BIOGRAPHY by years:
1960.....Private Art lessons with Joe Abbrescia....Village Art School and Gallery...Skokie, Illinois.
1961.....Enrolled in the American Academy of Art in Chicago.
1964-1974.....Taught drawing and painting at Village Art School.
1965-1990.....Founded The Studio (Studio in the Woods) Art School and Gallery. Three locations in the Chicago area.
1967.....Wrote text for "Fine Art teaching for the part time painter" as a guide for faculty for Studio Art School.
1965 to present.....Membership to the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art....Chicago.
1986-1991.....Five term board member of the Palette and Chisel...two years with President Richard Schmid.
1990.....Sold Studio in the Woods Art School and Gallery after 25 years.
1987-1990.....Founded and operated Portraits Midwest providing portrait artists for individual,family,cooperate and posthumous portraits.
1995-2015.....Lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.
2005-2012....Served on the Curriculum committee of Scottsdale Artist School. Scottsdale Arizona.
2015-present.....Live in Charleston SC area.
2016-present.....Member of Summerville Artist Guild and Charleston Artist Guild.
2018.....Currently represented by CAAG....Charleston Artist Guild and Gallery.
2017-present.....Founded The Forum....A group of professional artists who gather monthly to discuss Art and share knowledge.
1975-present....Have attended many professional workshops throughout the country and abroad.
FUTURE GOALS.....Continue to paint and share what I know to be a magnificent obsession.
Yours in the love of Art...."All else passes, only art endures".....