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1965 - MA, Painting. California State College at Long Beach

1960 & 1963, Graduate Studies in Painting, UCLA

1959 - BA, Fine Art. University of California at Santa Barbara


2003-present- Professor Emeritus

1969- 2003 - Professor, Visual Arts, University of South Florida

1997- Professorial Excellence Award

1995- Teaching Incentive Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching;

1994-95 - Designed and Developed WWW Site for USF Department.

1993 - Sabbatical Leave - Fall Semester

1993 - Research Grant: Digital Prints

1991-94 - Designed and Implemented new Visual Concepts Curriculum;

1989-91 - Acting Chairperson, USF Art Department.

1989- President's Council Research Grant; Collaborative Digital Performance Piece; "Smarter Than Dogs".

1987 - Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching

1986-1996- Developed Art Department Computer Lab and Curriculum

1983 - Visiting Professor, FSU Study Center, Florence Italy

1979-80 - Sabbatical Leave

1965 - 69 - Instructor, St. Petersburg Junior College


2005- Solo Exhibition, Clayton Galleries, Tampa

2004- Florida Painting,1950-1970, Tampa Museum of Art

2001- Solo Exhibition, Clayton Galleries, Tampa

2000- Florida Painting Invitational, Museum of Art, Tallahassee

1998- Solo Exhibition, Clayton Galleries, Tampa.

1996- Video Installation, “Home on the Range”, Collaboration with Dolores Coe, Maria Castagliola, Salt Creek Art Works, St Petersburg.

1995 - Gasparilla Anniversary Exhibit, Tampa Museum of Art

1995 - Solo Exhibition: Prints and Painting, Dunedin Fine Arts Center

1994 - Solo Exhibition: Images: Analog/Digital, USF Teaching Gallery

- Florida Landscape: Another Look. Ormond Art Museum and Valdosta Art Center, Valdosta, Georgia.

1993 - 55th Annual National Exhibition of American Painting

Society of Four Arts, Palm Beach

-Solo Exhibition, Recent Paintings, Clayton Galleries, Tampa

1990 - Polk County Museum, Annual Juried Exhibition

1989 - Five Artist Invitational Exhibition, Tampa Museum of Art

1988 - Individual Artist Fellowship, Div. of Cultural Affairs,

State of Florida

1985 - Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, NY, NY. Group Exhibition

Solo Exhibition, Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota

Tampa Triennial, Tampa Museum of Art

"Pairs" Gallery 600, Largo, Florida

1982 - Solo Exhibition, Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota

"Florida Painters", Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville

1981 - Individual Artist Fellowship, Div. of Cultural Affairs,

State of Florida

Solo Exhibition, Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota

1979 - Two Person Exhibition, Joyce Hunsaker Gallery, Los Angeles

Solo Exhibition, Trend House Gallery, Tampa

Winter Haven Fine Arts Competition, Award of Merit

"Contemporary Realism" Art Sources Gallery, Jacksonville.

1977 - "Photorealism" Invitational Group Exhibition, Hollywood Art & Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida

1st Annual Southeastern Painting and Sculpture Exhibition,

Jacksonville Museum of Art, Jacksonville. Award of Merit

1976 - "Florida Painters", Invitational, St. Petersburg Museum of Art

Annual Exhibition of American Art, Society of Four Arts,

Palm Beach. (Also 1975, 1973, 1972, 1970, & 1966. Atwater Kent Award of Merit in 1966 and 1975)

1975 - Solo Exhibition, University of South Florida

"Florida Creates" Invitational Circulating Exhibition. Also 1974

Gasparilla Art Festival, Tampa. Also 1971 & 1972.

Best of Show Award, 1971 & 1972, Award of Merit 1975

1974 - Solo Exhibition, Simonne Stern Gallery, New Orleans

1973 - Ocala Art Show, Ocala, Florida. Also 1970 & 1971

Major Awards in 1970, 1971, & 1973

1972 - Solo Exhibition, Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans

" Festival of States Exhibition", St Petersburg, Florida

Also in 1969, 1970 & 1971

"Students of Howard Warshaw", University Museum

Univ. of California at Santa Barbara

1971 - "Southeastern and Texas Artists Biennial"

Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans

1970 - Solo Exhibition, Florida Presbyterian College, St. Petersburg

"15 Florida Artists-Teachers", Cummer Gallery of Art

Jacksonville, Florida

Group Exhibition, Ringling Museum of Art

Invitational Exhibition of Florida Artists,

Gallery of Contemporary Art,Winston-Salem, NC

1969 - Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Gallery, St. Petersburg

Florida State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition, Tampa

Award of Merit

1968 - Southeastern Bi-Annual Exhibition, Gallery of Contemporary Art

Winston Salem, NC

Arvida Mural Competition, Sarasota, Second Prize

Annual Mid-Year Exhibit of American Art, Butler Institute

Youngstown, Ohio. Also 1966.

1966 - Solo Exhibition, Esther Bear Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

Florida State Fair, Fine Arts Exhibition, Tampa

1965 - Solo Exhibition, University of Tampa, Tampa.

MA Thesis Exhibition, Calif. State College at Long Beach

1957 - 1964 Various group exhibitions as a student.


Clayton Gallery, Tampa, 1992 - present

Gillman-Stein Gallery, Tampa, 1988 - 1991

Littlejohn Smith Gallery, NYC, 1985 - 1987

Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, 1976 - 1988

James Yu Gallery, NYC, 1976 - 1978

Hunsaker-Schlesinger, Los Angeles, 1976 - 1986

Trend House Gallery, Tampa, 1969 - 1978


Raymond James Inc., Corporate Headquaters, Largo, Florida

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida

St. Petersburg Museum of Art, St. Petersburg, Florida

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

Polk County Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, La.


M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Two 8' X 15' Oils, March 2005.

Palm Coast Hospital, Oil, 60” X 77” , Sept. 2002

Volusia County Courthouse, DeLand, Florida; 4’ X 6’ Oil, summer 2001

Sulphur Springs Pool, City of Tampa, 9’ X 33’ glass tile mosaic. Installed October 2000.

Celebration Health Center, Celebration, Florida

Two 6’ x 12’ Oils for atrium; October 1998

Raymond James Assoc., St Petersburg, Florida

Two 8' x 12' Oils, One 6' x 10' Oil.

Lincoln Properties, Dallas, Texas

(9' x 22' Oil)

Florida National Bank, Jacksonville, Florida

(8' x 18' Oil)

Florida National Bank, Orlando, Florida

(Three 5' 8" x 8' Oils)

Trammell Crow Corp., Orlando, Florida

(Two 8' x 12' Oils)

Barnett Bank Corp, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale

IBM Corp., Jacksonville, Boca Raton, and Atlanta

Pioneer Savings and Loan, Clearwater, Florida

General Telephone Co., Tampa, Florida

Southern Bell Corp., Atlanta

(Two 8' x 12' Oils)

Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida

(Three 8' x 12' Oils)

Irving Trust Corp., Los Angeles, California

United Aircraft Corp., Hartford, Conn.

ARCO Corp., Los Angeles, California

Southwest Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, California

Southeastern Bank, Sarasota, Florida

Dai Ichi Kango Bank Corp., Los Angeles, California

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Lexington, Kentucky

Colony Square Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

American Express, Jacksonville, Florida

NCNB Bank, Tampa Florida

(8' x 10' Oil)

Hilton International Hotel, Little Roock, Arkansas

Aerojet General Corp., La Jolla, California

Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, Florida

Federal Reserve Bank, Miami, Florida

Tampa Electric Co., Tampa, Florida

Tropicana Corp., Tampa, Florida

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Wailea, Hawaii

Forum Club, Tokyo

Florida Power and Light Corp., Juno Beach, Florida

(Set of six Oils; 4' x 5' & 4' x 7')