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Education and Teaching Experience


M.F.A. 2010         Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI. Painting concentration.

B.F.A. 2001          University of Michigan, Flint, Michigan. Drawing/Painting concentration

1998-1995            Mott Community College, Flint, Michigan

Teaching experience – (relevant and recent)


August 2016 – present:

Art Professor at Mott Community College

Full-time Instructor/Professor in Studio Art with a focus on Painting and Two-Dimensional Arts

I typically teach Drawing and Painting related courses such as Drawing I, Drawing II, Figure Drawing, and all levels of Painting.


September 2010 – August 2016:

Art instructor/lecturer at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Courses taught included Painting I, Drawing or Panting Processes and Properties, Oil Painting, Water-based Painting, Drawing and Painting from Life I, Drawing and Painting from Life II, Drawing I, Drawing II, Introduction to Studio Art, Drawing for Design, and Two-dimensional Design/Color and Design.



September 2010 – Fall 2013:

Painting instructor at the Flint Institute of Arts.

I taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced painting classes to students of all ages and skill levels.

Designed courses taught.