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Background

Born: December 4, 1947, Oxnard, CA
Attended Utah State University and the University of New Mexico
Professional furniture designer since 1969

Selected Shows and Exhibitions

1977
Crafts VII, Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

1978
American Woodcarvers, Craft Center, Worcester, MA; Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
Six West Coast Craftsmen, San Jose State Museum, San Jose, CA
Christmas Gifts for Men, Museum Shop, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1979
One Space, Three Visions, Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
New Handmade Furniture, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY
Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico: Space and Images, Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Art in Modern Handcrafts, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

1980
Art for Use, Fine Arts Gallery, Lake Placid, NY; American Crafts Museum, New York, NY
One Man Show, Hill's Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Here and Now: 35 Artists in New Mexico, Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM

1982
Woodworking in the Rockies, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Pattern: An Exhibition of the Decorated Surface, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1983
Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Inaugural Exhibition: Recent Sculpture in Glass/Craftsmen and Designers in Wood, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984
Artiture: Furniture of the Eighties, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Art For the Table, World Trade Center, New York, NY, Sponsored by American Craft Council

1986
Craft Today, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1987
American Craft at the Armory, New York, NY

1989
Regional Craft Exhibit, University of Texas, El Paso, TX

1998
SOFA (Sculptural Objects Functional Art), Chicago, IL
Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC

1999
SOFA, Chicago, IL
Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
Philadelphia Furniture Show, Philadelphia, PA
Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA

2000
SOFA, Chicago, IL

2007
All Revved Up, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

2008
MORO Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, One Person Show

2009
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, One Person

2010-2013
Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA., One Person Show

2015
Visualizing Albuquerque, Museum of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Exhibit 208, Albuquerque, NM, One Person Show

Permanent Collections

Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
Museum Collection of Mrs. Kae Jung Kwak, Seoul, Korea
The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Awards and Honors

1976 Southwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Purchase Award: Museum of Albuquerque
1977 Crafts VII, Award of Merit, Albuquerque Museum
1977 Southwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Purchase Award: Museum of Albuquerque
1981 Craftsmen's Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
1984-88 Craftsman Trustee, American Craft Council
1985-88 Board of Directors, American Craft Enterprises
1991-09 Arts Advisory Board, Albuquerque Museum
1991-93 Southwest Arts Festival Award of Excellence
1998 Trustee Emeritus, American Crafts Council
2008 "Local Treasure" City of Albuquerque

Articles

American Craft October/November 1980
Craft Horizons October 1978
Craft Horizons April 1978
Smithsonian Magazine April 1999
The Workshop Fall 1983
The Albuquerque Journal September 28, 2008 "Local Treasure Glitters with Wry Wit"
The Albuquerque Journal November 15, 1998 "Imagination, Craftsmanship Shine in Exhibit"
Americana Magazine May/June 1983 "Architect of the Art Deco Box" By Michael Stone
American Craft Magazine August/September 1981 "National Endowment For the Arts Craftsmen's Fellowships 1981"
Craft Today "Poetry of the Physical" American Craft Museum Multi-City Tour 1987-1988
Sculpture Magazine Advertisement Page 2, June 09