Resumé

Current
1959-present – Painting, writing, sewing…making something every day!
2000-present – Grace Creations, LLC, Denver, CO, produces and markets handmade
products and paintings sold in boutiques to benefit Art for the Nations
2004-present – Founder, Director of Art for the Nations, 501C3 nonprofit

Education
1995-2003 – Fechin Art Institute, San Cristobal, New Mexico
1995-2000 – Art Students League of Denver
1974-1977 – Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing, Plan II honors program, University of Texas at Austin

Professional Experience
2011-2015 – Wrote, illustrated and self-published one devotional book and two children’s books now sold on Amazon, Amazon Kindle, and in stores in Denver, CO and Punta de Mita, Mexico
2000-2010 – Taught after school and evening art classes for students ages 6 – 94 years
1995-2000 – Wrote newsletters and ad copy for Farm and Home Foods, Denver
1978-1982 – Denver Christian News reporter, book review for Bloomsbury Review

Galleries and Awards
2015-present – represented by Galeria Corsica, Mexico
Juried into American Art Collector 2007-2017
Featured in Studio Visit Magazine, 2012, 2013, 2017
Featured in International Contemporary Artists, Volume 3
Five paintings in Rhonda Schaller, "Small Rays of Hope Exhibition," New York, 2007
Paint America, 3 paintings awarded "Top 50 State Finalist," 2006
Featured in The Artful Home Magazine, 2004-2005
"Art for Designers Exhibition," Denver, 2003
One woman shows in Vail, Colorado, 1998-2001
Painting featured on the cover of Mars Hill Review, 1999
First place painting, Littleton Cultural Arts Council, 1998

Personal
Born 1956, Cajun heritage, happily married since 1978, three children and nine grandchildren, two adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo and one from Uganda. Blessed! Oh, and always at least two dogs.

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