Resumé

Education

1986 MFA, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 
1983 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 
1985 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

Exhibitions

2020

Unapologetic: All Women, All Year, SMoCA, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, Penn’s installation featured until September 13, 2020. Exhibition continues with other female works from the collection, February 15, 2020-January 17, 2021

2019

Arizona Print Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Small Things Considered, 27th Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Pima Community College Art Exhibition, Bernal Gallery, Tucson, AZ

IN THIS TOGETHER: Sixty Years of Daring to Create a More Perfect Arizona, 

Traveling exhibition commemorating sixty years of civil liberties work, realized by the ACLU of Arizona.

Eight of nine venues opened in 2019. November 2018-December 2019, Statewide, AZ  

  • Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ

  • Arizona History Museum, Tucson, AZ

  • Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ

  • Prescott College, Prescott, AZ

  • NAU Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

  • Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix, AZ

  • Winslow Arts Trust, Winslow, AZ

  • Tempe History Museum, Tempe, AZ

2018

IN THIS TOGETHER: Sixty Years of Daring to Create a More Perfect Arizona,

Traveling exhibition commemorating sixty years of civil liberties work, realized by the ACLU of Arizona.

One of nine venues opened in 2018, November 2018-December 2019, Statewide, AZ 

   • ASU Gammage, Tempe, AZ

In the Night Garden, Women Art and Justice, Kore Press, Tucson, AZ

26th Small Things Considered, Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ 

2017

Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor, Tucson Museum of Art, October 2017- February 2018, Tucson, AZ

Paintings, Cochise College, Sierra Vista, AZ (solo)

25th Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ 

Vi är bara i det för pengarna, We’re Only in it for the Money, Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden (2016-17)

2016
Public Trust, It’s About What We Do, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale, AZ 
24th
Small Things Considered
, Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ 
Smart Art, Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden (2015-16) 
Southwestern Invitational, (selected work traveled statewide) 

   • Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, AZ (8 artists selected from the 50 participants in the last four traveling shows) 

   • Coconino Center For the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ 

 

2015
Southwestern Invitational, (selected work traveled statewide)

   • Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ 

   • Prescott College Art Gallery. Prescott, AZ 

   • West Valley Art HQ, Center, Surprise, AZ (50 artists selected from original 100 for four of five traveling shows)
2015 Southwestern Invitational, Original Exhibition, Yuma Fine Arts Association, Yuma, AZ (100 artists selected)
23rd
Small Things Considered
, Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2015 University of Arizona School of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ


2014
The Art of Planetary Science, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and Kuper Space Sciences Buildiing, University of Arizona,

Tucson, AZ
The Art of Planetary Science, Division of Planetary Sciences Conference, Marriott Star Pass Exhibit Hall, Tucson, AZ 
22nd
Small Things Considered
, Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

The FL3TCH3R Exhibition: Social & Politically Engaged Art, Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University,

Johnson City, TN 
Animal Sign / Animal Mind III, The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery, Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL (5 person)
AHESC: Arizona Higher Education Sustainabilty Art Show, Union Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 


2013
On Common Conscience, Carroll House Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH (3 person with "Just Seeds" art cooperative)
21st
Small Things Considered
, Small Works Invitational, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Focus: Five Women Artists, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ (5 person)
Domestic Wild, Rosenthal Gallery, College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID (2 person) 
Rearranging the Sands, Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima College, Tucson, AZ, (4 person)

Rearranging the Sands Part II, Tucson International Airport, Bernal Gallery Workspace, Tucson, AZ (3 person)

2013 University of Arizona School of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
 

2012

Animal Sign / Animal Mind, Aigantighe Art Gallery and Museum, Timaru, New Zealand (5 person)

Four Voices, Liberal Arts Building Gallery, Boise State University, Boise, ID (4 person)
KORE Press Exhibition and Benefit, Tucson, AZ


2011
regn, smuts, guns and ord, Rattviks Konstall, Rattvik, Sweden (3 person) 
Giltig Landing,
Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden (2 person) 

2011 University of Arizona School of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

2010

Ground Game, University Memorial Center Art Gallery, UC Boulder, Boulder, CO (3 person)

Fwd: Drawings on Paper, Galleri Se Konst, Falun, Sweden 

 

Artist-in-Residence

2012 Bled-Haroun in Tahanaout near Marrakech, Morocco (A. Yamou, Private Sponsor)
2012 Studio 9 Rue de la Revolution, Montreuil, outskirts of Paris, France (A. Yamou, Private Sponsor)
2011 Orsa Graphic Print Studio, Orsa and Falun, Sweden
2008 Harwood Museum and Foundation, Taos, NM
2007 Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium
2000 La Ruche, Paris, France (Jan Olsson, Private Sponsor)
1998 Wanda Siemaszkowa Theatre, Rzeszow, Poland
1996 Organizatorzy Pleneru, Julin, Poland
1998 The Mill, Hydra, Greece (Eberhardt Ebner, Private Sponsor)
1990 Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY 
1990 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1990 Middlebury Visiting Artist Position with one year studio, Middlebury College, VT

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