2022 Ojai Visions Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts Ojai, CA
Spontaneous Inspiration The ArtLife Foundation Ventura, CA
Perception and Persistence Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2021 Cultural Diversity Inter-Art Foundation Judetul Alba, Romania
Finding Light Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
WORK FROM HOME Santa Paula Museum of Art Santa Paula, CA
2020 Mending the Divide Museum of Ventura County Ventura, CA
Ojai Visions Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts ARTSY
Insight 2020 Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2019 Origins Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2018 Earthly Delights Studio Channel Islands Camarillo, CA
Bodies of Proof Art City Studios Gallery Ventura, CA
2017 Idealism Visualized Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2016 Art Town Exhibit Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
The Art of Aviation Santa Paula Museum of Art Santa Paula, CA
Art About Agriculture Santa Paula Museum of Art Santa Paula, CA
Satellite of Love 525 Gallery Meiners Oaks, CA
Angles Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2015 Laundry Series New York, NY
The Art of Music Casa Gallery Santa Barbara, CA
2014 Rejuvenation Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2013 Homage and Continuum Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts Ojai, CA
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair Booth 110  dnj Gallery Palm Springs, CA
2012 FOOD Fibre Arts Design Gallery Palo Alto, CA
2010 Not In My Backyard d.e.n contemporary art Los Angeles, CA
Signs of the Times, Laundry Lines dnj Gallery Los Angeles, CA
2003-14 Made In Ojai Ojai Valley Museum Ojai, CA
2008 Assemblage Gallery 844 Ventura, CA
2007 Ojai Visions Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts Ojai, CA
California Scenes Carpinteria Valley Arts Council Carpinteria, CA
2005 Educators Art Lab H&R Block Artspace Kansas City, MO
2001 Going Postal Todd Madigan Gallery Bakersfield, CA
Environmental Art Art City Ventura, CA
1998 Art In The Tower Ojai Valley Inn and Spa Ojai, CA
1997 Ancient Chumash Albinger Archaeological Museum Ventura, CA
Annual Juried Show Thousand Oaks Comm. Gallery Thousand Oaks,CA
Art In Public Places Ojai City Hall Ojai, CA
1994 Chumash Art Earth Spirit Gallery Morro Bay, CA
Classic Celebration of the Visual Arts Carnegie Art Museum Oxnard, CA
1993 California Batik Riverside Museum Riverside, CA
11th Annual Assembly of The Arts Ventura County Museum Ventura, CA
Chumash Paper Batik Suma Sil Gallery Cambria, CA
1991 “International Batik Exhibition” Lancaster Museum of Art Lancaster, CA
1989 Pysanky Hue Noeau Visual Arts Center Maui, HI
1987 North Valley Art League Cottage Gallery Redding, CA
Ventura County Arts Commission Gov’t Center Exhibit Ventura,CA


1998 Ojai Valley Land Conservancy Judges’ Award for Open Spaces
Who’s Who Among American Teachers Outstanding Art Educator Award
1994 Living Treasures “Living Treasure in the Visual Arts”
1993 Ventura County Museum of History & Art 11th Annual Assembly of the Arts Award
1991 The Ojai Art Center Aqua Media Award City of Ojai Purchase Award
1981 Ventura County Fair Professional Artist Award in Mixed Media


Mr. & Mrs. C. Vukelich, Paris, France Mr. Leo Buscaglia Glenbrook, NV
Harry Davis & Co., Pittsburgh, PA Dillingham Const. Co., San Jose, CA
Mrs. Martha Haley, Scottsdale, AZ Ms. Goldie Hawn, Malibu, CA
Mr. Tony Sands, Beverly Hills, CA Ms. Sara J. Rice, Honolulu, HI
The Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, CA Mr. Mehmet Cavus, Bodrum, Turkey
Ojai Community Hospital, Ojai, CA Dr. Jeffrey D. Thompson, Encinitas, CA
Universal Media Studio, Los Angeles, CA Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, Ojai, CA
Ventura County Memorial Hospital, Ventura, CA City of Ojai, Ojai, CA
Ojai Valley Museum, Permanent Collection Continuing Care Center, Ojai, CA


Fine Arts Instructor/Curriculum Planner: Silverseas Cruise Line Enrichment Program (2011- to present)
Ojai Valley School, Ojai, CA (1977 to 2010)
Royal Cruise Line  Onboard Enrichment Program (1992-1996)
The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa (1996-2000)
The Oaks at Ojai Spa & The Palms at Palms Springs Resort Spa (1975 to 2017)
Director and Owner: Working ARTIST Gallery, Ojai CA   (2011-2016)
Workshop Coordinator: Carnegie-Mellon Institute, Educational Development Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of California at San Diego
Ventura College, Ventura, CA
Thacher School, Ojai, CA
Palm Springs Adult Education, Palm Springs, CA
Ojai Center for The Arts, Ojai, CA
East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center, Maui, HI
The Athenaeum School of The Arts, La Jolla, CA
Textile Designer: Pentimento Textile Design Co. Ojai, CA (1989)
Fine Arts Judge: “Creative Textile Exhibition” Ojai Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA (1984 & 1989)
Public Art Judge: City of Ojai Poster Competition for Ojai Day (2021, 2022)
President: Ojai Studio Artists Group, Ojai, CA (1991-1993)
Board of Directors: Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce (1997-1999)
Historian: Ojai Studio Artists Group, Ojai, CA (2003 to 2017)
Arts Commissioner: City of Ojai Arts Commission, Ojai, CA (2005 to 2007)
Educational Panel Judge: Ventura Arts Council (2011)


University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA (1967)
Point Park College Pittsburgh, PA (1967)
Ivy School of Professional Art Pittsburgh, PA (1966)
Independent Study in Central America (American Folk Arts) Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica (1978-79)
University of California (Santa Barbara Extension) Santa Barbara, CA (1980-1985)

* indicates book published by Bernadette DiPietro

Ojai Quarterly Magazine Summer 2021
HAZELWOOD a community story Summer 2021
The New Farmer’s Almanac January, 2017, 2021
Indian Quarterly Magazine August, 2013
Ojai Studio Artists-3decades November, 2013
*Laundry Lines October, 2012
Forth Magazine January-February 2010
Artscene Magazine Spring, 2010
Artwork published in BATIK for Artists & Quilters 2001, E.Piper, Hand Books Press
Sunset Magazine Fall, 1985
ABC’s of Batik 1975, Chilton Book Company
*Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Ojai Valley 1973, Revised 1981