M.A. Finel Arts, San Diego State University.

B.A.   Social Studies, University Of California, Santa Barbara.

Additional studies art, photography, University Of Hawaii, Chico State University,

 Mexico City College.


Teaching Experience:

2002- Present   Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT. Artist-Teacher for MFA students.

1974-2003 Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA. Full time Visual Arts, Gallery Director, Photography.

1989 American Institute for Foreign Students, England, Full time Photography, Art History.

1971 Hamburg City School, Hamburg, Germany, Full Time Art, Political Science.


Grants & Honors:

Recipient of a Fulbright-Hays Grant 

San Diego Community Foundation Grant

California Art Council Grant 

National Endowment for the Humanities Project Participant Grant

Teaching Honors: Woman of Distinction Award Southwestern College, Phenomenal Woman Award Southwestern College and twice Recipient of Calf. Great Teacher’s Seminar Award.  

Recognition Award for 50, “Movers and Shakers” Community Contributors in San Diego, Reader Magazine.

Public Art Advisor, appointed by San Diego Board of Supervisors

Invitational Speaker Fulbright Conference 1999, Berlin, Germany


Selected Exhibitions:  

2017 Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance Exhibit Oceanside Jurors: Karen McGuire/Canon gallery & Sue Greenwood Fine Art Gallery Laguna Beach, CA.

2016 The La Jolla Art Gallery 7th Annual Southern Calif. Exhibit cash award 3rd Place

2016 San Diego City College and Luxe Gallery, Intersections 2016, San Diego, CA

2015-2016 Oceanside Museum of Art Artist Alliance Oceanside, CA Juror: Robert Pincus.

2015 Oceanside Museum of Art, 100 Artists,100 Years: The San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild, the 100th year celebration of the museum Oceanside, CA

2015 Gallery 21, Digital Art: Looking Back, Looking Forward. Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

2015 Grossmont College Hyde Gallery, Women at War. Feminine Image Group, El Cajon, CA

2014-2015 Encinitas Civic Arts Community Center, Beyond the Landscape Exhibit Encinitas, CA

2014 Oceanside Museum of Art, juried Exhibit Herb Turner Gallery, Del Mar, CA

2014 39th Small Image Exhibit Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

2014 The Poway Center for the Art, Illuminations, Poway, CA Juror, Alessandra Moctezuma, Mesa College gallery director, cash award 2nd Place.

2014 51st. St Marks Annual Art Festival, juror; Elaine Harvey, San Diego, CA, award honorable mention

2014 St. Marks Methodist Church 11th. Annual Digital Competition, San Diego, CA

2014 San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild, juror; Mark Lugo, critic, gallery director, Gallery 21, Balboa Park, San Diego ,CA

2014 Pacific Beach Taylor Gallery, Filters and Masks, National juried Exhibit, San Diego, CA Juror: Chantel Paul, Assistant Curator at the Museum of Photographic Art. San Diego, CA

2014 San Diego Users Group International Members Juried show, Lyceum Theater, San Diego, CA

2013 San Diego Mesa College Gallery, Feminist Image Group exhibit. San Diego, CA. 

2013 Gallery 21, Digital Art Guild, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

2013  4th. Annual Southern California Black 7 White juried exhibition. Juror: Lucy Eron, Museum Educator San Diego Museum of Art, faculty SDSU. 1St Place Cash award

2012-13  Juried Exhibit, Women’s Museum of California Jurors: Liu Husai and Robert Pincus ,San Diego, CA. 

2012 Bountiful Art Juried Exhibit, Sophie’s Gallery, Juror: Amy Galpin, Project curator for San Diego Museum  of Art. 2nd Place cash award. 

2012 49th.  Annual Religious Festival, St. Marks United Methodist Church, Juror ; Jeanne Dunn Prof. SDSU,  San Diego, CA, 1St Place Cash award

2012 Digital Art Competition,  St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Honorable Mention.

2011  La Jolla Art Association Fundraiser “Help Us Free The Girls,” La Jolla, CA. 

2011 Southwestern Art Gallery “ Looking Back, Moving forward,”  Chula Vista, CA.

2011 Calumet Photographic Gallery “Insight On Metal ,” Escondido, CA. 

2010 The Brokers Building Gallery, “Six Women Artists,” San Diego, CA.

2010 Bonita Museum & Cultural Center, “Juried, Fine Art Exhibit,” Bonita, CA. 

2010 Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery,” Homage Exhibit”,Escondido,CA.

2009  Kultur Merkezi Mithatpasa Sanat  Galerisi “Trade Exhibit 2009.” Ankara, Turkey

2009 Galerisi Isik,” California-Turkey,” Istanbul, Turkey

2009  Edgar Varela Fine Arts Gallery ,Group Exhibit.

2009 & 2006  San Diego Art Institute, “Southern California Regional Juried Award Exhibition.” 

2008 Bonita Museum & Cultural Center,” Urban Legends and Country Tales, Digital Art Guild.” 

2007-2001San Diego Art Institute participate in several juried membership exhibition.

2006 “ Hospice Exhibit,” San Diego, CA.

2004. “Art of Photography International Exhibition,” La Jolla, CA.

2003/2001 Annual Small Image Show, San Diego, CA.

2001 “Charles University Gallery,” Prague, Czech Republic.

2001 “ San Diego Art Institute Regional Exhibition,” Honorable Mention

2000 “ Photographs of Nepal,” Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA. 

1999 “7th. Annual Women’s Caucus for the Arts Exhibit,” San Diego, CA.

1998 “California Copy Art  Show.” Xerox Headquarters, Palo Alto, CA.

1982“ Statewide College Faculty Exhibition,” State Capital Building, Sacramento, CA.

1981 “Mexican American International Exhibit,.” Community Concourse, San Diego, CA.

1980 “Invitational Paper Works Exhibit,” Community Art Gallery, San Diego, CA.

1979 “The Center for Photography Group Exhibition,” San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. 

1979 “Copy Graphics,” Word Works Gallery, San Jose, CA.

1972 “Eight Annual All Calif. Print Exhibition,” Brad Art Center, Glendale, CA.

1972 “Dealer’s Choice,” La Jolla Contemporary Museum of Art, La Jolla, CA. 

1972 “ 19th. Annual San Diego Art Institute Exhibition,” San Diego, CA. Juror Choice, Cash Award.

1971 “71 National Print Exhibition,” Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.

1971 “14th. Annual National North Dakota Print and Drawing Exhibit,” Grand Forks, North Dakota. 

1971 “13th. National Exhibition of Prints and Drawings,” Okalahoma Art Center, Okla. Purchase Award.

1971 “ 42ndAnnual  Seattle Print International, ,”Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.1971 “Graphics ’71 National Print and Drawing Exhibition,” Francis McCray Gallery, Silver City, N.M1970  “Group Exhibition San Diego Museum of Art,” San Diego, CA.

1970 “Graphics U.S.A. National Print Exhibition,” Dubuque, Iowa.


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2005 “Photographic Explorations,” Market Street Gallery, San Diego, CA.

2004 “Mexican Truths,” Emerald Wynham Hotel, San Diego, CA. 

2004 “Photography in Dialogue,” Unisy Corporation, Carmel Valley, CA.

2004 “Photographic Lies & Mexican Truths,” San Diego Art Institute, Museum of the Living Artist.

2004 “Spirited Icons and Photographic Stories,” Boehm Gallery, Palomar, CA..

1990 “Nepal’s Mountains and Life Spaces,” Educational Cultural Center ,San Diego, CA.

1980 “Women in Transition,” Seneca Falls Gallery, San  Diego, CA. 

1980 “The Woman Room,” Jewish community Center Gallery, San Diego, CA. 

1977 “Experimental Images—Color Xerox,” Mesa College, San Diego, CA. 


Institutions Permanent  Collections:

2012  Rady Children’s Hospital  purchased 12 Images for walls of new hospital. San Diego, CA. 

2012 Jan.-present  Glendale Adventist Hospital  2 images were purchased on permanent display,  Glendale, CA.

1990 Museo International de Electrografia, Univ. de Castilla-La Mancha ,Cuenca, Spain, Collection.

1971 purchase award for Permanent collection, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma. Exhibition Juror :Agnes Morgan , director of Fogg Museum, Harvard Univ. 

Selected  Publications, Books, Articles, & Published Photographs:

May 23,2012 UNION TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER BLOG 2pg. article with 10 photographs of my artwork. 

2011 Winter Ed.  Somerset Studio Gallery Magazine, Somerset Studio publ. Laguna Hills, CA. 

  Article by G .Pasha Turley with 5 photographs of my work ,pgs.18-21.

2009-2010 CAMBRIDIGE WHO’S WHO ,Executive and Professional Women, 

2007 ASHES AND TEARS,  San Diego Harris  Fire 2007, a book by G. Pasha Turley, Blurb Publ. 

2002 PHOTOGRAPHY, custom edition, text book arranged by G. Pasha Turley and front and back cover Turley’s photograph ,Pearson/ Prentice Hill Publ.

2002-1994 BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY , textbook, 2 editions, Rand/Litschel, full pg. Photo

2002 ART/WOMEN/CALIFORNIA, 1950-2000,Fuller/Salvioni, full color pg. 303,Univ. of Calif. Publ.    pg.134,.Delmar Publ.

2001-2008 AMERICAN ART DIRECTORY,4 editions,PG. 27-28, R.R.Bowker Co. Publ.. 

1999,7/19 New York Times Paper, half pg. Color photo of my image

2000 WHO’S WHO IN AMERICAN TEACHERS, 6TH. Paul C Krouse, Publ.

1998 Summer Edtion., vol.25.,Fiberarts Magazine, pgs.43,44.

1987 THE ELDERLY AS MODERN PIONEERS, P. Silverman, pgs.130&288.Indiana Univ. Press ,Publ.

4/94 Artle’s Newspaper ,Article & 3 photos of my work, Walt Trook, Critic.

1993 WHO WAS THAT MASKED MAN ANYWAY? , K. Byers, front cover photograph of book, 

      Journey together publ.                   

1982 ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES, Suda House, photos pgs. 94 &109. Amphoto Publ. 

1980 Feb.8, San Diego Tribune, “Xerography Exhibition Featured at Center,” by Jan Jennings, 

6/79 San Diego Magazine, pgs. 75-77,Elise Miller, Critic.   


Additional Art Experience:

1991  Oct.  Christo’s “The Umbrellas’ Project; Japan ,USA.” I worked a week with Christo at the site in CA. 

1984  May.  Suzanne Lacey’s “Whisper, The Waves, The Wind, “ a performance honoring older women.  Children’s Cove, La Jolla, CA. My photographs are in an edition of 30 portfolios that have been shown in over 50 museums around the world and are still being exhibited. Recently, in May, 2014 they were exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA. Museums slide sets with some of my images of the performance are also sold in museum stores. 


Juror For The Following Exhibitions: 

2014 & 2015   Juried to select artists to exhibit at Mission Trails Art Gallery. San Diego, CA

2013   Juried new members to gain entrance to Spanish Village Art Complex, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

2011   2011-Jan. 2013 Museum of Man , “Adventures in Photography,” San Diego, CA.

2009   San Diego County Fair, International Photography Division, Del Mar, CA., June 12- July 4.

2007   San Diego County Fair, International Photography Division, Del Mar, CA., June 8- July 4.

2007   Bonita Museum and Cultural Center, Bonita, CA., April 15- June 9, 2007        

2005   Juried new members to gain entrance to Spanish Village Art Complex, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA., Jan. 2005

2004   COVA Open Studio Tour Exhibition”, North and South Counties, San Diego, CA., Sept. 2004

2003   “2003 Summations” Escondido Municipal Gallery, Escondido, CA., Nov. 2003

2003   Co- juror with Scott Atkinson, Head curator of the San Diego Museum of Art, Artist Guild Exhibition”, San Diego, CA., Oct. 2003

2001   “San Diego Art Institute Regional Exhibition”, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA., Jan. 2001

1999   Juried and curator Binacom Exhibit, “The Global Village in the Digital Age,” Southwestern College , Chula Vista, CA.

1992   Member of selection Committee for choosing public works for the San Diego City Commission for Arts and Culture, San Ysidro Revitalization Project, San Ysidro, CA.