1994 M.F.A. Painting, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1992 M.A. Painting, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1974-77 B.F.A. Illustration, with a secondary focus on Apparel Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island                                                                                                                             1973-74 Cooper School of Art, Painting, Printmaking, Illustration, Cleveland, Ohio

1972-73 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Art History, Drawing, History of Costume  


Professional Experience

1990-2019  Fine Artist, Social Art Activist and Educator in the Healing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts and Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014-15 Art Instructor, Dorn Community Charter School, Albuquerque in conjunction with a grant and the work of many hands.  Tomás Radcliff and Nature study along the Middle Rio Grande.

2015-Director, A Prayer for the Disappeared, A community art Ritual -action: to honor the too young lost lives in Mexico and New Mexico.

2012-2015 Director, A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa, Community Performance, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, honoring the disappeared young women across the borders of Mexico and New Mexico, sponsored by Littleglobe and NHCC.

2010 Director,  A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa, Albuquerque, New Mexico, a three part sculptural installation honoring the disappeared young women across the borders of Mexico and New Mexico

2008 Guest Curator, Giving Shelter, at 516 Arts, a sister project to The Cradle Project, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2006-2008 Faculty, Community Academy,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

2004-2008 Faculty, Harwood Art Center,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

2006 Adjudicator,  Assistant Examiner, United World College International Baccalaureate Organization. Las Vegas, New Mexico

2005 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1999-2002 Adjunct Lecturer III, Painting and Drawing, University of New Mexico,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

2000-2001 Graduate Studies Individual Artist Instructor for Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, Vermont-in residence in Albuquerque


2011 Morris Graves Foundation, Private Retreat, Loleta, California


Selected Exhibitions

2017 Winged Victory, Solo exhibit, 5G north, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2016 Exchange: Between You and Me, Invitational Group Exhibition by Collective Perception, Jonathan Abrams Gallery at UNM Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015 On the Map: Views at the Beach, April Price Projects Gallery, Hyatt Downtown, Albuquerque

2014 Devotions: Deborah Gavel with Audrey Bell and Leigh Anne Langwell, Price Projects Gallery, Hyatt Downtown Albuquerque, June 7th-August 30th

2014 ikebana: the art of flower as metaphor, Seven artists at 5G north gallery, Albuquerque, NM February 2014

2013 Participant with Yoko Ono's installation: ARISING, June 1 – November 24, 2013, Personal Structures, Pallazo Bembo, Venice, Italy. In the context of the 55TH VENICE BIENNALE. - See more at:

2013  Intimate Visions, three artists showing works on paper, Leich Lathrop Gallery, Albuquerque

2013  Travel: A Group Exhibition, small works by prominent New Mexican artists, Snapp Price Projects, the Albuquerque Plaza-Hyatt Hotel

 2013 Exquisite Uterus Project, January 18th- February 21st at Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

(A traveling exhibit from 2013-2019)

2013 EU Project, March 1st-15th at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Fall 2013, EU Project, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

2013, March/Women and Creativity, The Apron Project, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

2012 Power Politics and Performance: Gender, Art and Resistance, Steinhilber Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2012 Exhibit 208 Gallery, Group Invitational, Albuquerque, NM

2011, Vida Y Resistencia, En La Frontiera Norte, Group Exhibition, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 

2010 Rota Fortunae (Wheel of Fortune) A Response to the Gulf Oil Spill, Solo Exhibition, 5G Gallery, Albuquerque

A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa, Gallery 1022 with Margaret Fitzgerald, Albuquerque

Altars of Light, OffCenter, Albuquerque, NM

Talisman, Group Invitational curated by Kris Mills, Cellar Door, Albuquerque

2009 Mysteries of the Full Moon, El Zaguan Gallery, 545 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Tonia Umphrey, curator

2009-2010 Heart of the Lotus Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2008 The Cradle Project, Victory Crib, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2007 Invitational Exhibition, Orange and Blue: Studies in Monochrome, The University of Texas, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery

2006 Retrospective Exhibition, The Painter’s Geometry, Artspace 116, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Don and Pamela Michaelis, Directors

Monochrome: The Study of Orange, The Underwood Center for the Arts, Invitational Group Exhibition, Lubbock, Texas

2005, 12 Women, Women’s History Month, Invitational Exhibition, Delta College Galleria, University Center, Michigan

The Sacred Feminine, University of New Mexico at Los Alamos, New Mexico

Adjunct Faculty Exhibition, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1997-2003  C. Duell Arts Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

2002 Remembering Your Way, One-person exhibition, Invitational, Harwood Art Center, North and South Galleries, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Faculty Exhibition, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2000 Water, Magnifico, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Juried Exhibition, Merit Award

Ray Graham Collection, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, Curator of Art, Ellen Landis

1999 Spirit Manifest/Religious Imagery, Gallery Naga, Boston, Massachusetts, Invitational, Arthur Dion, curator 

A Gesture Toward Spring, Rick Hornick and Deborah Gavel, Hornick/Rivlin Studio, Boston, Massachusetts

1998 Ida y Vuelta: 12 artistes du Nouveau-Mexique, Musee Denys Puech, Place Clemenceau, Rodez, France, Laurence Imbernon, curator

1998 The Healing Arts in American and Asian Cultures: Living and Dying Well, Museum of Fine Arts, The University of Montana and Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center, Missoula, Montana 

1998 In Dust We Trust, Rhode Island School of Design New Mexico Alumni, Sandra Humphries Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1998-1999 By request, Brenda Kroos Collection, Cleveland, Ohio

1997 C. Duell Arts, at the Salamander Restaurant, Stan Frankenthaler, proprietor, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 1997 The Conception Series, Studio installation, Boston Massachusetts

1996 Alert, Site 21/21, Albuquerque, New Mexico 

By request, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, Rhode Island

10th Anniversary South End Open Studios, Boston Massachusetts              

1995  Matters of Disclosure, Three Painters, Invitational, Mirage Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1995 Solo Exhibition, Ovenwest Corporation, Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Permanent Collection, Ray and Barbara Graham III

1994 A Long Desire, M.F. A. Exhibition, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994 Spirituality and Religiosity in America, 8th Street Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Visions of Excellence,  Albuquerque, New Mexico, Award of Excellence

Solo Exhibition, Invitational Exhibition American Furnishings Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Juried Graduate Art Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 1993 Scene and Unseen, University of Eastern New Mexico, Portales, New Mexico

Tamarind Collaborative Exhibition, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

1993 Visions of Excellence, Albuquerque, New Mexico

In the Eye of the Beholder: Three Painters Raw Space, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Power in Feminism, Invitational Centennial Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico


Bernalillo County Public Arts, New Mexico

Boston Partners, Asset Management, Boston, Massachusetts

Honorable Judge Laura Fashing, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dr. Mark Unverzagt, Medicine@Downtown, Family Practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Collection, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Liberty Mutual, Boston, Massachusetts

Loomis Sayles and Company, Boston, Massachusetts

City of Albuquerque, Public Art Urban Enhancement Collection

Acadian Asset Management, Boston, London, Singapore

Southern Ute Indian Hotel, Ignatia, Colorado

New England OB-GYN, Brookline, Massachusetts

Tokio Millennium Re, Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda                                  

Ernst and Young, Boston, Massachusetts

Posternak, Blankstein and Lund, Boston, Massachusetts

Hale and Dorr, Boston, Massachusetts

Goodwin, Procter and Hoar, Boston, Massachusetts

Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts,  Albuquerque, NM

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Graham III,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ovenwest Corporation

PMCD, NYC, New York

Spectrum Color Lab, Boston, Massachusetts

Tamarind Collaborative Lithography Archive, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Total Systems Services, Columbus, Georgia

Betty’s Bath and Day Spa, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Residential Collections: Venice, California

Boston, Massachusetts

Gloucester, Massachusetts

Newport, Rhode Island

Newtonville, Massachusetts

Albuquerque, New Mexico



2019, Cover, EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, July/August, Volume 15, Issue 4, Editor Larry Dossey, MD

2017, Cover, EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, March/April Vol. 14, No. 2

2014, May issue, Yoko Ono, Arising, THE Magazine, Critical Reflections, page 49

2013, April-March, Design New England Magazine, Behind the Scenes, On Art, pg. 28 

Cover Image, EXPLORE, The Journal of Science and Healing, May/June 2011, Editor, Larry Dossey, MD

2010 New Mexico Wilderness Alliance 2010 Wild Guide

 2008 Albuquerque Journal,  Arts,  March 9, 2008

Artists’ Works, Consciences Fill “Shelter”, Dan Mayfield

 2005 Albuquerque Journal, Arts and Culture, February 6, 2005

2002 Albuquerque Journal, Arts and Culture, June 2, 2002

1999 The Boston Globe, Galleries, July 1, 1999, Cate McQuaid

The Boston Herald, Visual Arts, June 18, 1999, Joanne Silver

Art Nexus, February-April 1999, Christine Frerot, pp.100.Roundtrip.

1998 Gazette des Tribunaux du Midi, Aveyron, France, July 31, 1998

VIVA-no. 126, September 1998, Art Americain, France

Maison Cote Sun, August-September 1998, Rodez, France, Identite

Art Actualite Magazine, June 1998, Ida Y Vuelta, Thierry Sznytka, France

Midi Libre, June 17, 1998, Peinture, Le Nouveau-Mexique s’expose en Aveyron, France

The New Mexican, Kathleen McCloud, French, New Mexican Artists...

1997 STUFF Magazine, November 1997, Cover Photograph, Boston, Massachusetts

1996 Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, November 10, 1996, Design, p. 51. Boston, Massachusetts

STUFF Magazine, November 1997, Cover, Boston, Massachusetts

1994 Albuquerque Journal, David Stayton, March 31,1994, p. E24. Galleries, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque Journal, David Stayton, March 24, 1994, p.E.20. Galleries, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Broadcast, Performance and Presentations 

2017 March, Set Design, Paper Curtain Installation, National Hispanic Cultural Center with Hembras de Pluma, Rise: An Offering. In conjunction with Women & Creativity directed by Monica Sanchez.

2015, March, Director, A Prayer for the Disappeared, NHCC, Albuquerque, NM

2013, March 23rd, Women's Focus on KUNM, Interview with Megan Kamerick for A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa-KUNM is a National Public Radio affiliate, Alternative radio from the University of New Mexico campus

2010, 2012, 2013 A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa, a Community Arts-Action

2012 Womens Focus on KUNM, Interview with Megan Kamerick for A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa

2010 Painting Spirit: Four Artists in Conversation,  Humboldt State University, Center for Community Indian Development, October, 2010

2010 Interview for A Prayer for Juarez and West Mesa with Megan Kamerick for Women’s Focus, KUNM, February 20, 2010.

Altars of Light, Panel Discussion on Healing, OffCenter Community Arts, Albuquerque,  April 10, 2010

2009 60  Water Weaving Women with Dominique Mazeaud, Bobbe Besold, Elizabeth Wiseman,  Summer Solstice, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque

Introduction for David Abrams, The Discourse of the Birds, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, November 21, 2009

2008 Gallery Talk at 516 Arts for Giving Shelter

2008 Interview with Megan Kamerick, Women’s Focus on KUNM with Naomi Natale for Giving Shelter and The Cradle Project, 

2006 Slide Presentation, Texas Tech University Art Department, February 3, 2006, in conjunction with Monochrome: Orange Exhibition

2005 Slide Presentation, Wyoming Public Library, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2002 Gallery Talk in conjunction with Remembering Your Way, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

GOVTV, City of Albuquerque, Cultural Services Department, City Magazine, January 2002

1999 Slide Presentation on Ida Y Vuelta, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Francis Auditorium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, April, 23, 1999

1998 “Peinture Fraoche” Jean Daive, National French radio, July 22, 1998.

1994 Wingspread Gallery News on Radio, Pamela Michaelis, Program 94.41, April 8, 1994.