Artist Bio

Formal education:

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • Harris Commercial Art School, Tennessee
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • 37 years in the advertising and marketing profession

Owner and president of Studio East, Inc., a graphic arts and design studio in South Florida. Studio East’s principle client base from top 300/500, included IBM, Motorola, STP, Allied Signal, Intel, Chris-Craft and US Navy.

Teaching Experience:

  • Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, Georgia (Two years)
    • Adult classes:
      • Oil
      • Drawing, basic to advanced
  • Pines and Palms, The Georgia Florida Artist Assoc., Thomasville, Georgia (One year)
    • Adult classes:
      • Watercolor
      • Drawing, basic to advanced
  • The Bookshelf, Thomasville, Georgia (Two years)
    • Adult classes:
      • Watercolor
      • Drawing, basic to advanced
  • Pearl’s (retail chain), Florida (Two Years)
    • Adult classes:
      • Drawing
  • Studio East, Inc. (Thirty-seven years)
    • Mentoring art graduates
    • Night sessions for figure drawing, nude classes, general drawing
  • Medium Expertise:
    • Drawing – all mediums
    • Watercolor
    • Oil
    • Sculpture – all mediums
    • Subjects – still life, life drawing, portraiture, architecture, cartooning

Artist Statement

To create a passion in the arts in all mediums, to present the techniques, to stand back and watch it realized and unfold. What a beautiful sight.