RESUME

VITAL STATISTICS

Born 1950, Pittsburgh, PA.   Moved to Philadelphia area, 1973.

(Brief return to Pittsburgh 2007-2010)

 

CURRENT ARTISTIC FOCUS

3D mixed-media construction and montage.  Most work begins with found objects and materials.

 

EDUCATION

B. A. Studio Arts (Fine Arts), 1973, University of Pittsburgh

(Emphasis on drawing, etching, lithography and mixed-media sculpture.)

 

A.S., Fine Arts, Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA. 

(Emphasis on welded steel sculpture and hand-built ceramics. Studied with internationally known Pittsburgh sculptor, Peter Calaboyias.)

 

JURIED AND CURATED EXHIBITS

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Andy Warhol Museum,  Pittsburgh, PA

Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Art of the State, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

National Watch and Clock Museum, Columbia, PA

National Archives, Philadelphia, PA

Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

Berman Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

EO Bull Center for the Arts, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Goggle Works, Reading, PA

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

Philadelphia City Hall

Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

McKinney Gallery, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Abington Art Center, Abington, PA

The Community Art Center, Wallingford. PA

Meridian Arts Trust, Media, PA

Bucks County Annual Sculpture Exhibits, Doylestown, PA

James Dupree Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Howard Gallery of Fine Art, New Hope, PA

Riverbank Arts, Stockton, NJ

Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ

Willow-on-State Gallery, Kennett Square, PA

Salon des Amis, Malvern, PA

Aktion Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Lawrence Hall Gallery, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA

Borelli-Edwards Gallery, Lawrenceville, PA

Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists, Conshohocken, PA

Artsbridge/Prallsville Mill, Stockton, NJ

Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

Shadyside Arts Festival, Shadyside, PA

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

Member Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia

Former Member, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, screened-in October 2007.  Active until return to Philadelphia.

Former Member, Pittsburgh Society of Artists, screened-in, April 2009

Former 2nd VP, Philadelphia/Tri State Artists Equity, 2007-2009.  Board  Member,  May 2004 -2006.  

 

RELEVANT PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

Free-lance Illustrator (part-time 3/83 to 3/01, pursued fulltime 3/01 – 5/03)

Produced cover and inside editorial and spot art for magazines and booklets. Most assignments included responsibility for concept development. Clients included Springhouse Corp., Slack, Inc., Jewish Exponent/Inside Magazine, Skeptic Magazine, SmithKline Beckman, National Association of Science Teachers, Merrell Dow, Exelon Corp.

 

OTHER RELEVANT VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

First Pres. of Philadelphia Chapter of the Graphic Artists Guild, 2000 - 2003

Member, Academic Advisory Board, Art Institute of Philadelphia, 2001 – 2003