. education

1982
  Colorado Institute of Art, Denver, Colorado. Associate of Applied Science; Fashion Illustration/Graphic Design.

 . continuing education

2016
Basic Stained Glass. David Kittrell.
2014
Workshop in Mosaico; Micro Mosaic - Pulled Glass with Instructor Antonella Gallenda, Orsoni Mosaici.
2010
Dalle de Verre/Slab Glass, Clem Bommarito.
Roman Filati Mosaic: Rods, Tools & Techniques; Antonella Gallenda (It.)
2009

10-Day Mosaic Course, Verdiano Marzi (Fr.), Bastelica, Corsica.

2008

Intensive Private Workshop; Ellen Blakeley Studio Method, Ellen Blakeley.

Reflections on a Tradition, Hammer and Hardie, Matteo Randi.
Mosaic Backsplash, Yulia Hanansen.
2007
Basic Pebble Workshop, Maggy Howarth (UK). The Chicago Mosaic School.
On-Site Pebble Mosaics, Nina Ilitzky Solomon.
Grouting, Substrates and Adhesives, Yulia Hanansen.
2001
Mosaic Ongoing Course, 8 weeks; Sonia King.

. professional experience

2016
Mosaic work on commercial commission for Seven Sacraments; 39"h x 25"w, 24K gold smalti, colored smalti. Annunciation Academic Building, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, OR
Baptismal font mosaic Creation; 100 sq. ft., 24K gold smalti, colored smalti. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church, El Paso, TX
Tondo of Seton Madonna of Conciliation; 36" diameter, 24K gold smalti, colored smalti. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Plano, TX
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
2015
Instructor; 3 day workshop, Abstract Mosaics, Tuscon, AZ
Mosaic work on commercial commission for Seven Sacraments; 39"h x 25"w, 24K gold smalti, colored smalti. Annunciation Academic Building, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, OR
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
2014
Mosaic work on commercial commission for Seven Sacraments; 39"h x 25"w, 24K gold smalti, colored smalti. Annunciation Academic Building, Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, OR
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
2013
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
Workshop Instructor; Elements of Design for Mosaic; COLOR!, April 10-11, SAMA 13th Annual Conference, Tacoma, WA
Workshop Instructor; Elements of Design for Mosaic; COLOR!, July 31-August 2, Cape Cod Mosaic Workshops, Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA
2012
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
Instructor; Abstract Mosaic Intensive Workshop, June 25-27, Cape Cod Mosaic Workshops, Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA
2011
Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
Instructor; Elements of Design for Mosaic; 2-d, February 16-17, SAMA 11th Annual Conference, Austin, TX
2010
Gallery Artist, Group Exhibit, August 21-September 18, Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX
Workshop Instructor; Freestyle Smalti Class, July 26-30, MosaicSmalti, Cape Cod, MA.
Workshop Instructor; Abstract Mosaic Intensive Workshop, January 22-24; Institute of Mosaic Art, Oakland, CA.
2009
Instructor; Elements of Design for Mosaic; 2D, November 7-8; Somerville, Museum, Somerville, MA.
Workshop Instructor; Abstract Mosaic Intensive Workshop, October 15-18; Creative Art Center, Dallas, TX.
Workshop Instructor; Abstract Mosaic Intensive Workshop, July 10-12; Artisan Stained Glass, Austin, TX.

Workshop Instructor;   - Abstract Mosaics with Lynne Chinn, 2009 Mosaic Arts International, March 25 and 26; San Diego, CA.

Gallery Artist; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Dallas, TX.
2008
Workshop instructor; Lynne Chinn - Abstract Mosaic Intensive, Sequoia Gallery + Studios, August 8-10, 2008; Hillsboro, OR.
Workshop instructor; Lynne Chinn - Byzantine Mosaics: Intensive Smalti Workshop. 5 day private instruction focusing on the use of Italian Smalti, Mt. Angel Abbey  August 2-7, 2008; St. Benedict, OR.
Workshop instructor; Lynne Chinn - Abstract Mosaic Intensive, Chicago Mosaic School June 5-8, 2008; Chicago, IL.
2006 - 2001
  Co-founder and President of Tesserae Mosaic Studio, Inc. A collaborative partnership  with Shug Jones, offering exquisite mosaic surfaces in private homes and public spaces.
2006
  Workshop instructor; Lynne Chinn - Designing and Presenting Mosaics for Commissions, Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) 5thAnnual Conference; Chicago, IL.
2006 - 1999
Judge of the Visual Arts Awards for the Garland Cultural Arts Commission, Garland, TX.
2005
Workshop instructor; Anatomy of a Mosaic Public Art Project; Plano, TX.
Panel participant; Mistakes Made/Lessons Learned. SAMA 4th Annual Conference; Washington DC.
2003
Panel participant; The Business of Mosaics. SAMA Annual Conference; Miami, FL.

. professional organizations

Ongoing - 2010
  Current member; International Association of Contemporary Mosaicists (AIMC).
   
Ongoing - 2001
  Current member; Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA).
   
2001 - 1998
  Founding member; VisualEyes, a fine art painting troupe.
   
1995 - 1991
  Member; Plano Art Association.