public collections
(click on links to view pieces in these collections)

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD), formerly American Craft Museum, NYC

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

Gallery of Art & Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Samuel L. Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA


university teaching

Professor of Metals, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (1998)


selected workshops

Precious Little: Poetics of the Found Object

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT

Peter's Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

92nd St.Y Art Center, New York City, NY

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA

East Carolina State University, Greenboro, NC

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

Truro Center for the Arts-Castle Hill, Truro, MA

Horizons-The New England Craft Program, Sunderland, MA

Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge, MA

Art New England, Bennington, College, Bennington, VT

Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (JMGA) 2000 Conference, Brisbane, Australia

Object Studios, Sydney, Australia

Icons & Shrines (with Robert Ebendorf)

Art New England, Bennington College, Bennington, VT


awards & grants


3rd Place Award, Eyecon: National Eyewear Exhibition, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN



Winner: Solo Show and Award, Au Kurant: The Juried Invitational Exhibit of Emerging Artists, SOFA Chicago 1997 (sponsored by Absolut Vodka)

Nominee: 1997 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant



The Mary B.Bishop / Francis S. Merritt Scholarship Fund Award, Monitor Grant in Metals (assisting Robert Ebendorf),
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

The PMW Award in Memory of Dorothy Mayhall, New Art Annual '96, Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
(Juror: Jill Snyder, Director, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT)



Best In Show, Explorations: Inner/Outer Spaces, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT

The Hocon Gas Incorporated Award, Art of the Northeast USA, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
(Juror: Diane Waldman, Senior Curator & Deputy Director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC)