zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Professional Artist, One-Person and Group-Show Exhibitions. 1976 to the present.
Mediator in Alternative Dispute Resolution, certified in Community, Family, and Workplace Mediation, 2006- present.
RA Featherston Design, Digital photography, custom digital editing and printing. 2004 to the present.
Computer Photo Editor, Quicksilver Photo Lab, Bellingham, WA 2004-2015.
Writing and constructing - A Journey of Roses’. 2002-2004.
Instructor, Whatcom Community College, Continuing Ed. Bellingham WA
__Graphic Design Certificate Program, 2 D Design. 2009- present.
Professor, Adjunct Faculty, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA. Department of Art, 2-D
zzzDesign and Color. 2002- 2003.
Arts Curriculum Committee, Nooksack Valley School District. 1998-2002.
Private Art Instructor, Children and Adult classes; Drawing, Painting, Printmaking,3D, Pysanka. 1996-2000.
Owner/Operator- Bed and Breakfast, Little Big House at Many Fold Farm. 1998-2002.
Home School Facilitator. Grades 2-10. 1990-1998.
Set Designer for Family Theater Productions. 1993-1996.
Volunteer. Recreate-It Program, Allied Arts of Whatcom County. 1996-1997.
Contract Commercial Artist, Employing drawings in advertising. 1988-1990.
Drawing/ Painting Instructor:
zzzProfessor, Union Institute, Adjunct Faculty, Art, Cincinnati, OH 1994.
zzzNooksack Valley School District, Enrichment Program, Everson, WA 1989.
zzzUniversity of WA, Seattle, WA 1980.
Member of Board of Directors:
zzzCenter on Contemporary Arts (COCA), Seattle, WA 1985-1991.
zzzSustainable Options, Everson, WA 1987-2002.
Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 1975-1976.
One Person Exhibitions:
Mindport Gallery, Bellingham, WA. Window Installation. "Helix," 2011.
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA. "Site Specific." Sculpture Installation. 2007
42 Months, Installation of chalk outlines of 2,664 life-size figures on 27 linear blocks of Bellingham, WA 2006
Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA 2001and in 1990.
Kinsey Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA 1989.
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 1985.
911 Center for Contemporary Resources, Seattle, WA 1984.
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC 1982.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
South Carolina State Art Collection, Greenwood, SC "Contemporary Conversations, Part One." 2013
nnncurated by Eleanor Heartney.
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, Fate of the Forest. 2011
Seattle City Light Portable Works: Part 1, Seattle, WA, 2009.
701 Center for Contemporary Art- South Carolina Arts Foundation, "State Art Collection, Contemporary
mmConversations: Part 1", 2009. curated by Harriet Green.
Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, "State Art Collection, 1986-2006." 2006.
South Carolina State Museum, Columbia SC. 1996, "Signs of Contemporary Art 1988- 1995,zworks from
mmthe permanent collection.
Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, NW International Art Competition, 2000, 1994,
1993, 1988, 1987.
Cheny Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA. 1988. "NW Juried Art’88.
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, "Painting/ Sculpture ‘87". 1987. "Tenth Annual WA Exhibition".
Jackson Street Gallery, Seattle, WA. 1985. "Images of Seattle, 1923-1984". Invitational. Curated by
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. 1981. MFA Thesis Show.
P.S.1, Brooklyn, NY, 1978. New York School of Visual Arts Annual Juried Show.
Washington State certified as a Mediator in Dispute Resolution, Bellingham, WA 2006.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA MFA 1981.
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. 1977-1978.
Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C. 1976-1977.
University of South Carolina, Law School, Columbia, SC JD 1975.
Furman University, Greenville, SC BA 1972.