EDUCATION

2002   MFA University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1975   BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1974   University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1966-69 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

 

FELLOWSHIPS 

2001   Yeck Fellowship, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

            Wolfstein Travel Fellowship Award, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008   Life, Phyllis Weston/Annie Bolling Gallery Cincinnati, OH

2006   Coexistence, Phyllis Weston/Annie Bolling Gallery Cincinnati, OH

1999   Painting the Real, Susan Issacs Gallery, Wilmington, DL

1990   Façades, Cincinnati Closson’s, Cincinnati, OH

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019   Happy Little Clouds, Santa Fe Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2017    Guns to Art Benefit Show, form & concept, Santa Fe, NM

2015   Over 50, University of Cincinnati, Claremont, Cincinnati, OH

2014   Masks and Totems, Phoenix Contemporary Art Center, Phoenix, Arizona

2011   Collections, Semantics Gallery, Cincinnati,OH

            Faculty Exhibition, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

2009   Faculty Exhibition, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH

            Sick, Invitational Group Exhibition, Root Division San Francisco, CA

            Eco-Sexual Blue Wedding to the Sea, w/ Annie Sprinkle & Elizabeth Stephens,

                    53rd Venice Biennale

2006   Featured Artists, Phyllis Weston/Annie Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2005   Faculty Exhibition, Chidlaw Gallery, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

            Weather, Systems and Responses Semantics, Cincinnati, OH

2004   Artist Books, Cincinnati Public Library, Cincinnati OH

2003   Faculty Exhibition, Chidlaw Gallery, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

            College Artists of America, Open Brand Galleries, Glendale, OH

2002   Studio Works Group Exhibition, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

            Graduate Thesis Exhibition, DAAP 4th Street Galleries, Cincinnati, OH

            Recent Works by Merlene Schain and Sarah Stolar, Semantics, Cincinnati, OH

2001   Paintings, SSNOVA, Cincinnati, OH

            2nd Year Graduate Show, 840 Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

            1st Year Graduate Show, Gallery Jay, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2000   Women’s Art Exhibition Invitational, Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

1999   Invitational Art Exhibition, University Club, Cincinnati, OH

1990   Ohio Watercolor Show, Windon Gallery, Columbus, OH

1986   Viewpoint Show, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, OH

1985   International Traveling Art Competition 

                    (Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA; Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Jan Baum                     Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA; University Art Museum,                       Cal State University, Long Beach, CA; Art Core Center, Los Angeles, CA; Otis Art                               Institute, Los Angeles, CA;, Newport Beach, CA; Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Cal                       State College, San Bernadino, CA; Laguna Beach Museum, Laguna Beach, CA)

            Ohio Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

1983   Ohio Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

            Energy Art: Rocky Mountain National Exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

1982   Ohio Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

            Grand National Exhibition, American Arts Professional League, Salmagundi Club,

                    New York, NY

            8th Annual Open Exhibition: Watercolor Oklahoma, The House Gallery,

                    Oklahoma City, OK

            7th Annual National Exhibition Mixed Media, Creative Art Center, Burbank, CA

                    (award winner)                      

            New Photographic ’82 Traveling Exhibition

                    (Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA; University of Idaho, University Gallery, Moscow, ID)

            Burleson Chamber of Commerce Exhibition, Burleson, TX

            10th Juried Works on Paper, 2nd Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

            Terrance Gallery National on Paper, Terrance Gallery, Plainville, NY

            North Dakota Print and Drawing Annual Exhibition, University of North Dakota,

                    Grand Forks, ND

            American Watercolor Society, 115th Annual Exhibition New York, NY

            Group Exhibition Minot State College, Minot, ND, (Purchase Award, Honorable Mention)

            Viewpoint Show, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, OH

1981   Viewpoint Show, Cincinnati Art Club, Cincinnati, OH

            Juried Exhibition, Woman Art Gallery, New York, NY

            SOHO Show, Woman Art Gallery, New York, NY

            North Dakota Print and Drawing Exhibition, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

            Traditional Artist 15th Annual Exhibition, San Bernadino County Museum,

                    San Bernadino CA

            53rd Annual National April Art Exhibit, Springville Museum, Springville, UT

1976   Cincinnati Art Club Invitational Exhibition, Cincinntati, OH

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