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Selected Publications

2000 - 2005

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California.

  • Bruce McGaw Graphics, West Nyack, New York.

  • Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Connecticut. Natural History Book illustration.

  • American Birding Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Bird illustration for annual convention publications and limited edition T-shirts.

  • Redwood Region Audubon Society, Eureka, California. Bird illustration for Humboldt County Breeding Bird Atlas.

  • Golden Gate National Parks Association, San Francisco, California. Bird illustration for interpretive signage at Crissy Field Park.

  • The Marine Mammal Center, Sausalito, California. Marine mammal paintings on The Whale Bus, an outreach van for conservation of marine mammals.


  • Falcon Press, Inc., Helena, Montana. Complete illustrations for America's 100 Most Wanted Birds, Birder's Dictionary, and Scats & Tracks.

  • Maui Ocean Center, Maui, Hawaii. Coral reef fish, animals and invertebrates for identification cards.

  • Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. West Virginia Wildlife Viewing Guide.

  • ABA/Lane Field Guides, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Field Guide Illustration.

  • Concepts Direct, Longmont Colorado. Stationary design.

  • ABC Electronic Arts, San Mateo, California. CD-ROM packaging.

  • Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, Colorado. Interpretive panels for a diorama hall.

  • Denver Zoo, Denver Colorado. Interpretive panels for Tropical Discovery.

  • Henry Holt & Company, New York, New York. Illustrations for Exploring an Ocean Tidepool, Earthworms, and CAVES!


  • ECOS Communications, Boulder, Colorado. Interpretive natural history signage.

  • Golden Gate National Parks Association, San Francisco, California. Poster design, Harvestable Bounty of the Sea.

  • Michael Friedman Publishing Group, New York, New York. How Birds Fly and Other Wonders of the Animal World.

  • Salamander Books, London, England. Elephant Encyclopedia.

  • Greenpeace, USA, San Francisco, California. T-shirt design, Penguins of the World.

  • Hurtig Publishers, Ltd., Alberta, Canada. Canadian Junior Encyclopedia.

  • KGO-TV, San Francisco, California. Poster design, Californian Endangered Species.



  • University of California, Santa Cruz. Bachelor of Arts with honors in Environmental Studies. Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in Biology. Emphases in natural history, ornithology and agroecology.

  • U.C. Santa Cruz. Graduate class series in natural science illustration.

  • Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, summer workshop, Seattle, Washington.


  • Art Students League, Denver, Colorado. Figure drawing and painting the live model.

  • Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado. Acrylic painting and intuitive expression in art.

  • Loveland Academy of Art, Loveland, Colorado. Bird sculpture in clay.


  • Bird Topography Workshop with David Sibley. ABA Convention, Fort Collins, Colorado.

  • Bird Identification classes through LBJ Enteprises. Arcata, California.

Awards and Honors

  • 2003 and 1999; Aleutian Goose Festival poster award. First and Fourth annual Aleutian Goose Festival, Cresent City, California.

  • 1996; Artist in Residence, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.

  • 1996; Best of Show. Pelican Festival, Greeley, Colorado.

  • 1994; Merit Award; Wildlife. Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Nebraska.

  • 1993; Merit Award; Landscape. Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Nebraska.

Selected Exhibitions

(* denotes one-person show)

  • 2005, Skylite Gallery, Walla Walla, WA.

  • 2005, Terrence McBride Gallery, Vashon, WA.

  • 2005, *Arosa Cafe Gallery, Seattle, WA.

  • 2004, *Birds at Risk, Randall Davey Audubon Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

  • 2004, Henderson Gallery Southwest, Taos, New Mexico.

  • 2003, Shriver Gallery, Taos, New Mexico.

  • 2003, *Trading Post Resaurant, Taos, New Mexico.

  • 2002, New Grounds Gallery, Taos, New Mexico.

  • 2001, *private exhibit, La Jolla, California.

  • 2000, *From the Artist's Garden, Vanity, Eureka, California.

  • 2000, *Reflections of Nature, Eureka District Office of Assemblymember Virginia Strom-Martin, California.

  • 2000, Harbinger Gallery, Arnold, California.

  • 2000, American Birding Association annual convention, Fort Collins, Colorado.

  • 2000, Harbinger Gallery, Arcata, California.

  • 2000, *The Fruits of Observation, Sacred Grounds, Arcata, California.

  • 2000, Gallery by the Sea, Trinidad, California.

  • 2000, Trinidad Art Gallery, Trinidad, California.

  • 1998, Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, Arcata, California.

  • 1998, American Birding Association biennial convention, McAllen, Texas.

  • 1997, *Open Studio Exhibit, Taos, New Mexico.

  • 1997, The Art of the Naturalist, Linton/Haslam Gallery, Boulder, Colorado.

  • 1996, American Birding Association biennial convention, Park City, Utah.

  • 1996, Mirage Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  • 1996, Songbird Art Show, Key Bank Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

  • 1995, Pelican Festival, Greeley, Colorado.

  • 1995, Von Eschen Gallery, Boulder, Colorado.

  • 1995, *American Birds, NCAR Gallery, Boulder, Colorado.

  • 1992-95, Montgomery House Gallery, Boulder, Colorado.

  • 1994, Festival of the Cranes, Socorro, New Mexico.

  • 1994, Wings over the Platte, Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Nebraska.

  • 1993, Wings over the Platte, Stuhr Museum, Grand Island, Nebraska.

  • 1992, *Artistry Gallery, Chico, California.

  • 1991, *Natural Bridges State Park, Santa Cruz, California.