Education:

1977             Master of Fine Arts, painting/drawing, Louisiana State University

                              Thesis: “The Collage Construction”

1972-74        Delta State University (attended)

1968-72       Bachelor of Science   , Mississippi State University,

                              Major: History Education

 

Teaching Experience

1991-  2012      Present  Professor of Art, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA, Painting & Drawing

1988-89           Instructor, Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona, Design & Drawing

1980-86           Instructor, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA, Painting, Drawing & Art History

1974-77           Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Design & Art Education

 

Publications:

2016    “New American Paintings”, Vol. 124, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA

2009   “Studio Visit” Magazine, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA

2001    “New American Paintings”, Vol. 34, The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA

 

Grants:

1994   Nicholls State University Research Grant, Outdoor Sculpture

1981    Nicholls State University Research Grant, Painting

 

UPCOMING EXHIBITONS:

2019    Baton Rouge Gallery, "Paths of Moving Points" Baton Rouge, LA

 

Recent Exhibitions:

2018    Glassell Gallery, "Summer of Love", Baton Rouge, LA

2017    Baton Rouge Gallery, "Paths of Moving Points - Monoliths" Baton Rouge, LA

2016    Baton Rouge Gallery, "Paths of Moving Points" Baton Rouge, LA

            Glassell Gallery, "How High is the Water, Mama" Baton Rouge, LA

2015    Glassell Gallery, "Into the Mist" Baton Rouge, LA

            Baton Rouge Gallery, "Paths of Moving Points" Baton Rouge, LA

2013    Capitol Park Museum, "Art Melt" Baton Rouge, LA

2012    Nicholls State University, Ameen Art Gallery, "Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures: A Retrospective, 1980-2012" Thibodaux, LA

2009   44th Juried Artists Exhibition; St. Tammany Art Assn. Covington, LA

                      Juror: Prof. Greeley Myatt, University of Memphis *Juror’s Award

            Southern Open Juried Five State Competition; Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA

                      Juror: Eleanor Heartney,  “Art in America” Contributing Editor

            Open Studios Press  “Studio Visit” Magazine National Competition, Wellesley, MA

2008   21st Annual September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

                      Juror: Bryan Lafaye, artist

2007   Two Person Invitational, Marie Hull Gallery, Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS

            Annual Juried Art Competition, South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado, AR

            25th Annual  National Small Works Competition, Tri-County Arts Council, Coblesilll, NY

            10 Outstanding Louisiana Artists Invitational, President’s Home, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

            Three Person Invitational, St. Tammany Art Association, Covington, LA

            Southeastern University Art Department Invitational, Southeastern Louisiana, Hammond, LA

2006  “19th Annual September Competition,” Alexandria Museum Art, Alexandria, LA

                      1st place award

             71st Annual National Competition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

2005  “Positive/Negative Competition, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

           “Louisiana Artists 2005: All Media Competition,” Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

           “Gimme Shelter—Houses” Invitational, Gourmet Gallery, Easton, Maryland

           Southeastern Louisiana University Invitational, Department of Art, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

2004  “The Art of Movement” National Competition, California State University, Camarillo, CA

           Alumni Six Person Invitational, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

2003  “Art with a Southern Drawl” Juried Competition, University of Mobile, Mobile, Al

           “Extra Innings: the Art of Baseball,” George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           “Summer Invitational,” Metropolitan Gallery, Arlington, VA

           “Fall Invitational,” Metropolitan Gallery, Arlington, VA