Education:     

2005-08      Holder of State of Colorado Provisional Teacher’s License, K-12 for Art.

1977            M.F.A. in Sculpture, State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY at Buffalo).

                    Holder of New York State Permanent Public School Teacher Certificate for Art. 

1975            B.F.A. in Sculpture, Cum Laude, SUNY at Buffalo


Teaching Experience:  

1989-90      Kids at risk workshops, Fruitdale pre-school, Jefferson County, Colorado

1983-84      Co-Owner/Teacher of "Creative Kids Art School", Cleveland, Ohio

1981-83      Sculpture Instructor, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

1983           Three Dimensional Design Instructor, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio

1975-77      Graduate Assistant/Instructor, Art Department, SUNY at Buffalo, New York                  

1975-77      Substitute Art Teacher, Buffalo, New York


Professional Activities: 

Over thirty years experience as a professional artist.

2006-08      Owner of RappCityArt Gallery, Denver, Colorado 

1999-04      Member of  "iMiNiMi", an Artist Group, presenting regional art exhibits in Denver, Boulder,

                   Lakewood & Durango, Colorado, as well as in Michigan, Missouri & Kansas

1995-00      Member of Core New Art Space, Co-Op Gallery, Co-President in 1996 & 97, Denver, CO.    

1980-83      Board of Trustees, President and Vice President, "New Organization for the Visual Arts"

                   a 600 Artist/Member Non-Profit Art Organization, Cleveland, Ohio.                                                  

1982-83      On the Artists' Advisory Board to the Cleveland Arts Festival, Ohio.


Selected Exhibitions:

Solo and Two Person Exhibits:

2012     Memento, Artwork Network Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2010     Strange Attractors, Pattern Shop Studio, Denver, Colorado

2010     Rapp @ RedShift, RedShift Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2008     Plant Yourself, RappCity Art, Denver, Colorado

2007     Nomads All, RappCity Art, Denver, Colorado

2006     Fluidity, Pirate, an Art Oasis, Denver, Colorado

2001     Feng Shui Boogie, Core New Art, Denver, Colorado

2000     Combines, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1999     Coming From / Going To, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1999     Perfect Being, Core New Art SpaCE, Denver, Colorado

1998     Going With The Flow, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1997     Altered States, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1996     Medicine Chants, St. Mark’s Cafe, Denver, Colorado

1996     Talking With the Stars, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1996     Talking With the Stars, Red Brick Art Center, Aspen, Colorado

1995     Rapp, Evergreen Public Library, Evergreen, Colorado

1995     As I Float Down This Swift Stream, Edge Underground, Denver, Colorado

1981     Structure/Discovery, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio

1977     Rapp (Thesis Exhibition), Artists Committee Gallery, Buffalo, New York


Invitational:

2014     Sidekicks, Spark Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2013     Sleeper, (with Bug & Sue Simon), Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado

2010     Timmy Flynn’s Hardware Store, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado

2010     Look In / Look Out, Sizzle & Bang, Denver, Colorado

2006     Remmi Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2006     Core 25th Anniversary Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

2003     Sacred Geometry, V Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1999     It’s About Time, Zip 37, Denver, Colorado

1998     Black Velvet (Touchable Art), Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1997     Art Alliance Studio Tour, McGuinness Studio, Denver, Colorado

1989     Diverse Figure, The Speaking Eye Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1989     Social Commentary, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1989     Tribute to Einstein, The Speaking Eye Gallery, Denver, Colorado

1987     Three Artists Look at Our Small Planet, Porcelli Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1986     Materializations, Beachwood Place, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

1984     Off the Wall, Riverbed Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1984     About Face, Riverbed Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1982     Rites of Spring, Riverbed Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1982     Art Bizarre Bazaar, Old Arcade, Cleveland, Ohio

1981     Premier Exhibit,  Riverbed Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1979     Riverbed Artists,  B K Smith Gallery, Painesville, Ohio

1977     Masters Thesis Show, Artists Committee Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1975     Nine Men, Butler Library, Buffalo, New York

1975     Young Artists, Member’s Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1975     Spatial Survey, Gallery 219, Norton Hall, SUNY at Buffalo New York


Juried:

2014     Best of Santa Fe Art District, Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2005     Intersection / Art & Math, Studio Aiello, Denver, Colorado

2005     Intersection / Art & Math, UMC Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

2002     Colorado Call, Art Center of Douglas County, Castle Rock, Colorado

2000     Inaugural Exhibition, Lakewood Art Center, Colorado

1998     Black Velvet (Touchable Art), Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1996     Colorado Sculpture Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1996     BAD Art ‘96, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1995     encoding/decoding: Images and Text, UMC Gallery, Boulder, Colorado

1994     Art Alliance Traveling Exhibit, UMC Gallery, Boulder

1993     Inaugural Show, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1993     My Science Project, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1991     Blarney, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1990     Hard Core, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1989     Love & Hate, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1989     Open Exhibit, Denver Cooperative Art Center, Denver, Colorado

1989     Social Commentary, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1989     News at Core, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1988     Colorama, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

1987     Spaces/Hallwalls - Artists Exchange, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1984     Fashion Moda, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

1980     Works in Offset - an Alternative Artists Notebook, Alternative Art Columbus, Columbus, Ohio

1980     Member’s Show,  Image Resource Center, Cleveland, Ohio

1979     The Rip Off Show, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

1978     Proscenium 78, Beck Center for the Cultural Arts, Lakewood, Ohio

1977     Works on Paper, Artists Committee Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1976     Summer Space V, Artists Committee Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1975     Sculpture 75, Delaware Park Pavilion, Buffalo, New York

1973     Recent Student Works, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1965     Op - Pop, Circle Art Theatre, Buffalo, New York


iMiNiMi Exhibits:

2004     iMiNiMi MMIV, Redshift Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2004     Archimedes’ Burning Mirrors, Dairy Art Center, Boulder, CO

2003     Weaving Chaos, Lincoln Art Center, Fort Collins, Colorado

2003     Panopticon 21, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2003     Great Escapes, Professors Art Gallery, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

2002     By Reason of Sanity, Durango Art Center, Colorado

2002     Colorado Art Expo,  Colorado Convention Center, Denver Colorado

2002     iMiNiMi, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan

2002     Beyond Equilibrium, Lakewood Cultural Center, Colorado

2001     iMiNiMi, Gallery 100, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

2001     Open Secret, Manhattan Art Center, Manhattan, Kansas

1999     Concealed Knots, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado

1999     Precarious Connections, Dairy Art Center, Boulder, Colorado


Performance:

2003    Circum (9 min. Video), Man in White, written by Rick Visser,  produced by XYnon

1986    Alternative Roots, Superior Viaduct Building, Cleveland, Ohio

1977    An Earthwork Petit / Nine Musicians Read One Sculpture, Baird Concert Hall, Buffalo, New York


Awards:

1998     Honorable Mention, Society of Landscape Architects

1975     Evelyn P. Rumsey Travel Fellowship, to study Pre-Columbian sites near Mexico City

1969     2nd Prize, 2nd Annual Film Festival, Niagara Falls, New York


Collections:

Pace Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

National City Bank, Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Gregory Everson

Dr. Shel Dalton

Dana Cain, Denver, Colorado

Numerous Private Collections


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