Bio

Recent Exhibitions and Awards

  • Brinton 101, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY, November 18 - December 23, 2018
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Art Show & Sale, CFD Old West Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming, July 19 - August 19, 2018
  • 7th Annual Plein Air for the Park, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center at Grand Teton National Park, July 9-22, 2018
  • Horizons, Online Exhibition, Pastel Society of Colorado, March-April, 2018
  • Impressions: Small Works Showcase, American Impressionist Society, Greenwich House Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, March-April, 2018
  • Montana Miniatures, Bitterroot Frames, Best Western Plus Heritage Inn, Great Falls, Montana, March 14-17, 2018

  • People's Choice Award, Cherry Art Products 3rd Annual Pastel Classic, Cherry Art Products, November-December 2017
  • Mountain Oyster Club Art Show, Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, Arizona, November 18-January 13, 2017-2018
  • Andrew and Marbo Barnard Award, Pastels U.S.A. - 31st Annual International Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Fresno, California, September-October 2017
  • 45th Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, Pastel Society of America, New York City, September 5-30, 2017
  • Cheyenne Frontier Days Art Show & Sale, CFD Old West Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming, July 20 - August 20, 2017
  • Glenrock Regional Art Show and Sale, Glenrock Library, Glenrock, Wyoming, July 31 - August 7, 2017
  • Fourth IAPS Master Circle Exhibition, International Association of Pastel Societies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 7-10, 2017
  • Governor's Choice Award, Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming, January 7-March 4, 2017
  • Montana Miniatures, Bitterroot Frames, Best Western Plus Heritage Inn, Great Falls, Montana, March 15-18, 2017
  • Small Works Showcase, American Impressionist Society, Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, California, March 11-25, 2017
  • Less is More, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Online, February-April, 2017

  • Mountain Oyster Club Art Show, Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, Arizona, November 19-?, 2016
  • 29th IAPS Juried Exhibition, Online, December, 2016
  • Art in Nature, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Online, October-November, 2016
  • Best of Show, Small Works Show, Pastel Society of Colorado, Artwork Network, Denver, Colorado, November 4-29, 2016
  • Transitions, Pastel Society of Colorado, Online, 2016
  • Signature Member Show, Northwest Pastel Society, Attic Gallery, Camas, Washington, November, 2016
  • Pastels U.S.A. - 30th International Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Morro Bay, California, September-October 2016
  • 4th Annual Small Works Show, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, Sept.-Oct. 2016
  • Honorable Mention, 5th Annual Plein Air for the Park, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center at Grand Teton National Park, July 2016
  • Where in the World is Plein Air 2016, Illume Gallery of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah, June-Dec. 2016
  • Golden State Sunshine, California Art Club at the Altadena Town and Country Club, Altadena, California, May-September 2016
  • 12th Mile High International Exhibition and Sale, Pastel Society of Colorado, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado, 2016
  • Close to Home: Our Own Spectacular National Parks, St. George Art Museum, St. George, Utah, 2016

  • Squaring the West, solo exhibition at The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, 2015
  • Small Works Show, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, 2015
  • Southeast Pastel Society Award, 43rd Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, Pastel Society of America, New York City, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, 11th Mile High International Exhibition and Sale, Pastel Society of Colorado, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado, 2015
  • 4th Annual Plein Air for the Park, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center at Grand Teton National Park, July 2015
  • First Place, Professional Pastel, 65th National Art Show, Wind River Valley Artists' Guild, Dubois, Wyoming, 2015
  • Where in the World is Plein Air 2015, Illume Gallery of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2015
  • Icons of the West, Dana Gallery, Missoula, Montana, May-August 2015
  • Albert Handell Award, Third IAPS Master Circle Exhibition, International Association of Pastel Societies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2015
  • Pastels U.S.A. - 29th International Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Haggin Museum, Stockton, California, July-September 2015
  • The Spirit of Adventure, California Art Club at the Altadena Town and Country Club, Altadena, California, May-September 2015
  • 2015 Annual Membership Show, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Online, April 2015
  • Selected Works from Pastel Society of America's 42nd Annual Exhibition, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, December 2014-February 2015

  • First and Second Place, Professional Pastel, 2014 Miniature Show, Wind River Valley Artists' Guild, Dubois, Wyoming, 2014
  • Landscapes: Under the Western Skies, Waterworks Art Museum, Invitational Exhibition, Miles City, Montana, 2014
  • Plein Air Magazine Award, Pastels U.S.A. - 28th International Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Morro Bay, California, 2014
  • Pastel Society of North Carolina Award, 42nd Annual Exhibition, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, Pastel Society of America, New York City, 2014
  • Small Works Show, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, 2014
  • 10th Mile High International Exhibition and Sale, Pastel Society of Colorado, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado, 2014
  • 2014 Signature Members Show, Northwest Pastel Society, Vancouver, Washington, 2014
  • First Place, Biennial Members Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Roseville, California, 2014
  • 2014 Members Show, Pastel Society of Colorado, Montrose, Colorado, 2014

  • First Place, Tight Focus 2013, Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 2013
  • Third Place, 22nd Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2013
  • About 6 x 6, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming, 2013
  • Judson's Art Outfitters Award, Signature and Master Signature Show, Pastel Society of Colorado, Longmont, Colorado, 2013
  • Landscape Award, 64th National Art Show, Wind River Valley Artists' Guild, Dubois, Wyoming, 2013
  • Best of Show, Pastels in Light, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Sacramento, California, 2013
  • Second IAPS Master Circle Exhibition, International Association of Pastel Societies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2013
  • 9th Mile High International Exhibition and Sale, Pastel Society of Colorado, Grand Junction, Colorado, 2013
  • Pastels U.S.A. - 27th International Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, Ross, California, 2013
  • 27th Annual International Open Exhibition, Northwest Pastel Society, Tacoma, Washington, 2013
  • Click for Exhibitions Prior to 2013

    Gallery Representation

  • A. Banks Gallery, Bozeman, Montana
  • The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming
  • Spirits in the Wind Gallery, Golden, Colorado
  • Silver Sage Gallery, Dubois, Wyoming
  • Deselms Fine Art, Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Hitching Post Gallery, Buffalo, Wyoming
  • Occidental Gallery, Buffalo, Wyoming

  • Professional Affiliations

  • Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters
  • Pastel Society of America, Signature Member (PSA)
  • Pastel Society of Colorado, Master Signature Member (PSCM)
  • Pastel Society of the West Coast, Signature Member (PSWC)
  • Northwest Pastel Society, Signature Member (NPS)
  • American Impressionist Society
  • Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
  • Wind River Valley Artists' Guild
  • Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies, Signature Member (PSNR), organization now defunct.

  • Workshop Instructor

  • See workshop page for current offerings.

  • Education

  • B.A. Geology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 1974
  • Workshops and classes with Lorenzo Chavez, Duane Wakeham, Kim Lordier, Richard McKinley, Bill Hosner, Doug Dawson, Colleen Howe and Christine Debrosky

  • Related Experience

  • 3D Nature LLC, President & software engineer. Creating landscape visualization software for a global market of artists, architects, animators, engineers and foresters, 1992-2015.

  • Other

  • Born 1953 in Salford, Pennsylvania. Currently residing in Buffalo, Wyoming.