EDUCATION

MFA, Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
MFA Program, Hunter College of CUNY, New York, NY
BFA, Painting (Magna Cum Laude), Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Camberwell College of Art & Syracuse London Centre, International Programs Abroad, London, England


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Arctic Residues – Sightings, Downing Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2016
Processing the Scape: Forces of Nature, Hvítahús Artist Residency, Krossavik/Hellissandur, Iceland

2015
Searching for Meaning, Hiestand Galleries, Solo Exhibition, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Recent Work: Yvonne Petkus & David Marquez, Ellis Walker Gallery, Two-person Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY

2014
Searching, Smith Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

2013
Recent Works, Thigpen Library, Two-person Exhibit, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN
Peter Mitchev & Yvonne Petkus, Elisavet Gallery, Two-person Exhibition, Naxos, Greece
In Person, University of Alabama, Solo Exhibition of five paintings, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

2012
Recent Works, Elisavet II Gallery, Solo Exhibition of paintings and monotypes, Naxos, Greece

2011
Naxos Paintings, Elisavet Gallery, Solo Exhibition, works done on-site in Naxos, Greece
In This World, Gallery at 916, Solo Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY

2010
Processing Imagery, Lucretia C. Begley Art Gallery Solo Exhibit, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY

2009
Recent Work, Gallery at 916, Two-person Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY

2008
A-B(o)MB Jury Winners, Artoconecto/Bakehouse Arts Complex, 2-person show during Art Basel Miami, FL
Processing the Figure, Brad Cooper Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Tampa, FL

2007
figure, South Gallery, Two-person Exhibition, Jacksonville, FL

2006
Gestures, Artspace, Selected Three-person Exhibition, Raleigh, NC
Recent Work, Capitol Arts Alliance Inc. Gallery, Juried Two-person Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY
XVI National Juried Exhibition Winner, Viridian Artists Inc. @ Chelsea, 2-person Exhibit, New York, NY

2005
Recent Paintings, Brad Cooper Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Tampa, FL

2004
Perceptions – Petkus, Raymer & Gannon, The Clara M. Eagle Gallery, 3-person Exhibit, Murray State
Paintings – Residues, Thigpen Library, Solo Exhibit, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN
Painting, Brad Cooper Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Tampa, FL

2003
The Drama and the Gesture, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Gallery, Solo Exhibit WKU, Bowling Green, KY

2002
Residue, Swanson Cralle East Market, Two-person Exhibition, Louisville, KY

2000
New Faculty Exhibition, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center Gallery, Two-person Exhibit, WKU, Bowling Green, KY
Recent Work, Black Lab Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Seattle, WA

1998
Recent Work, King County Art Gallery, Juried Solo Exhibit & Grant, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, WA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Demographically Speaking, A Figurative Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2016
Chasing Ghosts: Art that Pierces the Veil through Remembrance, Legacy, and Beyond, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Portland, OR
One-off: Monotypes, Andrews Gallery of the College of William & Mary, Three-person Exhibit, Williamsburg, VA
Ways of Seeing, Kentucky Arts Council, Traveling Exhibition (juried from fellowship recipients), five KY venues
Flesh: Revealing A Passion for Paint, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Portland, OR
Between Oceans, SÍM Hafnarstræti Gallery, February '16 Artists in Residence Group Exhibition, Reykjavík, Iceland

2015
Fine Art Exhibition, Dogwood Arts, Juried Group Exhibition, Knoxville, TN
State of Painting, Anne Wright Wilson Fine Art Gallery, Georgetown College, Group Exhibition, Georgetown, KY
Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Exhibition, Downing Museum, Juried Group Exhibition, BG, KY
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2015 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, BG, KY
DIALOGIST, work included in quarterly journal of poetry & art, Volume II, Issue III

2014
12 x 12, Ellis Walker Gallery, Group Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY
Painting Alumni Retrospective, 914Works, Selected Group Exhibition, Syracuse, NY
The Living Mark, (featured artist), Verum Ultimum Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Portland, OR
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2014 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, BG, KY
WKU Department of Art Faculty Biennial, FAC Main Gallery, BG, KY

2013
Figures & Faces – Fighting with Fiction, Prographica Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA
ArtVenice Biennale 2013, The Biennial Project, Juried Group Exhibition, projected digitally at Venice Biennale, Italy
Intersections, Ellis Walker Gallery, Two-person collaboration, exhibition, & charity auction for Common Threads/Chicago Marathon, BG, KY
Women Painting Women, Customs House Museum, Invitational Group Exhibition, Clarksville, TN
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2013 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, BG, KY

2012
Process as Content,  Gallery Project, Group Exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI
Painting Painters Paint, Todd Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
2012 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, ArtWorks, Juried Group Exhibit, BG, KY
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2012 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, Juried Exhibit, BG, KY

2011
1st International Painting Annual, Manifest Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition-in-Print, Cincinnati, OH
2nd Semiannual Competition Dave Bown Projects, Juried Group Exhibition, NYC
Community of Artists, Department of Art faculty students, exhibit at Center for Research and Development
26th Annual Positive/Negative National, Slocumb Galleries, Juried Group Exhibit, ETSU, Johnson City, TN
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2011 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, Juried Exhibit, BG, KY

2010
dis.place.ment, UICA (Urban Institute of Contemporary Art), Juried Group Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI
I Am Solitary I Am An Army Beers Lambert Contemporary Art/Surface Gallery (shortlisted), United Kingdom
26th Anniversary Benefit Annual Fine Art Auction, Brad Cooper Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, Tampa, FL
Germinate, Square Space Gallery, faculty and students from Vol State CC & WKU, Gallatin, TN
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2010 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2009
CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Juried Group Exhibition, Juror: Jess Van Nostrand, Seattle, WA
18th Annual Jack E. Lunt Memorial Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, BG, KY
2009 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Juried Group Exhibit, BG, KY
1st Annual Nude, Manifest Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH
Face It, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Knoxville, TN
Drawings, Elle LeSavette Gallery (later renamed Elisavet), Grand Opening Exhibition of new space, Naxos, Greece
LAL Open, Lexington Art League, Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY
Open Studio Exhibition, SVA Chelsea Studios, Exhibit of work done during residency, New York, NY
2009 ArtWorks Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, BG, KY
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2009 Open Art Exhibition, KY Library & Museum, Juror: Mitch Eckert, BG, KY
Nude International 2009, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2008
A-B(o)MB (Art Basel (of) Miami Beach), Artoconecto/Bakehouse Arts Complex, Juried Group Exhibit, Miami, FL
2008 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Juried Group Exhibit, BG, KY
Processing Influence: Studio Research, Art of France, University Gallery, Group Exhibition Bowling Green, KY
Drawings, Elle LeSavette Gallery (later renamed Elisavet), Group Exhibition, Naxos, Greece
ArtWorks Members Exhibition, Gallery at Lot 916, Juried Group Exhibit, Bowling Green, KY
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2008 Open Art Exhibition, Kentucky Library & Museum, Juried Exhibit, BG, KY
QX.net Nude International 2008, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2007
CoEXISTANCE, Brad Cooper Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, Tampa, FL
Resistance to Vision: Searching, Sifting, Finding, Seeing, Manifest Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH
In the Flesh, Target Gallery, at Torpedo Factory, Juried Group Exhibition, Alexandria, VA
Uncommon Wealth:  Legacy of the Kentucky Arts Council Fellowships, 10 Locations, Traveling Invitational Exhibit
US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2007 Open Art Exhibition, Kentucky Library & Museum, Juried Exhibit, BG, KY
Nude International 2007, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY
Re: figure: Gods + Monsters, University Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, U Mass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

2006
22nd Anniversary Exhibition: Abstract Generations, Brad Cooper Gallery, Group Exhibition, Tampa, FL
Re: figure: Gods + Monsters, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Selected Group Exhibition, Cazenovia, NY
2006 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Bowling Green, KY
Annual Fine Art Auction, Brad Cooper Gallery, Fine Art Auction, Tampa, FL
The Figure Considered..., Main Gallery/Northern Kentucky University, Invitational Exhibit, Highland Heights, KY
Uncommon Wealth:  Legacy of the Kentucky Arts Council Fellowships, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY (Invitational Group Exhibit sponsored jointly by the Lexington Art League and the Kentucky Arts Council with a grant from the NEA's American Masterpieces Program)
OH+5, The Dairy Barn, Juried Group Exhibition, Athens, OH
U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts 2005, The Kentucky Library and Museum, BG, KY
Nude International 2006, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2005
2005 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, BG, KY
Twenty-One: Works on Paper, Brad Cooper Gallery, Group Exhibition, Tampa, FL
Sixteenth National Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Inc. @ Chelsea, Juried Group Exhibition, New York, NY, Juror: Robert Rosenblum
Unzipped, The Chait Galleries Downtown, Juried Group Exhibition, Iowa City, IA
Small Works – 20th Annual Harper College National Exhibition, Harper College, Juried Exhibit, Palatine, IL
U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts 2005, The Kentucky Library and Museum, BG, KY
Nude International 2005, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY
Kentucky Arts Council Fellowship Exhibit 2004, Actors Theatre-Gallery, 2004 Fellowship Award Recipients, Louisville, KY

2004
20/20 Twenty Years Twenty Artists, Brad Cooper Gallery, Group exhibition, Tampa, FL
2004 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, BG, KY
Women's Art Show, Anna Eaton Stout Gallery, Invitational Exhibit of 4 Artists, Brescia University, Owensboro, KY
U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts 2004, The Kentucky Library and Museum, BG, KY
The Nude 2004, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY
Contemporary Art From Around The World, Gallery International, Invitational Group Exhibition, Baltimore, MD

2003
2003 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, BG, KY
The Figure as Content, Andrews Gallery of the College of William Mary, 4-person exhibit, Williamsburg, VA
New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Juried Group Exhibition published in national art periodical
KY National: A National Exhibit of Contemporary Art, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Juried Exhibit, Murray State U, KY
Contemporary Approaches to Drawing, Andrews Gallery of the College of William & Mary, Invitational Exhibit of 4 Artists, Williamsburg, VA
The Nude 2003, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2002
Nude in The Post-Modern 2002, Brad Cooper Gallery, Internt'l Juried Exhibit, Tampa FL
2002 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Juried Exhibit, Bowling Green, KY
Perceptual Experience: Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Invitational Exhibit, Seattle, WA
Faculty Swap Exhibition, Owensboro University Galleries: Exchange between four Kentucky Universities
The Nude, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2001
21st Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Bowling Green, KY
Celebration of the Arts Firstar 16th Annual Open Art Exhibition, Firstar Bank, Bowling Green, KY
The Nude, Lexington Art League, Juried Group Exhibition, Lexington, KY

2000
50th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Juried Group Show, Evansville, IN
20th Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Capitol Arts Gallery, Juried Exhibit, Bowling Green, KY
Owensboro Art Guild 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, Anna Eaton Stout Gallery, Brescia Univ., Owensboro, KY
Drawing Exhibition, College Art Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibit, Shoreline Community College, Seattle, WA
Splendor in the Bash: East of Eden & Garden of Good and Evil, Henry Art Gallery, Invitational Auction, Seattle, WA
Salon Group Exhibition, Black Lab Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA

1999
Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, Rike Center Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibition, University of Dayton, OH
Art Department Faculty Show, Fisher Gallery, Group Exhibition, Cornish College of the ArtsSeattle, WA

1997-88
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...Women in Self-Portrait, Mills Pond House Gallery, Juried Exhibition, St. James, NY
Political Art, SOIL, Juried Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA
Selections 96, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA
Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA
In Search of the Self, Cynthia Cote Gallery, Juried Group Exhibition, Calumet, MI
Selected Works, Central School of Art Gallery, Group Exhibitions, London, England – 1990, 1989


GRANTS/MAJOR AWARDS

2014/2015 Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity (University Level), Western Kentucky University

2014/2015 Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity (College Level), Potter College of Arts & Letters, WKU

2012/2013 Research/Creative Activities Program Award, Western Kentucky University, Office of the Provost, KY for proposal, Searching for the Everywoman – series of monotypes and paintings.

2009 Artist Enrichment Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women

Finalist/Alternate, Fulbright Award, Fulbright Program – Ireland 2009

Art Basel Miami, selected as 1 of 2 artists featured during Art Basel Miami, by jurors of exhibit A-B(o)MB – Miami, FL, 2008

XVI National Juried Exhibition Winner, awarded 2- person exhibit, by Robert Rosenblum, New York City, NY, 2006

2004 Individual Artist Al Smith Fellowship Award, The Kentucky Arts Council

King County Arts Commission/King County Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition and Grant, 1998


SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS

Second Place Award, Jack Lunt Memorial Juried Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2015

Led Study Abroad Course, Processing Influence: Art of Italy, Works on Paper, for WKU students, Italy 2015

First Place Painting, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2015 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2015

Featured Artist, Verum Ultimum Gallery for exhibition The Living Mark, Portland, OR, 2014

First Place Works on Paper, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2014 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2014

Best of Show, ArtWorks Members 6th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2013

Best of Show, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2013 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2013

Merit Award, 2012 All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2012

Merit Award, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2013 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2012

Painting Professional 1st Place Award, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2010 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2010

Juror's Honorable Mention, CoCA Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, 2009

Two-Dimensional Work 2nd Place Award, 2009 ArtWorks Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2009

Painting Professional 2nd Place Award, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2009 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2009

BG Women's Club Honor Award, 2008 All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2008

Led Study Abroad Course, Processing Influence: Art of France, for WKU students, administraion and alumni – France 2008

Artist Enrichment Grant Review Panel, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Louisville, KY 2007

First Place Award, Painting Professional, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2008 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2008

Juror's Honorable Mention, In the Flesh, Alexandria, VA 2008

First Place Award, Painting Professional, US Bank Celebration of the Arts 2007 Open Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2007

Edward Jones Honor Award, 2006 All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2006

Director's Choice Award, 2005 All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2005

Purchase Award, Small Works–20th Annual Harper College National Exhibition, Harper College Foundation Art Collection, 2005

Award for Best Painting, U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts, Bowling Green, KY, 2005

Juror's Award, Nude International 2005, Lexington Art League, KY, 2005

Painting 2nd Place Award, U.S. Bank Celebration of the Arts, Bowling Green, KY, 2004

Evelyn Banks Bohannon Memorial Merit Award, 2003 All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2003

Third Award, The Nude 2003, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, 2003

Second Award, Nude in the Post Modern, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL, 2002/3

Milliken Law Firm Award for Best Charcoal, 2002 Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2002

Merit Award, 21st Annual All Kentucky Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Bowling Green, KY, 2001

Siegfried Weng Purchase Award, 50th Mid-States Exhibition, Evansville, Indiana, 2000

Best of Show Award, Owensboro Art Guild 35th Annual Juried Exhibition, 2000

Best of Show Award, Celebration of the Arts Firstar 15th Annual Open Art Exhibition, 2000

Parnassus Scholarship, 1995

Hiram Gee Painting Award, 1991


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor, 2012-present (Associate Professor 06-12, Assistant Professor 00-06) Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Visiting Professor (two-year visiting faculty position), 1998 - 2000, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA


RESIDENCIES

Hvítahús Artist Residency, Krossavik/Hellissandur, Iceland (Snaefellsnes Peninsula), one-month residency, March 2016

SÍM International Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland, one-month residency, February 2016

Naxos (and Athens), Greece, two-weeks as artist-in-residence, June 2011

School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, five-week residency, June 2009

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, four-week residency, July 2000


LECTURES/PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

2017
Artist Lecture: Arctic Residues – Sightings, Downing Museum, Bowling Green, KY

2015
Paper Presented: Imagery – Constants and Expansions, SECAC Annual Conference, session titled, Subject Matters: Considering How Subject Matter is Chosen in Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Workshop, Absence/Presence, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, series of three drawing workshops in conjunction with and in response to two museum exhibitions (Michelangelo and Phantom Bodies), Nashville, TN

2014
Artist Lecture and Gallery Talk, Smith Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Paper Presented: Serial Self – In Search of an Everywoman, College Art Association 102nd Annual Conference, session titled: The Unlikely Self, Chicago, IL

Illustration Lecture and Workshop to children (K-3rd grade) PBS Kids Go!, Bowling Green, KY

2013
Paper Presented: Beyond Gesture, SECAC Annual Conference, session titled, Impasto!, Greensboro, NC

Panel Discussion: Women Painting Women, Custom House Museum, Clarksville, TN

Artist Lecture, Graduate and Undergraduate Student Critiques, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2012
Paper Presented: Process Painting – Finding Imagery, SECAC Annual Conference, session titled, Still Painting, Durham, NC

Artist Talk, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

2011
Paper Presented: Building the Groundwork for a Sustained Practice, SECAC Annual Conference, session titled, Striving for Student Success in the World of Professional Practice, Savannah, GA

Paper Presented: Studio Research: Processing Residues – Finding Imagery, Athens Institute of Education and Research (ATINER), 2nd Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, Athens, Greece

2010
Gallery Talk, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY

Artist Lecture, Graduate and Undergraduate Student Critiques, Portrait Painting Demonstration, University of Mississippi, University, MS

Paper Presented: Processing Imagery: Reflecting Issues of Contemporary Anxiety, College Art Association 98th Annual Conference, session titled: The Power of the Image: The Studio Artist and Civil Society, Chicago, IL

2009
Artist Lecture, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY

Gallery Talk, Gallery at 916, Bowling Green, KY

Artist Lecture, Genderations Lecture Series, Womens Studies Program, WKU, Bowling Green, KY

2008
Artist Lecture, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

Illustration Lecture and Workshop to children (K-3rd grade), Reading Rainbow, Bowling Green, KY

2007
Led 'Distinct Dialogues' round table discussion titled Art after War:  A Selection of Responses, Bowling Green, KY

Artist Lecture, South Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

Illustration Lecture and Workshop to children (K-3rd grade), Reading Rainbow, Bowling Green, KY

2006
Artist Lecture, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY

Artist Lecture and Panel Discussion, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

Portrait Painting Workshop, Women and Kids Learning Together Summer Camp, Bowling Green, KY

Artist Lecture and Graduate Student Critiques, Boston University, Boston, MA

Illustration Lecture and Workshop to children (K-3rd grade) Reading Rainbow, Bowling Green, KY

2005
Artist Lecture, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

2004
Artist Lecture, Painting Demo, Advanced Student Critiques, Murray State University, Murray, KY

Artist Lecture, Thigpen Gallery, VSCC, Gallatin, TN

Painting Workshop, Artist Lecture, and Panel Discussion, Brescia College, Owensboro, KY

Panel Discussion on Education, Teaching Scholar's Institute, Murray State University, Murray, KY

Artist Lecture, Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL

2003
Anatomy Lecture to Figure Sculpting course, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

The Drama and The Gesture, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

2002
Whistler's Painting Process, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Anatomy/Figure Drawing Demonstration, Grayson County High School, Grayson County, KY

2001
Artist Lecture and Anatomy Demonstration, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN

2000
Artist Lecture, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Artist Lecture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Talk & Tour of studio for “The Painter’s Process” course, The Academy of Realist Art, Seattle, WA

Guest Lecturer for “Portraiture”, Art History, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

1998
Artist Lecture, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

Artist Lecture, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Artist Lecture, University of Delaware, Newark, DE


PUBLICATIONS/PRESS

Interview: The Living Mark, Featured Artist, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR, July 2014.

Arnold, Kristina. "Searching". Essay for exhibition brochure. The Van Every/Smith Galleries, March 2014.

Upchurch, Michael. "Some eerie, startling work at Prographica's 'Figures & Faces". The Seattle Times. Dec 27, 2013.

Parr-Moody, Karen. "'Women Painting Women' – The feminine perspective of seer and seen". The Leaf Chronicle. April 26, 2013.

Cantu, John Carlos. "Gallery Project exhibit explores notion of 'Process as Content'". AnnArbor.com, Dec 22, 2012.

Franz, Jason, (author/curator). First Annual International Painting Annual (INPA) (exhibition-in-print), Cincinnati,

OH:  Manifest Press in association with Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 2011.

Cain, LeeAnn. "The Woman Without Arms". RaiderView. November 8, 2010. pg 8.

Van Nostrand, Jess, (author/juror). 2009 Annual(catalogue), Seattle, WA:  Center on Contemporary Art, 2009.

Franz, Jason, (author/curator). Nude(catalogue), Cincinnati, OH:  Manifest Press in association with Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 2009.

Pepper, Jen (author/gallery director). Art Gallery Exhibitions: Fall 2005 – Spring 2008(book), Cazenovia, NY: The Art Gallery at Cazenovia College, 2008

Baker, Joanie. "WKU artist featured at Miami Fair". Daily News. Wednesday, January 14, 2009. Section B, pg 1.

Wilson, Amy. "The Naked Truth About Teaching The Art of the Nude".  The Lexington Herald-Leader. January 9, 2009, pg 16.

Petkus, Yvonne. "Clothing is Superfluous to Examination of Human Condition".  The Lexington Herald-Leader. January 11, 2008, pg 22.

Saulnier, Dana, (author/curator). Resistance to Vision: Searching, Sifting, Finding, Seeing(catalogue), Cincinnati,

OH:  Manifest Press in association with Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 2007.

Carter, Catherine. "Artists probe contemporary issues through traditional methods".  The Standard Times. March 2, 2007, Section B, pg 3.

Boyce, David B. "UMD gallery offers figurative exhibition".  The Standard-Times 'ARTicles: Notes on the Arts'. February 11, 2007, Section C, pg 4.

Shaheen, Melissa. "Reviews: Gesture Drawing".  www.artsramble.com. October 20, 2006.

Sung, Ellen. "From the studio to the street".  The News & Observer. October 6, 2006.

Craig, Courtney. "WKU art professor's work on display in NYC". Daily News. Wednesday, June 29, 2005. Section B, pg 4.

Skipper, Bob. "The Drama and the Gesture".  The Western Scholar. Bowling Green, KY:  Volume 5, No. 2, Spring 2005, pgs. 26-29 & cover.

Smith, Justin. "nude international 2005".  ACE Weekly. January 13, 2005, Vol. 22 No. 2, pgs 9-11.

Audette, Anna (editor), 100 Creative Drawing Ideas, Shambhala Publications (distr. Random House), Winter 03/04

On Teaching, Teaching Spirit a newsletter from the Center for Teaching and Learning, pg 2, WKU "Ideas not Absolutes" Volume 14, No. 1, September 2003.

New American Paintings, Boston, MA:  Open Studios Press, Volume 46, July 2003.

Hambrick, Julie Ball. "Kentucky National 2003".  dialogue magazine: the art, architecture, and design journal of the Heartland. May/June 2003, p. 59.

Lundin, Norman, (author/curator), West, Richard and Byrne, Debra, (editors). The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Seattle and London:  Frye Art Museum in Association with the University of Washington Press, 2002.

Norris, John. "Girls, Girls, Girls".  ACE Weekly. January 10, 2002, Vol. 21 No. 2.


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN
Harper College Foundation Art Collection
Jerry Baker (private collection)
Athens, Greece (private collection)


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa, FL
Elisavet Gallery, Naxos, Greece
EllisWalker Gallery, Bowling Green, KY