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1962 Graduated from Lakewood High School, Lakewood, CO
1962-1965 Colorado School of Mines
1969-1973 Army Corp of Engineers - Commissioned Officer
1973-1975 Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Graduated BS Degree: Mechanical Engineering - Minor: Fine Arts
1976-1977 Stanford University - Department of Material Sciences and Industrial Engineering Post Graduate Study

Summary of Qualifications

25 Years of design experience as free-lance fine artist

13 Years designed, built and operated foundries for production of art bronzes

8 Years experience doing demonstration format of sculpture techniques for finearts galleries

6 Years taught art classes for Sedona, AZ. Art Center and the Denver Students Art League. Received critical acclaim for teaching skills from former professional teachers.

10 years operated fine arts studio in Fort Collins Co. Assisted students through CSU BA Programs by giving them employment in the fine arts field.

2 Years participated in creation of Raven Sun Gallery in Sedona, AZ and Reflections Gallery in Santa Fe, NM

12 years published an internet website dedicated to art and art history.

During art career has successfully marketed work through major fine arts galleries throughout the United States

Through advantages given by professional recognition and financial success has contributed to fund raising activities for environmental, religious, cultural and educational organizations

Has manufactured and prepared sculpture for shipment from Colorado and Arizona to major exhibits throughout the United States

Has creative problem solving capacities, recognizes unique opportunities and applies appropriate solutions
Has successfully completed numerous private and corporate commissions.

Major Achievements

Designed and supervised building of entire fine arts foundry to handle production requirements for major mail order program designed by American Express Corporation to sell art work of my design. Mail order sales were $1,450,000 over a two year period, 1981-1982. Peak production requirements were 3,250 finished sculptures in three months. Production requirements were met on a timely basis.
During career has designed and marketed approximately 100 limited edition sculptures.

In 1972, designed one of the first Vietnam war memorials for Major General John Bennett, 4th Division Fort Carson , CO to honor the service men of the 4th Division who lost their lives in Vietnam

1995-2007 Developed an art and art history related site on the internet

Career Chronology

1965-1968 San Francisco Art Foundry - Foundry apprenticeship

1969-1973 Commissioned Officer US Army. Planned and supervised construction projects for Army Corp of Engineers

1973-1981 Developed talents as sculptor and expanded distribution of work to twelve Galleries throughout USA

1981-1986 Built and operated fine arts foundry in Fort Collins, Co. to handle production and distribution of sculptures and to provide production services to other artists

1986 Public speaking: Invited to speak as guest lecturer for the American Foundrymen’s Society seminar on fine art production procedures at Santa Clara University

1987 Provided consulting services to Maui Bronze, Hiaku, Maui, Hawaii, for production layouts and patina applications Designed and developed a computerized set of management files for fine arts galleries

1987-1989 Provided consulting services to Monterey Sculpture Center for production layouts and patina applications. Developed art sales programs for Monterey Presentation Art, a division of Monterey Sculpture Center

1989-1990 Provided training to foundry personnel at Buffalo BronzeWorks, Sedona, AZ Provided educational services about bronze sculpture to general public for Mountain Trails Gallery, Sedona, AZ

1990-1996 Purchased and operated Buffalo Bronze Works, the original Sedona foundry

1990-1991 Developed Raven Sun Gallery to showcase bronzes

1992-1996 Taught classes for Sedona Art Center, “Introduction to Foundry Processes for Artists”

1993-1996 Provided demonstration format in sculpture for Creekside Galleries, Sedona AZ, participated directly in the sales processes for the gallery.

1996-1997 Artist in residence, Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe NM, provided demonstrations in sculpture construction and sold gallery inventories to public

1997-1998 Production manager for Boyce Bronze Works, Arvada, CO

1998-1999 Taught private classes, taught classes for Denver Arts Student League “Introduction to Foundry Processes for Artists”

1995-2007 Developed Internet site for sale and advertising of art work for myself and my professional associates.

Private Collectors:

Jack Nicklaus - Golfer
Jesse Jackson - Reverend
Jack Vickers - CEO, Vickers Oil
Bob Scriver - Artist, sculptor
Joseph Pulitzer, Jr. - Publisher
Gordon Snidow - Artist, CA
Pete Wiedner, Jr. - Collector
Marty Stouffer -Wildlife Cinematographer
Hoyt Axton - Entertainer
Wallace & Marylin Hickey – Evangelists

Corporate Collectors:

American Express Corporation - New York, NY
Castle Pines Golf Club - Castle Rock, CO
BET Plant Services - Atlanta, GA
Walter Bimson Collection, Valley National Bank - Phoenix, AZ
Bitburg Pils - Bitburg, Germany
Buick Division of General Motors - Detroit, MI
California Ducks Unlimited Special Projects Committee - Stockton, CA
Honeywell Corporation - Minneapolis, MN
Kem Nuclear Engineering - Seattle WA
Kentucky State Horse Park - Lexington, KY
Martin Marietta - Denver, CO
National Audubon Society - New York, NY
National Data Corporation - District of Columbia
Peoples Republic of China - Beijing, China
Pratt and Whitney - East Hartford, CT
US Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO
Southwest Forest Industries - Phoenix, AZ
Swiss Air - Geneva, Switzerland
United Technologies - Hartford, CT
US Army, 4th Division - Fort Carson, CO
Vail Foundation , Gerald Ford Amphitheater - Vail, CO
Resurrection Fellowship - Loveland, CO
Anderson Consulting - Dallas, Tx
"The Villages" Development Corporation, The Villages, Fl.
Adams 12 School Dist. Legacy High School, Broomfield Co.
Clear Lake High School, Houston Tx.

Gallery Associations - 1965 to Present

Sun Gallery - San Francisco, CA
Saks Gallery - Denver, CO
Kemper Galleries - Colorado Springs, CO
Driscol Galleries - Denver, Beaver Creek, Vail , Aspen, CO
Fenn Galleries - Santa Fe, NM
Trailside Galleries - Scottsdale, AZ, Jackson, WY
C.G. Rein Galleries - ST. Paul and Edina, MN, Scottsdale, AZ, Denver, CO Houston, TX , Santa Fe, NM,
West Palm Beach, FL
Gallery Associations Continued
Wildlife of the World Galleries - Aspen, CO, Carmel, CA
Jordan Galleries - Taos, NM
Jones Gallery - La Jolla, CA
Heller’s Eagle Roost Gallery - Colorado Springs, CO
Gallery of the Ravens - Estes Park, CO
Hart Galleries - Saratoga, WY and Fort Collins, CO
J. Todd Gallery - Wellsley, MA
Mountain Trails Gallery - Sedona , AZ
Creekside Gallery - Sedona, AZ
Reflection Gallery - Santa Fe, NM
Saxon Mountain Gallery - Georgetown, CO
Raven Sun Gallery - Sedona , AZ
Manitou Gallery - Cheyenne, WY
Texas Art – Dallas, Tx
Frost and Reed – London England
Avant-garde -Manama, Bahrain

National Exhibitions

1977 Kodak National Headquarters - Rochester, NY
1977 Allied Artists - New York NY
1977 Nature Conservancy Benefit - Denver, CO
1979 National Audubon Society - Estes Park, CO
1980-1985 Ducks Unlimited, - San Diego, CA
1981 Exhibition of Living American Artists - Beijing, China
1985 World Championship Horse Show - Louisville, KY
1986 Equss Fortus - Saratoga Springs, NY
1986 Art in the Park - Loveland, CO
1990 Sculpture Under the Willow - Sedona, AZ
1991-1996 Sedona Sculpture Walk - Sedona, AZ
2002 The Denver Sculpture Society, "Joy Of Sculpture"

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