Biography

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Long Bio

  1988-1993


-Stout-McCourt Gallery - Dallas,Texas -exhibited works of art in gallery event/theme every 6 weeks;-private working studio located above gallery (worked in studio monday thru fri 7pm - 11pm/ sat. 10am to 6pm) while maintaining day job in the real estate title industry; weekend Artist/Musicians Outdoor Jam Sessions; Private Dinner Previews/ Donated works of art to Ursaline Academy, Dallas,Tx for charity events for children; contract labor for local restaurant-window painting/ purchase/maintain indoor/outdoor plants/flower-boxes/ painting walls of dining room/reupholstering dining booths/coordinated new menu designs/hand sewn curtains


1993 -


-moved to New Mexico/ worked from studio located in my apartment


1994 -


-El Zocalo Building, Bernalillo, NM - Private studio


1994 - 


-B.C. Nowlin, Professional Artist, Bernalillo, NM -worked as Studio Assistant

  

-Exhibited works of art at Running Buffalo Art Gallery, Bernalillo, NM/ sold greeting card gift boxes


-The Range Cafe -Exhibited Original Abstract Acrylic Paintings/restaurant burned down & one    painting survived.


1995 - 


-"Women of The West Dessert Art Preview " Santa Fe, NM- BC Nowlin - I served as director of  this event -Coordinated/Recruited/Cast Art Models/caterers/event details


1996- 


-Exhibited/sold works of art at Road Runner Cafe-Corrales,NM


1999-to Present Day


-Sauce Liquid Lounge/Albuquerque,NM/ Curator/Exhibited/Sold works of art/curated guest artists  30 day art events/shows


-Curated Emerging Artists shows at Theaters/Attorney Offices/Cooperate Offices/Restaurants  located in Albuquerque, NM


-Albuquerque Arts Business Association (AABA)/Artscrawl/First Friday: 


-served as secretary 2002-2003; 

 elected President 2003 to present


-AABA serves 40 plus galleries in the Albuquerque/Metroplex/Tijeras Canyon


-Mission: Provide art events to promote gallery business; create Albuquerque as an Arts Destination, provide educatation to the public on the Arts; 


-Worked with the City of Albuquerque /Cultural Services on Mountain Road Development Team, events for Old Town, Albuquerque, Nm, targeting areas of gallery business development for NE Heights/Downtown Albuquerque/Nob Hill/Old Town


-Local Treasures Award committee-each year local artists are awarded as an Albuquerque "Local Treasure" by AABA/Albuquerque Arts Business Association/Artscrawl/First Friday


-Exhibited works of art at the Sunshine Cafe, Albuquerque, NM


-Foreign Accents -Albuquerque,Nm / published 3 of my designs on hand tufted rugs/ 

         Sold throughout national market

    

-Private Studio located at the Sunshine Building, Albuquerque, NM


-Exhibited/Sold Delphia Dreams Eureka Springs,Arkansas



-Corrdinated/directed art benefit event/curated rotating juried art in conjunction with Sports & Wellness at 5 different Sports & Wellness locations throughout Albuquerque, Nm.



-2004 Juried Arts Festival - Deep Ellum, Dallas,Texas - juried into arts festival - unable to attend



-Su Casa Winter Issue Magazine 2005 - paintings photographed & published in magazines



-Paintings rented by movie studios for 4 different movies - including "The Flock" starring Richard  Gere


-Exhibited/Sold Participated in " Go! Art Festival " from its inception for 6 years, Albuquerque,NM


-Awarded Best Booth by "Go! Art Festival 2005


-Press Conference/Albuquerque Museum/ Mayor Martin Chavez - name one of 25 local art

 leaders/organizations in Albuquerque, NM

 

-Coordinated/travel details for out of state gallery openings/events/studio openings/operations for  BC Nowlin


 -Albuquerque Town-hall Committee


-Creative Albuquerque -wokred in partnership to help organization and develop "Emerging Creatives" a venue for emerging artists to learn about the business of art, 

exhibit their work & meet with local gallery owners


-Exhibited/Sold works of art at The Harwood, Albuquerque, Nm


-Awarded of "40 Under 40" brokers by New Mexico Business Weekly -Alumni of "40 Under 40"


-"Best of Scottsdale" Art Show - selected to attend & represent Occasions By Design Gallery -    

   Scottsdale, Arizona


-Occasions By Design - Scottsdale Arizona - 2 day Opening Reception/ Outdoor painting

  demonstration


-"LifeTime Achievement Member of the "Tom L. Popejoy Society" UNM      Foundation,Albuquerque,NM


-Anduluz Hotel - Albuquerque, NM - worked with hotel to help develop the Southwest  CulturalCenter, Albuquerque, NM


-Albuquerque Conventions & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) 2008 - Seat on Board of Directors/ Awarded   

     

-NM Rail Runner Inaugural Committee- Albuquerque,NM;  

  NM Rail Runner Gallery Event -Gold St, Albuquerque, NM

 

- Coordinated/installed 3 open-seperate gallery exhibitions on Gold St./complete with Art and indoor landscaping/water features installed to highlight the arts during the inaugural run of the rail runner train

      

-Exhibited works of art at Farm & Table Restaurant, Albuquerque, NM


-Exhibited/Sold Adagio Galleries - 2009-2011 Palm Springs,   Ca,


-Exhibited/Sold Weems Artsfest -2016, Albuquerque,NM


-Commissioned Surfboard-Costa Rica-Che Boards-2018


-Albuquerque Art Showcase Board -2018 to present


2019 Local Treasure Award - Albuquerque Art Business Association/ARTScrawl


2019 - President of AABA -2003 to present