Master of Fine Arts.

Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL   1990.

Master of Arts.

Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL  1989.

Bachelor of Arts

West Virginia University Morgantown, WV.  1983

Related Professional Experience: 

Art Teacher.  DuPont  Middle School. Belle, WV. 2006 – present.

Watercolor Instructor. Upward Bound. West Virginia State University, Institute WV.  2005 -2013. Taught beginning watercolor workshop to Upward Bound middle school and high school students.

Instructor of Art.   West Virginia State Community and Technical College. 2004. Taught watercolor and drawing in an adult continuing education non-credit program. 

Assistant Professor of Art.

Vincennes University. Vincennes, IN. August 1990-May 1991. Taught 2D Design, Drawing, Art History, and Art Appreciation to both Art and non-Art majors at a large two year college. Assisted in counseling Art majors in the selection and scheduling of courses

Instructor of Art.

Rock Valley College. Rockford, IL. August 1989-May 1990. Taught 2D Design and Color Theory.

Instructor of Art

Highland College. Freeport, IL. January 1989-May 1989. Taught 3D Design.

Instructor of Art.

Northern Illinois University. DeKalb, IL August 1988-May 1990. Taught Beginning Drawing.


Exhibitions and Shows:


NIU Golden: Juried Alumni Show. Jack Olsen Gallery. Northern Illinois University.  DeKalb, IL.

Exhibition 280.  Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington WV.

5th Annual South Atlantic Juried Exhibition. Montpelier Center for Arts and Education. Montpelier, VA.


West Virginia Juried Exhibition. Art Museum of West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV.


The Best of West Virginia Open Juried Exhibition. The David L Dickerson Fine Arts Gallery, Tamarack. Beckley, WV



Good News Mountaineer Garage.   Charleston, WV.


Allied Artists Group Show.   Frankenberger Gallery.   University of Charleston. Charleston,   WV

Winter Renditions   Museum in the Community.   Hurricane, WV. 


Allied Artists Invitational Exhibit.    Drinko Library.   Marshall University.   Huntington, WV 

West Virginia Juried Exhibition.   Cultural Center.    Charleston, WV. 

Grid, Pattern, Surface. Image as Process    One Person Show.   Frankenberger Art Gallery.   University of  Charleston.

Allied Artists Group Show.   Annex Gallery at Taylor Books.   Charleston, WV.                                                                                                            

Allied Artists Group Show.   Frankenberger Gallery.   University of Charleston. Charleston, WV.


Season of Color     Juried Exhibition.  (First Place, Oils)   Carnegie Hall.  Lewisburg, WV.

West Virginia Juried Exhibition.   Cultural Center.  Charleston, WV.


West Virginia Juried Exhibition.  Cultural Center.  Charleston, WV.


This is Colorado   Juried Exhibition.   Littleton Arts Center.  Littleton, CO.


Core Art Space.   Juried Exhibition.   Denver, CO.


Judith Racht Gallery    Harbert, MI.


New Works   One Person Show    Rock Valley College.  Rockford,  IL.

Judith Racht Gallery.   Harbert, MI.

The Art of Light   J.R. Kortman Gallery.   Rockford, IL.


Faculty Exhibition    Vincennes University.   Vincennes, IN.

Five Artists – Five Perspectives    Judith Racht Gallery.   Harbert, MI.

One Person Show    Gallery 200     Northern Illinois University.  DeKalb, IL.

Symbols and Icon    Contemporary Arts Center    Arlington Heights, IL.

The Art of Time: Art Responds to a New Decade    J.R. Kortman Gallery.    Rockford, IL


Fraser, Modaff, Settle     J.R. Kortman Gallery.   Rockford, IL.

The Figure Explored.   Judith Racht Gallery.    Harbert, MI.


Ars Nov    Northern Illinois University.    DeKalb, IL.

Los Hermanos    One Person Show Northern Illinois University    DeKalb, IL.

Vicinity Juried Exhibition.   Delora Norris Gallery.    St. Charles, IL.


Ars Nova  Northern Illinois University.    DeKalb, IL.

Three Rivers Juried Exhibition.    Pittsburgh, PA.

Artspace Gallery.     Charleston, WV.


Regional Artists at the Collins Center    Ohio University Southern Campus. Ironton, OH.

Artspace Gallery.    Charleston, WV.


West Virginia Juried Exhibition    Cultural Center.  Charleston, WV.


West Virginia Juried Exhibition    Cultural Center.  Charleston, WV.

Invitational Group Show    Wayne County Arts Council  Huntington,   WV.


Regional Juried Exhibition    Monongalia Arts Center.  Morgantown, WV.


Appalachian Corridors    Sunrise Galleries  Charleston, WV.

Exhibit 280    Huntington Museum of Art.   Huntington, WV.