Artist's Bio





Botanical Art Certificate, Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL, 1996

Biological Illustration, University of Wisconsin-Madison Continuing Education 

B.S. Horticulture, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978


Board of Directors-American Society of Botanical Artists 2000-2006, 2009-present

American Society of Botanical Artists Awards Committee, Chair 2000-present

American Society of Botanical Artists, Member 1995-present

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, Member 1993-1998 

Botanical Art with Altitude - Small Works 2014 - Denver CO

American Society of Botanical Artists Small Works Exhibit – Boston, MA 2011

Spring Art Tour Preview Exhibit – Overture Center for the Arts, Gallery III, Madison, WI 2009

American Society of Botanical Artists Small Works Exhibit – Pasadena CA 2008

Portraits of a Garden - Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Brooklyn, New York Florilegium Society  on exhibit at: Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin, Germany May 31, 2006

The 6th Annual Juried International Botanical Art Exhibition 2003
The American Society of Botanical Artists and The Horticultural Society of New York

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Florilegium Society Show-Camellia sasanqua ‘Long Island Pink’ Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, N.Y. 2003

Fine Botanical Paintings  Gordon-Craig Gallery, May 2000 Exhibition and Catalog of Gallery Artists, Knightsbridge, London, UK, 2000

Flora 2000-ASBA International Exhibition  Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA, 2000

Art In Science Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri, 1999

Hunt Institute 9th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration
The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1998

New Botanical Art  Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, 1997

American Flower Painting, 19th and 20th Century Artists
Clarke Galleries, Palm Beach, FL, 1997

Denver Botanic Gardens Botanical Illustration Show Denver, CO, 1996

Picturing Natural History The Smithsonian Institution, GNSI, Washington, D.C., 1996

Flora Reborn: The Wild and Cultivated Flowers of Spring Ursus Prints, New York, N.Y., 1996


Art In Science, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri  Honorable Mention For Representation of a Native Midwestern Plant – Sanquinaria Canadensis -- Bloodroot
Missouri Native Plant Society at the XVIth International Botanical Congress, 1999


Mazomanie, WI

Dillman's Bay Resort, Lac du Flambeau, WI


Woman’s Day Specials, Gardening and Outdoor Living Volume XII, Number 3, Fall 2002
2000, 2001,2002 Wisconsin Garden Journal and Planning Guide,
Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Edition, Madison Area Master Gardeners Association