Experience
Pearl Beach Graphics 1994
Present: Owner, Illustrated cards, t-shirts and posters
Freelance Artist 1971 - 200
Fine art and illustration

Jackson & Perkins
Armstrong Roses
Teleflora
Floral Companies 1984 - 1999
Illustration for advertising and point of sale

Coopers & Liebrand 1995
150 corporate portraits

Johnsen+Simpson Advertising and Design Services 1986 -1997
 Freelance illustration services, including work for
Burger King
Speedo
Falcon Cable,
Jackson&Perkins

Album Art 1976 - 1986
Bob Dylan
Sergio Mendez
Ethel Merman
Weather Report
Charlie Hayden
Neville Brothers

T-shirts and poster designs
Oingo Boingo
Eric Burden

Playboy Jazz Festival 1984 - 1988
Portraiture

Editorial Art
Westways, Coast
California Highways
Human Behavior,
Psychology Today
Los Angeles Magazine
Mother Jones
Sunset
The Los Angeles Times

Glass Studio One 1976 - 1988
Designed, illustrated and painted custom stained glass and etched glass for
public and private commissions

Architectural Antiques 1984 - 1988
Designed etched glass doors and windows for a high quality manufacturer

Set Design and Mural Painting
Mark Porter Studio 1999
Murals for the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas
Oingo Boingo 1972 - 1995
Sets, Backdrops, Props and costumes
Elfo Productions, 1978
Storyboard and set design for feature film - The Forbidden Zone
Camp Beverly Hills 1978
Designed and painted murals for store interiors
Banana Republic 1978
Designed and painted murals for store interiors
Glass Studio One 1976 - 1988
Painted murals for home interiors and commercial spaces

Awards

Society of Illustrators
Material Arts Award
First Prize Oil Painting
First Prize Poster
United States Air Force
Illustration Award
Golden Advocate Award
Art Directorıs Club of Los Angeles
PIA
AICC
Studio Magazine


Exhibitions
A Community of Angels
Art project in Los Angeles
Arroyo Arts Collective
Juried Exhibition-4 years
Discovery Tour
Art and Nature
River Visions
The Jail Show
 The Open Road
Art Directorıs Club of Los Angeles
California Art Club
 Gold Medal Exhibition, 4 years; Spring Salon
Folktree
Mothers & Daughters
The Mermaid Show
Frank Romero Studio
Hong Gallery: China Town Art Festival
Kimo Theater Show: Albuquerque, NM
Laurie Hargett Gallery: Albuquerque, NM
Michael Collins Gallery: Escondido
Occidental College Gallery
Group Exhibitions
Wiengart Gallery
Landscapes
Dia de los Muertos
Oil Painters of America
Group Exhibition
Pentagon Airforce Exhibit
Random Gallery
Pocket Art
Group Exhibitions
Rock Rose Gallery
Women and Nature
Group Exhibitions
Society of Illustrators
South Pasadena Paint-out and Exhibit
Truckload of Art
Wilshire Ebell
 
Group Exhibitions


Solo Exhibitions
Main Street Gallery: Solo Exhibition
Wilshire Ebell: Solo Exhibition

Books Illustrated
Fame 1 & 2
The Art of Romance
The Beer Drinkerıs Bible
Clean House, Clean Planet
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Betsyıs First Book
Bluebook
Album Cover Art
The Basil Book
This Face You Got
The Eight Human Talents

 

Education
California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA Illustration Major
1974 - 1976
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Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA Fine Art Major
1972 - 1974
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Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA Scholarship study under
Charles White,Marv Rubin, Bill Tara and Dave Brain
 1967 - 1972
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Chouinards Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Two year summer scholarship with
Whatson Cross 1968 - 1970
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Private Study in landscape and figure painting with Harold Kramer
 1978 -1985

 

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