• The University of Georgia
    School of Graphic Design, BFA, 1973
  • North Carolina State University
    Anthropology, 1968-1970 

Awards and Honors

  • 2009
    Featured in 20th and 22nd edition of “The Sourcebook for Architectural and Interior Art,”
    Featured in “L’Art du Pli (The Art of the Crease),” Jean-Charles Trebbi
  • 2007
    First Place Sculpture Award, “Urban 2212,” Chatham Artists’ Guild Exhibition, Pittsboro, North Carolina
  • 2001
    Merit Award, “Wind Mama,” Lenoir Outdoor Sculpture Show, Lenoir, North Carolina
  • 2000
    Best of Show Award, “The Redfish and i,” Chatham County Open Studio Tour, Pittsboro, North Carolina
  • 1983
    First Place, “Lottie,” Petersburg Outdoor Art Show, Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1982
    First Place, “Harborfest” Crab Picking Festival, Norfolk, Virginia

Volunteer Experience

  • 2011
    President, Chatham County Artists’ Guild, Pittsboro, North Carolina
    Board Member, Pittsboro General Store and Café, Pittsboro, North Carolina
    Member, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey
  • 2002 – 2005
    Chairman, Steering Committee, Chatham County Open Studio Tour, Pittsboro, North Carolina

Work Experience 

  • 2001 – 2017
    Sculpture and design work in steel, stainless steel, copper, and titanium
  • 1996 – 2001
    Design and construction of homes and studios in Triangle area
    Sculpture and design work in sheet metal, high tensile steel, plastic films, paper
    Design and construction of outdoor playground equipment, design and construction supervision of elementary building addition, Community Independent School, Pittsboro, North Carolina
  • 1987 – 1996
    Product design, prototyping, patent development, graphics, model making, including work with:
    Family Health International, RTP, North Carolina
    Barrier contraceptives, catheter drug delivery
    MTS Sensors, RTP, North Carolina
    Improved product and assembly system, patent process
    Glaxo, RTP, North Carolina
    New aerosol drug delivery system and improved shelf life project
    Associates of Cape Cod, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    Blood sampling diagnostic kit and patent process
    Edward Weck Surgical, RTP, North Carolina
    Ablative catheter balloon, prototyping and testing
    Development and design of surgical staple remover
  • 1984 – 1987
    Residential design and construction in Triangle area
    This End Up Furniture, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Prototyping, sub-contracting work
    Carolina Designer Craftsmen, Raleigh, North Carolina
    Mixed-media work with glass, wood, metals, leading
  • 1978 – 1984
    Design and construction of homes in Tye River, Virginia, Edisto, South Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina
    Contemporary Woodworks and Custom Crafters, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    Woodworking and cabinet making
  • 1976 – 1978
    Residential design and construction in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Carr Mill Mall Shops, Carrboro, North Carolina
    Free-lance graphic design work
    Hyatt House Hotel, Winston-Salem, NC
    Mural design and sculpture work
  • 1973 – 1976
    Varied work in watercolor, etching, silk screen in Staunton, Virginia
    Grant recipient, initiation of local silk screen classes, Virginia Arts and Humanities, Staunton, Virginia
    Mary Baldwin College and Virginia Governor’s School
    Taught classes in photo silk screening