EDUCATION/current employment                 

M.F.A, Goddard College; B.F.A., Indiana University

Dean, Academic Assessment, Chair, Studio Art, Santa Fe University of Art and Design


The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY


Products: The Linda Swanson Motherdaughter, collaborative project with transdisciplinary studio BLESS (designers Ines Kaag, Berlin, and Desiree Heiss, Paris). As part of BLESS collection No. 46 Contemporary Remediation, drawings of my mother and daughter appliqued/printed on shirts (heavy, light) presented at Paris Fashion Week, Autumn/Winter 2016

Publications: “BLESS,” Many of Them, Vol. IV, 2016; And They Called It Horizon,     Sunstone Press, 2010, (book collaboration with Valerie Martinez); dis cord (self-published artist book), 2007

Curatorial: Gerry Snyder paintings at Museum Gallery of Modern Art,      Sofia, Bulgaria, 2010

Presentations: “Conversation: Finding Modernism,” Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 2016; “Behaving Images,” International Conference on the Image, Berlin, Germany 2014; “Images We Live With,” Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, 2010; “Pairings,” International Conference on the Image, UCLA, 2010; “Traveling Stories: Gerry Snyder in Sofia,” Sofia, Bulgaria, 2010; “Related: The Effort of Narrative,” National Hispanic Cultural Center Women & Creativity Program, Santa Fe, 2010


2015  The Goldfinch Variations, Peters Projects, Santa Fe, NM

2015  Axle Indoors, Peters Projects, Santa Fe, NM                     

2014  The Armory Show, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2014  SITE Unseen, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2012   New Mexico Museum of Art, Alcove exhibition
2010   Publication, And They Called It Horizon, collaboration with Valerie Martinez
2010   Related: The Effort of Narrative, Thaw, College of Santa Fe
2006   Dwight Hackett Projects, Santa Fe, NM
2006   dis cord, self-published artist book
2004   Inviting in the left out, 667 Shotwell, San Francisco, CA
2000   Paintland, Schmidt Contemporary Art and Lemon Sky Project Space, Los   Angeles, curated by Terry R. Myers
1994   TAA Contemporary 1994, Taos, NM, curated by Wes Mills
1991   Coup de Grace Gallery, NYC
1990   Longing for Logic, Coup de Grace Gallery, NYC
1989   The Reductive Impulse, Coup de Grace Gallery, NYC
1989   Director’s Choice, Artworks, Trenton, NJ
1989   Constructed Paintings, Art in General, NYC
1988   New Painterly Abstraction, Jersey City Museum, curated by Gary Reynolds
1988   Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers, University, Newark, NJ
1987   Fellowship Exhibition, 1985-86, Morris Museum, NJ
1987   Newark: Artists in Residence, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
1986   R.C. Erpf Gallery, NYC
1986   The Metaphysical Landscape, Robeson Center, Rutgers Univ., NJ
1985   Art Galaxy, NYC, curated by Barbara Flynn
1984   The Enigmatic Image, Newark Museum, curated by Gary Reynolds
1984   The Intuitive Response, Robeson Center, Rutgers Univ., NJ