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Education

 

MFA                1988   Kent State University

Graduate thesis : semiotic visual communication, applied to the early development of graphic symbolism in cognition, perception, and image recognition.

Published limited edition art book “The Wind and the Seed”

 

BFA                 1985   Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Undergraduate thesis : visual and graphic communications through art and design.

 

Scholarships and Academic Awards

 

1985-1987                MFA : Kent Stipend & Teaching Assistantship Scholarship

1985-1987                MFA : American Greetings Masters Scholarship

1984-1985                BFA : J. Binger Merit Scholarship

1985                          BFA : Society of Typographic Arts National Excellence & Leadership Award

 

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

 

2014, 2011, 2009

2005, 2004, 1999

1995, 1993, 1989

1985,   1982               American Institute of Graphic Arts Awards

 

2014, 2013, 2009

2007, 2004, 1999

1995, 1993                Art Directors Club International Awards

 

2014, 2013, 2012

2011, 2010, 2009

2007, 2005, 2004   National Telly Award

 

2013, 2011, 2010

2009, 2007              How Magazine Competition

 

2012, 2010, 1996

1994, 1993, 1991       The Show

 

2012, 2010, 1996

1995                           Print National Competition

 

2008, 2005, 1996    Graphis International

 

2005, 2004               Communicator Award

 

Gallery & Museum Showings

 

2014, 2013, 2012

2011, 2010                 Herbster Art Tour : Exhibiting Artist

 

2013                           Hopkins Center for Fine Arts : Juried selection

 

2005                           Hamburg Institute of Fine and Applied Arts:

Work accepted into the permanent collection

 

2010                           Eagle Brook Campuses Minnesota:

Selected works for public spaces

 

1985                           Minneapolis College of Art and Design Galleries

 

1987                           Kent University Fine Arts Gallery

 

 

Published Works & Limited Edition Art Books

 

2013                           “A Triptych of Life” : Self Published

 

2010                           “The Wind and the Seed” : Self Published

 

 

1988                           “The Bridge” : MCAD Gallery Press

 

2005                           “On Good Earth” : Self Published

 

2005                           “Art Tells a Story”  : Canvas Magazine

 

 

Teaching and Lecture

 

2005-2013                Portfolio One on One : Selected Advisor

 

2007                           College of Associated Arts : Guest Lecturer

 

1998-2004                Minneapolis College of Art and Design :

Post Undergraduate Course Instructor

 

2001                           University of Minnesota : Guest Lecturer

 

2000                           Minneapolis College of Art and Design :

Thesis Advisor

 

1989                           Rhode Island School of Art & Design :

Guest Lecturer

 

1988                           Boston College : Guest Lecturer

 

1985-87                     Kent State University : Teaching Assistantship

 

1989                           Northeastern University Boston : Art Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contact

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