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Education

1982 Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
1979-81 Kendall School of Design
1977-79 Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree

History of Exhibitions

2015 The Nature of What Arises, Canfin Gallery, NY
2014 Wilderness Within, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Domain Of Intangibles, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ; Nothing But Life, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM; 2013 Landscapes of the Mind, Thomas Deans Fine Art, Atlanta, GA; Three Painters Paint, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2012 Weaving Worlds, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ; Perpetual Unfolding, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM ; Shaping the Unknown, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL; The Line, Reynolds Fine Art, Newhaven, CT
2011 Potentiality, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2010 Luminous Terrain, Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ
2009 Invoking the Unknown, Gallery KH, Chicago, Illinois; Picture Music, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM; Rhythms of Nature Mark Gallery, Englewood, New Jersey
2008 Diverging Elements, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM; Directional Developments, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL
2007 Evolving Structures, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2006 Emerging Balance, Hunter Kirkland Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2003 Natural Code, La Fontsee Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2003, 01, 00, 98 Featured Artist Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
2002 Nature’s Harmony, Hankins Gallery, Lansing, Michigan
2001 New Work, Michael FitzSimmons Arts, Chicago, IL; Common Ground, LaFontsee Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
2000 Light and Reflection, Hankins Gallery, Lansing, MI; Mindscape/Landscape, The Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI
1999 New Paintings, The David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI; Land, Light, and Luminosity, LaFontsee Galleries, Grand Rapids, MI
1997 Elemental Harmony, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, Indiana
1994 Witness, Newaygo County Council for the Arts, Fremont, Michigan
1993 Isle Royale Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Shibui Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
1988 Realms of Nature: Unfolding Patterns, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI; Selected Group Exhibitions
1997-8 The New Regionalism, traveling exhibition Suomi College of Art & Design, Hancock, MI
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, Michigan; Art Center of Battle Creek Battle Creek, Michigan;
Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan Port Huron Museum, Port Huron, Michigan
1997 The Genius of Place, Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan; The Leelanau Connection, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, Michigan
1996 Intimate Rhythms, (two person), South Haven Center for the Arts, South Haven, MI; Patterns in Nature, (two person), Main Street Gallery, Leland, Michigan; Considering the Landscape, LaFontsee Galleries, Grand Rapids, Michigan
1995 Discovering Ourselves: Portraits in Art, Muskegon Museum of Art
1993 An American Landscape, Shibui Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan
1992 Dance of Light, Shibui Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Selected Awards

First Prize, Festival of Arts, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI; Best of Show, Holland Area Arts Council , Holland MI; Best of Show, West Michigan Regional Exhibition, Lowell Area Arts Council
First Place, Perugino Award, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI; Friends of Art Award, Muskegon Museum of Art, MI; Best of Show, Premier Collection, WGVU Public TV, MI; Best of Show, Art in the Park, Birmingham, MI; First Place, Celebration: A Festival of Religious Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Selected Collections

Almutiaq Group, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; World Trade Center Hotel, Beijing China; Goldman Sachs, NY; St. Johns College, MD; Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart, GA, FL; RDV Sportsplex, FL; Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN; Muskegon Museum of Art, MI; Grand Valley State University, MI; Governors Mansion, Mackinac Island, MI; Herman Miller, MI; Dow Chemicals, MI; Steelcase, Inc., MI; Bissell, Inc., MI; Calvin College, MI; Northern Trust, Milwaukee, WI; Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt and Howlett, MI; Warner, Norcross and Judd, MI; Michigan National Bank, MI; Beaumont Hospital, MI; Spectrum Health, MI; Alticor, MI

Residencies

2003 New Harmony, IN ; 1997 Acadia National Park, ME; 1997 Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, IN; 1995 Sleeping Bear Dunes, MI; 1994 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI; 1993 Isle Royale National Park, MI