- Career + Alumni
- Life at SCAD
- About SCAD
"My inspiration for teaching is rooted in the design principles and elements. I strive to show students a path that makes learning an interesting and engaging process. The world, both natural and cerebral, motivates me. Everything is a possibility. I believe the human spirit is capable of great innovation."
Authored examinations and PowerPoints for 8th edition of Design Basics by Lauer/Pentak, 2011; represented for 10 years (1995-2005) by Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York City, New York; represented for 11 years by Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri (closed); represented for 20+ years (1978-2002) by Joy Horwich Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (closed); owner, The Watercolor Workshop, St. Louis, Missouri
Ohio Arts Council, Percent for Art Purchase; Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, Fellowship (not taken); Smithsonian Institution (3-year world traveling exhibition), "Works On Paper"; Ohio Arts Council Grant, State of Ohio; The Art Institute of Chicago, full tuition scholarship; Fulbright Scholar Program, Finalist; Yale University, Yale at Norfolk, full scholarship; The Cooper Union, full tuition scholarship
College Art Association; FATE
Adjunct faculty, St. Louis Community College at Meramec and Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri; adjunct faculty, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; full-time faculty, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio; owner/faculty, The Watercolor Workshop, St. Louis, Missouri; graphic designer, Ryan + Friends Animation Studios, St. Louis, Missouri; freelance illustrator, St. Louis, Missouri, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; intern, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana