1987 Master of Fine Arts degree California State University,
Graduate Assistant, Graduate Fellow
1977-79 School of Visual Arts New York, NY
1979 Bachelor of Fine Arts degree Boston University, School of Fine Arts and Applied Arts. Major: Painting.
2005 Wentworth Institute of Technology-Boston, MA.- Professor of Basic Drawing / Color Theory
2005 Monument High School, Boston- Art Teacher- Basic Drawing
2004 College of Mount Saint Vincent- Professor-Art Department - Basic Drawing
1994-95 Team Leader and Instructor of Art Component, Manhattanville College, Step Program (Science and Technical Educational Program).
1992-94 Art Consultant, Board of Education, New York, NY Reviewed data, created tables on IBM PC based on analysis. Conducted surveys at different sites throughout the 5 city boroughs and made recommendations concerning the programs reviewed. Observed and analyzed the effectiveness of workshops given by the School District.
1991-92 Art Instructor, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY Instruction of visual arts workshops to elementary and middle school children, including drawing with different mediums, sculpture, and construction of objects with different materials. Introduced participants to artist’s materials; made and designed masks that incorporated found and invented objects.
1990 Permanent Substitute Teacher, Mark Twain Junior High School, Board of Yonkers, NY Special Education Classes. Performed the regular duties of teacher, including taking attendance, charting individual programs for the 12 students in class, grading, serving as liaison between the school and parents regarding grades, etc. Gave motivational direction and encouragement to all students toward their highest level of achievement.
1989-91 Art Teacher, Hudson School of Creativity, Yonkers, NY Instruction in the basics of drawing and ceramics. Taught three classes per week.
1988 Art Instructor, Children’s Art Carnival, Board of Education, New York, NY Directed ceramic workshops for Chapter I students in New York City public schools. Instruction included clay vessel building, methods of construction/design, glazing, and creating objects. Coordinated lessons in ceramics with reading assignments.
1987 Artist in Museum Program, Los Angeles Artcore Gallery-California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA Instruction in drawing using different media, including charcoal, conte crayon, graphite.
1987 Assistant to the Gallery Director, Fine Arts and Exhibition Center Galleries, California State University, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the galleries.
1986-87 Assistant to the Gallery Director, Los Angeles Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the gallery.
1986 Assistant to the Gallery Director, Tanner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Designed and installed exhibitions, including lighting design; also developed announce-ments, etc. for the gallery.
1985-86 Technical Assistant/Art Department Technician, Chris Stone Associates (textile printer), Los Angeles, CA Converted designs into “Step and Repeat” process for printing onto textiles.
1982-84 Instructor, Exceptional Children’s Foundation, Los Angeles, CA Taught silkscreen workshop.
1981-82 Substitute Art Teacher, Board of Education, Yonkers, NY
1980 Painting Instructor, Friendship Center, Yonkers, NY
1977-80 Freelance Artist and Designer, Yonkers, NY Produced, designed and printed posters for musical venues and musicians.
1976 Paste-up and Mechanical Artist, Stock Market Magazine, Yonkers, NY
1975 Temporary Exhibition Staff, Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY
1974 Silkscreen Printer, Grace & Co. Deluxe Textiles, New York, NY
1970-73 Art Teacher, Wilkwyck School for Boys, Yorktown, NY
1970-73 Instructor of Ceramics and Painting, Leake and Watts Children’s Home, Yonkers, NY
1970 Art Instructor, Art Cart Program, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
1968- 69 Artist Assistant to sculptor Ulrick Ruckream, Koln, West Germany
1988 New Voices – New York, in conjunction with Jazztracks Productions, Robert Welch/ Kwame Shaw, Loft Music, New York, NY; Greenwich House, New York, NY
1974 Let the Big Drum Roll, Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
1974 Assistant Stage Designer, Catti, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY Worked on production Let the Big Drum Roll, with Harry Belafonte Productions, NY. Also produced for the Washington D.C. School District.
1969 The CAN Opera, Schauspielhaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1986 Service as Secretary to Kappa Pi Honorary International Arts Fraternity
1986 First Award for Print category, California State University, Los Angeles
1984 Graduate Fellowship Award
1995 First Annual Alumni Exhibition, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Americans All: Conversations between Cultures, Gannett Publications, Westchester, NY
1993 Americans All: Conversations between Cultures, Westchester Council of the Arts publi-cation ArtNews, Vol. 14, No. 2.
1993 Erasing the Lines at a Show of Black Artists, New York Times, Mar. 7.
1993 Readers’ Digest Sensuous Triumph, by Georgette Gouveia, Herald Statesman, Westchester, NY, Mar. 2.
1992 A Cross Section of Styles by Contemporary Black Artists, by Vivien Raynor, New York Times, Mar. 22.
1992 Behind Every Computer Terminal Hangs A Bit of Art History, by Lynne Ames, “The View from the Readers’ Digest,” New York Times, Feb. 23.
1991 A Celebration of Black History, by Moira Bailey, “Focus on the Visual Arts,” Gannett Publications - Suburban Weekend, Jan. 31.
1987 October Yearbook, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1987 Celebration of the Spirit, University Times, a California State University publication, June 7.
1986 CAN Reunion, Tempo Magazine, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany.
1986 The CAN Book, by Pascal Bussey, Tago Mago Publishers, Paris, France.
1981 Thought-provoking Work at the Hudson, by John Caldwell, New York Times, Nov. 15.