Education

1999    MFA, Painting, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1993    BFA, Painting, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1989    Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

Solo & Two-Person Exhibits

2018    Two If By Land, Paintings by Giselle C. Gautreau & Kevin H. Adams, Connaughton Gallery,

            University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA  

2018    The Evocative Landscape, WriterHouse, Charlottesville, VA

2015    In Smoke and Fog, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2011    Local Atmosphere, Regale Winery, Los Gatos, CA

2011    California Muse, Saffron & Genevieve, Santa Cruz, CA

2009    East Meets West, Artemis Center Gallery, Los Gatos, CA

2002    Catch the Air, Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2000    Epiphanies, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

1999    Bee Stories, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

1998    The Moveable Feast, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

1996    Landscapes, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018     Wax, Fire & Fungi, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA  (collaborative)

2018     The Exaltation of Larks, Chroma Projects Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2017     Benefit Art Auction and Exhibition, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2017     Flotsam, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA 

2017    New Member’s Exhibition, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2016    December Exhibition, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2016    Flight, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2015    Same, Same But Different, Hang Art, San Francisco

2014    Same, Same, But Different, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2013    Inventory Pick, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2013    Same, Same, But Different, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2013    Front Lines, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA

2013    Birds & Bees, Many Hands Gallery, Capitola, CA       

2012    Wax: Contemporary Encaustic Works, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA

2011    Birds, Bees & Trees, Redtree Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2011    Earth Portraits, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA

2006    Thumbnails, Main Art Gallery, Richmond, VA

2003    Five Painters, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

2003    Art To Go, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2003    Artists Choose Artists, Emerson Umbrella, Concord, MA

2002    Small Works Invitational, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2002    Faculty Exhibition, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2000    Mystery, Memories and Nature, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID

1998    Art Windows International, Washington, DC

            International Exchange Exhibition, Shanghai University & Suzhou University, China

1998    The Moveable Feast, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

1998    Print Exchange Exhibition, Fayerweather Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

1996    In Line: Drawings, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

            On The Road: Virginia Festival of American Film, Charlottesville, VA

Awards and Honors

2016   Achievement in the Arts Award, National League of American Pen Women 

2000    Professional Artist Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2000    Individual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Richmond, VA

1998    Mentorship Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1998    Commonwealth Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Professional Experience

2010-current    Instructor:  Private and small group workshops: Encaustic Painting

2010-2014       Instructor:  Art classes and workshops: Loma Prieta School District, Los Gatos, CA

2001-2003       Faculty, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School, Richmond, VA

2001-2003       Faculty, Statewide Artists Program, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2001-2003       Faculty, John Tyler Community College, Richmond, VA

2001                Panelist, Artist Fellowships, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Richmond, VA

Public Collections

               Poyner & Poyner Law Offices, Los Gatos, CA

               Red Hen Press – Pasadena, CA

               Altria Corporation – Richmond, VA

               Markel Corporation – Richmond, VA

Private Collections

                Works held in private collections in Canada, the United States, Germany and Tokyo