Curriculum Vitae

  • EXHIBITIONS (*Solo Shows)
  • Collector’s Show / FALL, ArtPrize HUB, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2016 
  • Collector’s Show / SPRING, ArtPrize HUB, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2016
  • ArtPrize, Cathedral Square Showcase Venue, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2012-2014
  • Project Story, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI 2013
  • Friends Don’t Miss Their Friend’s Art Show, Funhouse Gallery, Detroit, Michigan 2012
  • ArtPrize, Coit Creative Arts Academy, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2011
  • *Path to Presence, Art Alley, Lansing, Michigan, 2011
  • Governor’s Residency Exhibition, Governor’s Residence, Lansing, Michigan, 2010
  • *Healing Path, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, Michigan, 2010
  • ArtPrize, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010
  • Portraits and Pottery Show, Orion Art Center, Lake Orion, Michigan, 2009
  • ArtPrize, West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2009
  • People’s Art Festival, Russell Center for Creative Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 2008
  • Containers in the D, Heidleberg Project, Detroit, Michigan, 2008
  • American Cancer Society Benefit Show, West Michigan Cancer Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2006.
  • *Intertwined, Synapse Gallery, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2005
  • Featured Artist, River Street Gallery, Manistee, Michigan, 2004
  • *Auditorium Gallery Exhibition, C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, Evanston, Illinois, 2003.
  • Featured Artist, Art Studio One, Mason, Michigan, 2002.
  • *Main Gallery Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, Michigan, 2001.
  • 6th National Juried Art Exhibition, Highland Cultural Center Arts Gallery, Highland, New York, 1999. Juried By Jennifer Park.
  • Convergence ’99 –Y2K, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, New York, 1999. Juried by Thyrza Nichols Goodeve.
  • Jackson Area Show, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, Michigan, 1990. Juried by Bill Farrel.

  • PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
  • Community Heart of REO, RE Olds Transportation Museum, Lansing, Michigan, 2014-2015
  • Make a Splash, Art in the Loft, Alpena, Michigan, 2014-2015
  • Time Bridge Blossoms, New Territory Arts Association, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2013
  • Michigan Passageway, City of East Lansing Arts Commission, East Lansing, MI, 2012
  • Young Oak Reaching, Coit Creative Arts Academy, Grand Rapids, MI, 2011
  • Heart and Art of Grand Ledge, Grand Ledge DDA, Grand Ledge, MI, 2011
  • Stanley Levendowski, Sr. Memorial Mural, Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, Michigan, 2009-2010
  • Mural of Hope, Friends Together, Alpena, Michigan, 2008
  • Crossing the River, First Presbyterian Church of Albion, Albion, Michigan, 2007
  • Heart of Heatherbrook, Barn Preservation Network, Marshall, Michigan, 2007
  • Time Bridge Blossoms, New Territory Arts Association, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2005
  • Sesquicentennial Commemorative Painting, Lansing State Journal, Lansing, Michigan. 2005  
  • Century of Flight, Air Zoo Museum, Kalamazoo, Michigan. 2003-2005  
  • Spirit of REO, REO Town Commercial Association, Lansing, Michigan. 2003  
  • Cityscape, Metropolitan YMCA, Lansing, Michigan. 2002-2003  
  • Race Week, Victory Lane, Jackson, Michigan. 2002.
  • Baseball Legends, Oldsmobile Park, Lansing, Michigan. 2001.  
  • The Big Four, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan. 1999.  
  • Northwest Airlines, Detroit Metro Airport, Romulus, Michigan. 1998.

  • WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES
  • Workshop, Art in the Loft, Alpena, Michigan, 2014
  • Lecture, Ingham County Medical Care Facility, Okemos, Michigan, 2014
  • Workshop, REACH Studio, Lansing, Michigan, 2014
  • Lecture, MI-ArtShare, Lansing, MI, 2014
  • Workshop, Art in the Loft, Alpena, Michigan, 2013
  • Lecture, Cathedral Square, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2012
  • Workshop, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2012
  • Lecture, 1212 Gallery, Lansing, Michigan, 2012
  • Workshop, Art Alley, Lansing, Michigan, 2012
  • Workshop, Grand Ledge DDA, Grand Ledge, Michigan, 2011
  • Lecture, Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel, Lansing, Michigan, 2011
  • Lecture, Eaton Art League, Charlotte, Michigan, 2010
  • Lecture, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010
  • Lecture, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2010
  • Workshop and Lecture, Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, Michigan, 2010
  • Workshop, West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2009
  • Earth Studio Classes, Russell Center for Creative Arts, Detroit, Michigan, 2008-2012
  • Workshop and Lecture, Friends Together, Alpena, Michigan, 2008
  • Lecture, Battle Creek Society of Artists, Battle Creek, Michigan, 2007
  • Workshop, Arts and Industry Council Public Art Program, Marshall, Michigan, 2007.
  • Workshop, Arts and Industry Council Public Art Program, Albion, Michigan, 2007
  • Lecture, Mid-Michigan Artist Guild, Williamston, Michigan, 2007
  • Public Art: Mural Painting Class, Delta Charter Township, Lansing, Michigan, 2006
  • Workshop, New Territory Arts, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 2005
  • Lecture, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, Michigan, 2001.
  • Lecture, Lansing Art Guild, Lansing, Michigan, 2000.

  • AWARDS AND HONORS
  • World’s Largest Indoor Mural, Guiness World Records, London, UK, 2004.
  • First Place for Murals, United States Sign Council Sign Design Competition, Bristol, Pennsylvania, 2000.
  • Certificate of Merit, HCC-Arts Gallery 6th National Juried Art Exhibition, Highland, New York, 1999.
  • Certificate of Excellence for Print Media-Business/Trade Publications, American Advertising Awards, Lansing, Michigan, 1997.
  • Painting Transfer Scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1993.

  • EDUCATION
  • Painting Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, B.F.A., 1995.
  • Art Department, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas, 1993
  • Art Department, Lansing Community College, Lansing, Michigan, 1987-91