Biography

EDUCATION
1963-1961Art Students League, New York, NY
1962-1960Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY
1961, 1959Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1960California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1960-1958Reed College, Portland, OR

TEACHING POSITIONS/RESIDENCIES
2010-1998Nonresident Faculty Adviser, Maine College of Art Masters' Program, Portland, ME
2001/1997/96/92Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
1997Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
1994Resident Artist, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Edgecomb, ME
1989-1987Thomaston State Prison, Thomaston, ME
1988College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
1987-1986Gifted and Talented Program, Madison High School, Madison, ME
1987-1984Murals Project, Industrial Arts , Madison High School, Madison, ME
1986Mural Project, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME
1986Kingfield High School, Kingfield, ME
1985Mural Project, Special Education Class, Skowhegan High School, Skowhegan, ME
1983Quilt Project, Solon Elementary School, Solon, ME

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2008Annaliese Jakimides "Visual Jazz" Bangor Metro
1999Shirley Jacks, Art New England, Summer
1999, 1997Lynn Ascrizzi, Artist's Profile, Central Maine Morning Sentinel
1997/96Ken Greenleaf, Maine Sunday Telegram
1997/95Donna Gold, Maine Times
1995Ken Greenleaf, Maine Sunday Telegram
1994Phil Isaacson, Maine Sunday Telegram
1991Carl Little, Art in America
1990Ken Greenleaf, "One of the Best Artists Working in Maine, Maine Times
1987Ronny Cohen, "Abby Shahn," Artforum
1986Edgar Allen Beam, "Two Stars of the Third Magnitude," Maine Times
1985"1985 Maine Biennial Is the Best Yet," Maine Times

OTHER ACTIVITIES
2017-2001Member of music group "Unintended Consequences"
2014-2013Help to organize and participate in 3 shows about faces: Ghosts 1, 2, 3
2014-2009Help to organize and participate in “Central Maine Rural Open Studio”
2012-1989Member and player of In Spite of Life Players (annual July 4th play)
2011, 2008Member of Wesserunsett Arts Council
2010-2009Organizer and participant in ongoing project "Empty Walls and Windows"
2008-1988Disc Jockey, "Sounds All Round the World," WMHB Waterville, ME
2004-2003Member of three monkeys art collective
1989Cofounder, K-Art Gallery, Skowhegan, ME