1968-1970 Boston University School of Fine Arts, MFA

1964-1968 Boston University School of Fine Arts, BFA (Magna Cum Laude)

Solo Exhibits

1998 Las Vegas Art Museum, Retrospective Exhibit, Las Vegas, NV

1998 Martin Zambito Gallery, Seattle, WA

1997 Mulligan/Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996 Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York City

1995 Alon Gallery, Boston, MA

1993 The John Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1992 Alon Gallery, Boston, MA

1991 The John Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989 Alon Gallery, Boston, MA

1988 Victor McNeil Gallery, New York City

1987 Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985 Segal Gallery, New York City

1984 Segal Gallery, New York City

Group Exhibits

2000 "Representing LA," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA (Curator: Gordon Fuglie)

2000 "Drawings V," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000 "Drawing from Perception III," Wright State University Art Galleries Dayton OH, Juror: Rosemary Beck

1999 "31st Annual W&J National Painting Show," Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA (juror's award)

1998 "Contempo Italianate," Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

1998 "Artists Who Look Back: Spirituality in Contemporary Art," Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, CA

1997 "Recent Acquisitions," Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

1996 "West: Art and the Law," (traveling exhibition)

1996 "Recent Work," Mulligan/Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995 "Go Figure," Mulligan/Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995 "Emulations: Quotations from the Source," Riverside Art Museum

1995 "Love in a Taxing Time," John Thomas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1994 "Recent Acquisitions," Triton Art Museum, Santa Clara, CA

1994 "Slice of Life: Contemporary Still Life," Riverside Art Museum, CA (Curator, Jim Reed)

1994 "Rock, Paper, Scissors," University of Delaware, Juror: Gino Rodriguez, Exec. Director of Alternative Museum, New York City (purchase prize)

1993 "National Juried Exhibition," Gallery 84, N.Y. City, Juror: Donald Kuspit

1992 "Works on Paper," University of Madrid Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain 1991 "Rutgers National '90," Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ (Jurors: Martha Beck and Ned Rifkin)

1990 "Figurative Realities Beyond the Form," Triton Art Museum, Santa Clara, CA, Curator: George Rivera

1988 "American Drawing Biennial," Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA, Juror: Frank Gettings, Curator, Hirshorn Museum

1987 "Frivolity and Morality: The Tradition of the Vanitas in Contemporary Painting," Sherry French Gallery, New York City

1987 "Night Light/Night Lives," Sherry French Gallery, New York City

1983 "Selections 21," The Drawing Center, New York City Curators: Martha Beck and Tom Lawson

1975 "Fulbright Exhibit," The American Embassy Gallery, Rome, Italy


1986-Present: Professor of Art, California State University, Long Beach

1970-1986 Associate Professor, The Art Institute of Boston Chair of Fine Arts Department, 1972-1978


2001 Public Corporation for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship

1999 Juror's Award, Washington & Jefferson National Painting Show

1998 Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, CSULB

1994 Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award, CSULB

1994 Purchase Prize, "Rock, Paper, Scissors" Exhibit

1985 Florence Brevoort Kane Prize, in Painting

1984 Sister Cities Grant, to Padua, Italy

1978 Camargo Foundation Grant, to Cassis, France

1978 Artist in Residence, at Ossabaw Island Project, Ossabaw Island, GA

1974 Fulbright-Hays Grant, to Florence, Italy


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20th Century Collection

The Collection of the Boston Public Library

The Riverside Art Museum

The University Art Museum, CSULB

The Triton Art Museum

The Art Institute of Boston

The Duxbury Museum of Art

The University of Delaware

The McBall Corporation, Chicago, IL

The Collection of Claude Bernard, Paris, France

The Collection of Joel Schumacher, Hollywood, CA


American Arts Quarterly, fall 2000

Contemporary American Oil Painting, Jilin Fine Arts Publishing House, People's Republic of China, 1999

Sex: Portraits of Passion, John Williams, Watson Guptill Publications, 1999

American Arts Quarterly, (feature article) fall 1998

The Best of Sketching and Drawing, Terry Sullivan, Quarterly Press

Long Beach Press Telegram, November 8, 1998; June 20, 1998

Figure Drawing, Nathan Goldstein, Prentice-Hall Publishers, 5th edition 1998

The Art of Responsive Drawing, Nathan Goldstein, Prentice-Hall Publishers

Elle Decor, August/September 1994

American Artist, (feature article) December 1992

Artweek, October 1992; April 1990; April 1987

Art New England, August/September 1991

Los Angeles Times, April 1987

Boston Herald, May 1987

Arts Magazine, December 1984

Il Mattino di Padova, July 26, 1984


"Some Thoughts on Figure Drawing," Showcase, Academic Affairs Digest, Fall 1998

"Vandal Vegas," Art Beat, vol. 45 no. 2, guest column

"Planning a Well Structured Portrait," American Artist, February 1996

"Transformations and Translations: Appropriations from Art History in My Work," paper presented at the College Art Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, January 1995

"Toxic Materials in the Painting Process," paper presented at Health and Safety in the Arts Teleconference, CSULB, May 1993

"A Short Course in Composition," The Artist's Magazine, March 1993

"A Short Course in Oil Painting," The Artist's Magazine, April 1991

"Crafting the Just-Right Studio," The Artist's Magazine, February 1991

"A Course in Figure Drawing," The Artist's Magazine, June 1990

Published Drawings

1992 Issue #14 of the South Coast Poetry Journal

1991 Cover Illustration of the May issue of Lactuca

1990 Issue #8 of the South Coast Poetry Journal