Education

Self Taught

Exhibitions

Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest, Carleton College,
Northfield, MN 2008

American Craft Exhibition, Evanston, IL -- 2001, 2002, 2004 thru 2007, 2011

Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC -- 2001, 2005 thru 2007

American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD -- 2001-2004

Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC --1999, 2000

American Craft Council, St. Paul. MN -- 1999,2000, 2002-2004

Furniture '99, A Circle Unbroken, The Furniture Society: Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN and Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL -- 1999 and 2000

Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show, Philadelphia, PA -- 1998-2000

Northern Woods Exhibition, Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, 1994-2000, 2002, 2003

Awards and Distinctions

2004 Excellence in Furniture, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL

2002 Official Gift Purchase, Presented on behalf of President George W. Bush to Emperor Akihito, Japan

2001 Official Gift Purchase, Presented on behalf of President George w. Bush to Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister, Italy

2001 Excellence in Furniture, American Craft Exposition - Evanston, IL

2000 Peer Award, Northern Woods Exhibition - Edina, MN

1999 Best in Show / Peoples Choice, Northern Woods Exhibition - Edina MN

1998 Best New Artist in Wood, Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show

1998 Best Design, Northern Woods Exhibition - Edina, MN

1997 Most Technically Accomplished / Judges Award, Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN

1996 Best in Show / People's Choice / Peer Award, Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN

1995 Judge's Award, Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN

Print Media

The Custom Furniture Source Book, edited by Kerry Pierce, 2001, Taunton Press

"A Critical Discourse: Tradition and Continuity", Loy Martin, Woodwork, February 2000

Furniture Studio: Heart of the Functional Arts, edited by John Kelsey and Rick Mastelli, 1999, Cambium Press

"Best New Artist Uses a Collage of Styles", Woodshop News, August, 1998

"Gallery", Woodwork", June 2000, 1999,1996, April 1998, August 1995

Affiliations

Furniture Society

American Craft Council

Minnesota Woodworkers Guild