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EDUCATION

Graduate work in Studio Art at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1987-1989

B.A., magna cum laude, Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO  1980

SITE SPECIFIC AND PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

In progress:

Untitled, Tucson, Arizona. Design of over 40,000 sq. ft. of concrete and cast concrete sound walls, median paving and railings.

Bogert Trail Bridge, Palm Springs, California. Enhancements for remodel of existing bridge include forming and staining monuments, parapet and sidewalk.

Untitled, Charlotte, North Carolina. Design for wall and bridge treatments integrated with construction for Charlotte Area Transit System LYNX Blue Line Extension project.

2012 Belardo Bridge, Palm Springs, California. Project for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.  Enhancements include patterns and color for wing walls, tile on parapet and medallions for railing.

2011 En Avant, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Artists’ roles include staining the wall, building trellises from recycled bridge deck, and landscaping.

2011 Basket Bridge, Palm Springs, California. Project for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.  Includes, fencing for bridge, and bridge pier and slope pavement treatment. *Public Art Network Year in Review.

2011 Untitled, Tulsa, OK. Enhancements for highway sounds walls.

2009 Silver Spring Gateway, Chevy Chase, Maryland. Design of concrete and stone “upholstered” outdoor seating.

2008 The Face of the Community, Northside Aztlan Community Center, Fort Collins, Colorado. Design collaboration with architect and client for exterior walls, windows and floor enhancements for new community center.

2008 Honey Creek Resort, Appanoose County, IA. Design collaboration with Brad Kaspari, TSP Architects and DNR for indoor and outdoor features such as: fireplace, windows, and tile floor.

2008 Life Tapestries, Florida State University, Life Sciences Teaching and Research Building, Tallahassee, FL. Design of 2,000 ft2 terrazzo floor.

2007 Children’s Hospital at Fitzsimons, Aurora, CO. Collaboration with design team for schematic and final design of 19,000 square foot terrazzo atrium floor.

2006 Route 85 / US 101 Interchange project, City of Mountain View, California; untitled. Artist designed imagery for 10,000 precast concrete facing panels for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls. Collaboration among artist, community members, engineers, and architects.

2006 TREX, Denver, CO. Surface treatment of retaining walls and sound walls on Denver’s Transportation Expansion Project of the I-25 Corridor.

2006 Two Ways, Bio-tech, Science and Engineering (BSE) Building, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas. Artist designed images for the atrium floor and balustrade panels.

2005 The Sky of Humankind, Minnesota State University Moorhead, MN. Artist designed 6,000 square feet terrazzo floor for the Science Building main lobby and central hallways.

2003 There Is No Other, Hollywood International Airport, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Artist designed 8,000 sq. ft. of floor space in Terminal 1 Concourse B.

2003 What is the Cost of Raising a Child? Why Opportunity Works (WOW) Center in the Extension 4-H Youth Building, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Design of terrazzo floor with hand-carved bronze inlays.

2003 Vivarium Subterraneum, Fort Collins, Colorado. Commissioned for design and fabrication of formliners for cast-in-place concrete retaining walls and bronze railing enhancements for bikeway underpass. Artist-artist collaboration.

2002 The Green, Charlotte, North Carolina. Artist designed park centerpiece, a fountain plaza featuring three spouting fish as well as seating and paving.. Artist-artist collaboration.

2001 King Harvest, Frederiksen Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Artist designed various aspects of interior and exterior design includeing brickwork design of chimney and fireplace, cast stone inset in walls, and terrazzo floors designed in conjunction with Brad Kaspari.

2001 Drifting Beyond Control, San Diego International Airport, San Diego, California. Twenty-four precast concrete panels below the glass enclosed corridor. Artist-to-artist collaboration.

2000 The Path Most Traveled, Scottsdale, Arizona. Infrastructure project for 13 bridges, on/off ramps, bridge piers and eight miles of concrete sound abatement walls.  Artist was member of design team, which included architect and landscape architect, to decide surface treatment of concrete sound walls, retaining walls for ramps, bridge piers and bridge abutments.

GRANTS, AWARDS

2012 Public Art Network, Year in Review for Basket Bridge.

2008 Fort Collins Urban Design Award for Vivarium Subterraneum.

2008        National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association Honor Award for Children’s Hospital at Fitzsimons

2002        National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association Honor Award for King Harvest.

2001 Crescordia Award for Special Achievement in Environmental Excellence and the President’s Award for an art in public places project.  Awarded by the Valley Forward Association of the Greater Phoenix Area in partnership with Honeywell for The Path Most Traveled.

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY POSITIONS

2002-2007      Member of T-REX Art Committee, decision-making body for RTD T-REX Public Art Program, Denver, CO.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2013     CATS Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art. Charlotte, NC.