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EDUCATION

1995-98      MFA Utah State University, Logan UT
1993-94      Special Studies, Kansas City Art Institute
1987-88      Special Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
                  Special Studies, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
1980-84      BS University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie WI

experience

2002-pres    Associate Professor, St Louis Community College Meramec, St Louis MO
2000-02      Visiting Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Logan UT
1998-00      Administrative Director, Logan Biennial National Sculpture Competition, Logan UT  
                  Sculpture / Design Instructor, Utah State University, Logan UT
                  Ceramic Instructor, California State Summer School for the Arts, Los Angeles CA
1995-98      Graduate Instructor, Utah State University, Logan UT
1994-95      Head Preparator, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City MO
1991-93      Production Potter, Sotoen Pottery, Shigaraki Japan
                  Affiliate, Shigaraki International Ceramic Center, Shigaraki Japan
1988-91      Preparator / Installation Technician, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN
1984-85      Studio Apprentice, John Walker Studio, Arlington MA

exhibitions

solo / duo

2010          d Exposure 13, Gallery 210, St. Louis MO
2009          s Letting Go a Breath, Schmidt Art Center, Belleville IL
                 s Acoustical Compromise, Forest Park Contemporary Gallery, St Louis MO
2007          s Confluence, PHD Gallery, St Louis MO
                 s Organic Press, UU Gallery, St Louis MO
2003          d Revisitation/Accordances, (installation) Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO
1998          s Reflecting Lines, Old Logan Coach Building, Logan UT
1994          s Connections, Watson Ess Gallery, Kansas City MO
1993          s Mere Whispers Between Friends, Cube Gallery, Shigaraki Japan
                      s Clay Moments, Toen Gallery, Shigaraki Japan

exhibitions

group

2010          M-I-N-E, Meramec Contemporary Gallery. St Louis MO
                 Eco-Art Invitational, Wildwood MO
2009          Gifted, PHD Gallery, St Louis MO
                 EAC Invitational, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL
                 Sculptors as Potters, Potters as Sculptors, Phoenix AZ
                 AFE, Meramec Contemporary Gallery, St Louis MO
2008          Take Out, Ellen Curlee Gallery, St Louis MO
                 Homegrown, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis MO
                 Ensemble, PHD Gallery, St Louis MO
                 AFE, Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO
2007          Faculties, Foundry Art Center, St Charles MO
                 Sculpture Key West, Key West FL
                 Creative Spirits, Gallery Visio, UMSL, St Louis MO
                 4:7, SLCC Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO
2006          Ofrendes, St Louis Artists’ Guild, St Louis MO
                 Intertwined: St Louis/Japan/Taiwan, Regional Arts Commission, St Louis MO
                 Contemporary Flat File Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis MO
                 9th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, U of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu HI
                 Elements of Scale, International Arts Exhibition, St Louis MO
                 Self-Reflective, Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO
2005          Multimedia Invitational, St Charles Community College Gallery, St Charles MO
                 Colleagues, Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO Three Sculptors, Webster University, St Louis MO
                 Wall to Wall, Meramec Gallery, St Louis MO
2004          Washington U School of Medicine 3rd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, St Louis MO
                 Salon Show, St Louis Art Guild Gallery, St Louis MO Sprung, Art Coop Gallery, St Louis MO
                 Faculty Exhibition, Meramec Gallery, St Louis Community College Meramec, St Louis MO
2003          Henry Lay Sculpture Park, Louisiana Mo
                 After a Decade, Albright College Center for the Arts, Reading PA
                 Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson MS
                 3x1, Meramec Gallery, St Louis Community College Meramec, St Louis MO
                 Colleagues III, St Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, St Louis MO
2002          Faculty Exhibition, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan UT
                 American Landscapes, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis MD
                 Photographic Processes IV, Period Gallery, Omaha NE
                 Salmagundi V, Rocky Mountain Arts Center, Rocky Mount NC
                 After a Decade, Brecia College, KY University of Tennessee, TN / Colorado State University, CO
                 Small Works National, Period Gallery, Omaha NE
                 2001 Print Exchange, Merrill Gallery, Logan UT
                 Statewide 2001, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden UT
                 Best Contemporary 2001 WWW National, Period Gallery, Omaha NE
                 Faculty Exhibition, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan UT
                 After a Decade, Murray State College, OK University of Evansville, IN
                 Casper College, WY Weber State University
2000          Y2 Clay, (Installation) Denver International Airport, Denver CO
1999          Faculty Exhibition, California Institute for the Arts, Los Angeles CA
                 Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville MO
                 Utah ’99, Utah Arts Council Exhibition, Union Depot, Salt Lake City UT
1998          Faculty Exhibition, Eccles Gallery, Utah State University, Logan UT
                 Source / Resource, California Institute for the Arts, Los Angeles CA
                 Wood fire ’98, Solano College, Solano CA
1997          NCECA Juried Regional Exhibition, Donna Beam Gallery, Las Vegas NV
                 Utah ’97 Utah Arts Council Exhibition, Union Depot, Salt Lake City UT
                 Grads ’97,Tippets Gallery, Logan UT
1996          Grads, Tippets Gallery, Logan UT
1995          Black and White Competition, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden UT
1989          Museum Workers’ Show, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis MN
                 Foot in the Door, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis MN
                 Draw Together, Hamline University Gallery, St Paul MN
1988          The Exhibition, University of Minnesota Gallery, Minneapolis MN
1984          Student Art Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI
                 Wisconsin Arts West, L.E, Phillips Memorial Library Gallery, Eau Claire WI
                 Works ’84, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI
                 Senior Exhibitionists, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie WI

lecture / workshop

2006          LW University College of Fine Art, Devangere, India 2005 L Webster University, St Louis MO
2004          L Raintree Arts Council, Clarksville MO L The Foundry, St Charles MO
2003          L Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane WA
2002          W Large Scale Outdoor Sculpture, Utah State University, Logan UT
                 W Woodworking for the Studio Artist, Utah State University, Logan UT
2001          W Large Scale Outdoor Sculpture, Utah State University, Logan UT
                 W Woodworking techniques for the Studio Artist, Utah State University, Logan UT
                 L Drew University, Madison NJ L University of North Carolina, Wilmington NC
                 L Weber State University, Ogden UT
2000          L University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler TX
1999          L/W California Institute of Art, Los Angeles CA
1998          L/W California Institute of Art, Los Angeles CA

awards

1999          Utah Arts Council Artist Grant
1998          George B and Marie Eccles Caine Art Scholarship Jon Morgan Fellowship
1997          Utah Arts Council Artist Grant Utah State University Arts Grant
1996          Kansas City Art Institute Scholarship

affiliations

Kirkwood Area Art Council (Board member)
International Sculpture Center (ISC)
Foundations in Art, Theory and Education (FATE)