SANTA BARBARA ART INSTITUTE, Santa Barbara, CA 1970-1973
Coursework towards B.F.A., major in metal fabrication and casting
A-Z SCULPTURE SERVICE, Chicago, IL 1995-present
Operate a freelance business offering: moldmaking, fabrication, and installation
for the artists community. Major projects have included:
· Assisted in the mount-making and installation of “Lyuba” the baby
mastodon at the Field Museum, Chicago (2010).
· Assisted in design, fabrication and installation of public sculpture by
Lucy Slivinski in Logan Blvd. skatepark (summer 2010).
RICHARD HUNT STUDIOS, Chicago, IL 1990-1995
Assistant to Richard Hunt. Duties included fabrication and installation.
SCULPTURE SOURCES, Chicago, IL 1988-1990
Assistant to Barry Tinsley. Fabrication, casting, and installation for Chicago artists.
SHIDONI FOUNDRY, Tesuque, NM 1986-1987
Fabrication and casting for artists, including: Allan Houser, Bill Barrett, Ida
Kohlmeyer, and Judy Chicago.
LIPPINCOTT, INC., North Haven, CT 1983-1984
Fabricated works for Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Donald Judd, and
other major New York artists.
RENAISSANCE ART FOUNDRY, Norwalk, CT 1980-1982
Bronze casting, including works of Reuben Nakian and reproductions of collection
of Nelson D. Rockefeller (Rodin, Matisse, Gaston Lachaise).
Teaching Experience & Invited Lectures
DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, Chicago, IL Feb. 2007 & Oct. 2007
Guest speaker in two of Prof. Leppanen-Guerra’s “Contemporary Art” courses,
Department of History of Art & Architecture.
EVANSTON ART CENTER, Evanston, IL 2003
Taught two courses in metal fabrication and welding of 3D sculpture.
BRIDGEPORT ART CENTER, Chicago, IL 2012
“Anxious Object” group show
THE GREEN EXCHANGE, Chicago, IL 2011-present
Artwork in lobby of The Green Exchange building dedicated to ecological businesses.
ART LOOP OPEN, Chicago, IL 2010
SOUTH BEND AIRPORT PROJECT, South Bend, IN 2008-2010
LINCOLN PARK ART INITIATIVE PUBLIC SCULPTURE, Chicago, IL 2008
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, Gary, IN 2007
Solo artist exhibition, “All Hail the Pink Carboni”
CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, Chicago, IL 2006
Group exhibition, “Artists & Automobiles”
INDIANA INFORMATION CENTER, Highland, IN 2006
Group exhibition, “Trash to Treasure”
VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY, Valparaiso, IN 2006
HAMMOND DOWNTOWN PUBLIC SCULPTURE, Hammond, IN 2003