Education and awards
2014 July/August residency Transart Institute, Berlin, Germany
2013 February/March artist residency Takt, Berlin, Germany
2009/11/13 Invitation to the Florence Bienale, Italy
2009/10 SSAC project grant,
2009 BC Council of the Arts grant for collaboration
2003 Canada Council project grant
1999 Canada Council travel grant
1995 Award of Merit, Look ‘95, Victoria, BC
1991 Award of Excellence, Images and Objects in North Vancouver, BC
1989 M.F.A. in painting, Auckland University, N.Z
1986 Commonwealth Scholarship for postgraduate studies, Auckland, N.Z.
1984 B.F.A. University of Victoria
1983 Award of Excellence, Images and Objects, Penticton, BC
Selected solo exhibits
2012 Crawling Woman featuring Collaboration DVOT # 3,Campbell River Art Gallery, BC
2012 Family History, Duthie Gallery, Saltspring Is. BC
2012 North Vancouver Public Library exhibit space.
2010 Starfish Gallery, Saltspring Is. BC
2009-2012 Painting exhibit in the home of A. Murray and J. Stewart, Vancouver, BC
2008 Winchester Galleries, Victoria BC
2007 Arrangements, Point Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
2006 Image Poems, Saltspring Woodworks Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
2005 Zorba, Saltspring Woodworks Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
2004 Subeez, Vancouver, BC
2000 Family Affairs and Other Trends - SSI Gallery of Fine Arts, Saltspring Is., BC
1999 Bilder auf Holz, Galerie Melnikof, Heidelberg, Germany
1998 Assembly for Reconciliation, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC
1992 Sylvia and Others - Vortex Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
1991 Giving My Father a House, Vortex Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
1988 Gallery III - Auckland, N.Z.
1986 Of Temples and Greenhouses, MacPherson Gallery, University of Victoria, BC
Selected group shows
Presently represented by Pod Contemporary Gallery, Saltspring Is.
and Winchester Galleries, Victoria BC.
2015 DVOT collaboration phase 3 with TRIPOD, Victoria BC
2015 You and me, Point Gallery Saltspring Island
2014 SomoS Galerie , Berlin Germany
2014 Annual Easter Art Show with Steven Stairs, Mahon Hall, Saltspring is. BC,
2013 Kunstraum Tapir, Berlin Germany
2011 Collaboration with Robbyn Scott, Seward Park, Manhatten NYC
2009/10 Movement collaborative project with Robbyn Scott-DVOT, Victoria BC
2008/9/10 Installations in Ganges Forest Sculpture Walk, Saltspring Is.
2007 Blackfish Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2007 Salvaged, Artspring Gallery, Saltspring Is., BC
2006 Women artists study and video, Connie Morey,University of Victoria, BC
2006 Denz and Kimura, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
2005 Break age, North Vancouver Arts council Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2003 Summer show, Fran Willis Gallery of Contemporary Art, Victoria BC
2002 Recycled Art, North Vancouver Arts Council Gallery, North Vancouver, BC
2001 Swimming with Jim, Larsen Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001 Artropolis, CBC building, Vancouver, BC
1998 Stoyko/Denz, Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay, BC
1996 Erotic Show, Mahon Hall, Saltspring Is., BC
1995 Five Women Painters, Saltspring Is., BC
1992 Oppel/Denz, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
1989 Gallery Artists, Star Art Gallery, Auckland, N.Z.
1986 Spiral Procedures- a collaboration involving music, dance, and painting, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC
2009 Preview Magazine, summer edition, Vancouver - Hastings house Sculpure walk.
2008 Aqua Quarterly Magazine, summer, article, Andrea Rabinovitch, Saltspring Is.
2006 Film, Women and art practice, Connie Morey, Victoria BC
1999 Rhein Neckar Zeitung, review, von Heid Seele, Mannheim
1997 Valley Voice, review, Donna Matila, Courtenay, BC
1995 Artichoke, article, Ben Goodman, Vancouver BC
1987 Auckland Star, review, Tom Burnett, Auckland NZ
Teaching experience and artist talks
2013 Tapir KunstRaum
2012 North Island College
2012 Cambell River Public Art gallery
2012 North Vancouver Public Library
2007-14 Artist in the class program
2009-14 Summer workshops in painting
1998-20014 Drawing classes
1998 Nanaimo Art Gallery
Other art related activities
2005 Participated in Connie Morey documentary film on women artists.
2009-2014 Board Member and president of the Saltspring Arts Council
2013 Performer in Robbyn Scott dance group;Take to the air, Artspring Theater Saltpring Is.
20011&12 organize educational artist talks at Signature Art Week, Saltspring Is.