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EDUCATION

2000-2009
Studied with master calligrapher Mary Shizuka Bottomley

1999-2004
Studied privately with master sumi-e artist Fumiko Kimura

1971-1995, 2007-2009
Career in science and research

1971
BS, Medical Technology & Microbiology, University of Washington

EXHIBITIONS  (selected exhibits)

2016
American Art Company, Tacoma, WA (award)
Handforth Gallery, Tacoam, WA (award)

2013
Premier Gallery, Puyallup, WA (award)

2012
Nature Center, Tacoma, WA (award)

2009, 1999
Kyoto International Cultural House, Kyoto, Japan
(by invitation)

2005
Handforth Gallery, Tacoma, WA (award)

2008 (Best in Show)
Kirsten Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008 (Best in Show*), 2007 (Best in Show†)
Weyerhaeuser Show
*Jurors:  Yukiko Shirahara, Curator of Asian Art, Seattle Art Museum; Zoe Donnell, Curatorial Coordinator, Tacoma Art Museum
†Jurors:  Gregory Bell, Curator of Public Art, King County; Rock Hushka, Curator of Education, Tacoma Art Museum

2007 (award), 2004 (award)
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA

2006
Washington Fair Fine Art Show, Puyallup, WA (award)

2004
Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA
(by invitation)

2003
West Coast Paper Show (“Puget Sound Country”), Stillwater Gallery, Seattle, WA
(accepted by jury)

2002
Amy Burnett Gallery, Bremerton, WA (award)

2002
South Seattle Community College (award)

2001
Karpeles Manuscript Library Show (award)

2001
Port Townsend Arts Commission Show
(accepted by jury)

2000
Pacific Gallery Artists at Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA
(accepted by jury)

1999
Friends Gallery, Lakewood, WA (award)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Teaching
2015 – Tacoma Art Museum

2014-current
Frye Art Museum

2013-current
South Seattle College

2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
Everett Community College

2011-current
Path With Art

2010-current
Studio of Lois Yoshida

2006-current
Public & private schools, King and Pierce counties

2004-current
Kirkland Arts Center

Professional Affiliations
Puget Sound Sumi Artists
Northwest Watercolor Society

COLLECTIONS
Washington, Oregon, California, Maine, Hawaii