b. 1942, Iowa


1990 - 1980            Technical Arts, College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA

1963                        BFA, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO


2016                        Southern Watercolor Society (SW)

1999                        National Watercolor Society (NWS)

1998                        California Watercolor Association (CWA)


2017                        National American Heritage Competition, Daughters of the American Revolution, First Award, watercolor

2015                        Southern Watercolor Society annual juried exhibit, Winsor & Newton Award

2016                        Southern Watercolor Society annual juried exhibit, Merchandise Award

2002                       Outstanding Achievement Award, California Watercolor Association, CA

2001                        ‘Watercolor USA, Patron Purchase Award


2017 -  present       Open Mind Art Space, Los Angeles, CA, Artsy.net

2014 - 2011              Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2008 - 1986            The Gallery, Burlingame, CA

2007 - 2002           New Masters Gallery, Carmel, CA

2005 - 2000           Generations Gallery, Yountville, Napa Valley, CA

2001 - 1988             Cottage Gallery, Carmel, CA


2014                         'Inspiring Destinations', collection of paintings, Karen Brown Guides, Filoli, Woodside, CA

2012                         Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2005 – 1998           The Gallery, Burlingame, CA, yearly

1998 – 1991             Cottage Gallery, Carmel, CA


2015                        ‘Carolina’s Got Art’, juried, Charlotte, NC

2016 – 2014            Southern Watercolor Society

2013                         South Carolina Watermedia Society, Discovery Museum, Hilton Head, SC

2012                        American Impressionist’s Society Annual Exhibition

2001                        ‘Watercolor USA’, Patron Purchase Award

1999                        National Watercolor Society Annual, Los Angeles, CA

1998-1997               California Watercolor Association, Annual Juried Exhibit, San Francisco. CA

1990                        San Diego Watercolor Society, CA, National Exhibit,

1971                          Burlingame Art Society, CA, First Prize


                                Duke Cancer Center, Durham, NC

                                Filoli National Trust House & Garden, Woodside, CA

                                Princess Cruises

                                Karen Brown Travel Guides


2012             Naomi Ekperigin, “Inspired Impressions”, American Artist, Watercolor Magazine, Spring,  pp# 48-57

2010             Adam & Renée Kennedy, Best of Worldwide Landscape Artists, Kennedy Pub., pp#40-41

2006             Margot Schulzke, A Painter’s Guide to Design and Composition, FW Publications, pp#134, 2006

2007 - 1991   Karen Brown, Jann Pollard (cover artist) Karen Brown Guides

2002            Theodora Philcox, Landscapes in Watercolor, Thames and Hudson, pp 56-59

2001              Jann Pollard & Jerry Little, co-authors: Creative Computer Tools for Artists, Watson-Guptill Publishers

1999              Jann Pollard, “The Artist & Computer Can Be Friends”, International Artist, No. 5, pp#22–31


2016 - 2006            Who’s Who of American Art

2005 - 2004            Who’s Who in American Education


2015                          Lake Como & Venice, Italy

2014                          Sicily & Amalfi, Italy; High Hampton, Cashiers, NC

2013 - 2012              Tuscany, Italy

2009                         Prague, Czech Republic

2008                         Lake Como, Tuscany & Amalfi, Italy

2007                        Normandy, France with Catherine Watters; Ajijic, Mexico; Dordogne, France; Lake Como, Italy 

2007 - 1995             Filoli National Trust Garden, Woodside, CA

2006                        Venice, Italy; Ajijic, Mexico

2005                        Dordogne, France; Cotswolds, England

2004                        Maine Coast Art Workshops, ME; California Watercolor Assoc., CA; Art in the Mountains, Bend, OR; Art in Provence, France; Mexico

2003                        Computer Compositions Workshop – Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA

2003                         Ajijic, Mexico; ‘Watermedia 2003’, Houston, TX

2002                         Painting France, Paris, France

2001                         Computer Compositions Workshop – California Watercolor Association