​​​​I was born in Hawaii and have also lived in Florida. In my life and work, I have been inspired by different cultural influences from the shores of Hawaii to the East Coast as well as internationally. My body of contemporary and abstract fine art includes sculpture and other three-dimensional works in the functional and non-functional, as well as representational and non-representational categories. My techniques include pit firing, contemporary raku and high fired stoneware.

EXHIBITIONS

Association of Hawaii Artists’ Member Juried Exhibition 2002 (Fall) Award of Excellence, 2002 (Spring) Award of Excellence, 2000 Second Place Award in Three Dimensional

Ceramics of Hawaii First Statewide Juried Exhibition 2016

Hawaii Crafts II: Ceramics from the Collection of Honolulu Museum of Art 2017

Hawaii Craftsmen’s Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition 2018, 2017, 2016 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recognition Award, 2013, 2009, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1996

Hawaii Craftsmen’s Raku Hoolaulea Juried Exhibition 2017, 2012, 2004, 2003, 2002 Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1994​

Hawaii State Art Museum, “uncommon objects” from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts collection 2007​

Hawaii’s Modern Masters 2014, 2012 Luxury Row

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, “Commitment to Excellence” Juried Exhibition 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005 Honorable Mention Award in Three Dimensional, 2004, 2003, 2002 Third Place Award in Three Dimensional, 1994

Honolulu Museum of Art, “Artists of Hawaii” Annual All-Media Juried Exhibition 2006, 2003, 2001, 1998

International Art Society of Hawaii & Japan’s Nikakai, “Kuilima Kakou” (“Joining Hands”) Juried Exhibition 2004

The Contemporary Museum, “Recent Acquisitions of Works by Hawaii Artists” 2004

PUBLICATIONS

“Signature Series”  (1997) appeared in “The Ceramic Design Book: A Gallery of Contemporary Work”  (1998, Lark Books)
​​​COLLECTIONS

Hawaii State Art Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

Honolulu, Hawaii


​Honolulu Museum of Art

​Honolulu, Hawaii


Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa-Waikiki
Waikiki, Hawaii


Servco Pacific Inc.

​Honolulu, Hawaii


St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Watanabe Ing LLP
Honolulu, Hawaii
​​​GALLERIES

Cedar Street Galleries
Honolulu, Hawaii

Fine Art Associates
Honolulu, Hawaii

Kimura Gallery
Palo Alto, California

Louis Pohl Gallery
Honolulu, Hawaii                                     

Noelani Gallery and Picture Framing
Honolulu, Hawaii

Tagami and Powell Gallery and Gardens
​Kahaluu, Hawaii


SOLO SHOWS

2011  "One Life, Many Dreams"
          Louis Pohl Gallery 
          Honolulu, Hawaii
             
2006  "Out of the Fire"
          The Gallery at Ward Center
          Honolulu, Hawaii 
              
2005  "What Goes Around Comes Around"
          bibelot gallery
          Honolulu, Hawaii 
          
1998  "Life is Good"
          bibelot gallery
          Honolulu, Hawaii 
             
1998  The Gallery at Ward Center
          Honolulu, Hawaii 
​          Guest Artist

GROUP SHOWS

​2016  "Earth"
​          Cedar Street Galleries
          Honolulu, Hawaii​​