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 AWARDS

2019 - Mosaic "Great American" was purchased by the Regional Art and Culture Council and included in the portable collection of public art in the state of Oregon

Mosaic "Moon" was purchase by Seattle Arts and Culture and included in public

art collection in the state of Washington

 

EXHIBITIONS

2020 - Art in Embassies AIE, mosaic Planets curated into an exhibit in American Embassy in Palau

2018 - University Club of Portland finalist of a year-long Artist-in-Residence program, solo exhibit

 

2017 - Art Scientifique, a juried show at the University of California Fresno, Department of Science and Mathematics "Great American"

 

2014 - Ashland Contemporary Mosaic Art Summit, exhibit at the winery "Passion"

 

2013 - Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2020 - Led and designed a community-building project of a 9,5'x6' glass mosaic tree with a Veterans community in Sherwood, OR

 

2019 - Led and designed a community-building project for a 7'x7' mosaic with

76 members of a Czech minority group in Portland, OR - "Linden Tree"

2017 - Led and designed a 6'x9' community-building project of a glass mosaic tree with 74 participants with the Rosewood Initiative in SE Portland, OR - "Rosewood Tree"

- Led and designed a 3'x5' mosaic mural for St. Aidan Episcopal Church in Portland, OR - "Lupins"

 

2016 - Private commission of a 2'x3' mosaic mural in Portland, OR - "Fibonacci"

 

2015 - Taught a year-long free community class for the public through Meetup in Portland, OR

- Private commission of 3 mosaic murals for Portland Traditional Acupuncture

 

2014 - Private commission of a 2'x4' mosaic in Nehalem, OR - "Hearth for Fireplace"

 

2013 - Community-building project for Ainsworth Elementary School

- Private commission of a 5'x7' walkway in Nehalem, OR

 

OTHER DEGREES

2001 - MA in Acupuncture from Tai-Sophia Institute, Laurel, MD

 

1989 - MA in Russian language and literature from Palacky University, Czech Republic 

 

1989 - MA in History from Palacky University, Czech Republic

 

CONTINUING MOSAIC EDUCATION

2020 - Koko Mosaico, Ravenna Italy

2017 - Laurel True, Material Inspired Mosaic

- Carol Shelkin, Tempered Glass Mosaic

 

2016 - Susan Gianotti, Value and Andamento

- Jolino Bassera, Community Mosaic Mural, hands-on, SAMA Conference

 

2014 - Kelly Knickerbocker, Fundamento

- Laurel True, Large Scale Murals

- Jennifer Kuhns, Glass on Glass Mosaic

 

2013 - Lynn Adamo, Smalti

 

2011 - Shelly Label, The Mosaic Stepping Stone

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

SAMA - Society of American Mosaic Artists

CMA - Contemporary Mosaic Artist 

 

 

  

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