BORN

1970 Altus, OK, USA
Lives in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA

EDUCATION

Pratt Institute, BFA
Author of Lessons in Realistic Watercolor (The Monacelli Press) 2015

EXHIBITIONS


2017 Restoration, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
2011 Recent Work, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC
2007 Recent Paintings, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC
2006 Portraits of the South, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC
2005 Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC
2004 Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston, SC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 American Masters, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY Legacy, Gallery 1261,
         Denver, CO
2016 Expanding Tradition, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2015 International Section, Museo Arte Contemporanea Sicilia, Sicilia, Italia
         Works on Paper, Arcadia Contemporary, New York, NY
2012 The Portrait in American Realism, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston, ME
         Artists for the New Century, The Bennington, Bennington, VT
         From What I Remember…, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2011 American Paintings Auction, Sotheby’s, New York, NY
         Stories that Breathe, Morton Fine Art, Washington, DC
         Mixing Metaphors, The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Atlanta, GA
         Art in Embassies, U.S. Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
         One Hundred Years of African American Art, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
2010 Summer Sweets, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
         Hard Times, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT
         Two Hundred Years of the African American Experience in Art: The Arthur
         Primas Collection,
         Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX
2007 Works on Paper Extravaganza, Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
         The Annual Exhibiting Artist Members Show, The National Arts Club, NY, NY
2006 Pastel Society of America Annual Exhibition,
         Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2004 National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Watercolor Magazine, Fleshtone Recipe, February 2016
The Southampton Review, Portraits in the American Tradition, Winter 2015
The Artist’s Magazine, The Heart of the Matter, September 2013
L’ Art de l’ Aquarelle Magazine, Faces with a Story to Tell, September/November 2012
American Art Collector, Leaving Home, April 2011
Poets and Artists, March/April, 2010
Portrait Highlights, Fall 2010
Watercolor Artist Magazine (The Artist’s Magazine), A Day in the Life of the Artist, April 2010
Watercolor Magazine (American Artist Magazine), Drybrush, Drawing and Watercolor, September 2009
Portrait Highlights, Crosshatching Pastels for Effect, January 2007
Fine Art Connoisseur, Artists Making Their Mark: Three to Watch, Fine Art Connoisseur, December 2007
American Art Collector, Portraits that Resonate with Emotion, October 2006
Watercolor Magic, Voice of the People, June 2006
The Artist’s Magazine, 20 Under 40, February 2006
The Pastel Journal, August 2005
American Artist, Method and Meaning, July 2004
The Artist’s Magazine, Weaving a Likeness, February 2001

AFFILIATIONS

Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
National Arts Club, New York, NY
Pastel Society of America, New York, NY
Art Renewal Center, Living Master
Winsor & Newton, Brand Ambassador

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Bank of America

NOTABLE PRIVATE COLLECTION

J.J. Abrams, director of Star Wars