Professional Experience

2014-current  Artist, Kirkland Creative Art + Design  

2011-2014      Kitchen & Bath Designer, Kirkland Interior Design (AKBD, CAPS)

2006-2009    Participant in NDIIPP “Preserving Creative America” Strategic Initiative  Library of Congress

1993-2009     Creative Director, Production Director-Publishing, Andrews McMeel Universal

1979-1998     Artful Dodger Art and Design Studio, owner

1977-1993      Art Director/Designer/Graphic Artist. Advertising

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  Spiva Arts Center, Joplin, Missouri, Regional Gallery

2019  Lemonade Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, Crossroads Arts District

2019  Revocup, Lenexa, Kansas

2019  Enterprise Bank & Trust-Crossroads, ArtsKC Now Showing

2019  Mazuma Credit Union-Crossroads, ArtsKC Now Showing

2018  Lee's Summit City Hall

2018  Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, Overland Park, Kansas

       *This exhibit was included in The Expanded Field of the 2018 OpenSpacesKC Arts Festival.

2018  Lenexa City Hall Gallery, Lenexa, Kansas

2015  Upholstered Elegance, West Bottoms District, Kansas City, Missouri

2014  Lenexa City Hall, Lenexa, Kansas

 

JURIED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019   Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D), Honorable Mention Award

2019    Jones Gallery-Children's Mercy Hospital Benefit, (Regional) Jones Gallery, KC Crossroads, Kansas City, Missouri

2019    State of Senior Arts, (National) Prairie Village Arts Council, Prairie Village, Kansas

2019    Art at the Center, (National) Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park, Kansas

2019    Heartland Artist Exhibition, (National) Tim Murphy Art Gallery, Merriam, Kansas

2019   Celebrate Women Exhibit, Alaris Litigation-KC Crossroads, Kansas City, Missouri

2018   Regional Juried Christian Arts Competition and Exhibition, The Catholic Foundation, NE Kansas

2018   Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2017   Solar Flair: Celestial Bodies in Motion Exhibit (National) Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri

2017   Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2017   Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, Grand Opening Exhibit, Overland Park, Kansas (2D)

2017   Art at the Center, (National Juried Exhibition), Overland Park, Kansas (2D)

2016   State of the Arts, (National Juried Exhibition), Prairie Village, Kansas (2D)

2016   Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2015   Commission: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Painted table

2015   Arti Gras, (Local Juried Exhibition) Leawood, Kansas (2D)

2014   Lenexa Artists Show, (Local Juried Exhibition)  Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2014   Commission: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Art

2014   Portrait commission. Potomac Falls, VA

2014   Images Art Gallery, (Regional Juried Exhibition) Overland Park, Kansas (2D)

2013   Lenexa Artists Show, (Local Juried Exhibition) Lenexa, Kansas  (3D)

COMMISSIONS

2019   Private commissions for a local collectors

2019    Commission, City of Lenexa, Lenexa, Kansas

2017   Commission: Sushi UNI Restaurant, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2016   Commission: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Art

2013   Commission for Designer: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Art

2012   Commission for Designer: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Art

2011   Commission for Designer: Kansas City Symphony Alliance Designer’s Show House. Photo

2010 - present

2010 - present

Awards

2019  3rd Place, "Cloudy with a Chance of Color", 23rd Heartland Artists Exhibition, Merriam, Kansas

2018  Lenexa Arts Council Choice Award “Western Auto Reflection,” Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2018  Honorable Mention “Thaleia”, Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

​2017  Lenexa Arts Council Choice Award, Lenexa Artists Show, Lenexa, Kansas (2D)

2014  2nd Place, Photo Art and Honorable Mention for digitally-altered painting) Lenexa Artists Show

2011  MADA Award for Space Planning, International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

1978-2006 Multiple regional, national and international awards for art direction, production

Collections

Artwork in private collections:

  • Savannah, Georgia

  • Charleston, South Carolina

  • Linn, Kansas

  • Pepperill, Massachusetts

  • Potomac Falls, Virginia

  • Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

  • Kansas City, Missouri

  • Overland Park, Kansas

  • Shawnee, Kansas

  • Lenexa, Kansas

  • Mission, Kansas

  • Fairway, Kansas

  • Topeka, Kansas

Education

2013   Ceramics                  Johnson County Community College, Continuing Ed.

2011    Interior Design         Johnson County Community College, AAS

1988   Photography            Johnson County Community College, Continuing Ed.

1986   Air Brush Illustration  Johnson County Community College, Continuing Ed.

1978   Video Production       Kansas City Art Institute, Continuing Ed.

1975   Fine Arts-Studio        University of Missouri at Kansas City

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