Biography


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Selected Collections
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Walt Disney Corporation, Lake Buena Vista, FL
R J Reynolds Corporation, Winston Salem, NC
Jerome Paulson Collection, University of Michigan Honors College

Selected Exhibitions
2016 Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Piedmont Craftsmen, Featured Artist, Winston-Salem, 2014
River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN, 2013
2012 National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2012 TACA Biennial: The Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition
2010 TACA Biennial: The Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition, Merit award, 2010
Power of Excellence, 2004, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
Winston-Salen, NC
American Spotlight 2003, American Craft Council, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
2003 Appalachian Corridors, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV (September 2003)
2000 TACA Biennial, Merit Award
Art With a Southern Drawl, The University of Mobile, Mobile, AL
Joyce Petter Gallery, Saugatuck, MI
American Craft Council, Baltimore
Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Southeastern Glass, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Piedmont Craftsman, Winston-Salem, NC
Habitat Gallery, Detroit, MI
McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Eileen Kremen Gallery, Fullerton, CA
Craftsman Gallery, Scarsdale, NY
Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Arrowmont School of Art and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Museum im Schloss, Bad Prrmont, Germany
Artful Hand Gallery, Boston, MA
Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO
St. Petersburg Art Museum, St. Petersburg, FL
Kingsport Fine Arts Center, Kingsport, TN
del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Compositions Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mindscape Gallery, Evanston, IL
Human Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX
Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL
Appalachian Center for Crafts Inaugural Exhibition, Smithville, TN
Brooks Memorial Art Museum, Memphis, TN

Selected Publications
Glass: State of the Art, Habitat Galleries
American Craft Magazine
Appalachian Crafts: Thirteen States

Education
BFA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
MS Vanderbilt University, Peabody, Nashville, TN

Organizations
Glass Art Society GAS
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education FATE
Tennessee Association of Craft Artists TACA
Piedmont Craftsman PCI, Greeneville Arts Council GAC

Selected Teaching and Related Experience
2015 – Fulltime faculty, visiting, Kirkwood Community College, Glass Department,
Cedar Rapids, IA
Adjunct Faculty, Foundations, Department of Art & Design,
East Tennessee State University.
2001 – Present Gallery artist/co-owner Artspace 4 Gallery.
1977 – Present Full time studio artist glass and sculpture.
Lecturer and Demonstrations, TriState Sculpture Conference.
Visiting Professor/Visiting Artist, Studio Art Centers International, Florence Italy,
Bowling Green University.
Visiting Artist, Galerie Angela Hollings, Hamlin, Germany.
Visiting Artist Group, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.
Craft Advisory Panel, Tennessee Art Commission, Nashville, TN.
Grant Review Panel, Tennessee Art Commission, Nashville, TN.