Affiliations

2014-present:  CIVA
2013- present:  Elmhurst Artists’ Guild
2016-2018: President of Elmhurst Artists’ Guild
2010-present: Signature Member of the Illinois Watercolor Society

Exhibitions

2016
Sense of Place”  International Juried Exhibition
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

“Colors of Community”  Best of Show
Lifestream
Allendale MI

“Fall in Place”
Flight 112
Elmhurst IL

Artprize Hillside Top 5
Women’s City Club
Grand Rapids MI

Elmhurst Artists Guild Fall Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Post Card Series
Donna Pope Gallery
Elmhurst IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Spring Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Illinois Watercolor Society 32st National Juried Exhibition 2016
The Next Picture Show
Dixon IL

“From Earth” Juried Exhibit
Tall Grass Arts Association
Park Forest, IL

Illinois Watercolor Society Member’s Show
Mayslake Peabody Estate
Oak Brook, IL

Elmhurst Artist’s Guild Winter Members Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst, IL

2015
Pop Up Gallery
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst, IL

CCOB Arts Collective
Christ Church of Oak Brook
Oak Brook, IL

Danada Nature Art and Photo Show
Danada House
Wheaton IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Fall Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Solo Show
Elmhurst Community School, District 205
Elmhurst IL

Spokane Watercolor Society 2015 Open Juried Show, Top Prize
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Spokane WA

Elmhurst Artists Guild Summer Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Mother’s Day Show,  First Prize
Dick Blick Art Materials
Wheaton IL

Illinois Watercolor Society 31st National  Juried Exhibition 2015
The Next Picture Show
Dixon IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Spring Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Arte de Avian
Tubac Center of the Arts
Tubac, AZ

Creation Care
Bridge Gallery
Littleton, CO

Elmhurst Artist’s Guild Winter Members Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst, IL

2014
Small Works Show
White Ripple Gallery
Hammond, IN

Elmhurst Artist’s Guild and Garden Club Fall Members Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Invented Worlds, juried competition
Flowartspace
Minneapolis, MN

Artprize
Women’s City Club
Grand Rapids MI

IWS Members Show
Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Bloomingdale IL

Best of Best Show
Burning Bush Gallery
Wheaton IL

IWS National Juried Exhibition: signature status granted
The Next Picture Show
Dixon, IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Spring Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Winter Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

2013
Skip Watts Memorial Juried Watercolor Exhibition
Sangamon Watercolor Society
Springfield IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Spring Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Elmhurst Artists Guild Summer Member Show
Elmhurst Art Museum
Elmhurst IL

Richeson 75 Figure/Portrait 2013 Meritorious Entries
Online exhibit

Me, Myself and Eye, Juried Exhibition
Flowartspace
Minneapolis, MN

Artprize
Monroe Community Church
Grand Rapids MI

IWS Members Show
Mayslake Peabody Estate
Oak Brook IL

2012
Calvin College Juried Alumni Painting Exhibition
Center Art Gallery
Grand Rapids MI

Gala GalleryFine Art Exhibition
Garden Room ECRC
Elmhurst IL

Our Earth, Juried Exhibition
Flowartspace
St Paul, MN

IWS National Juried Exhibition
The Next Picture Show
Dixon IL

IArtists mural
Maternity B.V.M.
Humboldt Park IL

Artprize
Monroe Community Church
Grand Rapids MI

Splash: The Fluid World of Water, Juried Photography Exhibition
1650 Gallery
Los Angeles CA

Colors of Community:Best of Show
Life Stream
Allendale MI

IWS Members Show
Mayslake Peabody Estate
Oak Brook, IL

2011
Futbol!
Arte Y Vida, & Chicago Fire sponsors
Adida’s Chicago
Chicago, IL

IWS National Juried Exhibition
The Next Picture Show
Dixon, IL

Artprize
Gerald R Ford Museum
Grand Rapids, MI

Melancholy
Projekt30
Online Exhibition

2010
Artprize
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Grand Rapids, MI

2009
Artprize
Waters Building
Grand Rapids, MI

Danada Nature Art Show, Honorable Mention
Danada house
Wheaton, IL

2008
Elmhurst CRC Congregational Art show
Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
Elmhurst, IL

Baby, Baby, Baby Juried Show
Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Bloomingdale, IL

2007
Baby, Baby, Baby Show
Infant Welfare Society
Chicago IL

2006
Baby, Baby, Baby Show
Wings Gallery, College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn, IL

Katrina Benefit Art Exhibit
Lombard, IL; Spearheaded, organized, mounted and showed

17th annual Celebrity Chair Auction
The Hilton
Chicago, IL

2005
Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit
Galhburg Gallery, College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn IL

Danada Nature Art Show
Danada House
Wheaton IL

Fra Angelica Art Foundation, juried show
Chicago, IL

Christian Art Show
Christ Lutheran Church
Orland Park, IL

Starry, Starry Night
Chicago Board of Trade
Chicago, IL

2004
COD Printmakers Exhibit
Wings Gallery, College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn IL

Juried Student Art Show : First Prize
Galhburg Gallery, College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn, IL

Face to Face Juried show First Prize
Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Bloomingdale, IL

Danada Nature Art Show
Danada House
Wheaton IL

2003
Danada Nature Art show
Danada House
Wheaton IL

Not Just another Pretty Face Juried show,Honorable Mention
Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Bloomingdale, IL

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit
Galhburg Gallery College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn, IL

Solo Exhibition
Executive Building, Villa Park IL

2001
Artistic Beginnings
Wings Gallery, College of Du Page
Glen Ellyn IL

Danada Nature Art Show
Danada House
Wheaton, IL

Publications

2012
One Thousand and One Tears ISBN-13:978-1469948096; Author: Amy Adair-Bode, Illustrations: Cassandra Swierenga
2004
Image published in Prairie Light Review, Literature magazine, Glen Ellyn IL