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SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD

2016-2018

- Capture Your Freedom; Four Freedoms Park, NY, NY
- Seattle City Panorama; Seattle, WA
- Phoenix Art Museum/CCP Auction; Phoenix, AZ
- Footprints in Time; Haiton Art Center; Taipei, Taiwan
- Photo Eye Book Fair; Taipei, Taiwan
- F8 and Be There; Photography Exhibiton; AIC ; Denver, CO
- Life Out of Balance; Urban Picnic Gallery, Essex England
- Friends Without a Border Auction, New York, New York
- Osaka Photo Book Fair, Osaka, Japan
- New York Photo Book Fair, New York, New York
- Photo Independent, Los Angeles, CA (Honorable Mention Award)


2000-2015

- Synergy ReDux; Frostburg State University; Frostburg, MD
- Life Out of Balance; Urban Picnic Gallery, Essex England
- Photo Book Works 2; Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
- Photo Alchemy; 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
- Art in Education:Select Works of Faculty and Staff at The Art Institute of Colorado; Jellico Gallery, Denver, CO
- Images from the Getaway; Bartholomew/Lavine Studio, Denver, CO
- Photo Book Works; 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR
- The Eyes of Ten; Jellico Gallery, Denver, CO
- Photo Book Works; Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
- Elements of Photography; Photography Exhibition Opening & Book Launch; AIC; Denver, CO
- Group Exhibitions; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- Faculty Exhibit; Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO
- Do Not Bend, Spindle or Mutilate: Computer Punch Card Art; Visual Arts Center, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD
- Faculty Exhibit; Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO
- Juried Members Exhibit; Allegany Arts Council; Cumberland, MD
- Images form Japan; Saville Gallery Annex; Cumberland, MD
- Images form Japan; Manhattan Gallery Annex; Cumberland, MD
- Faculty Exhibit; Frostburg State University; Frostburg, MD
- Will's Creek Survey; Allegany Arts Council; Cumberland, MD
- Group Show; East/West Designs; Denver, CO
- Watershed Participants; Frostburg State University; Frostburg, MD
-Jeffco Teacher's Exhibition; Arvada Center for the Arts; Arvada, CO


1990-99

- Group Exhibitions; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- "The Alternative to the Silverprint"; Traveling Exhibition through the Arizona
Commission on the Arts, Touring from June 1989 through June 1991
- Group Show; East/West Designs; Denver, CO
- Group Exhibitions; Udinotti Gallery; San Francisco, CA
- Group Exhibition; Frostburg State University; Frostburg, MD
- Southern Light Gallery; Amarillo College; Amarillo, TX
- Book Art Exhibit; Seattle Public Library; Seattle, WA
- Group Exhibition; Grant Gallery, Denver, CO
- "Photographs by Denver Area Photography Professors"; 2C Gallery, Denver, CO
- "Hand-Colored Photographs"; Grant Gallery, Denver, CO
- Faculty Exhibition; Teikyo Loretto Heights Univ., Denver, CO
-"Paperworks"; Fort Hayes Metro. Education Center, Columbus, OH
-"Hands at Work"; Gorgas Library, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
- Group Exhibition, Ascherman Gallery, Cleveland, OH, January 1992
- Faculty Exhibition; Teikyo Loretto Heights Univ., Denver, CO
- "One Person Exhibition", Regis College, Denver, CO, January 1992
- "6th Central Adirondack Ceramics Biennial Invitational"; Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer, NY, July 1991
- "6th Central Adirondack Ceramics Biennial Invitational"; Old Forge Museum, Old Forge, NY, May 1991
- "Ceramic Arts"; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ, April 1991
- " The 25th Anniversary Invitational"; Yuma Art Center; Yuma, AZ, April 1991
- "Down to Earth: Sculptural and Functional Ceramic Art"; Arizona Museum for Youth; Mesa, AZ, April 1991
- "Ceramic Sculpture from the ASU Collection"; Nelson Fine Art Center; Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ, April 1991
- "The Alternative to the Silverprint"; Traveling Exhibition through the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Touring from June 1989 through June 1991
- "The Gardens of Phoenix"; University of California; Berkley Campus
- Group Exhibition; CAHA Gallery; Maite, GU


1980-89

- Group Exhibitions; Udinotti Gallery; Venice, CA
- "Stuck at the Airport"; Phoenix Arts Commission; Phoenix, AZ
- Group Exhibitions; Udinotti Gallery; San Francisco, CA
- "New Neon"; The Center for Neon Art; Scottsdale, AZ
- Group Exhibition; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- "The Alternative to the Silverprint"; Traveling Exhibition through the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Touring from June 1989 through June 1991
- "Neon II: It's a Gas"; Tempe Fine Arts Center; Tempe, AZ
- "Arizona Bizarre"; The Mesa Southwest Museum; Mesa, AZ; Invitational
- "New Work"; The Udinotti Gallery; San Francisco, CA
- "Images from the Southwest"; Udinotti Gallery; Venice, CA
- "Three from the Southwest"; Udinotti Gallery; San Francisco, CA
- "Art for the Holidays"; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- "The Small Print Show"; Santa Fe Center for Photography; Santa Fe; NM Invitational, Curated by Ray Belcher
- "Mask: The Veiled Face"; Alwun House: Phoenix, AZ; Invitational
- "The Landscape, Three Views: Photographs by Thomas Finke, Geralyn Krajeck & Robert MacKimmie; Traveling Exhibit through The Arizona Commission on the Arts
- "Finke/Szabo: Recent Photographs"; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- "Installations, Fiber & Paper"; Shemer Art Gallery; Phoenix, AZ
- "Recent Color Portraits"; 11 East Ashland Gallery; Phoenix, AZ
- "Picturesque"; 11 East Ashland Gallery; Phoenix, AZ
- "Oblique Moves"; Oblique Gallery; Tempe, AZ
- "Arizona Cameraworks"; A.P. Tell Gallery; Grand Canyon College; Phoenix, AZ
- "Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection"; Yuma Fine Arts Center; Yuma, AZ
- "The Neon Show"; Tucson, AZ
- "20th Southwestern Invitational"; Yuma Fine Arts Center; Traveling Exhibit through the Arizona Commission on the Arts
- "Neon & On"; Traveling Exhibit; Yuma & Mesa, AZ; Invitational
- "Group X"; Oblique Gallery; Tempe, AZ
- "Western Photo Eye Invitational"; Phoenix College; Phoenix, AZ
- Wilde Meyer Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
- Group Exhibition; Udinotti Gallery; San Francisco, CA
- Group Exhibition; Udinotti Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ




SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

- Northlight Gallery; Tempe, AZ..(photographs)
- Yuma Fine Arts Center; Yuma, AZ..(photographs)
- University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, OH ..(photographs & handmade photo book)
- Dayton Art Institute; Dayton, OH..(photographs)
- Pyramid Atlantic, Washington, DC..(handmade photographic book)
- Tokugawa Art Museum; Nagoya, Japan..(photographs) - Mr. Nigel Bewley; London, England.. (photography)
- City of Seto Municipal Government; Seto, Japan.. (photographs)
- Smith College Rare Book Room; Northhampton, MA.. (handmade photographic book)
- Detroit Public Library Rare Book Room; Detroit, MI.. (handmade photographic book)
- Private Collections in Arizona, Ohio, New York, & Washington..(photographs)
- Stanford University, Special Collections; Stanford, CA.. (handmade photo book)
- The Allen Library; Univ. of Washington; Seattle, WA.. (handmade photo book)
- Special Collections @ Miami Uniiversity, Oxford, OH .. (handmade photographic book)
- Fine Art Department @ Cincinnati Public Library, Cinn., OH ..(handmade photo book)
- Western Michigan University; Lansing, MI .. (handmade photographic book)
- Denver Public Library; Denver, CO ..(handmade photographic book)
- Mr. Rudy Turk; Tempe, AZ..(ceramics)
- City of Mesa; Mesa, AZ ..(ceramics)
- Mesa Cultural Center; Mesa, AZ ..(ceramics)
- Nelson Fine Arts Center (ASU Art Museum); Tempe AZ. ..(ceramics)
- Numerous Private Collections in the United States and Japan..(ceramics)




TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Aug. 2006 - Present THE ART INSTITUTE OF COLORADO
Denver, Co 80203
Professor of Art/Photography

Aug.2004 - Aug. 2006 FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY
Frostburg, MD 21532
Assistant Professor of Art

Sept. 1997 - June 2004 JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS
JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL
2301 Pierce St.
Denver, CO 80206
Visual Arts Specialist

Jan. 1991 - June 1997 UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO - DENVER
TEIKYO LORETTO HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY PROGRAM
3001 South Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80236
Assistant Professor of Art

Nov. 1989 - Jan. 1991 UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
Mangilao, Guam 96923
Dual Appointment
Assistant Professor of Art
Director ISLA Center for the Arts

Nov. 1984 - Nov. 1989 SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Assistant Director of Visual Arts; July 1988 - Nov. 1989
Curator of Visual Arts; Aug. 1986 - June 1988
Asst. Curator of Visual Arts; Nov. 1984 - Aug. 1986

March 1979 - Sept. 1984 DAYTON ART INSTITUTE; Dayton, Ohio 45405
Photography Instructor

Sept. 1982 - June 1983 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI; Cincinnati, Ohio 45421
Art Gallery Director/Administrator

Aug. 1979 - Aug. 1982 UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON; Dayton, Ohio 45469
Photography Instructor


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