BA, Graphic Design and Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1990

MFA, Painting, University of Cincinnati, 1994



Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Orange County Artists Guild member and Studio Tour participant, 2012- present


collaborative book projects:

Tree: A Community of Artists Explores the Meaning of Nature, facilitator and author.

project involved 30 artists from Orange Co., NC and surrounding areas.

goal of project to promote collaborative, non-profit, illustrated book.

published by Pencilpoint Mountain Books, Durham, NC., 2012.

Proceeds of book sales benefit The Haw River Assembly environmental organization.

project website:


River: A Community of Artists Explores the Meaning of Nature, facilitator and author.

second book in above series, illustrated by 36 artists from the Orange County Artists Guild,

published by Pencilpoint Mountain Books, 2013.



recipient of 2010 Artist’s Project Grant from the Orange County Art Commission for the funding of above project, made possible through funds from the Grassroots Program of the North Carolina Arts Council.

academic teaching:

visiting artist, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, Fall 2011

visiting artist, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, September 2010

visiting professor / collage workshop leader, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, spring and fall 2009

one semester adjunct teaching, Design Drawing, University of Cincinnati, 1995-1996

one year teaching assistantship, Basic Drawing, University of Cincinnati, 1993-1994

one year drawing class, Learning in Retirement program, University of Cincinnati, 1995-1996

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