Born: Lynwood, California 1949


Education:

Orange Coast College

Art Institute of Southern California

University of Colorado


Selected exhibitions:

Edinger Gallery- 1986

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts- 1987-2001

Coolsville Fine Arts- 1988

L.A. County Museum of Art, Galleria-1987- 988

Steve Stein Gallery- 1990

J-1 Gallery, Tokyo Japan- 1991

C-2 Gallery, Tokyo Japan- 1991

Marco Fine Arts Gallery, Beverly Hills- 1991-1997

Contempo Gallery, Nagoya Japan- 1992

Peace Watch exhibit, Santa Monica Place 1992

Smithsonian Museum, Washington D.C.- 1991-1994

Laguna Art Museum, Feast on Art, -1996

Pleasures of the Palette, Arizona -1998

Sherwood Gallery, Laguna Beach-1995-2005

Galleria Di Sorrento, Las Vegas -1998-2000Pop International Galleries, NYC 2001

Gallery 151, NYC

Seven Degrees Gallery, California 2003 - 2005

"Foark in the Road" Y2F World Tour

Laguna Beach California -1999

Providence Rhode Island -1999

RISD Rhode Island School of Design -1999

Pittock Mansion, Portland Oregon -2000

BFirst Avenue Gallery, Portland Oregon -2000


Awards and achievements:

Art for the set of Tri- Star productions, "My Two Dads", 1989

Commissioned by the Smithsonian Museum, D.C. -1991

Featured on Seven Network Australia Television, 1994

Awarded top 5% of all internet designs for Coolsville site, '95

Featured States of the Heart on A&E  Romance series, '98

Chosen  to represent GMC Jimmy 4x4 in commercial, 1998

P for permanent collection Festival of Arts -2000

Awarded Honorary Life Time Membership of Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters -2000

Chosen as one of Hottest 25 People of Orange County by OCmetro Magazine November 2003


Private and corporate collections include:

The Smithsonian Institution, Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen Bornemisza, Elayne Boosler, Chevy Chase, Mark and Peggy DiSalle , Freddie Fields , Hugh Hephner, Elton John , Norman Lear, Sohnen Enterprises; Los Angeles, Charlie Sheen, John Singleton

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