Bio

 

1956 Born in Los Angeles, California.

 

1974 Attended University of California, Santa Cruz. Participated

  various group exhibitions. Studied with sculptor Jack Zajac.

 

1977 Traveled to Kenya and Tanzania to observe and carve with

  members of the Makonde tribe.

 

1978 Graduated from U.C.S.C. Bachelor of Arts.

 

1979 Moved to New York City. Assisted sculptor Robert Perless.

 

1981 Began design and construction of original “sculptural

  furniture”.

 

1982 Returned to Los Angeles. Assisted sculptor Eric Orr.

 

1983 Began working full time on independent commissions for

  sculpture and furniture.

 

Exhibitions

 

1977 One man show of sculpture and prints- Sesnon Gallery-

  U.C.S.C.

 

1985 Group show- Square One L.A.

 

1987 - 2013 Venice Art Walk Auction.

 

1986 Earth Water and Fire Clodagh, Ross & Williams (N.Y.C.)

 

1989 Two man show- Wind/ Water Gallery IO (New Orleans)

 

1990 Group show- Gallery of Functional Art

 

Group show- Concrete Reality 1991 Group show- Gallery of Functional Art

 

Group show- Gallery IO (New Orleans)

 

1992 Group show- Magnetism - Gallery of Functional Art

 

1993 Two person show- Daryn Fond (Los Angeles)

         Two man show- Artist’s Gallery (Scottsdale Ariz.)

         Group show- Gallery of Functional Art

 

1996 Group show- Studio Warehouse- (New York)

 

1999-2001 Group Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition - Palm Desert, Calif.

 

2005 Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena –Group Show

 

2005 Solo Show, Warner Center, Los Angeles

 

2006-2010 Barnsdall Park Municipal Art Gallery (Wind Garden)

 

2007-Present Hahn-Ross Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Theater

 

1985 Designed sets for the FLYING KARAMOTZOV BROTHERS.

 

Designed musical instruments for the La Jolla Playhouse

 

production of A Man’s a Man directed by Robert Woodruff.

 

Motion Pictures

 

1984 Designed furniture for Disney-Touchstone’s RUTHLESS PEOPLE.

 

1987 Five waterfalls for Columbia Pictures SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME.

 

1987 Waterfall for Home Box Office special.

 

1989 Waterfall for Warner Bros. HARD TO KILL.

 

 

Collections

(Selected listing)

 

Carnegie Art Museum, Hillel Learning Center UCLA, University of

California, Irvine, Walt Disney Studios, Dorothea Tanning (Mrs. Max Ernst), Peter Norton, Phil Jackson, John Densmore, John Paul DeJoria, ElizabethArden, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Steve Perry, Hans Rockenwagner, Piero Selvaggio, Takenobu Igarashi, CCI La Jolla, Clodagh, David Wise, Jonah Goldrich, Larry Booth, Judith Young Mallin, Sylvia Rhone, KeyesEuropean, Ron Lawrence, Fred & Betsy Evans, Dennis & Pamela Beck, Richard & Gloria Pink, Carl Povano, Newport Place Corp, Hythiam Inc.