About the Artist

Education

  • Edith and Benson Ford Merit Scholarship recipient - College for Creative Studies
  • Wayne State University
  • University of Grenoble, France
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • Stephens College

Artists studied with

  • Perry Austin, Ann Blair Brown, Cheri Christensen, Dee Beard Dean, Kim English, Bill Farnsworth, Chris Groves, Mark Horton, Don Hatfield, T. Allen Lawson, Jeanne MacKenzie, Jim Richards, Stuart Shils, Shannon Smith, and the Plein Air Painters of the South East.
  • Artists whose work and philosophy are of influence: Scott Christensen, John F. Carlson, Charles Hawthorne, Edgar Payne, Kevin MacPherson, Richard Schmid and in general the French and American impressionist/ post impressionist movement.

Exhibitions

  • Detroit Athletic Club
  • Horton Hayes Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina
  • University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
  • Three Pines Gallery, Cross Village, Michigan
  • Crooked Tree Art Center, Petosky, Michigan
  • Tvedten Fine Art, Harbor Springs, Michigan
  • The Pioneer Building, Detroit, Michigan
  • Joie de Vie, Birmingham, Michigan
  • Grosse Pointe Art Center, Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Port Huron Museum of Art, Port Huron, Michigan

Galleries

  • The Little Gallery of Mackinac Island
  • Grosse Pointe Art Association – Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • The Pioneer Building – Detroit, Michigan

Memberships

  • Oil Painters of America