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Curriculum Vitae

  • 1959 Art Association of Newport, Rhode Island 

  • 1964 Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, California

  • 1965 Coronado School of Fine Arts, Coronado, California

  • 1966 Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1967 Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

  • 1969 Chautauqua Art Association, Chautauqua, New York

  • 1970 Galerie 8, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1971 Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio 

  • 1973 Galerie 8, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1975 The Inn Gallery, Clymer, New York

  • 1976 Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1977 Waterford Community Center, Waterford, Pennsylvania

  • 1978 Ashtabula Art Center, Ashtabula, Ohio

  • 1982 Schuster Gallery, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1985 "Animals  A Comin' Two by Two," Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1993 "Works in Gouache and Linen Collage," Lightside Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  • 1990 "Mixed Media," St. John's College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • 1999 "New Work," St. John’s College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • 2013 "Just Paint and Collage," Granary Gallery, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC

  • 2016 "Laika Cuffs," Dovecote, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC

20 Solo Shows

 

  • 1959 Newport Harbor Annual, Newport Harbor, California

  • 1960 Providence Art Club Annual Open, Providence, Rhode Island

  • 1960 Providence Arts Festival, Providence, Rhode Island

  • 1961, 1962, and 1963 Musée D’Art Moderne, Paris, Club Feminin International, Paris, France

  • 1963 Las Vegas Art League National Roundup, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 1963, 1964, 1965 California National Watercolor Society Annual, Los Angeles, CA

  • 1964, 1967, 1968, 1969 Butler Annual Midyear Show, Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971 Erie Art Center Spring Show, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971 Chautauqua Exhibition of American Art , Chautauqua, NY

  • 1967 California National Watercolor Society - Travel Selection, Los Angeles, CA 

  • 1968 Las Vegas Art League National Roundup (Honorable Mention), Las Vegas,  NV

  • 1968, 1972, 1976 Audubon Artists, Inc., Annual Exhibitions, New York, New York

  • 1968, 1969 Washington and Jefferson National Show, Washington, Pennsylvania

  • 1968, 1969, 1970 Erie Summer Festival of the Arts, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1969 “Eight Erie Artists Exhibit,” National Design Center, New York City, New York

  • 1969 Lakeview Gallery of Art, Buffalo, New York

  • 1969 Cooper School of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

  • 1970, 1971, 1972 Rental Gallery, Albright-Knox Museum of Art, Buffalo, New York

  • 1971 California National Watercolor Society Invitational, California

  • 1972 William Penn Memorial Museum Invitational, Erie Artists Selected Group, Harrisburg, PA 

  • 1972 Feature artist, Chautauqua, New York

  • 1973 Springbok, “Fine Art Series,” Porcelain Enamel Toastmaster Toaster, Ltd. Edition

  • 1973 “Six Viewpoints,” Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1974 Louisiana Watercolor Society, 5th International, Louisiana

  • 1974 38th Midyear, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH 

  • 1975 National Academy of Design, New York, New York

  • 1976 Gannon Gallery, Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1978 Ashtabula Arts Center, Ashtabula, Ohio

  • 1979 National Watercolor Society shows in California (and 1965, 1966, 1967, and 1972)

  • 1980 Society of Animal Artists, Game Conservation International, San Antonio, Texas

  • 1981 Society of Animal Artists, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

  • 1981 Society of Animal Artists, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

  • 1981 Society of Animal Artists, Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • 1982 Society of Animal Artists, Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, CO

  • 1982 Schuster Gallery, Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1983 Society of Animal Artists, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Kansas

  • 1983 National Wildlife Federation, 1st Annual Exhibition, Vienna, Virginia

  • 1983 41st Audubon Artists, National Academy Galleries, New York, NY (also 1968, 1974, and 1976)

  • 1984 Society of Animal Artists, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

  • 1987 Society of Animal Artists, First Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, PA

  • 1990 Society of Animal Artists, Cleveland Museum of Natural History,  Cleveland, OH

  • 1993, Society of Animal Artists, Museum of Natural History, Tacoma, WA

  • 1994 NPAA Twentieth Anniversary Exhibit, Northwestern Pennsylvania Artists Association, Erie, PA 

  • 1996 Society of Animal Artists, “The Arts Go Wild, Art and the Animal,” Pueblo, CO

  • 1997 Scholarship Celebration, Nature Art Exhibit, Gannon University, Erie, PA

  • 1997 Invitational, Retrospective 25, Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center,   Pueblo, CO

  • 1997 Invitational, Women in the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

  • 2019 “Laika Cuffs - Fine Art on Your Wrists,” Dovecote, Fearrington, Pittsboro, NC

Selected Group Exhibitions

Memberships

  • National Watercolor Society, Signature Member

  • Society of Animal Artists, Signature Member

  • Audubon Artists, Inc., Elected Member

  • Collage Artists of America, Elected Member

  • Los Angeles Art Association

  • Artists Equity Association (National and Philadelphia Chapter)

  • Northwestern Pennsylvania Artists Association, Founding Member

Listed In

  • Who’s Who in American Art, 1973 (11th edition) and 1976 (12th edition)

  • Women Artists in America, Eighteenth Century to Present

  • Who's Who in American Women

  • Women Artists in America 11

  • American Artists, 2nd edition

Published In

  • 1975 Cover artist, Intrepids Magazine of Linblad Travel Publications

  • 1977 The Art of Collage by Gerald Brommer, Davis Publications

  • 1994 Collage Techniques by Gerald Brommer, Watson Guptill Publications

  • 1986 and 1987 Cover artist, Golden Retriever World

Awards

  • 1960 Grumbacher Award, Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island

  • 1963 First Cash Award, Las Vegas National Roundup, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 1968 Honorable Mention, Las Vegas National Roundup, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 1970 Purchase Award, Summer Festival of the Arts, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1971 Artist in Residence, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio

  • 1972 Feature Artist, Chautauqua Art Association, Chautauqua, New York

  • 1973 Invitational Group Show, Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1976 Award of Artist’s Choice, Summer Festival of Arts, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • 1980 Second Place, Nature Interpreted, Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, Cincinnati, OH

Selected Collections

  • Erie Insurance Exchange, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Western Union, New Jersey

  • Midland Capital Corporation, New York

  • American Business Group, Inc., New York 

  • McGraw-Edison, Columbia, Missouri

  • The Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • International Paper Company (Hammermill), Erie, Pennsylvania

  • The Erie Zoo, 3’x6’ porcelain enamel giraffe, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Galerie 8, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio

  • Southern California Contemporary Art Galleries, Los Angeles, California

  • Law Offices, Knox, Graham, McLaughlin, Gornall and Sennett, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • The First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Yates Plastics Co., Erie, Pennsylvania

  • The Rental and Sales Gallery of the Albright-Knox Museum of Art, Buffalo, New York

  • Rainier Club, Seattle, Washington

  • Private collections in France, Japan, and throughout the United States

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