University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, MFA program, 1973-1975
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, B.A. in Biology, 1973

Teaching Experience
Tacoma Community College, Art Department, 1996-Present
University of Puget Sound, Art Department, 1995
Pacific Lutheran University, Art Department, 1995
Guest Lecturer, UPS Philosophy Department, Aesthetics, 1993-1994
University of Puget Sound, graduate assistantships, 1973-1975

Workshops Presented
Central Washington University, Ellensberg, WA
Shoreline Community College, Seattle, WA
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
Hui Noe’au, Makawao, HI
Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA
Hawaii Potters Guild, Honolulu, HI
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA
Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, ID
Charles Wright Academy, Tacoma, WA
Bellevue Art Museum School, Bellevue, WA
Sun Valley Center for the Arts & Humanities, Sun Valley, ID


Selected Solo Exhibitions
Blue Heron Gallery, Vashon Allied Arts; Vashon Island WA; solo exhibition; 2009
The Gallery, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts; Bainbridge Island WA; solo exhibition; 2006,             
The Depot, Anacortes WA; solo exhibition, 2005
Kobo; Seattle WA; solo exhibition 2004
Bryan Ohno Gallery; Seattle WA; solo exhibition, 2003
Bibelot Gallery, Honolulu HI, “Shibui”; solo exhibition, 2003
William Zimmer Gallery, Mendocino, CA; solo exhibition, 2001
Childhood’s End Gallery, Olympia, WA; solo exhibition, 2001
Artstop Gallery, Tacoma, WA; solo exhibition, 2001, 2004, 2009
FireWorks, Seattle, WA; solo exhibition; 1983
Lawrence Gallery, Sheridan, OR; solo exhibition, 1982, 1981
The Hand and the Spirit, Scottsdale, AZ; solo exhibition, 1981
Images Gallery, Ketchum, ID; solo exhibition, 1981


Selected Group Exhibitions
Northwest Craft Center Gallery; Seattle WA; 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009
Gallery Madera; Tacoma WA; A Path of Flame; 2008, 2009
Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection; Federal Way WA; Traditions and Translations, Arts of the Earth; 2006
The Gallery, Bainbridge Island WA; “Tea Party”, 2002, “Vase” 2004, 2008, one person show; 2006, “Intersections; Contemporary Art by Japanese-Americans”, 2006
Honolulu Academy of Arts; Honolulu HI; “From the Hand”, 2004
Tacoma Community College; Tacoma WA; “Faculty Show”; 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Tacoma Community College; Tacoma WA; “Ichi go Ichi e”; 2006
Basecamp; Enumclaw WA; 11th Juried Art Exhibit; 2004
Baltimore Clayworks; Baltimore MD, “The Loving Cup”, 2004
Artspirit Gallery; Coeur d’Alene ID, “Clay Invitational”, 2001, 2003
Tacoma Community College Gallery; Tacoma WA “International Ceramics Symposium”, 2002
Kirkland Arts Center; Kirkland WA, “Chado/Ikebana”, 2002
University Gallery, Pacific Lutheran University; Tacoma WA, “Club Mud”, 2002
Kitteredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA; invitational show, 2001
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, "Porcelain: Variations on a Theme”
King County Arts Commission Gallery; Seattle WA; “The Year of American Craft, 1993”
Northwest Craft Center, Seattle, WA; Washington Potters Assn. Show, 1999,2000
Glenn Richards, Seattle WA; “Pottery Invitational”, 2000 through 2008
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA, "One Sense of Beauty", 1983
Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, "Western States Contemporary Crafts"
Civic Arts Galley, Walnut Creek, CA, "West Coast Ceramics
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, "Northwest Designer Craftsmen”
The Hand the Spirit, Scottsdale, AZ ; “American Porcelain: “The Emergence of a New Tradition”, 1982
Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA; “Dinner at Eight: Art for the Table”, 1982
Wing Luke Memorial Museum, Seattle, WA; Invitational Asian American Artists Show; 1982,1981,1979
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; “Fire Arts, ‘79”; 1979
Contemporary Artisans, San Francisco, CA; “White on White”, 1979
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR;
Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR; “Crafts Northwest circa 1980”
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; “1977 Crafts Invitational Exhibition”
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; “Crafts 76”, 1976
Renwick Galley, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. “American Porcelain”


Washington Potters Association, Members Choice 2nd Place 1996
Washington Potters Association, Best of Show 1995
Bellevue Art Museum Fair, Bellevue, WA, Best of Show 1992
Art Quake, Portland, OR, Best of Show 1992
Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah State College, "Celebration 45"
Bellevue Art Museum, "10/40: Anniversary Celebration"
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; “Crafts/’74”, Honorable Mention, 1974
Zagreb, Yugoslavia, "First Triennial Exhibition of Small Ceramics"
University of Kansas, Purchase Award, "Orton Cone Box Show"


Public Collections
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Washington, D.C.
Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ
Bemidji State University; MN
Utah State University; Logan, UT
Overlake Hospital Medical Center; Bellevue WA
Honolulu Academy of Arts; Honolulu HI
Harborview Medical Center; Seattle WA
American Museum of Ceramic Art; Pomona, CA


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