Classes and Events


  • Contact me (email if you’d like to plan a class, workshop, or retreat.


Iowa City Summer of the Arts logo

  • May 31 – June 2, 2019:  I’ll have a space inside Iowa Artisans Gallery during this year’s Iowa Arts Festival (downtown Iowa City, IA), while outside under a tent, my watercolor class members will be taking turns demonstrating. The Iowa Arts Festival is “an award-winning, weekend-long community celebration featuring over 110 local and national visual artists,” so check out all the activities if you’re in town!
  • Logo for ArtFest Midwest

  • June 29 – 30, 2019:  I’ll have a booth at this year’s ArtFest Midwest in the Varied Industries Building at Iowa State Fairgrounds (Des Moines, IA).

    “Explore ArtFest Midwest, an annual juried fine art event and Iowa’s largest fine arts show. Held the same weekend as the downtown art show, ArtFest Midwest features Iowa and regional artists. Over 250 artists participate during the festival, varying in mediums and styles.”

  • Ongoing:  ArtiFactory’s Life Drawing Drop-In sessions are offered on the first Saturday and third Sunday of the month — see the ArtiFactory’s website for more information (I’m not teaching at these sessions).

Temporary Exhibits

  • Water Color Exhibit along with artists Louise O’Donnell and Mayela Fonseca, July 1 – August 29, 2019 at Maquoketa Art Experience (Maquoketa, IA)

Ongoing Exhibits

In shops

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Water Color Exhibit at Maquoketa Art Experience

Lilly, watercolor portrait of a young woman by Jo Myers-Walker


  • When:
    During gallery hours,
    July 1 – August 29, 2019
  • Where:
    Maquoketa Art Experience
    124 S Main St
    PO Box 993
    Maquoketa IA  52060
    Phone (563) 652-9925
Backyard Chickens, watercolor painting of farmhouse back porch and yard by Jo Myers-Walker


I’m exhibiting along with artists Louise O’Donnell and Mayela Fonseca for this display of our watercolor work. We all paint portraits and the figure. Mayela Fonseca is President of the Iowa Watercolor Society and brought Janet Rogers to Iowa, whose workshop we took and enjoyed. Mayela does more portrait painting while I do more moving figure. I’ve painted with Louise O’Donnell for many years and she is known for her wonderful pastels in addition to watercolor.

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Ceramic Story Wall at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

  • When:
  • Where:
    St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center
    2210 Lincoln Way
    Ames IA  50014
    Phone (515) 292-3810
    STA Art on the church website

Stories from the Bible depicted in a tableau 20 feet high.