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Handmade books: painted, stitched, glued, lettered and presented in a gallery of images on each page.

Her Green Lap thumbA Goddess Alphabet (red) first pageAlphabet Ancestors case frontBequeathe Love thumbDeep Peace flowing air thumbnailFive Charms Pouch115pxHer Blue Body thumbLitanies Cover thumbPrayers_Box_115x86pxPilgrimage Song foursquare 115pxPortal 115pxSpelling Words 3 thumbStar Spell fan pages_thumbCharge of the Goddess Soul_115pxThe First Writing 3-page spread thumbThe First Writing opening case thumbWhisper of the Wind 115px


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Abecedarian Gallery
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Baylor University, Special Collections; Waco, Texas
Bowdoin College, Special Collections; Brunswick, Maine
Brown University, Hay Library; Providence, Rhode Island
California Institute of Integral Studies; San Francisco, California
Goucher College, Library, Special Collections and Archives, Baltimore, Maryland
Institute of Archeomythology; Sebastopol, California
Mills College, Library, F. W. Olin Library; Oakland, California
National Museum of Women in the Arts; Washington, DC
Opus Foundation Archives; Santa Barbara, California
Otis College of Art and Design; Pasadena, California
Rollins College, Olin Library, Winter Park, Florida
San Francisco Public Library, Harrison Collection of Calligraphy; San Francisco California
San Jose State University Library Special Collections; San Jose, California
Santa Clara University Special Collections; Santa Clara, California
University of California Berkeley, Bancroft Library Special Collections
University of California Davis, Library Special Collections; Davis, California
University of California Santa Cruz, McHenry Library Special Collections
University of Connecticut, Archives and Special Collections Stacks, Storrs, Connecticut
University of Iowa, Library Special Collections; Iowa City, Iowa
University of South Carolina, Myerson Collection; Columbia, So. Carolina
University of Washington; Library Special Collections; Seattle, Washington
Walt Whitman Birthplace, Long Island, New York
Wayne State University; Detroit, Michigan
Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Selected Exhibits

Windows and Doors, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 2020
(Retro)(Intro)Spection, San Francisco Center for the Book, 2020
Sacred|Profane, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2014
Artists’ Book Cornucopia V, and Artist’s Book Cornucopia IX, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2014, 2018
Superstition 13, San Francisco Center for the Book, California, 2013
Finding Common Ground Through Sacred Words, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California,  Oakland, 2013
Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future, Santa Clara University, California, 2013
The Poetic Pen, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2012
Hand Bookbinders of California, annual exhibits, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Book art juried into four issues of Letter Arts Review, since 2004
Kalligraphia, triennial exhibit of Friends of Calligraphy, San Francisco Public Library, 2018, 2015, 2012, 2009, 2006, 2003, 2000, 1997, 1994
Sacred Texts, Contemporary Forms, exhibition poster image and art for invitational exhibit , at MIAD, Wisconsin, 2007
Illuminations: Enlightening Words, solo exhibit, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, California, 2007
Visions of the Spirit, Washington Cathedral, 1999

Selected Publications

1000 Artists Books, Quayside Publishing, 2012
Gallery features and how-to articles in Bound and Lettered, 2009, 2010
Research articles in Alphabet, Friends of Calligraphy journal, San Francisco, California, 2009, 2010
Beginner’s Guide: Calligraphy and Illumination
for Walter Foster Publishing, 2006

Some Interviews 

Profiled in Ampersand, the journal of Pacific Center for the Books Arts, 2006
Calligrafia, December 2010
Lettering Guy, October 2012
Eternal Haunted Summer, September 2013