Professional Bio

Awards/Commissions

2005-National Art Competition/ National American Mothers Organization

1st Place Award – sculpture/bronze 24” “In Her Mother’s Footsteps”

2004-Art Competition/ Oregon American Mothers Organization

1st Place Award – sculpture/bronze “In Her Mother’s Footsteps”

2003-Commission by Dr. Packham - Portland, Oregon  to create work representing his daughters –  “In Her Mother’s Footsteps”

2000-World War II Veterans Memorial/Tremonton, Utah “Borgstrom Brothers” 4 bas relief bronze

1998-99-Nauvoo House/Student Housing Complex, BYU-Idaho,Rexburg, Idaho

“Joseph and Emma Smith” life size bronze busts

Painted mural  “Nauvoo Temple” in memorial room at complex

1999- Second life size casting of Emma Smith presented to the Presidency of the General Relief Society Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City – permanent collection

Mural of the Nauvoo Temple and sculpture by Jacki Hunlow

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Exhibitions

2006- Finalist - "Best & Brightest Show" Scottsdale Artist School

2005 - Annual Gala Celebration Oregon American Mothers

“In Her Mother’s Footsteps”, 4 works in the series“Women of the Spirit”

•Brigham Young University Gift Shop-Artist Showcase

 “Joseph and Emma Smith” bronze and marble castings

1999-    General Relief Society Conference, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah- “Women of the Spirit” series/bronze/4 sculptures

1995-     General Relief Society Conference, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah- “Women of the Spirit” series/bronze/4 sculptures

1992-93  World Wide Celebration  Sesquicentennial of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints held at the Church Museum of History and Art-Salt Lake City, Utah

“A Gift From the Islands” 1st bronze in series of “Women of the Spirit”

Donations

2000 -    Half life-size busts given as gifts to Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, and  James E. Faust the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah

2005 -    Life size marble cast bust of Joseph donated to Portland Mormon Choir and Orchestra  - “Visions of Eternity, a Musical Journey of Faith” commemorative concert

Design

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Education/Studies

2005-Scottsdale Artist School -instructor- oil, portraits–William Whitaker

2004-Portland, Oregon–oil, portraits - Leonid Grevitz – Russian Master

1992-1994- Salt Lake City, UT - worked w/ LaVar Walgren of 3D Art in sculpting & casting

1990-91-Lehi, Utah-Wasatch Bronze, worked w/ Dennis Smith, Grant Speed, L. Deane Trueblood, Dollores Shelledy & other wonderful sculptors.

Brigham Young, University, Provo, Utah 1982

Utah State University, Logan, Utah 1971-75

Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho 1970-71

University of New Mexico 1969-70

Private lessons with various Southwestern artists -painting on location in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico

More private lessons (1975-83) in Utah, Idaho and Arizona

Teaching/Lectures

    Utah St. University Continuing Education/Art Classes 1975-76

    Boise State University Continuing Education/Art Classes 1977-78

    Utah St. University/Environmental Design/Adjunct Professor 1998-99

    Invited to lecture on “Women of the Spirit” 1993-current; Utah, Arizona, New York, Idaho, Oregon

Author:

1995- “Where Can We Turn?” published Jefferson Resource Institute

Travel

Mexico, Hawaii, Western Samoa, American Samoa, Moscow- Russia, Paris-France

Lived

New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Hawaii, Virginia, New York, Oregon

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