Highlights

Education

1967   Stanford University, Stanford, California, A.B. with Great Distinction 


1969   California State University, San Jose, California (Teaching Certificate) 


1977   Gesamthochschule Kassel, Kassel, Germany (studied with Hamdi el Attar) 


1978   Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, Master of Fine Arts

Academic Appointments

2014-         Professor Emerita, University of California, Davis 


2012-14     Professor, Department of Design, University of California, Davis 


2005-12     Associate Professor, Department of Design, University of California, Davis 


2003-05     Lecturer, Program in Nature and Culture Program and Art Department, University of California, Davis


1978-2003 Lecturer, Residential College, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 

Selected Honors Awards

2014   Outstanding Paper of 2013; International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 


2012   Invited to represent University of California, Davis, at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, D.C.


2012   Invited to create installation at SOFA, Chicago 


2007   Sustainability award, University of California Davis 


2005   Honorable Mention, 2005 National Open Exhibition, Long Beach Arts


2004   Harmony Art Award, Environmental Art Exhibition, Gualala Art Center, Gualala, CA 


1997   Annie Award, Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, Washtenaw Council for the Arts, Ann Arbor, MI


1995   Prize winner, Annual Membership Exhibition, Surface Design Association of Michigan 


1995   Excellence in Education Award, College of Literature, Science & Arts, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 


1988   Finalist, Art Quest '88 


1978   Graduate Recognition Award, Art Department, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 


1967   A.B. with Great Distinction, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 


1966   Phi Beta Kappa 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013   Bags Across the Globe installation, State University of New York Fredonia 


2012   Bags Across the Globe installation, SOFA Chicago 


2012   Bags Across the Globe installation, UC Davis exhibition, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, DC 


2012   Bags Across the Globe installation, San Francisco Eco Center 


2011   Bags Across the Globe, UC Davis Design Museum, Davis, CA 


2007   At the Crossroads, installation, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI 


2002   Life Line, Sesnon Faculty Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 


2002   Installation, Altarum International Headquarters, Ann Arbor, MI 


2001   Installation, Pfizer International Research Headquarters, Ann Arbor, MI 


2001   Life Line, Residential College/East Quad Art Gallery, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


1998   Saints and Mystics installation, Institute for the Humanities, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 


1998   Earth/Works installation, Power Center for the Performing Arts, Ann Arbor, MI 


1997   Books, Memories, Reflections, Institute for the Humanities, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 


1992   The Armchair Traveler, Clare Spitler Works of Art, Ann Arbor, MI 


1991   Solo exhibition, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 


1984   Solo exhibition, Editions Gallery, Perth, Western Australia 


1982   Solo show, Ann Arbor Art Association, Ann Arbor, MI 


1981   Solo exhibition, Lincoln Community Center, Fort Collins, Colorado 

Full CV available upon request