Born in Chicago in 1948.
Educated at Bradley
Illinois, and the
American Academy of Art, Chicago., Signature Member and current
President of the Plein Air Painters of America (P.A.P.A), Signature
Member of the American Watercolor Society (A.W.S.), the Oil Painters of
America (O. P. A.), the National Watercolor Society (N.W.S.), the
Transparent Watercolor Society of America (T.W.S.A.), Artist-Member of
the California Art Club. Author of the book
PLEIN AIR PAINTING IN WATERCOLOR AND OIL, North Light Publications.
Featured in the P.B.S Series PLEIN AIR: PAINTING THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE, Work in the permanent
collection of the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, the Albuquerque
Museum, as well as numerous Museum, Corporate, and Private Collections
World-wide. Winner of
numerous National and Regional Awards, including
Best of Show, Aquarius
National Watermeda 2010 Exhibition, Pueblo CO,
Best of Show, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas Watercolor Society 50th
Annual Exhibition; the Wildlife Award, 2001 Arts for the Parks Annual
Exhibition, Jackson, WY.