Education, Exhibits, Honors

Education

American Academy of Art | Chicago, IL

1979 – 1981

Advanced Courses: Packaging Design, Lettering
and Design, Illustration, Advertising

Exhibits & Honors


2003 – Concept Artist, U.S. Mint Commemorative Quarter Design / Illinois
Selected from over 6,000 entries

2013 – Illinois State Fair
Title: Singularity / Glazed Ceramic (4th Place)
Artisan’s Bldg., Springfield, IL

2012 – Artprize
Title: Singularity
Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

2012 – Tartan Art On The Avenue / 5’ Golf Ball Exhibit /Magnificent Moments
Title: It’s Reigning In Chicago
Ryder Cup / PGA Exhibit, Oak Brook, IL (Permanent home: PGA Museum St. Lucie, FL)

2011 – Artprize
Title: Too Many B(e)LT’s
The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI (center atrium)

2009 – Cool Globes International – “Hot Ideas For A Cooler Planet”
Title: Perfect Game Plan
Touring Exhibit: San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Vancouver, Boston

2009 – Hats Off To Mr. Lincoln / Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Birthday Celebration
Title: A Slice Of History
Springfield IL

2008 – Beijing Olympic Equestrian Jump Design Competition
Title: Blossoming before the eyes of the world
Finalist (Single honorary from the Western Hemisphere)

2007 – Cool Globes International – “Hot Ideas For A Cooler Planet”
Title: Spin-Dry – “Drawing the line on Global Warming”
Touring Exhibit / Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Vancouver, Boston

2005 – WNUA Smooth Jazz, 95.5 CD Cover Design Competition
Title: None
Winning design produced for CD cover.

2004 – For The Birds / Clark House Museum & Chicago Women’s Garden
Title: Lost Bird House from The 1933 World’s Fair
Featured: Chicago Sun-Times, WTTW Chicago

2003 – World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition
Title: Shell Of Remembrance
5,201 International entries.

2001 – Suite Home Chicago – An International Exhibition Of Street Furniture
Title: Deluxe Suite/Fabulous View
500 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL (outdoors)
Featured: Chicago Tribune/Tempo