BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

BFA Illustration major, from Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA. Graduated 1966

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Graphic House Inc. Commercial Art Studio, Detroit, MI 1966-1968, Staff Illustrator
McNamara Assoc. Commercial Art Studio, Detroit, MI 1968-1971, Staff Illustrator
Graphic House Inc. Commercial Art Studio, Detroit, MI 1971-1976, Staff illustrator
Free lance Illustrator working from home studio (West Bloomfield, MI) 1976-1995
Transition to Fine Arts, 1996-present

A PARTIAL LIST OF ILLUSTRATION CLIENTS

J Walter Thompson Adv.
Lintas Cambell Ewald Adv.
Young & Rubicom Adv.
McCann Erickson Adv.
Darcy McManus & Masius Adv.
W B Doner Adv.
BBDO Adv.
Ross Roy Adv.
Many smaller "boutique" agencies
Time Magazine
Readers Digest
Playboy magazine
Architectural Digest
Saturday Evening Post
Discover Magazine
Realms of Fantasy Magazine
Various trade publications and specialty magazines
Annual reports, corporate brochures, school textbooks
Newspaper ads, billboards
Murals on public buildings and restaurants

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS

Detroit Art Directors Club, Various "Caddy" awards
Detroit Graphic Artists Guild, Various "Hubcap" awards
New York Society of Illustrators
New York Art Directors Club
Chicago Art Directors Club
Cleveland Art Directors Club
Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Assoc....Michigan Illustrators Exhibition
Detroit Scarab Club Advertising Art Exhibition
Lawrence Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design
Arts in the Parks Top 100 and Top 200 (National Parks Academy)
Start Gallery, Birmingham, MI. One man show of landscape paintings
Saginaw Valley State University, Two man landscape show
"Our Town" Art Exhibition, Birmingham, MI.
Lawrence Street Gallery, Pontiac MI.
Birmingham Unitarian Church Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
Paint Creek Center for the Arts. Rochester Hills, MI. One man show
Gallery 890, Port Huron, MI.
Helen Caniff Gallery, Lake Orion, MI.
Gull Lake Art Gallery, Gull Lake, MI
Aurora Borealis Art Gallery, Aurora IN
Daugherty Gallery, Hillsdale College MI. One man retrospective show
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham MI. Faculty exhibition
Orchard lake Framing Gallery, Orchard Lake MI, Landscape painting exhibition
Steeple Hall Gallery, Highland Station House, Highland MI. One man retrospcetive exhibition

ARTS AND CRAFT SHOWS

Traverse Bay Outdoor Art Fair, Traverse City, MI.
Fountain Festival of Arts, Fountain Hills, AZ.
Art Birmingham, Birmingham, MI.
Tawas Bay Waterfront Art Fair, Tawas Bay MI.....2nd pl. Oil Painting
Greektown Art Fair, Detroit, MI.
Greenmead Art Festival, Livonia, MI.....Best of show, 2d
Ferndale Art Festival, Ferndale, MI.....Best of show 2d
East Lansing Art Festival, East lansing, MI.
Portside Art Festival, East Jordan, MI....Award of Merit, oil painting
Royal Oak Art Fair, Royal Oak, MI.
Arts & Apples, Rochester, MI.
Boston Mills Art Festival, Peninsula Ohio,....1st place Oil-Acrylic category
Mt. Gretna Art Festival, Mt. Gretna, PA.....Judges choice award
Round the Fountain Art Festival, Lafayette, IN.
Canterbury Village Art Fair, Lake Orion, MI....1st place fine art category
West End Art Festival, LaGrange IL....merit award
Art over the Interstate, Oak Park, MI....best of show
Arts, Beats, and Eats, Pontiac, MI.
Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI.
Suttons Bay Art Festival, Suttons Bay, MI.
Penrod Art Festival, Indianapolis, IN.
Petosky Art Festival, Petosky MI.
Harbor Springs Art Festival, Harbor Springs, MI.
Cain Park Art Festival, Cleveland Heights, OH
and many more!

IN ADDITION TO MY DAY JOB AS AN ILLUSTRATOR AND FINE ARTIST I TAUGHT AS ADJUNCT FACULTY AT THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS:

FROM 1976-2000 COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES, DETROIT, MI

Advertising Illustration
Editorial illustration
Experimental Illustration
Airbrush Illustration
Fantasy Illustration
Materials and Techniques
Introduction to Illustration
Digital illustration, (Photoshop-Illustrator)

FROM 2006-2008, BIRMINGHAM BLOOMFIELD ART CENTER, BIRMINGHAM, MI

Digital Art
Gouache painting
Oil Painting
Abstract painting