Adjunct Professor of Art, University of St. Francis, Ft. Wayne, IN; 2002 – present
Two-week travel course to Rome and Florence, Italy, 1999, via Purdue University
University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, Master of Science Business Administration Degree, 1976
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Drawing and Sculpture, 1967
University of Detroit High School Jesuit Academy, Detroit, MI, Latin/Scientific diploma 1963
Artistic Accomplishments, Exhibits and Awards
2009: Motor City Review at the Sisson Gallery, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI – group show, with 38 artists who had previously exhibited at the Michigan Gallery.
2009: Potterswife Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN – Opening show
2008: Lot of Little Art, Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
2007-2008: Commissioned by Temple Achduth Vesholom Congregation, Ft. Wayne, IN, to depict the biblical story of Joseph and His Brothers in four bas-relief panels. Installed July, 2008; unveiled, November, 2008.
2007: Artlink Members’ Show and the Three Rivers Invitational Show – True Happiness, woodcut w/monotype; He Comes to His Senses, wash drawing.
2007: Allen County Public Library Opening show – A Double Mask, woodcut w/monotype
2006: Commissioned Installation- Sep/Oct of Stations of the Cross on the exterior west wall of the Pope John Paul II Center on the University of St. Francis campus. Sixteen 16×20 inch stoneware panels, commissioned by University of St. Francis
2006: National Print Show at Artlink, Animal Images at Artlink; faculty shows – also began work in brush and wash drawings; began cutting cherry wood blocks for Heart of Man series (a projected series of 150 woodcuts and mixed media based on the Book of Psalms).
2005: Three Rivers Invitational – Weatherhead Gallery at University of St. Francis – Icon, wood and clay.
2005: Origins to Destination: Artlink Gallery Invitational show – exhibited five prints and drawings
2005: 25th National Print Competition, Artlink Gallery – Memories From Childhood – A Landscape, woodcut and monotype; award winner
2004: Spring Show – Artisan Gallery, Ft. Wayne: Three-person show – featured monotypes and woodcuts.
2004: Viewed Rembrandt Exhibit at the Chicago Art Institute – saw for the first time Rembrandt’s drawings (approximately two dozen); immensely impressed and moved by them.
2004 & 2005: University of St. Francis and IPFW Faculty Show – Artlink – The Head and the Heart, woodcut with monotype; Landscape drawing in conte
2003: Regional Winners Exhibition – Artlink – Exhibited over twenty monotypes, woodcuts and drawings
2003: Developed series of woodcuts based on the life of St. John the Baptist; and two terra cotta roundels – reliefs for St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
2003: 23rd National Print Competition, Artlink – Keeping Our Heads Above Water – woodcut with monotype, award winner
2002: St. Francis Weatherhead Gallery, Faculty and Alumni show – A Clean Heart Create for Me, O God, woodcut; Indeed I Was Born Guilty, woodcut.
2002: Winner of Artlink Regional Artist’s Show – In the Midst of the Assembly, woodcut and monotype; and Inmost Being, woodcut.
2002: 22nd National Print Competition, Artlink – Crime and Punishment, woodcut w/monotype
2002: January: began teaching Basic and Advanced Drawing studio courses at University of St. Francis, Ft. Wayne, IN
2002: Night Life, Artlink – Thelonius Monk, monotype; five other monotypes also exhibited
2002: Member of the Ft. Wayne Art Museum Acquisitions Panel – one yr. Term
2001: Elkhart Regional Artists Exhibition, winner of first prize drawing award: In the Midst of the Assembly, woodcut and monotype
2001: Purdue University Sixty Square Inches National Print Show, Purdue University Gallery, Lafayette, IN – A Winter Yardscape, woodcut
2001: 21st National Print Competition, Artlink – Icon for a New Age, woodcut w/monotype, first prize winner.
2000: Lecture – Delivered lecture on Art and Religion at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church adult symposium, Spirit Fest – November 4th, 2000.
2000: Artlink Regional Artist’s Show – The Miraculous Catch of Fishes, woodcut w/monotype; It Is No Longer I, But Christ Living In Me – St. Paul, woodcut and monotype
2000: Artlink Member’s Show – A Flaw in the Heart of Man, woodcut w/monotype
1999: Artlink Member’s Show – Self-Portrait in Yellow, woodcut w/monotype
1999: Artlink National Print Show – The Miraculous Catch of Fishes – monotype
1999: Kelly Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN – She Longs For Her Lover Lost at Sea, woodcut w/Monotype; Head of a Man, Monotype.
1998: Regional Artist’s Show, Artlink: – Amen, woodcut; Pilate – monotype
1998: Artlink Member’s Show: Agnus Dei – woodcut/monotype
1998: Artlink National Print Show – A Life of Debauchery – monotype
1997: Created series of 6 Color woodcuts illustrating the Pater Noster.
1997: Artlink Regional Artist’s Show: Ivan Karamazov – woodcut
1997: Artlink National Print Show – Father James Flynn – woodcut/monotype
1996: Created series of 10 color woodcuts illustrating James Joyce’s TheDubliners, submission for Illustration competition – Royal College of Art, London
1996: Three Rivers Regional – St. Francis College – The Master and Distant Voices, monotype/woodcuts
1996: Puzzle Exhibit at St. Francis College, Ft. Wayne – Did Not Our Hearts Burn Within Us? woodcut/monotype
1996: Arts Indiana Series XVI winner, and second prize winner – The Dilemma, monotype/woodcut; also merit award for As One, monotype/woodcut
1996: Published R/EVOLUTION OF NUDES, 40 Post Cards with monotype images (reproduced) and accompanied by poetry of Gloria Still
1996: Small Print National – 60 Square Inches at Purdue University Galleries – Angelic Head, Monotype
1995: Music and Musical Instruments, Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN, Mozart, Composing
1995: Second Annual Three Rivers Exhibit at St. Francis College, The Interviewer, Monotype
1995: First Presbyterian Gallery, Ft. Wayne, IN, 33 monotypes and woodcuts
1995: Literary Images, Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN, The Wedding At Cana, four monotype images
1995: Indiana Arts Postcard Series Fifteeen: Monotype, Worries Abound, award winner
1995: Winterface a collaboration with the Fort Wayne Dance Collective; 12 monotypes projected as stage setting for dance, recitation and music
1994: StayOpen, a collaboration with Gloria Still, poet, first of a four part series (12 monotypes and accompanying poetry) of projected 40 monotypes and poetry – exhibited at IPFW, Ft. Wayne.
1994: Sublime and Subliminal, a two man show at IPFW School of Fine Arts; 21 woodcuts and monotypes
1994: Ft. Wayne Bicentennial Exhibit, St. Francis College, Ft. Wayne, IN, Romantics, Heal Me My Bones Are In Torment, In The Night (Award Winner), all monotype/woodcut
1994: The American States Arts Competition, Indianapolis, IN Contemplative, monotype/woodcut
1994: Allen County Public Library Self-Portrait Show, , Dreamer and Brooder, monotype/woodcut
1994: National Small Print Exhibition, Purdue University, Energy Within, monotype
1993: 66 Artists of Greater Ft. Wayne, Artlink Artspace, Romantics, Monotype/Woodcut
1993: South Bend Regional Biennial Artists Exhibition, South Bend, IN, Celestials, woodcut/monotype
1992: Elkhart Regional Artists Exhibition, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN: Dialogue, (Best Drawing Award), and The Mask Maker, monotypes
1992: Regional Biennial Artists Exhibition, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, 5 monotypes: Dialogue, Listening is Primary, Mask, The Listener, (Purchase Award), and Dealing with Anxiety
1992: The Nude 92, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, One Day in the Garden of Eden, monotype, honorable mention
1991: Clay and Ink, Artlink Gallery, group show, ceramics and printmaking; displayed 26 recent monotypes
1991: Ft. Wayne Collects, Fort Wayne Art Museum, Ft. Wayne, IN, And Where Would We Be Without Masks? monotype
1991: Regional 91, Indianapolis Art League, Indianapolis IN, A Sensitive Nature, monotype- cash award
1991: Indiana Printmaker’s Invitational DePauw University, Greencastle IN Forebodings, The Fall of Man, Taking Off the Mask
1991: International Mask Exhibition Ann Arbor Mi, Masks , a monotype
1991: Conducted monotype workshop at the Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart, Indiana
1991: Indiana Postcard Series XI Winner, sponsored by Arts Indiana Magazine, Masks for Night and Day, monotype.
1991: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Exhibition of a series of monotypes directly related to the Shakespeare Play during its run at the Civic Theater, Ft. Wayne, IN
1990: Arts Indiana November issue features 5 monotypes in Portfolio section, plus article
1990: Sixty Square Inches, National Small Print Exhibition, Stewart Center Gallery, Purdue University Galleries, Head of a Boy and The Poet, Third Prize Cash Award (monotypes); 1992, Mask, monotype; 1994, Energy Within, monotype
1990: Printmaking & Sculpture Invitational ’90, Krannert Gallery, University of Evansville, Mask for the Self and Nude (monotypes)
1989: First View – a showing of 26 monotypes at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, commemorating the 1989 Arts United Fellowship Grant.
1989: Indiana Works on Paper, and invitational exhibit at St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, The Road to Emmaus (woodcut) and Do you know why books are so important? (monotype)
1989: Received Master Fellowship Grant from Arts United of Northeast Indiana
1988 to 2000: Member of the Artists Panel of Artlink, Fort Wayne; also, Curator of the annual National Print Exhibition
1988: Developed limited edition poster image for World Premier of Fahrenheit 451 a new musical based on Ray Bradbury’s novel. Also developed a series of woodcuts and monotypes for exhibit in conjunction with the World Premier at Fort Wayne’s Civic Theater. Showpiece (and poster image) titled Montag (woodcut).
1988: 8th Annual Artlink National Print Competition, Fort Wayne, Magdalene, monotype
1988: Ventures in Creativity, Performing Arts Center, Fort Wayne, Men of the Middle Ages (woodcut) & Portrait of Rembrandt’s Wife, H, (monotype) honorable mention
1987: 40th Mid States Exhibition, Evansville, In, Museum of Arts and Science, Museum purchase award for Study in Movement and Color (monotype)
1987: Lincoln National Life Corp. purchases Eve (monotype), and The Actor (woodcut) for permanent collection
1987: Panelist for Leadership Ft. Wayne Conference on Culture & the Arts – sponsored by IPFW he Actor (woodcut) in 1988
1987: Panelist for Leadership Ft. Wayne Conference on Culture & the Arts – sponsored by IPFW
1987: Clay & Ink Show, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, In, The Examination, Young Daumier Runs Away, Nocturne, The Window I (monotypes) and Disaster at Chernobyl (woodcut)
1987: 7th Annual Artlink National Print Show, Artlink, Beethoven, monotype
1987: Midwest Drawing Show, Artlink Gallery, Ft. Wayne, In, The King and the Queen, monotype
Art Directors Calendar Competition: Fort Wayne Creates, 1987 A Box Full of Masks woodcut; for 1988, While the City Sleeps (woodcut); 1988: for 1989, The Flute Player monotype, 1990: By the Pool; 1991: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Primary Heads
1986: 6th Annual Artlink National Print Competition, Artlink, Fort Wayne, In, Cut Off and Fish Today, a cash prize award winner, monotypes
1986: Published by Paulist Press of New Jersey, Seven woodcut illustrations to Once Upon a Christmas Time, short stories by John Aurelio
1986: Thomas Smith Fine Arts Gallery, Ft. Wayne, In, Works on Paper, a one man show
Artlink Gallery, Ft. Wayne, In, 1983: Night and Day, Artlink members’ group show, Dawn and Night Dance (woodcuts); 1986: Conversation and The Crowd in the Archway (monotypes); 1986: The Window and The Old Artist (monotypes); 1987: Romanticism in the 80’s, Artlink Gallery, Spirits (monotype), Die Brucke Society (woodcut), Stormy Weather and Femme Fatale (monotypes); 1987: As You Are – Self Portraits, Men of the Middle Ages (woodcut) and Self Portrait (monotype).
1983: 27th Annual June Art Exhibit, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, Oh, 1984, woodcut
Religious Arts Festival, First Wayne Street Methodist Church, Ft. Wayne, In 1983: Third Prize (cash award), The Entombment (woodcut); 1984: a one man show, also First Prize (purchase award), The Parable of the Good Samaritan (monotype); 1987: Third prize, cash award, So you could not stay awake with me one hour? (monotype); 1988: First and purchase award, The Mocking of Christ (monotype)
1982: Red Cedar Review publishes two woodcuts, Bathers and By the Stream, Michigan State University Press Prize
Ann Arbor Art Fair Ann Arbor, MI – 1981 & 1982
1981: Detroit Scarab Club Print Show, Detroit, Mi, Family Group (linocut)
Ft. Wayne Public Library 1981: Literary Images, one man show; 1983 Monotypes & Woodcuts, a one man show; 1987: woodcut illustrations to to the book Once Upon a Christmas Time are exhibited.
Michigan Gallery Detroit, Mi, 1980: opening group show, The Idiot and Wild Horses of Fire (woodcuts); 1982: Old Friends, a two man show.
Tri Kappa Regional Artists Exhibit, Ft. Wayne Art Museum 1973:Bronze Head (sculpture); 1982: The Actor (woodcut); 1983: The Wasteland (monotype); 1984: C’est Moi (monotype); 1985: Run, Run, Run and Unfamiliar Faces (monotypes); 1987: Study in Movement and Color (monotype) and Descent of the Holy Spirit (woodcut); 1988: A Dialogue with Rembrandt and Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels’ hierarchies? (monotypes); 1989: Magdalene (monotype); 1990: Prisoner of Time (monotype).