RESUME

                          

EDUCATION:

              1977                        M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

 

              1972‑73                   Middlesex Polytechnic, London, England

 

              1972                        B.A., Kirkland College, (Now Hamilton College) Clinton, New York

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

              2013                        Acting Chair, Art Department, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Il.

 

              1996-97                   Acting Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Il.

 

              1996                       Co-Coordinator, General Education Assessment Program, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Il.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

             1981‑ 2014               Professor, Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois (tenured)

                  

              1978‑81                   Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

                       

              1977‑78                   Instructor, Alberta College of Art,  Calgary, Alberta  Canada

 

EXHIBITIONS:

              2018                        Space 900 Holiday Show, Evanston, IL.

                                              Ravenswood ArtWalk, Chicago, IL.

              2017                        Art Is Alive, Finalist, The Art Center of Highland Park, Highland Park, Il.

                                              Space 900 Holiday Show, Evanston, IL.

              

              2014                        Art is Alive!  The Art Center, Highland Park, IL.

 

              2013                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                              Alumni Exhibition, The Park School of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

 

              2012                        JEWISH CULTURE: Arts and Tradition, Anne Lloyd Gallery, Madden    Arts Center, Decatur, IL

 

              2011                        “Shape and Form: Collaborations Between Metalsmiths and Printmakers”,  Fine Art Center Gallery, NEIU, Chicago, IL,                                                    with Kim Ambriz

 

              2010                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

 

              2009                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

 

              2007                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                              Art Night, Highland Park High School, Focus on the Arts, Highland Park, Il.

 

              2006                        “Midwest Metal Artists Invitational”, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University,                                                                                               Chicago, IL ,

                                              “Metalsmiths and Mentors: Fred Fenster and Eleanor Moty”, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

                                              Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                   

              2005                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                   

              2004                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL.

           

 

              2003                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                              “Introspections: Shared Ideals in Our Time”, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, In. (4 person show)

 

             2002                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

             2001                        “Encountering the Second Commandment”, The American Jewish Museum, Pittsburgh, Pa.

                                             Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

             2000                        “Magic and Ritual: Menorahs and Hanukkiahs Seen Through   Contemporary Eyes”, The Nathan Rosen Museum Gallery,                                                Boca Raton, Fl.

                                             Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

 

 

             1999                        “Magic and Ritual: Menorahs and Hanukkiahs Seen Through   Contemporary Eyes”, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York,                                              N. Y.

 

             1998                        The Philip and Sylvia Spertus Prize Exhibition: The Havdalah Spice Container, Spertus Museum, Chicago, Il.

 

             1997                        Suburban Fine Arts CenterOpen Gallery and Studio Tour, Highland Park,  Il.

 

             1996                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago Il., Nov-Dec

                                             Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago Il., March-April

 

             1995                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

             1993                        Faculty Exhibition, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

             1992                        "Master Metalsmiths III: Point of Departure," Joanne Rapp Gallery: The     Hand and the Spirit, Scottsdale, Az.

 

             1991                        Installation with Clark Ellithorpe, Franklin Square Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                             One-Person Show, Ancient Echoes, Chicago, Il.

  

             1990                       Faculty Exhibition, UNI, North River Community Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            Two-Person Show, Daley College, Olive Tree Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

             1989                       Faculty Exhibition, UNI, North River Community Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            "For Fun," Imagery Gallery, Glen Ellyn, Il.

 

                        

             1988                       Space 900 at Daley College, The Olive Tree Gallery, Daley College, Chicago, Il.

                                            One‑Person Show, Imagery Gallery, Glen Ellyn, Il.             

                                            "Reflections:  Fine Metalwork," Southern Illinois University Gallery, Carbondale, Il.

                                                                                                                      

             1987                       "Diminished Seven," Imagery Gallery, Glen Ellyn, Il.                 

                                            Two‑Person Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            Group Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                                 

             1986                       "Talisman," Countryside Art Center, Arlington, Heights, Il.

                                            "Artists Alternate Media," Northern Illinois University Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            "Group Show," Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            "Fetish Art:  Obsessive Expression," Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Il.

                                            "Library Re‑Search," Skokie Public Library, Skokie, Il.

                                            "Form Beyond Function"

                                                Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois

                                                Coconina Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, Arizona

                                                National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee

                                                Wichita Art Association, Wichita, Kansas

                                                (Travelling exhibition 1986‑1987)                                                                     

             

             1985                       Metal Invitational, Marion Art, Lancaster, Pa.                        

                                            August/September Group Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            Chicago Symphony Orchestra Benefit.  State of Illinois Building, Chicago, Il.

                                            Sculpture Overview. Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Il.

                                            1984Faculty Exhibition, UNI, North River Community Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            "36th Illinois Invitational," Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Il.

                                            May Group Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            Two‑Person Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            January Group Show, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

              1983                      Faculty Exhibition, UNI, North River Community Gallery, Chicago, Il.

                                            "18 Buys 20," Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.

                                            Group Show, Grayson Gallery, January and August, Chicago, Il.

                          

              1982                      10 Years Later, Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Il.

                    

              1981                        Fifth National Crafts Invitational, Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

                                              cARTography, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

 

              1980                        Young Americans/Metal, American Craft Museum, New York, N.Y. (piece selected for traveling exhibition, 1980-                                                               1982) 

                                              Faculty Show, W.S.U., Museum of Art, Pullman, Wash.

                       

              1979                        Faculty Show, W.S.U., Museum of Art, Pullman, Wash.

                                              National Metals Invitational, Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska

                                              The May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

                                              31st Spokane Annual Art Exhibition, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, Wash.

                                                            

               1978                        Faculty Show, W.S.U., Museum of Art, Pullman, Wash.      

 

               1977                        ArTV, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N. Y.           

                                               Graduate Show, Humanities Gallery, Madison, Wisc.

 

               1976                        Sterling Silversmiths Guild Show, Lever House, New York, N.Y.

 

 

               1976                        Intent:  Jewelry/Metal, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro, Pa.

                                               Graduate Invitational, Rahr‑West Gallery, Manitowoc, Wisc.

                                               5th Wisconsin Union Craft Show, Union Gallery, Madison, Wisc.

                       

               1975                        3rd Biennial Lake Superior Craft Exhibit, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota

                                               Marietta College Crafts National,  Marietta, Ohio

                                               Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors, Ozaukee Art Center, Ozaukee, Wisc.

                                               4th Wisconsin Union Craft Show, Union Gallery, Madison, Wisc.

                        

               1974                        Whitewater Graduate Invitational, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisc.

                                               LaCrosse‑Metal, University of Wisconsin Gallery, LaCrosse, Wisc.

                        

EXHIBITION AWARDS:      

              1975                         Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors

                                               4th Wisconsin Union Craft Show

                       

              1974                        LaCrosse Metal

                                    

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:

                                              Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisc.

                                              Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Il.

                                              The Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisc

                        .                     Bradley Lastname, Chicago, Il.

                                              Mr. & Mrs. Laurence Conn, Chicago, Il.

                                              Pullman Public Library, Pullman, Wash.

                                              University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, Wisc.

 

 

COMMISSIONS:

              2019                        Gift Upon Completion of Phase 1 of Beth Emet Building Project, with Amy Reichert

              2011                        Congregational Gift on the Installation of the Third Senior Rabbi of Beth Emet Synagogue, Evanston, Il.

              2010                        Plaque for Debra Friedman, nationally recognized psalmist.

              2009                        Central Conference of American Rabbis, Yad

              2008                        Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, Evanston, Il. Mezzuzah

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE:

             2011                        “Shape and Form: Collaborations Between Metalsmiths and Printmakers”, Fine Art Center Gallery, NEIU, Chicago, Il., with                                              Kim Abriz

           

            2006                        “Midwest Metal Artists Invitational”, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.

            2000                        “Blue Show”, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il

                                            “Cultural Connections: Altars in the Global Village”, NEIU Gallery, Chicago

 

            1994                        Juror, Wells Street Art Fair, Chicago, Il.

 

 

 

            1993                        Guest Curator, "The Artist's Mettle: Celebrating Metalsmithing at Northeastern", NEIU Gallery, Chicago, Il.

 

            1986                        Co‑Chair of the Film/Video Show for the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computer Art and Design Education,                                                         Toronto, Canada.  June.

 

            1978‑198l                Co‑Curator of "Contemporary Metals:  Focus on Idea," mounted in the Museum of Art, W.S.U., Pullman, Wash., Spring                                                     1981

 

            1978                        Organized National Postcard Show for Gallery II, W.S.U., Pullman, Wash.

                       

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

             2005-2009               Chicago Metal Arts Guild, Board Member

 

             2002-2011                Chicago Metal Arts Guild, Member

             1988-1990                Space 900, Member

             1984-Present           Society of North American Goldsmiths, Distinguished Member

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS:

             1983-1988                Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL.

             1986-1987                Jane Baum Gallery, New York, N.Y.