MFA, Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon, 1982
BFA, Bronze Casting, Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon, 1978
BS, Computer Science, University of Oregon, 1984

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Recent Work, The Gallery @ Artisan Square, Bowen Island, B.C. Canada
2009 Recent Work, The Gallery @ Artisan Square, Bowen Island, B.C. Canada
2005 The Last Twenty Years, Louie-Meager Art Gallery, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA
1999 Recent Works, Gabriella’s, Santa Cruz, CA
1998 Recent Chairs, Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA
1998 Recent Works, Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1997 UC Santa Cruz, Women’s Center Cardiff House Gallery, CA
1996 New Work, Windham House Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
1996 Big Skies, Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1995 New Work, Herland, Santa Cruz, CA
1995 Celebration of Women, Fine Line Gallery, Mendocino, CA
1994 New Work, Windham House Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
1994 Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1993 New Work, Fine Line Gallery, Mendocino, CA
1991-1993 Santa Cruz Symphony Patron Reception, Santa Cruz, CA
1992 Recent Works, UC Santa Cruz, Women’s Center Cardiff House Gallery, CA
1991 Faces, Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA
1990 Portraits of the Future, Gordon Biersch, Palo Alto, CA
1983 Nexus, Artist’s Union Gallery, One Person Installation, Eugene, OR

SELECTED JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004 Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence, CIIS, San Francisco, CA
2003 Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2002 Santa Cruz County Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
2001 Beyond the Rules, CCAC, San Francisco, CA
2001 Pacific Prisms, Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, CA
1999 Igniting the Edge, Forging New Geographies & Identities, Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA
1991-1998 Santa Cruz County Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
1995 Women Confronting Issues of Age, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
1994 Visual Cymbals, San Jose State, Gallery One, San Jose, CA
1994 Site of Crisis, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
1994 Art as a Healing Force, Bade Museum, Berkeley, CA
1994 Women and the Body, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA
1993 Angelic Heritage, Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993 Techno Art, Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993 California Heritage: Our Roots Entwined, Pajaro Valley Gallery, CA
1993 California Heritage: Our Roots Entwined, Gavilin College Gallery, CA
1993 Syntex WCA Exhibit, Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1993 16th Annual North Dakota National Juried Exhibition, Minot Art Gallery, ND, National juried show
1992-1993 New Art Exhibit, CyberSpace Gallery, West Hollywood, CA, International juried show
1990 Bay Area ACM/SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater, CA
1981 Lane Community College Juried Exhibition, Project Space Gallery, Eugene, OR
1980 Non-Functional Juried Exhibition Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

SELECTED INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002 Picking Up the Pieces, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
2002 SF Open Studios Exhibit, SomARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 The Impact of Ylem, SomARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000 Over the Bridge, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA
1999 SF Open Studios, Hunters Point Shipyard, San Francisco, CA
1998 Diverse Origins, CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO
1998 The Age of Women, SomARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 Women’s Issues, Women’s Culture, Cardiff House, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
1996 Paul Buckner Invitational, Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Images of the Virgin, Bade Museum, Berkeley, CA
1996 Showcase Gallery, Mendocino, CA
1995 20-20 Insight, Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, Curators Award
1994 Art and the Sacred, Swanton House, Santa Cruz, CA
1994 Points of View, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
1993 Celebrating Women’s Resilience with Maya Angelou, Dinkelspiel Auditorium Stanford, CA
1993 The Art of Healing, UCSC, Women’s Center Cardiff House Gallery, CA
1993 Points of View, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
1992 Thou Shalt Not, UC Santa Cruz, Bridge Gallery at Porter College, UC Santa Cruz, CA
1992 Images, Visions, and Voices, Seipp Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1992 From Holy to Whole, Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
1992 Subversive Spirituality, Bade Museum, Berkeley, CA
1991 Addressing Images, San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1991 Looking In–Looking Out, MBWCA, Monterey, CA, Poster
1982 Five Artists Look at Light, Artists Union Gallery, Eugene, OR
1979 Six, Open Space Gallery, Eugene, OR

ART EXPERIENCE

California Lawyers for the Arts, Board Member, 2000-ongoing
Women’s Caucus for Art, National President, 2000-1, National President Elect, 1999, Executive Committee,
1998, National Board Member, 1997- 2002
Monterey Bay Women’s Caucus for Art, President, 1993-5. Board, 1996-2001
UC Santa Cruz, Women’s Center, Cardiff House, Curator, 1997-2000
“All Our Lives: 500 Years of Making Art,” Michelangelo Gallery, Santa Cruz, 1995-1996
Coordinated an exhibit honoring seven Monterey Bay women artists who together accounted for 500 years of making art. Produced a video and an accompanying biographical booklet.
“Addressing Images,” San Jose Art League Gallery, 1991, Technical Coordinator
Created “Art Dresser,” the console of an interactive collaborative computer and video installation, which allowed viewers to interactively transmit images of their faces to video monitors mounted as heads on other artists’ pieces. Assisted artists in technical matters.
“Nexus,” Installation and Performance Curator/Coordinator, Artist’s Union, 1983
Designed and constructed an environmental installation for performances. Organized participating artists, poets, the choreographer/musician, lighting specialist, and costume designer.

GRANTS AND AWARDS

1995 Curators Award, 20-20 Insight, Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista
1994 Artists’ Choice, Santa Cruz County Open Studio Preview Exhibit
1979 Winner, City Competition. Designed and executed life-sized bronze sculpture for the Eugene City Hall
1979 Ina McClung Scholarship, School of Architecture and Applied Arts, University of Oregon

AFFILIATIONS AND REPRESENTATION

Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA, 1994-2000
Women’s Caucus for Art, Member, 1991-ongoing
Ylem, International Organization of Artists and Scientists, Member, 1991-ongoing

PANELS AND PRESENTATIONS

2003 Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence, Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA
1999 WCA, Igniting the Edge, Chair: Breaking the Silence of Incest, Constructing New Identities, Los Angeles
1999 Convocation of Women Artists: Issues Concerning Equity, Coordinator, CCAC, San Francisco, CA
1997 WCA, Carving the Forces of Change, Chair: Contemporary Artists & Computer Technology, Philadelphia
1997 Transforming He-Art, Moderator: Women Artists Speak, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
1997 Aptos Library Fireside Lecture Series, Contemporary 3-D and Installation Artists, Aptos, CA
1994 Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom, Panelist, Art Activists, Santa Cruz, CA
1994 Cabrillo College Lecture Series, Marketing Your Art, Cabrillo Jr. College, Aptos, CA
CATALOGUES

2005 The Last Twenty Years, Louie-Meager Art Gallery, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA
2001 Beyond the Rules, CCAC, San Francisco, CA
2001 Pacific Prisms, Coastal Arts League Museum, Half Moon Bay, CA
1991-1998 Santa Cruz County Open Studios, Santa Cruz, CA
1996 Paul Buckner Invitational, Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, Portland, OR
1994 MBWCA Art Directory, Santa Cruz, CA
1993 Gallery Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA
1993 Sixteenth Annual North Dakota National Juried Exhibition, Minot, ND
1980 Guide to Public Art in Eugene, Office of University Publications, University of Oregon
1980 Non-Functional Juried Exhibition of Art, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

EXHIBITION REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

1996 Magi Amma, Art Clips, The Hawk, Santa Cruz, CA
1995 The Art of Magi Amma, Sonoma County Women’s Voices, Sonoma, CA
1994 The Art of Magi Amma, YLEM, Palo Alto, CA
1994 Windham House Mixes Art, Healing, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, CA
1993 New Art Exhibit, Los Angeles Reader, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Thou Shalt Not, San Jose Mercury, Art Scene, San Jose, CA
1992 Thou Shalt Not, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Steve Wiltse, Santa Cruz, CA
1991 Addressing Images, Metro, Ann Elliott Sherman, San Jose, CA
1991 Computer Portraits, Register-Pajaronian, Watsonville, CA
1979 Public Art in the Eugene City Hall, Eugene Register Guard, Kristi Turnquist, Eugene, OR
1883 Nexus, Oregon Daily Emerald, Eugene, OR
1983 Nexus, What’s Happening, Eugene, OR
1982 Five Artists Look at Light, Eugene Register Guard, Barbara Mundall, Eugene, OR

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

APPLE COMPUTER, 1992. Art Director, Advanced Technology Group
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, 1987-1991. Art Director
-ART DIRECTOR, ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT, Managed art development.
-ART DIRECTOR, MULTIMEDIA PRODUCT GROUP, Managed art Development for hypermedia.
-ANIMATION DIRECTOR, SALES DEVELOPMENT, Produced and directed the first in-house Sun animation.
PYRAMID TECHNOLOGY, 1985-1987, Benchmarking Manager
HEWLETT-PACKARD, 1984-1985, Project Lead and Course Developer