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Graphic Design

experienced, computer based, graphic design professional
specializing in document design, production and typography
excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills
fine art digital photographer, color, black and white

1981–present: Freelance Graphic Designer
Executed all phases of book design and production from design stage to print, including document preparation, illustrations, rough and final design comps, typography, proofs, cover/jacket design, paper specification and printing. Designed and produced dictionaries, poetry books, textbooks, graphic design books, craft books, non-fiction and scholarly texts. Designed and produced brochures, newsletters, booklets, ads, posters and business stationary.

Clients include: Hearst Publications, Harper Collins, Watson-Guptil, F&W Publications, C&T Publishing, Dimensional Illustrators, Gibbs Smith Publishers, Sage Publications, Pine Forge Press, American Association of University Women, University of Southern California, Columbia University Press, New York University Press and Wesleyan University Press.

1996–1999: Hespenheide Design and Infographix Design Studio, Thousand Oaks, California
Assisted in all phases of design and production in these two design studios. Produced initial comps, revisions and final designs for a variety of books, catalogs, newsletters, brochures and other print advertising products and clients.

1992–1998: Kinko’s, Thousand Oaks, California
1992–1996  Worked exclusively in Design Department for Kinko’s corporate customers.
1996–1998  Computer Trainer. Wrote manuals and taught computer skills in private classes. Taught Mac and PC System classes in addition to QuarkXPress, PageMaker, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Responsible for advertising posters and brochures.

1979–1981: Columbia University Press, NYC
Responsible for all phases of book design from manuscript to bound book. CUP is a scholarly book publisher, publishing approximately 125 titles per year.

1976–1979: Judd & Detweiler, NYC
Responsible for customer service in the New York sales office. J&D is a high quality, 4/color magazine and catalog printer.

1974–1976: Varityper, Hanover, NJ
Designed and produced type fonts for one of the first phototype production facilities. Responsible for the entire alphabet; upper and lower case, small caps, punctuation, ligatures, accents, alternate characters and numbers for each font.


Digital Photography

Exhibitions

2016
On Edge Juried Group Show, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Dean Sobel, Director, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO
Icebreaker 7 Juried Group Show, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Ivar Zeile, Plus Gallery, Denver, CO

2015
The Big Picture Juried Group Show, MOP Denver, CO; Juror: Mark Sink
It’s All Here In Black and White Juried Group Show, tbellphotographic studio|gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Rupert Jenkins, Director, cpacphoto.org
Black and White Honorable Mention, Juried Group Show, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, PA; Juror: Janelle Cogan

2014
Harmony Juried Group Show, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; Juror: Zsolt Bátori
Icebreaker V Juried Group Show, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Dean Sobel, Director, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO & Collin Parson, Curator for The Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO

2013
Stories We Tell Juried Group Show, Phoenix Gallery, NYC; Juror: Jessica Porter, Porter Contemporary Gallery, NYC
Women’s Rights An Artists Perspective Juried Group Show, UniteWomen.org
The Big Picture Juried Group Show, MOP Denver, CO; Juror: Mark Sink
Diaspora Juried Group Show, New Century Gallery, NYC; Juror: Laura Kruger, Curator, Hebrew Union
College Museum, NYC
Bound Juried Group Show, Phoenix Gallery, NYC; Juror: Cora Rosevear, Associate Curator, Museum of
Modern Art, NYC
Art of the State Juried Group Show, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO; Juror: Dean Sobel, Director,
Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO
On Edge Juried Group Show, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Ivar Zeile, Plus+Gallery, Denver, CO

2012
Abstract Juried Group Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO; Juror: Dean Sobel, Director,
Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO
Chance Juried Group Show, tbellphotographic studio|gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Mark Sink
WOW Juried Group Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO

2011
Miniatures Juried Group Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
Seeing through the eyes of the Mona Lisa Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Black & White Juried Group Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
Chain Letter 2011 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Is This How I Look? Juried Group Show, tbellphotographic studio|gallery, Denver, CO; Juror: Ken Hamel, denverarts.org
The Print Event Juried Group Show, Open Press Ltd., Denver, CO; Juror: Mark Lunning, Open Press
It Happened Here Juried Group Show, Artwork Network, Denver, CO
Rejected 2nd Place, Juried Group Show, Wazee Union, Denver, CO

2009
Elusive Reality Photographs on Silk, Invitational, Solo Show, July/August, Shambhala Center Gallery, Boulder, CO

2008
Relate to Surrounding Areas for Color MorYork Gallery, Two-Person Show, August, Los Angeles, CA
Captured Moment Juried Group Show, March, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO; Juror: Mark Sink
Urban Landscape
Juried Group Show, February, Photographers’ Gallery, Denver, CO

2007
Compositions Invitational, Solo Show, June/July, Shambhala Center Gallery, Boulder, CO
Distance and Time
Invitational, April, Mercury Framing, Boulder, CO
Geometry Juried Group Show, February/March, Flash Gallery, Lakewood, CO

2006
Mask: A Portrait Show Juried Group Show, November/December, Flash Gallery, Lakewood, CO
Skewed Solo Show, July/August, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO
Invitational Juried Show, Unspoken Word Art Auction, Boulder, CO
XY/XX The Gender Show Juried Group Show, March/April, Flash Gallery, Denver, CO

2005
Winter Show Invitational Group Show, November/December, Marpa House, Boulder, CO
Trading Voices Juried Group Show, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, CO
Invitational Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts’ Art Auction 2002, 2003, 2005, Boulder, CO

2004
Poetry Concrete Two-Person Show, June/July, The Dairy Center, Boulder, CO
Science Fair Invitational, Group Show, Video Installation, February/March, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO
Summer Show Juried Group Show, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO


Traditional Photography

Exhibitions
2003

SelfExposure: Ordinary Portraits Reflecting Extraordinary Women Solo Show, November, Meadows Gallery, Boulder, CO

2001
Annual Juried Show Group Show, February, Sparks Gallery, Denver, CO

2000
Photo Documentary Black and White Photo Documentary on 3 years in the life of a high school varsity girls waterpolo team. Photos featured on major international waterpolo website, waterpolo-world.com

1999
Ten For Ten Invitational, Group Show, Larry Janss Gallery, Thousand Oaks, CA
Point of Departure Group Show, February, Gallery 9, Thousand Oaks, CA

1998
Masters in Our Midst—A Classic Competition First Place, Juried Group Show, October, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
Define Art Group Show, February, Gallery 9, Thousand Oaks, CA

Awards and Grants
Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA. First place award for Photography 1998
American Association of University Women, Named Gift Honoree 1996
Grant awarded to group to publish 3 Volume Set: Profiles of Women Past & Present, Women’s History Monologues for Group Presentations, 8.5 x 11", 96 pages. 1993-2003

Selected Collections
Shambhala Center, Boulder, CO
Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
Private Collections: California, Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

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