Education
1976 – 1980        B.F.A., Kent State University     Kent, OH
Exhibitions
1980 One-Woman Show, Steel Street Gallery, Youngstown, OH

1982 One-Woman Show, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH

1982 Three Person Show, Kottler Gallery, 3 East 65th St., New York, NY

1983 One-Woman Show, The Little Art Gallery, North Canton, OH

1984 “Fibre Art Now”, Indianapolis Art League Downtown Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana

1985 One-Woman Show, Governor Galleries, Cortland, OH

1988 Group Exhibit, Art At 2037, Cleveland, OH

1989 Group Exhibit, Depot Gallery, Niles, OH

1989 Cleveland Museum of Art, 70th May Show, Cleveland, OH

1991 One-Woman Show, Crandall Gallery, Mt Union College, Alliance OH

1991 Group Exhibit, Valley Arts Guild, Sharon, PA

2000-Present, Traveling Exhibition of Midwestern Arts & Crafts, Various

2001 Group Exhibit, Kent State University Trumbull Branch, Warren, OH

2002 Group Exhibit, Kent State University, E. Liverpool Branch, East Liverpool, OH

2003 One-Woman Show, Ashtabula Arts Center, Ashtabula, OH

2006 “Generations of Art: A Gordon Family Exhibit”, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH

Selected Invitational and Juried Shows
1982 “Ode to the Box”, Franklin University Art Gallery, Columbus, OH

1983 35th Annual Ceramic and Craft Show, Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH

1984 Boston Mills Arts Festival, Penninsula, OH, Awards Show

1987 North Coast Collage Society Exhibit, Innovation Award, Hiram College, Hiram, OH

1987 North Coast Collage Society Traveling Exhibit, Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN

1996-2002, Yankee Peddler Festival, Canal Fulton, OH

1997 Excellence in Craftsmanship Award

1999-2000, Honorable Mentions

2000 29th Annual Juried Exhibit and Competition, Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, OH

2000 Annual Hoyt Regional Art Exhibition, Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, PA

2001 Same as above, Merit Award

2001 Butler Institute of Art, Holiday Exhibition, Youngstown, OH

2002 Women’s Art Show, Judge’s Choice Award, Youngstown, OH

2005 National Collage Society, 21st Annual Juried Exhibit Award Winner, Butler Institute of Art, Salem, OH

2006 “The Art of the Doll,” The Pump House, La Crosse, WI

2006 National Collage Society, 22nd Annual Juried Exhibit, Philip & Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

2006 “All Dolled Up,” Gallery 324, Cleveland, OH

Art Performances
1995-present, various locations and groups, sculpting to music “The Audience”

1995, Performance with Ballet Theatre Ohio Sculpture and Movement, “In the Facts of M. Valdemar.”

Collections
Thomas Steel Company, Warren, OH

Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, OH

Trumbull Board of Education, Warren, OH

Trumbull Memorial Hospital Center for Surgery, Warren, OH

St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, OH

Clinton Administration White House Collect Ornament, later moved to Smithsonian Institute White House Collection

Ashtabula Center for the Arts

Numerous Private and Corporate Collections Nationwide

PUBLICATIONS
Summer 2006, Art Doll Quarterly

“Who’s Your Dada? Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media” by Linda and Opie O’Brien, book, 2009

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