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Education

1995 M.F.A. in Art (Oil Painting emphasis). University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

1991 B.A. in Art History.  California State University, Chico, Chico, California.

1991 B.A. in Studio Art (Drawing and Printmaking Emphasis). California State University, Chico, Chico, California.

Solo Exhibitions

2002 Portraits and Still Lifes.   Southwestern Oregon Community College. Coos Bay, Oregon.

1999 Portraits and Still Lifes.   Truckee Meadows Community College.  Reno, Nevada.

1997 Still-Lifes and Portraits. Western Nevada Community College.  Fallon, Nevada.

1996 Portraits and Genre Works. Pinckney Center for the Arts Gallery. Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon.

Juried Group Exhibitions

1999 Alumni Exhibition.  Taylor Gallery, California State University, Chico.  Chico, California.

1999 Confluence.  Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho.

1998 Tenth Biennial Human Form Show.  Newport Arts Commission.   Newport Oregon.  Juror: Professor Henry Sayre, Oregon State University.

1997 "True Art"-Tacoma Art Museum Biennial. Tacoma, Washington. Juror: Donald Roller Wilson.

1996 The Academic Artist’s Association’s 46th National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism in Art. First Church Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts.

1995 Idaho Triennial Exhibition. Boise Art Museum.  Boise, Idaho.

1991 Recent Acquisitions. Turner Print Gallery. California State University Chico, Chico, California.

Group Exhibitions

2008 Gallery Artists.  Meyer Gallery.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2007 Gallery Artists.  Meyer Gallery.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2003 Flowers in February.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2002 Ut Pictura Poesis.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2002 Summer Exhibition of Gallery Artists.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2002 Flowers in February.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2001 Summer Exhibition of Gallery Artists.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2001 Ut Pictura Poesis.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2001 Flowers in February.  Sherry French Gallery.  New York, New York.

2000 Faculty Art Exhibition. Pinckney Center for the Arts Gallery. Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon.

1998 Faculty Art Exhibition. Pinckney Center for the Arts Gallery. Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon.

1996 Faculty Art Exhibition. Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho.

1995 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition. Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho.

1994, 1993 Works in Progress. Ridenbaugh Art Gallery, Moscow, Idaho.

Permanent Public Collections

1991 Turner Print Gallery. California State University, Chico, Chico, California.

Lower Division College Courses Taught

Beginning Drawing I

Spring 2000, Winter 2000, Spring 1999, Winter 1998. Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon.

Beginning Drawing II

Spring 1997, Summer 1995. University of Idaho, Moscow Idaho.

Color Theory

Spring 1993, Spring 1994, Spring 1995. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

Introductory 2-D and 3-D Design

Fall 1992, Fall 1993, Fall 1994. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

Art Appreciation Lab Recitation

Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1996. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

Jurying Experience

1998 Student Art Exhibition.  Western Nevada Community College.  Fallon, Nevada.

1997 Student Art Exhibition. Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon.

Published Essays

1991 Contrapposto: A Collection of Student Essays in Art History. "The Grisaille Technique of the Renaissance" by Thomas Penrose. Pg. 27-8. Copyright: California State University, Chico, Chico, California.

Newspaper Reviews

1997 Eastside Journal. "Whimsy, reality mix easily in Tacoma Art Museum's 'True Art'" by Laura Lee Bennett. Friday,  August 1, 1997. Pg. C8 (Seattle/Tacoma, Washington).

1996 The Broadside. "The Art of Thomas Penrose" by K. Taylor. Pg. 16. Oct 16, 1996 (Bend, Oregon).

1995 The Idaho Statesman. "Three Participants in the 1995 Idaho Triennial Exhibitionshow the diversity of the state’s art" by David Proctor. Pg. 1D-3D. Monday, July 24, 1995 (Boise, Idaho).

Periodical Reviews

1995 Reflex: The Northwest’s Forum on the Visual Arts. "Restocking the Shelves: Modernism Idaho Style" by  Jeanette Ross. Pg. 14. Vol. 9, No. 7 Aug./Sept. 1995 (Seattle, Washington).

Catalogues

1998 Tenth Biennial Human Form Show Catalogue.  Newport Arts Commission.   Newport Oregon.

1995 Idaho Triennial Exhibition Catalogue.  Boise Art Museum.  Boise, Idaho.