Certificate of Fine Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 1984
BFA   Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota FL 2002
MFA University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 2006
 Solo Exhibitions:           
Recent Paintings, SPAACES, Sarasota, FL 2019                                        Recent Work,Clayton Galleries,Tampa, FL 2018
Drawings,Paintings, and Prints, Lois and David Stulberg Gallery,curated by Mark Ormond,Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL 2017
MFA Thesis Exhibition, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, University of South Florida Tampa 2006
Evolution/Dissolution, Crossley Gallery,  Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, Fl 1999
Impressions of Aero-planes, New Monotypes, Art Publicity Showcase, Sarasota, Fl. 1992
Participated in Dark Poets artists’ panel discussion and slide presentation with James Barth, Elizabeth Huey, Mernet Larsen, Roger Clay Palmer, Charlotte Schulz, and Karen Yasinsky.  Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland  January,2008

Selected Group Exhibitions:
All In Favor:New Works in the Permanent Collection, Tampa Museum of Art , Tampa Fl 2022
Skyway Curator's Choice: Claudia Ryan and Rob Tarbell, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Fl.2018
Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration, 2017
Natural Wonders: New Works by Amer Kobaslija, Claudia Ryan, and Helen Shulman, Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Fl.2017
All Florida Invitational 2016 Boca Raton Museum of Art
Marks Made: Prints by American Women Artists from the 1960s to the Present  Museum of Fine Arts,St.Petersburg Fl 2016
Contemporary Prints by American Women: A Selection from the Gift of Martha and Jim Sweeny, Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, Florida  2012
Dark Poets, curated by Mernet Larsen, Decker Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD 2008
Introducing, Clayton Galleries, Tampa FL 2007
The Who's Who of No One You Know, curated by Carrie Mackin and Ryan Berg, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, Florida 2006
Spatial Metaphors, Harris House Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach FL 2000
All California Juried Exhibition Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA 1986

Halo Award Individual Artist Grant 2023                                                            Best of the Bay in Drawing, Creative Loafing, Tampa, FL 2007 
Set Designer for Set Reset /Reset in collaboration with Trisha Brown, University of South Florida School of Theatre and Dance, and USF Contemporary Art Museum Tampa 2007
Internship, Graphicstudio, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fall 2003
Frogman Print and Paper Workshop Scholarship, Ringling School of Art and Design and University of South Dakota, July 2002
New York Studio Program, Ringling College of Art and Design,  Fall 2001
Atlantic Center for the Arts,  New Smyrna Beach, Fl.  Artist in Residence, May, 1995, May, 1997

Permanent Collections:
Museum Of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Fl.
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Fl.
Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry, Tampa