Born in San Francisco, California

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from San Francisco Art Institute
Master of Arts in Design, emphasis on ceramics from University of California at Berkeley Additional studies:  University of California at Davis, California State University at Sonoma and College of Marin, Kentfield California

Instructor, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Drawing and Composition, Design, Ceramics and
    Materials and Techniques
Workshop, San Jose State University, CA, Ceramics
Workshop, San Jose, CA, City College
Workshop, Fresno State, CA, University:  Ceramics
Workshop, University of California at Santa Cruz: Ceramics
Guest Instructor, Palo Alto, CA, Cultural Center
Resident Instructor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO: Summer 1974
Five-day live-in workshop at Big Creek Pottery, Davenport, CA, 1975
Lecturer tour, Australia: 2 months in 1987
Feature Article, CERAMICS MONTHLY, January, 1983
Work included in HANDS IN CLAY, Charlotte F. Speight, Alfred Publishing, 1979
Work Included in American Craft, June/July 1981

Entry and Awards Juror:  Marin Society of Artists Annuals, 1975 and 1979
Entry and Awards Juror:  San Francisco Civic Arts Festival, 1975 and 1978
Entry and Awards Juror:  Sausalito, CA, Art Festival, 1979
Membership Juror:  Association of Ceramic and Glass Artists of California, 1984 and 1985
Show Installation:  Marin Society of Artists, CA, 1977
Show Installation:  College of Marin Gallery, Ceramics and Sculpture Annual, 1978
Show Installations: Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA., for Allester Dillan and Alice Corning, 1978

California State Fair and Exhibition, Bronze Award, painting, 1962
Media 66, Walnut Creek, CA, Civic Arts League CA,  Merritt Award, 1966
Marin County, CA. Art and Garden Fair,  First Place, sculpture, 1967
Media 67, Walnut Creek, CA, Civic Arts League CA,  Purchase Award, 1967
San Francisco Potter's Association Fall Annual,  Award 1972
Pottery II, California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, CA, Purchase Award, 1973
San Francisco Civic Arts Festival, Purchase Awards (2)  1973 and 1974
Richmond, CA, Designer/Craftsman, Purchase Award, 1973
Marin County Fair, CA, Honorable Mention, 1974
Mill Valley, CA, Fall Art Festival: Potter of the Year, 1974
San Francisco Potter's Association/College of Marin, Clay and Glass 75: Exhibition Award
California State Fair and Exhibition, Bronze Metal. 1975
Marin County, CA, Fine Crafts, Award, 1975
Sausalito, CA,  Art Festival, Award, 1980
National Cone Box Show, Purchase Award, 1981
Marin County, CA, Society of Artists, Dan S. Wood Award, 1981
California State Fair, Award, 1981
Marin County CA, Fair, Best in Class (Ceramics), 1983
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA Celebration of Clay and Glass, Purchased Award
    Oakland Museum, CA, For Permanent Collection, 1984
State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, Artist Enhancement Grant, 2007

Ames Gallery, Berkeley, CA. 1971
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1972
Galleria del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA, 1973
Fairtree Gallery, New York, NY,  1973
The American Hand, San Francisco, CA, 1974
College of Holy Names, Oakland, CA, 1974
Los Robles Galleries, Palo Alto, CA, 1974
Marcia Rodell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1974 Two person show with Phillip Cornelius
Temple Emanu-el, San Francisco, CA, 1974
Marin, CA, Society of Artists, First Invitational Exhibition, 1974
Palo Alto, CA, Cultural Center, Statement in Sculpture, 1974
Ninth Circle, Palo Alto, CA, 1974
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, 1975
San Francisco Art Commission/San Francisco Museum of Art Sculpture Exhibition at Capricorn
    Asunder Gallery, 1975
Scripps College, CA, 31st Annual Invitational Ceramic Exhibition, 1975
Association of San Francisco Potters, Clay and Glass Conference, 1977
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, 1977
Touchstone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1977
Thiel College, PA, 100 Tea Pots, 1979
Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Bay Area Ladies - A Clay Exhibition, 1979
Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, Ceramic Forecast, 1978
Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 1979
Myer, Breier, Weiss Gallery, San Francesco, CA, Functional Forms, 1980
California State University at Fresno, CA, Clay Exhibition, 1981
The Young Gallery, San Jose, CA, 1981
California State University, Fresno, CA, 1981
Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA, 1981
Oakland Museum, CA, Collector's Gallery, 1984          
Santa Barbara, CA,  Museum of Art, Containers of Culture, 1984
Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1984
Santa Rosa, (CA, Junior College, 1984
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Three Artists, 1984
Santa Barbara, CA, Museum of Art,  Containers of Culture of Four Continents, 1984
The Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1984
Santa Rosa Community College Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA, 1984
The Gallery, Burlingame, CA, 1985
The Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1984
Santa Rosa Community College Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA, 1984
The Gallery, Burlingame, CA, 1985
Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.), Cups, 1985
Marin Arts Council (San Rafael, CA, Art Feast, 1984 and 1985
Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, West Coast Clay, 1986
Designer's Showcase, Hillsborough, CA, 1986
Artisan's Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, An Exhibition of Tea Things, 1987
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI, Pacific Rim Sculpture Exhibition, 1994
The Art Center at Mauna Lani, Kohala Coast, HI. 1994
Studio 7, Holualoa, HI, 1995
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Sana Cruz, CA, 2011

Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, Painted Flower Show, 1962
California State Fair and Exhibition, Sacramento, CA., 1965
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, Ceramic 67 and 73, 1967 and 1973
Santa Barbara Art Association, Santa Barbara, CA, Small Image Exhibition, 1969
Cal. Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, Pottery I, II, III, IV and V, 1970 - 1974
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT., Object Makers,1971
Richmond (CA.) Designer Craftsman, 1965, 1971, 1973 and 1978
San Diego, CA, National Small Sculpture and Drawing Exhibition, 1972
Corning, (NY,  Southern Tier Arts and Crafts, 1973
Oakland (Ca.) Museum, Ceramic and Glass, 1974
University of Kansas, Third National Cone Box Traveling Show, 1979
Palo Alto, CA,  Cultural Center, Clay and Glass, 1979
Third National Cone Box traveling show, University of Kansas, 1979
Cal Poly, Pomona, CA, Ink and Clay VII, 1981
15th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Corpus Christi, TX, 1981
Taft College and Downey, CA,  Museum of Art, Vessels Aesthetic, 1981
College of Holy Names, Oakland CA., For Function-Clay and Glass, 1982
Marin Society of Artists, Kentfield, CA, Fire and Fiber, 1984
A Celebration of Clay and Glass, California Crafts Museum, Ghirardelli Sq. , San Francisco, 1984
San Jose, CA, Convention Center, A Spectrum of Clay and Glass, 1984
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, Dimensions.1985
Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2013
14th Annual National Juried Cup Show, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 2014

City of Walnut Creek, CA.
City of San Francisco, CA.
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.
College of Holy Names, Oakland, CA.
Purdue University, IN
Bemidji State University, Margaret Harlo Collection, MI.
Leslie Ceramics, Berkeley, CA. Toki Collection
Kaiser-Permanente Administrative office, San Francisco, CA
Mrs. Robert Fritz, San Jose, Ca.
Paul E. Soldner, Aspen, CO.
Jean P. Yates, Santa Rosa, CA.
Peter Voulkos, Berkeley, CA.
Tom Collins, Napa, CA.
Elizabeth Fortner, Santa Barbara, CA
Eleanor Bender, Great Neck, NY.
Elio Benvenuto, San Francisco, CA.
Dora De Larios, Venice, CA.
Eleanor Bender, Santa Fe, MN.
Eleanor Rapp, Santa Fe, NM.
Bruce McDougal, Davenport, CA.
Catherine Hirsoux, Kensington, CA.
Alice Corning, Mill Valley, CA.
Jan Schachter, Portola Valley, CA.
William Albright, San Anselmo, CA.
Doris De Lario, Culver City, CA.
Nordstroms, Costa Mesa, CA.
Ihilani Resort and Spa, Kapolei, HI.
Bank of Hawaii Land Trust Department, Honolulu, HI.
Bianchi, Engle, Keegin & Talkington, San Rafael, CA.
Jeffery Sturgis, Bradenton, FL
Judith Roberts, Lakewood, WA