curriculum vitae

BIRTHPLACE
South Haven, Michigan, October 20, 1954
 
EDUCATION
Aquinas College, Grand Rapids Michigan
2005 M.M. School of Management
Area of Concentration: Arts Management and Curriculum Development
 
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan
1978 - 1983 Graduate Studies, Department of Art
Area of Concentration: Painting
 
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan
1976 Bachelors Degree, Department of Art
Area of Concentration: Painting

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    'EPIPHANY', Kresge Foundation Art Galley, Olivet College, Olivet Michigan

2017    "ARCHETYPE'", Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2015    Nazareth Transformation Center, Nazareth Michigan

2014   "RECOGNITION", Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo Michigan

2014    "SMALL WORKS" Art Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Michigan

2013    Ninth Wave Studio, Kalamazoo Michigan

2012    "VIRIDITAS", Center for New Media, Kalamazoo Valley Community College

2011    Nazareth Transformation Center, Nazareth Michigan

2011    "SPIRIT OF THE LANDSCAPE", Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan

2009    Sabbatical Exhibition, Center for New Media at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

2009    Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland

2009    It Frysk Skilderhus, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

2006    Nazareth Transformation Center, Kalamazoo Michigan

2006    Fire, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021   Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2020   "THE EQUINOX EXHIBITION" Invitational, Ninth Wave Studio, Kalamazoo Michigan

2019   "THE PHOTOSYNTHESIS PROJECT", Center for New Media Galleries, Kalamazoo Valley

            Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2019    Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon Michigan

2019    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2018    Frostic School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan

            University, Kalamazoo Michigan   

2018   'TRANSITIONS' Invitational, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan 

2018    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2018    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2017    Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petosky Michigan

2017    "ALCHEMY: AN ARTISTS AND WRITERS PROJECT"  Invitational Exhibition, Richmond Center

             for the Arts: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan

2017    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2016    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2016    "MIND MORE THAN MEDIA" A Three Person Exhibit: Arcus Gallery, Kalamazoo Michigan

2016    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2015    Juried Michigan Artists Competition, Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Michigan

2015    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2015    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2015    "HOME: AN ARTISTS AND WRITERS PROJECT"  Invitational Exhibition, Richmond Center for 

            the Arts: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan

2014    "SENSE OF PLACE"  Invitational Exhibition, Portage District Library, Portage Michigan

2014    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2013    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2013    Juried Michigan Artists Competition, Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Michigan

2013   "TREES" A Two Person Exhibit: It Frysk Skilderhus, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

2013    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2012    Juried Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michgan

2012    Group Exhibition, Ninth Wave Studio, Kalamazoo Michigan

2011    Group Exhibition, Ninth Wave Studio, Kalamazoo Michigan

2011    Invitational July Exhibition, Midtown Gallery, Kalamazoo Michigan

2010    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2010    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2009    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2008    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2007    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2005    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2004    "LANDSCAPE IN THE FORUM", Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2004    "POETRY & ARWORK", Parkview Hills, Kalamazoo Michigan

2003    "OUT OF THE WASTELAND", Parkview Hills, Kalamazoo Michigan

2002    Center for New Media Faculty, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo Michigan

2000    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

1999    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

1999    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

1987    Juried Regional Competition, Krasl Centre for the Arts, St. Joseph Michigan

1984    Juried West Michigan Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

1983    Juried Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon Michigan

1983    Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

1978    Member's Exhibition, Samarkand Artist Market, Grand Rapids Michigan

1977    Member's Exhibition, Samarkand Artist Market, Grand Rapids Michigan

 

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2013    Art Prize, Monroe Community Church, Grand Rapids Michigan

 

AWARDS

2021    Signature Artists Award,  Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2016    2nd Place, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

2016    Best of Show, Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2015    Juror's Award, Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2013    Best of Show, Juried Regional Competition, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Three Rivers Michigan

2013    Best of Show, Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Michigan

2013    5th Place, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo Michigan

1993    Award of Excellence, Society of Techinical Communications-International, St. Joseph Michigan

1991    Award of Excellence, Society of Techinical Communications, St. Joseph Michigan

1988    Award of Excellence, Society of Techinical Communications, St. Joseph Michigan

1987    Purchase Award, Krasl Art Centre, St. Joseph Michigan

1985    Award of Excellence, Society of Techinical Communications, St. Joseph Michigan

1984    Award of Excellence, Society of Technical Communications, St. Joseph Michigan

 

RESIDENCIES

2002    Burren College of Art, County Clare Ireland

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present