Master of Fine Arts - Painting and Sculpture, With Honors, 1987, San Francisco Art
Institute, San Francisco, California. Studied with Robert H. Hudson, Robert Colescott, Barbara Rogers, Carlos Villa, Ivan Majdrakoff, Inez Storer, Leslie Lerner, Sam Tchakalian, Pegan Brooke, Irene Pijoan and others.
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting and Drawing, Cum Laude, 1983, Wichita
State University, Wichita, Kansas. Studied with John Boyd, Diane Thomas Lincoln, Ronald Christ.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2nd Place, Hi-Desert Nature Museum, "Climate Change," Yucca Valley, CA
Winner of the National Parks Conservation Assciation's Joshua Green Business Program Logo Contest cash award.
1st Place, cash award. California Desert Coalition “Green Path”
2nd Place, “Creature Feature,” Exhibit, A Roadside Attraction
Gallery, Twenty Nine Palms, CA
Special Service Award - Whitney Young Child Development Center
Accepted: Artist-in-Residence Program -Nevada State Council on the Arts
San Francisco Art Institute Grant
Mabel F. Gillespie Scholarship Award
Clayton Staples Scholarship Award
Miller Art Scholarship Award
FEW GRAPHICS REFERENCES
California Desert Coalition - Images used in posters, cards, advertisements and for kids to color!
Carlisle Co. -Toy Designs
Cardazone Design Associates -Line Drawings by hand, Illustrator and
Frontlines newspaper - Banners, column headers, political cartoons, etc.
Haight Ashbury Beat Newspaper - Numerous Zono Comikz strips
Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council - Designed numerous logos, fold out map, advertising illustrations.
Publicis Dialog Worldwide Marketing Agency -Illustrations for Sprint Phone Advertisements, in Paint
and Adobe Illustrator
Slots.com, Inc. -"Skin" and "Rollers" for web slot
Spensley.com -Character development for Flash animation series, Cartoon
Illlustrations and Computer Graphics for t-shirts, web, and print
Whitney Young Child Development Center, Inc. -Designed Awards utilizing
computer enhanced child-drawn art, Humorous Illustrations for Advertisements,
Awards, Political Posters, and more