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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012        Medusae Fossae, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011        Sharon Birzer, New Works, Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden   

2010        Observatio, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009        ‘Tis of Thee, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA


RESIDENCIES

2014       North Cascades Institute

2013       Helen Whiteley Center at Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington College of the Environment

2011        NKF, Nordic Art Association/Nordiska Konstfrbundet, Stockholm, Sweden


EDUCATION

2010        Scientific Illustration Certificate, University of Washington

1995        MFA, University of Washington

1990        BFA, Cum Laude, Cornish College of the Arts


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Gilda’s Club, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA

Snohomish County 1% Arts Program, Everett, WA


TEACHING
2014       Arts Corps, Teaching Artist in Seattle Public Schools
2013       Arts Corps, Teaching Artist in Seattle Public Schools
               Artist in Residence, Illustration for Books, the Illuminated Manuscript, Seattle Pacific University
               Teaching Artist, Frye Art Museum in conjunction with Seattle University, The Art of Scientific Illustration
               National Tropical Botanical Gardens, Botanical Illustration, Maui
2012       Teaching Artist, Youth, Student and Teacher Programs, Frye Art Museum in conjunction with Seattle University
2010-12  Teaching Artist, Studio Workshops
1994-95  T.A., Painting and Drawing, University of Washington, Drawing and Printmaking
1988-90  Lab Tech, Print Studio, Cornish College of the Arts

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014       Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Annual Exhibition, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
               Drawing on Nature,
Washington State Convention Center
               The Symbiosis Project
, Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading, UK

2013       The Spirit of Observation; From the Art of Scientific Illustration, Russell Day Gallery, Everett, WA

2012       Jasmina Cibic; Situation Anopthalmus hitleri, Maribor Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia

               A Celebration of Washington Artists, WA Sate Convention Center, Seattle

               Currents: Seattle Print Arts 2012, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of WA, Seattle

               The Printmakers Hand II, Northwind Arts Center Port Townsend, Juried by Sam Davidson

               Anacortes Arts Festival, Juried by Barbara Matilsky

               Pacific Northwest Botanical Artists, University of Washington Botanical Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture

2011        Bountiful, Mount Vernon Arts Commission, WA

2010        A Celebration of the Natural World, Burke Museum, Seattle, WA

               Steiner Workshop Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan

               Botanical Art Exhibition, Center for Urban Horticulture, Seattle WA

               10, Seattle Print Arts Anniversary Exhibition, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

               Seattle Print Arts Salon Invitational, Patricia Cameron Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009        Touch, Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA

               Sea Shift, G Gallery, Houston, TX

               Inaugural Invitational Print Exhibition at Mighty Tieton, Tieton, WA

               PONCHO Invitational Fine Art Exhibition, Western Bridge, Seattle WA

               Art Port Townsend, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA

2008        Zero, Columbia City Gallery’s Third Annual Juried Exhibit, Seattle, WA

               Over the Edge, Collective Works at Up Front Art, Issaquah, WA

               PRINT! Seattle Print Arts 3rd Biennial Juried Exhibition, Anne Focke Gallery, Seattle City Hall, WA

               Art Revealed, City of Lynnwood Arts Commission Exhibit, Lynnwood Convention Center, WA

2007        PRINT! Seattle Print Arts 3rd Biennial Juried Exhibition, Harborview Medical Center & Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma

               University of Puget S Sound,Tacoma, WA Juror, Sarah Suzuki

               Expressions Northwest, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

               Fifth Annual Juried Local Art Exhibition, The Gallery at Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA

2006        Imprimo, Seattle Print Arts Members, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA Juror, James Elaine

               Inherent Nature, Cornish College Gallery, Seattle, WA

               Printmaking Currents 2006, Pacific Northwest Arts College, Portland, OR Juror, Sam Davidson

               NW Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005        Auburn Art Commission, City Hall Arts Gallery

               Dia de los Muertos, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

               Art Port Townsend, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

2004        Art of the Garden, Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA

               Art Port Townsend, Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

2002        Six Artists: Click Here, Blue Heron Art Center, Vashon, WA

2001        Phinney Center Gallery Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

               Art Port Townsend, Point Hudson Pavilion, Port Townsend, WA

1995        Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

               Domestic Bliss, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA

1993        Snohomish County Arts Commission Exhibition, Snohomish County Courthouse, Everett, WA

1990        Cornish Show at Kirkland Center for the Arts, Kirkland, WA

               COCA Juried Northwest Annual 1990, Seattle, WA

1989        COCA Juried Northwest Annual 1989, Seattle, WA jurors: Leon Golub and Nancy Spero

1988        Fremont Fine Arts Gallery Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA

               Cornish Print Show, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA

               Phinney Center Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA


PROFESSIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE

2005-13   Seattle Print Arts Member

2011-12   Illustrator, Arachnids, Burke Museum

1995-00   Illustrator, Seattle Art Museum

2009-13   Member of SHIFT Collaborative Studio, a Seattle artist-run exhibition space in the Tashiro Kaplan Arts Complex

2005        Artist Trust EDGE Program, Artist Trust Member through 2014

2003        Printmaking advanced study with Kathleen Rabel and Stephen Hazel



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