encaustic workshops

I teach encaustic workshops at The Encaustic Center in Richardson, Texas. 

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Education
2004 MFA, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
1994 MA, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
1990 BFA, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Solo Exhibitions
2012
Personal Space, Ernden Fine Art, Provincetown, MA
2011
Palimpsest, Ernden Fine Art, Provincetown, MA
2010
Palimpsest, Murchison Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Palimpsest, Buchanan Gallery, Galveston, TX
2009
Seeking Shelter, Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK
Ernden Fine Art Gallery, Provincetown, MA 
Natural Expressions, Eclectic Expressions, Arlington, TX
2008
Ernden Fine Art Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2007
Hideaway, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
The Tornado Show: Seeking Shelter, Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville, Douglasville, GA
Seeking Shelter, Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, KS
Seeking Shelter, Graceland University, Lamoni, IA
2006
Seeking Shelter, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV
Seeking Shelter, City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK
2005
Clearing, Jaycee Center for the Arts, Irving, TX
2004
Seeking Shelter, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, East Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Spring Storm, 33UP Gallery and Studios, Dallas, TX
2002
Storm Warning, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Group and Juried Exhibitions
2018

29th Annual VAST Juried Members Exhibition, Denton, TX

2017

Visual Arts Society of Texas 11th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition, Denton, TX

2016

Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX

2015
Family Ties: Brooklyn/Dallas, 500X, Dallas, TX

2014
Combinations 2014: TWU Visual Arts Faculty with Guests, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Encaustic Recon, North Lake College, Irving, TX 
2013
Gallery Artists, Ginger Fox Gallery, Dallas, TX
2012
Combinations: TWU Visual Arts Faculty with Guests, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
Third Coast National, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX
2011
Waxy Buildup, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA
One Foot of Wax, North Lake College, Irving, TX
6th Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2010
Hive, A multi-discipline exhibition of encaustic paintings that shine a light on the plight of the bee, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX
Wax Libris II, Montserrat College of Art Library, Beverly, MA
5th Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Ernden Fine Art Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2009
The Alchemy of Encaustic, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX
Women’s Work? Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
Global Swarming, Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, TX
Encaustic Methods and Techniques, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX
Meltdown, Art Hotel, Dallas, TX
Degrees, M2 Gallery, Houston, TX
Waxy Buildup, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX
2008
Space, Life, Place, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
3rd Annual Encaustic Invitational,” Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
TexasWAX – houston/dallas, Collaborating Artists Media Project, Dallas, TX
Dog-Eared: revealing the content of artists' books, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Secrets and Lies, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
Waxy Buildup, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
Shelter, Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA
2007
[current], amp gallery, Fort Worth, TX
2007
Side Gallery, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX
Ernden Fine Art Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2006
Small Packages, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN
Architectural Forms, exploding head gallery, Sacramento, CA
First Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2005
Cover to Cover 2005, Maryland Federation of Art, Baltimore, MD
Book + Art = ?, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
2005 Annual Juried Art Competition, South Arkansas Art Center, El Dorado, AR
Plano Art Association 2005 National Juried Exhibition, ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX
2005
20” x 20” x 20”: A Compact Competition, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
November Invitational, The Studio Gallery, Houston, TX
Painting Alumni Art Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2003
Current, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2002
Viewpoints, Lewisville Visual Art League Center, Lewisville, TX
2000
North Texas Area Art League Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
1995
Matrix International 1995, Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Expo ‘95, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
1994
Agnes Scott College Book Arts Exhibition, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Summer Small Works ‘94, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Off the Shelf: Books by Artists, Tempe Arts Center, Tempe, AZ

Awards
2015 Finalist, The Hunting Prize
2008 Ora Lerman Charitable Trust Artists’ Residency, Soaring Gardens, Laceyville, PA

Publications
2018 "Friends of a Feather," Lucinda Breeding, Denton Record Chronicle, August 5

2007 “Dreamer waxes metaphorical,” Jerry Cullum, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July
2006 “Review: Artists draw on tornadoes for inspiration,” John Brandenburg, The Oklahoman, May
"Weathering the Tides of Art," Sarah Williams, Art Focus Oklahoma, July/August
2002 “Artist finds calm after the storm,” Lucinda Breeding, Denton Record Chronicle, October

Professional Experience
2017-present Vice President, Exhibitions, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX

2009-present Instructor, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX
2011-2014 Adjunct Instructor, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
2011-2013 Exhibition Coordinator, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX
2008 Co-Founder, Texas Wax, statewide encaustic organization
2007-2012 Assistant to the Executive Director, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX
2007 Curator, Beyond the Scrapbook, Art Corridor II, Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, Arlington, TX
2005-present Instructor, Encaustic Workshops, Deanna Wood Studio, Denton, TX 
2004 Adjunct Professor, North Lake College, Irving, TX
2003 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teacher of Record, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Commissions
JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, TX
Omni Hotel, Dallas, TX