BORN

1946

Pittsburgh, PA.

RESIDES

Pittsburgh, PA.

EDUCATION

  • Studied Portrait Painting with Daniel Greene at Salem, New York studio.  1988
  • Studied Drawing with Herb Olds, Carnegie Mellon University, Professor of
  • Drawing.  1997 & 1998
  • Studied Painting with James Adams, Portrait and Figure artist.  1994 - 1996

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Matthews Art, "People, Places, Things," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2008

moxie DaDA, "Politics and Other Vices," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2006

moxie DaDA, "Commentary," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2002

Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, Pennsylvania

2001

Panza Gallery & Frame, "People & Places in Time," Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1997

Western Pennsylvania Hospital Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009

Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, 36th Annual Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition

2009

Art+Technology Exhibition: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2007

"71st National Midyear Exhibition," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

2006

"Juried Biennial," Westmoreland Museum, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

"Art of the State:  Pennsylvania 2006," State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

2005

moxie DaDA, Grand Opening, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

2004

Associated Artists Annual, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"Connections," Open Door Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"History through Art," West Overton Museum, Scottdale, Pennsylvania  

2002

Southwestern Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Annual, Indiana University, Indiana, Pennsylvania

2001

Associated Artists Annual, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2000

"Art of the State:  Pennsylvania 2000," State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1999

"63rd National Midyear Exhibition," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

1998

Associated Artists Annual, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1997

"Pittsburgh Places and Faces," North Hills Art Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1996

Westmoreland Museum Art Show, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

1995

Hoyt National Art Show, New Castle, Pennsylvania

1994

Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1993

"57th National Midyear Exhibition," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TEACHING

2009

Drawing and Color Theory Point Park University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2001 to Present

Portrait Painting, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Field Sketching, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Portrait Drawing, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Beginning Drawing, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1996

Figure Painting, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Figure Painting Sweetwater Art Center, Sewickley, Pennsylvania

BOOKS / ARTICLES / REVIEWS

"Engineer Traveled Long Road to Career as Artist," by Kathleen Ganster, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2005

"Artist Garners State Award for Painting," by Mark Berton, North Hills News Record, 2000

"Local Artist Nabs 'Art of the State' Award," by William Loeffler, Tribune-Review, 2000

A Unique Vision of Art:  The Special Collection  of Greater Latrobe School District, Author, Barbara H. Nakles, 1996

AWARDS

Paul Georges Award, "71st National Midyear Exhibition," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 2007

Purchase Award, "Art of the State:  Pennsylvania 2000," State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2000

Honorable Mention, "Pittsburgh Places and Faces," North Hills Art Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1997

Purchase Award, Greater Latrobe School District, "The One Hundred Friends of Art," Associated Artists Annual, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1983

Juror's Discretionary Award, Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1980

Memberships

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, 1980 - Present

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 1980 - 1996

Portrait Society of America, 2010 - 2011