About Me

Corvallis, OR, United States
I don't have much to say about myself except that I have been making art for decades. I've exhibited in lots of places and taught for many years since I have a bunch of degrees. BA-Anthropology MA- Humanities MA Ed- Education PhD-Fine Art/Painting. I am the mother of 4 and grandmother of 3. I live in Corvallis, Oregon.

Saturday, February 19, 2022

The Arts Center---Howland Open 2022


So glad to be part of this community event again this year. 


Sunday, February 6, 2022

Flight of Fancy: Intersecting Light and Dark

 Flight of Fancy: Intersecting Light and Dark 

Birds, a Book, and Notan 

Corvallis Artists: Brenda Congdon, Joan Linse and Mary McDermott 

Truckenbrod Gallery

 517 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis Oregon




 Every Friday and Saturday from 12-4 PM during February, 2022 

And during The Corvallis Art Walk at 4 PM February 17th, 2022

I'm introducing my children's book illustrated by my friend Brenda Congdon.


Tuesday, February 1, 2022

A Day with Major Tom, he's one cool cat


Click the link to see the book on Amazon.com

 A Day with Major Tom, he's one cool cat


Monday, January 24, 2022

#ImagineTheFuture

 I am excited to be part of an exhibit in the Benton County Museum.

#ImagineTheFuture        

Jan. 28 – March 5, 2022

At https://imaginethefuture.global/ we are all “invited to paint a picture of the future we need – to really envision it – and delineate the critical steps necessary to get there”. Artists were encouraged to submit art relating to a vision of the future and any theme that feels right: environment, social justice, war and peace, location, community, family, or ___________.

Selected artists include Phil Coleman, Sabra Comins, Genece Cupp, Ramiro Diaz, Jan Dymond, Linda J. Edwards, Brian Egan, Leslie Green, Nancy Helmsworth, Vicki Idema, Karen Kreamer, Mary McDermott, Kate McGee, June Nissinen, Ralf Huber & Asante Riverwind, Judith Sander, Peggy Sharrow and JoAnne Walstad.