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PROFESSIONAL

  • Artist since 1979
  • Illustrator since 1981
  • Educator since 2000
  • For more specific information pertaining to any of the categories refer to CV.

EDUCATION

  • M.F.A. Printmaking - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Il.
  • Student, Photomechanical Serigraphy - School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Il.
  • B.A. Printmaking - Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Il.

TEACHING

College of Lake County, Grayslake, Il. 2016-
  • Adjunct Faculty, Drawing
  • International School of Comics, Chicago, Il. 2016-2017
Workshop Instructor, Illustration, Fantasy Art.
  • American Academy of Art, Chicago Il. 2000-2016
Full time Instructor 2000-2016, Illustration, Drawing, Watercolor Painting.
  • Department Chair 2005-2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Watercolor Society, Signature Member since 2010.
  • Illinois Watercolor Society, Signature Member since 2008.
  • Prismacolor & Grumbacher Fine Art Advisory Council, 2006 - 2008
  • United States Air Force Art Program since 1998.

LECTURES

Numerous professional lectures pertaining to art related topics such as:

  • Education, assessment strategies, accreditation, and curricula.
  • Careers in art including my career as an artist and illustrator.
  • Discussions and demos related to art technique.
  • (To see a full list of topics and venues see CV.)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Spectrum 24 The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Flesk Publications, 2017.
  • Hokusai’s Great Wave, Biography of a Global Icon, Christine M. E. Guth, U. of Hawaii Press, 2015.
  • Why We Draw, Drawing (Magazine), Winter 2013.
  • Little Caprices, Watercolor Artist (Magazine), December, 2010.
  • On Watercolor, The Artist’s Magazine, January / February, 2009.
  • A Season of Artistic Parody, Chicago Tribune, Tempo, December 7, 2000.
  • Art Institute shop opens “just in time”, Inside, December 8,1999.
  • Directing Symbiosis , Step by Step, Volume 14, Number 3.
  • The Image is the Thing, Chicago Tribune, Arts & Entertainment, September 15, 1996.
  • Gothic Revival, Chicago Tribune, Sunday Magazine, August 13, 1995.
  • Print’s Regional Design Annual, 1997, 1996, 1994.
  • Illustrators 28th, 39th, 41st, Society of Illustrators.
  • Best of Newspaper Design, 7th, 10th, 12th, and 13th, editions.
  • 86 People to Watch in 1986, Chicago Tribune, Style, January 2, 1986.
  • Chicago Midwest Flash, Spring, 1985.
  • American Prints and Printmaking, 1956 - 1981, Print Review 13, Pratt Graphics Center.
  • Who’s Who in American Art.
  • Who’s Who.

SELECTED ILLUSTRATION CLIENTS INCLUDE

  • The Washington Post
  • The Washington Post National Weekly
  • The Chicago Tribune,
  • The Sacramento Bee
  • The Carnegie Institute
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Field Museum of Natural History
  • The Lincoln Park Zoo
  • The Goodman Theatre
  • Chicago Magazine
  • Playboy Magazine
  • Harvard Business Review
  • The American Bar Association
  • The American Medical Association
  • Prentice Hall
  • McGraw Hill
  • B.E.T. Books
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • Security Management

WEB APPEARANCES

  • Pinterest
  • Bellissimo, January 4, 2017
  • BANTmag, Gallery, December 27 2016
  • Supersonic Art, The Paintings of Tom Herzberg, November 30, 2016.
  • Upperplayground News, Surrealist Narratives, November 29, 2016.
  • Blog linked to Hi-Fructose Magazine, Pop Surrealist Narratives, November 23, 2016.
  • Proteus Magazine, Artist of the Day, November 23, 2016.

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