POSITIONS, E and Education Art Related & Other
2020 to present
Creativity Grows on Trees -- Founder
Creativity DOES Grow On Trees But Trees Need Strong Roots. With insightful blog posts, recommendations & resources, a class and the opportunity to meet with the insturctor privately this site provides strategies, tools and fundamentals to allow artists, writers and others to get in touch (or keep in touch) with what it takes to be creative.
2019 to present
Artists As Activists -- Founder, curator and developer
descrip Including in-person and Zoom lectures and presentations
2007 to present
For Private Students -- Instructor
Provide individulized guidance tailored through regular in-person or virtual sessions
2004 to 2014
Washington (DC) Sculptors Group -- Member of Advisory Board, President Emeritus
iNon-profit organization founded in 1984 to promote an awareness and understanding of sculpture.
2000 to 2007
Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, DC. -- Adjunct Professor
Taught under the Sculpture Department. "The Sculptural Box:" a course designed by the instructor to expose under-graduate and continuing education students to thought processes and techniques for communicating personal experiences and concerns through the execution of individual projects.
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA -- Judge
Regional Scholastic Competition for accomplishments in the visual arts
Washington Project of the Arts, Washington, DC -- Curator
Annual Arts Auction: selected 30 artists to contribute sculptures to benefit this nonprofit.
2003 and 2004
Mid-Atlantic Sculptors Groups Consortium -- Task Force Member
Formed to develop a plan for sculptor’s groups to better be served by the International Sculptor Center
Art on Call, Washington, DC -- Juror
DC Heritage Tourism Coalition: Artists to link art and history in transforming 26 historic police and fire call boxes
2002 / 2003
Washington (DC) Sculptors Group -- President
Preside over this arts organization with more than 370 members. Organization won the 2003 DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in Service to the Arts. Previously served as at-large board member for two years.
Fairfax County Public Schools Secondary Art Teacher Program, Presenter
"Approaches to Teaching the Creative Process"
1999 and 2001
Art-O-Matic, Washington DC -- Director and Task-Force Leader
Arts group which works with DC Cultural Development Center to organize annual arts show. In 2000, more than 750 artists participated.
1997 to 2000
Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington DC -- Teaching Assistant
Sculpture Department - Beginning to Intermediate Furniture Design and Construction
1998 / 99
For F.L. Rick Wall, Washington DC -- Studio Assistant
Maker of sculptural furniture
Quest Arts for Education, Landover, MD -- Faculty
Directed and taught high school students in after-school program
Certificate, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC
Sculpture and Ceramics
1997 to 1999
Coursework in fine art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
California State University, Northridge, CA
Business and Marketing
Action for Cheetahs in Kenya -- Member of the Board of Directors
descrip 2018 to present
Smithsonian National Zoo, Washington DC -- Assistant Animal Keeper
Lion / Tiger unit and Commissary (Animal food prep) unit 2016 to present
1980 to 1997
Advertising Executive, Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA
For Fortune 100 companies: developed strategies, directed market research, and produced promotional programs while working for several different agencies.