1988 MFA (printmaking), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1986 MA (printmaking), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1974 BA (art education), Wartburg College, Waverly, IA
Luther College Experience
1989- Art Gallery Coordinator
1990- Assistant Professor of Art
Exhibitions include over 44 juried exhibitions, including the American Color Print Society 58th Annual, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA; the 15th Annual Schoharie County National Small Works Exhibition, Cobleskill, NY; Iowa Artists, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA; and the 28th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX. One-person exhibits include Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO; the Charles City Arts Center, Charles City, IA; Viterbo College, La Crosse, WI; the Charles H. MacNider Museum, Mason City, IA; Davidson College, Davidson, NC; and CSPS Alternative Arts Center, Cedar Rapids, IA. Participation in several dozen group exhibits, including Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT (and several other sites); The Printmaker-Teacher, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO; 6th Annual Baker’s Dozen International Collage Exchange, Real Tart Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; and the American Print Survey, Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS.
Collections include Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.; International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico; ArtColle, Sergines, France; Fine Art Association, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; The Vatican Collection of Modern Art, Rome, Italy; Elon College, Elon College, NC; The Print Consortium, Kansas City, MO; and the Popular Culture Library, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH; and the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
Publications include several articles and papers in FATE in Review; Agora; Marguerite Wildenhain and the Bauhaus; The Tapestry Magazine; Academic Library Book Review; and listings in Biographical Encyclopedia of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers; Marquis Who’s Who in the World; Marquis Who’s Who in American Art.
Professional Activities include the Lutheran Academy of Scholars, Harvard University, Boston, MA; Master Teacher Participant, Thinktank3, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL; Artist-in-Residence, Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC; two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institutes, one at Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA and the other at City University of New York, New York City; Fulbright Study Abroad Project to Russia; and numerous presentations at national art conferences.