Education & Training

Current-2022 Master of Fine Art-Painting+Drawing, California State University-Long Beach

2012 Master of Public Administration, University of Washington, Evans School Public Affairs

2008 Nonprofit Fundraising Management Certificate, University of Washington

2001 Docent Program Certificate, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA

1999 coursework, Bellevue Community College- Interior Design, Bellevue WA

1995 B.A. Fine Art-Studio/Painting, Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH


Solo Exhibitions

Steven Gilbert Studio Gallery- 07/2019

Goethe Institut Pop-Up ,Seattle- 05/2019

Duvall Arts and Wine Walk- Flavour Bistro– 09/2017

Bellevue Art Museum- BAM Café Show- 2002

Michael Hamman Pop Up Gallery- Kirkland WA- 1996

Grace Albrecht Gallery, Bluffton College- 1995

Group Exhibitions

Tacoma Art Museum-LOCAL: Abstraction Haiku 03-07/2019

Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle- Creativity Persists, Member Show- 05/2018

Capitol Hill Pop up by Ashley Nicholson-, Seattle- 2016

VALA- Group Artists in Residence, Redmond, WA- 2015

Faces for Life – Puget Sound Blood Bank Exhibition and Auction, 2001

Pioneer Square Community Gallery, 1998


Corporate Collections

AGC Headquarters- Seattle. WA

Sorenson Li Collection of American Art- Seattle, WA

Fulcrum Wealth Advisors- Bellevue, WA


 Arts Administration and Community Service

ArtForma- Redmond WA, Founder Executive Director 2016-present

International Community School- Kirkland, WA, Co-Chair Art Day (Volunteer Admin, Lessons, docent training 2014-2016

VALA Arts Center-Redmond WA, Studio Artist, 2015

Bellevue Art Museum- Bellevue WA, Contemporary Museum Docent, 2001-2002

Atelier 31- Contemporary Art Gallery- Kirkland WA, Gallery and Art Sales, 1998

Kirkland Arts Center- Kirkland WA, Asst. to Education Director (Volunteer), Art Teacher, 1997

Kirkland Senior Center- Kirkland WA, Oil Painting Teacher, 1997

Kenneth Behm Galleries- Bellevue WA, Sales Executive- Retail Sales, Assistant Manager, 1996

Grace Albrecht Gallery- Bluffton Ohio, Gallery Curatorial Assistant, 1991-1995

Regional HS Juried Art Competition at Bluffton College, Bluffton Ohio, Curatorial Assistant, 1991-1995

ArtSpace Lima- Lima Ohio, Painting, and Drawing Teacher, 1994