About the Artist
Sculptor, Artist-educator: Professor of art, teaching sculpture, design and drawing at Maine College of Art. Sculpture primarily in mixed materials, metal, wood and drawing. Inspired by artifacts, shrines, historical events, architecture and ancient sites in Europe and US. Public and private Commissioned work. Collections of Portland Museum of Art, Portland Public Library, the Cedars Home, Portland, and Williston Memorial Library Mount Holyoke College MA, and Chateau de Rochefort-en-Terre, FR. Received 1997 Klotz residency, Chateau de Rochfort-en-Terre, Brittany FR. Advisor to restoration committee for the Franklin Simmons Civil War Memorial, Victory, in Portland. Exhibits locally: Icon
Gallery, Brunswick Me. Maine Institute of Contemporary Art, Rockport, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland. Eaducation:BFA Syracuse University, MFA Maryland Institute College of ARt, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
Preferred Audiences: College, Adult
Disciplines: Visual Arts, Sculpture, Crafts
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