1987 MFA Ohio University
1982 BFA Pratt Institute
1981 BFA Ringling School of Art & Design
1977 Columbus College of Art & Design
2015 New Work, Sharon Weiss Gallery
2012 The Vintage Show, Hayley Gallery
2010 Joy, Sharon Weiss Gallery
2005 Fine Art Works Center
2015 Governor's Invitational
2015 The Ohio State Fair
2013 The Ohio Art League
2011 Urban Arts Space
Supreme Court of Ohio
Zanesville Art Museum
Ringling School of Art & Design
I believe the best works of art make us ask questions. I like to be surprised by paintings. It could be the subject matter or unpredictable materials or simply color combinations that I never imagined could work so well together.
So when I created my egg piece, I tried to incorporate this element of surprise by using relief in forming the eggs, creating a decorative band around the center of the large Ostrich egg.
I like the idea of egg on egg-edible, life giving and sustaining.
Even though my piece appears quite whimsical, it seems to possess a mystical or sacred element. For me, this dichotomy keeps me engaged