EDUCATION Instituto Allende, University of Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: MFA degree in painting – 2003 Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT: Master of Art Education degree – 1979. The Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD: BFA degree – 1970
EXPERIENCE September, 2009 – present: Artist In Residence, The Fountain Valley School of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO September, 1982 – 2009: Chair of the Arts Department, The Fountain Valley School of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO 1983-84: Independent School Representative. Representative Council, Colorado Art Education Association September, 1972 – June, 1982: Chair of the Arts Department, The Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT 1996-2002: Pioneers Museum, City of Colorado Springs. Advisory Board and Chair of the Outdoor Sculpture Committee 2000- 2003: Practicing Artist Representative; The Art Commission of the Pikes Peak Region 2003-2010: Board of Trustees, The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Co-Chair of Education Committee. Currently Advisory Board for Museum Committee and Education Committee. 2001- 2007: Advanced Placement Studio Art Consultant (Reader), The College Board 2003- Current: Examiner – Visual Arts Program – International Baccalaureate Progra.
AWARDS AND GRANTS 1993 – Culpeper Foundation award to support studio work. 1995 – Colorado Arts Education Assn. Professional Development Grant to support experimental digital/lithography project. 1996 – Ballantine Endowment Award to support travel to Mexico for muralist study. 2001 – Colorado Art Education Assn. Professional Development Grant to support graduate degree work. 2001 – Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholar for travel and study in Japan. 2003 – Colorado Art Education Association Professional Development Grant to support MFA thesis work. 2003 – Colorado Art Education Association Professional Development Recognition Award 2007 – Ballantine Endowment Award: Research grant for book on artist Jean Charlot in Hawaii.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND GALLERY REPRESENTATION 2010- Group Show- Bryan & Scott Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO – “Small Works Show” – The ModBo gallery, Colorado Springs, CO – “Dia de los Muertos” – Juried exhibit, The Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO 2009 – “A Community of Artists”, Invitational show at The Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO – “The Small Works Show” Juried show at ModBo Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO – Day of the Dead” – Juried Show- Cottonwood Academy, Colorado Springs, Second Place and Juror’s choice awards. – “The Art of Living”. Group Show at Rich Designs Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO – “New Work” Bryan & Scott Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO – “Big Art Connection” group show at the Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO 2008 – “Fresh Voices” – group show at Bryan & Scott Gallery, Colorado Springs and the . Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Garden Gallery. -“Arithmetic Visions: physics engineering art,” group show at The Downtown Studio Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO 2007 – “Mixed. Five artists working in mixed media”. Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO 2006 – Colorado Art Education Annual Juried Exhibition, Tri-Lakes Arts Center, Palmer Lake, CO. Best of Show Award 2005 – Two Graces Gallery, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico. – Group show, The Plantera Group, Colorado Springs, CO 2003: – “Manifestations of the Sacred.” Invitational exhibit. Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO. – Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, CO. “Colorado Art Education Association Annual Juried Exhibition.” Honorary Mention Award. – “Colorado 2003: A Juried Exhibition of Colorado Contemporary Art.” Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. – Master’s Thesis Exhibit. The Bedford Gallery, Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs,