MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

MBA, Stanford University, Stanford

BA, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Awards and Grants

Listed in 'Who's Who in Art', 33rd Edition

2008 Painting acquired by Contemporary Art Museum/Denver

2009 Paintings published in book Colorado Abstract

2005 Elected Art Academician, Kazakh Academy of Arts, Almaty, Kazakhstan

2002 Film of Paintings, Royal Festival Hall, London

2003 TV interview on Art News, PBS Maryland

2001 Semi-Finalist, Jerwood Painting Prize, London

2000 Permanent Artist Visa granted by the UK Govt to permanently work and live in UK

1999 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome

1995-6 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome

Selected Recent Exhibits

2008 The Green Revolution, solo exhibition, Belgravia Gallery, Mayfair, London, Paintings from Steamboat Springs, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon,

Belgravia Contemporary, Belgravia Gallery, Mayfair, London, The Book of Hours, La Courette Galerie, Nimes, France, Desire in a Gypsy Cloak, solo exhibition, Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2007 Stairs of the Sea, solo exhibition, Belgravia Gallery, Mayfair, London

2006 Lay of the Land, solo exhibition, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, Medium Matters, Butters Gallery, Portland, Oregon, Driven to Abstraction, Belgravia Gallery, Mayfair, London

2005 Inside Out, two person exhibition, Vertigo Gallery, Shoreditch, London

2004 The Mysteries, solo exhibition, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco

2003-05 San Francisco Art Fair, San Francisco

2004-07 London Art Fair, London

2003 Recent Paintings, solo exhibition, Vertigo Gallery, Shoreditch, London

2002 Eclipse, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco, Almaty International Art Biennale, Almaty, Kazakhstan

2000 Millenium Artists, Lindenberg Gallery, New York, Lights of London, solo exhibition, Toomey Tourell Gallery

1999 San FranciscoTrees of Russia, solo exhibition, Toomey Tourell Gallery, San Francisco

1998 One Person Exhibition, The Cobden Club, Notting Hill, London

1997 One Person Exhibition, Maymie White Gallery, London

1997 Winter on the Steppe, solo exhibition Tengri Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

1996 Roman Monroe, solo exhibition, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles

Other Information

Thirty favourable reviews published about paintings since 1988

One person exhibits on three continents and numerous exhibits every year since 1988

In U.S. exhibits juried by Kiki Smith, Lucy Lippard and Julia Turell

Member of Art Faculty, San Jose State University, De Anza College, San Jose City College 1986-96

Art Critic currently for several art magazines in London and Colorado

Art Critic, Visions Art Quarterly and Detail Art Journal, California 1990-96

Art critic for The Almaty Herald in Kazakhstan, 1990-97

Major museum collections include San Jose Museum of Art, CA, Palo Alto Art Museum, and Casteev Museum, Kazakhstan.

Paintings held in over 300 public and private collections internationally, including Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Linklater, and Bank of America




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