Teaching

Faculty member of The Crucible in Oakland, CA, teaching neon bending and light sculpture.

Education

1993-1996
Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

1983-1985
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; MFA in Sculpture

1979-1983
Columbus College of Art and Design, BFA in Visual Arts

Public Commissions

2009
Castro Valley Library Teen Room: Etched acrylic between glass panels, illuminated by LEDs. Images of constellations as stars and representations of animals and people. Collaboration with Nancy Mizuno Elliott.

1993
Creative Stations/New York City Arts for Transit: Prince Street subway station mosaics; three unique shaped panels depicting transit in nature.

 

Selected Exhibitions

Feb 2017
The Museum of Neon Art: The Art of Plasma: A Group Exhibition. A connected symposium resulted in the creation of the Plasma Arts Group, Glendale CA.

Aug 2016
Enlightened Glass: group exhibit at the San Jose Convention Center in conjunction with the Glass Arts Society’s 2016 convention.

Dec 2013
Ramp Gallery, SomArts, San Francisco. Branching & Hatching – one artist exhibition

2012
San Francisco Symphony After Hours, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Nov 2010
Float Gallery: Plasma Nation – Group Exhibition of Plasma and Neon Art; Oakland, CA

Jan 2009
Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts: Illuminated Sculpture - group exhibition; Walnut Creek, CA

2008
de Young Museum: LED light costumes designed and created for a performance by Carol Kueffer Dance Company in event for L’Oréal of Paris; San Francisco

Mar 2005
Thatcher Gallery, USF; Carpe Lumen, group exhibition curated by Christian Schiess; San Francisco

Mar 2004
Museum of Neon Art; Evolving Light – Works by Teachers and Their Students curated by David Svenson; Los Angeles

Jan 2004
Louie Meager Art Gallery, Ohlone College: Illuminated Sculpture from the Crucible; Fremont, CA

2000
Oakland Museum: Examples of Plasma, Museum Shop; Oakland, CA

Aug 1998
Burning Man, 20ft wind driven kinetic sculpture; Black Rock Desert, NV

1998
American Gallery: Exhibition of Neon and Kinetic Sculpture; New York City

1993-1996
Empire Fulton Ferry State Park: Various large scale public sculpture; Brooklyn, NY

Mar 1996
One Main Street Gallery: One artist show of video, kinetic and luminous sculpture; Brooklyn, NY

May 1994
Kingsborough Community College: The Machine in the Garden Revisited, group exhibition

Jul 1988
An-jai Museum and To Gallery, Seoul, Korea, visiting artist and exhibition of sculpture