B.S. Fine Arts 1984 - Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR 97055

Technical / Professional:
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada
Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
Firehouse Glass, Vancouver, WA

Randy Perkins, Lynn Reed, Jeff Holmwood, David Schwartz, Darren Petersen, Hans Ittig,
Boyd Sugiki, Ruth Brockmann

Work Experience:

B.L.I.S.S. Art Glass and Furniture, Sandy, OR - Owner/Glassblower, Fuser: 1995 to present

The Gorge Glashaus, Troutdale, OR - 2003 to present

Uroboros Glass Studios, Portland, OR - Glassblower: 1997 to 2005

Firehouse Glass, Vancouver, WA - Fusing instructor: 2000 to 2004,
Teaching assistant for Roger Thomas and Patti Gray

Savoy Studios, Portland OR - Glassblower: 2002

Corcoran Glassworks: Troutdale, OR - Glassblower: 1997-2000


Oregon Glass Guild
Wy’east Artisans Guild
Larch Mountain Country Artisans


Barclay Gallery: Sisters, OR
Contemporary Crafts: Portland, OR


Oregon Glass Gallery: Oregon Convention Center 2003, 2004, 2005
(Best Functional Piece Award), 2006

Gresham Art Advisory Committee: 2003 Juried Art Exhibit

Goblet: function/dysfunction 2003: Eugene Glass School Juried Goblet Competition

Water Colors: Skylight Gallery, Sunnybrook Service Center (juried)

Drinking Glass Competition: A Function/Dysfunction Art Glass Show 2004 (juried)

Larch Mountain Community Artisans’ “Heart of the Country Show” 2004, 2005, 2006

“Crafts Unlimited” Holiday Show 2004, 2005, 2006 (juried)

Gresham Art Advisory Committee: “Burnt Offerings” 2004

“Women of Glass” a show of 12 Portland area, female glassblowers 2004

Gresham Art Advisory Committee: “ Gifts for the Home”

“Good Bird Bad Bird” Contemporary Crafts: Portland, OR, International Juried Show 2005

Gresham Art Advisory Committee: “Legacy of the Earth” 2006

Special Acheivements:

Worked with landscaper Donna Giguere, whose booth won both the Art award and the Best use of Color award in the 2005 Home and Garden Show at the Portland Expo Center. Artwork was featured on all the promotional material for the 2006 Home and Garden Show.

Selected to produce glass floats for Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau for
2006, 2007 Finders Keepers.

Included in “ Women working in Glass” by Lucartha Kohler, published by Schiffer
Publishing Ltd. 2003

Public Installation: “Portlandia’s Jewels” Sandy Library, funded by Starseed Foundation