Born & educated in Buffalo NY, with a degree in Art Education from Buffalo State. Past Winner of the Western N. Y. Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year Award. Exhibited in G&R Gallery of Wildlife, Art Dialogue, Eminent Design, Annapolis Marine Art Gallery, Russell Fink Gallery, Florida's Decoy Den, and Mangroves. For twelve years exhibited at the prestigious Eastern Maryland Waterfowl Festival. Sold Firefighting prints extensively, nationally & internationally. Have won numerous 1st & 2nd places in outdoor shows, (which I no longer do). Work predominantly en plein air, in pastel or oil, with subject matter I know, and experience first hand. Presently represented by Meibohm Fine Art, Vern Stein Fine Art, the Grand Bohemian Gallery, Savannah, Ga., and the Atrium Gallery, Charleston, SC. Recently added Figurative, and Portraiture to my palette. Continual application and observance of Color, Form, Value, Edges, and the elusive quality of Light, in an unending search for excellence and expression in one's chosen field.