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Education

MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston – Interdisciplinary Art Practice.

BFA, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces – Sculpture.

Texas A&M, Telephony Engineering;

Eastern New Mexico University – Engineering; Art; Mathematics.

Work

Instructor of Art Appreciation, El Paso Community College. Present

Adjunct Professor, New Mexico State University, Sculpture Department. 2015

Artist/Luthier. Self-Employed. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2003 to Present

Director of Special Projects, Concilio Campesino del Sudoeste, 2012

Studio Technician Assistant. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2009

Art Instructor. Gadsden School District Artists in Residence. New Mexico and Texas. 2008 Workshop instructor for art teachers; Instrument building for elementary students.

Art Instructor. Feather River Academy. Yuba City, California, 2003 Art instruction for at-risk youth.

Art Instructor. Cascade School District. Cascade, Idaho. 1997 Instruction of fine art for elementary students; Secondary theater set design.

Co-Owner. Lamplight Music Recording Studio. Portales, New Mexico, 1984 – 1988

Awards

Crimson Scholar. New Mexico State University. 2007 – 2011

Art Store Award. New Mexico State University Juried Student Exhibition. 2009

Mesilla Fine Arts Guild Scholarship. New Mexico State University Juried Student Exhibition. 2009

Art Store Award. New Mexico State University Juried Student Exhibition. 2008

Donald Anderson Award. Roswell Fine Art League Juried Exhibition. 2008

Excellence in 3-D Award. Roswell Fine Art League Juried Exhibition. 2008

Dean W. Bloodgood Award. New Mexico State University Juried Student Exhibition. 2008

Craftsmanship Award. Roswell Fine Art League Juried Exhibition. 2006

Best of Show. Eastern New Mexico University Student Art Exhibition. 1991

People’s Choice Award. Eastern New Mexico University Student Art Exhibition. 1990

Engineering Scholarship. Eastern New Mexico University. 1981

Exhibition and Performance

EAR1 Through The Portal, Exhibition as Scholarship, NMSU University Art Gallery, NM January, 2017

Jornada and Harvard Forest, Through the Portal, LTER, ASM, Art/Science Exhibition Estes Park, CO, 2015

Listening with Giants, Harvard Forest LTER, Mini Residency, MA 2015

Through the Portal, Artist Talk, Stanford University Palo Alto, CA 2014

The EAR1 Project,  Boston Arts Festival, Boston, MA 2014

Through The Portal Thesis, Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA 2014

Petrified National Forest, solo Exhibition and Residency, 2014

Grand Canyon National Park Headquarters, Solo Exhibition and Residency. 2014

The EAR1 Project, Through The Portal, Solo Exhibition. West End Art Depot. 2013.

Jornada Scientific Experimental Range, Chihuahua Desert, New Mexico. 2013

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Remote Station Cello, by invitation. Lincoln, MA. 2013

Boston Museum Of Science, Remote Station Cello, Boston, MA

Elements, 3 Sculptor Exhibition, Las Cruces New Mexico.

New Mexico State University Contemporary Music Festival. Las Cruces, New Mexico 2012

New Mexico State University BFA Exhibition, “Desiring Machines”. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2011

SumArtageddin, “Partum Sanus In Apparatus” Performance, Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2011

NMSU Contemporary Music Festival, “Partum Sanus In Apparatus”. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2011

Wells Student Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, “White on White on White”. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2011

Wells Student Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, “Consilience: Phenomenology of Perception and Experience”. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2011

The Boneyard. “Partum Sanus In Apparatus” performance, New Mexico State University Collaboration between Departments of Music and Sculpture. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2010

Unsettled Gallery, Border Artists Exhibition. Dulcitar performance. 2010

SumArtFest: Mickey’s Place – A Workshop for the Arts, Found object instruments workshop instruction. 2009

Border Artists NPR Benefit, Dulcitar performance. 2009

University Of Wisconsin at Lacrosse/New Mexico State University Printmaking Exchange Exhibition. 2009

New Mexico State University, Juried Student Exhibition. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2009

Art of Democracy Exhibition, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. 2009

SumArtFest: Mickey’s Place – A Workshop for the Arts. Experimental music performance with cello and bass. 2009

Roswell Fine Art League Exhibition. Roswell, New Mexico. 2008

New Mexico State University, Juried Student Exhibition. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2008

White Raven Gallery Summer Art Exhibit. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2007

New Mexico State University Juried Student Exhibition. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2007

Roswell Fine Art League Exhibition. Roswell, New Mexico. 2006

The Potter’s House. Heavenly Bound Train, starring Patti Labelle,         Set design and production director, Dallas, Texas. 2005

Eastern New Mexico University Student Art Show. Portales, New Mexico. 1991

Eastern New Mexico University Student Art Show. Portales, New Mexico, 1990

Organizations

SUMARTIST, West End Art Depot, Community art collective, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Valley County Art and Humanity Council, Charter Member and Officer. Cascade, Idaho. 1997

Community

“Art Under the Stars Series”. Director of art film screenings (historical to contemporary). 2006 – Present.

Sculpture Studio Monitor. Department of Art, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2007 -2009

Art in the Schools Program, Roswell Independent School District. Roswell, New Mexico. Performed with Bluegrass band “Vintage”. Traditional and historically significant American music, 2003 – 2006

Feather River Academy Volunteer, “At-Risk Youth Mural Project”. Yuba City, California. 2002

Composition and performance in various venues: Dulcitar, piano, bass violin, guitar, and cello. 1980 to Present

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