Biography


Education

Master of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Bachelor of Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


One Person Shows

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Recent Work, Kalamazoo, MI; 2011 and 2012

Richmond Center for the Arts, Western Michigan University, "Beyond Landscape," Kalamazoo MI; 2011

Carver Gallery, “Emerald Umbria, Ceramics and Watercolors,” Kalamazoo, MI; 2006

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, “Images for a New Season,” watercolors, Kalamazoo, MI; 1995

Struve Gallery, “Watercolors,” Chicago, IL; 1994

Jan Cicero Gallery, “Watercolors,” Chicago, IL; 1991

Jan Cicero Gallery, “New Watercolors,” Chicago, IL; 1989

Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, “Recent Watercolors,” Kalamazoo, M; 1987

Shelbyville Art Emporium, Shelbyville, MI; 1983

Upjohn Company Research Facilities, Kalamazoo, MI; 1983

Light Fine Arts Gallery, Sculpture, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI; 1982

Kingscott Associates Art Gallery, Ceramics, Kalamazoo, MI; 1980

Space Gallery, Ceramics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; 1979

Kalamazoo College, Ceramics, Kalamazoo, MI; 1974, 1975

Woods Gerry Gallery, Drawings, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; 1972

Rhode Island South County Art Association, North Kingstown, RI; 1972


Selected Group Shows

Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Columbus, OH; 2013

Waterstreet Gallery, "Traditionally Speaking," Douglas, MI; 2008

The Weatherburn Gallery, “Gallery Artists,” Naples, FL; 2001 - 2008

Little Cities Gallery, “Kalamazoo College Art Department Faculty Show,” Kalamazoo, MI; 2004

The Weatherburn Gallery, “Pages from the Sketch Book,” Naples, FL; 2003

The Weatherburn Gallery, “Inaugural Exhibition,” Naples, FL; 1999

Michigan Water Color Society, State-wide Traveling Exhibition; 1998 – 1999

Michigan Water Color Society, 51st Annual Exhibition, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI; 1998

Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, "Arrowmont Artists,” Gatlinberg, TN; 1998

Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, "Dress Up! Clothing and Self Adornment,” Racine, WI; 1998

Springfield Art Museum, “Watercolor Now: Sixth Biennial,” Springfield, MO; 1997

Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, “Arrowmont Artists,” Gatlinberg, TN; 1997 and 1998

Robert Kidd Gallery, "Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition,” Birmingham, MI; January 1997

Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Watercolor National Invitational, "The Big Picture,” Kalamazoo, MI; November 1996

Robert Kidd Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibition, Birmingham, MI; February 1996

Struve Gallery, “Art Chicago 1995,” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Parkland College, “State of the Art: Wit and Wisdom,” Watercolor National Invitational, Champain, IL; 1995

Springfield Art Museum, "Watercolor U.S.A.,” Springield, MO; 1993 (Kenneth M. Shuck Memorial Cash Award and the Nancy and James Ceaser Purchase Award)

Struve Gallery, "Gallery Artists Exhibition,” Chicago, IL; 1992, 1993, and 1994


Selected Collections

Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI

A.T.&T., Chicago, IL

Harris Bank, Hinsdale, IL

Hollis & Johnson Attorneys at Law, Chicago, IL

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI

Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL

Northern Trust Company, Chicago, IL

Stroud and Walker, Highland Park, IL

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Zurich Kemper, Chicago, IL


Other Experiences

Acting President, Kalamazoo College, 2004-2005

Vice President for College Advancement, Kalamazoo College, 1997- 2004 and 2005-2006

Acting Provost, Kalamazoo College, 1996-1997

Associate Provost, Kalamazoo College, 1987-1989

Chair, Division of Fine Arts: Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre and Communication Arts, Kalamazoo College, 1982-1995

Chair, Art Department, Kalamazoo College, 1977-1985

Jo-Ann & Robert Stewart Professor of Art (Emeritus): Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, 1992-2006 (2007- present)


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