Born in Ithaca, New York

Lives and works in her studio - Irvine, California

EDUCATION

2005 MFA in Art, Drawing, Painting & Printmaking, California State University, Fullerton 

1991 BFA in Art,  - Honors and Distinction, Iowa State University

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 World Art Dubai Fair, Cross Borders Art, Dubai, UAE

2016 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica, California, December 3-January 2017

2016 Cross Borders Art, December - April 2017

2016 Canvas Gallery juried show, August 2-11, Karachi, Pakistan

2016 'The Essence of Being', Founders Hall Art Gallery juried show, Soka University, Feb 1 - May 7. Aliso Viejo, California

2012-2016 Coastline Art Gallery, juried by David Lee, Newport Beach, California

2006-2016 Santiago Canyon College, Orange, California

2014 'Second Nature', Mt San Antonio College juried by Fatemeh Burnes, Walnut, California

2012 Canvas Art Gallery juried by Sameera Raja, Karachi, Pakistan

2010 Bistango, Studio Gallery (juried show), Irvine, California

2010 Santa Monica Art Studios, 'Roots,  Reasons and Regions' Arena One Gallery - 3rd Annual South Asian American Art Festival, Los Angeles, California 

2009 Santa Monica Art Studios South East Asian Festival, juried show, Los Angeles, California

2008 Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, London

2008 Santa Monica Art Studios South East Asian Festival, juried show, Los Angeles, California

2007 *Spatial Identity, Founders Hall Art Gallery (juried show), Soka University, California

2007 Landscape and Abstraction juried show, 98ten Fine Art Gallery, Irvine, California

2007 *Spatial Identity, Buena Park City Council Chambers (juried show), California

2007 Collaboration Show: Southern California Art Projects and Exhibitions Newport Beach, California Library/Sponsored By Newport Arts Commission, California

2006 ‘Faculty Show’, Irvine Valley College Gallery, Irvine, California

2006 All Media Show 2006, Irvine Fine Arts Center (juried show), Irvine, California

2006 Spatial Identity Series, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

2005 *Spatial Identity Series, Chawkandi Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2005 *MFA Thesis Exhibition 'Spatial Identity’ West Gallery California State University Fullerton, California

2005 *Spatial Identity, Irvine Fine Arts Center: Curator Carl Berg, Irvine, California

2005 Art Circuit, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine California

2004 All Media Show, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

2003 Black Cat Gallery (juried show), San Juan Capistrano, California

2003 'The Art on the Wall' Display and Open House Exhibit juried show                                    

District Office: John Campbell, Assembly Man. Irvine, California

2003 Marion Meyer Contemporary Art Gallery (juried show). Laguna Beach, California

2002 'The Art on the Wall' Display and Open House Exhibit juried show District Office: John Campbell, Assembly Man. Irvine, California

2002 ‘A Remembrance of Things Future’ Graduate Show juried by Tyler Stallings,

California State University-Fullerton, Fullerton, California

2002 JKD Gallery Bergamot Station juried show, Santa Monica, California

2002 Bistango, Studio Gallery juried show, Irvine, California

2002 Marion Meyer Contemporary Art Gallery (juried show), Laguna Beach, California

2002 All Media Show, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

2001 'Ethnic Identity', Naksha Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

2000 ‘Urban Voices’ juried show, Sheraton Hotel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1999 ‘Urban Voices’ juried show), Sheraton Hotel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1998 *Gallery Café Blue Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1998  ‘Urban Voices’ juried show, Sheraton Hotel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1997  *Naksha Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1997  Travel Exhibit: United States Information Service, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Pakistan

1997  Grammarians Exhibit, Karachi, Pakistan

1997  ‘Urban Voices’ Sheraton Hotel Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1993 *Pakistan American Cultural Center, Karachi, Pakistan

1991 *Paintings at “Art Focus’, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1996 National Exhibition Islamabad, Pakistan

1995 Kunj Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan

1990 *Focus Exhibition, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1989 Margaret Sloss Women’s Center, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1987 ‘Perceptions of Iowa’, College of Design, Iowa State University Ames, Iowa

HONORS / GRANTS /AWARDS

2007 Judges Award for ‘Spatial Identity Series’- Newport Beach Arts Commission, Newport Beach, California 

2006 Nominated for Annual Achievement Independent Artist Award for Arts Orange County, California

1991 Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Received ‘Best in Show’ in Regional Art Competition, Ames, Iowa

(Juried show), Ames, Iowa

1991 Focus Grant in Painting “Painting on Fabrics for Interiors’. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1991 Honors Grant in Painting ‘Riding the Waves’. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1989-90 Iowa State University Awards

1990 Golden Key National Honor Society

1990 Tao Sigma Delta National Honor Society

1990 Phi Kaapa Phi National Honor Society