I am a self taught painter focused on botanical themes in semi abstract manner.

Education:
Cornish School Allied. Arts. Seattle, WA. 1962/63.
California College of Arts and Crafts. Oakland, CA. (Art History and Drawing). 1964/65

Travel:
Museum visits in Netherlands, Italy, Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Antilles, Greece, France , Mauritius, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Israel, Croatia, Canada, Bahamas as well as major and minor US museums.

Work history:
Landscape garden design and installation 1970 – 2002
Geyser Peak Winery visitor center, Geyserville, CA
Oregon Episcopal Schools, Portland, OR
St Mary’s Episcopal Church grounds Asheville NC. Restoration of landscape architect Doan Ogdens’s historic church campus.

Full time retirement: 2010. Fine arts projects, demonstrations and workshops

Exhibitions:

2016: Boca Raton TM Program charitable event, Sundy House, Delray Beach

2016: Artisans on the Avenue, Lake Worth, FL

2015: Annual Open Studio Art Tours; Hendersonville, NC

2014: November Featured Artist, Arts Arena; Delray Beach, FL

2013-2014: Annual Open Studio Art Tours; Hendersonville, NC

2012: Starving Artist Art Supply and Gallery; Hendersonville, NC; Exhibit: Abstraction Informed by Nature; Workshop: Beyond the Brush

2011-ongoing: Fountainhead Books, Hendersonville, NC; House artist exhibit

2011: Opportunity House, Hendersonville, NC; One-man show and workshop

2010: Henderson County Arts Council; Hendersonville, NC; Selected works from Transatlantic Voyages collaborative exhibit

2010: Converse College, Spartanburg, SC; Transatlantic Voyages, collaborative exhibit with Tunisian artist Hamadi Ben Saad

2007: Holy Ground; Asheville, NC; One man show

2006: The Casbah, Tunis; sponsored by the Cultural Ministry of Tunisia; Group exhibition, Encounters in Blue

2004: Converse College, Spartanburg, SC; One man show (Manouba Tunisia Orphanage Benefit)

2003: Muse Salon, Haywood Park Hotel, Asheville, NC

2002: Botanical Garden, Asheville, NC; One man show

1979-93: Oregon Episcopal School Faculty Exhibitions; Portland, OR

1975: Napa Sonoma Wine Industry Competitive Exhibit, Sonoma, CA; Prize award

1975: Geyser Peak Winery Reception Center; CA; One man show

1968: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1968: Richmond, CA Biennial Competitive Show; Juror: Wayne Thiebaud