Such an honor to be accepted into the Arts North International Exhibit! SO many beautiful paintings and sculptures there. Hopkins Center for the Arts until Saturday February 25, 2023.

Come take a closer look, I know you will enjoy the show!

The Nest

Mary Anne OMalley

Ripple River Gallery

Please stop by if you are in the area! It will be up

until August 14. 2022

25th Arts North International

Second Place Watercolor Division, Hopkins Center for the Arts –  January 9 – February 15, 2020        Espalier, Sargentii Crab (Entangled)

Kate at exhibit

Art From the Edge of the Boreal Forest; Reflecting Biodiversity

James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Ave, St. Paul,MN,  January 16 – June 21, 2020


Box Elder





Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour

Every one is welcome to visit my home and studio May 4 and 5.  Jeanne Rostad who  I will have several new works that I created just for this show along with other originals, prints and, my always popular, card collections. I hope you will stop by to say hello and enjoy treats and drinks as well.

My guest Artist will be Jeanne Rostad who creates beautiful fiber bags.

It should be a lovely day for meeting friends, making new ones, and viewing art.

Lake Mtka Studio Tour 2019

Bethany Lutheran Church Solo Exhibition.


University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Florilegeum: Flora and Fauna

For this event, I chose the Superior Plum, developed by the University of MN Horticultural Research Center in 1933. The painting has been donated and will remain part of the florilegium  collection. It will be exhibited at the Arboretum sometime this fall.

Superior Plum for Florilegium

The Grand Hand Gallery

The Grand Hand Gallery W2 will be having a grand opening November 7 after renovations and changing owners. I will have new work to show including the Red Squirrel with Treasure and The Robin in Winter.  More Information can be found on their website

A Squirrel website

Minnetonka Center for the Arts Members Juried Show. July 2018

Honorable Mention   Arboretum Espalier – Entangled


Guild of Nature Science Illustrators Conference 2017

The painting “Tree Peony, Cherry Luau” will be included in the Guild’s Annual Juried Exhibition at Warren Wilson College, Ashville, NC.  Opening Reception Monday June 26, 7:00 – 10:00 Holden Arts Center.  The exhibit will be up until the end of July.


Tree Peony, Cherry Luau 7″x 7″ Watercolor on Vellum

Lake Minnetonka Studio Tour 2017

Come for drinks, good eats, and lively art conversation.  My studio will be open all weekend and I’ll be here to answer any questions you may have about my process.  Hope to see you then!

Promotion card

Peninsula School of Art, 2017

Fish Creek, Door County, Wisconsin

Please join me June 15, 16, 17, at the lovely Peninsula School of Art where I will be teaching a class in Botanical Painting. All students are welcome, no matter the skill level.  My focus will be on the layering of color to create vibrant images.

If you are an intermediate or advanced painter,  I look forward to sharpening your skills and taking you further on your journey.  If you are a beginner, I look forward to introducing you to this beautiful and relaxing medium. If you have any questions about the class, please feel free to contact me at or 952 956 4039.  I hope to see you in Door County in June!

Introduction to Botanical Watercolor: Painting Pears, June 15-17, 9am-4pm

With instruction in all fine art media, at all skill levels, Peninsula School of Art has brought excellence to art education for 50 years. Nationally recognized art educators lead workshops in our light-filled, spacious studios nestled in the inspirational beauty of Door County, WI. Join us this summer for transformative workshops in our supportive and intimate setting.

Swedish American Institute, Holiday Show

2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
December 10 – January 7, 2017

Silverwood Three Rivers Park, Juried Exhibition

2500 County Rd E, St. Anthony, MN 5541
On View October 13 – November 30, 2016
Opening Reception: October 13, 6-8 pm

Minnetonka Center for the Arts

Members Juried Show
Orono, Minnesota
May-June 2016  Award -Third Place

Guild of Nature Science Illustrators

Members Juried Show
Santa Cruz, California
July, 2016

 Benjamin’s Banquet

Chait Gallery Downtown, Iowa City, Iowa
On View: February 12 – March 27, 2016

Flora: Botanical Art at AZ Gallery

St. Paul, MN
On View: January 21 – February 21, 2016

Inspired By Nature

8th Annual Great River Chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists
Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN
On View: November 1 – December 31, 2015

There’s No Escape, Where Nature and Technology Intersect

Silverwood Nature Center, St. Anthony, MN

On View: October 8 – November 30, 2015

Past Events:

International Exhibition

14th annual International Exhibit of Botanical Art and Illustration
The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
September 2013

Inspired by Nature

6th Annual Great River Chapter of The American Society of Botanical Artists
Edina Art Center – Edina, Minnesota
Opening — August 8, 2013

Guild Of Nature Science Illustrators Exhibition

Bar Harbor, Maine
July 7, 2013 – August 25, 2013

International Exhibition

American Society of Botanical Artists
The Horticultural Society of New York
September 2012