2003 Master of Arts Religion, Ethics and Society
Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN
• Social and Theological Ethics and Moral Agency
• Anthropology and Sociology of Religion: Myths, Rituals and Symbols
2000 Master of Divinity Spirituality and the Arts
Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA
• Specialized in Spirituality, Ecology and the Arts
• Spiritual Direction, Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA
1988 Bachelor of Arts Religion, with Honors
Salem College. Winston-Salem, NC
In the Arts:
2004-2008 Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC Handbuilding Clay. Warren Moyer
2000 Merrit Community College, Oakland, CA Handbuilding Clay. Ericka Clark Shaw
1994 Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN Figure Sculpture. Alan LeQuire
1980 Winsalm College, Winston-Salem, NC
Still Life Drawing
2013 March Into Spring, The Enrichment Center, Winston-Salem, NC
2012 The “F” Word: Feminist Art of the 21st Century, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC
2011 Group Show, Urban Artware, Winston-Salem, NC
2011 Small Art, Big Heart. Group Show. Hampton House Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
2010 Synthesis. Group Show. Salem College Fine Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
2009 Hope-Full. Solo Show. SEED Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
2008 Group Show. SEED Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
2008 Remnants. Solo Show. SEED Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
2007 Love Your Body. Group Show. Salem Collge Fine Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
2005 Student Group Show. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC
2003 Solo Exhibition. Young’s Vintage Home and Garden, Arts District, Winston-Salem, NC
2001 Spring Art Show. Group show. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, NC
2000 EarthArts. Solo show of clay works and works on paper (color pencil, acrylic and pastel). Graduate Theological Union. Berkeley, CA
1998 Sacred Circle: Mandalas as Journal Entries. Solo show of pastel works on paper. Graduate Theological Union. Berkeley, CA
1997 Art as Theology. Group show. Center for Women and Religion. Berkeley, CA
1997 Psyche, Arts and Ministry. Solo show of acrylic works on paper. Graduate Theological Union. Berkeley, CA
1993 One Woman’s History. Solo show of acrylic and mixed media works on paper and board. Vanderbilt Divinity School. Nashville, TN
Grants & Awards
2005 United Way, Bridges To Success Grant to implement The Face to Face Project® at Kirkman Park Elementary School, High Point, NC
2004 Home Moravian Church Community Grant to purchase a kiln for The Face to Face Project®
1992 Vanderbilt University, Travel Grant to give a presentation to the American Academy of Religion National Meeting in San Francisco, CA
Owner/Visual Artist and Educator, FarmGirl Arts & Consulting, 2006-Present.
Artist-In-Residence, Arts-Based Elementary School, Winston-Salem, NC May 2012.
The Business of Fiber Arts. “Art From The Farm”, Demonstration & Presentation to Shepherd’s Center, 2010.
Founder & Program Coordinator, The Face to Face Project®, 2003-2009.
Artist-In-Residence, Arts-Based Elementary School, Winston-Salem, NC August 2003 – May 2009.
Face To Face Project®. Visual Artist, Teaching Artist, Consultant and Spiritual Director, 1999-2006.
“Transforming the Stories We Live By,” Whistling Women, September 13, 2003.
“Body Image, Pornography and Power,” Wake Forest University, Intro to Feminism. February 2003 and November 2002.
“Women in Ministry”, Western NC Conference of UMC Women Ministers. Winston-Salem, NC. November 2001.
“Ecospirituality,” Four week course at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, NC. Fall 2000.
“Ecopsychology and Death,” University of Creation Spirituality, Oakland, CA, January 2000.
“Liberating Models of Teaching and Learning,” Center for Women and Religion’s annual Women and Theology Forum, Berkeley CA, 1999.
Instructor: “Spirituality and Sexual Trauma,” Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA.
“Making Art As Theology,” Center for Women and Religion’s annual Women and Theology Forum, Berkeley CA, 1997.
Teaching Artist and Research Consultant for The Leonard Bernstein Center for Education Through The Arts. Nashville, TN, 1993-1994.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: “Ethics in Theological Perspectives,” Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN, Spring 1993.
Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Howard Harrod, Vanderbilt Grad. Dept. of Religion, Nashville, TN, Spring 1993.
“Ethics and Cultural Difference,” Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Nashville TN, 1993.
“Music Video and Moral Agency: Metallica’s The Unforgiven,” American Academy of Religion, Annual National Meeting, San Francisco CA, 1992.
Graduate Teaching Assistant: “Religion and the Social Life,” Vanderbilt Divinity School, Nashville, TN, Fall 1992.
“Ritual Aspects of Moral Development In Relation to Media,” Vanderbilt University School of Arts and Sciences, Psychology Class, 1992.
Presentation, discussion, and survey of students, ages 18-22, concerning Music Videos. Vanderbilt University School of Arts and Sciences, 1992.
Kim & Chris Brand, Winston-Salem, NC
Peter & Debra Perret, Winston-Salem, NC
Kimberly Varnadoe, Winston-Salem, NC
Tara O’Leary, Charlotte, NC
Jo DeLosSantos, Midway, NC
The Rev. Kay Jorgensen, San Francisco, CA
Wenda and Wake Clinard, Lewisville, NC
Dr. Pamela Benbow, Durham, NC
Synergy Clinical and Consulting Services, Inc., Winston-Salem, NC
Nathan Ross Freeman, Winston-Salem, NC
Sara Schwartz Kendall, Berkeley, CA
Joshua C Phelps, El Cerrito, CA
Dr. Anita Barrows, Berkeley, CA
The Rev. Yeilbonzie Johnson, Boston, MA
2012 Kernersville News, “Sculpting With Wool”.
2012 Relish (Winston-Salem Journal) “Local Artist Sculpts in Wool”.
2011 Forsyth County Women’s Journal (FoCoWoJo), “Art From The Farm”.
2008 Go Triad, “Art As Anti-dote To The Suffering”.
2007 Winston-Salem Journal, “Love Your Body”.
2001 Center for Ecozoic Studies Reader, Cover Art.
2000 Passion Fruit. Self-published ‘Zine.
1993-94 Mother Tongue. Self-published ‘Zine.
1993 Main Sunday Telegram and Associated Press “Watching Music Videos: Parents and Children.”
1991-1993 Vanderbilt Divinity School Literary Magazine. Poems and Essays.