The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A, 1996-1998 Associates Degree, Graphic Design
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 1999-2002 BFA, Painting
The Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, U.K., 2008-2010 MFA, Painting and DrawingTeaching and Related Experience:
Archwood Church, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. Art Instructor
Shaker Heights Middle School, Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.A. Art Instructor
The Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.A. Art Instructor
The Fairmount Center, Novelty, Ohio, U.S.A. Art Instructor
Moreland Hills Elementary, Moreland Hills, Ohio, U.S.A. Artist in Residence
The Ahola Corporation, Brecksville, Ohio, U.S.A. Director of Arts
The Cleveland Artists Foundation, Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.A. Gallery Manager
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. Art Instructor
Portrait Painting Demonstrator for Edinburgh College of Art Students, 2010
Guest Speaker for Edinburgh College of Art student Art history club, 2010
Guest Speaker for the University of Edinburgh, MA Department
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, U.S.A. Art Instructor
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA, U.S.A. Foundation Drawing ProfessorAwards/Misc.:
Work selected for the Cleveland Artists Foundation permanent collection, 2008
Cleveland Institute of Art Transfer Student Scholarship, 1999
Guest Speaker at the COSE Small Business Conference
("Incorporating Art into the Workplace"), Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., 2005
Honourable Mention, Spring competition at Artistsgrants.org, 2009
Author of the book Objectivist, Painter
Sold out MFA ExhibitionCollections:
The Cleveland Artists Foundation, Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.A.
U*Space Gallery, Georgia, U.S.A.
Art House, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
Numerous private collections Press: The Erie Times News
March5, 2012, Artists 'incubator'
in Edinboro sees increase in participants