1992 M.F.A. Printmaking, University of Iowa
1990 M.A. Printmaking, University of Iowa
1981-86 Creighton University, audited printmaking and life-drawing
1974-1975 Kansas City Art Institute, evening classes, printmaking and drawing
1973 Art Students League, New York City, printmaking
1973 B.A., St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
1971-1972 Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, Madrid, Spain

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Ia., “Dialog Human” with Thomas C. Jackson (Upcoming)
2016 7th Annual Discourse on Drawing, University of North Carolina
2016 Coe College, solo show, “A Thousand Calling Voices” (Upcoming)
2015 Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Summer Exhibit
2015 Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, Oregon “Living Mark”
2015 University of Northern Iowa Museum of Art, Cedar Falls, Ia. “Drawn Together: Dialog Human 2015”, with Thomas C. Jackson
2014 Olson-Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, IA (Solo Exhibition)
2014 Icon Gallery, Fairfield IA (with Tom Jackson)
2014 Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, IA (with Tom Jackson)
2014 Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA (Group Show)
2014 Gallery ‘C’ Dubuque, IA (Solo Exhibition)
2013 Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE (Solo Exhibition)
2012 “Voices from the Warehouse District, V8”, Dubuque, Iowa
2012 Olson Larsen Galleries, Figurative Show, (group show)
2011 Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa salon exhibition
2010 Olson Larsen, December group show
2010 University of Iowa, “Botanical Drawings”, exhibited with IA Summer Rep
2009 Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, “Beneath the Surface”, group show
2009 Olson Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Ia., Botanical show
2008 Priscilla Steele Studio and Gallery, Marion, Ia. Grand Opening, October
2008 Olson Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Ia. “New Work”, group show
2008 Campbell Steele Gallery, “Spring Gallery Tour”, group show
2007 Olson Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Spring Invitational
2007 Uptown Art Festival, Minneapolis, ‘05, ’06 (best in drawing)
2006 Olson Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, Spring Landscape show
2006 Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, Iowa (group show)
2005 Augustana College Art Museum, Best in Show, Rock Island, Illinois
2004 Quad Cities Arts, Rock Island, Illinois (two person show)
2003 “Face to Face”, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, Illinois
2002 Olson Larsen Gallery, Holiday Invitational, group show
2002 “New Art”, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, curator, Jane Milosch
2002 Arts Iowa City, solo show, Iowa City, Iowa
2002 Kirkwood Community College, Area Faculty Show, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2001 Cornell College, Area Faculty Show, Mount Vernon, Iowa
2000 Peoria Art Guild, Peoria Art Festival, (best in 2D) (best in show ’90)
2000 Mount Mercy College, solo show, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
2000 Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver Colorado
1999 Henry W. Myrtle Gallery, Cedar Falls, Iowa (solo show)
1999 Luther College, solo show, Decorah, Iowa
1999 Milwaukee Art Museum, Lakefront Festival of the Arts (best in graphics 98,97)
1999 Arts Iowa City, “Corporeal Reality”, (best in show), Iowa City, Iowa
1998 Madison Art Center, Art Fair on the Square, (best in show) ‘88, (best in graphics) ‘93


  • Saint Lawrence University, Canton, New York
  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City
  • University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Selected Publications

2014 Cityview, Des Moines, Ia., “Same Subject, Different Points of View”, Oct. 16, 2014
2014 Waterloo Courier, “Dialog Human” April, 2014
2014 Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Ia., Gallery C Exhibit Jan. 2014
2009 “Beneath the Surface”, Grinnell College, Lesley Wright
2008 Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 23, “Cooperative Competitors”
2008 Corridor Business Journal, Iowa City, Iowa “Entrepreneur 101”
2007 Art Scene (February) Des Moines, Iowa
2006 Des Moines Register, Iowa, “Landscape paintings reveal views of nature”, June 11
2005 Augustana College, Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, April
2005 Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa, “Celebrate beauty of land, water”, June 5
2004 Coe College, Faculty Scholarship and Grants
2004 Quad Cities Reader, Rock Island, Illinois
2002 Iowa 2002, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
1999 Peoria Art Guild, Peoria Art Festival (poster)
1996 Saint Lawrence University, Canton, New York, Third Biennial Alumni Exhibition
1992 Cummington Press, Omaha, Nebraska, Dance Music, Barry Goldensohn (frontispiece)
1991 Cummington Press, Omaha, Nebraska, A Final Antidote, Louise Bogan (frontispiece)
1986 Cummington Press, Omaha, Nebraska, A Voyage to Cythera, Ralph Bobb (frontispiece)
1986 Cummington Press, Omaha, Nebraska, Bathsheba on the Third Day, Jane Greer, (frontispiece)

Related Professional Activity

2010-present Moderator, “Talk in the MUD”, Campbell Steele Gallery
2011 Moderator Portraiture panel, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
2007-present Board of Trustees, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
1995-present Instructor, Drawing and Printmaking, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1994-present Marion Arts Festival Advisory Board
1991-present Co-owner Campbell Steele Gallery, Marion, Iowa
1993-1996 President, Marion Arts Council, secured grant (Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation) for installation of public art in Marion Public Library
1994 Instructor, Art History, Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1988-1993 Co-scenic designer Theatre Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Workshops Conducted

1993 Open life drawing sessions twice weekly, year round, Coe College (on-going)
2003 Carlos Ferguson, drawing/ tonality project
2002 Nancy Erskine, monotype
2001 Gerald Auten, drawing
2000 Kathy Caraccio, printmaking
1999 Stephen Cone Weeks, drawing
1998 Joe D’Uva, aluminum plate lithography