"My goal as an artist is to
create a work of art that conveys my
joy of painting to the viewer."

About Wanda

Background & Experience

  • Over 40 years as professional artist
  • 30 years as owner & operator of art studio
  • Three years as retouch artist for photographic studio
  • 10 years as artist & art director for stained glass studio

Awards, Shows & Workshops

  • Best of Show, West Coast Society of Portrait Artists, Sacramento, CA
  • Finalist, International Artist Magazine, Still-Life entry
  • North Light Books “Best of Drawing, Light & Shadow”
  • Finalist, Salon International 2009 Competition
  • People’s Choice, Lake Area Artists Show, Lake Oswego, OR, 2001 & 2003
  • Second Place, American Society of Portrait Artists International Competition
  • Honorable Mention, Members Showcase, Portrait Society of America
  • Jury’s Top 50, Salon International Sompetition
  • Judge, Oregon Society of Artists, Portland, OR
  • Third Place, Still-Life, Midland Arts Association, Midland, Texas
  • Award of Merit, Art in the Park, Danville, CA
  • Conducts workshops for aspiring artists
  • Best of Show, Langdon Art Festival, Langdon, North Dakota
  • Invited Exhibitor, Arts Chronicle, Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR
  • One Person Show, Lakewood Art Center, Lake Oswego, Oregon

Education & Certification

  • Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida; Fine Art Studies
  • Albany Junior College, Albany, Georgia; Fine Arts
  • Professional Photographers of America, Master Artist Degree


  • Oil Painters of America
  • Portrait Society of America
  • Alamo Danville Artist Society
  • Naples Art Association
  • Centers for the Arts, Bonita Springs