Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA

Birds of a Feather - (solo) - Siskiyou Arts Museum, Dunsmuir, CA 

 

2015

Art Scientifique - Sorensen Studio, Fresno, CA

Wetlands - Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2014

Manimal Kingdom (solo) - Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OR

2013

Land and Cityscape, Blak Sage Gallery, Hollister, CA

Sculpture Is, Sierra Azul - Watsonville, CA 
* Oil painting interpretations to stories by Franz Kafka (Book published 2013)

2012

Project 510 Museum & Art Space - Lake Oswego, OR

Gallery Without Walls – Lake Oswego, OR           (Purchased for permanent collection)
Sustainable Silicon Valley - WEST 2012 summit - Santa Clara, CA

Animals of the Bible (solo) - Multicultural Art Center - Merced, CA

2011

Outdoor Sculpture Show - Sonoma Wine Country - Geyserville, CA          

Manimal Kingdom (solo) - SJSU - San Jose, CA  

Animals of the Bible (solo) - Addison-Penzak JCC - Saratoga, CA

Animals of the Bible (solo) - Peninsula JCC - Foster City, CA

Sculpture Is, Sierra Azul - Watsonville, CA

Artist of the Month - J. Hettinger Interiors, Danville, CA

 Zebras - Library exhibit - Cupertino, CA

2010

Animals of the Bible (solo) - MLK Jr. Library - San Jose, CA

2009

Blue - Library Art Exhibit - Cupertino, CA

Biennial Indoor Sculpture Exhibition - Santa Clara, CA
 

2008

Please Touch Again - Tohono Chul Park - Tucson, AZ

Best of show - Olive Hyde Art Gallery - Fremont, CA
Animals - PAHS - Menlo Park, CA

Creative Justice - School of Law - University of San Francisco, CA

2007

All Fired Up - Santa Clara Civic Center, CA
Nocturnal Visions - ARTworkSF - San Francisco, CA
SCAA show - Triton Museum - Santa Clara, CA
Summer Days - Los Altos Library - Los Altos, CA
AVA Fest - Triton Museum - Santa Clara, CA
Student Show - Euphrat Museum of Art - Cupertino, CA

Housewarming - Works/San Jose Gallery - San Jose, CA

Animal Magnetism - ARTworkSF- San Francisco, CA

Publications

& Press

Redding.com 2016

Mt Shasta News 2016

San Jose Mercury News 2012

Cupertino Courier 2012

JWEEKLY 2012

Merced County Times 2012

La Voz 2011

De La Mancha Magazine 2011

Red Wheelbarrow 2010

La Voz 2010
Ogle County News 2009

Red Wheelbarrow 2009

Tri-City Voice 2008

Women's connection 2008

Education

B.S. Natural Sciences, Open University of Israel (Cum Laude)

Studio and History Art classes, De Anza, Foothill & Gavilan Colleges, CA (2005 - present)

Teaching &

Public Appearance

Lectures and Art demonstrations at Art clubs, Art Associations & de Young Museum

Guest interviewee for De Anza F/TV department

Guest artist on the New Horizons TV show - KMVT Community Television