Readings & Exhibits

Upcoming Events

 Poetry Readings

Head for the Hills (hosted by Sherri Levine) featuring Pattie Palmer-Baker, Joanna Rose and Amy Baskin, Multnomah County Library, Hillsdale Branch, July 25, 2023

Poetry Series at Camas Library (hosted by Elmo Shade)  Featured Poetry Reading for Five Fundamental Forces, August 2, 2023

Annie Bloom’s Books,  Featured Poetry Reading for Five Fundamental Forces, Sept 7, 2023

Past Events

 Poetry Readings

Poetry Reading for A Joy to See ekphrastic poetry anthology, curated by Sherri Levine, at Powell’s Books, June 25, 2023

Book Launch for Five Fundamental Forces, hosted by Lana Hechtman Ayers, MoonPath Press, (Zoom) June 8, 2023

Kakalak Journal Launch & Reading,  April 12, 2023

The Oregon Poetry Calendar, Poetry Reading at Reser Auditorium, Dec 11, 2022

Rose City Book Pub, Poetry Reading, Portland, OR, Aug 2022

Ghost Town Open Mic Poetry Series hosted by Christopher Luna, Featured Reader, The Art Cave, Vancouver, WA, July 2022

Head for the Hills, hosted by Sherry Levine, Ekphrastic Poetry Reading celebrating the art of Kay Levine, (Zoom) May 2022

Head for the Hills, hosted by Sherry Levine, Featured Reader with Carolyn Martin, (Zoom) July 2021

Salem Poetry Project hosted by Marc Jansen, Featured Reader with Tricia Knoll, (Zoom) April 2021

Central Oregon Writers’ Guild, Winning Writers, Virtual Reading, Oct 2020

Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: COSMOS, New Ledding Library, Milwaukie, Oregon, Feb 2020

Book Launch for MALL, Tabor Space, Portland, OR, June 2019

Phantom Drift Literary Reading, Long Look Brewing Company, Portland, OR, April 2019

Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: In the News, The Pond House, Milwaukie, Oregon, Sept 2018

Free Range Poetry Series, Multnomah Country Library, NorthWest Branch, Portland Oregon, May 2018

Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: Love Poems, The Pond House, Milwaukie, Oregon, Dec 2017

Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: Poems from the Garden, The Pond House, Milwaukie, Oregon, May 2017

Write to Publish Conference/Reading, First Prize in Poetry Contest, Ooligan Press/Portland State University, Feb 2017

Free Range Poetry Series presents The Feral Poets, Portland, Oregon, Dec 2016

Book Launch for The Poeming Pigeon: Doobie or Not Doobie?, Portland, Ford Food & Drink, Portland, Oregon, April 2016

The Poetry Box® Book Celebration, Park Place Books, Kirkland, Washington, Nov 2015

VoiceCatcher Authors & Editors at Milepost 5, Portland, Oregon, June 2015

Book Launch Poeming Pigeons, Ford Food & Drink, Portland, Oregon, May 2015

Poetry Reading at Milepost 5, One of four featured poets, Portland, Oregon, Jan 2015

 Solo Art Exhibits

First Unitarian Church: Art Wall, Portland, Oregon, June 4 – 29 , 2017 
Cheryl Sallee Gallery at The Auburn Senior Activity Center, Auburn, Washington, February-April, 2016 
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Kempton Hall, Portland, Oregon, 2012 
Pheasant Run Wine Tasting Room, Aurora, Oregon, 2012 
US Bank, Pearl Branch — Portland, Oregon 2010 
Walters Cultural Arts Center – Hillsboro, Oregon 2008 
Commissioner Dan Saltzman’s Office, Portland City Hall – Portland, Oregon 2006, 2008 
Talisman,Gallery – Portland, Oregon yearly exhibitions 2001 – 2008 
The Living Gallery – Ashland, Oregon 2000 

Group Art Exhibits

2020 BAM! Beaverton Arts Mix Exhibit-Virtual Art Show & Sale, Oct 2020

Craft Hilton Head- 2020, Art League’s 7th National Juried Fine Art Craft Exhibition, Oct 2020

Pre-Farm to Table – a Bee’s Work, La Sells Stewart Art Center (Giustina Gallery), Aug-Sep 2019

Creative Spirits Art Gallery at West Linn Lutheran Church, July 2019

Lake Oswego Festival of Arts 2019, Lakewood Center for the Arts, June 2019

Flagstaff Art Council Exhibit, Flagstaff, AZ, April-June 2019

Botanik 2019, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, April 2019

Beaverton Arts Mix Exhibit, Beaverton, Oregon, Oct 2016

Wallawa Festival of Art, Joseph Center of Arts and Culture, Joseph, Oregon, Sept 2016

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Special Exhibit for 2016: Chasing Paper, Lake Oswego, Oregon, June 2016

Featured artist; Ballard &Call Gallery, Camas WA ongoing 

The Poetic Pen Exhibition – 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2012 

Inspiring Older Artists; Collaborative Partnership with Geezer Gallery – ongoing traveling exhibit 2011 

Anchors Away; Gresham Visual Arts Gallery 2011 

Tarot Art Show; Splendorporium — Portland, Oregon 2010 

Whimsy; Geezer Gallery — Portland, Oregon 2010 

The Portland Deck of Cards Project— US Bank Pearl Branch • Crow Gallery • Splendorporium, all in Portland, Oregon 2010

Along the Open Road; Gresham Visual Art Gallery — Gresham, Oregon 2010 

City of Gresham Juried Exhibit — Gresham, Oregon 2009 

Visual Arts Showcase – Beaverton, Oregon 2009, 2007, 2004 

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (WORD, a Celebration of Font and Text – Portland, Oregon 2008 

Kingstaad Gallery (ArtPeace:PeaceArt) – Beaverton, Oregon 2008 

Coos Bay Art Museum (BAAA Regional Juried Exhibition) – Coos Bay, Oregon 2007 

Studio Donatello Juried Exhibit – Portland, Oregon 2007 

Gresham Art Advisory 10th Juried Exhibit (winner of People’s Choice Award) – Gresham, Oregon 2007 

Trinity Episcopal Church – 2005, 2006 

St. John’s Window Project – Portland, Oregon 2004 

Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (Living Roots and Routes) – Portland, Oregon 2004 


Artwork on display and represented by Valley Bronze Gallery, 18 South Main St., Joseph, OR (2017) 
Artwork and Poetry featured in Nature Inspired: Animal Edition, Falling Leaves Press, Summer 2016
Featured Poet on the Poetry Pole, Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, Oregon, March, 2016 
Grand Works Northwest Art Festival — Portland, Oregon 2010 
Member of the Talisman Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2000-2006 
Portland Open Studios, 1991 – 2006