Sacramento Art Hotel

Upcoming Events
  • ART STUDIO TREK open studio event
  • 2023 April 29 Saturday, April 30 Sunday10 am to 5 pm

Previous Events

2022 Placer Artists Tour, Open studio tour Nov 2022

2022 Art Studio Trek April 24 & 25th 2022

2021 Art Studio Trek Sept 25 & 26 (temporary date)

2021 Placer Artists Tour Nov 12,13,14 2021

All 2020 events cancelled due to virus

2021 Gallery 48, Encaustic Show at 48 Natoma Exhibition Folsom CA

2019 Art Studio Trek preview show Blue Line Gallery Roseville CA

2019 Placer Arts Council Hacker Lab Rocklin CA

2019 Magnum Opus Sac Fine Arts

2018 Art Studio Trek 12th year open studio

2017 Magnum Opus xxix award of merit an honorable mention 2 piece Sac Fine Arts

2017 Lottery for the Blue Line Gallery BEST OF SHOW juried by Greg Kondos

2017 Placer Principle Show Blue Line Gallery

2017 Art Studio Trek Roseville CA

2017 Jan  Sierra Gold Gallery one person show

2016 Feb- March ArtHotel / M5Art project. Jade Hotel project installation, “A Stitch in Time” flying birds with black light and repaired stitches on large crack in wall representing earth. Environmental piece. Diane R Bell, Kaz Heulle, Darlene Engellenner​​​​

 2015 Oct Lincoln Art Center  “Recycled” Lincoln CA

 2015 Sept General Gomes Gallery “Horse” Auburn CA people’s choice ward

 2015 Aug National Juried Art Exhibit SFAC Magnum Opus XXVI Honorable mention Carmichael

 2015 April -Oct  Sutter Club exhibit Sacramento CA

 2015  March Bank Of America Gallery Harris Center “Art Studio Trek Preview”

 2014  July Williams+Padden Gallery 2237 Douglas Blvd Roseville CA “One Peson Show”

 2014 July Temp Gallery “Blue Line Artist” Del Paso Heights, CA

 2014  June So Lake Tahoe Art Gallery, Tahoe City NE

 2014 June Blue Line Gallery Roseville CA “Art You can Feel”

​ 2014 July Temporary Contemporary Gallery “Blue Line Artists @The Temp”

 2014  April 26 ,27 Art Studio Trek Open Studio event Roseville Ca

 2013 June Domes Auburn Civic Center ” The Two D’s” Auburn CA

 2013 Nov Placaer Arts Autumn Art Studios Tour, 20th Anniv. My studio Roseville CA

 2012 July Roseville Memberbship show Blue Line Gallery, Roseville CA

 2012 June 2-29 “Two D’s” Red Dot Gallery 2231 J St. Sacramento CA

 2012 April 28-29 Art Studio Trek, open studio event

2012 March Valley Sculpture Artists Open Show, Blue Moon Gallery Sacramento CA

2012 March Blue Line Gallery “Shine” Roseville, CA

2011 Nov Eclectic Home, Auburn CA Art Walk thru Jan

2011 Oct Chamber of Commerce Roseville CA, 650 Douglas Blvd

2011 April 30 May 1, open studio event “Art Studio Trek”

2011 March -April, Juried Membership Show at Blue Line Gallery Roseville CA

2010 Aug 20-Sep 15 Blue Line Gallery, Roseville CA

2010 So Placer Art In Public Places Breast Cancer Ribbons

 Placed in Civic Center Roseville CA

2010 June, July, Blue Line Gallery juried membership show

2010 April 24 ,25 Art Trek open studio event Roseville CA

2010 Selected for Marin MOCA juried show “Exploring Contemporary Printmaking”

2009 Nov 13-15 selected for Open Studios Tour Placer Co

2009 June to Aug, Quarry Ponds Gallery, Granite Bay CA

2009 April Art Trek Studio Tour, Roseville CA

2009 Jan, Roseville Arts! BLue Line Gallery

2008 Nov 15 – Jan 15, Blue Line Art Gallery

2008 Nov 15 – Dec 15 404 Gallery, Roseville CA

2008 Nov 15 – Dec 16 Main Library Gallery, Roseville CA

2008 Nov 15 – Jan 10 Blue Line Gallery, Roseville CA

2008 Oct 11 – Nov 1 “Paper Rock Scissors”, Artisan Gallery, Sacramento CA

2008 Oct – Nov ARTS Building Open Competion Show, Auburn CA

2008 July – Sept  “Visual Games” 48 Natoma Fine Arts Gallery  Folsom CA

2008 June 20th Street Art Gallery Sacramento CA

2008 April 26- 27 Art Trek, open studio event Roseville CA

2008 April 10 ARTS Building Box Show  Auburn Ca

2008 April – June “Disappearing Landscapes” Auburn CA

2008 Feb 8th Art Walk, Aesthetic Crossroads Gallery Sacramento CA

2007 Placer County Autumn Art Studios Exhibit Auburn CA

2007 Sierra College “Metal Show” Rocklin CA

2007 “Horse Show” ARTS Building Auburn CA

2006 Sept Auburn City Hall Auburn CA

2006 36th Annual Membership Show Roseville Arts! 2 honorable mentions

2006 June ARTS Gallery Juried Show, Auburn CA

2006 Valley Sculpture Fine Arts Center, honorable mention

2006 March 20th Street Art Gallery Sacramento CA

2006 March, Artful Blend Gallery Roseville CA

2005 Juried 3rd Anniversary Show ARTS Building Auburn CA

2005 Nov Open Studios Tour Placer County

2005 Aug Auburn Art Walk Juno Salon

2005 June Auburn Art Walk MonkeyCat

2005 June “Calling Nature” Art Walk MonkeyCat Auburn CA

2005 March “Collage” show invitational 20th St Art Gallery Sacramento CA

2005 “Earth n Vessels” Artisan Gallery Sacramento CA

2005 Eight person show Lincoln Art Center Lincoln CA

2005 One person show “Moths, Myths & Maidens” Artful I Gallery, Roseville CA

2004 Nov “Four on the Floor” 20th Street Art Gallery Sacramento CA

2004 Selected for Placer County’s 11th Placer Co Open Art Studio Tour

2004 CA State Fair Fine Arts competition, two pieces selected, Sacramento

2004 May “Art in the Garden” Roseville Arts

2004 Featured Artist, Arts Council Placer Art Walk, O.L.A.S. Gallery, Auburn CA

2004 “Romance Show” honorable mention, 20th St Art Gallery Sacramento CA

2004 Membership Show honorable mention 405 Gallery Roseville CA

2003 Selected for Placer County’s 10th Placer Co Art Studio Tour

2003 Placer County Autumn Art Studios exhibit at ARTS Auburn CA

2003 Roseville Art Center Open Show “Gardens”

2003 One person show Auburn Art Walk at Latitudes “Beautiful on the Inside”

2003 MatrixArts Gallery “Phoenix”

2003 Co-curator  International “Global ARTlook Show” Matrix Arts Sacramento CA

2003 Matrix Gallery “Bittersweet” show Sacramento CA

2003 Matrix Gallery Annual January Members Show Sacramento CA

2002 Selected for Placer County’s 9th Auburn Art Studio Tour

2002 Placer County Autumn Art Studios Exhibit Roseville Art Center

2002 “State of the Arts” show ARTS of Auburn CA

2002 Artist invitational show Ridley Art Gallery “Sit-In” (sculpture featured)

2001 “Sculptures” show Ridley Gallery Sierra College Rocklin CA

2001 “Lifecycles” show Ridley Gallery Sierra College Rocklin CA

2001 “Printmakers” show Auburn General Store Auburn CA

1999 Sierra College Sculptural Department Rocklin CA

1998 “Feats of Clay” Lincoln Arts Center Lincoln CA

1983 “Evolvists” show National University Sacramento CA

1981 Roseville Library show Roseville CA

1980 Folsom Library show Folsom CA

1979 Sierra College student juried show Rocklin CA

Education & Experience

Studied with Sacramento area artists Pam Johnson, John Hamilton, Bob Ridley,

Jim Adamson, Rodney Mott, David Vargo, Jim Defore, Marty Gessler, Ray Gonzalez, Karla Holland-Schoeler, Diane Richey Ward, Dottie Brown, Lynda Burns

Mick Sheldon, Ann LaCaze Massi and others.

Member of:

Art Studio Trek

Roseville Arts! Blue Line Gallery Roseville

Placer Arts

Crocker Museum Sacramento

Arts Volunteer

Worked as a member of the Roseville Arts! committee for design of the Blue Line gallery which opened in 2008. Currently volunteer installing shows Blue Line Gallery.

Work in Media

Encaustic, metal sculpture, bronze casting, ceramic sculpture, acrylics, and found objects such as seaweed, cloth, glass and wood, and hand colored wood block prints. Usually work in mid- to large-scale sculpture and collage, and two-dimensional works with copper, gold foil, acrylics, oils and watercolors