2010 MFA degree in Painting
Wayne State University
Detroit Michigan

1987 BFA with Honors, Illustration
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, California

Associate Degree with Honors 1984
Commercial Art
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin

Solo Exhibitions

"An Outside View" at the Northville Art House, Northville, MI 2011

Group Exhibitions

“MFA Thesis Exhibition at the Wayne State Community Arts Gallery. Detroit, MI 2010
“Migration” group exhibit at Work Detroit gallery(UofMSAD) Detroit, MI 2009
“Our Lakes and Rivers” show Grosse Pointe Art Center, 2009
“Wayne State University Presidents Office Select MFA Exhibition” Detroit, MI 2009
“Urban Edge” display painting, Grosse Pointe Art Center, 2009
“Art on the Move” Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI 2009
“Fear” group exhibit at Work.Detroit gallery (UofMSAD) Detroit, MI 2009
“Urban Edge” Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, MI, 2008
“Eight Days in June” Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI, 2007
“Everything but the Kitsch-en Sync” La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
“Drawn to Expression” The Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA, 2006
“The Birdhouse Show” The Drawing Club, Los Angeles, CA 2005
“Paintings Show” The Drawing Club, Los Angeles CA, 2005
“The Mystery Show” AndLab Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2004

Speaking Engagements

“Narrative Concepts in Painting”
California State University, Long Beach, CA, 2005
Guest of Peter Zokosky

“Preliminary Visual Concepts”
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2001
Guest of Fine Arts Faculty

Teaching Experience

Currently full time Associate Professor, Illustration department. College for Creative Studies, Detroit MI, 2006 to present.

Adjunct Associate Professor
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, 1996-2006 (30 consecutive14 week Trimesters)

Drawing instructor.
Los Angeles Figure Academy, Los Angeles, CA, 2002-2003

Other Professional Experience

Free Lance Illustration, 1987-2002
Clients include: Avon Books, DAW Books, Encyclopedia Britannica, Walt Disney, Warner Brothers records, Nintendo Corp., Sega Genesis, Atari Corp. Many more upon request.