2004                       B.A. Degree with Honor in Art, Emphasis Printmaking and Painting,       PSU, Portland, Oregon
1986 – 1989           Study of Landscape Architecture and Design, GHK University Kassel, Germany
1981 – 1984            Degree as Advertising Manager, Marketing Academy Kassel, Germany,
1978 – 1979            Education as a State certified Business Administrator, Kassel, Germany

Selected Exhibitions
                                    Solo Exhibitions
2019                        Clackamas County Arts Alliance: juried in, exhibit at Providence       Willamette Falls Medical Center
                                 “About Faces”,Art on Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, Oregon
Creative Spirit Gallery at West Linn Lutheran Church, West Linn, OR
2018                        “Cityscapes”,Art on Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, Oregon
2017                        “Facial Expression included”,12×16 Gallery, Sellwood, Portland, OR
2016                        “Twists and Turns”12×16 Gallery, Sellwood, Portland, OR
2014                        “Birds migrate to CA”, Bean Bar Coffee House, East Village,
San Diego, CA
2010                        “It’s a Beginning”, Wilsonville Public Library, Wilsonville, Oregon
2009                        “It’s a Point of View”, West Linn Public Library, West Linn, Oregon

                                    Group Exhibitions
2020                        UPCOMING:“Call to the Wilds”, Print Exchange Invitational, Group Show CU Bolder, Colorado
2019                        “Beaverton Art Mix”,juried Art Show, Beaverton City Library, Beaverton, Oregon
“Emerald Print Exchange”,Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro and Emerald Art Center, Springfield, Oregon
“East meets West”, Invitational, Jersey Shore Arts Center, Ocean Grove, New Jersey
“Winter Dreams”,Member Group Show at Art On Broadway, Beaverton, Oregon
2018                        “Migration Stories”,Multnomah Arts Center Gallery, Portland, Oregon
“Love Show”,Ford Gallery, Portland Oregon
“Change”,and “Our Favorites”,Member Group Shows at Art On Broadway, Beaverton, Oregon
2017                        “Hope is the thing with Feathers”, PAN Member show at RiverSea Gallery, Astoria, Oregon
“Hear for All” Activism through Print, The Whipple Fine Arts Center,
Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon
2016                         PAN (Print Arts Northwest) Member Portfolio,John Wilson Special Collection,
Multnomah County Central Library, Portland Oregon
                        “Peace Puzzle Print”and Maria Arango-Diener, 1000 Woodcuts
Creative Framing & Gallery, Oakland, CA
“Past and Present”, Multnomah Arts Center Gallery, Portland Oregon
“From Here to There” Print Arts Northwest,Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon
Print Exchange # 9(15 prints), Print Zero Studios, Seattle Washington, Chicago, Illinois
2015                        “For the Love of Prints”, North Bank Artists Gallery, Vancouver, Washington                                                            “Visionary Art”, 510 Museum and Art Space, Lake Oswego, Oregon
“Prints, Prints, and more Prints”, Autzen Gallery, PSU; Curator: Eleanor H. Erskine
2014                        “Year of the Horse”,Group and Travel Show, PROOF Studio Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2013                        “Annual World Art Print”, Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
“Mini Print International”, Group- and Travel Show, ADOGI, Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaques, Spain
2012                        “Print Exchange #8″, Juried Group Show at Print Zero Studios, Seattle, Washington, Chicago, Illinois
60 WRD/MIN ART CRITICat dOKUMENTA 13, Kassel, Germany, #037,
Print critique by Lori Waxman, USA
2007                        “MAC-Printmakers”, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, Oregon
2004                          Visual Art Exhibition (painting), juried by Robert Gamblin and David Mosher,                                                                     Portland Home & Garden Show, Portland, Oregon


2016                        John Wilson Special Collection at Multnomah County Central Library, Portland Oregon
PAN (Print Arts Northwest) Member Portfolio

Commission Work

2018                        City of Tualatin, Tualatin Visual Chronicle, juried, and purchase of three drypoint prints with                                     images of the city scape

Gallery Affiliation

AOB – Art on Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, Oregon

Multnomah County Central Library, Portland, Oregon – John Wilson Special Collection

12×16 Gallery, Portland, Oregon (now closed)

PAN – Print Arts Northwest, Portland, Oregon (Non-Profit, Educational)

Professional Experience

                                    Workshops and Lectures
2015                        “Gallery Operation”, Class at CCC Oregon City, ART-197/297, Instructor David Andersen
2004 – 2010            Stone-Lithography workshop/studio use with Debbi Hamm at MACA, Portland, Oregon
2007                        Japanese Woodcut workshop with Richard Steiner(Japan) at Marylhurst University, Portland
2004                        Japanese Woodcut workshop with Yuji Hiratsukaat PNCA, Portland, Oregon

                                    Teaching and Lecturing
2010 – 2017            Teacher Assistant (on request) at Portland State University, Print Studio (Lithography, Etching)
2012/13                        Portland Open Studio, Oregon, Artist Open House attended with prints and paintings, demonstration and lecturing about lithography and intaglio printmaking

                                   Curatorial Projects
2018 – 2019           Curator, Art on Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, Oregon
2017                        Curator, 12×16 Gallery, group show with national and international artists

                                    Related Experience
2016                        Volunteer at SGC International 2016:“FLUX”,Portland, Oregon
1996 – 2000           Self-employed in a joined ownership at “Tea and Candles”, Kassel, Germany
1987 – 1995            Part-time employee in marketing at AVG, a national distributor of magazines, Kassel, Germany
1988 – 1990            Self-employed as artist in silk painting and crafts, Germany
1979 – 1983            Full time employment at Graphic Design Studio, Karl Drum, Vellmar, Germany

Residency, Memberships

2019                        Member elected (4 years), Arts and Cultural Commission, West Linn, Oregon
2019                        Membership at OSA, Portland, Oregon
2018 –                      Membership at Seattle Print Arts, Seattle, Washington
2015 – 2018            Member, former Board Member at Print Art Northwest (PAN), Portland, Oregon, juried membership
2014/15                   1 year-Residency at Print Art NW & Atelier Meridian (juried by PAN), Mentor Barbara Mason
2013                        2 weeks-Residency at The Art Village in Lessidren, Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Collaborative Projects and Exhibitions

2015                        “Middle Age”,Word and Form Project; Clackamas Community College 50.Anniversary                                                                  Art Exhibition, Pauling Gallery, Oregon City, Oregon

2015                        1000 Woodcuts, by Maria Arango-Diener, “The Peace Puzzle” Collaboration prints
2010 – 2013            PSU: Several Group Stone-Lithography, Advanced Printmaking Class and Artists

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