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Solo Exhibitions

2019 Michael Stearns Studio @ The Loft, San Pedro, CA (upcoming July & August)

2010 Cosmic Lace, Dennis Dutzi Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2010  Shudder and Quake, MFA Exhibition, Marilyn Werby Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Group Exhibitions


Two person exhibition, Art @ Work Space, Long Beach, CA

(upcoming November)


The Colors Within, Gallery Western, Los Angeles, CA


On the Map, Avenue 50, Highland Park, CA

Dwelling, Yoon Space, Los Angeles, CA

Untitled, Angel's Gate pop-up gallery.  San Pedro, CA

Turning to the Light, Robin Hinchliffe, curator, Angels' Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA


Interconnectivity Revealed, Blue Wade, Ebony Perry, curators Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts (Marymount University) San Pedro, CA

Untitled: San Pedro, Southbay Contemporary & The Loft, Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts, San Pedro, CA 


Out of Thin Air, Robin Hinchliffe, curator Angels Ink Gallery, San Pedro, CA

 Art of Stem Cells,Leslie Davis, curator Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

The Search (A collaborative exhibition inspired by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Jeff Alu, Stephen Anderson, curators. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

Fluxjob, a collaborative work, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN


High Desert Test Sites, 2013: Expanding Horizons. (Dave Hickey, Libby Lumpkin, Andrea Zittel, Aurora Tang, jurors), a collaborative work between Joshua Tree, CA and Albuquerque, NM

Push & flow, (Megumi Moisen, Heather Anacker, curators) Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach

reFresh:  Furniture & Fiber.  Zask Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA

Into the Wilderness:  A Journey Within; Forest, For the Trees, Heather Hogan, curator), Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA


Place, Art in Embassies, Wellington, NZ (through 2013)

South Bay Focus 2011, Carl Berg, juror; Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition (24th annual).  Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 

California Open Exhibition, Max Presneill, juror, Long Beach Arts,  Long Beach, CA 

Art Auction XIV, (Juried exhibition), Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA 

Come Together for Unity, Zask Gallery, Rolling Hills Estates, CA  

Second Nature, Zask Gallery, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 

ominum-gatherum, Maxine Merlino Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA 

Celebrating a Decade of Art, 2nd CIty Council Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA       


Get Together, Hancock Art & Design Center, Long Beach, CA

Insights, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Tubular! (Doug Harvey, curator), Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA

MFA Open Studios, California State University, Long Beach, CA. Sept., March


Architecture...  Curated by Matt Winkler, Werby Gallery, California State University, Long Beach

Inside Long Beach, EXPO Building, Long Beach, CA

MFA Open Studios, California State University, Long Beach, CA

 Advancement, Gatov Gallery West, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Long Beach Green Festival, East Village Arts District, Long Beach, CA


Approaching Memory, The Loft, San Pedro, CA

Drawing the Landscape, California State University, Long Beach, CA


Works on Paper, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA


Gatov Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA


2011 MFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2004 California State University, Long Beach, CA. BFA-Studio Art, Drawing & Painting

Additional Studies

2010  Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Workshop with Jane Hammond, Snowmass, CO

2004 Florence, Italy

Previous Degree

1982 Humboldt State University, Humboldt, CA. MA Speech & Language Pathology      

Awards & Fellowships

2010  Isa Catto Fellowship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO

2010  Provost's Purchase Award, Insights 2010, Juried exhibition


Push & Flow (exhibition catalog) (October, 2013)

Encountering Place (exhibition catalog) U.S.  Embassy Wellington, New Zealand (2011)

Harvey, Doug. Green Room Wormhole Sideshow (exhibition essay) (March 2010)

"Tubular!  Doug Harvey curates exhibit of CSULB's art students at Pacific Design Center." Everything Long Beach. (March 11, 2010)

Open Studios catalog, California State University, Long Beach, CA. (2010, 2009)

Selected Private & Public Collections

Better Lives

Jennifer & Frank Greenberg, Austin, TX

Provost's Office, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Professional Activities

2016 Co-curator, Angel's Gate pop-up gallery, San Pedro, CA

2013 Artist talk, Push & flow, Manhattan Beach, CA

2011 Panel discussion, Second Nature, Palos Verdes, CA

2009 Interview, "Leading the Full Life"

Other Experience

2011 Teaching Associate:  Introduction to 2-dimensional design, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2009-2010 Teacher Intern, California State University, Long Beach, CA

                3 semesters:  Foundation 2-d design, Beginning painting, Foundation drawing