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After years of working day jobs to support my painting, I founded a textile business which ultimately took up all of my time. ( I've recently stepped back from running my company and have now found time to resume painting. 

Education:        1993      M.F.A., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                          1985     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

                          1982     B.F.A., Washington University, St. Louis, MO

                          1980     Independent Study, Pietrasanta, Italy

Awards:             1998     Residency, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

                          1998     Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

                          1998     Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

                          1997     Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

                          1995     Illinois Arts Council Fellowship

                                       CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs

                          1994     CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs

                          1993     Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Grant

                          1988     North Carolina Arts Council Artist Project Grant

                                       Finalist, Southern Arts Federation/NEA Fellowship

                          1987     Durham Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

                          1980     Alfred Landesman Drawing Award, Washington University

                          1978     Carolyn Risque Sculpture Award, Washington University

Solo Shows:      1996      Automatic Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          1995     Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          1994     St. Xavier University Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          1993     Midway Studios, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

                                      Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

                          1988     Duke University Institute of the Arts, Durham, NC

                          1987     Hanes Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

                                      Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC

Selected           2021    Artspace, New Haven, CT

Group               2019    The Gallery at Whitney Center, Hamden, CT                                                                      Shows:              1998    Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx,

                         1997    Sculpture Center, New York, NY

                                      Stamp Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

                          1996    CB Galerie, Vienna, Austria

                                      N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL

                                      Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          1995    Thomas Blackman Associates Exhibition Space (two person show)

                                      Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL (two person show)

                          1994    Galerie Karen Schorm, Vienna, Austria

                                      Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL

                          1993    Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

                                      Beret International, Chicago, IL

                                      Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                          1989    Allenton Gallery, Durham, NC

                                      Semans Gallery, Durham, NC

                                      Gilliam and Peden Gallery, Raleigh, NC

                          1988    Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, NY

                                      Gilliam and Peden Gallery, Raleigh, NC

                          1986    Duke University, Durham, NC

                          1984    The Drawing Center, New York, NY

                                      The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

                                      Phenix City Gallery, New York, NY

Bibliography:    1998     Cotter, Holland, "One Museum, Five Shows," The New York Times

                          1995     Camper, Fred, "Household Poisons," The Chicago Reader

                          1994     Horny, Henriette,  "Wie Viele Pullover Kann Ein Mensch Anziehen, Kurier

                                       Krumpl, Doris, "Unbehauste Wohnzimmer," Der Standard

                                       Wailand, Markus, "Kinst Kurz," Falter

                          1993     Glatt, Cara, "Midway Studios Artists Now at Annuall Show," Hyde Park Herald

                          1988     Harpole, Lisa, "The Bones of Buildings; Jenny Krauss Excavates in Encaustic,"

                                       The Leader Magazine

                                       Halperen, Max, "Solid Mediums," The Leader Magazine

                                       Kollias, Jana, "Renovations Provide Subject For Painter," The Chronicle

                                       White, Emily, "Four Vibrant Local Artists," The Independent

                          1987     Greenberg, Blue, "Craft Stands Out in These Artists' Work," The Durham

                                       Morning Herald

                          1984     Zimmer, William, "Amiable Figurative  Show at the Hudson," The New York Times


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