About the artist Born: Brooklyn, New York Currently resides in San Diego, California
Education Nassau Community Coll., Garden City, N.Y. AA Degree, studied Fine art Oswego State University, Oswego, N.Y. BA Degree, studied Fine Art and English Copenhagen University, Denmark studied Fine Art Watts Atelier, Encinitas, Ca. studied Fine Art Lynn Forbes Sculpture Studio, studied sculpture
Exhibitions and Galleries
Jazzercise Exhibition, Carlsbad, CA 2018 Richeson International 75 Competion Animals, Birds and Wildlife 2017 Wildlife in Art 2017, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa,Ca 24th Annual Reflections of Nature Invitational national show, Fallbrook, CA. 2017 City of Encinitas Civic Art Gallery, Encinitas, CA, solo show 2017 Wildlife in Art 2016, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA San Diego County Fair, CA., 2016 Wildlife in Art 2015, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA City of Carlsbad Library, Ca. Solo Show 2015 San Diego County Fair, Ca. 2014 Vista Visions 2014, City of Vista The City of Oceanside,CA. 2014 Wildlife in Art 2013, Foothills Gallery La Mesa, Ca. 2013 Gamblin Torrit Gray Competition, 2013 Celebrate the Horse, The Janice Griffiths Gallery, Fallbrook, Ca. 2013 Gems 'n Treasures, Carlsbad, Ca 2013 Solo show San Diego County Fair, Ca., 2012 580 Salon, Carlsbad, Ca. , Solo show, 2012 Cougar Winery, Temecula, Ca., 2011 Fallbrook Library, Fallbrook, Ca. Group Wildlife show 2011 Oceanside Art Gallery, Carlsbad Ca. Solo show. 2011 Ginger Grayham Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 2000 - 2009 Little Italy Inn, San Diego, CA., Group show 2010 2 Spoons Coffee, Oceanside, CA. , Group show 2009 Chandlers Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 2009 Phantom Gallery, Carlsbad, CA Group show 2011 Acapella, Temecula, CA 2010-2012 Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Gallery, Vista, CA. Solo Show 2009 Foothills Fine Art Gallery, La Mesa,CA. Annual Wildlife Show 2009 Foothills Fine Art Gallery, La Mesa, CA Group Wildlife show 2008 Catwalk, Carlsbad, CA, Solo Show 2007 San Diego Art Scene, San Diego, CA 2007 City of Carlsbad, Carlsbad, CA. Solo Show 2006 Off Track Gallery, Encinitas, CA 2006 4 Zero 9 Gallery, Marina Del Rey, CA. 1985-1987 Fogel Fine Arts, N.Y, N.Y 1981 - 1982
Special Consideration’s and Awards Honarable Mention, Wildlife in Art 2017, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA. Meritorious Award, International Richeson 75 Competition, Animals, birds and wildlife, 2017 2nd Place, Wildlife in Art 2015, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa Honorable Mention, Wildlife in Art 2015, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa 3rd Place, Oil, Representational Animals, San Diego Fair 2014 1st Place , Wildlife in Art 2013, Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA 2013 Louis Tiencuff Award. Wildlife in Art 2013. Foothills Gallery, La Mesa, CA 2013 Honorary Mention for Oil Representational People, San Diego County Fair 2012 San Diego Fair 2012 Spanish Village Donated award for Oil Representational Animals Presidents Award 60th Annual open juried show COAL Gallery Carlsbad, Ca 2011 3rd place Kruglak Gallery Annual Student Show 2011 3rd place Foothills Juried Wildlife Art show La Mesa, Ca 2009 G Schlesier award for the 19th Annual Wildlife in Art Show, La Mesa, CA 2008 Winner of the Deputy Chief award for “Art in the Heart of Carlsbad” 2006 Official Artist for the Boys and Girls Club 2007 Carlsbad Bocce Ball tournament poster Commissioned to do awards for the National Newfoundland Dog Championships 2nd place B’na Brith Seminar for City of Carlsbad 2003 Seminar at Vista Charter School 2004 Gallery Owner 2000- 2009 Member of Portrait Society of America 2012 Member of California Art Club 2013
Corporate Collections Lions Tigers and Bears, San Diego, CA Alphatec, Carlsbad, CA. Sutro and Company, Los Angeles, Ca Union Bank, Los Angeles, CA Doheny Trade School, N.Y, N.Y San Diego Humane Society, Oceanside Ca. Berkeley University Foundation, Chicago, IL. San Diegato Heritage Museum, Encinitas, CA Ohana’s , Carlsbad, Ca. I painted a Mural on their building
Private Collections Collected both Nationally and Internationally
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