Education and Teaching Experience


Master of Fine Art, 2001
California State University, Fullerton
Concentrations: Drawing, Printmaking and Art History
Advisor: Professor Maurice Gray

Master of Art, 1997
California State University, Fullerton
Concentrations: Drawing, Printmaking, and Painting
Advisor: Professor Maurice Gray

Master of Education, 1997
California State University, San Bernardino
Concentrations: Art Education
Advisor: Dr. Irvin Howard

Professional Secondary Clear Credential, 1994
The University of California, Irvine

Bachelor of Fine Art, 1983
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Concentrations: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Art History
Advisor: Professor Ruth Weisberg, Dean of Fine Arts

Semester-at-Sea, 1980
University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado


Summer 2013 - Present Visiting Lecturer, Art Education
University of Washington, Tacoma, WA
Course: Arts in the Schools

Fall 2007- Spring 2012 Tenured Associate Professor
Pierce College, Puyallup, Washington
Courses: Art Appreciation,
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Drawing,
Beginning & Intermediate Design,
Beginning & Intermediate Painting,
History of Modern Art

Spring 2007 Full-Time Load Replacement
Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California
Courses: Two Dimensional Design,
Beginning and Intermediate Painting

Spring 2005 International Print Biennale Residency 2005
Yale College and North East Wales Art Institute
Wrexham, Wales, U.K.
Courses: 2D Design & Printmaking,
Graduate Advisement Seminar,
Lecture/Slide Presentation on Contemporary Printmaking

Spring 2003 - Spring 2007 Adjunct Art Instructor
Mt. San Antonio College,Walnut, California
Courses: Figure Drawing/Gesture, Beginning Drawing,
Beginning Animation, Two Dimensional Design

Summer 2007 and Fall 2003 - Fall 2005 Adjunct Art Instructor
Irvine Valley College, Irvine, California
Courses: Color and Design, Advanced Painting,
Figure Drawing, Freehand Drawing

2001-2002 Visiting Lecturer
Art Education and Supervision of Student Teachers
California State University at Fullerton, California
Courses: Writing in the Visual Arts,
Art and Child Development,
Internship Secondary Teaching,
Graduate Seminar

Spring 1999- Fall 2002 Adjunct Art Instructor
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California
Courses: Honors Drawing, Two Dimensional Design,
Freehand Drawing

Spring 1998 Adult Education Instructor
California State University at Fullerton, CA
Courses: Figure Painting,
Art Appreciation,
Artist's Books,

Fall 1996 Long-term Substitute Teacher

Fall 1995 Washington Middle School, La Habra, California
Courses: Drawing and Painting I, II, III,
World History,
Development of Art Curriculum for full inclusion of
Students with Disabilities

1990-1993 Art Teacher
St. Paul High School, Santa Fe Springs, California
Grades 9-12
Courses: Advanced Placement Studio Art,
Advanced Placement Art History,
Drawing and Painting I, II, III,
Art Appreciation,
Commercial Design
Developed interdisciplinary course materials and
curriculum that accommodates various learning styles