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21125 W. Walnut Creek Rd. Prescott, AZ 86305 
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EDUCATION:   MFA in Editorial Illustration, 1994, Savannah College of Art and Design, P.O. Box 3146, Savannah, GA. 31402-3146

BS in Art Education and Ceramics, 1977, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI. 49007

AWARDS:      ---Arizona Commission on the Arts, Artist in Residency Roster 1999 to present

          ---Fellowship from the Delfina Studios Trust, London, England.  The grant consisted of a three month residency in southern Spain, which included room, board, car and private studio space.  1993

         ---Best of Show, University of Georgia Coastal Art Competition, 1993

         ---1st place Painting, University of Georgia, 1994

         “---coolest person in the world,” Elizabeth, age 8, Crown King School


-----“Shady Waters”, a sculptural water feature by and for the residents at Margaret T. Morris Center for Alzheimer’s and dementia; Prescott AZ. 2004

-----“Welcome Wall”, 100’ wall in the center of campus, Desert Spirit Elementary, Glendale, AZ. 2004

-----“Facelift”, 150 sq. ft. of direct, found object mosaic for Mile High Middle School campus decoration project; Prescott, AZ 2003-4

-----“Reclamation”, 7 part mortar sculpture for Gallery 37 project with H.S. students, 37’ long, up to 5’ in other dimensions, Litchfield, AZ. 2001-2

-----20’ Bench with Planter; Erie Elementary School, Chandler, AZ. 2002

-----Polka-dotted School, 19 circular, medallion –like dots composed of student artwork; Taylor Hicks Elementary, Prescott, AZ, 2003

-----“Courtyard Mandala”, a combination of benches and free-standing, totem constructions; Sanders Elementary, Navajo Reservation, AZ, 2003

-----Ida Redbird Bench, 20’ curved bench, Mesa, AZ, 2002

-----Ziggurat, a small two-stepped pyramid used for meetings and performance stage; Primavera School, Prescott, AZ 2002

-----12’ tall Obelisk Bench with Prescott Public School District,  Prescott, AZ. 2001

-----Several projects for Acker Memorial Park, Prescott, AZ, 2001, ---Acknowledgment Wall,  mortar art with Mountain Oak Charter School,16’x 5’; Skyview Mosaic Wall, 6 mosaics 3’x 4’ each and three representational mortar sculptures mounted on light poles in the park;  red-tailed hawk, great-horned owl,  and raven.

-----Hopi Elementary School Memorial Bench (12’)and mortar mural (40’) ; Scottsdale, AZ, 2001

-----St. Anthony’s School entryway, mortar mural framing the double-door entrance; Casa Grande, AZ, 2000

-----Two Turtle Teeter Totters (3’ and 4’ tall, with similar diameters)at Franklin Phonetic School, Prescott Valley, AZ, 1999                       

**these are all artist-in-residency projects using children’s hand-sized art to construct my own designs for the school or community.  I have also directed a few painted murals including two for Prescott College.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:  I have been teaching variations of K-12, and college level art for over 25 years in Michigan, Switzerland, Norway, Portugal and now, Arizona.

LANGUAGES:   I used to be fairly fluent in Portuguese but 15 years later and now learning Spanish I speak a workable “Portangnol”, and a bit of French

AFFILIATIONS:  member--Arizona Commission on the Arts Residency Roster;  member--Arizona Designer Craftsman; Vice-President of the board---Tsunami, performing arts group;  Artwork represented by: Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery, Prescott

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