C.V. 2021

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree; Painting; Daemen College, Buffalo, NY 1977
Continuing Education; CCSF, San Francisco; Digital Graphic Communications 2000-04
Travel is my current education, exploring ancient cultures, arts and geographies. 2004-present

Solo Exhibitions:
The Apothecarium; “Marmalade skies”. San Francisco, CA  2020
“What in the World”, San Francisco, CA 2012
Open Studio; New Works, San Francisco, CA  2011
Magnet; “Big Boy Toys”, San Francisco, CA  2009
300 Third St.; New Works, Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2008
Open Studio; New Works, San Francisco, CA   2007
300 Third St.; New Works, Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2008
201 Third St.; New Works, Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2007
Open Studio; Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2005   2006
88 Kearny St.; Lobby Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2005
33 New Montgomery; Lobby Exhibition, San Francisco,  CA   2005
China Basin Bldg.; “Atmospheres” Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2004
45 Fremont St.; Lobby Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2003
Pacific Heights Towers; Staging Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2001
Bayhill Business Complex; 18 works, Exhibition, San Bruno, CA    2001
American Citizen’s Theatre; Theatre Installation, San Francisco, CA  1996
Clinical Partners Headquarters; San Francisco, CA   1993
La Merenda; “Sticks for Thought”, San Francisco, CA   1992
Open Studio; New Works, San Francisco, CA   1991
Payday Headquarters; Commissions, San Francisco, CA   1988
J. Walter Thompson Advertising Agency; Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   1984
Gensler and Associates Architects Headquarters; San Francisco, CA   1984,1982
Joseph Magnin’s Union Square; Windows Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   1983
Institute of Business Designers; Western Conference: Site Specific Installation, San Francisco, CA  1983
Zuni; “Twenty Stick Works”, San Francisco, CA   1982
Flood Gallery; “Stick Constructions”, San Francisco, CA   1982
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition; Daemen College, Buffalo, NY   1977

Some S. F. exhibitions have been in the expansive lobbies of downtown San Francisco businesses through working relationships with Art Consultants

Group Exhibitions:
Harvey Milk Center of Arts; “
Soft Defiance”/ Pride, San Francisco, 2023
ARTSAVESLIVES Sidewalk Salon; Noe & Market Sts., San Francisco, 2022-23
Bringing our art out to the streets for safe viewing, 2021
Live Worms Gallery;
2 group shows, North Beach, San Francisco, CA  2020-21
Eureka Valley Rec Center;
“Art Saves Lives”, San Francisco, CA  2019, 2020
Visual AIDS; “Postcards from the Edge”, NY, NY, 2019, 2020, 2021
Spark Arts; “Art Saves Lives” group show, San Francisco, CA 2018
Harvey Milk Photo Center; “
Art Saves Lives”, San Francisco, CA 2018, 2019
Harvey Milk Photo Center; “
Pride Exhibit”, San Francisco, CA 2018
Castro Street Art Saves Lives Gallery; San Francisco, CA 2015-2017
Greg Moon Gallery; “
After Dark IV” , National Juried Gallery Exhibition, Taos, NM,  2015
Luhring Augustine Gallery;
Visual AIDS “Postcards From The Edge”, NY NY  2014 & 2015
10th Annual Artist & Celebrity Birdhouse Auction; Southampton Social ClubSouthampton NY  2014
ARC Gallery;
“Structure”, National Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA  2013
Archangel Artist Collective;
“Fifty Shades”, Palm Springs, CA  2013
Brent Sikkema Gallery;
“Postcards From The Edge”, New York, NY   2013
CRG Gallery;
“Postcards From the Edge”, Visual Aids, NY, NY  2012
The Painting Center; “
The Sword of Damocles” with Visual Aids,  NY NY  2011
5 Claude Lane Gallery;Bacardi Artisan Series, National Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA  2011
North Main Gallery; Birdhouse Art Auction Benefit, Southampton, NY   2011
SomARTS Gallery; Annual “Big Deal”, Visual Aid Benefit, San Francisco, CA   2000- 2011
North Main Gallery; Birdhouse Art Auction Benefit,  Southampton,  NY   2011
Karyn Mannix Contemporary; Birdhouse Art Auction Benefit, Southampton, NY   2010
Atlanta Airport;  “Visual Encyclopedia”, Atlanta, GA  2009
111 Minna;  “A Million Little Pictures” w Art House Coop, San Francisco CA 2009
Art House Gallery; “The Canvas Project”, Atlanta, GA  2009
Snyder Caldwell Gallery; “Heroes and Hearts” VIP Preview, San Francisco, CA  2009
Hampton Road Gallery; 4th Annual Birdhouse Art Auction for Breast Cancer Southampton, NY  2008-09
SomARTS Gallery; “Open Studios Artists Exhibition”, San Francisco, CA  2007
Hampton Road Gallery; 3rd Annual Birdhouse Art Auction for BreastCancer, Southampton,   NY  2007
Sarah Nightingale Gallery; 2nd Annual Birdhouse Art Auction for Breast Cancer,   Southampton, NY  2006
The LGBT Center; “Healing Force”, Group Exhibition, San Francisco, Ca  2006
Denise Robergé Art Gallery; (represented by), Palm Desert, CA  2005-06
Jade Nectar East Gallery; “First Annual Birdhouse Art Auction” Southampton, NY  2005
SomARTS Gallery; “Open Studios Artists Exhibition”, San Francisco, CA  2005
Brent Sikkema Gallery; “Postcards From The Edge”, New York, NY  2004 & 2006
Academy of Friends; “Awesome Art Auction”, The Clift, San Francisco, CA  2004
SF Main Library Exhibition Space; “Reversing Vandalism”, San Francisco, CA   2004
Catharine Clark Gallery; “Spice”, San Francisco, CA  2003
Space 743; “Scapes”, San Francisco, CA  2002
Steven Wirtz Gallery; Group Show: Host: Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, CA  2002
The LGBT Center; “Positive Too”, San Francisco, CA  2002
SF Main Library & Bill Graham Auditorium; Am-Far Conference; San Francisco, Ca, 2002
Derek Silva Gallery; Visual Aid Group Exhibition, San Francisco, CA   2000
Herbst Theatre Greenroom; PRC Benefit, San Francisco, CA   1999
Akron Art Museum; “Have a Heart” Benefit auction, Akron, OH   1985
Institute of Business Designers; Benefit Auction, San Francisco, CA   1984
Flood Gallery; “Red”, San Francisco, CA   1981
Albright Knox Art Gallery; Juried Western New York Exhibition, Buffalo, NY   1977
Wilcox Mansion Gallery; Juried Exhibition, Buffalo, NY   1977

Positive Pictures, a Gay History; Hardbound Book, Bruno Gmünder, 2013
The San Francisco Chronicle; “Artists put their hearts into a good cause”, Feb 8, 2009
San Francisco Bay Times; “Big Boy Toys at Magnet Art Gallery”, December 17, 2009
The Best of California Artists and Artisans; !book!, Kennedy Publications, 2006  (Juried: Honorable Mention, mixed media)
The Advocate; “Turning Hate into Beauty”, by Will Shank,   June 2004

Imagery used:
The California Arts Fund Brochure; Northern California Grant makers,  2003
Buffalo Magazine; “Flying Colors”, Urban revitalization; Murals,   July 1978
Web Related articles: imagery used;
Dragonfly Media; “Hate Crime into Art”, by Jim Van Buskirk, (“Mixed Messages”) 2004
Common Ground; “Reversing Vandalism”/ (“Mixed Messages”) 2004

Visual AIDS; artist grant 2016, 2018, 2020
Hearts in SF; San Francisco Trauma Center…….2008
Visual Aid San Francisco; Grants: 1999- 2012
Visual AIDS New York; Grants: 2005, 2007, 2009. 2012
N.Y. State CETA Grants; Community Mural Projects, Buffalo, NY   1977-79

Numerous residential commissions completed: both nationally and internationally.
Commissioned 2 art installations for corporate headquarters:
• PAYDAY, Reception lobby and President’s office, San Francisco, CA  1990

Related Experience:
Creativity Explored; Volunteer artists’ mentor; teaching developmentally disabled adults 2007-2012
Fine decorative finishes;  San Francisco/ New York,  1979-2000
CETA Murals;  negotiation, design and execution,  Buffalo, NY, 1977-79