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


Vamp and Tramp
Abecedarian Gallery
23 Sandy Gallery


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
Institute of Archeomythology; Sebastopol, California
Mills College, Library, Special Collections; 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
Harrison Collection of Calligraphy, San Francisco Public Library; 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 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

Selected publications and exhibits

Sacred|Profane, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2014
Artists’ Book Cornucopia V, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2014
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
1000 Artists Books
, Quayside Publishing, 2012
The Poetic Pen, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2012
Hand Bookbinders of California, annual exhibits, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
Book art juried into four issues of Letter Arts Review, since 2004
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
Exhibition poster image and art for invitational exhibit Sacred Texts, Contemporary Forms, at MIAD, Wisconsin, 2007
Illuminations: Enlightening Words, solo exhibit, Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, California, 2007
Profiled in Ampersand, the journal of Pacific Center for the Books Arts, 2006
Beginner’s Guide: Calligraphy and Illumination for Walter Foster Publishing, 2006
Visions of the Spirit, Washington Cathedral, 1999

Some Interviews

Calligrafia, December 2010
Lettering Guy, October 2012
Eternal Haunted Summer, September 2013