I been painting since 1960 taking evening art classes while still in high school. From 1961-65 I was on a 4 year scholarship at The Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, now called the College for Creative Studies.
I was Born in Detroit, Michigan, and have been living in New York City since 1976. I have received several grants including 2 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.
Since 1973, I’ve had 33 One-Person Shows including John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, Rutgers University, NJ, Howard Scott Gallery, NY, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Revolution Gallery, MI, Marianne-Deson Gallery, Chicago, Pam Adler Gallery, NY, and Phyllis Kind, Chicago.
I’ve been included in over 160 Group Shows including Edward Thorp Gallery, NY, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, the Whitney Biennial, NY, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA, Detroit Institute of Arts, MI, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, The New Museum, NY, the Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, NY, and the Butler Institute of American Art, OH.
I’m in several Collections including The Agnes Gund Collection, NY, the Carnegie Museum of Art, PA, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and the Birmingham Museum of Art, AL.
I have been reviewed in many newspapers and art magazines through the years, including Art in America, ArtNews, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Detroit Free Press and The Brooklyn Rail.
I have been a Visiting Artist and Teacher, full-time and part-time , and sometimes not at all since 1965. Throughout the years I’ve visited and lectured at Bard College, NY, the University of Michigan, Bennington College, VT, the Maryland Institute, MD, Kansas City Art Institute, the New York Studio School, the Pennsylvania Academy for the Fine Arts, PA.