Education and Training

M.F.A. Degree in Ceramics, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1987

Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 1982-1984

B.F.A. Degree in Ceramics University of Texas-San Antonio 1983

Anderson Ranch Art Center Summer Workshops, 1983

Southwest Craft Center Summer Workshop: Glaze Calculation, 1982

US Navy Air Traffic Controller 1972-1976


Teaching Experience

Pima Community College, Adjunct Professor, 1999

Pima Community College, Adjunct Professor, 1995

University of Texas-San Antonio, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1990



Tucson Arts District Partnership , Artist of the Year Award, 1999

Dorland Artist Colony, Temecula, CA Residence/Stipend Award, 1994

Community Award Tucson Arts District. For Outstanding Service, 1994

Governor’s Awards Nominee. Nominated by the Tucson Arts Coalition for outstanding public service in the Arts, 1994


Present Gallery Affiliations

Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Waterworks Gallery, San Juan Island, WA

October Studios Gallery, Houston, TX


Selected Public Collections

McDonald’s Corporation, Chicago

Tucson International Airport, Tucson


Art Related Experience

Tucson Arts Coalition, Board Member, Fall 2003

Art Space Development, 1991 to present. Director: Sixth Street Art Studios, Lucky Street Art Studios, Industrial Arts Warehouse, Steinfield Warehouse Artists, Flores House Artists, Tucson

Gallery Director Art Forms Gallery, Tucson , 1992-1993

Art Shippers of Tucson, Owner, 1992-1995

Annual Art Expo Studio Tour, Organizer / Director, 1992-1993