Born in Vinita, Oklahoma 1952,
BFA and BAE from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
MFA University of Illinois, scholarship and teaching assistant.
Established studio in New York City, 1978.
Served as studio assistant to Leon Polk Smith, 1980-81
2010 Honorarium Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut,
2002 Honorarium Iona College Westchester County, New York,
2000 Honorarium Oklahoma State University visiting artist/juror,
1997-2003 Honorarium Leadership and the Arts Duke University,
1982 Honorarium The Drawing Center New York, New York
2010 Visiting Artist, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut
2005 Storefront Artist Pittsfield, Massachusetts
2004 Contemporary Artist’s Center North Adams, Massachusetts
Bartlett Art Center Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
DeCordova Museum Lincoln, Massachusetts
Museum of Fine Arts Flagstaff, Arizona
Naples Museum of Art Naples, Florida
Neuberger Museum SUNY Purchase, New York
Yellowstone Art Center Billings, Montana