Artist's Statement

My goal as a professional artist is to create works that cause the viewer to ask questions, to think, to be drawn into the piece. I take personal pride in all my work and continue to explore a variety of subjects and techniques, always with an eye for detail and form.


07/2008   Patina Workshop – Ron Young, Hawthorne, CA
05/06-07/2007   Patina Workshop – Patrick Kipper, Loveland, CO
01/2005   Cal. Art Academy & Museum, Master Artist Workshop - Christopher Slatoff, Pasadena, CA
9/85-9/99   Fullerton College, Sculpting the Human Figure, Don Treadway, Fullerton, CA
09/89-06/99   Special Education Instructor – High School Aeronautics and Automotive Design, Anaheim Union High School Dist., Anaheim, CA
09/68-06/99   Educator, Mathematics - Anaheim Union High School District, Anaheim, CA
8/97   Sculpting the Human Bust, Lawrence M. Ludtke, Loveland CO
2/96-6/97   Pre-Columbian Sculpture Techniques, Maestro Ramon Landivar, Santa Ana, CA
6/81   Master of Arts Degree, United States International University, San Diego, CA
09/63-06/68   Educator, Mathematics - Arden School District, Sacramento, CA
6/67   National Science Foundation Scholarship, Sacramento State College, Sacramento, CA
09/57-06/58   Educator, Cleveland, Ohio Public School System
9/54-6/57   Bachelor of Science Degree, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
09/53-06/54     Fenn College, Cleveland, Ohio
6/46-9/49   Youth Summer Scholarships, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio


Gallery Representations

06/05 – 05/08   Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
04/05 - 11/06    California State Senate Sixth Annual California Contemporary Art Collection Exhibit, Sacramento, CA
04/05 - 2006   Evans-Forney Gallery, Traverse City, MI
10/04...   Crucible Gallery, Norman, OK
10/2004 - 2005   Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Hts., OH
03/03 – 09/2006   California State Senate Annual California Contemporary Art Collection Exhibit, Sacramento, CA
2001...   Cuttress Gallery, Pomona, CA
1999 - 2003   Dunton Gallery, Arlington Hts., Illinois


Major Exhibitions / Special Recognitions / Awards

08/10     Book Signing – Century Walk: Art Imitating History - Naperville, Il
04/27 - 05/18 ‘08    Calif. Art Club – Gold Medal Exhibition, Pasadena, CA
03/06 – 04/06     “Feminine Wisdom”, Group Exhibition,Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center, Pomona, CA
06/05 – 02/2008   Loan – “Free Frank”, Life size bust, Barry, IL Library/New Philadelphia Project
05/05     “A Way Out”, Added to the permanent collection, Avery Institute, Charleston, SC
04/05 - 11/06   California State Senate Sixth Annual California Contemporary Art Collection Exhibit, Sacramento, CA
10/04 - 01/05   Solo exhibition, "The Eclectic Sculptor", Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Hts., OH
05/04 - 06/04   Solo exhibition, "Figuratively Speaking", Cal Poly, Pomona Downtown Center, Pomona, CA
06/03   OCB Chamber Of Commerce, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA
03/03 - 11/04   California State Senate Fifth Annual California Contemporary Art Collection Exhibit, Sacramento, CA
06/02    OCB Chamber Of Commerce, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA
06/99   Solo sculpture show, "Shirley Moss", Matthew Cruz Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
10/98   Special Award for "The Oracles", "The John Olsen Memorial Award", Joselyn Gallery, Torrence, CA
06/98   People’s Choice Award -"My Body But Not My Soul", GSS Assoc. Summer Show, Thousand Oaks, CA
06/97    Second Place Overall for "Anubis 2000", Golden State Sculpture Assoc. Summer Show, Torrence, CA



  To be installed, 6 foot untitled abstract, Ohio State University Math building, Columbus, OH
  Installation/Dedication, “Winnowing Hands”, Monument/Fountain in The Market at Oakland, Mt. Pleasant, SC
  Installation, Bust of Senator Alfred Alquist, California State Capitol, Sacramento, CA
  Installation, “Free Frank McWorter”, Life-size bust, Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, Springfield, IL
  Installation, Judge Perry B. Jackson, Life-size+ bronze bust, Case Western Reserve Univ. Law Library, Cleveland, OH 
  Installation, “Veterans Valor”, (5) Life-size bronze sculptures of Local WWII Decorated Veterans, Naperville, IL
08/2002   Installation, Life-size Bust of NFL Coach George Allen, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OH
10/2001   Wm. Shatzer Memorial – Life-size action sports figure installation. North Central College, Naperville, IL
8/27/09   Installation/Dedication, “Free Frank", Life-size bust, DuSable Museum permanent collection, Chicago, IL