Born 1955, New Mexico

1985-86 Study at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1981-84 Study at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1981 Private Study of Sculpture, Townsend Studios, New York, NY

1978-79 Associate of Arts Degree, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA

1976-78 Santa Barbara City College ( under Robert Frame), Santa Barbara, CA

Chronology & Exhibitions:

2019 Museum of Impressionism, Durango, Co.

2017 Historical Museum Santa Barbara;  Eckert Ross Fine Art Gallery, IN.

2016 Santa Fe Auction; Altermann Auction; David Cook Gallery, CO.,

2014 Group Show Waterhouse Gallery

2013 Exhibition in The Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China

2012-13 Exhibition in Gallerie D’Or, Amboise, France.

2010 Art Classic Show Altermann Gallery, Santa Fe, N.Mex.

2009 Art Classic Show, Altermann  Gallery, Santa Fe N.Mex.,

2008 Painters of America National Exhibition (Dana Gallery), Missoula, MT.

2008, Great Falls, MT.

2007 Museum , San Diego, Ca.

2007 West Gallery, San Diego, Ca.

2006 Cheon Jeong Goong Museum, Japan

2006 Gallery Show at Joseph A. Hardy, III Estate (Nemacolin Gallery)

2006 American Impressionist Fine Art Gallery, San Diego, one man show

2005 Masterpiece Gallery, Carmel , Ca.

2005 Moulin de la Forge, France, Grande Exhibition

2004 Eclectic Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, one man show

2004 Christies, Paris, France, Auction

2004 Christies, London, UK, Auction

2002 Christies, Los Angeles, Ca, Auction

2001 Edenhurst Gallery, Beverly Hills, Ca, Group Show

2001 Courtyard Gallery, Rancho Santa Fe, Ca.

2001 The Exchange Fine Arts Gallery, Orange, CA, New Works

2000 Eclectic Gallery, Pitts., Pa. One Man Show 'Works from France'

1999 Banks Fine Art, Dallas TX. One Man Show 'Paintings of Normandy, France"

1999 Gallerie Gabrie, Pasadena, Ca, One Man Show

1998 DM Gallery, La Jolla, Ca.

1997 Robson Gallery, San Diego, Ca, Group show

1997 Bijutsu Sekai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, A New World of Art, International Juried Group Show

1997 Poulsen Galleries, Pasadena, Ca.

1996 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, Ca, taught a class on impressionist painting techniques

1996 Global Art, Osaka, Japan, One Man Show

1995 Del Mar Gallery, Del Mar, Ca, Group shows

1992 Constructed a home/studio in Solana Beach, Ca.

1991 Moved to Solana Beach, Ca.

1991 Traveled to Hungary and Romania to paint

1991 Traveled to Japan to paint

1988 Sculpture commissions, Chicago, IL

1985 Horizon Galleries, Chicago, IL, Group shows

1985 Moved to Chicago, IL

1983 Traveled widely in Midwestern U.S. to sketch and to pain

1982 New York Experimental Glass Workshop, New York, NY

1981 Designed sculpture awards for the Broadway show Cats, New York, NY

1981 The Glass Garden Studio, New York,

1980 Moved to New York, NY

1977 Gallery 113, Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Art Association Invitational Show

1968 Began painting with oils


2019 Museum of Impressionism, Durango, Colorado

2008 N Museum of American Art, CT.

2006 Butler Museum of Art, OH.

Dali Lama, Tibet

Pennsylvania Gas and Electric, PA.

Mr. and Mrs. Jean Frost, Santa Barbara, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wiodek, San Diego, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Schuckmann, San Diego, CA

Dr. Mose Durst, Oakland, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Weiss, San Diego, CA

Dr. David Rueder, Pasadena, CA

Mr. and Mrs. William Jones, San Diego, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barnes, St. Charles, CA

Mr. Masatada Kawano, Shigaken, Japan

Mr. Shigeki Nakamura, Shizuoka, Japan


1996 San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, Ca.

1988-89 Private Classes in plein air painting, Chicago, Il

1978 Art of Painting in Watercolors, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, Ca.


C.M. Russell Auction, Great Falls, Mt.

Altermann Auction, Santa Fe, N.M.

Christies, Los Angeles, Ca. (California Paintings Sales)

 John Moran Auctioneers, Pasadena, Ca. (California Paintings Sales)

 Butterfield & Butterfield, Los Angeles, Ca.  (Western Paintings Sales)

Knoxville Museum Auction, TN.

Christies, London (Impressionist & Modern Art Sales)

Christies, Paris (Impressionist & Modern Art Sales)

Heritage Auction Galleries, Dallas, Tx. ( Fine Art Auctions)

Clars Auction House (Fine Art Sales)

Shannons Auction House ( Fine Art Sales)

Altermann Auction,  New Mexico



Western Art Collector Magazine: Jan 2008 Connecting with the Western Lands

World and I Magazine:  Dec 2005 Reflections of a Modern-Day Impressionist

Plein Air Magazine: Oct 2004  Romance for the Outdoors

The Artists Blue Book

Modesitt: The French & California Paintings

Davenports Art Reference

Franklin & James

Modesitt: The California Paintings second edition

Land of Sunlight: 2007  James Lightner

North County Times, San Diego, CA, February 13, 1998, Local Painters Transform Outside World by Patricia Morris Buckley

Daily Courier News, Chicago, IL, December 10, 1989, Touch of Glass by Mary Buchwald


Ranch Santa Fe Art Guild , President

California Art Club

Santa Barbara Art Association

Ranch Santa Fe Art Guild

Oil Painters of America