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Born Philadelphia, PA 1951                                

Education: self-taught, B.A. Biology, University of South Florida 1975

Studio in Burnsville, NC

Permanent Collections  1994-2007

Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI 

Drs. Neil and Susan Kaye, Wilmington DE

Joseph Seltzer, Philadelphia  PA

Dr. James Weideman, Weaverville NC

Prof. Ogden Allsbrook, Athens  GA

Media General, Richmond VA

Partial List of Awards 1994-2006

Niche Award Finalist 1998, 2006

Veneer Technologies, Inc. The Craftsman’s Challenge, 2005

Dino Read Award, Carolina Designer Craftsmen, 1998

Coconut Grove Art Festival, 2nd Place, 2000

Fayetteville Museum of Art, Merit Award, 1999

Spring Arts Festival, Gainesville FL, Award of Distinction

25th Annual Boston Mills Artfest, Peninsula OH


WNC Magazine, Last Page feature, September 2011

Blue Ridge Mountain Host Guide, 2005

American Art Collector, Vol.1, Book 4, 2005

500 Wood Bowls, Lark Books 2004

Asheville NC Official Visitor Guide, 2001

Our State, December 2000

American Style, Fall 2000

Western North Carolina Art Calendar, 2000

The Art of Making Fine Wood Jewelry, Sterling Publishing  1998

Our State, November 1998

Southern Living December 1998

American Craft, Portfolio, October/November 1997

Exhibitions 1994-2014

Into the Woods, Cabarrus County Arts Council, 2014

Celebration of Color, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville NC, 2013

Classic Crafts Exhibition, Martinsville VA, 2009

Art of the State, Cedar Creek Gallery, NC, 2009

U.S. Embassy, Guatemala City, 2003

NATO Ambassador Residence, Brussels, Belgium, 1998-2001

Appalachian Regional Commission Offices, Washington  DC, 1997-1998

U.S. Embassy, Rome

Allegheny Highlands Arts Center, Clifton Forge  VA,  1999

SOFA, Chicago with Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, 1999

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Hold This, Hide That, 1999

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville  NC, New to the Third Power, 1996

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery,  Showcase Gallery

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, 100 Mile Radius

Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, New Works  1996

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville  NC, Focus Gallery, 1999

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville  NC, Focus Gallery ,1996

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Old and New, 1996

Hand in Hand Gallery, Flat Rock  NC, 1998

Georgia Woodturners Symposium Gallery, 1998

Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville NC

Hanson Gallery, Knoxville TN, Artistry in Wood

Center for the Earth Gallery, Charlotte NC, The Heart of Wood

Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA, Wood and Fiber

North Carolina Crafts Gallery, Carrboro  NC, 1996

Mayland Community College Exhibition, Spruce Pine  NC

Piedmont Craftsmen, New Members Exhibit,  Winston-Salem  NC, 1996

NCSU Visual Arts Center, Raleigh NC, 1996

Mayland Community College Exhibition, Spruce Pine  NC, 1996