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Instructor, Instructor
Health Sciences and Physical Education
College of Education
Courses Taught 
PEMA 332: Yoga Philosophy and Practice
Research Interests 
Yoga, Art, Social Justice

M.A.: Columbia College, Chicago, IL.

B.F.A.: Illinois Wesleyan University

Selected Exhibitions 

2016: Em(body). People's Church. Preston Bradley Center, Chicago, IL.

2016: Visage.  Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago, IL

2015:  "Be Mine."  Greenleaf Art Center.

2014:  Water: A Universal Right. Robt Morris University Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013:  From the Earth.  Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011:  Union of Art and Yoga.  Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2010:  Mudra Garden.  Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2007:  Phantom Gallery, Chicago, IL

2000:  Artist's Birdhouses.  August Hose Studios, Chicago, IL.

Selected Performances 

2015:  HERA, San Francisco, CA.  "Beyond the Binary"  "In Praise of the Pause."

2014:  Intersections, Chicago Cultural Center.  "Bringing it Home from Paris, Three Latin American Women embrace Modernism."

2013:  HERA, Houston, TX "Sacred Spaces, Secular Places"   "Mandala, Placing, Practicing, Centering"

2010:  "Fact/Faith" at Columbia College, Chicago, IL.

2009:  HERA, Chicago, IL. Nature the Humanities "Yoga in 21st Century, postmodern animism?"

2009:  "Intersections" Chicago Cultural Center "La Llorona"


Teaching College/University

2016- Northeastern Illinois University.  HPERA: Fundamentals of Yoga Philosophy and Practice

1994-Columbia College, Chicago.  Art and Art History, Introduction of Visual Culture, Fundamentals of 2D Design, Drawing I, Color Strategies.  Visual Art: Theory & Practice. History of Interdiciplinary Art.


Additional Information 

Grants and Residencies

2015: CITE Grant. Columbia College, Chicago.

2013: CITE Grant. Columbia College, Chicago

2011: Ragdale Foundation. Artist Residence. Lake Forest, IL.

2010: Critical Encounters. "Fact and Faith" minigrant

2007:  Faculty Development Grant. Columbia College. Chicago.


HSPE Faculty

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