Smooth as Silk                                                                                  Paonia, Colorado,  970.462.8849

PUBLICATIONS:

•Illustrated Tabitha’s Garden, a children’s book about yoga written by Bob Nanninga.

•Illustrated Blood and Honey, The Secret Herstory of Women, written by Danica Anderson

-Illustrated Blood and Honey Biosemetics and Bioculinary, Written by Danica Anderson

 

EXHIBITIONS:

- 2017 Vail Fine Arts Festival

- 2017 Palm Beach Fine Arts Festival

- 2017 Los Olas Arts Festival

- 2017 Boca Fine Arts Festival

- 2015 and 2016 Piccolo Spoletto Arts Festival

- 2014 and 2016: Saint Augustine Arts and Crafts Show- Best in 3D award recipient both years

• 2013: Silk and Silk Screen. Plum Gallery; St Augustine, Florida.

• 2012: Food and Fashion. Tom Douglass Ballroom; Seattle, Washington

• 2011: The Art of Yoga. Minturn, Colorado

• 2010: Blood and Honey:  Feminine Artifacts and Self Healing. Chandigarh, India

• 2009: Art Opening and Book Release for Tabitha’s Garden. E Street Cafe;, Encinitas,

California

• 2008 Drawing in the Bird Goddess. Center for Human Rights; Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

• 2007-­2009: Various live painting exhibitions at Toast, Chop Suey, Little Red Studio, and

private parties.

• 2007: Artifact All Female Show; exhibition and live painting. Lo­fi Performance Space;

Seattle, Washington

Establishments

Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg Florida

24 E Savannah Georgia

Nina Mclemore Vail and Aspen Colorado

Redstone Gallery, Redstone Colorado

Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine Florida

Sphere, St. Augustine Florida

EDUCATION:

The Evergreen State College; Olympia, Washington. B.A. Focus: Art and Psychology.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

• 2009-­present: Owner and Operator of Premasutra: Threads of Love­Hand painted silk

• 2002-­present: Art Therapy Facilitator and Intuitive illustrator for Kolo Cross­Cultural

Collaboration, a non­profit organization.

• 2011-­2012: Apprentice Designer at House of Fashion.

• More than ten years' experience retailing art goods at Pike Place Market and various other

fairs and shows throughout the West Coast

• Six years' experience teaching yoga in a variety of private and large group settings in

Seattle and various West Coast locations

• 2006-­2007: Art Instructor and Women’s Group Facilitator at Community Psychiatric

Center

• 2005­-2006: Manager and Curator of Krafft Gallery, Pioneer Square

 

WORKS HELD IN COLLECTIONS:

- The main sanctuary of Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine Florida

- Salvador Dali Museum

- 24 E Savannah

- House of Fashion, Seattle

• Back to Dust. Oil on canvas. Permanent collection in the Mosque, In Ahmici, Bosnia

• Ganesa Mural. Chandigarh, India

• Story Spinning. Private collection of Norman Turgeon

• Life is What You Make It. Private collection of Karl Weiss

• Love Style. Collection of Garret Bauman

 

COMMISSIONS:

• Designer Mural. 10' x13'. Dressing room of Annie Creamcheese Boutique, The Shoppes

at the Pallazo, Las Vegas Nevada. February, 2008

• Ganesa Mural. 4’x5’. Chandigarh, India. January, 2010

• Surrealist Figurative Paintings on Vintage Lamps for Garret Bauman. Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2008

• Two Yoga Murals on a Fence. 25’x5’ for Yoga Swami. Costal Highway 101, Encinitas,California

• Neolithic Eastern European Symbolic Illustrations Series for international presentations by Danica Anderson and Kolocollaborations. 2002-­present

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS:

• Work in dye, oils, acrylics

• Watercolor painting

• Illustration

• Portraiture

• Murals

• Mehendi (henna painting)

• Jeweler

• Writing

• Dance

• Yoga Instructor

• Music, including cello and vocals

 

ORGANIZATIONS:

- Sphere- Sphereheals.com

• Premasutra

• 619 Western Ave Studios­Local 619

• Kolocollaborations

• Yoga Swami- yogaswami.com

• Orangecarbon.net

• Blitz Capitol Hill Arts Walk

• Artifakt

• Biznik

• Apothecary Seattle

• Samadhi Yoga