MFA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul. BS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Mold and Wax Artisan, Tallix Art Foundry, Beacon, NY. Architectural Designer and Consultant for residential architects in Southern California. Professional Picture Framer, Aaron Brothers of Southern California. Director of Promotions and Development, Barakat Foundation. Manager of Technical Support Services, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA. Designer and Installer of Alireza Ceramics Studio, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Professor of Art, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA; Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT.