Bio

Born in Cleveland. Live and work in Florida, California and Switzerland.

EDUCATION

1999  Master of Fine Arts, Painting, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

1997  Sculpture, accredited classes, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1996  Painting Intensive, accredited, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1992  Fashion Design Professional Designation, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, San Francisco, CA

1989  Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Honors, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

1985  Pre-College Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015  Obelisk 450 Compassionate St. Augustine, Public Art Exhibition, St. Augustine, FL

2015  New Paintings, The Kings Ferry House, St. Augustine, FL

2014  Unaffected Vision: Free to See Beautiful, Curator of a photography show by the clients of The Arc of St. John’s County, The Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, August 22-September 19, 2014

2013  Unaffected Vison: Free to See Beautiful, Curator of a photography show by the clients of The Arc of St. John’s County, (first time collaboration between The Arc and Flagler College,) Crisp Ellert Museum, Flagler College, FL

2012  Faculty Show, Crisp Ellert Museum, St. Augustine, FL

2008  Group Show, The Judson Gallery of Contemporary Art,  A View From Here – Contemporary Landscapes, Los Angeles, CA

2011  Mayo Clinic Art Show, Juror, St. Augustine, FL

2004  Magnificent Obsession, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA

2002  Faculty Show, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

2001  Group Show, Walter Maciel Gallery, Culver City, CA

1999  Solo Show, Institut Futur, Rapperswil, Switzerland

1999  MFA Show, SOMA Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999  All College Honors Award Show, Paulette Long and Shepard Pollock Graduate Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

1999  Group Show, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

1997  Group Show, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

 

SELECTED AWARDS/HONORS/RESIDENCIES

2015  Obelisk 450 Public Art Exhibition, selected artist

1999  Schimidhieny Artist Grant, Rapperswil, Switzerland

1999  All College Honors Award, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

1998  Scholarship and Residency with Pat Steir, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL

1997  Scholarship and Residency with Gregory Amenoff, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL

1996  Scholarship, Painting Intenstive, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1991 Stephen A. Jefferies Educational Grant, Jefferies and Company, Los Angeles, CA

 

TEACHING

2010-current        Adjunct Professor, Drawing and Design, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

2004-2008  Adjunct Professor, Interdisciplinary/Visits to Spiral Jetty or Lightning Fields, California College of the Arts, CA

2003  Visiting Critic, Architecture Dept., California College of the Arts, San Francisco

2001-04      Adjunct Professor, Drawing and Painting, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA