509 Hannah Branch Rd.

Burnsville, N.C. 28714

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  1. B.S. University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

  1. M.F.A in Painting, Mills College, Oakland, California

  1. Study with Mark Rothko, Provincetown, Mass.

  1. Apprenticeship with Karl Knaths, Provincetown, Mass.

2000-2001 Study traditional painting in Jaipur, India, Kathmandu, Nepal, Ubud, Bali


2000-2001 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship

2001 Residency at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

2000 Artist in residence at Badlands National Park, Badlands, South Dakota

1998-99 North Carolina Nature Conservancy Grant

1996-97 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship, Frederic Church Ecuador Project

1994-95 National Endowment for the Arts, Southern Arts Federation Artist Grant

1994-95 North Carolina Arts Council Project Grant, State Parks Series

1993 Headlands Center for the Arts Residency, Sausalito, California

1991 North Carolina Arts Council Special Project Grant, Mountain Stories Series


2016 Retrospective show at Greenhill Center for the Arts

NC Museum of Natural Science,Raleigh NC 2009-2013

Apex Gallery, Washington D.C. 2005 Landscapes/Varied Views

Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, N.C. 2013 Appalachian Trail show 2011Paintings from Peru,2010 Paintings from , Alaska 2007-Paintings from New Zealand, 2003- Paintings from Panama, 2000- Northwest Parks,1999- Nature Conservancy,1998- Ecuador Series,1997- Sketches from UNCA mural, 1992-96 Group Exhibits, 1991Mountain Stories

1998- 2002, 2006- Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, N.C/Paintings from the Desert etc.

1993-1999-North Carolina Museum of Art Triennial Show

1994-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, solo show

1994-Morris Museum, Augusta, Georgia Vividly Told, Contemporary Southern Narrative Painting group exhibition

1988-Asheville Art Museum two person show


2017 Community Foundation of W.N.C.

2016 Rex Hospital, Raleigh N.C.

2013 –N.C. State Bar Association, Raleigh N.C.

2010- N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

2006-Mural downtown Blowing Rock, N.C.

2002- Raleigh Durham Airport Ceramic tile Mural

1998- Mural on Main Street, West Jefferson, N.C.

1997- North Carolina Public Arts Program, Eight Views of Mount Pisgah, University of North Carolina, Asheville, N.C.


N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, N.C.

Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia

School of Law, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Badlands National Park, Badlands, South Dakota

TEACHING (Nature Journaling Workshop)

2013-Haystack Scool of Crafts, Arrowmont, 2006,2009, 2012 Penland School of Crafts

20010 NC Botanical Garden, Museum of Natural Science, 2017 Arboretum, Asheville, N.C.