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June 1976                    *M.F.A. Painting. Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.


August 1974               B.A. Painting. State University of New York at Fredonia.


September 1967          A.A.S. Design. State University of New York at Farmingdale.


*Master of Fine Arts includes 72 semester hours advanced study:  a Master Thesis Exhibition and comprehensive written thesis.



1974-76                       Miami University, Graduate School, Oxford, Ohio. Awarded Graduate
                                    Teaching Assistantship




2015 – Present            Emeritus, Springfield College


2012 – 2015                Associate Professor of Art, Curator, Springfield College Art Collection     

                                    and Director/ William Blizard Gallery


1998-2012                   Chair, Visual and Performing Arts Department, Springfield College, 
                                    Springfield, Massachusetts


1987-1998                   Associate Professor, Visual and Performing Arts Department, Springfield
                                    College, Springfield, Massachusetts.
                                    Responsibilities: Assistant to Chairman of Visual and Performing Arts
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Painting; Design: Beginning, Advanced, and
                                    Three-Dimensional; Photography; Figure Drawing; Beginning Drawing;
                                    Graduate Level Painting and Drawing.


1996/Spring                 Acting Chairperson, Visual and Performing Arts Department, Springfield 
                                     College, Springfield, Massachusetts


1988/Spring                 Acting Chairperson, Visual and Performing Arts Department, Springfield
                                     College, Springfield, Massachusetts


1986                            Artist-In-Residence, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Artists in
                                    the Schools Program.
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Painting, Drawing


1980-1985                   Adjunct Professor, Visual and Performing Arts, Springfield College,
                                    Springfield, Massachusetts
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Drawing: Figure, Beginning/Advanced;
                                    Design: Beginning, Advanced, Three-Dimensional; Art History: Survey,
                                    Interdisciplinary Studies in Greco/Roman through 20th Century Empire


1980-1984                   George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts.
                                    Instructor, adults/children classes.
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Drawing.


1979-1980                   Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. Instructor, Youth

                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Drawing and Painting.

1979                            Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. Instructor, Adult
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Figurative Sculpture,


1978-1979                   Worcester Public Schools, Worcester, Massachusetts. Instructor, (Part-
                                    Time), Art Department.
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Art, Grades 7-12


1978-1979                   Worcester, Massachusetts. Summer’s World, A Neighborhood Cultural
                                    Celebration in conjunction with Piedmont Citizens for Action. Artist- in-
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Responsible for developing and coordinating a
                                    multi-media arts program, traveling city-wide via an arts mobile with a
                                    staff of five youth corps workers.


1978                            Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana. Instructor, (Part -Time), Art
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Three-Dimensional Design.


1974-1976                   Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Graduate Teaching Assistant, Art
                                    Teaching Responsibilities: Fine Arts 21 (Art History Survey), Visual
                                    Fundamentals (Basic Design/Foundations Course)





Photo-Journalist, U.S. Navy, 1968-71, Public Relations Editor, Station Newspaper, Athens, Greece. Traveled Extensively.


Assistant in exhibition installations, State University of New York at Fredonia, 1972-74


Assistant in exhibition installations, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1974-76


Graphic Design and layout work, such as exhibition catalogues, posters and brochures.




Annual Summer Art Festival

Juried Exhibition, Best of Show, Silver Creek, New York, 1973.


Members Exhibition

Lakeshore Association for the Arts, Michael C. Rockefeller Gallery, Fredonia State University,

Fredonia, New York, 1973, 1974, 1975.


Group Exhibition

James Prendergast Gallery, Jamestown, New York, 1974.


Group Exhibition

Hamilton Branch Campus, Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio, 1975.


All-Ohio Painting and Sculpture Biennial

The Dayton Arts Institute, Juried Exhibition (Tom Freudenheim, Juror), Purchase Award,

Permanent Collection, Dayton, Ohio, 1976.


Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
One-Man Exhibition, Hiestand Gallery, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, May, 1976.


Group Exhibition
Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana, 1976.


Cincinnati Art Club
Juried Exhibition, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1975, 1976.


Invitational Schaefer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1977.


All-Ohio 1977
The Canton Art Institute, Juried Exhibition, Canton, Ohio, 1977.


Whitewater Valley Annual Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Exhibition
Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana
. Juried Exhibition, John Canady, Juror, 1978.


Berkshire Art Association Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
Berkshire Art Museum, Juried Exhibition, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1978.


48th Annual Regional Exhibition
Fitchburg Art Museum, Juried Exhibition, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1979.


Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Ely Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1980.


Solo Exhibition- “Mt. Tom Series”

Piedmont Center for the Arts Gallery, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1980.


On-Site Sculpture

5th Annual New England Arts Festival and Showcase.

Sculpture commissioned by the University of Massachusetts Arts Extension Service, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1980.


Art Faculty Exhibition

Hastings Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1981, 1982, 1984.


Two-Man Exhibition, “Landscape/Landworks”

Thronja Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1982.


Springfield Art League, 64th National Exhibition
Museum of Fine Arts and the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Juried Exhibition, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1983.


Invitational, Four Artists
 Zone Arts Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1985.


Solo Exhibition, “Dakota-Songs for a Dreamer”

Thronja Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1985.


14th Annual Juried Exhibition

Ely Gallery, Westfield State College, Purchase Award, Permanent Collection, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1985.


4th New Hampshire Arts Biennial

Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences, Juried Exhibition, (Barbara Krakow, Juror), Manchester, New Hampshire, 1985.


Springfield Art League, 66th National Exhibition

Museum of Fine Arts, Juried Exhibition (Helaine Posner and Daniel Dobois, Jurors), Springfield, Massachusetts, 1985.



HoHo Gallery, Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1987.


Art Faculty Exhibition
Hastings Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1987, 1988, 1989.


Group Exhibition
Zone Arts Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1991.



Contemporary works for the Westfield State College permanent collection, Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1991.


Art Faculty Exhibition

Visual Arts Center Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1992, 1993, 1995.



City of Springfield Arts Festival, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1996.


Art Faculty Exhibition
 Cooperative Colleges of Greater Springfield.
Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1997.


Artworks Gallery 21st Juried Exhibition
Artworks Gallery, Award Winner, Hartford, Connecticut, 1997.



See Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1997.


Alumni Exhibition, Juried Exhibition
State University College at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York, 1998.


Solor Exhibition – “Arias”

See Gallery, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1999.


Solo Exhibition- “Paradiso- Constructing Paradise”

William Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, 2003.



Zone Arts Center, 35th Reunion Exhibition, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, Massachusetts, 2010.


Group Exhibition

The Artists at Indian Orchard Mills/Dane Gallery, Indian Orchard, MA, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


Solo Exhibition – “Domus”

William Blizard Gallery Springfield, MA, 2011


West Hartford Art League – “CT+6”, Juried Exhibition

 Jurors- Nancy Stuart, Dean, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford and Artist Jane Lund,

West Hartford, CT, 2013


Friends of the Agawam Public Library, “Fifth Open Juried Exhibition”

Agawam Public Library, Agawam, MA, 2013


A3 Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Amherst, MA, 2016


West Hartford Art League, “Art of Flowers”, Juried Exhibition, West Hartford, CT, 2016


Monson Arts Council, 24th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition, awarded Honorable Mention,

Monson, MA, 2017

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