Peoples Choice Award and Grand Prize, Kansas State Fair
First Place Mixed Media Sculpture Award Kansas State Fair
Sample projects include -
- Flint Hill Discovery Center (Kansas)
- Clinton Lake Visitor Center (Kansas)
- Dry Tortugas National Park - Sea Turtle Exhibit
- The Soil Tunnel Trailer (Kansas)
- Hillsdale Lake Visitor Center (Kansas)
NAI Best Interpretive Exhibit, collaborative artist
NAI Media Award for Best interior Exhibit, Lead artist
Minnesota State Fair juried Art Competition
Grand Prize mural contest, Branson, Missouri
Tau Sigma Delta Honorary Society, Kansas State University
Center for Creative studies
Illustration & Industrial Design. Coursework included Exhibit design, Auto design, three years Visual Communication, two years human anatomy, and computer aided design.
Kansas State University
Bachelor of Architecture Degree
Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
University of Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa
United States International University Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa
-Tall Grass Museum Services, Owner, Principal Artist & Designer - Current
-Split Rock Studios (formerly Deaton Museum Services) Minneapolis, MN Artistic Fabricator, Muralist, Illustrator, Exhibit Construction & Installation, Client Consultation, Sculpture, Design, Photographer, Senior Artist & Team Leader for $1 million-plus projects.
-Deaton Museum Services, Inc. Minneapolis, MN
Artistic Fabricator, Muralist, Illustrator, Exhibit Construction and Installation.
-Self-Employed as Fine Artist 1980-present
Home studio work includes stain glass-work, painting and drawing in various media, woodworking, 2-D and 3-D design for clients, illustration, photography. My paintings are in public and private collections around the Midwest and in International venues.