Los Angeles, California, December 4, 1961



California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 1987 - 88, Motion Graphics

Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta Georgia, 1981-87, "Deans Award" Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting

Kansas City Art institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1980



Mixed Media on Paper, Board and Canvas

Including Charcoal, Pastel, Acrylic Paint



2017  Spectrum Show - Palm Desert, California

2017  Steve Chase Awards - Palm Springs, California

2016  Gallery 111 - Rancho Mirage, California

2012  Fredericks Gallery - Solo Exhibition -  Palm Springs, California 

2010  Toucans Gallery - Solo Exhibition - Palm Springs, California

2007 Desert Arts Center - Palm Springs, California

2001  Brand Library - Solo Exhibition - Glendale, California

2001 Brand Library - "Artists Do Opera" - Glendale, California

2001  Art Share Los Angeles - Los Angeles, California

2000 Art Salon - Silverlake, California

2000 Art Share - Los Angeles, California

1998 Film Roman - North Hollywood, California

1996  Universal Studios - Universal City, California

1995 Brand Library - Solo Exhibition - Glendale, California

1993 Checca Restaurant - Solo Exhibition - Hollywood, California

1988 California Institute of the Arts - Motion Graphics Show - Valencia, California

1987 Gallery 100 - Solo Exhibition - Atlanta, Georgia

1987 Equitable Building - Atlanta, Georgia

1987 Trinity Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia

1987 Gallery 100 - Solo Exhibition - Atlanta, Georgia

      Second Place Gallery Competition

1987 Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, Georgia

     Best Drawing and Best of Show

1987  ACA Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia

1986 ACA Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia

1986  Gallery 413 - Atlanta, Georgia

1986 Olympia Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia'

1986 Atlanta College of Art - Juried Show - Atlanta, Georgia

     Best of Show

`1983 Atlanta College of Art - Juried Show - Atlanta, Georgia

1982 Atlanta College of Art - Painting Show - Atlanta, Georgia 


P R I V A T E  C O L L E C T I O N S / USA

Udo Kier,  Palm Springs, California

Ross Mathews, Palm Springs, California

Sarah Byrne, Scottsdale, Arizona

Jill Conner, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Robert Doucette, Indiana

Roger Christiansen, San Diego, California

Robert L. Jacks, California 

Michael Learned, Beverly Hills, California

Patricia Opincar, Palm Springs, California

Elliott Collier, Palm Springs, California

Tom Betts, Alta Dena, California 

Stan Luckhardt, Palm Springs, California

Steven Tyler, West Hollywood, California

Ric Heinert , Ft. Lauderdale, Florida



9/2004 - Present   Self Publishing Books

Illustrator, Writer, Researcher

"There Once Was A Place Called P.O.P." Xlibris Press
A visit to the long lost amusement pier Pacific Ocean Park of Santa Monica, California. I wrote and illustrated the whole book.The illustrations from this book are available here


"Pacific Ocean Park: The Rise and Fall of Los Angeles'Space-Age Nautical Pleasure Pier" Published by Process Press The history of the park with photos, artifacts and interviews. I provided a lot of research for this book. 

"A Town Called Pacific Palisades" MagCloud Publishing
An exploration and history of the town of Pacific Palisades, California. I created all of the illustrations and helped produce the book. The illustrations from this book are available here


"Fun In The Dark" MagCloud Publishing
A personal catalogue of a sample of my works in charcoal and paint. - This book can be previewed at

Additional Examples of my artwork can be seen at -


1 / 2003 - 4 / 2003    Warner Bros. Home Video    Burbank, California    with Kurtti~Pellerin DVD

Research the Production elements that were integral to the creation of the films "The Adventures of Robin Hood" with Errol Flynn, "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" with Humphrey Bogart and "Yankee Doodle Dandy" starring James Cagney. The material I collected was used for the Documentary and Galleries to accompany the DVD release of these classic features.


9 / 2000 - 2 / 2001        Landmark Entertainment Glendale, California

Assistant Design Management
 Assist in the management and oversee the creative development of "Adventure Kingdom," a $200 million dollar theme park to be built in Wuhan, China.



2 / 99 - 7 / 2000        Freelance Project Development

Freelance research, presentation coordination and concept development for Universal Creative and Landmark Entertainment Group. Projects include attractions/theme parks for "Port Aventura" in Barcelona, Spain, and "Dalian Dreamport," for Dalian, China.


9 / 98 - 2 / 1999     Film Roman Animation  
North Hollywood

Layout Artist

6 episodes of the Fox Television series "King of the Hill"



10/96 - 7/97        Landmark Entertainment       
North Hollywood, Glendale

Show Designer/Creative Department

Show design production pertaining to the development and design of various themed entertainment venues.

M&M's Academy - concept and development        Las Vegas

Rolling Stones -"Bridges to Babylon" tour Concept design International

Kyongju World Showcase Theme Park - Master Plan Presentation Korea

6/94 - 10/96    Universal Planning/Development, Universal Creative                 Universal City

Project Coordination Manager

Project development and coordination, responsible for research, design and presentation.

Universal's Islands of Adventure - Principal Design Research for the Orlando,Florida park 

Dante's Peak Attraction - Concept Designer        Hollywood

Universal Florida - Master Plan Presentation Coordinator Florida

Universal Studios Japan - Research and Development

3/89 - 5/91        Landmark Entertainment     
Hollywood, California   

Model Building, Show Designer

Design and development of theme park attractions.

Puroland Theme Park - Model design and development Japan

Oita Harmonyland - Modeland design               Japan

"Fantastica" - Concept, Research and Development   Japan

"Space Neotopia" - Concept,Research and Development Japan

"Monkey Kingdom" - Concept,Research and Development China