Education

Degrees

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.