Resume

Education:

  • BFA—Bachelor of Fine Arts/Painting – University of Georgia
  • MPA — Master of Public Administration – University of Tennessee
  • Artist Residency Grant: Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
  • Studied with Peter Homitzky-Art Students League of New York, William J. Kalwick, Martin Grielle, Bruce Greene, Vie Dunn-Harr, Vicki McMurry, Guido Frick, Ann Templeton, Zhaoming Wu, Edward Povey

Teaching Experience:

  • Private Instruction—1990-Present: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Porcelain, and specialty workshops
  • Sun City Visual Arts Center, Georgetown, TX – 2005; 2012
  • Art Center of Williamson County, Round Rock, Texas – 2005 – 2011
  • Framer’s Gallery, Georgetown, Texas – 2010 – 2011
  • Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas – March, 2010 – Present
  • Grumbacher/Michaels , Bee Cave, Texas – September, 2010 – 2011
  • Austin Great Wall Chinese School, Austin, Texas – August, 2010 – 2011
  • National Arts Program (NAPF)/VSA of Texas Art Education Scholarships – 2005, 2006
  • Temple College at Taylor – 2005: Drawing and Painting
  • Laughing at the Sun Gallery, Austin, Texas—1999: Figure Painting

Judging
Judge of Sun City Texas Visual Arts Club Annual Exhibition, September, 2012
Judge for Cordovan School of Art Student Exhibition, Round Rock, Texas, May, 2012

Professional Publications:

  • “Focus on Round Rock” magazine, July 2011 feature article “Artistic Passion”
  • “The View” magazine, April 2011 feature article
  • Cover: “400 Poems,” Georgetown, Texas, 2011
  • Book: “Smithville, Texas!,” Jordan Gallery, Smithville, Texas, 2005
  • Photo: “Stone Turns Into Flesh,” Austin American-Statesman, September, 1999
  • Painting: “The Lesson”: Cover of September/October 1997 Journal of Health Education
  • Painting: “Woman: Stress”: Cover of January/February 1989 Health Education

Selected Exhibitions and Awards:

Galleries and Venues:

      Mary’s Touch Radio interview for Relevant Radio, July, 2012

 

    Art & Conservation Competition, Chosen Artist, July, 2012 – April, 2013

  • Roots, Georgetown, TX – Featured Artist, April, 2012
  • Artist’s Booth, Georgetown, TX – Featured Artist – March, 2012
  • Round Rock Public Library, Round Rock, TX – Solo Show, Judeo-Christian Art -March, 2012
  • ArtSpace, Round Rock, TX – African American Art Show-February, 2012
  • Austin Visual Artists Association, 35th Anniversary Exhibition – February, 2012
  • Salado Winesellers, Salado, Texas – Beneath the Blue Show – January-April, 2012
  • Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas – SPUNC Show – November, 2011
  • Plein Air Austin, Corridor of Art Exhibition – October/November, 2011
  • Frames and Things, Copperas Cove, Texas – Solo show – September, 2011
  • “Bucking the Texas Myth” show, Austin, Texas – AVAA Austin ArtSpace -Selected -August/September, 2011
  • Art Across the Americas Exhibition, University of Texas, Austin, Texas – Selected – October, 2011
  • Salado Fine Arts Festival, Salado, Texas – Selected-August/September, 2011
  • Round Rock Area Arts Council Shows -Invited Artist, June, 2011;
  • Veterans Administration Hospital, Temple, Texas – Permanent Collection, June 2011
  • Round Rock Area Arts Council “Latin Show”-Selected, May, 2011
  • Georgetown, TX Red Poppy Festival 2011, Featured Artist, April, 2011
  • Austin Visual Arts Association Exhibition-Selected, May, 2011; October, 2011
  • Round Rock Public Library Solo Show, May, 2011
  • Thiel Silcox Competition, Killeen, TX-2nd Place in Oil Painting
  • Artisans Gallery, Taylor, TX – Solo Show
  • Franklin’s Jewelers, Georgetown, TX – Solo Show
  • Diocese of Austin Pastoral Center 4th Exhibition, Austin, TX
  • Round Rock Arts Council’s ArtSpace, Round Rock, TX
  • The Daily Grind, Round Rock, TX
  • Frames and Things Gallery, Copperas Cove, TX
  • The Good Art Co., Fredericksburg, TX
  • Artisans Gallery, Taylor, Texas – One Woman Show, August, 2010 – Present
  • Salado Wine Sellers show, Salado, Texas – August-September, 2010
  • Franklins Jewelers, One Woman Show, Georgetown, Texas – September, 2010
  • Maggiano’s at The Domain, Austin, Texas – August, 2010
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Six Texas Art Teachers Exhibition, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas – January, 2010 – February, 2010
  • Thiel-Silcox, Killeen Art Guild Competition, Killeen, Texas -Selected, November-December 2010
  • Diocese of Austin Pastoral Center, Austin, Texas – 2nd Fine Arts Council Art Exhibit, Selected – August, 2009 – February, 2010
  • Up the Chisholm Trail Art Exhibit, Georgetown, Texas – September, 2009
  • Studio2 Gallery, Austin, Texas – April, 2009 – Present
  • Smith Gallery, Scott & White, Temple, Texas – One Woman Show – July, 2008
  • Vive le Art Cultural Center, Killeen, Texas – Red Show, 2nd Place Award – Oct, 2007
  • Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas – Dolls Dissemblage Invitational Show – Aug-Sep,2007
  • Gallery Lombardi, Austin, Texas: Radical Nautical Juried Show, Selected, August, 2007
  • Killeen Artist Guild, Killeen, Texas – Honorable Mention, June, 2007
  • 8th Street Gallery and Studios, Georgetown, Texas, April, 2009
  • A Floral Expression, Georgetown, Texas: May, 2007 – Present
  • Abbey’s, Georgetown, Texas: One Person Show, September-October, 2006 – Present
  • The Framers Gallery, Georgetown, Texas: One Person Show, July, 2006 – Present
  • Art Splash 2006 National Juried Competition, Graham, Texas – Selected, April, 2006
  • Concordia University, Austin, Texas, National Juried Arte Sagrado 2006 Purchase Prize Award – April, 2006
  • River Place Country Club, Austin Texas, One Woman Show, December, 2005 – January, 2006
  • Casall’s Art Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana: 2005-Present
  • Jordan Gallery, Smithville, Texas: 2005 – 2006
  • Thompson Mole Gallery, LaGrange, Texas: 2005-2006
  • Oil Painters of America, Texas Coordinator-Great Paint Out, San Antonio, Texas – Oct., 2005
  • Cultural Activities Center, Temple, Texas, Bell Fine Arts Exhibition, August-September, 2005
  • Bell Fine Arts Gallery, Belton, Texas: First Place, Portraits, in Fall competition: November, 2004 Salado Galleries, Salado, Texas: 2005-2006
  • Warm River Gallery, Austin, Texas: Two-Person Show: 2005-2006
  • Gallery Lombardi Juried National Show “Electricity and Me,” selected, Austin, Texas: Oct, 2004
  • Bunkhouse Gallery Art Shows, Cypress Mill, Texas: 2003, 2004
  • Artists Harvest Show “Lyle and Lyle,” Austin, Texas: October, 2000
  • Gallery Lombardi “New Paintings” Lyle/Randall/Roset Exhibition, Austin, Texas: June, 2000
  • Springfield Art Association “Liturgical and Sacred Art 2002 Juried Exhibition,” Springfield, Illinois: May 3 – May 18, 2002
  • Mariological Society of America Juried Mary in the Arts Exhibit, traveling nationally from Dayton, Ohio: Selected—1998/1999
  • Havre de Grace Arts Commission 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Second Place, Havre de Grace, Maryland: Award—1997
  • Washington National Cathedral Liturgical Design Show, Washington, DC: 1997
  • AVAA Juried Shows, Austin, Texas: May, 2004; 2005 – Present
  • Carr Building Exhibition, Austin, Texas: April-June, 2004
  • 2005, 2004, 2003, 1999 Membership Shows, Austin, Texas
  • Artists’ Coalition of Austin “Revenants” Show, Austin, Texas: April 1-15, 2002
  • Curator, “Artists to Artists Outreach: Imagine Art” Exhibition, Austin, Texas: February, 2000
  • “Body Conscious: Leslie Pierce and Patricia Lyle” Show, Austin, Texas: September, 1999
  • WCAG Show Chair, 2005-2006
  • Georgetown Poppy Festival, Poppy Art Competition, Third Place, February, 2005
  • Golden Bough Exhibit, Georgetown, Texas: December, 2003/January, 2004
  • WCAG Juried Show, Selected, Georgetown, Texas: October 4-5, 2003
  • Dia de los Muertos Exhibition, Second Place, Taylor, Texas, October, 2005; October, 2006
  • Vive Le Arts Center, Killeen, Texas, March-April, 2005
  • Georgetown Hospital Healing Arts Gallery, March, 2005
  • Valentine Icon Exhibit, Second Place, Taylor, Texas, February, 2005
  • Taylor Daily Press Artist of the Month, November, 2004
  • Golden Bough Gallery TAG Artists Exhibition, Georgetown, Texas: 2005, 2004

Corporate and Private Collections:

  • Southwest Research Cancer Center, Austin, Texas Oncology
  • Concordia University Collection, Austin, Texas
  • TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company, Round Rock, Texas
  • Expert Systems, Reston, Virginia
  • Randolph Breyer & Associates, Mendham, New Jersey
  • Numerous private collections in USA, Singapore, Australia

Professional Experience:

  • Visual artist—1970-Present
  • Williamson County Art Guild, Show Chair, 2005-2006
  • Artists’ Coalition of Austin, Board Member, 1999
  • EditTech, Inc., Reston, Virginia, President—1987-1999
  • American Association for HPERD, Reston, Virginia—1980-1988
  • State Department of Education, Nashville, Tennessee—1974-1980

Memberships:

  • American Impressionist Society
  • Oil Painters of America
  • American Women Artists
  • Art Students League of New York
  • Austin Visual Arts Association
  • Plein Air Austin
  • Capitol Art Society
  • Coppini Academy of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • Williamson County Art Guild
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