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Living and working in Bloomington, Indiana

Instructor in 2D Design and Painting at Ivy Tech Community College, Bloomington, IN, 2017 - present

Private lessons in drawing and painting, 2012 - present

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: Master of Fine Arts, 2010

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA: Certificate in Painting, 2002

Drexel University/Hahnemann Gross Anatomy Lab: Anatomy study, 2000, 2001

Art Students’ League, NY: Classes in drawing and painting, 1997

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston: Drawing class with Paul Rahilly, 1996-'97

Tufts University, Medford, MA / School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BFA, BA in Comparative Religion, 1991

Lower Merion High School, grad. 1984

Born 1966 in Washington, DC


Pygmalion's Art Supplies
2018 Custom Color Art Show Award, Dale Enochs, Juror

Pygmalion's Art Supplies
2017 Custom Color Art Show Award, John Domont, Juror

Pygmalion's Art Supplies
2015 Custom Color Art Show Award, John Berry, Juror

Pygmalion's Art Supplies
2014 Custom Color Art Show Award, Tom Zeta, Juror

Main Line Art Center: 66th Annual Members Exhibition, Dec. 2003
Lewis H. Heicklen & Natalie Bogash Award for a Work in Oil

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Annual Student Exhibition
Sylvia G. Wexler Memorial Prize, Earl T. Donelson Figure Painting Prize, first place, May 2002
Robert Carlen Endowment Prize, Don Sabath Award, May 2001

Tufts University/ School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Summa cum Laude

Nyckolaus Jan Wellem, Alexandria, VA

Safeguard Corporation, Wayne, PA

Britt and David Rust, Bloomington, IN

Dan Allen and Teresa Miller, Bloomington, IN

Blaise Cronin and Betsy Stirratt, Bloomington, IN

Stephanie Klausing and Matthew Hassfurder, Bloomington, IN

Scott Michael Anstett, Shanghai, China

Joe McCabe, New Hope, PA

Private Collections: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Davids, Narberth, Wynnewood, Ardmore, PA; Bloomington, Indianapolis, IN