Circum Vitae


1974-1977 Antioch College West Master's Program in Interdisciplinary Arts Mill Valley, CA

1971-1974 San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Electronic Music

1966-1968 University of Arizona, Engineering/Psychology

1962-1966 Phoenix Union High School Phoenix, AZ

1954-1962 Douglas Elementary School Cleveland, TX


2004 Adolf & Ester Gottlieb Foundation Grant

2001-2004 Studio grant awarded by ChashamaA Durst family corporation NY, NY

1999 Design Finalist. Millennium Project. Seattle Art Commission

1997 Neddy Fellowship Nominee, Behnke Foundation Seattle, WA

1994 Seattle Dept. of Parks & Recreation, Blanche Lavizzo Water Park Project, Design Team

1993 Finalist for Poster Design, Corporate Council for the Arts, Seattle, WA

1991 International Exchange Artist for the Division of Culture, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

1991 1st Prize for Composition, Grand Prix d'Aqitaine, Commanderie Museum Tonneins, FRANCE

1990 Invitation Only Contest, Exposition Internationaled'ArtsPlastiques, Chapellede la Sorbonrx Paris, FRANCE

Professional Experience

1997 Art Consultant, Washington Middle School Mural

1997 Art Consultant, Washington Middle School Mural

1997 Artist-In-Residence, Tacoma Art Museum

1996 Art Consultant, Art on the Fence, Casey Family Program

1995 Exhibit Curator, Matter of Colors IV, Pacific Arts Center

1994-1996 Central Area Arts Council Committee Member

1994 King County Arts Commission Juror, North Sea-TacPark Project

1992-1996 METRO Arts Committee Member

1992 King County Arts Commission Juror, Community Health Center Projects

1990- Private Instruction-Creative Process

1989-1997 Painting Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center

1970-1975 Performer/Composer/Teacher San Francisco Dancer's Workshop

Selected Bibliography

On Center "Five for the Neddy," by Jake Senuik, 1997

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Review of Neddy Fellowship Exhibition, by Regina Hackett 1997

Seattle Post -Intelligencer, "Matter of Colors," by Regina Hackett 1995

The Skanner, "Mayor Chooses Central Area for Matching Grants," by Jen Ellison, 1995

The African-American Journal, "Four Who Settled in the Northwest," by Roosevelt Lewis, 1993

Art Access, Cover Art for March issue, 1993

KIRO-TV News, Interview with SAMAJ featuring Northwest Artists, 1993

Seattle Weekly, Visual Arts Section, 1993

Basel-Iandschaft Zeitung, "Samaj: From Performer to Painter," by Robert Schiess, 1991-Switzerland

Reflex, "Unlikely Descendants," review by John Boylan, 1991

Visages , re view by Jane Chambeaux, 1991-Paris, FRANCE

The Meeting, "In the Lobby," by R.L. Monceaux, 1989

Refiex, "Round Up," review by John Boylan, 1989