2011 M.F.A. in Studio Art, C.W. Post Long Island University, Brookville, NY

2004 B.A. Art Education, Concordia University, Chicago, IL

1981 Born in Danville, IL

Currently living and working in New York


Teaching Experience/Publications


2010-2011  C.W. Post University, Greenvale, NY Teaching Assistant for: Advanced Oil Painting, Beginning Oil Painting, Advanced Figure Drawing, Foundational Figure Drawing


2009-2010  C.W. Post University, Greenvale, NY Teaching assistant for: Color Theory, 2D, 3D/film and Woodshop lab assistant


2008-09  Long Island Lutheran High School, Brookville, NY Art Instructor


2008 7th Grade Art Curriculum, Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, MO, Curriculum developer/author


2004-08  Metro East Lutheran High School, Edwardsville, IL Art Instructor, 9-12


2002  Art In Motion Internship, Danville, IL


Exhibitions/Public Works


2011 Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Hillwood Museum, Brookville, NY


2011 CAA NY Area MFA Exhibition, NY, NY


2010 Solo Show, Communication: Series I, S.A.L. Gallery, Brookville, NY


2009 Tillis Center Gallery, Brookville, NY group exhibit


2009 MFA Exhibit, Hutchins Gallery, Greenvale, NY   group exhibit


2009 MFA Exhibit,  Firehouse Gallery, Bayshore, NY   group exhibit


2009 MFA Exhibit,  Sculpture Gallery, Greenvale, NY  group exhibit


2005-present, Clay Tile Mural; Public Installation, Town Square, Danville, IL