Born in Washington, D.C.

Lives and maintains a studio practice in Golden, Colorado

Upcoming Exhibitions:

Art Santa Fe, July 14 - 16 - Santa Fe, NM

Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, NM - July 21st thru December 23rd

D'art Gallery, Denver, CO - August   - August

Art San Diego, San Diego, CA, November 3rd thru November 5th

Red Dot Miami, Miami, FL  December 6th thru December 10th

Selected Solo and 2-Person Exhibitions:

2019     The Coral Project, Christopher Art Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2017     Sandi Miot: The Medium is the Muse, Retrospective, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

2016     Reliquaries: Requiem for the Printed Word, Book Passage, San Rafael, CA

2011     Reliquaries: Requiem for the Printed Word,  Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             Reliquaries: Requiem for the Printed Word, Napa Library, Napa, CA

2007     Wax Games, Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, TX  

             Abstract Improvisations III, Lauryn Taylor Gallery, Carmel, CA
2003     It's All About Wax, Firehouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

2002     Waxing Philosophic, MC2, San Francisco, CA 

2001     Sandi Miot, Rolling Hills Country Club, Novato, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018     Make Your Mark, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA
             The Altered Book Show IX, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA 

                 (Curator: Mary Austin, Founder of the San Francisco Center for the Book)

2017     Abstract Sanctuary, Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, CA 

            12th Annual Encaustic Invitational, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ 

                (Juror: Miles Conrad, Director)

            Depth Perception, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA 

                (Curators: Joanne Mattera and Cherie Mittenthal)

            The Altered Book Show VIII, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA 

                (Curator: Mary Austin, Founder of the San Francisco Center for the Book)

2016   This is Not a Book: Chapter II, San Jose Museum of Contemporary Art, 

                San Jose, CA (Curator: Donna Seager, Seager-Gray Gallery)

           Ten Years of Artists' Books, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

                (Curator: Donna Seager, Seager-Gray Gallery)

           May Group Show, Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, Lafayette, CA

           The Altered Book Show VII, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA 

2015   ART by AMERICA: A National Review of 

                 Two-Dimensional Contemporary Art, 

                 The Art House, Chicago, IL
           The Altered Book Show VI, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

2014   Bay Area Women Artists, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

           The Altered Book Show V, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

           20th Anniversary Show, FireHouse Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

2013   The Altered Book Show IV, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
2012   Bakers Dozen 2012, The Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA

           The Altered Book Show III, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

2011   The Altered Book Show II, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

           Artfully Reclaimed, Honorable Mention Award, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA

2010   The Altered Book Show I, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA

           Wax Libris, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

           inside out: 14 Bay Area Abstract Artists, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA

2009   Family Album, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Wax Libris, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
           Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, 

               Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE 

           Waxing Philosophically: Interpretations in Wax, 

               Marin Arts Council, Novato, CA

2008   The Diptych Project - A Collaboration in Wax (Catalog):

               Whitney Art Works, Portland, OR
                Brian Marki Gallery, Portland, OR
                Montserrat College of Art, Salem, MA
                Steamboat Springs Art Council, Steamboat Springs, CO

            Textures, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

            On Your Mark, ARTworkSF Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007    Off the Grid, IEA Exhibition, Lauren Taylor Gallery, Carmel, CA

            Encaustic Works 2007,

                R & F Gallery, Kingston, NY

                Atrium Gallery,Ball State University,Muncie,IN

            Contemporary Textures in Wax,

                Contemporary Art Collective, Las Vegas, NV

                Butte Silver Bow Art Center, Butte, MO

Selected Awards

2018     2nd Place, Disintegration, Altered Book ShowIX, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA  

                (Juror: Mary Austin) 

2017     2nd Place, The Omen, Altered Book ShowVIII, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA 

                (Juror: Mary Austin)

2016     Hon. Mention, Lies & Secrets, Altered Book ShowVII, MarinMOCA, 

                (Juror: Mary Austin)

2015     1st Place,It’s Come Undone, Altered Book ShowVI, MarinMOCA, 

                (Juror: Donna Seager) 

2014      2nd Place, Hollywood, MarinMOCA, Altered Book ShowV, Novato, CA

                 (Juror: Donna Seager)

2010     1st Place, Novel Contemplation, MarinMOCA, The Visual Word, CA 

                 (Juror: Donna Seager)

2005      2nd Place, Emergence I, Boise State University, Boise, ID
2003      3rd Place, Chaos, Texas Artist Museum, Port Arthur, TX
1999      Best in Class, Matriarch, Watercolor, Marin County Fair, San Rafael, CA

1998      2nd Place, Sails In, Watercolor, Shacknow Museum, Plantation, FL
1997      2nd Place, Medusa,  Miami Watercolor Society, Miami, FL 

1996      1st Place, Fabric of Life, Miami Watercolor Society, Miami, FL

Gallery Affiliations

D’art Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado

Jen Tough Gallery, 2023 Autumn Collective, 4 N Chamisa Drive, Santa Fe, NM, Online Gallery


Self-taught, studied with such notables as Jack Beal, Sondra Freckelton, Daniel Greene, and Fred Wessel, to name a few.

Curatorial Projects

2015-2016  Members Showcase Exhibition, Selection Committee, Chairperson, MarinMOCA, Novato, CA 

2009  Waxing Philosophically: Interpretations in Wax, Marin Arts Council, Novato, CA

2005    Oil and Wax, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Exhibition and Conference

Selected Entertainment Industry Showings

Friends, Warner Bros.

C.S.I. Miami, CBS Studios
E.R., Warner Bros.

The Bee Season, Fox Searchlight Pictures
Girlfriends, Paramount Pictures Good Morning Miami, NBC Studios

Good Morning Miami, NBC Studios

Selected Bibliography

Depth Perception, Catalog, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. May-June 2017
New Sculptures and Paintings in Ancient Medium, Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, 2016

This is Not a Book: Chapter II, Catalog, San Jose Museum of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA 2016

Ten Years of Artists' Books, Catalog, Brooklyn Public Library, Seager-Gray Gallery, Curator, 2015

Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare, Cover, Steven Mullaney, University of Chicago Press, 2015

Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper and Encaustic, Video eBook, Nash/Renfrow Productions, 2013

Encaustic Works 2011, Catalog, R&F Handmade Paints, Joanne Mattera, Juror, 2011

Creative Paint Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists: Experimental Techniques, Book, Ann Baldwin, Quarry Books, 2009

Encaustic Works 2007, Catalog by R&F Handmade Paints, Joan Snyder, Juror, 2007

Metamorphosis: Contemporary Statements in Encaustic, Catalog, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE, 2009

The Diptych Project - A Collaboration in Wax, Catalog, International Encaustic Artists, 2008